06:00-01

E-Body-Found

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=none


Appomattox County Sheriff's officials are investigating an apparent homicide.
Authorities say two fisherman found a body along the James River in the Bent Creek area last night.
Deputies were called to the scene around six-twenty.
Officials are not releasing any other information at this point.

Beyer


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=beyer


Democrat Don Beyer will kick off a state tour today after getting his party's nomination for governor.
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VO-NAT

Democrats, 97-18, 5/10
SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday;


Beyer was unopposed at Saturday's nominating convention in Richmond.
He immediately went on the attack of Republican rival Jim Gilmore's plan to scrap most car and truck personal property taxes.
Beyer said that would hurt public schools -- and he said he wants to become Virginia's "education governor."
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=gilmore


A Gilmore spokesman called Beyer's criticism "ridiculous and baseless."

Iran


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=earthquake


From Iran this morning, a call for International help.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-


A powerful earthquake measuring seven- point- one on the Richter scale hit the Northeastern part of that country this weekend.
At least 24-hundred people were killed and some six-thousand injured.
Tens of thousands are now homeless.
The U-S plans to send aid through relief agencies.
Meantime dozens of aftershocks continue to rock the region.
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E-EMS-Bikes


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


E-M-S squads have a new weapon. Bicycles provide more speed and better maneuverability through crowds.
Steve Smallshaw reports from Lynchburg.
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SOT
IN Q=This was no
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Mark Patterson/Lynchburg Police; :24
SUPER=01-Layne Terrell/Fire Department EMT; :46
SUPER=01-Miles Tranks/Fire Department EMT; :56
SUPER=01-Sean Regan/Bike Squad Organizer; 1:09
SUPER=@ssm1; 1:20
RUNS=1:33
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( This was no leisurely bike ride on a warm, sunny day.
These fourteen emergency medical technicians are taking their life- saving skills and learning how to deliver them on two wheels.
They trained this past week under the watchful eye of bike patrol officer Mark Patterson.
natsot 6:25:40

((PEDAL, PEDAL! GOOD JOB.. ALL RIGHT.))
RUNS=:03
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SOT 6:00:45
IN Q=I think they

((LT. MARK PATTERSON/LYNCHBURG POLICE: I THINK THEY WERE JUST THINKING THEY WERE GOING TO COMING OUT AND RIDE AROUND. IT'S NOT QUITE THAT SIMPLE. THERE'S A LOT OF MECHANICS INVOLVED IN RIDING A BICYCLE PROPERLY AND THAT'S WHAT THEY'RE GETTING EXPOSED TO.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=getting exposed to.


Specifically, these EMT's are learning how to handle a bicycle in tight situations.
Maneuvering around sharp corners, operating at low speeds, and coming to a sudden stop were all on the training regimen this week.
They made some mistakes and knocked over a few cones, but gained valuable experience.
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SOT 6:26:47
IN Q=It's really an asset

((LAYNE TERRELL/FIRE DEPT. EMT: IT'S REALLY AN ASSET AS FAR AS WORKING CROWDS THAT TYPE OF THING, SPECIAL EVENTS THAT THEY'LL HAVE IN THE CITY.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=in the city.
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SOT 6:28:31
IN Q=We can get

((MILES TRANKS/FIRE DEPT. EMT: WE CAN GET INTO SPOTS WHERE AMBULANCES CANNOT GET INTO. WE'RE ABLE TO GET TO THE CITIZENS IF THEY HAVE A PROBLEM A WHOLE LOT QUICKER THAN HAVING TO WALK THROUGH THE CROWD.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=through the crowd.


And that's the whole idea... shaving a few seconds off the emergency response time can mean the difference between life and death.
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SOT 6:32:06
IN Q=Cardiac arrest

((SEAN REGAN/ORGANIZED BIKE SQUAD: CARDIAC ARREST, YOU'VE GOT ABOUT SIX OR EIGHT MINUTES TO GET ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT THERE. IF WE CAN GO AHEAD AND BEGIN THAT, IT'S ALL THE BETTER FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=of the city.
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Standup
IN Q=The EMS bikes

((The EMS bikes got a trial run last weekend at Liberty University's graduation exercises. With more big events like the batteau festival and Fair by the James scheduled for the riverfront this summer, they'll have plenty more chances to prove their worth. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


ORCHARDS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# 97-29
GRAPHIC=none


Cool overnight temperatures over the weekend again put area fruit crops in jeopardy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


But so far farmers are optimistic.
Apple grower Ben Ikenberry says a freeze last month will reduce the number of apples many farmers send to wholesalers.
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SOT
IN Q=RED DELICIOUS

(( BEN IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: RED DELICIOUS WERE HURT MORE THAN ANYTHING, BUT I WOULD SAY WE STILL HAVE BETTER THAT A HALF A CROP OF RED DELICIOUS EVEN))
SUPER=01-Ben Ikenberry/Ikenberry Orchards; :02 QUICK
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=RED DELICIOUS EVEN
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VO-NAT


Growers won't know until mid-June the full effects of the cold spring weather.
That's when the June drop occurs and all the weak growth falls from the trees.
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E-Prison-Women


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=none


Virginia's Friends of Incarcerated Women spent yesterday remembering mothers behind bars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Over 32- hundred women are now in Virginia's jails and prisons.
An estimated two-thirds are mothers of dependent children.
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SOT 10:09:44
IN Q=It is

((IT IS TOO OFTEN THAT JAILS AND PRISONS ARE THE FIRST COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO A COMPLICATED SOCIAL PROBLEM LIKE ADDICTION AND POVERTY. ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION PROVIDE CREATIVE RESPONSES WHICH SERVE THE REAL NEEDS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Mary Atterholt/Friends of Incarcerated Women;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the community.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Denise Brown was convicted of drug crimes.
She got supervised probation...so her son was spared the issues that go with a mom in jail.
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SOT 10:16:27
IN Q=Such as

((SUCH AS ABANDONMENT, FEAR, DISTRUST OF HIS MOTHER, MISTRUST OF AUTHORITY FIGURES. FROM A CHILD'S POINT OF VIEW, THE PEOPLE IN AUTHORITY ARE THE PEOPLE THAT TOOK MOM AWAY.))
SUPER=01-Denise Brown/Non-Violent Offender;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=mom away.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Women are still the fastest growing population in Virginia's prisons.

S-College-Scholarships


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Education


An alumni donation could mean great things for the Honors Program at Roanoke College.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem

file tape 96-72
Doctor Charles Davis Junior left the school one million dollars in his will--the money will be used to provide yearly scholarships to honors students at Roanoke College.
Preference will be given to students from southwest Virginia.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Think you know something about mutual funds?
Len Besthoff has a quiz for you in this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=Question
RUNS=:57
SUPER=@len2; :50
OUT Q=the newsdesk.

((
Question one from the Institute of Certified Financial Planners.
The price you pay for each share of a no- load mutual fund is known as its:
A-sales charge
B-NAV
C-Purchase Price
or D-NPR.
The answer is B. NAV, also known as net asset value.
Question two.
A 12-b-1 fee, which covers marketing and distribution costs, is a one time charge for fund-holders.
True or false?
The answer is false.
A 12-b-1 fee, which is up to one percent of the total amount invested, is assessed every year.
Question three.
Bond funds, like bonds, provide regular fixed income.
True or false?
False.
Bond funds typically don't hold their bonds until maturity, so payout to shareholders fluctuates.
I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))

E-Bryant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-16
GRAPHIC=none


He has no need to advertise, but he can often demand top dollar before he even starts his creations.
Stacey Martin has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=He works in
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Ernest Bryant/Furniture Maker; :29
SUPER=01-Jack Hutcheson/Client; :53
SUPER=19-Stacey Martin; 1:10
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=News 7, Floyd County.
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VO-NAT


((He works in this shack tucked away in Check, Virginia and he calls his finished pieces just "THINGS."
But, anyone who owns an Ernest Bryant knows they're more like works of art.
Clients call with ideas and Bryant fashions them into solid creations--like this fireplace mantle complete with double spiral celtic knots and dragons.
He got started after working as an art director for a magazine but he quickly found out the job was not for him.
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SOT 10.44.18 - 10.44.28
IN Q=It was a job

((ERNEST BRYANT/FURNITURE MAKER: IT WAS A JOB THAT WASN'T FOR ME AND I WANTED TO STRIKE OUT ON MY OWN AND SEE IF I COULD MAKE A LIVING DOING THINGS I WANTED TO DO.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=wanted to do
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VO-NAT


His first jobs were small, like refinishing old pieces of furniture and making simple cabinets and interior doors.
But soon, clients began trusting his creative instincts--and they've been doing so ever since.
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SOT 15.02.42 - 15.02.51
IN Q=I believe that

((JACK HUTCHESON/CLIENT: I BELIEVE THAT EARNEST BRYANT IS ONE OF THE MOST TALENTED WOOD WORKERS I'VE EVER HAD THE PLEASURE TO DEAL WITH BOTH IN TERMS OF HIS ABILITY TO MANUFACTURER FURNITURE AND HIS ART AS WELL.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=art as well.
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VO-NAT


Bryant has no business cards and he doesn't advertise-- but he doesn't need to.
Clients hear of his work through word of mouth and buyers come from as far away as England and Lebanon.
But, they all share one thing in common--satisfaction.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Floyd County.))

quake


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=earthquake


In northeastern Iran this morning international volunteers continue searching for survivors of this weekend's killer earthquake.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Iran;


The seven- point- one quake killed at least 24-hundred and injured around six-thousand.
Tens of thousands are now homeless.
The U-S plans to send aid through relief agencies.
Meantime dozens of aftershocks continue to rock the region.
The earthquake hit Saturday near the Afghanistan border.
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Valujet


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


One year after Valujet Flight 5-92 plunged into the Florida Everglades killing everyone aboard, there's a report that the F-A-A inspector assigned to oversee the airline's maintenance was unqualified.
A Cleveland newspaper reports the inspector falsified his job application and was unfamiliar with aircraft operations.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Coral Gables, FL;

4:14:01
The anniversary of the crash was marked yesterday with a memorial service.
And there was a renewed call for the federal government to mandate smoke detectors on commercial jets.
A fire in the cargo hold is apparently what brought down flight 5-92.
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Missing-Girls


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


Spotsylvania County Sheriff Ron Knight says 16-hundred leads have come in to investigators working the slayings of Kristin and Kati Lisk.
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VO-NAT


And Knight said it could take weeks to check all of those leads.
SUPER=03-Hanover Co./File Tape;


Police are using a computer to help sort out the information.
The sisters vanished after getting off separate school buses in front of their home May 1st.
Their bodies were found last week 40 miles away in Hanover County.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Knight reported no major breaks in the case over the weekend.
The girls were buried Saturday.

E-Orchards


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


Southwest Virginia fruit growers have been dealing with this spring's unusually chilly temperatures.
The thermometer dropped again this weekend as Lynchburg tied a record low over night.
But as Denise Allen reports orchard owners say they've fared pretty well.
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SOT
IN Q=WE GOT All
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :11
SUPER=01-Ben Ikenberry/Ikenberry Orchards; :21
SUPER=@Denise2; :59
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=News 7
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SOT 15:43:01
IN Q=WE GOT ALL

((WE GOT ALL DIFFERENT SIZE APPLES. THAT'S ALL THE LATE BLOOM STUFF AND IF YOU LOOK MORE ON THE TOP OF THE TREE YOU CAN SEE LARGER SIZE APPLES.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=LARGER SIZE APPLES


Ben Ikenberry says he feels pretty lucky.
He wasn't sure what last month's freeze would do to his apple crop.
The late blooming varieties are doing the best.
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SOT 15:39:57
IN Q=RED DELICIOUS

((BEN IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: RED DELICIOUS WERE HURT MORE THAN ANYTHING, BUT I WOULD SAY WE STILL HAVE BETTER THAT A HALF A CROP OF RED DELICIOUS HERE.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=RED DELICIOUS HERE


Last month's freeze will reduce the number of apples many growers will send to wholesalers, but the majority of area growers says so far the cooler April hasn't done much harm.
And as far as mother nature is concerned, growers always expect surprises.
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SOT 15:41:19
IN Q=we get through

((WE GET THROUGH THE FROST SEASON FAIRLY WELL. NOW WE HAVE TO TURN AROUND AND WORRY ABOUT HAVING HALE AND STUFF IN THE MONTH OF MAY AND JUNE.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=OF MAY AND JUNE.


Growers won't know until mid-June how the cold spring really impacted their crops.
That's when the June drop occurs and all the weak growth falls from the trees.
Denise Allen News 7.))

2-E-Body-Found


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=none


A body found along the James River has Appomattox County Sheriff's officials investigating an apparent homicide.
Authorities say two fisherman found the body in the Bent Creek area last night.
Deputies were called to the scene around six-twenty.
Officials are not releasing any other information at this point.

2-Beyer


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=beyer


Democrat Don Beyer will start his state tour today after securing his party's nomination for governor.
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VO-NAT

Democrats, 97-18, 5/10
SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday;


Beyer was unopposed at Saturday's nominating convention in Richmond.
He immediately went on the attack of Republican rival Jim Gilmore's plan to scrap most car and truck personal property taxes.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=gilmore


Beyer said that would hurt public schools -- and he said he wants to become Virginia's "education governor."
A Gilmore spokesman called Beyer's criticism "ridiculous and baseless."

S-Marilyn-Mason


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=None


Richmond officials did NOT want it to happen at all, but the concert went off without a hitch Saturday night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Officials tried to keep shock-rock group Marilyn Manson from playing at the city-owned Richmond Coliseum.
But when a lawsuit was threatened they relented.
SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday Night;


Despite all the controversy, it was a pretty typical Manson concert stop.
And while cameras were not allowed inside, there was plenty to see outside.
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SOT
IN Q=WHY DO YOU

((WHY DO YOU WANT TO SERVE THE DEVIL? WHY DO YOU WANT TO SERVE A LYING LOSER? HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF EQUAL RIGHTS?))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=EQUAL RIGHTS
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VO-NAT


Police say no arrests were made.
Richmond City Council is working on a new plan for the coliseum so they don't get stung by another band they never heard of.
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OK-TRIAL


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


A third week of testimony begins today in the Oklahoma City bombing trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


One of the prosecutions key witnesses takes the stand this week.
Michael Fortier (FOR'-tee-ur) is the former Army buddy of suspect Timothy McVeigh.
Fortier claims McVeigh told him about plans for the bombing and how he cased the Murrah Federal building.
Other witnesses scheduled to testify include explosives and handwriting analysts experts and the ex-wife of Terry Nichols, McVeigh's accused conspirator.
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E-Mill-Mothers


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-18
GRAPHIC=Mill Mountain


It was the royal treatments for moms at Mill Mountain Zoo yesterday.
Moms got in free in honor of Mother's Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The special programs included the opening of a new exhibit.
Camp Wildcat allows visitors to compare their physical abilities to that of wild animals.
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SOT 14:42:24
IN Q=THE INTERACTIVE

((BECKY BEARD/SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR: THE INTERACTIVE PROGRAMING FOR CAMP WILDCAT IS TO GIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS OF ALL AGES A CHANCE TO COMPARE THEMSELVES TO ANIMALS AND TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.))
SUPER=01-Becky Beard/Special Events Coordinator;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=ANIMAL KINGDOM
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VO-NAT


This covered area used to be the petting zoo.
Now zoo volunteers will use the space to talk with visitors about wild animals and how these animals live in their natural habitats.
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E-Rug-Maker


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#=97-21
GRAPHIC=none


He's covered a lot of ground to build his reputation.
Garner Hensley began his small-business as a carpet installer now his work is nationally recognized as art.
Tracy Altizer has his story.
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SOT
IN Q=Garner Hensley just calls them
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Garner Hensley/Flortec Designs; :40
SUPER=@Tracy2; 1:26
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=Altizer, News 7.

(( Garner Hensley just calls them rugs, but his best customer keeps correcting him.
They're wall- hangings, says the owner of this farmhouse where six of Hensley's creations adorn the walls.
And when you look at the back of each piece, you begin to understand what an intricate work of art it really is.
Each colored section is carefully drawn, cut and glued BACKWARDS piece by piece.
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SOT 21:35:38

((EACH PIECE IS DONE INDIVIDUALLY TO SHOW TRUE DEFINITION.))
SOT 21:27:02

((IT'S LIKE MAKING YOUR OWN PUZZLE AND THEM PUTTING YOUR OWN PUZZLE BACK TOGETHER AGAIN. (LAUGH) ))
RUNS=:011


Each small puzzle is part of a larger one that's built in LAYERS.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:36:16

((WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO AFTER THIS IS YOU HAVE TO MAKE A PATTERN OF THIS ENTIRE PIECE AND USE IT AS THE INLAY PIECE INTO THIS PIECE. ))
RUNS=:09


It's a process Hensley has learned and perfected by doing.
A wall- hanging he created for the state capitol earned him thanks from Governor Allen.
And CBS Sunday Morning has prominently displayed his sunburst on national tv.
Now Hensley's art is overtaking his carpet business.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:37:18

((BUT THIS IS STARTING TO GROW OUT MORE FROM WORD OF MOUTH, IT'S BEGINNING TO DO IT. AND PEOPLE ARE COMING IN TO ORDER OR EITHER BUY SOME OF THE STUFF THAT I'VE ALREADY DONE. ))
RUNS=:10


For Hensley, each piece is an expression of himself, his imagination.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:22:42

((IT'S THE MANIFESTATION OF A THOUGHT, YOU HAVE A THOUGHT, AND THEN BEING ABLE TO MANIFEST THAT THOUGHT IN SOME FORM OTHER THAN VERBAL. ))
RUNS=:09


And if it does nothing else, says this longtime carpet installer, turning thought into art might just save his knees. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

4-Scores


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


In sports,
Chicago took command of its Eastern Conference semifinal by topping the Atlanta Hawks 89-to-80.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/New York/77//Miami/73//Knicks Lead

2-1/j/Houston/110//Seattle/106//Overtime/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/89//Atlanta/80//Bulls Lead 3-1/;
SUPER=X5031;
SUPER=0103-j/N.Y. Rangers/2//New Jersey/1//Rangers Win

4-1/j/Philadelphia/6//Buffalo/3//Flyers Win 4-1/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0103-/Edmonton/3/j/Colorado/4//Avalanche Wins 4-1/;
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/2/j/Prince William/3//14 Innings//Durham/4/j/Lynchburg/8///;
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OUT Q=....last score."

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