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Authorities believe they have recovered the body of the man who drowned in Smith Mountain Lake two months ago...
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And the results are in for the Iowa Straw Poll. Which Republican candidate came out on top?
Those stories in just a few minutes.
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It's been months since search teams came up empty-handed after combing the waters of Smith Mountain Lake looking for a Moneta man presumed to have drowned.
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Now authorities think the body of 36-year-old John Schmidt has turned up.
Authorities believed Schmidt was riding on the back of this boat at night when he fell overboard on June 5-th.
Yesterday morning a fisherman discovered what is believed to be Schmidt's body floating near Turtle Island.
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[Straw-Poll]


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George W. Bush will be the topic of discussion on the Sunday morning talk shows.
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The Texas governor took nearly a third of the vote to win yesterday's Iowa Straw poll.
Steve Forbes was second, followed by Elizabeth Dole.
The poll is considered a gauge for politicians vying for the GOP Presidential nomination.
Former Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander finished sixth and may drop out of the race.
The winner of the Iowa Straw poll has never gone on to win the nomination, let alone the presidency.
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Labor leader Lane Kirkland died of cancer yesterday.
The 77-year old former President of the AFL-CIO is credited with re-uniting the country's labor unions.
That's what he was trying to do 10 years ago when he was arrested in Southwest Virginia.
Eric Earnhart has more.
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(( The United Mine Worker's of a America's strike against the Pittston Coal Company began in a region geographically, and in many ways culturally isolated from the rest of the world.
But the fight quickly caught Lane Kirkland's attention as he worked to re-energize union membership nation-wide.



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This show of force came just hours before negotiations were scheduled to begin in New York... The union has vowed to keep the pressure on Pittston.

It was a battle made up of powerful images.... miners sitting in road blocking coal trucks... carried to jail as others took their place, and Kirkland stepped right into the middle of it.

(Kirkland speech---protest)



In a move to show Southwest Virginia miners would not have to stand alone... he led a delegation of 18 labor leaders to Lebanon, gathered on the steps of the Russell County Courthouse, joining UMW president Rich Trumka.

(Trumka speech--protest)


and then they sat down sat down, blocking access to the building...
Kirkland wanted to be arrested, and he was... The image of Kirkland and UMW president Rich Trumka going to jail together energized the miners who flocked to a union rally later in the day, where Kirkland once again brought the union membership back together.

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The miners eventually got and approved a new contract, declaring victory...
As for the courthouse incident, a judge dismissed all charges against Kirkland, Trumka, and the other labor leaders involved, citing their good behavior following their arrest.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))


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Another locality in our area is about to be hit with water restrictions.
Beginning tomorrow, residents in Henry County who get their water from the Marrowbone water plant are under mandatory water restrictions.
Authorities say restrictions are needed in case the water is needed to fight fire.
The restrictions mean no watering the lawn, washing cars, or any other unnecessary use of water.
The Marrowbone plant provides water to 10-thousand households.



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A unique fundraiser could leave you covered in Jell-O, for a good -cause.
We've got the details, straight ahead.
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[ANCHOR=ANDREW]


And a look back at the King of Rock and Roll in the Star City - as Elvis Presley fans commemorate the anniversary of his death.
First, here are the lottery numbers.....
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Loyal Elvis fans have been making their annual pilgrimage to Memphis this week to honor "the King." But they were not alone. R-C-A , Presley's record company, had a special honor for Elvis.
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They named him "Artist of the Century."
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(( The ONLY WAY TO MARK HIS ACHIEVEMENTS....ELVIS PRESLEY THE ONE AND ONLY ARTIST OF THE CENTURY NAT SOUND CHEERING....))
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[ELVIS TAPE 39:56 show people holding all the records]
To demonstrate why... RCA displayed the long list of platinum and gold albums Presley recorded during his monumental career.
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Tomorrow marks the 22-nd anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. He died days before a scheduled concert appearance in Roanoke.
Keith Humphry has more in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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((Elvis Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. By the time Elvis was 20, he'd signed with a record label.. After a short stay with Sun Records, Elvis' contract was sold to RCA-Victor in 1955. That's the same year he first performed in Roanoke. Elvis would perform in the Star City three more times: in 1972, 74, and 76. In July of 1977, Fans waited on the steps of the Roanoke Civic Center to buy tickets for his August concert.
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((WELL I CAME FROM HAMPTON VIRGINIA PICKED RICK UP FROM PORTSMOUTH AND AS SOON AS I HEARD I TOOK OFF.......WELL I JUST THINK HE PUTS ON A GOOD SHOW AND I LIKE TO SEE HIM. NOBODY ELSE PUTS ON A SHOW LIKE HE DOES)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=SHOW LIKE HE DOES]

But Elvis didn't make the show. He died August 16, 1977 at the age of 42 , just 8 days before the Roanoke Concert.
Within hours, local record stores sold out of his albums.
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[Sot] [TAPE 1977 30:41] ((I HAVEN'T GOT ANY NUMBERS, BUT WE'RE JUST ABOUT OUT OF SINGLES AND WE'RE REALLY LOW ON THE ALBUMS. AND THIS IS WHAT, ABOUT AN HOURS TIME. FROM SIX TO SEVEN, WE'VE SOLD THAT MANY.)) [RUNS:07]
Many Elvis fans chose to keep their concert tickets rather than sell them to collectors. [Sot] [2:02 OLD WKND MORNING NEWSREEL TAPE ] ((I DON'T WANT TO MAKE MONEY ON ELVIS. I WANT TO REMEMBER HIM AS THE DECENT PERSON HE WAS. AND IF I GIVE THEM UP, I'LL GIVE THEM BACK TO THE CIVIC CENTER FOR THE MONEY I PAID FOR THEM.)) [RUNS:13]
A memorial service replaced the concert on August 24-th, 1977. More than 6-thousand people showed up to remember the King of Rock and Roll.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry))





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Detroit Linebacker Matt Russell is probably out for the entire NFL season.
For the second straight year, Russell has seen his season end with one exhibition game.
He hurt his left knee midway through the Lions 34-to-31 loss to Atlanta Friday night.
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Last night the Bills were in Seattle for a warm up game with the Seahawks.
A rookie buffaloes his way into the end zone for the Bills as Anthony Gray takes the hand off and goes 24 yards for the score.
Seattle has an answer to that, the Foley -Jordan connection. Charles Jordan grabs the 27 yard pass for the TD.
[super=30-Buffalo/24/Seattle/10;]


The Bills' defense ices the victory an Mannie Martin makes the pick and then scampers 97 yards for the touchdown and Buffalo beats Seattle 24 to 10.
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[Business-Review]


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Tultex hopes a shakeup among the ranks will pull the company out of a slump.
And Roanoke robots are among the Army's latest recruits.
Scott Goldberg has details in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] (([tultex]
This week on the Review:
He led his company to historic lows and shareholders called for his head.
So Tultex C-E-O Chuck Davies stepped down this week.
Executive Vice President Randy Rollins assumes the top job and tries to revive a stock now trading for less than 50 cents a share. [99-24 at 1:36:13]
Low numbers snuffed farmers' enthusiasm as the 130th annual tobacco market got underway.
The golden leaves were going for a dollar-eighty a pound ... down 13-cents from last year. [99-21 at 1:25:18]
Dublin.
An international gateway for travelers flying in from overseas?
Oui, monsieur!
The N-R-V airport will soon get a U-S customs office and be designated a foreign trade zone -- making it easier for local companies to do business abroad. [99-31 at 24:37]
It's a 26-acre eyesore filled with 20 known carcinogens.
But after a five million-dollar government-funded cleanup, this brownfield site just might jump-start the Alleghany Highlands' economy.
Developers plan to market the old train repair shop as a prime location for a major manufacturer. [cybermotion]
The U-S Army has enlisted a corps of Roanoke robots.
They're called CyberGuards and will be replace human security guards at military warehouses.
It's a 27-million-dollar deal for Cybermotion ... a company that says unlike people, its robots will work around the clock and won't ask for raises. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, the stock market liked a report that said inflation is in check.
The Dow picked up 259-points this week.
The Nasdaq gained 90.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))

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NASA is sending medicine into space with the help of a Virginia college and the government is launching a new ad campaign aimed at Roanoke to stop children from buying tobacco products. Tonya Flory has that and more in this week's health check report.
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Virginia Commonwealth University is helping launch a new NASA commercial space center that will change the way health care is delivered in space and on earth. The program allows surgeons to communicate via computer with patients in remote regions. Doctors are testing technology that would further extend that link to the depths of outer space. Then doctors could treat astronauts who get sick on a mission.
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Southwest Virginia's blood supply is draining to the point of emergency. The Red Cross is down 400 pints already this summer. Health officials urge volunteer to make a blood donation at the nearest donor site.
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The Food and Drug Administration is sending a sobering message to store clerks who sell tobacco products to minors. The FDA advertising campaign consists of several radio, print and TV ads that reinforce selling cigarettes to minors is illegal. The commercials will air in eleven media markets including Roanoke.
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And a new tool to help ease labor pains for pregnant women is becoming popular at Lewis-Gale Medical Center. The labor ball allows women to sit and move around at the same time.
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The birthing ball also encourages fetal descent, pelvic relaxation and pelvic mobility -- and even be used when the mother has light epidural anesthesia to help take her mind off the discomfort. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check. ))

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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Franklin County police have arrested a Roanoke man in connection with a rape last month.
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And the body of an apparent drowning victim is recovered at Smith Mountain Lake.
More on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a Moneta man who was presumed to have drowned in Smith Mountain Lake a couple of months ago.
Joy Sutton reports.
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(( The body of a man was discovered by a fisherman floating near Turtle Island in Smith Mountain Lake.
Authorities say the location where this body was found is the same area divers searched for a body two months ago.


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On June 5th divers were searching for the body of 36 year old John Schmidt of Moneta.
At that time authorities believed Schmidt was riding on the back of this boat at night and fell over board.
Divers searched the water for several days in depths up to 110 feet...but could not find the body.
And everyday for the past 69 days authorities have been waiting for the body to surface.
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((LIT. KARL MARTIN/DEPT. OF GAME AND FISH: THERE ARE OTHER OBSTACLES IN THIS LAKE THAT COULD SLOW THE BODY FROM COMING TO THE TOP SUCH AS TREES, AND OTHER ITEMS LEFT IN TACT WHEN THIS LAKE WAS FLOODED))
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An autopsy will be performed on Monday to confirm the identity of the body. Joy Sutton News 7.))


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A 31 year old Roanoke man was out on bond on robbery charges when police say he abducted and raped a woman last month.
Franklin County authorities arrested Delvin Randell Elkins, of the 17-hundred block of Wise Avenue in Southeast Roanoke on Friday.
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On July 29th, a 26-year-old Roanoke woman says she was walking to her car in the Food Lion parking lot in the 21- hundred block on Bennington Street Southeast when a man grabbed her from behind, threatening her with a knife.
According to police reports, she was then ordered to drive to the Cooper's Cove area of Franklin County, near Windy Gap Mountain where the rape took place.
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The Filipino American mailman white supremacist Buford Furrow confessed to killing was laid to rest yesterday.

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Hundreds of uniformed postal workers carrying flowers and wearing baby-blue ribbons paid their last respects to Joseph Ileto.
Furrow has told investigators he shot Ileto because the mail carrier was not white.
One postal worker remembered his co-worker by saying ``we lost a friend, a good worker, we miss him so much.''
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GOP presidential front-runner George W. Bush won a battle in the fight for the Republican nomination.
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He picked up more than 74-hundred votes yesterday in the Iowa Straw Poll.
Millionaire publisher Steve Forbes was second with 49-hundred votes, followed by Elizabeth Dole with 34-hundred votes.
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The Iowa straw poll is the first major test for Republican candidates to show their vote-getting power.
However, the winner has never gone on to win the nomination in the poll's 25 year history.
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It's been nearly eight months since the federal government deadline to fix underground fuel storage tanks went into effect.
And many tanks owned by state and local governments still aren't making the grade.
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[VO-NAT 98-73 49:27 or 51:07]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The E-P-A told tank owners ten years ago to upgrade, replace, or seal their underground petroleum tanks by last December. So far 228 local-government tanks and 22 state-owned tanks are listed as non-compliant. The E-P-A can fine tank owners who do not meet the guideline up to 10-thousand dollars a day. The new guidelines were adopted to prevent fuel spills that contaminate soil and drinking water.
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Tonight on 60 minutes... For perceived sins of the flesh, a young woman could be sent by the Catholic Church or her family to toil in a laundry where she might remain a virtual slave for years or even decades washing away those "sins." This may sound medieval, but it happened in modern Ireland and the last so-called Magdalen laundry closed just two years ago.
Here's Steve Kroft with a preview..
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That story and more on 60 Minutes tonight at seven here on your Hometown Station. [toss]


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Still to come - a helping hand for beginning water skiers at Smith Mountain Lake.
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And in this week's Virginia Profiles - these turkeys aren't headed for the dinner table.
They're gobbling up the love and affection of their owners.
Now for your travel forecast... [Andrew ad-lib into the travel forecast]
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For most families, the family pet is a dog, cat or goldfish.
But some people just have to be different.
In this week's Virginia Profile-- Teresa Hamilton introduces us to a couple in Wythe County who didn't pick up their pet at the pound.
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Buddy Jackson and his wife, Carolyn, consider Snowy and Lewie-Lewie members of the family.
They've been raising the pair as pets for a little more than a year and a half.
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The turkeys not only greet Buddy and Carolyn when they come home in the evening but follow them around the yard ALWAYS in search of attention.
They've also been trained to sit on command.
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((BUDDY JACKSON: JUST EVERYDAY I'D MESS WITH THEM EVERYDAY OF THE WORLD, JUST FOOL WITH THEM, LET THEM EAT OUT OF MY HAND, ALL AT ONCE THEY WENT TO SITTING ON MY ARM AND ON MY SHOULDER.)) [RUNS 13]
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Buddy admits that raising turkeys as pets is unusual-- but, in his eyes, they're just as loving as a cat or dog.
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The pair are even tame enough that they don't mind being held or petted by stranger. [end su]
In fact, the turkeys don't even get their feather's ruffled at the site of a cat.
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Not a bad life for a couple of birds-- that might otherwise find their way to a supper table in a couple of months.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Wythe County. ))






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Maybe you've seen them, the water skiers with the wind in their hair and the spray of water on their faces. It looks fun and there's a club at the lake that will help you learn the sport.
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The Smith Mountain Lake Water Ski Club started in the early 80's. Since then skiers of all levels have been perfecting their technique.
The club offers at least three clinics to improve the skills of water skiers and wake boarders.
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The club also keeps track of what law makers are doing and tries to give input when new laws concerning boating and skiing are up for debate.
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[OUT Q=of skier]
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[Ebert-Picks]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net Siskel and Ebert]
[graphic=none]


The theaters are full of summer blockbusters--
Here are Roger Ebert's top 3 picks.
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[SOT Weekend Picks]
[IN Q=If you're]
[SUPER=01-Roger Ebert/Movie Critic;:00]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=I'm Roger Ebert]
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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[SS=None]


You can see Roger Ebert's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station. [2-shot toss to bump]


[Edsel-Competition]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-24 1:41:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Edsels bombed when they hit the automobile market in the 1950's.
But these days, some think they're a hot commodity.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They are Edsel Automobiles produced by Ford between 1958 and 1960.
More than 80 cars owners from across the country came to Roanoke to participate in the Annual Edsel Club Rally and Convention.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There are a large]

((JIM PERRAULT/INTERNATIONAL EDSEL CLUB:THERE ARE A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT SPECIFICALLY LIKE EDSELS. IT WAS CONSIDERED A FLOP AT THE TIME. THEY PRODUCED THEM FOR ONLY THREE YEARS AND YOU JUST GOT A FOLLOWING THAT LIKE THE CARS))
[SUPER=01-Jim Perrault/International Edsel Club]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=likes the cars ]
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[VO-NAT]


The price for one of these automobiles ranges from 2-thousand to 50-thousand dollars for the most restored models.


There are currently 1-thousand members in the International Edsel Club.
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[Mornin-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#Morn Promo]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 Mornin]


As we head back into the work week, don't forget to tune in to News 7 Mornin'.
Here's Steve Pardon with a preview.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This week on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; ]
[RUNS=41]
[OUT Q=Elvis' death QUICK OUT]




[*****PAUL*****] [THE PICTURE FREEZES RIGHT AFTER HE SAYS DEATH, SO YOU WILL WANT TO GET OUT OF IT QUICKLY]