[7E-Musgrove]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-69; 18:36]
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Her fiancee was the second area man to die last week from a heroin overdose, and now a Roanoke woman is speaking out.
29-year old Mark Allen Musgrove was one of two men who died after using an unusually pure batch of heroin. His fiancee says it came at a time when he was trying to kick the habit. David Johnson reports.
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[IN Q=MACK WAS A]
[SUPER=01-Patty Ballard/Musgrove's Fiancee; :01]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :16]
[SUPER=01-Linda Johnson/Ballard's Neighbor; :24]
[SUPER=@File; 1:01]
[SUPER=@David2; 1:18]
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(([SOT=11:36:33]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; MACK WAS A VERY SWEET PERSON. HE HAD A BIG HEART. HE WAS A REAL GOOD FATHER.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=REAL GOOD FATHER.]


Patty Ballard and her friend say Musgrove sometimes used drugs to escape his problems--but according to them, heroin was not his drug of choice.
[SOT=11:50:09]
[IN Q=I DEFINITELY DIDN'T]

((LINDA JOHNSON/BALLARD'S NEIGHBOR; I DEFINITELY DIDN'T KNOW HE HAD EVER DONE HEROIN. BUT I DID KNOW THAT HE HAD AN OCCASSIONAL PROBLEM WITH CRACK COCAINE.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=CRACK COCAINE.]
[SOT=11:36:59]
[IN Q=HE DID DO]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; HE DID DO SOME BUT HE WOULD DO IT WHEN HE WOULD GET DEPRESSED OR SOMETHING. HE WOULD GO OUT AND DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=LIKE THAT.]


But, Ballard says Musgrove was gradually coming to grips with his problems and was trying to beat his drug habit.
[SOT=11:37:32]
[IN Q=HE HAD TROUBLE]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; HE HAD TROUBLE WITH IT WAY BEFORE I MET HIM AND HE WAS TRYING TO GET OFF IT. GET HIS LIFE TOGETHER AND DO WHAT WAS RIGHT FOR HIS LITTLE GIRL AND HE WAS DOING THAT.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=WAS DOING THAT.]


Police discovered Musgrove's body in room 205 of the Budget Inn on Williamson Road.
He was the second of two men since October tenth, to die after taking the heroin.
The other victim-- 38-year old Charles Edward Roberts was found in a Northwest Roanoke home about a week ago.)) [STAND-UP] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; BALLARD SAYS SHE DOESN'T BLAME POLICE FOR MUSGROVE'S DEATH, BUT SHE WISHES AUTHORITIES WOULD

DO MORE TO PREVENT DRUG PROBLEMS INSTEAD OF REACTING TO DRUG DEATHS. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7.))[7E-Rke-shooting]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
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[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-52; 1:59:07]
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Both victims of separate weekend shootings in Roanoke are hospitalized in stable condition this morning.
According to police, one woman was shot Saturday when a man walked up to her car and asked her for money.
Pamela Tinsley said she didn't have any, and she was shot in the chest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In another shooting early yesterday morning, Grover Price told police two people chased him and shot into his car at the 37 hundred block of Long Meadow Avenue.
He was also hit in the chest.
No arrests have been made in either shooting.
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[7E-Boys-Club]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-57; 1:25:07]
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Children in Southeast Roanoke will soon have a new clubhouse.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

An old magazine publishing building in the 17-hundred block of 9th Street is being renovated for a "Boys and Girls Club of the Roanoke Valley". Project officials say this site should be ready just before the holidays.
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[IN Q=WE'RE GOING TO]

((FLOYD JOHNSON/FACILITY DIRECTOR; WE'RE GOING TO BE OPEN IN SOME FORM IN DECEMBER. PROBABLY EARLY TO MID-DECEMBER, WE'RE GOING TO BE OPERATING OUT OF THE FRONT PART OF THE BUILDING OR POSSIBLY IN AN OFF-SITE LOCATION. HOPEFULLY THIS BUILDING WILL BE READY FOR A COUPLE HUNDRED KIDS A DAY BY MARCH.))
[SUPER=01-Floyd Johnson/Facility Director;]
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[OUT Q=BY MARCH.]
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[VO-NAT]

Johnson says the club will offer more than 60 activities.
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Taking a look now at your Monday forecast..
Some rain possible today. Look for clouds and light showers throughout the day. Highs will range from the upper 60s to the low 70s.
Cloudy and breezy overnight, with temperatures dropping into the 50s.
The extended forecast...
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 10/20/98
Tuesday:

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[SUPER=19-Melanie/Moon;][45Hospital-Fire]



[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-]
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Fire damage at Community Hospital is still causing problems for those scheduled for surgeries.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]


So Roanoke Memorial has extended operating room hours, and has opened up an additional facility normally reserved for orthopedic patients.
While some surgeries have been delayed, officials say they're working with doctors to make sure patients who require urgent care receive it.
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[SOT 03:22:24]
[IN Q=He or she being the surgeon]

((RITA BISHOP/VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATING ROOM SERVICES: HE OR SHE BEING THE SURGEON WILL MAKE THAT CLINICAL DECISION. I HAVE NOT HAD ANY SURGEON TO CALL ME AND SAY MISS BISHOP I CANNOT GET MY CASES SCHEDULED. IF THEY HAD I WOULD HAVE RESPONDED IMMEDIATELY, BUT I HAVEN'T HAD A CALL LIKE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Rita Bishop/Operating Room Services]
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[OUT Q=but I haven't had a call like that.]
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Carilion officials hope to know early this week how long it will take to restore power to all of Community Hospital.

[45E-Rke-shooting]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-52; 1:59:07]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Both victims of separate weekend shootings in Roanoke are hospitalized in stable condition.
According to police, one woman was shot Saturday when a man walked up to her car and asked her for money.
Pamela Tinsley said she didn't have any, and she was shot in the chest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In another shooting early yesterday morning, Grover Price told police two people chased him and shot into his car at the 37 hundred block of Long Meadow Avenue.
He was also hit in the chest.
No arrests have been made in either shooting.
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[45E-Children's-Choir]


[ANCHOR=MElanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Traditional church hymns were replaced by music from East Africa yesterday at a Roanoke Valley Church.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;]

The "African Chidren's Choir" paid a visit to the Vinton Baptist Church as part of its international tour. The church pastor says keeping up to date with countries like Africa is his church's way of "reaching around the globe". [NAT-SOUND]
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[SOT=10:52:49]
[IN Q=THROUGH MISSIONS]

((REV. CHRIS MONROE/VINTON BAPTIST CHURCH; THROUGH MISSIONS, WE EXPAND OUR AWARENESS OF CULTURES AND THE HAPPENINGS AND CURRENT EVENTS THAT ARE HAPPENING IN THE OTHER COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Chris Monroe/Vinton Baptist Church;]
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[OUT Q=AROUND THE WORLD.]
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[VO-NAT]

The group has traveled through 40 states beginning in California and moving eastward for the past 16 months. The choir performs at four churches each week.
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[IN Q=USUALLY THERE'S]

((SHARI MORIN/TOUR DIRECTOR; USUALLY THERE'S A COUPLE OF CHOIRS TRAVELLING AT THE SAME TIME, BUT WE TRAVEL ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES AND IN CANADA. WE ALSO TRAVEL IN THE U.K., IN NORTHERN IRELAND AND ENGLAND AND ALSO IN PARTS OF EUROPE. SO IT'S JUST CONSTENTLY GOING AND WE NEVER HAVE ENOUGH CHOIRS.))
[SUPER=01-Shari Morin/Tour Director;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=ENOUGH CHOIRS.]
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[VO-NAT]

After finishing up in Virginia, the Children's Choir will head for Atlanta.
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[45Web-Page]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=ssa]
[TAPE#=none]
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Virginia's First Lady wants to help the state's teachers with the new Standards of Learning.
Roxane Gilmore plans to unveil a new Internet home page today in Richmond.
She says the "Commonwealth of Knowledge" page will give teachers fresh ideas on implementing the new standards.
Teachers can also submit successful lesson plans to share with others on the webpage.

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Taking a look now at your Monday forecast...
A cloudy day ahead, with some light rain.
Highs will reach anywhere from the upper-60s to the low-70s.
Clouds stick around overnight. Expect breezy conditions, as temperatures drop into the mid-50s.
The extended forecast...
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[SUPER=19-Melanie/Moon;][8E-Musgrove]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-69; 18:36]
[GRAPHIC=Heroin Deaths]


Twenty-Nine year old Mark Musgrove died last week from a heroin overdose.
He was the second area man to overdose on a bad batch of heroin.
Now his fiancee is shedding more light on Musgrove and his drug addiction. David Johnson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=MACK WAS A]
[SUPER=01-Patty Ballard/Musgrove's Fiancee; :01]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :16]
[SUPER=01-Linda Johnson/Ballard's Neighbor; :24]
[SUPER=@File; 1:01]
[SUPER=@David2; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=Djo, N7]
(([SOT=11:36:33]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; MACK WAS A VERY SWEET PERSON. HE HAD A BIG HEART. HE WAS A REAL GOOD FATHER.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=REAL GOOD FATHER.]


Patty Ballard and her friend say Musgrove sometimes used drugs to escape his problems--but according to them, heroin was not his drug of choice.
[SOT=11:50:09]
[IN Q=I DEFINITELY DIDN'T]

((LINDA JOHNSON/BALLARD'S NEIGHBOR; I DEFINITELY DIDN'T KNOW HE HAD EVER DONE HEROIN. BUT I DID KNOW THAT HE HAD AN OCCASSIONAL PROBLEM WITH CRACK COCAINE.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=CRACK COCAINE.]
[SOT=11:36:59]
[IN Q=HE DID DO]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; HE DID DO SOME BUT HE WOULD DO IT WHEN HE WOULD GET DEPRESSED OR SOMETHING. HE WOULD GO OUT AND DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=LIKE THAT.]


But, Ballard says Musgrove was gradually coming to grips with his problems and was trying to beat his drug habit.
[SOT=11:37:32]
[IN Q=HE HAD TROUBLE]

((PATTY BALLARD/MUSGROVE'S FIANCEE; HE HAD TROUBLE WITH IT WAY BEFORE I MET HIM AND HE WAS TRYING TO GET OFF IT. GET HIS LIFE TOGETHER AND DO WHAT WAS RIGHT FOR HIS LITTLE GIRL AND HE WAS DOING THAT.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=WAS DOING THAT.]


Police discovered Musgrove's body in room 205 of the Budget Inn on Williamson Road.
He was the second of two men since October tenth, to die after taking the heroin.
The other victim-- 38-year old Charles Edward Roberts was found in a Northwest Roanoke home about a week ago.)) [STAND-UP] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; BALLARD SAYS SHE DOESN'T BLAME POLICE FOR MUSGROVE'S DEATH, BUT SHE WISHES AUTHORITIES WOULD

DO MORE TO PREVENT DRUG PROBLEMS INSTEAD OF REACTING TO DRUG DEATHS. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7.))[8E-Rke-shooting]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-52; 1:59:07]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Roanoke police are investigating two separate weekend shootings.
On Saturday police say a woman was shot when a man walked up to her car and asked her for money.
Pamela Tinsley said she didn't have any, and she was shot in the chest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In another shooting early yesterday morning, Grover Price told police two people chased him and shot into his car at the 37 hundred block of Long Meadow Avenue.
He was also hit in the chest.
Both victims are hospitalized in stable condition and no arrests have been made.
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[8E-Boys-Club]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-57; 1:25:07]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Southeast Roanoke will soon have a new activity center for children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

An old magazine publishing building in the 17-hundred block of 9th Street is being renovated for a "Boys and Girls Club of the Roanoke Valley". Project officials say this site should be ready just before the holidays.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=12:47:10]
[IN Q=WE'RE GOING TO]

((FLOYD JOHNSON/FACILITY DIRECTOR; WE'RE GOING TO BE OPEN IN SOME FORM IN DECEMBER. PROBABLY EARLY TO MID-DECEMBER, WE'RE GOING TO BE OPERATING OUT OF THE FRONT PART OF THE BUILDING OR POSSIBLY IN AN OFF-SITE LOCATION. HOPEFULLY THIS BUILDING WILL BE READY FOR A COUPLE HUNDRED KIDS A DAY BY MARCH.))
[SUPER=01-Floyd Johnson/Facility Director;]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=BY MARCH.]
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[VO-NAT]

Johnson says the club will offer more than 60 activities.
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[8WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=CUTIN]
[WRITER=KMC]
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[GRAPHIC=]



Taking a look now at your Monday forecast..
A wet and cloudy day ahead. Light showers are possible throughout the day. Look for highs to be in the upper-60s to low-70s.
Cloudy and breezy overnight, with temperatures dropping into the 50s.
The extended forecast...
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