[2-11VMI-Prayer]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC16:48]
[GRAPHIC=VMI Prayer]

[****ANCHOR TAG****]
Virginia's Attorney General is promising to appeal a federal judge's decision .. that eliminates organized prayer at Virginia Military Institute.
The judge ruled yesterday afternoon that school-sponsored prayers at VMI are unconstitutional.
Justin McLeod has more on the ruling and reaction to it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 48:44]
[IN Q=Nat sound of dinner at VMI]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Night; :00]
[SUPER=@kilgore; :49]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Lexington]

((((NAT SOUND OF DINNER AT VMI))
The more than fifty year tradition ended immediately.
Thursday night, cadets sat down for dinner without first saying grace together.
[SOT 22:18:09]
[IN Q=Although there are]

((NEIL MELLEN/VMI CADET: ALTHOUGH THERE ARE A GOOD NUMBER DISAGREE WITH ME AND HAVE LET ME KNOW IN ONE FASHION OR ANOTHER AS OF YET THERE'S NO HUGE OUTCRY.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=no huge outcry]


Neil Mellen should know.
He is one of two students who with the help of the ACLU challenged VMI's practice of assembling students for a prayer ceremony prior to each evening meal.
The students claimed the tradition violated their constitutional rights.
A federal judge agreed ruling grace at the state-funded school amounts to a "state sponsored religious exercise."
The state Attorney General immediately fired back.
[SOT 3:24]
[IN Q=Its a shame]

((JERRY KILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: IT'S A SHAME TODAY WHILE AMERICAN SOLDIERS ARE FIGHTING FOR OUR LIBERTIES IN PLACES LIKE AFGHANISTAN, THAT THOSE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN TRAINING TO BE SOLDIERS AT VMI CANNOT PRAYER FOR THEIR SAFETY AS A BODY.)) [Runs15]
[OUT Q=as a body]


And for that reason, the Attorney General plans to appeal the decision to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Lexington.))
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


There was no official comment from VMI. We were told Superintendent Josiah Bunting is out of the country.

[Schools-God]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Despite yesterday's decision, God is not dead in the Virginia legislature.
The House of Delegates passed a proposal yesterday that would require public schools in Virginia to post "In God We Trust" signs in a prominent place.
Supporters note those four words are the national motto.
Opponents say it violates the separation of church and state.
The measure goes on to the Senate.

[5Pulaski-Gas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=501-11 1:21:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Gas crews worked through the night in Pulaski, restoring service to hundreds of residents after something in the system malfunctioned.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

United Cities Gas officials say the problem started two nights ago, and they don't know what caused it. Homes in town limits were without heat, and businesses like the Master Chef were trying to stay open without cooking gas. To fix the problem, crews turned off the system, purged the lines, and relit each pilot light.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:58:24]
[IN Q=WERE GOING]

((JUDY MOSS/UNITED CITIES GAS SPOKESMAN; WERE GOING DOOR TO DOOR HOUSE TO HOUSE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS AND GOING IN THE HOUSE AND MAKING SURE THE SYSTEM THAT THE GAS IS BROUGHT BACK SAFELY RELIGHTING THE PILOTS.))
[SUPER=01-Judy Moss/United Cities Gas Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=relighting the pilots.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Three Pulaski schools closed yesterday because they did not have heat, but service at the schools is restored, and all WILL be in session today.
(------------)



[Afghanistan]


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


U-S forces say they've captured new al-Qaida and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, but many others are still on the run.
As the search continues, the United Nations is pledging support to help re- build the war- torn country.
Jennifer Jones reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=03-Kabul, Afghanistan;]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/U. S. Secretary of Defense;]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]
[SUPER=01-Frank Lindh/Lindh's Father;]



[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=Jones, CBS News, Washington.]

((

(nats...annan arrives)


U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN IS THE LATEST LEADER, TO VISIT AFGHANISTAN'S CAPITAL CITY OF KABUL. HE'S MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND COMMANDERS OF THE PEACEKEEPING FORCE. ..PROMISING, THE UNITED NATIONS WILL HELP REBUILD AFGHANISTAN, AFTER 23 YEARS OF WAR.

(nats..u-s troops)


ON THE BATTLEFIELD, A LIFE AND DEATH GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK CONTINUES. ..AS U-S SPECIAL FORCES SEARCH FOR TALIBAN AND AL-QAEDA FIGHTERS, STILL ON THE LOOSE. THURSDAY, AMERICAN SOLDIERS GOT CAUGHT IN A FIRE-FIGHT, KILLING A DOZEN FOREIGN FIGHTERS -- AND CAPTURING 27 MORE.

(SOT - DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE "We are finding them from

time to time and as we find them, we're engaging them in direct action.")
RUMSFELD EXPECTS THE HUNT TO CONTINUE FOR SOMETIME. ..SAYING U-S FORCES WILL BE IN AFGHANISTAN AS LONG AS IT TAKES, BUT 'NOT A SECOND LONGER.'
BACK IN THE U-S, THE AMERICAN TALIBAN, JOHN WALKER LINDH, REMAINS BEHIND BARS THIS MORNING IN VIRGINIA. IN COURT YESTERDAY, HE TOLD A JUDGE HE UNDERSTANDS THE TERRORISM-RELATED CHARGES AGAINST HIM ..AND KNOWS, HE COULD SPEND LIFE IN PRISON.

(SOT - FRANK LINDH/FATHER "John did not take up arms. did not mean to

harm any American and never did harm any American. John is innocent of these charges.")
JOHN WALKER LINDH WILL STAY IN JAIL, UNTIL A BAIL HEARING NEXT MONTH. HIS LAWYER SAYS THE PUBLIC DOESN'T KNOW THE TRUE STORY...BUT WILL LEARN IT DURING THE TRIAL.

(STANDUP)

- CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS VISIT CAMP X-RAY. JENNIFER JONES, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.
))

[Consumer-Corner]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A simple electronic device offers relief from loud T-V commercials.
And Pizza Hut gives a new name to an old favorite.
Joe Gilday has those stories in today's Consumer Corner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=A calzone by any]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gilday/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=04-Pizza Hut; :10]
[SUPER=04-Mercedes-Benz; :23]
[SUPER=04-Int'l Control Systems; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Std]

(( A CALZONE BY ANY OTHER NAME WOULD STILL BE A CALZONE.
RIGHT?
WELL NOT IF YOU'RE ORDERING ONE AT PIZZA HUT.
THERE YOU'LL HAVE TO ASK FOR A 'P' ZONE.
THE HUT TOOK ADVICE FROM A GROUP OF TEEN CONSULTANTS TO RE-INVENT THE PIZZA VARIANT.
THE KIDS WERE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT TASTED LIKE PIZZA BUT HANDLED LIKE A SANDWICH.
AND THEY CALLED IT: PUH ZONE.

MERCEDES SAYS IT HAS HAD A VISION.
IT ANSWERED THE CALL OF CONSUMERS WANTING A SOPHISTICATED CAR... A CAR THAT CAN WEAR A DAB OF MUD WITH STYLE.
THE VISION GRAND SPORTS TOURER IS MEANT TO BE A VEHICLE FOR ALL OCCASIONS... PART STATION WAGON, PART VAN, PART SPORTS CAR, PART S-U-V.
YOU'D EXPECT SOMETHING LIKE THAT TO LOOK LIKE A MUTANT.
BUT THE GLASS ROOFED SIX SEATER WAS A HIT AT THE DETROIT AUTO SHOW.

IF YOU HAVE EVER DOSED OFF WATCHING T-V...
(NATS "Kitchen counters...so much more.")

ONLY TO BE SHOCKED AWAKE BY A SHRILL COMMERCIAL... HERE'S A POSSIBLE REMEDY.
THE T-V SOUND REGULATOR IS SUPPOSED TO SMOOTH OUT THE JARRING AUDIO BUMPS BETWEEN PROGRAMS AND COMMERCIALS.
THE SOUND REGULATOR AUTOMATICALLY MAINTAINS THE VOLUME LEVEL YOU SET WHEN YOU TURN ON THE T-V.
CONNECT IT TO THE AUDIO-VIDEO PORTS AT THE BACK OF YOUR T-V...
PLUG IT IN TO AN ELECTRIC OUTLET... AND THAT'S IT.
THE T-V-S-R UNIT ALSO CONTROLS VOLUME WHEN YOU'RE CHANNEL SURFING.
IT COSTS 45-DOLLARS.
IN THE CONSUMER CORNER, I'M JOE GILDAY, ALL NEWS CHANNEL.))


[5Barr]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=501-08 TC1:32:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In local business news, a Bedford County plant will package and ship a newly-approved generic drug that fights attention deficit disorder.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape]


Barr Laboratories in Forest will soon be sending Dexadrine Spansule to pharmacy shelves.
This Food and Drug Administration approval to manufacture the drug is Barr's ninth this fiscal year, and the second generic drug used to treat A-D-D.
The new drug will also be used to treat narcolepsy.
Sales for Barr reached 58-million dollars last year.
(------------)



(Kim tosses to stocks)



[Burlington]


[ANCHOR=Kimblery]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Burlington]


Some welcome news for the Burlington Industries manufacturing facility in Hurt. It will be the first to turn out a new fabric called "Nano-Touch."
It's a cotton-like wrap with a synthetic core designed to increase durability.
Burlington is the first licensed mill producer of the fabric.
It's available for sale immediately.

[5Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=501-01 1:47:02]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]


The State Senate has approved legislation that would outlaw predatory pricing at the pump, but critics say it means you could pay more if it becomes law.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Monday;]


The legislation is directed at low-cost chains such as Sheetz.
Small independent gasoline retailers claim they're being driven out of business by chains that are selling gasoline below cost.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=This bill would not be here today]

((SEN. KEN STOLLE/R- VIRGINIA BEACH: THIS BILL WOULD NOT BE HERE TODAY IF IT DID NOT RAISE THE PRICE OF GAS. MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT, IF YOU VOTE FOR THIS BILL, YOU'RE GOING TO RAISE THE PRICE OF GAS.)) ((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R- CHATHAM: IF I THOUGHT THIS BILL PRODUCED ANY UNFAIR COMPETITION IN THE MARKETPLACE, MY NAME WOULD NOT BE ON IT. IF I THOUGHT IT INCREASED THE PRICE OF GASOLINE, MY NAME WOULD NOT BE ON IT. WHAT THIS BILL DOES IS ALLOW PEOPLE TO COMPETE FAIRLY.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Ken Stolle/(R) Virginia Beach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Hawkins/(R) Chatham; :13]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=allow people to compete fairly.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Senator Hawkins' bill passed on a vote of 22 to 13. It now goes to the House of Delegates.
(------------)



[11VMI-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC16:48]
[GRAPHIC=VMI Prayer]

[****ANCHOR TAG****]
Organized prayer at Virginia Military Institute is no more.
A federal judge ruled yesterday afternoon that school-sponsored prayers at VMI are unconstitutional.
Justin McLeod has more on the ruling and reaction to it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 48:44]
[IN Q=Nat sound of dinner at VMI]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Night; :00]
[SUPER=@kilgore; :49]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Lexington]

((((NAT SOUND OF DINNER AT VMI))
The more than fifty year tradition ended immediately.
Thursday night, cadets sat down for dinner without first saying grace together.
[SOT 22:18:09]
[IN Q=Although there are]

((NEIL MELLEN/VMI CADET: ALTHOUGH THERE ARE A GOOD NUMBER DISAGREE WITH ME AND HAVE LET ME KNOW IN ONE FASHION OR ANOTHER AS OF YET THERE'S NO HUGE OUTCRY.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=no huge outcry]


Neil Mellen should know.
He is one of two students who with the help of the ACLU challenged VMI's practice of assembling students for a prayer ceremony prior to each evening meal.
The students claimed the tradition violated their constitutional rights.
A federal judge agreed ruling grace at the state-funded school amounts to a "state sponsored religious exercise."
The state Attorney General immediately fired back.
[SOT 3:24]
[IN Q=Its a shame]

((JERRY KILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: IT'S A SHAME TODAY WHILE AMERICAN SOLDIERS ARE FIGHTING FOR OUR LIBERTIES IN PLACES LIKE AFGHANISTAN, THAT THOSE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN TRAINING TO BE SOLDIERS AT VMI CANNOT PRAYER FOR THEIR SAFETY AS A BODY.)) [Runs15]
[OUT Q=as a body]


And for that reason, the Attorney General plans to appeal the decision to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Lexington.))
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


There was no official comment from VMI. We were told Superintendent Josiah Bunting is out of the country.

[11Pulaski-Gas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC2:00:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's back to school today in Pulaski. Gas service has been restored to three schools that did not have heat yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :14.5]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

But hundreds of United Cities Gas customers were still without service late last night. A system malfunction caused nearly two-thousand homes and businesses to lose gas until crews came in to repair the damage and restore service.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:58:05]
[IN Q=as part of]

((JUDY MOSS/UNITED CITIES GAS SPOKESPERSON; AS PART OF OUR PROCEDURES AT WHEN THERE HAS BEEN A DISRUPTION IN GAS FLOW, WE TURN THE SYSTEM OFF PURGE THE LINE AND BRING A SYSTEMATIC RELIGHT PROGRAM INTO EFFECT.))
[SUPER=01-Judy Moss/United Cities Gas Spokesperson;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=INTO EFFECT.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Repair workers were on the job through the night in efforts to restore service to all customers in Pulaski.

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



[Israel-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There's been another suicide bomb attack in Israel.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;]


Rescue officials say the bomber blew himself up.
Israeli radio reports the bomb went off on a motor scooter in a crowded shopping area today.
Authorities say at least 10 people were injured.
(------------)


[VOB-Afghanistan]


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


The American accused of fighting for the Taliban, John Walker Lindh, is due back in court next month for a bail hearing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


At yesterday's hearing in federal court, Lindh told the judge that he understood the charges against him, which include plotting to kill Americans.
Before going into court, Lindh got to see his parents for the first time in two years.
They maintain that their son is innocent.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:47:34 ]
[IN Q=John did not]

((FRANK LINDH/LINDH'S FATHER:JOHN DID NOT TAKE UP ARMS. DID NOT MEAN TO HARM ANY AMERICAN AND NEVER DID HARM ANY AMERICAN. JOHN IS INNOCENT OF THESE CHARGES ))
[SUPER=01-Frank Lindh/Lindh's Father;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=any American. (2nd time).]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kabul, Afghanistan;]


In other developments, the U-N secretary-general has arrived in Afghanistan.
Kofi Annan is meeting with government officials, vowing U-N support in efforts to re- build the country after 23 years of war.
(------------)



[Students-Return]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It was a frightening ride aboard a school bus yesterday for some Pennsylvania students, who are now safely back home with their parents.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Berks Co., PA;]


School bus driver 63- year- old Otto Nuss faces federal kidnapping charges.
Authorities say Nuss picked up the students, ages seven through 15.
But instead of taking them to school, he drove them more than 100 miles away, toward Washington D-C.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:08:50]
[IN Q=He had us..]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...circle around it.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The trip ended when Nuss went up to a guard at a store and said he'd brought the children there against their will.
He also said that he had a gun.
(------------)


[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, strong news from Starbucks, but big troubles for a big name in computers.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:44:49]
[IN Q=Gateway is]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]


((GATEWAY IS HANDING OUT MORE PINK SLIPS AS SALES SLIDE.

(gr)

AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, THE PERSONAL COMPUTER MAKER SAID IT WILL MAKE A NEW ROUND OF LAYOFFS AND CLOSE SOME OF ITS RETAIL OUTLETS. LAST YEAR, GATEWAY LET GO OF 46-HUNDRED WORKERS.

(on cam)

FIBER OPTICS EQUIPMENT MAKER JDS UNIPHASE REPORTED A 2ND QTR LOSS OF 19 CENTS A SHARE, ALTHOUGH SALES WERE IN LINE WITH ESTIMATES. THE COMPANY SAYS ITS LOSSES WERE SO HIGH BECAUSE IT HAD TO PAY FOR A RESTRUCTURING.

(OC)

ALSO AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, STARBUCKS GAVE INVESTORS A CAFEEINE JOLT... THE SPECIALTY COFFEE RETAILER SAID PROFITS IN THE FIRST QTR JUMPED 40 PERCENT, BEATING ANALYSTS EXPECTATIONS.

(oc)

THE FED CHIEF CHEERED UP THE MARKETS AND BROUGHT OUT THE BULLS...

(video)

GREENSPAN TOLD A SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE THAT THE ECONOMY HAS STABILIZED AND IS SHOWING SIGNS OF A REBOUND.. AFTER MORE THAN NINE MONTHS IN RECESSION.

(on cam)

GREENSPAN'S COMMENTS COUPLED WITH GOOD EARNINGS NEWS FROM NOKIA, EASTMAN KODAK AND EMC CORP ALSO GAVE STOCKS A LIFT.

(gr)

THE DOW CLIMBED 65 POINTS

(gr)

WHILE THE NASDAQ ADDED 20

(oc )

WITH A RECOVERY ON THE HORIZON, MOST ECONOMISTS ARE BETTING AGAINST A 12TH INTEREST RATE CUT AT NEXT WEEK'S FED MEETING.

(gr)

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

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS]
[COMM#7]




[6Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC1:43:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Legislation that could affect the prices you pay for gasoline has made it through the State Senate. Now it heads for the House.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Monday;]


The fight pits independent gasoline retailers against the large low-cost chains.
The independents say they're being driven out of business by competitors who are selling gasoline below cost.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 01:31:36 :13]
[IN Q=My folks have to travel]

((MY FOLKS HAVE TO TRAVEL 45 MILES SOMETIMES TO GET A GAS STATION. WHY? BECAUSE THE ONES THAT WERE IN THEIR LOCAL VICINITY ARE GONE. THEY ARE GONE.)) [01:49:43 :18] ((COMPETITION DRIVES INNOVATIVE BUSINESS. IT DOESN'T ALLOW IT TO BECOME STAGNANT. IF WE PASS THIS BILL, WE WILL HAVE PUT A ROADBLOCK ON COMPETITION.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Bo Trumbo/(R) Fincastle; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Watkins/(R) Chesterfield; :]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=put a roadblock on competition.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Senate approved the gas pricing legislation on a vote of 22 to 13.
(------------)



[6Wilcox]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC19:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Bedford County lawyer has chosen to surrender her law license .. and avoid facing disciplinary proceedings.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./May 1999]

Dianne Wilcox was the attorney for the Joco Foundation, a philanthropic trust established by Reid Jones.
Jones died in 1996, leaving a fortune worth at least six million dollars- -including a 700-acre farm in Moneta. The State Bar's Disciplinary Board was set to begin hearings yesterday on charges Wilcox mishandled the estate, including allegations she paid herself hundreds of thousands of dollars in commissions. Wilcox turned in her license last week.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]

There were at least three lawsuits contesting Jones' will, but they've all been settled. A judge will review the "global" settlement at a hearing in March.

[11Miller's-Place]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An old Fincastle landmark is being re-vived as a restaurant.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle;]


The owners of Famous Anthony's are putting the finishing touches on Miller's Place.
It was first opened by Fincastle preservationist George Moore in 19-96.
Moore leased the restaurant to Famous Anthony's last December -- the day before he was killed in a train accident.

The building's history can be traced back to 18-70.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:33 - :50]
[IN Q=Miller's Place]

((PETE FILE/MILLER'S PLACE: MILLER'S PLACE WAS THE NAME OF THE FIRST COUNTY SEAT OF BOTETOURT. THE NAME OF THIS RESTAURANT REFLECTS THE ORIGINAL NAME OF THIS LOCATION.))
[SUPER=01-Pete File/Miller's Place;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=of this location.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The restaurant and bar will be open seven days a week for lunch ... and an upscale dinner.
It opens for business on February 5th.
(------------)



[11Mural]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsc]
[TAPE#=01-55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Hollins University students are leaving their mark on the Grandin Road area.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Each January, Hollins students take a month-long class or internship.
Professor Bill White's art class painted murals to hang on the exterior of the Grandin Theater Foundation.
The students say they felt a great sense of accomplishment when seeing the finished product.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This class]

((STACIE RIPPY/HOLLINS STUDENT: THIS CLASS ACTUALLY WAS A LOT MORE TIME THAN I WAS EXPECTING, BUT IT WAS TOTALLY WORTH IT. LIKE, IT'S VERY REWARDING AND IT'S NICE TO, LIKE, YOU KNOW, WHENEVER YOU DRIVE PAST HERE, YOU KNOW IT'S SOMETHING THAT YOU DID THAT'S UP, YOU KNOW, ACTUALLY IN THE COMMUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO SEE. ))
[SUPER=01-Stacie Rippy/Hollins Student;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=people to see.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


White says the project is a great life experience for the students outside the classroom.
Earlier this month, they painted a mural for the Brian Nursing Home in Fincastle.
(------------)



[Med-Day]


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


In medical news, how a simple procedure may allow doctors to detect one of the country's deadliest diseases.
Melissa McDermott has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 03:16:53]
[IN Q=Potentially promising]
[SUPER=01-Melissa McDermott/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((POTENTIALLY PROMISING NEWS TODAY, FOR THOSE AT RISK OF A HEART ATTACK.

(TAKE VO)


A NEW STUDY SHOWS, AN ULTRA-FAST CT SCAN CAN HELP PREDICT YOUR CHANCE OF DYING. ALSO KNOWN AS ELECTRON-BEAM CT, THE 4 HUNDRED DOLLAR TEST MEASURES THE AMOUNT OF CALCIUM BUILD-UP IN YOUR ARTERIES. MANY HAVE TOUTED THE TEST AS AN EASY, ACCURATE WAY TO DETECT HEART DISEASE.

(WIPE VO)


A DRUG RECENTLY APPROVED TO TREAT ADVANCED BREAST CANCER SHOWS PROMISE FOR DIFFICULT TO TREAT PANCREATIC CANCER. RESEARCHERS SAY THE DRUG XELODA HAS SHOWN PROMISING RESULTS IN TESTING. SCIENTISTS PREDICT THE NEW PILL WILL BE AN IMPROVEMENT OVER INJECTED DRUGS. YOU CAN READ MORE ABOUT THE DRUG IN THE LATEST JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.

(WIPE VO)


ECHINACEA WAS RECENTLY FOUND TO BE ONE OF THE TOP TEN MOST POPULAR HERBS AND SUPPLEMENTS. BUT A NEW STUDY SHOWS, IT COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING ALLERGIC REACTIONS. AUSTRALIAN ALLERGY SPECIALISTS SAY SEVERAL PATIENTS DEVELOPED DANGEROUS SYMPTOMS, DUE TO ECHINACEA. THE FINDINGS APPEAR IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY.

(BACK ON CAM)

THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF TODAY'S TOP HEALTH STORIES. I'M MELISSA MCDERMOTT, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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Organized prayer at Virginia Military Institute is no more.
A federal judge ruled yesterday afternoon that school-sponsored prayers at VMI are unconstitutional.
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The tradition ended immediately. Last night, cadets sat down for dinner without first saying grace together.
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((NEIL MELLEN/VMI CADET: ALTHOUGH THERE ARE A GOOD NUMBER DISAGREE WITH ME AND HAVE LET ME KNOW IN ONE FASHION OR ANOTHER AS OF YET THERE'S NO HUGE OUTCRY.))
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Neil Mellen is one of two students who challengedVMI's practice of assembling students for a prayer ceremony prior to each evening meal.
The students claimed the tradition violated their constitutional rights.
A federal judge agreed ruling grace at the state-funded school amounts to a "state sponsored religious exercise."
Virginia's Attorney General promises to appeal.
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((JERRY KILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: IT'S A SHAME TODAY WHILE AMERICAN SOLDIERS ARE FIGHTING FOR OUR LIBERTIES IN PLACES LIKE AFGHANISTAN, THAT THOSE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN TRAINING TO BE SOLDIERS AT VMI CANNOT PRAYER FOR THEIR SAFETY AS A BODY.))
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There was no official comment from VMI. We were told Superintendent Josiah Bunting is out of the country.
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Yesterday's ruling isn't likely to deter backers of a bill now before state legislators.
The House of Delegates passed a proposal yesterday that would require public schools in Virginia to post "In God We Trust" signs in a prominent place.
Supporters note those four words are the national motto.
Opponents say it violates the separation of church and state.
The measure goes on to the Senate.

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Schools are back in session in Pulaski today, where a malfunctioning gas system created big problems yesterday. Gas crews worked through the night, restoring service to hundreds of residents after something in the system malfunctioned.

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United Cities Gas officials say the problem started two nights ago, and they don't know what caused it. Homes in town limits were without heat, and businesses like the Master Chef were trying to stay open without cooking gas. To fix the problem, crews turned off the system, purged the lines, and relit each pilot light.
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((JUDY MOSS/UNITED CITIES GAS SPOKESMAN; WERE GOING DOOR TO DOOR HOUSE TO HOUSE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS AND GOING IN THE HOUSE AND MAKING SURE THE SYSTEM THAT THE GAS IS BROUGHT BACK SAFELY RELIGHTING THE PILOTS.))
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Utility workers from Georgia and Tennessee were brought in to help local crews restore service.
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Israel is recovering from another bomb attack in Tel Aviv.
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Rescue officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up.
Israeli radio reports the bomb went off on a motor scooter in a crowded shopping area today.
Authorities say at least 10 people were injured.
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U-S forces say they've captured new al-Qaida and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, but many others are still on the run.
As the search continues, the United Nations is pledging support to help re- build the war- torn country.
Jennifer Jones reports.
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U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN IS THE LATEST LEADER, TO VISIT AFGHANISTAN'S CAPITAL CITY OF KABUL. HE'S MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND COMMANDERS OF THE PEACEKEEPING FORCE. ..PROMISING, THE UNITED NATIONS WILL HELP REBUILD AFGHANISTAN, AFTER 23 YEARS OF WAR.

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ON THE BATTLEFIELD, A LIFE AND DEATH GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK CONTINUES. ..AS U-S SPECIAL FORCES SEARCH FOR TALIBAN AND AL-QAEDA FIGHTERS, STILL ON THE LOOSE. THURSDAY, AMERICAN SOLDIERS GOT CAUGHT IN A FIRE-FIGHT, KILLING A DOZEN FOREIGN FIGHTERS -- AND CAPTURING 27 MORE.

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time to time and as we find them, we're engaging them in direct action.")
RUMSFELD EXPECTS THE HUNT TO CONTINUE FOR SOMETIME. ..SAYING U-S FORCES WILL BE IN AFGHANISTAN AS LONG AS IT TAKES, BUT 'NOT A SECOND LONGER.'
BACK IN THE U-S, THE AMERICAN TALIBAN, JOHN WALKER LINDH, REMAINS BEHIND BARS THIS MORNING IN VIRGINIA. IN COURT YESTERDAY, HE TOLD A JUDGE HE UNDERSTANDS THE TERRORISM-RELATED CHARGES AGAINST HIM ..AND KNOWS, HE COULD SPEND LIFE IN PRISON.

(SOT - FRANK LINDH/FATHER "John did not take up arms. did not mean to

harm any American and never did harm any American. John is innocent of these charges.")
JOHN WALKER LINDH WILL STAY IN JAIL, UNTIL A BAIL HEARING NEXT MONTH. HIS LAWYER SAYS THE PUBLIC DOESN'T KNOW THE TRUE STORY...BUT WILL LEARN IT DURING THE TRIAL.

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- CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS VISIT CAMP X-RAY. JENNIFER JONES, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.
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An un-authorized field trip turns scary for some Pennsylvania children-- who have since reunited with their parents.
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School bus driver 63- year- old Otto Nuss faces federal kidnapping charges.
Yesterday, Nuss picked up the students, ages seven through 15.
But instead of taking them to school, he drove them more than 100 miles away, toward Washington D-C.
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The trip ended when Nuss went up to a guard at a store and said he'd brought the children there against their will.
He also said that he had a gun.
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A newly approved drug to fight attention deficit disorder is likely to keep a Bedford County plant busy.
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Barr Laboratories in Forest will soon package and ship Dexadrine Spansule to pharmacy shelves.
This Food and Drug Administration approval to manufacture the drug is Barr's ninth this fiscal year, and the second of generic drugs used to treat A-D-D.
The new drug will also be used to treat narcolepsy.
Sales for Barr reached 58-million dollars last year.
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Workers at the Burlington Industries manufacturing facility in Hurt have some welcome news. Their plant will be the first to turn out a new fabric called "Nano-Touch."
It's a cotton-like wrap with a synthetic core designed to increase durability.
Burlington is the first licensed mill producer of the fabric.
It's available for sale immediately.