[School-Info]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Info]



The latest round of winter weather continues to impact some school systems in our area.
Throughout the morning, we'll air the school closings and delays that we have at the bottom of your screen.
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[WEBWATCH FS] You can also find a list on our webpage at WDBJ 7 dot com.
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[War-Update]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Enduring Freedom]


U-S warplanes are launching more strikes on suspected terrorist hide-outs in eastern Afghanistan.
But some U-S officials believe Osama bin Laden has fled across the border to Pakistan.
The Pentagon is building a prison to hold Taliban and Al-Qaida captives at its Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Jennifer Miller has the latest on the war.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Ft. Hood, TX]
[SUPER=03-Kabul, Afghanistan;]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Miller/Reporting]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Jennifer Miller, CBS News, Washington.]

(( Information: LOCATOR: FT. HOOD, TX
(nats..u-s troops)


SOME 15-HUNDRED U-S TROOPS ARE 'JOINING THE WAR ON TERRORISM' AND SHIPPING OUT TO GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA -- WHERE THEY'LL 'BUILD A PRISON' FOR UP TO 2-THOUSAND AL-QAIDA FIGHTERS. BUT .... THE BIGGEST PRIZE ... OSAMA BIN LADEN, 'REMAINS UNCAPTURED TODAY' AND THERE'S A GROWING BELIEF ON CAPITOL HILL, THAT HE'S 'SLIPPED INTO PAKISTAN.'

(nats..bombing)


STILL, U-S JETS ARE BOMBING EASTERN AFGHANISTAN, IN PURSUIT OF BIN LADEN, AND TALIBAN LEADER MULLAH MOHAMMAD OMAR. SPECIAL FORCES 'CONTINUE TO SEARCH CAVES' -- LOOKING FOR A HIDE-OUT LARGE ENOUGH, TO 'SERVE AS THE COMMAND CENTER' FOR A 'WORLD WIDE TERRORIST NETWORK.' WHILE THE HUNT CONTINUES ...
LOCATOR: KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
(nats..karzai)


INTERIM PRIME MINISTER HAMID KARZAI VISITED AN ORPHANAGE IN KABUL ... IN AN ATTEMPT TO EASE TENSIONS IN THE WAR-TORN COUNTRY.

(nats..airport)


NEARBY, FRENCH TROOPS ARE SECURING KABUL'S WAR-BATTERED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. CLEARING THE CRATER-FILLED RUNWAY, SO JUMBO JETS CAN START LANDING.
LOCATOR: TAMPA, FL
(nats..crash scene)


AND BACK IN THE U-S, AUTHORITIES RELEASE DISTURBING DETAILS ABOUT THE TEENAGER WHO CRASHED A PLANE INTO A TAMPA SKYSCRAPER OVER THE WEEKEND. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE 15-YEAR OLD FLIGHT STUDENT CARRIED A SUICIDE NOTE, SAYING HE HAD 'SYMPATHY' FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN, AND WAS INSPIRED BY THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS.

(STANDUP)

AUTHORITIES SAY THE YOUNG PILOT ACTED ALONE, AND IS NOT CONNECTED TO ANY TERRORIST GROUP. BUT AIRPORT SECURITY EXPERTS MAY NOW TAKE 'A CLOSER LOOK' AT MEASURES PUT INTO PLACE AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS...WASHINGTON.
))

[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


The 15-year-old boy who crashed a small plane into a Tampa skyscraper Saturday was carrying a note of support for Osama bin Laden.
But authorities describe him as a "troubled boy" -- not a terrorist.
Bobbi Harley has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:05:50]
[IN Q=A plane crashed]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bennie Holder/Tampa Police Chief; :17]
[SUPER=01-Robert Ditchey/Aviation Consultant; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Beeler Gausz/Air Orlando; 1:27]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=BH, CBS News, Miami.]

((A PLANE CRASHED INTO A SKYSCRAPER IN DOWNTOWN TAMPA APPEARS TO BE AN ISOLATED ACT CARRIED OUT BY A 15-YEAR-OLD POLICE CALL A TROUBLED YOUNG MAN ... BUT AUTHORITIES NOW SAY THE BOY PILOT CARRIED WITH HIM A NOTE EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN.

SOT - CHIEF BENNIE HOLDER/TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT - something about his

support for the 9/11 attacks

(Tampa Fire Rescue Video)FLIGHT STUDENT CHARLES BISHOP DIED WHEN THE

SMALL CESSNA RIPPED INTO THIS 28TH FLOOR LAW OFFICE ... NO ONE INSIDE THE BANK OF AMERICA BUILDING WAS INJURED. AUTHORITIES ARE NOW QUESTIONING HIS FAMILY ABOUT HIS MENTAL STATE.

SOT - NO FONT - classmate - He was pretty quiet, I didn't see him ever

talk to anyone.
BISHOP WAS A STUDENT AT NATIONAL AVIATION ACADEMY ... ON SATURDAY HE WAS TOLD TO DO A PREFLIGHT EQUIPMENT CHECK ON THE PLANE, BUT MOMENTS LATER, THE 9TH GRADER TOOK OFF ... AND CONTINUED ON EVEN AS A COAST GUARD HELICOPTER FLEW ALONGSIDE HIM URGING HIM TO LAND.
IT'S A SITUATION EVEN SECURITY EXPERTS SAY WOULD BE DIFFICULT TO PREVENT.

SOT --- ROBERT DITCHEY/AVIATION CONSULTANT - something like: There is

an enormous number of small aircraft flying every day ...
IN THE WAKE OF THE SEPTEMBER 11TH TERRORIST ATTACKS, AUTHORITIES HAVE CRACKED DOWN ON FLIGHT SCHOOL STUDENTS -- SEVERAL OF THE HIJACKERS TRAINED AT U-S FLIGHT SCHOOLS -- BUT SOME SAY WHAT HAPPENED IN TAMPA IS SIGN MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE.

SOT - BEELER GAUSZ/AIR ORLANDO - something like: We can't just take it

at face value that all the references have been checked ...
AUTHORITIES SAY BISHOP ACTED ALONE AND IS NOT CONNECTED TO ANY TERRORIST GROUP ... BUT AIRPORT SECURITY EXPERTS MAY HAVE NOW TO RE-GROUP AND TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT MEASURES PUT INTO PLACE AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH. BH, CBS NEWS, MIAMI.))

[11Craig-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC-9:00]
[GRAPHIC=Murder-Suicide]

The Craig County sheriff's office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.;]

The sheriff says David L- Fisher shot and killed his estranged wife at her Mountain View apartment-- before turning the pistol on himself. Fisher's wife, Anna Kay, taught fifth grade at McLarry Elementary. The couple's daughter discovered the pair-- around three yesterday morning and notified authorities. The sheriff says the couple was separated.
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[11VA-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A 13- year old girl is reunited with her parents after allegedly being held captive by a Virginia man she met over the Internet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;]

The 13- year old disappeared from her Pittsburgh home on New Year's Day. The F-B-I, acting on a tip, found the girl restrained inside a town home in Northern Virginia. Authorities believe the girl met 38- year old Scott Tyree in an Internet chat-room.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT CONUS 16:07:06]
[IN Q=SHE'S MORE THAN ]
[SUPER=01-Charles Kozakiewicz/Father; ]

((SHE'S MORE THAN HAPPY TO BE HOME BUT WE WANT TO GET MOVING BECAUSE WE'VE GOT SOME PEOPLE TO SEE AND WE APPRECIATE EVERYTHING EVERYONE'S DONE FOR US.))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=DONE FOR US.]
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[anchor=Marya]
[ss=none]

Scott Tyree is charged with illegal transportation of a minor for the purpose of engaging sexual conduct. If convicted, he could get up to 15- years in prison.

[11Special-Election]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC-48:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The General Assembly convenes on Wednesday, but there's still one seat open in the House of Delegates.
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[VO-NAT - :16]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The vacancy in the 12th district will be filled during a Special Election on Tuesday... that pits Democrat Jim Shuler against Republican Larry Linkous. The seat became vacant when Democrat (CREE) Creigh Deeds of Bath was elected to the state Senate seat formerly held by Emily Couric, who died in October.
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[1st-Business]


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


In business news, Starting today Intel and Advanced Micro Devices will begin selling the fastest models yet of their flagship processors.
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=1:22]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]

(( GOOD MORNING THIS MONDAY THE 7TH OF JANUARY.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING.
-----------------------


THE PERSONAL COMPUTER JUST GOT FASTER.
INTEL AND AMD HAVE STARTED SELLING THE FASTEST MODELS YET OF THEIR FLAGSHIP PROCESSORS.
INTEL'S NEW TOP PENTIUM FOUR CHIPS RUN AT TWO-POINT-TWO GIGAHERTZ.
A-M-D'S ATHLON X-P 2000 PLUS CLOCKS IN AT ONE-POINT-67
PC MAKERS, INCLUDING DELL AND COMPAQ , HAVE PCS USING THE CHIP AVAILABLE EFFECTIVE TODAY!
--------------------------


ON WALL STREET.. ASK AN ANALYST AND HE OR SHE WILL LIKELY SAY STOCKS WILL CLIMB THIS WEEK ...KINDA LIKE THE WORDS FROM THE DEPRESSION ERA SONG.. LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE...
"JUST AROUND THE CORNER THERE'S A RAINBOW IN THE SKY" ON ASIAN MARKETS OVERNIGHT .. IN TOKYO STOCKS WERE UP.. AS WAS THE YEN AGAINST THE DOLLAR.
-------------------------


ITS A HUGE WEEK IN DETROIT .. A CHANCE TO SHINE, TO DUST OFF OLD IDEAS AND TO ROLL OUT NEW ONES..
THE DETROIT AUTO SHOW IS GEARING UP WITH MEDIA AND INDUSTRY TOURS TODAY.. BUT NOT EVERYTHING IS SHOWROOM SHINY IN THE AUTOWORLD ...
FORD EXECUTIVES ARE EXPECTED TO APPROVE RESTRUCTURING SOMETIME THIS WEEK... INCLUDING PLANT CLOSURES AND LAYOFFS... ON THE ORDER OF 20, THOUSAND JOBS.
--------------------------


THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW OPENED OVER THE WEEKEND. NISSAN IS SHOWING OFF ITS NEW 350Z ..
More THAN 1-THOUSAND NEW VEHICLES ARE ON DISPLAY RUNNING THE GAMUT IN TERMS OF PRICE, TECHNOLOGY AND FUEL EFFICIENCY
--------------------------


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]

[Box-Office]


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

``The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'' grossed 23 million dollars to stay number one at the box office for a third week. ``Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'' reached another milestone, edging past 300 million dollars. It's the first movie since ``Star Wars: Episode One _ The Phantom Menace'' to hit that level. ``Harry Potter'' also has climbed to number ten on the list of all-time top-grossing films domestically, knocking off ``The Sixth Sense.''

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[Anchor=Marya]

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-The Lord of the Rings/23/A Beautiful Mind/17/Ocean's Eleven/11.8/Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius/9.2/The Royal Tene

nbaums/8.8;] ``A Beautiful Mind'' climbed to second place this weekend with 17 million dollars. ``Ocean's Eleven,'' ``Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius,'' and ``The Royal Tenenbaums'' round out this week's top five.


[Super=#555;reset]


[Consumer-Corner]


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


Toys R US starts the New Year with a new set of twin dolls. And Chrysler brings American style and Euro tech together in a flashy new sportster. Joe Gilday has more in today's consumer corner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:30:06 CONUS]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gilday/Reporting]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=Joe Gilday reporting]

(( (TAKE PKG) SCRIPT:
CHRYSLER CALLS IT THE MEETING OF CLASSIC AMERICAN DESIGN WITH GERMAN ENGINEERING: THE CROSSFIRE.
275 HORSEPOWER UNDER THE HOOD... ZERO TO 60 IN FIVE AND A HALF SECONDS...
THE TWO-SEATER CROSSFIRE WENT FROM CONCEPT CAR JUST ONE YEAR AGO TO FULL BLOWN PRODUCTION SLATED FOR A 2004 DEBUT.
THE PRICE HASN'T BEEN FIRMED UP, BUT FIGURE IT'LL BE EXPENSIVE.

THE NOBLE FOUNDATION HAS MADE A BIG INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD WE GROW AND EAT.
THEY'VE SET OUT TO MAP THE WORLD'S FIRST LEGUME GENOME SEQUENCE.
LEGUMES INCLUDE STAPLE CROPS LIKE SOYBEANS, CHICKPEAS, AND LENTILS.
SOUND BORING? THESE INGREDIENTS ARE BASIC TO MANY ETHNIC DISHES YOU ENJOY AT RESTAURANTS: ITALIAN, MEXICAN, CUBAN, CHINESE.
BY MAPPING THE GENOME, SCIENTISTS HOPE TO ENGINEER CROPS THAT ARE ABLE TO SUCCEED WITH LESS FERTILIZER AND PESTICIDE.

TOYS R US... TIMES SQUARE... NEW YEARS EVE: BIRTH PLACE OF THE FIRST CABBAGE PATCH TWINS FOR THE YEAR.
IN A MOCK BIRTHING, AN OVER-RIPE CABBAGE PRODUCED FIRST A GIRL DOLL AND THEN A DOLL BOY.
CHILD MOVIE STAR HALLIE KATE EISENBERG PLAYED THE HAPPY MOM.
THE NEW SET OF CABBAGE PATCH TWINS COST 35-DOLLARS EACH.
IN THE CONSUMER CORNER, I'M JOE GILDAY, ALL NEWS CHANNEL.))

(Marya tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]




[11Winter-Weather]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC-1:29:11]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]

The forecast originally called for 3 to 5 inches in Roanoke and as much as eight inches in the Highlands and New River Valley. But Mother Nature produced a Sunday surprise in those areas-- that translated to rain and sleet for most of our viewing area. However, the storm still caused some problems and delays, especially in the mountains. Justin McLeod shows us how Southwest Virgnia weathered the storm.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=07-Eddie Underwood; :12]
[SUPER=01-Michele Curley/Motorist; :28]
[SUPER=01-Paul Williams/Motorist; :35]
[SUPER=@justin1; :54]
[SUPER=01-Ross Bautsch/Air Traveler; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND IN BLACKSBURG))
The storm hit the New River Valley just after eight o'clock Sunday morning.
What started out as snow quickly turned into a wintry mix.
[SOT 16:14:31]
[IN Q=Its mostly sleet.]

((EDDIE UNDERWOOD: ITS MOSTLY SLEET. THEN EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE YOU'LL CATCH A FEW LITTLE SNOW FLAKS OR SO BUT ITS MOSTLY SLEET AND ICE.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=sleet and ice]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF V-DOT TRUCKS))
VDOT quickly sprung into action.
Crews worked 12 hour shifts removing snow and treating the roads with salt.
[SOT 16:25:30; 16:23:19]
[IN Q=It wasn't too bad]

((MICHELE CURLEY/MOTORIST: IT WASN'T TOO BAD. JUST A LITTLE BIT OF SLEET AND RAIN. RIGHT HAND LANE WAS SAFE, LEFT HAND LANE I WOULDN'T BE DOING TOO MUCH PASSING.)) ((PAUL WILLIAMS/MOTORIST: JUST A LOT OF RAIN SLUSH AND ICE ON THE ROAD, IT WASN'T TOO BAD.))
[Runs= 12]
[OUT Q=wasn't too bad]


Not bad on the interstates.
But the secondary roads are a different story.
During a winter storm, VDOT gives first priority to interstates and primary roads.
Subdivisions and secondary roads come last.
[SOT 16:28:14]
[IN Q=The storm also caused]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE STORM ALSO CAUSED PROBLEMS HERE AT THE ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT. BY NINE O'CLOCK, SEVERAL FLIGHTS WERE CANCELED TO AND FROM ATLANTA AS WELL AS CINCINNATI. ONCE THE STORM HIT HERE IN ROANOKE, THOSE DELAYS AND CANCELATIONS ONLY GREW AS THE DAY WENT ON.))
[Runs= 15]
[OUT Q=the day went on]

((NAT SOUND OF PEOPLE STANDING IN LINE AT AIRPORT))
Delays sometimes lasted more than a hour.
Many travelers showed up early hoping to get out before the storm hit.
Some weren't so lucky.
[SOT 16:19:55]
[IN Q=We might be spending]

((ROSS BAUTSCH/AIR TRAVELER: WE MIGHT BE SPENDING THE NIGHT HERE OR IN PITTSBURGH, YEAH, FUN.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=yeah, fun]


Fun for some, aggrevation for others.
But for most people, the storm that wasn't was a welcome sight.
[SOT 16:22:11]
[IN Q=With Roanoke you just]

((LUCY LOWE/MOTORIST: WITH ROANOKE YOU JUST NEVER KNOW, ITS JUST PART OF LIVING IN ROANOKE.))
[Runs= 04]
[OUT Q=living in Roanoke]


A living that made for an interesting day whether you were at home, on the road, or in the air.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

(Marya tosses to bump)



[bump-chyron]
[comm #4]



[Yates]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Jury selection begins today in the murder trial of Andrea Yates.
The Houston woman faces the death penalty if convicted of drowning her five children.
As Maureen Maher reports, her husband is standing by her and supporting her defense of insanity.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:15:34]
[IN Q=Here's the new mother]
[SUPER=04-Home Video; :04]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Cohen/CBS News Legal Analyst; :30]
[SUPER=01-Rusty Yates/Husband; 1:24 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:44]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Chicago.]

(((open w/ home video from 60 minutes)
(nat pop from Rusty Yates, home vo)

"HERE'S THE NEW MOTHER"
THIS IS THE IMAGE DEFENSE ATTORNEYS WANT A JURY TO SEE AND HEAR ABOUT ANDREA YATES A LOVING MOTHER, SOMEONE WHO WOULD NEVER KNOWINGLY HURT HER CHILDREN

(vo of Yates in the courtroom)

WHILE PROSECUTORS WILL FOCUS ON THIS PICTURE - A CRIMINAL, LOCKED BEHIND BARS FOR THE MOST HEINOUS OF CRIMES - MURDERING NOT ONE CHILD, BUT 5 OF HER OWN
HOW EACH JUROR VIEWS ANDREA YATES COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH FOR HER CBS LEGAL ANALYST, ANDREW COHEN

(SOT ANDREW COHEN1/4CBS NEWS LEGAL ANALYST)

"In this case where a lot of the facts really aren't in dipsute, where thres a confession, where its pretty clear that Andrea Yates did what she's accused of doing.the selection of the jury is the whole ballgame here. If the defense can get even one jury member who's sympathetic or empathetic to Andrea Yates, no only may they spare her lie but they'll als give her, or get her, a lesser sentence.
YATES HAS BEEN LOCKED AWAY IN THE PSYCHIATRIC WARD OF A COUNTY JAIL SINCE MURDERING HER CHILDREN LAST JUNE BUT SHE IS SAID TO SLOWLY BE EMERGING FROM THE EMOTIONAL PRISON SHE'S BEEN TRAPPED IN FOR YEARS
SHORTLY AFTER THE MURDERS, YATES TOLD POLICE SHE'D HEARD VOICES IN HER HEAD SAYING THE DEVIL WAS AFTER HER CHILDREN -
SHE'S PLEAD NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY- AND WHILE A JUDGE HAS ALREADY RULED THE FORMER NURSE IS COMPETANT TO STAND TRIAL, THE JURY WILL HAVE DECIDE WHETHER SHE WAS IN HER RIGHT MIND WHEN SHE METHODICALLY DROWNED EACH OF HER CHILDREN IN A BATHTUB
RECENTLY, HER HUSBAND TOLD 60 MINUTES SHE WASN'T

(SOT RUSTY YATES1/4HUSBAND OF MURDER SUSPECT/From 60 Minutes)

"THE PERSON THAT DROWNED THOSE CHILDREN IS NOT ANDREA - YOU KNOW AND IF YOUR BRAIN IS SICK, YOU CAN THINK THINGS THAT AREN'T REAL"
RUSTY YATES BLAMES HIS WIFE'S DOCTORS, CALLING THEM INCOMPETANT - THE PROSECUTION CALLS ANDREA YATES A COLD BLOODED KILLER AND IS SEEKING THE DEATH PENATLY
Standup(Maureen Maher) BECAUSE THIS IS SUCH A HIGH PROFILE AND EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CASE, POTENTIAL JURORS WILL BE EXTENSIVELY SCREENED BY THE PROSECUTORS, DEFENSE ATTORNEYS AND THE JUDGE - WHO WANTS TO ENSURE FROM THE OUTSET THAT IT WILL BE A FAIR TRIAL - ALL WHICH MEANS JURY SELECTION COULD TAKE AS LONG AS A MONTH, CBS News, Chicago.))



[11Fox]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-46:05]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]

Another candidate is officially vying for a seat on Roanoke City Council.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Xavier (Zay-vee-er) Fox says he's committed to the Roanoke Valley and is hoping for enough votes in the March 5th primary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 05:42:36]
[IN Q=I stand for ]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Fox/(D) Roanoke City Council Candidate; ]

((I STAND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=economic development.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Democrat is a maintenance mechanic with Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority and has three children.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Wall Street gets back to work today after opening 2002 with three consecutive winning sessions.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

((INVESTORS ARE HOPEFUL THAT THE JANUARY RALLY WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEK. THE MARKET RANG IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A HAT TRICK, THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF GAINS. FINANCIAL AND TECH STOCKS WERE THE BIG WINNERS...

(graphic)

ON FRIDAY... THE DOW RACED AHEAD 87 POINTS, FOR THE HOLIDAY SHORTENED WEEK IT WAS UP MORE THAN 1 PERCENT

(graphic)

THE NASDAQ ADDED 15 POINTS AND WAS UP 3.6 PERCENT FOR THE WEEK.

(oc)

OPTIMISM THE ECONOMY MAY BE RECOVERING GOT A BOOST FROM A LABOR DEPARTMENT REPORT THAT JOB LOSSES WERE LESS IN DECEMBER THAN IN THE PRIOR THREE MONTHS. AND SOME ECONOMISTS BELIEVE THE FED WILL LIKELY CUT INTEREST RATES ONE MORE TIME, AT ITS JANUARY 30TH MEETING, BEFORE RAISING RATES LATER IN THE YEAR.

(graphic)

ON OUR STOCKS TO WATCH LIST: AOL TIME WARNER ANALSYTS SAY the world's largest media and Internet company, may lower expectations for its earnings in 2002 during an investor conference call LATER TODAY.

(graphic)

AT&T IS STARTING OUT THE NEW YEAR BY HANDING OUT MORE PINK SLIPS.. THE LONG DISTANCE GIANT PLANS TO ELIMINATE ANOTHER 5-THOUSAND JOBS AND TAKE A 1-BLN DOLLAR PRETAX CHARGE AGAINST FOURTH QTR EARNINGS BECAUSE OF ITS RESTRUCTURING.

(on cam)

IT'S A BUSY WEEK ON THE ECONOMIC CALENDAR WITH REPORTS ON FACTORY ORDERS, INFLATION AT THE WHOLESALE LEVEL AND CONSUMER CONFIDENCE.

(graphic)

TRACK ALL THE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM ... AT THE NASDAQ

(oc)

I'M AC IN NY.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS]
[COMM#7]




[11Football-Call]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC-1:50:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One local family was glued to the T-V yesterday, not for the weather report but for a sporting event.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


16-year old Hunter (Oz-mer)Ozmer of Roanoke has (Neiman-Pick) Niemann-Pick Disease.
It's a genetic disorder that causes cell death and malfunction of major organs.
[SUPER=04-Fox Sports;]


Yesterday, the entire anchor crew of FOX N-F-L Sunday wore special N-P-D pins on the air to raise awareness of this deadly disease.
Anchorman James Brown is an active supporter of the Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation and a friend of the Ozmer family.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:00:15; 8:06:11]
[IN Q=We were at the national]

((HUNT OZMER/HUNTER'S DAD: WE WERE AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH FOR HUNTER TO HAVE A CHECKUP. WE WENT TO AN ITALIAN RESTAURANT FOR DINNER AND THE GENTLEMAN SEATED US RIGHT NEXT TO JAMES AND DOROTHY BROWN. AND AT THE END OF OUR MEAL I GOT UP AND ASKED JAMES IF HE WOULD BE WILLING TO HELP RAISE MONEY AND HE SAID SURE.)) ((HUNTER OZMER: WE'LL GET THROUGH IT WITH GOD AND ME.))
[SUPER=01-Hunt Ozmer/Hunter's Dad; :00]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=God and me]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Yesterday, the family held a football party to watch the broadcast.
After the on-air acknowledgement, James Brown phoned the Ozmer residence and talked to Hunter for several minutes.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE NP DISEASE FS]
If you would like more information on Niemman-Pick Disease or how you can obtain a N-P-D lapel pin you can go to this website.
Its n-n-p-d-f dot com.
(XXXXXX)



[Med-Day]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
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In medical news, if your new year's resolution is to start a new exercise routine - you've taken a step toward better health.
Doctor Dave Hnida tells us how to plan a routine that you can STICK TO and love - in this morning's Health check.
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((4 OUT OF 5 PEOPLE WHO TAKE UP A NEW EXERCISE PROGRAM WILL QUIT WITHIN 60 DAYS. IF YOURE JUST STARTING OUT- HOW CAN YOU KEEP FROM BECOMING AN EXERCISE DROPOUT? NUMBER ONE- DON'T EXERCISE EVERY DAY. TRYING TO DO TOO MUCH TOO SOON NOT ONLY SETS YOU UP FOR INJURY- ITS ALSO SETS YOU UP FOR BURNOUT. TAKE YOUR TIME WHEN STARTING OUT- GIVE YOUR BODY A CHANCE TO ADAPT TO THE EXTRA WORK YOU'RE GIVING IT. YOU MAY EVEN WANT TO SET A SCHEDULE- SAY WORKING OUT EVERY OTHER DAY. THAT WAY YOU DON'T FEEL GUILTY WHEN YOU TAKE A DAY OFF. AND WHILE YOU'RE AT IT- KEEP A LOG OF WHAT YOU'VE DONE. NEXT- MAKE EXERCISE FUN. IF WORKING OUT IS LIKE A ROOT CANAL- YOU'LL NEVER STICK WITH IT. FIND SOMETHING YOU LIKE TO DO- OR BETTER YET A VARIETY OF THINGS YOU LIKE TO DO. ITS HARD TO KEEP ON DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER. FINALLY- KNOW YOUR COMFORT ZONE. A WORKOUT SHOULDN'T BE PAINFUL OR LEAVE YOU WIPED OUT. IF YOU'RE A BEGINNER- CHOOSE SOMETHING EASY- LIKE WALKING- AND BY ALL MEANS FORGET ABOUT TARGET HEART RATES AND OTHER FANCY FORMULAS.. THE MAIN THING YOU NEED TO REMEMBER IS DOING SOMETHING IS BETTER THAN DOING NOTHING. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))



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