[East-Preview]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=03-]
[GRAPHIC=ACC/Big East]

As the Big East meetings get ready to wrap up, a cloud of uncertainty continues to hang over Virginia Tech.
The Big East is pulling out all the stops to keep Miami in the conference.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ponte Vedra, FL]


Yesterday, commissioner Mike Tranghese questioned the financial benefits of Miami's move to the A-C-C and said it would be a disasterous blow to intercollegiate athletics.
Mike Stevens will have more on the commissioner's comments. He's in Ponte Vedra, Florida and will join us with an update around 6 a.m.
(------------)


[AMHalifax-School]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC 26:18]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The fate of one Halifax County school is decided.
The school board voted 5 to 3 last night to close Virgilina Elementary School.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./January 2002]


Residents of Virgilina have been fighting for more than a year to keep the school open.
In January of 2002, the school board agreed to allow residents the opportunity to raise enrollment to 120 students for the upcoming school year.
There are currently 101 students at the school and residents claim they have 124 students pre-registered for next year.
But last night, the school board disqualified some of those pre-registerants, and Virglinia Elementary will close at the end of the school year. The students will attend either attend South of Dan or Cluster Springs schools next year.
(------------)





[11School-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:55:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In the city of Roanoke, the School Superintendent has requested an audit of discipline reports, following charges that school officials filed inaccurate information with the state.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Wayne Harris says he welcomes a request from the city school board for more detailed information on the issue. And he says he has asked the State Department of Education to review the discipline data for the last three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 30:53]
[IN Q=I have no reason]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I HAVE NO REASON TO BELIEVE THAT ANYONE HAS ATTEMPTED TO SKEW THE DATA OR MISREPRESENT THE DATA. ANY ERRORS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE, BASED ON WHAT I KNOW HAVE BEEN A LACK OF CLARITY IN WHAT THEY SHOULD BE REPORTING.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke City School Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=in what they should be reporting.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


School officials recently acknowledged mistakes, and corrected the discipline report for the 2001- 2002 school year.
But some parents have also questioned whether the updated information is correct.
(------------)



[11Police-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC1:43:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Plans are under way to build a police memorial in Chatham, honoring the five officers who have died in the line of duty there since 1928.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chatham]


Officials made the announcement during a memorial service yesterday in Chatham.
The design will feature a law enforcement star with six markers... one for each of the fallen officers, and another expressing the hope that no other deputies make that final sacrifice.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:24:58]
[IN Q=We hope that]

((INVEST. VIC INGRAM/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE HOPE THAT THIS MEMORIAL WILL BRING SOME COMFORT TO YOU IN KNOWING THAT WE ALSO SHARE IN YOUR LOSS. AND TO MR. WILLIAMS, MR. BRYANT, MR. PAYNE, MR. COWARD AND TO FRANKIE: MAY YOU ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED, NOT ONLY BY YOUR FAMILIES AND LOVED ONES, BUT ALSO BY THE CITIZENS WHOM YOU SERVED.))
[SUPER=01-Vic Ingram/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=citizens whom you served.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The memorial will cost about 30-thousand dollars to build.
Organizers hope to have it finished by next May.
(------------)



[Iraq]


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


At least four U-S Marines are dead after their helicopter crashed in central Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=204-File Tape;]


The Sea Knight went down in a canal near Karbala.
The Pentagon says another service member drowned, while attempting to rescue the crew.
Right now, officials say the crash appears to be an accident.
There's no indication of enemy fire.
(------------)


[Terrorism]


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


The F-B-I is again warning state and local law enforcement agencies that al-Qaida could strike in the U-S, as well as overseas.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;]


That, after searching through the rubble of last week's suicide bombings in Saudi Arabia.
The F-B-I's alert to law enforcement warns that "al-Qaida is active and highly capable, and that more attacks are likely."
[SUPER=03-Casablanca, Morocco;]


U-S officials also believe al-Qaida had something to do with Friday's deadly bombings in Morocco.
They say there's intelligence that indicates both attacks were intended to divert American attention away from threats in the U-S.
(------------)


[Letterman]


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


You might not know it, but Donald Trump lives in Shawsville.
But he's probably not the one you're thinking of--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants, Inc.;]


THIS Donald Trump was flown up to New York City to appear on David Letterman, along with nine other regular people who share the names of the rich and famous.
The group had the honor of giving last night's Top Ten list, and Trump was the first to get the laughs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:59:18]
[IN Q=Ladies and Gentlemen...]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and the idiot actually pays them.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=none]


While the wealthier Donald Trump builds developments for the rich, the local Trump has helped build more than a dozen homes for those who lost possessions in natural disasters.
For the last decade, Trump has volunteered with the American Red Cross and the Church of the Brethren.

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Worldcom might have to pay a big price for accounting fraud.
And, stocks tumbled yesterday.
Alexis Christoforous has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((IT MAY BE TIME FOR THE COMPANY FORMERLY KNOWN AS WORLDCOM TO PAY UP... THE BANKRUPT TELECOM COMPANY NOW KNOWN AS MCI AGREED TO PAY 500 MILLION DOLLARS TO SETTLE CHARGES THAT IT INFLATED PROFITS BY 11-BILLION DOLLARS. IF APPROVED BY A BANKRUPTCY JUDGE THE FINE WOULD BE THE LARGEST EVER LEVIED AGAINST A COMPANY FOR ACCOUNTING FRAUD. The fine was reduced from $1.5 billion as part of WorldCom's Chapter 11 proceedings.

(gr)

ON THE STOCKS TO WATCH LIST.. THE RETAILER NORDSTROMS reported first quarter earnings that dropped more than 10 percent, due to weaker sales and higher markedowns. But the results still managed to beat Wall Street expectations.

(gR)

HOME DEPOT IS ANOTHER ONE TO WATCH.. THE HOME IMPROVEMENT CHAIN IS OUT WITH EARNINGS TODAY. YESTERDAY, ITS SMALLER RIVAL LOWES REPORTED A DROP IN SALES.

(oc)

ON WALL STREET.. ANOTHER SLIDE IN THE GREENBACK MADE FOR A LOT OF RED INK ON WALL STREET..

(gr)

THE DOW SANK 185 POINTS OR MORE THAN 2 PERCENT

(gr)

WHILE THE NASDAQ PLUNGED 45 POINTED OR ABOUT 3 PERCENT.

(gr)

SHARES OF PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES WERE PUMMELED AFTER THE SUPREME COURT RULED THAT THE STATE OF MAINE CAN IMPLEMENT A CONTROVERSIAL PLAN THAT FORCES DRUGMAKERS TO EXTEND DISCOUNTS TO UNINSURED RESIDENTS. DRUGMAKERS ARE WORRIED THAT OTHERS STATES WILL FOLLOW SUIT.

(gr)

BUT SHARES OF THE THE BIOTECH FIRM GENENTECH JUMEPD 45 PERCENT..IN CLINICAL TRIALS IT'S AVASTIN DRUG HELPED COLON CANCER PATIENTS LIVE LONGER WHEN COMBINED WITH CHEMOTHERAPY.

(gr)

TRACK ALL THE PREMARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM AT THE NASDAQ

(oc)

I'M AC IN NEW YORK.))




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Walton]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#03-14 TC3:21:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A condemned killer from Danville wants to die in the electric chair.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


25-year-old Percy Walton told the department of corrections he wants to be electrocuted.
In 1996, Walton robbed and killed three neighbors in Danville.
He's scheduled to be executed next week.
(------------)



[11Ward]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC24:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The F-B-I says a Roanoke man held up a local bank, so he could pay back the money he'd taken from a Subway restaurant where he worked.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

After seeing a bank surveillance photo of the robbery suspect on television, 26-year old Benjamin Harrison Ward called an acquaintance.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 7]

Ward was crying, saying he had to commit the robbery to pay a debt. Ward was arrested Saturday night for the armed robbery at the Valley Bank branch on Crystal Spring Avenue. Subway Restaurant manager Rupert Bonhotel told the F-B-I that Ward paid him 16-hundred dollars the day after the robbery.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]

Court records indicate Ward also wired his girlfriend 26-hundred dollars.



[11City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-21 TC10:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The names have changed and so have many of the issues, but a veteran of Roanoke City Council says he's glad to be back.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Bev Fitzpatrick was sworn in yesterday afternoon, replacing Bill Carder.
He says he's pleased Roanoke has made progress toward more regional cooperation since he left council ten years ago.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:28]
[IN Q=Particularly on things]

((BEV FITZPATRICK/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: PARTICULARLY ON THINGS LIKE WATER. JUST THE FACT THAT WE'LL TALK ABOUT A REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM IN A MEETING LIKE TODAY, WHICH IS REALLY WHAT WE SHOULD HAVE, SAYS THAT WE'RE THINKING DIFFERENTLY AND I'M REAL PLEASED ABOUT THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Bev Fitzpatrick/Roanoke City Council]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=real pleased about that.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Fitzpatrick last served on city council from 1988 to 1993. His current term will expire at the end of June next year.

[11Beamers]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Frank Beamer]

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer is cooking up success off the gridiron.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/January;]
[TAPE#=SP-137 USE 5PM VO!!!]

The first restaurant bearing his name in Christiansburg is doing so well that another one is being opened in downtown Roanoke. The owner of Beamer's Restaurant says he'll will take-over the Great 611 Steak Company and give it a complete overhaul with Tech memorabilia. The work is expected to be done within a couple months. Williams says there could be more restaurants in the future and that the coach is known to eat at the Christiansburg one several times a week.
(------------)



(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]


[1-Big-East]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=03-]
[GRAPHIC=ACCBig East]


The Big East meetings are close to wrapping up in Ponte Vedra, Florida and Big East fans are at least encouraged that their commissioner has finally gone on the offensive.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Kim /Mike Starlink;]


Mike Stevens joins us with more on that.
[LIVE=Mike /FULL]
[SUPER=@Mike1;]
[SUPER=05-Ponte Vedra, FL]


[ROLL CUE: had a little trouble swallowing everything that was on his plate."] [+++TAPE Rolled From Starlink+++]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mike Tranghese/Big East Commissioner; :00]
[SUPER=03-Ponte Vedra, FL; :29]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=expansion discussion."]
(-------------------)



[LIVE=Mike /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Ponte Vedra, FL;]




[DOUBLE BOXES=Kim /Mike Starlink;]








[2-AMHalifax-School]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC 26:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Residents have lost their battle to keep Virgilina Elementry School open.
The Halifax County school board voted 5 to 3 last night to close the school.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./January 2002]


Residents of Virgilina have been fighting for more than a year to keep the school open.
In January of 2002, the school board agreed to allow residents the opportunity to raise enrollment to 120 students for the upcoming school year.
There are currently 101 students at the school and residents claim they have 124 students pre-registered for next year.
But last night, the school board disqualified some of those pre-registerants, and Virglinia Elementary will close at the end of the school year. The students will attend either attend South of Dan or Cluster Springs schools next year.
(------------)





[6-School-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:54:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Members of the Roanoke City School Board say they want more information, following charges the school system has under- reported serious incidents.
Superintendent Wayne Harris asked for a state audit yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


In a new release, board members said they are concerned about the accuracy of the serious incident reports and have requested more detailed information from the superintendent.
Wayne Harris said he welcomes the board's request, and he has also asked state officials to review the discipline data for the last three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I have no reason]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I HAVE NO REASON TO BELIEVE THAT ANYONE HAS ATTEMPTED TO SKEW THE DATA OR MISREPRESENT THE DATA. ANY ERRORS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE, BASED ON WHAT I KNOW HAVE BEEN A LACK OF CLARITY IN WHAT THEY SHOULD BE REPORTING.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke City School Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=what they should be reporting.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The school system recently acknowledged errors and corrected the discipline report for the 2001- 2002 school year.
But some parents have questioned whether the updated information is accurate.
(------------)



[2-Iraq]


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


There are no signs of survivors after a helicopter crash in central Iraq.
U-S officials say at least four Marines were on board.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=204-File Tape;]


The Sea Knight went down in a canal near Karbala.
The Pentagon says another service member drowned, while attempting to rescue the crew.
Right now, officials say the crash appears to be an accident.
There's no indication of enemy fire.
(------------)


[2-Terrorism]


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


As the investigation continues into the terrorist attacks overseas, the F-B-I is warning of a possible strike by al-Qaida on U-S soil.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;]


That, after searching through the rubble of last week's suicide bombings in Saudi Arabia.
The F-B-I's alert to law enforcement warns that "al-Qaida is active and highly capable, and that more attacks are likely."
[SUPER=03-Casablanca, Morocco;]


U-S officials also believe al-Qaida had something to do with Friday's deadly bombings in Morocco.
They say there's intelligence that indicates both attacks were intended to divert American attention away from threats in the U-S.
(------------)


[6-Akers]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwa]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC55:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Life threw him a curveball that prevented a shot at major league baseball, but yesterday, a new dream is good for a home run.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-CBS Early Show]

Playing pro baseball was always a dream for Paul Akers. Akers played some minor league ball, but gave up his shot at the big leagues to settle down in (freeze) Fries and take care of his wife and twin daughters. Yesterday morning, the CBS Early Show played wish-granter and arranged for an all expenses paid trip to Atlanta to watch the Braves. And Braves Manager Bobby Cox offered a few extra perks.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:13:47]
[IN Q=We'd also like you]

((BOBBY COX/BRAVES MANAGER: WE'D ALSO LIKE YOU TO BE OUR GUEST DURING BATTING PRACTICE, WATCHING THE TEAM WARM UP, AND LATER ON, SERVE AS OUR HONORARY TEAM CAPTAIN DURING PRE-GAME CEREMONIES.))
[SUPER=01-Bobby Cox/Braves Manager;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=during pre-game ceremonies.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

Akers' day in the park is sure to be especially meaningful since he's in his 80s and has never attended a major league game.
(-------------)



[Business-News]


[ANCHOR=Kim ]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]




In business news, The Walt Disney Company wants to bypass video rental stores and cable and satellite companies.
It wants to cut those middlemen through two new ways of letting consumers watch Disney films at home. The first service, called ``MovieBeam,'' will beam films to consumers through the air to special boxes atop their T-V's.
Disney also plans to sell self-destructing D-V-D's. The company will test the new technologies later this year. Now here's a look at your local stocks.
[STOCKS]

[COMM][2-Big-East]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=03-]
[GRAPHIC=ACC/Big East]


The Big East meetings are winding down in Ponte Vedra, Florida.

[DOUBLE BOXES=Kim /Mike Starlink;]


Mike Stevens checks in one more time this morning from the North Florida Coast with some thoughts from the league's commissioner.

[LIVE=Mike /FULL]
[SUPER=@Mike1]
[SUPER=05-Ponte Vedra, FL]


[+++TAPE ROLLED FROM STARLINK+++] [ROLL CUE: his back is up and he's not only trying to protect his own, but repel the ACC."]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mike Tranghese/Big East Commissioner; :00]
[SUPER=03-Ponte Vedra, FL; :49]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=strongly don't believe it has."]
(-------------------)





[LIVE=Mike /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Ponte Vedra, FL;]




[DOUBLE BOXES=Kim /Mike Starlink;]






[3-AMHalifax-School]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC 26:18]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The fate of one Halifax County school is decided.
The school board voted 5 to 3 last night to close Virgilina Elementary School.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./January 2002]


Residents of Virgilina have been fighting for more than a year to keep the school open.
In January of 2002, the school board agreed to allow residents the opportunity to raise enrollment to 120 students for the upcoming school year.
There are currently 101 students at the school and residents claim they have 124 students pre-registered for next year.
But last night, the school board disqualified some of those pre-registerants, and Virglinia Elementary will close at the end of the school year. The students will attend either attend South of Dan or Cluster Springs schools next year.
(------------)





[11School-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:55:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In the city of Roanoke, the School Superintendent has requested an audit of discipline reports, following charges that school officials filed inaccurate information with the state.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Wayne Harris says he welcomes a request from the city school board for more detailed information on the issue. And he says he has asked the State Department of Education to review the discipline data for the last three years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 30:53]
[IN Q=I have no reason]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I HAVE NO REASON TO BELIEVE THAT ANYONE HAS ATTEMPTED TO SKEW THE DATA OR MISREPRESENT THE DATA. ANY ERRORS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE, BASED ON WHAT I KNOW HAVE BEEN A LACK OF CLARITY IN WHAT THEY SHOULD BE REPORTING.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke City School Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=in what they should be reporting.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


School officials recently acknowledged mistakes, and corrected the discipline report for the 2001- 2002 school year.
But some parents have also questioned whether the updated information is correct.
(------------)



[3-Iraq]


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


At least four U-S Marines are dead after their helicopter crashed in central Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=204-File Tape;]


The Sea Knight went down in a canal near Karbala.
The Pentagon says another service member drowned, while attempting to rescue the crew.
Right now, officials say the crash appears to be an accident.
There's no indication of enemy fire.
(------------)


[3-Terrorism]


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


The F-B-I is again warning state and local law enforcement agencies that al-Qaida could strike in the U-S, as well as overseas.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;]


That, after searching through the rubble of last week's suicide bombings in Saudi Arabia.
The F-B-I's alert to law enforcement warns that "al-Qaida is active and highly capable, and that more attacks are likely."
[SUPER=03-Casablanca, Morocco;]


U-S officials also believe al-Qaida had something to do with Friday's deadly bombings in Morocco.
They say there's intelligence that indicates both attacks were intended to divert American attention away from threats in the U-S.
(------------)


[AM-Eye-Spy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-23 10:18]
[GRAPHIC=Eye Spy OTS #4394]


If you're headed to Virginia Beach this Memorial Day weekend, get ready to say cheese.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Virginia Beach;]


Last July, Virginia Beach installed facial recognition cameras along the oceanfront to search for felons and runaways.
The cameras scan every face on the boardwalk and then compare the snapshots to a database of wanted criminals and missing persons.
Supporters of the new technology say it helps keep the beach safe.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:16:56]
[IN Q=I THINK PEOPLE WANT LAW]

((STATE SENATOR KEN STOLLE/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: I THINK PEOPLE WANT LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BE AS CAPABLE AND EFFICIENT AS POSSIBLE AND TECHNOLOGY MAKES THEM THAT.)) ((PENNY DUNCAN/VACATIONER FROM NEW YORK: I DON'T LIKE IT BUT I THINK ITS NECESSARY. I THINK IF THIS IS WHAT ITS COME TO THIS IS WHAT YOU'RE GONNA HAVE TO DO. THERE'S A LOT OF VIOLENCE OUT THERE, THERE'S A LOT OF CRIME OUT THERE.))
[SUPER=01-State Sen. Ken Stolle/Former Va. Beach Police Officer; :00]
[SUPER=01-Penny Duncan/Vacationer from New York; :07]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=A LOT OF CRIME OUT THERE.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


In addition to taking pictures, the cameras are taking some hits from those concerned about privacy rights.
(+++++++)
[Take Eye Spy Promo FS #4395]


Are the cameras a valuable law enforcement tool or a way for big brother to spy on you...Meghan Muldoon takes a closer look in "Eye Spy" tonight on News 7 at Six.
(------------)


[2-Letterman]


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


You might not know it, but Donald Trump lives in Shawsville.
But he's probably not the one you're thinking of--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants, Inc.;]


THIS Donald Trump was flown up to New York City to appear on David Letterman, along with nine other regular people who share the names of the rich and famous.
The group had the honor of giving last night's Top Ten list, and Trump was the first to get the laughs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:59:18]
[IN Q=Ladies and Gentlemen...]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and the idiot actually pays them.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=none]


While the wealthier Donald Trump builds developments for the rich, the local Trump has helped build more than a dozen homes for those who lost possessions in natural disasters.
For the last decade, Trump has volunteered with the American Red Cross and the Church of the Brethren.

[Trigger]


[ANCHOR=none]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[ROLL OUT OF BREAK]

(//////SOT/////)


[TRIGGER]
[BIRTHDAYS NEXT]


































































[Winner]









(///// SOT /////)



[SUPER=45-Cindy Dickerson/Vinton;]


[COMM]






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


Here's what's making news today .
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Big East officials are about to wrap up their meetings in Florida.
And fans of the conference are getting some encouragement from the commissioner, who said that moving Miami from the Big East to the A-C-C would be a major blow to intercollegiate sports.
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After more than year of fighting to keep it open, Virgilina Elementary School will close its doors at the end of the academic year.
Last night, the Halifax County School Board voted to shut it down, because members say there aren't enough children enrolled.
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As officials investigate last week's bombing attacks in Saudi Arabia and Morocco, the F-B-I warns that more terrorist attacks against Americans abroad ``are likely.''
They add that attacks at home can't be ruled out, either.
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