[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Authorities are calling the murder of an Iowa family the worst homicide the community has ever seen.
A babysitter found the bodies of a woman and her five children inside their home last night.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a year after a fatal plane crash in downtown Lexington, the National Transportation Safety Board releases its report on the cause.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Wake up with us- -News 7 Mornin is straight ahead.

[IA-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


A babysitter finds a woman and her five children dead in their home in Sioux City, Iowa.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sioux City, IA;]


The city's police chief says it was a homicide, and probably the worst ever seen in the community.
The children ranged in age from five to 12 years old.
Authorities say the family had been dead for several days.
The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation has been called in to help out with the investigation.
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[Soltys]


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


One of the F-B-I's 10- most wanted is in custody after a 10- day nationwide manhunt.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA;]


27- year- old Ukrainian immigrant Nikolay Soltys was found early yesterday morning in his mother's backyard in a Sacramento suburb.
Soltys was mobbed by T-V cameras and reporters, while being transferred to jail.
He faces arraignment next Tuesday.
Soltys is charged with the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, three- year- old son, and four other relatives.
Deputies say he had a backpack with him that contained what authorities believe was the murder weapon.
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[11Lex-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=501-06 50:44]
[GRAPHIC=Small Plane Crash Investigation]

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its report on the Lexington plane crash that killed two men. It says inadaquate preflight planning contributed to the wreck.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/August 30, 2000]

A year ago, the plane broke up in the air before plunging to the ground, killing both men on board. The flight was on its way from West Virginia to South Carolina. The N-T-S-B report says pilot Jack Gambino of New York was not instrument rated, tried to fly into inclement weather and became disoriented. The report says Gambino did not obtain a pre-flight weather briefing, and the plane's inspection had expired.
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[11Medflight]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC1:25:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


After years of waiting, central and southside Virginia now have a medevac helicopter they can call their own.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


State and local officials helped unveil the new medflight chopper during ceremonies yesterday at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Now, instead of waiting for a helicopter from Roanoke or Charlottesville, help for trauma victims will be no more than 15 minutes away.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:19:08]
[IN Q=A lot of]

((COL. GERALD MASSENGILL/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE, OUR PILOTS, OUR PARAMEDICS WILL BE WORKING HAND IN GLOVE WITH OUR PEOPLE TO DELIVER THESE STATE- OF THE- ART SERVICES TO MAKE SURE THAT PUBLIC SAFETY IS KICKED UP A NOTCH.))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Massengill/Virginia State Police;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=kicked up a notch.]
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[VO-NAT]


The state is spending two and a half million dollars a year to lease four new medevac choppers.
The helicopter that'll be used in Lynchburg used to serve the Richmond area.
It goes into service tomorrow.
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[11Monelison]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC59:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Just days before students are set to return to class, mold has been removed from another central Virginia school.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Workers with Southern Air were called to (ma-NELL-i-son) Monelison Middle School in Amherst County after staff noticed mold growing in a classroom and on several par-titions.
The mold was removed and crews gave the entire building a wipe-down last night.
School officials say they won't know until today what kind of bacteria they're dealing with.
Bedford and Campbell Counties also have experienced mold problems in their schools.
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[11Acutab]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-20 TC16:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The International Bluegrass Music Association will hand out awards in October.
John Lawless is hoping a project he organized will prevail against some tough competition.
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[VO-NAT]


Lawless is the founder of Acutab, the Roanoke publisher of bluegrass music instruction books.
"Knee Deep in Bluegrass: The Acutab sessions" included many of the artists who are featured in Acutab publications.
The project is nominated in two categories including instrumental album, and recorded event.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 27:54]
[IN Q=That puts us up against Ricky Skaggs]

((THAT PUTS US UP AGAINST RICKY SKAGGS' PROJECT, BIG MON, WHICH IS HIS TRIBUTE TO BILL MONROE. IT FEATURES TRAVIS TRITT, AND THE DIXIE CHICKS AND ALL THESE WELL-KNOWN COUNTRY ARTISTS, SO TO SEE ANYTHING WITH THE WORD ACUTAB RIGHT THERE IN THE SAME CATEGORY WITH ALL THOSE NAMES IS A REAL TREAT.))
[SUPER=01-John Lawless/Acutab Publications]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=is a real treat.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Other nominees from our area include, Ralph Stanley, Dan Tyminski, Herschel Sizemore and members of the Lonesome River Band.

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Stocks sank yesterday following a government report showing a consumer spending slowdown in July and a revenue warning from Sun Microsystems. Alexis Christoforous has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]
(on cam)

((INVESTORS WILL NEED THE UPCOMING THREE DAY WEEKEND TO RECOVER FROM A BRUTAL POUNDING ON WALL STREET....
(on cam)

BOTH THE DOW AND THE NASDAQ FELL TO FOUR MONTH LOWS, WITH THE DOW BELOW THE KEY 10-THOUSAND MARK SINCE APRIL 9TH.
(graphic)

THE DOW PLUNGED 171 POINTS LED BY MSFT.
(graphic)

THE NASDAQ MORE THAN 51 POINTS. OR ABOUT 3 PERCENT.
(on cam)

STOCKS WERE POUNDED AFTER A REPORT SHOWED CONSUMER SPENDING ROSE LESS THAN EXPECTED IN JULY AS PEOPLE OPTED NOT TO RUN OUT AND SPEND THOSE TAX REBATE CHECKS AS WALL STREET HAD HOPED.
(on cam)

TECH STOCKS SUFFERED SUN STROKE AFTER SUN MICROSYSTEMS WARNED IT WILL MISS ITS QUARTERLY SALES TARGET AND MICROSOFT LOST GROUND AFTER EUROPEAN REGULATORS WIDENED THEIR ANTITRUST PROBE OF THE SOFTWARE GIANT.
(graphic)

AND DISCOUNT BROKER CHARLES SCHWAB GOT CLOBBERED AFTER IT ANNOUNCED ITS SECOND ROUND OF JOB CUTS. SCHWAB IS CUTTING 24 HUNDRED JOBS OR 11 PECENT OF ITS WORKFORCE BECAUSE OF A BIG DROP IN TRADING BY ITS CLIENTS. STOCKS TO WATCH TODAY INCLUDE:
(graphic)

TIVO: THE INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SAID IT LOST LESS MONEY THAN EXPECTED IN THE SECOND QTR. AND STARBUCKS SAID AUGUST PROVED TO BE A LACKLUSTER MONTH FOR COFFEE DRINKERS WHO ONLY BOUGHT 1 PERCENT MORE FROM THE ROASTER. SO FAR THIS YEAR, STARBUCKS HAS RUNG UP OVER 2 BILLION DOLLARS IN SALES UP 22 PERCENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.
(on cam)

ON THE ECONOMIC CALENDAR JULY FACTORY ORDERS MICHIGAN'S CONSUMER SENTIMENT INDEX FOR AUGUST.
(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]

[Bush]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bush]


After a month long vacation, President Bush returns to Washington today where the first order of business will be the budget. Teri Okita has a preview of the President's upcoming agenda..

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[SOT 08/31/2001 - 03NA - 03:22:43]
[IN Q=After 26 Days]
[SUPER=01-Allan Lichtman/Political Analyst; :11]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Kent Conrad/(D) North Dakota; :46]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Teri Okita, CBS News, the White House.]

((TRACK: AFTER 26-DAYS OF R-AND-R, PRESIDENT BUSH RETURNS TO WASHINGTON TO FACE A FIRESTORM OF CRITICISM FROM DEMOCRATS OVER HIS BUDGET PLAN.

(Super: Allan Lichtman/Political Analyst)
SOT: Bush comes home, not only to find that the Grinch stole the

surplus, but that the Democrats are saying, Hes the Grinch. (:09)
TRACK: THE PRESIDENT WILL HUNKER DOWN IN SEVERAL STAFF MEETINGS ON FRIDAY WHERE GOVERNMENT SPENDING FROM DEFENSE TO EDUCATION TO MEDICARE COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WILL TOP THE AGENDA.

SOT: Sen Kent Conrad (fast..don't font)

This administration is in deep denial. (:02)
TRACK: USING NEW, CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE NUMBERS, DEMOCRATS CLAIM THERES NOT ENOUGH MONEY IN BUSHS PLAN TO PAY FOR THOSE PROGRAMS WITHOUT DIPPING INTO SOCIAL SECURITY RESERVES. THATS SOMETHING THE PRESIDENT PROMISED NOT TO DO DURING THE CAMPAIGN.

(Super: Sen. Kent Conrad/D-North Dakota)
SOT: This isnt just a problem of an economic downturn. This is a

problem of a fundamentally flawed budget plan. (:11)
TRACK: POLITICAL ANALYSTS SAY PRESIDENT BUSH WILL HAVE TO AVOID CONFRONTATION AND DO LOTS OF WHEELING AND DEALING TO WORK OUT A BUDGET COMPROMISE WITH CONGRESS.

SOT: Lichtman: I think this is a pivot point of his presidency. This is

a real test of his ability on a range of complicated issues to do what he said he's going to do: bring Republicans and Democrats together to do the people's business. (:12)

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: That may be easier said than done. While Democrats blame Bushs tax cut for the bleak budget picture, the President says its caused by an economy thats limping towards recovery. Whatever the reason, September promises to be a crucial month here in Washington. Teri Okita, CBS News, The White House.))



[11Boucher]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-24]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Giles County is getting federal money to help with economic development.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

Representative Rick Boucher helped secure nearly 400-thousand dollars for the Town of Pembroke. The money is for an expansion of waste and wastewater systems. The addition will serve the county's industrial park, which they hope when completed, will bring jobs and economic revitalization.
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[SOT 3:37:00 :51]
[IN Q=essential to ]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) 9TH DISTRICT; ESSENTIAL TO THE REALIZATION OF THAT GOAL IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE NECESSARY TO ACCOMMODATE INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL GROWTH AND TO ATTRACT TOP OUR REGION EMPLOYERS IN SEARCH OF NEW PLANT LOCATIONS. ))
[SUPER=@Boucher;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=OF NEW PLANT LOCATIONS.]
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[VO-NAT]

County officials say it took about 8-months to secure the federal money. The industrial park has been in development for several years and is already under construction.
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[6-Kaine-Katzen]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC59:17]
[Graphic=none]

If you believe Republican Jay Katzen, Democrat Tim Kaine's against the Boy Scouts, the American flag, and prayer in school.
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[VO-NAT :14]
[SUPER=403-Richmond;]


The Richmond mayor held a news conference yesterday to denounce what he called Katzen's "make believe" charges in the race for lieutenant governor.
Kaine even showed a videotape of Katzen speaking at a fundraiser in July.
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[SOT 11:47:05 ]
[IN Q=He doesn't think the Boy Scouts]

((JAY KATZEN/CAMPAIGN VIDEO: HE DOESN'T THINK THE BOY SCOUTS OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO MEET AT OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS. IN FACT, AS HE TAKES THE BOY SCOUTS OUT OF OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, HE'S GONNA TAKE THE FLAG OUT BECAUSE HE DOESN'T WANT US TO PLEDGE TO IT. HE'S GONNA TAKE SCHOOL PRAYER OUT.))
[SUPER=404-Kaine Campaign Amateur Video]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=gonna take school prayer out.]
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[VO-NAT :08]


Kaine says he confronted Katzen on the Boy Scout charge in a radio debate the pair did this week.
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[SOT 11:37:31]
[IN Q=It was an example of a]

((TIM KAINE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: IT WAS AN EXAMPLE OF A COMPLETELY FABRICATED CLAIM. AND BOB, WHEN YOU AND I PRESSED HIM, WE BOTH PRESSED HIM, WELL GIVE US SOME EVIDENCE. LITERALLY, I'M SITTING, I'M SITTING ABOUT AS CLOSE TO DELEGATE KATZEN AS I AM TO CHRISTINA. HE WOULD NOT EVEN LOOK ME IN THE FACE AS I ASKED HIM THAT QUESTION. BUT HE CONTINUED TO INSIST THAT I WAS SOMEHOW ANTI-BOY SCOUT.))
[SUPER=@Kaine;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=insist that I was somehow anti- Boy Scout.]
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[VO-NAT :27]


Katzen responds in a faxed press release: "Mr. Kaine, given the fact of your strong support, as a civil rights lawyer, for civil liberties for gays and lesbians, and because the Boy Scouts have been under attack in some quarters for that same issue, I concluded that you would be one of their critics, too."
Kaine says he's against discrimination against gays and lesbians in housing and employment -- but does not support gay marriage ... and his sons are Boy Scouts.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, you shouldn't have any doubts about the current cholesterol drugs on the market. And aspirin may lower blood sugar levels in diabetics.
Doctor Dave Hnida has those stories and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((AFTER THE POPULAR CHOLESTEROL LOWERING DRUG BAYCOL WAS SUDDENLY PULLED FROM THE MARKET FEW WEEKS AGO - A LOT OF PEOPLE WONDERED JUST HOW SAFE ALL THE CHOLESTEROL LOWERING DRUGS ARE. WELL THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY AND THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION WANTS TO EASE YOUR MIND. IN A JOINT STATEMENT- THE TWO ORGANIZATIONS WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT THE CURRENT CHOLESTEROL LOWERING DRUGS ON THE MARKET ARE SAFE- -- AND IF PEOPLE ARE HAVING NO SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE MEDICATIONS- THEY SHOULD CONTINUE THEM AND CALL THEIR DOCTORS IF THEY HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. THERES A NEW STUDY OUT DESCRIBING HOW ASPIRIN CAN HELP A PERSON WITH DIABETES LOWER THEIR BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS. THE JOURNAL SCIENCE REPORTS THE ASPIRIN BLOCKS AN ENZYME IN THE BODY THAT MAY KEEP THE BODY'S INSULIN FROM WORKING- SO ASPIRIN SHOULD THEORETICALLY HELP A DIABETIC. BUT THERE THE KICKER- YOU WOULD NEED TO TAKE 10-15 ASPIRIN TABLETS EVERY DAY TO GET THE BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING BENEFIT-- THATS A LOT OF ASPIRIN. FINALLY- THAT CUP OF TEA DOESN'T NEED TO BE GREEN TO GIVE YOU HEALTH BENEFITS. A NUMBER OF STUDIES SHOW REGULAR OLD BLACK TEA CAN LOWER YOUR RISK OF COLON CANCER BY QUITE A BIT- AND RESEARCHERS NOW KNOW THE REASON WHY, ITS A COMPOUND CALLED TF-2- AND IN A TEST TUBE TF-2 KILLS CANCER CELLS- AND RESEARCHERS SAY THERE'S NO REASON YOU CANT GET THE SAME PROTECTION BY HAVING A CUP OF TEA EVERY DAY, THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


(Kimberly tosses to bump)

News 7 Mornin' will be right back after this break.
[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]


A babysitter makes a gruesome discovery in Sioux City, Iowa.
The bodies of a mother and her five children are found insider their home.
Authorities say it's likely the family had been dead for several days.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Beginning tomorrow, Central and Southside Virginia has the services of a new medevac helicopter.
State and local officials unveiled the new medflight chopper during a ceremony at Lynchburg General Hospital.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And wildlife officials in Colorado are BARELY able to catch up with a runaway--
A black bear led them on a chase for hours through several neighborhoods.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, August 31st.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.



[2-IA-Murders]


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


A shocking murder case in Sioux City, Iowa.
The bodies of a mother and her five children are discovered inside their home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sioux City, IA;]


The city's police chief says it was a homicide, and probably the worst ever seen in the community.
The children ranged in age from five to 12 years old.
Authorities say the family had been dead for several days.
The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation has been called in to help out with the investigation.
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[2-Soltys]


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


Meanwhile, the search is over for F-B-I fugitive Nikolay Soltys.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA;]


The 27- year- old Ukrainian immigrant was found early yesterday morning in his mother's backyard in a Sacramento suburb.
Soltys was mobbed by T-V cameras and reporters, while being transferred to jail.
He faces arraignment next Tuesday.
Soltys is charged with the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, three- year- old son, and four other relatives.
Despite reports of sightings all over the nation, authorities think Soltys was in the Sacramento area the whole time.
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[2-11Medflight]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC1:25:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Central and southside Virginia's new medevac helicopter goes into service tomorrow.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


State and local officials helped unveil the new medflight chopper during ceremonies yesterday at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Now, instead of waiting for a helicopter from Roanoke or Charlottesville, help for trauma victims will be no more than 15 minutes away.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:19:08]
[IN Q=A lot of]

((COL. GERALD MASSENGILL/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE, OUR PILOTS, OUR PARAMEDICS WILL BE WORKING HAND IN GLOVE WITH OUR PEOPLE TO DELIVER THESE STATE- OF THE- ART SERVICES TO MAKE SURE THAT PUBLIC SAFETY IS KICKED UP A NOTCH.))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Massengill/Virginia State Police;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=kicked up a notch.]
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[VO-NAT]


The state is spending two and a half million dollars a year to lease four new medevac choppers.
The helicopter that'll be used in Lynchburg used to serve the Richmond area.

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[11Blood-Supply]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC12:06]
[GRAPHIC=Blood Supply]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donations for the upcoming holiday weekend.
But as Justin McLeod found out, new safeguards designed to make that blood safer could also cut the supply.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:41:09]
[IN Q=Nat sound of Volleyball game]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Perrine/Lived in Spain; :15]
[SUPER=01-Bob Lutjen/American Red Cross; :36]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF VOLLEYBALL GAME; 19:40:34))
Roanoke College volleyball coach Kelly Perrine thought she netted the opportunity of a lifetime when she spent a semester in Spain eight years ago. Now, that trip is coming back to bite her.
She can no longer donate blood.
[SOT 19:38:04]
[IN Q=I understand the fear but]

((KELLY PERRINE/LIVED SPAIN: I UNDERSTAND THE FEAR BUT ITS ONE OF THOSE THINGS WHERE, ITS LIKE I AM A HEALTHY BEING, IF I WANTED TO GIVE BLOOD I WOULD BE A GOOD CHOICE FOR THAT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=choice for that]


Kelly is what the American Red Cross calls a risky donor.
Beginning September 17th, the American Red Cross will turn away any donor who spent more than three months in the United Kingdom or six months in Europe since 1980.
[SOT 19:24:19]
[IN Q=This is associated with the human]

((BOB LUTJEN/AMERICAN RED CROSS: THIS IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HUMAN MAD COW DISEASE AND THE DESIRE TO KEEP THE BLOOD SUPPLY ABSOLUTELY SAFE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=supply absolutely safe]


Safe and adequate.
Critics charge the plan could eliminate as much as 9 percent of the current donor pool.
[SOT 19:36:26]
[IN Q=The price of blood is also]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE PRICE OF BLOOD IS ALSO GOING UP. THIS SUMMER, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS RAISED THE PRICES ON BLOOD IT SELLS TO HOSPITALS. IN THE SHORT TERM, THAT SHOULD HAVE NO AFFECT ON YOU THE PATIENT. BUT DOWN THE ROAD IT COULD MEAN HIGHER PRICES FOR THAT PROCEDURE YOU HAVE DONE.)) [Runs14]
[OUT Q=you have done]

((NAT SOUND OF PUTTING BLOOD IN CONTAINER; 19:33:34))
New guidelines and better testing of blood forced the Red Cross to raise their prices.
Area hospitals say it's too early to determine whether that cost will be passed on to the patient.
Some believe its a small price to pay to ensure mad cow stays away.
[SOT 19:38:14]
[IN Q=I feel like they have]

((KELLY PERRINE: I FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE TO DO WHAT THEY HAVE I GUESS JUST TO DO TO BE SAFE. IT'S A SCARY ISSUE, MAD COW DISEASE SO I UNDERSTAND.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=so i understand]


An understanding for some, for others it's a thin red line that could do more harm than good.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


The Red Cross will hold a blood drive for the holiday weekend today and tomorrow at its Church Avenue facilities in Roanoke.

[2-11Monelison]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC59:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Officials should know before the new school year starts what kind of mold was removed from a central Virginia school.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Workers with Southern Air were called to (ma-NELL-i-son) Monelison Middle School in Amherst County after staff noticed mold growing in a classroom and on several par-titions.
The mold was removed and crews gave the entire building a wipe-down last night.
School officials say they won't know until today what kind of bacteria they're dealing with.
Bedford and Campbell Counties also have experienced mold problems in their schools.
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[Bear-Chase]


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


A black bear leads wildlife officials on a wild-goose chase in Colorado--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jefferson Co., CO;]


The young bear ran amok through several neighborhoods just west of Denver.
It took wildlife officials several HOURS before they were able to capture the bear.
Even after being shot with a tranquilizer dart, the bear kept running.
Once the bear was caught, neighbors got a chance to look at it, before it was tagged and taken back into the wild.


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[Gold-Club]


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


The racketeering trial that closed one of the country's most profitable--and popular-- strip clubs ends with two acquittals.
An Atlanta jury found the two remaining defendants, a retired police officer and an accused mobster NOT guilty after a four month trial against the Gold Club.
Five co- defendants, including the club's owner had already pleaded guilty.
Prosecutors allege dancers were prostituted to star athletes to raise the profile of the club-- They also say the club cheated customers and funneled profits to the mob.

[11Price]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC55:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A witness says a broken fingernail may have driven a Roanoke teenager to murder.
Yesterday, a judge found probable cause to charge 15-year-old Rebecca Cristina Price with murder.
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[VO-NAT]


16-year-old Neville (na-VILLLE) "Cut-Cut" Swain died shortly after he was shot in the head inside his Elm Avenue apartment last March.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March;]


Swain's friend testified that the two were playing and laughing right up until the gun went off.
Prosecutors say the gun was NOT loaded when the teens played with it the night before and that Price went and got it after Swain broke her nail.
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[IN Q=She took]

((NEAL HORN/ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: SHE TOOK THE WEAPON IN HAND, POINTED IT AT THE VICTIM'S HEAD AND PULLED THE TRIGGER.))
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Price's attorneys say the shooting was an accident and she did not know the gun was loaded.
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The family of a 14-year-old girl shot to death last year says the boy who killed her is getting off easy.
Yesterday, a judge sentenced the 16-year-old to 64 hours of community service.
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He was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his friend, 14-year-old Ashley Jones.
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Prosecutors say the boy planned to fire the gun at midnight at a News Year's Eve party in this Northwest Roanoke apartment complex.
He ended up shooting Jones.
He said it was accidental, but Jones' grandmother believes the shooting was deliberate.
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((CORLISS JONES/VICTIM'S GRANDMOTHER: THE SENTENCE THE JUDGE GAVE HIM WAS NOT RIGHT. HE SHOULD HAVE GIVEN HIM SOME TIME BECAUSE MY GRANDDAUGHTER IS DEAD AND GONE. THEY GOT THEIR SON.))
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Teachers and relatives testified on the boy's behalf, saying he's depressed and suffered enough already.
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We'll have another look at today's top local stories in just a moment. But first, we have one school announcement to pass along....
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[Take FS School Info] All Pittsylvania County schools are closing at 1:00 this afternoon because of heat accumulation in the school buildings.
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The American Red Cross needs blood donations for the upcoming holiday weekend.
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive today and tomorrow at its Church Avenue facilities in Roanoke.
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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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