[Roanoke-Murder]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


One man is dead after an argument over a woman.
Roanoke Police were called to the 12-hundred block of Jamison Avenue around 11-20 last night to investigate a shooting.
In a parking lot they found 22-year-old Keith E. Sandifer with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Sandifer was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he died.
Police have a suspect and are in the process of making an arrest.
Witnesses say the argument was over a mutual girlfriend.

[Shooting-Roanoke]


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


Another man is in critical condition following a shooting in Northwest Roanoke yesterday afternoon.
Police were called to the 100 block of Witten Avenue, there they found 41-year-old James R. Reddicks with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Investigators say Reddicks was arguing with Frankie L. Steelman when Steelman allegedly shot Reddicks.
Steelman was later arrested and charged with malicious wounding and fire arms charges.

[Hospital-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Derrick Lee Coles will spend 8 years in prison for opening fire inside Danville Regional Medical Center.
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[VO-NAT]

[Edit from 98-26]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


Coles was sentenced Friday for shooting Darrell Bradner inside the hospital's waiting room on December Fifth, 19-97.
Police say the hospital shooting was in retaliation for an earlier shooting at a Hardee's parking lot.
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[Bedford-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Vinton man died last night in a single vehicle accident.
Police say 36-year-old Michael Harold Joseph was driving on route 6-95 in Bedford County when he ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
It happened around 9:30.
Joseph died at the scene.

[Henry-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=fatal accident]


Two separate motorcycle accidents in Henry county claimed the lives of two men.
The first one happened shortly before midnight on Philpot Road.
Police say 34-year-old William Eugene Clark of Bassett, was driving too fast and lost control of his motorcycle as he entered a curve.
Clark apparently ran off the left side of the road and struck several trees.
He died on the way to the hospital.
A second man was killed in an accident on Route 58 at Leather wood Crossing.
It happened shortly after three this morning.
Police say 18-year-old Jeffrey Adams of Martinsville, was traveling at speeds in excess of 100 miles an hour.
He lost control of his motorcycle, ran off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail and then a street sign.
Adams also died on the way to the hospital.


[11-MW-Apparatus]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-41; 58:44]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


M and W Fire Apparatus of Vinton has a new home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;]


The six year-old company decided to relocate to the Vinton Industrial Park on Third Street after outgrowing its old facility.
M and W builds and repairs all types of fire safety equipment and sells to customers as far away as New Jersey and Mississippi.
The company started as a two person operation in 1992 and now employs 18.
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[Dragging-Death]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Yesterday's rallies by the Ku Klux Klan and Black Panthers were peaceful.
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[VO-NAT]

[14:34:17]
[SUPER=03-Jasper, TX]


The Klan rallied in the Japer town square to denounce the brutal murder of James Byrd, Junior, allegedly by three white men.
Anti-klan groups also rallied in the town.
The groups were seperated by lawmen from all over the state.
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[SOT]

[15:36:17]
[IN Q=The bottom line]
[SUPER=01-Billy Rowles/Jasper Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=they wanted to]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The family of James Byrd issued a statement denouncing the K-K-K and the New Black Panthjers.
They say they're just trying to get on with their lives.
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[Florida-Fires]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Firefighters in Florida are gaining the upper hand in the battle against forest fires.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[14:24:04]
[SUPER=03-Volusia Co., FL;]


Flames have scorched nearly 160-thousand acres in just 34 days.
The situation is improving.
The worst fires outside Daytona Beach have been surrounded.
But firefighters say it's not over yet.
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[SOT]

[14:24:04]
[IN Q=If we were]
[SUPER=01-Phil Brennan/Volusia Co. Fire Department;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=very quickly]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=None]


The eyes of firefighters are also on the dry desert Southwest states.
Fire season there is about to get underway.

[Tai-Chi]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=wknd HC]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
They're two of the biggest exercise crazes right now -- yoga and Tai Chi and classes are being offered in Roanoke.
A recent poll suggests one out of every 10 Americans is interested in trying it, 6 million are already doing it. A few of those at the mall. Tonya Flory explains.
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[IN Q=It's still]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barbara Walters/Registered Nurse; :15]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Summers/Participant; :27]
[SUPER=01-Suzann Robins/Tai Chi and Yoga Instructor; :45]
[SUPER=@Tonya1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Health Check]

((It's still early morning and the stores haven't opened, but mall walkers are in full stride as well as a Tai Chi and Yoga class. Before it's open for business, Tanglewood Mall is becoming a fitness and diagnostic center.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 10 39]
[IN Q=Every day]

((BARBARA WALTERS/REGISTERED NURSE:EVERY DAY WE'VE HAD MORE PEOPLE AND WHAT REALLY INTERESTS ME IS WE'VE HAD PEOPLE COME BACK AND YOU KNOW WE'RE MAKING PROGRESS IF THEY CAME AND HAD THEIR BLOOD SUGAR TESTED ONCE AND THEY WANT TO FOLLOW UP ON IT THEN YOU KNOW YOU'VE HELPED SOMEBODY.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=somebody]
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[SOT 10 41 31]
[IN Q=I have rheumatoid]

((KATHY SUMMERS/PARTICIPANT:I HAVE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND I NEEDED SOMETHING THAT WAS LOW IMPACT A STRESS RELIEVER.))
[RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=stress reliever]

It may not look like these women are breaking a sweat, but they're getting a total mind and body workout. The moves are flowing and continuous combining stretching and breathing.
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[SOT ub 10 30 00]
[IN Q=It definitely]

((SUZANN ROBINS/TAI CHI INSTRUCTOR:IT DEFINITELY HELPS EVERYTHING TO LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, INCREASE FLEXIBILITY. IT HELPS YOU FEEL MORE STABLE, MORE IN THEIR BODIES AND FEEL GOOD IN THEIR BODIES AS OPPOSED TO ALL THE HURT AND TENSION IN THEIR BODIES.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=their bodies]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 10 42 00]
[IN Q=In the]

((KATHY SUMMERS/PARTICIPANT:IN THE FIVE SESSIONS I'VE COME I'VE NOTICED THAT I'VE GOTTEN MY BALANCE BACK AGAIN.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=back again]
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[SOT ub 10 13 10]
[IN Q=Besides the]

((BESIDES THE YOGA AND TAI CHI CLASSES THE CARILION CENTER FOR HEALTH EDUCATION IS ALSO OFFERING FREE BLOOD SUGAR AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=pressure screenings]
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[SOT 10 24 50]
[IN Q=I think the people]

((BARBARA WALTERS/REGISTERED NURSE:I THINK THE PEOPLE THAT WE'RE SEEING THAT'S COMING ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE INTERESTED IN THEIR HEALTH AND IT'S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM BECAUSE LOTS OF TIMES YOU DON'T DO YOUR BLOOD SUGAR TESTING AT HOME AS REGULARLY AS YOU SHOULD ESPECIALLY IF YOU FEEL LIKE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR IS DOWN, THEY DON'T ALWAYS KNOW WHEN IT'S ELEVATED AND THIS IS CONSISTENCY FOR THEM.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=for them]

The classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9:30 and the screenings are Tuesdays from eight to twelve and Friday's twelve to four and it's free. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=HOLD]

The Carilion Center for Health Education in on the second level of the mall to the left of Belk.


















[HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

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


President Clinton spent the morning attending a Chinese Protestant church service.
The first family also toured the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Firefighters are gaining the upper hand in the battle against fires in Florida.
The worst of the fires outside Daytona Beach have been surrounded.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise FULL**]


And a Roanoke man is dead after an argument over a woman.
22-year old Keith E. Sandifer was shot just before 11-30 last night.
Police say they have a suspect. [2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday .
(toss to Andrew for Newsreel)




[Stratford-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=newsreel]
(Toss to Andrew for Newsreel)
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-shot]


Stratford College called Danville home for more than a hundred years.
[ANCHOR=Andrew full]
[GRAPHIC=VA Newsreel]


But on this day back in 1974, it closed its doors for good.
Here's David Seidel with Virginia Newsreel.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Animation]
[SUPER=10-Jay Denny/Reporting/June 28, 1974; :08]
[SUPER=03-Danville/June 28, 1974; :28]
[SUPER=20-David/Seidel; :35]
[SUPER=04-1987; 1:11]
[SUPER=04-1995; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=Seidel, News 7]
(((/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=last week]

((JAY DENNY/REPORTING/JUNE 28, 1974; LAST WEEK, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STRATFORD COLLEGE DECIDED THAT THE 122 YEAR OLD INSTITUTION MUST BE CLOSED. DECLINING ENROLLMENT HAS HURT THE SCHOOL FINANCIALLY. EARLIER THIS WEEK, STUDENTS AND FACULTY DECIDED THE SCHOOL COULD BE SAVED. THEY'RE TRYING TO RAISE 250,000 DOLLARS AND GET 200 WOMEN TO RETURN TO STRATFORD THIS FALL.)) [RUNS:21]
[OUT Q=this fall]


The small women's college covered some 34 acres in Danville.
By 1973, though, enrollment was down to 322 women.
To stay in business, Stratford needed at least 250 boarding students for 1974 school year.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

((I THINK WHAT WE HAVE TO SELL NOW IS THAT WE HAVE A QUIET CAMPUS, WITH PEOPLE WHO CARE, A PLACE TO GROW, YOU CAN LEARN HERE, YOU CAN FIND FRIENDS HERE. I THINK THIS IS WHAT PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR AND I THINK IT'S A MATTER OF GETTING THE MESSAGE OU THAT THIS IS WHAT WE ARE SELLING.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=are selling]


The last-ditch fundraising effort netted just 60-thousand dollars.
And on June 28-th, the school closed its doors for good.
Later that summer, Danville Memorial hospital bought the property.
The Stratford campus now houses the Danville Regional Medical Center's nursing school and business operations as well as a retirement community built in 1995.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7.))








[Sports-Plays]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports plays]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Home runs dominate the late night action from the major league diamonds.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/Mariners-KIRO;]


In Arizona, Seattle's Russ Davis puts the Mariners on the board first with this dinger.
The Diamondbacks have an answer to left field, but Seattle wins it six to four.
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/Twins-Fox Sports;]


The long balls continue to fly in Minneapolis as Brian Hunter gets one for the Cardinals.
And since we're talking Saint Louis and Mark McGuire at the plate, you guessed it number 36 for the big man and a 7-to-2 victory for the Cardinals.
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/Dodgers-KTLA;]


There's a change up when we get to L-A, where Ismael Valdes pitched a one hit shut out, retiring the first 20 batters he faced. The perfect game lasted until the eighth inning.
The Dodgers go on to beat the Pirates two to nothing on a base hit in the sixth.
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[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=WebWatch]
[GRAPHIC=WebWatch]


You won't see any Internet taxes for the next few years thanks to Congress.
And, do you have questions about a charity?
Get answers on-line.
Here's Eric Earnhart with Webwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The house of rep]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=WDBJ-7-dot-com]

(( [intro] [RUNS05]

The House of Representatives approved a bill that bans any new internet taxes for three years...
It would stop local goverments from adding an additional charge to things like internet access.
Existing taxes are grandfathered in.
A similar bill is pending in the Senate.

If you want to change congress, first you have to vote, and NetVote 98 makes it easier to register... you pick your state and sign up, and they'll send you a completed registration form to sign and send back....
They'll even send you an e-mail reminder to vote on election day.

If a charity wants your money, you should find out what they're doing with it... you can check them out at the National Charities Information Bureau website.
You can check the quick reference list to see if the charity meets NCIB standards.
You can also order a written report.


It's not the Truman Show, but Cornell University's nestbox network gives you a peek in on life in a family of tree swallows.
The nestbox cam updates every 2 to 5 minutes...
Better check it out now, word is the youngsters will be leaving the nest in a week or so...
The site also has plans you can use to build your own nestbox.

For links to all these sites, click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ website at WDBJ7-dot com.))

[Clinton-China]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton and his family started the day off attending church in China.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Beijing, China;]


Clinton preached a message of religious tolerance to the congregation of China's largest Protestant Church.
The Clintons plan to spend the rest of the day sightseeing, with visits to the Forbidden city and the Great Wall.
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[Congress-Votes]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The congressional agenda this week included tax reform and military base closings.
Here's how Virginia's legislators voted.
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[VO-NAT]
[take pinnacle board # 1001]


The overhaul of the federal tax code passed the House by a huge margin-- 402 to eight.
[take pinnacle board # 1002]


Congressmen Rick Boucher, Virgil Goode and Bob Goodlatte all voted for it.
[take pinnacle board # 1003]


The Senate voted to limit the president's power to close military bases.
That measure passed 48 to 45.
[take pinnacle board # 1004]


Both Senator Chuck Robb and John Warner, opposed the idea.
(------------)


[6-Fifth-District]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-39; 1:16:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]

People looking to buy their first home can find the whole process discouraging. But yesterday, many people got help at an annual housing conference. David Johnson has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're first time]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Hughes/Prospective Home Owner; :01]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :09]
[SUPER=@Goode; :46]
[SUPER=@David2; :58]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=DJO, News 7, Martinsville.]
[SOT=11:11:43]
[IN Q=WE'RE FIRST TIME]

((((ANTHONY HUGHES/PROSPECTIVE HOME OWNER; WE'RE FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS AND WE'RE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON OBTAINING LOANS AND JUST FINDING OUT HOW HOME INSPECTIONS WORK.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=INSPECTIONS WORK.]

Anthony and Courtnee Hughes were just a few of many people looking to get as much information as possible about home ownership. They found it at the Fifth District Housing Conference, which helps potential home buyers find different ways to get financing.
[SOT=11:12:14]
[IN Q=I'M A VETERAN]

((HUGHES; I'M A VETERAN AND I'VE LEARNED HOW I CAN OBTAIN FUNDS FROM THE V-A. A V-A GUARANTEED LOAN AND ALSO SOME HOME INSPECTIONS TECHNIQUES. AND SOME COMPANIES I CAN REFER TO FOR HOME INSPECTIONS.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=HOME INSPECTIONS.]

The conference is considered a one stop shopping opportunity for people hoping to become home owners and those trying to improve their property value.
[SOT=11:21:54]
[IN Q=WE HAVE LENDERS]

((VIRGIL GOODE/FIFTH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN; WE HAVE LENDERS HERE. WE HAVE REALTORS HERE. WE HAVE PERSONS THAT INSPECT HOMES RELATING TO THE MANY ASPECTS OF GETTING SOMEONE INTO A HOME.)) [RUNS13] These services have been available for the past several years, but this time around the scope of the program changed a little.
[SOT=11:23:39 - 11:24:05]
[IN Q=IN THE PAST]

((GOODE; IN THE PAST, IT'S BEEN FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WHO WOULD SPREAD THE WORD, IF YOU WILL. THIS YEAR THE FOCUS HAS BEEN MORE ON GETTING THE PEOPLE THAT ARE DIRECTLY INTERESTED. TO LET THEM HAVE A BUFFET OR SMORGASBORG, IF YOU WILL. AND LET THEM GO FROM BOOTH TO BOOTH, TABLE TO TABLE AND LET THEM TALK WITH WHO THEY WANT TO.)) [RUNS19]
[OUT Q=THEY WANT TO.]

This year, about 60 couples attended the event. Most left with the confidence of knowing how to purchase a home and the lenders willing to help. David Johnson, News 7, Martinsville.))

[6-Field-Day]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-34; 1:55:28]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Amateur radio operators are testing their skills this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Amateur Radio Emergency Services and the Southwest Virginia Wireless Association are hosting a competition on Mill Mountain for the next day. Operators will attempt to make as many contacts as possible across the country and in Canada using only emergency power. Participants hope their efforts will increase public awareness about wireless radio technology.
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[SOT=14:21:19]
[IN Q=WE USE MORSE]

((GORDON GARRETT/SVAWA PRESIDENT; WE USE MORSE CODE. WE USE PHONE CONTACTS, RADIO TELETYPE IN SOME CASES. PACKET DIGITAL MODES AND WE'LL SEND MESSAGES TO OUR STATE EMERGENCY COORDINATOR. WE'LL GET 100 POINTS FOR DOING THAT. WE GET A 100 POINTS FOR USING SOLAR POWER. WE GET BONUS POINTS FOR DOING CERTAIN THINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Gordon Garrett/Association President;]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=CERTAIN THINGS.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The competition ends tomorrow.

[Miss-Virginia]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Last night was the final round of competition at the Miss Virginia 1998 contest. The winner was a woman who had tried four times before being crowned.
[Double Boxes=Denise and David/On-Record]

David Johnson joins us in the studio with the woman who has proved to be a winner in more ways than one.
[Live=David Full/On-Record]
[SUPER=@David1;]
[SUPER=01-Nicole Johnson/Miss Virginia;]

That's right Denise. Nicole Johnson is not only a beauty pageant queen, but has also overcome other obstacles.
[Live=David Full/On-Record]

And, as Denise says, she has graced us with her presence here at the WDBJ-7 studios. Good Morning, Miss Virginia and thank you for joining us. So tell us, how did you feel, what was going through your mind when you were crowned last night?
And this was your fourth attempt. So your persistence paid off?
Now you've overcome some obstacles in your career as a beauty pageant contestant. Four years ago you were diagnosed with Type One diabetes. What is that exactly and how are you battling it as you lead such an active life?
Now that you've been crowned, what will your platform be?
And your agenda for the next year?
And I guess you're looking forward to going to the Miss America Pageant Well thank you for affording us a few moments of your time. And thank you for joining us.

[Double Boxes=David and Denise/On-Record]

There you have it, Denise and, straight from the new Miss Virginia 1998.

[OpenYorktown]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend AM]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#Profile Open]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profiles]


This week's Virginia Profile is a bit of a history lesson.
The Battle of Midway is consided a turning point in World War Two.
The US sank four Japanese aircraft carriers in the Pacific-- but not without its own losses.
Christy Hubley has this story about the sinking of the USS Yorktown-- told by two survivors of the doomed ship.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[YorktownProfile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend AM]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#VA Profiles]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Old photographs and newspaper]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carroll Downing, Jr./USS Yorktown Survivor; :17]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :39]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-John Greenbacker, Sr./USS Yorktown Survivor; 1:28]
[SUPER=@Christy2; 2:20]
[RUNS=2:47]
[OUT Q=Christy Hubley, News 7.]

(( Old photographs and newspaper clippings-- reminders of a heroic ocean battle decades ago.
Carroll Downing was a young man when he flew on torpedo planes during World War Two.
He was aboard the USS Yorktown the day in sank in June 1942.
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[SOT 11:16-:37]
[IN Q=People who lost their]

((CARROLL DOWNING JR.: PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY WERE MEN THAT WORKED IN THE BOWELS OF THE SHIP OR DOWN BELOW. THOSE OF US WHO WORKED ON THE UPPER DECK WHO WERE NOT FLYING THAT DAY WERE LUCKY BECAUSE MOST OF THE DAMAGE TO THE SHIP WAS IN THE BOWELS OF THE SHIP OR DOWN BELOW THE FLIGHT DECK.)) [RUNS:21]
[OUT Q=below the flight deck.]


The USS Yorktown was first hit by Japanese dive bombers.
But damage from torpedos ultimately sank the air craft carrier.
Downing remembers the captain's call to abandon ship.
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[SOT 9:02-9:25]
[IN Q=Got down to the flight deck]

((CARROLL DOWNING JR.: I GOT DOWN TO THE FLIGHT DECK AND HERE ARE MEN COMING OFF THEIR DIFFERENT ASSIGNMENTS, SETTING THEIR SHOES DOWN ON THE DECK, PAIR AFTER PAIR AFTER PAIR, A LONG THE SIDE OF THE DECK, GOING OVER THE SIDE ON A LINE INTO THE WATER AND GETTING READY TO SWIM OUT TO A DESTROYER THAT WAS CIRCLING THE SHIP TO PICK UP SURVIVORS.)) [RUNS:23]
[OUT Q=to pick up survivors.]


John Greenbacker's office is covered with navy memorabilia.
He was one of the men on the Yorktown who went overboard.
He remembers taking off his shoes before he jumped... but he still doesn't know why he did.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:21:36-:53]
[IN Q=I should have left my]

((JOHN GREENBACKER SR.: I SHOULD HAVE LEFT MY SHOES ON BUT I DID TAKE THEM AND TIE THEM ON MY LIFE JACKET SO I SAVED MY SHOES AND THEN WHEN I WENT BACK WITH A SALVAGE PARTY I TOOK THOSE WET SHOES OFF AND WITH ALL THOSE SHOES LINED UP I FOUND MYSELF A PAIR OF SHOES (LAUGH))) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=pair of shoes. (laugh)]


As the ship's secretary, Greenbacker returned to the listing Yorktown to recover important records.
He was then supposed to board the nearby USS Hammann to be taken to safety.
But he stopped for a cold soda-- and he's lucky he did.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:23:43-24:00]
[IN Q=That was the pause]

((JOHN GREENBACKER SR.: THAT WAS THE PAUSE THAT SAVED MY LIFE BECAUSE IF I HADN'T STOPPED FOR THAT COCA-COLA THE JAPANESE SUBMARINE THAT TORPEDOED US SANK THE HAMMANN IN ABOUT FIVE MINUTES AND IF I HADN'T HAD MY COCA-COLA I WOULD HAVE BEEN OVER THERE ABOARD THE HAMMANN.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=aboard the Hammann.]


Yes, another torpedo attack and another hit for the USS Yorktown.
The next morning the ship sank to the floor of the Pacific.
Despite the loss of the carrier and many of the men aboard, the Battle of Midway was a victory for the US.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:27:04-:15]
[IN Q=We survived and all four]

((JOHN GREENBACKER SR.; WE SURVIVED AND ALL FOUR JAPANESE CARRIERS WERE SUNK AND THAT WAS REALLY THE TURNING POINT OF THE WAR. THE JAPANESE NO LONGER HAD THE ADVANTAGE OF MORE CARRIERS THAN WE DID.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=than we did.]


Christy Hubley, News 7.))
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[2-HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

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


Derrick Lee Coles will spen eight years in prison for a shooting inside Danville Regional Medical Center.
Coles shot Darrell Bradner in a hospital waiting room on December Fifth, 19-97.
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M and W Fire Apparatus is now calling the Vinton Industrial Park home..
The company outgrew its old facility.
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Two motorcyclists were killed in seperate accidents in Henry County last night.
Police say William Eugene Clark of Bassett was killed when he ran off Philpot Road.
Jeffrey Adams of Martinsville was killed in an accident on Route-58.
And that's what's making news on this Sunday June 28-th.



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Louis Tudor is a 42 year old swimmer who not only dominates his age in competitive swim meets, but is faster than most half his age.
Steve Mason has more on an athlete who has definite discovered the fountain of youth.
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Mark Martin led second round qualifying yesterday despite a crash.
Here's how the field of drivers for today's Save Mart 350 line up.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Jeff Gordon/98.711/2. Jerry Nadeau//3. Dale Jarrett//4. Geoff Bodine//5. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Bobby Hamilton//7. Rick Mast//8. Kyle Petty//9. Bobby Labonte//10. Tom Hubert//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Michael Waltrip//12. Kenny Irwin//13. Darrell Waltrip//14. Joe Nemechek//15. Ricky Rudd//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Sterling Marlin//17. Dale Earnhardt//18. Robby Gordon//19. Johnny Benson//20. Ted Musgrave//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. John Andretti//22. Kenny Wallace//23. Jeff Burton//24. Mike Skinner//25. Ward Burton//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Mark Martin/98.147/27. Ken Schracer//28. Rusty Wallace//29. Terry Labonte//30. Brett Bodine//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Rich Bickle//32. Ernie Irvan//33. Ron Hornaday//34. Jimmy Spencer//35. Chad Little//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Robert Pressley//37. Wally Dallenbach//38. Dick Trickle//39. Steve Grissom//40. Lake Speed//;]
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[SUPER=0107-41. Derrike Cope//42. Kevin Lepage//43. Bill Elliott;]
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One of the newest additions to the Natural Bridge Zoo made an appearance in in the star city yesterday.
Pet City, a pet store in Roanoke featured--
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Iris--the Asiatic Himalayan bear cub. The cub is part of an endangered species and is being prepared for lifelong captivity.
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((CHARLIE HARVEY/PET CITY OWNER; BIG CAGE. LOTS OF CONCRETE. LOTS OF CHAIN LINK FENCING. A PRIVACY AREA. A DEN-TYPE AREA WITH A BIG POOL FOR THEM TO SWIM IN. WHENEVER THEY GET A LITTLE WARM LIKE TODAY THEY CAN JUST JUMP IN, COOL DOWN GO IN THEIR DEN AND LOUNGE BACK.))
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Customers were allowed to pet llamas and goats at the store but NOT Iris.
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