[Mine-Rescue]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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


It was a happy ending to a story that could have easily turned tragic for nine coal miners in Pennsylvania.
Now that all of them are out and alive, a joint federal and state investigation of the accident will be launched.
Melissa McDermott has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Somerset, PA;]
[SUPER=01-Blaine Mayhugh/Rescued Miner;]
[SUPER=01-Leslie Mayhugh/Miner's Wife;]
[SUPER=01-Melissa McDermott/CBS News;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=McDermott, CBS News.]

((

IT'S THE "FEEL GOOD" STORY OF THE YEAR...NINE MEN ALIVE AND WELL TODAY...AFTER SOME THOUGHT THERE WAS LITTLE CHANCE OF RESCUING THEM FROM A FLOODED COAL MINE.

sot: BLAINE MAYHUGH/RESCUED MINER

"I DIDN'T THINK I'D EVER SEE MY WIFE AND KIDS AGAIN."
BUT BLAINE'S WIFE...KNEW BETTER.
LESLIE MAYHUGH/WIFE OF RESCUED MINER "I knew he was gonna get through - I knew I couldn't lose my dad and my husband, I just knew it."
THE RESCUE TOOK THREE DAYS....THREE LONG DAYS OF UNCERTAINTY FOR FAMILY MEMBERS ...and three days of AGONY for the miners trapped 240 feet below the surface.

sot: blaine mayhugh


MORE THAN 150 WORKERS MADE the rescue POSSIBLE...USING HIGH TECH EQUIPMENT AND UNWAVERING DETERMINATION...THEY OVERCAME NUMEROUS SETBACKS. IN THE END, ALL NINE MEN WERE LIFTED UP A NARROW SHAFT TO THE APPLAUSE and jubilation OF THEIR CO-WORKERS.
THREE MINERS ARE STILL IN THE HOSPTIAL THIS MORNING, BUT ALL ARE EXPECTED TO BE OKAY.
MELISSA MCDERMOTT, CBS NEWS.

))[11Mine-Drill]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A Roanoke County company played a hand in rescuing the miners.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Somerset, PA;]


Ingersoll-Rand assembled and delivered the drill and drill bits that dug them out.
After ANOTHER company's drill bit broke on Friday, plant employees scrambled to get THEIR equipment up to rescuers.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./2000;]


The plant laid off hundreds of workers in 2000, but about 40 remain to assemble the drilling equipment.
The facility's Engineering and Marketing director says "Everybody in the facility is real proud to know we contributed to the success of the operation."
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[11Ronile-Reopening]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-22 TC-1:45:34]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Ronile's 350 employees are now back on the job ... after a deadly explosion shut the plant down Wednesday.
Company officials now know more about what caused the blast.
As they tell Marya Jones, rebuilding will be quick ... but recovering may take much longer.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount; :00]
[SUPER=01-Phillip Essig/Ronile CEO; :13]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Rocky Mount.]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:54:14]

((NATS: TRACTOR.))
[RUNS= :02]


With last week's explosion still fresh in their minds, Ronile employees found some comfort in getting back to work.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:57:30 - :38]

((PHILLIP ESSIG/RONILE CEO: EVERYBODY WORKING HERE ON THE RECONSTRUCTION HAS SAID THAT KEEPING BUSY HAS BEEN ABLE TO KEEP THEIR MINDS OFF THE TRAGIC EVENTS OF THE WEEK. ))
[RUNS= :08]


Crews are quickly rebuilding the room where last Wednesday, one boiler exploded.
John Gregory, a 48-year-old contractor who was fixing the boiler, died of severe burns from the blast.
Ronile maintenence worker Jeff Jones recovered from his injuries ... and is back at work.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:]

(( EVEN JEFF WHO WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL THURSDAY NIGHT. I SAW HIM FIRST THING HERE FRIDAY MORNING. AND HE STAYED AROUND AND GOT SOME WORK DONE, AND ASSISTED US IN THE INVESTIGATION.))
[RUNS= :09]


Company officials say that SOMEHOW a spark ignited fuel in the boiler...
It's puzzling because the boiler was NOT running at the time.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:00:11 - :19]

((WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT NONE OF THE PEOPLE IN THAT ROOM CAUSED THAT IGNITION. IT WAS A COMPLETELY RANDOM, UNFORSEEABLE EVENT THAT CAUSED THE IGNITION OF THE FUEL.))
[RUNS= :08]


Essig assures workers that the other thermal heater NOW being used now is perfectly safe.
Company officials stood by as it started, just to prove the point.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:03:41 - 17:03:56]

((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: THOUGH RONILE HAS GONE BACK TO BUSINESS, IT'LL BE SOME TIME BEFORE IT'S BUSINESS AS USUAL. SEVERAL EMPLOYEES WHO WERE IN THE BOILER ROOM AT THE TIME OF THE BLAST ARE RECEIVING COUNSELING. AND THE COMPANY IS OFFERING IT TO ANY EMPLOYEE WHO NEEDS IT. MJN7, ROCKY MOUNT. ))
[RUNS= :15]))


[OR-Wildfires]


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


New fire evacuations in the west.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sisters, OR;]


Firefighters have ordered between four and five- thousand people to leave their homes and condos near a popular vacation area in central Oregon, as a wildfire draws closer.
The blaze has burned two homes so far, and threatens many more.
Officials say lightning triggered the fire, which broke out last Wednesday.
It's burned about 33- hundred acres so far.
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[Ireland-Clash]


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


Four police officers came under attack in a loyalist area of Belfast in Northern Ireland.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belfast, N. Ireland;]


The officers were injured by blast bombs overnight.
Firefighters were also attacked as they dealt with fires.
Several cars were set ablaze during the street clashes.
Earlier yesterday, shopkeepers were cleaning up after similar disturbances.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, The nation's two largest banks have to answer questions about their dealings with Enron. And, several key economic reports are due out this week, including consumer confidence and the July employment report.

Alexis Christoforous has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=your local stocks]

((IT'S D-DAY FOR THE NATION'S TWO LARGEST BANKS. U-S REGULATORS HAVE SET TODAY AS THE DEADLINE FOR
ESS=c/jpm

CITIGROUP AND JP MORGAN CHASE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THEIR USE OF OFFSHORE COMPANIES IN DEALS WITH ENRON.

ONCAM=alexis

MORE ARRESTS ARE EXPECTED, AND NOW INDICTMENTS AGAINST FORMER WORLDCOM EXECUTIVES, INCLUDING FORMER CEO BERNIE EBBERS COULD COME THIS WEEK.
ON WALL STREET...THE GOOD NEWS IS, THE MARKET DIDN'T FOLLOW UP LAST WEDNESDAY'S HUGE RALLY WITH A HUGE SELLOFF... IT WAS A QUITE CLOSE TO A WILD WEEK ON WALL STREET..

ESS=dow

THE DOW PUT IN ITS FIRST WINNING WEEK IN THREE, UP 78 POINTS FRIDAY AND UP MORE THAN 2 PERCENT FOR THE WEEK.

ESS=nasda

THE NASDAQ ENJOYED A LATE DAY RALLY TO RISE 22 POINTS FRIDAY, BUT DOWN ABOUT 5 PERCENT FOR THE WEEK.

ONCAM=alexis

EVEN LAST WEDNESDAY'S NEARLY 500 POINT GAIN FOR THE DOW, THE LARGEST RALLY IN 15 YERAS COULDN'T REVERSE THE PUMMELING FACED BY EQUITY MUTUAL FUNDS.. WHICH JUST CLOSED OUT THEIR TENTH STRAIGHT LOSING WEEK. ACCORDING TO THE RESEARCH FIRM LIPPER, THE AVERAGE STOCK MUTUAL FUND TUMBLED 5 AND A AHLF PERCENT FOR A YEAR TO DATE LOSS OF MROE THAN 22 PERCENT.

ESS=ff calendar

IT'S A PACKED WEEK ON THE ECONOMIC CALENDAR.. FIRST, EXPECT MORE EARNINGS REPORTS.. LATER TODAY WE'LL SEE THE BOTTOMLINE AT CEREAL GIANT KELLOGG. THIS WEEK, WE'LL GET REPORTS ON CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, SECOND QUARTER GDP, PERSONAL INCOME AND SPENDING AND THE ALL IMPORTANT JULY EMPLOYMENT REPORT.
TRACK ALL THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM .. IN NY I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS IN NY.))


(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Campbell-Church]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC-29:23]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[SLOW FADE OUT] About four months ago, a tornado tore through parts of Central Virginia causing lots of property damage-- including the destruction of a local church. But for the church members-- the storm only made their faith stronger.
Justin McLeod has the story.
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[SOT 21:38]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF SINGING]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marlo Davis/Church Member; :25]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Larry Davies/Timberlake United Methodist Church; :43]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Carlton Johnson/Missionary Baptist Church; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Campbell Co.]

((((NAT SOUND OF SINGING A PRAYER; ))
The enthusiasm here at Lawyers Missionary Baptist Church shines brightly these days.
In many ways, they're prayers have been answered.
[SOT 2:22]
[IN Q=I know God]

((REV. CARLTON JOHNSON/MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: I KNOW THAT GOD CAN BRING GOOD OUT OF ANY SITUATION.))
[Runs= 03]
[OUT Q=any situation]


That situation began in late April.
A tornado swept through the church, collapsing the walls and blowing off the roof.
[SOT 11:26]
[IN Q=The church building]

((MARLO DAVIS/CHURCH MEMBER: THE CHURCH BUILDING IS A BUILDING. OUR CHURCH IS IN HER HEARTS SO WE HAVE BEEN JUST BLESSED.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=been just blessed]


Blessed because of the support of nearby Timberlake United Methodist Church.
Shortly after the tornado, Timberlake invited Lawyers Missionary to move into an unused sanctuary.
The church has worshiped here ever since.
[SOT 5:31]
[IN Q=We've had a gospel]

((REV. LARRY DAVIES/TIMBERLAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: WE'VE HAD A GOSPEL SING. WE HELPED THEM WITH A REVIVAL. WE'VE HAD SOME LUNCHES TOGETHER. IT'S BEEN EXCITING. WE, REALLY BOTH OF US I THINK HAVE LEARN A LOT FROM THE EXPERIENCE. WE'RE ALMOST NOT SURE WE WANT THEM TO GO.))
[Runs= 10]
[OUT Q=them to go]


But one day they will go.
Lawyers Missionary plans to begin rebuilding sometime this fall.
[SOT 48:05]
[IN Q=This is what remains]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THIS IS WHAT REMAINS OF MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH. CONTRACTORS CAME IN THE MONTHS AFTER THE STORM AND REMOVED WHAT WAS LEFT OF THE BUILDING. NOW THE CHURCH HOPES TO REBUILD AND EVEN EXPAND ON THIS SITE BUT THEY FIRST NEED MONEY TO DO SO.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=money to do so]

((NAT SOUND OF PASTOR AT PODIUM "THANK YOU FOR BEING GOD" 17:03))
The church has received 12,000 dollars in donations and another 71,000 thousand dollars in insurance money.
But it will take another several hundred thousand dollars to rebuild the church.
[SOT 3:40]
[IN Q=Just like the lord]

((REV. CARLTON JOHNSON/LAWYERS BAPTIST CHURCH: JUST LIKE THE LORD MADE A WAY FOR US TO WORSHIP HE IS GOING TO SUPPLY ALL THE FUNDS THAT WE NEED.))
[Runs= 08]
[OUT Q=that we need]


It is a need made easier thanks to the generosity of one church, and the faith of another. ((NAT SOUND OF MUSIC))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Campbell County. ))

[11Prayer-Chain]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC-11:49]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The church that offered its facilities just recently helped save a stranger's life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Timberlake]


Timberlake United Methodist runs a prayer network on its website sewing-seeds-of-faith dot com.
Recently a woman from Illinois e-mailed the prayer chain threatening to commit suicide.
That is when area church members sprung into action.
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[SOT 8:01]
[IN Q=I went directly]

((GEORGE HATMAKER/ASSOCIATE PASTOR: I WENT DIRECTLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN THE STATE THAT SHE WAS IN AND I WAS ABLE TO FIND A PHONE NUMBER AND AN ADDRESS AND REACH A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL IN HER CITY. I CONTACTED THEM, THEY WERE DISPATCHED. I GOT THROUGH THE PHONE LINE TO HER AND TALKED PERSONALLY WITH HER AND PRAYED WITH HER.))
[SUPER=01-George Hatmaker/Associate Pastor]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=prayed with her]
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[VO-NAT]


The woman is doing fine and credits the prayer chain with saving her life.
Making this story even more amazing is the fact that flooding had knocked out most of the phone service in that area when the call for help went out.
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(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]


[6-Goodlatte]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC-1:25:33]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Virginia lawmaker is going back on his word-- but says his decision is in the best interest of voters.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Congressman Bob Goodlatte broke a pledge he made a decade ago by announcing on Saturday he intends to seek re-election in 2004. The Republican made a promise when he originally ran for Congress in 1992 that he would not serve for more than 12 years. Goodlatte says not running would put western Virginia at a disadvantage because the area would lose valuable seniority in Congress.
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[Pope-Visit]


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


Pope John Paul, the second begins a two- day visit to Guatemala today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada;]


Meanwhile, the Pope was in Canada over the weekend, presiding over festivities for World Youth Day.
During an outdoor mass in Toronto, he spoke about the sexual abuse scandal among American priests.
He told the crowd of 800- thousand that the crisis has caused "a deep sense of sadness and shame."
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[11Amber-Alert]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-21 TC-1:11:43]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Local law- enforcement have a unique tool under their belts in the event a child is abducted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Police Department is one of few localities in Virginia that takes part in the AMBER alert program.
Under AMBER alert, radio and television stations interrupt programming to broadcast information about a missing child.
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[SOT 4:30:26]
[IN Q=Whe someone hears]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WHEN SOMEONE HEARS THAT THERE IS AN AMBER ALERT TO KNOW THAT IT IS A SERIOUS SITUATION AND WE CAN'T JUST USE IT EVERY TIME A PARENT CALLS IN. IT HAS TO BE VERY STRICT CRITERIA, THE CHILD HAS TO BE IN DANGER. WE HAVE TO KNOW FOR FACT THAT THERE IS A STRANGER SITUATION AND THE CHILD IS IN DANGER IN ORDER FOR US TO USE IT. WE WOULDN'T USE IT JUST FOR A RUNAWAY SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Dept.;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=runaway situation]
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[VO-NAT]


Attorney General Jerry Kilgore announced last week a plan to push legislation to expand the AMBER alert program statewide.
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[11Fire-Truck]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-24 TC-56:39]
[SS=none]

The Craig County Fire Department recently received a gift that will save them thousands.
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[VO-NAT :30]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Last week, the community of Simmonsville was given a 1977 fire truck by the City of Salem. The keys were handed over during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Rather than sell the trucks it no longer needs, a spokeswoman for Salem says officials would rather give the trucks away. If Simmonsville were to buy a new truck it would set the community back at least 2-hundred thousand dollars. Several years ago, Salem donated a fire truck to the Volunteer Fire Department in Upper Craig's Creek.
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[11Vocal-Group]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC-1:02:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A local trio is taking their music to the ball game.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF GROUP SINGING]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF GROUP SINGING]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They call themselves "In Harmony."
They're a Christian trio that has been together since middle school.
The group recently recorded a C-D and will soon perform in front of thousands.
They've been invited to sing the national anthem at a Cincinnati Reds game. (------------) That takes place August 13th.