[Israel-Kenya]

[ANCHOR=marya]

[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two separate terrorist attacks on Israelis this morning have claimed at least 11 lives.
A blast at an Israeli-owned hotel in Kenya killed two children.
Witnesses say the attackers threw explosives from a car that crashed through a barrier.
About the same time, a chartered airline leaving Kenya with 270 people on board suffered minor damage when two rockets were fired at it as it took off.
The plane continued on to Israel and no one was hurt.


[Philippine-Embassies]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Manila, Philippines;]

A terror alert has shut down several embassies in the Philippines. Canada joined Australia in closing its embassy.
The U-S embassy was already closed for the holiday.
Embassy officials say there was a "specific and credible threat" that prompted them to close.
The Australian government says it received information about a planned attack by Islamic extremists in the next few days.
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[United-Machinists]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


United Airlines mechanics have rejected a wage-concession proposal that the airline says it needs to stay afloat.


United asked 37-thousand union members to accept one and a half BILLION dollars in wage givebacks.
Vote results show mechanics rejecting the deal, but baggage handlers and machinists accepting it.
It's not clear what effect the split vote will have on United's goal of avoiding bankruptcy.


[911-Black-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[**ANCHOR TAG**] A new book documenting the views of some African-Americans following September 11th is now on the book stands. As B-E-T's Monique Conrad reports, the book came about because the contributors felt African-Americans weren't heard after the terrorist attack.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The book is called]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :14]
[SUPER=01-Juliane Malveaux/Co-Editor; :20]
[SUPER=01-Orville Taylor/University of the West Indies; :42]
[SUPER=01-Monique Conrad/Reporting; :53]
[SUPER=01-Tamara Wilds/Book Contributor; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=so often since the attack.]

(( THE BOOK IS CALLED THE PARADOX OF LOYALTY..AN AFRICAN AMERICAN RESPONSE TO THE WAR ON TERRORISM. THE BOOK IS A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS AND COMMENTS FROM AFRICAN AMERICANS -- A COMMUNITY CO-EDITOR JULIANNE MALVEAUX SAYS WAS IGNORED BY THE MEDIA AFTER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS.
JULIANNE MALVEAUX / CO-EDITOR
There was one piece where they profiled 3 widows. Was it coincidental that all of them were white, all of them were blond, and all of them were willowy? I mean did not like a fat sister lose her husband.
AMONG THE 21 CONTRIBUTORS, ACADEMIC AND POLITICAL LEADERS - LIKE CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA LEE, THE ONLY LAWMAKER TO VOTE AGAINST ATTACKING AFGHANISTAN. EVEN A PERSPECTIVE FROM A CARIBBEAN ACADEMIC LEADER.
Orville Taylor / Univ. of the West Indies in Jamaica
In the aftermath of 9/11, we find that the American borders have become closed to us, we try to come her and we feel like criminals. 10:28:19
INTELLECTUALS, AND ORDINARY CITIZENS ARE INCLUDED TOO. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND STUDENT (TAMARA WILDS) INTERVIEWED TWO OF THOSE CITIZENS.
Tamara Wilds / Book Contributor
They were angry that voices like theirs were not being heard. They didn't see anybody on TV who looked like them, saying things that they were saying and that there seemed to be some sort of conspiracy against people who felt that way.
PEOPLE WHO FELT LIKE THEY WANTED TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST PRESIDENT BUSH, OR WHO DIDN'T NECESSARILY WANT TO FLY THE AMERICAN FLAG. THE BOOKS' COVER ART CAPTURES MANY OF THE FEELINGS OF THE WORDS INSIDE.
We have wrapped ourselves around the flag. We have wrapped ourselves around patriotism. We are the ultimate Americans. We believe in the United States whether it believes in as or not, but even as we believe we have the Statue of Liberty turning her back as it so often has. Our beliefs being denigrated.
WITH THE BOOK, THE CONTRIBUTORS HOPE TO PUT SOME AFRICAN AMERICAN VIEWS ON RECORD, EVEN IF THEY RUN COUNTER TO MANY VIEWS HEARD SO OFTEN SINCE THE ATTACK.))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=None]

That was Monique Conrad reporting. Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we have no business report or stocks today. They'll both be back tomorrow at this time.

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[6-81-Speeding]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[GRAPHIC=I-81 Speed Limits]
[TAPE#=02-35 TC2:00:18]


The highways are little less crowded at this hour that they were yesterday .. but thousands of people will travel through the Roanoke Valley on Interstate 81 before the holiday weekend is over.
They will find a lower speed limit on a 15 mile portion of the interstate from Cloverdale to Salem. But as Joe Dashiell reports, state officials are aware that speeds along that stretch are creeping up.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Parries/Virginia State Police; :17]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :29]
[SUPER=01-Jim Gordon/Interstate Driver; :45]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell, News 7.]


((Observe the speed limit through the Roanoke Valley and watch the traffic pass you by.
VDOT engineers confirm that speeds have increased since the limit was first lowered here... and state police agree... but say they're convinced the change has made a difference.
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[IN Q=]
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State Police say they're doing their best with available manpower... enforcing the speed limit with marked and unmarked vehicles and periodically in the air.
VDOT reports that while the number of accidents has increased since the limit was lowered, the severity has decreased.))
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[11Sweet-Briar]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC1:18:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A prank phone caller is causing problems for campus police at Sweet Briar College .. and making the holiday break something less than happy for the families of several students there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Authorities say someone's been contacting students at home and telling them they lost all their belongings in a dormitory fire Tuesday night.
The trouble is: there was no fire.
Campus police fielded at least a dozen calls yesterday from worried parents. They urge anyone who gets a similar call to contact them right away.
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[SOT 14:39:14]
[IN Q=Have them call]

((WILLIE NEAL/SWEET BRIAR CAMPUS POLICE CHIEF: HAVE THEM CALL THE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY, TELL US WHEN YOU GOT THE CALL,WHAT THE CALLER SAID AND ANY PERTINENT INFORMATION THEY CAN GIVE US. Reporter: And the underlying message is that everything's fine here. NEAL: EVERYTHING'S FINE.))
[SUPER=01-Willie Neal/Sweet Briar Campus Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=everything's fine.]
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[VO-NAT]


Chief Neal says it appears the prankster is using an old student directory to get the students' home phone numbers.
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[6Saint-Andrews]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-38 TC1:59:54]


On this Thanksgiving morning .. a Bedford County charity is providing four-star service to the hungry.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, the rating is a badge of honor for the charity that helps put food on the table for thousands of people year-round.
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[IN Q=One look at]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=@ssm1; :33]
[SUPER=01-Ken Horne/Society of St. Andrew; :50]
[SUPER=01-Carol Breitinger/Society of St. Andrew; 1:16]
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[OUT Q=News7, Bedford County.]

(( One look at the world headquarters of the Society of St. Andrew will tell you that this is not an organization concerned about its corporate image.
Tucked away in the northern hills of Bedford County, the Society acts as a clearing house for millions of pounds of excess food every year.
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From potatoes to apples to cabbages, volunteers across the country glean, bag and ship produce that otherwise would be left to rot in the field.
It's all coordinated through the offices here and funded through private donations. [Standup ] ((But like many other charities, the Society's donations are down, in part because donors today are never sure where their money is being spent. But a new web site... Charity Navigator.. helps people rate a prospective charity by determining how much it spends on its actual mission. St. Andrew recently nailed down a nearly perfect score.))
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((KEN HORNE/SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW: WE HAVE ALWAYS ADOPTED THE POSITION THAT CHARITIES OUGHT NOT TO BE LESS EFFICIENT THAN BUSINESS, THEY OUGHT TO BE MORE EFFICIENT BECAUSE YOU'RE DEALING WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S MONEY AND YOU'RE DEALING WITH PEOPLE THAT DESPERATELY NEED WHAT YOU HAVE TO OFFER.))
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[OUT Q=have to offer.]


Charity Navigator has determined that out of every dollar donated to the Society of St. Andrew, 96 cents actually goes to feeding the hungry.
That earned the Society the web site's highest rating of four stars.. good news as they enter the holiday giving season.
[SOT 1:51:22]

((CAROL BREITINGER/SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREWS: I THINK PEOPLE WILL REALIZE AND RECOGNIZE THE FACT THAT IT'S A VERY EFFICIENTLY RUN AND VERY EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATION THAT IS DOING VERY GOOD WORK AND IMPORTANT WORK FOR FEEDING HUNGRY PEOPLE AND THEIR MONEY IS GOING TO GO EXACTLY WHERE THEY WANT IT TO GO AND DOING WHAT IT IS THEY WANT DONE.))
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[OUT Q=they want done.]


Since it began in 1983, the Society has saved more than 400 million pounds of food, providing over a billion servings to the nation's hungry.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

[2Israel-Kenya]


[ANCHOR=marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two terrorist attacks on Israelis in Kenya this morning have killed at least eleven people.
A blast at an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, killed two children.
Witnesses say the attackers threw explosives from a car that crashed through a barrier.
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[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel/This Morning;]


About the same time, a chartered airline leaving Kenya with 270 people on board suffered minor damage when two rockets were fired at it as it took off.
The plane continued on to Israel. It landed there just a short time ago. No one on aboard was hurt.
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[Fl-Ax]


[ANCHOR=marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]

The Thanksgiving holiday rush was a generally safe one on Virginia highways, but it turned into a real mess near Tampa, Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sunshine Skyway Bridge, FL]


An accident on Florida's sunshine skyway bridge- backed up rush hour traffic there.
A motorist was killed after crossing the bridge- on the wrong side and crashing into another car.
The other driver was hurt- and is hospitalized.
The giant bridge links St. Petersburg to Manatee County.
Northbound lanes were closed for several hours.
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[11Airport]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-45 TC27:44]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]


Air travel problems appear to have been very few for this Thanskgiving holiday.
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[VO-NAT - :14]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Winter weather in the Northeast did NOT disrupt many flights going in and out of Roanoke, although there were some minor delays late yesterday afternoon.
All-in-all airport officials say the day before Thanksgiving ran smoothly.
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[SOT - 7:47:41]
[IN Q=It's been going well...]

((AMANDA DEHAVEN/AIRPORT SPOKESPERSON; IT'S BEEN GOING WELL SO FAR, EVERYTHING IS GOING SMOOTHLY. OUR BUSIEST DAY WILL BE THIS SUNDAY, EVERYBODY LEAVES AT DIFFERENT TIMES, BUT MOSTLY ALL COME BACK ON SUNDAY. SO SUNDAY AND MONDAY SHOULD BE THE BUSIEST DAYS. ))
[SUPER=01-Amanda DeHaven/Airport Spokesperson;]
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[OUT Q=should be the busiest days.]
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[VO-NAT - :12+]

To help alleviate parking problems, the Roanoke Regional Airport has recently opened its satellite parking area. Travelers can pre-pay for their car across the street, and then take a shuttle bus to the terminal.
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[Bowman]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC51:17]
[GRAPHIC=Bowman]


The man once called a witness in the Short family slayings says he has more evidence to show he didn't do it ... a lie detector test that he passed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-November 12;]


Gary Bowman tells News-7 that his lawyer gave him a polygraph test -- and he passed it -- earlier this month.
He says he's never even met the Shorts.
Henry County Sheriff Frank Cassell says he's seen the lie detector test results... but he still wants to conduct his own polygraph examination of Bowman.
Though Bowman is no longer the focus of the case, Cassell says investigators are still interested in talking to him.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


In the meantime, Bowman is going back to jail Friday.
He'll serve seven days for driving drunk in Greensboro.
Bowman pled guilty to the charge Monday.
He was arrested for driving under the influence in the Greensboro D-M-V parking lot last summer.

[Med-Day]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]

[**ANCHOR TAG**]
In our Thanksgiving morning Healthcheck .. some healthy advice on how to stay well on this holiday. Bonnie Behrend has the details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=With Thanksgiving]
[SUPER=01-Bonnie Behrend/CBS News; :00]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York]

(( (on cam) WITH THANKSGIVING HERE IT'S TIME TO TALK TURKEY ABOUT FOOD POISIONING.
(take gfx)

HERE ARE SOME REMINDERS.
(reveal)

MAKE SURE TO WASH YOUR HANDS THROUGHLY BEFORE PREPARING ANY FOOD.
(reveal)

IF YOU'RE NOT FEELING WELL, LET SOMEONE ELSE DO THE COOKING.
(reveal)

DON'T COOK STUFFING IN THE TURKEY.
(reveal)

FINALLY, USE A THERMOMETER TO MAKE SURE FOOD IS PROPERLY COOKED.

(wipe vo)

AND ON THIS DAY OF FEASTING... A NEW POLL ON WEIGHT. THE GALLUP POLL SAYS ALMOST SIX IN TEN AMERICANS WOULD LIKE TO LOSE WEIGHT. TWO-THIRDS OF WOMEN FELT THAT WAY... WHILE HALF OF MEN DID. THE POLL ALSO FOUND ABOUT FOUR IN TEN PEOPLE CONSIDER THEMSELVES OVERWEIGHT.

(wipe vo)

IF YOU LOVE PEANUT BUTTER, YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE THIS STORY. A NEW STUDY SAYS A HELPING OF NUTS OR PEANUT BUTTER SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK APPEARS TO SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THE RISK OF DEVELOPING ADULT-ONSET DIABETES. BUT RESEARCHERS, WRITING IN THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, SAY IT ONLY WORKS FOR WOMEN.

(on cam)

AND THOSE ARE SOME OF THE DAY'S TOP HEALTH STORIES. I'M BONNIE BEHREND, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we do not have a stock report today. It returns tomorrow at this time.

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[3Israel-Kenya]


[ANCHOR=marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Separate terrorist attacks on Israelis in Kenya this morning have killed at least 11 people.
A blast at an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, killed two children.
Witnesses say the attackers threw explosives from a car that crashed through a barrier.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel/This Morning;]


About the same time, a chartered airline leaving Kenya with 270 people on board suffered minor damage when two rockets were fired at it as it took off.
The plane continued on to Israel. It landed safely just about an hour ago. No one on board was hurt.
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[2Fl-Ax]


[ANCHOR=marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]

It looks like the Thanksgiving holiday rush turned out to be a generally safe one on Virginia highways. We have no reports of serious accidents in our region.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sunshine Skyway Bridge, FL]


But an accident on Florida's sunshine skyway bridge- backed up traffic for hours.
A motorist was killed after crossing the bridge- on the wrong side and crashing into another car.
The other driver was hurt- and is hospitalized.
The giant bridge links St. Petersburg to Manatee County.
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[2-6-81-Speeding]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[GRAPHIC=I-81 Speed Limits]
[TAPE#=02-35 TC2:00:18]


If you plan to traveling along Interstate 81 at some point this holiday weekend, you'll have plenty of company. But if you try to observe the lower speed limit between Salem and Cloverdale .. you might feel alone.
As Joe Dashiell found out, state officials are quite aware that speeds along that 15-mile stretch are creeping up.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Observe the speed]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Parries/Virginia State Police; :17]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :29]
[SUPER=01-Jim Gordon/Interstate Driver; :45]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell, News 7.]


((Observe the speed limit through the Roanoke Valley and watch the traffic pass you by.
VDOT engineers confirm that speeds have increased since the limit was first lowered here... and state police agree... but say they're convinced the change has made a difference.
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


State Police say they're doing their best with available manpower... enforcing the speed limit with marked and unmarked vehicles and periodically in the air.
VDOT reports that while the number of accidents has increased since the limit was lowered, the severity has decreased.))
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[2United-Machinists]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


United Airlines mechanics have rejected a wage-concession proposal that the airline says it needs to stay in business.
United asked 37-thousand union members to accept one and a half BILLION dollars in wage givebacks.
Vote results show mechanics rejecting the deal, but baggage handlers and machinists accepting it.
It's not clear what effect the split vote will have on United's goal of avoiding bankruptcy.
The company says it needs to cut labor costs by more than five and a half BILLION dollars over the next five years.

[2-11Sweet-Briar]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC1:18:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A prank phone caller is causing some unnecessary headaches for the families of some Sweet Briar College students .. and for campus police.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Authorities say someone's been contacting students at home and telling them they lost all their belongings in a dormitory fire Tuesday night.
The trouble is: there was no fire.
Campus police fielded at least a dozen calls yesterday from worried parents. They urge anyone who gets a similar call to contact them right away.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:39:14]
[IN Q=Have them call]

((WILLIE NEAL/SWEET BRIAR CAMPUS POLICE CHIEF: HAVE THEM CALL THE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY, TELL US WHEN YOU GOT THE CALL,WHAT THE CALLER SAID AND ANY PERTINENT INFORMATION THEY CAN GIVE US. Reporter: And the underlying message is that everything's fine here. NEAL: EVERYTHING'S FINE.))
[SUPER=01-Willie Neal/Sweet Briar Campus Police Chief;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=everything's fine.]
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[VO-NAT]


Chief Neal says it appears the prankster is using an old student directory to get the students' home phone numbers.
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[2Bowman]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC51:17]
[GRAPHIC=Bowman]


The man once called a witness in the Short family killings says he has passed a polygraph test .. that provides more evidence that he had nothing to do with the murders.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-November 12;]


Gary Bowman tells News-7 that his lawyer gave him a polygraph test -- and he passed it -- earlier this month.
He says he's never even met the Shorts.
Henry County Sheriff Frank Cassell says he's seen the lie detector test results... but he still wants to conduct his own polygraph examination of Bowman.
Though Bowman is no longer the focus of the case, Cassell says investigators are still interested in talking to him.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

In the meantime, Bowman is going back to jail tomorrow.
He'll serve seven days for driving drunk in Greensboro.
Bowman pled guilty to the charge Monday.
He was arrested for driving under the influence in the Greensboro D-M-V parking lot last summer.

[2-911-Black-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[**ANCHOR TAG**] A new book now on the shelves takes a different look at the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks. This one looks at it through the eyes of some African-Americans. As B-E-T's Monique Conrad reports, it came about because the contributors felt African-Americans weren't heard after the attacks.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The book is called]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :14]
[SUPER=01-Juliane Malveaux/Co-Editor; :20]
[SUPER=01-Orville Taylor/University of the West Indies; :42]
[SUPER=01-Monique Conrad/Reporting; :53]
[SUPER=01-Tamara Wilds/Book Contributor; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=so often since the attack.]

(( THE BOOK IS CALLED THE PARADOX OF LOYALTY..AN AFRICAN AMERICAN RESPONSE TO THE WAR ON TERRORISM. THE BOOK IS A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS AND COMMENTS FROM AFRICAN AMERICANS -- A COMMUNITY CO-EDITOR JULIANNE MALVEAUX SAYS WAS IGNORED BY THE MEDIA AFTER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS.
JULIANNE MALVEAUX / CO-EDITOR
There was one piece where they profiled 3 widows. Was it coincidental that all of them were white, all of them were blond, and all of them were willowy? I mean did not like a fat sister lose her husband.
AMONG THE 21 CONTRIBUTORS, ACADEMIC AND POLITICAL LEADERS - LIKE CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA LEE, THE ONLY LAWMAKER TO VOTE AGAINST ATTACKING AFGHANISTAN. EVEN A PERSPECTIVE FROM A CARIBBEAN ACADEMIC LEADER.
Orville Taylor / Univ. of the West Indies in Jamaica
In the aftermath of 9/11, we find that the American borders have become closed to us, we try to come her and we feel like criminals. 10:28:19
INTELLECTUALS, AND ORDINARY CITIZENS ARE INCLUDED TOO. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND STUDENT (TAMARA WILDS) INTERVIEWED TWO OF THOSE CITIZENS.
Tamara Wilds / Book Contributor
They were angry that voices like theirs were not being heard. They didn't see anybody on TV who looked like them, saying things that they were saying and that there seemed to be some sort of conspiracy against people who felt that way.
PEOPLE WHO FELT LIKE THEY WANTED TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST PRESIDENT BUSH, OR WHO DIDN'T NECESSARILY WANT TO FLY THE AMERICAN FLAG. THE BOOKS' COVER ART CAPTURES MANY OF THE FEELINGS OF THE WORDS INSIDE.
We have wrapped ourselves around the flag. We have wrapped ourselves around patriotism. We are the ultimate Americans. We believe in the United States whether it believes in as or not, but even as we believe we have the Statue of Liberty turning her back as it so often has. Our beliefs being denigrated.
WITH THE BOOK, THE CONTRIBUTORS HOPE TO PUT SOME AFRICAN AMERICAN VIEWS ON RECORD, EVEN IF THEY RUN COUNTER TO MANY VIEWS HEARD SO OFTEN SINCE THE ATTACK. ))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=None]

That was Monique Conrad reporting. Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there is no Marketwatch report today. It returns at this time tomorrow.

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[3-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's what's making news on this Thursday, November 28th. Simultaneous terrorist attacks on Israelis in Kenya have killed at least 11 people, two of them children.
Attackers bombed an Israeli hotel in Mombasa and fired missiles at a departing plane.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The man once called a witness in the Short family slayings says there's more evidence to show he didn't do it.
Gary Bowman says he passed a lie detector test given by his lawyer. Investigators say they'd still like to conduct their own.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And so far, so good for holiday air travel ...
Winter weather is not disrupting many flights going in and out of Roanoke... though there were some MINOR delays.


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