[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

The rank and file at Rubatex sound ready to talk compromise. We'll hear from some on them as we start News 7 at S
ix in just a moment.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll see what happened to the Giles couple who got carried away cheering their son on the football field.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Head]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, The Express will opens its season tonight, Steve Mason will join us with a live report.
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[VO-NAT]


And Ray Evernham will lead Dodge back into Winston Cup Racing.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Looking for a hard freeze in some areas tonight and there are frost advisories out for others. The clear and cold weather story just ahead. [open]
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[SUPER=@Keith1;]
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[Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-34 1:15:17]
[GRAPHIC=Rubatex Strike]


It's been a five-week stalemate at Rubatex, Bedford's biggest employer.
And there's a growing feeling among union members that it's time for someone to give in.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Scott/Newsroom]


Scott Goldberg was in Bedford today and has more tonight from our newsroom.
[Live= Scott Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Scott1]


Keith a letter this week from the Bedford mayor urging both sides to sit down didn't do much good.
The company still says it's made its final offer.
The union's leadership says it won't make a counter offer.
But union members -- who still say the company's not playing fair -- are now hinting maybe the steelworkers should soften their hard line.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Laurin/Rubatex Negotiator;]
[SUPER=01-Loretta Craig/USWA Local 240;]
[SUPER=01-Larry Brookshier/Rubatex Plant Manager;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=of interest is ridiculous.]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATSOUND]

((QUICK!! NATSOUND -- picket line))
[RUNS=01]
[OUT Q=]


They say they'll picket as long as it takes.
But after five weeks standing here ... missing paychecks averaging more than 13-and-a-half dollars an hour ...
Some of the rank and file wonder if it might be time to sit down.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 2 4:10]
[IN Q=we may]

((LORETTA CRAIG: WE MAY END UP HAVING TO DO THAT, YOU KNOW, BECAUSE IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE THEY'RE GOING TO GIVE AT ALL.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=give at all]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 2 -- 2:04]
[IN Q=we need to]

((ROY KARENS: WE NEED TO GET BACK AND TALK SOME SEE WHAT WE CAN COME UP WITH.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=COME UP WITH]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT natsound -- file]
[IN Q=natsound]

((QUICK NAT INSIDE FACTORY))
[RUNS=01]
[OUT Q=]


The union won't back down from its charge that Rubatex negotiated in bad faith -- proposing a contract cutting workers' take-home pay. [meeting -- jim at overhead projector]
But at its weekly meeting with reporters ... Rubatex insisted its final offer was a fair one ... that even though workers would pay more for health insurance ... a wage hike would still put a little extra in their pockets.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 1 -- 11:28]
[IN Q=we have]

((JIM LAURIN: WE HAVE A FINAL OFFER ON THE TABLE. WE FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH IT. WE DON'T BELIEVE IT'S REGRESSIVE BARGAINING.))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=REGRESSIVE BARGAINING]


The union also stepped up attacks on plant manager Larry Brookshier.
He's a key Rubatex negotiator.
He's also a Bedford city councilman -- something the union calls a "serious conflict of interest."
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 2 -- 5:25]
[IN Q=just showin']

((LORETTA CRAIG/LOCAL 240: JUST SHOWIN WHAT HE'S DOING TO US OUT HERE SHOULD SHOW EVERYONE IN BEDFORD THAT HE HAS NO REASON TO BE ON CITY COUNCIL.))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=CITY COUNCIL]

... an allegation Brookshier says just doesn't make sense.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 1 -- 28:57]
[IN Q=the basic]

((LARRY BROOKSHIER: THE BASIC CHARGE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST IS RIDICULOUS.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=RIDICULOUS]
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[Live= Scott Full/Newsroom]


So there's a lot of back and forth but no signs of any steps forward.
Rubatex says it's willing to meet with the union -- like the law requires.
But the company also said it won't blink -- that the union will have to make the first move.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Scott/Microwave]


Keith.[Ratcliffe]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-29 1:36:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Giles County parents who got physical at a football game last month will have to perform some community service as their penance.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;]

Doris Lee Ratcliffe hit a referee in the arm with a stadium seat at the end of the Giles-Floyd game September 3rd. She said the ref ignored a Floyd player who took a cheap shot at her son, Cooney, who's a star player on the Giles team. As an officer led Ratcliffe away, her husband Bentley grabbed the officer and yelled at him.
[SUPER=04-September 3;]

The crowd was particularly hostile to the refs during that game because the clocks weren't working.
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[ANCHOR=KEITH]
[SS=None]

Today a judge ordered the Ratcliffes to do 200 hours of community service apiece over the next six months. Assault and obstruction of justice charges were taken under advisement. Doris Lee Ratcliffe has apologized to the referee.

[Bedford-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-28 1:57:57]
[GRAPHIC=Bedford Co. Drug Arrest]


Phase two of "Operation Zero Tolerance" got underway in Bedford County with the arrests of five suspected drug dealers last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


A Bedford County grand jury indicted a total of twenty three people on drug charges earlier this month.
All five of those arrested last night live in the Hardy Road trailer park area.
Authorities say one of them was targeting Bedford County students as his customers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Ricky Gardner/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Dept.]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=off the street.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gardner says nearly all of those charged are lower- to mid-level dealers of crack cocaine.
He also says the sweep was NOT timed with an eye toward the Sheriff's election in 3 weeks.
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[Green]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-31 1:53:58]
[GRAPHIC=Charles Green]


The Reverend Charles Green was known for his political activism and his longtime leadership of the N- Double-A- C- P.
Today, he was also remembered as a man of uncommon dignity, faith and compassion.
Joe Dashiell attended today's funeral service.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=OPENS ON NAT SOUND]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Rawleigh Quarles/Staunton Ave. Church of God; :16]
[SUPER=04-1972; :48]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Charles Briscoe/Covenant Community Church; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Evangeline Jeffrey/Former NAACP President; 1:16 quick]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke]


(([OPENS ON NAT SOUND OF SINGING GROUP]
The Reverend Charles Green wore many hats in his public and private lives... and many of his admirers crowded into the sanctuary of Roanoke's High Street Baptist Church to pay their respects.
[SOT quarles 17:02]
[IN Q=He was a born-again]
[RUNS= :20]
[OUT Q=just had to be.]


A World War II veteran, a longtime pastor, and hospital chaplain... Green was active in many civic organizations, including longtime leadership in the Roanoke chapter of the NAACP.
In 1972, he ran for city council. [NAT SOUND]
[IN Q=Our city can stand]
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=that are needed.]


As friends and family celebrated his 75 years... their tributes often returned to Green's deep religious faith and concern for his fellow man.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Brother Green will be remembered]

((BROTHER GREEN WILL BE REMEMBERED IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AS A GENTLEMAN WHO CARED ABOUT EVERYONE HE MET AND WANTED TO MAKE CERTAIN HE LEFT THEM IN BETTER CONDITION THAN HE FOUND THEM.)) ((EVANGELINE JEFFREY/FORMER NAACP PRESIDENT: AND HE WAS VERY COMMITTED, A TRUE BELIEVER IN THE CAUSE OF CIVIL RIGHTS.))

[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=than he found them]


Charles Thomas Green was born in Midville, Georgia in October, 1924... It's there in a Green Family Cemetery that he will be buried.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))[Blacksmith]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-27 1:44:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


We want to take note of another passing, and with it, the end of an era.
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[SOT FULL]
[RUNS=03]

[Blacksmith Sounds]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/January 1988]


Manly Brown was a throwback to an earlier time... a 20th century blacksmith using 19th century tools and methods at his shop in Lexington.
There weren't many blacksmiths of his kind left when we visited in 19-88, and with Brown's death last week, at the age of 93, there are fewer still.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


We'll have a closer look at Manly Brown's life on "Virginia Newsreel", on News 7 Sunday Morning, starting at 8 A.M.
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[Tease#1]

[HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]

Governor Gilmore talks about training officers to hit and kick violent teen inmates. That story is still ahead on NEWS 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And opponents of a new power line won't get as much time as they'd like to get their case ready.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:29:34]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore says he stands behind training correctional officers to strike and whip-kick juvenile prisoners if they've become violent.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday]


The Governor made the comment a day after his director of Juvenile Justice said he would ignore a direct order from the board that oversees his agency.
[SUPER=04-Today]


The Governor says he stands by director Gerald Glenn on the controversial "Handle With Care Plus" program.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 18:38]
[IN Q=Since I've]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: SINCE I'VE BEEN GOVERNOR, I'VE BEEN VERY CONCERNED ABOUT CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS. WE'VE PUT IN, FOR EXAMPLE, PAY INCREASES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS. AND I WORRY ABOUT THEM. THEY'RE THERE TO KEEP THE COMMUNITY SAFE. AND I THINK THAT THEY HAVE A RIGHT TO BE TRAINED PROPERLY TO DEFEND THEMSELVES FROM PEOPLE IN INSTITUTIONS THAT MIGHT ATTACK THEM.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=attack them.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./June 2;]


Juvenile justice board members say other programs that teach defensive -- NOT offensive -- restraint techniques would be more humane.
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[Voter-ID]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-36 54:37]
[GRAPHIC=Voting, Virginia 4845]


A pilot program to require voter ID's in ten Virginia cities and counties is in court at this hour.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape; ]


The Virginia Democratic Party is asking for a temporary restraining order to block the state from mailing out the new ID cards Tuesday for use on November 2nd.
Republicans say the cards will stop voter fraud.
Democrats say it's a psychological throwback to racist voting laws.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:41:06]
[IN Q=They could]

((CRAIG BIEBER/VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY: THEY COULD GO TO THE POLLS, WHERE THEY'VE BEEN VOTING FOR THE LAST 30 OR 40 YEARS IN THE SAME PRECINCT, SAME POLLING PLACE, BE TOLD THAT THEY NEED TO SHOW SOME FORM OF ID. THEY COULD FEEL THREATENED, FEEL INTIMIDATED. AND THEN JUST LEAVE.))16
[SOT 16:25:54]

((TIM MURTAUGH/REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA: THIS IS NOT AIMED AT, NOR WILL IT, SUPPRESS A SINGLE VOTE. IT IS SIMPLY... WOULD SINGLE OUT NO ONE.))14
[SUPER=01-Craig Bieber/Virginia Democratic Party; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tim Murtaugh/Republican Party of Virginia; :17]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=out no one.]
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[VO-NAT]


The case is in Richmond Circuit Court this evening.
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[TALENT=Keith]
[SS=None]


Roanoke city and the counties of Henry and Bedford are pilot sites for the Voter ID program.

[Train-Death]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


Norfolk Southern has been cited for a deadly accident ... even though the train involved was at a standstill.
Police in Indiana have cited the railroad for leaving a train stopped across a county road, where a teenage driver crashed into it last month. There are no warning lights at the crossing.
The charge is unlawful obstruction of public travel.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Some wild swings on both directions on Wall Street, but key averages finished higher. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
[RUNS=:25]
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The Dow gained 54-and-a-half. NASDAQ up five-and-a-half.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-37 1:09:41]
[GRAPHIC=Proposed AEP Line]


Another setback in the controversial power-line timetable.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File]


American Electric Power wants to build another 765-thousand volt line like this one through Southwest Virginia.
But today the state delayed a major hearing.
A-E-P was supposed to present its case to the State Corporation Commission next month.
Now it will have to wait until next May.
Opposition groups asked for the delay to get more time to fight the new power line.
A-E-P says any delay increases the risk of electrical service to its customers.
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[Evington-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-44 09:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Investigators are looking into what started a fire that gutted a mobile home in Campbell County this morning.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Flames and smoke were pouring from the trailer on Leesville Road when firefighters got there around 9:30.
It took them about a half hour to bring the blaze under control.
Authorities say the fire started in a rear bedroom and quickly spread to the rest of the house.
The residents are in the process of moving out, and were not home when the fire started.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up, Salem and William Byrd will square off in a key Blue Ridge District game and Dodge is getting back into Winston Cup Racing.
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[LIVE=Steve Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Steve1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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[S-Live]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-50]
[GRAPHIC=roanoke express]


The Roanoke Express opens the season tonight at the Round House in a 7pm face off against arch rival Hampton Roads.
[Double Boxes=Roy & Steve/Microwave]


Steve Mason joins us from the Roanoke Civic Center with a pre game report. Steve.
[Live=Steve/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke; :00]


Roy, there is a lot of anticipation surrounding tonight's game. Fans are wondering how ggood the Express will be after last season in which the team won it's second Northeast Division crown, won the Northern Conference and was one step away from playing for the Kelly Cup.
The man we need to ask about the team is coach Scott Gordon. Coach, you will put nine new players on the ice tonight, talk about the chemistry, how have the new guys ghelled witht the 11 returning players.

[SUPER=01-Scott Gordon/Express Head Coach; :]

[STEVE QUESTION GO TO "B" ROLL: ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Season; :]
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[VO-NAT :18 MAX]
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[Live=Steve Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke; ]
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[Double Boxes=Roy & Steve/Microwave]




[S-Evernham]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-48]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR LOGO]


Dodge is returning to Winston Cup Racing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona, FL/February; :]


Ray Evernham, former crew chief for three time Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon, will run one of two teams as a car owner.
And Evernham says he will be a hands on owner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm a...]
[SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Car Owner; :]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=....backs up."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Dodge plans to field two teams and five cars using the Dodge Intrepid they'll debut in Daytona in the year 2-thousand and one.

[S-Salem]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-45]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


There are a number of big games on tap tommorw night for week number 8 of Friday Football Extra.
But the biggest of them all will be over in Salem where the unbeaten Spartans take on the undefeated William Byrd Terriers and O.J. Thomason.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Friday night...]
[SUPER=01-Willis White/Salem Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...WE'RE MADE OF."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]


Thomason already has over 13 hundred yards rushing this season and he is just under 900 away from Terry Kirby's all-time record. But the record he really wants is a perfect district mark in the Blue Ridge.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="The team goal...]

((OJ THOMASON:))
[SUPER=01-O.J. Thomason/1304 Yards Rushing in 6 Games; ;00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...OR NOT."]
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[TALENT=ROY]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]

If anyone has a shot at beating Salem it has to be Byrd. The Terriers upset the Spartans in 1993, 1996 and 1997.





[S-Trophy]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm-Thursday]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-46 4539tc]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FB or Roy Centered w/trophy]


The National Championship trophy that the folks in Blacksburg would love to have will be at Lane Stadium this weekend, but tonight we're proud to have the 50 pound crystal trophy that is valued at $30 thousahd dollars right here in the WDBJ-7 studios.
The trophy, has been traveling around the country since 1993, and you can bet the Hokies will have their eyes on the prize this Saturday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Well, having that...]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Kibble/Va. Tech Punter; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...it might be here."]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=Promo]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A ploy for ratings? Or artistic integrity?
A popular show is about to push the limits of bad language on TV.
Chicago Hope will break F-C-C rules...
(----------)
[VO-NAT]

[10:39:15] with a 4-letter word that's not allowed on TV.
Writers for the show say there was no way around it, without sounding unrealistic.
But what will others think?
(----------)



Tonight on News 7 at 11 - we'll hear from people - including one local man who's devoted his career to studying media ethics.


[No-Problem]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The "No Problem"orchestra from Austria is playing tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center. All of the musicians are mentally and physically challenged, but that doesn't get in the way of their performance. In fact, it's literally "No Problem".
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

An audience of Roanoke students got to hear an advanced show this morning of a variety of compositions ranging from a Beethoven anthem piece to The Beatles Obladi-Oblada.
(///// NAT MUSIC /////)
[SOT 03:15:16]

((OBLADI-OBLADA))
[RUNS=:06]

Life goes on in a major way for some of these musicians who have used the music as therapy.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 03:29:00]
[IN Q=Three years ago]

((JOSEF SCHORKMAYR/"NO PROBLEM" DIRECTOR: THREE YEARS AGO AN AUTISTIC GUY CAME TO US AND HE WAS REALLY SHY AND RAN AWAY IN EACH TOWN. THEN WE PLAYED IN ROME, ITALY AND SUDDENLY HE WROTE AUTOGRAPHS FOR THE PEOPLE AND TALKED TO THE PEOPLE EVEN ON TV.))
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=even on TV.]
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[VO-NAT]

The orchestra has received numerous awards and honors and recently released its third compact disc.
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