06:00-01

E-Ironto-Murder

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE#=97-17
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A Roanoke man was found shot to death yesterday morning at the Ironto Rest Area on Interstate 81.
Published reports identify the victim as 57- year- old Estel Darnell Singleton.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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SOT 11:32:47
IN Q=When I woke up
SUPER=07-Melissa Audick; :00 QUICK!
SUPER=01-Doug Marrs/Montgomery Co. Sheriff; :30
SUPER=@Joe1; :50
RUNS=1:02
OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Ironto



(( SOT
IN Q=I woke up

((MELISSA AUDICK: WHEN I WOKE UP HE WAS DEAD.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=he was dead.


College student Melissa Audick says she saw the victim in the hours before he was shot and killed.
She says he paced around her car, and stared at her until she moved to another parking spot... and fell asleep.
Virginia Department of Transportation Employees discovered the body and called the Montgomery County Sheriffs department around 9:30am.
They're hoping that someone who was passing through the rest area may be able to provide some useful information to investigators.
SOT 12:29:49
IN Q=Anyone that would have been driving

((DOUG MARRS/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF: ANYONE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DRIVING BY HERE THIS MORNING THAT COULD HAVE POSSIBLY SEEN OR HEARD ANYTHING, IF THEY WOULD PLEASE CONTACT THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT OR THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE WITH ANY INFORMATION THAT MIGHT BE HELPFUL, WE WOULD APPRECIATE THAT.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=appreciate that.


State Police stopped a car that was spotted here about the time of the shooting, but that lead apparently did not pan out.
This is the 2nd fatal shooting at a Virginia interstate rest area in the last six months.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Ironto))

E-Wytheville-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A single battery in a smoke detector might have saved two lives yesterday, but it was not there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


The blaze gutted the home at 415 East Liberty Street.
By the time Cora Lee Green realized it was on fire and yelled for her family to get out, it was too late.
She and her husband Robert A. Green the third were overcome by smoke and died inside.
Their sons escaped and ran to a neighbor's for help.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:40:34
IN Q=

((TRENTON CROCKETT/NEIGHBOR: CAME OUTSIDE AND TRIED TO HELP THEM OUT AS BEST I COULD, BUT THERE WAS NOTHING THAT COULD BE DONE. THE HOUSE, IT WAS JUST TOTALLY ENGULFED IN FLAMES, A LOT IF IT SHOOTING OUT THE FRONT DOOR. ))
SUPER=01-Trenton Crockett/Neighbor;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=the front door.
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VO-NAT


Authorities say the fire burned for some time before it was discovered.
They suspect it started in a hallway around an electric baseboard heater.
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Britain-vote


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The polls have opened in national elections in Britain.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London;


Tony Blair's Labor Party is heavily favored to oust John Major's Conservative Party, which has ruled Britain for the past 18 years.
Blair has broadened Labor's appeal with promises to hold the line on taxes and spending, to be tough on crime and not to re-nationalize big industries.
But Major is hoping Britain's growing economy and low-inflation might spur an upset.
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E-Radford-Arsenal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#=97-25
GRAPHIC=layoffs


Temporary layoffs will affect 89 people- that's what the Radford Army Ammunition Plant is now saying.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


News-7 reported Monday cutbacks were on the horizon, but contract operator Alliant Techsystems had not made it official.
The affected workers were all previously laid off and REHIRED in January to fill an increased number of orders.
Now production has returned to normal, and a new contract the arsenal was seeking went to a manufacturer in Canada.
The Plant manager says the fact that international competitors got the contract is especially disappointing- considering the contract to produce propellant is funded through U-S military aid.
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E-Confederate-Rallies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#=97-23
GRAPHIC=none


Virginians of different races found a pit stop where they could express their opinions on the Confederacy.
Two rallies at the state capitol yesterday may lead to improved relations over Confederate Heritage and History month.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=nat sot drum
SUPER=03-Richmond; :06!
SUPER=01-Linda Byrd-Harden/Virginia NAACP; :24
SUPER=01-Rick Reid/Confederate Re-enactor; :36
SUPER=01-Jeff Wilson/NAACP Youth Rep.; :46
SUPER=01-Paul Gillis/Virginia NAACP; :59
SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:08
RUNS=1:40
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



((nat sot drum
runs=:03


The battle drum did NOT signal a fight.
The re-enactors were on Capitol grounds to celebrate.
It's the first year they realized Governor George Allen had declared April Confederate Heritage and History Month for the past three years.
But the proclamation urges Virginians to honor the Confederacy...and makes NO mention of slavery or the cause of the Union Army.
sot 02:19:42

((LINDA BYRD-HARDEN/VA. NAACP: YOUR PROCLAMATION DIDN'T JUST OPEN OLD WOUNDS. IT BREEDED HATRED. IT ENCOURAGED THOSE WHO WERE MISGUIDED THAT THEY HAD SOMETHING TO BE PROUD ABOUT.))
runs=:13



SOT 14;20:53

((RICK REID/CONFEDERATE RE-ENACTOR: SIX MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY FOUGHT FOR THE CONFEDERACY. NOT THE FIRST ONE OWNED A SLAVE. IF YOU'D A WALKED INTO A GROUP OF THOSE BOYS IN 1861 AND SAID HEY YOU'RE FIGHTING FOR SLAVERY, THEY'D HAVE TURNED AROUND AND GONE HOME.))
RUNS=:10



sot 12:15:00

((JEFF WILSON/NAACP YOUTH REP.: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT FUTURE PROCLAMATIONS RECOGNIZING OUR CONFEDERATE HERITAGE BE PENNED WITH APPROPRIATE SENSITIVITY, WITHOUT GLOSSING OVER THE PAINFUL FACTS.))
runs=:12



sot 12:16:55

((PAUL GILLIS: PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WE ARE A GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT DESERVES AND DEMANDS RESPECT.))
runs=:06


The black groups symbolically buried the proclamation.
The re-enactors tried to bury the hatchet.
SOT 14:22:13

((RICK REID/CONFEDERATE RE-ENACTOR: IT SEEMED LIKE NOW WE'RE ALMOST TALKING OFF THE SAME SHEET OF MUSIC.... THEY WEREN'T CALLING US HATE GROUPS. THEY WEREN'T CALLING US RACISTS...THEY WERE UPSET ABOUT THE TERMINOLOGY THAT GOVERNOR ALLEN USED.))
RUNS=:20



sot 12:22:36

((LINDA BYRD-HARDEN: FREE AT LAST. FREE AT LAST. THANK GOD ALMIGHTY, WE'RE FREE AT LAST. PEACE.))
runs=:08


Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

S-Enviro-Study


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#=97-11
GRAPHIC=environmental health


43- percent of Virginians think government is doing enough or even more than is really necessary to protect the environment.
And according to a new survey from the Virginia Environmental Endowment, 41- percent say government's NOT doing enough.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


NOT a glowing endorsement for a more environmental change of course.
But the group says it's significant.
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SOT 11:23:47
IN Q=I think

((GERALD MCCARTHEY/VA. ENVIRONMENTAL ENDOWMENT: I THINK WHAT'S IMPORTANT IS THAT VIRGINIANS ARE BALANCED. THEY'RE VERY FAIR. AND AT THE SAME TIME THEY'RE LOOKING AHEAD. AND PART OF LOOKING AHEAD IS PRESERVING WHAT'S BEST IN VIRGINIA. AND IF THERE'S A MESSAGE TO POLITICIANS IT'S DON'T IGNORE OUR ENVIRONMENT. IT COUNTS AND WE CARE.))
SUPER=01-Peter Hart/Public Opinion Stategies;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=we care.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Governor George Allen rated a 47- percent approval rating as an environmental protector compared to his 65- percent overall approval rating.

4Bosnia-Promo


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=bosnia peacekeepers


Years of internal fighting has taken a toll on Bosnia- Herzegovina.
Thousands died as a result of ethnic and political fighting.
But the country is beginning to rebuild-- now that peacekeepers from around the world have intervened.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia;


Forty-six Danville National Guardsmen are among the soldiers helping the country get back on its feet.
In tonight's installment of our special series, "Bosnia Peacekeepers" Teresa Hamilton and photographer Andrea DiRocco take us into a community that suffered greatly during the war.
The soldiers say they never thought imagined the devastation would be so severe.
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SOT
IN Q=It's hard

((PAUL GRIFFIN/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARDSMAN:IT'S HARD TO IMAGINE THE COUNTRYSIDE SO PRETTY AND THE PEOPLE SO NICE THAT THERE WAS A WAR HERE, AND, IN FACT, HAPPENED, BUT YOU CAN REALLY SEE IT WHEN YOU GO THROUGH SOME OF THE TOWNS AND THEY WERE TOTALLY ELIMINATED.THE HOUSES ARE BOMBED OUT AND YOU SEE THE PEOPLE EVERY DAY WALKING UP TO YOU, AND REALLY LIKE YOU, AND KNOW THAT YOU BRING PEACE.))
SUPER=01-Paul Griffin/Danville National Guard; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=bring peace.
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take promo board-essC
Tuzla is one of the towns that suffered a great loss.
Seventy-one young people died when a grenade exploded two years ago.
We'll have the complete story-- tonight at six.
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Texas


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


The standoff between 13 members of the "Republic of Texas" group and more than one hundred state troopers and sheriffs in West Texas has entered a fifth day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fort Davis, TX;


Authorities have cut power to the trailer where the 13 fugitives are holed up and say the next move is up to the group's leader.
About 70 miles away, police arrested seven other members of the group and seized weapons and ammunition.
They were apparently on their way to join their comrades.
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ok-trial


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok trial


The prosecution plans to call friends and associates of Timothy McVeigh to
the stand today at the Oklahoma City bombing trial. (----------------)
VO-NAT


They hope to show McVeigh tried to buy bomb components in the months before the blast.
Yesterday, the defense went on the attack cross examining key prosecution witness Lori Fortier (FOR-TEE-YEAR).
A day earlier she linked McVeigh to the bombing.
Defense lawyer Stephen Jones suggested Fortier tailored her testimony to avoid prosecution for not stopping the bombing.
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P-Wytheville-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


An early morning fire swept through a home yesterday, killing the couple who lived there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Authorities say 59- year- old Cora Lee Green screamed for her family to get out of the house when she discovered the blaze around 4:30.
Her two sons ran to a neighbor's house and called 9-1-1.
Cora and her husband Robert A. Green the third were unable to escape.
Their sons could not fight the heat and smoke to save them.
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SOT 14:40:45
IN Q=

((TRENTON CROCKETT/NEIGHBOR: THEY WAS TRYING TO GO BACK IN AND I TRIED TO STOP THEM BUT THEY WAS PRETTY MUCH HYSTERICAL. I DIDN'T TRY TO STOP THEM AFTER A WHILE, THEY WERE IN MILD SHOCK OR SOMETHING. ))
SUPER=01-Trenton Crockett/Neighbor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=shock or something.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


A preliminary investigation shows the fire started in a hallway near a baseboard heating unit.
The house had a smoke detector, but it did NOT have a battery.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

P-C'burg-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-18

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


In Christiansburg, a family of four escaped safely when THEIR home caught fire on Roanoke Street yesterday morning.
Police say Raymond Patterson, a retired Chicago police officer, lived there with Theo Elliott and their two young children.
Fire Chief Jim Epperly says it appears the fire probably started behind the stove.
The Montgomery County Red Cross is accepting donations to help the family.
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E-Singer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#=97-28
GRAPHIC=none


A Radford University student is reinventing "the recital."
Andrew Freiden has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Radford; :00
SUPER=01-Anne Kempton/Radford University Student; :17
SUPER=01-Al Wojtera/Music Professor; :42
SUPER=07-Denise & Jack Kempton; 1:07
SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:24
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=news 7, radford
((SOT
IN Q=

((NAT SOUND EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=


Believe it or not, this performance is a homework assignment.
It's Anne Kempton's Independent study, and it took her 6 months to put together.
SOT
IN Q=

((ANNE KEMPTON/RADFORD UNIVERSITY STUDENT:. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=


The show brought together student musicians, dancers, and singers--
And Anne Emceed the entire show.
She's not shy about wanting to be a star.
And Her Professor says that's not an unrealistic goal.
SOT 7:40:23
IN Q=I THINK...

((AL WOJTERA/MUSIC PROFESSOR: I THINK....YOUNG LADY ))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=YOUNG LADY



SOT
IN Q=

((MR. AND MRS. KEMPTON: WE ARE ANNE'S PARENTS!!))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=ANNE'S PARENTS!


Anne's parents were so excited about the recital-- they chartered a bus to bring friends and family from Northern Virginia.
SOT
IN Q=

((JACK AND DENISE KEMPTON: WE ARE VERY PROUD....SUPPORT HER UNTIL THE END.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=



SOT
IN Q=Georgia

((NAT SOUND GEORGIA ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=on my mind...


Georgia may be on her mind,
But she has her sights set making it big in the big apple.
AF, news 7 radford.))

P-Mighty-Mouse


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In medical news this morning,
Science could be catching up with nature-- as researchers think they've found the key to manipulating muscle growth.
The discovery begins with the engineering of a Mighty Mouse-- but it could end with some major health implications.
Health Check's Connie Stevens has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They do look
SUPER=03-Baltimore; :10
SUPER=01-Dr. Se-Jin Lee/Johns Hopkins Researcher; :34
RUNS=1:01
OUT Q=CS, Health Check.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They do look

((THEY DO LOOK A LITTLE STRANGE. THE SHOULDERS AND THE HIPS ARE REALLY BIG AND BULKY AND YOU CAN SEE THE SHOULDERS ARE MUCH BIGGER IN THE MUTANT MOUSE. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=mutant mouse.


Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have created a mouse with two-thirds the normal muscle mass-- They engineered it by turning off a single gene-- called Myostatin, also found in humans.
Turned on, it limits muscle growth.
Turned off, it could have profound applications-- including hope in treating muscular dystrophy-- a wasting disease that destroys muscle tissue.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:11:43 from 5-6:30 feed
IN Q=It's still early

((DR. SE-JIN LEE/JOHNS HOPKINS RESEARCHER: IT'S STILL EARLY WITH RESPECT TO GETTING TO APPLICATIONS. BUT ULTIMATELY OUR HOPE IS THAT THIS COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DRUGS THAT MIGHT BE USEFUL FOR REBUILDING DISEASED OR DAMAGED MUSCLE.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=damaged muscle.


The implications aren't just for medicine.
Livestock also carries the Myostatin gene.
Researchers envision herds of cattle and flocks of chicken with two to three times the amount of meat as a normal animal, and relatively less fat.
Connie Stevens, Health Check.))
(toss to bump)


p-ironto-murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=murder inv.


There's been another killing at an interstate rest stop in Virginia.
Some V-DOT workers found the body of a 57- year- old Roanoke man at the Ironto rest area yesterday.
Published reports identify the victim as Estel Darnell Singleton.
Police say he was shot to death.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ironto;


The body was found lying face down in a grassy area just south of the restroom pavilion about 9:30.
So far, investigators don't have any witnesses.
One woman says she saw the victim ALIVE at about five in the morning.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 47:36 597-14
IN Q=Just pacing around the car

((MELISSA AUDICK: JUST PACING AROUND THE CAR STARING RIGHT AT ME, SO I MOVED THE CAR OVER HERE. WE STAYED AWAKE FROM ANOTHER 45 MINUTES OR AN HOUR. THEN WHEN I WOKE UP THIS TRANSPIRED.))
SUPER=07-Melissa Audick; :03
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=this transpired.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Montgomery County Sheriff's department says the best leads could come from motorists who were at the rest stop early in the morning.
The Sheriff wants anyone who has any information to contact his office or the state police.
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P-Confederate-Rallies


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=none


It was a debate and celebration all rolled into one yesterday as protestors and supporters took one last look at Virginia's Confederate History and Heritage Month.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The N-double-A-C-P and Southern Christian Leadership Conference kicked things off.
Speakers chided Governor George Allen for what they called a "foolish" summary of Civil War history in his proclamation.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:19:26
IN Q=It's a thing

((LINDA BYRD-HARDEN/VA. NAACP: IT'S A THING WHERE WHITE PEOPLE KILLED EACH OTHER OVER THE RIGHT TO OWN AND BREED SLAVES.))
SOT 12:16:00

((HOW CAN YOU STRIVE TO DO BETTER WHEN YOUR PEOPLE AT THE TOP SEAT OF GOVERNMENT ARE TRYING TO OPPRESS YOU WITH NEGATIVISM LIKE THE PROCLAMATION?))
SUPER=01-Linda Byrd-Harden/Virginia NAACP; :00
SUPER=01-Paul Gillis/Virginia NAACP; :09
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=proclamation?
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Then the Confederate re-enactors took the field to celebrate.
Reporters heard talk of understanding.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:23:00
IN Q=

((RICK REID/CONFEDERATE RE-ENACTOR: COMING FROM MY PERSPECTIVE, I SAW NOTHING WRONG WITH IT. BUT LISTENING TO THEIR POINT OF VIEW TODAY ABOUT IT, AND I CAN'T REMEMBER THE GENTLEMAN'S NAME, BUT HE SAID "LIBERTY FOR WHO?" WELL IT CERTAINLY WASN'T LIBERTY FOR THEM. AND I AGREE A HUNDRED PERCENT WITH HIM.))
SUPER=01-Rick Reid/Confederate Re-enactor;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=with him.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Both rallies went off peacefully.
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P-Liquor-Bill


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#=97-24
GRAPHIC=none


There will be NO mixed drinks at the Olde Mill Golf Resort this year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


For the second time, Governor George Allen vetoed a "liquor by the drink" bill for the resort.
Allen cited strong local opposition for his veto.
Roanoke Delegate Chip Woodrum sponsored the bill.
He says 90- percent of the inn's clientele comes from off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Woodrum says Allen's veto is ironic, because when the Governor was in the House of Delegates in 19-88 he supported serving liquor at Mountain Lake Inn in Giles County despite local opposition then.

FLOODING


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=flooding


In a matter of hours, the flood crest of the Red River is expected to hit Winnipeg, Canada.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Winnipeg, Canada;

4:26;55
City officials say they're confident that a 28-mile-long dike will hold.
Still, an additional one-million sand bags are being piled on it.
Meantime, residents in neighboring North Dakota and Minnesota are now

dealing with the aftermath.
Ten-percent of the homes in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are considered destroyed.
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E-Flooding


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=Flooding


Closer to home, in Halifax County,
Intense rain earlier this week is expected to cause moderate flooding.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Riverdale;


The Dan River crested this morning near Riverdale at EIGHT feet above flood stage.
Crews began setting up barricades at the intersection of Route 58- and 501- yesterday afternoon.
That's when flood waters began spilling onto the road.
Local business owners began packing up Tuesday-- in preparation for Mother Nature.
Flooding seems to be a yearly occurrence in Riverdale, but that does not make it any easier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=This

((THIS IS LOST BUSINESS FOR YOU ISN'T IT: CALLIE DUNN/RIVERDALE BUSINESS OWNER: OH, YES, YES, IT IS, THREE DAYS WORTH, THREE DAYS, MINIMUM. ))
SUPER=01-Callie Dunn/Riverdale Business Owner; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=minimum.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Flooding in Riverdale is expected to last into today or tomorrow.
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S-Wildlife-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#=97-31
GRAPHIC=none


A local agency that's focus is saving others is getting a helping hand of its own.
The Roanoke Wildlife Rescue Center saves sick animals that are abandoned.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Students at Cave Spring High School raised over a thousand dollars for the center.
The money will help director Dorothy Runion make a counter offer to prevent her father from selling off the property.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:25:05
IN Q=These young people

((DOROTHY RUNION/ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE CENTER DIR.: THESE YOUNG PEOPLE DECIDED TO DO THIS AND JUST CAME TO ME AND SAID, "WE WOULD LIKE TO ADOPT YOU. WE WOULD LIKE TO TAKE ON THE ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE. WE WOULD LIKE TO HELP YOU SAVE YOUR AGENCY." AND FOR THAT, I WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO THANK THESE KIDS ENOUGH FOR WHAT THEY'VE DONE. ))
SUPER=01-Dorothy Runion/Roanoke Wildlife Rescue Ctr.;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=what they've done
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Runion hopes to raise two- hundred thousand dollars from the community.
Cave Spring students adopted the Wildlife Rescue as a marketing project.
They contributed their own money, and organized their own fundraising campaign.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=nba


In sports,
The Chicago Bulls completed their sixth first-round sweep in seven seasons.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/96//Washington/95//Bulls Win Series//L.A.

Lakers/90/j/Portland/98///;
SUPER=X5011
SUPER=0093-/Salem/2/j/W. Salem/5////Lynchburg/1/j/Kinston/8///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Anaheim/2/j/Boston/11///j/Oakland/11//Cleveland/9//10 Innings/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-/Milwaukee/4/j/Detroit/8///j/Texas/6//Chicago/2//6 Innings, Rain/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/12//Minnesota/3////Seattle/2/j/New York/3///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0092-j/Los Angeles/7//Philadelphia/5///j/San

Francisco/6//Pittsburgh/1///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Atlanta/12//Cincinnati/3///j/Colorado/11//Chicago/5///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/N.Y. Mets/6//San Diego/2///j/St. Louis/6//Florida/2///;
SUPER=X5012
SUPER=0094-j/Franklin Co/13//Halifax/0//Eagles

13-0/j/Brookville/7//Salem/6///;
RUNS=1:03

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