[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Missing Oscars are found in Los Angeles trash bin.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And an autopsy is scheduled after a body is found in the Dan River.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Spring officially arrived early this morning with showers and gusty winds....
But temperatures will stay well below normal..highs today only reaching the 40s.
[ANCHOR=melanie]


And a behind the scenes look at Nascar. [2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[oscars-found]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Acad. Awards]


Another man's trash has yielded a missing treasure.
A man picking through a Los Angeles garbage bin has found dozens of Oscar statues that vanished last week.
And now he may pick up an award of his own, to the tune of 50 thousand dollars.
More from Juan Fernandez.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:25:05]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; ]
[SUPER=01-Willie Fullgear/Found Oscars;]
[SUPER=01-Juan Fernandez/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.]



[Danville-Body]


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


Danville police hope an autopsy will solve the mystery surrounding the body of a woman found in the Dan River.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday]


A police officer found the fully-clothed body of 38 year old Sandra Cobbs floating in about four feet of water yesterday afternoon.
She was reported missing earlier in the day.
Police do not suspect foul play, but are not ruling it out yet.
The autopsy will be performed later this morning.
(------------)


[E-Floyd-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-52 2:02:45]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A man was killed last night after flipping his pickup truck on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.]


The driver was heading south when he came around a corner, hit a ditch, lost control, and rolled down an embankment.
Police say when the pickup flipped, the man was thrown from the vehicle.
His name has NOT been released.
(------------)



[Train-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Train Accident]


A 16 year old boy was killed by a train Saturday night near Buena Vista.
(//////////////)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN]
A Norfolk Southern train was heading north on the Hagerstown line around 11-45, when the conductor saw someone on the tracks about 15 car lengths ahead of him.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Officials say the conductor used his horn and the emergency brakes but was NOT able to stop in time.
So far, no word on the teenager's name or where he was from.

[clinton-asia]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mron]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton arrived in Bangladesh today from New Delhi for a daylong visit.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dhaka, Bangladesh;]

[3:00:44]
He's the first American president to visit the country.
He is scheduled to announce 97 million dollars in food aid for the region during his visit.
But the trip is underscored by security concerns, which have prompted the cancellation of a planned helicopter trip to a Bangladesh village.
[SUPER=03-New Delhi, India;]

[3;02:31]
Over the weekend in India, Mr. Clinton faced protestors.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JASWANT SINGH/INDIAN FOREIGN MINISTER INDIA IS ON THE MOVE. 1 BILLION HUMAN BEINGS.. THEY WILL NOW NO LONGER REMAIN WHERE COLONIALISM LEFT US. ))
[SUPER=01-Jaswant Singh/Indian Foreign Minister;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=where colonialism left us.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The President will press India - and Pakistan - which he'll visit Saturday - to put aside their 50 years of conflict in Kashmir.
The disputed territory has sparked two wars, and now the two sides possess nuclear weapons.
(------------)



[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Ward Burton speeds to victory in Darlington.
Roy Stanley has highlights.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=later on morning]



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



[Engine]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=5netA]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In Nascar it's the drivers who get most of the glory, but behind every star driver is a team of mechanics and engine builders who make them competitive on the track.
Recently a contest was staged in Charlotte that gave us a look at the men behind the scenes.
Mike Cozza has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ron Sledge/Clevite Engine Parts; :24 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Mike Cozza/Reporting; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Fire-Women]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-05 20:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
A new program is in the works to get more women pumped up about becoming fire and rescue personnel.
Joy Sutton has the details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Fighting a fire]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./February 19; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :09]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./May 30, 1998; :19]
[SUPER=01-Dana Perry/Roanoke Fire & Rescue; :23]
[SUPER=01-Erin Garvin/Future Class Instructor; :39]
[SUPER=@Joy1; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=N7, Roanoke Co.]

((Fighting a fire -- is not an easy task -- that's why all fire and rescue personnel in the Roanoke Valley must now pass the same physical ability test.
But far too often faces like these are not seen out in the field. Women account for less then 5-percent of the paid fire fighters and rescue workers in Roanoke and Salem.
Many believe the physical ability test has something to do with it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:01]
[IN Q=I think women]

((DANA PERRY/PIO ROANOKE FIRE AND RESCUE: I THINK WOMEN ARE PRETTY MUCH INTIMIDATED WHEN THEY TRY OUT AND THERE ARE THREE HUNDRED MEN THERE.))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=men there]


Not to mention the test is intense. That's why the local fire and rescue departments are teaming-up with a local gym to provide training for the test, specifically designed for women.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:41]
[IN Q=I thought it would be]

((ERIN GARVIN/CLASS INSTRUCTOR; WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS ESTABLISH A STRONG FOUNDATION ON MUSCULAR STRENGTH, MUSCULAR ENDURANCE AND CARDIO RESPIRATORY FITNESS))
[RUNS= 5]
[OUT Q=fitness]


And they have to perform a variety of tasks like the stair climb, the hose drag, and the equipment carry.
(///// SOT /////)
[nat sot instuctor on the bar SOT11:08]
[IN Q=In a lot of the excercises ]

((ERIN GARVIN: IN A LOT OF THE EXERCISES AND DRILLS THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO, IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT A SINGLE JOINT. THEY HAVE TO USE THEIR UPPER BODY STRENGTH))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=a lot of the excercises]


From the nautilus equipment, to stepping exercises to cardio work outs -- this is all part of the training.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT stand-up tape 1:32:50]
[IN Q=As the class progresses]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: AS THE CLASS PROGRESSES PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE TO CARRY A BACK-PACK TO SIMULATE WHAT THEY'LL HAVE TO WEAR IN THE FIELD AS A FIREFIGHTER))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=a fire fighter]


And Garvin says she's not just training the women to pass the test -- but she's pumping-up to take it right along with them.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


The class is scheduled to begin next month at Cory Everson's gym in Roanoke County.

[E-Schulz]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=00-03 55:33]
[GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial]


A Memorial Day ceremony in Bedford will give folks a chance to remember a cartoon legend while honoring D-Day veterans.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 99-54 1;53:38]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/File Tape;]


Jeannie Schulz, widow of the late cartoonist Charles Shulz, will be the featured speaker when part of Bedford's D-Day Memorial is unveiled.
Charles Schulz was a strong supporter of D-Day veterans.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, women may be more likely to end up with A-C-L injuries.
Betsy Karetnick has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Betsy Karetnick/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=for CBS News.]

((THERE IS NEW HOPE TODAY FOR THE MORE THAN THREE MILLION AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM BI-POLAR MANIA..A FORM OF DEPRESSION.
VT=VO

((vo)) THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION HAS GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT TO THE DRUG ZYPREXA. IT ACTS AS A MOOD STABILIZER AND TREATS THE ACUTE MANIC EPISODES ASSOCIATED WITH BI-POLAR DISORDER. PERSONS WITH THE DISORDER SUFFER LONG PERIODS OF DEPRESSION MIXED WITH BOUTS OF MANIA. THE SYMPTOMS OF MANIA CAN INCLUDE GRANDIOSE DELUSIONS, AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, AND INCREASED PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACTIVITY.
ONCAM=Betsy

((on cam)) A CANCER DIAGNOSIS MAY ONE DAY BE AS CLOSE AS THE NEAREST BATHROOM. A NEW STUDY FROM JOHN'S HOPKINS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FOUND THAT MUTATED CELLS FROM TUMORS SHOW UP IN URINE AND SALIVA, EVEN IN THE EARLY STAGES OF THE DISEASE. THIS MEANS THAT MANY TYPES OF CANCERS COULD BE DIAGNOSED AND TREATED BEFORE CAUSING SERIOUS HARM. SUCH A PROCEDURE MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THREE TO FIVE YEARS. HOWEVER RESEARCHERS SAY MORE STUDY IS NEEDED TO ENSURE THE TEST'S ACCURACY.
VT=VO

((vo)) NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS FEMALE ATHLETES ARE MORE PRONE TO A COMMON KNEE INJURY KNOWN AS ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENTS OR A-C-L. THE REASON?...WOMEN USE THEIR LEG MUSCLES DIFFERENTLY THAN MEN. THE STUDY, PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS, FOUND THAT FEMALES SEEM TO ACTIVATE THEIR QUADRICEP MUSCLES DURING SOME ACTIVITIES THEREBY PUTTING THEM AT GREATER RISK FOR A-C-L.
ONCAM=Betsy

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN HEALTH. I'M BETSY KARETNICK FOR CBS NEWS.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Oil-Cans]


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


Folks collect just about anything these days.
And for one Michigan man, the sound of his oil can collection is music to his ears.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:15]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=01-Jay Brando/Reporting; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=Cass City Michigan]


[2-SHOT]
(toss to Kimberly)

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


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


Pope John Paul the Second is set to embark on a weeklong journey to the Holy Land today.
His first stop will be Jordan, followed by visits to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Meanwhile, Israel is planning its biggest security operation ever in preparation for the pope's arrival tomorrow evening.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Returning Boeing workers are to rally outside the company's suburban Seattle plant this morning before marching into work together.
Engineers and technical workers approved a new contract Sunday, ending a nearly six-week-old strike.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the Oscar goes to -- a Los Angeles man looking through a trash bin.
Police say a man searching for moving boxes found dozens of the statues still wrapped in styrofoam and secured in their boxes.
The statues vanished last week and were presumed stolen.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday March 20.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-oscars-found]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Acad. Awards]


Call him the Oscar hero.
A man looking for moving boxes in a Los Angeles trash bin has found the missing Oscars.
An investigation is underway into the theft of the gold statues and police don't know if they'll be returned in time for Sunday's awards show.
Juan Fernandez reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:25:05]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Willie Fullgear/Found Oscars; :23]
[SUPER=01-Juan Fernandez/Reporting; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=for CBS NEWS.]



[2-Danville-Body]


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


Danville Police still don't know how a woman found in the Dan River yesterday died.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday]


A police officer found the fully-clothed body of 38 year old Sandra Cobbs floating in about four feet of water yesterday afternoon.
She was reported missing earlier in the day.
Police do not suspect foul play, but are not ruling it out yet.
The autopsy will be performed later this morning.
(------------)


[Reform-Party]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Federal judge in Lynchburg will try to figure out who's in charge of the Reform Party later this week.
The case stems from a raucous party meeting in Nashville last month.
Allies of Reform Party founder Ross Perot were returned to power at the meeting.
But ousted chairman John Gargan and treasurer Ronn Young contend they're still the rightful heads of the organization.
At stake is nearly two million dollars in funding from the Federal Election Commission.

[BOEING-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Strike]


Striking Boeing workers will be back on the job this morning.
After 40 days on on the picket line, yesterday they approved a new contract.
The strike forced Boeing to delay the delivery of more than fifteen planes and scale back work on government contracts.
Amy Clancy reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:33:40]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Charles Bofferding/Chief Negotiator; :]
[SUPER=01-Jim McCool/Voted "Yes"; :42]
[SUPER=01-John Herald/Voted "No"; :50]
[SUPER=01-Ron Shoemaker/Voted "Yes"; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Amy Clancy/Reporting; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Peter Conte/Boeing; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS.]



[Pubs]


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


Some late nights could be in store for England and Wales.
The government may allow pubs to stay open all night in exchange for tougher penalties on underage drinking and rowdy behavior.
Paul Bromley has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Westminster, England; :00]
[SUPER=01-Paul Bromley/Reporting; :56]
[SUPER=01-Rob Hayward/Brewers Association; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=a reality]



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[pope-trip]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Pope John Paul]


Today Pope John Paul the second begins a historic week long pilgrimiage to the middle east.
It begins in Jordan where he'll visit historic sites and perform mass at a sports stadium.
From there he heads to Israeli which is mounting it's biggest security exercise ever.
Allen Pizzey reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:26:48]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rabbi Meir Lau/Chief Rabbi; :29]
[SUPER=01-Hanna Nasser/Mayor of Bethlehem; :47]
[SUPER=01-Father Remi Hoeckman/Judaism Relationship Commission; :58]
[SUPER=01-Allen Pizzey/Reporting; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Vatican City.]

((vo: The Israelis are calling it "Operation Old Friend"...the biggest security exercise ever mounted in one of the most security-obsessed countries in the world. The "old friend"...Pope John Paul II...is not seen as anyone's target...but being prepared is the norm here. The six-day visit is expected to cost the Israelis more than 10-million dollars. What they hope to get out of it is more than money can buy.
SOT Rabbi Meir Lau, Chief Rabbi

"This is a great historic opportunity to show sympathy, to express understanding, and to create friendship."
(Bethlehem being prepared)

vo: The Pope's stop in Manger Square in Palestinian-controlled Bethlehem...however...is being hailed as a political event.
SOT Hanna Nasser, Mayor of Bethlehem

"He is coming to visit a sovereign state which will be here in this region, which is Palestine."
(Set up interview)

vo: Vatican officials downplay the chances of political controversy.
SOT Father Remi Hoeckman, Secretary, Commission for Relationships with Judaism

"If this danger exists it is definitely not the Holy Father's doing nor is it his intention.
(Papal Mass)

vo: John Paul II has done more to ease the historically difficult relationship between Jews and Christians than any of his predecessors...and therein lies the heart of the trip.
SOT Father Remi Hoeckman

"This would give a very strong signal to the rest of you know of humanity that brotherhood, sisterhood, is indeed possible even with you know a history of enmity and tension and friction, you know, behind us." o/c: As important as this trip is for the Catholic Church...Vatican officials say...for John Paul II it is a personal pilgrimage...that retracing the steps of Jesus is the ultimate journey for the most widely-travelled Pope in history. A...P...CBS News, Vatican City.))

[2-E-Fire-Women]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-05 20:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
A new program is in the works to get more women pumped up about becoming fire and rescue personnel.
Joy Sutton has the details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Fighting a fire]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./February 19; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :09]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./May 30, 1998; :19]
[SUPER=01-Dana Perry/Roanoke Fire & Rescue; :23]
[SUPER=01-Erin Garvin/Future Class Instructor; :39]
[SUPER=@Joy1; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=N7, Roanoke Co.]

((Fighting a fire -- is not an easy task -- that's why all fire and rescue personnel in the Roanoke Valley must now pass the same physical ability test.
But far too often faces like these are not seen out in the field. Women account for less then 5-percent of the paid fire fighters and rescue workers in Roanoke and Salem.
Many believe the physical ability test has something to do with it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:01]
[IN Q=I think women]

((DANA PERRY/PIO ROANOKE FIRE AND RESCUE: I THINK WOMEN ARE PRETTY MUCH INTIMIDATED WHEN THEY TRY OUT AND THERE ARE THREE HUNDRED MEN THERE.))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=men there]


Not to mention the test is intense. That's why the local fire and rescue departments are teaming-up with a local gym to provide training for the test, specifically designed for women.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:41]
[IN Q=I thought it would be]

((ERIN GARVIN/CLASS INSTRUCTOR; WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS ESTABLISH A STRONG FOUNDATION ON MUSCULAR STRENGTH, MUSCULAR ENDURANCE AND CARDIO RESPIRATORY FITNESS))
[RUNS= 5]
[OUT Q=fitness]


And they have to perform a variety of tasks like the stair climb, the hose drag, and the equipment carry.
(///// SOT /////)
[nat sot instuctor on the bar SOT11:08]
[IN Q=In a lot of the excercises ]

((ERIN GARVIN: IN A LOT OF THE EXERCISES AND DRILLS THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO, IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT A SINGLE JOINT. THEY HAVE TO USE THEIR UPPER BODY STRENGTH))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=a lot of the excercises]


From the nautilus equipment, to stepping exercises to cardio work outs -- this is all part of the training.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT stand-up tape 1:32:50]
[IN Q=As the class progresses]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: AS THE CLASS PROGRESSES PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE TO CARRY A BACK-PACK TO SIMULATE WHAT THEY'LL HAVE TO WEAR IN THE FIELD AS A FIREFIGHTER))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=a fire fighter]


And Garvin says she's not just training the women to pass the test -- but she's pumping-up to take it right along with them.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[ss=none]


The class is scheduled to begin next month at Cory Everson's gym in Roanoke County.

[E-Greyhound-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-59 1:00:40]
[GRAPHIC=none]


If you're looking for a companion who enjoys being a couch potato -- then you might want to consider adopting a greyhound.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Now that their racing days are over, the animals are in need of loving homes.
Even though these greyhounds can still run 40 miles-per-hour -- they now prefer to spend 20 hours a day sleeping.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 7:18]
[IN Q=A good couple of walks]

((JULIE DEARMIN/CIRCLE OF FRIENDS GREYHOUND: A GOOD COUPLE OF WALKS A DAY WILL SATISFY THEM. THEY DON'T NEED A BIG FENCED IN AREA. BUT THEY DO ALWAYS NEED TO BE ON A LEASH OR IN AN ENCLOSED AREA))
[SUPER=01-Julie Dearmin/Circle of Friends Greyhounds; ]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=enclosed area.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Dearmin says they make great indoor pets. She says they don't smell and don't shed much.
Most of the retired greyhounds are around two years old and come in various sizes and colors.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE #1]


If you'd like more information, you can call Terry Moore -with the group Circle of Friends Greyhounds at 540-986-2277
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, the madness continues with the men's and women's Sweet 16 set.
Roy Stanley has second round highlights.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:38]
[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]


Danville police hope an autopsy scheduled for later this morning will shed some light on the case of a woman found dead in the Dan River.
38 year old Sandra Cobbs of Danville was found floating in the river yesterday afternoon.
Police do not suspect foul play but are not ruling it out.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Jeannie Schulz, widow of the late cartoonist Charles Shulz, will be the featured speaker when part of Bedford's D-Day Memorial is unveiled this Memorial Day.
Charles Schulz was a strong supporter of D-Day veterans.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Women account for less then 5-percent of the paid fire fighters and rescue workers in Roanoke and Salem.
Many believe a required physical ability test has something to do with it.
That's why fire and rescue departments are teaming-up with a local gym to provide training specifically designed for women.
The class is scheduled to start next month at Cory Everson's gym in Roanoke County.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
(-------------)

[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's Jean Jadhon with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=He will always]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=tonight on News 7 at Six.]
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[2-SHOT] (ad lib bye) (live ad lib, tease tomorrow)