06:00-01

Balcony-Collapse

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


University of Virginia officials say structural damage appears to have been the cause of yesterday's deadly balcony collapse.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A second-floor balcony filled with people seeking a good view of graduation ceremonies collapsed yesterday, killing one person and injuring 18.
None of the injured were graduates, and the ceremony went on as scheduled.
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IN Q=

((20:03:38 BRIAN EVERITT/WITNESS; ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEAR THIS RUMBLING AND I LOOKED OVER HERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COULD SEE TWO PARTS OF THE PAVILION, THE ONE PART STARTING TO CAVE IN AND JUST COLLAPSED TO THE GROUND. 20:03:07 RICH COLLINS/UVA PROFESSOR; I WAS JUST AT THE POINT OF COMING UNDER THE ROOF THAT COLLAPSED WHEN IT COLLAPSED, AND SOMETHING HIT ME ON THE WAY DOWN AND INJURED MY EYE AND MY CHEEK. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Everitt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Rich Collins/UVa Professor; :11
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OUT Q=and my cheek
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VO-NAT


Those on the balcony fell about 15 feet onto a brick walkway. Many of the injured had been standing on the walkway beneath the balcony.
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E-John-Brown


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=Brown, John


Two masked men shot former Virginia State Delegate John Brown yesterday, sending him to the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


According to police, the men poured gasoline on Brown's front lawn and set it on fire yesterday morning.
When Brown stepped outside to investigate, one of the men apparently opened fire.
Brown is in fair condition in Bristol Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound in his left shoulder. In 19-96, Brown was accused of molesting a teenage boy.
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E-Boty-Folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Accident


Police are still trying to find out what caused a car accident that sent six people to the hospital Saturday night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday Night;


Worrell M. Delaney of Roanoke apparently ran a red light then struck another car traveling along alternate route 2-20.
According to police beer bottles thrown from the truck were found at the scene. Officials believe drunk-driving may have been a factor in the accident.
Another passenger in the truck and four people in the car suffered minor injuries.
Police are still investigating the accident and charges are pending against the driver of the truck.
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E-Woodman


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

******ANCHOR TAG****
All the way from Virginia, one Eagle Rock man is trying to put the wood back in Hollywood.
Although you may not have seen his face, he did have a role in last night's C-B-S movie, "True Women."
News 7 reporter Scott Prince has more on the story.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Kevin Riddle/Mountainman Woodshop; :14
SUPER=04-CBS; :33
SUPER=@Scott1; :45
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=S.P., N-7, Botetourt County


((It's not exactly Sunset Boulevard... but it's the closest thing to it in Botetourt County.
Eagle Rock resident Kevin Riddle is the newest "craftsman to the stars."
He makes wooden farm tools... and at the same time... he's CARVING his own niche.
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IN Q=As far

((KEVIN RIDDLE/MOUNTAINMAN WOODSHOP: AS FAR AS I KNOW, I'M THE ONLY ONE LEFT IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES THAT'S STILL MAKING HAND MADE FORKS. ))
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OUT Q=made forks

... and rakes and other assorted equipment.
Riddle got his so- called movie career started a few years ago... when he secured a deal to produce farm tools for "Sommersby."
Now his work is being featured in the CBS miniseries "True Women"... and similar endeavors are on the way.
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SOT 1:24:07
IN Q=So fortunately

((RIDDLE: SO FORTUNATELY FOR ME, THE WORD HAS GOTTEN AROUND AND NOW THEY'RE COMING TO ME CAUSE THEY KNOW I CAN DO THIS KIND OF THING. ))
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OUT Q=kind of thing

STAND UP 2:34:52
Even though the movie work is somewhat glamorous, it only accounts for 15- percent of the sales here. The bread and butter is individual customers. End Stand up
Riddle says he gets a number of orders from folks who use these tools as household decorations.
And believe it or not, some customers actually put them to use... because of their light weight and durability.
But Riddle admits that the growing number of movie contracts could eventually change the focus of his business.
Meaning... his white oak creations might prove more lucrative with a little more Holly'wood'.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Botetourt County.))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


If you missed Part 1 of "True Women", you still have a chance to see some of Kevin Riddle's work in action.
Part 2 airs Tuesday night at 9 right here on your Hometown Station.

E-Emergency-Medical


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


They are trained to save lives and now members of the Emergency Medical Services agencies are being recognized for their efforts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Nationally, this is E-M-S Week.
Officials at To the Rescue, the E-M-S museum in Tanglewood Mall, say this is the time to commend all the men and women who make a difference in the lives of many.
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SOT 13:55:26
IN Q=IT'S SUCH A

((ANDREE BROOKS/TO THE RESCUE EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT'S SUCH A VALUABLE SERVICE. SOME OF THE METROPOLITAN AREAS HAVE CAREER PEOPLE WHO DO THIS SERVICE BUT IN RURAL AREAS THEY WOULDN'T HAVE LIFE-SAVERS AT ALL IF IT WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS.))
SUPER=01-Andree Brooks/"To The Rescue" Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Roanoke residents started the first volunteer rescue squad in the nation in 19-28.
Salem soon followed suit, then the trend spread to the rest of the nation.
E-M-S Week ends Saturday with a memorial service for those who died in the line of duty.
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Mine-Fatality


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


One man died and another was injured in a massive roof fall at a Tazewell County coal mine.
Authorities say the death was the first mining fatality in Virginia this year.
The roof fall, one of the most common types of mining accidents, was reported in the Solus Coal Number one mine in the Middle Creek section of Cedar Bluff Thursday.
Thirty-five- year- old Thomas Layne Kinder of Cedar Bluff was trapped by an initial roof collapse and probably died after a second fall.
Another miner, was rescued after the first roof fall.

Southeast-Stories1


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=none


Coming up on News 7 at Six and Eleven-- part one of Southeast Stories: One Neighborhood's Struggle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


In tonight's segment, we'll turn back the clock more than 40 years to the neighborhood's heyday.
And hear how the fortunes of two companies set the course that southeast Roanoke has been travelling ever since.
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IN Q=You see the Norfolk and Western

((CLAIRE WHITE/ROANOKE HISTORIAN: YOU SEE THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN WENT TO DIESEL JUST ABOUT THE TIME THE VISCOSE CLOSED AND MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN SOUTHEAST WERE IN EITHER ONE OR THE OTHER, SO THAT THEIR LIVELIHOOD WAS TAKEN AWAY AT THAT POINT. THEY HAD TO START ALL OVER.))
SUPER=01-Claire White/Roanoke Historian;
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OUT Q=start all over.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Joe Dashiell looks at the history of southeast roanoke and where the neighborhood is headed... tonight on News 7 at Six and Eleven.

Common-Sense


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


When times are good, there's no problem owning stocks or mutual funds.
But what about when the market goes south?
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Collins/J.C. Bradford & Co.; :13
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IN Q=A number

((A number of investors wonder what to do if the Wall Street goes into a tailspin, also known as a protracted bear market? Well, Gary Collins with J-C Bradford and Company here in Martinsville, has some answers.))
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OUT Q=some answers.
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IN Q=If you're

((GARY COLLINS/STOCKBROKER-J.C. BRADFORD & CO.: IF YOU'RE IN A GOOD, QUALITY FUND, DON'T SELL JUST BECAUSE THE MARKET'S GOING DOWN. BUT IF YOU ARE, IF YOU HAVE A TENDENCY TO SELL, OR WANT TO GET OUT OF THE MARKET, OBVIOUSLY A MONEY MARKET IS ALWAYS YOUR BEST AND SAFEST HAVEN. THE NEXT WOULD BE PROBABLY UTILITIES. BECAUSE UTILITIES YOU'RE GONNA BE GETTING A GOOD DIVIDEND INCOME, A BALANCED INCOME, COMING IN ON A QUARTERLY BASIS. AT THE SAME TIME YOU MAY WANNA LOOK AT SOME OTHER FUNDS, SOME CONSERVATIVE FUNDS, DRUG STOCKS ARE ALWAYS A DEFENSIVE MODE. BECAUSE PEOPLE ALWAYS HAVE TO HAVE DRUGS FOR PRESCRIPTIONS. AT THE SAME TIME, FOOD AND BEVERAGE STOCKS, BECAUSE AGAIN PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS GONNA HAVE TO HAVE THEIR DRINKS, THEY'RE GONNA HAVE TO EAT, SO ALONG THOSE LINE YOU'LL BE MORE CONSERVATIVE IN NATURE.))
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(( I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
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uva-Balcony


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


A deadly accident marred graduation day at the University of Virginia.
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Vo-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A second-floor balcony collapsed fifteen minutes before the commencement got under way on the University's central lawn.
One person was killed and 18 others injured.
None of the injured were graduates, and the ceremony went on as scheduled.
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IN Q=

((20:03:38 BRIAN EVERITT/WITNESS; ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEAR THIS RUMBLING AND I LOOKED OVER HERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COULD SEE TWO PARTS OF THE PAVILION, THE ONE PART STARTING TO CAVE IN AND JUST COLLAPSED TO THE GROUND. 20:03:07 RICH COLLINS/UVA PROFESSOR; I WAS JUST AT THE POINT OF COMING UNDER THE ROOF THAT COLLAPSED WHEN IT COLLAPSED, AND SOMETHING HIT ME ON THE WAY DOWN AND INJURED MY EYE AND MY CHEEK. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Everitt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Rich Collins/UVa Professor; :11
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=and my cheek
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VO-NAT


Those on the balcony fell about 15 feet onto a brick walkway. Many of the injured had been standing on the walkway beneath the balcony.
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FEMALE-PILOT


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Attorneys for First Lieutenant Kelly Flinn are expected today to submit to the air force her request for an honorable discharge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-CBS-60 Minutes;


In an interview yesterday with C-B-S's 60 minutes, the nation's first female B-52 pilot, said she'll take her chances with a court-martial if her request is NOT granted.
Flinn is charged with adultery, lying, fraternization, and conduct unbecoming to an officer.
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AIDS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=AIDS


President Kennedy called for putting man on the moon, President Clinton has set a new national goal -- an AIDS vaccine within ten years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD;

4:11:45
Mr. Clinton set that goal during a commencement address yesterday at Morgan State University in Baltimore.
To meet that goal, he announced that a special research center will be established at the National Institutes of Health.
Some aids activists say his plan does NOT go far enough.
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2-E-Emergency-Medical


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


The men and women who volunteer to put their own lives on the line to save others are being recognized for their work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Nationally, this is E-M-S Week.
Officials at To the Rescue, the E-M-S museum in Tanglewood Mall, say this is the time to commend all the men and women who make a difference in the lives of many.
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IN Q=IT'S SUCH A

((ANDREE BROOKS/TO THE RESCUE EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT'S SUCH A VALUABLE SERVICE. SOME OF THE METROPOLITAN AREAS HAVE CAREER PEOPLE WHO DO THIS SERVICE BUT IN RURAL AREAS THEY WOULDN'T HAVE LIFE-SAVERS AT ALL IF IT WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS.))
SUPER=01-Andree Brooks/"To The Rescue" Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Roanoke residents started the first volunteer rescue squad in the nation in 19-28.
Salem soon followed suit, then the trend spread to the rest of the country.
E-M-S Week ends Saturday with a memorial service for those who died in the line of duty.
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E-Cox-Programming


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=Cable TV


Roanoke valley residents who flip through their channels may have noticed something different on cable channel nine.
It's the local access channel, and Cox Communications says it wants to expand what's offered on the channel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Cox officials say the line-up on W-C-O-X includes a couple of new programs.
"A More Perfect Union" began airing earlier this month. It examines public policy issues.
"Round Roanoke" has NOT started airing yet, but it will be a magazine show promoting upcoming events in the Roanoke area.
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IN Q=Over the past few

((SHARRON DAVIES/COX COMMUNICATIONS: OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS, WE'VE HAD SURVEYS AND ASKED PEOPLE WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ON A LOCAL CHANNEL? AND WHAT WE HEARD WAS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING, PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAMMING WHICH INCLUDES POLITICS, AND EVENTS PROGRAMMING. AND WHAT WE'VE TRIED TO DO IS CREATE PROGRAMS THAT FILL ALL THOSE NICHES.))
SUPER=01-Sharron Davies/Cox Communications;
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Davies maintains despite the channel's low profile, it's getting a lot of positive feedback from viewers.
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2-E-John-Brown


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=Brown, John


Former Virginia State Delegate John Brown is the hospital after being shot yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


According to police, two masked men poured gasoline on Brown's front lawn and set it on fire about 5:30 yesterday morning.
When Brown stepped outside to investigate, one of the men apparently opened fire.
Brown is in fair condition in Bristol Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound in his left shoulder. Last year Brown was accused of molesting a teenage boy.
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E-Kennedy-Graduation


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-36
GRAPHIC=none


Hollins College now has 240 new alumni.
As the school year closes, college officials are discussing some changes... a new name, and possibly more men.
Denise Allen has more.
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IN Q=Before Pomp and Circumstance
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Janet Rasmussen/Hollins College President; :12
SUPER=01-Victoria Kennedy/Commencement Speaker; 1:06
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:20
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OUT Q=News 7


(( Before Pomp and Circumstance played and the graduates took the stage, the faculty and staff of Hollins College discussed the school's future.
These annual meetings prompt recommendations for changes.
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IN Q=ADMITTING MEN AS

((JANET RASMUSSEN/HOLLINS COLLEGE PRESIDENT: ADMITTING MEN AS REGULAR DEGREE SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES IS NOT AN OPTION RIGHT NOW THAT WE'RE BRINGING FORWARD BUT WE ARE THINKING ABOUT WAYS WE CAN SERVE THE BROADER COMMUNITY.))
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That means trying to attract men and the community at large to weekend seminars and other educational events.
Men are already admitted in advanced degree studies.
And to promote those curriculums the College is thinking about changing its name to Hollins UNIVERSITY.
But these are all proposed recommendations that will be decided on this summer.
Rasmussen says the things this graduation celebrates--the educational and emotional growth of women--will never change.
Commencement speaker Victoria Kennedy, commended the school for fostering the pioneering spirit in its students.
But the Washington attorney and wife of Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy says gender inequalities still exist in the workplace.
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IN Q=BUT MANY BATTLES

((VICTORIA KENNEDY/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: BUT MANY BATTLES STILL REMAIN TO BE FOUGHT AND WON. HAPPILY WOMEN HAVE THE POWER TO DO THAT. WE ARE MAKING OUR VOTES COUNT AND OUR VOICES HEARD.))
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And these graduates say Hollins College has prepared them for any future battles by instilling confidence and they hope that's one lesson that's always taught at Hollins.
Denise Allen News 7.))


E-War-Re-enactment


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-38
GRAPHIC=none


The Civil War came to life yesterday as union and confederate soldiers took their battle to Roanoke County's Green Hill Park.
Participants in the living history event say they're trying to show people what it was really like more than 130 years ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


It takes a lot of work to wage a war.
Organizers must first study the battle they're trying to recreate.
Then the event is choreographed just like a big theatrical production.
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IN Q=we have meetings

((BARRY SHEPPARD/RE-ENACTMENT ORGANIZER: WE HAVE MEETINGS BEFORE THE BATTLE WHERE ALL THE OFFICERS GET TOGETHER AND WE TELL THEM EXACTLY WHAT WE WANT THEM TO DO THEM THEY TAKE IT BACK TO THEIR MEN.))
SUPER=01-Barry Sheppard/Re-enactment Organizer;
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OUT Q=to their men
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VO-NAT


The annual event has grown from 300 re-enactors to nearly 750 participants this year.
Sheppard says that's because more people want to be aware of their history.
He says teaching the history will help people overcome their differences.
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SOT 13:51:53
IN Q=it's a part of

((IT'S A PART OF EVERY AMERICAN'S HISTORY REGARDLESS OF THEIR COLOR. IT WAS OUR HISTORY. IT'S WHAT MADE US AMERICANS BEFORE THAT WE WERE VIRGINIANS AND NEW YORKERS. NOW WE'RE AMERICANS SO EVERYBODY'S CULTURE IS IMPORTANT.))
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OUT Q=culture is important
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VO-NAT


The Roanoke County Parks and Recreation sponsored and helped organize the weekend event.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
Wayne Gretzky produced his tenth career playoff hat trick as the Rangers beat the Flyers
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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SUPER=0091-j/Cleveland/8//Toronto/6///j/Chicago/10//Oakland/4///;
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