[11Shooting]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-56 1:43:11]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]



A shooting outside an apartment complex in Martinsville left one person injured.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


It happened around 4 o'clock yesterday at the RiverMont Apartments in front of building number 10.
Police say a black male was shot by an unknown suspect... who then left the scene.
The victim was taken in a car to Moorehead Hospital in Eden, North Carolina where officials say he has non-life threatening injuries.
Police say they are interviewing witnesses... but, so far, no one's been charged.
(------------)






[Reform-Party]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Reform Party]



A federal judge in Lynchburg is expected to rule today on who controls the Reform Party. Judge Norman Moon listened to two days of testimony last week involving a disputed party meeting in Nashville last month. At stake is almost 15 (M) million dollars in campaign funds that are expected to aid Patrick Buchanan's presidential bid this fall.


[11Robb-Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-57 1:27:51]
[GRAPHIC=Chuck Robb]


Senator Chuck Robb is expected to visit Roanoke this morning a day after he officially kicked off his campaign for re-election.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=204-Courtesy Robb Campaign; ]


The 12- year incumbent spoke before a group of supporters at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale yesterday.
The Democrat faced a tough campaign six years ago-- narrowly beating Republican Oliver North.
And, this year's campaign against former Governor George Allen is expected to be even tougher.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Let me ]

((CHARLES ROBB: LET ME ASSURE YOU THAT NO WARRIOR THAT I EVER MET AT QUANTICO WAS FRIGHTENED BY BIG TALK, BIG HEELED BOOTS OR A BIG CHEW OF TOBACCO AND NEITHER AM I.))
[SUPER=201-Charles Robb/(D) Candidate for Senate;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=am I.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Robb also touted his record-- saying he voted to raise minimum wage and also to uphold a woman's right to choose.
(------------)





[11Mayoral-Candidates]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-02 1:14:27]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


The campaign trail is also heating up for the candidates vying for Roanoke City Council.
And as Joy Sutton reports the four mayoral candidates aren't wasting any time getting their message out to voters.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Independent]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=201-Duane Howard/(I) Candidate for Mayor; :18]
[SUPER=201-Mac McCadden/(I) Candidate for Mayor; :51]
[SUPER=201-Ralph Smith/(R) Candidate for Mayor; 1:18]
[SUPER=201-David Bowers/Roanoke Mayor; 1:42]
[SUPER=240-Joy Sutton/Reporting; 1:55]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=joy sutton news 7 Roanoke]

(( Independent candidate Duane Howard says his car is one of his best advertising tools -- right down to the license plate.
Howard says he's focused on improving the quality of life for Roanoke residents -- he says unlike the other candidates -- he's committed to being a full time mayor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:47]
[IN Q=The city]

((DUANE HOWARD/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THIS CITY IS LONG OVERDUE FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS THE ABILITY, THE BUSINESS BACKGROUND AND INTRIGUE TO BE A FULL TIME MAYOR TO WORK WITH THE CITY, THE COMMUNITY)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=the community]
(///// SOT /////)
[NAT SOT 32:15]
[IN Q=MR. Hollandsworth]
((NAT SOT: MR. HOLLANDS WORTH, I'M RUNNING FOR MAYOR))

[RUNS5]
[OUT Q=for mayor]


Independent candidate Mac McCadden is also taking his message straight to the voters -- targeting a different neighborhood each week -- and leaving behind his mark.
The former city council member says he not only brings experience to the table -- but a commitment to making Roanoke a better place to live.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 30:30]
[IN Q=The focus of]

((MAC MCCADDEN/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THE FOCUS OF MY CAMPAIGN IS GOING DOOR TO DOOR MEETING PEOPLE. IT'S NOT SO MUCH ON ISSUES AS IT IS PEOPLE AND PROVIDING GOODS AND SERVICES TO THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE)) [RUNS7]
[OUT Q=of Roanoke]


Republican Candidate Ralph Smith isn't wasting any time drumming-up support from the likes of Congressman Bob Goodlatte and former Miss America Nicole Johnson.
Some of the candidates say Smith is trying to buy this campaign, with costly signs and other techniques.
But Smith says the people are paying for his campaign because they want a man with businesses experience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:36]
[IN Q=They like 34 years]

((RALPH SMITH/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THEY LIKE 34 YEARS OF BUSINESS, THEY LIKE THE BUSINESS MANS APPROACH TO RUNNING CITY GOVERNMENT AND MAKING YOUR TAX DOLLARS STRETCH FURTHER)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=further]


But all of these candidates will have to oust Roanoke's current Mayor David Bowers, who's held the position for 8 years and has also been a council member.
Bowers says he welcomes the competition -- it challenges him to be a better candidate and mayor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 27:03]
[IN Q=We've got so much]

((MAYOR DAVID BOWERS: WE'VE GOT SO MUCH HERE YET TO DO IN THE CITY INCLUDING THE REBUILDING OF PATRICK HENRY AND WILLIAM FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL. THEY'RE THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY, SOLVING 81 AND 581, ELM AVENUE TRAFFIC PROBLEMS BRINGING OUR YOUNG PEOPLE BACK TO THIS COMMUNITY)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=this community]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:15]
[IN Q=And with four]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: AND WITH FOUR CANDIDATES VYING FOR THE POSITION OF ROANOKE CITY MAYOR IT'S BOUND TO BE A COMPETITIVE RACE ALL THE WAY UP TO THE FINISH LINE. JOY SUTTON, NEWS 7, ROANOKE)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]))

























[Chopper-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A pilot and T-V cameraman covering the Oscars are hospitalized after their helicopter went down in a ball of fire.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Van Nuys, CA;]


The chopper was covering the Academy Awards when it reportedly had hydraulic problems as it arrived above the Shrine Auditorium.
A hospital spokeswoman says the 28- year- old female pilot is in serious condition with a broken wrist and leg and has a possible concussion.
The 40- year- old T-V photographer is said to have facial cuts and a possible broken leg.
The helicopter belonged to the Los Angeles Fox affiliate.
(------------)


[11Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-60 1:40:52]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]


OPEC oil ministers begin their formal meeting today and the outcome could mean some relief from rising gas prices.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Troutville/March 2;]


They are reportedly close to reaching an agreement on the need to boost production.
This would rein in rising petroleum prices.
The ministers have refused to confirm the size or timing of any such increase.
The OPEC ministers have been holding small group talks in Vienna, Austria.
(------------)





[11Toy-Show]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-59 1:08:22]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Toy Road Show continues today at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Representatives from the International Toy Collectors Association are on hand -- offering top dollar for various toys that collectors are searching for.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT7:43]
[IN Q=Be open minded don't]

((GEORGE MCCURLEY/INTL. TOY COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION:BE OPEN MINDED, DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE CONDITION. IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING MINT IN THE BOX OF COURSE WE'RE EXCITED. WE LOVE SPACE TOYS, ROBOTS, EARLY TINS AND TIN WINDUPS AND PRESSED STEEL TOYS))
[SUPER=01-George McCurley/Intl. Toy Collectors Assoc.]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=pressed steel toys]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The collectors are looking for toys made before and throughout the 1970's but will consider other items.
The Road Show will be in town today from eight until seven P-M.
(------------)





[Oscars-Wrap]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


There was at least one surprise at last night's Academy Awards--
Newcomer Hilary Swank took home the Best Actress award.
Meanwhile, as expected, the film "American Beauty" picked up several golden statuettes.
Manuel Gallegus has a wrap-up from Los Angeles.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles/Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Spacey/Best Actor; :26 very quick]
[SUPER=01-Hilary Swank/Best Actress; :42]
[SUPER=01-Michael Caine/Best Supporting Actor; :59]
[SUPER=01-Angelina Jolie/Best Supporting Actress; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Los Angeles.]
((((sot or nat))

"And the winner is....."
A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT FOR AMERICAN BEAUTY. THE OFFBEAT DRAMA-SLASH-COMEDY ABOUT SUBURBAN ANGST ... HAPPILY TOOK HOME 5 OSCARS INCLUDING THE COVETED BEST PICTURE ... AND ONE FOR BEST DIRECTOR, SAM MENDES.

AMERICAN BEAUTY ALSO GARNERED A WIN FOR ITS STAR, KEVIN SPACEY. HE SNAGGED THE BEST ACTOR AWARD.... BEATING OUT THE ALSO HEAVILY-FAVORED, DENZEL WASHINGTON.

((sot: Kevin Spacey/Winner - Best Actor))


HILARY SWANK ... ALL SMILES AFTER WINNING BEST ACTRESS FOR HER WORK IN THE INDEPENDENT FILM, BOYS DON'T CRY. THIS, THE LATEST IN A STRING OF AWARDS BESTOWED UPON THE FORMER 90210 STAR. ... FOR HER GENDER-BENDING, BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE.

((SOT: HILARY SWANK/BEST ACTRESS))


VETERAN BRITISH ACTOR, MICHAEL CAINE, RECEIVED HIS SECOND BEST SUPPORTING OSCAR -- THIS TIME FOR PLAYING AN AMERICAN DOCTOR IN THE CIDER HOUSE RULES. AFTER WINNING, CAINE GRACIOUSLY ACKNOWLEDGED HIS COMPETITORS.

((sot: Michael Caine/Winner - Best Supporting Actor))

"I'm basically up here guys to represent what you all will hopefully be -- a survivor"
THIS YEAR'S "IT" GIRL, ANGELINA JOLIE, WON BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS FOR HER ROLE AS A MENTAL PATIENT IN GIRL, INTERRUPTED. JOLIE ... CLEARLY FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HER DAD, ACTOR JON VOIGHT, A PREVIOUS OSCAR WINNER.

((Angelina Jolie/Winner - Best Supporting Actress)) "Dad has an Oscar and it's like the big thing you try to attain to as an actor."
THE SCI-FI FLICK, THE MATRIX, SCORED BIG AT THE BOX OFFICE AND AT THE OSCARS AS WELL -- PICKING UP FOUR TECHNICAL AWARDS.
AND THE ACADEMY HONORED WARREN BEATTY FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BIG SCREEN. HIS VERY PREGNANT WIFE AND OSCAR NOMINEE, ANNETTE BENING, CHEERED HIM ON.
((STANDUP))))




[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, do you know what tests should be be done as part of your routine physical?

Doctor Dave Hnida explains in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information:
ON CAM You know we always recommend routine check-ups to detect little problems before they become big ones. But what exactly should you be having done before a routine physical? Well for women, there are four minimums.
GRFX Number one, what we call the hands on examine. This examine should not only include the usual things like checking your blood pressure or listening to your heart but also a check of your thyroid gland and your skin.
GRFX The number two part of the exam, pap, pelvic and breast exams. Now this should also include teaching such as making sure you know how to perform a good monthly self examine.
GRFX The third part is blood work. The minimum here, a thyroid screen and also a cholesterol test. And that should be broken down into hdl and ldl, the good and bad cholesterol.
GRFX And finally the fourth part and that is the talk. We doctors should be counseling you about exercise and diet and calcium, seatbelts, even immunizations.
ON CAM A talk is a vital part of any check-up. You go without it and you will really be short changed. I'm Dr. Dave Hnida for CBS NEWS.))


(ad lib to weather)

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


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


Pope John Paul the Second has returned home to Italy.
The Pope's trip to the Middle East was considered a success by most.
He met heads of state and religious leaders, led masses, and made emotional visits to sacred Christian shrines.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A Part of Seattle's skyline has been brought down. The implosion of The Kingdome, was in the planning stages for months. The dust from the implosion made the daytime sky look more like night.
Officials say it may take days for the dust to settle.


(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A federal judge in Lynchburg is expected to rule today on who controls the Reform Party. At stake is almost 15 (M) million dollars in campaign funds that are expected to aid Patrick Buchanan's presidential bid this fall.
(-------------)



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday March 27-th.
[ANCHOR=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-11Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-56 1:43:11]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A shooting at a Martinsville apartment complex injured one man sending him to the hospital
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


It happened around 4 o'clock yesterday at the RiverMont Apartments in front of building number 10.
Police say a black male was shot by an unknown suspect... who then left the scene.
The victim was taken in a car to Moorehead Hospital in Eden, North Carolina where officials say he has non-life threatening injuries.
Police say they are interviewing witnesses... but, so far, no one's been charged.
(------------)






[2-Reform-Party]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Reform Party]


A federal judge in Lynchburg is expected to rule today on who controls the Reform Party. Judge Norman Moon listened to two days of testimony last week invoving a disputed party meeting in Nashville last month. At that meeting, Pat Choate, an ally of party founder Ross Perot, replaced Jack Gargan as chairman.
Gargan, an ally of Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura,

claims the action was invalid. Ventura quit the party last month. At stake is almost 15 (M) million dollars in campaign funds that are expected to aid Patrick Buchanan's presidential bid this fall.

[2-11Robb-Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-57 1:27:51]
[GRAPHIC=Chuck Robb]


Senator Chuck Robb is scheduled to make a appearance in Roanoke today. Yesterday, he officially kicked off his campaign for re-election.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=204-Courtesy Robb Campaign; ]


The 12- year incumbent spoke before a group of supporters at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale.
The Democrat faced a tough campaign six years ago-- narrowly beating Republican Oliver North.
And, this year's campaign against former Governor George Allen is expected to be even tougher.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Let me ]

((CHARLES ROBB: LET ME ASSURE YOU THAT NO WARRIOR THAT I EVER MET AT QUANTICO WAS FRIGHTENED BY BIG TALK, BIG HEELED BOOTS OR A BIG CHEW OF TOBACCO AND NEITHER AM I.))
[SUPER=201-Charles Robb/(D) Candidate for Senate;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=am I.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Robb also touted his record-- saying he voted to raise minimum wage and also to uphold a woman's right to choose.
(------------)





[2-11Mayoral-Candidates]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-02 1:14:27]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Roanoke's four mayoral candidates have been busy on the campaign trail.
They aren't wasting any time getting their message out to voters.
Joy Sutton has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Independent]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;:00]
[SUPER=201-Duane Howard/(I) Candidate for Mayor; :18]
[SUPER=201-Mac McCadden/(I) Candidate for Mayor; :51]
[SUPER=201-Ralph Smith/(R) Candidate for Mayor; 1:18]
[SUPER=201-David Bowers/Roanoke Mayor; 1:42]
[SUPER=240-Joy Sutton/Reporting ;1:55]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=joy sutton news 7 Roanoke]

(( Independent candidate Duane Howard says his car is one of his best advertising tools -- right down to the license plate.
Howard says he's focused on improving the quality of life for Roanoke residents -- he says unlike the other candidates -- he's committed to being a full time mayor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:47]
[IN Q=The city]

((DUANE HOWARD/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THIS CITY IS LONG OVERDUE FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS THE ABILITY, THE BUSINESS BACKGROUND AND INTRIGUE TO BE A FULL TIME MAYOR TO WORK WITH THE CITY, THE COMMUNITY))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=the community]
(///// SOT /////)
[NAT SOT 32:15]
[IN Q=MR. Hollandsworth]
((NAT SOT: MR. HOLLANDS WORTH, I'M RUNNING FOR MAYOR))
[RUNS= 5]
[OUT Q=for mayor]


Independent candidate Mac McCadden is also taking his message straight to the voters -- targeting a different neighborhood each week -- and leaving behind his mark.
The former city council member says he not only brings experience to the table -- but a commitment to making Roanoke a better place to live.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 30:30]
[IN Q=The focus of]

((MAC MCCADDEN/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THE FOCUS OF MY CAMPAIGN IS GOING DOOR TO DOOR MEETING PEOPLE. IT'S NOT SO MUCH ON ISSUES AS IT IS PEOPLE AND PROVIDING GOODS AND SERVICES TO THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=of Roanoke]


Republican Candidate Ralph Smith isn't wasting any time drumming-up support from the likes of Congressman Bob Goodlatte and former Miss America Nicole Johnson.
Some of the candidates say Smith is trying to buy this campaign, with costly signs and other techniques.
But Smith says the people are paying for his campaign because they want a man with businesses experience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:36]
[IN Q=They like 34 years]

((RALPH SMITH/MAYORAL CANDIDATE: THEY LIKE 34 YEARS OF BUSINESS, THEY LIKE THE BUSINESS MANS APPROACH TO RUNNING CITY GOVERNMENT AND MAKING YOUR TAX DOLLARS STRETCH FURTHER))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=further]


But all of these candidates will have to oust Roanoke's current Mayor David Bowers, who's held the position for 8 years and has also been a council member.
Bowers says he welcomes the competition -- it challenges him to be a better candidate and mayor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 27:03]
[IN Q=We've got so much]

((MAYOR DAVID BOWERS: WE'VE GOT SO MUCH HERE YET TO DO IN THE CITY INCLUDING THE REBUILDING OF PATRICK HENRY AND WILLIAM FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL. THEY'RE THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY, SOLVING 81 AND 581, ELM AVENUE TRAFFIC PROBLEMS BRINGING OUR YOUNG PEOPLE BACK TO THIS COMMUNITY))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=this community]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:15]
[IN Q=And with four]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: AND WITH FOUR CANDIDATES VYING FOR THE POSITION OF ROANOKE CITY MAYOR IT'S BOUND TO BE A COMPETITIVE RACE ALL THE WAY UP TO THE FINISH LINE. JOY SUTTON, NEWS 7, ROANOKE))
[RUNS= 8]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]))

























[11Car-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-01 1:19:03]
[GRAPHIC=Car Accident]


Rescue crews had to use the "jaws of life" to free a man from his car after he ran off the road and struck a tree.


(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Larry Chamberline, Junior was driving down Twelve o' Clock Knob Road yesterday in Roanoke County when police say another car crossed the center line and struck his vehicle. Chamberline was taken to Roanoke Memorial with non-life threatening injuries. Officials say charges may be filed against the other driver.
(------------)





[Pope]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=John Paul II]


Pope John Paul, the Second's trip to the Holy Land ended last night when he arrived in Rome.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rome, Italy;]


Italy's Prime Minister D'Alema and a Roman Cardinal welcomed the ailing 79- year- old Pontiff home.
The Pope's trip to the Middle East was considered a success by most.
He met heads of state and religious leaders, led masses, and made emotional visits to sacred Christian shrines.
The Pope's visit to the Holy Land was his longest outside Italy since his 12- day excursion to his native Poland last summer.
(------------)


[11Racoon]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=00-10 14:44]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Residents in the Boxley Hills area of Roanoke County came together to rescue their newest neighbor.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


They were working to save a raccoon that's been trapped on this utility police since Thursday... without food, water or a way down.
The animal was not only stuck in the wiring, but also in a dangerous position ... next to two service lines.
A-E-P and Wildlife Rescue came out to help, and were finally able to free the raccoon from the wires.
Last time we checked, though, the animal was still too scared to come down the utility pole to safety.
(------------)






[3-11Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-56 1:43:11]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]



A shooting left one man injured in Martinsville.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


It happened around 4 o'clock yesterday at the RiverMont Apartments in front of building number 10.
Police say a black male was shot by an unknown suspect... who then left the scene.
The victim was taken in a car to Moorehead Hospital in Eden, North Carolina where officials say he has non-life threatening injuries.
Police say they are interviewing witnesses... but, so far, no one's been charged.
(------------)






[Tourist-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Rescuers have called off the search for two Canadian teenagers, who apparently drowned off the coast of northern California.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Eureka, CA;]


Police say the pair were hiking with a group of classmates and a few of their parents, when one parent got swept away by the surf.
(------------)
[Anchor=Kimberly]
[ss=none]


The two boys and two other onlookers jumped in to save the woman, who eventually drowned.
The two other rescuers survived and are in good condition.

[Implosion]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


After nearly a quarter- century on Seattle's skyline, it took less than 20 -seconds to bring down Seattle's Kingdome....
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]


But the implosion of the collosal concrete structure was in the planning stages for months.
A crowd of spectators came to witness the historic event.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:18:38]
[IN Q=You could feel it]

((YOU COULD FEEL IT. YOU COULD DEFINITELY FEEL IT. THE EXPLOSION HIT YOU. IT HIT RIGHT AT YOU. BOOM.))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=BOOM.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The dust from the implosion made the daytime sky look more like night.
Officials say it may take days for the dust to settle.
(------------)


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


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


A shooting at a Martinsville apartment complex injured one man sending him to the hospital.
Police say a black male was shot by an unknown suspect... who then left the scene.
The victim was taken in a car to Moorehead Hospital in Eden, North Carolina where officials say he has non-life threatening injuries.
Police say they are interviewing witnesses... but, so far, no one's been charged.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


One man was taken to the hospital following a car accident in Roanoke County. Larry Chamberline, Junior was driving down Twelve o' Clock Knob Road yesterday in Roanoke County when police say another car crossed the center line and struck his vehicle. Chamberline was taken to Roanoke Memorial with non-life threatening injuries. Officials say charges may be filed against the other driver.
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[anchor=Kimberly]


A federal judge in Lynchburg is expected to rule today on who controls the Reform Party. Judge Norman Moon listened to two days of testimony last week involving a disputed party meeting in Nashville last month. At stake is almost 15 (M) million dollars in campaign funds that are expected to aid Patrick Buchanan's presidential bid this fall.

(-------------)
(Steve mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Steve ad lib weather)
(-------------)

[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Parole]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=tonight on News 7 at 6]
(-------------)
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye)