[11Campbell-Fire]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC28:56]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Invest.]

Authorites are trying to figure out what started a fire at a Campbell County factory.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


The first crews to arrive at Trans World Connections off Timberlake Drive yesterday evening found smoke and flames coming from the roof of the two-story building.
The blaze broke out in a group of offices there. Firefighters were able to enter the building and get the blaze under control in about a half hour.
The company makes cable harnesses and was in the process of downsizing and moving to another building across the street.
The structure that caught fire had actually been sold last week.. the owner of the business says he's not sure how the fire will affect that transaction.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.
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[VOB-City-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Officials will take another look at how the Roanoke city school system reports crime and violence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The state recently reviewed how the school system reports such incidents. It found NO evidence of intentional under-reporting by school officials. But Roanoke city council and the municipal auditor called for a new, more thorough audit to restore public confidence in the school system. Last night, the school board approved the request.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The department of ]
[SUPER=01-Drew Harmon/Municipal Auditor;]

((THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REVIEW TOLD US WE HAD SOME PROCESS PROBLEMS BUT WE HAVEN'T REALLY IDENTIFIED THE MAGNITUDE OF THE DISCREPANCIES OR IF THERE ARE DISCREPANCIES AND WHAT THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF IT IS AND IF YOU DON'T DO THAT THERE'S GOING TO REMAIN TO BE OPEN QUESTIONS. ))
[RUNS=20 approx.]
[OUT Q=remain to be open questions.]
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[VO-NAT]

Superintendent Wayne Harris assured the auditor that he and his staff will cooperate fully... saying they have nothing to hide.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Casualties]


A bomb has killed one U-S soldier and wounded another in Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Near Baghdad, Iraq;]


It went off near a military vehicle on a supply route north of Baghdad.
It's the first death of a U-S soldier in several days.
In the northern part of the country, a car bomb exploded outside an office used by the U-S military.
It killed one Iraqi and wounded six Americans.
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[Israel-Bombings]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


Israel is striking back after a pair of suicide bombings yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gaza City, West Bank;]


Warplanes attacked Gaza this morning.
They targeted a home belonging to a senior member of the militant group Hamas.
He escaped, but his several members of his family were killed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Israel will defend]

((AVI PAZNER: "Israel will defend itself and we will not let the terrorists ruin our lives" ))
[SUPER=01-Avi Pazner/Israeli Government Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=ruin our lives.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The attacks come hours after a bomber blew himself up at a busy Jerusalem cafe.
Another bomber targeted a bus station outside an Army base yesterday.
In both attacks, at least 15 Israelis were killed.
It's suspected that those bombings were in retaliation for Israel's failed attempt to assassinate its spiritual leader.
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[11Bus-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC42:20]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


State police have charged the driver of a pick-up truck that was hit by a school bus.
Frank Harrison the Third of Newport is charged with stopping on a highway.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-McCoy;]

It happened around 3:45 yesterday afternoon on McCoy Road in Montgomery County. Troopers say the driver of the bus was traveling toward the New River, when the bus rear-ended Harrison's pickup. A witness says Harrison was about to turn around when he was hit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18244]
[IN Q=and so i]

((WILLIAM BROWNELL/WITNESS: AND SO I CAUGHT UP WITH HIM ON THE NEXT HILL AND HE HAD PULLED OFF THE ROAD SO I TURNED OFF THE ENGINE, TOLD HIM DON'T MOVE AND THEN I CALLED THE POLICE 32.))
[SUPER=01-William Brownell/Witness;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=called the police]
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[VO-NAT]

The bus was carrying about 25 children. Three were taken away in ambulances, but only two needed treatment at the hospital. The driver of the truck was also treated.
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[11Blacksburg-Sewer]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-30 TC1:53:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Opponents of a controversial sewer project in Blacksburg are celebrating a small victory.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]

After heeding advice from the town's planning commission, the council voted last night to delay the project for 30 days to allow for more study. In July, the town approved a plan to build a centralized sewer system that would include service to the Tom's Creek area. But, many residents criticized the decision, saying the project is a threat to the environment. The system will replace the current one, which is at capacity.
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[11Pillowtex]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Pillowtex Closing]


Laid off Pillowtex workers can receive assistance from the federal government.
Yesterday, Senator George Allen said that former workers will be eligible for help under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.
Workers will be able to get job retraining, cash payments and tax credits for health insurance costs,

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, The S-E-C questions Dick Grasso's compensation package.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=in New York.]


((THE HEAD OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE IS IN THE HOT SEAT. The New York > Stock Exchange hasfiled a 12 page response to questions from the SEC > regarding chairman Dick Grasso's 140 million dollar compensation package. > That package encompasses Grasso's pay over his 35 years with the exchange. > The NYSE said Grasso was entitled to an additional $48 million in deferred > compensation, but that he would forgo collecting it. The letter also > includes details all of Grasso's pay since he became chairman in 1995. > > PUT TEXAS INSTRUMENTS ON YOUR STOCKS TO WATCH LIST.. THE GIANT said sales > and earnings would be at the top end of its expectations due to strong > demand for a broad range of its semiconductors. > > Keep your eye on gold... Gold futures closed at their highest level since > 1996 . and there's talk that gold will cross the $400-an-ounce level > before the end of the year. > > on wall street.. INVESTORS TOOK SOME PROFITS ... CONCERNED THAT THE STOCK > MARKET RALLY OF THE LAST SIX MONTHS HAS COME TOO FAR, TOO FAST. > > THE DOW DIPPED 79 POINTS > > THE NASDAQ SLIPPED 15 POINTS. > > AIRLINE STOCKS FINISHED MOSTLY LOWER ON NEWS THAT A FEDERAL JUDGE WILL > ALLOW SEPTEMBER 11TH LAWSUITS TO PROCEED AGAINST THE BIG AIRLINES..THE > SUIT CLAIMS THE AIRLINES NEGLIGENCE PLAYED A ROLE IN THE DEATH CAUSED BY > THE ATTACKS TWO YEARS AGO. > > > Shares of XM Satellite Radio reached a 12-month on news that its its radio > product will be standard equipment on certain Honda Accord models for > 2004. > > TRACK ALL THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM... I'M AC IN NY.)) >

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[Bali-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The man who masterminded deadly nightclub bombings in Bali last year has been ordered to die by firing squad.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Imam Samudra (EE-mom Suh-MOO-dra) was found guilty of commanding the group of Islamic militants that carried out the October 12th attack.
[SUPER=03-Bali, Indonesia/October 12;]


More than 202 people were killed -- most of them foreign tourists.
It was the deadliest terrorist strike since the 9-11 attacks in the U-S.
(------------)


[Teller-Obit]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The man known as the Father of the H-Bomb" is dead.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Edward Teller died in California after suffering a stroke.
He was 95.
Teller joined The Manhattan Project in 19-42 to develop the first atomic bomb ... used twice in Japan during World War Two.
He later promoted the development of the more powerful hydrogen bomb.
(------------)


[11L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC18:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Help is on the way for some Lynchburg businesses that are feeling the sting of the city's growing pains.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Last night, City council appropriated 50-thousand dollars for a program. It'll help businesses recoup losses they suffer from street and sewer construction.
The program is geared mostly toward downtown businesses which have been adversely affected by streetscape improvements along Ninth Street.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:44:42]
[IN Q=The long-term]

((BOB PENDLETON/LYNCH'S LANDING: THE LONG-TERM BENEFITS ARE GOING TO BE REALIZED AT THE END OF THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BUT IN THE INTERIM THERE IS GOING TO BE SOME DISRUPTION OF BUSINESS. AND THIS IS AN EFFORT BY THE CITY TO SOFTEN THAT BLOW A LITTLE BIT.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Pendleton/Lynch's Landing]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=a little bit.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Affected businesses can apply for grants of up to five thousand dollars to help with interior and exterior improvements or to buy new equipment to help increase sales.
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[11Skatepark]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC07:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Plans for a skatepark in downtown Lynchburg also got a boost from city council.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape]


The Amazement Square Children's Museum is organizing the effort to build the park next to its building on Ninth Street near the riverfront.
The city is already kicking in 50-thousand dollars toward the estimated 150-to-200-thousand dollar cost.
And last night, Lynchburg donated a parcel of land- three quarters of an acre- where the park will be built.
Organizers hope to have the skatepark finished by next fall.
(------------)



[11Floyd-Center]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-27 TC1:48:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A major renovation that began late last year is coming to a close. This weekend in Floyd, a former dairy barn will re-open as a cultural center and business incubator.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd]


The exterior of the Jacksonville Center looks much as it did when the structure was built in the 1940s.
But inside, the renovations have turned the dairy barn into a gallery, and work space for artists and craftsmen.
Organizers hope the center will bring tourists to the area, and help artists launch successful businesses.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The grand opening will include a variety of events Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


(Marya tosses to bump) [BUMP]

[COMM][6-Knox]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-29 TC1:36:09]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]

A jury of 18 people has been chosen to consider criminal charges against Doctor Cecil Knox.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Now the government will begin outlining its case against Knox and three members of his office staff implicated in the 83-count indictment. The case is primarily about abuse of the pain medication OxyContin and other narcotics. It took all day yesterday to finish whittling down the jury pool of 200 citizens to the right number of Western Virginia residents qualified to serve. The judge dismissed about 25 people, folks who'd come from such far-flung places as Max Meadows and Appomattox.
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[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Stocks fell yesterday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case]



((STOCKS CLOSED DOWN ON TUESDAY AS INVESTORS OPTED TO TAKE PROFITS FROM MONDAY'S STRONG RALLY.THE DOW LOST 79 POINTS AND THE NASDAQ WAS DOWN 15.U-S WHOLESALE INVENTORIES REMAINED UNCHANGED IN JULY. FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH.HOWEVER, SALES AT U-S WHOLESALERS INCREASED BY FOUR-TENTHS OF A PERCENT TO A SEASONALLY ADJUSTED 238-AND THREE-QUARTER-BILLION DOLLARS.THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT SAYS MACHINERY, DRUG, AND PETROLEUM PRODUCT SALES CONTRIBUTED TO THE JULY NUMBERS. MCDONALD'S SHARES WERE UP A LITTLE MORE THAN ONE PERCENT ON THE DAY AFTER REPORTING AUGUST SALES NUMBERS.THE HAMBURGER GIANT SAYS SALES WORLD-WIDE INCREASED BY THREE-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT FOR THE MONTH.SAME-STORE DOMESTIC SALES POSTED AN EIGHT-POINT-EIGHT PERCENT JUMP. THAT'S THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF IMPROVEMENT.MCDONALD'S OFFICIALS SAY MENU CHANGES CONTRIBUTED TO THE SALES GAINS. SCHERING-PLOUGH HAS AGREED TO PAY A ONE-MILLION DOLLAR FINE.THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION FINED THE DRUG MAKER AFTER IT VIOLATED DISCLOSURE RULES DURING A 2002 MEETING WITH ANALYSTS AND PORTFOLIO MANGERS.SCHERING-PLOUGH'S FORMER C-E-O AND CHAIRMAN HAS ALSO AGREED TO PAY A 50-THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE. IN SETTLING THE CASE, SCHERING-PLOUGH DIDN'T ADMIT NOR DENY ANY GUILT.))






[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Warner-education]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC1:25:35]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]


Governor Mark Warner is looking for accountability in Virginia's schools.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner is sending state auditors into school systems to conduct efficiency reviews.
These experts will be looking for ways the schools can cut administrative costs.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11:40:53]
[IN Q=EVEN THE MOST WELL RUN]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: EVEN THE MOST WELL RUN ENTERPRISE CAN IMPROVE ITSELF AND BECOME MORE EFFICIENT. PARTICULARLY DURING LEAN TIMES AND LORD KNOWS WE'RE IN LEAN TIMES FISCALLY.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=WE'RE IN LEAN TIMES FISCALLY.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The governor also wants to conduct a statewide performance review to see how effectively each school district is using its resources.
He says developing common data will give parents and policy-makers a user-friendly picture of how their schools are performing.
(------------)



[11SERVE]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC55:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke County School system will serve as a test case for the Governor's program.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The county volunteered to be one of the first in the state to have auditors look over the administration. Officials say they are excited about starting the program, but a little nervous too.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 1:32:48]
[IN Q=It can be...]

((PENNY HODGE/DIRECTOR OF BUDGET AND FINANCE; IT CAN BE A LITTLE SCARY FINDING OUT WHAT THE NUMBERS SAY, BUT EVERYTHING WE DO IS PUBLIC INFORMATION ANYWAY AND SOMETIMES IT HELPS TO HAVE THAT OUTSIDE INDEPENDENT LOOK AT WHAT YOU ARE DOING.))
[SUPER=01-Penny Hodge/Director of Budget and Finance;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=what you are doing.]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Auditors are expected to arrive in November. They will then spend 4-to-6 weeks on site, and then take several weeks to reach a conclusion.

[11Music-Download]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-28 TC1:21:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Music piracy may be against the law and school policy, but many Virginia Tech students are doing it anyway.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


The Recording Industry Association of America is suing 261 people across the country who download and then re-distribute music.
The trade group has also subpoenaed several universities demanding the names and addresses of students it suspects share copyrighted music.
Virginia Tech has yet to receive a subpoena but officials say the university will comply if ordered.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:09:22; 8:36:35]
[IN Q=In the past]

((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESPERSON: IN THE PAST IT HAS BEEN OUR POSITION THAT AS AN ISP WE SHOULDN'T GIVE THAT OUT INFORMATION BUT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REQUIRES THAT TO BE DONE.)) ((JAMES OWENS/VIRGINIA TECH FRESHMEN: I DOWNLOAD MUSIC ON A REGULAR BASIS OF LIKE FIVE TEN SONGS A DAY. THAT MANY? YEAH, YOU CAN MORE THAN THAT IF YOU WANT TO.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Virginia Tech Spokesperson; :00]
[SUPER=01-James Owens/Virginia Tech Freshman; :08]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=if you want to]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Last year, Virginia Tech received over 450 complaints from the recording industry.
Students who violate the policy receive a formal warning or judicial referrals.
The university is also educating students during orientation about copyright infringement.
(------------)



[Early-Years]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Early Years]


Researchers may be one step closer to understanding Dyslexia. It's a common learning disorder that affects up to one in five school children.
(++++++++++)

[Take FS Early Years] Doctor Mallika Marshall has more in today's Early Years segment.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=07-Sarah Richards; :13]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sally Shaywitz/Yale Dyslexia Researcher; :30]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mallika Marshall/Reporting; :41]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=CBS News.]
(SARAH RICHARDS WAS DIAGNOSED WITH DYSLEXIA IN THE FIRST GRADE.. AFTER SHE STRUGGLED WITH READING AND SPELLING. SOT: S

ARAH RICHARDS SOMETIMES THE LETTERS WOULD SWAP PLACES AND LOOK DIFFERENT SO I COULDN'T GET THE WORDS RIGHT BUT THE CON
DITION CAN OFTEN BE DIFFICULT FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS TO DIAGNOSE. SOT: DR. SALLY SHAYWTIZ /YALE RESEARCHER DYSLEXIA

IS A VERY COMMON PROBLEM BECAUSE IT'S OFTEN UNDER -IDENTIFIED.. AND AFFECTS PEOPLE WHO ARE OTHERWISE VERY SMART AND APPEAR VERY NORMAL WHO DON'T GIVE ANY CLUE THAT THEY HAVE ANY DIFFICULTY READING (STANDUP: TO BETTER UNDERSTAND JUST WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE BODY OF A PERSON WITH DYSLEXIA... DR . SALLY SHAYWITZ OF YALE UNIVERSITY AND HER COLLEAGUES ARE USING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO SCAN PATIENTS' BRAINS-- WHILE THEY ARE READING. WHAT THEY'VE FOUND SO FAR IS THAT DYSLEXICS HAV
E A KIND OF NEUROLOGICAL GLITCH - THAT SEEMS TO PREVENT THEM FROM PROCESSING WORDS QUICKLY. SOT: DR. SALLY SHAYWITZ /D

YSLEXIA RESEARCHER NOW WE CAN ACTUALLY SEE THAT THERE'S AN ACTUAL PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR DYSLEXIA AND WE CAN UNDERSTAND HOW PEOPLE WHO ARE DYSLEXIC CAN BE BRIGHT BUT STILL STRUGGLE TO READ NEW TRACK: THE SCIENTISTS HOPE THEIR DISCOVERY LEADS THEM TO THE ACTUAL CAUSE OF THAT NEUROLOGICAL GLITCH AND DYSLEXIA...AND SOMEDAY-- TO A CURE...OR SIMPLY BETTER WAYS TO OVERCOME THIS DISORDER. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))
[Tape tosses to break] [COMM]