[Farinacci]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Campbell County woman charged with killing her husband is scheduled to go on trial later today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./Last Winter]


48 year old Elizabeth Michael Farinacci (fair-uh-NAH-chee) is charged with fatally shooting her husband, Frank Farinacci last February. He died from a gunshot wound to the head. Charges against Elizabeth Farinacci include murder and firearms violations.
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[Skakel]


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


This morning Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is expected to be sentenced for the 19-75 beating death of his neighbor in Connecticut.
Both were 15 at the time.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stamford, CT;]


But defense attorneys plan to ask the judge for a new trial.
They say Skakel didn't get a fair trial because prosecutors withheld information.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

((MICKEY SHERMAN/SKAKEL'S ATTORNEY:"I THINK IT'S TOTALLY APPROPRIATE THAT WE BRING THESE ISSUES TO THE FOREFRONT NOW AND I'M HOPEFUL THE JUDGE WILL EXAMINE EVERY DETAIL"))
[SUPER=01-Mickey Sherman/Skakel's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=every detail.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The defense has already filed motions for leniency.
They say Skakel was abused by his alcoholic father.
Meanwhile, family of friends of victim Martha Moxley says they want Skakel to get the maximum sentence of 25 years to life.
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[Westerfield]


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


The penalty phase begins today for the man convicted of kidnapping and killing seven- year- old California girl Danielle van Dam.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;]


David Westerfield faces either life in prison or the death penalty.
Today, The prosecution plans to present testimony on Danielle's death and its effect on her family.
The D-A will also show the jury a tape of the girl.
Westerfield lived two doors down from Danielle.
She was abducted from her bedroom last February.
Her body was found nearly a month later.
(------------)


[11Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-32]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]

Henry County Sheriff Frank Cassell has asked the state for money to pay overtime to investigators logging 16 hour days in the search for 9-year-old Jennifer Short and her parents' killers.
Meanwhile, Thousands of posters bearing Jennifer's picture are on display across the community and the state. The 18- thousand posters were printed for FREE by Collinsville printing in Henry County. But nearly all of them have been distributed-- which has Henry County investigators searching for a way or means to get more printed. Teresa Hamilton reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :06]
[SUPER=01-Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Office; :24]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Spence/Henry Co. Investigator; :54]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Henry County. ]



[anchor=kimberly]
[ss=HOLD]

If anyone is interested in helping with the cost of printing more posters they can contact the Henry County sheriff's office.

[11County-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC35:52]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


The latest call to save water- is going out to Roanoke County residents. Despite an ample supply of water, Roanoke County is asking residents to cut back.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The Spring Hollow Reservoir is still at more than 70 percent of its capacity... a normal level for this time of year.
But county officials say the severity of the statewide drought persuaded them to consider voluntary measures.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We think it's appropriate]

((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: WE THINK IT'S APPROPRIATE TO TAKE THIS STEP AT THIS TIME OR ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS TO AVOID GETTING INTO A MORE SERIOUS SITUATION.)) ((HARRY NICKENS/VINTON SUPERVISOR: WE CANNOT GET BY WITHOUT WATER, SO ANYTHING WE CAN DO ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS OR EVEN MANDATORY, I THINK WE JUST HAVE TO DO IT, UNTIL WE GET BEYOND WHAT IS NOW APPROACHING CRISIS STAGE.))
[SUPER=@Hodge; :00]
[SUPER=@Nickens; :12]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=now approaching crisis stage.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The county is distributing conservation tips to its water customers.
Officials hope if they educate and encourage residents- it'll make a difference.
They're also tapping into existing wells, and plan to drill new ones to supplement the water supply.
(------------)





[Bush-Iraq]


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


President Bush still hasn't made up his mind yet whether to attack Iraq.
That's the message he had for Saudi Arabia's ambassador yesterday during a meeting at Bush's ranch in Texas.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Meanwhile, the Saudi diplomat says he believes the U-S should NOT attack Iraq.
President Bush told Prince (Bond-are) Bandar that Saddam Hussein is a "menace to the world."
Saudi advisors say a better course than attack would be to get U-N weapons inspectors back into Baghdad.
(------------)


[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, A sharp drop in consumer confidence has taken a toll on Wall Street. Ed Crane has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=CBS MARKETWATCH NY]

((SOME MIXED ECONOMIC NEWS BROUGHT OUT THE SELLERS.

ESS=current dow


THE DOW HAd BEEN UP AND DOWN MUCH OF THE MORNING...BUT FELL STEADILY IN THE AFTERNOON..LOSING 94

ESS=current nasdaq


THE NASDAQ LOST 43POINTS..THATS A FULL 3 PERCENT

ESS=current s and p


AND THE S AND P FELL 13 POINTS

ONCAM=ED


WE CAN POINT TO ONE CULPRIT... DOW AND NASDAQ COMPONENT INTEL LOST 5 PERCENT AFTER SOME LUKEWARM COMMENTS FROM C-E-O CRAIG BARRETT ABOUT THE COMPANYS IMMEDIATE FUTURE. HE SAYS BUSINESSES ARE SIMPLY NOT INVESTING IN NEW EQUIPMENT...
ALSO DRAGGING THE MARKETS DOWN, THE LATEST TAKE ON CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, IT FELL TO IT'S LOWEST LEVEL IN TEN MONTHS....


INVESTORS GOT SOME GOOD NEWS FROM THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT WHICH REPORTS A BIG SURGE IN BIG TICKET ITEMS. SALES OF DURABLE GOODS, LONG LASTING EXPENSIVE ITEMS SUCH AS AIRPLANES, CARS AND APPLIANCES WERE UP 8 POINT 7 PERCENT, THE BEST MONTHLY PERFORMANCE IN TEN MONTHS...

ESS=retail woes:wal/tgt


SOME RELIABLE RETAIL STOCKS WERE UNDER PRESSURE. BOTH WAL MART AND TARGET ARE REPORTING DISAPPOINTING BACK TO SCHOOL SALES.AND MERRILL LYNCH HAS PUT A NEUTRAL RATING ON THE RETAIL SECTOR.

ESS=stocks to watch:hpq/ual/tol


HEWLETT PACKARD WILL REPORTED IT'S FIRST EARNINGS SINCE IT'S MARRIAGE TO COMPAQ. THE NUMBERS COME AFTER THE BELL AND ANALYSTS GOT THE 14 CENTS PER SHARE THEY WERE EXPECTING ....AN IMPROVEMENT OVER THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.
HIS CHECKS ARE STILL GOOD BUT UNCLE SAM'S GOT SOME MONEY PROBLEMS. A CONGRESSIONAL REPORT SAYS THE BUDGET SURPLUS IS HISTORY AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL BE OPERATING IN THE RED TILL AT LEAST FISCAL 2006.
GET MORE ON OUR WEBSITE...CBS DOT MARKETWATCH.COM...))




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Rule]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC1:12:53]
[GRAPHIC=Randy Rule]


Some members of Saint Andrews Catholic Church are speaking out in support of their priest Randy Rule. Rule is on administrative leave following sexual misconduct allegations.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :22]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Parishioner Mike Slenski says he's known Rule for nine years and is shocked by the news.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

A review board is looking into a claim of misconduct while Rule taught at the all male, now closed St. John Vianney Seminary in Goochland County. Rule was there in the early 1970s. But Slenski says his experiences with Rule have been nothing but top notch and of the highest moral standard.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:03:14]
[IN Q=Whether]

((MIKE SLENSKI/ST. ANDREWS PARISHIONER; WHETHER IT BE SAYING THE PRAYER BEFORE AN ATHLETIC EVENT OR JUST ENCOURAGING THE STUDENTS TO CONDUCT THEMSELVES TO THE HIGHEST MORAL CODE THAT'S WHAT I'VE KNOWN OF RANDY RULE SO ITS VERY SURPRISING TO ME THAT ANYTHING LIKE THIS MAY BE SUGGESTED.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Slenski/St. Andrews Parishioner;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=SUGGESTED]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Fellow parishioner Tom Thomas says Rule helped him and his wife deal with the death of their son Cole. He believes the allegations may be a misunderstanding and says he will support Father Rule as much as he can.
(------------)



[11Loveday]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-24 TC1:32:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An Appomattox man is in custody accused of assaulting a woman outside a Lynchburg shopping complex.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Police Photo]


28-year-old Todd Gregory Loveday was arrested on Monday and charged with assault and battery.
Police say he grabbed a woman by the shirt in the Wards Crossing parking lot on August 9th.
They believe Loveday may have been stalking the woman prior to the attack.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


Loveday also has been charged with indecent exposure stemming from an incident outside the Sam's Club on Wards Road last October.

[5-Airbrush-Tan]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=502-11 37:04]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' health Check]


In this morning's health check,
You don't need to lay out in the sun or go to a tanning bed to get a tan. Airbrush tanning is the latest craze. Some say it's the best fake tan now on the market.
As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us it's now available in our area.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is the only way]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=07-CindiLou MacMackin; :10]
[SUPER=01-Linda Driscoll/Cuticles Nail Studio; :46]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=I'm JS for News 7 Mornin'.]

(( This is the only way CindiLou MacMackin can get a tan. She has sensitive skin.. even in the sun she must a wear a spf of 50 or higher.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:40:46]
[IN Q=I have allergies it doesn't affect me]

((I HAVE ALLERGIES IT DOESN'T AFFECT ME. I HAVE SKIN SENSITIVITY IT DOESN'T AFFECT ME. I CAN'T GET OUT IN THE SUN BECAUSE MY FAMILY HAS MELANOMA. SO WITH THIS I GET A LITTLE BIT OR COLOR AND IT JUST MAKES ME A FEEL BETTER)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=makes me feel better]


Cuticles nail studio in downtown Roanoke started offering airbrush tanning two months ago... and its growing in popularity,
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:42:27]
[IN Q=Jennifer Lopex is acutally having]

((JENNIFER LOPEZ IS ACTUALLY HAVING IT SPRAYED ON IN ONE OF HER VIDEOS)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=one of her videos]


Here's how it works -- a mist containing a tanning ingredient known as DHA is applied to the skin in a circular motion. DHA works with the skin's pigment to cause a natural chemical reaction, like the sun does.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:42:58]
[IN Q=You wait about 8 to 12 hours]

((YOU WAIT ABOUT 8 TO 12 HOURS BEFORE YOU TAKE A SHOWER OF GET INTO HEAVY SWEATING, WORKING OUT THAT KIND OF THIN. AFTER THAT YOU TAKE A SHOWER RINSE THE BRONZER OFF AND THERE IS YOUR TAN)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=there is your tan]


MacMackin says for her the tan lasts about 10 days, if she doesn't get in chlorine pools and is careful about her bath products.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:39:40]
[IN Q=I'm not brown, brown]

((I'M NOT BROWN, BROWN, BUT I'VE GOT A LITTLE COLOR SO THAT I DON'T LOOK PASTY WHITE ALL THE TIME)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=all the time]))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


The airbrush tan works for men or women. Before you go for a session it's recommended that you exfoliate the skin and shave the day before. Since the tan lasts on average about a week -- in order to keep it up you need get it done about 4 times a month.
At Cuticles, the cost for the spray on tan is 25 for the first session and 15 to 20 dollars for follow-up sessions.



(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[11US-Airways]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC]
[GRAPHIC=US Airways Restructuring]

If you fly US Airways, the company announced some tough new rules as part of its restructuring efforts.
The airline says that from now on, if you miss a U-S Airways flight, your ticket will be worthless --
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


you won't be entitled to any credit toward a future fare. Customers with non-refundable tickets will no longer be allowed to ``stand by'' for alternate flights. U-S Airways is also adding a 25-dollar fee for most paper tickets. And for trans-Atlantic flights, no more free alcoholic drinks in coach.
(-------------)



[11Roanoke-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-32 TC1:23:19]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The federal government is now in charge of screening passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :31]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Starting yesterday, the Transportation Security Administration- is in charge of security checks. A mobile team of trainers is working with 37-employees. Each must go through 44-hours of classroom training and 60-hours of on-the-job-training. The federal security director says the change will make for a "more efficient, consistent" screening process. Roanoke Regional is one of 59-airports to station federal employees at screening checkpoints. By November, federal screeners will replace contracted workers at more than 400-airports.
(------------)



[1st-Business]


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


In business news this morning, U-S Airways is changing its ticket policy.
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=1:22]
[OUT Q=in Washington.]


(( GOOD MORNING THIS WEDNESDAY THE 28TH OF AUGUST
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING

U-S AIRWAYS IS CINCHING IT'S ALREADY BANKRUPT BELT EVEN FURTHER.. .
THE AIRLINE IS ELIMINATING MOST TRAVEL PERKS. THERE'LL BE A $25 DOLLAR CHARGE FOR A PAPER TICKET .. CUSTOMERS WITH NON-REFUNDABLE TICKETS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL "STAND-BY" ON ALTERNATE FLIGHTS... AND ECONOMY PASSENGERS ON TRANSATLANTIC TRIPS WILL PAY FOR THEIR DRINKS.
THE AIRLINE IS ALSO ASKING A BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR PERMISSION TO CANCEL LABOR AGREEMENTS WITH 19-THOUSAND WORKERS IF IT CAN'T CUT CHEAPER DEALS.
--------------------------


LOOKING TO REBOUND ON WALL STREET TODAY AFTER A SLIDE ON BAD CONSUMER CONFIDENCE NUMBERS FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD.

ARTHUR ANDERSEN IS PAYING UP, MONTHS AFTER IT WAS CONVICTED OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE RELATING TO ENRON'S COLLAPSE.
IF OK'D BY A JUDGE ANDERSEN WILL PAY 40 MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES TO ENRON INVESTORS AND EMPLOYEES.

IT LASTED FOR ALMOST THREE DECADES - BARELY.
SONY IS DISCONTINUING BETAMAX PLAYERS. IT MADE ONLY 28-HUNDRED LAST YEAR.
D-V-D PLAYERS AND THE FILM INDUSTRY'S EMBRACING THE V-H-S FORMAT ARE BLAMED FOR THE BETA MAX'S DEMISE.
SONY SAYS IT WILL STILL REPAIR MACHINES AND MAKE BLANK TAPES.

GAMERS ON SONY'S PLAYSTATION TWO CAN NOW BATTLE EACH OTHER ONLINE.
THE COMPANY HAS RELEASED ADAPTERS THAT CONNECT FAR AWAY PLAYERS OVER THE INTERNET.
THE $40 CONNECTOR LETS YOU LINK TO SONY'S NETWORK THROUGH A NUMBER OF NEW GAMES.

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]

[11Baby-Death]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC34:42]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


An Elliston mother accused of drugging her baby was in court yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


Regina Harris is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance...in connection with her infant son's death.
Toby Robert Harris was six-days-old when he died of a drug overdose in May.
Investigators say they found traces of cocaine in Harris' home, and she admitted to abusing OxyContin and Methadone.
The case now goes to the grand jury.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Harris will appear in court again on September 26th on separate charges of murder, child neglect and distribution of drugs to a minor.

[11Appox-Tourism]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Thousands of tourists visit the Appomattox Courthouse National Park every year.. the problem is there's not much else for them to see and do in that area.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox]


The county's two other major attractions have been closed for months because of a lack of volunteers and money.
The Appomattox Historical museum needs a new roof and there's no money to operate the Clover Hill Village living history park.
The county's new tourism director hopes to find private or public funding to re-open both sites.
(------------)



[11VA-SAT]


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


Kudos to Virginia's high school seniors- from State education officials.
The state says students raised their average math SAT result by five points this year for a score of 506.
Virginia high school seniors did about the same on the verbal part of the test- it did not change from last year.

But at 510, it's still higher than the national average.