[11Biomedical-Center]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Roanoke has been chosen as the location for the Carilion Biomedical Institute. An official announcement is expected today.
A company spokesperson said the facility will be built in the vicinity of Reserve Avenue.
Carilion confirmed the project will not affect the River's Edge Sports Complex or Victory Stadium.
Community leaders who've seen early plans say a likely location is on Reserve Avenue across the street from the armory.


[11Intermet]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC22:26]
[GRAPHIC=New River Castings]


Radford citizens listened to Intermet's plans for rebuilding the New River Castings plant.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


At a company open house, residents got a preview of what the reconstructed plant will look like.
They also got a look at auto parts the plant makes and the improvements Intermet intends to make at both of its Radford plants.
The company promises tighter controls on dust emissions coming from the plants... a problem in the past.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:46 - :56]
[IN Q=We hope that]

((ALAN MILLER/INTERMET ATTORNEY: WE HOPE THAT SOME OF THE THINGS THAT WE'RE DOING ARE HELPING TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS IN THE COMMUNITY AND WE'RE HOPING THAT WHEN WE COME BACK UP AT NEW RIVER, WE'LL BE A BETTER NEIGHBOR.))
[SUPER=01-Alan Miller/Intermet Attorney;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=a better neighbor.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Intermet still needs approval on some state permits before it rebuilds.
A public meeting to discuss those permits will be held next Wednesday.
(------------)



[Interest-Rates]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Interest Rates]


Households across the country are about to find out the impact of yesterday's interest rate hike.
Lisa Hughes has details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :01]
[SUPER=01-James Grant/Interest Rate Analyst; :20]
[SUPER=01-Bill Hounshell/Realtor; :43]
[SUPER=01-Kyle Mudd/Home Buyer; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/Reporting; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=Lisa Hughes, CBS News, Washington.]

((Narr: So far, rising interest rates have not cooled down Americas red-hot economy. The Fed has raised short-term rates a quarter one percent five times in the past year. And it hasn't slowed spending. Now-to ward off inflation-Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan has announced a more significant increase. Interest rates will go up one half of one percent.
Super: James Grant/Interest Rate Analyst 14:43:55 THERE IS VERY MUCH A SENSE THE FED IS TRYING TO RUN AND CATCH UP.

SOT: Ding! Ding! Ding!


The Fed worries optimistic investors in the so-called new economy have been too willing to overspend on over-valued stocks.. The rate hike could make them more selective. Banks are raising their prime lending rate to 9-point-5 percentthe highest level in nine years.
Super: Bill Hounshell/Realtor I GET THE QUESTION: WHAT WILL IT DO TO MY MONTHLY PAYMENT. HOW MUCH WILL MY MONTHLY PAYMENT INCREASE.
Despite their initial concern, realtor Bill Hounshell says homebuyers in tight markets dont worry as much about interest rates as they do about getting outbid on a house-another sign of booming growth.

SOT: THIS BUILDING HAS PARKING


Kyle Mudd is in a bidding war for a Washington, DC condo. The rate hike isn't a deal breaker but it is a complication.
Super: Kyle Mudd/Home buyer IT MAKES IT HARDER TO DECIDE WHAT KIND OF A LOAN YOU'RE GOING TO GO WITH WHETHER ITS FIXED OR WHETHER ITS A GRADUATED LOAN OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.
LISA HUGHES; OC; Some home buyers may try to refinance when rates go down. But the fed could raise interest rates again as early as next month ..If
the latest increase doesn't have some effect on the nations record-breaking economy.
))

[11Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:28:26]
[GRAPHIC=Bedford Co. Forest Fire]


Firefighters are resting and will mop up a Bedford County forest fire today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


The fire.. which was started by a lightning strike Saturday night.. has been scorching forest land near Big Island.
Authorities say the fire is "not" officially contained yet, but they have been able to keep it from crossing a fire line dug Monday night.
More than 140 firefighters and a helicopter continued to attack hot spots within the burned area yesterday.
(------------)



[11Greenfield]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-24 TC04:34]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Botetourt school board members will make a decision on whether to open a new school or raise teachers' pay.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

They have spent six million dollars on Greenfield Elementary School but may keep it closed for another year-- spending money to raise teachers' pay instead.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:39:40]
[IN Q=We committed]

((WE COMMITTED OURSELVES TO A FIVE YEAR PAY INCREASE WHICH WOULD BRING OUR TEACHERS UP TO A COMPETITIVE LEVEL TO OTHER AREAS AND I BELIEVE A COMMITMENT HAS BEEN MADE.))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Sullivan/School Board;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=has been made]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Board members say they are concerned taxpayers will be angry if they do NOT open Greenfield. They want public input before making a decision May 25th.
(------------)



[Van-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


Four people died and two others were injured in a head- on crash
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Folsom, LA;]


yesterday in Louisiana.
Officials say a car crossed the center line and crashed head- on into a van.
The 70- year- old driver of the car and her two - year- old grandson were taken to a local hospital with non - life- threatening injuries.
Police say they don't know why the elderly woman went off the right side of the road, then over- corrected and struck the van.
(------------)


[11Wilcox]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-08 TC1:23:09]
[GRAPHIC=Reid Jones]


The contested will of a Bedford County millionaire has been upheld without a trial.
Reid Jones died in 1996, leaving most of his money to charity.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1999]


His adoptive daughter, Margie Irvin, went to court arguing that Jones had intended to leave 200-thousand dollars to her children-
The claim received a lot of attention when word circulated that Jones had died in the arms of his attorney, Diane Wilcox. The heirs even implied Wilcox might have hastened his death.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=hold Jones]


The case was set for trial next week, but the heirs "non-suited" or dropped the case after a year of depositions failed to produce the evidence they expected.
Other claims involving Jones' holdings are still pending.

[Franklin-Mom]


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


A Franklin County woman has been convicted of child abuse and neglect for failing to give her H-I-V positive son his medicine.
Michelle Ivy Hancock faces up to five years in prison...she will be sentenced next month.
Prosecutor Clifford Hapgood says he pursued the case because of the potentially fatal consequences of not treating the boy.
At last week's trial, a nurse testified that the six-year-old boy has a higher level of the virus because of his mother's inaction and he is now at risk of succumbing to infections.

[11Mock-Disaster]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-28 TC01:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A make believe helicopter went down in Vinton killing one person and injuring a second.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]


This wasn't real- it was mock disaster to help train the Vinton Fire and EMS departments as well as Commonwealth Search and Rescue.
More than 30 people set out on foot through the woods to find the fake crash site yesterday.
The make believe victim was several feet from the crash scene.
Officials say they try to hold these mock disasters once a year so if something like this happens they'll be prepared.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new study suggests talk therapy helps those people who suffer from panic disorders.
Tricia Kean has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tricia Kean/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((iNformation:
ONCAM=TRICIA

((on cam))
NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS A COMBINATION OF -ANTI DEPRESSANTS- AND -TALK THERAPY- ARE THE BEST MEDICINE FOR PEOPLE WITH -PANIC DISORDERS-!
VT=VO

((vo))
SCIENTISTS AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY... STUDIED MORE THAN -3- HUNDRED PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCED SYMPTOMS... INCLUDING A -POUNDING HEART- AND -ACUTE ANXIETY-.
THEY FOUND... THOSE TREATED WITH -TALK THERAPY- FELT BETTER THAN THOSE TAKING -MEDICATIONS ALONE-.
AND... PATIENTS TAKING JUST DRUGS SAW THEIR SYMPTOMS IMPROVE MORE QUICKLY... BUT WERE MORE LIKELY TO RELAPSE.
IT'S ESTIMATED... THAT -3- PERCENT OF THE AMERICAN POPULATION IS AFFLICTED WITH -PANIC DISORDERS-.
VT=VO

((vo))
IN RELATED NEWS...
A NEW STUDY FINDS THE ANTI-DEPRESSANT -PAXIL- MAY BE MORE EFFECTIVE IN TREATING -PANIC DISORDERS- THAN OTHER MEDICATIONS.
RESEARCHERS WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA... USED "PAXIL" ON MORE THAN -5- HUNDRED PATIENTS WITH ANXIETY DISORDERS. -60- PERCENT REPORTED FEELING BETTER... AFTER TAKING THE DRUG.
IN THE PAST... MANY PATIENTS WITH ANXIETY DISORDER WERE PUT ON DRUGS LIKE -VALIUM-. WHILE THEY TREATED THE -ANXIETY- RESEARCHERS SAY... THEY DID NOT TREAT -THE DEPRESSION- THAT SO OFTEN ACCOMPANIES IT.
VT=VO

((vo))
AND FINALLY... A WARNING FROM WORLD HEALTH OFFICIALS: A COMMON TREATMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS... MAY NOT BE CURING -THE DISEASE-.
THE DATA PUBLISHED IN THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SUGGESTS... THE STANDARD SHORT COURSE CHEMO-THERPAY... ADOPTED BY NEARLY -2- HUNDRED COUNTRIES... IS INADEQUATE IN TREATING SOME PATIENTS WITH DRUG- RESISTANT T-B.
THE REPORT SAYS... CERTAIN STRAINS OF THE DISEASE MAY HAVE BECOME RESISTANT TO DRUGS CURRENTLY ON THE MARKET... BECAUSE PATIENTS AREN'T TAKING THEM CONSISTENTLY.
ONCAM=TRICIA

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN HEALTH. I'M TRICIA KEAN, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(800) 326-9272/The James River Guide;]



[3-shot KMC/AFR & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

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


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


First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton has accepted the democratic nomination for the New York U-S senate race
Clinton spoke at the state party convention last night, saying the focus of the election should be the people of New York, not any opponent.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Police officers AND civilians were honored at an awards ceremony in Lynchburg for helping to keep the Hill City safe.
Their contributions ranged from helping to raise funds for the DARE program, to a man who returned a lost wallet containing five thousand dollars.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Meanwhile, Virginia Tech's police chief is on paid suspension while the university investigates employee complaints against him.
Tech officials will NOT say what the allegation against Mike Jones is -- only that it's a private personnel matter.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, May 17th .
[ANCHOR=Andrew]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Hilary Clinton]


New York has its Democratic nominee in the U-S Senate Race.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY;]


First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton accepted the nomination at the state party convention last night.
Accompanied by her husband, Clinton promised to "work her heart out" to win the seat.
She also made it clear what the focus of the election should be.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:07:51]
[IN Q=Make no mistake]

((HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON/D- U.S. SENATE NOMINEE: MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT. THIS ELECTION IS NOT ABOUT ME OR ABOUT ANY REPUBLICAN OPPONENT. IT'S ABOUT THE PEOPLE OF NEW YORK.))
[SUPER=01-Hillary Rodham Clinton/(D) U. S. Senate Nominee;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=people of New york]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


It's still not certain who Clinton's Republican opponent will be.
New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's expected candidacy is in doubt because of prostate cancer and marital problems.
(------------)



[2-Interest-Rates]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Interest Rates Up]


Interest rates are going up half-a- percent, and that has home buyers scratching their heads.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan made the announcement yesterday, with the hope of avoiding inflation in this record- breaking economy.
The rate hike could make investors more selective, but home buyers may just be more concerned with getting out- bidded.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:11:07]
[IN Q=It makes it]

((KYLE MUDD/HOME BUYER: IT MAKES IT HARDER TO DECIDE WHAT KIND OF A LOAN YOU'RE GOING TO GO WITH, WHETHER IT'S FIXED OR WHETHER IT'S A GRADUATED LOAN OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Kyle Mudd/Home Buyer;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=something like that]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Some buyers may try to re- finance when rates go back down.
But buyers beware... the fed could raise interest rates again as early as next month if this latest increase doesn't slow down the economy.
(------------)



[Million-Mom]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00?]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The Million Mom March has come and gone but will the efforts continue for sensible gun laws? Kate Weidaw asked the group of women from Roanoke who went to the march what's next?
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When some 60]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Sunday;:00]
[SUPER=01-Code' Sizemore/Roanoke Organizer;:11]
[SUPER=07-Leslie Wagner;:48]
[SUPER=07-Barbara Berkheimer;1:05]
[SUPER=@Kate1;1:12]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=kw new7 vinton.]

((When some 60 people boarded a bus Sunday, asking Congress for sensible gun laws was a top priority. But now that they're back home, what's next?

[SOT 1:09:36]
[INQ=]

((CODE' SIZEMORE: WE'RE ALL GOING TO CONTINUE TO HAVE MEETINGS AND WATCH OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS HERE IN ROANOKE AND SURROUNDING AREAS TO SEE HOW, WHAT THEY'RE DOING TO HELP WITH THIS.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS10]
Prior to the march this group met for weeks, discussing gun control issues and planning the trip. But now that they're back some have realized how little they know about the laws surrounding gun use. Leslie Wagner discovered this during a heated argument between her and the bus driver.

[SOT 1:12:45]
[INQ=]

((LESLIE WAGNER: WHAT I LEARNED FROM THAT IS HOW LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT THE ISSUE.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS5] [BUTT, BUTT,BUTT]
[SOT 1:13:13]
[INQ=]

((LESLIE WAGNER: I FEEL LIKE THE FIRST THING I NEED TO DO NEXT IS EDUCATE MYSELF I THINK IF WE WANT TO WIN A BATTLE LIKE THIS YOU NEED AS MUCH INFO. AS YOU CAN.)) [OUTQ] [RUNS9]
As of now the group of 60 has dwindled down to about ten -- but they hope to change that.

[SOT 1:18:38]
[INQ=]

((BARBARA BERKHEIMER: I THINK WE NEED TO CONTINUE ON AND TRY TO IMPRESS UPON PEOPLE THAT THERE IS A PROBLEM.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS10]
[STANDUP 41:25]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW: BUT IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN THE ROANOKE AREA AND YOU'D LIKE TO BE APART OF A MILLION MOM MARCH ORGANIZATION
ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS LOG ONTO THE WEB PAGE AT MILLION MOM MARCH DOT COME TO REGISTER. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 VINTON.))


[OUTQ=]

[RUNS13]))


[11Tech-Police]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-]
[GRAPHIC=Va Tech]


Virginia Tech's police chief is on paid suspension while the university investigates employee complaints against him.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 1998;]


Mike Jones has been with the department for 30 years. He's served the last 10 of them as police chief.
Tech officials will NOT say what the allegation against Jones is -- only that it's a private personnel matter involving "interpersonal relations."
They say the complaints are NOT criminal and were lodged by two subordinates.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:45 - :57]
[IN Q=It's been a department]

((LARRY HINCKER/TECH SPOKESMAN: IT'S BEEN A DEPARTMENT THAT'S RECEIVED A NUMBER OF AWARDS OVER THE YEARS, A VERY WELL-MANAGED DEPARTMENT, SO THE UNIVERSITY IS A LITTLE SURPRISED BY IT. BUT BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF THE ALLEGATION, WE FELT LIKE THIS WAS A PRUDENT COURSE OF ACTION.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Virginia Tech Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=course of action.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Jones will remain on paid suspension until the investigation is completed.
He could not be reached for comment.
(------------)



[11L'burg-Cops]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC41:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police officers AND civilians were honored in Lynchburg for helping to keep the Hill City safe.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Fifteen members of the Lynchburg police department and 29 citizens were recognized during an awards ceremony.
Their contributions ranged from helping raise funds for the DARE program to a man who returned a lost wallet with five thousand dollars in it.
Officer Daniel W. Black received the department's Medal of Honor for his work in rescuing two children from a vehicle whose driver was drunk and armed with a gun.
(------------)



[11Police-Week]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-12 TC50:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It is National Police week....a time to remember those who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.
Surae Chinn was at the ceremony in Martinsville where hundreds paid tribute to fallen officers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=music full]
[SUPER=01-Clarice Brown/Widow; :35]
[SUPER=01-Sonny Brown/Victim's Son; :40]
[SUPER=01-Mike Rogers/Martinsville Police Chief; :58]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=News7, Henry County.]

(((open 15:27:12 music up full :03)
(names called out of fallen officers)

[RUNS:10]
[SOT 15:16:25]

((under music/picture CLARICE BROWN/WIDOW: ALL THIS TIME PEOPLE HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN. FORGOTTEN WHAT THEY SACRIFICED.)) [RUNS:05]
(music up full)


Clarice Brown lost her husband, George Melvin Brown in a deadly crash while transporting a prisoner.
[SOTBREAK 15:21:17]

((GEORGE MELVIN BROWN JUNE 26TH 1984))
[SOT 5:17:05]

((CLARICE BROWN/WIDOW: WELL, IT WILL BE 16 YEARS 26TH OF JUNE. BUT I STILL NEVER FORGET. I THINK OF HIM EVERYDAY.)) [RUNS06]
[SOT 15:18:22]

((SONNY BROWN/VICTIM'S SON: IT MAKES ME PROUD THAT PEOPLE CARE ABOUT PEOPLE WHO HAVE SERVED THIS COUNTRY)) [RUNS:05]
This is not only a tribute to tragedies of yesterday but a tribute to officers of today who risk their lives in an increasingly dangerous world.
[SOT 15:21:40]

((MIKE ROGERS/MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE CONTINUE TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE WHO TAKE LIFE FOR GRANTED THAT'S WHAT MAKES THIS JOB SO DANGEROUS.)) [RUNS:10]
(music up full)
[SOT 15:17:40]

((SONNY BROWN/VICTIM'S SON:I'VE MISSED HIM MY WHOLE LIFE. A LOT OF THINGS I MISS HIM FOR NOT BEING IN MY LIFE. I KNOW HE'S IN HEAVEN. HE'S GOING TO BE THERE.))
(fade music 15:29:00 good end shot)

Surae Chinn News 7, Henry County.))
(------------------)



[Ferry-Accident]


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


Officials in Washington State still don't know why a pickup truck sped down a ferry dock and crashed into the water.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Edmonds, WA;]


Shortly after 10 last night, the truck crashed into the water as cars were waiting to catch the ferry.
It raced by at high speed, and hit the water after crashing through a barrier at the end of the dock.
Emergency officials reached the scene shortly after the incident.
Divers began searching the water, which is about 25 - feet deep.
No word yet on how many people were inside the truck.
(------------)


[11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC30:58]
[GRAPHIC=Dan River]


Dan River is taking over an empty Danville warehouse.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/October;]


The company bought the old Offray Corporation building for close to four-million dollars.
Offray closed down a few months ago.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[ANCHOR=HOLD]


Dan River will use the building as a warehouse for the next four months.
The company has not decided what it will do with the building after that.

[11Mickey-Body]


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


Martinsville will not become the home of a new truck body plant.
Development officials say the W-F Mickey Body Company has chosen Denton, North Carolina for its new facility.
They decided to have the plant closer to the main headquarters in High Point.

[Unshackling-Past]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Unshackling the Past]


The state budget that takes effect July first has a million dollars for a National Slavery Museum.
It has almost another million for researching and marketing African American heritage sites around Virginia to tourists.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jamestown]


Fourth graders already know 1607 is the year democracy was born in America.
Tonight, we look at Jamestown's rediscovered legacy: as the gateway for the African slave trade into the British- controlled New World.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:58:29 ]
[IN Q=So what]

((KAREN REHM/JAMESTOWN HISTORIAN: SO WHAT WE HOPE FOR IS BY 2007, WE'LL BE ABLE TO PULL ALL THIS INFORMATION TOGETHER, DEALING WITH AFRICANS, AFRICAN AMERICANS, THE NATIVE AMERICAN POPULATIONS, AND REALLY TELL THE FULL STORY OF JAMESTOWN HISTORY.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Rehm/Jamestown Historian;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=Jamestown history.]
(+++++++)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN GRAPHIC HERE]
Tonight at Six, part two of "Unshackling the Past," our series on remembering slavery in Virginia.
(------------)


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


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Roanoke has been chosen as the location for the Carilion Biomedical Institute. An official announcement is expected today.
A company spokesperson said the facility will be built in the vicinity of Reserve Avenue.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Firefighters will mop up a Bedford County forest fire today.
Authorities say the fire is "not" officially contained yet, but they have been able to keep it from crossing a fire line dug Monday night.

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


Virginia Tech police chief Mike Jones is on paid suspension while the university investigates employee complaints against him.
Tech officials will NOT say what the allegation against Jones is -- only that it's a private personnel matter involving "interpersonal relations."
They say the complaints are NOT criminal and were lodged by two subordinates.

(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Andrew]
(Andrew mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Andrew ad lib weather)
(-------------)

[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Big biomedical]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 6]
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[Kimberly/Andrew and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Kimberly/Andrew and Steve]