[11-Dave-Matthews]

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The Dave Matthews Band world tour got of to a big start yesterday.
David Johnson was at the concert and has this report.
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This band has been performing together since 1991. Fans say the group's musical style continues to evolve and get better.
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((RYAN ABELMAN; IT'S A BIT OF FOLK WITH SOME ROCK. HE BLENDS VIOLINS AND SAXOPHONES AND FLUTES. HE HAS JUST A GREAT SOUND. HIS VOICE IS VERY UNIQUE.)) ((TIA DIXON; IT'S MUSIC FOR EVERYBODY. YOU CAN'T CATEGORIZE IT AS FOLK OR POP. IT'S MUSIC FOR THE PEOPLE.)) [RUNS:14] [Nat-Sound]
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The group started an international tour here in Roanoke. About 30-thousand people made it to the initial concert date. This was the first of many concert tour stops for several fans.
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((MANDY BROWN; WE MIGHT GO TO NEW ORLEANS. I THINK IT'S APRIL 27TH. AND WE'RE GOING TO SEE HIM IN CINNCINATI JUNE 2ND.)) ((PAT DOBMER; LOOK AT AL THESE PEOPLE. ALL THESE PEOPLE ARE HERE FOR THIS. 30-THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE HERE ALL FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC. ALL FOR THE LOVE OF THIS BAND.)) [RUNS:14]
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Before this concert, the record crowd was 22 thousand 500 people, who showed up for a Virginia Tech-VMI football game.
Today's crowd estimates top that figure by 7,000.

David Johnson, News 7.))[11-Earth-Day]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-30; 38:18]
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High above Roanoke, folks gathered to celebrate Earth Day atop Mill Mountain.
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This is the eighth year the nationwide event was celebrated here in Roanoke.
Youngsters were treated to puppet shows explaining the dangers of littering.
And, adults sampled healthy and organic foods--and a relaxing massage.
Event organizers said numbers were a bit low this year, but they hope to attract more people next year.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-35; 18:06]
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Alleghaney and Bath Counties are making a drive for economic development by way of golf.
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[use file tape 98-22; 14:06]
Championship golfer Sam Snead announced plans to build a signature golf course in Douthat State Park.
It would be one of up to 12 golf courses built in Virginia as part of the Sam Snead Golf Trail.
The trail would also include a golf school.
It will cost as much as five million dollars and bring 60 new jobs to the area.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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Regional economic developers have been trying to bring a golf course to the area for 10 years.
They say the trail will boost tourism and bring more national attention to Virginia's communities.

[Nashville-Cleanup]


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Nashville residents are working around the clock to recover from last week's tornado.
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Many were trying to do make shift repairs on their roofs so the rain wouldn't cause even more damage.
Signs bearing the insurance carriers and policy numbers were posted throughout the neighborhood just incase the insurance adjuster passed.
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((THE DEVIL GROWLED HERE ON EASTLAND AVENUE THAT DAY. AND HE BREATHED DOWN ON US AND IF YOU WEREN'T IN IT YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT.))
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In Manila, Arkansas, mourners laid to rest two children killed in a tornado there on Thursday.
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[1-Sports]


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In Sports, Steve Mason has a little football Americana and the European style of play.
Good Morning Steve.
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[Motherhood]


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Maternal deaths rates in the United States are a growing problem.
Current statistics show 20 maternal deaths per 100-thousand live births.
Tonya Flory reports safe motherhood programs are trying to beat the odds.
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((ANGIE GUNTHER/PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR:SAFE MOTHERHOOD BEGINS WITH HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AND PRECONCEPTION PLANNING WELL BEFORE THE PREGNANCY EVER TAKES PLACE.)) [RUNS:09]
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and preparation includes seeing your doctor for prenatal care well before you decide to become pregnant and making sure you're living a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition, especially eating foods rich in iron and folic acid.
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((ANGIE GUNTHER/PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR:A LOT OF WOMEN DO CHOOSE TO TAKE A VITAMIN SUPPLEMENT THAT INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNTS OF FOLIC ACID. IF YOU DON'T FEEL THAT YOU GET A BALANCED DIET THAT MIGHT BE A GOOD WAY TO DO IT, BUT IT IS BEING ADDED MORE ANND MORE TO A LOT OF DIFFERENT PRODUCTS LIKE BREADS AND SOME OTHER GRAINS AND CEREALS.)) [RUNS:18]
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The goal of safe motherhood includes maternity clinics for preconception counseling, but educating the mother is just the first step.
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((ANGIE GUNTHER/PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR:WE TRY TO CONVINNCE THE MEN, THE FATHERS OF THESE CHILDREN TO PROMOTE THOSE LIFESTYLES THEMSELVES. IT'S EASIER FOR THE MOTHER TO QUIT IF THE FATHER IS EXHIBITING SOME HEALTHY LIFESTYLES.)) [RUNS:16]
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((TONYA FLORY/REPORTING:THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROVIDES PROGRAMS LIKE PARTNERS IN PREVENTION THROUGHT PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTS HOPE TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF UNITENDED PREGNANCIES THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY.))
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((ANGIE GUNTHER/PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR:WHICH INCLUDES TEENAGERS AS WELL AS WOMEN AND MEN IN THEIR TWENTIES AND BEYOND, BUT IT IS TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF UNITNTDED PREGNANCIES AND TO MAKE EVERY PREGNANNCY A PLANNED EVENT.)) [RUNS:14]
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Health officials advise considering all aspects of having a healthy baby which invloves physical as well as social and financial issues.
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((ANGIE GUNTHER/PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR:THERE ARE LOTS OF PROBLEMS DURING PREGNANCY THAT A WOMAN DOES NOT REALIZE CAN OCCUR, SOMETIMES BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE.))
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Safe Motherhood is the focus for this year's World Health Day through a partnership of community organizations, health professionals and educators.
Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))
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During World Health Day events recently Hillary Rodham Clinton and Model Vendela urged pregnant women to get the education they need to give birth to healthy babies.




[HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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Nearly 30-thousand people trekked to Victory Stadium yesterday for the start of the Dave Matthews Band world tour.
That makes it the largest event ever held at the Roanoke Stadium.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Golf may be coming to Bath and Alleghany Counties.
Developers are hoping to build a course in Douthat State Park as part of the Sam Snead golf trail.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]


And Nashville residents continue to recover from the tornadoes that ripped through town Friday.
Many people tried to repair roofs so rain wouldn't cause even more damage.
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And that's what's making news on this Sunday April 19-th.
(toss to Andrew for Newsreel)




[Apollo13-Reel]


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It's been nearly 30 years since America held it's breath, waiting to hear the fate of Apollo 13.
[ANCHOR=Andrew Full]


News-Seven's David Seidel takes us back to 1970 in this week's edition of Virginia Newsreel.
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(( April 11, 1970-- it was supposed to be the United-States' third trip to the surface of the moon.
It turned out to be the most hair-raising journey an American astronaut ever took.
On the third day of the voyage, an oxygen tank exploded, putting the lives of three astronauts on the line.
Back on Earth, NASA scientists scrambled to find a way to get the crippled spaceship home.
The world held its breath as the capsule reentered the earth's atmosphere, safely splashing down on April 17.
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((CHRIS CRAFT/NASA-APRIL, 1970; IT'S MY PERSONAL BELIEF THAT WE WILL FIND WHAT HAPPENED IN THE LAST FLIGHT AND WE WILL BE ABLE TO FIX IT WITH REASONABLE HASTE, ORDERLY HASTE AS WE LIKE TO SAY, AND I THINK WE WILL BE READY TO FLY THE APOLLO 14 FLIGHT IN HOPEFULLY NOT TOO DIFFERENT A TIME SCHEDULE THAN WE HAD ORIGINALLY PLANNED.)) [RUNS:25]
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In 1995, the world got a second look at the story when the film Apollo-13 hit movie theaters.
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[97-7 01:34]
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((HELLO HOUSTON, THIS IS ODYSSEY. IT'S GOOD TO SEE YOU AGAIN.)) [RUNS:04]
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One question that remains has many answers-- who was the real hero of Apollo 13?
Ken Mattingly was scrubbed from the mission at the last moment and was instrumental in bringing the crew home alive.

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((KEN MATTINGLY/NASA-JANUARY, 1997; I'M ALWAYS AFRAID THEY'RE GOING TO PICK SOME CHARACTER AND NORMALLY THEY'LL START AND SOME PEOPLE WILL SAY, WELL I THINK IT WAS GENE KRANZ AND SOMEONE ELSE WILL SAY HE'S JIM LOVELL OR FRED HAYES AND THEN ALMOST UNANIMOUSLY COME TO THE CONCLUSION IT WAS EVERYBODY, WHICH IS THE RIGHT ANSWER.)) [RUNS:17]
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That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7. ))




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[WRITER=dal]
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In late night sports action a new record on the major league diamond.
It happened in Houston, Texas and the Astro and the Expos duked it out.
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Craig Biggio gets home on a walk and grabs the 'runs scoring record with 891 in his career. He passes Caesar Cedano.
Montreal gets a blast from Pollmer. The two run homer over the Penzoil sign is his first of the year.
But it wasn't enough as the Expos drop their third straight.
Derek Bell makes the great throw to the plate for the out and the Astros win 4-to-3--for Houston's win streak is at three.
[SUPER=03-Arlington, TX/Orioles-WB54;]


In Arlington, Texas, a diving catch by Baltimore's Brady Anderson robs the Rangers of a base hit.
The Orioles avenge yesterday's loss despite Mark McElmore's 400 foot home run.
Baltimore takes this one home 10 to 8, ending the Rangers five game win streak.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=eea]
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If you want to make the big bucks--try becoming an Internet worker.
And, if you didn't catch Dave Matthews in concert, you can check the web for tour information.
Eric Earnhart has more in this week's WebWatch.
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(( [intro] [RUNS:05]
Internet commerce is cooking... A Commerce Department survey says the information industry is growing at twice the rate of the overall economy, employing more than 7 million workers, some earning among the highest wages in nation.
Internet-2 is speeding our way.
This week Vice President Al Gore announced three high tech companies will donate millions of dollars and thousands of miles of fiber optic cable to create a second internet capable of sending an entire encyclopedia in a second.
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((THESE RESEARCH PROJECTS WILL HELP DEVELOP THE TECHNOLOGY FOR A INTERNET THAT IS FASTER, MORE DEPENDABLE AND CAN CONNECT BILLIONS OF COMPUTERS TOGETHER.)) [RUNS:11]
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Cheap long distance rates will continue for a while for customers of businesses routing calls through the internet. The FCC is considering forcing the companies to pay the same fees regular phone companies pay... but says it doesn't have enough information yet.
Need a laugh? Try YukYuk-dot-com, a creation of cartoonist Chad Frick.
(natsot)

Join Beetle-boy on a quest for his missing rolly polly, or play air guitar with Heavy Melvin... you'll need shockwave software for this one.
If you missed the Dave Matthews Band, you can catch the tour on the web. check out the photo album, and find out more about the new concert date in Virginia Beach.
The WDBJ website has something new... free classified ads... And while you're here, click on the webwatch page to find links to all these sites... That's WDBJ-7-dot-com.))

[Pitts-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-38 TC06:27]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Authorities have identified the man killed in Friday's shooting in Pittsylvania County.
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[SUPER=03-Pittslyvania Co.;]


Deputies say Franklin L. Gardner of Keeling was shot in the chest and died at the scene.
Another man, 22-year old Earlie Henry Boles, Junior also of Keeling, was wounded.
38-year old David Barry von-Eime of Danville is charged with murder and felonious assault.

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A woman injured by a bomb in Louisa is doing better.
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[SUPER=03-Louisa Co.]


Sabrina Johnson Brewer's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious.
She was injured Friday when a bomb exploded in a Louisa Pizza Hut Parking lot.
Two men were less seriously hurt by another bomb in nearby Mineral.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=98-27; 40:59]
[GRAPHIC=Dave Matthews]


Yesterday's big concert went off without a hitch according to Roanoke Police.
For those who didn't have a ticket to the show, having Dave Matthews in town was a chance to turn a little profit.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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((DAVE MATTHEWS? YES, MA'AM, GO STRAIGHT AHEAD, OVER TO THE RIGHT, SHUTTLE BUSES WILL PICK YOU UP AT THE FLAGS AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE AUDITORIUM. THANK YOU.)) [RUNS:07]
For thousands of people the day started in line at shuttle bus locations like the Roanoke Civic Center.
It was here where concert- goers got their first advice on what to expect once they got to the stadium.
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((OFFICER L.R. BURKE/ROANOKE P.D.: POCKETBOOKS ARE FINE, BACKPACKS YOU CANNOT HAVE, ALL RIGHT. THE PROMOTER IS THE ONE WHO MAKES THIS DECISION.)) [RUNS:06]
Whereas most people only had music on their mind, others had dollar signs in their eyes.
If you didn't have a ticket, people like Ken Jones were willing to help you out.
Not surprisingly, Jones is a business major at Virginia Tech.
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((KEN JONES/TICKET SELLER: I JUST TRY TO GET 'EM AS CHEAP AS I CAN, HALF PRICE OR WHATEVER. Reporter: THEN SELL THEM FOR AS MUCH AS YOU CAN? JONES: WELL, I DON'T SELL 'EM FOR ABOVE COST. Reporter: YOU DON'T SELL THEM FOR ABOVE COST? THAT'S SCALPING? JONES: YEAH, THAT'S SCALPING.)) [RUNS:13]
Scalping of course, can get you in trouble with the law..
But if you owned parking space near the stadium, you could set your own rate.
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((WHITT HALL/PARKING ENTREPRENEUR: TEN BUCKS, THEY SAY IS CHEAP. THEY'D PAY PROBABLY TWENTY BUCKS IF WE ASKED THEM TO. YEAH, YOU CAN THROW A ROCK TO THE STADIUM FROM HERE, SO THIS IS AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN GET.)) [RUNS:11]
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((KATIE FINK/PARKING ENTREPRENEUR: WE JUST DECIDED TO TAKE SOME POSTERS AND TRY TO DRAW 'EM IN. FIGURED, YOU KNOW, THIS IS THE LAST LOT, THIS IS AS CLOSE AS YOU'RE GOING TO GET WITH ALL THE STREET CLOSINGS.)) [RUNS:08]
Even with roads blocked off, the neighborhoods close to Victory Stadium haven't seen many problems.
A simple sign kept unwanted vehicles out of area lots.. and not having a ticket to the show didn't stop some people from still having a good time.
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Roanoke.))[Roller-Coaster]


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[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
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At least four people were injured yesterday on an Illinois thrill ride.
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It happened when the Demon Roller Coaster at the Six Flags Great America Amusement park in Gurnee got stuck in a loop.
Park officials say it took fire fighters more than two hours to rescue the 23 riders.
The park is not yet open for the season.
It was rented out yesterday for a company party.
The cause of the mishap is still under investigation.

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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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More than 30 people were hurt when a plane hit turbulence on its approach to John-F-Kennedy International Airport.


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[VO-NAT]

[5:50:52]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


The 747 was flying from Paris to New York yesterday when it ran into turbulence about 30-minutes before landing.
Many passengers were thrown into the air.
Most of the injuries were minor-- cuts and buruises.
But one person broke a rib.


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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=60 minutes]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Lieutenant Kara Hultgreen crashed her F-14 and died because her skills at landing on an aircraft carrier were sub-standard.
Her instructor says the Navy overlooked those problems because of pressure to put women into combat aircraft.
That's one of the stories youy can see tonight on 60-Minutes.
Here's Mike Wallace
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You can see the rest of that story and others tonight on 60-Minutes.

Tune in to your Hometown Station at seven o-clock.[DealOpen]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=profile open]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profiles]


We focus our Virginia Profile spotlight this morning on a Pittsylvania County minister.
But his committment to God isn't his only calling in life.
He's also a volunteer firefighter.
And the marriage of his two jobs is truly one made in heaven.
Christy Hubley introduces us to Tommy Deal.
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[SUPER=01-Pastor Don Davidson/Mt. Hermon Baptist Church; 1:03]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Pittsylvania County.]

(( You can say he saves lives and saves souls.
Tommy Deal is Associate Pastor and Minister of Education at Mount Hermon Baptist Church.
And right down the street from his church is the Mount Hermon Volunteer Fire Department... where Tommy has been a firefighter for seven years.
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((THOMAS DEAL: IT'S ALWAYS BEEN A PART OF MY LIFE. SINCE MY DADDY BECAME A VOLUNTEER FIREMAN 35-YEARS AGO AND WOKE ME UP DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A VOLUNTEER FIREMAN. 25-YEARS AGO I STARTED BACK IN MY HOMETOWN AND I'VE BEEN DOING IT EVER SINCE.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=doing it ever since.]


Most of Tommy's work at the church is done "behind the scenes."
With the help of the Minister of Music... who just happens to be his wife... he prepares the sanctuary for holiday services.
From his desk, Tommy coordinates the Sunday School and looks over plans for a new addition to the church.
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[IN Q=That's a gift of mine]

((TOMMY DEAL: THAT'S A GIFT OF MINE... ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZING. SO GOD TOOK WHO I WAS-- HE MADE ME INTO WHO I AM-- TO DO WHAT WHAT HE WANTED ME TO DO.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=wanted me to do.]


His pastor says his committment to God and the community makes Tommy a role model for all people.
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[IN Q=He is a believer in Christ]

((PASTOR DON DAVIDSON/MT. HERMON BAPTIST CHURCH: HE IS A BELIEVER IN CHRIST AND THAT'S HIS JOB PROFESSIONALLY. IT'S NOT HIS JOB TO DO THIS OTHER. THIS IS FROM HIS HEART. AND I THINK EVERY CHRISTIAN NEEDS TO FIND A WAY TO SERVE NOT ONLY GOD BUT TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY AND WHEN YOU DO THAT YOU ARE SERVING GOD.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=you are serving God.]


Tommy is never far from his scanner.
And when he's called to a fire, the church is very flexible to allow him to respond.
Tommy says even though he's not paid to be a firefighter, he could never give it up.
He says it's a calling from God... just like his ministry.
Christy Hubley, News 7, Pittsylvnia County.))
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[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's another look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


Authorities have identified the man killed in a Pittsylvania County shooting.
Deputies say 37-year old Franklin L Gardner of Keeling was shot in the chest Friday and died at the scene.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


One of the people injured Friday by a bomb in Louisa County is improving.
Sabrina Johnson Brewer's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Yesterday's Dave Matthews Concert at Victory Stadium went off without a hitch.
Traffic appeared to the be the worst problem most people had to deal with.
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[ANCHOR=Denise 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday April 19-th.


[Sports-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Sports Extra]
[GRAPHIC=none ]

[***ANCHOR TAG TAG TAG]
Kelly Sullivan has made history again.
First as a member of the first co-ed class at the Virginia Military Institute.
And then Friday she became the first WOMAN to place for V-M-I in an athletic championship.
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VMI track has traditionally done well in the Southern Confernce track championship.
Kelly is one of the first women to get a scholarship to the former all male school.
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Her dad traveled all the way from Denver to witness this historic moment.
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The Sullivans are a military family and dad was not surprised his daughter chose VMI and he has no doubt she'll achieve her career goal.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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V-M-I won it's second straigt Southern Conference track title.
Darrius Jackson won the long jump and the 200 meter dash and ran a leg on the winning 400 meter relay team.
Keydet coach Mike Bozeman won outdoor track coach of the year.


[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=Dal]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=Martinsville]


The grid is set of today's Goody's 500--weather permitting of course.
Here's how they stack up.
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[SUPER=X5016;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Bobby Hamilton/93.175/2. Rusty Wallace//3. Jeff Gordon//4. Ricky Rudd//5. David Green//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Ken Schrader//7. Bill Elliott//8. John Andretti//9. Joe Nemechek//10. Bobby Labonte//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Rich Bickle//12. Ted Musgrave//13. Jeremy Mayfield//14. Darrell Waltrip//15. Jeff Burton//;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=0107-16. Kyle Petty//17. Kenny Wallace//18. Mark Martin//19. Brett Bodine//20. Ward Burton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Sterling Marlin//22. Ernie Irvan//23. Dale Jarrett//24. Lake Speed//25. Hut Stricklin//;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Jimmy Spencer/91.855/27. Michael Waltrip//28. Rick Mast//29. Robert Pressley//30. Morgan Shepherd//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Dale Earnhardt//32. Steve Grissom//33. Kevin LaPage//34. Todd Bodine//35. Kenny Irwin//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Randy LaJoie//37. Terry Labonte//38. Johnny Benson//39. Chad Little//40. Dick Trickle//;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=0107-41. Geoff Bodine//42. Jeff Green//43. Jerry Nadeau//;]
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[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=wknd ent.]
[GRAPHIC=none]
(Toss to Andrew for movie review)
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-shot]


You may have never heard of this movie.
[ANCHOR=Andrew Full]


But the man who wrote it is one of America's foremost playwrights.
Here's Dennis Cunningham with a review.
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[10:40:50 Thursday]
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[SUPER=01-Dennis Cunninghom/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=04-Sony Pictures Classic; :31]
[RUNS=2:08]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]



[Art-Car]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The wackiest things on wheels took to the streets of Houston yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX]


It's the annual Art-Car Parade, an event that shows off some really far-out vehicles and their equally far-out owners.
Some serious paraders came from all over ther country to show off their creativity. (------------) The Art-Car Parade is in its tenth year.