[Attack-Update]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The F-B-I says more than a dozen hijackers were involved in Tuesday's deadly terrorist attacks.
Officials say all of the hijackers were of Middle Eastern descent with links to Osama bin Laden or other terrorist groups.
The Justice Department adds that some of the hijackers were trained at U-S flight schools.
Meanwhile, New York mayor Rudolph Guiliani confirms the city has asked for six- thousand body bags.
Jennifer Jones is in New York with the latest.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=not always easy.]


(( Banks of floodlights light the way for an army of recovery crews searching the rubble. Fighting fatigue and a mountain of debris, rescuers also had to struggle with the secondary collapse of one world trade center tower and the partial collapse of several nearby buildings.

SOT: Unnamed Rescue Worker: I WAS IN THE MURRAH BUILDING IN

OKLAHOMA, THIS IS OKLAHOMA CITY 20 TIMES OVER.
In Washington, a U.S. Flag signals strength to the firefighters who finally put an end to the stubborn fire smoldering at the Pentagon. Many military and civilian staff are still missing and presumed dead. President Bush got a first-hand look at the destruction.

SOT: President Bush: Coming here on the one hand makes me sad. It also

makes me angry.
So angry the President has described the attack as an act of war. Meanwhile the investigation continues with authorities saying that mounting evidence pointing to terrorist Osama Bin Laden. In Boston, authorities searched hotels for suspects and in Florida, FBI agents have taken files from a flight school believed to be the training ground for the hijackers. Bin Laden has expressed his pleasure with the attacks but denied any involvement.

(Nats)


Back in New York -- As the hours pass there is little hope of finding survivors, and rescuers are trying to stay positive. Surrounded by a world of devastation, that is not always easy. ))
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]




[VOB-Victory-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-26]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]

[NO SUPERS B/C I WASN'T CERTAIN OF NAME SPELLINGS] A candlelight vigil in Roanoke brought out well over a thousand people last night.
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[VO-NAT 12 1/2 before bite]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]

The crowd, which included people of all faiths, poured into Victory Stadium around eight o'clock. For many-- it was reassuring to know they weren't the only ones dealing with pain and grief over America's loss.
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[SOT 08:23:06/ 08:28:09]
[IN Q=I don't know]

((I DON'T KNOW ANYONE THERE... BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN US.)) ((OF COURSE, YOU KNOW.... HOPE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN AGAIN. ))
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=hope it doesn't happen again.]
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[VO-NAT 6 plus pad]

The vigil, which last about an hour, included messages of faith-- from area ministers and rabbis.
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[11Airports]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC1:36:42]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Even when the FAA allows flights to take to the air, passengers at smaller airports may still be kept waiting.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

There had been SOME hope that flights would resume at Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday afternoon. Stranded passengers returned rental cars and rebooked their flights. But, despite the fact that the FAA partially lifted the flight ban on CERTAIN flights, Roanoke was NOT given the go-ahead.
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[SOT 5:17:35-5:17:44]
[IN Q=It'll be the bigger airports first...]
[SUPER=01-Amanda Snapp/Roanoke Regional Airport;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=... long time to get the system up and running again.]
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[VO-NAT]

Snapp says Roanoke and all other airports will have to meet certain security requirements before being allowed to put planes in the air. She wouldn't discuss those requirements, but says they are being worked on.
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[2-11Postal-Service]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC38:18]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


The air traffic slowdown is not stopping the U-S mail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Despite its reliance on commercial airlines, the post office says it's called in ground reinforcements.
All mail is going by truck or rail.
No significant delays are expected.
Meanwhile, Fed-Ex and U-P-S are also grounded, but they too, are using additional trucks.
Fed-Ex express shipments are expected to be delayed a minimum of 24 to 48 hours.
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[11Recruiters]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC36:09]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Military officials say they aren't sure whether Tuesday's attacks will have any effect on recruitment efforts nationwide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


In Lynchburg, army recruiters say they've handled numerous calls from veterans offering their services again if needed.
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[SOT 10:46:59]
[IN Q=It's still too]

((TERRY BROOKS/ARMY RECRUITER: IT'S STILL TOO EARLY TO TELL, I WOULDN'T WANT TO SPECULATE ON THAT. WITH THE NUMBER OF INQUIRIES WE'VE HAD, IT'S BEEN PROMISING. PEOPLE SEEM A LOT MORE GENUINELY CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON AND WHAT THEY CAN DO TO HELP.))
[SUPER=01-Terry Brooks/Army Recruiter]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=can do to help.]
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[VO-NAT]


Brooks says the Army saw a moderate increase in recruits in the early days of the Gulf War.
The attacks have prompted other displays of patriotism, as signs of support and American flags have sprouted in front of many area homes and businesses.
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[11Other-Cancellations]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]

The Big East conference has postponed all of its football games this weekend, including the Washington at Miami contest.
[GRAPHIC=SOUTHERN]

However, the Southern Conference has decided to play its games this weekend. That means the East Tennessee State at VMI contest will take place at Alumni Field in Lexington on Saturday at one.
[GRAPHIC=NFL]

The NFL is trying to decide what to do about playing this Sunday. The league says it will make its decision today.
[GRAPHIC=MLB]

Major League Baseball games are postponed through tonight.
[GRAPHIC=NEW HAMPSHIRE]

One group that you just knew wouldn't stop for anything is NASCAR. While qualifying on Friday at New Hampshire has been canceled, Sunday's race is still on.

[11Suggs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Lee Suggs]


In one other note, the surgery to repair Lee Suggs damaged left knee was scheduled for yesterday. The procedure will take place tomorrow afternoon at Montgomery Regional Hospital.

(Kim tosses to weather)[11Gas-Prices]



[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-32 TC1:32:48]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]

Gas prices remain steady, despite concern about the possibility of skyrocketing costs.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

Across Southwest Virginia prices at the pump are within an expected range. At many stations, fuel is being advertised as low as "a dollar-30" and as high as "a dollar-56" Federal officials say there's no reason for a sharp rise in cost, because supply is flowing.
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[SOT 53:56:26 - :05]
[IN Q=THE GOVERNMENT]

((JIM GORMAN/CUSTOMER; THE GOVERNMENT WON'T LET IT HAPPEN BECAUSE THEY JUST WON'T LET IT HAPPEN, ITS JUST ONE OF THOSE ECONOMIC THINGS, PEOPLE HAVE TO GET TO WORK.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Gorman/Customer;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=HAVE TO GET TO WORK.]
(XXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN PINNACLE] Consumers who see stations charging what seem to be unusually high fuel prices are asked to call the Energy Department's hotline at 1-800-244-3301.
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[11Finance]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC1:12:31]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Investors are worried about the market, following Tuesday's attack on New York's Financial Center. But some analysts claim the attack isn't what will send stocks tumbling, but instead the shaky state of the economy BEFORE the attack.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=What will turn]

((BRIAN GOTTSTEIN/LEGG MASON: WHAT WILL TURN THIS MARKET AROUND IS WHAT WAS GOING TO TURN THIS MARKET AROUND BEFORE THIS EVER HAPPENED WHICH IS SOLID LEADERSHIP, A FEDERAL RESERVE THAT IS EASING INTEREST RATES, CONSUMER CONFIDENCE AND PERHAPS ADDITIONAL TAX CUTS AND SUCH.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Gottstein/Legg Mason]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=cuts and such.]
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[VO]
Here's a look at market trends after similar situations occurred..
Pearl Harbor.. The Dow declined about 7 percent in the ensuing month. One year later, it was 15 percent higher than before the surprise bombing.
The Gulf War in 1990, the Dow declined 18 percent after news of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. One year later, it soared to record highs.
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[1st-Business]


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


In other business news, U-S markets will remain closed today, but the bond and stock futures markets in Chicago plan to resume trading.
Here's Barton Eckert with a look at the morning's top business stories.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=CONUS 4:12:48]
[SUPER=01-Barton Eckert/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Laufenberg/American Express; :16]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=I'm Barton Eckert in Washington.]

((GOOD MORNING THIS THURSDAY THE 13TH OF SEPTEMBER
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING

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STOCK MARKETS REMAIN CLOSED.. GOVERNMENT BOND TRADING WILL RESUME... THE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERC ARE OPEN. WHEN STOCK MARKETS REOPEN... ANALYSTS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE ALREADY TROUBLED ECONOMIC BACKDROP.

(SOT -LAUFENBERG OC "TO ENGAGE IN" :13)


THE SHUTDOWN OF THE N-Y-S-E IS THE LONGEST SINCE IT WAS CLOSED FOR TWO DAYS AT THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO. THE LONGEST CLOSING WAS NEARLY FOUR MONTHS DURING WORLD WAR ONE.

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CLAIMS TO THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY... EXCLUDING LIFE INSURANCE CLAIM... FROM THE TERRORIST ATACKS COULD REACH $15 BILLION DOLLARS. EXCEEDING THE 1992 LOS ANGELES RIOTS. MEANWHILE.
GE HAS OFFERED $10 MILLION FOR FAMILIES OF NEW YORK DECEASED EMERGENCY WORKERS .
CISCO SYSTEMS WILL DONATE ABOUT $6 MILLION

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


WE TOLD YOU YESTERDAY MORNING OF THE LONG LINES AND RISING PRICES AT GAS STATIONS.. INCLUDING $5 A GALLON GAS AT ONE STATION IN OKLAHOMA ON RUMORS NO MORE TANKERS WERE COMING FOR AWHILE
SOME OF THE BIG OIL COMPANIES HAVE SAID THEY WILL FREEZE PRICES OR TRY TO CONTROL THEM AT STATIONS THEY OPERATE. BUT.. IN MANY CASES.. INDEPENDENTLY OWNED STATION OPERATORS ARE ABLE TO SET PRICES AT WILL.

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AND THAT'S YOUR FIRST BUSINESS CHECK ON THE MORNING'S TOP BUSINESS HAPPENINGS..
I'M BARTON ECKERT IN WASHINGTON.))
[Anchor=Kim]
[SS=none]

News 7 Mornin' will be right back.
[COMM]

[11Minute-Silence]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=US Supreme Court]


There are a few other stories worth noting, one from the U-S Supreme Court.
The Court's chief justice rejected an appeal of Virginia's minute of silence law.
Chief Justice William (Wren-quist) Rehnquist says there is no allegation that Virginia school teachers have used the minute of silence to lead students in prayer.
Opponents of the law say it violates the separation of church and state.

[11Callaway-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC45:38]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Fire damaged a building at a Franklin County school.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


Officials say workers who were remodeling an old cafeteria at Callaway Elementary School yesterday morning touched off the fire.
The building isn't attached to the school.
But the students did go through a fire drill just in case.
No one was hurt.
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[Med-Day]


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


In medical news, new research shows people who take aspirin regularly live longer.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]




(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]




[6-Red-Cross]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC1:51:00]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
How parents react in the wake of this tragedy -- could play a big role on their children's emotional well being.
Often children are the silent victims. That's why experts say it's important that parents pay close attention to signs of emotional distress.
As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tell us, the Red Cross has mental health volunteers in our area ready to offer their assistance.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The horrifying images of the explosion]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Tuesday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Lou Perrott/Red Cross Mental Health Volunteer;27]
[SUPER=@Joy2;1:20]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=js news 7, Roanoke]


((The horrifying images of the explosion-- could cause emotional trauma for some children.
Helping families recover from tragedies like these -- is something clinical psychologist Lou Perrott has been trained to do. He is one many mental health volunteers for the American Red Cross.
He says it's important during this difficult time that parents provide a safe an environment where children can talk about what they've seen -- and how they feel.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:32:43]
[IN Q=You don't have to be a great stone]

((YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE GREAT STONE FACE -- IT'S FINE TO EMPATHIZE --AND SAY I FELT THAT TOO --IF A CHILD GETS TO CRYING --THAT'S FINE YOU DON'T HAVE TO TRY AND HIDE YOUR EMOTIONS)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=hide your emotions]


Perrott says parents should realize -- children might initially suffer from shock because of tragedy -- but if behavioral changes persist --that could be a sign of a problem.
And there are signs to look for --that might indicate professional help is needed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:31:00]
[IN Q=A lot of crying --breaking down]

((A LOT OF CRYING BREAKING DOWN EASILY --WAKING UP AT NIGHT --CAN'T GET TO SLEEP --ONE OF ASPECT OF IT. WITH SOME CHILDREN IT WOULD BE ANY CHANGE IN THEIR EVERYDAY ROUTINE)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=in their everday routine]


For many it will be a long time before things will get back to normal -- and for some the emotional toll will last a lifetime.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


You can contact your local Red Cross office if you would like to be connected to a mental health counselor.
They can come to your home to provide short term counseling.

[6-Patriotism]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-20 TC47:55]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


American flags are flying in Lee Plaza in downtown Roanoke and lining the streets on lamp posts.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

It was Mayor Ralph Smith's idea. He suggested decking out the city- -on the day after the attack- -with the kind of display usually reserved for holidays. He said he always tries try to pull the best out of any situation. Mayor Smith said the red, white and blue display may continue for a few days.
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]

In the New River Valley, businesses lowered the stars and stripes to half staff. Several retailers changed their usual commercial message to honor the dead. Others posted expressions of optimism.
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(toss to bump)[HELLO]


[2-shot]

[Kim and Leo brief hi before generic][2-Attack-Update]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
U-S Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is strongly hinting a military retaliation for Tuesday's attacks in New York and Washington.
The F-B-I has confirmed more than a dozen hijackers-- all of Middle Eastern descent-- were involved.
Officials say the hijackers also had links to Osama bin Laden or other terrorist groups.
As for the number of casualties-- New York city officials have asked for six- thousand body bags.
And the Pentagon says about 150 people are still unaccounted for there.
Jennifer Jones is in New York with an update.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=not always easy.]

(( Banks of floodlights light the way for an army of recovery crews searching the rubble. Fighting fatigue and a mountain of debris, rescuers also had to struggle with the secondary collapse of one world trade center tower and the partial collapse of several nearby buildings.

SOT: Unnamed Rescue Worker: I WAS IN THE MURRAH BUILDING IN

OKLAHOMA, THIS IS OKLAHOMA CITY 20 TIMES OVER.
In Washington, a U.S. Flag signals strength to the firefighters who finally put an end to the stubborn fire smoldering at the Pentagon. Many military and civilian staff are still missing and presumed dead. President Bush got a first-hand look at the destruction.

SOT: President Bush: Coming here on the one hand makes me sad. It also

makes me angry.
So angry the President has described the attack as an act of war. Meanwhile the investigation continues with authorities saying that mounting evidence pointing to terrorist Osama Bin Laden. In Boston, authorities searched hotels for suspects and in Florida, FBI agents have taken files from a flight school believed to be the training ground for the hijackers. Bin Laden has expressed his pleasure with the attacks but denied any involvement.

(Nats)


Back in New York -- As the hours pass there is little hope of finding survivors, and rescuers are trying to stay positive. Surrounded by a world of devastation, that is not always easy. ))

[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]




[2-VOB-Victory-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-26?]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]

[NO SUPERS B/C I WASN'T CERTAIN OF NAME SPELLINGS] Over one thousand people attended a candlelight vigil in Roanoke last night.
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[VO-NAT 12 1/2 before bite]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]

The crowd, which included people of all faiths, poured into Victory Stadium around eight o'clock. For many-- it was reassuring to know they weren't the only ones dealing with pain and grief over America's loss.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 08:23:06/ 08:28:09]
[IN Q=I don't know]

((I DON'T KNOW ANYONE THERE... BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN US.)) ((OF COURSE, YOU KNOW.... HOPE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN AGAIN. ))
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=hope it doesn't happen again.]
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[VO-NAT 6 plus pad]

The vigil, which last about an hour, included messages of faith-- from area ministers and rabbis.
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[11Tonight-Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-47 TC33:37]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore spoke to Virginians in a statewide address last night- denouncing the attack on Virginia soil and asking all Virginians to unite.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:33:00]
[IN Q=We must all ]

((GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE: WE MUST ALL PULL TOGETHER, EVERY VIRGINIAN TO HELP IN THIS TIME OF NEED. I ASK OF YOU TONIGHT.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=I ask of you tonight.]
(XXXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN]
Gilmore announced a Virginia Terrorism helpline for victims and families of victims who may need financial assistance or other help.
That number is - 866- 827- 3543.
It will be open from 7 am until midnight beginning today.
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[11Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC17:09]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]


The Governor has also requested a federal disaster declaration for Arlington County.
Crowds are starting to gather at the Pentagon in Arlington.
Ellen Qualls has the story from there.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The deep scar]
[SUPER=03-Arlington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Traci Rowenhorst/Victim's Wife; :10]
[SUPER=01-Christy Babcock/Victim's Friend; :37]
[SUPER=07-Devon Johnson; :48]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Cook/Oakton Parent; 1:11]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; 2:02]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; 2:18]
[SUPER=@Ellen1; 2:39]
[RUNS=2:59]
[OUT Q=EQ, News 7, Arlington.]



[11UVA-Cancelation]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-98 1:15:06]
[GRAPHIC=UVa/Penn State]


The announcement from Charlottesville on the status of the Virginia/Penn State football game has been released. Steve Mason found out the attack on America was deeply felt on the grounds once occupied by of one of our country's founding fathers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Craig Littlepage/UVa Athletic Director; :26]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Abby Fifer/UVa Student Council President; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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[11ACC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-105 10839tc]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


The ACC was also in on the decision to move the UVa-Penn State game to December. In fact, late yesterday afternoon the ACC decided to cancel all sports activity in the conference until Sunday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=WE FELL LIKE...]
[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...athletic competition."]
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(toss to weather)[2-1st-Business]



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


In business news, Insurance claims from Tuesday's attacks could reach 15 billion dollars.
Here's Barton Eckert with a look at the morning's top business stories.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=CONUS 4:12:48]
[SUPER=01-Barton Eckert/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Laufenberg/American Express; :16]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=I'm Barton Eckert in Washington.]

((GOOD MORNING THIS THURSDAY THE 13TH OF SEPTEMBER
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING

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


STOCK MARKETS REMAIN CLOSED.. GOVERNMENT BOND TRADING WILL RESUME... THE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERC ARE OPEN. WHEN STOCK MARKETS REOPEN... ANALYSTS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE ALREADY TROUBLED ECONOMIC BACKDROP.

(SOT -LAUFENBERG OC "TO ENGAGE IN" :13)


THE SHUTDOWN OF THE N-Y-S-E IS THE LONGEST SINCE IT WAS CLOSED FOR TWO DAYS AT THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO. THE LONGEST CLOSING WAS NEARLY FOUR MONTHS DURING WORLD WAR ONE.

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


CLAIMS TO THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY... EXCLUDING LIFE INSURANCE CLAIM... FROM THE TERRORIST ATACKS COULD REACH $15 BILLION DOLLARS. EXCEEDING THE 1992 LOS ANGELES RIOTS. MEANWHILE.
GE HAS OFFERED $10 MILLION FOR FAMILIES OF NEW YORK DECEASED EMERGENCY WORKERS .
CISCO SYSTEMS WILL DONATE ABOUT $6 MILLION

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


WE TOLD YOU YESTERDAY MORNING OF THE LONG LINES AND RISING PRICES AT GAS STATIONS.. INCLUDING $5 A GALLON GAS AT ONE STATION IN OKLAHOMA ON RUMORS NO MORE TANKERS WERE COMING FOR AWHILE
SOME OF THE BIG OIL COMPANIES HAVE SAID THEY WILL FREEZE PRICES OR TRY TO CONTROL THEM AT STATIONS THEY OPERATE. BUT.. IN MANY CASES.. INDEPENDENTLY OWNED STATION OPERATORS ARE ABLE TO SET PRICES AT WILL.

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


AND THAT'S YOUR FIRST BUSINESS CHECK ON THE MORNING'S TOP BUSINESS HAPPENINGS..
I'M BARTON ECKERT IN WASHINGTON.))
[Anchor=Kim]
[ss=none]

We'll be right back after this break.

[NO STOCKS] [COMM]

[11McKeon]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC29:54]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


A Roanoke man is afraid that his brother may have died in the attack on the World Trade Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Tuesday;]


Thomas McKeon, the director of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, says his younger brother, Barry, worked on the 95th floor of the second tower that was hit.
He was on a phone, talking to his wife, just before the hijacked airliner crashed into the building several floors below his office.
McKeon says his brother hasn't been heard from since hanging up his cellphone.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Barry McKeon is an executive vice president for a trust company.
He has four children.

[11Florio-React]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=SP-97 10956TC]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]

Roanoke Express Coach Perry Florio is a Long Island native, and he for one has been touched by the tragic events of this week more than anyone can imagine.
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[VO-NAT 22]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:00]

Florio discovered Tuesday night he knew at least two people who died in the crashes. Los Angeles Kings scouting director Ace Bailey
[SUPER=04-1994 Season;]

and assistant scout Mark Bavis were on one of the planes which crashed into the World Trade Center. Bavis, number 29, is seen here playing for the Carolina Stingrays in 1994. Florio remembers playing against Bavis, and Bailey coached Florio for three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=To think he was on the second...]

((PERRY FLORIO/ROANOKE EXPRESS HEAD COACH; TO THINK HE WAS ON THE SECOND FLIGHT, THE UNITED FLIGHT THAT WENT INTO THE WORLD TRADE CENTER THAT WE'VE SEEN SO MANY TIMES ON TELEVISION. EVERY TIME I SEE THE REPLAY I CAN'T IMAGINE THE HORROR THAT MUST HAVE BEEN GOING THROUGH THEIR MINDS WHEN IT HAPPENED.))
[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/Roanoke Express Head Coach]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=through their minds when it happened.]
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[VO-NAT con't]

Last night, Florio received a phone call from a relative who is a firefighter in New York, and responded to the first explosion at the World Trade Center. The firefighters were going up the stairs and then watched the second plane hit.


(//////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:45]
[INQ=They still continued up...]
((THEY STILL CONTINUED UP AND I THINK THEY GOT TO ABOUT THE 50TH FLOOR, AND THE BUILDING #2, THE FIRST TOWER TO CRUMBLE

WENT DOWN AND THEY FELT THE VIBRATION AND COULD SEE THE MASSIVE DESTRUCTION OUTSIDE SO THEY WERE RADIOED FROM THE TRUCK DOWN BELOW TO GET OUT.))
[RUNS=20]
[OUTQ=truck down below to get out.]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[SUPER=03-Shanksville, PA; :00]

As if those two connections were not enough, Florio's parents live in Johnston, Pennsylvania, just about 20 minutes away from where one of the United Airlines planes crashed Tuesday.
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[2-Med-Day]


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


In medical news, a new study shows that anti-biotics are over prescribed by doctors.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]




(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]


[3-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 request for six- THOUSAND body bags in New York City, as the ashes smolder at the World Trade Center.
And 150 people are reported missing from the Pentagon.
The F-B-I says more than a dozen Middle Eastern hijackers carried out the devastation.
We'll have the latest.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Over a thousand people of all faiths came together to express their grief through prayer at Roanoke's Victory Stadium last night.
They lit candles, and comforted one another, trying to come to terms with the tragedy.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And the wait continues for travelers hoping to board a flight in Roanoke.
Commercial flights are still on hold, for now, at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, September 13th .
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[3-Attack-Update]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The number of casualties from Tuesday's terrorist attacks continues to rise--
New York mayor Rudolph Guiliani confirms the city's asked for six- thousand body bags, that as rescue workers continue searching for survivors in the rubble of the World Trade Center.
At the Pentagon, officials say there are 150 people who are still unaccounted for.
President Bush got a first- hand look at the structure yesterday, saying he was "overwhelmed" by the devastation.


Jennifer Jones is in New York with an update.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=not always easy.]

(( Banks of floodlights light the way for an army of recovery crews searching the rubble. Fighting fatigue and a mountain of debris, rescuers also had to struggle with the secondary collapse of one world trade center tower and the partial collapse of several nearby buildings.

SOT: Unnamed Rescue Worker: I WAS IN THE MURRAH BUILDING IN

OKLAHOMA, THIS IS OKLAHOMA CITY 20 TIMES OVER.
In Washington, a U.S. Flag signals strength to the firefighters who finally put an end to the stubborn fire smoldering at the Pentagon. Many military and civilian staff are still missing and presumed dead. President Bush got a first-hand look at the destruction.

SOT: President Bush: Coming here on the one hand makes me sad. It also

makes me angry.
So angry the President has described the attack as an act of war. Meanwhile the investigation continues with authorities saying that mounting evidence pointing to terrorist Osama Bin Laden. In Boston, authorities searched hotels for suspects and in Florida, FBI agents have taken files from a flight school believed to be the training ground for the hijackers. Bin Laden has expressed his pleasure with the attacks but denied any involvement.

(Nats)


Back in New York -- As the hours pass there is little hope of finding survivors, and rescuers are trying to stay positive. Surrounded by a world of devastation, that is not always easy. ))
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]




[3WX-Hello]


[ANCHOR=Leo]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=None]




[Desk 3-SHOT=KMC/LHI/SPA]



(3-shot)
(Steve Hello)

(toss to Leo)



(WX-PRO)

[Currents]
[Area Forecast]


(TWO SHOT---Kimberly and Leo)


[11Victory-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-26]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]

Well over a thousand people gathered last night at Victory Stadium in Roanoke... People of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds came together-- hoping to make sense of the last few days. Teresa Hamilton has our story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We are here]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :12]
[SUPER=01-Frances Underwood/Parent; :27]
[SUPER=07-Justin Grubb; :36]
[SUPER=07-John Goodhart; :55]
[SUPER=07-Lindsey Wirth; 1:14 ]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.]
(((///sot////)
[sot]
[IN Q= We are here]

((WE ARE HERE TONIGHT TO DEAL WITH TRAGEDY, TO HUDDLE CLOSE... AND TO REACH OUT TO ONE ANOTHER.)) [RUNS11]
[out q= one another.]

The Reverend Michael Valentine was one of several speakers-- who urged the crowd to move forward by leaning on their faith. A crowd-- filled with pain and grief for a country that lost so much, so quickly.
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[SOT 08:20:26]
[IN Q= I brought]

((FRANCES UNDERWOOD/PARENT: I BROUGHT MY CHILDREN SO THAT WOULD HAVE....SOME KIND OF RESOLUTION.)) [runs07]
[out q= kind of resolution.]
(///sot////)
[sot 08:27:07]
[IN Q= YOU DON'T]

((JUSTIN GRUBB: YOU DON'T REALLY THINK IT COULD HAPPEN... IT CAN HAPPEN ANYWHERE.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q= HAPPEN ANYWHERE.]

For many-- it was reassuring to know they weren't alone in their thoughts. That others-- are also feeling vulnerable and confused.
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[sot ]
[in q= on the second]

((ON THE SECOND...INSTEAD OF THE ELEVENTH DAYS OF SEPTEMBER.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q= DAY OF SEPTEMBER.]
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[sot]
[IN Q=I just can't]

((I JUST CAN'T.... EVERYONE IS HERE TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER.)) [runs10]
[out q= support each other.]

Support that will continue to be needed in the days to come... [nat close]
(///SOT/////)
[SOT]

((THROUGH IT ALL, THROUGH IT ALL, I'VE LEARNED TO DEPEND ON GOD'S WORDS, GOD BLESS YOU.)) Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))

[2-11Tonight-Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-47 TC33:37]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


In a statewide address last night, Governor Jim Gilmore denounced the attack on Virginia soil and asked all Virginians to unite.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:33:00]
[IN Q=We must all ]

((GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE: WE MUST ALL PULL TOGETHER, EVERY VIRGINIAN TO HELP IN THIS TIME OF NEED. I ASK OF YOU TONIGHT.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=I ask of you tonight.]
(XXXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN]
Gilmore announced a Virginia Terrorism helpline for victims and families of victims who may need financial assistance or other help.
That number is - 866- 827- 3543.
It will be open from 7 am until midnight beginning today.
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[11Senate]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC06:50]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America ]


This is a time to stick together.... That seemed to be the message on Capitol Hill.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:34:05]
[IN Q=]

((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN: WE WILL STICK UNITED.. DEFENDING OUR PRINCIPALS FROM VIRGINIANS TO NEW YORKERS TO AMERICAS WHO LOST LOVED ONES.. WE WILL DO WHATEVER THEY CAN DO.)) [BUTT TO 16:31:58] ((SEN. JOHN WARNER: WE BEREAVE OUR CITIZENS TODAY WHO ARE SUFFERING THESE LOSSES, BUT AMERICA REMEMBERS AMERICA IS STRONGER AMERICA IS UNITED WE AR THE LEADERS HAVE A GREAT CHALLENGE IN THIS HOUR.))
[SUPER=@Allen; :00]
[Super=@JohnWarner; :14]
[RUNS=32]
[OUT Q=IN THIS HOUR.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Both Allen and Warner said the United States must find who's responsible and bring them to justice- Allen saying we've waited too long to get tough on terrorism.

[2-11Airports]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC1:36:42]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


Commercial flights are still on hold for now at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

There had been some hope that flights would resume at Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday afternoon. Stranded passengers returned rental cars and rebooked their flights. But, despite the fact that the FAA partially lifted the flight ban on CERTAIN flights, Roanoke was NOT given the go-ahead.
(///// SOT at :16/////)
[SOT 5:17:35-5:17:44]
[IN Q=It'll be the bigger airports first...]
[SUPER=01-Amanda Snapp/Roanoke Regional Airport;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=... long time to get the system up and running again.]
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[VO-NAT]

Snapp says Roanoke and all other airports will have to meet certain security requirements before being allowed to put planes in the air. She wouldn't discuss those requirements but says they are being worked on.
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[2-11Postal-Service]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC38:18]
[GRAPHIC=Attack on America]


The air traffic slowdown is not stopping the U-S mail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Despite its reliance on commercial airlines, the post office says it's called in ground reinforcements.
All mail is going by truck or rail.
No significant delays are expected.
Meanwhile, Fed-Ex and U-P-S are also grounded, but they too, are using additional trucks.
Fed-Ex express shipments are expected to be delayed a minimum of 24 to 48 hours.
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[2-11Other-Cancellations]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]

The Big East conference has postponed all of its football games this weekend, including the Washington at Miami contest.
[GRAPHIC=SOUTHERN]

However, the Southern Conference has decided to play its games this weekend. That means the East Tennessee State at VMI contest will take place at Alumni Field in Lexington on Saturday at one.
[GRAPHIC=NFL]

The NFL is trying to decide what to do about playing this Sunday. The league says it will make its decision today.
[GRAPHIC=MLB]

Major League Baseball games are postponed through tonight.
[GRAPHIC=NEW HAMPSHIRE]

One group that you just knew wouldn't stop for anything is NASCAR. While qualifying on Friday at New Hampshire has been canceled, Sunday's race is still on.

[2-11Suggs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Lee Suggs]


In one other note, the surgery to repair Lee Suggs damaged left knee was scheduled for yesterday. The procedure will take place tomorrow afternoon at Montgomery Regional Hospital.

(Kim tosses to weather)[11C'Burg-Red-Cross]



[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC1:08:10]
[GRAPHIC=Blood Supply]

Area residents continue to answer the call for blood donations. Yesterday, the Christiansburg Moose Lodge's
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[VO-NAT :16.5]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


annual blood drive was bombarded with hundreds of donors. American Red Cross officials say the wait was up to three or four hours. To give blood you must be at least 17 years-old, 110-pounds and in good health.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 57:31:26 - :42 / 56:07:10]
[IN Q=the donors have been ]

((MITZI TUCK/AMERICAN RED CROSS; THE DONORS HERE ARE GREAT TODAY THEY'VE BEEN DOING SOME REALLY NEAT THINGS OUTSIDE SINGING PATRIOTIC HYMNS WHILE WAITING IN LINE, YOU KNOW THEY ARE BEING REAL PATIENT WHICH WE APPRECIATE.)) ((ERIC ANDERSON/BLOOD DONOR; EVERYBODY WATCHED THIS STUFF ON TV AND THERE'S JUST NOTHING ELSE WE CAN DO TO HELP EXCEPT GIVE BLOOD.))
[SUPER=01-Mitzi Tuck/American Red Cross; :00]
[SUPER=01-Eric Anderson/Blood Donor; :12]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=TO HELP EXCEPT GIVE BLOOD.]
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[VO-NAT]

Turnout at local drives has been so overwhelming, officials are asking willing donors to make an appointment or wait until next week.
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS]
There's a list of donation times and locations on our website.
We have also set up a section where you can share what is on you mind concerning Tuesday's terrorist attacks.
You'll find both sections at W-D-B-J-7- -dot-com.
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[2-11UVA-Cancelation]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-98 1:15:06]
[GRAPHIC=UVa/Penn State]


The announcement from Charlottesville on the status of the Virginia/Penn State football game has been released. Steve Mason found out the attack on America was deeply felt on the grounds once occupied by of one of our country's founding fathers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Craig Littlepage/UVa Athletic Director; :26]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Abby Fifer/UVa Student Council President; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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[2-11ACC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-105 10839tc]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


The ACC was also in on the decision to move the UVa-Penn State game to December. In fact, late yesterday afternoon the ACC decided to cancel all sports activity in the conference until Sunday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=WE FELL LIKE...]
[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...athletic competition."]
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(toss to weather)


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


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


Governor Jim Gilmore spoke to Virginians in a statewide address last night- denouncing the attack on Virginia soil and asking all Virginians to unite.
(XXXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN 1001ESSC]
Gilmore announced a Virginia Terrorism helpline for victims and families of victims who may need financial assistance or other help.
That number is - 866- 827- 3543.
It will be open from 7 am until midnight beginning today.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Commercial flights are still on hold for now at the Roanoke Regional Airport. There had been some hope that flights would resume yesterday afternoon. The F-A-A partially lifted the flight ban on CERTAIN flights, Roanoke was NOT given the go-ahead.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


In other news, fire damaged a building at Callaway Elementary School in Franklin County yesterday morning.
Officials say workers who were remodeling an old cafeteria at the school touched off the fire.
The building isn't attached to the school.
But the students did go through a fire drill just in case.
No one was hurt.
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[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Leo ad lib weather)
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[NO AM-6 PROMO]


[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
[Desk=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]

(ad lib bye)