[air-raid]

[ANCHOR=mel]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Parts of Beirut are in the dark this morning after Israeli warplanes launched air strikes against two Lebanese power stations- and a guerilla stronghold.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bsalim Power Plant;]

[3:00:57]
It's in response to attacks by terrorists headquartered in the region.
Earlier this week Lebanese Shite Muslim guerrillas launched the largest rocket attack on northern Israel in more than a year.
One Israeli soldier was killed and more than 25 others were injured.
Israeli's fear the attacks may escalate once their army withdraws from southern Lebanon this summer.

(----------------)[School]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co. Schools]


Roanoke County School Board officials will soon make a decision about which students will attend the New South County High school.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Superintendent Linda Weber presented her proposal last night to the board.
In the proposal,students who attend Bent Mountain, Oak Grove and Cave Spring Elementaries-- will go to Hidden Valley Junior High-- which will feed the new high school.
Students at Back Creek, Clearbrook, Green Valley and Penn Forest Elementaries-- will got to Cave Spring Junior High -- and then on to Cave Spring High School.
The School Board Chairman say it will listen to parents before making a decision on May 25th.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:53:00]
[IN Q=We want them]

((JERRY CANADA/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: WE WANT THEM TO MAKE THE DECISION WHERE THEY'D LIKE THEIR CHILDREN TO GO AND WE'LL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE THAT CERTAINLY EVERYTHING DEPEND ON TRYING TO KEEP SOME BALANCES IN PLACE))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Canada/School Board Chairman]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=in place]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The New School is scheduled to open in the fall of 2002.
(------------)



[11Bus-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ/jja]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:17:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some tense moments for a bus of Roanoke children on a history field trip. The bus caught on fire.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Goochland Co.]


The children made it out safely- thanks to a quick thinking bus driver- 36 Roanoke children and five adults escaped.
Bus driver David Allman, of Rocky Mount, pulled over in Goochland County because of the smell of burning rubber.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:00:13]
[IN Q=They probably]

((STEVE GRAINER/GOOCHLAND FIRE & RESCUE: THEY PROBABLY WEREN'T ABLE TO TELL THAT THERE WAS A FIRE AT THAT POINT IN TIME. BUT AS SOON AS YOU STOP, IT BEGINS TO CONSUME EVERYTHING THAT IT CAN BURN ON. AND THAT'S WHEN IT BEGAN TO REALLY GET INTENSE.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Grainer/Goochland Fire & Rescue;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=get intense.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Several truck drivers stopped to help try to put out the fire and look after the children.
They had been on a field trip to Jamestown, from Oakland Intermediate School.
Goochland County sent a school bus to take the kids to a nearby middle school for counseling and lunch.
(------------)


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[11Kids-React]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=00-08 TC1:05:10]
[GRAPHIC=Wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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


When the kids returned to Roanoke, there was a range of emotions.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10:43]
[IN Q=I was]

((SAMANTHA THOMAS: I WAS SO SCARED I THOUGHT I WOULDN'T MAKE IT AND THEN WE WERE OUT. SOME OF US STARTED CRYING BECAUSE WERE WERE SO SCARED.))
[SUPER=01-Samantha Thomas/Student]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=so scared]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]


And while they were pretty shaken up and disappointed that the trip was cut short, most were just glad that no one was hurt.
School officials are not sure if the trip will be resceduled.
Officials also say replacement of the children's belongings will have to be worked out with the Abbott Bus Company.
(------------)



[11NS-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-18 TC10:01]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


A strike at Norfolk Southern did slow down business for a few hours, but it didn't last long.
(------------)

[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Maintenance of Way employees set up picket lines in Roanoke and five other cities.
Other union members honored the picket line, so the walk-out did have an impact... for a few hours.
The B-M-W-E says N-S isn't posting job openings.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 7:09:45]
[IN Q=And we're hoping]

((AND WE'RE HOPING THAT NORFOLK SOUTHERN WILL CHANGE ITS POLICY OF REFUSING TO PUT ITS JOBS UP FOR BID WHEN VACANCIES EXIST.))
[SUPER=01-Chuck Burkindine/BMWE Member]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=vacancies exist.]
(------------)

[V/O-NAT]
The company has been in discussions with the B-M-W-E on this issue and there's a lawsuit pending in Northern Ohio now.
An attorney for the railroad says the strike was simply a way of getting attention.
The strike was cut short by a Temporary Restraining Order issued about three hours after the strike began.
(------------)



[rap-brown]


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


Prosecutors plan to ask for the death penalty for the former black militant once known as H. Rap Brown.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;]

[3;14:03]
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin is charged in the March 16th shootings of two sheriff's deputies in Atlanta.
One of them died.
They were shot when they went to serve Al-Amin with a warrant.
Al-Amin appeared in court yesterday in Atlanta, but did not enter a plea.
About 30 of his supporters also attended the hearing.
In the 19-60's, Al-Amin was a member of the black panthers.
(------------)


[11Craft]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A judge sentenced a Danville man for prostituting his wife's 12- year old cousin.
Richard craft will spend 2 years in prison and serve one year probation.
In his trial last November, Craft testified that the girl was willing to have sex, so HE might as well make money from it.
Craft's wife, Marie Witcher Craft was also convicted in January of pandering.

[11Promisekeepers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-09 TC2:00:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg is one of many cities that will play host to a rally by the Christian organization Promisekeepers.
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Thousands of men are expected to converge on Liberty University's Vines Center June 2nd for the first Promisekeepers rally of the year.
Promisekeepers encourages men to recommit themselves to God, their families and their communities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:29:18]
[IN Q=In my personal]

((FRED MCLEMORE/PROMISEKEEPERS: IN MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, THE VENUE DOES NOT MATTER. IT'S WHETHER YOU'RE COMING IN AS A SEEKER, PREPARED TO LISTEN WHEN GOD SPEAKS, AND HOPEFULLY THAT'S WHAT PROMISEKEEPERS ACCOMPLISHES AT EVERY CONFERENCE.. TO SET UP THE TEMPLE AND PREPARE IT SO MEN CAN COME IN AND MEET GOD AND LET GOD DEAL WITH THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Fred McLemore/Promisekeepers;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=deal with them.]
(------------------)
[VO-NAT]


Event organizers have been scrambling to find space for everyone.
Churches, the local armory and several college dorms are being used.
(------------------)



[Racing-Kid]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-05 TC 1:09:49]
[GRAPHIC=None]

An 11-year-old boy will challenge a bunch of grown men this Saturday night. Forrest Reynolds is making tracks as a race car driver. After he beat them once -- many adults ran scared. Tina Tenret caught up with Forrest at the Franklin County Speedway.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=He's too young]
[SUPER=01-Forrest Reynolds/Racecar Driver; :09]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :26]
[SUPER=01-Jason Moye/Racecar Driver; :31]
[SUPER=01-Greg Reynolds/Boy's Father; 1:25]
[SUPER=@Tina2; 1:53]
[RUNS=1:58]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Franklin County]

(( He's too young to get a driver's license -- but 11-year-old Forrest Reynolds is about to top highway speeds.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:27:43]
[IN Q=Ever since I was]

((FORREST REYNOLDS/RACECAR DRIVER: EVER SINCE I WAS A KID I'VE ALWAYS LOVED, I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A RACECAR DRIVER.
I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO RUN WITH THE BIG BOYS IN NASCAR. IT'S JUST VERY FUN BEING OUT THERE WITH ALL THE SPEED AND ACTION.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=SPEED AND ACTION]

But Forrest's seen a lot more action than he bargained for. After he won his first mini-cup race, some of the adult drivers refused to run against him. Some switched tracks.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:16:48]
[IN Q=I'm just afraid]

((JASON MOYE/RACECAR DRIVER: I'M JUST AFRAID THE BOY WILL GET HURT. I JUST DON'T WANT TO SEE THAT. I'M NOT GOING TO BE THERE WHEN IT HAPPENS.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=when it happens]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:32:03]
[IN Q=Those adults]

((FORREST REYNOLDS/RACECAR DRIVER: THOSE ADULTS WANT TO ACT LIKE THEY'RE BIG RACECAR DRIVERS BUT THEY'RE NOT. THESE ARE JUST LITTLE RACE CARS AND THEY SHOULD BE FOR KIDS.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=FOR KIDS]

National MiniCup rules say you have to be 16 to race. But since the Franklin County speedway is NOT Nascar sanctioned, it can blow right past that rule.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:15:00]
[IN Q=So how's]

((GREG REYNOLDS: SO HOW'S IT RUNNING? FORREST REYNOLDS: WELL IT STARTED TO DEVELOP A PUSH BETWEEN TURNS THREE AND FOUR.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=THREE AND FOUR]

This 80-pounder has to add about 200 pounds to make his car legal. The weights are not welded in, which adult drivers say is a safety hazard. And being light in the middle makes the car bounce.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((GREG REYNOLDS: OH HE ALMOST LOST IT.)) [RUNS:03] But his dad says he doesn't worry about Forrest. He works a second job to support his son's habit and drives almost two hours to take him to the track.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:41:40]
[IN Q=I ENJOY]

((GREG REYNOLDS/BOY'S FATHER: I ENJOY DOING IT A LOT AND HE SEEMS TO HAVE A KNACK FOR IT AND HE DOES SO WELL IN SCHOOL AND EVERYTHING THAT I WANTED TO HELP HIM ANYWAY I CAN.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=I CAN]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:56:07]
[IN Q=Give me]

((GREG REYNOLDS: GIVE ME JUST TWO MORE LAPS. GIVE ME TWO MORE REALLY GOOD LAPS AND LET ME CLOCK YOU THEN COME BACK IN
OKAY? NAT SOT))

[RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=NAT SOT]

His dad thinks all the opposition will help Forrest deal with critics down the road. It's certainly not slowing Forrest down.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:33:50]
[IN Q=I'M JUST GOING]

((I'M JUST GOING TO TRY TO BE SMOOTH, KEEP MY NOSE CLEAN AND DO EVERYTHING AS BEST AS I CAN SO MAYBE ONE DAY I'LL GET A RIDE LIKE A LATE MODEL OR SOMETHING.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=OR SOMETHING]

First though -- he's gotta find enough adults willing to swap paint. Tina Tenret News7 FC))

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, some hospitals are requiring doctors to brush up on one skill....handwriting.

Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((ON CAM IF YOURE BACK IS HURTING- AND NOTHING SEEMS TO HELP EASE THE PAIN- THE PROBLEM MAY BE MICE- BACK MICE.

VT=VO

RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA SAY BACK MICE ARE SMALL HARD NODULES IN THE MUSCLES OF THE BACK- AND THEY ARE NODULES THAT CAN USUALLY BE FELT BY A SLOW AND CAREFUL EXAM. A QUICK SHOT OF A LOCAL ANESTHETIC CURES THE BACK MICE- IN THE STUDY- PATIENTS HAVE BEEN PAIN FREE EVEN 2 YEARS AFTER THE TREATMENT.

VT=VO

OK- YOU KNOW WE DOCTORS COULD NEVER TEACH A PENMANSHIP CLASS - BUT THAT DOES MEAN WE CANT TAKE ONE. NOW USUALLY- CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CLASSES ARE ABOUT NEW TREATMENTS AND TECHNIQUES. BUT SOME HOSPITALS ARE NOW REQUIRING DOCTORS TO IMPROVE ONE KEY MEDICAL SKILL- HANDWRITING. IN OTHER WORDS DOCTORS ARE BEING REQUIRED TO SIT IN CLASS- AND PRINT OR WRITE IN A LEGIBLE FASHION' A GOOD IDEA- WE CAN TAKE OUT AN APPENDIX WITH OUR EYES CLOSED- BUT WE WRITE LIKE WE'RE SPINNING AROUND IN A CLOTHES DRYER.

VT=VO

AND FINALLY, THE EYES ARE TRULY THE WINDOWS TO THE SOUL. AT LEAST ACCORDING TO A STUDY FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY WHICH ANALYZES HOW THE BRAIN WORKS WHEN A PERSON IS TELLING THE TRUTH OR A LIE. WITH THE TRUTH- THE EYES HAVE IT.- THEY GIVE A TRUE PICTURE OF WHAT'S GOING ON INSIDE A PERSONS BRAIN. WITH A LIE- THE LOWER FACE IS MORE ACTIVE-- AND UNFORTUNATELY- THE LOWER FACE IS WHAT MOST PEOPLE FOCUS ON WHEN THEY ARE LOOKING AT SOMEONE.
ON CAM THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS News))


(ad lib to weather)

[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]


Experts say the computer ``love bug'' virus continues to bite in copycat form.
The virus infected millions of computers around the globe yesterday with a destructive e-mail message.
Experts say the virus may have originated in the Philippines.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]

More rocket attacks on northern Israel.
For a second straight day, Hezbollah (hez-boh-LAH') guerrillas launched attacks on the region.
Yesterday, Israel retaliated with air strikes on Lebanese power tations and a guerrilla stronghold.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Some terrifying moments yesterday for a busload of Roanoke students.
The bus caught fire while the children were en route to a field trip in Goodchland Co.
The bus driver reacted quickly and all of the children made it out safely before the bus burst into flames.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday May 5-th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-County-School]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-13]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke co. Schools]

Who will go to the New South Roanoke County High School?
That's what School Board officials will soon be deciding.
As Joy Sutton reports some parents are concerned about the redistricting.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Parents say]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Weber/Roanoke Co. Superintendent; :45]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Canada/School Board Chairman; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=js n7]


((Parents say they don't want their children to be separated from their classmates -- and don't want them to have to travel far for school when the new high school opens.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:48:29]
[IN Q=That's the biggest concern]
((NAT SOT: THAT'S THE BIGGEST CONCERN THE CHILDREN. I THINK THAT EACH OFFERS EQUAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS.I THINK IT'S JU

ST WHERE THEY FEEL COMFORTABLE.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=they feel comfortable]


Superintendent Linda Weber presented her proposal to the school board.
Students who attend Bent Mountain, Oak Grove and Cave Spring Elementaries-- will go to Hidden Valley Junior High-- which will feed the new high school.
Students at Back Creek, Clearbrook, Green Valley and Penn Forest Elementaries-- will got to Cave Spring Junior High -- and then on to Cave Spring High School.
Weber say her proposal addresses many of the concerns parents.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:53:54]
[IN Q=To keep elementary]

((LINDA WEBER/SUPERINTENDENT: TO KEEP ELEMENTARY CHILDREN TOGETHER WHO ALREADY USE TO THE PATTERN. SO WE DIDN'T DISRUPT THE ANY OF THE ELEMENTARY BOUNDARIES. TO LOOK A WHATEVER MIDDLE SCHOOL THAT THE ELEMENTARY FEED INTO THAT THOSE CHILDREN WOULD THEN GO TO HIGH SCHOOL TOGETHER)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=school together]


The School Board Chairman says while Weber's proposal seems reasonable -- the board will still have to review it and also listen to parents.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:53:00]
[IN Q=We want them]

((JERRY CANADA/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: WE WANT THEM TO MAKE THE DECISION WHERE THEY'D LIKE THEIR CHILDREN TO GO AND WE'LL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE THAT CERTAINLY EVERYTHING DEPEND ON TRYING TO KEEP SOME BALANCES IN PLACE)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=in place]


The School Board is scheduled to vote on the issue May 25 th.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Whichever plan the board chooses will go into effect in two years.









[2-11Bus-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ/jja]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:17:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It was a bus trip taking Roanoke children on a history field trip- Now the BUS is history- just a charred skeleton left.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Goochland Co.]


The children made it out safely- thanks to a quick thinking bus driver- 36 Roanoke children and five adults escaped.
Bus driver David Allman, of Rocky Mount, pulled over in Goochland County because of the smell of burning rubber.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:00:13]
[IN Q=They probably]

((STEVE GRAINER/GOOCHLAND FIRE & RESCUE: THEY PROBABLY WEREN'T ABLE TO TELL THAT THERE WAS A FIRE AT THAT POINT IN TIME. BUT AS SOON AS YOU STOP, IT BEGINS TO CONSUME EVERYTHING THAT IT CAN BURN ON. AND THAT'S WHEN IT BEGAN TO REALLY GET INTENSE.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Grainer/Goochland Fire & Rescue;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=get intense.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Several truck drivers stopped to help try to put out the fire and look after the children.
They had been on a field trip to Jamestown, from Oakland Intermediate School.
Goochland County sent a school bus to take the kids to a nearby middle school for counseling and lunch.
(------------)


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[o'connor]


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


The Archdiocese of New York is planning a series of events leading up to Monday's funeral for Cardinal John O'Connor.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[3:09:55]
New Yorkers, Roman Catholics and others gathered yesterday at St. Patrick's Cathedral to mourn the loss of the cardinal.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

[3:08:19]
He died Wednesday at the age of 80 after a long battle with brain cancer.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( Ferraro;I'm one of those people whom he called when I needed comfort and so our relationship at the end was really quite good. I was in touch with him about a month ago and so I'm sad. We've lost truly a prince of the church as well as our parish priest. ))
[SUPER=01-Geraldine Ferraro/1984 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=as our parish priest.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


This afternoon, the cardinal's body is to be taken to St. Patrick's Cathedral.
His coffin will be placed in front of the main altar.
O'Connor will lie in state for public viewing tomorrow and Sunday.
(------------)



[computer-virus]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It could be another rough morning for computer users.
Experts say copycat versions of the ``love bug'' computer virus are making the rounds, including one disguised as a joke.
Using e-mail, the virus weaves its way into a computer's hard drive and wipes out files.
The virus overwhelmed tens of millions of computers around the globe yesterday.
Even Drew Levinson, who has our report, got slammed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:11;30]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-London, England; :03]
[SUPER=01-Margaret Beckett/Leader of Britian's House of Commons; :06]
[SUPER=01-Joe Lockhart/White House Spokesman; :26 very quick]
[SUPER=01-Rep. John Dingell/(D) Michigan; :34]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :41]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Lanza/FBI Special Agent; :53]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=cbs news Detroit.]

(( Don't let the sweet message fool you. From Britian's Parliament...
Sot: Margaret Beckett, Leader of Britian's House of Commons The authorities have shut the House's e-mail down in order to protect our systems.
To the city computers in Salisbury, North Carolina.... That's the reason we're shut down? The Love Letter?
The " I Love YOU" virus spread like a plague, crippling computer systems and stunning experts by how quickly it traveled the globe.
Sot: Joe Lockhart, White House spokesman White House operations have not been effected.
But Capitol Hill was. The House and Senate computers were shut down.

SOT:Rep. John Dingell, D-Michigan

It's hitting very extensively. Remember, it 's hitting government, it's hitting industry.
Bridge/Standup: People like me, who opened one of the contaminated messages, have been flooded with thousands of the I LOVE YOU e-mails. The "love bug" spreads by infiltrating a computer user's address and sending itself to all the person's contacts.

(SOT, JEFF LANZA, FBI SPECIAL AGENT)


If the I Love You virus takes control of your computer system, it offers the opportunity for a third party to go through your system and download your files.

sot: Dr. Simons Moors, The Research Group

The virus itself will be spread out amongst thousands, hundreds of thousands perhaps millions of users, but the chances of you being picked are are quite remote. But nonetheless it still represents a security risk because somebody out there has the potential to down load your data. (:13)
Authorities are trying to track down the source of this latest internet scourge. In the meantime, if you see "ILOVE YOU" in the subject line of your e-mail, do NOT open the attachment. Delete the message immediately.

Drew Levinson, CBS News, Detroit.))[11Evans-Paint]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-12 TC34:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Clean house. That's what the government plans to do to an abandoned property in southwest Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Environmental Protection Agency says the old Evans Paint company is full of hazardous materials.
An inspection team found more than 600 drums, pallets and containers in the building on Cleveland Avenue.
Officials say there's no health risk to the neighborhood.
The E-P-A will use money from the Superfund program to get rid of the chemicals.
(------------)



[11Smith]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=00-19 TC08:24]
[GRAPHIC=Ralph Smith]


The torch won't be passed officially until July.
But Roanoke Mayor- Elect Ralph Smith attended his first city budget meeting yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The CURRENT Mayor took time out to congratulate Smith on his win.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 7:41:15]
[IN Q=it is a real]

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: IT IS A REAL HONOR TO BE ELECTED BY ALL THESE FOLKS HERE IN ROANOKE AND I SALUTE YOU, I CONGRATULATE YOU, AND I WANT TO PROMISE TO YOU AND TO THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE THAT THERE WILL BE A SMOOTH TRANSITION.))


[SUPER=@Bowers;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=a smooth transition.]
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]


As council got to work on how to spend the 184- million- dollar general budget, Smith learned quickly how tricky city finances can be.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:22:59]
[IN Q=Busines doesn't operate]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR-ELECT: BUSINESS DOESN'T OPERATE THIS WAY TO CLOUD THE ISSUES. WE MUST SIMPLIFY THIS THING AND I'M CONFIDENT WE'LL GET THAT DONE.))
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor-Elect;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=get that done]
(------------------)
[VO-NAT]


This year's budget sets aside money for improvements in education and neighborhoods, as well as for a quarterly citizen newsletter.
(------------------)



[11Roanoke-Times]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-17 TC11:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke Times will have a new chief before the end of the year.
(------------------)
[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1996]


Publisher Walter (Roo-gayber) Rugaber confirmed for NEWS 7 that he plans to retire December 1st.
VICE President and General Manager Wendy Zomperelli will become President and Publisher of the Roanoke Times at that time.
Zomperelli has been with the paper for 16 years.
(-----------------)


[Local-Recap]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Roanoke County School Board officials will soon make a decision about which students will attend the New South County High school.
The School Board Chairman says it will listen to parents before making a decision on May 25th.
The New School is scheduled to open in the fall of 2002.


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Some tense moments for a bus of Roanoke children on a history field trip when the bus they were on caught on fire.

The children made it out safely- thanks to a quick thinking bus driver- 36 Roanoke children and five adults escaped.
They had been on a field trip to Jamestown, from Oakland Intermediate School.
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The Environmental Protection Agency says the old Evans Paint company in Southwest Roanoke is full of hazardous materials.
Officials say there's no health risk to the neighborhood.
The E-P-A will use money from the Superfund program to get rid of the chemicals.
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Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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