[11Forest-Fire]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-21 TC04:50]
[GRAPHIC=Bedford Co. Forest Fire]


Forest Service officials say they've contained the forest fire in Bedford County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Crews have a line around the fire and they're back burning to improve the line.
They're trying to keep it out of a nearby wilderness area.
But it hasn't been easy.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=there's very limited]
[SUPER=01-Dawn Kirk/U. S. Forest Service;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=like a bulldozer.]
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
If it fails and the blaze gets into the wilderness area, crews will be back at square one.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


They won't have much back-up, since most of the forest service's resources are being used to fight much bigger fires out west.

[Wildfire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]


Thousands of Los Alamos residents are back home this morning to survey how much damage the wildfire has done to their property.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM;]


80- percent of the charred town could make its way home...but it was a bittersweet return.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:05:25]
[IN Q=]

((KAREN WARTGAN/RESIDENT: TO SEE THAT YOU HAVE YOUR HOUSE AND YOUR FRIENDS DON'T...JOY IS ONLY HALF THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Wartgan/Resident;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=only half there]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The wildfire that forced evacuations continues to burn, but in less populated areas.
Nearly 15- hundred firefighters are in the mountains looking for hot spots.
They're also bracing for wind gusts today of up to 50- miles an hour.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:06:25]
[IN Q=I have never ]

((ROLAND MEDRANO/FIREFIGHTER: I HAVE NEVER SEE ONE AS BIG AS THIS ONE. LEE COWAN QUESTION: HOW WOULD YOU CHARACTERIZE IT? MEDRANO : ANGRY. IT'S AN ANGRY FIRE.))
[SUPER=01-Roland Medrano/Firefighter;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=it's an angry fire.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Firefighting costs are running more than five- million - dollars.
The blaze itself remains under investigation.
(------------)



[11City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=00-12 TC48:23]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City]


There are going to be some changes at the Roanoke Police Department.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


During yesterday's city council meeting we found out it won't just be police officers on the departments' disciplinary review panel.
For the first time-- residents will have an opportunity to take turns sitting on the panel which investigates complaints against police officers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 01:18:21]
[IN Q=To enhance]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gaskins/Roanoke Police Chief;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=step in the right direction.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


To take part, citizens must complete Roanoke's citizen's police academy.
This also qualifies them to sit in when potential officers are interviewed.
Also -- Dr. Wendell Butler was appointed to fill the vacancy left by the recent death of long time Roanoke councilman Jim Trout.
Butler will serve until the end of June.
[SOT 00:52:34]
[IN Q=I'm going]

((DR. WENDELL BUTLER/COUNCILMAN: I'M GOING TO....AND I WILL MISS HIM. ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Wendell Butler/Roanoke City Council; :00]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=miss him.]
(--------)

[vo-nat]
Also improvements to Patrick Henry High school are expected to begin in the spring of two-thousand four.
Improvements to William Fleming High school won't begin until two-thousand six.
(--------)



[11Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC21:17]
[GRAPHIC=New jobs]


More jobs are opening up in Henry County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]


This time it's a motorsport engineering company that needs 50 new workers in its new facility.
Arrington Manufacturing is one of the top motorsport engine building companies in the nation.
It builds Dodge engines for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.
The company also participates in a student apprenticeship program that teaches people the skills to eventually work in these high tech facilities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 36:29]
[IN Q= it's a growing sport]

((JUSTIN HELMS/STUDENT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM: IT'S A GROWING SPORT, IT KEEPS GETTING LARGER. AND ALL THESE TEXTILES ARE GOING DOWN HILL. I WANT TO GET SOMETHING GROWING THEN WAITING LATER.))
[SOT 35:27]

((JOEY ARRINGTON/COMPANY PRESIDENT: YOUTH PROVIDES ENTHUSIASM. AND HOPEFULLY WITHIN 6 YEARS OR SO FOUR YEARS WHEN HE REALLY THERE WILL BE MORE OF THEM THAT COME INTO PLAY.))
[SUPER=01-Justin Helms/Apprentice; :00]
[SUPER=01-Joey Arrington/President; :08]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=that come into play.]
(------------------)
[VO-NAT]


The new facility is located at the County's Beaver Creek Business Park.
(-------------------)



[11VMI]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-11 TC46:25]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


The measure of a man... or woman... is not in corporate success or military rank.
Devotion to duty outweighs all of that. That's what they strive to teach at Virginia Military Institute.
Keith Humphry was there for New Market day.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=At an institute]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]
[SUPER=01-Sol Rawls/New Market Medal Winner]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.]

(( At an Institute steeped in tradition... this one goes back 136 years to the Battle of New Market during the civil war. The Corps of Cadets is the only student body ever to have fought as a combat unit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:24:53]
[IN Q=Losing shoes]

((LOSING SHOES, LOSING BLOOD, LOSING FRIENDS, LOSING LIFE. BUT NOT LOSING GROUND OR HEART OR HONOR.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=or honor.]


Every year on this day the corps accounts for the loss of life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Private Jones]

((PRIVATE JONES. DIED ON THE FIELD OF HONOR, SIR.)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=field of honor, sir.]


To perpetuate the virtues of the ten cadets killed in battle, V-M-I created a medal to honor those who embody their spirit.
V-M-I Alumnus Sol Rawls wonders whether those cadets fully appreciate the sacrifice of their fore bearers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:50:10]
[IN Q=But I hope]

((BUT I HOPE SOME OF IT CAN BE RETAINED, PARTICULARLY DUTY, HONOR, RESPECT FOR GOD AND COUNTRY. THAT'S WHAT WE TRY TO INSTILL IN THEM, NOT ONLY TO BE SUCCESSFUL.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=not only successful.]


Rawls is only the tenth person ever awarded the New Market Medal.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))

[Xerox]


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


The trial of a man accused of gunning down seven co- workers began yesterday in a Honolulu courtroom.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI;]


The shooting happened last November at the Xerox Corporation.
Prosecutors say defendant Bryan (oo-eh-SOO'-gee) Uyesugi opened fire because he believed the company was quote -- ``messing with him'' and ``made him look bad.''
His attorney is using the insanity defense, saying oo-eh-SOO-gee suffered from a mental disorder , diagnosed as far back as 19-93.
It was Hawaii's worst mass murder.
The trial is expected to take six weeks.
(------------)


[11Danville-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-10 TC1:14:07]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD FIRE]


A Danville family has a police officer to thank for saving their lives.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Chris Tillman stopped to save five people from a burning home.
Tillman was on his way to work when he saw flames shooting out into the air and power lines falling.
He didn't think about his own life when he entered the home four or five times.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:51:01]
[IN Q=When I got the ]

((CHRIS TILLMAN/DANVILLE POLICE OFFICER: WHEN I GOT THE FIRST CHILD, I RAN UP THE STREET I DIDN'T WANT THE POWER LINES FALLING ON HIM. I WENT BACK INTO THE HOUSE AND GRABBED ANOTHER CHILD. AT THAT TIME, THE FATHER WAS HELPING AN OLDER LADY DOWN THE STEPS. THERE WERE A TOTAL OF FOUR OR FIVE TIMES. IT HAPPENED SO FAST I DIDN'T KEEP COUNT OF IT.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Tillman/Danville Police Officer]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=didn't keep count.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Tillman had to be treated for smoke inhalation but there were no further injuries. Fire investigators say a shop light on the porch overheated and some combustible material caught fire.
(------------)



[11Medicare]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=00-]
[GRAPHIC=Medicare]

A Democratic plan to give Medicare a prescription drug benefit is meeting some resistance from Republicans.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The proposal would allow Medicare to cover half the cost of prescriptions up to two-thousand dollars a year.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


Republicans say it's too expensive, but some Roanoke Medicare recipients say PRESCRIPTIONS are too expensive.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 00:04:29]
[IN Q=People like me]

((PAUL GAGNON/MEDICARE RECIPIENT: FOR PEOPLE LIKE THAT DON'T HAVE ANY OTHER INSURANCE SO NATURALLY IT WOULD HELP ME, MY LIVING WOULD BE A LITTLE BIT BETTER I COULD BUY THE THINGS THAT I NEED MOSTLY.buttbuttbutt.WE DON'T HAVE ANY AIR CONDITION BECAUSE WE CAN'T AFFORD IT.)) ((DAVID FLEMING/ROANOKE PHARMACIST: THEY'RE IN DESPERATE NEED OF SOMETHING LIKE THIS THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE OUT THERE LIVING MONTH TO MONTH ON NOTHING BUT SOCIAL SECURITY CHECKS AND BY THE TIME THEY PAY THEIR GROCERY AND UTILITY BILLS, THERE IS NOTHING LEFT FOR THEM TO BUY THEIR MEDICATION WITH SO WHAT HAPPENS IS THEY GO WITHOUT.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Gagnon/Medicare Recipient; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Fleming/Roanoke Pharmacist; :15]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=they go without.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Fleming says many patients who don't take the medication at all or skip doses end up getting sick and have to go to the hospital which costs an estimated four billion dollars a year.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In other medical news, a new study says the more you eat the more it will show.
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=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information: ON CAM Jumbo portions equal jumbo waistlines, that's the conclusion of a new study from Penn State.

VT=VO

It shows the more a person has on their plate, the more they will eat, even if they are full early in the meal. In this study, small servings made people satisfied but when they were given larger servings, they just kept on eating. Jumbo servings, they still clean their plates. Researchers say we like to feel like we are getting our monies worth when it comes to eating and restaurants are more than happy to comply. To get our business, serving sizes are bigger than ever before and so are our waistlines.

VT=VO

Also today, looking for a good mammogram. Well a good question to ask is how many mammograms is the radiologists reading every day. You might think the more the better but a new study in the journal Medical Screening says when a radiologist reads mammograms for more than 30 minutes at a time, errors sky rocket, missing up to 31% of small breast cancers on the film.

VT=VO

And finally, plan on getting pregnant well then it is time to start getting into shape. A new study shows women have fewer aches and pains when they go into a pregnancy in good shape. That way, their ankles hips and spines are ready to carry all that extra weight that comes with carrying a baby. It is like running a nine month race up hill.
ON CAM That's a look at some of the day's top health stories. I'm Dr. Dave Hnida for CBS News.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Salem;]



(I'll call for campin' w/steve board)


[Full Screen Board 8007ESS]

[Double Boxes=PEV & SPA]
(toss to Patrick)

((Archive:))
[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Kmc/PEV]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=KMC]


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


Forest officials say the Bedford county blaze is contained.
Crews have a line around the fire and they're back burning to improve the line.
They're trying to keep it out of a nearby wilderness area.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


In Los Alamos, New Mexico yesterday, most residents were able to return home for the first time in several days.


The wildfire is still burning, but in less populated areas.
Meanwhile, the investigation continues into how this "controlled burn" escalated into a multi- million- dollar disaster.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And former fifth district congressman L-F Payne says he will NOT run for governor next year.
Payne instead threw his support behind fellow Democrat Mark Warner, and left his options open for 2005.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, May 16th .
[ANCHOR=Patrick]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[2-11Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-21 TC04:50]
[GRAPHIC=Bedford Co. Forest Fire]


Fire crews have the upper hand for now on a forest fire in Bedford County. Forest officials say it is contained.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Crews have a line around the fire and they're back burning to improve the line.
They're trying to keep it out of a nearby wilderness area.
But it hasn't been easy.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=there's very limited]
[SUPER=01-Dawn Kirk/U. S. Forest Service;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=like a bulldozer.]
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
If it fails and the blaze gets into the wilderness area, crews will be back at square one.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


They won't have much back-up, since most of the forest service's resources are being used to fight much bigger fires out west.

[2-Wildfire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]


It's the first morning many Los Alamos residents have awakened in their own homes, in days.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM;]


Fire officials gave the okay yesterday for about 80- percent of residents to return home.
The wildfire is still raging on, but burning in less populated areas.
Nearly 15- hundred firefighters are searching for hot spots and bracing for wind gusts today that could reach 50- miles- an hour.
Meanwhile, the investigation continues into how this "controlled burn" escalated into a multi- million- dollar disaster.
(------------)


[Columbine]


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


More details came out yesterday about how the two teen gunmen killed 13 people at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.
But some parents still don't believe authorities responded quickly enough.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Brian Rohrbough/Victim's Father; 1:14 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=Manuel Gallegus, CBS news, Denver.]

((THE EQUIVALENT OF A 7-HUNDRED PAGE REPORT ON WHAT HAPPENED AT COLUMBINE HIGH was RELEASED BY THE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT on cd-rom.
THE CD IS LOADED WITH INFORMATION, INCLUDING A DETAILED TIMELINE OF THE ATTACK.

FIRST THE 911 CALL BY A TERRIFIED TEACHER HIDING IN THE LIBRARY---SHOTS

ARE HEARD AS SHE YELLS AT STUDENTS TO KEEP THEIR HEADS DOWN WITHIN MINUTES MOST OF THE MURDERS WOULD HAPPEN IN THE LIBRARY.
SHOOTERS DYLAN KLEBOLD AND ERIC HARRIS ARE SEEN IN THE CAFETERIA-- METHODICALLY SETTING BOMBS, SHOOTING, EVEN TAKING A DRINK.
AT ONE POINT, TWO STUDENTS TRY TO ESCAPE
THE TAPE SHOWS THE SHOOTERS GUNS, KNIVES, AND PROPANE BOMBS HAD THE BOMBS EXPLODED, INVESTIGATORS SAY HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS WOULD HAVE DIED.
INSTEAD THE ENTIRE ATTACK TOOK LESS THAN FIFTEEN MINUTES.
13 PEOPLE KILLED, 23 WOUNDED.
AS THE MURDERS WERE HAPPENING, AN ARMY OF OFFICERS BANDED OUTSIDE. THE GUNMEN KILLED THEMSELVES AROUND NOON. BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL THREE HOURS LATER THAT SWAT MADE THEIR WAY INSIDE. HE FAMILIES OF VICTIMS WHO ARE SUING THE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT, NOW CLAIM OFFICERS DID NOT ACT BOLDLY ENOUGH.
BRIAN ROHRBOUGHS SON DANIEL WAS KILLED IN THE ATTACK.

(Sot/Brian Rohrbough father of victim) Obviously the blame starts with

the two murderers, from that point could more have been done, absolutely.
STAND-UP SUPER: MANUEL GALLEGUS/CBS NEWS ))

[11Brzonkala]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-08 TC1:20:24]
[GRAPHIC=Christy Brzonkala]


Former Virginia Tech student Christy Brzonkala lost her case in the U-S Supreme Court.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/January;]

Brzonkala was the first to use the Violence Against Women Act to sue her alleged attackers in federal court. But the Supreme Court ruled against her saying women should sue rapists in state courts, not federal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:42:14]
[IN Q=All this means]

((ALL THIS MEANS IS YOU CAN'T GO TO FEDERAL COURT CLAIMING YOUR CIVIL RIGHTS HAVE BEEN VIOLATED WHEN YOU CLAIM YOU'VE BEEN ATTACKED.))
[SUPER=01-David Paxton/Defense Attorney;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=been attacked]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Paxton hopes his client -- former Tech football player Tony Morrison -- can clear his name now, even though he was never charged with rape. But Brzonkala's lawyer wants to get a new law on the books to protect women at the federal level.
(------------)



[Washington-Park]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-22]
[GRAPHIC=Washington Park]

We told you last week how the NAACP opposes Roanoke Catholic building athletic facilities at Washington Park -- simply because it could take away from the publics use of the park. But the school is saying this proposal could be a win win situation. Kate Weidaw tells us why.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=If you look]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Richard Wall/Catholic Diocese Attorney; :17]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Niccolls/Roanoke Catholic Student; 1:09]
[SUPER=@Kate1;1:19]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=kw news 7 Roanoke.]

((If you look at the grounds around Roanoke Catholic School you won't find any space to build athletic facilities. That's why the Catholic Diocese in Richmond proposed using Washington Park. Richard Wall is the attorney for the Diocese.

[SOT 4:53]
[INQ=]

((DICK WALL: WE'LL PUT SOME MONEY UP IN THIS PARK. WE'LL DEVELOP A JOINT USE AGREEMENT FOR SOME FACILITIES THAT WILL BE HERE WE CAN IMPROVE THIS PARK SO WE CAN USE IT AND SOME JOINT NEIGHBORS CAN USE IT TOO.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 11]


The Catholic Diocese would contribute 300-thousand dollars to the Roanoke Parks and Recreation to build two athletic fields for soccer and one softball field. The reason for choosing Washington Park was its historical significance and its location to the school. That way the softball team could move its practice from Wasena Park to right down the street. The opposition to the proposal has come as some what of a surprise to the school.

[SOT 6:03]
[INQ=]

((DICK WALL: WE'VE BEEN COEXISTING HERE FOR YEARS USING THIS FACILITY WITH CITY PERMISSION OF COURSE AND WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT IS CREATING ADDITIONAL FACILITIES SO AT THE OUTSET IT SEEMS TO USE LIKE A WIN, WIN, WIN SITUATION.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 14]


Students agree they need more space.

[SOT 8:51]
[INQ=]

((RYAN NICCOLLS: I THINK USING THE FIELD IS A GOOD IDEA BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLACES UP HERE TO PRACTICE SO IF THE CITY HAS A PLACE I THINK IT'S A GOOD IDEA.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


[STANDUP]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW: THE CITY IS ONLY IN THE BEGINNING STAGE OF LOOKING INTO THE PROPOSAL THAT THEY RECEIVED LAST SPRING. THEY PLAN ON HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE MATTER BUT A DATE HAS NOT BEEN SET. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=]

))



[Knight]


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


Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight will keep his job, despite charges of abusive behavior.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI;]


School officials instead issued sanctions against the coach-- including a three- game suspension and a 30- thousand- dollar fine.
That after the release of a video tape, showing Knight choking a player.
Last Saturday, Knight released a statement, apologizing for his years of violent outbursts.
(------------)


[11Payne]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC40:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Former fifth district congressman L-F Payne will NOT run for governor next year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


That word yesterday at a news conference in Richmond.
Payne instead threw his support behind his fellow Democrat, and left his options open for 2005.
(------------)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:08:19 ]
[IN Q=I look]

((L.F. PAYNE/D-FORMER CONGRESSMAN: I LOOK FORWARD TO A FUTURE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK ONCE MORE WITH MY LOYAL SUPPORTERS. I WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE COMMON SENSE IDEAS THAT WILL MOVE OUR COMMONWEALTH FORWARD AND BUILD A BETTER FUTURE FOR OUR HARD-WORKING FAMILIES. IN THE MEANTIME, I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK WARNER ON HIS CAMPAIGN.))
[SUPER=01-L. F. Payne/(D) Former Congressman;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=on his campaign.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Payne ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 1997.
He says he'll never seek that office again, because he believes the candidate for governor controls the destiny of the whole Democratic ticket.
(------------)



[11Wytheville-CC]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-14 TC23:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Wytheville Community College's leader of 20 years is retiring.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


College president Bill Snyder announced his retirement yesterday.
He spent 26 years at the community college... beginning as a Dean of Instruction.
Snyder saw a large increase in enrollment and scholarship funds during his tenure.
He also helped create new campus sites and programs of study.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:47:30 - :42]
[IN Q=The course for the future]

((WILLIAM SNYDER/WYTHEVILLE C.C. PRESIDENT: THE COURSE FOR THE FUTURE SEEMS TO BE SET, SO IT'S A GOOD TIME FOR ME TO RETIRE AND ENJOY SOME TIME FOR MYSELF AND MY FAMILY.))
[SUPER=01-William Snyder/Wytheville C. C. President;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=myself and my family.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Snyder's retirement plans include long hikes and teaching his grandchildren to fish.
He'll stay on through January of 2001.
A nationwide search for his replacement kicks off immediately.
(------------)



[Unshackling-Past]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-20]
[GRAPHIC=Unshackling The Past]


On July first, Virginia taxpayers write a million dollar check for a National Slavery Museum.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


It's the brainchild of the nation's only elected black governor.
Doug Wilder's dream began at the points of origin of the Atlantic slave trade in Africa, on a 1992 trade mission.
Wilder says a slavery museum will serve as a reminder of our painful past.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:22:10 ]
[IN Q=I want them]

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: I WANT THEM TO NOT TO HAVE THE EXCUSE THAT THEY DIDN'T KNOW. WELL YOU KNOW, I DIDN'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT -- I WASN'T AROUND DURING THAT -- WAIT, WAIT A MINUTE. LET'S LAY IT ALL ON THE TABLE. THAT'S WHY EDUCATION UNDERSCORES EVERYTHING THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE DOING IN THIS REGARD. WITHOUT REGARD TO GUILT, BLAME, OR FEELINGS OF SADNESS OR SORROW ON BEHALF OF WHAT SOMEONE DID TO SOME OTHER PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/Former Governor;]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=other people.]
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[VO-NAT]


It's part of a larger movement to remember Virginia's starring role in American slavery.
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Tonight at Six, reporter Ellen Qualls has the first part in our series "Unshackling the Past."
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Forest Service officials say they've contained the forest fire in Bedford County.
Crews have a line around the fire and they're back burning to improve the line.
If it fails and the blaze gets into the nearby wilderness area, crews will be back at square one.

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A Henry County manufacturing company is expanding.
This time it's Arrington Manufacturing ,a motorsport engineering company that needs 50 new workers in its new facility.
It is located at the County's Beaver Creek Business Park.
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Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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