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George W. Bush wades through Roanoke's Farmers Market and a minefield of questions about his past.
Coming up on NEWS- 7 at SIX: the Republican presidential candidate takes a different tack.
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And Governor Gilmore cans his Transportation commissioner and orders an investigation of Highway Department abuse of the environment. [WX-Head]
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Watching scattered showers today and a newly formed tropical storm named Bret all highlight the weather coming up. [open]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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((PROTESTOR: ANSWER THE QUESTION, GOVERNOR. JUST ANSWER IT!))
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[VO-NAT]


And George W. Bush provides a new answer on his campaign visit to Roanoke.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[George-Bush]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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George W. Bush already has a high profile and a mountain of money.
But that didn't keep the Republican presidential front-runner from coming to Roanoke today to raise both.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This morning Bush visited Roanoke's West End Youth Center.
He said after -school programs should get more funding from the federal government.
Other than that, Bush spoke only in vague terms about what he'd do if elected president.
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[IN Q=the people of]

((GEORGE W. BUSH: THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA MUST KNOW I HAVE A PLAN FOR PROSPERITY AND A PLAN FOR PEACE. BUT I ALSO HAVE A PLAN TO MAKE SURE THE AMERICAN DREAM TOUCHES EVERY WILLING HEART.))
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At lunchtime, Bush was the guest of honor at a one-thousand-dollar-a-plate fundraiser.
His campaign war chest is already filled with nearly 40-million dollars...dwarfing the competitors.
Bush pulled in another 200-thousand dollars today.
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[Bush-Question]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The issue Bush spent the most time talking about today is the one he likes least:
His past.
He still won't get specific about what drugs he used, if any ...
But Scott Goldberg reports, today Bush began to answer the question everyone's been asking.
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((NATSOUND: BUSH ON MARKET)) [RUNS01]
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What's now known as the cocaine question dogged the Texas governor everywhere he went in Roanoke.
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((PROTESTOR: AL GORE ANSWERED THE QUESTION ... JUST ANSWER THE QUESTION AND BE HONEST, GOVERNOR!!!)) [RUNS07]
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Bush wouldn't talk about it on the city market.
But for the first time he did talk about his drug past with reporters ... suggesting that if he did use cocaine ... he hasn't in the last 20 years.
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((BUSH: I'VE TOLD PEOPLE OVER 2 DECADES AGO I MADE SOME MISTAKES.)) [RUNS03]
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The Bush spin WAS that his past wasn't a relevant campaign issue.
That was before a Dallas newspaper asked: Could you pass a federal background check --- that requires government emp

loyees to be drug-free for at least 7-years?
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((BUSH: THAT WAS A LEGITIMATE QUESTION TO ASK/////////////MY PLEDGE TO THE PEOPLE IS SHOULD I BECOME PRESIDENT, I'LL UPHOLD THE OFFICE TO WHICH I'VE BEEN ELECTED.)) [RUNS12]
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His still vague answer was enough to please supporters...
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((SOT: BETTER TO EVADE THEM THAN SAY YOU'VE NEVER INHALED.))

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... including the man who founded America's Moral Majority.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL: IF I EVER LEARNED THAT GEORGE W. BUSH USED COCAINE 10-15-20 YEARS AGO ... TODAY IN KNOW HE'S FOLLOWING THE LORD. IT WOULDN'T BOTHER ME (snap) THAT MUCH.)) [RUNS09]
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG: STILL, BUSH IS THE ONLY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WHO HASN'T ANSWERED THE COCAINE QUESTION WITH A SIMPLE YES OR NO. HIS EXCUSE? AMERICANS ARE SICK OF WHAT HE CALLED THE POLITICS OF PERSONAL DESTRUCTION. AND ANYONE WHO DOESN'T LIKE THAT ANSWER, HE SAID, SHOULD VOTE FOR SOMEONE ELSE. SCOTT GOLDBERG, NEWS-7, ROANOKE.)) [RUNS18]

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It's burned for more than four days and engulfed almost 200 acres.
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And state forestry officials say a brush fire near Smith Mountain Lake could spread for several more days ... and another 200 acres ... before it's contained.
The fire started Saturday when lightning struck the mountain.
60 firefighters and foresters worked all of last night to contain it, but flames continued to spread today.
Foresters called in a helicopter to douse spot fires with water.
Officials say the fire is still about two miles away from the nearest home. No one has been evacuated.
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[IN Q=At this point, it's not a threat.]
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((STUART SOURS/VA. DEPT. OF FORESTRY: AT THIS POINT, IT'S NOT A THREAT. IT'S ALL BURNING UP REAL SLOW AND IT'S NOT A CONCERN FOR STRUCTURES RIGHT NOW.))
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((DANIEL SNEAD/LIVES 2 MILES AWAY: SOME OF THE HOUSES IT MIGHT EVENTUALLY GET TO, BUT TO ME, THE BIGGEST THING IS NOT SO MUCH STOPPING IT NOW, BUT WILL IT HAPPEN AGAIN?))
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[OUT Q=but will it happen again?]
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Forestry officials say the fire will take strong rains ... or several days ... to put out.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Years in the making, months in the waiting. Still ahead on News 7, the Valley View interchange finally opens.
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Next, learn why these photos are prompting a criminal probe into V-DOT, and the commissioner's resignation.
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A criminal investigation into VDOT... and the resignation of the state Transportation Commissioner.
The scandal announced today by the Governor is about the blatant disregard of environmental laws.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( More than 100 thousand gallons of sewage.
In June, it flooded into a creek that flows into Richmond's water supply.
It was the work of a VDOT contractor, who knocked through a lagoon retaining wall while building the new Route 288 bypass around Richmond.
He hadn't waited for state approval of his plan.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I CAN'T TOLERATE IT. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA CAN'T AFFORD A BLATANT DISREGARD OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS. THEY EXIST FOR A GOOD REASON. TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF EVERY MAN, WOMAN, AND CHILD IN VIRGINIA.))
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The sludge incident was preceded by destruction of wetlands, without state approval, on a project last December in Hampton.
What's worse, says the Governor, is these incidents may be the tip of the iceberg at VDOT.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: PRIVATE AND STATE EMPLOYEES AT VDOT MAY HAVE BROKEN THE LAW. AND THIS MAY NOT BE AN ISOLATED INCIDENT. THEREFORE I ASKED ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE INVESTIGATION OF THIS MATTER.))
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It is the first time Virginia's Attorney General has investigated a possible environmental crime-- under a new law pushed by Gilmore.
Before the results are in, it has already cost VDOT Commissioner David Gehr his job.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[Valley-View]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Here in the Roanoke Valley, the wait is over for some high- profile, highway improvements.
After years of planning and weeks of delay, the new entrance to 581 from Valley View Boulevard opened to traffic this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Mayor Bowers, members of council, and other community leaders did the honors at today's ribbon-cutting.
The five- point- seven million dollar project is designed to ease traffic around Valley View Mall and other shopping centers nearby.
But it also includes a walkway that will link neighborhoods on the opposite side of the highway.
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[OUT Q=bridging that gap.]
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[VO-NAT]


Eventually the walkway will be tied into a greenway stretching from the Hotel Roanoke to Valley View. The first segment should be completed within a year.
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[Milk-Buyout]


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A Texas company is buying the cooperative that produces "Shenandoah's Pride" milk.
Members of the "Valley of Virginia Cooperative Milk Producers Association" agreed to the sale this week.
The cooperative sells milk and ice cream products in Virginia and much of the mid-Atlantic.
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[Alcoa-Reynolds]


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Alcoa has won its hostile takeover bid for Reynolds Metals of Richmond.
The price: four-point-four billion dollars in stock.
The combined company will own 300 locations in 36 counties.
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Among them, a Reynolds plant in Russell County that opened with great fanfare three years ago. The plant manufactures forged aluminum wheels.
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[Stocks]


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Next week's expected interest rate hike, compounded by a weakening dollar, led to another down day on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow fell 28 points.
Nasdaq lost 36.
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[Scales]


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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-30 51:11]
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The Martinsville twins who shot a man inside a Blacksburg nightspot say they killed in self defense.
But prosecutors maintain their actions two years ago amount to murder.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton is at the Montgomery County courthouse where a jury began hearing the case today.
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A prosecutor says a Campbell County deputy acted properly when he shot and killed a knife- wielding murder suspect last month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./July 17th;]


Sergeant J.K. Schmitt shot Farakhan Ali Wright during a confrontation at the Pines Village Apartments.
Wright had been stabbing his girlfriend, fatally as it turns out, when Schmitt and another deputy ordered him to drop his knife.
That's when Wright charged both officers and Schmitt shot him four times.
Commonwealth's attorney Neil Vener reviewed the case, and decided the use of deadly force was justified.
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[Turkish-Students]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jbi]
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Some local Turkish students are trying to offer some relief to their shaken country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey]

Rescuers continue searching for the thousands of people still missing among the rubble. The death toll has already reached 7 thousand .. and the Virginia Tech Turkish Student Association is taking action. The students all have family in Istanbul and they have only been able to get updates through friends. Being so far away -- they feel helpless.
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((EMRE ISIN/ TURKISH STUDENT ASSOCIATION: I AM JUST LIKE THIS: I CAN'T DO ANYTHING, MY HANDS ARE TIED HERE. I WISH I WAS THERE BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HELP -- ALL THE VOLUNTEERS AND I AM HERE. AND AS I TOLD YOU -- I CAN ONLY COUNT THE NUMBER OF DEATHS.))
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[VO-NAT]

The students are placing signs and boxes around campus to raise awareness as well as funds. For more information about donating go to the T-S-A web site on the Tech home page.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Coming your way on News 7 sports tonight, some excellent health reports for both Sean Elliott and Tech's Jake Houseright.
VMI adds some new blood to it athletic department.
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[VO-NAT]


And the high school football preseason tour continues tonight at Roanoke Catholic, where the Celtics have a new head coach for 99.
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[S-Elliott]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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One of the members of the world champion Spurs, Sean Elliott is looking great and walking around.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX; :00]


Three days ago, Elliott received a new kidney from his older brother Noel. Today both men said they are doing well, and feel like they are closer than ever as a family.
Elliott says right now he's too sore to think about playing any basketball.
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[S-Druck]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-]
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NFL preseason action continues tonight in San Francisco with the 49ers taking on Mike Holmgren and the Seattle Seahawks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/1998; :00]


This will be a big night for former Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller, who was a woeful 2 for 7 passing in last week's win over San Diego.
Druck was the first to replace Steve Young last week, but tonight he will be the last of the team's four quarterbacks to get off the bench.
Former Canadian Football League star Jeff Garcia and Steve Stenstrom will precede Druckenmiller. One of the three will not make the team.
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[S-Jake]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-46]
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The Tech football program got some surprising news today concerning sophomore linebacker Jake Houseright.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1999 Spring Practice; :00]


It was thought the Gate City product had reinjured his knee and may be out for the season. But this morning he underwent arthroscopic surgery and doctors found out that he does not have any ligament or cartilage damage. He should be ready to go for the season opener on September 4th against JMU.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1995 Festival Classic;]


In one other Tech note, women's track and field coach Lori Taylor has resigned her post effecitve immediately. The three time A-10 coach of the year will stay on as the head women's cross country coach.
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[S-Catholic]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-47 (00:04:28)]
[GRAPHIC=FFE Logo]


Roanoke Catholic begins the 1999 football season with a new head coach in Paul Moyer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


Moyer is familiar with the Catholic program having served as an assistant under John Cooke since 1994, The year the Celtics won the state Independent Conference championship.
The program has always been slim on numbers but the turnout this season is very encouraging for Moyer and his staff.
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((PAUL MOYER/CATHOLIC HEAD COACH))
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Offensively, this may be the quickest Celtic team in recent years. But Moyer says the defense may be the key to Catholic getting back to the state championship level.
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[IN Q="They know...]

((MOYER:))
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[OUT Q=.....be alright."]
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[VO-NAT]


The Celtics will scrimmage Gretna tomorrow afternoon at Victory Stadium.
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[wipe to pinnacle 99001]
And tomorrow night we will get you all set for the upcoming season with our annual preseason Friday Football Extra half hour special. Hope you can join us on WDBJ-7 tomorrow night at 11:35.
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[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-39 15458tc]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


The VMI athletic department announced a number of changes and additions to its current staff makeup today.
Former Tech basketball player and assistant coach, Scott Davis was named an assistant athletic director for compliance with the NCAA.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1999 Season; :00]


Soccer fans in the area will also be pleased to hear that Roanoke Wrath member Patrick McSorley was named an assistant soccer coach for the Keydets.
He was an all-american at JMU and is still the school's all-time scoring leader.
Robert Hopkins also was added to the soccer staff today.
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The other coaching addition made today was in cross country where John Crawford comes from Seattle, Washington to join the Keydets staff.

[S-USA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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If you want to see some of the best women's basketball players in the world you can do just that later this Fall in Charlottesville at University Hall.
Former Cav Dawn Staley, former UT Vol Chamique Holdsclaw and the rest of the U-S Women's National Team will visit UVa on Friday night November 12th as part of its 12-game, pre-Olympic Games college tour.


[Camille-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-37 25:00]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Camille]


On this date in 1969, few people outside of Nelson County had ever heard of places like Massies Mill and Davis Creek.
A visit from a lady named Camille changed all that.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


Thirty years ago tonight, the remnants of Hurricane Camille swept into central Virginia, dumping more than 30 inches of rain in eight hours.
The resulting floods claimed 256 lives in Virginia.. 125 of them in tiny Nelson County.
Tom and Adelaide Huffman still live in Davis Creek.. anniversaries like this always bring back memories of that fateful night.
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[SOT 22:33:05]
[IN Q=Doesn't seem]

((TOM HUFFMAN/LOST 22 FAMILY MEMBERS TO CAMILLE: DOESN'T SEEM LIKE 30 YEARS AGO.. AND THERE'S SO MUCH CHANGE THAT'S TAKEN PLACE, A LOT OF THE SCARS HAVE HEALED UP TO WHERE AN ORDINARY PERSON JUST COMING IN AND LOOKING AROUND WOULD NEVER REALIZE WHAT HAPPENED.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Huffman/Lost 22 Family Members to Camille; :00]
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[OUT Q=realize what happened.]
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[VO-NAT]


We'll have more on the 30th anniversary of Hurricane Camille and its impact on central Virginia tomorrow night on News7.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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The Roanoke Neighborhood Development Corporation wants to see Henry Street revitalized.
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[VO-NAT]

[99-29 38:48]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday]


Earlier this week, City Council gave the corporation half the funding it requested for a new office building in Gainsboro.
So where does the project go from here?
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[anchor=Keith]
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Tonight, on News 7 at 11, the latest from community leaders on the future of Henry Street.




[Tech-Cadets]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=]
[WRITER=jbi]
[TAPE#=99-29 42:41]
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The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets is getting broken into college life -- military style.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]
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[VO-NAT]

Corps leaders say they're taking the high road with this year's orientation -- known as cadre week. Activities like the obstacle course emphasize teamwork and cadets can even get help to complete them.
This was a special treat for most .. after a week of drilling. The new cadets -- called buds -- realize they still have some obstacles to overcome, but say they have a way to get through it -- each other.
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[SOT 02:47:15]
[IN Q=I mean]

((SARA KATHLEEN SANSBURY/ NEW CADET: I MEAN THERE'S STILL TIMES I THINK -- OH MAN, WHY'D I DO THIS -- BUT THEN MY BUDS MOTIVATE ME OR I MOTIVATE MYSELF.))
[SUPER=01-Sara Kathleen Sansbury/ New Cadet]
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[VO-NAT]

Classes start on Monday for all Tech students, while the Corps will continue drilling and leading the military life.
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