[11BC-ACC]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC-1:39:02]
[GRAPHIC=BC/ACC]


After months of unexpected twists and turns, the Atlantic Coast Conference expansion is now complete.
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[VO-NAT - :08.5]
[SUPER=03-Chestnut Hill, MA/Last Season;]

The A-C-C extended a bid for Boston College yesterday to become the 12th member of the league by a 9-to-zero vote. Boston College quickly accepted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - End of server story/3:09:39]
[IN Q=]

((GENE DEFILIPPO/BOSTON COLLEGE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; FOR US THIS REALLY HELPS TO SECURE OUR FUTURE IN THE LONG TERM. THIS IS A GREAT FIT FOR US BOTH ACADEMICALLY AND ATHLETICALLY, AND WE'RE VERY, VERY EXCITED.)) ((JOHN SWOFFORD/ACC COMMISSIONER; I THINK THEY SHARE THIS CONFERENCE'S VALUES. ALL ALONG THEY'VE HAD AN INTEREST IN BEING A PART OF THIS. AND I THINK IT ADDS ONE MORE EXCELLENT SCHOOL TO WHAT WILL NOW BE A 12 MEMBER MIX.))
[SUPER=01-Gene DeFilippo/Boston College Athletic Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :13]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=a 12 member mix.]
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[VO-NAT - :27+]

Because the league will have 12 teams, the move will allow the A-C-C to hold a football conference championship game that's expected to bring in between 5 and 10 million dollars.
The league appealed to the N-C-double-A to allow a championship game with only eleven members, but that was denied.
Boston College is expected to start league play in 2005, and WILL have to pay an exit fee to the Big East. Virginia Tech and Miami will play their first games as A-C-C members next September.
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[11-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-1:45:44]
[GRAPHIC=I-81]


If you know someone who was late getting home yesterday, they may have a pretty good excuse if they were on I-81.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A string of accidents backed up traffic more more than 20 miles. It all started with a minor accident in the Northbound lanes near Salem around noon. At least 7 other accidents happened in the backup over the next 7 hours, damaging at least 16 vehicles. Police say traffic Southbound was clear for the most part until 41 year old Michael Shearer of Illinois tried to cross the median, but got his tractor trailer stuck and blocked two lanes for hours. State Police held their day shift over to handle the mess. Sunday is traditionally the heaviest commercial traffic day of the week.
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[Iraq]


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


The U-S military says another American soldier has died in Iraq.
The death follows a suicide bombing in Baghdad that claimed the lives of six Iraqis.
And it appears the continuing violence has led to a shakeup in the Bush administration.
Aleen Sirgany has more on all those angles, from Washington.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The double suicide]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Biden/(D) Delaware; :33]
[SUPER=01-Ivo Daalder/Brookings Institute; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.]

((
PKG

(Baghdad)

THE DOUBLE SUICIDE BOMBING IN BAGHDAD WAS FOLLOWED BY MORE KILLING IN IRAQ. THE U-S MILITARY SAYS A U-S SOLDIER DIED SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE COUNTRY WHEN HIS VEHICLE HIT A LANDMINE.... ANOTHER SOLDIER WAS WOUNDED. IN THE BAGHDAD BOMBING NO U-S TROOPS WERE KILLED AND BARRICADES OUTSIDE THE HOTEL FULL OF AMERICANS KEPT THE ATTACKERS FROM CRASHING INSIDE..... BUT AT LEAST SIX IRAQIS DIED. IT IS THE SEVENTH FATAL BOMBING SINCE EARLY AUGUST... ATTACKS THAT HAVE TAKEN MORE THAN 140 LIVES.

(SOT- Sen. Joe Biden/(D) Delaware)

"the more chaos there is, the more it undermines the support for maintaining the commitment to win the peace in Iraq." :11
CRITICS SAY THE PRESIDENT HAS LOST CONTROL OF POST-WAR IRAQ BECAUSE OF INFIGHTING WITHIN HIS OWN ADMINISTRATION. THE PRESIDENT IS NOW SHIFTING THE RECONSTRUCTION PROCESS TO NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER CONDOLEEZZA RICE... TAKING IT AWAY FROM DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD.

(SOT-Ivo Daalder/Brookings Institute)

"What's happening is that the White House has decided to take control of the process it had explicitly ceded to Don Rumsfeld last January":08
HOW THE SHAKEUP WILL EFFECT POLITICIANS ON THE HILL IS UNCLEAR. THIS WEEK THE SENATE AND THE FULL HOUSE ARE EXPECTED TO CONSIDER THE 87 BILLION DOLLAR EMERGENCY SPENDING BILL FOR IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

(STANDUP: Aleen Sirgany/CBS NEWS/ Washington, DC)

LAWMAKERS PREDICT THE MONEY WILL GET APPROVED.... INCLUDING 20 BILLION DOLLARS FOR RECONSTRUCTION. HOWEVER, ONE REPUBLICAN SENATOR BELIEVES THE TOTAL PRICE TAG FOR THAT JOB COULD EVENTUALLY REACH 100 BILLION DOLLARS. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.

))[Twins-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It took 34 hours and two surgeries, but now two Egyptian brothers born attached at top of the head are on their own.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/File;]


The two- year- old twins are listed in critical, but stable condition at a Dallas hospital.
They're now in a drug- induced coma and will stay that way for the next two to four days.
Doctors say it's too early to tell is the boys suffered any brain damage from the procedure.
They add both boys will need additional reconstructive surgery in the coming years.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, investors will keep a close eye on some important numbers this week.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning.]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=in New York.]


((> GOOD MORNING.. > > EARNINGS SEASON KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR THIS WEEK..COMPANIES SLATED TO SHOW > WALL STREET THEIR PROFIT REPORTCARDS INCLUDE INTEL, MOTOROLA, DELTA > AIRLINES, COCA COLA AND SEARS. > > THE WEEK IS ALSO PACKED WITH ECONOMIC REPORTS INCLUDING SEPTEMBER RETAIL > SALES, HOUSING STARTS AND CONSUMER SENTIMENT. > > IN THE LAST SESSION, INVESTORS WERE HEDGING THEIR BETS AHEAD OF ALL THOSE > PROFIT REPORTS... > > THE DOW SLIPPED 5 POINTS > > WHILE THE NASDAQ MOVED UP 3. > > Wall Street economists are revising their forecasts for third-quarter U.S. > gross domestic product higher following a narrower-than-expected trade gap > for August. Goldman Sachs economists are now forecasting 6.5 percent > growth, up from 5 percent earlier. > > As it "aggressively" investigates trading abuses at mutual funds, the > Securities and Exchange Commission plans new regulations within a month. > The trading abuses at mutual funds are also under the scrutiny of New York > state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer after the practices were uncovered at > a hedge fund and several mutual funds > > TRACK THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM IN NEW YORK I'M AC))


(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Therapeutic-Riding]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-47 TC-6:37]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Riding and rehabilitation. They're words that may not always go together, but hundreds of Virginians are opting to kick up some dust on their way, Jennifer Wishon takes us to a show in Rockbridge County where horses are helping to heal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound of horse walking]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marjorie Youngs/Therapeutic Riding Association President; :08]
[SUPER=01-Rachael Atol/Rider; :42]
[SUPER=01-Kirk Bumstead/Rider; 1:35]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:49]
[RUNS=2:20]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7 Lexington.]

((((NATS OF HORSE WALKING)) The natural movement of a horse is helping hundreds of Virginians with disabilities improve their quality of life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:31:03]
[IN Q=Riding teaches many]

((MARJORIE YOUNGS: RIDING TEACHES MANY THINGS. IT TEACHES, YOU KNOW PHYSICALLY YOU'VE GOT YOUR BALANCE, MUSCLE TONE AND ALL THOSE SORTS OF THINGS, BUT YOU'VE ALSO GOT TO PAY ATTENTION. YOU HAVE TO BE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=be following directions]

70 riders from across the state were at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington this weekend to practice and show off their skills. 18 year old Rachael Atol rides with Equi-Kids in Virginia Beach. Sunday she competed in pole bending, obstacles and dressage, but outside of competition, riding horses has helped shape her life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:41:38]
[IN Q=I would probably be]

((RACHAEL ATOL: I WOULD PROBABLY BE LIKE ONE OF THOSE TYPICAL TEENAGERS WITH THE NAILS AND HAIR AND SUCH, WITH THIS I HAVE SOMETHING TO CARE ABOUT WITH THESE GUYS AND THEY PUT A DIFFERENT OUTLOOK ON LIFE.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=outlook on life]

A different outlook that's helping people of all ages overcome their physical, mental and emotional afflictions. [COVER PART OF BITE WITH INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:30:42]
[IN Q=You can have a]

((MARJORIE YOUNGS: YOU CAN HAVE A SKILL THAT YOU'RE TRYING TO TEACH IN THE CLASSROOM OR TRYING TO TEACH IN A PHYSICAL THERAPY SITUATION, YOUR STANDARD PHYSICAL THERAPY SITUATION AND WHEN YOU PUT THE PERSON ON A HORSE, WITH A HORSE, YOU CAN ATTAIN YOUR OBJECTIVE SOMETIMES FASTER.))
[RUNS= 17]
[OUT Q=sometimes faster]

((NATS OF KIRK STEPPING ON STOOL TO MOUNT HIS HORSE.)) 43- year- old Kirk Bumstead volunteered his time at Hoofbeats in Natural Bridge five years ago, ended up falling in love with a horse and has been perfecting his horsemanship every day since.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:46:02]
[IN Q=It's made me a]

((KIRK BUMSTEAD: IT'S MADE ME A BETTER PERSON, OVERALL, MORE OUTGOING AND FRIENDLY. I MEAN HORSES CAN DO SO MUCH FOR YOU. THEY DO SO MUCH FOR YOUR INSIDES. THEY BRING OUT THE BETTER YOU.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=the better you]

For some who aren't able or have difficulty walking horses give them legs, which is a freedom Bumstead hopes more people take advantage of.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:46:54]
[IN Q=Join a good riding]

((KIRK BUMSTEAD: JOIN A GOOD RIDING PROGRAM IN YOUR AREA. PEOPLE ARE GOOD, COURTEOUS AND KIND AND YOU'LL HAVE A BETTER EXPERIENCE FOR YOURSELF IF YOU FIND A NICE RIDING PROGRAM.))
[RUNS= 15]
[OUT Q=nice riding program]

A program that's changing lives one step at a time. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Lexington.))

[2-11BC-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC-1:39:02]
[GRAPHIC=BC/ACC]


First Virginia Tech and Miami got the offer. Now, the Atlantic Coast Conference expansion is now complete with Boston College becoming team number 12.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :08.5]
[SUPER=03-Chestnut Hill, MA;]

The A-C-C extended a bid for Boston College yesterday to become the 12th member of the league by a 9-to-zero vote. Boston College quickly accepted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - End of server story/3:09:39]
[IN Q=]

((GENE DEFILIPPO/BOSTON COLLEGE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; FOR US THIS REALLY HELPS TO SECURE OUR FUTURE IN THE LONG TERM. THIS IS A GREAT FIT FOR US BOTH ACADEMICALLY AND ATHLETICALLY, AND WE'RE VERY, VERY EXCITED.)) ((JOHN SWOFFORD/ACC COMMISSIONER; I THINK THEY SHARE THIS CONFERENCE'S VALUES. ALL ALONG THEY'VE HAD AN INTEREST IN BEING A PART OF THIS. AND I THINK IT ADDS ONE MORE EXCELLENT SCHOOL TO WHAT WILL NOW BE A 12 MEMBER MIX.))
[SUPER=01-Gene DeFilippo/Boston College Athletic Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :13]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=a 12 member mix.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :27+]

Because the league will have 12 teams, the move will allow the A-C-C to hold a football conference championship game that is expected to bring in between 5 and 10 million dollars. The league appealed to the N-C-double-A to allow a championship game with only eleven members, but that was denied. Boston College is expected to start league play in 2005, and WILL have to pay an exit fee to the Big East. Virginia Tech and Miami will play their first games as A-C-C members next September.
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[2-11-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-1:45:44]
[GRAPHIC=I-81]


Interstate 81 was no place to be Sunday unless you had plenty of time to kill.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A string of accidents backed up traffic more more than 20 miles. It all started with a minor accident in the Northbound lanes near Salem around noon. At least 7 other accidents happened in the backup over the next 7 hours, damaging at least 16 vehicles. Police say traffic Southbound was clear for the most part until 41 year old Michael Shearer of Illinois tried to cross the median, but got his tractor trailer stuck and blocked two lanes for hours. State Police held their day shift over to handle the mess. Sunday is traditionally the heaviest commercial traffic day of the week.
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[2Twins-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The two Egyptian brothers who were born attached at the top of the head are doing OK to this point.
34 hours of surgery successfully separated the pair.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/File;]


The two- year- old twins are listed in critical, but stable condition at a Dallas hospital.
They're now in a drug- induced coma and will stay that way for the next two to four days.
Doctors say it's too early to tell is the boys suffered any brain damage from the procedure.
They add both boys will need additional reconstructive surgery in the coming years.
(------------)


[2Iraq]


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


Another U-S soldier has been killed in Iraq, on the heels of a suicide bombing over the weekend that killed six Iraqis.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


The U-S military says an American soldier was killed last night in the northern part of the country when his vehicle hit a landmine.
Another soldier was wounded.
Critics say the President has lost control of post- war Iraq, because of infighting within his own administration.
Bush is now shifting the reconstruction process to National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, taking it away from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=What's happening]

((IVO DAALDER/BROOKINGS INSTITUTE:WHAT'S HAPPENING IS THAT THE WHITE HOUSE HAS DECIDED TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE PROCESS IT HAD EXPLICITLY CEDED TO DON RUMSFELD LAST JANUARY. ))
[SUPER=01-Ivo Daalder/Brookings Institute;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=last January.]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, the House and Senate are expected to consider the 87- billion dollar emergency spending bill for Iraq and Afghanistan this week.
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[Terrorist-Killed]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Authorities are reporting some progress in the war on terror--
Philippine officials say a fugitive terrorist leader with links to al-Qaida is dead.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Fathur (faht- HOOR) al-Ghozi was killed during a shootout with authorrities.
Al- Ghozi's death ends a three-month manhunt launched after his dramatic escape from Philippine police headquarters.
His group was blamed for the deadly Bali nightclub bombing last year.
President Bush is scheduled to visit the Philippines later this week.
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[Trigger]


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


[Roll out of Break]

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[Steve Next]



























































[Biz-Brief]


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

In business news, Japanese markets are closed today for "Health and Sports Day", a national holiday, but here in the US, markets are open for Columbus Day. Wall Street will put its collective focus on the corporate bottom line this week, the busiest week of the third-quarter corporate earnings season. Now here's a look at opening stocks.

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Winner]

[Roll out of Break]

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



[SUPER=45-Jannette Rubom/Salem;]



[Mini-Open]

[11Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC-32:10]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the cause of a plane crash over the weekend at Roanoke Regional Airport.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

56-year-old Robert Kennedy of Hardy told authorities he crash-landed his experimental plane after having mechanical and electrical problems. Investigators say Kennedy had been in Roanoke for a few days working on the plane and was headed to New London, Connecticut. There were no passengers. At least four flights in and out of the airport were delayed because of the accident. One flight was diverted to Washington D-C -- another was diverted to West Virginia.
(------------)



[3-11BC-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC-1:39:02]
[GRAPHIC=BC/ACC]


After months of unexpected twists and turns, the Atlantic Coast Conference expansion is now complete.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :08.5]
[SUPER=03-Chestnut Hill, MA;]

The A-C-C extended a bid for Boston College yesterday to become the 12th member of the league by a 9-to-zero vote. Boston College quickly accepted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - End of server story/3:09:39]
[IN Q=]

((GENE DEFILIPPO/BOSTON COLLEGE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; FOR US THIS REALLY HELPS TO SECURE OUR FUTURE IN THE LONG TERM. THIS IS A GREAT FIT FOR US BOTH ACADEMICALLY AND ATHLETICALLY, AND WE'RE VERY, VERY EXCITED.)) ((JOHN SWOFFORD/ACC COMMISSIONER; I THINK THEY SHARE THIS CONFERENCE'S VALUES. ALL ALONG THEY'VE HAD AN INTEREST IN BEING A PART OF THIS. AND I THINK IT ADDS ONE MORE EXCELLENT SCHOOL TO WHAT WILL NOW BE A 12 MEMBER MIX.))
[SUPER=01-Gene DeFilippo/Boston College Athletic Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :13]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=a 12 member mix.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :27+]

Because the league will have 12 teams, the move will allow the A-C-C to hold a football conference championship game that is expected to bring in between 5 and 10 million dollars. The league appealed to the N-C-double-A to allow a championship game with only eleven members, but that was denied. Boston College is expected to start league play in 2005, and WILL have to pay an exit fee to the Big East. Virginia Tech and Miami will play their first games as A-C-C members next September.
(------------)



[3-11-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-1:45:44]
[GRAPHIC=I=81]


If you are heading anywhere on Interstate 81 today, it will probably take you a lot less time than it took many drivers on Sunday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A string of accidents backed up traffic more more than 20 miles. It all started with a minor accident in the Northbound lanes near Salem around noon. At least 7 other accidents happened in the backup over the next 7 hours, damaging at least 16 vehicles. Police say traffic Southbound was clear for the most part until 41 year old Michael Shearer of Illinois tried to cross the median, but got his tractor trailer stuck and blocked two lanes for hours. State Police held their day shift over to handle the mess. Sunday is traditionally the heaviest commercial traffic day of the week.
(------------)



[3Iraq]


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


First another suicide bombing over the weekend that killed six Iraqis .. then another U-S soldier killed.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


The U-S military says an American soldier was killed last night in the northern part of the country when his vehicle hit a landmine.
Another soldier was wounded.
Critics say the President has lost control of post- war Iraq, because of infighting within his own administration.
Bush is now shifting the reconstruction process to National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, taking it away from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=What's happening]

((IVO DAALDER/BROOKINGS INSTITUTE:WHAT'S HAPPENING IS THAT THE WHITE HOUSE HAS DECIDED TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE PROCESS IT HAD EXPLICITLY CEDED TO DON RUMSFELD LAST JANUARY. ))
[SUPER=01-Ivo Daalder/Brookings Institute;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=last January.]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, the House and Senate are expected to consider the 87- billion dollar emergency spending bill for Iraq and Afghanistan this week.
(-------------)


[Train-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In Chicago, emergency officials say as many as 100 people may have been injured in a commuter train derailment.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;]


The spokeswoman says most of the injuries are minor.
Authorities say two engines and five cars jumped the track yesterday on the city's South Side.
Diesel fuel was reportedly leaking from the cars, so a Hazmat team was called in.
No word yet on what caused the derailment.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
(------------)


[2Twins-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The two Egyptian brothers who were born attached at the top of the head are doing OK to this point.
34 hours of surgery successfully separated the pair.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/File;]


The two- year- old twins are listed in critical, but stable condition at a Dallas hospital.
They're now in a drug- induced coma and will stay that way for the next two to four days.
Doctors say it's too early to tell is the boys suffered any brain damage from the procedure.
They add both boys will need additional reconstructive surgery in the coming years.
(------------)


[2Marketwatch]


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


In business news, regulators promise new procedures for Mutual Funds within a month.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((> GOOD MORNING.. > > EARNINGS SEASON KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR THIS WEEK..COMPANIES SLATED TO SHOW > WALL STREET THEIR PROFIT REPORTCARDS INCLUDE INTEL, MOTOROLA, DELTA > AIRLINES, COCA COLA AND SEARS. > > THE WEEK IS ALSO PACKED WITH ECONOMIC REPORTS INCLUDING SEPTEMBER RETAIL > SALES, HOUSING STARTS AND CONSUMER SENTIMENT. > > IN THE LAST SESSION, INVESTORS WERE HEDGING THEIR BETS AHEAD OF ALL THOSE > PROFIT REPORTS... > > THE DOW SLIPPED 5 POINTS > > WHILE THE NASDAQ MOVED UP 3. > > Wall Street economists are revising their forecasts for third-quarter U.S. > gross domestic product higher following a narrower-than-expected trade gap > for August. Goldman Sachs economists are now forecasting 6.5 percent > growth, up from 5 percent earlier. > > As it "aggressively" investigates trading abuses at mutual funds, the > Securities and Exchange Commission plans new regulations within a month. > The trading abuses at mutual funds are also under the scrutiny of New York > state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer after the practices were uncovered at > a hedge fund and several mutual funds > > TRACK THE PRE MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM IN NEW YORK I'M AC))

(tape tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

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


Here's what's making news today.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The invitation has been extended and accepted--
Now Boston College joins the ranks of Virginia Tech and Miami to become the 12th member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Traveling on Interstate -81 was more like taking a slow Sunday drive.
A series of accidents backed up traffic more than 20 miles yesterday. It all started with a minor accident near Salem around noon. The backup led to at least 7 other accidents.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


After a suicide bombing over the weekend in Baghdad that killed six Iraqis, the U-S military says an American soldier was killed in ANOTHER attack.
It happened when the soldier's vehicle hit a landmine last night.
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[2-11Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC-32:10]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the cause of a plane crash over the weekend at Roanoke Regional Airport, one that disrupted passenger service for a while.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

56-year-old Robert Kennedy of Hardy told authorities he crash-landed his experimental plane after having mechanical and electrical problems. Investigators say Kennedy had been in Roanoke for a few days working on the plane and was headed to New London, Connecticut. There were no passengers. At least four flights in and out of the airport were delayed because of the accident. One flight was diverted to Washington D-C -- another was diverted to West Virginia.
(------------)



[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
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"Kill Bill" has bloodied the competition at the box office.
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It's the first part of Quentin Tarantino's vengeance saga starring Uma Thurman. It opened in first place with 22-point-seven million dollars in ticket sales.
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Last weekend's number one film, ``The School of Rock,'' slipped to second place. The Coen brothers' romantic comedy ``Intolerable Cruelty,'' starring George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones, debuted at number three. "Good Boy!" and "Out of Time" complete this week's top five.
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