[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones...... A cloudy start this morning, with mild temperatures throughout the day... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast in just a few moments.




[7-11Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg officials say tests have determined that the suspicious substance found in the town's main post office is NOT harmful. The post office is expected to re-open this morning.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The University City Boulevard facility was closed yesterday morning when a beige, granular substance was found in two different locations. Officials called in a State Hazmat expert and suspended all mail delivery.
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[SOT 42:18:07/45:20:23]
[IN Q=all the town of]

((HEATHER BROWNING/TOWN OF BLACKSBURG SPOKESWOMAN; ALL THE TOWN OF BLACKSBURG ALL THE VIRGINIA TECH CAMPUS AND A PORTION OF THE COUNTY AS WELL SO YOUR LOOKING AT APPROXIMATELY 50-THOUSAND, POSSIBLE 55-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN TOWN THAT WON'T BE RECEIVING MAIL TODAY.)) ((KAREN MOST/POSTAL CUSTOMER; I GUESS ITS IMPORTANT ENOUGH BECAUSE WE WANT EVERYONE TO BE SAFE BUT IT'S FRUSTRATING. IT MAKES ME KINDA MAD, THAT YOU KNOW, EVEN IN SMALL TOWN BLACKSBURG WERE GOING THROUGH THIS, WHICH I DIDN'T EXPECT.))
[SUPER=01-Heather Browning/Town of Blacksburg Spokeswoman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Karen Most/Postal Customer; :11]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=which i didn't expect.]
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[VO-NAT]

Test results don't identify exactly what the beige substance is. Officials say a U-S Postal Inspector and the FBI will investigate the possibility that someone may have placed it there as a hoax.
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[7-11Cox-Cable]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC21:10]
[GRAPHIC=Cox Communications]


Cox-At-Home high speed Internet Customers won't have to worry about losing Internet service after all.... but they may have to switch to dial-up service for a while.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


A federal bankruptcy court judge may kick "At Home" off-line tonight at midnight.
If that happens, Cox customers will be switched to dial-up service until Cox gets its own high-speed network up and running in mid-December.
[SUPER=03-Vinton]


Customers should check their e-mail and download the necessary software, and call Cox with any problems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=That's good news]

((MIKE PEDELTY/COX CABLE; THAT IS GOOD NEWS BECAUSE THIS IS ONE OF THE FEW PLACES.. THIS IS UNIQUE TO HAVE A TIER ONE CALL CENTER RIGHT HERE IN OUR COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Pedelty/Cox Cable;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=our community.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cox says customers won't be charged for the dial-up service and will be re-imbursed for a majority of their dial-up expenses.
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[7-11Anthrax-Hoax]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC14:11]
[GRAPHIC=Anthrax Scare]


He's already made the F-B-I's most wanted list, and NOW he's suspected of sending Anthrax Hoax letters to abortion clinics around the country.
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[VO-NAT]


Attorney General John Ashcroft says Clayton Lee (Wagner) Waagner claimed responsibility for sending the letters in October and November.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October]


Planned Parenthood clinics in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Charlottesville all received similar hoaxes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:36:40]
[IN Q=The department]

((JOHN ASHCROFT/U. S. ATTORNEY GENERAL; THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONSIDERS WAAGNER'S THREATS AND ALL ANTHRAX HOAXES TO BE SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF FEDERAL LAW.))
[SUPER=01-John Ashcroft/U. S. Attorney General]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=of federal law.]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[SS=HOLD]


Waagner described himself as an anti-abortion warrior.

[WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones......We are getting some rain showers outside this morning, but look for sunshine as we head into the weekend. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your weekend forecast in just a few moments.



[45-11Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg officials say tests results show that the suspicious substance found in the town's main post office is NOT harmful. Meanwhile, the post office will re-open this morning.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The University City Boulevard facility was closed yesterday morning when a beige, granular substance was found in two different locations. Officials called in a State Hazmat expert and suspended all mail delivery.
(///////SOT////////)
[SOT 42:18:07/45:20:23]
[IN Q=I guess]

((KAREN MOST/POSTAL CUSTOMER; I GUESS ITS IMPORTANT ENOUGH BECAUSE WE WANT EVERYONE TO BE SAFE BUT IT'S FRUSTRATING. IT MAKES ME KINDA MAD, THAT YOU KNOW, EVEN IN SMALL TOWN BLACKSBURG WERE GOING THROUGH THIS, WHICH I DIDN'T EXPECT.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Most/Postal Customer;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=which i didn't expect.]
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[VO-NAT]

Test results don't identify exactly what the beige substance is. Officials say a U-S Postal Inspector and the FBI will investigate the possibility that someone may have placed it there as a hoax.
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[45-11Foreign-Students]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC1:42:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia Tech is changing visa procedures for international students - but that won't reduce its enrollment numbers.

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[VO-NAT :14.5]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Graduate School Dean Joe Merola says the foreign student population at Tech has been climbing since 19-97. Currently there are 2-thousand 87 enrolled. But because of September 11th, the visa system is undergoing changes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:13:02]
[IN Q=there are]

((JOSEPH MEROLA/VT GRADUATE SCHOOL ACTING DEAN; THERE ARE SOME IMMEDIATE EFFECTS THAT WE WILL SEE FOR EXAMPLE THERE WILL BE LONGER BACKGROUND CHECKS ON COUNTRIES THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY NOTED AS HARBORING TERRORISTS.))
[SUPER=01-Joseph Merola/Virginia Tech Graduate School;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=harboring terrorists.]
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[VO-NAT]

Merola says it will take those students longer to obtain visas...so Tech' s application and acceptance deadlines will have to be met sooner. He says the visa system is also becoming computerized to keep better track of students.
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[45-11Cox-Cable]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC21:10]
[GRAPHIC=Cox Communications]


Cox-At-Home high speed Internet Customers won't have to worry about losing Internet service all together... but they may have to switch to dial-up service for a while.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


A federal bankruptcy court judge may kick "At Home" off-line tonight at midnight.
If that happens, Cox customers will be switched to dial-up service until Cox gets its own high-speed network up and running in mid-December.
[SUPER=03-Vinton]


Customers should check their e-mail and download the necessary software, and call Cox with any problems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=That's good news]

((MIKE PEDELTY/COX CABLE; THAT IS GOOD NEWS BECAUSE THIS IS ONE OF THE FEW PLACES.. THIS IS UNIQUE TO HAVE A TIER ONE CALL CENTER RIGHT HERE IN OUR COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Pedelty/Cox Cable;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=our community.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Cox says customers won't be charged for the dial-up service and will be re-imbursed for a majority of their dial-up expenses.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones....Today will be mostly cloudy with a little sunshine. And - the temperatures are getting milder... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast right after the news.



[8-11Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg officials say the town's main post office will re-open this morning after a suspicious substance tests NOT harmful.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The University City Boulevard facility was closed yesterday morning when a beige, granular substance was found in two different locations. Officials called in a State Hazmat expert and suspended all mail delivery.
(///////SOT////////)
[SOT 42:18:07/45:20:23]
[IN Q=I guess]

((KAREN MOST/POSTAL CUSTOMER; I GUESS ITS IMPORTANT ENOUGH BECAUSE WE WANT EVERYONE TO BE SAFE BUT IT'S FRUSTRATING. IT MAKES ME KINDA MAD, THAT YOU KNOW, EVEN IN SMALL TOWN BLACKSBURG WERE GOING THROUGH THIS, WHICH I DIDN'T EXPECT.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Most/Postal Customer; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=which i didn't expect.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Test results don't identify exactly what the beige substance is. Officials say a U-S Postal Inspector and the FBI will investigate the possibility that someone may have placed it there as a hoax.
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[8-11Westvaco]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-39 TC1:56:59]
[GRAPHIC=Westvaco]

Union workers at Westvaco's Covington mill outright rejected the company's latest contract offer on Tuesday.
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[VO-NAT - 14.5]
[SUPER=03-Covington;]

88 percent of the more than one-thousand hourly workers rejected the contract. At issue are retirement benefits, wages, and random drug testing. Union officials say they want the same package for their workers that management at Westvaco receives.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 20:33:25WED/19:55:02THU]
[IN Q=We know that their benefits...]

((RON BROWN/PACE LOCAL 675 PRESIDENT; WE KNOW THAT THEIR BENEFITS, THEY HAVE A PERCENTAGE OF EARNINGS PLAN THAT GIVES THEM SIGNIFICANTLY MORE RETIREMENT INCOME THAN WE HAVE. WE ASKED TO USE THE SAME FORMULA THEY DID, THEY SAID NO, YOU DON'T DESERVE THAT.)) ((TOM JEWELL/WESTVACO; WE FEEL LIKE WE EXTENDED A VERY FAIR OFFER TO OUR EMPLOYEES, ONE THAT IS COMPETITIVE. WE'VE MADE SUBSTANTIAL INCREASES IN THEIR PENSION BENEFITS, WHICH IS SOMETHING OUR EMPLOYEES ASKED FOR.))
[SUPER=01-Ron Brown/PACE Local 675 President; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Jewell/Westvaco; :15]
[RUNS=27]
[OUT Q=something our employees asked for.]
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[VO-NAT - :12]

So far, there is no date set for the contract talks to resume. The workers' contract expires tomorrow. Union officials say even though they are considering it, there are no plans to strike in the near future.
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[8-11Anthrax-Hoax]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC14:11]
[GRAPHIC=Anthrax Scare]


He's already on the F-B-I's most wanted list.
Now he's suspected of sending Anthrax Hoax letters to abortion clinics around the country.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Attorney General John Ashcroft says Clayton Lee (Wagner) Waagner claimed responsibility for sending the letters in October and November.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October]


Planned Parenthood clinics in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Charlottesville all received similar hoaxes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:36:40]
[IN Q=The department]

((JOHN ASHCROFT/U. S. ATTORNEY GENERAL; THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONSIDERS WAAGNER'S THREATS AND ALL ANTHRAX HOAXES TO BE SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF FEDERAL LAW.))
[SUPER=01-John Ashcroft/U. S. Attorney General]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=of federal law.]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[SS=HOLD]


Waagner described himself as an anti-abortion warrior.
[BIRTHDAYS!] 12//01/01
Saturday:

[SUPER=130-18/Anthony Mackey/Lexington]



[SUPER=130-/Leon Thomas/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-9/Kelli Hinton/Salem]



[SUPER=130-9/Allison Turman/Willis]



[SUPER=130-/Jamal Almaliki/Roanoke] pronounced - "Ja-mall ---All-ma-Lie-kee"



[SUPER=130-5/Casey Reese/Pulaski] female



[SUPER=130-8/Graves Anthony/Collinsville]



[SUPER=130-3/Jaylen Hairston/Danville] male



[SUPER=130-6/Dusty Turman/Elliston]



[SUPER=130-97/Maudie Gallimore/Price's Fork]



[SUPER=130-17/Tsheena Brooks/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-6/Amanda Stowers/Clearbrook]



[SUPER=130-17/Jessica Ham/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-25/Allison Dinkel/Christiansburg] this is on diskette - give to whomever is running computer upstairs




[SUPER=130-1/Samantha Nester/Roanoke] this is on diskette - give to whomever is running computer upstairs



[SUPER=130-3/Zachary Early/Roanoke] this is on diskette-give to whomever is running computer upstairs

No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Trey Ball/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-/Connie Horn/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-/Gary Thurman/Snow Creek]