[VOB-Avalanche]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC 1:01:38]
[GRAPHIC=Avalanche Carolina League Champs]

An enormous victory last night for the Salem Avalanche.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 13 BEFORE BITE]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night; ]

For the first time in 14- years-- Salem has clinched the Carolina League Championship Series. The team beat Wilmington six to four at Salem Memorial Stadium. For Avalanche fans-- it was a victory long overdue.
(///// SOT ///// 01:01:54 ........ 00:38:02)
[SOT-- NO SUPER ON THE FIRST BITE]
[IN Q=IT'S WONDERFUL]

((IT'S WONDERFUL. THESE GUYS DESERVE IT. THEY PLAYED THEIR HEARTS OUT. IT'S PERFECT. WATCHING BASEBALL IN SEPTEMBER. IT'S INCREDIBLE.)) ((DONNA PLATTER/AVALANCHE FAN: WE'RE REAL HAPPY FOR THEM, GOING TO HATE TO SEE THE SEASON END BUT THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GO TO WIN IT ALL.))
[SUPER=01-Donna Platter/Avalanche Fan; :10]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=win it all.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 5 PLUS PAD]

An estimated 35- hundred people were on hand to watch the Avalanche take the title.
(------------)


[11Grant]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC1:48:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The former secretary of the Lynchburg electoral board says he plans to fight to clear his name as he faces allegations of financial misconduct.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/1992]


Al Grant officially resigned his position yesterday after a week of scrutiny over his use of a city credit card for electoral board expenses.
Grant's attorney.. former state G-O-P chairman Patrick McSweeney.. says his client resigned because the "blizzard of false accusations" has made it impossible for the electoral board to conduct its business.
Grant also plans to present evidence that will refute claims he ran up improper charges for travel and other expenses.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


The state electoral board has asked Grant to appear at its meeting today in Richmond.

[11Moonshine]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC1:58:04]
[GRAPHIC=Moonshine]


They spent the day in federal court yesterday picking a jury that'll spend the next three weeks getting what amounts to a master's degree in making moonshine.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ralph Hale, his son, wife and sister, along with William Helms and two others- -seven defendants all told- -are all that's left of 28 people indicted under Operation Lightning Strike. Most of the rest have pled guilty... and some of those may be called as witnesses against the Hales.
The jury will hear opening statements today.
(------------)



[Dole]


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


Making national headlines--
She didn't win the Presidential nomination, but Elizabeth Dole is getting back on the campaign trail.
Dole is expected to announce later today that she's running for Jesse Helms' Senate seat in North Carolina.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salisbury, NC/Last Month;]


She's scheduled an afternoon news conference at her home in Salisbury.
The 65- year- old Dole registered to vote in North Carolina last month after Helms announced he wouldn't seek re-election.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:01:01 ]
[IN Q=Certainly, NC ]

((ELIZABETH DOLE/POTENTIAL SENATE CANDIDATE: CERTAINLY, NORTH CAROLINA AND SALISBURY'S ALWAYS BEEN HOME, IN MY HEART. BOB, HE LOVES NC. HE'S GOING TO ENJOY IT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Dole/Potential Senate Candidate;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=enjoy it here.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Republican leaders say Dole's name recognition and experience in the Reagan and Bush cabinets make her the best replacement for the conservative Senator Helms.
(------------)



[Condit]


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


Congressman Gary Condit has survived his latest brush with the law.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Modesto, CA;]


A California grand jury rejected the complaint by Seattle flight attendant Anne Marie Smith, because it was filed in the wrong jurisdiction.
Smith contends that Condit obstructed justice by allegedly asking her to sign an affidavit stating they didn't have an affair.
Smith says she had a 10- month romantic relationship with the California Congressman, and that his associates tried to get her to sign a false affidavit.
(------------)


[11RU-Pepsi]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-46 26:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]

In business news, Radford University says it signed a 10-year exclusive contract with Pepsi.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

As part of the deal, the soda giant will provide just over one-million dollars to help with construction of a new student union. Pepsi representatives met with Radford officials yesterday to present over 3-hundred thousand dollars for the project.

[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Earlier this month, Virginia Tech announced it's an exclusive Coke campus...with a 17-million dollar deal over 10-years.
(------------)



[11Va-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC1:56:55]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]

Virginia Tech has announced plans to turn University research into big business...quickly.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Tech says it's joining forces with three national company creators to form a "business accelerator" called V-T Knowledgeworks. Based out of Tech's Corporate Research Center, officials say the initiative will commercialize research and boost the local economy. VT Knowledgeworks will help technology entrepreneurs develop models, plans, and funding.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:47:28 - :02]
[IN Q=designed to ]

((CHARLES STEGER/VT PRESIDENT; DESIGNED TO USE THE KNOWLEDGE CREATED AT VIRGINIA TECH LABORATORIES TO CREATE NEW COMPANIES AT A GREATLY ACCELERATED PACE IT WILL TAKE NEW COMPANIES FROM THE CONCEPT TO OPERATIONS IN A FRACTION OF THE USUAL TIME. ))
[SUPER=01-Charles Steger/VT President; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=FRACTION OF THE USUAL TIME.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Officials estimate the venture will develop 40-companies within five-years. Tech along with its three-partners... e-Incubator, Redleaf and Launchfuel have provided 2-million dollars to get VT Knowledgeworks up and running.
(------------)



[1st-Business]


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


In other business news, Disney may get involved with the merger of AOL-Time Warner and A-T and T's broadband unit
Here's Barton Eckert with a look at this morning's top business stories..
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT Time Fed: 4:09:30 ]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Barton Eckert/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=Eckert in Washington.]

(( GOOD MORNING THIS TUESDAY THE 11TH OF SEPTEMBER
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING

-----------------------


DISNEY SAYS IT WILL TRY AND BLOCK ANY MERGER OF A-T-AND T'S BROADBAND UNIT WITH A-O-L TIME WARNER'S CABLE COMPANIES.

DISNEY'S TOP WASHINGTON LOBBYIST TELLS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL HE WILL PUSH TO STOP THE DEAL UNLESS A-O-L TIME WARNER SELLS OFF ALL OF IT'S CONTENT... THAT WOULD MEAN GOODBYE C-N-N-, GOODBYE WARNER BROTHERS... GOODBYE T-B-S. LEAVING NOTHING BUT THE NATION'S LARGEST CABLE COMPANY....

-----------------------


THERE ARE MORE QUESTIONS THIS MORNING CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF THE 2002 FORD EXPLORER. FORD HAS REQUESTED THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY TO DELAY ITS CRASH TESTS. FORD SAYS IT WILL MAKE SOME STRUCTURAL CHANGES THIS FALL.

-----------------------


STOCKS TRADED ALMOST FLAT TO START OUT THE WEEK.....
ON ASIAN MARKETS OVERNIGHT .. IN JAPAN.. STOCKS WERE MIXED ON THE SLIGHT RISE ON THE NASDAQ.

-----------------------


AMAZON AND TARGET ARE EXPECTED TO FORM A PARTNERSHIP TO JOINTLY SELL GOODS OVER THE INTERNET.
THIS YEAR, AMAZON ANNOUNCED IT WAS TAKING OVER THE OPERATIONS OF BOOK RETAILER BORDERS WEB SITE. IT ALSO RECENTLY STRUCK A DEAL WITH CIRCUIT CITY.

-----------------------


TEENS.. ONLINE..ARE SPENDING QUITE A BIT OF MONEY.THE RESEARCH FIRM DATA MONITOR SAYS TEENAGE ONLINE SPENDING IN THE U-S AND MOST OF EUROPE ACCOUNTED FOR $483 MILLION DOLLARS ON LINE IN 2000.

-----------------------


AND THAT'S YOUR FIRST BUSINESS CHECK ON THE MORNING'S TOP BUSINESS HAPPENINGS..
I'M BARTON ECKERT IN WASHINGTON.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[11Natural-Gas]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-23 TC1:50:40]
[GRAPHIC=Heating Prices]


Old Man Winter may not burn such a big hole in your pocket this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Year]


Roanoke Gas company says an increase in natural gas supply will drive prices down 15 to 20 percent this season.
That means the average customer will pay 150 to 200 dollars less to heat a home.
The company has 15-hundred customers who still haven't paid their bills from last year and urges them to do so soon. [tc:11:51:18]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Our biggest worry]

((JOHN WILLIAMSON: OUR BIGGEST WORRY IS THAT OCTOBER 5TH OR 6TH WE GET A COLD STORM AND EVERYONE WANTS TO GET THEIR PAST DUES AND CLEAR THEM UP, BUT WE'D MUCH RATHER HAVE THEM DO IT OVER A REASONABLE PERIOD OF TIME.))
[SUPER=01-John Williamson/Roanoke Gas Co.]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=period of time.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Although prices are expected to drop this season, they are still about 30 percent higher than two years ago.

[11Rabies]


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


A rabies scare in Bedford has officials there urging city residents to avoid stray animals and keep their own pets' vaccinations up to date.
A Bedford man is undergoing treatment, because he was scratched by a stray cat over the weekend.
The animal later tested positive for rabies.
It's the second case in Bedford since July, and the tenth in the Lynchburg district this year.

[Stem-Cell]


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


A panel from the National Academy of Sciences says new embryonic stem cell lines will be needed in the future.
The panel's report is also calling for continued federal funding for stem cell research.
Last month, President Bush ordered that federal funds be used ONLY for work on about 60 cell lines that already exist, not on any newly developed ones.
Today's report says existing lines can become compromised with age, and scientists worry about mutations posing a health risk to humans.


[Med-Day]


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


In medical news, good news for pecan lovers. And a well balanced diet will help reduce the risk for breast cancer.
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=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((THEY WERE ONCE ON THE LIST OF FOOD BAD FOR YOUR HEART- BUT A NEW STUDY SAYS PECANS ARE ACTUALLY HEART HEALTHY RESEARCH IN THE JOURNAL OF NUTRITION FINDS WHEN PEOPLE ATE ABOUT A HANDFUL OF PECANS EVERY DAY- NOT ONLY DID THEIR LDL OR BAD CHOLESTEROL DROP- BUT THEIR HDL OR GOOD CHOLESTEROLS WENT UP. IN FACT- THE RESULTS IN THE NUT EATERS WERE EVEN BETTER THAN A GROUP WHO SIMPLY ATE A LOW FAT DIET. PECANS NOW JOINS PEANUTS AND WALNUTS ON THE LIST OF GOOD FOR YOUR HEART FOODS.
NOW THERE IS NO ONE MAGICAL FOOD WHEN IT COMES TO LOWERING YOUR RISK OF BREAST CANCER. IT TAKES A WELL BALANCED DIET. BUT RESEARCH IN THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY SAYS IF YOU CAN- REALLY EAT LOTS OF DEEP GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES- AND ORANGE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. THE RESEARCH SUGGESTS WOMEN WHO REGULARLY EAT FOODS LIKE BROCCOLI, SPINACH. CARROTS, PEACHES, AND ORANGES CAN CUT THEIR RISK OF BREAST IN HALF.
FINALLY TODAY- IF YOU HAVE A TEENAGE GIRL WITH STUBBORN ACNE- THE ANSWER MAY BE A BIRTH CONTROL PILL. A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL FERTILITY AND STERILITY FINS WHAT ARE KNOWN AS ULTRA-LOW DOSE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS DO A VERY EFFECTIVE JOB AT KEEPING ACNE UNDER CONTROL/ THE ULTRA LOW DOSE PILLS CONTAIN VERY SMALL AMOUNTS OF HORMONES SO SIDE EFFECTS AND RISKS ARE ALSO VERY SMALL
THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]




[11Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=Avlanche Carolina League Champs]

The Salem Avalanche has a new title. Last night-- the team defeated Wilmington six to four to clinch the Carolina League Championship. It's Salem's first title in 14 years. Teresa Hamilton was at last night's game and victory celebration.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT **no super on the first interview** & all supers are quick]
[IN Q=The Salem]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Meeks/Avalanche Fan; :26 quick!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Ron Hossgilley/Avalanche Fan; :33 quick!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Eric Williams/Boston Celtics Center; :45 quick!!]
[SUPER=01-Donna Platter/Avalance Fan; :57 quick!!]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:02 quick!!]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Salem.]

(( The Salem Avalanche was the long shot at the end of the regular season-- which made this victory against the Wilmington Blue Rocks even sweeter.
(///sot/////)
[sot 01:01:53]

(( I'M SO EMOTIONAL....PERFECT ENDING. ))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q= ]

A crowd of approximately 35- hundred was on hand for the win-- Avalanche fans who've been faithful from the beginning.

(///sot////)
[sot 00:35:33]

(( I THINK THEY'RE.....GOING TO WIN.))
[runs=]
[out q=]
(///SOT////)
[SOT]

((THIS IS... SEE THEM WIN TONIGHT.)) The game at Salem Memorial stadium even brought out Boston Celtics center, Eric Williams who happened to be in town.
(///sot///)
[sot 00:39:46]

((i used to live in... participate in this game.)) A game many won't soon forget.
(///SOT////)
[SOT 00:38:01]

((WE'RE REAL HAPPY FOR THEM... GOING TO HATE TO SEE THE SEASON END BUT THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GO... TO WIN IT ALL.))
[OUT Q= ]

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Salem.))

[11Franklin-Bank]


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


Salem Avalanche owner Kelvin Bowles is doing more than celebrating his team's new title... he's helping to start a new bank.
Bowles and about a dozen Franklin County residents put their heads together to create the new Franklin Community Bank which will make a public offering tomorrow.
The bank will be located at the CATCE Center in Rocky Mount and is expected to open early next year.
Virginia Home Furnishings owner Joel Shepherd is also one of the organizers.

[2-11Natural-Gas]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-23 TC1:50:40]
[GRAPHIC=Heating Prices]


It looks like gas prices won't be as high this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Year]


Roanoke Gas company says an increase in natural gas supply will drive prices down 15 to 20 percent this season.
That means the average customer will pay 150 to 200 dollars less to heat a home.
The company has 15-hundred customers who still haven't paid their bills from last year and urges them to do so soon. [tc:11:51:18]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Our biggest worry]

((JOHN WILLIAMSON: OUR BIGGEST WORRY IS THAT OCTOBER 5TH OR 6TH WE GET A COLD STORM AND EVERYONE WANTS TO GET THEIR PAST DUES AND CLEAR THEM UP, BUT WE'D MUCH RATHER HAVE THEM DO IT OVER A REASONABLE PERIOD OF TIME.))
[SUPER=01-John Williamson/Roanoke Gas Co.]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=period of time.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Although prices are expected to drop this season, they are still about 30 percent higher than two years ago.

[11McEachin-Wilder]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=McEachin]


Democratic Attorney General candidate Don McEachin will get the endorsement of the nation's first black elected governor today.
Former Governor Doug Wilder and McEachin are scheduled to appear together today at a news conference.
McEachin is running against Republican Jerry Kilgore.

[Marketwatch]


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


In other business news, Stocks will begin trading at about the same level they did yesterday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell just a fraction of a point while the Nasdaq rose eight points.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]
(on cam)

((THE MAJOR STOCK INDEXES BARELY BUDGED IN THE LAST SESSION AS HESTIANT INVESTORS AWAIT A SLEW OF ECONOMIC FIGURES SET FOR RELEASE FRIDAY AND AN EARNINGS REPORT DUE FROM ORACLE THURSDAY.

(graphic)

FRIDAY MARKS THE RELEASE OF RETAIL SALES, PRODUCER PRICE INFLATION DATA AND ANOTHER REPORT ON CONSUMER SENTIMENT.

(on cam)

STOCKS WOBBLED IN THE LATEST SESSION .. SWINGING BETWEEN MODEST GAINS AND LOSSES ALL DAY

(graphic)

THE DOW ENDED JUST ABOUT WHERE IT BEGAN AT 9605

(graphic)

THE NASDAQ SQUEEZED OUT A 7 POINT GAIN.

(on cam)

A LOT OF INVESTORS DON'T WANT TO PLACE ANY BIG BETS WITH EARNINGS SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER.

(graphic)

AMONG THE STOCKS IN THE SPOTLIGHT.. AOL TIME WARNER MAY MERGE ITS TVBUSINESS WITH LARGER RIVAL AT&T TO FORM A CABLE COMPANY WITH OVER 22 MILLION CUSTOMERS.

(graphic)

INVESTORS WERE BETTING ON DRUG STOCKS INCLUDING BRISTOL MYERS SQUIB AND PFIZER.. MARKETWATCHERS THING EARNINGS AT DRUG COMPANIES WILL HOLD UP EVEN AS THE ECONOMY SLOWS.

(on cam)

SPEAKING OF THE ECONOMY.. JP MORGAN CHASE HAS REVISED IT OUTLOOK FOR U-S INTEREST RATES FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR. THE INVESTMENT BANK IS NOW PREDICTING THE FED WILL CUT BY ANOTHER THREE QTRS OF A PERCENT THIS YEAR TO JUMPSTART THE ECONOMY AND CORPORATE PROFITS.

(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#7]




[5-Heart-Diseases]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-13]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Health Check]


In this morning's health check, Heart disease doesn't only effect men -- WOMEN are just as much at risk.
In fact, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women.
Every year more than 500-thousand women die from the disease. Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us the story of a local women -- who had a heart attack at the age of 50.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When many women think of a family member]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=01-Andree' Brooks/Heart Attack Victim; :12]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :29]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mona Sadek/Roanoke Valley Women's Center; :38]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=for News 7 Mornin'.]

((
When many women think of a family member most likely to have a heart attack --they picture their father, brother or husband -but very rarely themselves.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT3:50:26]
[IN Q=I was too young to have a heart attack]

(( I WAS TOO YOUNG TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK -- I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD BE ME. I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE ONE OF MY BROTHERS --BECAUSE MEN HAVE HEART ATTACKS AND WOMEN DON'T AND THAT'S SUCH A MISCONCEPTION)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=such a misconception]


In fact, more than 20 percent of women have some form of cardiovascular disease.
Doctor Mona Sadek says because women often have different symptoms than men --they don't recognize the warning signs --and therefore don't seek medical attention.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT4:55:08]
[IN Q=Women tend to have very subtle signs]

((WOMEN TEND TO HAVE VERY SUBTLE SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS --FATIGUE JUST BEING TIRED --SHORT OF BREATH A LITTLE NAUSEA THAT'S PRETTY MUCH IT. SO IT'S NOT THE ELEPHANT SITTING ON YOUR CHEST KIND OF SIGN THAT YOU CAN RELY ON)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=that you can rely on]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT3:51:17]
[IN Q=I didn't have crushing chest pains]

(( I DIDN'T HAVE CRUSHING CHEST PAINS --I DIDN'T HAVE PAIN IN MY ARM --THE TYPICAL SYMPTOMS THAT WE HEAR ABOUT -- I JUST HAD THIS LITTLE ACHE THAT WAS INSIDE MY HEART AND I KNEW THAT WAS SERIOUS )) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=was that serious]


Brooke says because she got help right way --she didn't suffer any damage to her heart.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT3:50:09]
[IN Q=It's almost in a way like I'm]

((IT'S ALMOST IN A WAY LIKE I'M GLAD IT HAPPENED --IT WAS A VERY MILD HEART ATTACK -- AND IT MAKES ME VERY CONSCIOUS OF EATING RIGHT, EXERCISING, CHOLESTEROL --ALL OF THE THINGS I PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE UNTIL I WAS MUCH OLDER)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=i was much older]))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]
To find out more information about women and heart disease ---
(+++++++++++)

[PINNACLE] Lewis-Gale Medical Center will be having a Women and Heart Health Symposium.
It will take place on Sunday from 12-30 to 4pm at the Hotel Roanoke. You must pre-register by Friday by calling 1-888-633-4860. The cost is 25 dollars and that includes lunch.
(----------------)
(Kimberly tosses to bump)

News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #8]


[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]


A rabies scare in Bedford has officials there urging city residents to avoid stray animals and keep their own pets' vaccinations up to date.
A Bedford man is undergoing treatment, because he was scratched by a stray cat over the weekend.
The animal later tested positive for rabies.

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


Roanoke Gas company says an increase in natural gas supply will drive prices down 15 to 20 percent this season.
That means the average customer will pay 150 to 200 dollars less to heat a home.
Although prices are expected to drop this season, they are still about 30 percent higher than two years ago.

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


For the first time in 14- years-- The Salem Avalanche has clinched the Carolina League Championship Series. The team beat Wilmington six to four at Salem Memorial Stadium.

(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Leo ad lib weather)
(-------------)

[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Robin Reed with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Leo has]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
(-------------)
[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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