06:00-01

E-Internet-Drugs

ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Marijuana


Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown says one of his latest busts may have been a first in Virginia.
Authorities went on line to catch a criminal.
They say suspect was setting up drug transactions in an Internet chat room.
As a result of what they found on-line, police raided a home in Vinton yesterday and arrested 52- year- old Kirby Adams of Drewry's Hill Road.
Charges against Adams include possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it.

Bosnia


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton is on Bosnian soil this morning, in hopes of convincing both American troops AND American critics that leaving soldiers in the war- torn country indefinitely was his only option.
Byron Pitts has more.
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SOT
IN Q=Leaving his new friend
SUPER=03-White House; :00
SUPER=01-William Cohen/Secretary of Defense; :11
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia; :24
SUPER=01-Sandy Berger/National Security Advisor; :46
SUPER=01-Sen. James Inhofe/(R) Armed Service Comm.; 1:03
SUPER=01-Sgt. Jerry Parisella/U.S. Army; 1:21
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting; 1:30
RUNS=1:41
OUT Q=the white house


S-Japanese-Students


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-83
GRAPHIC=none


Roanoke families are hosting 21 visitors from the orient for the holidays.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Japanese students representing Kawaguchi College will stay with a number of Roanoke-area residents over the next three weeks. It's part of a Cultural-Homestay program.
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SOT-06:09:29
IN Q=THEY ARE HERE

((LOIS GAGNON/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; THEY ARE HERE FOR RELATIONSHIPS, TO LEARN ABOUT PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES AND WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE LIKE AND US TO LEARN ABOUT THEM AS WELL, WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR ALL OF US. ))
SUPER=01-Lois Gagnon/Program Coordinator;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=ALL OF US.
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VO-NAT


For all but one of the young women, Roanoke is their first visit to this country.
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SOT-06:15:41
IN Q=ROANOKE, VIRGINIA

((RAY MCKEE/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; I HAVE FULL FAITH AND CONFIDENCE IN THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE THAT THEIR FIRST IMPRESSION WILL NOT BE LASTING, BUT WILL BE PERHAPS ONE OF THEIR BEST MEMORIES THEY WILL EVER HAVE. ))
SUPER=01-Ray McKee/Program Coordinator;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=EVER HAVE.
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VO-NAT


While staying here, the students will perform for residents at Friendship Manor, go shopping and visit the mayor's office.
The stay will finish-up with a trip to Disney World.
And, as a "thank you" the women plan to cook their last meal for their host families.
Program directors say there are already enough volunteers for next year's homestay to accommodate twice as many visitors.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Roll Cold out of Break
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SOT
IN Q=Welcome back
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :10
SUPER=13-Ronnie Hall/Chimney Works; :19
RUNS=2:50
OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' returns


Tape tosses to break

E-Danville-Church


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-82
GRAPHIC=none


Holiday season or not, one Danville church is giving some less fortunate families a hand up.
For them, attending worship services is the key.
David Johnson has more.
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SOT
IN Q=Supplies
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Motley/Abundant Life Pastor; :13
SUPER=19-David Johnson; :27
SUPER=01-Gracie Wilson/Attends Outreach Church; 1:01
SUPER=01-Angela Saunders/Attends Outreach Church; 1:15
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=News 7 Danville.


((Families lacking a holiday meal and gifts for their children can get those items at the Abundant Life World Outreach Church.
But before getting their hands on the goods, each family must attend services.
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SOT-02:16:32

((BILL MOTLEY/ABUNDANT LIFE PASTOR; WE'RE DOING THIS TO IMPACT FAMILIES. IT'S NOT SO MUCH WHERE THEY END UP GOING TO CHURCH AFTER THEY VISIT HERE. BUT WE WANT TO IMPACT THEIR LIFE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY. ))
RUNS=:08


STAND-UP/03:03:33 ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THE CHURCH STARTED DOING THIS FOUR YEARS AGO. IT BEGAN FEEDING 100-FAMILIES AND ADDED 50-FAMILIES EACH YEAR. THIS YEAR MORE THAN 250-FAMILIES WILL RECEIVE A 15-POUND TURKEY AND THREE BAGS OF GROCERIES FILLED WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS. ADDED TO THAT 400-BICYCLES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CHILDREN IN THOSE FAMILIES. TOTAL COST FOR THIS COMMUNITY GIFT, AROUND 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS.))
RUNS=:21
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SOT-02:16:36

((SOME OF THE LOCAL BUSINESSES HAVE COME IN AND HELPED US PURCHASE ONE OR TWO BICYCLES. BUT PRIMARILY, THE SOURCE IS GOD. GOD'S OUR SOURCE AND OUR CONGREGATION HAVE ALL REALLY CHIPPED IN AND GOTTEN INVOLVED. WE JUST ALL WANT TO BE A BLESSING TO THIS COMMUNITY.))
RUNS=:12


Recipients like the initial gift, but say the long term benefits are what make the difference.
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SOT-03:20:56

((GRACIE WILSON/ATTENDS OUTREACH CHURCH; I FOUND A NEW PERSON IN ME. I HAD GOT JOBS THAT I THOUGHT WOULDN'T AMOUNT TO NOTHING BUT THEY DID. WORKED AT MAURICE'S FOR A YEAR. I WORKED AT FOOD COURT IN THE MALL FOR TWO YEARS. ))
RUNS=:12
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SOT-03:23:59

((ANGELA SAUNDERS/ATTENDS OUTREACH CHURCH; I'M BUYING A HOME AND I'M DRIVING. I DIDN'T HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHEN I CAME HERE, I'M DRIVING. I'VE HAD ANOTHER CHILD AND I'M MARRIED NOW.))
RUNS=:09


The church feeds several hundred people throughout each year, but Pastor Motley says Christmas is the season for giving and the one big time when people respond best to the church's offerings.
David Johnson, News 7, Danville.))


2-S-Feedback


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=Feedback
GRAPHIC=Feedback


The search for the toy every child is asking for is no easy task.
A story we ran last week provoked a response from one Bedford viewer... and that's the subject of our Feedback.
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SOT
IN Q=A viewer from Bedford
RUNS=:59
OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7


((A viewer from Bedford says she was "appalled" by our story on individuals who are re- selling the season's most popular toys at a premium.

She writes, "There are some honest parents out there that are searching at great lengths to find these items for their children. Most parents would do anything to make their child's Christmas as wonderful as can be, but not everyone can afford to spend a lot of money to do so. If your child only asks for one certain toy and you are not able to spend a lot of money, you would want at least to be able to get that one thing for them.
Whatever happened to the spirit of Christmas and giving?"

If you would like to comment on a News 7 story, please write us at P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
Fax us at 343-7269.
Our email address is news@wdbj7.com.
And you'll find a moderated online forum on our web page, www.wdbj7.com.
Joe Dashiell News 7.))

E-Invention-Convention


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-79
GRAPHIC=none


The task was to invent some device to make life easier, but the inventors were students at Grandin Court Elementary.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


The results were displayed at the second annual Invention Convention on Friday.
The assignment was to create something that would help people by saving time, energy or space-- making everyday life a little easier.
If you're a tennis fanatic, and the weather is bad-- don't worry.
With this you can practice inside.
Big laundry day--no problem.
The easy roller will help you get your clothes to the washing machine.
And the light-bulb learner makes a good study guide.
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SOT 14:13:58
IN Q=you put the

((NOAH WRIGHT/INVENTOR: YOU PUT THE NAIL ON ONE SCREW AND THE QUESTION IS LIKE "WHAT'S THE NAME OF THE FEMALE CAT GARFIELD TRIES TO IMPRESS?" AND YOU PUT IN ON 'C' ARLENE AND IT'S RIGHT AND THE LIGHT WILL LIGHT UP, BUT IF YOU SAY ITS NAME IS LOCO THEN YOU'RE NOT RIGHT AND IT WON'T LIGHT UP.))
SUPER=01-Noah Wright/Inventor;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=won't light up
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VO-NAT


Teachers hope their fifth graders learn how to use their creativity and ingenuity to help others.
And if you own cats--here's one for you.
The little black box records your cat's meow.
When your cat is outside and ready to come in all he has to do is meow and the kitty door opens.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon



(I'll call for boards)
ESS#8799
ESS#8824
ESS#8825
ESS#4410


Clinton-Bosnia


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton is in Sarajevo this morning for a one- day "Red Eye" mission to Bosnia.
It's an effort to cheer up the 85- hundred American soldiers...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia;


four days after announcing they'd be stationed in Bosnia indefinitely.
Mr. Clinton is scheduled to meet with both Bosnian Moslem and Serb Presidents.
He's also planning talks with U-S military leaders and a meal with U-S troops before heading back to Washington early tomorrow.
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Golden-Gate


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A tragic accident yesterday on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
While sightseeing with her family, a two- year- old girl was killed when she apparently fell from bridge.
Roz Plater has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :00
SUPER=01-Steven Wheat/California Highway Patrol; :29
SUPER=01-Anthony Garcia/Witness; :50
SUPER=01-Roz Plater/Reporting; 1:01
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=for CBS News


E-Japanese-Students


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-83
GRAPHIC=none


Some college students from Tokyo are spending the holiday season in Roanoke with host families.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Twenty-one Japanese students from Kawaguchi College are staying with Roanoke-area residents for three weeks.
During their stay, the young women will go shopping, spend a day downtown meeting the mayor and perform at Friendship Manor.
It's all part of a Cultural-Homestay, where the students get to learn about American life while teaching their host families about the Japanese culture.
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SOT-06:15:36
IN Q=ROANOKE VIRGINIA

((RAY MCKEE/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; ROANOKE VIRGINIA WILL BE FOR THEM THEIR FIRST EXPOSURE TO THE UNITED STATES. ))
SUPER=01-Ray McKee/Program Coordinator;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=UNITED STATES.
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VO-NAT


The students stay will finish-up about mid-January with a trip to Disney World.
After that they'll prepare a Japanese meal for their host families as a way of saying "thank you".
The program was put together by Roanoke citizens. Directors say there are already enough volunteers for next year's homestay to accommodate around 40-visitors.
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S-Feedback


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=Feedback
GRAPHIC=Feedback


The hunt for the top items on children's holiday wish lists can sometimes prove difficult.
A story we ran featuring an alternative that some people were turning to provoked a response from a Bedford viewer.
That's the topic of this week's Feedback.
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SOT
IN Q=A viewer from Bedford
RUNS=:59
OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7


((A viewer from Bedford says she was "appalled" by our story on individuals who are re- selling the season's most popular toys at a premium.

She writes, "There are some honest parents out there that are searching at great lengths to find these items for their children. Most parents would do anything to make their child's Christmas as wonderful as can be, but not everyone can afford to spend a lot of money to do so. If your child only asks for one certain toy and you are not able to spend a lot of money, you would want at least to be able to get that one thing for them.
Whatever happened to the spirit of Christmas and giving?"

If you would like to comment on a News 7 story, please write us at P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
Fax us at 343-7269.
Our email address is news@wdbj7.com.
And you'll find a moderated online forum on our web page, www.wdbj7.com.
Joe Dashiell News 7.))

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Roll Cold out of B-days
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SOT
IN Q=With the Holiday
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=13-Ronnie Hall/Chimney Works; :24
RUNS=2:43
OUT Q=Doing it now so


Steve Live

(Steve toss to Kimberly)


2-E-Internet-Drugs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Marijuana


The Bedford County Sheriff's Office surfed the Internet to nab a local drug dealer.
Authorities say the suspect was setting up drug transactions on-line.
Police raided a home in Vinton yesterday and arrested 52- year- old Kirby Adams of Drewry's Hill Road.
Charges against Adams include possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it.
Sheriff Brown said the investigation and arrest are evidence that drug dealers are becoming bolder, and investigations are becoming more complex as technology increases.


Danville-Church


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-82)
GRAPHIC=none


Abundant Life World Outreach Church is helping some families in need this holiday season.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Before the church doles our the food and gifts, each family must attend services.
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SOT-02:16:32
IN Q=we're doing

((BILL MOTLEY/ABUNDANT LIFE PASTOR; WE'RE DOING THIS TO IMPACT FAMILIES. IT'S NOT SO MUCH WHERE THEY END UP GOING TO CHURCH AFTER THEY VISIT HERE. BUT WE WANT TO IMPACT THEIR LIFE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Motley/Abundant Life Pastor;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=and spiritually
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VO-NAT


Recipients say the long term benefits are what make the difference.
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SOT-03:23:59
IN Q=I'm buying

((ANGELA SAUNDERS/ATTENDS OUTREACH CHURCH; I'M BUYING A HOME AND I'M DRIVING. I DIDN'T HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHEN I CAME HERE, I'M DRIVING. I'VE HAD ANOTHER CHILD AND I'M MARRIED NOW.))
SUPER=01-Angela Saunders/Attends Outreach Church; 1:15
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=married now
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VO-NAT


This year more than 250-families will receive a 15-pound turkey and three bags of groceries filled with all the trimmings.
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Xmas-Shopping


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Christmas Shopping


Three days 'til Christmas and many holiday shoppers are keeping with tradition,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


flooding stores and malls across the country.
Many bargain hunters took advantage of big sales over the weekend.
Some retailers cut prices as much as 70- percent-- just to get people into the holiday shopping spirit.
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E-Christian-Layoffs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Layoffs


19-98 may not be the year for the Christian Coalition.
The group says it plans to layoff about one-fifth of its workers and end production of its magazine--Christian American by the end of this month.
Other items on the chopping block include the Samaritan Project--which reached out to black Americans.
It will now become an independent group.



S-Invention-Convention


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-79
GRAPHIC=none


Students at Grandin Court Elementary showed their ingenuity last week.
The youngsters' new generation of gadgets was showcased at the Second annual Invention-Convention.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


The assignment was to create something that would help people by saving time, energy or space-- making everyday life a little easier.
A teacher came up with the idea while watching late night television.
The results, these night-time slippers equipped with lights for walking through the house in the dark.
And this storage sweeper keeper makes storage and cleaning under the bed a littler easier.
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SOT 14:16:08
IN Q=YOU PUSH THIS

((BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: YOU PUSH THIS UNDER YOUR BED AND PUT CLOTHES IN IT AND WHILE YOUR PULLING IT OUT TO PUT CLOTHES IN IT SWEEPS YOUR FLOOR UNDER THE BED.))
SUPER=02-Ben Black/Inventor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=UNDER THE BED
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VO-NAT


Teachers hope their fifth graders learn how to use their creativity and ingenuity to help others.
Or in the case of this headphone helmet--this inventor says it will encourage people to wear their helmet because they can listen to music-- and he uses it in the car.
He says it will protect him when his sister tries to stop him from listening to music by smacking him on the head.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NFL


In sports,
Barry Sanders became the third player in N-F-L history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season as Detroit made the playoffs and knocked New York out.
For yesterday's scores from the gridiron, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5022;
SUPER=0100-/Philadelphia/32/j/Washington/35//Westbrook 58yds & 1
TD//Indianapolis/28/j/Minnesota/39//Cunningham - 4 TD Passes/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Baltimore/14/j/Cincinnati/16//Esaison - 254yds & 2

TDs//Chicago/15/j/Tampa Bay/31//W. Dunn - 119 Yards/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/New Orleans/13/j/Kansas City/25//Vanover - 130 Return Yards/j/N.Y.

Giants/20//Dallas/7//Tiki - 82 Yards Rushing/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Pittsburgh/6/j/Tennessee/16//Bettis Did Not

Play//Atlanta/26/j/Arizona/29//Plummer - 3 TD Passes/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Jacksonville/20//Oakland/9//Brunell - 243 Yards//N.Y.

Jets/10/j/Detroit/13//Sanders - 184 Yards/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0100-/San Diego/3/j/Denver/38//Elway - 4 TD Passes//San

Francisco/9/j/Seattle/38//Moon - 4 TD Passes/;
RUNS=:42

(-------------) OC=...LAST GAME.