[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The search continues for a missing Nelson County girl.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And at a Texas prison female guard has been taken hostage by two death row inmates.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


We're starting off the day with variable clouds....but some pockets of rain and freezing rain for parts of West Virginia.
By afternoon, southerly winds will warm up the entire viewing area into the 50s.
Forecast details, straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]



[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-03]
[GRAPHIC=Holden]


Searchers spent another cold night in Nelson County looking for Jackie Holden.
(XXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL]
She's the eight year old girl who wandered away from her home near Ball Mountain in the eastern part of the county.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


Authorities and volunteers have been looking for her since Sunday-- she was last seen around nine that morning.
Authorities believe she wandered off alone and that four of the family's dogs may be with her.
Some 120 volunteers and rescue crew members have been helping in the search.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we went out]
[SUPER=01-Charles McMurray/Searcher]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=everything like that.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


Authorities have scheduled a news conference for seven this morning.
We'll have more details and a live report later in the newscast.

[Carroll-Search]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two missing hikers have been found in Carroll County.
(+++++++++++)

[CARROLL MAP FS]
Authorities say three men went on a hike yesterday near Sugar Loaf Lookout off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Fancy Gap.
Two of the hikers got lost but were found last night.
Rescuers report they are in good condition.
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[E-Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:16:33]
[GRAPHIC=Thomas]


Murder suspect Jeffrey Thomas will be in court today.
He's scheduled to be arraigned in Pulaski.
Meanwhile friends and family of Thomas are trying to deal with his arrest.
Marya Jones spoke with some of them.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Lisa Davis]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Davis/Thomas' Sister; :10]
[SUPER=01-Gary Davis/Thomas' Brother-In-Law; :43]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=News 7.]

(( Lisa Davis was heartbroken when she heard that Tara Munsey -- a friend of the family -- was missing.
And she was crushed, weeks later, when her brother Jeff Thomas, was arrested in the murder.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:33:51 - 2:34:05]

((LISA DAVIS: MY HEART BREAKS FOR THE MUNSEY FAMILY AND I CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT THEY MAY FEEL, BUT I DO LOVE MY BROTHER AND IN THE END I PRAY THAT THIS IS NOT THE TRUTH.)) [runs:13]
Davis and her husband, Gary, acknowledge Thomas' past brushes with the law... including a 1993 conviction for beating a man with a baseball bat.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:40:58 - :07]

((A LOT OF IT WAS HE DRANK AND WHEN HE DRANK, IT SEEMED TO... THAT'S WHEN HE GOT IN TROUBLE. )) [runs:09]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:48:26 - :29]

((GARY DAVIS: I TRIED HELPING HIM. BUT HE WAS DOING GOOD, JEFF WAS DOING GOOD.)) [runs:03]
They describe the man in the mugshot as an adopted foster child... a brother who talked to them on the phone every day... and the doting dad of a 5-year-old girl.
And that's what makes the crime he's charged with so hard to understand. Thomas was arrested last Thursday for the capital murder of Tara Munsey, whose body was found shot in a ditch. Authorities charge that the killing happened during an attempted sexual assault.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:35:23 - :33]

((I KNOW THAT IF HE'S THE PERSON, THEN JUSTICE WILL HAVE TO BE SERVED, BUT HE'S NOT A HORRIBLE PERSON. )) [runs:10] [SU] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: THOMAS' FAMILY MEMBERS HAVEN'T SEEN HIM SINCE HIS ARREST LAST WEEK. BUT THEY SAY THEY HOPE TO GET THAT CHANCE AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT. MJN7.)) [RUNS:09]))

[Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


An announcement in Henry County later today is expected to bring news of 400 new jobs.
Government sources say a major clothing manufacturer will open a distribution center in the county.
Currently Henry County has the highest unemployment rate in Virginia.
The plans call for about a 40 million dollar investment and eventually construction of a new state of the art facility.
More than 35-hundred textile jobs have been lost in the Henry County area over the last few months.

[hostage]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A female prison guard in Texas spent the night shackled and handcuffed.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Livingston, TX;]


She's been held hostage by two death row inmates since yesterday afternoon.
The two armed inmates were part of a botched Thanksgiving day prison escape in 19-98.
One of them is set to be executed in less than a month.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((THE OFFICER WAS TAKING THE INMATE BACK TO HIS CELL AS SHE WAS PLACING HIM IN CELL...JIMMYED THE DOOR AND CAME OUT OF DOOR AND GRABBED OFFICER AND TOOK HER TO DAY ROOM...THEY HAVE NOWHERE TO GO FROM THERE ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Fitzgerald/Texas Prison Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=Sealed off in there.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities say as far as they know, the guard has not been harmed.
Among the prisoners' demands, being allowed out of their cells for longer than one hour a day.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Roanoke College wins the O-DAC championship.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:31]
[OUT Q=with more.]



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



[One-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Ruby Penn/Census Bureau;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:census))

[schulz-memorial]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Somewhere Charlie Brown is crying.
In Santa Rosa yesterday the world said goodbye to "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Santa Rosa, CA;]

[3:14:58]
The public service was held at an arts center that holds about two-thousand people.
There was room for thousands more outside -- where a giant T-V screen broadcast the service.
Friends, family and fellow cartoonists spoke lovingly about the man behind the big-headed characters we all came to know and love.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((SCHULZ: SO WHILE HE KNEW HE HAD FANS HE DIDN'T KNOW THE IMPACT HIS WORK HAD - 12 DAYS AGO SOMEONE ASKED HIM ABOUT THE OUTPOURING OF LOVE HE'S RECEIVED - AND HE SAID I AM GLAD I'M ALIVE TO SEE IT))
[SUPER=01-Jeanie Shulz/Wife;]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=glad I'm alive to see it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Also on hand were members of the Broadway show "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" to sing the title song.
Schulz died February 12th at the age of 77 after a battle with colon cancer.
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[E-Seat-Belts]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=Sch]
[TAPE#=00-07 6:10]
[GRAPHIC=Safety Belts]


Child Safety Awareness Week was last week, but Danville police officers say people haven't been getting the message.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville; ]


So yesterday afternoon an officer handed out literature and informed parents about child seat belt safety. Authorities say they've seen too many children not buckled up properly.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:09:10]
[IN Q=I'm hoping]

((STEVE ANDERSON/DANVILLE POLICE OFFICER: I'M HOPING THE COVERAGE AND FOCUS ON CHILD SAFETY WILL HELP SAVE LIVES AND ...FAMILY ATTENTION TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Anderson/Danville Police Department;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=highway safety.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Officers say most of the problems they're seeing are with child safety seats.
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[S-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=00-01 45:17]
[GRAPHIC=L-G Departing Doctors]


She was hired to replace a departing doctor at Lewis-Gale Clinic.
Now Kaye Allen may need a replacement of her own.
She didn't show up for work yesterday - and the clinic says it doesn't know if she's coming back.
Allen was hired...
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]

to replace occupational medicine doctor Darrell Powledge.
He is one of nearly 40 doctors to resign from the clinic in recent months ... in a dispute with the parent company.

Lewis-Gale terminated Powledge BEFORE his 90-day notice was up, because Allen had been hired.
(-----------------)
[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=Hold]


The clinic says Doctor Allen has not formally resigned ... but doesn't know if she'll return.
Lewis Gale says patient care has NOT been interrupted.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, good news about some popular diets.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((THEY ARE DIETS AS CONTROVERSIAL AS THEY ARE POPULAR: HIGH PROTEIN - LOW CARBOHYDRATE. AND NOW, A NEW STUDY SAYS THESE DIETS ARE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE. THE STUDY COMES FROM THE DURHAM VA MEDICAL CENTER IN NORTH CAROLINA- AND SAYS ON AVERAGE- PEOPLE LOSE ABOUT 21 POUNDS ON THESE DIETS ALONG WITH LOWERING CHOLESTEROL AND OTHER BLOOD FATS.
VT=VO

BUT BEFORE YOU START CHOWING DOWN ON MEATS CHEESE AND EGGS- AND THROW ALL YOUR GRAINS AND FRUITS AWAY- CONSIDER HIGH PROTEIN DIETS ALL OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS STUDY EXERCISED- TOOK FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTS- AND ONLY FOLLOWED THE DIET FOR 4 MONTHS-
VT=Graphic

ALSO - ACCORDING TO A SURVEY FROM THE COOPER CLINIC IN DALLAS- THE FIVE MOST HEART HEALTHY FOODS YOU CAN EAT NUMBER ONE: OATMEAL- LOTS OF FIBER-ESPECIALLY SOLUBLE FIBER WHICH LOWERS CHOLESTEROL. 2. FISH- ESPECIALLY COLD WATER VARIETIES. PEAS AND LEGUMES- SUCH AS BEANS. THEY ALSO HAVE AS MUCH.. AND IN SOME CASES MORE FIBER THAN OATMEAL. ALSO GREAT FOR YOUR CHOLESTEROL. SOY- AND SOY PRODUCTS. AND 5. OLIVE OIL..
VT=VO

FINALLY TODAY- A WORD OF WARNING IF YOU ARE DOING ANY CYBER MEDICINE-MEANING LOGGING ON TO A HEALTH SITE ON THE INTERNET. THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION IS INVESTIGATING AT LEAST 21 CONSUMER HEALTH SITES- BECAUSE THESE SITES MAY BE COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM YOU- -AND THEN SELLING TO OTHERS....NEVER- EVER GIVE OUT INFORMATION- ON YOUR HEALTH, YOUR INSURANCE, AND THE MEDICINES YOU TAKE. ONCE IT GETS INTO CYBERSPACE- YOU NEVER KNOW IF SOME CYBER BAD GUYS WILL USE THAT INFORMATION AGAINST YOU. ON CAM THATS A LOOK AT THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DRDH FOR CBS NEWS))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


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



(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(888) 325-7733/Census Job Line;]



[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]


The search continues this morning for a missing Nelson County girl.
Authorities say Eight year old Jackie Holden wandered away from her home near Ball Mountain Sunday.
Some 120 volunteers have aided officials in the search.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A tense situation in Livingston, Texas, as two death row inmates hold a female prison guard hostage.
A prison spokesman says the guard is handcuffed and shackled in a small room but is unharmed. Negotiators say the inmates are upset over prison conditions.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the stakes are high for John McCain in today's Michigan G-O-P primary.
After losing to rival George W. Bush in the South Carolina contest, analysts say McCain can't afford another setback.
The senator's home state of Arizona also holds its primary today.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, February 22.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[Nelson-Search]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#00-03]
[GRAPHIC=Holden]


They are still searching and holding out hope of finding wight year old Jackie Holden in Nelson County.
She's been missing since Sunday Morning and search teams continue to comb the woods near her home in Shipman.
[Double Boxes=Melanie and Steve/Starlink]


Steve Smallshaw is at the command post.
Steve what's happening right now?
[Live=Steve Full/Starlink]
[SUPER=@ssm1;]
[SUPER=06-Nelson Co.;]
( ad lib)

[***ROLLED FROM STARLINK***]
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[Vo-Nat]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./Last Night]
(adlib)
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gary Brantley/Nelson Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=just don't know.]
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[Live=Steve Full/Starlink]
[SUPER=06-Nelson Co.;]
( ad lib)



[Double Boxes=Melanie and Steve/Starlink]



[2-Carroll-Search]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A happy ending to the search for two missing hikers in Carroll County-- they were found safe last night.
(+++++++++++)

[CARROLL MAP FS]
Authorities say three men went on a hike yesterday near Sugar Loaf Lookout off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Fancy Gap.
Two of the hikers got lost but were found last night.
Rescuers report they are in good condition.
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[2-E-Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:16:33]
[GRAPHIC=Thomas]


An arraignment for Jeffrey Thomas is scheduled for today in Pulaski.
He's the man charged with the murder of Tara Munsey.
Meanwhile friends and family of Thomas are trying to deal with his arrest.
Marya Jones spoke with some of them.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Lisa Davis]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Davis/Thomas' Sister; :10]
[SUPER=01-Gary Davis/Thomas' Brother-In-Law; :43]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=standard out.]

(( Lisa Davis was heartbroken when she heard that Tara Munsey -- a friend of the family -- was missing.
And she was crushed, weeks later, when her brother Jeff Thomas, was arrested in the murder.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:33:51 - 2:34:05]

((LISA DAVIS: MY HEART BREAKS FOR THE MUNSEY FAMILY AND I CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT THEY MAY FEEL, BUT I DO LOVE MY BROTHER AND IN THE END I PRAY THAT THIS IS NOT THE TRUTH.)) [runs:13]
Davis and her husband, Gary, acknowledge Thomas' past brushes with the law... including a 1993 conviction for beating a man with a baseball bat.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:40:58 - :07]

((A LOT OF IT WAS HE DRANK AND WHEN HE DRANK, IT SEEMED TO... THAT'S WHEN HE GOT IN TROUBLE. )) [runs:09]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:48:26 - :29]

((GARY DAVIS: I TRIED HELPING HIM. BUT HE WAS DOING GOOD, JEFF WAS DOING GOOD.)) [runs:03]
They describe the man in the mugshot as an adopted foster child... a brother who talked to them on the phone every day... and the doting dad of a 5-year-old girl.
And that's what makes the crime he's charged with so hard to understand. Thomas was arrested last Thursday for the capital murder of Tara Munsey, whose body was found shot in a ditch. Authorities charge that the killing happened during an attempted sexual assault.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:35:23 - :33]

((I KNOW THAT IF HE'S THE PERSON, THEN JUSTICE WILL HAVE TO BE SERVED, BUT HE'S NOT A HORRIBLE PERSON. )) [runs:10] [SU] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: THOMAS' FAMILY MEMBERS HAVEN'T SEEN HIM SINCE HIS ARREST LAST WEEK. BUT THEY SAY THEY HOPE TO GET THAT CHANCE AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT. MJN7.)) [RUNS:09]))

[primaries]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Voters go to the polls in Michigan today for that state's Republican Presidential Primary.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[3:19:14]
The Texas Governor hopes to solidify his standing as front runner after this weekend's win in South Carolina.
Meanwhile the Senator from Arizona is desperate to prove his win in the New Hampshire primary was more than just a fluke.
Arizona also holds its primary today.
McCain who holds the hometown advantage is expected to beat Bush.
(------------)



[E-Goode-gop]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=Sch]
[TAPE#=99-49 1:39:02]
[GRAPHIC=Goode]


The Virginia Primaries are only seven days away. And U-S Congressman Virgil Goode has picked a candidate to support.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Yesterday afternoon in front of tobacco industry workers, the Independent announced his support for Republican candidate George W- Bush.
Many who attended the announcement say that Bush is the only one who will listen to their concerns on tobacco.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:01:19]
[IN Q=Of the four]

((C.D. BRYANT/CONCERNED FRIENDS FOR TOBACCO: OF THE FOUR CANDIDATES BUSH IS THE ONLY ONE WHO WILL GIVE US A FAIR SHAKE.
VIRGIL GOODE/(I) 5TH DISTRICT: HE OFFERS THE BEST IN UNITY WE WANT OUR CONCERNS TO BE HEARD.))
[SUPER=01-C. D. Bryant/Concerned Friends for Tobacco; :00]
[SUPER=@Goode;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=to be heard.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

Congressman Goode adds that his own campaign for re-election is going well.
(-------------------)



[E-Smith]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-58 56:00]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Moving on to Roanoke politics-- Ralph Smith says the Star City can benefit from his experience as a successful businessman.
Yesterday, he formally entered the race for Mayor.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Smith kicked off his campaign at the Northeast Roanoke home where he lived as a child.
Though he faces an incumbent and a former council member in the "three-way" race, Smith says he's confident about his prospects.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:54]
[IN Q=The most successful campaigns]

((RALPH SMITH/R- CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR: THE MOST SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGNS ALWAYS COME WHEN YOU ASSUME YOU'RE ALWAYS FIVE POINTS BEHIND. AND THAT'S THE WAY I'LL START WORKING TODAY. AND I EXPECT TO PREVAIL.))







[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/(R) Candidate for Mayor]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and I expect to prevail.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Smith will face Democratic Incumbent David Bowers and Independent Mac McCadden in the May election.

[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M00-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Ruby Penn/Census Bureau;]



(I'll call for vid)
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[VO]
[SUPER=04-Census Bureau; :00]
[RUNS=1:00]
(------------------)


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(888) 325-7733/Census Job Line;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: census))

[2-Nelson-Search]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#00-03]
[GRAPHIC=Holden]


Still no sign of an eight year old girl who apparently wandered away from her home in Nelson County on Sunday.
[Double Boxes=Melanie and Steve/Starlink]


Steve Smallshaw joins us live from the search area near Shipman.
Steve are authorities still certain Jackie Holden is lost in the woods?
[Live=Steve Full/Starlink]
[SUPER=@ssm1;]
[SUPER=06-Nelson Co.;]
( ad lib)

[****ROLLED FROM STARLINLK***]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./Last Night]
(ad lib)
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gary Brantley/Nelson Co. Sheriff]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=Both those bases.]
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[Live=Steve Full/Starlink]
[SUPER=06-Nelson Co.;]
( ad lib)



[Double Boxes=Melanie and Steve/Starlink]



[2-Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


An area hit hard by layoffs is expected to get some good news today.
Government sources say a major clothing manufacturer will open a distribution center in Henry County bringing with it 400 new jobs.
Currently Henry County has the highest unemployment rate in Virginia.
The plans call for about a 40 million dollar investment and eventually construction of a new state of the art facility.
More than 35-hundred textile jobs have been lost in the Henry County area over the last few months.

[letterman]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


David Letterman is back on late night T.V. after recovering from heart surgery.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-"The Late Show"/Worldwide Pants, Inc.;]


On his first show since quintuple bypass surgery, Letterman brought his six doctors and two nurses onstage and fought back tears as he thanked them.
But the show was full of laughs thanks to comedian Robin Williams.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[1:06:52-1:07:14]
[IN Q=aren't you glad you didn't see this....]
[SUPER=01-Robin Williams/Actor;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=give me that (laughter) woo, woo.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Other guests included Jerry Seinfeld and Regis Philbin.
Philbin had been Letterman's last guest before he went in for surgery five weeks ago.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Denise Allen has basketball and hockey highlights.
Good Morning Denise.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:39]
[OUT Q=good day]



[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:
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Two missing hikers have been found in Carroll County.
The two became separated from the rest of their party near Sugar Loaf Lookout off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Fancy Gap.
They were found in good condition.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The search for Jessica Holden continues today in Nelson County.
More than a hundred law enforcement personnel and volunteers have been combing the area near Ball Mountain.
The eight year old girl has not been seen since Sunday Morning.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at Six.]
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]

(ad lib bye)