Today on News 7 at 5, Governor Warner declares a state of emergency as residents enjoy the quiet before the storm.
Plus one person is killed by a fire in Henry County retirement home.
After showers move out tonight with a fading cold front, our forecast actaully looks quite pleasant before the storm.
Also today, a capital murder trial begins in Lynchburg.
On health check, we'll see a new treament that can help a common skin disorder.
Plus the California Recall Election has been put on hold. News 7 at 5 is next.
It may be days away, but people up and down the eastern seaboard are bracing for a potentially destructive visitor.
Hurricane Isabel is still churning out at sea, but Governor Mark Warner has declared a state of
emergency to get Virginians ready. He says ALL Virginians should be prepared for three to seven days without electricity.
In Virginia Beach, officials are encouraging residents to consider evacuating.
Stacy Case is on the outer banks of North Carolina with more.
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[SUPER=03-Nags Head, NC;]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Ed Rappaport/National Hurricane Center;]
[SUPER=03-Sea Bright, NJ;]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS Nags Head, NC;]
((HOUR BY HOUR WARNINGS
NAT: electric screw drivers
TRACK: ELECTRIC SCREW DRIVERS....WHIRLING...
TRACK: CRASHING WAVES. AND THIS--- FORECASTERS SAY--- IS ONLY THE
SUPER: MISTY GRIFFIN AND KENNY LOZUPONE/VACATIONERS
(MISTY ) they're rough, they're rough waves. (KENNY) they'll pull you
under. too choppy.
TRACK: THOSE TRYING TO FISH CAUGHT LOTS OF WAVES, BUT LITTLE ELSE. AS
HURRICANE ISABELL DANCES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC, FOLKS HERE KNOW SHE COULD
SKIP THE OUTER BANKS ALTOGETHER. OR THE VACATION SPOT COULD TAKE A
SUPER: BOB KWIATKOSKI/BOARDING UP
We've done this many times and this one might be a little different
STAND UP BRIDGE: STACY CASE/CBS NEWS
IT'S ALMOST HARD TO IMAGINE, BUT IF PREDICTIONS PAN OUT, FORECASTERS SAY
ISABEL COULD PACK WAVES AS HIGH AS 20-30 FEET, FURTHER OUT.
THIS DECK FOR EXAMPLE, IS 20 FEET HIGH.
SUPER: MISTY GRIFFIN ANDKENNY LOZUPONE/VACATIONERS
I won't be in it. we'll be watching.
TRACK: THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER SAYS IZZY IS TAKING AIM AT THE
EASTERN SEABOARD AND COULD HIT ANYWHERE FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE
SUPER: RAPPAPORT/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
Isabel's actually larger than Hurricane Andrew, but the maximum winds
are not quite as strong. When it makes landfall though, there will be a
very large area of hurricane force winds, perhaps 200 miles in diameter
that comes ashore, could create a large area with extensive damage.
LOCATOR: SEA BRIGHT/ NEW JERSEY
NAT: moving boats
TRACK: IN NEW JERSEY, WATER LOVERS ARE MOVING THEIR BOATS INLAND AND
GETTING THEIR EMERGENCY KITS READY.
SOT: NO SUPER FOR NEW JERSEY OFFICER
we don't want them thinking they can stay through storm. If they have
to evacuate, they have to evacuate".
TRACK: EVERYONE'S EYEING THE ATLANTIC, HOPING ISABELL MISSES HER MARK.
UNTIL THEN, THEY'RE DOING ALL THEY CAN TO GET READY AND SQUEEZING IN
ONE LAST DAY OF VACATION IN THE MEANTIME. STACY CASE CBS NEWS NAGS
We'll have more on the situation at Virginia Beach on News 7 at 6.
Investigators believe an electrical problem caused a fire that killed a resident woman at a Henry County retirement home.
The fire broke out just before eleven o'clock at the Caregivers Assisted Living facility located on Greensboro Road near the Martinsville Speedway.
Two employees discovered the fire near the laundry room of the residence.
It would take firefighters more than a hour and half to get the blaze under control.
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((RODNEY HOWELL/HENRY CO. FIRE MARSHALL: ANYTIME YOU HAVE A FIRE THAT IS CONCENTRATED IN THE ATTIC IT'S HARD TO GET TO IT. IT ALSO ON A STEEP HILL THEY WEREN'T ABLE TO GET ALL THE FIRETRUCKS AROUND THE HOUSE SO THEY HAD TO LADDER IT BY HAND. IT ALSO WAS NOT SAFE TO GO INSIDE AND FIGHT THE HOUSE. THE PLASTER AND ALL WAS FALLING SO IT WAS PRETTY MUCH AN EXTERNAL ATTACK.))
[SUPER=01-Rodney Howell/Henry Co. Fire Marshal]
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Eight patients lived at the facility, seven got out safely.
One victim 79 year old Connie Sink died.
Firefighters discovered her unconscious in a doorway at the back of the facility.
Damage estimates total more than 250-thousand dollars.
A jury is being selected to hear the capital murder trial of a Lynchburg man accused in a double murder over drugs last year.
23-year-old Kevin Eugene Brown is one of two men charged with gunning down Anthony and Ronda Robinson in their Sussex Street home in April of 2002.
Brown's co-defendant, Leon Jermain Winston, has already been convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the crime.
Prosecutors say the men broke into the home and shot the Robinsons while their two daughters hid in a closet.
Opening statements should get underway tomorrow.
Giles County authorities say a local minister took advantage of young children in the church and in the classroom.
Roger Holcomb of the Pembroke Church of God is in jail on 13-child molestation charges.
Authorities say Holcomb abused five children who attended his church, and in some cases, attended the schools where he was a substitute teacher.
Holcomb filled-in teaching at Narrows High School and Eastern Elementary for 16-days over the past school year.
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((BOB MCCRACKEN/GILES CO. SUPERINTENDENT: HE HAD BEEN ELIGIBLE SINCE THE FALL OF 2002, AFTER COMPLETING A FEDERAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK, A STATE POLICE RECORDS CHECK, AND A SOCIAL SERVICES DATABASE CHECK THAT ALL OF HIS BACKGROUNDS CAME BACK WITHOUT QUESTION.))
[SUPER=01-Bob McCracken/Giles Co. School Superintendent;]
[OUT Q=without question]
McCracken says Holcomb has now been banned from all school property.
Holcomb was arraigned Friday and was denied bond.
Bedford county supervisor Kirby Richardson has been released from jail.
[VO-NAT 03-30 1:58:43]
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Richardson posted a 10- thousand dollar secured bond today after a brief court appearance this morning.
Richardson is facing 82- felony charges related to forgery of public documents and records.
In setting bond-- Richardson was asked by the judge if he had any previous convictions.
He admitted to a Class one misdemeanor in 1993 but the judge did not require Richardson or his attorney to elaborate.
Court documents show that Richardson was found guilty on a charge of prostitution in Roanoke in 1993.
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California's recall election is on hold.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco today postponed the October seventh vote because of a handful of outdated ballot machines.
Donna Tetreault (TAY-troh) has more.
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[IN Q=The old fashioned punch-card ballots...]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Gray Davis/(D) California; 1:15 VERY QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Donna Tetreault/CBS News; 1:19]
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((THE OLD FASHIONED PUNCH CARD BALLOTS....HAVE PUNCHED A HOLE IN THE
CALIFORNIA RECALL ELECTION.
AFTER ABOUT A DOZEN FAILED ATTEMPTS BY VARIOUS GROUPS TO PUT THE
ELECTION ON HOLD....A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT HAS DONE JUST THAT...
THEY RULED THAT THE BALLOTS SCHEDULED TO BE USED BY SIX COUNTIES ARE
THOSE MACHINES PRODUCED THE INFAMOUS HANGING CHADS IN FLORIDA...DURING
THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. AND THE JUDGES DID NOT WANT TO REPEAT
THE CHAOS..... UNCERTAINTY and LITIGATION THAT SOME SAY TAINTED
PRESIDENT BUSH'S VICTORY.
THE DECISION LEFT AT LEAST ONE CALIFORNIA OFFICIAL ALMOST SPEECHLESS.
SOT: Kevin Shelley, Secretary of State
"You are kidding "............(smiles - shrugs)
AND THE CIVIL LIBERTIES GROUP BEHIND THE COURT FILING....SMILING.
SOT (fast): RAMONA RIPSTON/ACLU
"we are absolutley delighted."
AS FOR THE CANDIDATES....
NATZ OF ARNOLD...
"I'M IN SHAPE, I'M READY TO PUMP IT UP..."
ARNOLD SCHWARZENNER AND HIS WIFE ... COURTED FEMALE VOTERS ON THE OPRAH
WINFREY SHOW MONDAY. HE LEARNED OF THE DECISION A SHORT WHILE LATER.
HIS REACTION....NOTHING IS GOING TO STOP THE TERMINATOR FROM
CAMPAIGNING....HE'S CALLING FOR THE DECISION TO BE APPEALED.
AND GOVERNOR GREY DAVIS AND LT. GOVERNOR CRUZ BUSTAMENTE KEPT SMILING ,
WAVING AND PRESSING THE FLESH....AS IF THE ELECTION WAS STILL FULL SPEED
SOT: GOVERNOR GRAY DAVIS,CALIFORNIA
(I'm gonna keep aiming for the 7th October)
STANDUP TO COME:
( What's next / replace voting machines.... court appeal ).))
[HARD MUSIC UNDER]
Coming up next on the newscast, family and friends say goodbye to a country music legend.
Plus the so-called food police say schools need to give students healthier choices.
[music up full]
A public memorial is being planned for country music legend Johnny Cash.
Today, hundreds of singers, celebrities and friends attended a *private* service in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Pallbearers Larry Gatlin, Marty Stuart and producer Randy Scruggs escorted Cash's casket into the First Baptist Church.
Franklin Graham, son of the Rev Billy Graham, was there to give a message.
Cheryl Crow and Emmylou Harris were among the performers.
Cash's manager Lou Robin, producer Cowboy Jack Clement and singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson were set to deliver eulogies.
Cash died last week of complications from diabetes.
As schools turn to vending machines, a health advocacy group wants them to fill the machines with healthier choices.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest says school vending machines are usually filled with fatty foods and sodas which add to this country's child obesity problem.
The U-S government says 13-percent of children are overweight.
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[IN Q=Unfortunately, too many of our nation's...]
[SUPER=01-Margo Wootan/CSPI Nutrition Policy Director;]
((MARGO WOOTAN/CSPI NUTRITION POLICY DIRECTOR: UNFORTUNATELY, TOO MANY OF OUR NATION'S SCHOOLS ARE SELLING SODA POP, IMITATION FRUIT DRINKS, CHIPS, SNACK CAKES, CANDIES AND COOKIES TO OUR KIDS THROUGH SCHOOL VENDING MACHINES, SCHOOL CANTEENS, SNACK BARS, FUNDRAISERS, AND ALA CARTE LINES.))
[OUT Q=and ala carte lines.]
The group says better snacks include applesauce, bottled water, raisins and granola bars
Wootan says schools that have made the switch prove kids will eat more than junk if they're offered healthier choices.
Fourteen million Americans suffer from a skin disorder and many don't even realize it.
Rosacea is more than just a bad case of pimples.
As Dr. Sean Kenniff tells us, the F-D-A has just approved a promising new treatment.
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[SUPER=01-Beatrice Boton/Rosacea Patient;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mark Steven Nestor/Dermatologist;]
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((BEATRICE BOTON THOUGHT SHE WAS SUFFERING FROM ADULT ACNE...
SOT : BEATRICE BOTON
"I noticed that my skin started getting very red, very rough. I had very
BUT IT WASN'T ACNE...
SHE HAD DEVELOPED ROSACEA. ...A COMMON SKIN CONDITION WITH NO KNOWN
CASUE ----THAT LOOKS LIKE ACNE ---AROUND THE MOUTH AND NOSE.... THAT
UNTIL NOW...WAS OFTEN DIFFICULT TO TREAT EFFECTIVELY...
"But now patient's with Rosacea, like Beatrice, can return their skin to
a more normal, youthful appearance with a new technique called Intese
Pulsed Light Therapy or IPL."
JUST APPROVED BY THE FDA TO TREAT ROSACEA, IPL IS A LASER-LIKE DEVICE
THAT USES SEVERAL DIFFERENT WAVELENGTHS OF LIGHT TO TREAT THE DIFFERENT
ASPECTS OF THE CONDITION .... LIKE INFLAMMATION, AND BLOOD VESSEL
SOT : DR. MARK STEVEN NESTOR/DERMATOLOGIST
"The beauty of this device, the best feature of it is -- we can
decrease significantly the blood vessels-- brown spots without any down
...AND THAT MEANS ALMOST IMMEDIATE --- AND SOMETIMES DRAMATIC
RESULTS... AND NO APPARENT SIDE EFFECTS.
AFTER JUST A FEW TREATMENTS, BEATRICE'S ROSACEA CLEARED UP COMPLETELY.
SOT : BEATRICE
"I look much better now, and I feel more confident about it."
IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT ROSACEA IS A CHRONIC DISORDER ...THAT
OFTEN HAS RELAPSES...AND CAN BE TRIGGERED BY THINGS LIKE SUN EXPOSURE,
STRESS, ALCOHOL AND SPICY FOODS. TREATMENT WITH I-P-L CAN BE REPEATED.
DR. SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))
Coming up next on the newscast, Robin Reed will have the latest forecast.
and following Sports, we'll tell you why a famous work of art is getting a bath that will last six months.
Coming up in Sports, U-V-A makes an adjustment to its football schedule.
Then a little bit later, we'll show you a pig that is 99 and 44/100's percent pure.
In what analysts called a lackluster showing, share prices edged lower on Wall Street today.
There was little determination shown by either buyers or sellers after reports on industrial production and business inventories.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Monday ticker.
We begin tonight on sad note.
This past weekend, one of the top coaches in the history of high school football in the state passed away at the age of 90.
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]
Pete Brewbaker, who coached football for 39 years at old Lexington high school, died on Saturday.
Brewbaker won 219 games during his days in charge of the Scarlet Hurricane and the field at the old high school was named in his honor - Brewbaker Field.
He also won two state titles as a golf coach at Lexington.
Coach Brewbaker was 90 years old.
In keeping with the Lexington theme - the VMI football team battles Norfolk State this Saturday in Lexington. The Keydets are 1 and 2 after a 34-TO-24 loss to William and Mary over the weekend.
Despite the 18th straight loss to the Tribe, VMI showed signs of great improvement, especially the Keydets attack. This young offense out gained the Tribe 360 yards to 306.
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[SUPER=01-Cal McCombs/VMI Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sean Mizzer/2 Touchdowns Last Saturday; :26]
[OUT Q=......doesn't know whats gonna happen"]
The Virginia football team is off this week, but their is some news out of Charlottevsille this afternoon.
The start time for the Wake Forest game on September 27th has been set for 3:30pm at Scott Stadium.
Also today - Sophomore D'Brickashaw Ferguson earned ACC Lineman of the Week honors. The offensive tackle shutdown all-american Jason Babin, who had 15 sacks last season.
[GO TO TECH 2003]
Also, don't forget that the Tech 2003 Report is coming up tonight at the top of the hour.
We will tell you why this game is big challenge for the Tech fans, plus have news of an honor for George Preas at the game.
That's tonight on News 7 at Six in this week's Tech 2003 Report.
The rain-delayed John Deere Classic was finally completed this afternoon in Silvis, Illinois.
[SUPER=03-Silvis, IL; :00]
Vijay Singh completed the final 13 holes of the final round today and finished with a bogey-free final 18 holes at 6 under par 65.
The score gave Vijay a four shot win, but the win gives him much more than that.
Singh is now on top of the PGA's tour money list and right in contention for player of the year honors.
More sports for you tonight at the top of the hour, Shannon will be back to close out News 7 at Five on this Monday - in just a moment.
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You may have trouble catching up with Daivd for the next six and a half months. He's going to be getting a bath.
The director of the Accademia Gallery in Florence stressed Michelangelo's David statue is NOT being restored.
It is merely being cleansed with distilled water.
The work will be done publicly and the statue will stay on exhibit while being cleaned.
It is an effort to prepare the famous piece for its 500th anniversary in 2004.
The project will cost about 186 thousand dollars and should be completed by March 31st.
While David will be clean, Sudsie should be even cleaner.
That's becauses the winged pig sculpture was carved out of the equivalent of 26 thousand bars of Ivory soap.
Artist Bev Kirk worked for three days with three other artists to carve the pig for the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.
The chamber commissioned the sculpture for display at an economic conference this week.
Sudsie was sculpted out of a five-foot-by-five-foot-by-six-foot bar of Ivory soap.
The work honors Cincinnati's soap-making and pork business history.