06:00-01

Cave-Rescue

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-25
GRAPHIC=none


A woman who was injured in a Bath County cave was carried to safety late last night.
Sheryl Valone of Reston WAS conscious during the rescue and Police say she's doing well this morning.
Joe Dashiell has more on the accident in Clark's Cave, and a rescue that required several hours.
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SOT
IN Q=The cavers called in help
SUPER=03-Bath Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Wentworth/Friend of Injured Caver; :08
SUPER=01-Kirk Shaffier/Hot Springs Rescue Captain; :27
SUPER=@Joe2; :39
RUNS=1:01
OUT Q=JD News 7 Bath County


((The cavers called in help late Monday afternoon, after Sheryl Valone slipped and fell about 75 yards inside Clark's Cave.
SOT WENTWORTH
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


The rescuers had to negotiate challenging terrain inside the cave, and then haul the victim up a steep hillside to a waiting ambulance.
SOT SHAFFIER
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


More than 50 rescue squad volunteers, and others trained in cave rescue labored for hours... and shortly before midnight Valone was out of Clark's cave and on her way to the hospital.
SOT WENTWORTH
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


Joe Dashiell News 7 Bath County))

81-ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=accident


One lane of Interstate 81 is still closed this morning as authorities try to clean up after a tractor trailer accident last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Last Night;


Traffic on northbound Interstate 81 in Pulaski County creeped along following the accident at the 97 mile marker.
A truck ran off the right side of the road, flipped on top of a guardrail, and ended up on a bridge.
The rig lost the load it was carrying: air conditioner parts and magazines.
The driver was taken to Pulaski Community Hospital, his injuries do NOT appear life-threatening.
Traffic was delayed for a few hours, as crews cleaned up the debris in the highway.
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CLINTON-YELTSIN


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


In Paris today, Russia signs a historic agreement with NATO.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris;


President Clinton and 15 other NATO leaders also signed the agreement at this morning's ceremony.
The pact gives Russia a formal role in the Western alliance.
However, U-S officials insist the Kremlin will have no veto power.
The agreement is designed to overcome Russian objections to NATO expansion in Europe.
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E-Vocational-Education


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


It's more than just theory-
and students at Botetourt Technical Education Center say they enjoy their hands-on schoolwork.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


And their enthusiasm is paying off.
Several students are heading to Kansas City next month to take part in a national vocational competition.
For students not satisfied with more traditional schoolwork, trade school provides them a jump start to the future.
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SOT 1:14:03
IN Q=I think it's

((STEPHEN REESE/JUNIOR: I THINK IT'S A WHOLE LOT BETTER THAN OPENING UP A BOOK, WHEN IN THIS CLASS YOU CAN USE YOUR HANDS AND LEARN HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF. ))
SOT 1:18:49

((MICHAEL HUBBARD/SENIOR: YOU GET, LIKE I SAID, A COMPETITIVE EDGE BECAUSE YOU GET AN ADVANTAGE. YOU'RE ALREADY PREPARED AS YOU COME OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL.))
SUPER=01-Stephen Reese/Junior;
SUPER=01-Michael Hubbard/Senior; :12
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=out of high school
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VO-NAT


While most high school students are encouraged to go on to four-year colleges, B-TECH officials say there is more demand for skilled workers in the job market.
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SOT 1:06:21
IN Q=In 1950

((JIM BUSHONG/BOTETOURT TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER: IN 1950, WE ONLY NEEDED 30 PERCENT OF SKILLED LABORERS. AS WE ENTER THE WORKFORCE NOW, 70 PERCENT OF THE LABOR FORCE HAS GOT TO BE SKILLED. MUCH MORE ELEVATED THAN IN THE PAST. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Bushong/Botetourt Tech. Ed. Center;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=than in the past
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VO-NAT


B-Tech features courses ranging from drafting to auto mechanics.
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P-Memorial-Day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 597-21)
SS=memorial day


Millions of Americans head back to work today following the long Memorial Day weekend.
In Roanoke, 30 local veterans received their official "thanks" for helping to restore democracy to the Philippine Islands.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Brigadier General Tagumpay Nanadiego (Ta-GOOM-pay Nana-Diego) presented the Philippine Liberation medals during a Memorial Day service in Roanoke.
More than 20-thousand Americans died in the eleven months it took to defeat the Japanese in the South Pacific.
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SOT 2:29:35//2:58:04
IN Q=Today's presentation

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- ROANOKE: TODAY'S PRESENTATION OF THE PHILIPPINE LIBERATION MEDAL MARKS AN IMPORTANT RECOGNITION OF ONE PARTICULARLY IMPORTANT AND BLOODY CHAPTER IN OUR NATION'S MILITARY HISTORY.)) ((GEN. TAGUMPAY NANADIEGO: THIS IS OUR SMALL WAY OF THANKING THE VETERANS WHO ARE HERE TODAY FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES IN RESTORING DEMOCRACY AND PEACE IN MY COUNTRY.))
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :00
SUPER=01-Gen. Tagumpay Nanadiego/Philippine General; :12
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=peace in my country.
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VO-NAT


Following the services, a Marine Corps color guard fired a salute, and veterans laid a wreath at the War Memorial in Lee Plaza.
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E-Purple-Heart


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Purple Heart

**Note Anchor Tag**
The Purple Heart is one of the highest honors an American soldier can receive.
It's reserved for those wounded in combat---only about 25 thousand men and

women have been awarded the medal.
Keith Humphry notes while many of them are Vietnam veterans, the Purple Heart has never been awarded for exposure to "Agent Orange."
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SOT
IN Q=Mary Elizabeth Marchand
SUPER=01-Mary Elizabeth Marchand/Navy Corpsman's Daughter; :06 QUICK
SUPER=04-Home Video; :10
SUPER=03-Vietnam/1968; :25
SUPER=01-Ike Payne/Order of the Purple Heart; :44
SUPER=01-Frank Davis, Jr./Navy Corpsman's Son; 1:05
SUPER=@Keith2; 1:39
SUPER=01-Bill McConnell/Purple Heart Recipient; 1:53
SUPER=01-John Wright/Purple Heart Recipient; 1:57
RUNS=2:14
OUT Q=News 7.



( Mary Elizabeth Marchand wants to change that.
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SOT
IN Q=Agent Orange

((AGENT ORANGE KILLED MY FATHER. THAT IS WHAT I WANT THE PURPLE HEART FOR.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=


Her father, Navy Corpsman Frank Davis, succumbed to lung cancer in March.
A veteran of three wars, Davis served two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Just four months before his death at the V-A Hospital in Salem, the retired chief petty officer was officially declared a victim of the chemical defoliant U-S warplanes sprayed on the jungle in Southeast Asia.
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SOT 14:50:25
IN Q=Agent Orange

((AGENT ORANGE IS OUR OWN STUFF.))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=


The man who represents the Military Order of the Purple Heart in Southwest Virginia- -Ike Payne says: Chief Davis doesn't qualify. The injury must be caused by enemy action.
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SOT 14:50:45
IN Q=

((THE ENEMY HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH AGENT ORANGE. WE SPRAYED AGENT ORANGE. WE SPRAYED IT ON THEM.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


There HAVE been instances where friendly fire casualties received the medal, but only in cases where the mis-directed American firepower was INTENDED to take out the enemy.
Gulf War veterans won the Purple Heart for exposure to chemical gases- -but that came from the Iraqi's.
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SOT 6:30:15
IN Q=

((MY DAD DIDN'T TAKE A BULLET, LIKE SO MANY OTHERS DID. BUT HE WAS POISONED AND KILLED JUST THE SAME.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=


Frank Davis JUNIOR has jumped aboard the crusade launched by his sister.
A veteran himself, Frank, Junior feels their effort is hampered by the fact that the Vietnam War was so unpopular.
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SOT 6:24:25
IN Q=

((SURE, IT'S GOING TO OPEN UP THE DOORS TO A LOT OF PEOPLE. I HAVE NO IDEA THE NUMBERS, MAYBE GUESS 20,000. WELL, IF 20,000 MEN HAVE EARNED IT, THEN 20,000 MEN SHOULD HAVE IT.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=


It could actually be twice that number. 39-thousand Vietnam vets are now collecting disability compensation for their exposure to Agent Orange.
At least some members of the Order of the Purple Heart feel redefining what's meant by "combat injury" cheapens the medal.
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SOT
IN Q=

((BILL MCCONELL/PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT: EVEN THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL WOULD BE HARDER TO GET THAN THE PURPLE HEART.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=
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SOT
IN Q=

((JOHN WRIGHT/PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT: AND I HATE TO SEE OTHER PEOPLE WHO TRIPPED OVER A BICYCLE IN BOSNIA AND GET THE PURPLE HEART TO ATTEND OUR MEETINGS. IT'S NOT THE SAME.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=
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SOT 14:54:30
IN Q=

((WELL, WE'RE JEALOUS OF IT. WE'RE EXTREMELY PROTECTIVE OF IT.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=protective of it


Keith Humphry News 7))
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


The Navy says Chief Davis does NOT qualify for a Purple Heart under current regulations.
It would take an act of Congress to change that.

Rescue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE#net (edit of 97-25)
GRAPHIC=none


A woman was pulled to safety late last night after having fallen into a Bath County cave.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bath Co.;


More than 50 rescue squad volunteers, and others trained in cave rescue, labored for hours to free Sheryl Valone.
The rescuers had to negotiate challenging terrain inside the Clark's Cave, and then haul the victim up a steep hillside to a waiting ambulance.
Clark's Cave is located in northern Bath County, in an area where natural underground formations are common.
As the region's reputation for caving has grown, so has the need for more cave rescue training.
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SOT 23:27:48
IN Q=We had three I guess

(( ))
SUPER=01-Kirk Shaffier/Hot Springs Rescue Captain;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=full of caves and heavily caved.
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VO-NAT


Police say Valone is doing well this morning.
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NATO


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


In a surprise announcement, Russia's president is promising to remove warheads from all Russian weapons pointed at the West.
Boris Yeltsin's pledge today followed his signing of a historic agreement with NATO.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris;


President Clinton and 15 other NATO leaders also signed the agreement at the Paris ceremony this morning.
The pact gives Russia a formal role in the Western alliance.
However, U-S officials insist the Kremlin will have no veto power.
The agreement is designed to overcome Russian objections to NATO expansion in Europe.
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Carbon-monoxide


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


The parents thought their three young children were only sleeping during a seven-hour drive from San Francisco to their home in Los Angeles.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/Yesterday;


The couple is now mourning the deaths of a son and two daughters.
The children had been riding in the camper shell of the family's pickup truck.
Authorities say they were killed by carbon monoxide gas.
The cause of the deadly leak has not been determined.
The parents were in the cab of the truck, and were not injured.
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OK-TRIAL


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


Testimony resumes today in the Oklahoma City bombing trial of Timothy McVeigh.
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VO-NAT


The defense will renew its counter-attack on the government's claims that McVeigh carried out the bombing of the Murrah Federal building that killed 168 people.
Last week, McVeigh's attorneys suggested that the real bomber died in the blast.
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E-Memorial-Day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Memorial Day


More than half a century after doing their part to hasten the end of World War Two, some local veterans received a long overdue "thank you" yesterday.
Steve Smallshaw has more from Memorial Day services in Roanoke.
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SOT
IN Q=It was Douglas
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :22
SUPER=01-Tagumpay Nanadiego/Brigadier General; :46
SUPER=01-Bill Aylor/World War Two Veteran; 1:06
SUPER=@ssm2; 1:13
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=News7, Roanoke.


(( It was Douglas MacArthur who said "I shall return", but it was men like these who helped him keep that promise.
Fifty three years after American forces liberated the Philippine Islands, Roanoke- area veterans of the war in the South Pacific were honored for their sacrifices.
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SOT 2:29:20
IN Q=As inadequate

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- ROANOKE: AS INADEQUATE AS WORDS CAN SOMETIMES BE, IT IS OUR SHARED DUTY TO NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICE OF OUR FALLEN VETERANS AND TO MAKE SURE WE PASS THE MEMORY OF THEIR NAMES AND DEEDS ON TO THE NEXT GENERATION.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=the next generation.


The Filipinos have not forgotten.
Brigadier General Tagumpay Nanadiego is himself a World War Two veteran who survived the 65- mile Bataan Death March.. traveling around the world to thank these veterans was a much easier trip.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:58:04
IN Q=This is our

((BRIG. GEN. TAGUMPAY NANADIEGO: THIS IS OUR SMALL WAY OF THANKING THE VETERANS WHO ARE HERE TODAY FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, IN RESTORING DEMOCRACY AND PEACE IN MY COUNTRY.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=in my country.


Most of the veterans here haven't donned a uniform in years, but you know they'll find a place to pin their Philippine Liberation medal.
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SOT 2:53:56
IN Q=It feels real

((BILL AYLOR/WORLD WAR TWO VETERAN: IT FEELS REAL GOOD. I THINK WE DESERVE IT. WE'RE HAPPY.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=we're happy.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Roanoke.))

2-Cave-Rescue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-25
GRAPHIC=none


After spending hours working in a Bath County cave rescue workers freed a Reston woman who had been trapped.
Sheryl Valone was conscious during the rescue. Police say she is doing well this morning.
Joe Dashiell has more on the accident in Clark's Cave.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The cavers called in help
SUPER=03-Bath Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Wentworth/Friend of Injured Caver; :08
SUPER=01-Kirk Shaffier/Hot Springs Rescue Captain; :27
SUPER=@Joe2; :39
RUNS=1:01
OUT Q=JD News 7 Bath County


((The cavers called in help late Monday afternoon, after Sheryl Valone slipped and fell about 75 yards inside Clark's Cave.
SOT WENTWORTH
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


The rescuers had to negotiate challenging terrain inside the cave, and then haul the victim up a steep hillside to a waiting ambulance.
SOT SHAFFIER
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


More than 50 rescue squad volunteers, and others trained in cave rescue labored for hours... and shortly before midnight Valone was out of Clark's cave and on her way to the hospital.
SOT WENTWORTH
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=


Joe Dashiell News 7 Bath County))

2-81-ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=accident


Returning from the Memorial Day weekend, was slow going for some motorists along Interstate 81 last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Last Night;


Traffic on northbound 81 in Pulaski County creeped along following a tractor trailer accident at the 97 mile marker.
A truck ran off the right side of the road, flipped on top of a guardrail, and ended up on a bridge.
The rig lost the load it was carrying: air conditioner parts and magazines.
The driver was taken to Pulaski Community Hospital, his injuries do NOT appear life-threatening.
Traffic was delayed for a few hours, as crews cleaned up the debris in the highway.
Authorities are still working to open the second lane.
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E-Benda


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=None


The children of a man in Max Meadows have allegedly been the victims of International Parental Kidnapping.
He still has NOT tracked them down... but he's not giving up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Walter Benda has NOT seen his daughters (MAR-ee) Mari and (Eh-mah) Ema since the spring of 19-95.
He says his wife got involved with a cult...took the children to her native Japan... and then changed their names.
This past weekend, Benda, and dozens of others, picketed six different embassies in Washington.
He's also formed his own parents group in Japan.
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SOT 3:28:30
IN Q=I have

((WALTER BENDA: I HAVE STARTED AN ORGANIZATION IN JAPAN CALLED CHILDREN'S RIGHTS COUNCIL JAPAN. THERE ARE ABOUT 2 DOZEN MEMBERS OF THAT. MOST OF THEM ARE PARENTS WHO ARE BEING DENIED ACCESS TO THEIR CHILDREN IN JAPAN. MOST OF THESE CASES INVOLVE INTERNATIONAL PARENTAL KIDNAPPING. ))
SUPER=07-Walter Benda;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=parental kidnapping
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VO-NAT


Benda has been to Japanese District Court numerous times in the past two years hoping to reclaim his children.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


But he's run into a number of stumbling blocks.
He's not fluent in Japanese and was not given the opportunity to have a lawyer represent him in court.

E-Civil-War


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=TST
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Kenneth Davis


A best-selling author has a bone to pick with some southern heritage enthusiasts.
Kenneth Davis specializes in question-and answer- style books designed to make history interesting to casual readers.
In his book "Don't Know Much About the Civil War," Davis takes issue with southern history fans who argue that slavery was a minor factor in the war.
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SOT
IN Q=People don't

((KENNETH C. DAVIS/AUTHOR: PEOPLE DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT THIS WAS THE CULMINATION OF 200 YEARS OF HISTORY. WHAT GOES BACK TO THE VERY BEGINNINGS OF THE ENGLISH IN VIRGINIA. THEY BROUGHT SLAVES IN ALMOST IMMEDIATELY, AND THIS ISSUE WAS AN UNDERCURRENT THROUGHOUT AMERICAN HISTORY. THERE'S NO QUESTION IN MY MIND THAT THE CIVIL WAR WAS FOUGHT ABOUT SLAVERY.))
SUPER=01-Kenneth C. Davis/Author;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=fought about slavery
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=hold


Davis is NOT out to hammer the South, though. Among other points, he refutes the story that Confederate President Jefferson Davis was disguised in women's clothing when he was captured by Union troops.
He says the Confederate leader's wife threw a shawl over his shoulders to keep him warm after he was captured -- and that northerners twisted the story around.

P-Festival


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=none


Even the dreary weather couldn't keep people away from Roanoke's Festival in the Park this weekend.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Gray skies and scattered showers greeted the crowds at Elmwood Park yesterday.
But the rain was brief, and the clouds provided relief from the hot sun.
Food Vendors on Bullit Avenue also said they were pleased with the weekend's business.
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SOT
IN Q=We thought

((ROBIN BRADT/FESTIVAL VENDOR: WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A LITTLE BIT OF DOWNFALL WITH THE WEATHER, THE BEGINNING OF THE MORNING, BUT THE SUN'S TRYING TO COME OUT AND THE PEOPLE ARE OUT. WE'RE STILL CONDUCTING BUSINESS AS NORMAL.))
SUPER=01-Robin Bradt/Festival Food Vendor
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=business as normal.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
The Detroit Red Wings are heading to the Stanley Cup Finals.
For that and the rest of last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Chicago/80/j/Miami/87//Bulls Lead 3-to-1/;
SUPER=X5031;
SUPER=0103-/Colorado/1//Detroit/3//Red Wings Win 4-to-2/;
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-j/Salem/5//Frederick/2///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/8//New York/6///j/Seattle/13//Minnesota/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Oakland/2//Kansas City/1//11

Innings/j/Cleveland/10//Chicago/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Chicago/2//Pittsburgh/1////St. Louis/7/j/Colorado/9///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Philadelphia/5/j/Cincinnati/8//Game

1//Philadelphia/4/j/Cincinnati/8//Game 2/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/New York/4//Montreal/3///j/Atlanta/12//San Diego/5///;
RUNS=:56

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