[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Coming up--
Dale Earnhardt's widow wins a round in court.
A Florida judge decides to keep Earnhardt's autopsy photos from becoming public.
But an appeal is likely.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And several canoes belonging to Roanoke's Parks and Recreation department are stolen from beneath Victory Stadium.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


News 7 Mornin's next-- stay with us.

[Vieques]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


Today President Bush will hold talks with European Union leaders in Sweden.
Nearly 12-thousand protesters are expected to be there, criticizing Bush for his environmental policies.
Meanwhile, there will likely be LESS criticism for Bush in Puerto Rico...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The President has decided to end the controversial Navy bombing exercises on Puerto Rico's Vieques Island.
A Bush administration official says an announcement from the Pentagon is expected today.
The Pentagon will begin looking at alternative sites, in hopes of pulling out by 2003.
(------------)


[Earnhardt]


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


The autopsy photographs of Dale Earnhardt will remain under seal-- at least for now.
A judge in Daytona Beach, Florida refused to release the photos yesterday.
An appeal is expected in the case.
(Tar-rick) Tarik Minor has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]
[SUPER=01-Thom Rumberger/Earnhardt's Attorney; :11]
[SUPER=01-Tom Julin/"The Alligator" Attorney; :31]
[SUPER=01-Judge Joseph Will/Volusia Co. Circuit Court; :54]
[SUPER=01-Tarik Minor/Reporting; :59]
[SUPER=01-Michael Uribe/Website Owner; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=Minor, CBS News, Daytona Beach, FL.]



[11Canoes]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC1:18:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A thief threatens to put a damper on summer camp for some local children.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Someone made off with six canoes stored underneath Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
Police have found two of them-- but the remaining four are still missing.
The canoes belong to the city's Parks and Recreation department and are used on weekend trips and during summer camp which is slated to begin later this month.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:43:33]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((ERIC LAPRAD/OUTDOOR COORDINATOR: WE HAVE TO HAVE ENOUGH CANOES FOR THE PARTICIPANTS AND THE STAFF SO RIGHT NOW WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TO DO OUR NORMAL PROGRAMS. SO I'M NOT EXACTLY SURE IF THAT MEANS WE'LL HAVE TO CANCEL THE TRIPS OR TRY TO DIVIDE THE PARTICIPANTS AND DO SEPARATE TRIPS.))
[SUPER=01-Eric LaPrad/Outdoor Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=SEPERATE TRIPS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 8 plus pad]

Anyone with information on the four stolen canoes is asked to contact the Roanoke City police department. Each is valued at around 800- dollars.
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[11Maple-Leaf]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=501-12 TC13:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The world's largest bread manufacturing line is coming to Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Maple Leaf Bakery plans to build a 12-million dollar, 50-thousand square foot addition.. in Roanoke's Centre for Industry and Technology.
Six people will operate the new bread line... fewer than the 26 who operate the old line.
Plus, no one will ever have to lay a hand on the bread.
Maple Leaf plans on hiring 40 to 50 people to staff its new facility.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[tc:08:38:04]
[IN Q=We're taking applications]

((AL SAUTNER/MAPLE LEAF BAKERY: WE'RE TAKING THE APPLICATIONS IN THE PLANT HERE, WE'RE LOOKING FOR TECHNICIANS, MACHINE OPERATORS, QUALITY CONTROL.))
[SUPER=01-Al Sautner/Maple Leaf Bakery]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=quality control.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


You can buy this locally produced bread at Wal-Mart stores across the region under the California Goldminer brand name.
City and state officials are hopeful that Maple Leaf's success will attract other business to the Centre for Industry and Technology.
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[11Shelor]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC1:33:52]
[GRAPHIC=Montgomery Tax Dispute]


Montgomery County and Shelor Automotive WON'T be heading back to court.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

The Virginia Supreme Court denied the County's request to look again at its April ruling in favor of the car dealer. In the decision, the court said Shelor did not have to pay a capital merchant's tax because it moved its inventory out of the area by tax day. Shelor says the moves were in protest of what it calls unfair high taxes. Options now for the county include adjusting the tax scale or getting the code changed by the General Assembly.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, profit warnings are taking a toll on Wall Street.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]

((Information:
(ON CAM)

CONFESSION SEASON CONTINUES ON WALL STREET...MAYTAG AND BAUSCH LOMB WERE AMONG THE COMPANIES THIS WEEK TO SOUND PROFIT WARNINGS...

(graphic)

AND AFTER THE BELL INGRAM MICRO, THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR LOWERED ITS SECOND QTR PROFIT AND SALES ESTIMATES..JUST LAST WEEK INGRAM MICRO ANNOUNCED JOB CUTS AND CONSOLIDATION PLANS.

(GRAPHIC)

ON TODAY'S ECONOMIC CALENDAR, WE GET THE PRODUCER PRICE INDEX FOR MAY.. THAT'S A MEASURE OF INFLATION AT THE WHOLESALE LEVEL.. SO FAR THE LATEST NEWS ON THE ECONOMY HASN'T BEEN GOOD.

(ON CAM)

THE FED'S SO CALLED BEIGE BOOK SURVEY SHOWED CONTINUED WEAKNESS IN THE ECONOMY ESPECIALLY IN THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR..

(GRAPHIC)

AND CONSUMERS ARE TIGHTENING THEIR PURSE STRINGS.. RETAIL SALES ROSE A MEASLY ONE TENTH OF A PERCENT LAST MONTH AS CONSUMERS HELD BACK SPENDING ON CLOTHING AND CARS.

(ON CAM)

THOSE WORRIES ABOUT THE ECONOMY AND EARNINGS SPARKED A LATE DAY SELLOFF ON WALL STREET...

(GRAPHIC)

THE DOW WIPED OUT AN EARLY GAIN TO FINISH DOWN 76 POINTS TO 10-871

(GRAPHIC)

THE NASDAQ ALSO FELL BACK 48 POINTS.

(VIDEO- KRAFT IPO)

BUT INVESTORS NIBBLED ON KRAFT FOODS IN ITS WALL STREET DEBUT.. SHARES OF THE NATION'S BIGGEST FOOD COMPANY ROSE 20-CENTS ON THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. KRAFT RAISED 8-POINT-7 BILLION DOLLARS.. MAKING IT THE SECOND BIGGEST IPO IN HISTORY AFTER AT&T WIRELESS.

(GRAPHIC)

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

(ON CAM)

I'M AC IN NEW YORK.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[11Democratic-Ticket]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#01-14 TC1:26:10]
[SS=Election 2001]


It may not be the ticket political experts would have picked, but the Democrats are making the most of it-- emphasizing their strengths instead of their weaknesses.
As Ellen Qualls reports, the results of Tuesday night's primary kept anyone from western Virginia, and anyone from Tidewater off this ticket.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=That left Richmond mayor Tim]
[SUPER=403-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=401-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst; :31]
[SUPER=401-Jerry Kilgore/(R) Candidate for Attorney General; :56]
[SUPER=401-Donald McEachin/(D) Candidate for Attorney General; 1:12 ]
[SUPER=419-Ellen Qualls/equalls*wdbj7.com; 1:29]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=EQ, News7, Richmond.]

(( That left Richmond mayor Tim Kaine with the winning hand for the second spot on the ticket.
Kaine and new running mate Donald McEachin launched their statewide campaigns from a Richmond senior center.
Both men are a little farther left on the political spectrum than their candidate for governor Mark Warner.
Both are for a moratorium on the death penalty.
Both are for what they call sensible gun control.
McEachin won with the smallest percentage of the vote in statewide primary history.
[sot 12:32:47 ]

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: THAT IS A VERY THIN BASE, EVEN WITHIN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO RUN A GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN ON. IF THERE'S ONE CANDIDATE WHO'S IN TROUBLE, IT'S DON MCEACHIN, AND HE'S GONNA DEPEND HEAVILY ON MARK WARNER, HIS MONEY, AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO PULL HIM OVER THE FINISH LINE.))
[runs= 18 ]


Republican opponent Jerry Kilgore appeared with some sheriffs to drive the point home: McEachin's a trial lawyer, NOT a prosecutor.
[sot 12:26:32]

((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: MCEACHIN'S LACK OF EXPERIENCE, LACK OF LEADERSHIP ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AREA CERTAINLY DRAWS THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN OUR TWO CAMPAIGNS. I'M THE CRIME FIGHTER. HE HAS BEEN THE CRIMINAL APOLOGIST THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER.))
[runs= 16]



[sot 14:14:58 ]

((MCEACHIN: I VOTED FOR THE HUNTING AND FISHING...PREACHING GUN SAFETY.))
[runs= 18 ] ))
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[11Green]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-24]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2001]


Pat Green ran for mayor of Roanoke in 1996. In November, he hopes to win the election for the city's Commissioner of the Revenue.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Green was joined by local Republican leaders as he announced his campaign outside the municipal building.
He says his years of experience in the military and small business will serve the city well.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 22:04:37]
[IN Q=I've talked to a lot]

((PAT GREEN/R- CANDIDATE FOR COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: I'VE TALKED TO A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE, A LOT OF BUSINESSMEN WHO'VE HAD EXPERIENCE DEALING WITH THIS OFFICE. AND HOPEFULLY THINGS CAN BE BETTER IN THE FUTURE FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Green/(R) Candidate for Comm. of Revenue]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=for the small business person.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Sherman Holland currently serves as Roanoke's Commissioner of the Revenue. He was not available for comment yesterday afternoon.

[6-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Rocky Mount man was killed in a car accident.
Police say 38-year-old Carlton Hodges was traveling south on School Board Road early yesterday morning, when he ran off the shoulder and drove back onto the road.
His Jeep overturned several times, ejecting him.
Hodges died at the scene.
Police say it appears he was NOT wearing a seat belt.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, doctors are being told to lookout for symptoms of the West Nile Virus.
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=1:27]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((BEFORE 1999, THE WEST NILE VIRUS WAS NEVER SEEN IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE- NOW ITS FOUND A HOME-IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES- AND THERE'S A WARNING THE DISEASE COULD BE HEADED ACROSS THE U.S
RESEARCHERS IN THE NEJM SAY DOCTORS NEED TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR CLUSTERS OF FLU LIKE ILLNESSES AND MENINGITIS- IT COULD BE THIS VIRUS WHICH IS CARRIED BY MOSQUITOES.
NOW HERE'S SOME IMPORTANT NEWS IF YOU NEED TO TAKE ESTROGEN TO KEEP THOSE BONES STRONG AFTER MENOPAUSE- DON'T DELAY
RESEARCH IN THE JAMA SAYS ESTROGEN DOESN'T DO VERY MUCH AT PROTECTING BONE IF YOU START IT AFTER AGE 60.
THAT MEANS- IF YOU'RE GOING TO TAKE ESTROGEN- USE IT EARLY- - THE MOST RAPID BONE LOSS HAPPENS WITHIN THE FIRST 5 YEARS OF MENOPAUSE.
FINALLY TODAY- ITS NOT JUST MENTAL STRESS THAT BEATS UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM- THE STRESS OF PAIN OR FEAR OF PAIN DOES THE SAME.
AND WHERE DO MANY AMERICANS HAVE THIS POP UP?
THE DENTISTS OFFICE. A STUDY FROM THE UNIV OF FLORIDA SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY DID BLOOD TESTS ON PATIENTS AND FOUND IMMUNE FUNCTION HITS THE TANKER WHEN MANY PEOPLE HIT THE DENTISTS CHAIR.
IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO GET SICK - SAY YOU GOT SOMETHING IMPORTANT COMING UP- THE DENTIST MAY BE SOMEONE TO AVOID.
THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #3]


[2-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


The Pentagon is expected to announce today President Bush's decision to end Navy bombing exercises on Puerto Rico's Vieques Island.
But it'll likely take a couple of YEARS for the Navy to pull out.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


If you typically get your prescriptions filled at Rite-Aid, you'll soon have to start going somewhere else.
Rite- aid is closing its pharmacies in Roanoke.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Roanoke police are trying to catch CANOE thief--
Six canoes used for summer camp were stolen from beneath Victory Stadium.
So far, police have only found two of them.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, June 14th.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.



[2-Vieques]


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


While President Bush's European tour has triggered an outbreak of protests this week-- his latest move may STOP the protests in Puerto Rico.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The President has decided to end the controversial Navy bombing exercises on Puerto Rico's Vieques Island.
A Bush administration official says an announcement from the Pentagon is expected today.
Meanwhile, a new round of exercises began off the island yesterday, with 10- thousand sailors practicing battle formations.
The Pentagon will begin looking at alternative sites, in hopes of pulling out by 2003.
(------------)


[Taiwan]


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


A strong earthquake has rocked northeastern Taiwan.
Today's quake cracked buildings and knocked down walls.
But authorities say there are NO reports of any deaths or serious injuries.
The quake lasted about 20 seconds, with a magnitude of six-point- two.

A seismology expert says the earthquake could be felt all over Taiwan.[2-11Canoes]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC1:18:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Roanoke Parks and Recreation canoes have been stolen, now the city is wondering how it will conduct summer camp without them.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Someone made off with six canoes stored underneath Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
Police have found two of them-- but the remaining four are still missing.
The canoes belong to the city's Parks and Recreation department and are used on weekend trips and during summer camp which is slated to begin later this month.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:43:33]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((ERIC LAPRAD/OUTDOOR COORDINATOR: WE HAVE TO HAVE ENOUGH CANOES FOR THE PARTICIPANTS AND THE STAFF SO RIGHT NOW WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TO DO OUR NORMAL PROGRAMS. SO I'M NOT EXACTLY SURE IF THAT MEANS WE'LL HAVE TO CANCEL THE TRIPS OR TRY TO DIVIDE THE PARTICIPANTS AND DO SEPARATE TRIPS.))
[SUPER=01-Eric LaPrad/Outdoor Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=SEPERATE TRIPS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 8 plus pad]

Anyone with information on the four stolen canoes is asked to contact the Roanoke City police department. Each is valued at around 800- dollars.
(------------)



[Frito-Lay]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Frito Lay]


Frito-Lay will make a big announcement today concerning its Lynchburg plant.
The company is expected to announce a 15 million dollar expansion project that will also add about 50 jobs. According to a company news release, the expansion will support the production of a new bite-size snack that will be introduced at the end of the year. Frito-Lay currently produces its Wow! brand chips in Lynchburg.

[11Rite-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC56:24]
[GRAPHIC=Rite Aid]


You won't be able to get your prescriptions filled at Rite Aid after next month.
The drug-store chain plans to close shop in Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Rite Aid is in the process of selling its prescriptions from its Roanoke area drug stores.
The company is not releasing the name of the buyer at this time but says it's close to reaching an agreement.
Once an agreement has been signed, Rite Aid will close its Roanoke area pharmacies by the end of July and then begin liquidating the rest of its stock.
The company has seven stores in the Roanoke Valley.
(------------)



[Lyme-Disease]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Lyme Disease]


Now that summer weather is here, most of us are spending more time outdoors.
That increases the risk of insect bites, and possibly, Lyme Disease.
And as Elizabeth Kaledin reports, new research indicates antibiotics AREN'T always an effective weapon against Lyme Disease.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Brenda Savino/Lyme Disease Patient; :20]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mark Klempner/Boston Univ. School of Medicine; :40]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Peter Welch/Infectious Disease Expert; :59]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Kaledin/Reporting; 1:11]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=Kaledin, CBS News, New York.]

(( For people suffering from chronic Lyme disease like 31 year old Brenda Savino...this week's flurry of new research may be confusing.
Are antibiotics helpful or useless when it comes to treating the disease?
Savino....says the antibiotics she's been on for 7 months have saved her life

(SOT) Brenda Savino

if I wasn't put on the antibiotics there's a good chance the Lyme could have won and I could not have been here today.
Track: Savino was angered by a new study suggesting long term antibiotic use doesn't work. Doctors gave 129 patients antibiotics or placebos for 90- days and found no difference between the two.

(SOT) Dr. Mark Klempner

Boston University School of Medicine This is not a persistent infection and that the use of chronic antibiotic treatment is not any better than a placebo.
Track: critics of the study say it was too short....Savino saw results after 6 months...But many doctors agree that there's no science supporting the use of antibiotics for Lyme disease.

(SOT) Dr. Peter Welch

Northern Westchester Hospital Center/Infectious Disease Expert No one has yet figured out what do that makes every one of these people better, we just don't know at this point,but the studies clearly show that long courses of antibiotics do not do it.
Stand Up Bridge: EK OC the question of how best to treat Lyme disease is becoming more pressing as the disease spreads. Though relatively difficult to contract, the number of cases overall is on the rise...up about 5-thousand a year since the beginning of the 90's.
n pursued as the logical answer because the disease is caused by bacteria....and studies show they can prevent the disease if given immediately after a tick bite.
the jury is still out as to what works best for chronic sufferers....Brenda Savino plans to stick with her plan until someone shows her something that works better. EK CBS News NY.

))[11Historic-District]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC1:19:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg's Rivermont Avenue neighborhood may get a new lease on life. It's on its way to becoming the sixth historic district in the city.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Yesterday, the planning commission unanimously approved an ordinance that would protect properties along the three-mile stretch of road.
Supporters say the designation is necessary to prevent the neighborhood from decaying.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:24:45 #1]
[IN Q=As citizens]

((STEVEN DEMPSEY/SUPPORTS HISTORIC DESIGNATION: AS CITIZENS, WE'RE WILLING TO GIVE UP JUST A SMALL PIECE OF OUR PERSONAL CHOICE, OUR PERSONAL FREEDOM, BY HAVING A HISTORIC DISTRICT, BUT I THINK THE RESULTS ARE WORTH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Steven Dempsey/Supports Historic District; ]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=are worth it.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Opponents say the historic district designation infringes on personal property rights because it requires all renovations to be pre-approved by a review board.
The plan goes before city council next month.
(------------)



[11Cemetery]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC55:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Some area churches are giving a Radford cemetery some much needed attention.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Over the years, the Mountain View Cemetery has been overgrown with trees and brush. Now a committee of five-area churches is restoring the five-and a half acre lot. Organizers say it's an important piece of the city's black history .. Its the resting place for many as far back as the 1800's. Already, many overgrown trees have been removed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:27:06]
[IN Q=there's more]

((REV JACK TURNER/RESTORING CEMETERY; THERE'S THE STUMP REMOVAL, YOU HAVE TO CLEAN UP THE BRUSH ARE THEN THERE ARE POSSIBLY GRAVES THAT NEED TO BE FILLED IN AND TRY TO IDENTIFY THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jack Turner/Restoring Cemetery;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=TRY TO IDENTIFY THEM.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

A fund has been setup for the remaining three-thousand dollars needed to pay for the initial cleanup. Organizers also plan to collect donations to keep the grounds in shape.
(------------)



[11Club-Phones]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=bmo]
[TAPE#=01-12]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Phoning a friend has never been easier for kids and staff at the Boys and Girls Clubs in Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The organization received ten wireless phones and free local service for one year from Nextel.
The total donation is worth about 15-thousand dollars.
The donation comes at a crucial time for the Boys and Girls Club because the organization is launching its summer camp program this week.
(------------)


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


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(--------------------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Frito-Lay is expanding its Lynchburg plant.
The company is expected to announce today a 15 million dollar expansion project that will also add about 50 jobs. According to a company news release, the expansion will support the production of a new bite-size snack.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The world's largest bread manufacturing line is coming to Roanoke.
Maple Leaf Bakery plans to build a 12-million dollar, 50-thousand square foot addition.. in Roanoke's Centre for Industry and Technology.
Maple Leaf plans on hiring 40 to 50 people to staff its new facility.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Someone has stolen six canoes that were stored underneath Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
The canoes belong to the city's Parks and Recreation department. Police have found two of the canoes-- but the remaining four are still missing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roanoke City police department.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Leo ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Shannon Young with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=State funding]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]