[11County-Fire]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-25 TC1:54:12]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath]


Investigators believe overheated wiring in a porch light is to blame for a fire at a Roanoke County condominium complex. At least eight people were left homeless as a result of the blaze.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The fire broke out yesterday afternoon at Woods Crossing off Starkey Road in southwest Roanoke County.
Nearby residents saw smoke just before 1:30 and then ran to evacuate residents.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:00]
[IN Q=The lady downstairs]

((BRYAN MAIDEN/NEIGHBOR: THE LADY DOWNSTAIRS THE APARTMENT I DIDN'T EVEN BANG ON HER DOOR I JUST OPENED IT AND WHEN WENT INSIDE. SHE SAID WHAT'S GOING ON, I SAID THE PLACE ABOVE YOU IS ON FIRE YOU NEED TO GET OUT NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Bryan Maiden/Neighbor;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=get out now]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Firefighters arrived minutes later and had the fire under control within a half hour.
Four units were destroyed, another four were heavily damaged.
No one was injured, but firefighters did have to rescue a cat from the building.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 26:32]
[IN Q=One of the homeowners]

((GARY HOUFF/BATTALION CHIEF: ONE OF THE HOMEOWNERS WAS CONCERNED ABOUT HER CAT. WE HAD TO GO BACK IN, DID LOCATE IT UNDER THE BED. ONE OF THE FIREFIGHTERS, IT RAN FROM THEM THEY HAD TO CHASE IT CORNER IT AND THEY BROUGHT IT OUT TO HER.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Houff/Battalion Chief;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=out to her]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Yesterday's extreme heat forced medical personnel to check several firefighters for possible heat exhaustion.
The American Red Cross is providing assistance to the people burned out of their homes.
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[11Salem-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-28 TC1:02:00]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of a fire at a hardware store in Salem.
Fire Chief Pat Counts says they'll be back on the scene today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :27]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Wednesday;]

The True Value Northwest Hardware store on West Main Street burned for more than seven hours Wednesday and smoldered for many more.
[SUPER=04-Yesterday;]

Fire crews were back on site yesterday trying to figure out what sparked the blaze. The process is expected to be time consuming since they have to protect against contaminated air. Investigators are wearing haz-mat suits and air masks and being decontaminated on a regular basis.

(------------)



[Iraq]


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


Today the U-S and Britain step up their efforts to convince other nations to send troops to Iraq.
But with coalition soldiers constantly under attack, including two more deaths, many countries are hesitant to send in their forces.
Aleen Sirgany has details from Washington.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Straw/British Foreign Secretary; :30]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.]

(( TODAY U-S TROOPS IN IRAQ ARE HEARING THE NEWS THAT TWO MORE OF THEIR FELLOW SOLDIERS ARE DEAD. DETAILS ARE LIMITED BUT THE MILITARY SAYS ONE SOLDIER WAS KILLED DURING ACTION SOUTH OF BAGHDAD... U-S OFFICIALS WOULD NOT SAY HOW THE OTHER DIED. IT'S ANOTHER BLOW TO COALITION FORCES WHO FACE THE DAUNTING TASKS OF PROTECTING IRAQIS AND U-N WORKERS.... WHILE SEARCHING FOR SADDAM LOYALISTS AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. NOW THE U-S AND BRITIAN ARE ASKING FOR HELP.

r(SOT-Jack Straw/British Foreign Secretary)

"what we are now doing is looking at further ways in which the international community may be able to strengthen their support" :07
TODAY BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY JACK STRAW PICKS UP WHERE U-S SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL LEFT OFF YESTERDAY. THE COALITION IS CRAFTING A U-N RESOLUTION THAT WOULD ASK OTHER NATIONS TO CONTRIBUTE TROOPS TO IRAQ... WITH AMERICA KEEPING CONTROL. THAT CAVEAT COULD LEAD TO A MAJOR BATTLE WITH FRANCE AND GERMANY WHO FOUGHT AGAINST THE WAR IN THE FIRST PLACE. PLUS, OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE NO INTEREST IN SENDING THEIR FORCES INTO A SEEMINGLY TERRORIST HOTBED. SINCE WEDNEDAY'S BOMBING THE UNITED NATIONS HAS PULLED A THIRD OF ITS STAFF OUT OF BAGHDAD. AND BODIES CONTINUE TO BE FOUND IN THE WRECKAGE.... THREE MORE VICTIMS WERE RECOVERED YESTERDAY.
STANDUP (Aleen Sirgany/CBS NEWS/Washington, DC) A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN GROUP HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK. THE GROUP IS ALSO VOWING TO TARGET ANY FOREIGN SOLDIER SENT INTO IRAQ. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.

))[WV-Sniper]


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


Authorities in West Virginia have released a sketch of a man they want to question about the sniper- style shootings around Charleston.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


He's believed to be a heavyset white male driving a dark- colored, two- tone Ford pickup truck.
Witnesses have told authorities they saw a man fitting that description speed away from one of the crime scenes.
[SUPER=03-Charleston, WV;]


Meanwhile, ballistics test show all three victims were killed by the same weapon.
Investigators have yet to determine if the murders were random.
(------------)




[11Workman]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-23 TC1:46:58]
[GRAPHIC=Timothy Workman]


He was supposed to uphold the law, but drug enforcement agent Timothy Workman shot and killed Keith Bailey in a restaurant parking lot.
Yesterday, a judge sentenced him to five years in prison- after tearful testimony from witnesses for both the prosecution and defense.
Jennifer Wishon reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :05]
[SUPER=01-Christine Trance/Workman's Sister-in-Law; :13]
[SUPER=01-Michael Patterson/Bailey's Brother; :35]
[SUPER=@File; :53]
[SUPER=01-Timothy Workman/Defendant; 1:06]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:51]
[SUPER=01-Tony Anderson/Workman's Attorney; 1:58]
[RUNS=2:17]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke]

((Timothy Workman was convicted of manslaughter October of last year. The jury recommended he serve six years and nine months in prison, but a Roanoke judge reduced that to five.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:09:38]
[IN Q=He's lost everything]

((CHRISTINE TRANCE))
[OUT Q=does not sleep at night]

Michael Patterson says he's plagued by nightmares about his brother's murder.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:26:22]
[IN Q=I have dreams]

((MICHAEL PATTERSON))
[OUT Q=I can feel it]

Timothy Workman was a Drug Enforcement Officer working out of Texas when he came to Roanoke on assignment. While leaving a local bar, he and Bailey exchanged words, Workman's gun was exposed and Bailey was shot. The disagreement surrounds how those shots were fired.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:39:24]
[IN Q=The irony of the]

((TIMOTHY WORKMAN))
[OUT Q=accused of a crime]

Workman is a graduate of West Point and served several tours of duty in the military. A past the defense brought up, arguing prison is no place for a man of Workman's caliber. But Michael Patterson says his brother was also a good man who dedicated himself to making other people happy.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:27:13]
[IN Q=I know the type]

((MICHAEL PATTERSON))
[OUT Q=always making jokes]

After sentencing Workman's attorney immediately filed an appeal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:43:17]
[IN Q=We're pretty confident]

((TONY ANDERSON/WORKMAN'S ATTORNEY: WE'RE PRETTY CONFIDENT THAT THE GROUNDS THAT WE HAVE STATED AND THE ISSUES THAT HAVE BEEN BRIEFED BEFORE HAVE SOME NEW INTEREST IN APPELLATE ADVOCACY RIGHT NOW AND WE FEEL VERY STRONGLY THAT WE HAVE AN EXCELLENT CHANCE OF BEING SUCCESSFUL ON APPEAL.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=successful on appeal]

Workman walked out of court on bond. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, 7-Eleven hopes to boost slurpee sales by cutting calories. It's launching the Diet Pepsi Slurpee at most stores today. The company hopes the new flavor will attract women, dieters and diabetics who avoid regular Slurpees, which pack about 330 calories into a 22-ounce serving.
In other news, several retailers released their earnings reports after the closing bell yesterday.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((GOOD MORNING... > > RETAIL STOCKS ARE IN THE SPOTLIGHT TODAY... > > AFTER THE CLOSING BELL A NUMBER OF RETAILERS WOWED WALL STREET WITH STRONG > PROFIT NUMBERS. > > THE GAP SAID PROFIT NEARLY QUADRUPULED IN THE SECOND QUARTER THANKS TO > STRONG SALES OF FULL PRICED MERCHANDISE. AHEAD OF THE REPORT YESTRDAY, > SHARES OF GAP HIT A 52 WEEK HIGH. > > NORDSTROM REPORTS A 26 PERCENT POP IN PROFITS AND RAISED ITS THIRD QUARTER > ESTIMATE. > > THE POPULARITY OF TIVO CONTINUES TO GROW.. THE MAKER OF DIGITAL VIDEO > RECORDERS ADDED 90-THOUSAND NEW SUBSCRIBERS IN THE SECOND QUARTER. IT ALSO > LOST LESS MONEY THAN EXPECTED AND QUARTER AND RAISED ITS FULL YEAR > EARNINGS FORECAST. > Gasoline futures rose as much as 12 percent tolevels not seen since > before the war in Iraq.Reports of tighter fuel supplies and concern about > Middle East violence drove them to their biggest one-day gain since 1998. > > ON WALL STREET... > IT WAS AN UP DAY ON WALL STREET THANKS TO REPORTS POINTING TO AN ECONOMIC > RECOVERY ESPECIALLY FOR THE JOB MARKET. > > THE DOW ROSE 26 POINTS > > > THE NASDAQ CLIMBED 17 > > ANOTHER SWEET EARNINGS REPORT FROM KRSIPY KREME THE DONUGHNUT CHAIN SAID > EARNINGS PLUMPED UP 47 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO... BUT INVESTORS SOLD THE > STOCK ON CONCERN THE COMPANY WON'T BE ABLE TO SUSTAIN SUCH A HIGH GROWTH > RATE. > > AND AFTER A ONE WEEK RESPITE, MORTGAGE RATES ARE INCHING UP AGAIN. THE > AVERAGE RATE ON A 30 YEAR LOAN IS 6.28 PERCENT.. UP FROM 6.24 PERCENT LAST > WEEK. MEANTIME MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS FELL 11 PERCENT LAST WEEK TO A ONE > YEAR LOW. > > > TRACK ALL THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM... I'M AC IN NY.)) >




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[Kobe-Bryant]


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


A key ruling in the Kobe Bryant case--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Eagle, CO;]


A judge in Colorado says the arrest warrant in the N-B-A star's sexual assault case should be released to the public.

However, he's giving attorneys 10 days to appeal.
The documents have been sealed since Bryant was arrested last month, accused of sexually assaulting a 19- year- old hotel worker at a Colorado resort.
Bryant has said the encounter was consensual.
(------------)


[11Goodyear]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=503-01 TC38:03]
[GRAPHIC=Goodyear]


Goodyear shares rose more than four percent after the company and the United Steelworkers agreed to a tentative three-year contract.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


That reduced the threat of a strike at the struggling company.
The two sides said Wednesday they found common ground on job security and health care issues for workers while leaving enough financial room for Goodyear to reorganize its business.
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[6-RU-Address]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-24 TC1:39:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Radford University president Douglas Covington says the university is in good shape, despite recent state budget cuts.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

During yesterday's state of the university address, Covington said the school was able to hire 35-new faculty members this year, as a result of increased tuition and an early retirement program. Covington says cutting down expenses has also improved the university's outlook.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2141]
[IN Q=but this forces]

((DOUGLAS COVINGTON/RU PRESIDENT: BUT THIS FORCES US TO MAKE SOME CRITICAL CHOICES, AS TO WHAT'S ESSENTIAL AND WHAT'S LESS ESSENTIAL.))
[SUPER=01-Douglas Covington/Radford University President;]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=less essential]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Covington says he hopes to add at least 30 more faculty members by the 2004-2005 school year. He hopes to offer more salary increases THIS YEAR and increase funding for each department.
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[comm #3]



[11VMI-DDay]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-27 TC1:17:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They've just begun their four year experience at Virginia Military Institute. Yesterday, hundreds of incoming freshmen got an education in what it means to be a citizen-soldier.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Both rats and cadets made their annual trek to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford to learn more about the legacy of the men who fought on D-Day.
Tour guides pointed out highlights of the memorial and D-Day veterans were on hand to share their stories of that day in June of 1944.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:36:22]
[IN Q=With the understanding]

((ANTHONY PETERS/VMI FIRST CLASSMAN: WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT A LOT OF THESE MEN WHO FOUGHT ON D-DAY WERE CITIZEN-SOLDIERS, THEY LEARNED SOME MORE HISTORY ABOUT WHAT THEY COULD POSSIBLY BE GETTING THEMSELVES INTO IN THE FUTURE AND JUST AN APPRECIATION OF THE SACRIFICE THAT THESE MEN MADE.))
[SUPER=01-Anthony Peters/VMI First Classman]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=these men made.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The freshmen also watched the opening sequence of the movie "Saving Private Ryan", which depicted the D-Day invasion.
(------------)



[5-Organ-donor]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=503-05 48:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Just one organ donor can save seven lives.
Those numbers are the inspiration behind the state's new effort to increase organ donation.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Save-seven-lives-dot-org is a new website where Virginians can sign up to be an organ, tissue and eye donor.
The site also provides information about organ and tissue donation.
State officials are hoping online registration will help increase the number of donors.
They say each week three Virginians die waiting for organs.
Herb Albert of Madison Heights says he was on his death bed until the family of a donor offered him a second chance.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT :36:54]
[IN Q=I TRULY APPRECIATE WHAT THEY'VE]

((HERB ALBERT/LIVER TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT: I TRULY APPRECIATE WHAT THEY'VE DONE AND I'M LIVING THAT OUT EVERYDAY. I'M TAKING CARE OF THEIR LOVED ONES' ORGAN AND I'M DOING EVERYTHING I CAN TO DO THAT BUT I THANK THEM FROM THE DEPTHS OF MY HEART FOR THEIR ONE ACT OF KINDNESS HAS GIVEN ME A MULTITUDE OF BLESSINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Herb Albert/Liver Transplant Recipient]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=A MULTITUDE OF BLESSINGS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Virginians who have already signed up to be a donor at D-M-V will be automatically transferred to the new website's database.
(------------)



(Kim tosses to bump)

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[11Knox]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-22 TC1:50:38]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]


The whole dynamic of next month's trial of pain specialist Cecil Knox took a dramatic turn yesterday with a guilty plea from a member of the doctor's staff.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Tiffany Durham worked for Doctor Knox for nine years. She now admits there were things going on in the office that were improper- -even illegal- -things she knew about but failed to report to authorities.
Since her indictment, the 29-year old medical assistant has provided prosecutors a lot of information.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 42:28]
[IN Q=She will continue]

((JEFF DORSEY/DURHAM'S ATTORNEY: SHE WILL CONTINUE TO COOPERATE WITH THE GOVERNMENT. Keith Humphry/NEWS 7: Meaning she might be called to testify against Dr. Knox? I TRUST THAT SHE WILL BE CALLED TO TESTIFY.))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Dorsey/Durham's Attorney]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=will be called to testify.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The trial begins the Monday after Labor Day. Durham will be sentenced once it's over.
(------------)



[Patriot-Act]


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


In the immediate aftermath of 9-11, concerns about national security were at an all-time high.
That's when Congress passed the Patriot Act-- giving law enforcement agents new tools for wiretapping and surveillance in an effort to catch terrorists before they can strike.
But many are concerned that protection comes at too high a price-- the cost of one's personal freedoms and liberties.
(++++++++++++)

[Take FS Mornin' Closeup]
That's the topic of today's "Mornin' Close-up."
(+++++++++++++)

[BAM 2-SHOT] Joining us today to talk more about it is U-S Attorney John Brownlee.
Good Morning, John and thanks for being here.
[SUPER=01-John Brownlee/U.S. Attorney;]




(U-S attorney general John Ashcroft is on a cross country tour to garner support for the Patriot Act, which has gotten

more and more unpopular it seems. There was a large protest the other day in Philadelphia when he was speaking there about it... What message is he trying to get out to the public, and why the urgency to do it now?)

(-------------)

[TAKE VO]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Wednesday;]
(---------------)




(The A- C- L- U is certainly the most outspoken when it comes to concerns about violating individual freedoms. But the

re are several states including Alaska, Hawaii, and Vermont that are trying to repeal this law. With that much of a backlash, doesn't it appear that there is something wrong with the Patriot Act?)

(The Justice Department has put up a pro- Patriot Act web site, and U-S attorneys including yourself are being asked to

hold town hall style meetings on the issue. Are you planning anything like that around here, and if so, how would it be conducted?)

(I know that you have responsibilities to the Attorney General, but do you personally feel that the Patriot Act is fair

to Americans who haven't committed any crimes?)

[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=none]


Thanks so much, John. We'll talk with you again a little later in the newscast. The American Civil Liberties Union is one of the Patriot Act's strongest critics. We are making arrangements with Virginia ACLU Executive Director Kent Willis to present his much different point of view next week.

[11RU-Address]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-24 TC1:41:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Radford University president Douglas Covington says the school's financial outlook is promising.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

During yesterday's state of the university address, Covington said the school hired 35-new faculty members this year, as a result of increased tuition and an early retirement program. But he says the work isn't over.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2118]
[IN Q=we're going]

((DOUGLAS COVINGTON/RU PRESIDENT: WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO REALLY STEP UP WHEN IT COMES TO OUTSIDE FUNDRAISING BOTH FEDERAL GRANTS AND CONTRACTS AS WELL AS THE PRIVATE GIFTS .))
[SUPER=01-Douglas Covington/Radford University President;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=private gifts]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Covington says he hopes to add at least 30-more faculty members by the next fiscal year. He also wants to offer more pay raises THIS YEAR and increase funding for each department.
(------------)



[Weekend-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#=Wknd Preview]
[GRAPHIC=Weekend Preview]


Steve Pardon is already off enjoying his weekend plans.
But if you are still looking for something to do, he left a few ideas in our Weekend Preview.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=(music)]
[RUNS=1:51]
[OUT Q=be right back..]




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[2-Patriot-Act]


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


Politicians are campaigning hard for local and statewide offices.
But there's a different kind of campaign that's under way, in an effort to defend the Patriot Act.
The law first went into effect right after the September 11th attacks-
But two years later, the Patriot Act has a number of critics who say it goes too far and violates personal freedoms.
(++++++++)

[Take FS Mornin' Closeup]
That's today's "Mornin' Close-up."
(++++++++)

[BAM 2-SHOT]
Our guest this morning is U-S Attorney John Brownlee.
Good morning, John.

[SUPER=01-John Brownlee/U. S. Attorney;]



(Attorney General John Ashcroft is coming face to face with all lot of opponents to this law, as he travels around the

country promoting the Patriot Act. How concerned is he about the other campaign going on by the A-C-L-U and dozens of communities who are trying to repeal the law?)
(-------------)

[TAKE VO]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Wednesday;]
(---------------)



(What about the so- called "Sneak and Peek" Provision that allows federal agents to conduct secret searches of homes a

nd businesses-- Just recently the House voted to not allow the Justice Department to spend money on those searches-- Doesn't that imply that that provision goes too far?)

(Who in particular could be a target of these searches?)



(But one key defense that supporters of the Patriot Act have brought to light is that it's helped catch some key terror

ist figures-- How many terrorist suspects have been caught because of this law?)

[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=none]


Thanks so much for joining us today, John. We have yet to hear from one of the strongest CRITICS of the Patriot Act, the American Civil Liberties Union. We are making arrangements with Virginia ACLU Executive Director Kent Willis to present his much different point of view next week. News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

(Kim tosses to bump)

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