[7E-Landfill]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-17 1:26:01]
[GRAPHIC=landfill]


The Kim Stan landfill has been closed for nine years, but problems remain.
Residents of the area are hoping a new project will make a difference.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Selma/1989;]


In 1989, citizens were picketing the landfill as large tractor-trailers were arriving to dump out of state garbage.
The landfill site is now covered with small trees and other vegetation, but problems with contaminated runoff and bad odors continue to plague the community.
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[SOT 28:54]
[IN Q=Every time you see anything]

((EVERY TIME YOU SEE ANYTHING IN THE PAPER, THEY ALWAYS SAY THEY'RE JUST GOING TO STUDY IT. I DON'T KNOW THEY SHOULD KNOW IT BY HEART BY NOW, AS MUCH STUDYING AS THEY'VE DONE.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Fridley/Alleghany Co. Resident]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=as they've done.]
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[VO-NAT]


Alleghany County has scheduled a news conference this afternoon to announce details of the Kim Stan Diversion Ditch Project... the latest effort to address problems at the site.
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[7WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=mel]
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Internet search engines are getting bogged down as the web becomes more crowded.
And you can create a free photo album online.
Eric Earnhart has more in webwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Is your search ]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Coleman/Anti-Defamation League; :48]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=ee, News-7]

(([intro] [RUNS:05]
Is your search engine working hard enough? A new survey finds most search engines are lagging behind the explosive growth of the internet.
Northern Lights is number one, but is still only able to cover 1/6 of existing internet pages. Snap and AltaVista run close behind.
Some websites, such as Metacrawler, and Dogpile, survey several search engines at once, and deliver the results.


The number of individual web pages online now stands at 800 million. It now takes about six months for a new page to make it into a search engine's listing.

The anti-defamation league is urging congress to expand hate-crime legislation. They concerned about the growth of hate groups, and their use of the internet.
[SOT]
[IN Q=the internet allows people]

((ELIZABETH COLEMAN/ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE; THE INTERNET ALLOWS PEOPLE TO RECRUIT, ANONYMOUSLY, AND IT'S INEXPENSIVE. IT IS A LOW COST RECRUITMENT TOOL FOR HATERS.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=for haters]


The ADL has designed a "Hate Filter", software which blocks computer access to sites the ADL believe promote bigotry and hatred.

Create your own online photo album at ememories-dot-com. You can create a picture forum... scan and upload images, and share them with family and friends... Some of the latest entries include a history of New York City, a visit to Yosemite, and a cat-lovers image gallery. You do have to register to use the service, but it doesn't cost anything.

For links to these sites, click on webwatch, on the WDBJ Website, at WDBJ 7-dot-com.))


[7E-Church-Bells]


[ANCHOR=mel]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-19 1:03:15]
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The sounds of bells rang through the air in Roanoke tonight, as the John Wynn Myers Memorial Carillon debuted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


On the front steps of the Green Memorial United Methodist church, church organist Richard Cummins used his keyboard to ring 318 bells.
However you won't find any acutal bells they're digitally sounded with the help of a computer.
The hour long performance brought folks of all ages out to hear the heavenly sounds that are not just for the church to enjoy.
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[SOT 1:48:56]
[IN Q= we believe]

((WE BELIEVE THE CORRLIAN WILL BELONG TO THE GREEN MEMORIAL CHURCH BUT THE MUSIC WILL BELONG TO THE ENTIRE CITY OF ROANOKE.))
[OUT Q=city of roanoke]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke will once again be able to enjoy the regular chiming of the hour and three daily carillon performances.
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We'll finally see some relief from the heat and humidity today. It'll be cloudy and cool with, soem rain, high' sin the upper 60's. Tonight the rain will continue periodicially with lows in the 60's. Tomorrow will be a lot like today with rain and winds, keeping the temps in the 60's. Tomorrow night showers and temps n the 50's.


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[7BIRTHDAYS] 7/13/99
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[45L'burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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A Lynchburg man is dead from multiple gunshot wounds and his shooter is at large.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Police were called to 705 Stuart Street just before midnight after neighbors reported hearing several shots being fired in the area.
That's where an unidentified young male had been shot several times in the chest and arms.
Witnesses told police the gunman burst through the front door, fired several shots at the victim as he sat on a living room sofa, then ran out the back door.
No arrests have been made.
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[45Bedrosian-Wrap]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-20 1:00:24]
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Candidate for Delegate Al Bedrosian is facing an assault and battery charge for spanking a child in a medical clinic waiting room last Friday.
The child's mother says Bedrosian was out of line.
Bedrosian says he was just protecting his infant daughter.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Al Bedrosian and ]
[SUPER=@File; :12]
[SUPER=01-Al Bedrosian/Candidate for Delegate; :19]
[SUPER=01-Melissa Campbell/Mother; :25]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :35]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount; :57]
[SUPER=@Eric2; 1:16]
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[OUT Q=EE, News 7]


(( Al Bedrosian and Melissa Campbell agree on some points.. Bedrosian spanked 2-year old Malik Campbell's backside, and Malik was not injured...
It happend while both sat in the waiting room of the Lewis Gale Clinic, as Malik ran past Bedrosian, bumped a table and knocked over a candy container.

[SOT 01:51:21]
[IN Q=my reaction]

((AL BEDROSIAN/CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I JUST HELD MY BABY, AND I GRABBED HIS ARM AND I GAVE HIM A LITTLE WHACK ON THE BUTT AND SAID DON'T DO THAT ANYMORE AND THAT WAS IT.))
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[OUT Q=do that anymore]



[SOT 17:55:43]
[IN Q=before I could say]

((MELISSA CAMPBELL/MOTHER; HE LAID HIS INFANT IN HIS LAP, SCOOPED MALIK UP WITH ONE ARM AND SPANKED HIM ON THE BOTTOM WITH THE OTHER ONE, AND PUT HIM BACK ON THE FLOOR AND LOOKED AT HIM AND SAID NO DON'T DO THAT. ))
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[OUT Q=don't do that]



Bedrosian says Malik was out of control... rowdy, running, at one point pulling at his infant's arms... putting her at risk as he ran by, and he acted out of protective instinct.

[SOT 01:53:59]
[IN Q=no and I'd probably]

(( AL BEDROSIAN/CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I'D PROBABLY DO IT AGAIN TO PROTECT MY CHILD, QUITE FRANKLY, AND YOU THINK BACK AND SAY, YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO TOUCH ANOTHER CHILD, I GUESS WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO PROTECTING YOUR OWN CHILD, THAT'S WHAT IT IS. ))
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[OUT Q=that's what it is]



But Campbell, says her son was only restless after a long wait for a doctor's appointment. She says she stopped him when he touched Bedrosian's child, and wasn't threatening anyone...

[SOT 17:57:27]
[IN Q=if anybody ]

(( MELISSA CAMPBELL/MOTHER; IF ANYBODY PUT THE BABY IN DANGER IT WAS HIM HIMSELF WHEN HE LAID THE BABY IN HIS LAP AND PICKED THE 2 YEAR OLD UP TO SPANK HIM.. WHEN HE HAD MALIK UP IN THE AIR MALIK COULD HAVE KICKED THE BABY OR ANYTHING FOR THAT MATTER. IF ANYBODY PUT HIS CHILD IN DANGER IT WASN'T A 2 YEAR OLD CHILD, IT WAS HIM HIMSELF. ))
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[OUT Q=him himself.]



Campbell, who didn't know who Bedrosian was when she called police says she'll go ahead with the charges, to keep it from happening to another child.
Bedrosian, who goes to court later this month says being a dad comes first, and he doesn't care how this affects his campain.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

[45E-Church-Bells]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-19 1:03:15]
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A heavinly sound in Roanoke, as the John Wynn (Win) Myers Memorial (Car-uh-lahn) Carillon debuted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


On the front steps of the Green Memorial United Methodist church, church organist Richard Cummins used his keyboard to ring 318 bells.
However you won't find any acutal bells--- they're digitally sounded with the help of a computer.


The hour long performance brought folks of all ages out to hear the heavenly sounds that are not just for the church to enjoy.
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[SOT 1:48:56]
[IN Q= we believe]

((WE BELIEVE THE CORRLIAN WILL BELONG TO THE GREEN MEMORIAL CHURCH BUT THE MUSIC WILL BELONG TO THE ENTIRE CITY OF ROANOKE.))
[OUT Q=city of roanoke]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanokers will be able to enjoy the regular chiming of the hour and three daily carillon performances.
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[45WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[NEWSCAST=CUTIN]
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Taking a break from the news to check weather--
Cloudy and unseasonably cool today, with rain likely.
Highs only reaching the upper 60s.
Periods of rain will continue tonight, with lows in the lower 60s.
More of the same ahead tomorrow, with lingering showers.
Meanwhile look for sunny, warmer weather to return by mid- week....highs gradually in the 80s...lows in the 60s.



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[82-L'burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=99-]
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Authorities have not yet identified the man who was shot to death last night in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Police were called to 705 Stuart Street just before midnight after neighbors reported hearing several shots being fired in the area.
That's where an unidentified young male had been shot several times in the chest and arms.
Witnesses told police the gunman burst through the front door, fired several shots at the victim as he sat on a living room sofa, then ran out the back door.
No arrests have been made.
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[8S-Forest-fires]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-16 1:51:49]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]


Firefighters are reporting some progress in battling the series of forest fires throughout the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
Just north of Clifton Forge, 100 acres has burned in the most serious of the blazes.
Joe Dashiell reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Smoke rise from the Rough Mountain Wilderness area]
[SUPER=03-Bath Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Olson/Fire Information Officer; :16]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Egan/Acting District Ranger; :44]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :57]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7 Bath County]


((Smoke rises from the Rough Mountain Wilderness area, a remote location accessible to firefighters only after a steep two- hour climb.
But on Saturday, they looked to the heavens for help, as a helicopter flew in from Detroit to join the operation.


[SOT OLSON 01:23:13]
[IN Q=Many of these fires]
[RUNS= :12]
[OUT Q=of these fires.]

NAT SOUND OF ROTORS
The chopper is capable of dumping 400 gallons of water on each pass.
But it is also being used to lift drinking water and other supplies to the 40 firefighters on the ridges above.
[SOT 02:34:48]
[IN Q=we'll probably lose the helicopter]

((WE'LL PROBABLY LOSE ))
[RUNS= :13]
[OUT Q=PEOPLE UP THERE WATCHING IT.]


The Forest Service believes this fire and five others since the first of July were caused by lightning strikes. They hope to have the "Route 42 fire" fully contained by Tuesday.
Though this isn't the time of year when rangers normally expect to see forest fires, they say the dry conditions mean the fire danger remains very high.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Bath County))


[8S-Landfill]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-17 1:24:50]
[GRAPHIC=landfill]


Nine years after closing the old Kim Stan landfill, Alleghany county officials are taking steps to clean it up.
Meanwhile, residents are hoping the move will solve some problems.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Selma/1990; ]


In 1990, large tractor- trailers were lining up to dump out- of state garbage at the Kim-Stan operation.
The landfill site is now covered with small trees and other vegetation... but problems with contaminated run-off and bad odors continue to plague the community.
Yesterday, members of the Epworth United Methodist Church were welcoming a new minister, and hoping the latest effort to improve the site will be successful.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have been concerned]

((JANE PINCKARD/ALLEGHANY CO. RESIDENT: WE HAVE BEEN CONCERNED ABOUT THIS LANDFILL FROM DAY ONE, BUT NOW I THINK WE'RE FINALLY GOING TO GET SOME POSITIVE ACTION HERE AND WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THAT FOR A LONG TIME.)) ((DAN JONES/ALLEGHANY CO. RESIDENT: IT'S SOMETHING THAT SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED AND I HOPE OTHER COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA THAT THEY DON'T HAVE TO DEAL WITH WHAT WE'VE HAD TO DEAL WITH IN THE PAST.))
[SUPER=01-Jane Pinckard/Alleghany Co. Resident; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Jones/Alleghany Co. Resident; :11]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=deal with in the past.]
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[VO-NAT]


Alleghany County has scheduled a news conference for this afternoon near the landfill site, to kick off the Kim Stan diversion ditch project.
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[8E-Church-Bells]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-19 1:03:15]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The chiming of bells rang through the air in Roanoke last night, as the John Wynn Myers Memorial (Car-uh-lahn) Carillon debuted.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


On the front steps of the Green Memorial United Methodist church, church organist Richard Cummins used his keyboard to ring 318 bells.
However you won't find any acutal bells they're digitally sounded with the help of a computer.
The hour long performance brought folks of all ages out to hear the heavenly sounds that are not just for the church to enjoy.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:48:56]
[IN Q= we believe]

((WE BELIEVE THE CORRLIAN WILL BELONG TO THE GREEN MEMORIAL CHURCH BUT THE MUSIC WILL BELONG TO THE ENTIRE CITY OF ROANOKE.))
[OUT Q=city of roanoke]
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[VO-NAT]

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