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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Robin Reed;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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SOT
IN Q=

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... WITH JUST TWO HOURS UNTIL THE TAX DEADLINE, ARE THERE ANY PROCRASTINATORS OUT THERE? BOTETOURT COUNTY IS SELLING ITSELF WITH THE SLOGAN "BEST OF BOTH WORLDS"-- AS IT BEGINS RECRUITING COMPANIES TO A BUSINESS PARK.
IT'S TUESDAY, APRIL 15TH, OUR TOP STORY
TWO PEOPLE WALKING ALONG RAILROAD TRACKS IN ALTAVISTA ARE STRUCK AND KILLED BY A TRAIN. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=by a train.



P-Train-Fatals


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-25
GRAPHIC=news7 pt.


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=train ax


Altavista police are still investigating the accident that happened
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Altavista

just before six. Police got a report that a person walking on the railroad tracks near downtown had been hit by a southbound Norfolk Southern train.
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SOT 7:28:20
IN Q=It turned out

((SGT. JERRY ROWLAND/ALTAVISTA POLICE: IT TURNED OUT THAT IT WAS PROBABLY A QUARTER OF A MILE NORTH OF WHERE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS. WHEN WE FINALLY DID LOCATE THE BODIES, IT WAS INDEED TWO BODIES RATHER THAN ONE.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Jerry Rowland/Altavista Police; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=rather than one.
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VO-NAT


Rowland says both victims were male, and appeared to be in their late teens or early twenties.
Their identities have "not" been released.
Police say the railroad tracks are frequently used by pedestrians looking for a shortcut to the downtown area.
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P-Thomasville-Furniture


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Business Closing


A huge economic blow for Brookneal and Campbell County--
Thomasville Furniture apparently has decided to close its Brookneal plant by June, leaving more than 325 people out of work.
Sources say a declining furniture market has forced the shutdown.
Workers reportedly were told this afternoon.
Brookneal has been home to the Thomasville plant for several decades.
An official notice from the company is expected tomorrow.

P-Natl-Taxes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-F
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VO-NAT


As Americans race to meet the deadline for paying their taxes-- some lawmakers in Washington have tried to make it harder for the government to raise taxes.
But, they did NOT get the two-thirds majority of House members they needed to back a constitutional amendment.
Also, every year, there's a call to lower taxes-- and every year, taxpayers make a last-minute scramble to fill out forms.
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SOT 20:05:08
IN Q=I'm under pressure

((I'M UNDER PRESSURE, I'M STRESSED! )) ((EXCUSE ME, WHICH FORM FOR FILING FOR AN EXTENSION? ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=an extension?
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
And while some people will buy themselves some time this year-- others say they've learned a valuable lesson.
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SOT 20:05:37
IN Q=It should be

((IT SHOULD BE DONE EARLIER, SO YOU WON'T HAVE TO GO TO ALL THIS TROUBLE. ))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=all this trouble.
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VO-NAT


Advice doled out and unheeded-- every year.
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wipe wipe wipe

P-IRS-Choir


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-h

wipe wipe wipe wipe wipe
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SOT 20:12:35
IN Q=Pay your taxes SINGING
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=I.O.U SINGING
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;

***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART***
Meantime, in Washington, IRS employees really know how to mark tax day.
They formed a choir, to serenade taxpayers-- on deadline day.
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SOT 20:13:24
IN Q= The red SINGING
RUNS=:14
OUT Q= SINGING



p-tax-day


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-20
GRAPHIC=tax day


As the saying goes: death and taxes are the two things in life Americans can be sure of.
double boxes Andrew/Connie


So we sent Andrew Freiden out to Roanoke's Main Post Office to see just how many people are waiting until excruciatingly close to the midnight deadline to file.
SUPER=@Andrew1;
SUPER=71-Roanoke;
(andrew ad lib)
(roll cue: "...a carnival atmosphere.")
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke;
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=some IRS employees.
LIVE=andrew full
(ad lib)
(live interview)
SUPER=01-Billy Martin/Postmaster;
SUPER=71-Roanoke
(andrew ad lib)
double boxes Connie/Andrew



P-Saudi-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-G
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


Officials now put the death toll at 217--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mina, Saudi Arabia; :

after a fire in a tent city of Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.
Many of the dead were elderly, trampled to death as people fled.
Nearly 13-hundred others were hurt.
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tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Tonight on Primetime Sports--A tribute to Jackie Robinson. 50-years ago, he made his major league debut--breaking baseball's color barrier.
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VO-NAT


And-- the Hill City is faced with recreational shortfalls-- so are new soccer fields on the horizon?
The story when we come back.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Davies


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Education


The State Council of Higher Education has fired its director.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Gordon Davies has been the council's director for 20 years.
He's widely credited for giving Virginia colleges a higher national stature.
But he's had strained relations with Governor Allen's appointees to the council.
They engineered a seven-to-three vote today to end his contract.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=Education


Davies attributes his dismissal to what he called: "a difference in perception on how you do this job."
Davies resisted continued cutbacks and cost-saving plans the Allen administration has pushed for state colleges.

P-Soccer-Fields


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


Lynchburg needs to spend more than a million dollars right NOW to address some of the city's most pressing recreational needs, according to a recent study.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


City council had discussed taking 1- point- 2 million dollars in unused flood relief money and applying it to Lynchburg's recreational shortages.
They got an outline today of how that money could be spent.
Near the top of that list are more fields for Lynchburg's youth soccer programs.
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SOT :45:06
IN Q=Five years ago

((MARC GIONET/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: FIVE YEARS AGO, NO ONE COULD HAVE PREDICTED.. MAKE SOME DENT. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Gionet/Landscape Architect; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=make some dent.
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VO-NAT


Gionet (juh-NAY) also says a scaled- down version of the proposed sports complex might be more cost- efficient and neighborhood- friendly.
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p-Greenfield


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's time to get down to business at Botetourt Center at Greenfield.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co;


County officials are now in the process of recruiting "high-end" companies to the site...
SUPER=04-Recruiting Video;

which will be located on Route 220 between Daleville and Fincastle.
This videotape... along with the slogan, "The Best of Both Worlds" are being used to help promote the 900 acre facility.
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SOT 2:10:50
IN Q=Botetourt Center

((JERRY BURGESS/BOTETOURT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: BOTETOURT CENTER IS LOCATED IN AN INCREDIBLY NATURAL ENVIRONMENT THAT'S BEAUTIFUL. BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IT'S LOCATED ADJACENT TO I-81 IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ALL THE ROANOKE VALLEY HAS TO OFFER. ))
SUPER=01-Jerry Burgess/Botetourt Co. Administrator;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=has to offer
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VO-NAT


Burgess hopes to have at least one new corporation on site by the fall of 1998.
Aside from a business park, Greenfield will offer both recreational and educational facilities.
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P-New-Century


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-20
GRAPHIC=None


Regional cooperation for industrial development is in the works...
It's a new concept designed to boost the region's economic future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;


The New Century Council has convinced the Commonwealth to allow communities in the area to jointly develop business parks and share the tax revenue generated from them.
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SOT NEW INDUSTRY II TOT 14:12:21
IN Q=We're able

((BEV FITZPATRICK/NEW CENTURY COUNCIL: WE'RE ABLE TO ALLOW CITIES THAT DON'T HAVE ANY LAND TO INVEST IN A LONG TERM FUTURE, AND THE RURAL AREAS THAT DON'T HAVE MONEY TO UTILIZE URBAN MONEY TO BEGIN THE PARTNERSHIP.))
SUPER=01-Bev Fitzpatrick/New Century Council;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=the partnership.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin/File Tape;


The first piece of land the New Century Council is targeting is a two- thousand acre site in Pulaski County next to the New River Valley Airport.
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(shut up go to break)


P-Cutler


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=Rupert Cutler


It's a new ballgame for Rupert Cutler.
The man who lead Virginia's Explore Park for five years is now working to protect scenic views and open space in western Virginia.
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VO-NAT


On March first, Cutler traded his position at Explore for a new role organizing the Western Virginia Land Trust.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The new group is working with private landowners to draft voluntary conservation easements that will protect valuable viewsheds and open space from intensive development.
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SOT 01:22:52
IN Q=The purpose of the

((RUPERT CUTLER/WESTERN VA. LAND TRUST: THE PURPOSE OF THE WESTERN VIRGINIA LAND TRUST IS TO SAVE ALL OF THE THINGS THAT WE TREASURE SO DEARLY IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND WESTERN VIRGINIA, RANGING FROM THE UNDEVELOPED RIDGE LINES AND MOUNTAINSIDES TO ROANOKE RIVER, PLACES FOR GREENWAYS AND HISTORIC SITES WE TREASURE SO MUCH.))
SUPER=01-Rupert Cutler/Western Va. Land Trust;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=we treasure so much.
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VO-NAT


The search for Cutler's successor at Explore stalled after a committee narrowed the field to five candidates.
Roanoke County executive Gardner Smith is filling in as director until a replacement is found.
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SOT 11:36:11
IN Q=We're not going to rush

((JACK LOEB/VA. RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AUTH.: WE'RE NOT GOING TO RUSH INTO A DECISION. THE INTERIM DIRECTOR IS HERE FOR AN INDEFINITE AMOUNT OF TIME AND WE WILL CONTINUE ACTIVELY SEARCHING AND WHEN WE FIND THE RIGHT INDIVIDUAL AND WE'RE COMFORTABLE WITH THAT INDIVIDUAL, THAT'S WHEN WE'LL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT.))
SUPER=01-Jack Loeb/Va. Recreational Facilities Auth.;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=make an announcement.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Explore Park


The living history park is calling in a search firm to come up with a new list of candidates. Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Clear & Chilly/Light Winds/37-39/Increasing Clouds/Wind SW-10/68-70;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/Light Winds/38-40/Increasing Clouds/But Mild/68-72;
SUPER=332-Clear & Chilly/Light Winds/32-34/Partly Cloudy/Winds SW-15/64-68;
SUPER=333-Clear & Cold/Light Winds/30-32/Clouding Up/Light Winds/63-66;
SUPER=334-Clear & Chilly/Light Winds/32-34/Partly Cloudy/Rain Late/60-64;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Anorexia


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=anorexia


It's been suspected for some time that there are critical differences in the brain chemistry of those with conditions such as anorexia-- compared to those without eating disorders.
More now, though, from a new British study.
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SOT
IN Q=What we have
SUPER=01-Dr. Bryan Lask/Great Ormond Street Hospital; :00
SUPER=03-London; :13
SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Devlin/New York State Psychiatric Institute; :48
RUNS=:55
OUT Q=can be treated.

((
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SOT 10:31:40
IN Q=What we've

((DR. BRYAN LASK: WHAT WE'VE FOUND IS AN ABNORMALITY IN ONE PARTICULAR PART OF THE BRAIN IN CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA, THAT'S NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN FOUND.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=been found.


Using a technique called "Spect Scanning" -- a way to image the metabolism of the brain -- finds those with Anorexia may have areas in the brain where blood flow seems to be diminished, compared to normal regions that play a role in appetite AND the perception of body image.
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SOT 10:32:05
IN Q=That part of

((DR. BRYAN LASK: THAT PART OF THE BRAIN THAT DEALS WITH APPETITE REGULATION, SENSE OF FULLNESS AND VISUAL PROCESSING. IN OTHER WORDS MAKING SENSE OF WHAT YOU SEE. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=what you see.


Now there is evidence that the biological abnormality is just one of several factors including genetics, psychological and social influences that contribute to Anorexia.
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SOT 10:32:30
IN Q=Patients

((DR. MICHAEL DEVLIN/NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE: PATIENTS ARE HOPEFULLY NO LONGER BLAMING THEMSELVES SO MUCH, FAMILIES ARE NO LONGER BLAMING THEMSELVES, BUT WE SEE THIS AS A PROBLEM THAT HOPEFULLY CAN BE TREATED.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=can be treated.

))
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Until more is understood about this abnormality, it's important for Anorexia suffers to rely on medical advice, support and psychological help.

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime

For the video of the day, we'll actually turn back the clock 85 years.
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VO-NAT


It was April 15, 1912 that the Titanic sank in the cold waters off Newfoundland.
Once believed to be unsinkable, the British Luxury Passenger ship went down in the North Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg.
The ship sank within two and a half hours.
Of the two-thousand-340 passengers on board-- only 740 survived, mostly women and children who were saved first.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



Sp-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#=s7-4
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, Jackie Robinson is honored 50 years to day when he broke the color barrier in the big leagues.
The Cubs troubles continue, and the Tech women have a new basketball coach.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


But first, the Roanoke Valley sports club welcomed PGA golf pro Chip Sullivan to its monthly meeting at the Roanoke Civic Center tonight.
Chip and his wife Kari are back in the valley for a few days before Chip rejoins the tour next week at Greater greensboro Chrysler Classic.
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Sp-ROBINSON


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=ROBINSON


Fifty years ago today a man named Jackie Robinson changed baseball forever when he was inserted into the Brooklyn Dodgers lineup-- becoming the first black man play in the major leagues.
Tonight at the midway point of the Dodgers-Mets game in New York he was honored by the President, his widow and thousands at Shea Stadium
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SOT
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=01-Rachel Robinson/Jackie's Widow; :27
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=...THANK YOU."
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SP-Cubs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=CUBS/ROCKIES


The Chicago Cubs scored a season high 7 runs today, but they still lost to the Rockies 10-to-7 to drop their seasonal record to 0-and-11 - the worst start in modern day National League history.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago/Rockies vs. Cubs;:00


The big problem for the Cubs today was Larry Walker.
The major league leader in homeruns hit not one , but two dingers today.
This one in the top of the first put the Rockies in front 2-to-nothing, as Eric Young scores in front of him.
He now has 9 on the year.
Three other Rockies also homered including Dante Bichette as the Rockies
SUPER=35-Colorado/10/Chicago/7/Cubs Now 0-and-11;

keep the Cubs winless on the season with the 10-to-7 victory at Wrigley Field.
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SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-26
GRAPHIC=TECH HOOPS


Virginia Tech turned to its past today to welcome its new head women's basketball coach today.
Former Hokies' assistant, Bonnie Henrickson, returned home today to accept a four-year contract and the challenge of leading the Lady Hokies back to NCAA tournament.
Steve Mason sat down and talked with the new coach after this afternoon's newsconference.
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SOT
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=@STEVE1; :05
SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/New Va. Tech Women's Head Coach; :20
RUNS=1:45
OUT Q=...TO MIKE IN THE STUDIO."
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P-Newseum


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# NEt
GRAPHIC=NONE


The newest attraction in the nation's capital is a living tribute to the news-- radio, television and printed news...presented as a part of our history.
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SOT
IN Q=President Kennedy
SUPER=03-Arlington; :05
SUPER=01-Peter Prichard/Newseum Executive Director; :22
RUNS=:58
OUT Q=a lie NAT SOUND --very softly!!

((
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SOT 10:17:59
IN Q=President Kennedy

((WALTER CRONKITE: PRESIDENT KENNEDY DECLARED DEAD AT 1PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=standard time.


It's called The Newseum. A two-story hi-tech interactive collection of moments.
The sad:
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SOT 10:18:10
IN Q=The senator

((THE SENATOR IS LYING WITH IS EYES CLOSED ))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=eyes closed.


The sentimental:
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SOT 10:18:13
IN Q=This has

((THE PROUDEST DAY OF OUR LIVES. ))
RUNS=:01
OUT Q=proudest day of our lives.


From the infamous:
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SOT 10:18:16
IN Q=You'll see

((YOU'LL SEE O.J. UP THERE ))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=up there.

....to the inspiring.
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SOT 10:18:18
IN Q=My God Almighty

((MY GOLD ALMIGHTY WE ARE FREE AT LAST. ))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=free at last.

////////////// butt butt butt butt
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SOT 10:18:38
IN Q=It's a way

((PETER PRICHARD/NEWSEUM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'S A WAY TO RELIVE HISTORY THROUGH THE FIRST DRAFT OF HISTORY. AND THAT'S EXCITING TO A LOT OF PEOPLE BECAUSE YOU SEE THE WAY THE PEOPLE COVERED THE TITANIC OR THE WAY PEOPLE COVERED VIETNAM. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=covered Vietnam.


And according to these students, it's easy to wile away the day here.
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SOT 10:19:16
IN Q=I think the

((VICTORIA JOHN: I THINK THE BEST PART WAS THE BLUE SCREEN AREA BECAUSE YOU GET TO TEST OUT HOW YOU WOULD BE IN YOU WERE AN ANCHOR OR SOMETHING.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=or something.


The Newseum highlights a business ridiculed for what it's done wrong:
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SOT 10:19:32
IN Q=NAT SOUND
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=was wounded...God!


And questioned for what it does daily to the lives of the well-known, and the unknown.
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SOT 10:19:42
IN Q=That was

((THAT WAS A LIE ))
RUNS=:01
OUT Q=a lie.

))
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Connie VO-NAT


All trinkets of history, treasured here, outside the city of shrines and cynicism.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...Here's what you'll
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dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Reverse Discrimination?


A claim of reverse discrimination by a man at Roanoke's Transkrit is rejected by a federal judge.
SUPER=77-FBI Crime Lab


The FBI crime lab has serious problems according to a Justice Department Investigation.
SUPER=78-Proof is on the Walk;


And most everyone knows actor Christopher Reeve is a star, but now he's he got proof.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

Primetime, see you tomorrow, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along over on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7