[Hurricane-Dennis]

[ANCHOR=Scott]

[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
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[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Dennis]


This morning, Dennis is 270 miles away from Charleston, South Carolina.
He may never get there, but he is getting stronger.
Knowing the hurricane is aimed in their direction, the people who live on the coast are getting ready.
Lisa Hughes has their story.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Charleston, SC; 00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Wilbanks/Charleston Resident;20]
[SUPER=01-Jean Matthews/Charleston Resident;53]
[SUPER=01-Joe Riley/Charleston Mayor;1:14]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/Reporting;1:22]
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[11VMI]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-31 39:40]
[GRAPHIC=VMI Seal]


The Board of Visitors at Virginia Military Institute says it backs superintendent Josiah Bunting.
This was the decision yesterday by the board after it reviewed Bunting's discretionary expenses --- expenses now b

eing reviewed by state auditors.
Joy Sutton has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Based on our review]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Gottwald/VMI Board of Visitors;00]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;15]
[SUPER=01-Gil Minor/VMI Foundation Inc.;45]
[SUPER=01-Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent;58]
[SUPER=@Joy1;1:00]
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[OUT Q=best interest of VMI]
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(([SOT 12:28:28]
[IN Q=Based on our review]

((BRUCE GOTTWALD/VMI BOARD OF VISITORS: BASED ON OUR REVIEW WE HAVE CONCLUDED THAT ALL OF THESE FUNDS HAVE BEEN SPENT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF VMI AND IT'S MISSION. THERE HAS BEEN NO INTENT OF PERSONAL GAIN WHATSOEVER BY THE SUPERINTENDENT.))
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[OUT Q=the superintendent]


These were the words of the Board of Visitors President following a closed session review of Superintendent Josiah Bunting.
State Officials are currently reviewing the superintendent's use of his 100-thousand dollar discretionary account-- part of which was used for a retirement party and to buy gifts.
Even though this account is not funded by tax dollars it is still subject to state guidelines.
The VMI Foundation Incorporated provides the majority of the funding for the discretionary account-- and is backing Bunting.
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[SOT12:33:58]
[IN Q=Foundation funds]

((GIL MINOR/VMI FOUNDATION INC.: FOUNDATION FUNDS HAVE BEEN SPENT PROPERLY AND APPROPRIATELY FOR THE BETTERMENT OF VMI))
[RUNS=8]
[OUT Q=of VMI]


Bunting says that support is important since his integrity is on the line.
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[SOT12:37:40]
[IN Q=All I have done]

((JOSIAH BUNTING/VMI SUPERINTENDENT: ALL I HAVE DONE WITH CONSCIOUS ACTION HAS BEEN UNDERTAKEN WITH WHAT I CONCEIVE TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF VMI))
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[OUT Q=best interest of VMI]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Bunting says]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER:BUNTING SAYS IT'S TIME TO GET BACK TO BUSINESS OF RUNNING VMI.
AND NOW IT'S JUST A MATTER OF WAITING AS STATE OFFICIALS WRAP-UP THEIR INVESTIGATION.))
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[OUT Q=N7]))








[11New-Home]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-41 07:13]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A home is helping to bring one Roanoke neighborhood back to life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It's this house in historic Gainsboro on Gilmer Avenue.
It was reconstructed by the Blue Ridge Housing Development Corporation.
The new homeowner who used to live in the neighborhood got a chance to see her new home for the first time yesterday.
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[SOT 1:25:24]
[IN Q=I never dreamed]

((FRANCIS CALLOWAY/ NEW HOME OWNER: I NEVER DREAMED THAT WILL BE BACK IN NORTH EAST ON THE STREETS I PLAYED ON WHEN I WAS CHILD))
[SUPER=01-Francis Calloway/New Home Owner]
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[OUT Q=was a child]
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[VO-NAT]


Mayor David Bowers even stopped by to greet the new homeowner.
And the Corporation is hoping to re-build more homes just like this one.
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[SOT 01:21:38]
[IN Q=For the last]

((ALVIN NASH/BLUE RIDGE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION: FOR THE LAST TWO YEARS WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN TRYING TO REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES THAT ARE UNDERDEVELOPED AND SUFFERED FROM URBAN REVITALIZATION))
[SUPER=01-Alvin Nash/Blue Ridge Housing Dev. Corp.]
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[OUT Q=revatilization]
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[VO-NAT]


The project was also supported by Historic Gainsboro Preservation Incorporated and the city of Roanoke.
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[Dalai-Lama]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He came to Chicago to dedicate a Tibetan art exhibit.
And the Dalai Lama brought with him a message of peace and love for all people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL]


The exiled leader of Tibet was at Chicago's field museum.
The artifacts he dedicated include thangkas (TAHN-kas), which are paintings on linen.
They illustrate the Dalai Lama's spiritual heritage.
The museum was closed during the dedication ceremony -- but reopened to the public yesterday afternoon.
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[Eye-Open]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Eye Open]
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[Eye-On-Va]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
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[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


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[2-SHOT ANDREW AND GUEST ON-RECORD SET]


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[SUPER=01-Stu Israel/Good Samaratin Hospice;]
[SUPER=01-Ellen Wilson/Volunteer Services;]

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[ANDREW TOSSES TO THE BUMP][Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Clinton]


Everything the Clintons are doing this weekend involves lots of money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Westchester Co., NY]


First, north of New York City:
The first family's house-hunting continued.
Flanked by prospective neighbors ... the President and First Lady checked out a one-and-a-half million-dollar home.
Last night, the Clintons brought in around 200-thousand dollars at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee.
Today, a 5-thousand-dollar per plate lunch ... with the first thousand dollars of each ticket funding the first lady's probable run for the Senate.
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[ANCHOR=SCOTT]
[GRAPHIC=Clinton]


Later tonight ... a 25-thousand-dollar per couple gala -- with entertainment provided by rocker Jon Bon Jovi.

[Reel-Open]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Reel Open]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Newsreel]


In 1988, Al Gore wanted to be the Democratic candidate for president.
10 years later, he still wants to be the Democratic candidate for president.
In this week's Virginia Newsreel Keith Humphry has the story of Gore's campaign trip to Roanoke the first time around.
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[Gore-reel]


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[SUPER=21-Roanoke/1988; :01]
[SUPER=21-Al Gore/(D) Pres. Candidate; :33]
[SUPER=21-Johnny Cash; :56]
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[OUT Q=Keith Humphry]

(( [NAT SOUND Hello I'm Al Gore]
Democratic Presidential candidate Al Gore's campaign train rolled into Roanoke February 12th, 1988. He heard kind words from the national co-chairman of his campaign, Virginia Attorney General Mary Sue Terry. He also got a key to the city from Roanoke mayor, Noel Taylor.
But Gore hoped a little "Cash" would influence Roanoke voters in 1988... Johnny Cash that is. The event attracted a large crowd at the transportation museum in Downtown Roanoke . Al Gore said Cash was his philosophical soul mate.
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((AL GORE/HE STANDS FOR PHILOSOPHICAL VALUES AND PRINCIPALS THAT I BELIEVE IN. AND IN ADDITION TO THAT WE HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR A LONG TIME)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=FOR A LONG TIME]


At the time, Senator Gore's wife, Tipper, lead an effort to clean up the music industry. She probably would have frowned on some of Cash's early songs. The music had some raunchy lyrics, but Cash said he had changed his tune.
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[SOT BUSH TAPE 3:26]
[IN Q=SO I CLEANED]

((JOHNNY CASH/SO I CLEANED UP MY LANGUAGE AND I HAD THEM TAKE THAT SONG AND PUT A BLEEP WHERE I HAD SAID THAT PROFANITY. I DIDN'T WANT IT BROADCAST OR THE KIDS TO HEAR IT)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=hear it]


Gore didn't win the presidential nomination in 1988, though his political prospects continued to grow.
He's been Vice President since 1993 and now he's back in the presidential contest for the year 2000.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry.))








[Sports-PLays]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=SunAm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Ever wonder what a home run sounds like in Spanish?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ]


We take you to Phoenix, site of last night's match between the Mets and Diamondbacks.
In the eighth inning, Matt Williams is up to bat and ....
Adios!
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[SOT 1:17:44]
[IN Q=se va, se va, se va]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=mucho!!!]
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[VO-NAT]


Loco Grande!
Williams smacks his 31st home run of the year.
The Diamondbacks come from behind and beat the Mets 5-to-3.
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[Chyron #7151 ]



[COMM # 3][11Business-Review]



[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=business review]
[GRAPHIC=business review]


It's a tough job -- but somebody has to decide who gets how much money from the tobacco settlement.
And Norfolk Southern is still struggling almost three months after taking over Conrail.
Those and more business stories in this week's Review.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=music/animation]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;:13]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;:26]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:39]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;:53]
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [99-26 at 27:19]
(( This week on the Review:
Governor Gilmore appointed 18-people to the commission that distributes tobacco settlement money -- nine of them from Southside.
They say their job could light up some tempers.
They have to decide which communities and which growers get what portion of the two-billion dollars Virginia promised to farmers. [99-27 at 42:37]
Meanwhile ... growers and leaf dealers getting smoked by a slumping demand for tobacco played host to Senator Chuck Robb and Congressman Virgil Goode.
The dignitaries were short on specifics ... but said they'd try to get help for tobacco country when they get back to Washington. [99-29 at 1:52:30]
One of Norfolk Southern's biggest customers is derailing half of its business.
United Parcel Service is putting 50-percent of what used to be shipped by trains onto trucks.
UPS said the railroad's recent track record of late deliveries is "just unacceptable." [volvo 2]
Three-hundred-fifty workers at the Volvo plant in Dublin were sent truckin.'
But their union says the layoffs are very temporary.
The local United Auto Workers president said all will come back to work in a week, when demand for industrial trucks is expected to pick up again. [99-24 at 1:51:17]
The man who owns a Roanoke body art parlor says he got tattooed by a court ruling.
Danny Fowler sued a former employee for violating a non-compete clause.
But a judge says there's no proof Mark Bell took business away from his former boss.
So, to Danny's dismay, Mark is free to pierce and paint as much skin as he likes. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
It was a mixed week on Wall Street.
The Dow lost 10 points.
The Nasdaq picked up 111.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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[Health-Week]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Health Check]
[GRAPHIC=Health check]


You may have heard the saying less is more. Well that may be true when it comes to eating: Eat less, live longer.
Maggie Cooper has that story and more in this week's health check.


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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Maggie Cooper/Reporting]
[RUNS=1:40]
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((ONCAM=maggie

((ON CAM)) THERE'S NEW EVIDENCE THAT IF YOU EAT LESS, YOU MAY LIVE LONGER.
VT=VO

NEW RESEARCH IN THE JOURNAL "SCIENCE" FOUND THAT CUTTING THE CALORIES MICE EAT IN HALF KEPT CERTAIN GENES ACTIVE ALL THE WAY INTO MIDDLE AGE. NUTRITIONISTS, THOUGH ARE QUICK TO WARN SENIORS NOT TO SACRIFICE IMPORTANT NUTRIENTS IN AN EFFORT TO CUT BACK ON THE CALORIES.
VT=VO

((vo)) A STUDY IN THIS WEEK'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SAYS A BRISK WALK CAN GO A LONG WAY TOWARDS PREVENTING HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN. WALKING THREE HOURS A WEEK, HELPS LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, CHOLESTEROL AND WEIGHT, ALL FACTORS THAT CAN CAUSE HEART DISEASE. DOCTORS ADD THAT ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO START. EVEN POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN CAN CUT DOWN THEIR RISK. HEART DISEASE IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG WOMEN IN THIS COUNTRY.
VT=VO

((vo)) THERE ARE NEW GUIDELINES OUT FOR WOMEN OVER FIFTY WHO FEAR GETTING GETTING OSTEOPOROSIS....THE DEGENERATIVE BONE DISEASE. DOCTORS SUGGEST THEY START JOGGING, SKIPPING ROPE, OR GETTING INVOLVED IN OTHER HIGH IMPACT AEROBIC EXERCISES. THE RECOMMENDATIONS COME FROM A GROUP OF RESEARCHERS IN BRITAIN. THEY SAY THESE ACTIVITIES ARE THE BEST WAY TO AVOID GETTING THE DISEASE. FOR WOMEN WHO ALREADY HAVE THE DISORDER, DOCTORS SUGGEST THEY TRY TAI-CHI AND OTHER LOW IMPACT EXERCISES.

VT=VO

((vo)) AND A MORE EFFECTIVE SCREENING METHOD FOR CERVICAL CANCER IS CATCHING ON. THE THIN-PREP PAP TEST IS NOW USED IN ABOUT THIRTEEN PERCENT OF THE 50 MILLION TESTS PERFORMED EACH YEAR IN THE UNITED STATES. THAT'S TWICE AS HIGH AS 19-97 LEVELS. THE THIN PREP IS EASIER FOR LAB TECHNICIANS TO READ AND AS A RESULT, THEY ARE FINDING MORE ABNORMAL OR PRE CANCEROUS CELLS. BY THE END OF THE YEAR, FORECASTERS PREDICT THE THIN PREP WILL BE USED IN 20 PERCENT OF ALL PAP TESTS.
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(on cam)

AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE WEEK IN MEDICINE. I'M MAGGIE COOPER, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))



[Coaster-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Another accident at an amusement park has killed two people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ocean Park, NJ]


This time it was in Ocean Park, New Jersey -- 10 miles south of Atlantic City.
Two cars crashed into each other on the "Wild Wonder" roller coaster at Gillians' Wonderland.
One adult and one child died.
Two others were injured.
Police say the accident was caused by a mechanical malfunction.
This is the latest in a string of amusment-park accidents.
Including one last week at Kings' Dominion near Richmond that left one man dead.
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[11Hurricane-Dennis]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-36 18:22]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Residents of the Carolinas are getting ready for Hurricane Dennis.
Current forecasts have the storm coming ashore in the Carolinas, if it comes ashore at all.
Ellen Qualls has been from South Carolina's grand strand to North Carolina's southern beaches and she has this report.
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[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Ocean Isle, NC;:00]
[SUPER=01-Dean Morris/Homeowner;:12]
[SUPER=01-Berwyn Iman/Contractor;:22]
[SUPER=03-Morehead City, NC/August 26, 1998;:37]
[SUPER=01-Lori Morris/New York Tourist;:40]
[SUPER=01-Jeffrey Henson/Ocean Isle Resident;1:04]
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[2-11VMI]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. AM]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=99-]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


VMI's Board of Visitors says it backs superintendent Josiah Bunting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


State auditors are currently reviewing Bunting's use of his 100-thousand dollar discretionary account.
The university's board of visitors met yesterday to review the expenses and believes the money was spent properly.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Based on our review]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Gottwald/VMI Board of Visitors]

((BRUCE GOTTWALD/VMI BOARD OF VISITORS: BASED ON OUR REVIEW WE HAVE CONCLUDED THAT ALL OF THESE FUNDS HAVE BEEN SPENT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF VMI AND IT'S MISSION. THERE HAS BEEN NO INTENT OF PERSONAL GAIN WHATSOEVER BY THE SUPERINTENDENT.))
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[OUT Q=the superintendent]
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[VO-NAT]


Part of the discretionary account was used for a retirement party and to buy gifts.
The account is not funded by tax dollars but it is still subject to state guidelines.
Bunting says he will continue with the business of the university until state officials wrap up their investigation.
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[11Employment]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Employment Virginia]


July posted the lowest jobless and best summer employment numbers in Virginia in half a century.
The figures released by the Virginia Employment Commission show unemployment was down 2 percent from June. Around the state Buchanan County came in with the highest July jobless rate while Charlottesville had the lowest.


[11Painting]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-34 32:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]


General Jubal Early is being remembered through art.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


And now for the first time there's a painting of the Conferderate General marching into battle in 1864.
The artist was at the Hotel Roanoke signing museum edition prints of the painting entitled "Old Jubilee".
The paintings were on sale for 200-dollars.
Profits from 100 of the prints are going to help the Jubal Early Preservation Trust.
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[IN Q=Their refurbishing]

((JOHN PAUL STRAIN: THEIR REFURBISHING AND REDOING JUBAL EARLY'S HOME HERE IN THE AREA. I FELT LIKE MY DONATIONS OF JUBAL EARLY WOULD HELP IN THE DONATIONS AND SO FORTH))
[SUPER=01-John Paul Strain/Civil War Artist]
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[OUT Q=donations so forth]
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[VO-NAT]


The artist says the painting is very detailed and was based on photographs of General Early and uniforms used in battle.
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[Pick-Pockets]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Two experienced pick pockets in New York picked the wrong store.
They were caught on tape stealing a shopper's wallet at a J-C Penney.
This was no grainy surveillance video. It was crime captured in sharp focus and living color. Lou Young has the story.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Security Video]
[SUPER=03-Massapequa, NY;]
[SUPER=01-Mike Fevale/Nassau Co. Asst. District Attorney;]
[SUPER=01-Lou Young/Reporting]
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[Anchor=Scott]
[ss=none]

The pickpockets in the video were released Friday and are due to be sentenced at the end of September.

[Ebert-Picks]


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


Roger Ebert recommends several movies this weekend
Here are his top 3 picks.


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


[6Hamster-Race]


[ANCHOR=Scott]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It might have looked like a rat race -- but actually it was a hamster race ...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


to see which furry little creature could be the first to cross the finish line. Prizes were given to the kid with the winning hamster.
Yesterday was the second time the Petland on highway 220 hosted the race. This kind of event takes place every three months.
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