[Afghanistan]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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


U-S special forces are gearing up to head into the mountains of southeastern Afghanistan.
That's where intelligence officials believe a U-S missile attack killed several top al-Qaida leaders.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Near Kabul, Afghanistan; :00]
[SUPER=01-George Tenet/C. I. A. Director; :42 QUICK]
[SUPER=04-Artist: William Hennessy; :52]
[SUPER=01-James Brosnahan/Lindh's Attorney; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-John Ashcroft/U. S. Attorney General; 1:19 very quick]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=Jones, CBS News, Washington.]

((

(TRACK)

DEEP IN THESE MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF KABUL LIE THE REMAINS OF A U-S AIRSTIKE THAT HIT ITS MARK. U-S OFFICIALS SAY MONDAY NIGHT, S-U-VS PROTECTED BY ARMED GUARDS PULLED UP TO A CAVE COMPLEX AND THREE MEN IN WHITE ROBES GOT OUT. THATS WHEN A C-I-A DRONE DROPPED ITS AMMUNITION.

(TRACK)

WHETHER OSAMA BIN LADAN OR MULLAH OMAR WERE KILLED IN THE ATTACK REMAINS UNCERTAIN. BAD WEATHER IS KEEPING TROOPS FROM MAKING A POSITIVE I-D. AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE CIA ISNT SAYING MUCH.

(SOT: George Tenet/CIA Director)



SOT Q. EDWARDS: IS BIN LADEN STILL ALIVE?

TENET: DON'T KNOW SIR? EDWARDS: WHEN IS THE LAST TIME WE HAD INFORMATION INDICATING HE WAS STILL ALIVE. TENET: I'D BE HAPPY TO TALK ABOUT ALL OF THIS IN CLOSED SESSION.

(TRACK)

MEANWHILE, THE MAN KNOWN AS THE AMERICAN TALIBAN REMAINS BEHIND BARS.

(TRACK)
(Artist: William Hennessy)

A FEDERAL JUDGE DENIED JOHN WALKER LINDH BOND, SAYING THE 20-YEAR-OLD HAS EVERY INCENTIVE TO FLEE AND IS DANGEROUS. WALKER LINDHS ATTORNEYS INSIST THEIR CLIENT IS NOT A TERRORIST... MERELY A TALIBAN FIGHTER IN THEIR WAR AGAINST THE NORTHERN ALLIANCE.

(Super: James Brosnahan/Lindhs Attorney)
SOT: In my view, theyve brought out the cannons to shoot the mouse.


BUT PROSECUTORS SAY WALKER LINDHS EMAILS TO HIS MOTHER PROVE HIS HOSTILE FEELINGS TOWARD THE U-S.

(Super: John Ashcroft/Attorney General)
SOT: "I would just say that I was very pleased with the judges ruling.



(Jennifer Jones Stand-up Close)

))

[11VF-Imagewear]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-09 TC14:10]
[GRAPHIC=VF Imagewear]


VF Imagewear is taking 23-hundred jobs away from Martinsville, but says it's bringing 40 back.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/November;]


In November, the company announced it would close most of its plants by the end of this year.
Only the Rich Acres distribution center would remain open. It employs 135 people.
VF Imagewear officials say the call center will open IN the distribution center by the end of the year.
Henry County gave the company 172-thousand dollars to upgrade its telecommunications system.
(------------)



[11Bedford-Death]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC1:47:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


State police have cleared the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in the death of a Bedford man who died in custody last summer.. but his family isn't convinced.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


38- year- old Ronald Lee Overstreet Junior died last July while incarcerated at the Bedford Adult Detention Center.
[SUPER=03-Bedford/July;]


The state medical examiner says Overstreet suffered blunt force trauma to his head.. and officials believe he had been hitting his head against the bars of his cell.
Overstreet's family has its doubts.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:55:08]
[IN Q=I'm surprised]

((HARVEY LUTINS/OVERSTREET FAMILY ATTORNEY: I'M SURPRISED BY THE CONCLUSION. I'M NOT SURPRISED BY THE PERSONNEL. AFTER ALL, THIS IS THE ASSISTANT CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, AND THIS IS A JAIL THAT IS OPERATED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, AND THESE ARE JAILERS EMPLOYED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Harvey Lutins/Overstreet Family Attorney;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the Commonwealth of Virginia. THIRD REFERENCE!!]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Lutins wants an outside medical examiner to look at the autopsy report.
Jail officials say the state police findings are in line with their own internal investigation.
(------------)



[11Efficiency-Commission]


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


Governor Warner has filled out the group that will take a top to bottom review of state government.
Two Southwest Virginians are on the Efficiency and Effectiveness Commission.
Tom Morris, the president of Emory and Henry College, and Tom Robertson, chairman of the Carilion Biomedical Institute, will work with former Governor Doug Wilder and ten others.
The commission will recommend ways to make state government more efficient by August first.

[6-XGR]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC35:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Was it a cheap shot for public attention, or a legitimate effort to address a serious problem?
That was the debate yesterday in Richmond as House Democrats tried to funnel more money toward school construction.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The House was considering]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) Blacksburg; :11]
[SUPER=01-Del. Chip Woodrum/(D) Roanoke; :39]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) McLean; :57]
[SUPER=@Joe1; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Richmond]

((The House was considering a bond package that included construction money for higher education, parks and other projects...
The Democrats argued that public schools are just as important.
[SOT 14:57:02]
[IN Q=My point is this]

((DEL. JIM SHULER/D- BLACKSBURG: MY POINT IS THIS. IF WE CAN DO ALL THIS FOR OUR PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, WE CAN GIVE A SMALL BIT OF HELP TO OUR LOCALITIES FOR MUCH NEEDED CONSTRUCTION BACK IN OUR DISTRICTS.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=back in our districts.]


Their proposal would have provided 900- million dollars over six years for school construction, the same amount devoted to construction on college campuses, but the amendment was unsuccessful.
[NAT SOT ]
[IN Q=It appears]

((IT APPEARS THAT THE AMENDMENTS ARE NOT GERMANE.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=are not germane.]
[SOT 15:02:43]
[IN Q=I hope that in the ensuing days ]

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D- ROANOKE: I HOPE THAT IN THE ENSUING DAYS, I HOPE WE'LL BE ABLE TO DISCUSS AGAIN, AND REVISIT THE NEEDS OF OUR SCHOOLS, OUR CHILDREN AND OUR COMMONWEALTH.))
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=our commonwealth.]


Republicans asked Democrats why they hadn't introduced their own bond package of public schools... and dismissed the effort as a political maneuver.
[SOT 14:52:56]
[IN Q=It was a cheap shot]

((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R- MCLEAN: IT WAS A CHEAP SHOT, TYPICAL OF WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO. THEY HAD NO INTENTION OF HELPING PUBLIC EDUCATION. THEY JUST WANTED TO BURDEN THE BILL AND PUT US BEYOND OUR DEBT CAPACITY. AND IT WA A CHEAP SHOT TO GET PUBLIC ATTENTION.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=to get public attention.]

[STAND-UP CLOSE]
The debate will continue, but the Democrats' proposal is going nowhere in 2002.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Richmond))

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Stocks dropped for the fourth straight day. And a new web-service group will be launched later today.
Alexis Christoforous has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]


((THE TOP NAMES IN TECHNOLOGY ARE GEARING UP TO ANNOUNCE A WEB-SERVICE GROUP.
THEY ARE GOING TO LAUNCH A CONSORTIUM TO WORK OUT STANDARDS THAT WILL ALLOW THEIR WEB-SERVICES PRODUCTS TO SPEAK TO EACH OTHER. . JOINING THE GROUP ARE IBM, MSFT, INTEL, HEWLETT PACKARD AND ORACLE. A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WEB SERVICE GROUP IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY.
IT COULD BE THE BIGGEST BANK FRAUD CASE IN YEARS.

(gr)

ALLIED IRISH BANKS SAYS A MISSING FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEALER AT ITS BALTIMORE OPERATIONS, ALLFIRST...IS SUSPECTED OF STEALING 750MLN DOLLARS FROM THE BANK. THE TRADER IN QUESTION, 37 YEAR OLD JOHN RUSNAK IS APPARENTLY MISSING.

(oc)

Rusnak's attorney, told the Associated Press that his client hasn't been charged with anything, "is not a fugitive" and is somewhere in Maryland.
THINGS TURNED SOUR ON WALL STREET AS INVESTORS BRUSHED ASIDE GOOD PROFIT NEWS .....

(gr)

THE DOW FELL 32 POINTS

(gr)

WHILE NASDAQ GAVE BACK ABOUT 25...

(oc)

AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, CISCO SYSTEMS SAID PROFIT CAME IN AT 9 CENTS A SHARE.. 4 CENTS BETTER THAN EXPECTED.. ON SALES OF 4.8 BLN DOLLARS.

(gr)

TYCO INTERNATIONAL TRIED SOME DAMAGE CONTROL. THE COMPANY PLANS TO SPIN OFF OR SELL ITS FINANCE UNIT, EASING CONCERNS THAT A CASH CRUNCH WILL HURT TYCO'S SPLIT INTO FOUR COMPANIES. IT'S STOCK IS OFF 60 PERCENT THIS YEAR ON ACCOUNTING CONCERNS.

(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]


[6-Bioterrorism]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-55 TC1:50:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia Tech is offering anyone in the world a course on Bioterrorism... all you need is internet access.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:13:20]
[IN Q=TODAY I ]

((TODAY I WANT TO TALK ABOUT HOW TO DEAL WITH BIOLOGICAL THREATS.))
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=WITH BIOLOGICAL THREATS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Threat of Bioterrorism is a non-credit class and 100-percent online with lectures delivered by streaming audio and video. Dr. (Na-MAR-Ware Shree-Young-than) Nammalar Sriranganathan, an associate professor at Tech's School of Veterinary Medicine leads the course.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/October;]

Known as Dr. Nathan, he's part of a Tech research team working to develop an anthrax vaccine . The Threat of Bioterrorism is free for Virginia Tech alumni and 39-dollars for others. University officials say the class is in response to concerns from public about biological warfare after the September 11th attacks.
(------------)



[Olympic-Flag]


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


A compromise will allow a torn and tattered American flag from the World Trade Center be carried during opening ceremonies of the Olympics tomorrow night.
Jennifer Miller has the story of the battle over Ground Zero's Old Glory.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT; :06]
[SUPER=01-Francois Carrard/International Olympic Committee; :15 QUICK]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/September 11; :21]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Miller/Reporting; :47]
[SUPER=01-Bode Miller/U. S. Olympic Ski Team; :55]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Hillary Clinton/(D) New York; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=Miller, CBS news, Salt Lake City.]

((
STRIPPED OF 12 STARS AND ONCE-COVERED IN ASH ... THE AMERICAN FLAG RECOVERED FROM GROUND ZERO ... WILL BE CARRIED INTO OLYMPIC HISTORY..AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES. ATHLETES, POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WILL SHARE THE MOMENT OF PRIDE.
FRANCOIS CARRARD/INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTE DIRECTOR GENERAL "This is the absolute most dignified and best way to honor the victims and heroes."
OF THE SEPTEMBER 11TH SURVIVORS, THE FLAG IS ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING. AN HONORED GUEST AT THE SUPER BOWL (NATS),AND AT THE WORLD SERIES.
(NATS)


BUT THE WELCOME FROM THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WASN'T ALWAYS SO WARM AND OLD GLORY WAS TORN BETWEEN PATRIOTISM AND PROTOCOL.
STANDUP BRIDGE: AT FIRST, THE IOC SAID THE FLAG COULD BE RAISED DURING OPENING CEREMONIES, BUT NOT BE CARRIED IN BY AMERICAN ATHLETES. THEY SAID THAT WOULD VIOLATE ITS POLICY AGAINST POLITICAL DEMONSTRATIONS ... SOME ATHLETES AGREED.
BODE MILLER/US OLYMPIC SKI TEAM "It is really a gathering of the world athletes ... to so bring too much of the tragedy that has happened into this is not really right."
BUT OTHERS DEFENDED AMERICA'S RIGHT TO CARRY IN THE FLAG.
SEN. HILARY CLINTON (D-NY) "I believe that the carrying of this flag, that terrorists couldn't destroy, is fully in keeping with not only the spirit of America, but the spirit of the Olympics as well."
AND THE I-O-C FINALLY AGREED. THE WOUNDED STARS AND STRIPES WILL BE CARRIED INTO THE STADIUM ... AFTER THE PARADE OF ATHLETES ... AND BEFORE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM . JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.
))

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[Missing-Girl]


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


The family of a seven- year- old California girl is still praying for her return, six days after her disappearance.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;]


In Danielle Van Dam's neighborhood, a small shrine has been set up for the girl.
Her parents say they don't understand why anyone would have abducted her.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:25:00]
[IN Q=We have no enemies...]
[SUPER=01-Damon & Brenda Van Dam/Danielle's Parents;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=beyond belief.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, police are paying close attention to the Van Dams' 51- year- old neighbor David Westerfield.
Authorities aren't calling Westerfield a prime suspect, but they have searched his home at least three times.
They have also impounded two of his vehicles.
Authorities say Danielle was abducted from her own bedroom Friday night.
(------------)



[6-VF-Imagewear]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-09 TC14:10]
[GRAPHIC=VF Imagewear]


VF Imagewear says it's bringing 40 back jobs to Martinsville for a customer service call center.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/November;]


In November, the company announced it would close most of its plants, laying off 23-hundred people by the end of this year.
Only the Rich Acres distribution center would remain open. It employs 135 people.
VF Imagewear officials say the call center will open IN the distribution center by the end of the year.
Henry County gave the company 172-thousand dollars to upgrade its telecommunications system.
(------------)



[11Ellis]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC15:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]

"No one is ever going to know the truth" of why Army veteran Jack Ellis took his own life three years ago.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

That's what his widow said, and U-S District Judge Sam Wilson re-iterated that conclusion yesterday, denying the family's million dollar claim against the Veterans Administration. Ellis had visited the V-A Medical Center the day before his suicide, but his death came as a surprise to everyone, the judge said. "It was a sad and tragic story," Wilson said, but it was not the fault of the V-A doctors. Claudine Ellis left the courthouse yesterday too emotional to make any comment, according to her lawyer.
(------------)



[11Radford-WalMart]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Wal-Mart]

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a complaint, claiming WalMart subjected an African- American employee to a "racially hostile work environment." The Commission says Charles Aikens was subjected to "disparate disciplinary treatment." The E-E-O-C says Aikens was fired in retaliation for complaining about the work environment at the store in Radford.
It asks the court for an injunction against WalMart plus back pay and punitive damages for Aikens.

[5-Water-Pollution]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-01 1:50:59]
[GRAPHIC=Water Quality]

In this morning's Health Check,
Many of us play a role in polluting our water supply and don't even realize it.
Yesterday, some local middle school students saw first-hand the damage that can be done when many sources contaminate the water. As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us, The Blue Ridge Conservation District hopes educating the students will get the word out to their parents that more needs to done to protect our water.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a watershed]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Scott/Blue Ridge Conservation District; :18]
[SUPER=07-Aaron Sturgill; :53]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:17]
[SUPER=07-Caleigh Keith; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin']

((
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:08:14]
[IN Q=This is a watershed model]

((THIS IS A WATERSHED MODEL AND ALL THIS LAND HERE IS PART OF THE WATERSHED BECAUSE IT DRAINS INTO THE WATER WAY HERE )) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=drains into the water way here]


Environmental Educator Sarah Scott is using a hands on method to to show these William Byrd Middle school students what leads to water pollution.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:02:35]
[IN Q=I try to impress on the kids]

((I TRY TO IMPRESS ON THE KIDS THAT WERE DOES THAT WATER COME FROM --THIS IS SAME WATER THAT'S BEEN AROUND FOR THOUSAND OF YEARS SO WE HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF IT WE ARE NOT GOING TO GET ANYMORE)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=not going to get anymore]


The students start by building their own community complete with trees, houses, and even cows.
And then they see how easy it is to pollute the environment.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:29:08]
[IN Q=You put it all]
((NAT SOT: YOU PUT IT ALL WHERE THE CROPS ARE))

[RUNS02]
[OUT Q=the crops are]

They put insecticides --on the farm area, oil --by the vehicles, and toxic waste -- near the factory.
Then they simulate rain to show how these pollutants end up in the lake and ultimately the drinking water.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:41:56]
[IN Q=I thought it was nasty and really want to change it]

((I THOUGHT IT WAS NASTY AND I REALLY WANT TO CHANGE IT BUT I CAN'T DO THAT THE WORLDS GOT TO)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=worlds got to]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:02:06]
[IN Q=I think we're going to have a lot of]

((I THINK WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF PROBLEMS HAVING ENOUGH DRINKING WATER ESPECIALLY IN CITIES. I MEAN RIGHT NOW IT'S ALREADY A PROBLEM WHEN IT'S DRY WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT DOESN'T RAIN FOR VERY LONG)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=doesn't rain very long]


It's an issue facing Roanoke City right now -- the city needs more water but can't use the Crystal Spring site because its too polluted.
And the students seem to get the message many where shocked to see how easy it is to pollute their water.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:39:37]
[IN Q=I would not spray insectides on ]

(( I WOULD NOT SPRAY INSECTICIDES ON MY LAWN --WE USE TO DO THAT BUT I'M NOT GOING TO DO THAT ANYMORE)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=to do that anymore]))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


The teacher of the class says this learning activity actually helps the students with their S-O-L's, teaching them how the environment impacts the world.

[11XGR-Justice]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC1:14:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Richmond lawmaker who offered legislation to fight racial profiling in Virginia, says he's willing to see if another approach will do the job.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Senate Courts of Justice Committee was considering a measure introduced by Henry Marsh... that would have required police to record the reason for each traffic stop to determine if race was a factor.
Marsh decided to carry over the proposal to see if another proposal calling for better training would make a difference.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:42:04]
[IN Q=If his bill solves the problem]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Henry Marsh/(D) Richmond]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=I'm willing to wait a year to see.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Courts of Justice committee also approved a re-write of the state's cross-burning statute. The Virginia Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional, and legislators are now trying to satisfy the court's concern.
(------------)



[11Blacksburg-Magazine]


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


For the second time in recent months, a national magazine has declared Blacksburg one of the best places to live.

The March issue of Men's Journal ranks Blacksburg the eighth-best place in the country and the best place in the mid-Atlantic region.
The only other Virginia community to place in the top 50 was Charlottesville at number 44.
In August, Outside magazine called Blacksburg one of ten American Dream Towns.

[11Small-Business]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:40:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two local business owners have held fast to the idea that convenience is worth paying for.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


And that has paid off for Colors on Parade owners Phil Barker and Mike Klimchuk -- who decided to take their car repair shop on the road.
They've been in business for 10 years and continue to grow.
With a fleet of 12 trucks and a staff of 13 their goal is to underprice and outperform traditional body shops.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Most of the small]

((PHIL BARKER/COLORS ON PARADE: MOST OF THE SMALL DENTS, PARKING LOT DINGS, HAIL DAMAGE, WE CAN TAKE OUT WITHOUT HAVING TO REPAINT, AND CUSTOMER RESPONSE HAS BEEN GOOD.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Barker/Colors on Parade Co-Owner]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=been good.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Each borrowed money from family members to take the business on the road.
They encourage others to take the same risk they did if it's something they are passionate about.
(------------)



[11Pulaski-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Dublin man died in an accident yesterday afternoon.
State Police say Randy Edward Chochran ran off route 6-60 near Claytor Lake in Pulaski County and hit a tree.
He died at the scene.

[11Campbell-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-62 TC1:10:53]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Fire destroyed a home near Altavista yesterday afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Volunteers from Altavista and (Glad-is) Gladys were called to this house on Gladys Road just before noon.
The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.. it took them about twenty minutes to bring the fire under control.
No one was home when the blaze broke out.
Authorities believe it started in a bedroom.
The cause remains under investigation. (------------)