[1-Concert]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Today is when the anticipation comes to an end.
The concert everyone has been hearing so much about will get underway in a few hours.
[Double Boxes=Denise and David/Microwave]

David Johnson is at Victory Stadium where the Dave Matthews concert takes place this afternoon.
[Live=David Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@David1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Good Morning Denise. This concert is the largest event ever held in the history of Roanoke.
About 30-thousand are expected at the concert today.
Organizers say in order for that to go smoothly, there will be a few do's and don'ts to adhere to.
(Rollcue:to adhere to.)

[dissolve to Pinnacle 1031] RAIN IS A POSSIBILITY TODAY, BUT UMBRELLAS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN THE STADIUM. PONCHOS ARE ACCEPTABLE. OTHER ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE STADIUM INCLUDE GLASS, CANS, BOTTLES, CAMERAS OR VIDEO EQUIPMENT, COOLERS, OR LAWN CHAIRS. 1033 PARKING WILL BE OF CONCERN TO EVERYONE. THERE ARE FIVE DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS WHICH INCLUDE THE AREAS LISTED ON THE SCENE. PARKING WILL ALSO BE PERMITTED IN DOWNTOWN GARAGES. FANS CAN CATCH SHUTTLE BUSES ON FRANKLIN ROAD BETWEEN JEFFERSON AND WILLIAMSON. [1032]
THERE ARE ALSO OTHER SHUTTLE STOPS FROM THE VIRGINIA TRANSPORTATION MUSUEM, THE ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER, PATRICK HENRY HIGH SCHOOL AND THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN KIMBALL AVENUE BUILDING. SHUTTLE SERVICE WILL BEGIN AT 11 THIS MORNING AND THE GATES TO THE SITE WILL OPEN AT NOON. [1035]
FOR THOSE TRYING TO PARK CLOSER TO THE STADIUM, YOU WILL NOTE THAT WILEY DRIVE, RESERVE AVENUE, AND SECTIONS OF EVANS MILL ROAD AND FRANKLIN ROAD WILL BE CLOSEDFOR THE DURATION OF THE DAY. [1034]
THE MUSIC BEGINS AROUND TWO O'CLOCK, STARTING WITH ROBERT BRADLEY'S BLACKWATEWR SURPRISE. BRUCE HORNSBY IS SET FOR A 3 PM APPEARANCE FOLLOWED BY THE MAIN ATTRACTION THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, WHICH GETS GOING AROUND 4:30.
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[LIVE=DAVID FULL/MICROWAVE]

NOW AS NOTED THIS IS, BY FAR THE BIGGEST EVENT EVER HELD IN VICTORY STADIUM. TO FIND SOMETHING CLOSE TO THE CROWD SIZE EXPECTED TODAY, YOU'D HAVE TO GO BACK 50-YEARS WHEN VIRGINIA TECH AND VMI PLAYED FOOTBALL ON THIS FIELD.
[DOUBLE BOXES=DENISE AND DAVID/MICROWAVE]

WE'LL HAVE MORE CONCERT INFORMATION FOR IN ABOUT A HALF HOUR.

[Pitts-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-38]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


A Danville man is charged with murder after a shooting last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


Deputies say it happened just before ten in the Keeling community of Pittsylvania County.
One man was shot in the chest and died at the scene.
Police are not releasing his name until they can notify his family.
Another man, 22-year old Earlie Henry Boles, Junior of Keeling, was wounded. His condition is unknown.
38-year old David Barry von-Eime (Ime) was arrested and charged with murder and felonious assault.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-36 TC 5:50]
[GRAPHIC=Police Shooting]


The store manager at REVCO in Blacksburg was there the day a suspect pulled a B-B gun on police and they fired 18 rounds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 9, 1995]


Now-- three years after Maurice Taylor was killed --Paul Scarafino says the "facts were covered-up."
In a sworn affidavit, Scarafino says police moved the body and asked him to clean up the blood.
In the process, he says he noticed bullet holes in the floor.
Within a day or two, he says, town police removed the bullet-damaged floor tiles and replaced them.
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[SOT 13:35:19]
[IN Q=He was the store]

((HE WAS THE STORE MANAGER. HE WAS NEVER INTERVIEWED BY ANYONE DURING THIS INVESTIGATION.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Cruey/Attorney for Taylor's Family]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=this investigation.]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=Police Shooting]


Blacksburg police chief Bill Brown declined comment.[1-WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Saturday am]
[WRITER=afr]
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[2 shot toss]

(Toss to sports)[Sports]



[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Carolina League action and Qualifying from Martinsville, that's just some of what Steve Mason has for us in sports.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning Everybody]
[RUNS=2:30]
[OUT Q=morning crew, guys]


[Sat-Lottery]


[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]


[2-SHOT]
(Adlib toss to Lottery Numbers)



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[super=70-4/4/4/5/9/6/9;] Pick 3/Pick 4
[super=71-4/8/10/24/34/6/18/20/32/50/12;] Cash 5/Big Game
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[6-Louisa-Bombs]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-22]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


State and federal authorities are wondering if they have a serial bomber on their hands after two separate explosions injured three people in Louisa County yesterday morning.
Yesterday's blasts came just a few months after another explosion killed a pregnant woman in Louisa in December.
Steve Smallshaw tells us the violence has residents on edge.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The bombings occurred]
[SUPER=03-Louisa Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Kenny Harper/Louisa Co. Sheriff's Dept.; 37]
[SUPER=@ssm1; :49]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Cooke/Resident; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Ed Yerkes/Resident; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=News7, Louisa County.]


(( The bombings occurred about ten miles and thirty minutes apart.
Around 6:30 a-m, a father and son near the town of Mineral found a tackle box in their yard, which contained an explosive device that partially detonated, burning both men on their arms.
A half hour later, another bomb exploded in the parking lot of the Louisa Pizza Hut.. critically injuring a woman nearby.
Dozens of local, state and federal authorities have converged on the area.
Bomb- sniffing dogs were brought in as FBI and ATF agents scoured the area for clues.
Police won't speculate whether these bombings and December's fatal blast are related.
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[SOT 12:43:12]
[IN Q=We're not excluding]

((CAPT. KENNY HARPER/LOUISA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'RE NOT EXCLUDING ANYTHING, HOWEVER THE MATTER'S UNDER INVESTIGATION AND WE REALLY CAN'T GIVE YOU ANY FURTHER COMMENT UNTIL WE HAVE TIME TO INVESTIGATE THIS MATTER TO THE FULLEST.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=the fullest.]
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[Standup 14:10:22]
[IN Q=Not only are]

((Not only are police looking for suspects, they're also battling a second enemy and that's fear. Residents say things like this just don't happen in a place like Louisa County, and now they're wondering if and when it might happen again.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=happen again.]
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[SOT 13:38:18]
[IN Q=Probably scared]

((CURTIS COOKE/RESIDENT: PROBABLY SCARED, MOST OF THEM. YOU DON'T KNOW WHEN, IF YOU'RE GOING SHOPPING OR NOTHING, WHEN IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AGAIN, YOU DON'T KNOW NOTHING.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=know nothing.]
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[SOT 13:41:28]
[IN Q=It's a nice]

((ED YERKES/RESIDENT: IT'S A NICE LITTLE TOWN. IT'S HARD TO FATHOM.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=to fathom.]


Authorities, meanwhile, are urging everyone not to panic.
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[SOT 12:47:00]
[IN Q=They should go]

((HARPER: THEY SHOULD GO ON AND CONDUCT THEIR LIVES IN AS NORMAL AS POSSIBLE FRAME OF MIND.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=frame of mind.]


Something that may be easier said than done.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Louisa County.))[FL-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A head-on collision in Orange County, Florida, killed four people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL;]


The Florida Highway Patrol says a shuttle van crossed a median on the Central Florida Greenway and smashed into a truck heading in the other direction.
Nine people in the van survived the crash.
The shuttle service transports people between hotels and airports.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the driver of the van to lose control of the vehicle.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=THA]
[TAPE#98-29 98-29]
[GRAPHIC=Smart Road]


Senator John Warner isn't swerving in his support of the Smart Highway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Critics of the nearly six mile road that will eventually link Blacksburg to Christiansburg say it's a waste of taxpayer dollars and will harm the environment.
But Warner, who was briefed yesterday on the road's construction, supports the project saying the research it will provide could save lives.
Project supporters are asking the Senator for seven million dollars to complete the project.
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[11-Bowers]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-23 TC 47:18]
[GRAPHIC=Bowers, David]


Roanoke's mayor is running for Congress -- but his toughest challenge may be letting people know who he is.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]


Democrat David Bowers says he wants to meet people and hear their concerns.
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[SOT 9:22:26]
[IN Q=There was a big]

((DAVID BOWERS/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: THERE WAS A BIG CONTROVERSY ABOUT COYOTES. WELL YOU CAN IMAGINE THAT AS MAYOR OF ROANOKE I'VE NEVER HAD TO DEAL WITH THAT ISSUE. I THOUGHT ABOUT IT FOR A MINUTE AND DECIDED I'M GOING TO COME OUT AGAINST COYOTES. THAT SEEMS TO BE A POPULAR POSITION.))
[SUPER=01-David Bowers/(D) Candidate for Congress;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=popular position]
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[VO-NAT]


Bowers announced his candidacy yesterday in Monterey.
He is running in a largely G-O-P district, against the Republican who's held the seat for six years.
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[SOT 13:32:11]
[IN Q=The message]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) 6TH DISTRICT: THE MESSAGE I'LL BE CARRYING .... AND I'M GOING TO CONTINUE TO DO SO.))
[SUPER=@Goodlatte;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=to do so]
[VO-NAT]


In small cities like Buena Vista few people have heard of Bowers but some still welcome a new candidate.
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[SOT 9:42:27]
[IN Q=everyone]

((I THINK IT'S GOOD. I THINK EVERYBODY NEEDS A CHALLENGE.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Byers/Buena Vista Resident;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=do anything]
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[VO-NAT]


Bowers says he will be less involved in his law firm to spend more time campaigning but that it will NOT interfere with his mayoral duties.
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[1-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke's best of five series with Hampton Roads is tied at two after the Express lose on the road in the second round of the Kelly Cup playoffs.
For the rest of the scores here's a look at the scoreboard.
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[Sports-Plays]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Sports Plays]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The Utah Jazz have clinched the home court advantage throughout the play offs with last night's win over Phoenix.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/NBA-TNT;]


Utah's Karl Malone had 29 points and nine rebounds in the victory. He gets two easy here.
John Stockton adds a bucket and the Jazz win in Phoenix 102-to-99.
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/NBA-Fox;]


The Lakers are tied with Seattle in the Pacific Division after getting their 60th win last night.
Kobe Bryant goes out on his own and travels untouched to the hoop.
The Lakers cruise to the easy 124-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
[SUPER=03-Arlington, TX/Rangers-Fox;]


The Texas Rangers rode a six run third inning to a fifth straight victory this one over the Baltimore Orioles.
Kevin Elster at the bat helps his cause with the R-B-I, bringing home Rodiquez.
Texas gets the double-play and the 6-4 win over Baltimore.


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[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=afr]
[TAPE#=Wknd Diner]
[GRAPHIC=Diner]
(toss to Andrew for Diner)
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-Shot]


This week's weekend diner guest isn't just a great cook-
She's also a survivor.
[ANCHOR=Andrew Full]


Sheila Costa was in Nashville this week, and survived the tornado that touched down there.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[RUNS=3:55]
[OUT Q=nice looking cake]
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[ANCHOR=Andrew]

[Dissolve to Chyron 7153]
If you drop us a self-addressed, stamped envelope, we'll send you this recipe.
You can see the address there on the screen. You can also check out our web site under the weekend mornings section.
And, don't forget if you'd like to be on the weekend diner, send us a note with your recipe, name, address and phone number.
And if we come to your house, you'll get a cool weekend diner apron.
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[HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


Some 30-thousand people are expected to descend upon Roanoke's Victory Stadium.
The concert by Bruce Hornsby and the Dave Matthews Band is expected to be the largest event ever held at the stadium.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


A Danville man is charged with murder following a shooting in Pittsylvania County.
Sheriff's deputies say David Barry von Eime killed one man and wounded another just before ten last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Louisa County was rocked by two bombs yesterday morning.
Three people were injured when two seperate bombs exploded.
In December, a woman was killed by a homemade bomb.
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[ANCHOR=Denise 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Saturday April 18-th.
We'll be back in just a minute.


[2-Pitts-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-38]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


One man is dead, another wounded after a shooting last night in Southside.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]


Deputies say it happened just before ten in the Keeling community of Pittsylvania County.
One man was shot in the chest and died at the scene.
Police are not releasing his name until they can notify his family.
Another man, 22-year old Earlie Henry Boles, Junior of Keeling, was wounded. His condition is unknown.
38-year old David Barry von-Eime (Ime) of Danville was arrested and charged with murder and felonious assault.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-26 TC 33:48]
[GRAPHIC=Soering, Jens]


The conviction of Jens Soering stands.
So says the Supreme Court of Virgnia.
Soering is serving two life terms for murdering his girlfriend's parents... but Soering said he deserved a new trial.
He says ELIZABETH Haysom did it, helped by a couple of drifters who killed a man in Roanoke around the time Derek and Nancy Haysom were killed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/1990]


The only problem is: Soering confessed to killing them himself -more than once.
Details of the confessions were so convincing, the justices today cited their "great detail," noting that the statement Soering gave police matched the facts.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE][11-Lilly]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-28 34:11]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/February 11, 1997;]


The State Suprme Court also said no to an appeal from Ben Lilly.
He was sentenced to die for abducting and murdering Virginia Tech student, Alexander DeFilipis.
The 22-year old was abducted in 1995 by Lilly and two other men.
The court found no reversible errors-- still Lilly's attorneys were encouraged the court thoroughly addressed their concerns.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I did ]

((MAX JENKINS/LILLY'S ATTORNEY:I DID NOT THINK THAT OUR SUPREME COURT WOULD PAY MUCH ATTENTION TO OUR ARGUMENTS, I'VE HAD CASES THAT HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF PUBLICITY, SOME OF THEM ARE VERY GRUESOME CASES, AND THESE ARE THE TYPES OF CASES THAT I DO CONSTRUCTIVELY CRITICIZE OUR SUPREME COURT FOR, BECAUSE THEY TEND TO NOT REALLY PAY STRICT ATTENTION TO US AND THIS IS A CASE THAT I THINK SHOWS THAT. ))
[SUPER=01-Max Jenkins/Lilly's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=shows that.]
[VO-NAT]


Lilly's attorneys plan to appeal-- they say the entire process, however, could take as long as seven years.
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[2-Concert]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The day at least 30-thousand has been waiting for is upon us. The Dave Matthews Band concert kicks off its world tour at Victory Stadium.
[Double Boxes=Denise and David/Microwave]

That's where we find our David Johnson, who has some concert tips for us.
[Live=David Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@David1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]

Good Morning Denise. Yes I do have a few concert tips for you. It's going to be a bit hectic here and in the immediate areas, so I've got some information that may help matters a bit.
(Rollcue:matters a bit.)

[Dissolve to Pinnacle 1031] If you're planning on drinking at the event, don't bring your own, coolers will not be permitted into the stadium. They will be selling beer at the concert. There will be a six beer limit. There are other don'ts such as don't bring any cameras or video equipment. They won't be permitted in the stadium. Also excluded will be bottles, glass and cans, coolers and lawn chairs. Traffic will be one of today's major factors. Here to help explain how parking and shuttle services will be handled is Jim Evans of the Roanoke Civic Center. Robyn where will there be designated parking for fans?
[SUPER=01-Jim Evans/Roanoke Civic Center;]

[Pinnacle 1033] What about shuttles, where will they run from and what time will it get started? [Pinnacle 1035] Is there parking closer by for the handicapped?
(David Ad Lib)

[Pinnacle 1034]
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[Live=David Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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[Double Boxes=Denise and David/Microwave]



[Kids-Bears]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=afr]
[TAPE#98-39]
[GRAPHIC=World Around Us]


There is a lot of high tech research going on at Virginia Tech.
But there is one study hidden away in the woods that is getting a lot of attention.
Andrew checked it out earlier this week.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vaughan/CABS; :09]
[SUPER=07-Laura Hammett; :17 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=07-Melly Jacobs; :20]
[SUPER=01-Charles Teske/Bear Hunter; :54]
[SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=eapecially this one]

(( The captive Alleghany Bear Study is popular with the public due to the cuddly bear cubs that reside here.
[SOT 47:08]

((MICHAEL VAUGHAN: I WOULDN'T CALL IT A CELEBRITY, BUT OUR WORK DOES GET A LOT OF ATTENTION )) [RUNS:04]
The living breathing teddy bears keep a captive audience.
[SOT 1:41:41]

((WERE THOSE BEARS CUTE? Nods yes. )) [RUNS:04]
[SOT 1:43:40]

((are these little cubs just like little teddy bears? YES, BUT THEY HAVE MOUTHS AND HANDS)) [RUNS:08]
[SOT 54:20]

((MICHAEL VAUGHAN: YOU CAN SEE THEY'RE NOISY TOO. THEY LOOK CUTE, OH, YES, THEY CAN SCRATCH AND BITE.)) [RUNS:06]
Michael Vaughan and his research team often have visitors observing their study.
The big viewing times are every ten days-- when it's time to weigh and measure the bear cubs.
Charles Teske is a bear hunter-- he was eager to learn more about the bear study.
[SOT 2:05:09 ]

((CHARLES TESKE: MOST TRUE BEAR HUNTERS JUST WANT TO KEEP THE BEARS THERE TO TREE ANOTHER DAY THEY'RE NOT INTERESTED IN HARVESTING THEM.))
[RUNS=10 ]


He has seen and photographed dozens of bears-- but he'd never been on the receiving end of a bear hug.
[SOT 2:05:47]

((CHARLES TESKE: I FIGURED THEY WERE CUTE, THESE THAT THEY HAVE HERE ARE REALLY NICE BEARS, THEY'RE REALLY CUTE. ESPECIALLY THIS ONE. )) [RUNS:09] ))
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=HOLD]


Michael Vaughan says he's glad people are interested in his research--
But make sure you call ahead and talk to him if you want to visit the facility.

Walk up visitors are unbearable.[11-Hollins]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-34 TC 28:12]
[GRAPHIC=Hollins]


Say goodbye to Hollins College and hello to a new graduate program.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The school will become Hollins University on July First.
School officials say they hope to set the standard for a small liberal arts univeristy.
The school will also start a masters program in screenwriting and film studies.
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[SOT]

[13:37:35 UB]
[IN Q=One of the]

((JANET RASMUSSEN/HOLLINS PRESIDENT; ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WILL MAKE IT UNIQUE IS THE FACT THAT INITIALLY AT LEAST WE ARE OFFERING IT AS A SUMMER PROGRAM SO THAT INDVIDUALS CAN BE EMPLOYED IN VARIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES THEN COME TO HOLLINS IN SUCCESSIVE SUMMERS TO COMPLETE THE MASTERS.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Rasmussen/Hollins President]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=complete the masters.]
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[VO-NAT]


It will be Hollins' sixth masters program and should start in the summer of 19-99.
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[11-Averett]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-33 TC 15:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They are pilots who want young people to be able to share in their love for flying.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Harold and Mary Graul of Baltimore donated a twin-engine airplane to the Aviation Department at Averett College.
Their daughter and son-in-law both graduated from the school in the 80's.
The plane is an F-Model Piper Aztec aircraft worth about 100-thousand dollars.
It will be used to train student pilots on multi-engine aircraft instead of just single engine planes.
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[Wildflower-Hike]


[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=Saturday AM]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Time Off]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off]


Unless you have a garden, names like Lady Slippers or Jack-in-the-Pulpit might not mean anything to you.
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-Shot]


But that'll change if you attend next weekend's Wildflower Pilgrimage hosted by the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
[ANCHOR=Andrew Full]


So, grab that allergy medicine, and watch Kimberly McBroom's preview of NEXT week's event in THIS week's "Time Off".
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((JENNIFER HOLLINGSWORTH AUSTIN/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VA: I APPRECIATE FLOWERS THAT ARE A LITTLE MORE SUBTLE AND WITH NATIVE PLANTS, THERE ARE A LOT OF THEM THAT YOU JUST MIGHT WALTZ RIGHT PAST AND NEVER EVEN REALIZE WHAT THEY ARE.))
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But after three years of leading Wildflower Pilgrimages, Jennifer Hollingsworth Austin doesn't miss very many.
The Mill Mountain Wildflower Garden is just one of several sites throughout the Roanoke Valley that nature walkers will be strolling through during next weekend's event.
Hunting for flowers is a bit like hunting for treasures, but Austin says it also satisfies general curiosity.
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((JENNIFER HOLLINGSWORTH AUSTIN/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VA: THIS IS DEFINITELY AN EVENT GEARED TOWARD ANYBODY WHO'S EVER BEEN WALKING AROUND OR DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD AND LOOKED AT SOMETHING AND THOUGHT, "WELL, THAT'S PRETTY. I WONDER WHAT THAT IS?")) [RUNS:09]
Hollingsworth says last year's wildflower pilgrimage attracted 800 people.
It's an opportunity for novices to learn the names behind the petals--
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((BUNNY SMITH/BLUE RIDGE NATIVE PLANT SOC.: AND THEY GO TO PLACES WHERE EXPERTS FOUND WILDFLOWERS IN THE PAST. SO, YOU'RE TAKING A POT SHOT AT TRYING TO FIND SOME. YOU KNOW YOU'RE GOING TO FIND SOME.)) [RUNS:12]
Smith is also a flower- lover.
She says weather always plays a crucial role in what will be blooming, and when.
Smith predicts a good year for Blue Bells.
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((BUNNY SMITH/BLUE RIDGE NATIVE PLANT SOC.: OVER THE YEARS, WE'VE HAD EARLY SPRINGS AND WE'VE HAD LATE SPRINGS AND ALL THAT MEANS IS THAT YOU GET TO SEE A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THINGS. YOU STILL SEE SCADS AND SCADS OF FLOWERS, BUT SOMETIMES THEY'RE A LITTLE DIFFERENT.)) [RUNS:13]
While it may be tempting to pick some of these beauties, Hollingsworth cautions against it.
She suggests taking PICTURES instead.
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((JENNIFER HOLLINGSWORTH AUSTIN/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VA: PEOPLE SHOULD BRING MAGNIFYING GLASSES. THEY SHOULD BRING CAMERAS. THEY COULD BRING WILDFLOWER GUIDES. THE AVERAGE HIKE IS PROBABLY TWO HOURS LONG AND THEY VARY IN DIFFICULTY FROM STROLLS THROUGH PRIVATE GARDENS, TO GOING OUT IN THE WOODS AND REALLY GOING UP AND DOWN SOME FAIRLY SERIOUS HILLS.)) [RUNS:19]
Those who have walked the path say you don't have to be a plant expert or plant lover to enjoy the wildflower pilgrimage.
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((BUNNY SMITH/BLUE RIDGE NATIVE PLANT SOC.: I THINK YOU BECOME A PLANT AFICIONADO AFTER YOU'VE ATTENDED ONE OR TWO, BECAUSE IT'S SO GREAT TO SEE THE LITTLE FLOWERS.)) [RUNS:07]
If you'd like to stop and smell the flowers, or at least learn more about them, call or drop by the science museum and pick up a brochure on next weekend's nature hike.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))


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A look at the Roanoke Express in Hampton Roads and A-A-U state tournament action, Steve Mason has those stories and more in sports.
Good Morning Steve.
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Finally this morning, Did you see that?
It's the most detailed map of New England-- if you lived 230-years ago.
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The map was used by British generals during the Revolutionary War and has hand-marked routes around the Boston area.

It lists practically every town, county and province in New England at the time. (------------) The map is a new acquisition of the University of Southern Maine.