[11Candlelight-Vigil]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-08 02:06]
[GRAPHIC=ASL Shooting]


Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil last night on the campus of Appalachian Law School.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grundy]


Family, friends, classmates all gathered in a circle around the flag pole to remember the three victims killed during Wednesday's shooting.
They are the school's dean Tony Sutin, professor Thomas Blackwell, and student Angela Dales.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's just very difficult]
[SUPER=01-Tim Chinaris/Law Professor]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=been involved with]
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[VO-NAT]


The college president and a student also spoke at last night's vigil.
The service also included a moment of silence as well as a musical tribute to the victims.
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[11Grundy-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#02-01 28:14]
[GRAPHIC=Odighizuwa]


As for the man charged with the shootings, he remains jailed without bond.
Yesterday, 42 year old Peter (oh-dee-gee-ZOO-uh) Odighizuwa was led into court .. to face charges that include three counts of capital murder.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon was in the courtroom.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Grundy; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Stater/Virginia State Police Spokesman; :15 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Lou Elsworth/Appalachian School of Law President; :32]
[SUPER=04-Wednesday; :47 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Mikael Gross/Helped Capture Suspect; :53]
[SUPER=@rachel1; :57]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=Rachel Cannon, News 7, Grundy]
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[11Victims]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=501-10 1:14:43]
[GRAPHIC=ASL Shooting]


The surviving victims are now expected to recover fully from their wounds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kingsport, TN]


Roanoke Valley native Rebecca Brown is in stable condition at the Holston Valley Medical Center.
She was shot in the abdomen.
37-year old Martha Madeline Shortt was shot once in the back.
She did not need surgery and is also in stable condition.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=ASL Shooting]


22-year old Stacey Bean is in stable condition at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was shot once in the chest.

[11College-Security]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-58 50:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Campus security experts say part of their job is to identify students whose behavior is abnormal and get them help before problems occur.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Wednesday's shootings caught the attention of security officers at small schools like Lynchburg College and Randolph Macon Woman's College.
Both schools have crisis plans in place to help them respond to major incidents.. but they also say being alert can help prevent something from happening in the first place.
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[SOT 14:15:50]
[IN Q=On the front]

((STEVE ARNOLD/LYNCHBURG COLLEGE PUBLIC RELATIONS: ON THE FRONT END WE TRY TO BE VERY PREVENTIVE AS FAR AS LOOKING FOR THOSE RED FLAGS OR WARNING SIGNALS OF A DISGRUNTLED STUDENT, WE'VE GOT TO TAKE CARE OF OUR CUSTOMERS.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Arnold/Lynchburg College Public Relations]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=of our customers.]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials say smaller schools are easier to manage because the student body is more tight-knit and strangers on campus are easily identified.
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[11XGR-Grundy]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-53]
[GRAPHIC=ASl Shooting]


Members of the General Assembly paused yesterday to reflect on the tragedy and remember the victims of Wednesday's shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Senator Phillip Puckett and Delegate Jackie Stump thanked other lawmakers for their prayers and support... while Falls Church Senator Leslie Byrne made a case for stronger gun control measures.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Since December 11th]

((SEN. LESLIE BYRNE: SINCE DECEMBER 11TH MR PRESIDENT, WE'VE FOCUSED A LOT ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND DOMESTIC DEFENSE AND YET THE LIKELIHOOD OF BEING INJURED BY A GUN IS MUCH GREATER THAN BEING IN A BUILDING ATTACKED BY A SUICIDE BOMBER.))

[SUPER=01-Sen. Leslie Byrne/(D) Falls Church; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=a suicide bomber.]
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[VO-NAT]


The State Senate observed a moment of silence, and both houses adjourned in memory of Dean Anthony Sutin, Professor Thomas Blackwell, and student Angela Dales.

(--------------------)[War-Update]



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


The government is asking for YOUR help in preventing future terrorist attacks.
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[VO-NAT]


Officials have released new video and photos of five suspected al-Qaida members.
The pictures were recovered from the home of an Osama bin Laden military chief.
The government says these men could be planning the next attack on America.
Attorney General John Ashcroft says while there's no evidence the men are in the U-S, they could be trying to get here.
Four of the five suspected al-Qaida members have been identified.
Anyone who sees them is asked to call the F-B-I.
(------------)


[Airport-Security]


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


If you're planning on flying anywhere, get ready for longer lines at the airport.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


New security measures begin today across the country.
Congress is requiring all airlines to begin checking every bag for explosives.
Security experts advise passengers to arrive early, since the tighter restrictions will mean MORE time spent at the terminal.
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[6-US-Airways]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=netQ]
[GRAPHIC=US Airways]


In business news, US Airways posted another huge loss this quarter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The airline reported yesterday a 552- million dollar loss for the fourth quarter.
US Airways blames pressure from low-cost rivals and a travel slump since September 11th.
Meanwhile, travel continues to decline at Roanoke Regional Airport.
The total passenger count for December was down three thousand from November, that's nearly 14-thousand fewer passengers than LAST December.
The number of canceled flights grew by about a thousand from last year.
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[1st-Business]


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


Economists expect the foreign trade deficit to have narrowed just a bit for November. Those numbers will be released later today.
Here's Barton Eckert with a look at the morning's top business stories..
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Barton Eckert/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]


(( GOOD MORNING THIS FRIDAY THE 18TH OF JANUARY.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING.
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ON WALL STREET TODAY REACTION TO TRADE DEFICIT DATA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CONSUMER SENTIMENT SURVEY.
ON ASIAN MARKETS OVERNIGHT .. IN JAPAN.. STOCKS BROKE A SEVEN DAY LOSING STREAK.
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CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AND AMTRAK HAVE THE NATION'S FIRST AIR-RAIL CODE SHARE AGREEMENT.
IT'S COMMON FOR AIRLINES TO SELL TICKETS AND SHARES FLIGHTS UNDER EACH OTHERS BRAND NAME.. BUT UNTIL NOW... NO AIR CARRIER HAS TEAMED WITH A TRAIN.
THE NEW SERVICE STARTS IN MARCH, LINKING SOME ACELA AND KEYSTONE TRAIN ROUTES TO CONTINENTAL FLIGHTS AT NEWARK INTERNATIONAL.
LOOK FOR MERGED TICKETING, AND THE CONTINENTAL LOGO ON THE SIDE OF SOME TRAINS.
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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES HAS RAISED ITS HOSTILE BID FOR P O PRINCESS CRUISES BY 12 PERCENT IN A FRESH ATTEMPT TO SCUTTLE A MERGER WITH ROYAL CARIBBEAN .
THE WORLD'S THREE BIGGEST CRUISE OPERATORS ARE LOOKING FOR COST-CUTTING ALLIANCES TO COUNTER A DROP IN TICKET PRICES AFTER THE SEPT. 11 ATTACKS IN THE UNITED STATES, WHICH CHILLED LEISURE BUSINESSES WORLDWIDE.
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AUTO REPAIR SHOPS COULD BE HEADED FOR A SLUMP.
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUTO DEALERS SAYS THAT ZERO PERCENT FINANCING OF NEW VEHICLES BOOSTED SALES OF NEW AND USED CARS IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE .. SO SO THAT THE OLDER ONES FALLING-APART AND-NEEDING SERVICE.. JUST AREN'T THERE.
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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]

[11Radford-Arsenal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-55 1:21:20]
[GRAPHIC=Radford Arsenal]


150 jobs- -are expected to go at the Radford Arsenal this Spring- -That's being blamed on a complicated series of government agency decisions that sent a highly sought- after munitions contract to Canada.
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[VO-NAT]

The contract is for tank propellant used in the Bradley fighting vehicle. The Army uses plenty of these rounds. The M-14 propellant is produced under a joint venture of Alliant Techsystems and General Dynamics at the Radford Plant, by a firm called American Powder Company.
[SUPER=03-Radford]

Plant officials confirmed yesterday that The Federal Trade Commission had expressed concerns that the joint venture constitutes restraint of trade. Officials at the Department of Defense were inclined to agree.
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[SOT 21:58:20]
[IN Q=We looked at]

((WE LOOKED AT THE PROSPECT OF KEEPING THE JOINT VENTURE TOGETHER IN LIGHT OF D-O-D'S CONCERNS. OBVIOUSLY THE MAIN CUSTOMER IS D.O.D. THE CHANCE OF KEEPING THE JOINT VENTURE TOGETHER WEREN'T HIGH.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Nolan/ATK Ammunition & Powder Co.]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=the joint venture together weren't high.]
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[VO-NAT]

About 150 people who make M-14 tank propellant will be laid off. The remaining 90 or so lay-offs, Nolan says, are the result of "normal fluctuation" in business at the plant.
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[5-Pet-Therapy]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-07 1:41:52]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


In medical news, a local hospital is now using animals to help rehabilitate patients.
It's called Animal Assisted Therapy. This is different than pet therapy --where an animal comes by for a visit to cheer patients up. With animal assisted therapy -- the pet is actually used as a treatment tool to help the patient reach various rehabilitation goals.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has the details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem;00]
[SUPER=01-Billie Freeman/Stroke Victim; :15]
[SUPER=01-Sheri' Deel/Recreational Therapist; :46]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=for News 7 Mornin']

((
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[SOT5:56:35]
[IN Q=How is the shoulder doing]

((NAT SOUND: HOW IT THAT SHOULDER DOING. IT HURTS A LITTLE BIT)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=it hurts a little bit]


Therapy sessions for Billie Freeman are much more enjoyable when Bear is involved. She is just one the animals Lewis-Gale Medical Center uses for animal assisted therapy.
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[SOT6:10:32]
[IN Q=Animals just make you want to ]

((ANIMALS JUST MAKE YOU WANT TO SMILE AND IN THERAPY A LOT OF TIMES YOU DON'T FEEL LIKE SMILING ITS JUST WORK BUT WHEN YOU'RE DOING WITH ANIMAL THAT COOPERATES WITH YOU IT JUST MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=makes you feel good]


Freeman is recovering from a stroke --that affected the left side of her body.
She says working with Bear motivates her to try harder to do more. In fact, Lewis-Gale says that has been the case with all the patients. Many far exceed their therapy goals when an animal is involved which can enhance the recovery process.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT6:19:19]
[IN Q=It's amazing how when they work]

((IT'S AMAZING HOW WHEN THEY WORK WITH THE ANIMAL THEIR MIND IS TAKEN AWAY FROM WHAT THEY'RE ACTUALLY DOING SO THEY'RE DISTRACTED AND THEY'RE MORE MOTIVATED TO WORK WITH THE ANIMAL)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=to work with the animal]


Animal assisted therapy not only can help a patient with physical therapy --but also occupational, speech, and recreational therapy.
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[SOT6:16:43]
[IN Q=They can talk to the animals and not]

((IF YOU HAVE SOMEONE WHO HAD A STROKE AND HAVE A HARD TIME GETTING WORDS OUT ... ANIMAL GIVES IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK THAT THEY NEED)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=that they need]


Freeman says anything that helps the recovery process is important because she's eager to get back to work.
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[SOT6:13:38]
[IN Q=As you can image it means all the world to me]

((AS YOU CAN IMAGE IT MEANS ALL THE WORLD TO ME TO BE ABLE TO GET BACK TO WORK AND TAKE CARE OF MYSELF )) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=take care of myself]))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Animal assisted therapy can benefit patients who have Parkinson's disease, orthopedic problems, cancer, stroke and diabetes --just to name a few.

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, I-B-M's fourth quarter earnings managed to slip by Wall Street estimates by a penny.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

(( BLUE CHIP COMPANIES STEPPED UP TO THE EARNINGS PLATE AFTER THE CLOSING BELL.

(gr)

IBM POSTED PROFIT OF 1.33 A SHARE.. A PENNY BETTER THAN EXPECTED...BUT BIG BLUE ADMITTED THAT BUSINESS CONDITIONS REMAIN DIFFICULT.

(gr)

MICROSOFT BLEW PAST WALL STREET ESTIMATES OF 43 CENTS A SHARE.. COMING IN AT 49 CENTS... REVENUES WERE A BETTER THAN EXPECTED 7.4 BLN DOLLARS AND MICROSOFT RAISED ITS PROFIT ESTIMATES FOR THE CURRENT QTR.

(oc)

IT ALSO SOLD 1.5MLN X BOX VIDEO GAME CONSOLES IN THE FOURTH QTR..

(video: Harvey Pitt, Chairman, SEC)

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt called for a new oversight body to police and discipline accountants following the collapse of Enron and a probe of its auditor, Arthur Andersen.

(oc)

The SEC will work with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to form an industry policing group. the group would have the authority to punish accountants for incompetence and ethics violations.

(oc)

STOCKS BOUNCED BACK AFTER A DOSE OF GOOD EARNINGS NEWS FROM BLUE CHIP COMPANIES INCLUDING CITIGROUP AND GENERAL ELECTRIC.

(gr)

THE DOW SHOT UP 138 POINTS
THE NASDAQ CLIMBED 41 POINTS....

(gr)

KMART HAS A NEW PRESIDENT, JAMES ADAMSON IS A VETERAN AT TURNING AILING COMPANIES AROUND. MEANTIME KMART'S BOARD IS TRYING TO DECIDE WHETHER TO GET FINANCING OR FILE FOR BANKRUTPCY.

(oc)

AND GOOD NEWS IF YOUR LOOKING TO BUY A HOME OR REFINANCE.

(gr)

THE RATE ON A 30 YR MORTGAGE FELL NEARLY A QTR POINT THIS WEEK, TO BELOW 7 PERCENT.. AT 6.83%

(gr)

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

(oc)

I'M AC IN NY.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS]
[COMM#7]




[11Museum-Closing]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tsa]
[TAPE#=01-60 1:42:03]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The decline in state funds .. and in tourism .. have forced one local museum to cut back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke will begin closing on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning January 21.


The museum will now operate from 10 to 5 Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 on Sundays.


(------------)[Plane-Crash]



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


Two military jets collided in mid- air yesterday in the Arizona desert.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Near Douglas, AZ;]


The A-10 jets were based at David- Monthan Air Force Base in Tuscson.
The crash happened after a routine training mission.
The Air Force says two pilots were taken to a nearby hospital.
One pilot is confirmed dead, the other escaped the minor injuries.
The Air Force is investigating.
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[6-Halifax-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tsa]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC10:37]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Halifax police have made two new arrests in a murder they believe may have started with a stolen pit bull.
20 year old Ronald Lynn Lacks of Halifax and a 16 year old girl were arrested on Wednesday.
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[VO-NAT]

[File on tape 01-25 TC1:05:06]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./June]


They've been charged with the drive by shooting of 22 year old Douglas Witcher last June.
Another victim was shot four times but survived the incident.
Two teenagers have also been charged with the shooting -- they were arrested on Monday. (------------)