[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The Virginia Police Benevolent Association defends a Roanoke officer involved in a shooting.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the Attorney General upholds a father's right to custody of a Cuban boy.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


After a bit of a break from the winds yesterday...we have a wind advisory in effect for the viewing area with gusts as highs as 50 to 55 mph today, especially in the higher elevations.
Also, look for temperatures to turn cooler with a few flurries possible.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Police-Shoot]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-54 TC39:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It wasn't a routine traffic stop.
That's what the Roanoke Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association is saying about the incident that left police officer William Boucher (Boo-Shay) on administrative leave... after shooting a man who he said would not pull over.
Kate Weidaw has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-James Fazio/Police Benevolent Assoc.; 00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 31; :16]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=KW NEWS 7.]
(([SOT 4:50]
[INQ=]

((JAMES FAZIO/VP ROANOKE CHAPTER PBA: ALL OF SUDDEN HE LUNGED AT BOUCHER AND WITH A REAL QUICK MOVEMENT WITH HIS HAND HE THREW IT TOWARDS BOUCHER AS IF HE WAS POINTING A WEAPON AT HIM AND THAT'S WHEN OFFICER BOUCHER FIRED THE WEAPON AT HIM, FIRING ONE ROUND THINKING HE WAS GOING TO BE SHOT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 11]


Fazio is describing Boucher's version of what happened last month when the officer tried to pull over 38 year old Wilbert Wesley Lewis on Patton Avenue. Boucher was put on administrative leave but was back on the job a short time later. That led Martin Jeffrey with the NAACP to voice concerns about the officer being back on the job. Fazio questions some of Jeffrey's statements.

[SOT 7:57]
[INQ=]

((JAMES FAZIO: SOME OF THE THINGS THAT WERE SAID WERE NOT EXACTLY CORRECT AND ALSO SOME OF THE REPORTS I'VE SEEN ON TV IN THE PAPER.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]


Fazio says this situation is not only hard on the department, but also on Boucher.

[SOT 9:56]
[INQ=]

((JAMES FAZIO: SOMETHING LIKE THIS FOR AN OFFICER USING HIS WEAPON LIKE THIS IS NOT AN EASY THING TO DO AND NOT AN EASY THING TO DEAL WITH.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


[STANDUP]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: ALL OF FAZIO'S FACTS ARE BASED ON OFFICER BOUCHER'S VERSION OF WHAT HAPPENED NOT MR LEWIS'S. THE PBA SAYS NOW WAS A GOOD TIME TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF BOUCHER SINCE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT CAN NOT TALK ABOUT THE INVESTIGATION UNTIL IT IS COMPLETED. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
[OUTQ=]))



[Roach]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Death Penalty]


Unless the governor intervenes, Virginia will carry out its second execution of the week tonight.
Steve Edward Roach is to die by injection for the 1993 fatal shooting of a 70-year-old neighbor.
Roach was 17 when he killed Mary Ann Hughes in her Greene County home and took her car.
Roach doesn't have any court appeals pending but has a clemency request before Gilmore.

[Gilmore-Address]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-01 TC08:46]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore declares Virginia "a progressive and prosperous Commonwealth" in the year 2000.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


He also surprised the newly reconvened General Assembly with a call for a separate holiday for Martin Luther King Jr.
Current Virginia law lumps King in with civil war heroes, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=but the combination]
[SUPER=@Gilmore]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=due recognition]
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[VO-NAT]

The Legislative Black Caucus met briefly after the Governors State of the Commonwealth Speech-- and developed a positive consensus.
(/////SOT////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=the chief]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/(D) Norfolk;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=legacy is]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]

Also new in last night's speech: a call for Virginia to start registering voters by party, and to put party labels next to candidates' names on ballots.
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[E-Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-46 1:20:16]
[SS=State of the Commonwealth]


The Governor also addressed the concerns of Southside Virginia-- a region that has lost thousands of manufacturing jobs over the last few months.
Gilmore said the success of Southside and Southwest Virginia means a stronger commonwealth.
[GRAPHIC=Dan River Going South]


Just hours before the address though, the area got more potentially bad news-- textile manufacturer Dan River Incorporated announced a joint venture that will build a new plant in Mexico.
Though company officials say they hope to minimize any lay-offs in Danville, the move could cost the area almost 500 jobs...
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=People have no idea]

((DAVID AKERS/DAN RIVER EMPLOYEE: PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHICH WAY THEY ARE GOING TO TURN. THIS COMPANY HAS BEEN GOOD FOR DANVILLE. THEY'VE BEEN HERE FOR YEARS AND YEARS. BUSINESS IS BUSINESS AND OBVIOUSLY THEY CAN MAKE IT CHEAPER IN MEXICO THAN THEY CAN IN DANVILLE.))
[SUPER=01-David Akers/Dan River Employee]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=than they can in Danville.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Despite yesterday's announcement, Dan River says it remains committed to its U-S operations, especially in Danville where the company has invested close to 300- million dollars during the last ten years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm sure people]

((JOE BOUKNIGHT/HUMAN RESOURCES VICE PRESIDENT: I'M SURE PEOPLE WILL BE CONCERNED AND RIGHTFULLY SO ABOUT JOBS LOST TO MEXICO, BUT IN THE OVERALL PICTURE, DAN RIVER IS VERY HEALTHY AND VERY MUCH COMMITTED TO THIS COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Bouknight/Human Resources Vice President]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=committed to this community.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Dan River says it needs the new plant to serve customers that have already sent their garment operations south.

Officials say vacancies in other local facilities, and a possible expansion in the Home Fashions Division should help to minimize job cuts here.

[cuban-boy]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


The Justice Department has dealt another setback to the Miami relatives of 6-year old Elian Gonzalez.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]

[3;04:17]
Attorney General Janet Reno upheld an I-N-S decision to send the young boy back to his father in Cuba.
This goes against a ruling by a Miami judge ordering Elian to stay put.
However, Reno will allow Elian's American relatives to appeal her decision to a federal court.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we not defending.]
[SUPER=01-Jose Basulto/Refugee Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=to defend this child.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Elian's been at the center of an international custody dispute since he was found floating off the Florida coast Thanksgiving day.
(------------)



[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Roy Stanley has college hoops highlights from the Atlantic Ten and the A-C-C.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=later on Mornin]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)



[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll call for vid)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There is a tremendous]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Whisonant/Geology Professor; :41]
[RUNS=2:22]
[OUT Q=print that...reprint that]


[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: Geology radford))

[S-William-Clark]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-48 TC1:04:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A vocal minority group plans to lay down a challenge to the Botetourt County school board today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

The Botetourt Countywide League wants to change the name of William Clark Middle School back to Central Academy -- as it was known in 1959 when it was built for black children. The School Board already rejected that name. So the league plans to offer a compromise: call it Central Academy-William Clark Middle School.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:14:14]
[IN Q=It would be Central]

((IT WOULD BE CENTRAL ACADEMY WILLIAM CLARK MIDDLE SCHOOL BECAUSE CHRONOLOGICALLY CENTRAL ACADEMY WAS FIRST. SO WE ARE INSISTING THAT OUR NAME, IF WE ARE GOING TO SHARE IT, WOULD BE FIRST.))
[SUPER=01-Vee Hinton/Botetourt Countywide League;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=would be first]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The league snubbed the school board's previous offer because it put the William Clark name first. The school board meets tonight at six thirty.
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[E-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-52 45:19]
[GRAPHIC=Departing Dr.s]


Departing Lewis-Gale Clinic doctors still say they can't talk on the record ... and PhyCor, Lewis Gale's parent company, says the same thing.
But we found one doctor who would talk about why some doctors leave the clinic.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


Doctor Charles Judy used to work at the Lewis-Gale Clinic in Shawsville.
He went into a private practice because he says PhyCor made "unreasonable demands" --
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:28:06////13:29:06]
[***BUMP SOTS***]
[IN Q=THEY TOLD ME///IF YOU GIVE]

((DR. CHARLES JUDY/FORMER LEWIS GALE DOCTOR: THEY TOLD ME THAT I HAD TO SEE QUITE A FEW MORE PATIENTS IN ORDER TO MAKE ENDS MEET -- IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN THE SALARY THEY WERE PAYING ME AT THE TIME. //////////// IF YOU GIVE INTO THOSE DEMANDS AND FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES THAT ARE GIVEN TO YOU, YOU OBVIOUSLY CAN'T PROVIDE THE SAME QUALITY OF CARE THAT YOU WOULD WANT TO.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Charles Judy/Former Lewis-Gale Doctor]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=WOULD WANT TO]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


18 Lewis-Gale Clinic doctors remain in top-secret talks with PhyCor.
(------------)



[5-Patrick-Community]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=5-00-2 5:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Help may be on the way to a financially-strapped Southside hospital.
Patrick County's Board of Supervisors met for nearly five hours yesterday -
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co./November 17; ]

to find a way to help Patrick Community Hospital out of debt.
The hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy two months ago and has since cut its workforce by 20 percent.
(---------)
[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=None]


An attorney for the hospital says the board decided tonight to allow the Industrial Development Authority to negotiate with the bank that currently holds the hospital's loan.
If negotiations are successful, the hospital would be indebted to the I-D-A, NOT a bank.
(+++++++++++)

[take PRE PRO FULLSCREEN]
But the board's decision did come with stipulations.
Among them: the hospital must get a new board of trustees, new management, a new charter, and a business plan.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[graphic=None]


The news comes on the heels of the resignation yesterday of administrator Carol Stevens, who was just appointed in June.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, most Americans aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS, ITS NOT JUST GENETICS THAT DETERMINES YOUR BODY WEIGHT.
VT=VO

((vo)) A STUDY IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION FINDS THAT ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS CAN HEAVILY IMPACT THE EXTENT OF OBESITY IN GENETICALLY SUSCEPTIBLE PEOPLE. RESEARCHERS STUDIED ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY FIVE SETS OF SIBLINGS. ONE WAS SEVERELY OBESE, THE OTHER HAD NORMAL BODY WEIGHT. THE OBESE SIBLINGS NOT ONLY CONSUMED MORE FAT CALORIES BUT ALSO REPORTED HAVING LOWER SELF ESTEEM AND MORE BODY PAINS THAN THEIR NORMAL WEIGHT SIBLINGS.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) THERE IS GOOD AND BAD NEWS FROM ANOTHER REPORT IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION.
VT=VO

((vo)) FIRST THE GOOD NEWS. MANY AMERICANS ARE LISTENING TO THEIR DOCTORS AND CUTTING FAT OUT OF THEIR DIET. NOW THE BAD NEWS. DESPITE BEING BOMBARDED ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF EATING DIETARY FIBER FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES NOT ENOUGH AMERICANS ARE FOLLOWING THROUGH. ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY ONLY FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE RESPONDENTS SAID THEY FREQUENTLY ATE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN HEALTH. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

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


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


Governor Gilmore wants to split a state holiday that's been around since 1985.
In his State of Commonwealth address last night Gilmore said it's time to give civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior his own holiday separate from the one honoring Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Governor Gilmore also asked the General Assembly to impose a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Republicans now have a new label at the General Assembly -- the majority.
The 2000 session convened yesterday, and Amherst Delegate Vance Wilkins took up the gavel as the first G-O-P House speaker since the 1880s.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And some 500 Danville workers could be without jobs.
Textile Manufacturer Dan River Incorporated announced plans to build a new plant in Mexico.
But company officials say they remain committed to U-S operations.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday January 13.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Gilmore-Address]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-54 TC39:50]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Some ideas were repeats from last year-- like a 24 hour waiting period for abortions-- but some of Governor Gilmore's initiatives for 2000 were completely new.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


He surprised the newly reconvened General Assembly with a call for a separate holiday for Martin Luther King Jr.

Current Virginia law lumps King in with civil war heroes, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=but the combination]
[SUPER=@Gilmore]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=due recognition]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Legislative Black Caucus met briefly after the Governors State of the Commonwealth Speech-- and developed a positive consensus.
(/////SOT////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=the chief]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/(D) Norfolk;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=legacy is]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]

Also new in last night's speech: a call for Virginia to start registering voters by party, and to put party labels next to candidates' names on ballots.
(--------------)



[Wilkins]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-47 TC1:12:34]
[GRAPHIC=Wilkins]


On the face of it, Central and Southwest Virginia has never wielded so much power in the General Assembly.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the rise of Amherst delegate Vance Wilkins to Speaker of the House.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vance Wilkins/(R) Speaker of the House; :20]
[SUPER=01-Del. Preston Bryant/(R) Lynchburg; :50]
[SUPER=01-Del. Morgan Griffith/(R) Majority Leader; 1:04]
[super=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Roanoke; 1:15]
[super=@ssm1; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=News 7 Richmond]



[2-E-Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-46 1:20:16]
[GRAPHIC=Dan River Going South]


More potentially bad news for Southside Virginia-- textile manufacturer Dan River Incorporated announced a joint venture that will build a new plant in Mexico.
Though company officials say they hope to minimize any lay-offs in Danville, the move could cost the area almost 500 jobs...
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=People have no idea]

((DAVID AKERS/DAN RIVER EMPLOYEE: PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHICH WAY THEY ARE GOING TO TURN. THIS COMPANY HAS BEEN GOOD FOR DANVILLE. THEY'VE BEEN HERE FOR YEARS AND YEARS. BUSINESS IS BUSINESS AND OBVIOUSLY THEY CAN MAKE IT CHEAPER IN MEXICO THAN THEY CAN IN DANVILLE.))
[SUPER=01-David Akers/Dan River Employee]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=than they can in Danville.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Despite yesterday's announcement, Dan River says it remains committed to its U-S operations, especially in Danville where the company has invested close to 300- million dollars during the last ten years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm sure people]

((JOE BOUKNIGHT/HUMAN RESOURCES VICE PRESIDENT: I'M SURE PEOPLE WILL BE CONCERNED AND RIGHTFULLY SO ABOUT JOBS LOST TO MEXICO, BUT IN THE OVERALL PICTURE, DAN RIVER IS VERY HEALTHY AND VERY MUCH COMMITTED TO THIS COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Bouknight/Human Resources Vice President]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=committed to this community.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Dan River says it needs the new plant to serve customers that have already sent their garment operations south.

Officials say vacancies in other local facilities, and a possible expansion in the Home Fashions Division should help to minimize job cuts here.

[Rice]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A former West Virginia governor's aide could get up to 15 years in prison when he's sentenced later today.
59-year old Tom Rice pleaded guilty to child sex charges back in November.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape]


The 59-year old Rice drove to Bedford Elementary school nearly a year ago, intending to meet a 13 year old boy he chatted with on the internet.
Instead he met an undercover deputy.
(------------)


[S-Dr.-Evil]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-44 TC2:01:51]
[GRAPHIC=Internet]


Another man is behind bars-- also thanks to Bedford County's efforts get pedophiles out of cyberspace.
A federal judge in Lynchburg gave Raymond (CAN-up) Canupp 37 months in prison .. for trying to solicit sex from a young girl on the Internet.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Using the on-line name of "Dr. Evil", the 46-year- old North Carolina man sent nude photos to what he thought was a 13-year old.
It actually was an undercover Bedford County investigator.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Once he's out, Canupp is banned from owning a computer or using the Internet.

[egyptair-crash]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Egyptair Crash]


A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says the investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight 990 is almost complete.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[3:13:19]
Investigators have been focusing on the plane's electrical system, navigation system, engine, and exterior.
Team leaders will return to Washington, D.C. next week to write their reports.
The aircraft crashed on October 31st about 60 miles south of the Massachusetts island of Nantucket. 217 people died in the crash.
According to a spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Medical Examiner's office, none of the remains have yet been positively identified.
(------------)



[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll call for vid)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There's been a lot]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Parvinder Sethi/Geology Professor; :19]
[RUNS=3:03]
[OUT Q=the case for so long]


[Steve Live]

[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: geology radford))

[hillary-letterman]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Hilary clinton]


First Lady Hillary Clinton survived her late night swim with a shark.
After weeks of holding out she finally dove in and appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman.
Bobbi Harley reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:14:00]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants, Inc.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rudolph Giuliani/New York Mayor; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS]

((First Lady Hillary Clinton is used to tough audiences. But this could have been the toughest yet.
(NATS)

Super: Late Show/Worldwide Pants Inc. The all but declared US Senate Candidate showed up on the Late Show with David Letterman. And she held her own against the CBS late night king.
(SOT: Hillary Clinton, First Lady)

The Late Show and Letterman have been making fun of the First Lady for weeks, ever since she announced her plans to run for the New York Senate seat. This time, before a live audience at the Ed Sullivan Theater, she turned the tables on him.
(SOT)

The First Lady even took a stab at her own Top Ten List.
(SOT)

Her likely Republican opponent, New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, is leading in many early polls. At a news conference, he was coy about whether or not he would tune in.
(SOT: Rudolph Giuliani, New York Mayor)

"Laugh I don't know, we'll see. I watch David Letterman quite a bit but not every night"
(STANDUP)

Bobbi Harley CBS News New York))

[3-Sports]


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


In sports, the 2000 NASCAR Media Tour is in full swing.
Roy Stanley has notes from the track.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:24]
[OUT Q=day everybody]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)


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


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


A vocal minority group plans to lay down a challenge to the Botetourt County school board today.
The Botetourt Countywide League wants to change the name of William Clark Middle School back to Central Academy -- as it was known in 1959 when it was built for black children.
The league plans to offer a compromise: call it Central Academy-William Clark Middle School.
(----------------)
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]