[Missing-Girl]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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


Today authorities are expected to identify the remains of a girl's body found yesterday in Southern California.
Police say the child's body is about the same age as Samantha Runnion, who was abducted from her home on Monday.
Jim Acosta reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Orange Co., CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Carona/Orange Co. Sheriff; :18]
[SUPER=01-Erin Runnion/Samantha's Mother; :29]
[SUPER=01-Jim Amormino/Orange Co. Sheriff's Department; :46 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/Reporting; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=Acosta, CBS News, Los Angeles]

((
PKG
TWO MEN VISITING A HANGLIDING FACILITY IN A RUGGED SECTION OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY SPOTTED A GIRL'S BODY EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CALLED THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT. WHILE NOT CONFIRMING THE REMAINS ARE THOSE OF 5-YEAR-OLD SAMANTHA RUNNION THE ORANGE COUNTRY SHERIFF CAME CLOSE SAYING THE BODY IS THAT OF A GIRL BETWEEN THE AGES OF FOUR AND SIX.

SOT: Sheriff Michael Carona, Orange County Sheriff s Dept. (21:54:40)

It would meet the description of Samantha but we want to be careful.
THE DISCOVERY ABOUT ONE HOUR AWAY FROM SAMANTHA'S HOME CAME ON THE SAME DAY HER MOTHER PLEADED FOR MERCY.

SOT: Erin Runnion, Missing Child s Mother She is such a sweet child. We don't want vengence. We just want our baby back

.
(nats -- neighborhood)


ORANGE COUNTY POLICE SAY A MAN ASKING FOR HELP IN FINDING HIS LOST DOG KIDNAPPED A KICKING AND SCREAMING SAMANTHA FROM HER APARTMENT COMPLEX EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

SOT: Jim Amormino, Orange County Sheriff s Department Stopped his car got out of the car threw her in the car. It was o

ver in just a matter of seconds.

SOT: (no super of name young girl) Missing Girl s Friend He was lying.


THIS YOUNG GIRL WAS PLAYING A BOARD GAME WITH SAMANTHA -- JUST 150 FEET FROM THE MISSING CHILD S HOME -- WHEN THE KIDNAPPER DROVE UP IN HIS LIGHT GREEN HONDA AND STARTED TALKING ABOUT HIS DOG. THE FRIEND'S PARENTS HAVE ASK THAT SHE NOT BE IDENTIFIED.

SOT: (same girl) Samantha she screamed Help me. Tell my grandmother.

I ran back and told my mom Samantha got kidnapped.
POLICE RELEASED THIS COMPOSITE SKETCH OF THE ABDUCTOR AND ALERTED THE U.S BORDER PATROL FEARING HE MAY TRY TO FLEE INTO MEXICO.
STAND-UP: INVESTIGATORS SAY A POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION ON THE GIRL'S REMAINS WILL BE MADE LATER THIS MORNING. ASSUMING IT IS SAMANTHA POLICE ARE PROMISING TO BRING THE KILLER TO JUSTICE. JIM ACOSTA, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES

))[Homeland-Security]


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


A special House committee will hear more suggestions today on the best way to build the new Homeland Security Department.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


In the White House Rose Garden yesterday, President Bush outlined his strategy for fighting terrorism within America's borders.
Along with proposing a new cabinet- level department, the 90- page document calls for tighter border inspections, as well as stockpiling new vaccines.
It would also increase the military's ability to operate within the U-S and create Special F-B-I teams.
Now key members of the Bush administration are hoping to sell the plan to Congress.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's good debate]
[SUPER=01-Tom Ridge/Homeland Security Chief;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=all said and done.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The special panel hopes to vote on a plan Friday.
(------------)



[11Arsenal-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC49:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The army wants to close a section of the New River to help protect the Radford Arsenal.
Yesterday, Senator George Allen joined fisherman to oppose the plan.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Last Month;]

The Arsenal has proposed shutting down four and half miles of the river to the public near its facility. Officials say it's for security reasons. Local outdoorsmen have spoken out against the idea .... saying it restricts their recreation activities. In a letter released yesterday, Senator Allen asks the Secretary of the Army to drop the proposal. Allen says the plant would be no more secure under the plan than it is now. A public hearing on the matter is already scheduled for July 24th at Blacksburg Middle School.
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[6-Police-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC46:33]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A special investigator says Danville police acted properly when they shot and killed Rennie Hunt during a standoff in May.
Hunt was armed with a cane and a screwdriver when he reportedly threatened police that night.
But they had no way of knowing that was all it was...nor were they aware he had a history of schizophrenia.
Officials say given all that, officers reacted properly when they shot and killed Hunt after he attacked them.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The bullet holes]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Caldwell/Special Prosecutor; :22]
[SUPER=@ssm1; :36]
[SUPER=01-Virginia Evans/Hunt's Girlfriend; :57]
[SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=News7, Danville.]

(( The bullet holes still scar the foyer and ceiling of Rennie Hunt's North Main Street apartment.. grim reminders of his fatal encounter with Danville police the night of May 11th.
Police shot Hunt after storming his apartment to rescue his girlfriend whom he reportedly was holding hostage.. what they thought was a knife turned out to be a screwdriver in his hand.. the other held a cane.
[SOT 4:13:27]

((DON CALDWELL/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: AND WHETHER OR NOT YOU'RE 67 OR 16 OR 30, IF YOU HAVE A MINDSET TO DELIVER A MAIMING OR WOUNDING BLOW, THEN THERE'S NOTHING REALLY TO PREVENT THAT.))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=to prevent that.]

[Standup 2:10:25] ((Authorities say part of the problem is that police had some bad information about the layout of the inside of the apartment. Once they got through the front door, they were surprised to find a staircase leading to a second locked door at the top. And in the following confusion, the officer carrying the weapon that fires non-lethal foam pellets, ended up in the rear of the group.))
[RUNS= 18]
[OUT Q=rear if the group.]


Hunt's girlfriend says officers didn't need to use lethal force to stop Hunt.
[SOT 2:04:49]

((VIRGINIA EVANS/HUNT'S GIRLFRIEND: I THINK THEY DID WRONG BY SHOOTING HIM, THOUGH.. HE WASN'T NO VIOLENT MAN OR NOTHING LIKE THAT. THEY JUST SHOT HIM, THEY JUST CAME UP THE STAIRS SHOOTING, I DON'T KNOW WHY.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=don't know why.]
[SOT 4:30:06]

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: AND I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T AGREE WITH WHAT TOOK PLACE, BUT THE FACT THAT ONE SHOT OR 21 SHOTS IS IMMATERIAL REALLY, YOU SHOOT UNTIL THE THREAT IS DIMINISHED AND THAT'S WHAT THE OFFICERS DID IN THIS CASE.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=in this case.]


The three officers who fired their weapons.. Dennis Haley, Todd Brown and Gerald Ford.. have all returned to active duty.
Local minority leaders have indicated they may ask the U-S Justice Department to conduct its own investigation.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Danville.))

[6-Burrow-Fund]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-18 TC1:28:06]
[GRAPHIC=Richard Burrow]


The government says he's a criminal.
But to dozens of veterans, the former president of the D-Day Memorial Foundation is a hero.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In just two weeks' time, Hugh Wills collected more than 8-thousand dollars from fellow veterans to help Richard Burrow fight fraud charges.
Wills sent a letter to 500 veterans from the 29th Division, asking for donations.
Since then, 70 have answered with checks and cash, ranging from three dollars to one-thousand.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:05:40 - :50]
[IN Q=The memorial]

((HUGH WILLS/BURROW LEGAL FUND: THE MEMORIAL, AS WONDERFUL AS IT IS, IS GOING TO GET PAID FOR SOMETIME DOWN THE ROAD. AND I FELT THAT IMMEDIATE NEED WAS BURROW'S LEGAL FUND.))
[SUPER=01-Hugh Wills/Burrow Legal Fund;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=legal fund.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The 25-million-dollar D-Day Memorial is 5-million dollars in debt.
Burrow is charged with defrauding lenders to secure funding for the memorial.
His trial is currently set to begin September 3rd in Lynchburg.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


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

In Business news, Intel says it's cutting four-thousand jobs even as it posts lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings. Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

((INVESTORS, FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS, IT COULD BE ANOTHER BUMPY RIDE ON WALL STREET...
AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, A TECHNOLOGY BELL WHETHER DISAPPOINTED.

(GR)

INTEL, SAID PROFITS MISSED THE MARK BY 2 CENTS A SHARE.. REVENUE WAS ALSO LOWER THAN EXPECTED. ON TOP OF THAT, INTEL PLANS TO CUT 4-THOUSAND JOBS IN THE SECOND HALF OF THIS YEAR TO BOOST PROFITS.

(OC)

HOWEVER, INTEL INDICATED THAT DEMAND SHOULD BE STRONG FOR ITS PRODUCTS IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR.

(GR)

AND APPLE COMPUTER POSTED THIRD QTR PROFIT OF 9 CENTS A SHARE, THAT WAS IN LINE WITH ESTIMATES...APPLE SEES FOURTH QTR REVENUE UNCHANGED FROM THE THIRD QTR

(OC)

ON THE EARNINGS DOCKET TODAY:

(Gr)

WE HEAR FROM IBM, JP MORGAN CHASE, FORD AND UNITED TECHNOLOGIES.

(OC)

A SURPRISINGLY BLUNT AND SIMPLE SPEECH FROM FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN ALAN GREENSPAN.
IN TESTIMONY BEFORE A SENATE COMMITTEE, GREENSPAN SAID THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS ON TRACK THE FED EVEN RAISED ITS FORECAST FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH FOR THE YEAR. BUT GREENSPAN WARNED THAT THE EROSION OF TRUST IN CORPORATE AMERICA COULD PREVENT THE ECONOMY FROM REACHING ITS FULL POTENTIAL. THE FED CHIEF WILL BE BACK ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY TO GIVE TESTIMONY BEFORE A HOUSE COMMITTEE. HIS COMMENTS ARE EXPECTED TO MIRROR THOSE HE GAVE YESTERDAY.

(GR)

THE DOW MADE IT SEVEN LOSING DAYS IN A ROW, DOWN 165 POINTS

(GR)

AND AFTER SPENDING MOST OF THE DAY IN THE PLUS COLUMN , THE NASDAQ ENDED 7 POINTS LOWER

(OC)

IN ADDITION TO GREENSPAN'S TESTIMONY LOOK FOR A REPORT ON JUNE HOUSING STARTS.

(gr)

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

(oc)

I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS IN NY.))




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Wilkins]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=502-02 52:24]
[GRAPHIC=Vance Wilkins]


Former Speaker Vance Wilkins has made it official...he's leaving the House of Delegates.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


In a letter sent yesterday morning to supporters and Republican leaders, Wilkins announced he will give up his seat on August 15th.
Wilkins has represented Amherst in the General Assembly for more than 24 years.
The 65-year-old lawmaker said the decision to step down was "very difficult" and that he received many calls and letters urging him to keep his job.
Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine said yesterday Wilkins made the right decision.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11:37:36-53]
[IN Q=I THINK IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A DISTRACTION]
[SUPER=@Kaine]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=I THINK IT'S WISE.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Wilkins became the state's first Republican Speaker two years ago.
Last month he resigned as Speaker after admitting to paying 100-thousand dollars to settle a sexual harassment suit.
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[6-Candidates]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD Wilkins]


The line of candidates for Wilkins' seat is already forming.
One of the Democrats seeking the nomination is Mimi Elrod of Lexington.
She's the widow of John Elrod, the late president of Washington and Lee University.
Amherst businessman Rodney Taylor is also thinking about going after the Democratic nomination.
Taylor is a former Amherst County supervisor, and owns the High Peaks Sportswear stores.

[WTC-Plans]


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


The group in charge of re- developing the World Trade Center site now has six proposals in front of them.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


All of them feature substantial memorials to the victims of the 9-11 attacks.
The plans are just ideas at this point.
There were mixed reactions to the plans, some calling them timid and unimaginative, others saying they were too similar and not bold enough.
Specific designs will be up to the architects.
(------------)
(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]


[2-Homeland-Security]


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


President Bush says the federal government needs broad new powers to deal with the threat of terrorism.
Meanwhile, a House committee is hearing more ideas today for building the new Homeland Security Department.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


In the White House Rose Garden yesterday, President Bush outlined his strategy for fighting terrorism within America's borders.
Along with proposing a new cabinet- level department, the 90- page document calls for tighter border inspections, as well as stockpiling new vaccines.
It would also increase the military's ability to operate within the U-S and create Special F-B-I teams.
Now key members of the Bush administration are hoping to sell the plan to Congress.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's good debate]
[SUPER=01-Tom Ridge/Homeland Security Chief;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=all said and done.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The special panel hopes to vote on a plan Friday.
(------------)



[11Shoplifting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC2:05:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke Police want your help finding a woman they say is using young twin girls to shoplift.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Store Surveillance Video;]


This surveillance video from Kroger on Rutgers Street shows the woman and two kids in the background, picking out D-V-Ds and videotapes and placing them in the store basket.
A few minutes later, the twins walk out of the store -- one of them carrying the basket.
The woman exits moments later.
In another case, police are asking for help identifying this man.
They say he bought a 4-thousand-dollar diamond ring at Frank L. Moose Jewelers, using a stolen credit card.
(XXXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO FS CRIMELINE BOARD]
If you recognize any of these people, you can call Crimeline at 344 - 8500.
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[11Gator-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC1:36:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Since it opened in 1991, the Gator Aquatic Center has produced championship athletes, but it has also struggled to build the facilities that supporters envisioned.
This week, the successful swimming program has a new lease from the city of Roanoke, and new hopes for a stronger partnership.
Joe Dashiell has the story...
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=After three hours]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jamie Spradlin/Virginia Tech Swimmer; :16]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :30]
[SUPER=01-Doug Fonder/Roanoke Valley Swimming President; :39]
[SUPER=01-Peter Volosin/Virginia Gators Senior Swimmer; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((After three hours of morning practice, and an afternoon in the weight room, the Virginia Gator senior swimmers are back in the pool before dinner...
And many of the athletes who've put in their laps here, are making waves in regional, and national competitions.
[SOT JAMIE SPRADLIN]
[IN Q=I could barely swim]

((JAMIE SPRADLIN: I COULD BARELY SWIM WHEN I FIRST CAME HERE AND NOW I'M ON A FULL RIDE AT TECH, SO I THINK IT'S A GOOD PROGRAM THAT'S HELPED ME A LOT THROUGH THE YEARS.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=through the years.]


Open for recreational swimming, the pool also hosts high school teams and provides a place for kayaking and dive classes, and swimming instruction.
But ten years after the Gator Aquatic Center was built on city property beside James Madison Middle School, its boosters say it could be so much more. [NAT SOUND OF FONDER 23:05:21]
[IN Q=Vision is]

((VISION IS, OUT ON THE OTHER SIDE, ON THE BACK SIDE, IS TO PUT A WARM WATER TEACHING POOL.)) RUNS:07
[OUT Q=warm water teaching pool.]


Bingo provides most of the Center's 250- thousand dollar budget, and 75 families form the core of support...
[SOT]
[IN Q=It takes a lot of work]

((IT TAKES A LOT OF WORK AND WE'RE BURNING PEOPLE OUT, AND WHAT I WANT TO DO IS EXPAND THAT BASE.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=expand that base.]


This week, Roanoke City Council voted to extend the group's lease, and the gators are hoping the new contract will lead to a stronger partnership with the city...
[SOT]
[IN Q=I've loved it here]

((I'VE LOVED IT HERE AND IN TWO WEEKS WE'RE GOING TO NATIONALS AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE ABLE TO WIN ALL THREE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=all three of the championships]


a stronger partnership that will benefit both.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[11Lottery-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC1:04:12]
[SS=None]


The state's public schools have hit the jackpot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Virginia's schools received a record 367 million dollars this year from lottery profits..that's over one million dollars a day.
Lottery officials say it's their best year ever.
Sales of every Virginia Lottery product, from scratch games to MegaMillions, increased in fiscal year 2002 leading to record profits.
By law, all those profits go to public education.
Officials say the lottery provides crucial funds for schools without raising taxes.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 09:59:12-23]
[IN Q=The citizens of Virginia]
[SUPER=01-Penelope Kyle/Virginia Lottery Executive Director]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=than to have to have their taxes raised.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Officials say 33 cents of every ticket sold goes toward public education.
(------------)



[2-11Arsenal-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC49:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The army wants to close a section of the New River to help protect the Radford Arsenal.
Yesterday, Senator George Allen joined fisherman to oppose the plan.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Last Month;]

The Arsenal has proposed shutting down four and half miles of the river to the public near its facility. Officials say it's for security reasons. Local outdoorsmen have spoken out against the idea .... saying it restricts their recreation activities. In a letter released yesterday, Senator Allen asks the Secretary of the Army to drop the proposal. Allen says the plant would be no more secure under the plan than it is now. A public hearing on the matter is already scheduled for July 24th at Blacksburg Middle School.
(------------)



[11Police-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC48:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A special prosecutor says Danville police did "not" use excessive force when they shot and killed a man during a standoff in May.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


67-year-old Rennie Hunt died after threatening police and holding his girlfriend hostage in his North Main Street apartment.
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Hunt was armed with a cane and a screwdriver that police thought was a knife.. they fired 21 shots at him, striking him four times.
Authorities say officers never know what they're going to encounter in that kind of situation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:13:54]
[IN Q=And I think]

((DON CALDWELL/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: AND I THINK THAT THAT IS THE BOTTOM LINE. I DON'T THINK THAT YOU'LL HAVE ANYBODY WITH THE DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT THAT WOULD ARGUE IN HINDSIGHT, AS WE SIT HERE ON MONDAY MORNING, COULD WE HAVE DONE THIS BETTER? I JUST DON'T THINK THAT ANYBODY IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS GOING TO SAY THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Don Caldwell/Special Prosecutor]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=going to say that.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The three officers involved in the shooting have been returned to active duty.
(------------)



[6-Henry-Death]


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


Preliminary autopsy results show nothing suspicious in the death of a Martinsville Girl. 7-year old Aaliyah (ah-LEE-ah) Waller died after going to bed in the early hours of Monday morning. Her parents called 9-1-1 Monday afternoon when finding the girl not breathing. The Henry County Sheriff's Office says Aaliyah had asthma. The Department of Social Services is also investigating her death. The Medical Examiner's Office will wait for toxicology reports before ruling on an official cause of death.

[11Burrow-Fund]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-18]
[GRAPHIC=Richard Burrow]


The government alleges that the former president of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation is a crook ...
But dozens of D-Day veterans are putting their money behind him because he's their hero.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In just two weeks' time, Hugh Wills collected more than 8-thousand dollars from his fellow veterans to help Richard Burrow fight fraud charges.
Wills sent letters to 500 veterans from the 29th Division, asking for donations.
Since then, 70 have answered with contributions ... from three dollars to one-thousand.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:05:12 - :27]
[IN Q=I'm grateful]

((HUGH WILLS/BURROW LEGAL FUND: I'M GRATEFUL THAT IT'S THERE AND NO MATTER WHAT MONETARY PROBLEMS THEY'RE IN -- SEVERAL MILLION -- NO ONE IS GOING TO TAKE IT AWAY FROM US. IT'S GOING TO BE THERE AND BY AND BY, SOONER OR LATER THE MEMORIAL WILL GET PAID FOR.))
[SUPER=01-Hugh Wills/Burrow Legal Fund;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=get paid for.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The 25-million-dollar D-Day Memorial is 5-million dollars in debt.
Burrow is charged with lying to donors and lenders to secure funding for the memorial.
His trial is set for September Third in Lynchburg. (------------)