[Baghdad-Blast]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


A bomb exploded this morning at a hotel in Baghdad, where the N-B-C network has offices.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


A Somali guard, who was sleeping at the time, died in the explosion.
Iraqi police say the bomb was placed in a hut that housed the hotel generator.
A Canadian sound man was slightly injured when he was hit by pieces of glass.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=none]


In another development, a female member of Iraq's Governing Council died today-- five days after an assassination attempt outside her home.
Officials say Aquila al-Hashimi had been receiving treatment at a U-S military hospital.

[Do-Not-Call]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Do Not Call]


A bad connection for the Federal Trade Commission--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


A federal judge says the F-T-C overstepped its authority when it generated the nationwide Do Not Call List to stop telemarketing calls.
While the F-T-C is appealing the ruling, 50- million consumers who signed up for the service may not get the privacy they want.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I don't]

((JASMINE ROSADA/CONSUMER: I DON'T THINK ANYONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO CALL YOUR HOUSE WHENEVER THEY FEEL LIKE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Jasmine Rosada/Consumer;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=they feel like.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Lawmakers are also frustrated, but promise to push through legislation to stop the calls for good.
Meanwhile, the telemarketing industry estimates the Do-Not-Call List could cut its business in half, costing it up to 50- billion dollars in sales a year.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[SS=HOLD]


The judge didn't order the F-T-C to stop the list, instead, he said the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to oversee the registry.
The F-T-C says consumers can keep signing up for the service.

[11Roanoke-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC1:51:41]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A car being tailed by police ended up underneath a Roanoke house.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say they were following the car last night when it somehow ended up crashing into the basement of a home on Elm Avenue.
No one was inside the house at the time.
Police have not said what happened to the driver or why they were following the car.
(------------)



[11South-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-44 TC00:10]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Isabel]


The damage done by Isabel in Eastern Virginia has received the majority of attention. But yesterday, Governor Mark Warner toured the South River area of Rockbridge County, and told residents there they won't be forgotten. Richard Lesko has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Noel/South River Flood Victim; :40]
[SUPER=01-Gertrude Clark/South River Flood Victim; :53]
[SUPER=@Markwarner; 1:14]
[SUPER=@richard1; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY]

(( On Wednesday, Governor Mark Warner toured the South River valley in Rockbridge County, taking a look at the damage, and listening to accounts of last Thursday's flood.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 5:15:02 - Warner-Tour tape]
[IN Q=I loaded my kids...]

((I LOADED MY KIDS AND MY WIFE IN MY TRUCK. BY THE TIME WE GOT TO RED HILL ROAD IT WAS OVER TWO FEET DEEP.)) [RUNS7]
[OUT Q=over two feet deep.]

What Warner found, like in many other communities across Virginia, was houses destroyed, cars washed away, and (GREAT SHOT @ 1:22:10) some cases where the owners now have greater worries than privacy. After the waters rose so quickly, many were happy just to be alive, even if their homes are a muddy mess.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 1:03:00]
[IN Q=We got our...]

((JOHN NOEL/FLOOD VICTIM; WITH US WE GOT OUR LIVES, BUT WE CAN STAY TOGETHER, BUT THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO DO TOMORROW.)) [RUNS7]
[OUT Q=going to do tomorrow.]

While they are clearing debris and dirt, many residents say looting has been a problem, and the wrong people are "cleaning up."
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 40:53]
[IN Q=I just can't believe...]

((GERTRUDE CLARK/FLOOD VICTIM; I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE WOULD BE THAT ORNERY AND LOW DOWN TO COME IN AND TRY TO STEAL WHAT LITTLE BIT OF STUFF THAT US FLOOD VICTIMS STILL HAVE LEFT.)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=still have left.]

In the next few weeks and months, Warner says he'll "push, kick, and twist" FEMA to get the federal aid for the many people (GREAT SHOT @ 1:36:13) whose homes were simply washed away.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 4:21:15]
[IN Q=]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; I WANTED TO COME TO THE VALLEY, AND DEMONSTRATE THAT I KNEW AND VIRGINIA'S KNOW THAT THERE WERE GREAT STORIES OF HEROISM AND LOSS IN THESE COMMUNITIES AS WELL.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=in these communities as well.]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 6:38:12 S-R-W TAPE]
[IN Q=Residents say...]

((RESIDENTS SAY THAT THEY ARE GLAD GOVERNOR WARNER TOOK THE TIME TO VISIT THE AREA. THEY SAY THEY WILL BE HAPPIER WHEN THE PROMISED FEDERAL AID STARTS ROLLING IN. RICHARD LESKO, NEWS 7, ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=N7, Rockbridge Co.]))



[11Storm-damage]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC1:18:21]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]


The bill for Hurricane Isabel is in, or at least part of it.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :24]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


State officials say structural damage from Isabel will cost Virginia at least 625 million dollars to fix.
That figure is the first formal statewide storm damage estimate.
But officials warn it is likely to increase substantially.
The extensive damage from Isabel is also causing delays for Dominion Power.
Its crews are working around the clock to restore electricity to the 400-thousand Virginians still in the dark.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:10:48]
[IN Q=AS WE PUSH DEEPER]

((IRENE CIMINO/DOMINION POWER SPOKESPERSON: AS WE PUSH DEEPER AND DEEPER INTO THE HARDEST HIT NEIGHBORHOODS AND SUBDIVISIONS, WE'RE ACTUALLY FINDING THAT DAMAGE IS MORE SEVERE THAN INITIALLY THOUGHT. ))
[SUPER=01-Irene Cimino/Dominion Power Spokesperson]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=THAN INITIALLY THOUGHT.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Dominion Power officials say Isabel and Tuesday's tornados brought down nine-thousand utility poles and damaged 15-thousand crossarms.
(------------)




[Marketwatch]


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


The news isn't all bad for the world's largest maker of denim.
Cone Mills Corporation of Greensboro, North Carolina declared bankruptcy yesterday but at the same time has announced a buyout deal. The company says it accepted an offer from financier Wilbur Ross to buy substantially all its assets for 90 million dollars. The sale will need the approval of a Chapter Eleven bankruptcy judge. In other business news, The temporary boss of the New York Stock Exchange takes aim at the board.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((> GOOD MORNING.. > > THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE'S NEW TEMPORARY BOSS IS SPEAKING OUT. JOHN > REED SAYS HE WANTS TO SHRINK THE NUMBER OF BOARD MEMBERS BY HALF - TO > ABOUT 10 OR 12 AND BRING WHAT HE CALLS "FRESH BLOOD" TO THE BOARD OF THE > WORLD'S LARGEST STOCK MARKET. REED ALSO EXPECTS TO FIND A PERMANENT LEADER > WITHIN FOUR MONTHS. > > THE FORMER HEAD OT CITIGROUP SAY'S QUOTE "YOU CAN'T RUN THE NYSE LIKE A > CLUB OR WON'T AHVE THE CONFIDENCE OF THE PUBLIC. > > ON THE STOCK TO WATCH LIST: > > TUPPERWARE WARNS THAT IT WILL LOSE MONEY IN THE THIRD QUARTER AND DOESN'T > EXPECT SALES TO PICK UP UNTIL THE SPRING. TUPPERWARE BLAMES A SMALLER > SALES FORCE FOR THE WEAK SALES. > > ON WALL STREET.. OPEC'S SURPRISE DECISION TO CUT OIL PRODUCTION SPARKED A > SELLOFF. > > THE DOW TANKED 150 POINTS > > THE NASDAQ WAS WALLOPED, DOWN 58. > > HOLD ONTO YOUR WALLETS.. HOME HEATING OIL AND GAS PRICES COULD BE HEADED > HIGHER THIS WINTER. THAT'S BECAUSE OPEC 10 OIL PRODUCING COUNTRIES WILL > CUT OUTPUT BY 900-THOUSAND BARRELS A DAY BEGINNING NOVEMBER FIRST. OPEC > IS TRYING TO PROTECT PRICES.. THREATENED BY IRAQ AND RUSSIAN OIL COMING > TO MARKET > > ANALYSTS SAY THE SURPRISE DECISION TO CUT OIL PRODUCTION IS PRICE GOUGING > AND A SLAP IN THE FACE FOR CONSUMERS. > > MCDONALD'S IS SUPERSIZING ITS DIVIDEND. > THE FAST FOOD GIANT IS HIKING IS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 70 PERCENT TO 40 > CENTS A SHARE. > > > TRACK THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM IN NEW YORK I'M AC.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[CA-Recall]


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


The personal attacks were flying during the highly- anticipated California recall debate.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA;]


Arnold Schwarzenegger, Arianna Huffington, and the other leading candidates dished out the insults, while fielding questions about taxes, the budget, and health care issues.
Two- thirds of California voters polled said they were counting on the debate to help them make a decision.
But after the debate, many of them complained that the candidates strayed off the topic, and failed to address key issues.
(------------)


[11Voter-Forums]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC13:16]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


Voter turnout in Montgomery County has reportedly been going down over the past few years. But, one organization wants to change that.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]

Starting today, the League of Women Voters will host its three-part series of candidate forums. The forums offer citizens a chance to meet local candidates and ask them questions. Organizers say the goal is to increase voter participation and interest in LOCAL elections.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2602]
[IN Q=it's our local]

((BETH OBENSHAIN/LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS CHAIRMAN: IT'S OUR LOCAL OFFICIALS, IT'S THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, IT'S THE TOWN COUNCIL WHO REALLY DETERMINE, HAVE MORE AFFECT ON OUR QUALITY OF LIFE HERE. THEY'RE THE ONES WHO DECIDE HOW MUCH OUR SCHOOLS ARE FUNDED, OUR LOCAL LIBRARIES...SO ACTUALLY THERE'S A LOT AT STAKE AT LOCAL ELECTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Beth Obenshain/League of Women Voters Chairman;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=at local elections]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The forums begin each night at seven o-clock, inside the Blacksburg public library.
(------------)



[11Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC07:10]
[GRAPHIC=Jenni Northrup]


The smallest detail could help police find a former Roanoke girl missing for four days.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :21]

That's according to the father of 16-year old Jenni Northrup. The teen was visiting Roanoke from North Carolina when she was last seen Sunday morning in the Williamson Road area.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Hours later, she used a pay phone outside the Roanoke Weiner Stand to says she was in trouble. The Northrups passed out fliers Tuesday in the hope someone had seen their daughter.
(///// SOT at :21/////)
[SOT 9:15:36 - 9:15:50]
[IN Q=The smallest thing, you might think.]

((MICHAEL NORTHRUP/MISSING GIRL'S FATHER: THE SMALLEST THING, WHETHER IT COULD BE... YOU MIGHT THINK IT MEANS NOTHING.
BUT THE SMALLEST THING COULD BE MY LITTLE GIRL. SHE COULD BE FIVE MINUTES FROM BEING RESCUED.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Northrup/Missing Girl's Father;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=she could be five minutes from being rescued.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :12]

Michael Northrup says Jenni has a history of running away but has not done so since she started taking medication for her mood disorder a year ago. Jenni last lived in Roanoke in 1994.
(------------)



[11Countess]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-42 5:53]



[GRAPHIC=None]

The drugs made her do it.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

That's the argument defense attorneys for Cindy Gail Countess have adopted in her murder trial. The 49-year old defendant is accused of beating her 82-year old mother to death in May of last year. Countess pled "not guilty" yesterday, as her trial began before a Roanoke judge- -withOUT a jury. Even if he believes Countess killed Edna Dooley, the defense asked Judge Clifford Weckstein to find Countess "not criminally responsible." They say the medication Countess was taking left her unable to control her behavior.
(------------)



[11Old-97]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC00:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Johnny Cash sang it and so did many others, and now the event that happened in Danville and inspired a well known ballad is turning 100.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The wreck of the old 97 happened on September 27th 1903.
It was an express mail train that flew off a Danville trestle, crashing to a rocky creek bed below, killing eleven people.
The event was made famous by the ballad titled "the wreck of the old 97."
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:32:24]
[IN Q=Honestly it put Danville]

((LAWRENCE McFALL/RESIDENT HISTORIAN: HONESTLY IT PUT DANVILLE ON THE MAP AND A GOOD EXAMPLE OF THAT I CHECKED INTO A MOTEL IN EL PASO TEXAS A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO AND WHEN I SIGNED THE REGISTRATION DANVILLE VIRGINIA THE CLERK ON THE DESK SAID DANVILLE VIRGINIA AND HE STARTS SINGING THE SONG AND HE WOULDN'T SHUT UP))
[SUPER=01-Lawrence McFall/Resident Historian;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=and he wouldn't shut up.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Danville plans to commemorate the wreck with several events on Saturday at the community market.
There will be a mayor's proclamation, a train show, and a butterfly release at the Science Center to honor the men who died in the train wreck.
(------------)
(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]




[11Franklin-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC39:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Authorities say Franklin County's biggest drug dealers are behind bars.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Tuesday;]


They arrested about 50 people on distribution charges in a sweep Tuesday.
Yesterday, they unsealed federal indictments accusing 10 of running a major drug-dealing operation that brought cocaine from Florida into Franklin County.
They allege that Gerald Randolph Smith was the kingpin, and that Euell Clifton Chitwood and Terry Ivan Smith were his lieutenants.
Both Smiths served prison time for dealing cocaine in the 80s.
[SUPER=04-June 16;]


William Davis, who shot two intruders in his mobile home back in June, was also charged in the sweep.
(------------)



[11Methadone]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC1:17:50]
[SS=None]


Some Roanoke County residents are concerned about a methadone clinic coming to their neighborhood.
And while the type of drug rehab facility would be new to the Valley --the concept has been around for a while.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


In fact, methadone has been used for years to treat heroin addiction.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:02:31]
[IN Q=Original concept is if we can]

((DR. MUKESH PATEL: THE ORIGINAL CONCEPT IS IF WE CAN MAINTAIN THEM ON A LEVEL OF METHADONE AND IMPROVE THEIR FUNCTIONALITY AND WE CAN HELP STABILIZE THEM. THEN WE CAN MINIMIZE THE LEGAL TROUBLE, THAT WAS THE ORIGINAL CONCEPT))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mukesh Patel/Addiction Specialist]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=that was the originial concept]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


But Patel says methadone is also an opiate and can be addictive. That's s why there is some controversy even in the medical community about the success of methadone maintenance clinics.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT2:03:28]
[IN Q=Even the research people]

((EVEN THE RESEARCH PEOPLE, THEIR PROVEN DATA IS NOT 100-PERCENT SHOWING THAT IT'S VERY SUCCESSFUL, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF FACTORS, THAT'S VERY CONTROVERSIAL FACTORS))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=very controversial factors]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Patel say unless there is a strong psychotherapy and rehab program along with the methadone, he would also be concerned about a clinic coming to his neighborhood.
(---------------)



[11EEE-Death]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A man from Eastern Virginia has become the state's first victim of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
The Gloucster County man in his 70's contracted the mosquito-born illness in August and died last week.
E-E-E is considered the most deadly of the mosquito-borne diseases, and usually affects animals.

[Biz-Brief]


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


In business news, Dell Computer has a big announcement today. Company Chairman and C-E-O Michael Dell is expected to discuss the company's plans to enter the consumer electronics market. In other news, Stocks closed lower yesterday. Rachel Lee has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Lee/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=I'm Rachel Lee.]


((MAJOR INDICES FELL SHARPLY ON WEDNESDAY.


THE DOW WAS DOWN 150 POINTS ON THE DAY AND...THE NASDAQ LOST 58.


THE DEMAND FOR NEW HOME LOANS FELL SEVEN-PERCENT LAST WEEK.
THE MORTGAGE BANKER'S ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA'S INDEX INDICATES THE DEMAND FOR NEW HOME LOANS FELL TO 402-POINT-ONE FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 19...
THATS DOWN FROM 432-POINT-FOUR A WEEK EARLIER.


THE PUBLISHER OF THE HARRY POTTER BOOKS HAS REPORTED THEIR FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS.
SCHOLASTIC POSTED ,LATE ON TUESDAY, A LOSS OF 63 CENTS YEAR SHARE...THAT'S UP FROM A LOSS OF A
DOLLAR-14 A YEAR EARLIER.
THE COMPANY SAYS THE POPULARITY OF THE FIFTH HARRY POTTER ADVENTURE CONTRIBUTED TO THE BETTER THAN EXPECTED EARNINGS.
ANALYSTS ANTICIPATED SCHOLASTIC TO POST A LOSS OF 67-CENTS PER SHARE FOR THE PERIOD.
SCHOLASTIC SAYS IT WILL SOON LAUNCH A NEW HARRY POTTER ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN TARGETING ADULTS.


CISCO SYSTEMS IS BUYING BACK MORE OF ITS STOCK.
THE COMPANY'S BOARD HAS AUTHORIZED A REPURCHASE OF UP TO SEVEN-BILLION DOLLARS OF ITS COMMON STOCK.
THE NETWORK EQUIPMENT MAKER BEGAN BUYING BACK ITS OWN STOCK IN SEPTEMBER OF 2001.
OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, CISCO HAS REPURCHASED AND RETIRED 548-MILLION-COMMON SHARES.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M RACHEL LEE.))


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


[Hollywood-Minute]


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

The ratings prove that America loves John Ritter. Kim Hutchrson has more in today's Hollywood Minute.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-"8 Simple Rules" - ABC; :06]
[SUPER=04-"The Bachelor" - ABC; :23]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :45]
[RUNS=1:05]
[OUT Q=I'm Kim Hutcherson.]



((WITH THE HOLLYWOOD MINUTE, I'M KIM HUTCHERSON.
TAKE VO 8 SIMPLE RULES
8 SIMPLE RULES ..RULES THE AIRWAVES!
17 MILLION PEOPLE TUNED-IN ON TUESDAY TO SEE THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S "8 SIMPLE RULES FOR DATING MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER."
THE SHOW WAS THE FIRST OF THE THREE NEW EPISODES JOHN RITTER TAPED BEFORE HIS SUDDEN DEATH TWO WEEKS AGO.
TK VO THE BACHELOR
ACCORDING TO THE SMOKING GUN WEBSITE ..THE OWNERS OF THE MALIBU ESTATE WHERE THE SHOW "THE BACHELOR"... WAS FILMED ..ARE SUING THE PRODUCERS OF THE BACHELOR FOR 4 AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.
THE SUIT ALLEGES THE HOUSE WAS RETURNED WITH HOLES IN THE WALLS, FLOORS AND FIREPLACES DAMAGED, PHONES AND LIGHT FIXTURES RIPPED OUT, AND TRASH STREWN EVERYWHERE.
THERE'S BEEN NO COMMENT FROM WARNER BROTHERS, THE MAKER OF THE SHOW.
TK VO FRED DURST
AND FRED DURST IS IN SOME LEGAL HOT WATER... A MINNEAPOLIS SECURITY FIRM IS SUING THE LEAD SINGER OF LIMP BIZKIT.. FOR 49-THOUSAND DOLLARS..FOR ALLEGEDLY KICKING A SECURITY GUARD.
THE ALLEGED INCIDENT HAPPENED BACK IN 19-99.
DURST'S LAWYER SAYS HE'S NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE NEW COMPLAINT
WITH THE HOLLYWOOD MINUTE, I'M KIM HUTCHERSON. ))
[Tape tosses to bump] [BUMP] [COMM]


[11Murder-Reward]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-39 TC36:32]
[GRAPHIC=Richard Palmer]


The family of a murder victim hopes a reward will help solve a mystery.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Authorities still don't know who shot and killed 51-year-old Richard Anthony Palmer of Riner.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 22;]


The Montgomery County school bus driver was found dead in his pickup truck in Roanoke back in April.
His dog was also killed.
Palmer's family and church are now offering a cash reward for information about the killing.
They say they do not want to reveal the amount. (------------)