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[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


He took his place behind the pulpit at Roanoke's First Baptist Church in 19-61 and yesterday Dr. Charles Fuller said goodbye to his congregation.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a chemical spill is cleaned up in Danville.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Chemical-Spill]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Danville authorities have cleaned up a chemical spill on Route 29.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Around six yesterday evening, the driver of a tractor trailer noticed chemicals leaking from the side and the back of his truck.
He pulled over, and called authorities.
About 20 members of Danville's fire department, police department and HAZMAT teams responded.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


They were afraid that the different chemicals on the truck could mix and cause a health problem.
But they were able to get the spill cleaned up by two this morning.
No homes were evacuated.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-40 49;13]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He has been the pastor of one of the largest churches in Roanoke for 38 years.
But yesterday Doctor Charles Fuller stepped down from the pulpit at Roanoke's First Baptist Church.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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[IN Q=Nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Charles Fuller/First Baptist Church; 18]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; 44]
[SUPER=01-Katheleen LeFew/Church Member; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Trevor Holbrook/Church Member; 1:13]
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((NAT SOUND OF SERMON))
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Roanoke's First Baptist Church was packed as Doctor Charles Fuller gave his final sermon.
While Fuller says it's hard to say good bye -- he says he knows it's his time to go.
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[SOT 11:18:42]
[IN Q=With the senior staff]

((REV. CHARLES FULLER/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: WITH THE SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS HAVING RETIRED IN FRONT OF ME. I'VE COME TO THE REALIZATION THAT THEY NEED A NEW PASTOR SO THAT HE CAN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESHAPING OF A NEW STAFF AND TO LET THEM MOVE ON. FOR ME TO STAY HERE IS TO BE ONE WHO IS A HANGOVER))
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[OUT Q=them to move on]


Under the leadership of Fuller the congregation at First Baptist has grown from 2-thousand to about 6-thousand.
And since his arrival in 1961 -- the church building has also expanded.
An educational building was the first expansion, then in 1979 a family life center was added, and in 1992 a new sanctuary.
For churches members who remember his first sermon to those who have known him only a few years --- they all say he h

as made a difference in their lives and they will miss him dearly.
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[SOT 11:11:49]
[IN Q=From day one]

((KATHLEEN LE FEW/CHURCH MEMBER:FROM DAY ONE HE HAS BEEN MY PASTOR, MY FRIEND. A FRIEND I CAN STAND BY THROUGH SICKNESS AND DEATH.))
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[OUT Q=sickness and death]
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[SOT 11:15:28:]
[IN Q=Everytime he talks]

((TREVOR HOLBROOK/CHURCH MEMBER:EVERY TIME HE TALKS, HE TALKS LIKE HE IS TALKING FROM GOD AND IT MAKES EVERYBODY FEEL REAL GOOD))
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[OUT Q=feel real good]
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[IN Q=Nat sound]

((NAT SOUND OF FULLER))
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Fuller says he too will miss the church but plans to stay in Roanoke and preach at different churches in the area.

And he will be back to visit.
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[SOT 11:16:32]
[IN Q=I just don't say]

((REV. CHARLES FULLER/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH:I JUST DON'T SAY GOOD BYE. WHAT I'VE SAID SEVERAL TIMES IS I'LL SEE YOU IN THE GROCERY STORE.))
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[OUT Q=in the grocery store]
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[SOT 11:24:58]
[IN Q=And as First Baptist]

((AND AS FIRST BAPTIST SEARCHES FOR A NEW PASTOR MANY SAY THEY WILL NEVER FORGET THE LEGACY THAT PASTOR FULLER HAS LEFT BEHIND, NOT ONLY AS THEIR PREACHER, BUT AS THEIR FRIEND. JOY SUTTON NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
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[ANCHOR=mel]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Supreme Court]


The Supreme Court begins its new term today with three cases pitting the power of the states against the federal government.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


In one case, the justices will decide whether Congress exceeded its authority when it enacted a 19-94 law allowing rape victims to sue their attackers.
[SUPER=@fILE;]

[98-2]
That case is linked to the Christy Brzonkala lawsuit against Virginia Tech and two former Tech football players.
Yesterday, justices attended the traditional Red Mass, a centuries old tradition asking for God's guidance.
While doctors say her prognosis is good, she may miss some of the arguments.
Prayers also went out to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is recovering from colon cancer surgery.
But court watchers note that Justices are a hardy bunch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((/DAVID COLE, GEORGETOWN LAW PROFESSOR: "THEY STAY ON FOR A VERY LONG TIME, BECAUSE I THINK OF THE COMBINATION OF THE EXCITEMENT, THE INTEREST, AND THE POWER, WHICH IS HARD TO GIVE UP. ))
[SUPER=01-David Cole/Georgetown Law Professor;]
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[OUT Q=hard to give up.]
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[VO-NAT]


Other issues awaiting Court debate:
- whether federal dollars can pay for computers in religious schools,
- whether grandparents must be given visitation rights with their grandchildren, even if the parents object,
- and whether the federal government has the right to regulate nicotine in cigarettes.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
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In sports, the NAPA 500 rolls into the Martinsville Speedway.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[On Desk]
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[SUPER=01-Jim Whittaker/Adventurer; :27]
[SUPER=04-National Satellite Productions; :37]
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(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: Jim Whittaker mt Everest))

[in-crash]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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In Indiana three people walk away from a fiery crash.
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[VO-NAT]


The plane took a sudden nose dive while landing yesterday in Indianapolis.
It then burst into flames when it hit the ground.
Firemen arrived quickly and put out the flames.
Only one passenger made at trip to the hospital for cuts, bruises and burns, but he was treated and released.
The investigation continues into what caused the unexpected dive.
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[E-Fire-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-43 20:52]
[GRAPHIC=fire safety]


Fire safety awareness week is underway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


That's why the Catawba Fire Department decided to hold its first open house.
A fire truck demonstration showed how water is pumped out of the truck.
But this was also a time to remind people about fire safety.
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[SOT 11:27]
[IN Q=Look around your]

((KENNY ORR/CATAWBA FIRE DEPARTMENT:LOOK AROUND YOUR HOUSE MAKE SURE EVERYTHING'S SAFE AND MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SMOKE DETECTORS, MAKE SURE THEY WORK AND HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN))
[SUPER=01-Kenny Orr/Catawba Fire Department]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=a fire escape plan]
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[VO-NAT]


The Catawba fire department is run by volunteers -- and has been around for 49 years.
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[Retirement-Fuller]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


After 38 years in the pulpit of Roanoke's largest church, Doctor Charles Fuller said good-bye and stepped down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


First Baptist Church was packed yesterday as Fuller gave his final sermon.
While he says it's hard to say good bye -- he says he knows it's his time to go.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=With the senior]

((REV. CHARLES FULLER/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: WITH THE SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS HAVING RETIRED IN FRONT OF ME. I'VE COME TO THE REALIZATION THAT THEY NEED A NEW PASTOR SO THAT HE CAN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESHAPING OF A NEW STAFF AND TO LET THEM MOVE ON. FOR ME TO STAY HERE IS TO BE ONE WHO IS A HANGOVER))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Charles Fuller/First Baptist Church; ]
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[OUT Q=who is a hangover]
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[VO-NAT]


Under Fuller's leadership, the congregation at First Baptist has grown from 2-thousand to about 6-thousand members.


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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a Scottish hospital is putting the surprise back into child birth.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( THERE IS NEW HOPE FOR PEOPLE STRICKEN WITH COLORECTAL CANCER....THE FOURTH MOST COMMON IN THE U-S. VT-VO
A NEW ORAL CHEMO-THERAPY WITH FEWER SIDE EFFECTS MAY SOON BE AVAILABLE IF IT'S GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT BY U-S THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. .
IT'S CALLED XELODA AND IN A CLINICAL STUDY OF 12 HUNDRED PEOPLE, THE VAST MAJORITY OF PATIENTS WHO TOOK THE DRUG SHOWED IMPROVEMENT IN THEIR CONDITION.
THE F-D-A APPROVED XELODA FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADVANCED BREAST CANCER LAST YEAR. ONCAM-MIKA
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT ASKING WHAT THE SEX OF YOUR UNBORN CHILD IS. THAT'S WHAT OFFICIALS AT ONE MATERNITY HOSPITAL IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND ARE TELLING NEW MOMS.
PARENTS WILL ONLY BE TOLD IF THERE IS A PRESSING MEDICAL REASON FOR THEM TO KNOW.
A SPOKESMAN FOR SIMPSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SAYS THERE IS NO BENEFIT IN PARENTS FINDING OUT.
THERE'S NO WORD ON WHETHER A SIMILAR POLICY WILL FIND IT WAY TO OUR SHORES. VT-VO
RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ARE URGING PARENTS TO GET THEIR CHILD'S BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKED.
THE TEST IS NOT PART OF MANY PEDIATRICIANS USUAL ROUTINE, BUT SHOULD BE. IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO FIND OUT IF KIDS HAVE HYPERTENSION...A CONDITION THAT COULD HAUNT THEM FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.
PEOPLE WITH HYPER-TENSION ARE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF HAVING HEART DISEASE, AND STROKES AS WELL AS KIDNEY AND EYE PROBLEMS. ONCAM-MIKA
AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN MEDICINE. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[On Desk]
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(Adlib to weather)

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


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


Danville authorities have cleaned up a chemical spill on Route 29.
The chemicals were leaking from the side and back of a tractor trailer traveling on 29.
About 20 members of Danville's fire and police departments and its Hazmat team helped clean up the spill.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The Supreme Court begins its 1999-2000 term Monday with three cases that will test its commitment to giving states more power at the federal government's expense.
In one case, the justices will decide whether Congress exceeded its authority when it enacted a 1994 law allowing rape victims to sue their attackers.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And after 38 years as senior pastor of Roanoke's First Baptist church Dr. Charles Fuller retired yesterday.
Fuller took over at First Baptist in 19-61 with 2-thousand members in the congregation, he leaves with more than six-thousand.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And that's what's making news on this Monday October Fourth.
[ANCHOR=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Fuller's-Last-Day]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-40 49;13]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He's been a familiar face in the Roanoke religious scene for nearly four decades.
But yesterday, Doctor Charles Fuller said goodbye.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Charles Fuller/First Baptist Church; 18]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; 44]
[SUPER=01-Katheleen LeFew/Church Member; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Trevor Holbrook/Church Member; 1:13]
[SUPER=@Joy1; 1:40]
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[OUT Q=N7, Roanoke]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound]

((NAT SOUND OF SERMON))
[RUNS= 5]
[OUT Q=Nat sound]


Roanoke's First Baptist Church was packed as Doctor Charles Fuller gave his final sermon.
While Fuller says it's hard to say good bye -- he says he knows it's his time to go.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:18:42]
[IN Q=With the senior staff]

((REV. CHARLES FULLER/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: WITH THE SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS HAVING RETIRED IN FRONT OF ME. I'VE COME TO THE REALIZATION THAT THEY NEED A NEW PASTOR SO THAT HE CAN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESHAPING OF A NEW STAFF AND TO LET THEM MOVE ON. FOR ME TO STAY HERE IS TO BE ONE WHO IS A HANGOVER))
[RUNS= 20]
[OUT Q=them to move on]


Under the leadership of Fuller the congregation at First Baptist has grown from 2-thousand to about 6-thousand.
And since his arrival in 1961 -- the church building has also expanded.
An educational building was the first expansion, then in 1979 a family life center was added, and in 1992 a new sanctuary.
For churches members who remember his first sermon to those who have known him only a few years --- they all say he h

as made a difference in their lives and they will miss him dearly.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:11:49]
[IN Q=From day one]

((KATHLEEN LE FEW/CHURCH MEMBER:FROM DAY ONE HE HAS BEEN MY PASTOR, MY FRIEND. A FRIEND I CAN STAND BY THROUGH SICKNESS AND DEATH.))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=sickness and death]
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[SOT 11:15:28:]
[IN Q=Everytime he talks]

((TREVOR HOLBROOK/CHURCH MEMBER:EVERY TIME HE TALKS, HE TALKS LIKE HE IS TALKING FROM GOD AND IT MAKES EVERYBODY FEEL REAL GOOD))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=feel real good]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound]

((NAT SOUND OF FULLER))
[RUNS= 4]
[OUT Q=]


Fuller says he too will miss the church but plans to stay in Roanoke and preach at different churches in the area.

And he will be back to visit.
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[SOT 11:16:32]
[IN Q=I just don't say]

((REV. CHARLES FULLER/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH:I JUST DON'T SAY GOOD BYE. WHAT I'VE SAID SEVERAL TIMES IS I'LL SEE YOU IN THE GROCERY STORE.))
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[OUT Q=in the grocery store]
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[SOT 11:24:58]
[IN Q=And as First Baptist]

((AND AS FIRST BAPTIST SEARCHES FOR A NEW PASTOR MANY SAY THEY WILL NEVER FORGET THE LEGACY THAT PASTOR FULLER HAS LEFT BEHIND, NOT ONLY AS THEIR PREACHER, BUT AS THEIR FRIEND. JOY SUTTON NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
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[OUT Q=N7 Roanoke]))



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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Chemical Spill]


Danville authorities have cleaned up a chemical spill on Route 29.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Around six yesterday evening, the driver of a tractor trailer noticed chemicals leaking from the side and the back of his truck.
He pulled over, and called authorities.
About 20 members of Danville's fire department, police department and HAZMAT teams responded.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


They were afraid that the different chemicals on the truck could mix and cause a health problem.
But they were able to get the spill cleaned up by two this morning.
No homes were evacuated.

[2-Supreme-cOURT]


[ANCHOR=MEL]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Supreme Court]


It's the first Monday in October and that means it's back to work for the nation's highest court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[3:08]
Yesterday,a majority of the U-S Supreme Court, attended church together in Washington, a centuries old tradition asking for god's guidance.
This term the justices will decide whether Congress exceeded its authority when it enacted a law allowing women who are raped or stalked to sue their attackers.
[SUPER=@File;]

[98-2]
That cases is linked to the Christy Brzonkala lawsuit against Virginia Tech and two former students.
Some of the high court debate this term could be X-rated.
In one case, Erie, Pennsylvania tried to shut down nude dancing by banning nudity in all public places.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[3:07] ((JOE CUNNINGHAM, KANDY'S DINNER THEATER: "I WANT TO TELL THEM TO TELL THESE GIRLS THEY ARE PROTECTED, THAT I AM PROTECTED, THAT THIS IS ONE OF MY FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Cunningham/Kanday's Dinner Theater;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=ONE OF MY FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Other issues awaiting Court debate:
- whether federal dollars can pay for computers in religious schools,
- whether grandparents must be given visitation rights with their grandchildren, even if the parents object,
- and whether the federal government has the right to regulate nicotine in cigarettes.
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[Feedback]


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


An art exhibit, and butterflies, were on the minds of the viewers who wrote in this week.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean with News-7's Feedback.
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[IN Q=Animation Open]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, NY/File Tape;:04]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=Animation Close]

((The controversial painting of the Virgin Mary and other works at the Brooklyn Museum have been all over the news this week.
The stories brought a Bronx cheer from one Bedford County viewer. [Rick Baker/Goodview]
"A lot of the reason why the Nation is in the shape it is in is because we allow such things to continue to go on...This Nation was founded on the laws of the Holy Bible. If you look on our currency it says In God We Trust...Now we allow the burning of our nation's flag and the total disregard and humiliation of God and this humiliating disgraceful picture of the Mother of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. This Nation should hold its head in shame."
A piece on some Montgomery County students studying monarch butterfly migration inspired a wry note from Hillsville. [Randell Jennings/Hillsville.]
"The butterfly story...may not have been such a fantastic feat. Maybe he hitched a ride with one of the many tractor trailers from the sewing industries in their exodus from America. Maybe he heard that silk and cocoon manufacturing was cheaper in Mexico. Who knew that the great sucking sound would not only make our greedy companies go south and abandon their loyal employees but also would include our beautiful heritage. But then again, maybe he just wanted to go to "Cocoon", Mexico."
Letters to News-7 should be sent to P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
For a fax, use 540-343-7269.
For e-mail, the address is news@wdbj7.com.
And our moderated on-line forum welcomes your comments at wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.))

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[SUPER=01-Jim Whittaker/Adventurer; :21]
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[OUT Q=when N7M returns]



(tape tosses to break)

((Archive: jim whittaker Mt Everest))

[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=webwatch]
[GRAPHIC=Webwatch]


A new organization is fighting back against computer-crime.
And a judge will decide the future of a sex offender website.
Eric Earnhart has the details in WebWatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Financial Services Information Sharing]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=EE, News-7]

(([intro]
[RUNS= :05]


The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center operates from a spartan, password website, which will allow participating financial firms to share information about security threats.
The Center's location is supposed to be a secret, but a five minute websearch reveals Reston, Virginia-based firm Global Integrity is managing the website.
The future of Sex-offender websites could be affected by the courts. Next month an Oregon Judge will rule on whether the Oregon State Police can post names of sex offenders.... several offenders sued to stop it. Virginia is one of several states with sex offender websites up and running.
A small-time Wisconsin Librarian now has big-time Hollywood clout... Greg Schmitz loves movies so much he started reviewing them on his website, Upcomingmovies.com. Its so successful he's quitting his job to do it full time, and studios are sending him information. For links to these sites, click on webwatch on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ-7-dot.com))

[2-E-Fire-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-43 20:52]
[GRAPHIC=fire safety]


Fire safety awareness week is underway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


That's why the Catawba Fire Department decided to hold its first open house.
A fire truck demonstration showed how water is pumped out of the truck.
But this was also a time to remind people about fire safety.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:27]
[IN Q=Look around your]

((KENNY ORR/CATAWBA FIRE DEPARTMENT:LOOK AROUND YOUR HOUSE MAKE SURE EVERYTHING'S SAFE AND MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SMOKE DETECTORS, MAKE SURE THEY WORK AND HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN))
[SUPER=01-Kenny Orr/Catawba Fire Department]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=a fire escape plan]
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[VO-NAT]


The Catawba fire department is run by volunteers -- and has been around for 49 years.
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[E-Craft-Show]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-41 17:40:15]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Roanoke Civic Center was filled with thousands of hand crafted items this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Hundreds of artists from across the country came to sell their work at the Craftsmen's Classic Arts and Crafts Festival.
There were a variety of items to buy like jewelry, pictures, pottery and other hand made items.
It was the 12-th year for the festival.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Roy Stanley has highlights from around the NFL and Mark McGwire's victory in the homerun derby.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=great day everybody]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Spa]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Reverend Charles Fuller has retired after 38 years in the pulpit of one of Roanoke's biggest churches.
Fuller stepped down yesterday.
Under his leadership, the congregation at First Baptist Church has grown from 2-thousand to about 6-thousand members.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A chemical spill on Route 29 in Danville has been cleaned up.
A trucker noticed chemicals leaking from his truck around six last night.
Authorities had the spill cleaned up by two this morning.
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Fire Safety week is just beginning.
So that's why the Catawba Fire Department decided to hold its first open house.
A fire truck demonstration showed how water is pumped out of the truck.
The volunteer department has been around for 49 years.
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