[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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A judge says NO to delaying the execution of Timothy McVeigh-- now set for Monday.
But defense attorneys plan to appeal.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And starting next month, more refund checks will be in the mail.
President Bush is signing the trillion- dollar tax cut bill today.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Get your day started with us-- News 7 Mornin is next.

[McVeigh]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The execution for Timothy McVeigh is still ON for Monday.
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That after a federal judge in Denver refused to delay it, saying recently- discovered F-B-I documents do NOT change McVeigh's guilt.
But attorneys for the convicted Oklahoma City bomber plan to fight the ruling.
McVeigh will reportedly meet with an attorney this morning to consider his next move.
His case will got to a Denver federal appeals court and COULD end up before the Supreme Court.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Visitors will be able to tour the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford today.
That's because it officially opens to the public.
While thousands turned out yesterday, the focus was on the dedication ceremony. It provided a long-awaited way to say 'thank you' to the soldiers who gave so much to their country.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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It was an emotional day for D-Day veterans who attended the dedication ceremony.
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Throngs of veterans reunited, reminisced and swapped stories before and after the dedication ceremony.
Some, viewing the memorial for the first time, were moved to tears.
It brought back painful memories of fallen comrades during the assault on the beaches at Normandy.
Virginia National Guardsmen were among the first to hit Omaha Beach.
Veterans from all over Virginia and as far away as California came to the dedication.
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[SOT 21:01:03 ON VETERANS 1 TAPE]

((DON MCKEE/D-DAY VETERAN: ITT'S GREAT THAT THE WORLD IS RECOGNIZING WHAT WE HAVE HERE. IT'LL BE A SHOWPLACE, NO QUESTION, FOR THE AREA.))
[SOT 20:56:01 ON VETERANS 1 TAPE]

((DAN WEIGAND/D-DAY VETERAN: BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL. IT'S WONDERFUL. I WISH THEY'D COMPLETED IT ALL. BUT MAYBE WE'LL LIVE TO SEE IT COMPLETED. I HOPE SO.))
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Many veterans said they appreciated the words of thanks they received from spectators at the dedication.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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President George W. Bush was also there.
Joe Dashiell has more on his trip from Washington to Roanoke to Bedford... and back again.
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[Tax-Cut]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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Today, President Bush will focus his attention on the tax cut.
With the stroke of a pen, the President will cut income-tax rates across the board.
That'll clear the way for an estimated 96- million refund checks to be mailed to taxpayers, starting next month.
Several G-O-P leaders will join Bush at today's White House ceremony, marking his first major legislative victory.

[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
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In business news, Intel releases its profit outlook today.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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((Information:
(ON CAM)

INTEL IS BOUND TO TAKE CENTER STAGE ON WALL STREET TODAY.. THE COMPUTER CHIP GIANT WILL HOST AN ANALYST MEETING .. A RARE MID QUARTER UPDATE FROM INTEL... AND INVESTORS ARE ANXIOUS TO HEAR WHAT THE COMPANY HAS TO SAY ABOUT ITS PROFIT OUTLOOK AND THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY OVERALL. ANALYSTS FROM GOLDMAN SACHS AND BEAR STEARNS HAVE EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER WHAT INTEL WOULD TELL INVESTORS.

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ALSO ON OUR STOCKS TO WATCH LIST: NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR -- IT WILL UNVEIL ITS PROFIT REPORT AFTER THE CLOSING BELL.

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AND BANKING GIANT WELLS FARGO WILL TAKE A ONE-TIME CHARGE OF A BILLION DOLLARS OR 65 CENTS A SHARE IN THE SECOND QTR TO WRITE DOWN BAD INVESTMENTS.

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ON WALL STREET.. IT WAS DOUBLE TROUBLE AS BOTH HEWLETT PACKARD AND JP-MORGAN CHASE WARNED OF A NOT SO BRIGHT FUTURE.

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THE DOW SLIPPED 105 POINTS TO 11-THOUSAND 70.

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THE LOSS WASN'T NEARLY AS BAD FOR THE NASDAQ DOWN ABOUT 16 POINTS.

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THE OIL PATCH IS SURE TO SEE SOME ATION...

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SHARES OF OIL AND GAS COMPANIES FELL AFTER A WEEKLY INDUSTRY REPORT SHOWED A SURPRISE JUMP IN OIL INVENTORIES.

(ON CAM)

GET READY FOR A NIKE STORE NEAR YOU. THE COMPANY PLANS TO OPEN MALL-BASES STORES FOR WOMEN TO OFFSET A SLID IN DECLINING SHOE SALES. THE FIRST NIKE-GODDESS STORES WILL OPEN IN NEWPORT BEACH CALIFORNIA IN OCTOBER.

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TRACK ALL THE PRE-MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM - AT THE NASDAQ,

(ON CAM)

I'M AC IN NEW YORK.))


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[11Tobacco-Suit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A Los Angeles jury has awarded a cancer patient more than three- billion dollars in punitive damages against Philip Morris.
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56- year- old Richard Boeken says the tobacco giant is responsible for his contracting lung and brain cancer.
Boeken, a longtime Marlboro smoker, claims Philip Morris lied to the public for more than 40 years about the harm of smoking.
Jurors deliberated for nine days.
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((ANN ANDERSON/JUROR: I THINK IN THE JURY ROOM A LOT OF PEOPLE THOUGHT THAT WE WANTED TO PUNISH PHILLIP MORRIS. IT WASN'T TO PUNISH. IT WAS TO MAKE THEM STAND UP AND TAKE NOTICE AND BE RESPONSIBLE ))
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(( BILL OHLEMEYER/PHILIP MORRIS, INC.: WE ARE WORKING VERY HARD TO SHOW THE JURY HOW WE HAVE CHANGED THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS
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The jury also awarded Boeken five-and-a-half million dollars in compensatory damages.
Meanwhile, the company plans to appeal.
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Virginia Republicans are retreating from a donor with ties to the Internet porn industry.
Yesterday, Mark Earley announced his campaign for governor is returning 47-thousand dollars to Thruport Technologies' C-E-O Bruce Waldack.
That's out of only 130 thousand that Earley still has in the bank.
Waldack, meanwhile, severed his software company's contractual ties yesterday to sex-DOT-COM.


[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
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In this morning's health check, according to a new study, the heart can repair itself after a heart attack.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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((Information:
MEDDAY 6/7/01
- OUT OF ALL OF THE PARTS OF THE BODY- THE ONE PART WE NEVER THOUGHT COULD REPAIR ITSELF WAS THE HEART,. BUT NEW RESEARCH FROM THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SHOWS HEART MUSCLE CAN REPAIR ITSELF AFTER A HEART ATTACK BY GROWING NEW CELLS.
THE NEXT STEP NOW IS TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO SPEED UP THE PROCESS SO WHEN A
PERSON HAS A HEART ATTACK--- MEDICINE CAN BE USED TO HELP THE MUSCLE

GROW MORE QUICKLY SO THAT HEART ATTACK DOESN'T LEAD TO HEART FAILURE.
IS IT A GOOD IDEA FOR YOUR CHILD OR GRANDCHILD TO LIFT WEIGHTS?
THE ANSWER FROM THE JOURNAL PEDIATRICS IS YES- THAT IS PROVIDED THE KIDS ARE SUPERVISED- USE PROPER TECHNIQUE, AND USE LIGHTER WEIGHTS.
THE TIME TO START LIFTING- NO SOONER THAN MIDDLE SCHOOL AGE.
FINALLY TODAY- LOOKING FOR WASHBOARD ABS?- AREN'T WE ALL. WELL IT TURNS YOU CAN DO ALL THE SITUPS IN THE WORLD- BUT UNLESS YOU HAVE THE RIGHT GENETICS- YOULL NEVER GET THAT ROCK HARD BELLY.
BUT YOU STILL CAN TIGHTEN UP THE WAISTLINE BY DOING SOME EXERCISE. THE BEST AT TIGHTENING UP THE ABS: ITS NOT SITUPS.A REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF EXERCISE SAYS ITS LYING ON YOUR BACK- AND PEDAL YOUR LEGS IN THE AIR- LIKE YOURE PEDALING A BICYCLE- ITS 250X more EFFECTIVE THAN A CONVENTIONAL SIT UP.
-THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


A federal judge denies the request of Timothy McVeigh's attorneys to postpone his execution.
The defense plans to appeal. If it loses, McVeigh will be put to death on Monday.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


More than 18- thousand people flooded Bedford to attend the dedication of the National D-Day Memorial.
Today, the memorial opens to the public for tours.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And after flying in for the D-Day ceremony yesterday, President Bush turns his attention to the tax cut.
Today, the President will sign the legislation that'll provide refund checks to millions of taxpayers.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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



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Timothy McVeigh's attorneys will ask an appeals court today to delay his execution.
The Oklahoma City bomber is scheduled to die on Monday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


That after a federal judge in Denver yesterday refused to delay it.
He says the recently- discovered F-B-I documents do NOT change McVeigh's guilt.
But attorneys for the convicted Oklahoma City bomber plan to fight the ruling.
After going to a Denver fedeal appeals court, his case COULD end up before the U-S Supreme Court.
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[11Dedication]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
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The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford opens to the public today.
More than 18- thousand people attended yesterday's dedication ceremony, but they weren't able to tour the site.
Instead the crowd came together to say 'thank you' to the soldiers who gave so much to their country. Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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President George W. Bush remembered D-Day in Bedford.
His trip through our area began in Roanoke.
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((AT SOUND OF PLANE ARRIVING.))
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Skies were clear for "Air Force One." The aircraft arrived at Roanoke Regional Airport around 11:30 yesterday morning.
The President took a moment to glance at surrounding mountains before he headed to Bedford.
Onlookers in Montvale anxiously awaiting the President's arrival watched as his motorcade quickly zoomed by.
After a 45-minute trip to Bedford, Bush acknowledged the sacrifices of the D-Day vets from the nation and the Bedford area.
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((TODAY WE GIVE THANKS FOR ALL THAT WAS GAINED ON THE BEACHES OF NORMANDY. WE REMEMBER WHAT WAS LOST WITH RESPECT, ADMIRATION AND LOVE.))
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After the ceremony, the President gave Roanoke a quick farewell before getting back onboard Air Force One.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Taxes]


The President's agenda today includes a big celebration at the White House, as he signs the tax cut bill.
I'll clear the way for an estimated 96- million refund checks to be mailed to taxpayers, starting next month.
The one-point-three-TRILLION-dollar cut also eases the marriage penalty and repeals the estate tax.
Several G-O-P leaders will join Bush at today's White House ceremony, marking his first major legislative victory.

[11Night-Veterans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=tha]
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After yesterday's dedication ceremony of the National D-Day Memorial some American veterans and their families were treated to lunch at Johnson's Orchard in Bedford County. Teresa Hamilton reports-- the get together included a group from France also profoundly moved by the ceremony.
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The National D-Day Memorial holds special significance for Lucille Hoback Boggess. Lucille lost two brothers in the invasion... an event touched on during the dedication.
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(( PRESIDENT BUSH: BOTH WERE KILLED... THE ONLY TRACE OF RAYMOND HOBACK WAS HIS BIBLE FOUND IN THE SAND. ))
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Boggess says she had no idea the president was planning to tell her family's story... until just before the ceremony.

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((LUCILLE BOGGESS: I GOT TO MEET HIM PRIOR TO GOING DOWN AND HE SAID I'D LIKE TO TELL YOUR STORY AND I SAID THAT WOULD BE FINE.)) [RUNS10]
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We spoke with Lucille at a picnic held later for veterans and their families. A group that traveled from France to attend the dedication-- also attended the get together.
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((MARIE-FRANCE BENOIST/FRENCH VISITORMY FATHER WAS A FRENCH OFFICER AND LANDED IN OMAHA BEACH SO IT'S IMPORTANT ANT FOR ME AND THE FAMILY TO BE IN TOUCH WITH AMERICAN VETERANS.)) [RUNS12]
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This woman was also deeply moved by the ceremony... [nat of her speaking in french] She not only witnessed the D-Day invasion from a window... but her husband fought in the war.
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((JACKY MORAINE/FRENCH VISITORTHAT IS WHY IT'S SUCH A TOUCHING EMOTION. IT'S VERY STRONG TODAY.))
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Emotions clearly shared by people from two lands, who share a history they will never forget. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bedford County.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


Virginia Republicans are retreating from a donor with ties to the Internet porn industry.
Yesterday, Mark Earley announced his campaign for governor is returning 47-thousand dollars to Thruport Technologies' C-E-O Bruce Waldack.
Waldack, meanwhile, severed his software company's contractual ties yesterday to sex-DOT-COM.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Visitors will be able to tour the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford today.
That's because it officially opens to the public.
While thousands turned out yesterday, the focus was on the dedication ceremony. It provided a long-awaited way to say 'thank you' to the soldiers who gave so much to their country.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


President Bush attended yesterday's dedication ceremony.
Bush acknowledged the sacrifices of the D-Day vets from the nation and the Bedford area.


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[ANCHOR=Leo]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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