[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Death and destruction as an earthquake rocks central Mexico.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And vote in Danville against school building improvements.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Rather overcast and cool this morning....once again, we're talking about the possibility of showers this afternoon.
Temperatures stay about 10 degrees below normal this afternoon...details, straight ahead.

[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[School-Bond]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=6am]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-13 TC1:53:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Voters in Danville reject an 18-point-4 million dollar school bond.
About half of that bond would have paid for air conditioning in city schools.
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[TAKE PINNACLE BOARD]
2-thousand-269 voters cast their ballots yesteray in favor of the bond.
But 3-thousand-912 voters were against it....roughly 63 percent.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


That was a low voter turnout, according to the Circuit Court Clerk's office, which counted the votes.
The bond WOULD have been used over six years to bring air conditioning to 7 schools. It also would have built a new elementary school.
Supporters of the bond said it meant only a slight increase in taxes.
But opponents said it was too large to pass all at once and needed to be split up.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


Danville's Mayor says she plans to meet with City Council and School Board officials to discuss their next steps.

[E-Franklin-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-20 36:20]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


Four people, including two pregnant women, were taken to the hospital last night after two cars collided in Franklin County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


It happened near Boones Mill ... at the intersection of routes 919 and 697.
Police say one of the pregnant women was airlifted to a hospital.
Police are trying to determine what caused the crash.
No one's injuries are considered serious.
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[Mexico-Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


Aid is being rushed to central Mexico, where a killer earthquake has left at least a dozen people dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Puebla, Mexico;]

[4:05;30]
The six-point-seven magnitude shaker left hundreds injured and damaged a number of historic buildings.
Victims are still being pulled out from under the rubble of fallen buildings, and others are being treated in the middle of the streets by Paramedics and Red Cross.
Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo has declared a state of emergency.
Yesterday's quake is still much smaller than the 8 point 9 quake that struck in 19-85, killed more than 9-thousand.
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[Pope]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=John Paul II]


The Pope is feeling well enough to go ahead with his Wednesday schedule.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Krakow, Poland/Yesterday]


Yesterday, he came down with what the Vatican called a touch of the flu.
A church official says John Paul is ``feeling better'' and that his fever is gone.
But his illness is forcing the pope to scrap plans for a Friday trip to Armenia. That was a late addition to his schedule.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Bill Elliot was in the area last night raising money for a good cause.
Steve Mason has the details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Steve Live]
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[Campin with Steve Address] [WDBJ7 Web Page]
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[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:))

[Home-Depot]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#99-17 TC52:34]
[GRAPHIC=Home Depot]


Christiansburg gets a new Home Depot next year.
And a second Roanoke store might be close behind.
Scott Goldberg spoke to the company's regional president ... who said Roanoke is big enough to support four huge home-improvement warehouses.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;00]
[SUPER=01-Tony Brown/Southeast Division President;27]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./October 1998;40]
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((TONY BROWN: LOOKING FOR A DOOR? Customer: Yes sir. TONY: YOU'RE AT THE RIGHT PLACE! WE HAVE ALL KINDS OF DOORS HERE.)) [RUNS03]
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Working the crowd inside one of 190-stores he oversees...
Southeast Division President Tony Brown ... who happens to be a Roanoke native ... couldn't be prouder of his hometown Home Depot.
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((TONY BROWN: THIS STORE IS DOING VERY WELL FOR US.)) [RUNS02]
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He won't say how much money they're making on Hershberger Road.
The typical Home Depot has sales of 40-million dollars a year.
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[IN Q=Basically]

((TONY BROWN: BASICALLY, WHEN I TELL YOU WE'RE LOOKING TO PUT A NEW STORE HERE IN THE NEXT TWO TO THREE YEARS, IT'S BECAUSE OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS STORE.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=THIS STORE]


The company says it's committed to Roanoke but hasn't bought any land for a second store.
It's looking for something with at least 10 acres ...
And without the rough terrain of Cave Spring Corner, where last year Home Depot decided it would be too expensive to build.
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[SOT 43:55]
[IN Q=it was]

((BROWN: IT WAS VERY COSTLY. ADN WHEN WE LOOKED AT IT FROM A FINANCIAL STANDPOINT WE DECIDED THE RIGHT THING TO DO WAS TO BACK OFF AND MAYBE LOOK FOR ANOTHER AREA.)) [RUNS10]
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The competition has a head start.
Lowe's opens its second Roanoke store this fall.
But the nation's biggest home-improvement chain insists this town's big enough for one more home-improvement super center. [STANDUP]
Lowe's and Home Depot have a habit of following each other into the same markets.
And when that happens, Tony Brown said the customer benefits.
Competition, he said, is a healthy thing.

Scott Goldberg, News-7.))[E-General-Shale]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-11 1:446:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Botetourt County Brick Plant is planning for its future...
But residents of the area say they're concerned about the effect on their lives.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


General Shale Brick employs 120 at its plant near Blue Ridge.
Formerly known as Webster Brick, the plant has been in business since the 1920's, and it needs a new source of shale.
Neighbors including Marvin and Elizabeth Flowers are concerned about the company's plan to mine 40 acres near their homes.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=If it messes up my well]

((ELIZABETH FLOWERS/BLUE RIDGE RESIDENT: IF IT MESSES UP MY WELL, IT'LL BOTHER ME. AND THEN IF THEY TURN THE WATER OFF THAT MOUNTAIN AND COME OUT DOWN THROUGH HERE AND FLOOD EVERYTHING THAT WOULD BOTHER ME. AND I'M JUST MORE OR LESS THINKING ABOUT MY OWN RIGHTS.)) ((DAN GREEN/PLANT MANAGER: WE WANT TO EXPRESS OUR CONCERNS AND LISTEN TO THEIR CONCERNS AND THEN WORK OUT A COMPROMISE.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Flowers/Blue Ridge Resident; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Green/Plant Manager; :15]
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[OUT Q=work out a compromise.]
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[VO-NAT]


The property must be rezoned for industrial use before General Shale can begin mining.
The company's rezoning application could come by the end of the Summer or early Fall.
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[Gun-Control]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton's week long trip to Europe begins in Geneva, Switzerland.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Geneva, Switzerland;]


This morning he gave a speech urging the International Labor Organization to ban child labor.
Later he heads to France to discuss everything from Kosovo peacekeeping to the global financial system.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;]

[4:12:52]
Yesterday, his attention was focused on his domestic agenda.
Citing the success of the Brady Bill he implored members of the House to vote for the gun control measure that will be debated today.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( President Clinton, I WANT US TO HONOR THE SACRIFICES OF THOSE PEOPLE IN LITTLETON, COLORADO_NOT TURN OUR BACKS ON THEM.))
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=TURN OUR BACKS ON THEM.]
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[VO-NAT]


But even before the House debate begins, some lawmakers are already crying foul.
The Senate Bill under consideration has been split in two.
One would water down proposed background checks of gun buyers.
The other would address youth violence.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, M-R-I's could help with the daignosis of heart attacks.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( A DRUG USED TO TREAT BONE LOSS IN WOMEN.. COULD ALSO REDUCE THEIR RISK OF GETTING BREAST CANCER.
VT=VO

((vo))
A THREE-YEAR STUDY FOUND THAT WOMEN WITH OSTEOPOROSIS WHO TOOK THE DRUG, RALOXIFENE, LOWERED THEIR CHANCES OF DEVELOPING CERTAIN CANCERS BY 76-PERCENT.
SCIENTISTS SAY RALOXIFENE SEEMS TO PREVENT THE TYPES OF CANCERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HORMONE, ESTROGEN.
THIS COULD BE GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN WHO ARE LOOKING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE TO ESTROGEN TREATMENTS.
HOWEVER, RESEARCHERS SAY MORE STUDIES ARE NEEDED.
VT=VO

((vo))
FEDERAL HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT TO KNOW IF THIS IS THE BEST METHOD FOR DETECTING HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES.
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, OR M-R-I, USES VIBRATIONS TO CREATE PICTURES OF INTERNAL ORGANS... AND IS OFTEN USED TO DIAGNOSE TUMORS.
RESEARCHERS HOPE THIS SAME TECHNOLOGY WILL HELP DOCTORS IDENTIFY HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES MORE QUICKLY.
THE M-R-I SCANNERS ARE NOW BEING TESTED IN EMERGENCY ROOMS.//
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((vo))
THE NUMBER OF DROWNING DEATHS IN THE U-S HAS DECLINED... AND IT'S DUE IN PART TO FEWER PEOPLE MIXING ALCOHOL WITH WATER ACTIVITIES.
A REPORT IN THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SAYS DROWNING DEATHS LINKED TO ALCOHOL HAVE DECREASED BY MORE THAN 80-PERCENT IN THE PAST TWO DECADES.
RESEARCHERS SAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT POOLS AND BEACHES MAY ALSO BE SAVING LIVES.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Fairy Stone State Park Board]

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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


A powerful earthquake has killed at least 12 people and injured hundreds in central and southern Mexico.
Yesterday's quake hit 6.7 on the Richter scale, sending panic-stricken residents out into the streets.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The bullet holes have been plastered over, the broken glass repaired, and the bloodstained carpet stripped from the hallways.
Nearly two months after the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, a massive renovation is under way so classes can begin August 16th.
Reporters got their first look inside the building yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The president tells House awmakers not turn their backs on the victims of the Colorado high school shootings as they prepare to debate a gun control measure today.
Mr. Clinton is on a week-long tour of Europe.
His trip began today with a speech in Geneva urging the International Labor Organization to ban child labor.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, June 16th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-School-Bond]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A more than 18 million dollar bond issue that would have paid for air conditioning in Danvile Schools is rejected by voters.
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[TAKE PINNACLE BOARD]
2-thousand-269 voters cast their ballots yesterday in favor of the bond.
But 3-thousand-912 voters were against it....roughly 63 percent.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


That was a low voter turnout, according to the Circuit Court Clerk's office, which counted the votes.
The bond WOULD have been used over six years to bring air conditioning to 7 schools. It also would have built a new elementary school.
Supporters of the bond said it meant only a slight increase in taxes.
But opponents said it was too large to pass all at once and needed to be split up.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


Danville's Mayor says she plans to meet with City Council and School Board officials to discuss their next steps.

[S-Cabell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-12 1:52:22]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Bond was set at 45-hundred dollars for the woman involved in last month's traffic accident that killed two young girls.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


Terry Lynn Cabell (cuh-bell) of Radford was arrested yesterday afternoon after a grand jury indicted her on eight charges related to driving under the influence of alcohol and involuntary manslaughter.
The May 29th accident killed Cabell's 13-year old daughter and her 12-year old friend.
[SUPER=03-Radford/May;]


Police say Cabell was travelling East on Rock Road when she crossed the center line and into the path of a Ford van.

Both girls were thrown from the pickup.
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[DAMAGE-MEXICO]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


Mexican officials are still trying to assess the damage from an earthquake that rocked the central part of the country yesterday.
At least 12-people were killed -- and hundreds more injured by the quake-- which measured 6-point-7 on the richter scale.
Adrienne Bard has the latest from Mexico City.
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS.]


[Columbine]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For the first time since the April 20th shooting massacre, reporters and cameras have been allowed inside Columbine High School.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO;]

[4:18:49]
Windows are boarded up, hallways and walls are marred with hundreds of bullet holes, and shrapnel marks.
Many areas were heavily damaged, and will need new walls and paint, new floor and carpet.
School adminstrators will also change the sound of the school's fire alarm, so the kids will not be reminded of the sound they heard while they were trapped inside the building.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JACK SWENZY;THE FIRE SYSTEM WAS GOING OFF THE ENTIRE TIME, IT WENT OFF FOR SIX OR SEVEN HOURS."))
[SUPER=02-Jack Swanzy/School District Architect;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=7 hours straight]
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[VO-NAT]


Crews have been cleaning the school and repairing the damage since June 1st, the same day students were allowed back in to retrieve their personal items.
During the tour, reporters were not allowed to see the library where most of the deaths occurred, and where the two shooters apparently killed themselves. it is still an active crime scene.
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[E-Magic]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-16 TC1:08:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two months ago when the two teen gunmen killed 13 people at Columbine and then themselves, Lynchburg magicians Kevin and Cindy Spencer were performing just a few miles away.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The tragedy left the Spencers wondering what they could do to prevent a similar incident from happening at home.
So the couple will be putting on a benefit magic show this Saturday night at E.C. Glass High School.
[SOT 6:33:43]

((KEVIN SPENCER/ILLUSIONIST: AND IT SEEMS LIKE EVERY TOWN WE HIT, THEY WERE SHUTTING SCHOOLS OR THERE WERE POLICEMEN AT SCHOOLS, THAT SORT OF THING. SO THAT'S WHEN IT REALLY POPPED INTO CINDY'S MIND, SHE SAID `YOU KNOW, I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENING AT HOME, BUT WE SHOULD DO SOMETHING TO MAKE SURE THIS NEVER HAPPENS HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Kevin Spencer/Illusionist; :00]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=never happens here.]
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[VO-NAT]


Proceeds from Saturday's show will benefit local crime prevention programs, including the new Crimestoppers Hotline for area high schools.
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[E-Ali]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=99-19 40:50]
[GRAPHIC=Muhammad Ali]


The fight has ended in a Roanoke courtroom ... for the film rights to boxing champ Muhammad Ali's life story... but without a decision.
The two men who brought the 50-million dollar lawsuit to Roanoke federal court have stopped the fight.
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[VO-NAT]


Last week, attorneys for the men argued that Columbia Pictures could not make an authorized biopic because they owned the rights to Ali's story.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


Lawyers for Columbia said the men were fighting with the wrong people.
The lawsuit was dismissed without prejudice which means it can be filed again.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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((Archive:))

[E-Rosa-Parks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jbi]
[TAPE#=99-18 36:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


44 years after she sat down in a Montgomery Alabama bus, Rosa Parks received a special honor.
A Roanoke woman has a similar tale--and she's become a kind of legend in the valley.
Intern Reporter Juliet Bickford has both women's stories.
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[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Aletha Brown/Harrison Museum Director; :23]
[SUPER=01-Juliet Bickford/Reporting; :32]
[SUPER=01-Marjie Jumper/Civil Rights Activist; :56]
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[OUT Q=News 7. Roanoke.]

(( President Clinton presented the 86-year-old Parks with the highest civilian honor--the Congressional gold medal. People remember Parks as the spark that ignited the modern Civil Rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white man. Some local African-Americans say her message is just as valuable today.
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[SOT tc 1:10:06]
[IN Q=Everybody individually]

((ALETHA BROWN/ HARRISON MUSEUM DIRECTOR: EVERYBODY INDIVIDUALLY HAS TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES AND SHE FELT SHE HAD A MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY. SHE SAID NO MORE.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=no more.]
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[SOT tc 1:53:12]
[IN Q=Ten years before]

((TEN YEARS BEFORE ROSA PARKS, A LOCAL WOMAN NAMED MARJIE JUMPER BOARDED A TROLLEY LIKE THIS ONE. WHEN SHE REFUSED TO GIVE UP HER SEAT FOR A WHITE MAN SHE WAS FORCIBLY REMOVED AND TAKEN TO JAIL. )) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=to jail.]
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[IN Q=They say]

((THEY SAY IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA THAT I'M THEIR MISS ROSA PARKS.)) [RUNS6]
[OUT Q=Parks.]

Jumper didn't see her actions as challenging race issues--she was tired simply after a day at work.
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[IN Q=I didn't think]

((MARJIE JUMPER/ CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST: I DIDN'T THINK NOTHING ABOUT IT. I JUST KNEW I WASN'T GOING TO GIVE HIM MY SEAT. 'CAUSE I PAID SEVEN OR FIVE CENT. I THINK IT WAS FIVE OR SEVEN CENT THAT HE HAD PAID. A MAN? HE'S SUPPOSED TO RESPECT WOMEN.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=respect women.]

Jumper says she never followed up on her protest--but that she does think she has a special place in Civil Rights history. Juliet Bickford. News 7. Roanoke.))

[E-Farmers-Drought]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-14 1:28:53]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


Local farm extension agents say the drought has reached a critical point --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


another week without rain and even the hardiest corn, and the growing apples, will be stunted.
So far 16-thousand-acres in Roanoke County have been hurt and farmers have been forced to sell 500 cattle because they have nothing to feed them.
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[SOT 11:32:57]
[IN Q=We've had quite a number of calls]

((WE'VE HAD QUITE A NUMBER OF CALLS LETTING US KNOW THEY'VE GOT WATER PROBLEMS FOR LIVESTOCK, PONDS HAVE DRIED UP, SPRINGS HAVE DRIED UP, STREAMS ARE VERY LOW.))
[SUPER=01-Jean Hazlegrove/USDA;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=are very low]
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[VO-NAT]


Low interest loans are available from the U-S-D-A -- so is money to build wells and water troughs.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Astros manager Larry Dierker is recovering after successful surgery yesterday.
Steve Mason has that story and some basketball coaching news.
Good Morning again Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hello again]
[RUNS=2:09]
[OUT Q=a great day.]



[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]


Danville voters have shot down a school bond proposal.
Roughly 63-percent of the residents who voted yesterday said no to the more than 18 million dollar bond issue.
It was designed to bring air conditioning and other improvements to seven schools and build a new elementary school.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Home Depot hasn't given up on opening another store in Roanoke.
Southeast Division President Tony Brown says the company is committed to Roanoke but hasn't bought any land for a second store.
It's looking for something with at least 10 acres and without the rough terrain of Cave Spring Corner, where last year Home Depot decided it would be too expensive to build.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
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The woman that was involved in the fatal May accident that killed two little girls now faces D-U-I and involuntary manslaughter charges.
Terry Lynn Cabell (cuh-bell) of Radford was arrested yesterday afternoon after a grand jury indicted her.
Bond was set at 45-hundred dollars.
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