[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


A man opens fire at a little league baseball game in Missouri, killing his son and his estranged wife.
Police say the gunman then turned his weapon on himself.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a task force is challenging Roanoke city council to improve inner city neighborhoods.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


All that coming up next on News 7 Mornin.

[Housing-Study]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-38 TC 27:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]


With efforts such as the rental inspection program, the city of Roanoke has taken steps to improve its neighborhoods, and address the problem of substandard housing.
But a task force is now challenging city council to do more.
Joe Dashiell has that story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Over the last two years,]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Poe/Roanoke Regional Housing Network; :12]
[SUPER=01-Ted Edlich/Total Action Against Poverty; :20]
[SUPER=01-Estelle McCadden/Neighborhood Advocate; :51]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((Members of 25 community organizations surveyed seven inner city neighborhoods.
What they found was a daunting challenge, but also realistic opportunities to make a difference.
[SOT]
[IN Q=The other major projects]

((BILL POE: THE OTHER MAJOR PROJECTS IN ROANOKE DIDN'T JUST HAPPEN. THERE WAS A PLAN FOR THEM TO HAPPEN. AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR.)) ((TED EDLICH: IF YOU HAVE THE SYNERGY BETWEEN THE REVITALIZED NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE DOWNTOWN ECONOMY, PLAYING OFF EACH OTHER. THERE'S NO STOPPING THE CITY IN TERMS OF THE FUTURE.))
[RUNS= :17]
[OUT Q=in terms of the future.]


The Roanoke Regional Housing Network documented more than 1800 vacant lots... And more than 140 boarded buildings.
But as members of the group unveiled their recommendations, they also said there was encouraging news.
More than half of the city's homes are in good condition, and those homes are clustered together, providing an excellent base for improving inner city neighborhoods.
[SOT]
[IN Q=And it is now time]

((ESTELLE MCCADDEN: AND IT IS NOW TIME TO STOP RECEIVING REPORTS AND TAKE ACTION. ONLY BY MAKING THESE NEIGHBORHOODS A CENTRAL FOCUS OF CITY ATTENTION, CAN ROANOKE FULFILL ITS POTENTIAL.))
[RUNS= :12]
[OUT Q=fulfill its potential.]


The Housing Network is asking city council for a major commitment of administrative, legislative and financial support.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))[11SCLC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-37 20:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Southern Christian Leadership Conference leveled charges of brutality against the Roanoke Police Department, and the Roanoke City Sheriffs Department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Board Chairman Jeff Artis told city council the organization has investigated reports that two men were beaten following their arrest for being drunk in public.
Artis says the group wants to bring in the Justice Department.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 24:52]
[IN Q=We have some questions]

((JEFF ARTIS: WE HAVE SOME QUESTIONS AND WE WANT THE FEDS TO COME IN AND INVESTIGATE AND HOPEFULLY THEY WILL ANSWER OUR QUESTIONS, AND WHILE AT THE SAME TOKEN LOOK AT THE PRACTICE THAT IS AN INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE HERE IN THE CITY WHERE PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMELESS AND DRUNK IN PUBLIC ARE ARRESTED AND TAKEN DOWNTOWN AND HAVE THE DAYLIGHTS BEAT OUT OF THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Artis/SCLC Board Chairman]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=the daylights beat out of them.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke City Manager Darlene Burcham said last night that she has "utmost confidence" in the police and sheriffs departments, but said the city will evaluate the S-C-L-C complaint.

[Game-Shooting]


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


A 10- year- old Missouri boy is dead after his father opened fire at a little league baseball game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;]


St. Louis police say the man killed his estranged wife following last night's game, and then killed his son.
Authorities say the woman had been watching the game from her car when she spotted her husband.
Police say she called for her son, but the gunman began shooting before they could escape.
No one else was injured.
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[SOT 3:01:16]
[IN Q=We heard gunshots..]

((WARREN SCOTT/BOY'S COACH: ))
[SUPER=01-Warren Scott/Boy's Coach;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=and he was gone.]
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[VO-NAT]


After the shootings, the suspect fled the park.
Less than two hours later, police found him inside his car, dead from an apparently self inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
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[Missing-Intern]


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


Washington police are hoping bones they've collected in a park will provide clues to the whereabouts of Chandra Levy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


During their search in Rock Creek Park yesterday, police found 25 bones.
But they don't know if they're from a human or an animal.
The bones were taken to the medical examiner's office for identification.
Police are focusing on this particular park, because of directions to a park attraction Levy had pulled up on her computer.
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[SOT 3:21:03 ]
[IN Q=Since we're trying]

((GREG BROWN/PARK POLICE:SINCE WE'RE TRYING TO COVER A LARGE AREA, WE'RE TRYING TO GET AS CLOSE TO THE BANK AS WE CAN SO WE CAN SEE DOWN IN THERE BECAUSE THERE ARE A LOT OF TREES. THIS IS A LARGE AREA, WE SCAN A LOT.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Brown/Park Police;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=scan a lot.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Washington's police chief says authorities might ask other people to take lie-detector tests.
But he says he doubts Congressman Gary Condit will submit to a polygraph given by police.
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[11Police-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-44 04:04]
[GRAPHIC=Police Shooting]


A 40 year old man was shot by a police officer over the weekend. Now the man's mom wants to know why the officer opened fire.
It happened on Route 460-
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[VO-NAT :22.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Frieda Hall says her son Eric was pulled over early Saturday morning.
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Saturday;]

Hall says her son questioned Officer Riley Meador (Med-dor) about being pulled over for suspicion of drunken driving and that the officer used pepper spray and hit Hall on the back of the knees. Hall says when the officer came toward her son, he hit the officer with a flashlight.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:47:27]
[IN Q=He said]

((FRIEDA HALL/VICTIM'S MOTHER; HE SAID HE DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING AFTER THAT WHEN I CLUNKED HIM ON THE HEAD THE NEXT THING I KNEW HE JUST PULLED OUT HIS GUN AND SHOT ME RIGHT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Frieda Hall/Victim's Mother;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=RIGHT HERE]
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[VO-NAT]


Hall has undergone surgery and is in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The Roanoke County Police Chief says he's awaiting results of a State Police investigation. Officer Riley (Med-or) Meador is on administrative leave with pay.
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[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M01-4]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=@spa1;]
(I'll ad lib intro)
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[SOT]
[IN Q= I'm a native of]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Meadors/Producer-Director; :20]
[SUPER=01-Gwendolyn Wilson/Actress; 2:03]
[RUNS=2:47]
[OUT Q= It's more regional]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for phone # then web watch board)
[SUPER=16-(804) 791-FAME/Walk of Fame Cafe' Tickets;]
[ESSC#4562]


[DESK 2-SHOT]

(Steve tosses to Kimberly for Marketwatch)


((Archive: Little Theatre of Danville))

[11Tazewell-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


In business news, 100 jobs are opening up in Tazewell County thanks to a new call center.
That's good news for the region that was hit hard by last week's floods.
A company called VeriSign Incorporated, a provider of Internet trust services, will establish a call center near Bluefield.
The company secured a 74-thousand dollar grant from the Governor's Opportunity fund for site preparation.

[11ABC-Sales]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginians are saying yes to hard liquor more than ever before.
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[VO-NAT :27]


The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control reports record sales for the fiscal year that just ended.
Virginia stores sold 382-million dollars worth of liquor -- up 27-million dollars over the year before.
The Governor credits management reforms that make sales more "attractive and efficient" in A-B-C stores.
Better management or just thirsty Virginians -- either way, it means 172 million dollars in annual profit goes into the state General Fund.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In other business news, the Dow and Nasdaq end the first trading day of the week in negative territory.
Ed Crane has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=I'm Ed Crane in New York.]

((Information:
ONCAM=ED


WATCH FOR A CAUTIOUS DAY ON WALL STREET AFTER A DREARY MONDAY...AND AHEAD OF TOMORROW'S CONGRESSIONAL APPEARANCE BY FED CHAIRMAN ALAN GREENSPAN...WHOSE LIKELY TO GIVE SOME HINT AS TO THE FUTURE DIRECTION OF INTEREST RATES:
ESS=closing dow


THE DOW PICKS UP LATER THIS MORNING AFTER A 66 POINT DROP..
ESS=closing nasdaq


THE NASDAQ FELL THE CHIP SECTOR DRAGGED DOWN AFTER A STATEMENT FROM CHIP MAKER APPLIED MATERIALS THAT THE CURRENT OUTLOOK IS "CLOUDY"

ONCAM=ED


IN A WEEK THAT WILL SEE ALMOST 40 PERCENT OF THE S AND P 500 REPORT...MONDAY'S EARNING WERE MOSTLY GOOD:
ESS=c/bac/cac


CITI GROUP AND BANK OF AMERICA DELIVERED BETTER THAN EXPECTED NUMBERS...WHILE CONTINENTAL AIRLINES BEAT THE STREET...DESPITE REPORTING A BIG DROP IN PROFITS VERUS THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR...

ESS=usa/msft/expedia


USA NETWORKS HAS BOUGHT OUT MICROSOFT'S CONTROLLING SHARES IN EXPEDIA THE ON LINE TRAVEL COMPANY...WORD IS BARRY DILLER AND COMPANY ARE LOOKING TO START A NEW TV CABLE CHANNEL...

ONCAM=ED



AND HOW POPULAR IS GOLF THESE DAYS---

IN DEALS ADMITTEDLY DRIVEN BY THE SUCCESS OF TIGER WOODS, THE PGA TOUR HAS AGREED TO NEW TELEVISION DEALS WITH ABC..CBS..ESPN ..USA AND THE GOLF CHANNEL WORTH 850 MILLION DOLLARS....THATS A 45% INCREASE FROM THE DEAL THAT EXPIRES NEXT YEAR...
FOR MORE BUSINESS NEWS HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--IT'S CBS MARKETWATCH.COM...I'M ED CRANE IN NEW YORK...))


(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[11Libertarians]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-45 03:56]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


There are three candidates on the ballot for governor this fall and there's one you may not recognize.
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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=403-Richmond;]


Bill Redpath is the Libertarian candidate -- the first candidate to petition his way onto the ballot for governor since 1977 -- and the first Libertarian ever on the ballot for governor of Virginia.
His major issue is electoral reform.
He'd elect the state Senate from a slate of candidates from all over the state, based on their issues.
He'd let voters put their own issues on the ballot.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=What was said by politicians]
[sot tape 16:03:31 ]

((BILL REDPATH/L-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WHAT WAS SAID BY POLITIICIANS 35 OR 40 YEARS AGO WOULD NOT PASS -- THEY'D GET BOOTED OUT OF THAT BUILDING TODAY FOR SAYING THINGS THAT WERE STANDARD FARE 35 OR 40 YEARS AGO. AND I THINK THAT THINGS DO CHANGE, THEY JUST CHANGE SLOWLY.))
[SUPER=401-Bill Redpath/(L) Candidate for Governor;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=They just change slowly.]
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[VO-NAT :13]


The Fairfax County financial analyst has a running mate.
Gary Reams wants to turn the race for lieutenant governor into a referendum on marijuana legalization.
Reams calls his campaign "a reef-erendum."
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[11Geisler]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-25 1:23:44]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


G-O-P Brett Geisler (Geese-ler) hopes to represent the 10-th district in the House of Delegates.
The Carroll County lawyer says he wants to follow in his father's footsteps...all the way to Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Hillsville;]


Geisler (Geese-ler) announced his candidacy yesterday. The former teacher and volunteer firefighter faces five-term Democrat Ward Armstrong. Geisler's father Jerry is a former member of the General Assembly.
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[11Bryant]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Bryant, Preston]


In the 23rd district, three-term state delegate Preston Bryant hopes to return to Richmond.
The Lynchburg Republican announced yesterday he'll seek re-election.
So far, he has no opposition.

[11Hospital-CEO]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-24 1:07:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The new C-E-O at Danville's Regional Medical Center says he's ready to roll up his sleeves and get down to work.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Warren Callaway spent his first day on the job meeting with staff and patients.
He says his biggest challenge deals with an expansion project at the hospital.
Danville Regional is building a new medical center and developing a new open heart surgery program.
Callaway says the reputation and the size of the medical center attracted him to the job.
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[5-Diabetes]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-04 30:28]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Health Check]


In this morning's Health Check, controlling blood sugar levels is important for a diabetic. But when it is not properly controlled, it can effect the feet. It could be so serious that a person would have to have their feet or even leg amputated. Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has more.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=These are the only pair]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;06]
[SUPER=01-Connie Page/Diabetic;13]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Pink Wimbish/Valley Podiatry;21]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=for News 7 Mornin'.]

((
These are the only pair of shoes --Connie Page can wear. That's because she suffers from charcoat (shar-ko) joint. A condition in which the ankle collapses because of nerve damage --a result of diabetes.
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[SOT22:07]
[IN Q=I don't think it was ever]

((I DON'T THINK IT WAS EVER MENTIONED BY ANY PHYSICIAN TO BE SURE TO TAKE CARE OF MY FEET)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=of my feet]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT17:46:25]
[IN Q=That's why the foot is so]

((DOCTOR PINK WIMBISH:THAT'S WHY THE FOOT IS SO IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT'S THE MOST DELICATE PART MECHANICALLY, STRUCTURALLY, IN REGARDS TO IMMUNE SYSTEM, IF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM STARTS TO FAIL. IT'S GOING TO FAIL IN THE FOOT BEFORE ANYWHERE ELSE, AND STARTING IN THE TOES AND MOVING UPWARD.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=and moving upward]


Page now makes sure to take extra care of her feet --she doesn't even cut her own toe nails. And she checks her feet daily for signs of a problem.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT26:29]
[IN Q=I don't have full feeling in either foot]

((I DON'T HAVE FULL FEELING IN EITHER FOOT. SO I COULD HURT IT AND NOT REALLY KNOW UNTIL A LATER TIME)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=a later time]


Some signs that might indicate a problem include -- cuts, scrapes, redness- which is a sign of infection, cold feet or blue feet -anything that's abnormal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT17:50:42]
[IN Q=We recommened that you basically]

((PINK WIMBISH:WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU BASICALLY DON'T DO ANYTHING AS DIABETIC TO YOUR FEET --THAT INCLUDES YOUR NAILS AND ESPECIALLY THE NAILS. BECAUSE WHEN YOU START GET THICK FUNGAL NAIL --SO MANY TIMES WE DO AMPUTATIONS ON PEOPLE AND ALL THEY DID WAS TRIM THEIR NAILS A LITTLE BIT OR CLIP NAILS BACK OR GOT A NEW PAIR OF SHOES)) [RUNS18]
[OUT Q=pair of shoes]


For Page, specially made shoes --are the only thing right now that keep her condition from getting worse --because she could end up in a wheelchair.))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Doctor Wimbish says it's like a domino effect --once something happens it's hard to stop and reverse it. That's why controlling your blood sugar level is so important.
(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.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Plans to replace Roanoke's Victory Stadium is thrown a curve ball--
City Council failed to approve a 31- million- dollar bond issue, which included money for the stadium project.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A little league game ends with violence when a St. Louis man opens fire, killing his estranged wife and his 10- year- old son.
Authorities say the mother and son attempted to flee BEFORE the shootings began.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And local artists are hoping for new places to show off their work.
The new galleries may fill the spaces of several downtown Roanoke landmarks.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, July 17th.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[11Bond-Vote]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-39]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]


It may prove to be a temporary setback, but Roanoke City Council has failed to approve a 31- million dollar bond issue... that included money to replace Victory Stadium.
City Council needed four votes, but with two council members absent, one member voting against the proposal, and the mayor not voting at all, the bond issue came up one vote short.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Council members had approved]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alvin Hudson/Roanoke City Council; :09]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor; :21]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :43]
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager; :48]
[RUNS=1:07]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((Council members had approved the projects back in June, so city officials were surprised by the opposition.
But Alvin Hudson wanted a referendum.
[SOT 33:38]
[IN Q=I'm not against curbing and guttering]

((I'M NOT AGAINST CURBING AND GUTTERING AND THE THINGS THAT'S IN HERE. I'M AGAINST THE WAY IT'S BEING PRESENTED.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=the way it's being presented.]


Mayor Ralph Smith was concerned with the amount of debt the city is incurring.
[SOT 01:16]
[IN Q=We have suddenly]

((WE HAVE SUDDENLY GOT ON THIS WISH LIST, THAT WE'RE DOUBLING AND HEADING TO TRIPLING THE DEBT OF THIS CITY AND YES WE CAN DO IT. THE COUNCIL CAN LOOK GOOD WITH ALL OF THESE WONDERFUL THINGS WE DO, BUT WE'RE LEAVING THAT DEBT FOR THE NEXT GENERATION.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=for the next generation.]


About half of the proceeds from the bond issue were earmarked for the facility that will replace Victory Stadium.
City officials are hopeful that plans for that project and the other improvements included in the bond issue will not be sidetracked.
[SOT 10:23]
[IN Q=We will clearly bring this item back]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: WE WILL CLEARLY BRING THIS ITEM BACK TO THE COUNCIL AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN, AND HOPEFULLY THAT WILL BE AT A MEETING WHERE ALL SEVEN MEMBERS CAN BE PRESENT.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=where all seven members can be present.]


When that will happen is unclear... the city attorney will have to research whether council can just take another vote.... or must advertise another public hearing.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))[11Trash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=01-29 38:57]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Trash Pickup]


Roanoke's city manager is asking for more time, and patience, to make the city's new trash collection system work properly.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]


Darlene Burcham defended the changes before City Council yesterday afternoon .. and said she is confident the system is starting to work.
It hasn't worked entirely as planned for the first two weeks. Some residents reported garbage piling up outside their homes.
Some City Council members wondered if the changes were the best way to go, but for now, the new system will continue.
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[2-Game-Shooting]


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


A Missouri woman and her 10- year- old son are dead after a gunman opened fire at a little league baseball game.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;]


St. Louis police say the man killed his estranged wife following last night's game, and then killed his son.
Authorities say the woman had been watching the game from her car when she spotted her husband.
Police say she called for her son, but the gunman began shooting before they could escape.
No one else was injured.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:01:16]
[IN Q=We heard gunshots..]

((WARREN SCOTT/BOY'S COACH: ))
[SUPER=01-Warren Scott/Boy's Coach;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=and he was gone.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


After the shootings, the suspect fled the park.
Less than two hours later, police found him inside his car, dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
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[Fox-US]


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


Mexico's president is calling on the U-S to support broad amnesty for Mexican immigrants.
His visit comes just as President Bush is considering a proposal to legalize millions of Mexicans now living here ILLEGALLY.
Drew Levinson reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;]
[SUPER=01-Vicente Fox/Mexico's President;]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/(R) Minority Leader;]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Levinson, CBS News, Detroit.]

((

(LOCATOR: CHICAGO)
(NATSOUND CROWED CHEERING VICENTE FOX)

Calling his country one of the best places in the World for investments-Mexican President Vicente Fox hopes his trip to the United States will boost the Mexican Economy.

SOT: PRESIDENT VICENTE FOX/MEXICO

WE ARE DETERMINED TO BE THE NEXT SUCCESS STORY OF OUR TIME.

(NATSOUND MAKING CARS)


To further advance the Mexican economy Fox is stopping in the heart of car country-Detroit-to convince automakers to increase their investments in his country, last year the big three produced more than a million cars and trucks in Mexico. (STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON)
BUT JUST AS IMPORTANT-FOX IS HERE IN DETROIT TO CALM LABOR UNION TENSIONS. HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT ORGANIZING UNIONS IN MEXICO AS WELL AS WORKING TOGETHER TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF WORKERS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER.
Fox is also taking on immigration head-on. Right now three million illegal Mexican immigrants live in the United States. He wants to turn what he calls a problem into an opportunity by guaranteeing migrant workers security, stability and legal status here in the United States.

(SOT FOX)

MIGRATION IS A WORLD PHENOMENON AND IS AN ISSUE OF THE 21ST Century.
And his timing couldn't be better. President Bush is considering a proposal to grant amnesty to the illegals already here. Such an initiative could bolster Bush s standing in the Mexican community and that could translate to votes from a group which leans heavily democratic. Still, many conservatives on Capitol Hill only want Mexicans to stay here as temporary laborers.

(SOT: SEN. TRENT LOTT/(R )MISSISSIPPI)

COME UP WITH A REASONABLE WAY TO HAVE, YOU KNOW, MOVEMENT BACK AND FORTH ACROSS OUR BORDER, LIKE WE DO WITH CANADA.
Bush and Fox are expected to take up the immigration challenge during the formal meeting in the fall. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Detroit.
))

[6-Art-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-33 23:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Local artists hope to soon have a new space in which to create and exhibit their work.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 23.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Art Project is teaming up with ArtSpace, a non-profit real estate development company, to assess the development potential of several downtown Roanoke buildings. Under consideration are the Cotton Mill, the Heironimous building, and the Grand Piano building. The goal is to turn one of the buildings into a place where artists of all kinds can live, work and exhibit their creations while inspiring one another.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're gonna have a ceramics studio...]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Muse/The Art Project;]
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[OUT Q=should be a lot of fun.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Art Project will present the idea to the City of Roanoke today in hopes of garnering financial support,. The feasibility study is expected to take about 6-months.
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[11Hudson]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-31 22:26]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Eight hours may not seem like a long time, but it's significant in the case of a 15-year-old accused of capital murder.

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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


Alexander Hudson was 14 when he was arrested for the robbery and murder of a Rocky Mount man.
Authorities say that on New Year's Eve, Hudson and two friends used a shoelace to strangle 61-year-old Ralph English in his bed.
Hudson's attorney claims the boy's been held too long without trial.
The judge released him from jail to his parents' custody Sunday... just 8 hours past the deadline for a speedy trial.
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((CHRIS KOWALCZUK/HUDSON'S ATTORNEY: IF THE COURT RULES THAT HE WAS NOT TRIED WITHIN THE 5 MONTH PERIOD, THEN THE COMMONWEALTH IS BARRED FROM FURTHER PROSECUTION AND THE CASE IS DISMISSED. ))
[SUPER=01-Chris Kowalczuk/Hudson's Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=case is dismissed.]
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[VO-NAT :11]


Tomorrow, the judge will decide whether Hudson will be prosecuted.
That's when his trial was scheduled to begin.
Prosecutor Cliff Hapgood says that according to case law.. the boy is STILL getting a speedy trial.
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[6-Clayborne]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-21 1:47:18]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Danville man pleaded guilty in a Pittsylvania County murder case.
He now faces life behind bars instead of the death penalty.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./July 2000;]


20- year- old Sean Clayborne pled guilty last week to first degree murder in a plea agreement with the Commonwealth's Attorney.
Clayborne was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Antoine Lamont Jones last July.
Jones was shot ten times including twice in the back of the head.
Clayborne faces life in prison when a judge sentences him on August 20th.
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[11Bad-Checks]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=slo]
[TAPE#=01-17 1:31:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Roanoke police are looking for two people with outstanding warrants.
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[VO-NAT]


25-year old Michael Anthony Branch and 31-year old Loretta Lynn Hurt are wanted for obtaining money by false pretense. Police say they used computer-generated fake paychecks to obtain money from several area businesses.
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[Take Pinnacle FS]
If you have information on where they are, you are asked to call the Roanoke City Crime Line at 344-85-hundred.

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


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

Tazewell County is getting 100 new jobs thanks to a new call center.
A company called VeriSign Incorporated, a provider of Internet trust services, will establish a call center near Bluefield.
The company secured a 74-thousand dollar grant from the Governor's Opportunity fund for site preparation.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Roanoke City Council has failed to approve a 31- million dollar bond issue... that included money to replace Victory Stadium.
City Council needed four votes, but with two council members absent, one member voting against the proposal, and the mayor not voting at all, the bond issue came up one vote short.
Now, the city attorney will have to research whether council can just take another vote on the issue.... or must advertise another public hearing.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The new C-E-O at Danville's Regional Medical Center spent his first day on the job meeting with staff and patients. Warren Callaway says his biggest challenge deals with an expansion project at the hospital.
Callaway says the reputation and the size of the medical center attracted him to the job.
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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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[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]

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