[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Busloads of Kosovars return home this morning to Pristina in the first organized convoy of refugees.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And A camping trip in Giles County turns to tragedy for a young man.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


It's a mostly cloudy Monday morning, with scattered showers moving in from the west...
Muggy, warmer air also filtering in ahead of a cold front.
Expect highs today arond 90.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[S-Trail-Death]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-17 1:09:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Drinking could have been a factor in the death of a Southwest Virginia man.
It was around 4 am yesterday morning when Michael Barry Wagner of Blacksburg plummeted more than 30 feet from of an overlook and onto the Appalachian Trail.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE MAP FULLSCREEN]
The incident happened off of route 42 in Giles County, near the Craig County line in an area known as Kellys Knob.

Joy Sutton has the story
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Authorities say]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Elizabeth Parcell; :32]
[SUPER=07-Nathan Sharp; :42]
[super=@Joy2; :51]
[RUNS=:58]
[OUT Q=Giles County]

(( Authorities say the incident occurred about two miles up along this part of the Appalachian Trail. The victim, a 24 year-old Blacksburg man, is believed to be a Virginia Tech graduate.
He and 9 other people were camping along the trail....when he and a few of his friends left the site to go up on the rocks.
The man apparently fell more than 30 feet to his death.
It took rescue worker more than 7 hours to recover his body because the terrain is so steep.
Elizabeth Parcell and Nathan Sharp say they hike the trail frequently and don't believe it is very dangerous.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT02:10:50]
[IN Q=I wouldn't think]

((ELIZABETH PARCELL: I WOULDN'T THINK IT WOULD BE REAL DANGEROUS AT ALL. IF YOU GOT UP TO THE VERY TOP THEIR IS SOME CLIFF AREAS BUT I GUESS YOU COULD FALL UP THERE IF YOU DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING))
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[OUT Q=was happening]
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[SOT 02:13:24]
[IN Q=I think they were]

((NATHAN SHARP: IT'S AN OUTCROPPING YOU COULD FALL OFF ACCIDENTALLY BUT I DON'T THINK IT'S REAL LIKELY. ))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=real likely]


At this time authorities do not believe it was anything more than an accident but are still investigating the matter.
Authorities do, however, believe that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Giles County. )) [S-VMI-Folo]
[anchor=Kimberly]
[newscast=Morn]
[writer=chr]
[tape=99-15 1:17:09]
[graphic=VMI]


There's been official reaction to the dismissal of V-M-I's top cadet.
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[SOT]

[00:01:16-00:01:28]
[IN Q=A couple of women]

((COL. MIKE STRICKLER/VMI SPOKESMAN: A COUPLE OF WOMEN CAME FORWARD NEAR THE END OF THE YEAR THEN VMI WENT FROM THERE THROUGH NORMAL DISCIPLINARY CHANNELS AND A CADET WAS DISMISSED FOR CONDUCT UNBECOMING.))
[SOT]

[00:02:20-00:02:35] ((I THINK WE HAVE BEEN VERY THOROUGH IN WHAT WE HAVE DONE SO FAR IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS. IF ANYTHING THIS WILL CONTINUE TO HEIGHTEN OUR AWARENESS AND THE FACT THAT WE CONSTANTLY HAVE TO BE ON GUARD.))
[RUNS=37]
[OUT Q=to be on guard.]
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[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


Strickler says that the incident has been reported to Federal Judge Jackson Kiser...who has in turn notified the Justice Department.
Strickler also says that VMI is still continuing the process of notifying the judge on how the assimilation process is proceeding.

[Serial-Killer]


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


The F-B-I describes Rafael Resendez Ramirez as a drug-using serial killer wanted for murders in several states.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[4;18:31]
But Ramirez's wife describes him as a model husband and father , who never was violent.
Residents of his Mexican hometown near the Texas border say the last time they saw him was two weeks ago.
Ramirez is on the F-B-I's Ten Most Wanted List.
Investigators say he rides the rails to find his victims.
(------------)



[kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Peace Plan]


The United Nations refugee agency begins the monumental task of returning hundreds of thousands of ethnic Albanians to their homeland.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blace, Macedonia;]

[4;18:31]
Today, the first convoy of shuttle buses departed from a refugee camp in Macedonia.
But thousands of refugees have already returned to Kosovo on their own, despite warnings that the province is not safe.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[8:19:16 p-m- 20 newspath]
[IN Q=]

((ASTRID VAN GENDREN STORT/UNHCR/IN ENGLISH: THE CAMPS LOOK LIKE GHOST TOWNS, IT'S QUITE SAD TO WALK THROUGH THEM ACTUALLY SEE EVERYONE LEAVING. BUT ON THE OTHER HAND IT'S A NICE IDEA THAT THEY ARE GOING BACK. ))
[SUPER=01-Astrid Stort/UNCHR;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=they are going back.]
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Burdova, Kosovo;]

[4;03:58]
Meantime, mass graves continue to come to light in Kosovo as NATO troops reach the more remote parts of Kosovo.
The bodies of nearly 100 civilians from three villages were discovered yesterday, allegedly the victims of the Serb Security forces.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Ronde and Tiki Barber were in town last night to start the All-Star Football Clinic...
Roy STanley has that story and more in sports.
Good Morning roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:16]
[OUT Q=Day everybody]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-3]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Roger Elmore/Explore Park Executive Director; :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :27]
[SUPER=01-Shawn Hash/Tangent Outfitters; 1:35]
[RUNS=2:38]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: explore))

[Feedback]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=Feedback]
[GRAPHIC=Feedback]


Should there be a ban on burning the American flag?
That's one issue the House of Representatives took up last week.
It's also the subject of this week's News 7 Feedback.
Assignment Editor Joe McKean reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=For the third time]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Thursday;]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=McKean, News-7.]

(( For the third time in five years, the House has approved a constitutional amendment, banning the desecration of the Stars and Stripes.
The measure passed by more than a two to one margin.
A viewer from Roanoke wrote:
"'The Flag' is but a piece of cloth. Nothing more. What the flag symbolizes is what is important. If those people would burn all the American Flags in existence, that act would do nothing to harm the meaning of the flag and what it stands for. I say, let them burn the flag. They are only demonstrating their ignorance. But let us not give them any attention anymore. Eventually, they will realize that no one is listening and that they are being very foolish."
If you'd like to exercise your first amendment rights, here's how.
The mailing address for News-7 is P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
If you prefer to send a fax, the number is 343-7269.
Our e-mail address is news@wdbj7.com.
And on our home page, wdbj7.com, you'll find a moderated on-line forum.
Joe McKean, News-7.))

[S-Cancer-Award]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-18 50:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The American Cancer Society honors a local physician by giving him a national award.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


More than 500 former cancer patients and physicians came out to congratulate Dr. David Randolph who received the 19-99 Lane W. Adams Award.
The award is given to health care providers who have demonstrated consistent excellence in delivering direct care and counsel to people with cancer and their families.
And to many of his former patients - he is a God Send.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT01:22:46]
[IN Q=he has saved]

((ANN SUTTON/CANCER SURVIVOR: HE HAS SAVED MY LIFE THROUGH GOD ABOVE AND DR. RANDOLPH HE IS WONDERFUL.)) ((NANCY LEACH/CANCER SURVIVOR: DR. RANDOLPH IS EXCEPTIONAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL ABILITIES OF LOVING AND CARING AND NURTURING AND SHARING HIMSELF WITH OTHER PEOPLE ENDLESSLY))
[SUPER=01-Ann Sutton/Cancer Survivor; :00]
[SUPER=01-Nancy Leach/Cancer Survivor; :06]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=people endlessly]
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[VO-NAT]


But Randolph says he is only doing his job - nothing he considers to be out of the ordinary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:30:57]
[IN Q=I didn't know]

(( DR. DAVID M. RANDOLPH/LEWIS GALE: I DIDN'T KNOW I HAD SUCH AN IMPACT ON PEOPLE. I JUST DO WHAT I AM SUPPOSED TO DO WHICH IS TAKE CARE OF PEOPLE AND TO HEAR PEOPLE COME OUT HERE IT REALLY MAKES IT NICE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. David M. Randolph/Lewis Gale]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=it nice]
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[VO-NAT]


Randolph is one of 14 health care providers nationwide to get the award... and the first in the state of Virginia.
He is currently the medical director of Lewis-Gale Regional Cancer Center and the New River Valley Cancer Center.


(--------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the U-S could be in for serious nationwide blood shortages.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:07]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( FOR A LONG TIME, RED MEAT HAS BEEN VILIFIED AS FOOD THAT'S BAD FOR YOUR HEART.
BUT IS IT REALLY?
VT=VO

((vo))
A RECENT STUDY LOOKED AT NEARLY TWO HUNDRED PEOPLE WITH MILD TO MODERATELY-HIGH CHOLESTEROL LEVELS.
IT FOUND THAT PATIENTS WHO ATE SIX OUNCES OF LEAN RED MEAT--FIVE TO SIX TIMES A WEEK--LOWERED THEIR CHOLESTEROL LEVELS JUST AS MUCH AS THOSE WHO ATE CHICKEN AND FISH.
NOW BEFORE YOU BEEF EATERS START SALIVATING.. BE AWARE THAT SIX OUNCES AMOUNTS TO ONLY TWO SMALL SERVINGS.. EACH THE SIZE OF A DECK OF CARDS.
RESEARCHERS RECOMMEND YOU BUY THE LEANEST CUTS OF MEAT.. LIKE ROUNDS AND LOINS--
AND TRY TO AVOID MOST TYPES OF GROUND BEEF.. SINCE THEY'RE LOADED WITH SATURATED FAT.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND DID YOU KNOW YOU'RE CARRYING AROUND SOMETHING THE GOVERNMENT DESPERATELY WANTS--
IT'S YOUR BLOOD!
HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY BLOOD DONATIONS ARE DROPPING SO LOW.. THAT SERIOUS, NATIONWIDE SHORTAGES COULD SHOW UP AS EARLY AS NEXT YEAR.
SURGEON GENERAL, DAVID SATCHER, IS NOW LOOKING AT WAYS TO ATTRACT MORE DONORS.. SUCH AS OFFERING WORK-RELATED INCENTIVES AND GIVING AWAY SMALL REWARDS LIKE T-SHIRTS.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 674-5202/Tangent Outfitters;]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

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


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


The first organized convoy of refugees has arrived in Kosovo's capital of Pristina.
Ten bus-loads of refugees arrived this morning, accompanied by representatives of the United Nations.
Meanwhile, more mass graves are uncovered in the province.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And a young man from Blacksburg is killled on a camping trip along the Appalachian trail in Giles County.
Michael Barry Wagner fell more than 30 feet from an overlook on the trail.
Officials say alcohol may have been factor in the accident.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the search for the railroad serial killer took investigators to Colordado yesterday.
Meantime, the wife of Rafeal Resendez Ramirez tells the Houston Chronicle the two of them recently bought a modest house in a Mexican farming town near the Texas border.
The couple have an infant daughter.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday June 28.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-S-Trail-Death]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-17 1:09:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Authorities are still invetigating the fatal fall of a 24-years Southwest Virginia Man.
It was around 4 am yesterday morning when Michael Barry Wagner of Blacksburg plummeted more than 30 feet from of an overlook and onto the Appalachian Trail.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE MAP FULLSCREEN]
The incident happened off of route 42 in Giles County, near the Craig County line in an area known as Kellys Knob.

Joy Sutton has the story
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Authorities say]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Elizabeth Parcell; :32]
[SUPER=07-Nathan Sharp; :42]
[super=@Joy2; :51]
[RUNS=:58]
[OUT Q=Giles County]

(( Authorities say the incident occurred about two miles up along this part of the Appalachian Trail. The victim, a 24 year-old Blacksburg man, is believed to be a Virginia Tech graduate.
He and 9 other people were camping along the trail....when he and a few of his friends left the site to go up on the rocks.
The man apparently fell more than 30 feet to his death.
It took rescue worker more than 7 hours to recover his body because the terrain is so steep.
Elizabeth Parcell and Nathan Sharp say they hike the trail frequently and don't believe it is very dangerous.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT02:10:50]
[IN Q=I wouldn't think]

((ELIZABETH PARCELL: I WOULDN'T THINK IT WOULD BE REAL DANGEROUS AT ALL. IF YOU GOT UP TO THE VERY TOP THEIR IS SOME CLIFF AREAS BUT I GUESS YOU COULD FALL UP THERE IF YOU DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING))
[RUNS= 9]
[OUT Q=was happening]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:13:24]
[IN Q=I think they were]

((NATHAN SHARP: IT'S AN OUTCROPPING YOU COULD FALL OFF ACCIDENTALLY BUT I DON'T THINK IT'S REAL LIKELY. ))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=real likely]


At this time authorities do not believe it was anything more than an accident but are still investigating the matter.
Authorities do, however, believe that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Giles County. )) [2-S-VMI-Folo]
[anchor=Kimberly]
[newscast=Morn]
[writer=chr]
[tape=99-15 1:17:09]
[graphic=VMI]


A V-M-I official says the school acted properly when it expelled one of it's top cadets.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[00:01:16-00:01:28]
[IN Q=A couple of women]

((COL. MIKE STRICKLER/VMI SPOKESMAN: A COUPLE OF WOMEN CAME FORWARD NEAR THE END OF THE YEAR THEN VMI WENT FROM THERE THROUGH NORMAL DISCIPLINARY CHANNELS AND A CADET WAS DISMISSED FOR CONDUCT UNBECOMING.))
[SOT]

[00:02:20-00:02:35] ((I THINK WE HAVE BEEN VERY THOROUGH IN WHAT WE HAVE DONE SO FAR IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS. IF ANYTHING THIS WILL CONTINUE TO HEIGHTEN OUR AWARENESS AND THE FACT THAT WE CONSTANTLY HAVE TO BE ON GUARD.))
[RUNS=37]
[OUT Q=to be on guard.]
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[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


Strickler says that the incident has been reported to Federal Judge Jackson Kiser...who has in turn notified the Justice Department.
Strickler also says that VMI is still continuing the process of notifying the judge on how the assimilation process is proceeding.

[Pepper-Spray]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MOrn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Pepper Spray]


In Lynchburg the Police Chief says race isn't a factor in subduing suspects.
But a recent report in a city newspaper says 70-percent of suspects subdued with pepper spray since 1998 are black.

City Council member Ed Barksdale says he finds the figure shocking.
Police Chief Charles Bennett says the spray is used only when a suspect resists arrest - and that race has nothing to do with it.

[2-kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Peace Plan]


Today is the 610th anniversary of a battle in Kosovo that is the bedrock of Serb nationalism.
The battle, lost by the Serbs to an invading Muslim army, was used in the 1980's by Slobodan Milosevic to rally Serbs against ethnic Albanians in the province.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blace, Macedonia;]

[4;18:31]
Bus-loads of ethnic Albanians are heading home to Kosovo today.
The first organized convoy of refugees has left two camps in Macedonia.
Ten buses carred around 400 kosovars into the province.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[8:19:16 p-m- 20 newspath]
[IN Q=]

((ASTRID VAN GENDREN STORT/UNHCR/IN ENGLISH: THE CAMPS LOOK LIKE GHOST TOWNS, IT'S QUITE SAD TO WALK THROUGH THEM ACTUALLY SEE EVERYONE LEAVING. BUT ON THE OTHER HAND IT'S A NICE IDEA THAT THEY ARE GOING BACK. ))
[SUPER=01-Astrid Stort/UNCHR;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=they are going back.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Burdova, Kosovo;]

[4;03:58]
Meantime, mass graves continue to come to light in Kosovo as NATO troops reach the more remote parts of the country.


The bodies of nearly 100 civilians from three villages were discovered yesterday, allegedly the victims of the Serb Security forces.
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[Ramirez]


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


The search for the railroad killer has focused on Colorado.
Yesterday, federal agents and local police raided a home in Commerce City looking for Rafael Resendez-Ramirez.
They didn't find him.
Chris Schauble reports the FBI had strong enough evidence to go ahead with the raid.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4;01:08]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Commerce City, CO;]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Villegas/Homeowner;]
[SUPER=01-Elaine Rowe/Commerce City Police;]
[SUPER=01-Chris Schauble/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:02]
[OUT Q=For CBS NEWS]


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-3]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record] [ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shawn Hash/Tangent Outfitters; :24]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :30]
[RUNS=1:59]
[OUT Q= same thing down here]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 674-5202/Tangent Outfitters;]



[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: explore))

[S-Miss-Virginia]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=99-23 49:52]
[GRAPHIC=Crystal Lewis]


For the third straight year Miss Lynchburg walked away with the Miss VIrginia crown.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


21-year-old Crystal Dawn Lewis won Saturday night's pageant after a week long competition.
The Newport News native's platform is volunteerism in schools.
She stopped by our studios yesterday morning to tell us a little more about it...
(////////SOT//////////)
[SOT]
[INQ=We need to get involved with our children...]
[SUPER=01-Crystal Lewis/Miss Virginia]
[OUTQ=matters most to us]
[RUNS=:08]
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[vo-nat]
As Miss Virginia, Lewis won a 15-thousand-dollar scholarship, a new car and apartment for her reign.
Plus she will now represent the state in September's Miss America pageant.
(---------------)


[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=WebWatch]
[GRAPHIC=Webwatch]


An online museum offers a different look at the Kennedy Assasination.
And a website can help speed up your wedding plans.
Find out more in tonight's WebWatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a new perspective]
[SUPER=03-Westport, CT; :35]
[SUPER=01-Carly Roney/theknot.com; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=EE, News7]

(([intro]
[RUNS= 05]


Its a different perspective on the assasination... the killer's perspective. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza set up a series of live webcams at the window where Lee Harvy Oswald is believed to have fired the fatal shots.
The cameras track the route Kennedy's motorcade followed before the shooting.
Kennedy's family is upset about the site...calling it insensitive and tasteless... the Museum's director says he's surprised and dissappointed by the Kennedy's reaction.

More couples are getting a head start on their wedding plans online. Laura and Dan Keogh planned everything in 4 months through the web.
Wedding sites include WeddingChannel-dot-com... which offers a free calander and bridal registry...
You can register at TheKnot-dot-com based on your life-style and brand name preference.
At TheKnot, you can also create a free webpage, to keep everyone informed about your progress.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we thought]

((CARLY RONEY/THEKNOT.COM; WE THOUGHT IF WE COULD PULL EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PLAN A WEDDING INTO OUR PLACE THAT WOULD SAVE PEOPLE'S MARRIAGES, AND SAVE PEOPLE'S TIME.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=save people's time]



The chess battle between Garry Kasparov and the World is in full swing and expected to last all summer, unless Kasparov can pull off a quick checkmate. You can view the game's progress, and join the world team at Microsoft's GameZone.
You can find the links to these sites by clicking on Webwatch, at WDBJ-7-dot-com.))

[3-Sports]


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


In sports,
Jeff Gordon set records yesterday as he won his fourth straight...
Roy Stanley has more on sports.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:18]
[OUT Q=Day everybody]



[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:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Michael Barry Wagner of Blacksburg died when he fell more than 30 feet from of a Giles County overlook onto the Appalachian Trail early yesterday morning.
He and 9 other people were camping along the trail....when he and a few of his friends left the site to go up on some rocks.
Authorities believe that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A local doctor has received a national award from the American Cancer Society.
Dr. David Randolph received the 19-99 Lane W. Adams Award.
The award is given to health care providers who have demonstrated consistent excellence in delivering direct care and counsel to people with cancer and their families.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Crystal Lewis will take her platform of scgoool volunteerism to the Miss America competition.
Lewis took the Miss Virginia Crown on Saturday night.
She won a 15-thousand-dollar scholarship, a new car and apartment for her reign.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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