[Anthrax]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Anthrax]


President Bush is chairing the first meeting of the Homeland Security Council today.
The panel was created after the September 11th attacks.
It's now focused on the nation's anthrax cases.
A facility that processes mail for the Justice Department has tested positive for anthrax.
And New Jersey health officials confirm a female postal workers who's in the hospital has inhalation anthrax.
On the war front, U-S jets continue to strike Taliban targets in Afghanistan.
And defense officials say the upcoming Muslim holiday of Ramadan won't bring a break in the war.
Jennifer Jones has the latest now from Washington.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington, DC;]


((ROLLCUE:...))
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD;]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Defense Secretary;]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=01-Edward Cardinal Egan/Archbishop of New York;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]



[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Washington, DC;]
((THE LATEST ANTHRAX DISCOVERY --- AT A FACILITY WHICH HANDLES MAIL FOR

THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. OFFICIALS SAY SAMPLES TAKEN FROM THE OFF-SITE LOCATION IN LANDOVER, MARYLAND, TESTED POSITIVE FOR ANTHRAX.
TODAY, JUSTICE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES WHO MIGHT HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE BACTERIA WILL BE GIVEN A 10-DAY SUPPLY OF ANTI-BIOTICS.

(NAT)


MEANWHILE, A NEW JERSEY POSTAL WORKER IS RECOVERING AFTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH THE HIGHLY-LETHAL INHALATION ANTHRAX. THE 56-YEAR OLD WOMAN WORKS AT A MAIL PROCESSING CENTER THAT SORTED AT LEAST THREE LETTERS CONTAINING THE SPORES.

(NAT)


OVERSEAS -- U.S. JETS CONTINUE TO STRIKE TALIBAN TARGETS IN AFGHANISTAN. BUT AS THE CIVILIAN DEATH TOLL RISES, SO DOES PRESSURE ON THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION TO SEND IN GROUND TROOPS.
A PUBLISHED REPORT SAYS THE U.S. IS NOW CONSIDERING WHETHER TO CREATE A BASE IN AFGHANISTAN THAT WOULD BE MANNED BY HUNDREDS OF SOLDIERS ... AND PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL FORCES.
AND THE PENTAGON INSISTS THE UPCOMING MUSLIM HOLIDAY OF RAMADAN WON'T STOP ITS EFFORTS FROM MOVING FORWARD.

(SOT: DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY)

"There is nothing in that religion that says that war must not take place during Ramadan."
BACK HERE AT HOME, THOUSANDS OF MOURNERS WHO LOST LOVED ONES IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER ATTACKS ... MADE AN EMOTIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SITE ... FOR A DAY OF PRAYER

(SOT/EDWARD CARDINAL EGAN, ARCHBISHOP OF NEW YORK)

"Father in Heaven, we come before you this afternoon as your children who are hurting."
AND SONG ....

(NAT)


AFTER THE SERVICE, GRIEVING FAMILIES RECEIVED URNS FILLED WITH SOIL FROM GROUND ZERO. ))

[USS-Cole]


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


Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the bombing of the U-S-S Cole, and turned him over to U-S authorities.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Officials say the suspect is believed to be an active member of Osama bin Laden's terror network.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


He's said to be a micro-biology student from Yemen, where the Norfolk- based Cole was bombed a year ago.
He's also the first person known to have been arrested outside Yemen for the attack on the Cole.
The terrorist bombing left 17 sailors dead and dozens of others wounded.

[11Post-Poll]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-12:32]
[GRAPHIC=Warner Earley 2001]

In the race for governor, a new statewide poll gives Mark Warner a clear lead over his Republican challenger.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 01-53 TC-11:36]
[SUPER=403-Ferrum/Saturday;]

The latest Washington Post poll shows Warner with 51- percent support-- while 41 percent support Mark Earley. Two percent supported Libertarian William Redpath and six percent were undecided. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.
(------------)


[Consumer-Corner]


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


A new window covering design makes homelife easier for parents and safer for kids. And Motor Trend Magazine picks the 2002 S-U-V of the year. Joe Gilday has those stories and more in the Consumer Corner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gilday/Reporting]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Gilday reporting.]

((
LEVOLOR HAS JUST BECOME THE FIRST MANUFACTURER TO OFFER CORDLESS WINDOW BLINDS AND SHADES.
WINDOW BLINDS ARE COMMONPLACE IN MOST HOMES.
AND PARENTS MAY NOT SEE THEM AS A HAZARD TO THEIR BABIES.

(SOT-BROWN "But in fact, babies can strangle in both the inner cords

and the loops of window blinds.")

THE NEW BLINDS SOLVE A BIG PART OF THE PROBLEM BY ELIMINATING THE
THEY STILL HAVE THE INNER TIE CORDS.
THE NEW WINDOW SHADES ELIMINATE BOTH THE INNER CORDS AND ADJUSTMENT LOOP.


GETTING A NEW COMPUTER CAN BE EXCITING.
MOVING ALL YOUR FILES AND FAVORITE SETTINGS TO THE NEW HARD DRIVE IS NOT.
BUT MICROSOFT HAS A DEAL GOING THAT COULD MAKE MOVING A BREEZE.
BUY A COMPUTER THAT USES WINDOWS XP AND YOU CAN DOWNLOAD A FREE UTILITY AT IOMEGA DOT COM.
IT BASICALLY TAKES A SNAPSHOT OF ALL YOUR STUFF AND SAVES IT TO AN

(SOT-WARD "You can use 170 floppy, a lot of floppy disks. Or you

could use one Iomega zip disk.")

THE SECOND OPTION SOUNDS GOOD...
YOU CAN BUY A ZIP DRIVE AND DISKS FOR LESS THAN 100-DOLLARS.


THE EDITORS OF MOTOR TREND MAGAZINE PUT 14 NEW S-U-V'S THROUGH THEIR TEN POINT TORTURE TEST.
WHEN IT WAS ALL OVER... THE 2002 G-M-C ENVOY STOOD ALONE AS THE MOTOR TREND S-U-V OF THE YEAR.
THE EDITORS LIKED ITS SURE HANDLING AND THE OPTIONAL AIR RIDE SUSPENSION.
THEY SAY ITS V-6 ENGINE PERFORMS LIKE A V-8... BUT GIVES THE GAS MILEAGE OF A SIX.
AND THEY WERE WOWED BY THE LUXURY INTERIOR AND THE UNDER 20 PRICE TAG.
IN THE CONSUMER CORNER, I'M JOE GILDAY..))

[1st-Business]


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


In business news this morning, Echostar may soon dominate satellite T-V after making a purchase from General Motors.

Here's Barton Eckert with a look at the morning's top business stories..
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Barton Eckert/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]


(( GOOD MORNING THIS MONDAY THE 29TH OF OCTOBER
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING
ITS A DONE DEAL. GENERAL MOTORS AGREED LAST NIGHT TO SELL ITS SATELLITE TELEVISION UNIT, HUGHES ELECTRONICS AND DIRECTV.
THE BUYER? ECHOSTAR COMMUNICATIONS FOR JUST UNDER $26 BILLION IN CASH AND STOCK.
FEDERAL REGULATORS WOULD HAVE TO OK IT.
COMBINED WITH ECHOSTAR'S DISH NETWORK, THE COMPANY WOULD DOMINATE THE SATELLITE TELEVISION .
THE DEAL COMES ONE DAY AFTER RUPERT MURDOCH'S NEWS CORP DROPPED OUT OF THE RUNNING .
-----------------------


UNITED AIRLINES HAS NAMED FORMER WEYERHAUSER CHAIRMAN JACK CREIGHTON AS ITS INTERIM C-E-O.
CEO JAMES GOODWIN RESIGNED LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AFTER HE ISSUED A A CONTROVERSIAL LETTER TO UNITED'S EMPLOYEES WARNING THE CARRIER COULD PERISH WITHIN THE YEAR.
-----------------------


ON WALL STREET ... ALL INDICATORS GAINED LAST WEEK.
ON ASIAN MARKETS OVERNIGHT .. IN TOKYO STOCKS SLID .. SOFTBANK.. JAPAN'S LARGEST INTERNET INVESTOR FORECAST A FIRST HALF LOSS
----------------------


MICROSOFT SAYS ITS M-S-N INTERNET PORTAL WILL MOVE TO SUPPORT ALTERNATIVE BROWSER SOFTWARE.
THE DECISION COMES AFTER USERS OF THE OPERA BROWSER COMPLAINED THAT M-S-N-DOT-COM DENIED ENTRY TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO DON'T USE MICROSOFT'S EXPLORER PROGRAM.
INTERNET-DOT-COM'S BROWSERWATCH SITE SAYS BROWSER PRODUCTS AFFECTED INCLUDED OPERA, MOZILLA AND AMAYA.
----------------------


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]

[11VIR]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC-1:05:07]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia International Raceway]


Virginia International raceway is on the fast track to having a major impact on the Southside economy.
The Halifax County raceway re-opened two years ago after closing nearly two decades ago.
Justin McLeod shows us why VIR has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat Sound of race]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Mathews/Race Fan; :16]
[SUPER=01-Harvey Siegel/Owner; :33]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Connie Nyholm/Owner; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Halifax County]

((((NAT SOUND OF RACE))
Virginia International Raceway is not your typical racetrack.
Its 3 1/2 mile course is known for its challenging terrain and sharp turns.
This weekend the track wrapped up his second season.
[SOT 2:34:04]
[IN Q=I used to come twenty five years ago]

((LARRY MATTHEWS/RACE FAN: I USED TO COME TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO OR SO, A WHOLE DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERE BUT STILL A LOT OF FUN.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=but still a lot of fun]


And that fun is just beginning.
60 million dollars worth of improvements are set to arrive within the next decade.
[SOT 2:16:03]
[IN Q=I have plans to make]

((HARVEY SIEGEL/OWNER: I HAVE PLANS TO MAKE IT ASSUMING WE GET THE COOPERATION WE ARE NOW GETTING PROBABLY THE LARGEST MOTOR SPORT COMPLEX IN AMERICA.))
[Runs= 08]
[OUT Q=complex in America]


Its already heading in that direction.
VIR recently opened its new race plex which houses several racing businesses.
And a newly renovated country club is now up and running.
[SOT 2:39:59]
[IN Q=Virginia's tobacco commission]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: VIRGINIA'S TOBACCO COMMISSION PLEDGED 1.5 MILLION DOLLARS ON FRIDAY TO HELP THE RACEWAY DEVELOP ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL. ONCE THAT'S COMPLETED, CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN EARLY NEXT YEAR ON A NEW HOTEL CONFERENCE CENTER HERE AT THE RACEWAY.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=at the raceway]

((NAT SOUND OF RACE))
Developers believe an on-site hotel will only help, rather than hurt other hotels in the area.
[SOT 2:20:15]
[IN Q=The Virginia Tech study]

((CONNIE NYHOLM/OWNER: THE VIRGINIA TECH STUDY HAS ESTIMATED THAT WE NEED 40,000 ROOM NIGHTS. THAT WILL GROW TO 195,000 ROOM NIGHTS SO OUR LITTLE HUNDRED INN WON'T REALLY MAKE A DROP IN THE BUCKET.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=drop in the bucket]


That study also revealed the raceway currently generates more than 22-million dollars for area businesses.
With more races and double the crowds expected next year, VIR and the area's economy have a brighter future down the road.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Halifax County.))



[11Danville-Theater]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC-1:46:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Another big attraction is on its way to Southside.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Construction recently began on a new megaplex movie theater in Danville.
The facility will be located on Highway 58 between the Big-K and the Robertson Street bridge
It will feature 14 screens, stadium seating, and digital sound.
The Georgia Theatre company hopes to finish the new theater by Spring.
(------------)


[11Spooky-Hollow]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC-1:19:43]
[GRAPHIC=Halloween]

Something scary was going on at Virginia's Explore Park this weekend...
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Visitors to "Sleepy Hollow" could learn about the lore and legends of bats, scarecrow making, and of course some serious pumpkin carving... But the biggest draw was probably the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, acted out by members of the Theater at Lime Kiln. The event also educated kids about the origins of Halloween, and why we wear those spooky costumes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 15:30:29]
[IN Q=That's from the Celts...]
[SUPER=01-Lu Sadler/Virginia Explore Park]

((LU SADLER/VIRGINIA EXPLORE PARK; THAT'S FROM THE CELTS, THE PEOPLE WHO CAME HERE FROM IRELAND AND SCOTLAND, AND THEY BROUGHT THEIR TRADITIONAL HOLIDAYS WITH THEM. THEY BELIEVED THAT A CERTAIN POINT IN THE YEAR, AND THIS WAS THEIR NEW YEAR, THAT TIME CROSSED OVER WITH ANOTHER DIMENSION AND PEOPLE FROM THE SPIRIT WORLD CAN MOVE INTO THE PHYSICAL WORLD, AND SO ON.))
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=physical world, and so on.]
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]

The event wrapped yesterday, but promises to bring back more halloween mischief next year.
(-----------)
(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]




[Milosevic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Monrin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Milosevic]


Slobodan Milosevic is back before the U-N war crimes tribunal in the Netherlands.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-The Hague, Netherlands;]


This is the third time the former Yugoslav president has appeared at the court.
He faces new charges for murder and persecution in Croatia, and for more deaths in Kosovo. Milosevic is scheduled to plead to a long list of accusations dating to 1991.
He's already been indicted for war crimes in Kosovo.
Milosevic has been held at The Hague for the past four months.
(------------)



[11Pulaski-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]

A Pulaski County man died after his house caught fire Saturday night. Fire officials responded to the house on Case Knife Road shortly before nine o'clock. The blaze is being blamed on a malfunction in an oil furnace. The house sustained approximately 35-thousand dollars in damage. The victim's name has not been released.

[11Feedback]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=FdBack]
[GRAPHIC=Feedback]


Recent stories on Muslims and Middle Eastern natives in our region brought comments from viewers.
Here's this week's Feedback with assignment editor Joe McKean
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Animation Open]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte Co./October 8; :04]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=Animation Close]

(( An interview with a member of a Muslim community in Charlotte County prompted a viewer from Lynchburg (Lori Harris) to write: "Come on, this guy by no means appeared to be born and raised in the Muslim nations, what a slap in the face of those born and raised here in the USA. This guy only appeared as an American who has taken the Islamic religion, and more power to him if that is what he wishes, however, he lived on the same lot of land with someone...who has been arrested for gun charges..."
The problems the owner of Ciro's Pizza is facing brought little sympathy from a viewer (Lawrence T. Baker, Jr.) in Rocky Mount: "I'm sick of hearing all these stories about how bad all your listeners are for not going to stores or restaurants owned by people from the middle east. We are not all that bad and if not going to their place of business means we are bad you are picking on the wrong crowd."
To express your views on issues of public concern, write to PO Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007; fax us at 343-7269 or email us at news@wdbj7.com.

Joe McKean, News-7.))[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Lockheed-Martin inks a 400-billion dollar deal with the military.
Victoria Fung has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Victoria Fung/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=in San Francisco]

((THE FOCUS AT THE END OF LAST WEEK WAS ON DEFENSE STOCKS - ESPECIALLY AFTER LOCKHEED MARTIN SNAGGED THE BIGGEST CONTRACT IN MILITARY HISTORY.
LOCKHEED BEAT OUT BOEING FOR A DEAL WORTH UP TO 400-BILLION DOLLARS. THE PROJECT INVOLVES BUILDING THE NEXT-GENERATION FIGHTER JET - THE JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER.

(GRAPHIC)

MARKET ACTION WAS MIXED ON FRIDAY. THE DOW STARTED IN THE MINUS COLUMN, BUT RALLIED ON EXPECTATIONS OF INCREASES IN DEFENSE SPENDING. THE DOW CLOSED UP 82 POINTS.

(GRAPHIC)

THE NASDAQ WAFFLED AND CLOSED DOWN 6 POINTS.

(GRAPHIC)

LOOK THIS WEEK TO OIL STOCKS. WITH CRUDE FUTURE PRICES AT MORE THAN 22-DOLLARS A BARREL, TRADERS ARE WONDERING IF OPEC PLANS A PRODUCTION CUT IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

(ON CAM)

EARNINGS REPORTS WILL BEGIN TAPERING OFF IN THE COMING WEEK.
ON MONDAY, WE'LL HEAR FROM HARTFORD FINANCIAL.
ON TUESDAY, C-V-S ... KELLOGG ... PROCTER & GAMBLE ... AND VERIZON WILL REPORT.
ON WEDNESDAY, WE'LL HEAR FROM ALCATEL ... ASK JEEVES ... SARA LEE ... AND READER'S DIGEST.
AND ON THURSDAY, EARNINGS REPORTS FROM DELTA ... JOHN HANCOCK ... PRICELINE .. AND U-A-L, PARENT COMPANY OF UNITED AIRLINES.

(GRAPHIC)

AND IN THE COMING WEEK, A RAFT OF ECONOMIC REPORTS ARE COMING OUT OF WASHINGTON - ON JOBS, CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, AUTO SALES, THIRD-QUARTER GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT REPORT AND FACTORY ORDERS - TO NAME A FEW.

(ON CAM)

ALSO COMING OUT - THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PURCHASING MANAGEMENT REPORT FOR OCTOBER AND THE EMPLOYMENT REPORT FOR OCTOBER.

(GRAPHIC)

THE LATEST MARKET NEWS IS AVAILABLE AT CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.

(ON CAM)

I'M VICTORIA FUNG, CBS MARKETWATCH.COM IN SAN FRANCISCO.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS]
[COMM#7]




[Olympics-Security]


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


With the nation at war, some are wondering whether the 2002 Olympic Games should go on.
Sandra Hughes reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Orrin Hatch/(R) Utah; :18]
[SUPER=01-Picabo Street/U.S. Ski Team; :46]
[SUPER=01-Peter Ueberroth/1984 Olympic Organizing Committee; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Mike Leavett/(R) Utah; 1:39]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Hughes/Reporting; 1:51]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=Sandra Hughes, CBS news, Los Angeles.]

((
IN A MONTH, THE NOW EMPTY SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPIC VILLAGE WILL BE TRANSFORMED FROM OPEN VENUES TO TIGHTLY SECURED, FENCED FACILITIES. AND UTAH OFFICIALS WANT TO DO EVEN MORE..SEEKING MILLIONS IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO MAKE THESE THE MOST SECURE GAMES POSSIBLE:

(SOT: Sen Orin Hatch) We will have more than enough security personnel

on the ground in the air and on the roads to protect the athletes and fans and all the dignitaries visiting Utah from all over the world
BUT EVEN THE BEEFED UP SECURITY ISN'T ENOUGH FOR SOME, RECENTLY AN INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MEMBER SUGGESTED THE GAMES SHOULD BE CANCELED BECAUSE AMERICA IS AT WAR. LOCAL ORGANIZERS WERE QUICK TO REJECT THE IDEA. BUT SOME ATHLETES WONDER:

SOT: Picabo Street " Lots of questions ran through my head. There are

days I get up and train and I wonder is this all in vain?
THERE IS GOOD REASON TO WORRY, THE OLYMPICS HAVE BEEN TARGETED BY TERRORISTS BEFORE. IN 1972, 11 ISRAELI ATHLETES WERE KIDNAPED AND KILLED DURING THE MUNICH GAMES. THE ATLANTA GAMES WERE DISRUPTED WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED IN THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE KILLING ONE. PETER UEBERROTH GUIDED THE 1984 LOS ANGELES GAMES TO SUCCESS DESPITE CONCERNS OVER SECURITY:

sot: Peter Ueberroth/Consultant Every Olympic games has all kinds of

catastrophes and crises before the games and great predictions of gloom and doom they all have that. That will go away and they'll have great games.
THE SALT LAKE GAMES ARE ALREADY CLOUDED BY SCANDAL AND SOME ARE SKEPTICAL OF THE GAMES FINANCIAL SUCCESS.
STILL OLYMPIC PLANNERS SEE THE OLYMPICS AS THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SHOT IN THE ARM AMERICA NEEDS:

(sot: Utah Governor Mike Leavett )" the world needs events like this.

The national government in combination with state of Utah will host the world in way that will be safe and symbolic of our unity as a civilization. "
UTAH OFFICIALS SEEM DETERMINED NOT TO ALLOW THE OLYMPIC GAMES TO BE

ANOTHER CASUALTY OF THE WAR.. SH CBS NEWS LA.))[Med-Day]


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


In medical news, Dr. Dave Hnida reports on children and calcium needs in this morning's Health check.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]




(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #8]





[2-USS-Cole]


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


A suspect is in U-S custody after being arrested in Pakistan for last year's terrorist bombing of the U-S-S Cole.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Pakistani officials say the suspect is believed to be an active member of Osama bin Laden's terror network.
(------------)
[Anchor=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


He's said to be a micro-biology student from Yemen, where the Norfolk- based Cole was bombed a year ago.
He's also the first person known to have been arrested outside Yemen for the attack on the Cole.
The terrorist bombing left 17 sailors dead and dozens of others wounded.

[2-11Post-Poll]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-12:32]
[GRAPHIC=Warner Earley 2001]

In the governor's race, Democrat Mark Warner has a clear lead over Republican Mark Earley according to a new statewide poll.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 01-53 TC-11:36]
[SUPER=403-Ferrum/Saturday;]

The latest Washington Post poll shows Warner with 51- percent support-- while 41 percent support Earley. Two percent supported Libertarian William Redpath and six percent were undecided. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.
(------------)


[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 (1:50:23)]
[GRAPHIC=Yankees/Diamondbacks]


In sports, Randy Johnson pitched a complete game, striking out 10 and holding the Yankee bats in check as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat New York 4 to Nothing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/FOX SPORTS; :]


Joe Torre looking on, as his Yankees face going down, 2 to nothing.
In the second, Danny Batista hits this shot to right centerfield, scoring Reggie Sanders from first. The Diamondbacks took the 1 to nothing lead on the Yankees.
[SUPER=35-Arizona/4/N.Y. Yankees/0/;]


Then in the bottom of the seventh, Matt Williams gets all of this Andy Pettitte pitch, sending it over the left field wall for a three run homer. The Diamondbacks win it 4 to nothing to go up 2 to zip in the series.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIM]
[SS=none]

Now let's check yesterday's N-F-L scores.

(------------)

[WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5022;]
[SUPER=0100-j/N.Y. Jets/13//Carolina/12///j/New Orleans/34//St. Louis/31///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-/San Francisco/31/j/Chicago/37//Overtime/j/Cincinnati/31//Detroit/27///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-/Jacksonville/17/j/Baltimore/18////Minnesota/14/j/Tampa Bay/41///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-/Arizona/3/j/Dallas/17////N.Y. Giants/21/j/Washington/35///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/Miami/24//Seattle/20////Buffalo/24/j/San Diego/27///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/Oakland/20//Philadelphia/10////New England/20/j/Denver/31///;]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=....last score."]
(--------------)
[SUPER=#555;reser]






(weather toss)



[2-11VIR]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC-1:05:07]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia International Raceway]


Virginia International raceway could have a major impact on Southside's economy later on down the road.
The Halifax County raceway re-opened two years ago after closing nearly two decades ago.
Justin McLeod shows us why VIR has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.
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[IN Q=Nat Sound of race]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Mathews/Race Fan; :16]
[SUPER=01-Harvey Siegel/Owner; :33]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Connie Nyholm/Owner; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Halifax County]

((((NAT SOUND OF RACE))
Virginia International Raceway is not your typical racetrack.
Its 3 1/2 mile course is known for its challenging terrain and sharp turns.
This weekend the track wrapped up his second season.
[SOT 2:34:04]
[IN Q=I used to come twenty five years ago]

((LARRY MATTHEWS/RACE FAN: I USED TO COME TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO OR SO, A WHOLE DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERE BUT STILL A LOT OF FUN.))
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[OUT Q=but still a lot of fun]


And that fun is just beginning.
60 million dollars worth of improvements are set to arrive within the next decade.
[SOT 2:16:03]
[IN Q=I have plans to make]

((HARVEY SIEGEL/OWNER: I HAVE PLANS TO MAKE IT ASSUMING WE GET THE COOPERATION WE ARE NOW GETTING PROBABLY THE LARGEST MOTOR SPORT COMPLEX IN AMERICA.))
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[OUT Q=complex in America]


Its already heading in that direction.
VIR recently opened its new race plex which houses several racing businesses.
And a newly renovated country club is now up and running.
[SOT 2:39:59]
[IN Q=Virginia's tobacco commission]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: VIRGINIA'S TOBACCO COMMISSION PLEDGED 1.5 MILLION DOLLARS ON FRIDAY TO HELP THE RACEWAY DEVELOP ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL. ONCE THAT'S COMPLETED, CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN EARLY NEXT YEAR ON A NEW HOTEL CONFERENCE CENTER HERE AT THE RACEWAY.))
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[OUT Q=at the raceway]

((NAT SOUND OF RACE))
Developers believe an on-site hotel will only help, rather than hurt other hotels in the area.
[SOT 2:20:15]
[IN Q=The Virginia Tech study]

((CONNIE NYHOLM/OWNER: THE VIRGINIA TECH STUDY HAS ESTIMATED THAT WE NEED 40,000 ROOM NIGHTS. THAT WILL GROW TO 195,000 ROOM NIGHTS SO OUR LITTLE HUNDRED INN WON'T REALLY MAKE A DROP IN THE BUCKET.))
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[OUT Q=drop in the bucket]


That study also revealed the raceway currently generates more than 22-million dollars for area businesses.
With more races and double the crowds expected next year, VIR and the area's economy have a brighter future down the road.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Halifax County.))



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A new movie theater is going up in Southside.
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Construction recently began on a new megaplex movie theater in Danville.
The facility will be located on Highway 58 between the Big-K and the Robertson Street bridge
It will feature 14 screens, stadium seating, and digital sound.
The Georgia Theatre company hopes to finish the new theater by Spring.
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[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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On the weekend before Halloween, alien beings real or imagined as well as ghosts were the main attraction at theaters.
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[SUPER=04-"K-Pax"; HOT CHANGE]
[Super=04-Universal;]

The drama ``K-Pax,'' starring Kevin Spacey as a man who claims to be from outer space, debuted as the number-one film. It took in 17 and a-half million dollars
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[Anchor=Kim]

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-K-Pax/17.5/13 Ghosts/15.7/From Hell/6.1/Riding in Cars With Boys/6/Training Day/5.11;]

A close second was the horror remake ''13 Ghosts.'' ``From Hell,'' slipped to third place. [Super=#555;reset] Riding in Cars with boys is number four and Training Day rounds out the top 5.