[AM-Train-Ax]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-62]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A man is recovering from injuries... after being struck by a Norfolk Southern train in Botetourt County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Troutville;]

Members of the Troutville Rescue squad say the man was hit while walking on Nace Road, about two and a half miles North of this crossing. The man's identity was not immediately known last night. Rescue squad volunteers say he was transported to Roanoke Memorial hospital with injuries to his shoulder, ribs and stomach.
(------------)



[AM-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2002]

A well-known Blacksburg Democrat is on his way to Richmond.
(xxxxxxxx)

[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN] Jim Shuler beat Republican Larry Linkous yesterday by a margin of more than four thousand votes to take the 12th District House of Delegates seat.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night;]

The retired veterinarian will represent voters from Blacksburg to Bath County. And while he's eager to work with Governor- elect Mark Warner, he knows the General Assembly has its work cut out with the state budget.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

((WE HAVE A MAJOR CHALLENGE AHEAD OF US THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, THERE WILL BE SOME PAIN TO DEAL WITH BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK. HE'S PUT TOGETHER AN EXCELLENT STAFF AND EXCELLENT CABINET.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=AND EXCELLENT CABINET.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Larry Linkous says it was hard competing with Shuler in what he calls a largely Democratic district... He says he was also outspent in terms of advertising.
(////sot////)
[sot 17:43:13]
[IN Q= I'VE ENJOYED]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT, I DON'T HAVE ANY REGRETS. WE KNEW COMING INTO IT THAT THIS IS ABOUT WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q= HONEST WITH YOU.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jim Shuler replaces Creigh Deeds who was elected to the state senate.


[War-Update]


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


The body of the first American soldier killed by enemy fire in the war in Afghanistan is back on U-S soil.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The remains of Sergeant Nathan Chapman arrived late last night at Fort Lewis, Washington.
Chapman will be buried on Friday.
His widow, Renae Chapman say her husband had told her before he left that there was a 50- 50 chance he would not be coming home.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:06:32]
[IN Q=the day he]

((RENAE CHAPMAN/SOLDIER'S WIDOW: THE DAY HE LEFT, WE ALL CRIED AND CRIED, HE GAVE ME A FULL HEART AND WE BROKE IT AND HE LEFT.))
[SUPER=01-Renae Chapman/Soldier's Widow;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=and he left.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kandahar, Afghanistan;]


In Afghanistan, U-S soldiers are on their guard, while keeping their eyes on more than 300 suspected Taliban and Al-Qaida fighters.
Two senior al-Qaida fighters are being interrogated, and their computers and cell phones are being analyzed for any clues in the ongoing search for Osama bin Laden.
(------------)



[Education-Bill]


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


After signing his landmark education bill into law yesterday, President Bush plans to meet with some of the nation's teachers today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA;]


The President will be urging them to make the changes outlined in his 26- billion- dollar legislation.
The bill triples spending for reading programs and requires annual testing.
Bush says the plan is based on the assumption that every child can learn.
Yesterday, he visited Boston Latin, the oldest public school in America.
(------------)


[11Restoration-Jubilee]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-49]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg-area ministers say they're excited about a new opportunity to help ex-convicts lead better lives once they're paroled.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Pastor James Coleman and the Reverend Jerry Falwell formed the "Restoration Jubilee" partnership last summer.
Yesterday, they announced a deal that will allow mentors into state prisons to work with inmates about to be released.
Ministers who are already working with ex- offenders say the program works.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:51:29]
[IN Q=Once they're released]

((REV. A.B. SMITH/COURT ST. BAPTIST CHURCH: ONCE THEY'RE RELEASED OUT OF PRISON, WE TAKE THEM IN, WE TRY TO HOUSE THEM, WE GET THEM EDUCATED IF THEY DON'T HAVE THEIR G-E-D, WE TRY TO HELP THEM FIND A JOB. ALL THROUGH THIS PROCESS, THEY'RE IN THE MENTORING PROCESS, INTO THE MENTORING MINISTRY AND THEN THEY JUST BECOME PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. A. B. Smith/Court St. Baptist Church]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=become productive citizens.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Organizers will start recruiting instructors and mentors from area churches.. the program is set to begin this June.
(------------)



[1st-Business]


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


In business news this morning, United Airlines mechanics are prepared to strike as early as next month.
And Sears is cutting 15-hundred jobs.
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=1:24]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]


(( GOOD MORNING THIS WEDNESDAY THE 9TH OF JANUARY.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING.
-------------------------


PRESIDENT BUSH'S ORDER KEEPING UNITED MECHANICS FROM STRIKING HOLDS... BUT... THE LATEST ON A POSSIBLE AIRLINE STRIKE IS WELL, UP IN THE AIR.
A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS AGREED TO A UNION REQUEST TO DECIDE IF MR. BUSH AND AN EMERGENCY BOARD HAVE A ROLE IN THE DISPUTE. 15-THOUSAND OF THEM ARE PREPARED TO WALK OUT PERHAPS BY MID FEBRUARY.

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


TODAY ON WALL STREET.. NERVES ARE JITTERY AS WE AWAIT UPCOMING EARNINGS...
THIS AS CONSUMER DEBT POSTED A RECORD INCREASE AS ZERO-INTEREST AUTO LOANS DREW BUYERS TO CAR LOTS LIKE ANTS TO A SPRING PICNIC. OVERNIGHT ..
IN TOKYO.. STOCKS SUFFERED FROM GLOOM IN THE BANKING SECTOR...
--------------------------


SEARS IS PULLING THE RUG OUT FROM UNDER ABOUT 1,500 EMPLOYEES..

THE LATEST JOB CUTS ARE PART OF A PLAN TO CONCENTRATE MORE IN HOME APPLIANCES.... AND INCLUDE NO MORE SALES OR INSTALLATION OF CARPET.
--------------------------


RECENT EVENTS HAVE BEEN A BOOM TO THE MAKER OF STUN GUNS.
TASER INTERNATIONAL IS COMING OFF ITS FIRST PROFITABLE YEAR SINCE THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED IN 1993.
INTEREST IS SO HIGH THAT THEY ARE GOING BEYOND INSTITUTIONAL SALES.. A PERSONAL TASER SHOULD BE AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE BY NEXT MONTH AT 150 TO 600 DOLLARS.
THE DEVICE FIRES BATTERY POWERED DARTS... EACH WITH A 7 TO 18 WATT WALLOP THAT CAN PUT AN ATTACKER RIGHT ON HIS ... HIS.. NEVERMIND
--------------------------


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]

[Statler-Brothers]


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


After almost 40 years of near-constant touring, the Statler Brothers say they'll perform their last road show on November first. Lead singer Don Reid says the Statlers look forward to relaxing ``and sleeping late.''
The Staunton based country and gospel stars have released more than 60 albums. Their first big hit was ``Flowers on the Wall'' ... a crossover hit that won a Grammy Award in 1965.

[Grammys]


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

[NOTE ANCHOR TAG!!!]
Top musical artists are biting their nails for the next month and a half, after the nominations were announced for this year's Grammy Awards.
Some artists were a shoe- in, but there were others who were simply overlooked.
V-H-One takes a look at the Grammy snubs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=from VH 1.]

((

PKG
S/U
TRACK 1 THEY HAD A TOP 10 SINGLE WITH THEIR HIT "IT'S BEEN AWHILE," STAIND'S THIRD ALBUM "BREAK THE CYCLE" DEBUTED AT NUMBER ONE..AND WENT ON TO SELL OVER 4 MILLION COPIES. GOOD WORK...BUT OBVIOUSLY NOT ENOUGH FOR A GRAMMY NOD.
S/U NICKEBACK
TRACK2 ANOTHER ROCK GROUP THAT GOT SNUBBED BY THE GRAMMYS...NICKELBACK. FROM VANCOUVER, CANADA THESE GUYS RECEIVED MASS ATTENTION WITH THEIR BIG HIT "HOW YOU REMIND ME." BUT DESPITE THE FACT THAT THEIR ALBUM "SILVER SIDE UP" DEBUTED AT NUMBER 2 AND SOLD MORE THAN 2 MILLION COPIES...NO LOVE FROM THE GRAMMYS
S/U INCUBUS
TRACK 3 ANOTHER BAND WHO RECEIVED ALOT OF ATTENTION THIS YEAR, INCUBUS...THEIR SINGLE "WISH YOU WERE HERE" HAS REMAINED ON THE CHARTS FOR 17 WEEKS WHERE THEY STILL ARE TODAY. BUT NO GRAMMY NOMINATION. ...THEIR ALBUM "MORNING VIEW" SOLD MORE THAN A MILLION COPIES BUT WASN'T ELIGIBLE FOR A NOMINATION BECAUSE IT CAME OUT AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 30TH GRAMMY DEADLINE
TRACK 4 DESPITE EITHER BIG ALBUM RELEASES...LOTS OF PRESS OR LOTS OF HYPE... OTHER NAMES THAT WERE ALSO LEFT OFF THIS YEARS GRAMMY LIST...MACY GRAY'S "THE ID", AND A PIONEER OF NEO-SOUL, ANGIE STONE'S "BROTHA" VO TO BE TACKED ON: THAT'S MUSIC NEWS FROM VH-1 ))
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Grammys will air live on C-B-S on February 27th .

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]


[2WX-Hello]


[ANCHOR=Leo]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]



(TWO SHOT)
[Kim ad-lib schooltouch]

(WX-PRO)
[Conditions]
[Area Forecast]

(TWO SHOT)

[2-AM-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-62]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2002]


Blacksburg Democrat Jim Shuler won last night's special election.
(xxxxxxxx)

[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN] Shuler beat Republican Larry Linkous by a margin of more than four thousand votes to take the 12th District House of Delegates seat.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night;]

The retired veterinarian will represent voters from Blacksburg to Bath County. And while he's eager to work with Governor- elect Mark Warner he knows the General Assembly has its work cut out with the state budget.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

((WE HAVE A MAJOR CHALLENGE AHEAD OF US THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, THERE WILL BE SOME PAIN TO DEAL WITH BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK. HE'S PUT TOGETHER AN EXCELLENT STAFF AND EXCELLENT CABINET.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=AND EXCELLENT CABINET.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Larry Linkous says it was hard competing with Shuler in what he calls a largely Democratic district... He says he was also outspent in terms of advertising.
(////sot////)
[sot 17:43:13]
[IN Q= I'VE ENJOYED]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT, I DON'T HAVE ANY REGRETS. WE KNEW COMING INTO IT THAT THIS IS ABOUT WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q= HONEST WITH YOU.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jim Shuler replaces Creigh Deeds who was elected to the state senate.


[11Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:03:15]
[GRAPHIC=State Capitol]


When the General Assembly convenes today, lawmakers will start dealing with a huge budget hole.
[SS=Mark Warner]


Governor-elect Mark Warner says the state's financial problems are bigger than one budget cycle.
Yesterday, he made the case for a top to bottom review of state government.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=so what we are]
[SUPER=@markwarner]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=4 and a half years.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner talked with business leaders in Richmond offering details on how he plans to deal with the budget shortfall.
He called for a freeze on new tax credits, restraints on additional spending and a review of state government.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a wonderful]
[SUPER=01-Heywood Fralin/Roanoke Businessman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Davenport/Chatham Businessman; :12]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=way we govern and operate.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=State Capitol]


The General Assembly convenes at noon today.
Governor Jim Gilmore will deliver his final state of the Commonwealth address tonight at seven.

[2-War-Update]


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


The first U-S soldier killed in battle in Afghanistan will be laid to rest later this week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The remains of Sergeant Nathan Chapman arrived late last night at Fort Lewis, Washington.
Chapman will be buried on Friday.
His widow, Renae Chapan say her husband had told her before he left that there was a 50- 50 chance he would not be coming home.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:06:32]
[IN Q=the day he]

((RENAE CHAPMAN/SOLDIER'S WIDOW: THE DAY HE LEFT, WE ALL CRIED AND CRIED, HE GAVE ME A FULL HEART AND WE BROKE IT AND HE LEFT.))
[SUPER=01-Renae Chapman/Soldier's Widow;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=and he left.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kandahar, Afghanistan;]


In Afghanistan, U-S soldiers are on their guard, while keeping their eyes on more than 300 suspected Taliban and Al-Qaida fighters.
Two senior al-Qaida fighters are being interrogated, and their computers and cell phones are being analyzed for any clues in the ongoing search for Osama bin Laden.
(------------)



[11USS-Cole]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=USS Cole]


Families of victims killed in terrorist attacks before September 11th want to know what the difference is between their relatives deaths- and those lost on 9-Eleven?
(------------)
[VO-NAT 12]


Lou Gunn of Norfolk lost his son..... killed by terrorists- just like in New York, and the terrorists worked for Osama bin laden-
It was October 12, 2000- aboard the U-S-S Cole in Yemen.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:35:36]
[IN Q=]

((LOU GUNN/VICTIM'S FATHER; MY LOSS IS JUST LIKE THE LOSS OF THE PEOPLE IN NEW YORK. YOU KNOW, THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 9-11 AND 10'12 IS WE'RE TALKING ONE YEAR, ONE MONTH AND ONE DAY, THE PAIN AND THE GRIEF ARE THE SAME.))
[SUPER=01-Lou Gunn/Victim's Father;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=grief are the same.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 28 plus pad ]


But not the compensation. Lou Gunn's family received 15-thousand dollars benefits- while under a program approved by Congress, families of September 11th victims stand to receive on average- one and half million.
Gunn and several other Cole families now plan to challenge their exclusion from that plan. [:17 local video on tape ]
Ringgold native Timothy Saunders was killed in the Cole bombing. We don't know at this point whether his family is involved in the fight to receive more benefits from the government.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, It was a case of good news-bad news that sent stocks to a mixed close in Wall Street's latest effort.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

((RECESSION? WHAT RECESSION, WHEN IT COMES TO THE HOUSING MARKET WE JUST HAVEN'T SEEN IT. THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF Realtors SAYS When the final 2001 numbers are tallied later this month, sales of new and existing homes will both hit records.. AND THANKS TO LOW INTEREST RATES IN THE NEW YEAR THE PACE OF HOME SALES IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE NEAR RECORD LEVELS IN 2002
THE STOCK MARKET PUT IN A MIXED PERFORMANCE AS EARNINGS SEASON OFFICIALLY GETS UNDERWAY...

(GRAPHIC)

DOW GAVE BACK 46 POINTS

(GRAPHIC)

BUT THE NASDAQ CLIMBED MORE THAN 18

(GRAPHIC)

ALUMINUM GIATN ALCOA WAS THE FIRST DOW COMPONENT TO REPORT PROFITS AND IT POSTED ITS FIRST LOSS IN NEARLY 8 YEARS.
GATEWAY WAS SLAMMED - DOWN MORE THAN 20 PERCENT AFTER CONFESSING THAT FOURTH QTR SALES WERE HURT BECAUSE CONSUMERS BOUGHT CHEAPER PCS FROM RIVALS DELL AND COMPAQ.

(GRAPHIC)

GENERAL MOTORS PLANS TO OFFER EARLY RETIREMENT TO NEARLY 5 THOUSAND WHITE COLLARED WORKERS AS IT FINDS WAYS TO CUT COSTS.

(ON CAM)

AND A MAJOR DEPARTMENT STORE IS TIGHTENING ITS BELT.. SEARS WILL ELIMINATE 1500 SALES POSITIONS AND EXIT THE CARPET BUSINESS NEXT MONTH.

(GRAPHIC)

TIFFANY TURNED GOLDEN AFTER THE LUXURY GOODS RETAILER SAID HOLIDAY SALES WEREN'T SO BAD AFTERALL AND THAT EARNINGS WILL COME IN AT THE UPPER END OF FORECASTS

(GRAPHIC)

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

(ON CAM)

I'M AC IN NY.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS]
[COMM#7]




[11Henry-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC1:55:44]
[GRAPHIC=Henry School Consol.]


A group of Henry County citizens plans to use a Richmond law firm to fight the local school board.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


But the group's spokesman says it's 39-hundred dollars short of the 5-thousand it needs to hire the firm.
Citizens Campaign for a Better Plan is seeking an injunction to stop the school board from closing three elementary schools and converting two high schools to middle schools.
Some citizens have blasted the board for not finding other ways to cut the budget.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:08:24 - :37]
[IN Q=It's real questionable]

((REV. TYLER MILLNER/CONSOLIDATION OPPONENT: IT'S REAL QUESTIONABLE TO HAVE A MAJOR HIGH-PAID SUPERINTENDENT AND THREE ASSISTANTS IN A SCHOOL DIVISION WITH LESS THAN 9,000 STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Tyler Millner/Consolidation Opponent;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=9,000 STUDENTS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The school board says it had to act quickly to deal with declining student enrollment and soften the blow of a 2-million dollar budget deficit.
(------------)



[11Power-Outage]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC45:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A-E-P is asking for help finding a vandal who knocked out power to hundreds of Roanoke County residents.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Shortly before eleven yesterday morning, someone fired two gunshots into ten thousand dollars worth of power switching equipment at the corner of Cotton Hill and Shingle Ridge Roads, interrupting service to about 750-people. Most of the customers were back on line within an hour. But it took AEP until 4 yesterday afternoon to restore service to the remaining 50-customers. If you have any information about the vandalism you can call AEP or Roanoke County Police.
(------------)



[Med-Day]


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


In medical news, certain over the counter drugs such as aspirin and cold medications, especially when taken with other drugs, could increase the risk for heart attacks and strokes.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((CAUTION FROM THE JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY IF YOU ARE TAKING ANTIDEPRESSANT MEDICATION.

(VO)


RESEARCHERS REPORT PEOPLE WHO COMBINE CERTAIN ANTI DEPRESSANTS WITH SOME ANTI MIGRAINE DRUGS OR COLD MEDICATIONS MAY BE AT A HIGHER RISK FOR A SUDDEN STROKE.
ALTHOUGH THE LINK BETWEEN THE MEDICATIONS AND STROKE WAS ONLY SEEN IN A FEW PATIENTS, IT WOULD BE WISE TO CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS AND SYMPTOMS THAT MIGHT SIGNAL A PROBLEM.

(VO)


THERES MORE EVIDENCE INFECTION MAY PLAY A ROLE IN TRIGGERING A HEART ATTACK,
THE JOURNAL CIRCULATION REPORTS THE BODY'S OWN INFECTION FIGHTING CHEMICALS MAY COMBINE WITH FAT CELLS TO FORM ARTERY CLOGGING PLAQUES.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE DAILY ASPIRIN THAT SOME PEOPLE TAKE TO PREVENT A HEART ATTACK MAY WORK BY DECREASING THE INFLAMMATION CAUSED BY THE IMMUNE SYSTEM CHEMICALS -AND LESSENING THE CHANCE A LARGE PLAQUE WOULD FORM.

(VO)


FINALLY TODAY- A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL CANCER FINDS MANY WOMEN IGNORE THE CURRENT RECOMMENDATION TO START MAMMOGRAMS AT AGE 40- MORE THAN HALF WAIT UNTIL AGE 50 TO HAVE THEIR FIRST MAMMOGRAM.

(BACK ON CAM)


THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES., IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


(Kimberly tosses to bump)


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





[6-Pulaski-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC48:38]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]


A Pulaski man is in police custody after a standoff at his home.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

William Reinhardt barricaded himself inside his house yesterday on Madison Street when police tried to arrest him for failing to pay child support. Officials say when he saw the officers he shoved a woman out the back door and hid in the basement. Pulaski Police called in their tactical team, which successfully arrested Reinhardt with a minor struggle. The suspect was not armed and no one was injured. Officials say he may face assault charges for shoving the female out of the house.
(------------)



[6-Moonshine]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-01 TC03:57]
[GRAPHIC=Moonshine]

Six more moonshiners were sentenced in federal court, but only one of them got prison time.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Autrey Cooper has a history of making moonshine with convictions in 1986 and 1990. Because the government says he has "yet to learn his lesson," the prosecutor asked for a prison sentence. Cooper will serve 20 months in minimum security. Cooper was a still hand at a huge indoor still in Craig County. When they finally shut down this operation, authorities said these black pots had produced 7 million dollars worth of "white lightening." Those who set it up won't be sentenced until tomorrow. Barbara Hale and Shirley Whitlow were both placed on home detention yesterday for four months, because they lied about their connection to the property. (------------)