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Good morning, I'm Denise Allen.
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And I'm Andrew Freiden
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It Saturday, January 17. And Welcome to New-7 Satruday Morning. There's lots of news and sports ahead, but first let's get a peek at the weather.
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Gilmore-Inauguration


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In just a few hours, Republican Jim Gilmore will become Viriginia's 38th governor.
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Ellen Quales is in Richmond and joins us now with more on today's activities.

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Sports


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In sports, Steve Mason has a look at last night's high school hoop action.
Good Morning Steve.
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Mansion


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Today is inauguraton day-- so it's also the day when the oldest continuously inhabited governor's mansion in the nation gets a new family.
But the Gilmore family shouldn't get too cozy.
Restoration is badly needed-- and will probably force the Gilmores out for part of their four-year stay.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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((Law mandates the Gilmores stay in the Virginia Executive Mansion for four years -- unless a massive renovation forces them to a nearby rental.
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((ROXANE GILMORE: THEY HAVE TO DO ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS AND SKETCHES. MUCH OF THAT THEY CAN DO WHILE WE'RE THERE. AND THEN THERE WILL BE A BRIEF PERIOD WHERE WE'LL HAVE TO MOVE. BUT THEN I THINK WE'LL GET TO BE BACK IN.))
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((JIM WHITING: THE LAST INTERIOR RENOVATION-- I THINK SOME WORK WAS DONE DURING THE WILDER ADMINISTRATION UPSTAIRS. BUT IT'S ALWAYS BEEN A PATCH HERE, PATCH THERE. FIX THERE. AND AS I SAID EARLIER, SORT OF A RUBE GOLDBERG COMBINATION OF THINGS PUT TOGETHER.))
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The result is outdated plumbing, heating, air conditioning.
Wiring from the turn of the century.
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((THE KITCHEN IS NOT-- THIS WAS I THINK LAST DONE IN THE GODWIN YEARS WAS I THINK THE LAST TIME IT WAS "RENOVATED."))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WHAT IS UTILIZED NOW AS A GOVERNOR'S OFFICE UP THERE, IT LEAKS THROUGH THE ROOF AND THEN ENDS UP DAMAGING OBVIOUSLY THE WALLS, BOOKS ON SHELVES. YOU GET LEAKING THROUGH THE CHANDELIERS, AND THIS IS FROM THE ROOF AND THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM. AND WHAT YOU END UP THERE IS YOU GET A SAGGING OF THE CEILING. AND NO CHANDELIER HAS FALLEN. BUT THEN YOU END UP WITH MILDEW AND OBVIOUSLY STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS.))
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((THE FAMOUSLY FRUGAL GEORGE ALLEN WAS ADAMANT THAT LITTLE MONEY BE SPENT ON THE MANSION DURING HIS WATCH. BUT HE'S ALSO A HISTORY AND TOURISM ADVOCATE. SO HE DID PUT SOME MONEY IN HIS OUTGOING BUDGET.))
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Now 3-point-8 million dollars is in the budget... competing with things like a car tax cut.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

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Clinton-Depo


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President Clinton is making history today.
His deposition marks the first time a President of the United States has testified as a defendant.
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Clinton aides say he does not talk about Paula Jones' sexual harrassment case against him.
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Arkansas Federal Judge Susan Wright flew into Washington yesterday to settle disputes during testimony.
She will likely swear in the President herself.
Paul Jones arrived in Washington yesterday as well.
Today's proceedings will be attended by 15 people--including Jones, her six attorneys and the President with four attorneys.
Clinton's deposition is expected to take four hours.
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E-Folo-Abed


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A suspect in a fatal Roanoke arson fire was seen arguing with one of the victims a day before the blaze.
That came out yesterday during testimony at the Abed racketeering trial.
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Danny Kirk says he overheard Todd Thomas hollering at the owner of a rival business across the street.
Kirk says Thomas said something to the effect that he believed (fah-hawd ta-WALLbee) Fahad Tawalbeh was behind an earlier fire that destroyed the Corner Store in Roanoke.
Tawalbeh is one of half a dozen men accused of firebombing the Thomas' apartment to silence Thomas and his girlfriend, Barbara Hardy.
The government also believes Joe Abbott--the alleged "Godfather" of the Abed family--controlled the rival Speedway and was behind the firebombing.
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E-Spangler


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A judge is expected to decide next month whether four felony charges will be dismissed in a Giles County burglary case.
This-- after the commonwealth's attorney allegedly waited too long to file the necessary paper work.
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Roy Jason (Bowls) Bowles is charged with breaking and entering as well as grand larceny.
The offenses allegedly occurred last February.
Yesterday -- Bowles' attorney argued to have the charges dismissed saying prosector Garland Spangler failed to bring Bowles to trial within the appropriate time frame.
But, Spangler disagreed saying the 180-day window to prosecute someone begins at the time of arrest-- which was November.
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E-L'burg-Development


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She's worked in Boston, Washington D.C. and Paris.. now Rachel Flynn is ready to apply her talents to Lynchburg.
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Flynn was introduced yesterday as the city's new director of planning and economic development.
A Harvard University graduate, she also holds a degree in architecture.
Flynn says helping to revitalize Lynchburg's downtown will be one of her top priorities.
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((RACHEL FLYNN/LYNCHBURG ECON. DEV. DIRECTOR: RECREATE THE FABRIC, AS YOU CAN SEE THERE'S A LOT OF LITTLE PIECES BUT THERE'S NO COHESION. AND IF YOU CAN ATTRACT BUSINESS AND GIVE THEM ENOUGH INCENTIVE TO COME HERE, AND LOOK AT THE PARKING SITUATIONS, LOOK AT THE WATERFRONT, AND THREAD IT ALL TOGETHER TO MAKE PEOPLE WANT TO COME HERE.))
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Flynn was selected from a field of 70 applicants for the job.
She replaces Richard Jacques (jakes) who took a position with U-V-A in 1995.
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1-Scores


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Lot's of action on the courts last night.
For yesterday's scores..Here's a look at the scoreboards.
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Sports-Plays


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In late N-B-A action our travels take us to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, first, where the Bucks are playing host to the Chicago Bulls.
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And early on it was the Michael Jordan show. With this steal and basket it's Jordan 7 the Bucks 7.
But Scotty Pippin gets in the act. Ray Allen can't stop the man in motion and Pippin gets the bucket and draws the foul.
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This ally-oop is beautiful but it can't buy the Bucks a victory.
Chicago takes this one 96 to 86.
On the road again our next stop is Portland, Oregon, where the Trailblazers are hoping to break a five game losing streak at the expense of the Utah Jazz.
And they do, but it was close early as Arbetus Sabotus uses that long reach to find Gary Trent underneath.
The shot of the night was for nothing...Portland trying to make up some ground but can't beat the first period buzzer.
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The Blazers do beat Utah with 22 from Isaiah Rider. It's Portland 96--Utah 86.
And finally we make a pit-stop in Houston, Texas, for a match up between the Timberwolves and the Rockets.
Look at the textbook three on two break....Marberry finishes it for two.
The Rockets move the ball underneath then kick it out to Eddy for the long three
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But in overtime Tom Gugliotta puts the T-Wolves over the edge. It's
Minnesota 116--Houston 114
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Weekend-Calendar


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If you're still looking to fill your schedule for the weekend, here's some ideas from the weekend calendar. Take full screen calendar board 7142-Header 7143-message 7144-messae 7146-message
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Patrick-Diner


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Now it's time to send it over to our weekend diner--
Andrew, what do you have for us this week? Andrew 2-shot
This week, we invade the kitchen of another news 7 employee.
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You know him, you may love him--
He's our own Italian Stallion, Patrick Evans.
And he doesn't just love to talk, he also loves to cook.
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((The Weekend diner this week ends up at Patrick Evans' house. It smells great, I know you do a lot of cooking. I DO LIKE TO COOK. AND THIS IS A RECIPE THAT ACTUALLY STEMS FROM MY ITALIAN BACKGROUND, AND IT'S A RECIPE THAT MY GRANDMOTHER AND MY MOTHER PASSED DOWN TO ME. And if you read the WDBJ cookbook, you know your grandmother grew up in a mountaintop village in Italy. THAT'S RIGHT, AND SHE PASSED ON A LOT OF RECIPES TO MY MOTHER AND FATHER. NOW THIS IS A TOMATO SAUCE. I'VE PUT IN SOME GARLIC AND SOME OLIVE OIL. PUT IN A CAN OF CRUSHED TOMATOS. ON TOP OF THAT, ADDED SOME SALT, PEPPER, OREGANO. A LITTLE FRESH BASIL FROM MY GARDEN THAT I GREW, DRIED OUT. Now it's time to get to the meat of it-- both literally and figuratively. THAT'S RIGHT, AND WHAT I LIKE TO DO, I'VE GOT SOME BONELESS CHICKEN BREAST THAT I'VE CHOPPED UP INTO CUBES LIKE THAT, AND WE'RE GOING TO ADD THIS, I ALSO LIKE TO ADD MY GREEN AND RED PEPPER AT THE SAME TIME, BECAUSE I LIKE THE GREEN PEPPER NOT TO GET TOO SOFT. SO THEN YOU STIR ALL OF THAT IN. ALSO IF YOU LIKE TO, PUT A SPLASH OF RED WINE INTO THE TOMATO SAUCE. IT MAKES IT TASTE A LITTLE BETTER, AND DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE ALCOHOL CONTENT. IT DOES IN FACT COOK OUT. This recipe isn't exactly like the one your grandmother made. THAT'S RIGHT, IT'S BEEN MODERNIZED OVER THE YEARS. AND ONE OF THE THINGS I LIKE ABOUT IT IS YOU CAN DO IT ALL IN THIS ONE ELECTRIC SKILLET. IT'S PRETTY EASY. That's easy for cleanup. How long do you want to let it simmer? YOU WANT TO LET IT SIMMER 20 MINUTES, EVEN AS LONG AS 30 WON'T HURT IT. Very Good, and we'll sit and listen to Frank Sinatra in the meantime? YOU SHOULD ALWAYS COOK WITH FRANK SINATRA, JERRY VALE IF YOU'RE IN A PINCH. It's 20 minutes later, and it smells wonderful, Patrick? I LIKE TO SERVE THIS OVER A LITTLE PASTA OR A LITTLE RICE, YOU NOTICE I'VE ADDED SOME BLACK OLIVES, YOU CAN ADD MUSHROOMS AS WELL IF YOU'D LIKE, AND I THINK IT'S A PRETTY GOOD LOOKING DISH-- As are you. Thank you very much, Andrew. ))
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Take Chyron 7153
If you'd like to have the weekend diner come to your house, send us a note with your recipe, name, address and phone number to the address on your screen.
And if you'd like the recipe for Patrick's Chicken Cacciatore, send a self-adressed stamped envelope to the same address or you can check out the W-D-B-J-7 web site-- and click on the WEEKEND MORNING link.
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
In just a few hours Jim Gilmore will be sworn in as Virginia's thirty-eighth governor.
Ceremonies will get under way in Richmond around noon.
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The state of Texas is 15 billion dollars richer after settling a lawsuit with "Big Tobacco".
The money will be paid over a twenty-five year period.
Texas officials say children's causes will benefit from this year's award.
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And President Clinton will testify on his own behalf in the Paula Jones case this afternoon.
Clinton will make history as the first sitting President to testify as a defendant in a lawsuit.
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And that's what's making news on this Saturday January 17th.
We'll be right back.


2-Hello


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Good morning, I'm Denise Allen.
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And I'm Andrew Freiden
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It's (time) on Saturday, January 17. Welcome back to News-7 Sunday morning.
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2-Gilmore-Inauguration


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The minutes are ticking away to Republican Jim Gilmore's inauguration.
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Ellen Quales is in Richmond and joins us now with a preview of the inuaguration speech.
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Politics


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Nearly half of the one hundred members of the Virginia General Assembly returned to Richmond this week without having to run for office.
In this week's Eye On Virginia, Public Affairs Director Kelly Zuber looks at some of the possible reasons those seats weren't challenged in the November election.
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((DR. HARRY WILSON/ROANOKE COLLEGE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY RESEARCH: FOR THE MOST PART THESE JOBS ARE NOT TREMENDOUSLY ATTRACTIVE. THE PAY IS NOT HIGH, IT IS CERTAINLY NOT SUFFICIENT FOR A FULL TIME JOB SO YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE TYPE OF JOB WHERE YOU CAN LEAVE FOR TWO MONTHS OUT OF THE YEAR TO GO WORK ON THIS AND MOST OF US DON'T HAVE JOBS LIKE THAT. WE SEE A VERY HIGH PERCENTAGE OF ATTORNEYS AND SELF-EMPLOYED PEOPLE AND ALMOST EVERYONE ELSE IS REALLY DISQUALIFIED FROM RUNNING.))

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Rocky Mount attorney Mary Harkins is one of the candidates who took up the challenge of running for a state house seat in an unsuccessful bid against incumbent Allen Dudley.
It was her first try for public office.
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((AL BEDROSIAN/(R) FORMER CANIDATE FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES: YOU GET TO THE POINT WHERE YOU SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH OF THE WAY THINGS ARE RUNNING BUT YOU CAN'T STOP THERE BECAUSE EVERYBODY COMPLAINS. SO YOU'VE GOT TO SAY, WELL, IF I'M GOING TO COMPLAIN ABOUT IT AND I THINK I CAN DO SOMETHING BETTER THEN I HAVE TO THROW MY HAT IN THE RING AND TRY IT.))

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Al Bedrosian was also a political newcomer last November and his low budget campaign earned him more than 48 percent of the vote against powerful incumbent Dick Cranwell.
He says potential state candidates may be scared away by political perceptions.
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Bedrosian managed his campaign by himself with little help from the Republican party.
His wife and three children accompanied him to nearly every campaign appearance.
He says party politics were quite intimidating at first and still don't suit his style.
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((AL BEDROSIAN: WE WERE NAIVE ABOUT THE POLITICAL PROCESS IN TERMS OF STRUCTURE AND THAT WAS PROBABLY GOOD AT THE TIME, BECAUSE IF YOU REALLY THOUGHT ABOUT IT YOU'D HAVE PROBABLY THOUGHT WELL FORGET THIS, I'M NOT GETTING INVOLVED. IF YOU JUST KIND OF JUMP INTO IT AND JUST TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME YOU FIND OUT IT'S MANAGABLE.))

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The Xerox company executive says had he won the race, his family and his company would have had to wrestle with his absence from work.
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((AL BEDROSIAN: WHO KNOWS WHAT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED. I TALKED TO MY COMPANY ABOUT IT. I WAS ACTUALLY GOING TO COMBINE VACATION, THE FOUR WEEKS I HAVE SINCE I'VE BEEN WITH XEROX QUITE A WHILE, WITH A LEAVE OF ABSENCE, COUPLE THAT TOGETHER, BUT IT WOULD HAVE BEEN TOUGH.))

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Despite the political defeats, Bedrosian and Harkins say their time campaigning was well spent.
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Frog-Crossing


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Governments spend millions of dollars every year to move pedestrians safely across roads.
Those efforts have taken a new twist in Florida where those pedestrians are also amphibians.
Greg Davis of W-T-X-L has more.
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That was Greg Davis of affiliate W-T-X-L.

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Tx-Tobacco


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Everything's bigger in Texas.
And for the tobacco companies that includes settlements.
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Cigarette makers agreed to pay 15-billion dollars over the next 25 years.
That's the biggest legal settlement to date.
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((DAN MORALES/TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: THE SETTLEMENT REPRESENTS FULL AND COMPLETE RECOVERY OF FUNDS SOUGHT BY THE STATE OF TEXAS AND REPRESENTS A PROFOUND COMMITTMENT OF THE STATE TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND LIVES OF CITIZENS, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN.))
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Two billion dollars of the settlement will likely go to lawyers fees.
The rest will go to healthcare and educational programs.
The tobacco wars move on to Minnesota next, where a trial is set to being

Tuesday.
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E-Robb-Tobacco


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Closer to home, Senator Chuck Robb is trying to help communities dependent on the golden leaf.
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Robb is proposing federal legislation that calls for the privatization of the tobacco market.
He discussed his plan with tobacco growers and producers yesterday in Danville.
The bill would eliminate government-controlled quotas.. and provide millions of dollars in economic development to tobacco-dependent communities.
Robb says his plan hinges on money coming from the tobacco settlement.
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((SEN. CHARLES ROBB/VIRGINIA: WE'RE NOT FINDING MONEY ON TREES HERE. IT'S TAKING PART OF THE MONEY THAT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A PENALTY TO A CERTAIN EXTENT TO THE TOBACCO COMPANIES AND USING IT IN WAYS THAT WILL PROTECT THE GROWERS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES.))
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Senator Robb will introduce his proposal when Congress reconvenes January 27th.

JAMES-BROWN


ANCHOR=DENISE
NEWSCAST=SAT-AM
WRITER=SSA
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The "Godfather of Soul" is in stable condition this morning at a South Carolina hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Singer James Brown is being treated in Columbia for a possible addiction to painkillers.
Brown was picked up by sheriff's deputies on Thursday at the request of his family.
He is reported to be in stable condition and expects to be released early this week.
This isn't Brown's first encounter with police. In the early 90's, he served a two-year sentence for aggravated assault.
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Roaring-Run


ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot
NEWSCAST=Sat AM
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#Time Off
GRAPHIC=Time Off


Even though we're in the middle of winter, there are some days that are pleasant enough to make you yearn to be outdoors.
Talent=Andrew full


In this week's "Time Off" segment, Kimberly McBroom takes us down a path in the Jefferson National Forest that's well- travelled, even during the colder months.
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SOT
IN Q=About 40 minutes
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=@Kimberly1; :44
SUPER=01-Bob Boardwine/New Castle District Ranger; :58
SUPER=01-Donna Wilson/U.S. Forest Service; 2:05
RUNS=2:22
OUT Q=News 7, Botetourt county


(( About 40 minutes outside of Roanoke, just past Eagle Rock, lies a hiking trail that ALSO boasts some Civil War history.
Roaring Run includes a scenic creek, a waterfall, and a 19th century iron furnace that was in operation from 18-38 until 18-65.
As the story goes, a group of union soldiers took over the area and shut the furnace down permanently...
But even today, a furnace by- product, this shiny, black stone known as "slag" can be found throughout the grounds.
After stopping at the furnace, it's an uphill journey to one of the most spectacular sites along the trail.
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SOT standup 12:16:09

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: ROARING RUN FALLS IS UNIQUE IN THAT THE WATER COMES TO A FORK AS IT CASCADES DOWN THE ROCK. THIS AREA HAS CERTAINLY STOOD THE TEST OF TIME, DESPITE DAMAGE DONE BY INSECTS AND HEAVY FLOODING. ))
RUNS=:10


Roaring Run is no stranger to high water-- but forest officials say the walking bridges have proven they're built to last.
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SOT 11:48:55

((BOB BOARDWINE/NEW CASTLE DIST. RANGER: THAT TELLS ME THAT WHOEVER LOCATED THEM THE FIRST TIME THEY WERE BUILT-- THEY'VE BEEN RE- BUILT AT LEAST ONCE, MAYBE TWICE, BUT ALWAYS BACK ON THE SAME STONE PIER. AND THEY'VE WEATHERED ALL THE FLOODS, '85, THEY STOOD TALL AND WE DIDN'T LOSE ANY BRIDGES. ))
RUNS=:14


But many of the large hemlock trees that surround the area haven't been as fortunate.
Boardwine says insect damage is the reason hikers will notice stumps in the place of trees.
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SOT 11:46:22

((BOB BOARDWINE/NEW CASTLE DIST. RANGER: THEY'RE GOING TO SEE A LOT, LIKE WE SEE HERE, A LOT OF BIG HEMLOCK TREES THAT HAVE BEEN SAWED OFF. WE HAVE SMALL INSECTS CALLED A WOOLY ADELGA THAT ARE EATING THE NEEDLES OFF THE HEMLOCK TREES IN VIRGINIA RIGHT NOW. AND THE END RESULT IS THE TREES USUALLY END UP DYING. AND ALONG A HEAVY TRAVELLED TRAIL LIKE THIS, A DEAD TREE IS A REAL HAZARD. )) BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT
SOT 11:47:04

((SO, WHEN THEY SEE THE CHUNKS OF LOGS LAYING IN THE CREEK AND BESIDE THE TRAIL, THAT'S WHAT IT IS. WE DIDN'T WANT TO-- WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY CHOICE, WE HAD TO CUT THEM.))
RUNS=:28


That still isn't enough to take away from the beauty of this stretch in the Jefferson National Forest.
While taking a stroll through the woods may not normally occur to you during the winter months, forest service officials say it SHOULD.
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SOT 12:50:39

((DONNA WILSON/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: IT'S IDEAL FOR A WINTER OUTING. WE DON'T WANT TO HIBERNATE IN THE HOUSE OVER THE WINTER AND WE WANT TO WORK OFF SOME OF THOSE EXTRA POUNDS THAT WE PUT ON FOR THE HOLIDAYS.))
RUNS=:07


Roaring Run is open year- round to hikers--
Just make sure you dress in layers, and wear good walking shoes.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Botetourt County.))

National-Forest


ANCHOR=Andrew
NEWSCAST=Saturday AM
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Time Off


In other news from the forest service--
There is a five- dollar fee increase for seasonal day use permits at recreational sites in both the George Washington and Jefferson Natioanl Forests.
The 17 sites will now charge a fee of 25- dollars per vehicle, but now, there's now no charge for parking.
Officials say the increase is necessary to maintain fair competition among federal and private facilities.

2-Sports


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Sat Am
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# morning sports
GRAPHIC=


For NASCAR fans it means the racing year is about to begin.
As promised Steve Mason has an update from the 50th Anniversary NASCAR Media tour.
Good Morning again Steve.
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SOT
IN Q=Hello everybody
RUNS=2:28
OUT Q=Denise and Andrew


2-Scores


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Sat AM
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


In high school hoops last night the Cave Spring girls beat William Fleming, but in boys action the Colonels' beat the Knights and Blacksburg steals a victory from Northside.
For more scores..Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO MOTION!!!!!!
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Vancouver/110/j/Washington/112////Sacramento/92/j/Indiana/117///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-j/San Antonio/76//Charlotte/71////Golden State/89/j/Atlanta/102///;
SUPER=x5027
SUPER=0097-/F. Chiswell/47/j/Rocky

Gap/58////Shawsville/35/j/Glenvar/65//Noonkester 17 Points/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0097-j/James River/64//Craig Co./49////Montcalm/67/j/James Monroe/76///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0097-/Bath Co./41/j/Parry McCluer/81//Beverly 22 Points/j/Laurel

Park/82//F. Collinsville/52///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0097-j/G.W. Danville/82//Albemarle/78//Stephens 24 Points//Rockbridge

Co./61/j/William Byrd/86///;
SUPER=#555; reset
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=....last score."
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Diner-Bump
ANCHOR=2 shot
(Anchors ad lib toss to bump)

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COMM BREAK #7


Promo


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=sat am
WRITER=dse
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=news7 at 6


Here's one of the things we're working on for six.
Shopping malls seem to be taking over the retail business.
But that may not be good news for folks wanting to start a small business.
We'll find out more tonight on news-7 at Six

Did-You-See


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=sat am
WRITER=dse
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=did you see that


Finally this morning -- Did you see that?
Some people whistle, some sing, some play a musical instrument.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Beijing, China;


But not many play their FACE.
This 43-year old Chinese electrician developed the muscles in his throat, tongue and mouth so they have a range of about 2- and ahalf octaves.
His work is paying off.
He'll perform for millions of people on China's National Television Station.
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