[Bush-Visit]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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


More tough talk from President Bush today, as he gets a first hand look at one of the countries he refers to as part of an "axis of evil."
Cindy Pena reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-South Korea; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cindy Pena/Reporting; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=Pena, CBS News, Washington.]

((

(nats..driving)

PRESIDENT BUSH SAYS THE ROAD TO PEACE ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA ENDS HERE, AT THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE THAT DIVIDES NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA. WHILE VISITING THE D-M-Z TODAY, THE PRESIDENT AGAIN CALLED NORTH KOREA EVIL, AND CHALLENGED THE NATION TO PROVE HIM WRONG.

(BUSH SOT 1:00 "No nation should be a prison for its own people.")


BUSH CALLED ON NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM JONG ILL TO CHANGE HIS DANGEROUS WAYS. ..TO HELP ACHIEVE A PEACE ON THE PENINSULA FOR ALL KOREANS.

(nats..bush visit)

MANY SHARE THE PRESIDENT'S VISION...
(nats..protests - 3am)

BUT OTHERS SAY HE'S UNDERCUT EFFORTS FOR RECONCILIATION, BY GROUPING NORTH KOREA INTO THE SO CALLED 'AXIS OF EVIL.' DESPITE HIS HARSH WORDS, THE PRESIDENT PROMISES...

(BUSH SOT (earlier)"We're peaceful people, we have no intention of

invading north korea.")

(nats..handshake)

WHILE IT WILL TAKE MORE THAN A HANDSHAKE TO BRING PEACE TO THE REGION.. BUSH DID PLEDGE SUPPORT TO OPEN A DIALOGUE WITH THE NORTH. BUT ADDED, HE WOULDN'T CHANGE HIS OPINION OF NORTH KOREA, UNTIL THE NATION'S LEADER FREES HIS PEOPLE, AND AGREES TO TALK.

(STANDUP)

TBA CINDY PENA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.

))[Middle-East]


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


In the Middle East, more bloodshed today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gaza City, Gaza;]


12- Palestinian security officers are reported dead in a series of Israeli attacks in the West Bank and Gaza.
Two Palestinian police compounds were hit.
Israeli warplanes and gunboats attacked Yasser Arafat's offices in the Gaza Strip by air and sea.
Meanwhile, Arafat's holed up at his headquarters in Ramall-ah, surrounded by Israeli tanks.
Today's fighting follows one of the bloodiest days of the Palestinian uprising.
15 people on both sides were killed.
(------------)


[11Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:56:12]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Henry County's getting new jobs and a new technology center.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


State and local money will go toward a new technology campus at the old DuPont site.
Crews are already tearing down some parts of the facility and getting it ready for new high-tech industry.
The Campus' first tenant will be (Serx-on) Cerxon Microelectronics.
The company makes high-tech parts for automobiles, cell phones, and medical products.
Cerxon will hire 250 people over the next three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We made some changes]

((MIKE SEIDLE/HENRY CO. SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: WE MADE SOME CHANGES THAT WE THOUGHT IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OUGHT TO E HANDLED IN THE COUNTY AND IN THE CITY. WE MADE THESE CHANGES AND THIS IS THE VERY DAY THAT WE THOUGH... AS JACK DALTON USED TO SAY, GET A PLAN AND IT WILL WORK. WE GOT A PLAN AND IT WORKED.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Seidle/Henry Co. Supervisors Chairman]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=and it worked. (DOUBLE OUT)]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Jobs at Cerxon will pay on average 14 dollars an hour plus benefits.
(------------)



[11Roanoke-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-59 TC2:07:18]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Another big step has been made toward making Roanoke home to a new stadium and amphitheater complex, but not without a few fireworks.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Yesterday-- city council awarded a one and a quarter million dollar contract to Rosser International for architectural and engineering services. A citizen's committee recommended Rosser for the job but Mayor Ralph Smith argued other qualified businesses were NOT given a fair shot.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:27:13 21:28:51]
[IN Q=YOU INVARIABLY]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: YOU INVARIABLY GET THE SAME SUCCESSFUL BIDDER TIME AFTER TIME. I THINK THAT IS A CONCERN, IT NEEDS TO BE OPEN TO ALL AND I'VE SEEN THAT BEING IN PRIVATE BUSINESS I'VE SEEN THAT WHEN GOOD BUSINESSES WERE SHUT OUT OF THE PROCESS NOT BECAUSE THEY'VE HAD AN INFERIOR PRODUCT BUT SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY WEREN'T CONNECTED.)) ((BILL CARDER/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR; THIS BID PROCESS FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS IS DIFFERENT BECAUSE YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT EXPERTISE VERSUS BUYING A TRUCK OR A PRODUCT, I MEAN, YOU CAN ACTUALLY HAVE A BID WHERE YOU CAN COMPARE PRICES, THIS IS WHERE YOU FIND THE PERSON YOU BELIEVE CAN DO THE BEST JOB AND I THINK THAT'S THE THIN I THINK WE'VE LOST TRACK OF HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder/Roanoke Vice-Mayor; :21]
[RUNS=36]
[OUT Q=LOST TRACK OF HERE.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

City council meetings are taped and broadcast by Roanoke Valley Television-- but a consultant persuaded council not to broadcast the citizen's comment portion of meetings. This angered a number of residents-- so council has changed its mind and will again broadcast all citizens comments.


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



[11K-Mart]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC1:21:08]
[GRAPHIC=K-Mart Chapter 11]

In business news, Two K-Mart stores in our region will likely close later this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

In bankruptcy court documents, K-Mart says it will sell the inventory of 291 unprofitable stores .. to save 250-million dollars a year. Stores in Radford and Madison Heights are on the list .. along with one in Richmond and another in Northern Virginia.
A judge is scheduled to rule on that plan next month. The Radford store manager says he can not comment on the closing and will not say how many people work there.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


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


Stocks tumbled yesterday. The selloff pulled the Nasdaq composite index to its lowest close this year. Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

((STOCKS GOT CREAMED, SADDLED BY FEARS THAT MORE ACCOUNTING REVELATIONS WILL EMERGE IN THE POST ENRON ENVIRONMENT.

(gr)

THE DOW SANK 158 POINTS LED LOWER BY IBM AND CITIGROUP...

(gr)

THE NASDAQ TUMBLED ABOUT 55 POINTS TO ITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE NOVEMBER 2ND.

(oc)

IBM ADDED TO THE MARKET'S GRIM TONE...

(gr)

IBM ADDED TO FRIDAY'S SLIDE, DOWN ANOTHER 4 PERCENT. .. BIG BLUE SAID IT WOULD RELEASE MORE INFORMATION WHEN IT REPORTS QUARTERLY EARNINGS..THAT'S AFTER A NY TIMES ARTICLE LAST WEEK QUESTIONED IBM'S ACCOUNTING FOR THE SALE OF ONE OF ITS UNITS.

(gr)

JP MORGAN CHASE IS FACING SHAREHOLDER LAWSUITS REGARDING ITS ENRON EXPOSURE...
WALMART SAID FOURTH QTR PROFIT JUMPED MORE THAN 9 PERCENT AS IT SOLD MORE GROCERIES AND ATTRACTED SHOPPERS FROM BANKRUPT RIVAL KMART...BUT THE STOCK FELL ANYWAY...

(gr)

STOCKS TO WATCH TODAY INCLUDE HONEYWELL... THE COMPANY TAPPED TRW CIEF DAVID COTE TO BECOME ITS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE.

(oc)

AND AT A TIME WHEN MOST AIRLINES ARE TIGHTENING THEIR BELTS SOUTHWEST IS ON A HIRING SPREE...

(gr)

SOUTHWEST WILL ADD 4-THOUSAND WORKERS TO MEET ITS EXPANSION PLANS.. SOUTHWEST IS ALSO ONE OF THE ONLY MAJOR AIRLINES TO POST A PROFIT FOR FOURTH QUARTER.

(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]


[Dog-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The defense says Marjorie Knoller``risked her life'' to try to stop her dog from mauling a neighbor.
The San Francisco woman is charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.
Knoller and her husband are on trial in Los Angeles.
Chris Lawrence has an update.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Hammer/Prosecutor; :19]
[SUPER=01-Nedra Ruiz/Defense Attorney; :37]
[SUPER=01-Chris Lawrence/Reporting; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=Lawrence, CBS news, Los Angeles.]

(( Prosecutors began opening arguments Tuesday and showed the jury graphic pictures of Diane Whipple. Her neighbor's dogs savagely mauled Whipple as she tried to get into her San Francisco apartment last year. Prosecutors described how Whipple desperately tried to crawl away and promised testimony from a neighbor who heard the attack.

sot: Jim Hammer/prosecutor

help me those are the Las words....
Marjorie Knoller was holding her dogs when they attacked. She has been charged with second degree murder. But defense attorneys say Knoller did all she could to stop the dogs.

sot: Nedra Ruiz/Defense Attorney

crouching down, from this position ....
Prosecutors accuse Knoller and her husband Robert Noel of keeping dogs they knew were dangerous. Prosecutors say the couple had 30 warnings, including the time Bain bit Noel's hand and sent him to the hospital. Diane Whipple's mother watched from the courtroom.

sot: whipple mother sot

i still have nightmares....
The case received so much publicity that it was moved to Los Angeles, but the judge told jurors to put ll that aside as they begin to hear evidence.

(LAWRENCE/STAND-UP CLOSE)


))

[11Appomattox]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC45:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Signs and sludge dominated last night's meeting of the Appomattox County board of supervisors.
Citizen pressure helped convince the board to change their mind on one issue.. now residents hope their voice will be heard on the other too.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They like their]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Carwile/Appomattox Co. Supervisor; :17]
[SUPER=01-Betty Siano/Opposes Biosolids; :40]
[SUPER=01-Lee Munsick/Opposes Biosolids; :51]
[SUPER=01-Bob McClenny/Resident; :59]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=News7, Appomattox.]

(( They like their history in Appomattox County and they like their old signs.
When the county recently sought to replace these old welcome signs with new, more modern-looking signs, the public outcry was tremendous.
So instead, the board voted to keep the old signs and spend a little money fixing them up.
[SOT 20:51:07]

((FRANK CARWILE/APPOMATTOX CO. SUPERVISOR: THE WAY I SEE IT IS THESE SIGNS WHAT THEY NEED IS A LITTLE TOUCH-UP. ))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=little touch-up.]


If they HAD put up new signs, they might have read: "Welcome to Appomattox, Just Don't Take a Deep Breath".
Eleven farmers here want to spread biosolids-- treated human waste-- on their fields as fertilizer.
The state says localities can't legally keep biosolids out.. residents don't want them in.
[SOT 19:18:32]

((BETTY SIANO/RESIDENT: HOW DO YOU PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST THE FLIES, THE MOSQUITOES, GNATS THAT COME IN THE SPRINGTIME AND WILL CARRY THE GERMS AND THE VIRUSES THAT ARE IN THAT MUCK.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=in that muck.]
[SOT 19:33:00]

((LEE MUNSICK/OPPOSES BIOSOLIDS: NO ONE CAN TRULY KNOW WHAT IS OR MAY BE IN THE SO-CALLED BIOSOLIDS AT ANY GIVEN TIME.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=any given time.]
[SOT 19:49:48]

((ROBERT MCCLENNY/RESIDENT: I HOPE WE WON'T JUST COMPLETELY SHUT THE DOOR ON IT UNTIL WE GIVE IT A TRY.))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=give it a try.]


Lacking any guidance from the state, the board voted to adopt an emergency ordinance that places some restrictions on biosolid applications.
Supervisors say they'll likely go back and add more.. farmers have indicated the issue may end up in court.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Appomattox.))

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[6-John-Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC1:30:46]
[GRAPHIC=John Warner]



With no opposition and the Republican party solidly behind him, John Warner has kicked off his campaign for a fifth term in the United States Senate.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner began a five-day, 17- city swing to announce his re-election plans.
He gathered with republican lawmakers in front of the State Capitol, a few steps from where he took the oath of office in 1978.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:45:10]
[IN Q=And I thanked the voters of Virginia then]

((AND I THANKED THE VOTERS OF VIRGINIA THEN AS I THANKED THEM THROUGH THE YEARS AND I OFFER MYSELF AGAIN. NO VOTER SHOULD VOTE FOR ME FOR WHAT I HOPEFULLY HAVE ACHIEVED IN THE PAST. THEY SHOULD VOTE FOR ONLY FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVE I CAN ACHIEVE IN THE FUTURE.))
[SUPER=@johnwarner]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=achieve in the future.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Warner visits Roanoke later today.
(------------)



[11Wilder-Commission]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC31:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Just how efficient is state government? That's what Governor Mark Warner wants to find out. He says his new commission studying government efficiency should be bold and creative- and move quickly.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.]


Warner told the group to look at services the state provides, and consider which ones should be consolidated or simply eliminated.
Former Governor Doug Wilder is heading the commission- It also includes Emory and Henry President Tom Morris, and former Carilion CEO Tom Robertson.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:12:44]
[IN Q=We must revisit]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: WE MUST REVISIT WHETHER STATE GOVERNMENT IS PROVIDING THE APPROPRIATE SERVICES AND WHETHER THEY ARE PROVIDING THOSE SERVICES IN AN APPROPRIATE CONSUMER- ORIENTED MANNER. NOT A MANNER THAT IS DRIVEN NECESSARILY BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES OR BUREAUCRACIES BUILT IN SILOS.))
[SUPER=@markwarner]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=built in silos.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The group will also consider how the state can make the best use of technology, and modern management techniques.
The Governor has asked for a report before the end of the summer.
(------------)



[11Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-62 TC1:23:03]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]


Businesses like Sheetz will be able to continue selling gas at low prices.
Legislation to fight "predatory pricing" at the gas pump ran into a skeptical House committee yesterday afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape]


The bill would have prohibited the sale of gasoline below cost.
Small retailers say some large chains are taking a loss to drive competitors out of business.
Approved by the Senate, the measure came before the House Commerce and Labor Committee.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have determined different ways]

((MIKE CORTEZ/SHEETZ VICE PRESIDENT: WE HAVE DETERMINED DIFFERENT WAYS TO BRING GAS TO THE MARKET CHEAPLY. AND IT'S A BENEFIT TO THE CONSUMERS. IT IS NOT A PROBLEM. )) ((CHRISTOPHER JUDD/ASHLAND STATION OWNER: I DON'T BEGRUDGE THE WAR CHESTS THAT CORPORATE AMERICA HAS ACCUMULATED. I WOULDN'T WANT DEEP POCKETS MYSELF. DON'T ASPIRE TO ATTAIN THAT. HOWEVER WHEN NOT HAVING DEEP POCKETS BECOMES A HANDICAP FOR SMALL BUSINESS IN THIS COUNTRY, THERE IS SOMETHING SERIOUSLY WRONG.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Cortez/Sheetz Vice-President; :00]
[SUPER=01-Christopher Judd/Ashland Station Owner; :11]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=then something is seriously wrong.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Representatives from Sheetz and other large chains say they try to sell gasoline as cheaply as they can, but insist they aren't trying to put competitors out of business. The committee killed the legislation on a close vote.

[1st-Business]


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


In business news this morning, K-Mart will likely close nearly 300 hundred stores.
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=1:20]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]

(( GOOD MORNING THIS WEDNESDAY THE 20TH OF FEBRUARY.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING.
--------------------------


WE KNOW ABOUT THEIR FAMOUS BLUE LIGHT SPECIALS.. BUT CAN K-MART KEEP THE LIGHTS ON AT ALL? BANKRUPT K-MART WANTS TO SELL SOME STORES AND MOST EVERYTHING IN THEM...
IT'S ASKING A BANKRUPTCY JUDGE TO RELEASE MONEY TO HIRE AN AUCTIONEER TO HELP LIQUIDATE STORES..
IT ALREADY HAS A REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT TO FIGURE OUT WHICH ONES WILL CLOSE... ABOUT 300 OF THE CHAIN'S 2,100 WILL LIKELY BE DISPOSED OF..
--------------------------


TODAY THE JANUARY CONSUMER PRICE INDEX WILL CHECK THE PULSE OF THE ECONOMY AT.
ON ASIAN MARKETS OVERNIGHT .. STOCKS DOWN.. .. IN JAPAN.. THE YEN ROSE AS THE BANK OF JAPAN WANTS THE GOVERNMENT TO BAIL OUT FALTERING BANKS.
--------------------------


SCHERING PLOUGH HAS A VOLUNTARY RECALL OUT TODAY OF CLARITAN-D 12 HOUR DECONGESTANT ...
IF YOU HAVE SOME DON'T WORRY.. IT'S PRIMARILY A LABELING AND TIMING PROBLEM, THE DRUG STILL WORKS, BUT THE COMPANY IS RECALLING THE PILLS FROM WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PHARMACIES..
--------------------------


THE AIRPORT IN LAS VEGAS IS BENEFITING FROM ALL THE POST 9-11 EXTRA SECURITY .
MANY TRAVELERS NOW SHOW UP HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE.
THAT MEANS MORE TIME PLUNKING COINS INTO THE SLOT MACHINES AT MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
EVEN IF THEY DON'T HAVE SLOTS, MANY AIRPORTS ARE PROFITING FROM THE EXTRA DOWNTIME FOR AIR TRAVELERS.
THE HEAD OF THE CENTER FOR AIRPORT MANAGEMENT SAYS PEOPLE ARE HITTING ALL KINDS OF CONCESSIONS -- FROM MAGAZINE SHOPS TO FOOD COURTS.
--------------------------


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]

[6-2-OxyContin]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-04 TC25:06]
[GRAPHIC=Oxycontin]

OxyContin can be a highly addictive, even dangerous drug. Those who suffer the pain of cancer and other chronic diseases often find OxyContin helps them lead a normal life. So there are two perspectives, as we see in part two of Teresa Hamilton's series of reports: "A Dose of Trouble."
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I live with ]
[SUPER=03-Boones Mill; :06]
[SUPER=01-Connie Booth/Patient; :13]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; 1:31]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:52]
[RUNS=2:07]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.]
(((////sot////)
[sot 00:15:57]
[in q=I live with ]

((I LIVE WITH THE PAIN 24 HOURS A DAY.))
[runs= 05]
[out q= hours a day. ]

Connie Booth is under strict doctor's care for a number of ailments, ranging from diabetes to degenerative disc and muscle disease... problems which make getting out of bed a struggle.
(///sot///)
[sot 00:16:46]
[in q= I'm only ]

((I'M ONLY 45 YEARS OLD BUT I FEEL, AND I'VE BEEN TOLD, I'M IN A VERY OLD BODY.))
[runs= 10]
[out q= very old body. ]

To function, Booth takes medication- including pills containing a generic form of the active ingredient in OxyContin.�
Booth says the medication is a lifeline but worries addicts are giving those who legitimately need narcotics a bad name.
(///sot/////)
[sot 00:25:15 ]
[in q=That's ]

((THAT'S NOT FAIR TO THE REAL PEOPLE THAT REALLY TAKE IT AND ARE HONEST ABOUT IT.))
[runs= 10]
[out q=about it. ]

But for OxyContin addicts, fairness and honesty rarely matter. This young man-- who asked that we conceal his identity says he became hooked on the painkiller after weeks of snorting it on a daily basis.
(///// SOT /////)
[sot 00:23:24]
[INQ=I don't feel]
[RUNS= 05]

((I don't feel normal no more without one. It scares me.))
[OQ=It scares me]

[**BUTT**BUTT**]
(/////sot////)
[sot 00:23:36]
[INQ=The addiction just]
[RUNS=05]

((The addiction just takes over your mind and I swear you don't know how it feels. I don't wish it on nobody.))
[out q=wish it on nobody.]


When the high goes away, intense physical pain takes over. When we spoke-- Jeff had gone two days without snorting OxyContin .. and was feeling the affects.
(////sot///)
[sot 00:23:51]
[IN Q= Cold chills ]

((COLD CHILLS, VOMITING SOMETIMES, DIARRHEA MOSTLY, ACHING, SWEATING REAL BAD, NO HUNGER.))
[RUNS= 10]
[runs=no hunger.]

Jeff, who's NOT able to hold down a job, gets his OxyContin from drug dealers around Pulaski County-- who charge anywhere from 40 to 80 dollars a pill depending on the miligram.
(///sot/////)
[sot 00:24:13]
[IN Q= Yes, maam]

((YES, MA'AM, I STOLE FROM MY MOTHER, FAMILY AND OTHER PARTS AND THAT'S WRONG, I WOULD NEVER DO THAT IF IT WAS IN THE RIGHT STATE OF MIND.))
[runs= 09]
[out q=right state of mind.]

[take su] Jeff has kicked the habit twice before-- but when we last spoke he was living in a motel and still abusing OxyContin, and like many addicts in southwest Virginia, no closer to reclaiming his life.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7. ))
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Oxycontin]

Tonight on News 7 at 6-- we'll hear from a southwest Virginia doctor serving a nearly six year sentence for illegally writing prescriptions for narcotics, including OxyContin.

[Train-Fire]


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


215 people are now reported dead after a passenger train catches fire in Egypt.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Near Cairo, Egypt;]


Authorities say a gas cylinder burst in one of the train's cars early today.
Several cars on the 11- car train went up in flames.
Scores of people are believed to be trapped.
At least 65 people are confirmed injured. Some of the victims died when they jumped from the train during the four miles it traveled before stopping.
Many of the hundreds of passengers were heading home for an Egyptian holiday.
(------------)


[11Webster]


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


Franklin County's director of public safety has been placed on unpaid administrative leave.
Yesterday, a judge found Claude Webster guilty of brandishing a gun during an argument with another customer at a Wendy's drive thru in Roanoke.
He was ordered to pay a 200 dollar fine and turn in his weapon.
In December, Roanoke resident Anita Peggins filed a complaint saying Webster threatened her with the gun.
Webster's attorney says he held the holstered gun up by the handle after Peggins approached his car and started yelling.

[11Walker]


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

A jury's 48-year sentence was modified slightly by a Roanoke judge.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

It's the case of a 20-year old convicted of killing another young man in a Roanoke convenience store. Though Bernard Hilton chose not to testify at trial, he told the judge yesterday he felt boxed in by a hostile crowd inside the store.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:40:05]
[IN Q=They was]

((BERNARD WALKER/SECOND DEGREE MURDERER; THEY WAS READY TO KILL ME. NIKITA THOMAS/REACO HILTON'S MOTHER; MR. WALKER MURDERED MY 18 YEAR OLD BABY. THE ONLY WORDS I CAN DESCRIBE, IT WAS THE BLACKEST OF HELLS TO ME.))
[SUPER=01-Bernard Walker/Second Degree Murderer; :00 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Nikita Thomas/Reaco Hilton's Mother; :03]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=hells to me.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The judge reduced the jury sentence from 48 to 45 years. Walker's attorney plans to appeal the conviction. (------------)