[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The U-S Strikes back against terrorism.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a man convicted of killing a Halifax County store clerk is executed.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Our run of sunny weather continues as we wrap up the work week--
Details on our forecast, plus the latest on Tropical Storm Bonnie.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[US-Attacks]


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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
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President Clinton says the "target was terror."
Drew Levinson joins us from Washington with an update on yesterday's missile strikes in Afghanistan and Sudan.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Dan Coats/(R) Indiana;]
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(( THE MESSAGE --DELIVERED WITH FIREPOWER-- WAS CLEAR: CRUSH TERRORISM.

CLINTON SOT:

17:39:42ISH THERE ARE NO EXPENDABLE AMERICAN TARGETS.... WE WILL PERSIST AND WE WILL PREVAIL.

(CLINTON-MAP-BINLADEN)


PRESIDENT CLINTON --INTERRUPTING HIS VACATION ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD-- ANNOUNCED THE SURPRISE CRUISE MISSILE ATTACKS ON TWO TARGETS: AN ALLEGED TERRORIST TRAINING CAMP IN AFGHANISTAN AND WHAT THE WHITE HOUSE CALLS A CHEMICAL PLANT IN THE SUDAN -- BOTH LINKED TO OSAMA BIN LADEN, A SAUDI MILLIONAIRE ...
DATE: AUG. 7TH
...ALLEGEDLY ALSO CONNECTED TO THE DEADLY BOMBINGS OF U-S EMBASSIES IN KENYA AND TANZANIA EARLIER THIS MONTH.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE WE ACTED TO PRE-EMPT FUTURE TERRORIST ACTS AND DISRUPT THE ACTIVITIES OF THOSE PLANNING FOR THEM. WHILE OUR ACTION ISN'T PERFECT INSURANCE, INACTION WOULD BE AN INVITATION TO FURTHER HORROR.
... HORROR IN THE FORM OF MORE TERRORIST ATTACKS ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS SAY WOULD HAVE BEEN IMMINENT.--THOUGH-- THEY ADMIT THIS ACTION IS NOT LIKELY TO END THE THREAT. AT LEAST ONE MILITANT ISLAMIC GROUP IS VOWING TO STRIKE BACK.

(NAT)


... AND IN THE SUDAN, ANGRY RESIDENTS QUICKLY STORMED THE VACANT U-S EMBASSY BUILDING IN KARTOUM... PULLING DOWN THE AMERICAN FLAG... AND RAISING THEIR ARMS AS IF IN VICTORY...

(NAT)


WHILE THE PRESIDENT'S DECISION TO FLEX AMERICA'S MILITARY MIGHT IN GENERAL-- RECEIVED SUPPORT ON CAPITOL HILL... THERE WERE SOME QUESTIONING THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S MOTIVES... ON THE HEELS OF THE MONICA LEWINSKY REVELATIONS...
SEN. DAN COATS/(R)Indiana: "I think we fear that we may have a president desperately seeking to hold onto his job in the face of a firestorm of criticism and calls for him to step aside."
DREW LEVINSON STANDUP:))

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=98-50 1:12:56]
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Both Virginia Senators Chuck Robb and John Warner expressed their support for the President's actions.
The pastor of a local church was IN the Sudan earlier this year.
He has mixed reactions to yesterday's bombing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Quigg Lawrence said he supports the U-S action against suspected terrorists.
But he worries about the Sudanese people.
[SUPER=03-Sudan/March;]


Lawrence said the Sudanese live under the constant threat of terrorism from both domestic and international organizations.
And many times, he said, innocent people are hurt in terrorist attacks.
Lawrence hopes the U-S bombing of a suspected chemical weapons plant will eliminate part of the threat facing the Sudanese people.
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[IN Q=IF THEY GO IN ]

((QUIGG LAWRENCE/CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: IF THEY GO IN AND BOMB A FACILITY THEY KNOW SOME PEOPLE ARE GOING TO DIE. BUT THEY'RE GOING TO PREVENT HUNDREDS OR THOUSANDS MORE DEATHS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Quigg Lawrence/Church of the Holy Spirit;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=MORE DEATHS]
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[VO-NAT]


Some members of Lawrence's church are planning another trip to the Sudan in the fall.
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[5-Halifax-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#598-27 TC1:02:34]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Police say they've cracked a Halifax County murder case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;]


44-year old Denny Coggins Melton is charged with first degree murder for the shooting death of Rhonda Bowes Stone.
[SUPER=03-Alton/File Tape;]


Stone was found dead in her Alton trailer August 7th.
Halifax County Sheriff's Deputies say the fatal shots were fired from OUTSIDE the home-- through a window that is now covered with paper.
Melton was picked up by North Carolina authorities two days after the murder on firearms charges.
Until his extradition yesterday to Halifax County, Melton had been held in a North Carolina jail.
If he's found guilty, Melton faces life in prison.
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[Habitat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Habitat]


A group that builds homes for low-income families in Roanoke says it may have a new blueprint to end a dispute with the Westview Terrace neighborhood.
Habitat for Humanity is asking for more time to consider its response to a buyout offer from the city.
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[VO-NAT]

[Cut from 98-42]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]


Roanoke wants to purchase the site of several planned Habitat homes and turn it into a park.
City council came up with that idea, after neighbors fought to stop the project.
Habitat's president says the organization is considering another proposal, but needs more time to work out the details. The city has given Habitat until next Friday to accept its offer.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
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In sports, Radford inducts it's third class into the sports hall of fame.
Steve Mason has more.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SUPER=12-Fairlea, WV; :38]
[SUPER=13-Jay Stevason/Professional Skateboarder; 1:19]
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[Chandler]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-55 TC40:20]
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Lance Antonio Chandler became the youngest person to be executed in Virginia since the 19-76 re-instatement of the death penalty.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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[SUPER=01-Larry Traylor/Virginia Corrections Spokesman;:22]
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[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./December 1993; :59]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=598-26 TC1:10:55]
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After 20 years of searching, authorities have ruled out one site in the search for two missing Roanoke girls.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./December, 1997]


State police dug up the site of a shed that once belonged to Earl Bramblett.
It's behind the A-frame house Bramblett built in the mid-70's.
Bramblett is on death row for killing the Hodges family in Vinton.
He was once a suspect in the disappearance of Tammy Akers and Angela Rader (RAID-ur).
DORORTHY Rader clings to the hope her daughter is still alive- -as she told her other daughter, Sue.
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[SOT 13:35:55]
[IN Q=]

((AND SHE SAID, "YOU KNOW, THOSE GIRLS ARE DEAD AND GONE." AND I TOLD HER TWO, THREE YEARS AGO, "I DON'T WANT TO HEAR THAT WORD." BUT I GUESS DEEP DOWN SOMETIMES I ADMIT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dorothy Rader/Missing Girl's Mother]
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[OUT Q=I admit it.]
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[VO-NAT]


State police told Rader they found nothing useful at the house.
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[11-Parental-Notification]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-52 45:54]
[GRAPHIC=ABortion]


Governor Gilmore applauded the federal appeals court for its decision to uphold Virginia's law requiring teens to notify their parents before getting an abortion.
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[VO-NAT]


The vote was unanimous.
Judge J- Michael Luttig writes:
"A mother and father... are obligated to know, and they are entitled to know, the life-defining decisions their children face."
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, could a pill replace exercise?
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( GOOD MORNING.
IMAGINE IF SOMEDAY YOU COULD AVOID THAT STRENUOUS WORKOUT BY SIMPLY POPPING A PILL.
WELL, THE IDEA OF "EXERCISE IN A BOTTLE" MAY BE A LITTLE FAR-FETCHED...
BUT THE POSSIBILITY OF DEVELOPING DRUGS THAT MIMIC THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE... COULD SOON BECOME A REALITY.
VT=VO

((vo))
DALLAS RESEARCHERS SAY THEY'VE DISCOVERED THE GENETIC PROCESS THAT STIMULATES MUSCLE STRENGTH-- MUCH IN THE SAME WAY EXERCISE DOES.
THIS DISCOVERY COULD LEAD TO THE CREATION OF DRUGS.. THAT WOULD RESTORE WEAKENED MUSCLE TISSUE IN HEART PATIENTS AND DIABETICS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE ALSO LOCATED EXACTLY WHAT PART OF THE BRAIN CONTROLS MEMORY.
USING A MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING MACHINE, OR M-R-I... RESEARCHERS WERE ABLE TO WATCH AS A PERSON'S BRAIN STORED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT WAS BEING SEEN.
SCIENTISTS WERE THEN ABLE TO PREDICT WHO WOULD REMEMBER THE INFORMATION, AND WHO WOULD FORGET.
THIS METHOD COULD SOMEDAY HELP DIAGNOSE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND RELIEF FOR CHEST PAIN SUFFERERS IS ONLY A ZAP AWAY!
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION HAS APPROVED A RADICAL TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC CHEST PAIN.
IT INVOLVES USING A LASER THAT ZAPS UP TO 40 TINY HOLES INTO THE HEART.
BUT THE F-D-A SAYS THIS TYPE OF THERAPY IS NOT FOR EVERYONE...
THE LASER COULD CAUSE ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS--AND EVEN DEATH--WHEN GIVEN TO THE WRONG PATIENTS.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


President Clinton says yesterday's U-S military attacks in Sudan and Afghanistan were aimed at a network of radical groups affiliated with Osama bin Laden (oh-SAH'-muh bihn LAH'-din).
The Saudi millionaire is believed to be the organizer and financier of international terrorism, including the east Africa embassy bombings.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The White House says President Clinton will resume his vacation in Martha's Vineyard today, while keeping posted on the new war on terrorism.
The State Department has issued a warning to Americans overseas.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


And the ten year old Salem boy accused of setting one of the string of suspicious fires at the Willow River Apartment complex has been released from protective custody and is now living with relatives in Tazewell County.
Officials say he is under constant adult supervision.
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[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday August 21st.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-US-Attacks]


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[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
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It was two weeks ago today that two U-S embassys were bombed in east Africa killing 257, including 12 Americans.
Yesterday, President Clinton attacks against alleged terrorist camps in Sudan and Afghanistan because of an immediate threat of more attacks against U-S targets.
Drew Levinson has an update from Washington.
[Live=Drew Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
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[SUPER=04-August 7;]
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary Of State;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Dan Coats/(R) Indiana;]
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(( THE MESSAGE --DELIVERED WITH FIREPOWER-- WAS CLEAR: CRUSH TERRORISM.

CLINTON SOT:

17:39:42ISH THERE ARE NO EXPENDABLE AMERICAN TARGETS.... WE WILL PERSIST AND WE WILL PREVAIL.

(CLINTON-MAP-BINLADEN)


PRESIDENT CLINTON --INTERRUPTING HIS VACATION ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD-- ANNOUNCED THE SURPRISE CRUISE MISSILE ATTACKS ON TWO TARGETS: AN ALLEGED TERRORIST TRAINING CAMP IN AFGHANISTAN AND WHAT THE WHITE HOUSE CALLS A CHEMICAL PLANT IN THE SUDAN -- BOTH LINKED TO OSAMA BIN LADEN, A SAUDI MILLIONAIRE ...
DATE: AUG. 7TH
...ALLEGEDLY ALSO CONNECTED TO THE DEADLY BOMBINGS OF U-S EMBASSIES IN KENYA AND TANZANIA EARLIER THIS MONTH.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE WE ACTED TO PRE-EMPT FUTURE TERRORIST ACTS AND DISRUPT THE ACTIVITIES OF THOSE PLANNING FOR THEM. WHILE OUR ACTION ISN'T PERFECT INSURANCE, INACTION WOULD BE AN INVITATION TO FURTHER HORROR.
... HORROR IN THE FORM OF MORE TERRORIST ATTACKS ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS SAY WOULD HAVE BEEN IMMINENT.--THOUGH-- THEY ADMIT THIS ACTION IS NOT LIKELY TO END THE THREAT. AT LEAST ONE MILITANT ISLAMIC GROUP IS VOWING TO STRIKE BACK.

(NAT)


... AND IN THE SUDAN, ANGRY RESIDENTS QUICKLY STORMED THE VACANT U-S EMBASSY BUILDING IN KARTOUM... PULLING DOWN THE AMERICAN FLAG... AND RAISING THEIR ARMS AS IF IN VICTORY...

(NAT)


WHILE THE PRESIDENT'S DECISION TO FLEX AMERICA'S MILITARY MIGHT IN GENERAL-- RECEIVED SUPPORT ON CAPITOL HILL... THERE WERE SOME QUESTIONING THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S MOTIVES... ON THE HEELS OF THE MONICA LEWINSKY REVELATIONS...
SEN. DAN COATS/(R)Indiana: "I think we fear that we may have a president desperately seeking to hold onto his job in the face of a firestorm of criticism and calls for him to step aside."
DREW LEVINSON STANDUP:))

[6-Willow-River]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-54 1:05:04]
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The ten- year- old boy Salem police charged with arson is no longer in protective custody.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/August 7;]


The boy accused of starting one of the fires at the Willow River apartment complex is reportedly living with his grandmother in Tazewell.
Last week a judge denied a reuqest from the boy's family to let him live in a Roanoke County apartment complex.
The 10- year- old must be kept under constant adult supervision.
His arson trial is set to begin September 21st.
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[11-Staunton-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-48 1:47:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[*****ANCHOR TAG****]
Is it safe to eat fish from parts of the Roanoke-Staunton River?
That was one of the questions asked last night at a public hearing in Brookneal-- prompted by a report that some fish may contain cancer-causing chemicals.
Christy Hubley reports there were few firm answers.
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[SUPER=03-Brookneal; :00]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./July; :11]
[SUPER=01-Larry Lawson/Dept. of Environmental Quality; :24]
[SUPER=01-Kizar Wasti/Department of Health; :45]
[SUPER=01-William Hayden/Dept. of Environmental Quality; 1:03]
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[OUT Q=as soon as we can.]

(( The public hearing at Brookneal Elementary was called by Delegate Ted Bennett-- in response to a 1994 study just recently released by the departments of health and enviromental quality.
The study found P-C-B's in certain fish caught in Halifax, Pittsylvania, Campbell and Charlotte Counties.
P-C-B's are potentially cancer-causing chemicals-- and people at the hearing wanted to know what took so long for fish warning.
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[OUT Q=problems with the data.]


Health department representatives told the group the fish warning is not cause for panic.
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[OUT Q=pose an imminent threat.]


Before the meeting was over, we pulled a DEQ representative aside to ask what's next.
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[IN Q=We need to figure out]

((WILLIAM HAYDEN/DEQ: )) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=as soon as we can.]))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


The 1994 fish study will be available at the Brookneal and Halifax public libraries.
The document is more than 800-pages long.



[11-Shoreline-Marina]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-58 21:42]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


A Franklin County judge says a Smith Mountain Lake developer must play by the rules.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;]


John Robbins bought 42 lots next to Shoreline Marina on Route-949 and started to build one dock per lot.
Several times he showed his plans to county officials who said they looked OK, but never gave formal approval.
Robbins says he had spent 30-thousand dollars on development when the county suddenly required a special use permit for the docks.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


A judge ruled Robbins cannot finish his docks until he gets a permit.[11-SML-4H]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-48 1:29:47]
[GRAPHIC=SML]


The Smith Mountain Lake Four-H Center is planning a five-million dollar expansion to help children, adults, and the water quality at Smith Mountain Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The site's already staked out for the nature education building, right near the lake so campers can test the water.


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[SOT 15:46:19]
[IN Q=We're really]

((JOHN DOOLEY/4-H ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: WE'VE REALLY FOCUSED THIS CENTER ON ITS ABILITY TO SERVICE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO HAVE DISABILITIES OR HANDICAPS. SO ONE OF THE AREAS WE'RE LOOKING AT EXPANDING THIS PROGRAM IS TO THAT AUDIENCE.))
[SUPER=01-John Dooley/4-H Associate Director;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=is to that audience]
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[VO-NAT]


Also in the works -- a two million dollar lodge and conference center where adults can attend training workshops -- and an indoor gym.
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[SOT 15:57:48]
[IN Q=They said]

((TAYLOR ROLAND/CAMPER: THEY SAID THERE'S GOING TO BE A RIFLERY RANGE AND I LIKE SHOOTING SO I LOOK FORWARD TO USING THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Taylor Roland/Camper;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=look forward to using that]
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[VO-NAT]


The buildings are scheduled to be completed next summer.
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[Lottery ] Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5
[SUPER=65-2/5/6/3/4/2/4/8/9/26/30/33;]
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[COMM #6]


[11-Radford-University]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-59 16:30]
[GRAPHIC=Radford University]


Radford University is beginning the school year on a positive note.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;]


The U-S Department of Education just awarded the university more than one and a half million dollars.
Part of the money will be used to attract certain groups of students.
University officials would like to attract more minorities and older students as well as students from rural areas whose families never went to college.
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[5-Landscaper]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=598-23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tossing daylilies as far as you can, or transporting raw eggs on bulldozers may not sound like your typical summertime activities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;]


But those were among the most popular events yesterday at the fourth annual Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association Field Day.
It was an opportunity for those who rely on good soil and sunlight to have some fun, AND...
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[SOT 11:33:00 ]
[IN Q=To promote]

((JIM SNYDER/RIVERBEND NURSERY OWNER: TO PROMOTE NEW TECHNOLOGY, EQUIPMENT, FELLOWSHIP, AND ALLOW MEMBERS OF THE NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION AND CUSTOMERS OF THE HOST NURSERY TO SEE WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Snyder/Riverbend Nursery Owner;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=IT'S ALL ABOUT ]
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[VO-NAT]


The Riverbend Nursery in Riner was the host location for today's event.
Nearly 700 people took part, with more than 40 exhibits.
Most of those were designed to improve the efficiency of nurseries, with more mechanics and less labor.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, chalk up two more for Mark McGwire.
Steve Mason has details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=great weekend]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


25-year old Lance Antonio Chandler was executed last night.
Chandler murdered a South Boston convinience store clerk in 1993.
He was the youngest Virginia prisoner executed since the death penalty was reinstated.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Halifax County deputies have made an arrest in the August Seventh murder of Rhonda Bowes Stone.
44-year old Denny Coggins Melton of Semora, North Carolina is charged with first degree murder.
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[VO-NAT]
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And Habitat for Humanity is asking for more time to respond to Roanoke city's buy-out offer.
The city wants to buy Habitat's property in the Westview Terrace area and build a park there.
The city wants a decision by next Friday.
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From the age of the black-and-white "Talkies" to the current blockbuster films, the Millwald Theatre has lasted long enough to show them all.
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The Millwald in downtown Wytheville just celebrated its 70th anniversary yesterday.
It remains one of the few small- town, Main- street movie theatres still left in the country.
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((RICHARD HERRING/MILLWALD THEATRE OWNER: I'M JUST AMAZED BY THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO COME UP TO ME AND SAY, "YOU KNOW, MY MOTHER SAW HER FIRST MOVIE THERE AND I CAME THERE AS A CHILD." AND THESE PEOPLE ARE ALMOST SENIOR CITIZENS.))
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But Herring says the Millwald holds its own against more modern theatres, and offers many of the current must-see films.
We'll hear more from Herring, and get a look around this area landmark...
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in this week's "Time Off" segment, coming up tomorrow on News 7 Saturday Morning.
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