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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


An 18 wheeler crashes into a school bus full of children.
It's a slate of Hollywood names in today's special election for Congress.
Plus twirling the night away as the Bolshoi Ballet lights up the Roanoke stage.
And a tough situation for this fawn. Find out what happened.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Next on News 7.

[Childrens-Health]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-23 TC 26:05]
[GRAPHIC=Health Care]


84-thousand children of Virginia's working poor could get health insurance under the bill.
But Governor
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Jim Gilmore is saying no.
Today he stood up to bi-partisan pressure from the General Assembly to expand Medicare.
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[SOT 13:43:48]
[IN Q=This legislation]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THIS LEGISLATION AFFRONTS MY PHILOSOPHY ON LIMITED GOVERNMENT AND THE INDEPENDENT SPIRIT OF ALL VIRGINIANS. IT WOULD CREATE THE LARGEST EXPANSION OF WELFARE BENEFITS IN VIRGINIA'S HISTORY. IT THRUSTS WELFARE BENEFITS AND GOVERNMENT DEPENDENCY INTO MIDDLE INCOME FAMILIES. IT SIGNALS THE DEFEAT FOR THE CAUSE OF AFFORDING STATES MORE FLEXIBILITY IN IMPLEMENTING FEDERAL MANDATES.))
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[OUT Q=federal mandates.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore announced he'll veto the Assembly's version and substitute his own.
Eighty-eight children's health groups in Virginia say the Gilmore plan would need a lot of work to be as good as Medicare.
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[SOT 14:39:34]
[IN Q=Medicaid provides]

((LINDA NABLO/VA. COALITION FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH: MEDICAID PROVIDES FULL VISION BENEFITS, SO IT PROVIDES EYEGLASSES IF THEY'RE MEDICALLY NECESSARY, HEARING SCREENING AND ANY ASSISTIVE DEVICES THAT THEY MIGHT NEED, THEY PROVIDE A FULL RANGE OF MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Nablo/Va. Coalition for Children's Health;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=health benefits.]
[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=NONE]


State lawmakers return to Richmond April 22nd to deal with the veto.
Some warn at least 56-million dollars in federal funding could be lost if an agreement is NOT reached.[Social-Securi

ty]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net a]
[GRAPHIC=Social Security]


The President is on a road trip to save social security.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO;]


First stop- Kansas City, Missouri where the President is looking for ideas to save the system.
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[SOT 14:05:35]
[IN Q=]

((IF WE ACT NOW WE CAN ENSURE STRONG RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR THE BABY BOOMERS GENERATION WITHOUT PLACE AN UNDUE BURDEN ON OUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN. ))
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[OUT Q=AND GRANDCHILDREN.]
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[VO-NAT]


The President has asked every member of congress to hold town meetings.
The meetings will culminate with a forum at the White House in December, with the President calling on Congress to draft a social security reform plan in January.
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[Halmode]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#98-32 TC10:42]
[GRAPHIC=Business Closing]


Craig County was shocked to learn its biggest employer is shutting down.
Now workers about to be laid off from Halmode Apparel .. and the county administration .. are wondering what to do next.
As Scott Goldberg reports, there are no easy answers.
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[SOT (ADD STANDUP TO STARLINK EDIT TAPE)]
[IN Q=It was the topic]
[SUPER=03-New Castle; :00]
[SUPER=01-Pat Fisher/Laid Off Worker; :12]
[SUPER=01-Steve Carter/Craig Co. Administrator; :27]
[SUPER=@Scott1; :58]
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[OUT Q=SG,News-7, New Castle]

(( [STANDUP CLOSE ON "HALMODE" TAPE AT 18 06 58 (UB)]
There is another empty factor in Craig County that economic developers have tried to fill for quite some time.
And they've had no luck.
When this factory closes, their job gets twice as hard.

SG, News-7, New Castle.))[Shopping-Center]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-26 25:06]
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A Danville developer's plan to build a shopping center in Pulaski hit a road block today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


The planning commission recently rejected the Daniel Group's request to rezone 35-acres across from Walmart.
Late today, town council also rejected the developer's request after listening to residents who want the land to remain zoned "residential".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's ]

((DON COPENHAVER/PROJECT OPPONENT:IT'S A PROVEN FACT THAT WITHIN A PERIOD OF 20- YEARS THERE WILL BE MORE MONEY MADE FOR THE TOWN IN TAXES RESIDENTIALLY THAN IT WOULD COMMERCIALLY, SO IT JUST MAKES GOOD SENSE.))
[SUPER=01-Don Copenhaver/Project Opponent; :00]
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[OUT Q=good sense.]
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[VO-NAT]


Town council was also presented with a petition bearing more than one thousand signatures before unanimously voting to reject the project.
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[Rocky-Mount]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Franklin County recently invited the town of Rocky Mount to annex a neighborhood full of homes -- as long as it would build sewer lines there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


But residents in the Franklin Heights neighborhood say they were never asked what THEY thought about becoming part of the town -- and some say they've learned to manage without the town's sewer lines.
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[SOT 12:51:52]
[IN Q=Well we been]

((MILES HOLLAND/RESIDENT: WELL WE BEEN NEEDING THEM AND NEEDING THEM FOR 35 YEARS AND AS OLD AS I AM I RECKON I CAN GO A FEW MORE YEARS.))
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[VO-NAT]


People here currently pay for private water and plant septic tanks in the backyard.
Becoming part of the town would mean paying taxes to Rocky Mount AND the county.
For some -- it would be worth it.
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[SOT 13:28:40]
[IN Q=We're all for it]

((WE'RE ALL FOR IT. WE THINK THE TOWN SHOULD COME THROUGH HERE AND UPGRADE. PUT SOME SIDEWALKS IN. WATER WOULD BE NICE. AND SEWER LINES. WE'D BE WILLING TO PAY EXTRA BECAUSE WE'D LIKE TO MAKE FULL USE OF THE PROPERTY AND IT WOULD VALUE, JUST RAISE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Frances Parker/Resident;]
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[OUT Q=just raise it]
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[VO-NAT]


The town of Rocky Mount still needs to accept or reject the deal -- but residents here say they wish they had the same opportunity.
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[Bus-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A tractor-trailer ripped through a schoolbus in Texas this afternoon, injuring at least a dozen children- one critically.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington Co., TX;]


Officials say children were getting off of the bus when it was rear-ended by the 18-wheeler.
It happened about 60 miles northwest of Houston.
The force of the crash tore away the roof and the back of the bus.
A 15- year- old girl was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Houston. Officials say she is in critical condition. Another girl was also seriously hurt.
Officials say injuries to the other 23 children on board and the bus driver appear to be minor.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Andrew in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still to come-
More trouble with the law for Larry Flynt...
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[VO-NAT]


And they were kicking up their heels at the Civic center tonight as a Russian ballet showed its stuff.
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[Victim-Hotline]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#598-14 TC 19:07]
[GRAPHIC=Crime Victims]


Virginia has promised six-thousand families the latest information on violent criminals who've made them victims.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charles City Co.;]


A new toll-free hotline makes that job easier.
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[SOT 10:48:10 TAPE TWO]
[IN Q=The parole]

((THE PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE IS APRIL 4, 2003.))
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[OUT Q=April 4, 2003.]
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[VO-NAT]


Scott Phillips was murdered in 19-89, weeks after graduating from high school.
His killer, who was 18 at the time, could be paroled in just five years.
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[SOT 10;17:32 TAPE ONE]
[IN Q=It's a sense]

((BYRL PHILLIPS-TAYLOR/MURDER VICTIM'S MOTHER: IT'S A SENSE OF SECURITY TO BE ABLE TO PICK UP THAT PHONE AND KNOW THAT HE'S THERE. BECAUSE YOU'LL HEAR "OH HE'S GETTING READY TO BE RELEASED." OR YOU'LL GET A PHONE CALL OR SOMETHING-- ONE OF THOSE THREATENING PHONE CALLS. AND IF YOU CAN PICK UP THAT PHONE AND CONFIRM THEY'RE HERE, THEY'RE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE UNTIL SUCH AND SUCH DATE. THAT IS-- I CAN'T BEGIN TO TELL YOU. IT'S A VERY FRIGHTENING FEELING. AND I THINK THAT THAT REALLY WILL GIVE YOU A SENSE OF SECURITY.))
[SUPER=01-Byrl Phillips-Taylor/Murder Victim's Mother;]
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=Crime Victims]


The hotline is staffed during the day, and automated on nights and weekends.

[Hutcherson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-21 24:06]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


The war on crime is taking center stage in one Lynchburg city council candidate's campaign.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Incumbent Carl Hutcherson announced today several initiatives to increase public safety in the Hill City.
Hutcherson says it's still up to the police to catch criminals, but city council can help.
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[SOT 11:06:05]
[IN Q=What a member]

((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: WHAT A MEMBER OF COUNCIL CAN DO, HOWEVER, IS TO SET AN EXAMPLE AND TO BE AN ADVOCATE FOR POLICIES AND PROGRAMS WHICH IF SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTED, WILL PREVENT OUR CITIZENS AND PARTICULARLY OUR YOUNG PEOPLE FROM TURNING TO CRIME.))
[SUPER=01-Carl Hutcherson/Lynchburg Council Candidate; :00]
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[OUT Q=turning to crime.]
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[VO-NAT]


Hutcherson wants to expand the city's Weed and Seed program and its public safety task force.
Eight other candidates are in the running for three at-large council seats in May.
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[Bono]


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Sonny Bono's widow hopes the political beat goes on-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Palm Springs, CA;]


Mary Bono's awaiting today's election results in Palm Springs California-
The Republican is up for the congressional seat left when Sonny Bono was killed in a skiing accident in January.
Her main competitor also comes from the world of entertainment- best known as John Walton--
Ralph Waite is running as a Democrat. He says his opponent has no experience serving the district.
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[Flynt]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net c]
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The publisher of the skin magazine Hustler is facing 15 criminal charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH;]


Larry Flynt and his brother are charged with selling porn videos at their store to a 14- year- old boy.
Flynt says it's against corporate policy to sell adult material to children.
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[SOT 20:10:10]
[IN Q=]

((LARRY FLYNT/"HUSTLER" PUBLISHER: I COULD VERY WELL LOSE THIS CASE AND I COULD GO TO JAIL FOR 24 YEARS. THAT'S NOT SOMETHING I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Flynt/"Hustler" Publisher;]
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[OUT Q=looking forward to.]
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[VO-NAT]


If convicted, Flynt could also get probation as punishment.
Flynt says he'll beat the charges.
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[TWA]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#net e]
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The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for the inspection for hundreds of 7-47's.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Investigators found frayed wires in the wreckage of TWA flight 800 and suspect the jet's fuel probe which had sharp edges may have been responsible.
The investigators also found four other 7-47's with sharp fuel probes and frayed wiring.
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[SOT 20:03:29]
[IN Q=]

((WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACTIVELY WORK WITH THE NTSB THE FAA AND TOHER INDUSTRY LEADERS IN AREAS FULL SYSTEM SAFETY.))
[SUPER=01-Doug Webb/Boeing Spokesperson;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=FULL SYSTEM SAFETY.]
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[VO-NAT]


The N-T-S-B also wants to require separation of fuel monitoring wires from bundles of other wires that carry electrical charges.
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[2-Bosnia-Anniversary]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-28 16:54]
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U-S troops won't be leaving their peacekeeping posts in Bosnia anytime soon.
Congress voted last month to keep U-S forces there at least another six months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bosnia/April 1997;]


It was a year ago when National Guard members from Danville headed to Bosnia for a six month mission.
Those soldiers now say pulling military forces out would lead to trouble.
While they were in the war-torn country, National Guard members saw improvements being made to the U-S facilities-- a sign the U-S contingent wouldn't be leaving for awhile.
Some of the soldiers changed their minds about whether the United States should be involved.
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[SOT 1:11:48-:04]
[IN Q=Before I was sent over there]

((CHRIS WILES/NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER: BEFORE I WAS SENT OVER THERE, IF YOU WOULD HAVE ASKED ME I WOULD HAVE SAID I DON'T THINK WE HAVE ANY BUSINESS BEING OVER THERE. WE OUGHT TO MIND OUR OWN BUSINESS. WE HAVE OUR OWN TROUBLES HERE. BUT AFTER HAVING BEEN OVER THERE AND SEEING WHAT HAPPENED I SAY TO MYSELF WHY DIDN'T WE GO OVER THERE A LITTLE SOONER.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Wiles/National Guard Member;]
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[OUT Q=there a little sooner.]
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[VO-NAT]


Other guard members say they expect the pot to "boil over" if and when the U-S finally does pull its military forces out of Bosnia.
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[4/7-Countdown]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=lba]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Countdown to April 15th]


As last minute filers scramble to pull together all the forms and fill out their 10-40s, the I-R-S stresses checking and double checking your returns.
That starts with using the peel-off label sent with your tax booklet.
Any changes should be printed clearly.
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXX)
[take pinnacle #1016]


Your name, address and social security number should be on each page.
That way if the I-R-S misplaces a page it can be reatteched.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


The post office suggests using the pre-addressed envelopes when possible.

If you need to address the envelope officials advise making sure the address is complete and legible.[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The arts made their way to Roanoke tonight...in a number of ways
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[VO-NAT]


And it was a narrow escape for this young one.
Coming up we'll show you how rescue workers managed to free this fawn from a storm drain.
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[Bolshoi-Ballet]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-27 TC 22:49]
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There was a Russian invasion tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Dancers from the "Bolshoi (Ball-Shoy) Ballet" came "From Russia With Love".
David Johnson was there.
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[IN Q=It's the best]
[SUPER=01-Garrett Olmsted/Arts Advocate; :00 QUICKLY!!]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :08]
[SUPER=07-Katie Eutsler; :21]
[SUPER=01-Victoria Hanabury/11 Year Old Ballet Dancer; :43]
[SUPER=01-Bootie Chewning/Dance Instructor; :47]
[SUPER=01-Robyn Schon/Roanoke Civic Center;:59]
[SUPER=@David1; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=Djo, News 7.]
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[IN Q=IT'S THE BEST]

((GARRETT OLMSTED/ARTS ADVOCATE; IT'S THE BEST BALLET IN THE WORLD. AT LEAST IT HAS BEEN TRADITIONALLY FOR THE PAST 75-80 YEARS. MAYBE EVEN 100 YEARS.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=100 YEARS.]

From a sprinkling-- to a full crowd-- people packed into the auditorium anticipating a once in a lifetime sight. They came from near and far. Driving from places like Tazewell and Stuart.
[SOT=18:53:27]
[IN Q=How long did]

((KATIE EUTSLER; How long did it take you to get here. ABOUT TWO HOURS.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=ABOUT TWO HOURS.]

The seemingly effortless high kicks, perouetts and graceful moves dazzled some and inspired others. [NAT-SOUND/Close with applause] [RUNS:08]
[SOT=18:56:39/18:44:59]
[IN Q=I THINK IT'S GREAT]

((VICTORIA HANABURY/11-YEAR OLD BALLET DANCER; I THINK IT'S GREAT THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO COME TO ROANOKE.)) ((BOOTIE CHEWNING/DANCE INSTRUCTOR; I THINK IT'S MOST EXCITING THAT WE'RE HAVING THE BALLET HERE IN ROANOKE. AND I'M HOPING IT HAS A GOOD ATTENDANCE BECAUSE THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST BALLETS EVER.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=BALLETS EVER.]

The civic center plans to host similar events in the future.
[SOT=17:02:00]
[IN Q=WE'RE VERY INTERESTED]

((ROBYN SCHON/RKE CIVIC CENTER MARKETING DIR.; WE'RE VERY INTERESTED IN BRINGING MORE UPSCALE SHOWS TO OUR FACILITIES IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A WIDER VARIETY OF EXPERIENCES FOR OUR CUSTOMERS, THE CITIZENS WHILE BETTER UTILIZING OUR BUILDINGS HERE.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=BUILDINGS HERE.]

[STAND-UP/20:28:52] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; TICKETS FOR THE PERFORMANCE RANGED BETWEEN 20 TO 50 DOLLARS. BUT IT WOULD APPEAR THE AUDIENCE GOT THEIR MONEY'S WORTH FROM A CULTURAL EXPERIENCE THEY'LL NOT SOON FORGET. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))

[RUNS:10]))[Arts-Night]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=98-30 TC 20:24]
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The ballet wasn't the only place to get a taste of the arts this evening. (------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Oak Grove Elementary school in southwest Roanoke County hosted "An Evening with the Arts" featuring among others, Miss Virginia 1996 - Michelle Kang.
The classical pianist gave the audience a few words of wisdom and a sampling of what nearly two decades of practice and music lessons can produce.
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[IN Q=I'm hoping...]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Kang/Miss Virginia 1996; :00]
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[OUT Q=...they can grow."]
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[VO-NAT con't]


The evening also featured performances by renowed harpist
(Sawn Yee Hum) Song Hee Uhm and her students.


Plus, a father-son accordion duet, a Highland Bagpipe player, the Roanoke Valley Community band, a group of actors from Virginia Western, cartoonist Steve Stinson, and guitarist Beth Anderson, who performed with her sister.
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[SOT TC-12411]
[IN Q=NAT SND MUSIC UP FULL]

((BETH ANDERSON/OAK GROVE PARENT & GUITARIST:))
[SUPER=01-Beth Anderson/Oak Grove Parent & Guitarist; :06]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...OTHER THINGS IN LIFE."]
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The tranfer papers for Tech freshman guard Jenis Grindstaff have gone through; we will tell you where he is headed, plus Liberty's Peaunut Arrignton is almost sure of his destinatiton,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00]


and D.C. United; the only crowned Major League Soccer Champs, can add thw White House to places they have visited. The champs were honored by president Clinton in the Rose Garden.
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[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-2]
[GRAPHIC=Tennessee]


News 7 sports learned that Virginia Tech frshman guard Jenis Grindstaff has reportedly transferred to Tennessee.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


A sports radio talk show on WNOX in Knoxville said yesterday that Grindstaff made his tranfer to UT offical yesterday. He will sit out next season and tehn have three years of elegibility remaining. He visited the tennessee campus over the weekend. He averaged 10.5 pts a game for tech this past season as a freshman.
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[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Sp-3]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops weekly]


Hometown Hoops Weekly hero and double A player of the year Peanut Arrington is 90 percent sure he will go to Fork Union next year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/State Tournament; :00]

That according to his coach Mark Hanks. Arrington visited the campus late last week and liked it. The 17 year old won;t be 18 until late summer and a year there would give him a chance to mature. Peanut averaged 25 points a game this past season.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-10]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA]


A few college basketball programs did the coaches shuffle yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]


Rob Evans is leaving Mississippi for Arizona State.
Evans rebuilt the Rebels' program and led the school to back-to-back N-C-Double-A Tournaments.
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Also, one Atlantic 10 coach has lost his job. Yesterday; Duquesne fired head basketball coach Scott Edgar. Edgar had been on the job at Duquesne for three years. He is a coaching product from Arkansas who developed under Nolan Richardson.
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[S-Birds]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-8]
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The Baltimore Orioles are 6 and 1 for the fourth time in team history after spoiling kansas City's home opener 11-7 yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO; :00]


The Royals did provide their fans with some opening day highlights. Watch jeff King smash this homer over the left field wall with one on. He rounds the bases for the second time this season.
But the Orioles had the final word. Journeyman Joe Carted with the broken bat basehit up the middle that playes a pair of runs and Baltimore wins it by 4.
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[VO-NAT-WIPE TO ENG!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Denver, CO; :00]


In Denver; the Rockies presented Larry Walker with a motorcycle in recognition of his MVP season.
lets check out Mark McGuire's mission...to break the homerun record. Not on this at bat; but Popeye ddoes bring in Rolls Royce Clayton on this RBI grounder. 1-nothing St. Louis.
Colorado answers. Dante Bichette scores Ellis Burkes with a shot that gets by Gary Gaetti to tie the game at 1 all. The card went up 9-1 and hold on to a 12-11 win.
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[S-Score]


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Still to come in sports, Tiger Woods talks aboutt the pressure on him to repat at the Masters
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and seven winston cup teams were at martinsville today; trying to master the half mile track. But Mike Stevens found out; another speedway was everyone's mind.

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The Goody's headache Powder 500 hits the Martinsville Speedway in two weeks. And while seven winston cup teams burned the half mile track today; Mike Stevens says; drivers were still in a texas state of mind.
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Anticipation at Augusta is growing almost as fast as the expectations for a Tiger Woods repeat.
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Woods is the defending Masters champion and will try and repeat that feet when the tourney begins.
The course was full of champions past and presentt. Six time champ Jack Nicklaus is playing in his 40th masters. He's in good company with the Legendary Arnold Palmer.
Tiger was the center of attention and he should be; in route to winning last yearh he fired a record setting 18 under 270.
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It was a baby's cry for help that brought rescue workers running.
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This young deer had fallen into a drainage ditch and animal control officers had to use a combination of two lassos to lift the fawn to safety.
The deer is now resting comfortably at a wildlife center in Northern California.
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