[11Dog-Attack]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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


A dog attack in Southside.
An eleven year Pittsylvania County boy was mauled by two dogs last night.
Two chows attacked the boy - It happened on Medical Center Road in the Axton section of the county.
He was taken to Martinsville Memorial then flown to a hospital in High Point, North Carolina.
There's no word on the extent of the boy's injuries or his identity.

[LA-Police-Chief]


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


Los Angeles police have arrested the first suspect in the fatal shooting of the chief's granddaughter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


Authorities say Samuel Shabazz gunned down 20- year- old Lori Gonzalez as she and a passenger left a fast food restaurant nearly two weeks ago.
Chief Bernard Parks expressed his gratitude to the community for its help in cracking the case.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:10:08]
[IN Q=My family]

((CHIEF BERNARD PARKS/LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPT.: MY FAMILY AND ME, PERSONALLY ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO THE LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY.))
[SOT 3:10:14]

((DET. BRIAN CARR/LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPT.: THERE WERE SEVERAL ANONYMOUS PHONE CALLS, SPECIFICALLY THAT LED US TO IDENTIFY MR. SHABAZZ AND THAT'S WHERE WE FOCUSED OUR ATTENTION.))
[SUPER=01-Chief Bernard Parks/Los Angeles Police Dept.;]
[SUPER=01-Det. Brian Carr/Los Angeles Police Dept.;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=focused our attention.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say Gonzalez's passenger was a gang member AND the intended victim.
They're also looking for OTHER possible suspects in the murder.
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[11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-17 TC1:02:15]
[GRAPHIC=Dan River Negotiations]


There will be some changes for Dan River Mills and its union employees now that a new contract has gone into effect.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


The five year agreement went into effect yesterday after union workers voted on it Wednesday night.
It gives the textile company the option to increase shifts to 12 hours and cut down on overtime pay.
Wage and pension benefits will increase.
Because of the favorable vote, the company will expand part of its home fashions division.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:15:20]
[IN Q=We're very pleased]

((JOE BOUKNIGHT/DAN RIVER INCORPORATED: WE'RE VERY PLEASED WE NEEDED TO RATIFY THIS NEW CONTRACT IF WE ARE GOING TO MOVE FORWARD AND INVEST CAPITAL AND GROW IN DANVILLE AND THAT'S WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO DO.))
[SOT 55:07 ]

((HERMAN MORAN/UNION EMPLOYEE: I VOTED AGAINST IT TWICE BUT IT MAKES ME MAD THAT THEY TURN RIGHT BACK AROUND AND KEPT GOING AND GOT IT BACK AGAIN.))
[SOT 52:39]

((CAROLE EAST/UNION EMPLOYEE: I DON'T FEEL THAT WAY. I FEEL IT'S GOOD FOR THE COMPANY I REALLY DO.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Bouknight/Dan River Incorporated; :00]
[SUPER=01-Herman Moran/Union Employee; :13]
[SUPER=01-Carole East/Union Employee; :20]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=I really do.]
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Company officials say the expansion of the home fashions division will save 300 jobs.
The relocation of part of the plant to Mexico won't happen for another year and a half.
That move will cost nearly 500 jobs.
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[11Biological-Warfare]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia Tech's Vet School is developing vaccines that could one day help combat the effects of biological warfare.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Yesterday, the school played host to a United Nations expert on Iraq's biological warfare capabilities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:34 - :44]
[IN Q=What we know is]

((DAVID KELLY/UN BIOLOGICAL WARFARE EXPERT: WHAT WE KNOW IS IRAQ HAD A MAJOR BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS CAPABILITY IN THE EARLY 1990S AND A SUBSTANTIAL PART OF THAT REMAINS IN IRAQ AWAITING DISCOVERY BY THE UNITED NATIONS.)) ((NAMMALWAR SRIRANGANATHAN/TECH MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST: THE BIOTERRORISM AGENTS ARE MOSTLY ZOONOTIC AGENTS... SO IT CAN CAUSE DISEASE IN ANIMALS AS WELL AS HUMAN BEINGS.))
[SUPER=01-David Kelly/U. N. Biological Warfare Expert; :00]
[SUPER=01-N. Sriranganathan/Tech Molecular Biologist; :11]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=as well as human beings.]
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[VO-NAT]


The vet school's infectious disease lab is working on a vaccine that would protect soldiers from exposure to brucella (BREW-sella) and anthrax.
Right now, the vaccine is being tested in monkeys at Army labs ... but it could be available to humans in five years.
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[11Trash-Man]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC1:01:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They're already talking trash in the U-S Senate race.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The "I Love New York" dancing trash can guy brought his act to the plaza in front of George Allen's law office yesterday.
That did NOT sit well with security officers and local police.
But the Sierra Club says the trash can man's just making a point.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:13:39]
[IN Q=The large amount]

((GLEN BESA/SIERRA CLUB OF VIRGINIA: THE LARGE AMOUNT OF TRASH THAT'S COME INTO THE STATE REALLY WAS THE RESULT OF FIRST THE WILDER ADMINISTRATION, THEN THE ALLEN ADMINISTRATION. BUT IT'S MR. ALLEN THAT'S RUNNING FOR U-S SENATE.))
[SUPER=01-Glen Besa/Sierra Club of Virginia;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=U.S. Senate.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Allen campaign says rubbish.
Governors have NO say in the local permit process to allow mega-landfills.
A spokesman says it's another example of the Sierra Club doing the "dirty work" of Chuck Robb's campaign-- while NOT having to disclose what it's spending on its soft money issue ads.
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[11Gun-Locks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-21 TC17:07]
[GRAPHIC=Gun Safety]


Roanoke police have started handing out free gun-locks.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It is the first of four give-aways- Last night's giveaway took place at the Villa Heights Rec Center.
Residents were able to pick up the free cable locks after listening to a short presentation about gun safety.
Roanoke Police and the National Sports Shooting Foundation are giving away 15-hundred locks over the next week.
The next give-away is Monday night at the Buena Vista Rec Center on Penmar Avenue.
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[11Monument-Terrace]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-08 TC1:49:50]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal]


Lynchburg officials say they could be just "scratching the surface" of a new wave of tourism for the Hill City.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The city's most famous landmark.. Monument Terrace.. is one of twelve sites from around the state featured on the Virginia Lottery's newest scratchoff game.
But some say using the war memorial to promote gambling is inappropriate.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:15:18//16:41:22]
[IN Q=Monument Terrace]

((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: MONUMENT TERRACE IS A MONUMENT TO OUR WAR DEAD AND TO ME THIS DIMINISHES THE VALUE OF THAT MONUMENT.)) ((BRIAN KNOPP/LYNCHBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: IT REALLY CREATES EXPOSURE AND I KNOW THAT THERE'S AN EFFORT TO GO ON AND TO RESTORE MONUMENT TERRACE AND I THINK THAT'S GOING TO HELP TO CREATE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OUR COMMUNITY HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Council Member; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brian Knopp/Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce; :11]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=on our community here.]
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[VO-NAT]


More than 830- thousand of the tickets are being distributed statewide.
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[Pesticide-Banned]


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


If you're planning on doing some lawn work this weekend, you'll want to take note of this next story...
The government is banning a popular pesticide from use in homes and gardens, saying it's a health risk to children.
Jennifer Jones reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carol Browner/E.P.A.; :22]
[SUPER=01-Mike Billings/Retailer; :47]
[SUPER=01-Rebecca Wilson/Consumer; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Parker/Consumer; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=Jennifer Jones, CBS News, Charlotte.]

(( Narr: It is one of the biggest pesticide sellers ... the chemical Dursban...commonly used in gardens, household products...even pet flea collars.
---

Mike Billings Retailer in:(23:13:33) never, never any problem. out:
---

Narr: But the Environmental Protection Agency says it is a major problem. So big that the government is banning the product for use in gardens and homes...while limiting it's use in agriculture. Carol Browner EPA in:This action comes after completing the most scientific review of the potential hazards from a pesticide ever conducted. -- Narr: Federal officials say the pesticide Chlorpyrifos...sold under the trade names Dursban and Lorsban, poses a major health risk. It can potentially effect the nervous system and brain development. The biggest risk according to EPA officials is to children.
---

Mike Billings Retailer in:Does this surprise you? yes I had no idea. out: -- Narr: But it is no surprise to parents like Rebecca Wilson, who feels you can never been too safe when it comes to kids and chemicals. -- Rebecca Wilson Consumer in:I get concerned if our kids are on the grass after it's been fertilized, It's a big concern. out: -- Narr: So as word of the pesticide ban spreads, the question now for some is what took so long. -- Ben Parker Consumer in:They should have checked the stuff when it was first made, they should check everything, it's their job. out: -- std up close: Still the announcement, EPA officials insist, is a giant leap forward. ..they are looking at a 10-million pound reduction in use of the pesticide by the end of the year..and for the product to be completely off the shelves by the year 2001. Jennifer Jones jjcbsnewscharlotte ))

[Health-Check]


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


In other medical news, more iron could mean higher math test scores.

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=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((ON CAM HAVE A YOUNGSTER WHO'S STRUGGLING WITH MATH? INSTEAD OF TUTOR- YOU MAY WANT TO GET HELP FROM YOUR DOCTOR.

VT=VO

RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER FOUND THE LOWER THE IRON INTHE BLOOD- THE LOWER THE SCORES ON A MATH TEST- AND IT DOESN'T EVEN NEED TO BE A FULL BLOWN ANEMIA- JUST LOWER IRON LEVELS LOW IRON STILL ADDED UP TO PROBLEMS WITH MATH PROBLEMS. BETWEEN AGES 6-12 ITS ESTIMATED 3% OF AMERICAN KIDS ARE LACKING IN IRON. BUT FROM AGES 12-16 THAT NUMBER
JUMPS TO 9%--- ALMOST ALL FEMALES INCIDENTALLY- THE REASON- MENSTRUAL

PERIODS BEGIN.

VT=VO

WALK DONT RUN- THATS THE CONCLUSION OF A NEW STUDY OF 40 THOUSAND WOMEN WHICH FINDS ITS NOT HOW FAST YOU GO THAT WILL HELP YOU LIVE LONGER- ITS JUST THE FACT YOU ARE GOING. GREAT NEWS WHEN YOU CONSIDER WE'VE ALWAYS BELIEVED YOU HAD TO WORK UP A SWEAT TO GET SOMETHING GOOD OUT OF A WORKOUT.... A STROLL CAN BE JUST AS PROTECTIVE AS LONG AS ITS DONE ON A REGULAR BASIS. THE STUDY INCIDENTALLY LOOKED AT WOMEN AGE 45 AND OLDER.- ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO GET STARTED.

VT=VO

AND SPEAKING OF EXERCISE- IF YOU HAVE CHORNIC PAIN FROM ANY REASON- THE ANSWER MAY NOT BE A PILL BUT A WORKOUT. A STUDY FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE SHOWS EXERCISE CAN RAISE YOUR PAIN THRESHOLD- MEANING YOU DONT FEEL THE PAIN SO EASILY THE STUDY FOUND THIS ADDED BENEFIT WAS ESPECIALLY HELPFUL TO PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC BACK PAIN OR ARTHRITIS.
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=Kmc/AFR]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


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


The jury is expected to receive the case today of a man accused of arson and murder in a rooming house fire
In Brian Jackson's trial yesterday, the jury heard from the man who became the motive for setting the fire two years ago.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


After being a NO-Show, John Rocker finally made his first appearance as a minor leaguer.
He suited up for the Richmond Braves for GAME One in Toledo.
Fans greeted him with a standing ovation, as well as a few "boos".
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And some sharp words between O-J Simpson and former sister-in-law Denise Brown during a television interview yesterday.
The exchange between Simpson and Brown was often reduced to name- calling and accusations of pandering to the media.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, June 9th .
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[11Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC14:05]
[GRAPHIC=Legal scales]


The case of a man accused of arson and murder in a 1998 rooming house fire that killed six people is expected to go to the jury today.
(------------)

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


Yesterday, the jury in the arson trial of Brian Jackson heard from the man who became the motive for setting the fire two years ago.
Willie Caldwell had gotten into a fight earlier the same night with Jackson and Jackson's cousin, Keven Jones.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:35]
[IN Q=Brian came off]

((BRIAN CAME OFF THE STEPS AND THAT'S WHEN HE STARTS STOMPING AND KICKING ME, KICKING ME IN THE SIDE. THEN HE STARTS STOMPING ME LEGS AND STUFF.))
[SUPER=01-Willie Caldwell/Intended Victim]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=legs and stuff.]
(------------)

[V/O-NAT]
Caldwell ended up killing Jones later that night. The prosecution theory is that Jackson and Jay Clements set fire to the rooming house to avenge Jones' death.
Clements has testified that he and Jackson picked up a third man, Andrew Terry, and got him to buy the gasoline that was used to fuel the fire.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:03:10]
[IN Q=Did you also]

((DID YOU ALSO MAKE A CONNECTION AS TO WHETHER OR NOT BRIAN WAS OR WASN'T THE PERSON IN THE CAR WITH JAY CLEMENTS? I KNEW THAT BRIAN WAS NOT IN THE CAR, PERIOD.))
[SUPER=01-Andrew "T Bird"Terry/Defense Witness]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=the car, period.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


The case goes to the jury today.

[Greenfield]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Botetourt County's Greenfield Elementary will open next fall.
That what the vote of the School Board last night -- following a decision by the Board of Supervisors to give more money to the project.
Joy Sutton has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;00]
[SUPER=01-Terry Austin/Board of Supervisors Chairman;15]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jack Thomas/School Superintendent;26]
[SUPER=01-Jim Ruhland/School Board Chairman;57]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Sullivan/School Board Member;1:11]
[SUPER=@Joy1;1:17]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=n7]


((Opening Greenfield Elementary will come at a cost -- not only to the Botetourt School system but to the entire county.
Both the School Board and Board of Supervisors are working on limited budgets -- and are cutting corners to make sure the school opens this fall.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:08:03]
[IN Q=We're going to be in]

((TERRY AUSTIN/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: WE'RE GOING TO BE IN SOMEWHAT OF A FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR A FEW YEARS. BUT I THINK WE'RE SOUND. WE JUST HAVE TO BE CONSERVATIVE))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=to be conservative]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:14:06]
[IN Q=We're going to have to find]

((JACK THOMAS/SUPERINTENDENT: WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO FIND SOME DOLLARS AND QUITE FRANKLY I TOLD THEM BEFORE THEY CAME INTO THE MEETING. I DON'TKNOW WHERE THEY'RE COMING FROM. WE DON'T HAVE TRUCKS. WE DON'T HAVE BUSES AND THEY'RE THE BIG TICKET ITEMS THAT YOU CAN AUTOMATICALLY GO TO))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=coming from]

[Pre-pro]
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Opening the school will cost about a half million dollars.
The Board of Supervisors is taking 325-thousand dollars from the county's capital projects reserve.
26 -thousand unused dollars from the 1998 School Construction fund will also go to Greenfield.
Leaving the school board to come up 148 -thousand dollars.
(------------)


School officials believe they have 100-thousand dollars on hand.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:18:37]
[IN Q=We've got about 48-thousand]

((JIM RUHLAND/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: WE'VE GOT ABOUT 48-THOUSAND THAT NEEDS TO BE CUT OUT OF THE BUDGET AND WE'VE CONTINUED TO CUT FROM THE VERY BEGINNING NOW WE'RE DONE TO THE 11TH HOUR THE AND GOING INTO THE 59TH MINUTE))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=minute]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:16:30]
[IN Q=]

((KATHY SULLIVAN/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: I THINK WE CAN DO IT. I WOULDN'T HAVE VOTED TO DO IF I DIDN'T THINK WE COULD. IT WILL BE PAINFUL))
[RUNS= 06]
[OUT Q=be painful]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( THE SCHOOL BOARD PLANS TO HAVE ITS FINAL BUDGET READY BY JUNE 30TH. WHEN IT WILL MAKE DECISION ON WHAT ITEMS STILL NEED TO BE CUT.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]))



[Rocker]


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


John Rocker finally showed up, back in uniform for the Richmond Braves instead of ATLANTA Braves.
Baseball fans greeted him with a standing ovation, as well as a few "boos" in Toledo for Game One.
Drew Levinson was there.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Toledo, OH; :00]
[SUPER=01-Matt Szollosi/Baseball Fan; :17]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :23]
[SUPER=01-Zack Schneider/Rocker Fan; :51]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Bean/Baseball Fan; :58]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=Drew Levinson, CBS News, Toledo.]

((

(NATS)

LOCATOR: TOLEDO, OHIO
The only action John Rocker got in his first appearance as a minor leaguer was during pre game drills.
(NATS--Walks in applause)

Still at game time, the hard throwing pitcher was the center of attention for the media and the fans.

(SOT: Matt Szollosi/Baseball Fan)

"I think he is a poor example, or an inappropriate example of what we don't want our kids to be." 3314

(Standup Bridge)

"Atlanta claims Rocker was demoted from the big league Braves to the minor league Braves because he wasn't pitching well. But it was his mouth that got him into trouble."

(Track)

Sunday Rocker threatened the magazine reporter who wrote a story about his views on foreign, minorities and gays. The Braves suspended and fined Rocker at the beginning of the season and then fined him again after Sunday's explosion.
Right now Rocker happens to be in Toledo but his actions are the topic of conversation all over the country.

(SOT: Zack Schneider, Rocker Fan)

"He's an athlete, he's a person. He's not a god for a king or whatever. Because he's a person he can make mistakes. 2651

(SOT: Jeff Bean/Baseball Fan)

It's just amazing the ignorance you see you know in 2000.

(Track)

Though Rocker didn't play Thursday night, the Braves say they fully intend to use him as soon as possible. They want to work with him on his fundamentals, changing his ways are up to him.
DL CBS News Toledo.

))[OJ-Simpson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=OJ Simpson]


A battle of words was played out between O-J Simpson and the sister of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson during a television interview yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Simpson called the Fox News Channel during an interview with former sister-in-law Denise Brown and polygraph expert Ed Gelb.
The former football star recently announced he'd take a lie detector test for Pay-Per-View, in order to prove his innocence in the murders of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman.
The exchange between Simpson and Brown included name- calling and accusations of pandering to the media.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:04:01]
[IN Q=OJ, you know]

((DENISE BROWN: O.J., YOU KNOW, YOU'RE PATHETIC. YOU'RE PATHETIC. O.J. SIMPSON: NO, YOU AND FRED GOLDMAN-- I NEVER GO ON T.V. I AVOID THE MEDIA AS MUCH AS I CAN. THEY CHASE ME. YOU GUYS-- IF THERE'S A DOOR OPENING, YOU GUYS ARE SHOWING UP.))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=are showing up.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Simpson was acquitted of criminal charges in the 19-94 murders, but was found liable for wrongful death in a civil trial.
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[11Lifeguards]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-23 TC12:03]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A shortage of lifeguards may force the city of Roanoke to reduce operating hours at its public swimming pools. But officials are hoping some new recruits will save the day.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The public pools at Washington and Fallon Parks will be open seven days a week beginning Saturday. But the schedule could be difficult to maintain if the Parks and Recreation Department is unable to find enough qualified lifeguards.
The city is raising lifeguard pay to eight dollars an hour, and offering bonuses to attract more applicants.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:19:24]
[IN Q=We like to have 20 to 24]

((JIM FARMER/ROANOKE ATHLETIC SUPERVISOR: WE LIKE TO HAVE 20 TO 24 LIFEGUARDS AND STAFF AT ALL TIMES. AND RIGHT NOW WE'RE AT ABOUT TEN. SO IT'S CRITICAL AND WE NEED SOME MORE LIFEGUARDS. WE'RE OPERATING SAFELY, BUT WE'RE LOOKING AT THE LONG HAUL FOR THE SUMMER AND WE DON'T WANT TO BURN ANYONE OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Farmer/Roanoke Athletic Supervisor; ]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=don't want to burn anyone out.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


If there's enough interest, the Department may organize a class for potential lifeguards, and officials say they will work with applicants to help them pay for training.
(------------)



[6-2001-Websites]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-11 TC1:25:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The battle for governor in 2001 is already being fought online in Virginia.
Many politicians are using a website to get their message out.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=And they will]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; :58]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7.]
((sot 07:05:14 mark warner

((AND THEY WILL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO WIN.)) [runs:07]
Hardly watchable streaming video is a must.
And Democrat Mark Warner was first out of the chute with a high tech website on May 17th.
Republican Mark Earley was little late.
But campaign aides say their site's more visually pleasing-- and besides, they have the best candidate.
[sot 17:57 ]

((HI, I'M ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY.)) [runs:02 ]
Mark Warner-- the northern Virginia high tech entrepreneur -- has the more interactive elements, including an e-campaign where you can organize your precinct off the campaign website.
It even mentions the Warner family dog Sparky-- which could be a good omen-- because a Sparky lives in the governor's mansion now.
Mark Earley's site spelled the current First Lady's name wrong, it's one "n," so that might be a bad omen.
What about Republican John Hager?
We searched and found:
[nat sot]

[runs:05]
Christian singer John Hager.
Wrong guy.
The campaign says the lieutenant governor's campaign site will be in two weeks.
But the name confusion can happen elsewhere.
Search on Mark Earley and you might find an engineer for the National Fluid Power Association.
They've got a dog named Sparky, too, by the way.
Search on Mark Warner, and you find a guy who's into smectic liquid crystal elastomers.
Type in markwarner2001-dot-COM instead of ORG, and you get an address that some guy's trying to sell the campaign for 10-thousand dollars.
We suggest you do your surfing through our politics page at WDBJ7-dot-COM... unless you want the soulful sounds of John Hager.
[nat sot]

[runs:02]
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))
[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]


An eleven year Pittsylvania County boy was mauled by two dogs last night.
The dogs were chows.
The boy was taken to Martinsville Memorial then flown to a hospital in High Point, North Carolina.
There's no word on the extent of the boy's injuries or his identity.

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


The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors has voted to open Greenfield Elementary this fall.
The school board's decision came after the Board Supervisors decided to allocate more than 325-thousand dollars toward the half million dollar project.
The school board must now come up with the remaining money.

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=KMC]


Roanoke Police and the National Sports Shooting Foundation are giving away 15-hundred gun locks over the next week.
Residents were able to pick up the free cable locks last night after listening to a short presentation about gun safety.
The next give-away is Monday night at the Buena Vista Rec Center on Penmar Avenue.

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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
(Andrew mic hot)
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(Andrew ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=A Roanoke jury will get]
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[OUT Q=here on News 7]
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[Double Boxes=Kimberly and Andrew]
(toss)

[Super=01-Blaine Shively/Richmond Air Force;](ad lib bye)