[Sniper-Case]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=John Muhammad]


Opening statements are expected to begin today in Virginia Beach in the trial of sniper suspect John Muhammad.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Artist: William Hennessy, Jr.;]


While fellow suspect Lee Malvo refused to testify against his alleged accomplice in pre- trial hearings, the 18- year- old is expected to be in the courtroom today.
It's believed prosecutors want him there so that witnesses can identify him.
[SUPER=03-Manassas/Last Year;]


Muhammad faces the death penalty for killing Vietnam veteran Dean Meyers at a gas station in Manassas.
Meyers' family believes the jury will find Muhammad guilty.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We believe that ]

((LARRY MEYERS/VICTIM'S BROTHER/FRIDAY: WE BELIEVE THAT THE WHEELS OF JUSTICE WILL COME OUT WITH THE APPROPRIATE VERDICT AND WE'RE COMFORTABLE WITH WHATEVER VERDICT IS RENDERED. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Meyers/Victim's Brother;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=verdict is rendered.]
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[VO-NAT]


Muhammad's trial is expected to last about six weeks.
Lee Malvo, meanwhile, goes on trial next month.
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[Kobe]


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


Kobe Bryant could find out later today whether he'll stand trial for sexual assault in Colorado.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Eagle, CO;]


During a two- day preliminary hearing last week, the prosecution offered graphic testimony accusing the N-B-A star of raping a 19- year- old hotel worker.
The defense countered that with an attack on the credibility of Bryant's accuser.
Legal experts say based on the evidence, a trial is likely.

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC-33:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Some suspcious diseases are going to start spreading across the commonwealth, but health officials say don't worry.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-October, 2001;]

That's because it's all part of a bioterrorism drill being conducted by health departments and hospitals statewide. As mock illnesses pop up, health care officials will be able to measure their preparedness and ability to respond. Wednesday, the health department will practice treating large numbers of people.
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[SOT 15:33:45]
[IN Q=We will be doing]

((JOHN O'SHEA/EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNER: WE WILL BE DOING A DISPENSING SITE OPERATION WHICH IS A MASS TREATMENT PROTECTIVE, PROPHYLACTIC TYPE TREATMENT FOR THE PUBLIC IN THE EVENT THAT SOME AGENT WAS DISPERSED AND WAS IN FACT AFFECTING THE POPULATION.))
[SUPER=01-John O'Shea/Emergency Response Planner;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=affecting the population]
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[VO-NAT]

O'Shea (O-Shay') says they'll practice dispensing antibiotics which means health histories will have to be checked. In the case of a real attack he thinks the department would be ready, but more staff would have to be called in.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The health department says anyone interested in volunteering for Wednesday's disbursement, should be at the Salem Civic Center between nine and 10:30.

[11Mall-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-42 TC-29:45]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It wasn't a drill at the Valley View Grande theater in Roanoke. Moviegoers had to evacuate the building last night.
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[VO-NAT - :20+]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Shortly after 8 o'clock, someone pulled a fire alarm after smelling smoke in the lobby. Firefighters say the smoke originated in an overheated light fixture in the marquee above the ticket windows. Nobody was hurt, and the building did not suffer any damage. The theater closed for the evening, and issued refunds to people who were affected.
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[11Pumpkin-Patch]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC-38:02]
[GRAPHIC=none]

It's that time of year again.
Grab a pumpkin and a knife, and make a gruesome gourd. But for one family in Wythe county, it was a scary spring that turned into a fabulous fall. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For farmers, Fall]
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lorri Umberger/Williams Orchard; :09]
[SUPER=01-Patrick Umberger/Williams Orchard; :42]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Williams/Williams Orchard; 1:18 (QUICK) ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:37]
[RUNS=2:20]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Wythe County.]

((For farmers, Fall is the time of year the fruits of the land become ripe for the picking. And at William's Orchard, the pumpkins are abundant.
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[SOT 12:27:46]
[IN Q=It's a lot of fun]

((LORRI UMBERGER))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=all the pumpkins]

Every October for the past 15 years or so the family has invited the public to share in the pumpkin harvest, and every year the event gets more elaborate.
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[SOT 12:45:32]
[IN Q=Last year's cannon]

((PATRICK UMBERGER))
[RUNS= 03]
[OUT Q=about half this size]

He's talking about his Punkin Chunkin Machine that's bigger and better than ever and a popular attraction at the William's Orchard Fall Festival.
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[SOT 12:46:56]
[IN Q=So we let 200 pounds]

((PATRICK UMBERGER))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=half a mile away]

For those with less spectacular aspirations, the apple gun is a good way to let out frustrations on the unsuspecting scarecrow. Hundreds have visited the farm this year, but unlike the pumpkins that are chunked into the field, owner Bobby Williams once feared his pumpkin crop wouldn't get off the ground.
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[SOT 13:23:12]
[IN Q=This year was challenging]

((BOBBY WILLIAMS))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=except for maybe corn]
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[SOT13:23:24]
[IN Q=Pumpkins were a different story]
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=flooded out]

Another festival attraction is the family maintained corn maze that sports another Fall theme, football. Both the Hokies and the Hoos are represented, but the family tends to favor the orange and maroon.
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[SOT 12:29:22]
[IN Q=The VT endzone]
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=towards the VT side]

But no matter which team you root for, William's Orchard promises fun for the entire family and only the occasional debate about ammunition for the pumpkin cannon.
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[SOT 12:47:17]
[IN Q=I want the best]
[RUNS= 15]
[OUT Q=letter for me]

Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Wythe County.))

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Kmart debuted a new ad in Game Two of the World Series that features Martha Stewart. The domestic diva is facing a trial next year for her role in a stock-trading scandal. Company officials say nothing has changed in their approach to Stewart and her line of home furnishings. After she was indicted in June, a Kmart spokeswoman said the matter was between law enforcement and Stewart. In other news, stocks fell on Friday.
Jean Lee has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jean Lee/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((Stocks ended near their session lows, as investors focused on disappointing earnings from EBay and Sun Microsystems, and sold off, on concerns about growth in technology.
The Dow ended Friday down just about 70- points, to close at 97-21. For the
week the industrials GAINED = a percent.


The S&P slid nearly 11 points on Friday. And the Nasdaq dropped about 38 points, ending the week at 19-12.
Next week's earnings will focus in on the financial, drug and telecom sectors. Citigroup, J-P Morgan, AT&T, Sprint and SBC Communications are just some of the companies set to talk about their results.
Leading the parade at the start of the week will be chip companies. Texas Instruments and Altera are scheduled to report on Monday.
First-quarter numbers for fiscal 2004, are due out from Microsoft on Tuesday.
When AT&T rings in with earnings, Ma Bell's third-quarter profit is expected to come in, at nearly DOUBLE that of last year's.
Wednesday will bring results from the drugmakers, including Pfizer and Schering-Plough's Analysts are expecting Schering's numbers to come in well BELOW, last year's results. Some big oil-services names also will release results on Thursday, including Schlumberger and Baker Hughes
Get up to date on all the latest earnings news by clicking on to our website, it's cbs.mw.com I'm jl cbs mw in ny.))


(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[Mother-Teresa]


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


In Rome, more than a quarter million Catholics gathered in Saint Peter's Square for the beatification of Mother Teresa.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rome, Italy;]


A visibly feeble Pope John Paul, the Second presided over the mass, but the 83- year- old was unable to deliver any part of his sermon.
Yesterday's ceremony moved Mother Teresa one step closer to sainthood.
The nun from Calcutta dedicated her entire life to helping the poor in India, and beyond.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The example]

((BARBARA HENKEL/VISITOR FROM PHILADELPHIA:THE EXAMPLE OF HER LIFE IS SO OUTSTANDING. HER PRAYER, HER DEEP SPIRITUATLITY, HER LOVE FOR THE POOR, HER LOVE FOR THE UNBORN. ))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Henkel/Visitor from Philadelphia;]
[RUNS=:09] (estimated runs time)
[OUT Q=for the unborn.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, the Pope is scheduled to formally name 31 new Cardinals.
And it's the Cardinals who have the responsibility of choosing the next Pope.
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[11Pastor-Honor]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-44 TC-14:24]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The sanctuary at Cave Spring United Methodist Church was alive with music yesterday.
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[SOT 17:21:28]
[IN Q=Hello brother]

((Dan Chitwood singing: HELLO BROTHER, PREACHER, TEACHER AND FRIEND.))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=and friend.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Churchgoers packed the pews to pay tribute to Reverend Art Wingfield.
The 71-year-old is celebrating 50 years as an ordained minister in Virginia.
He got a surprise recognition during yesterday's services.
The church gave him a plaque and named him "pastor emeritus" (Em-AIR-uh-tus) in a resolution signed by the bishop.

Wingfield also got a dogwood tree planted in his honor, a chandelier presented in his name and an original song composed just for him.
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[11Christmas-Store]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC-1:47:11]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Some Roanoke Valley residents are revving up for the holiday season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

The 5th Annual "Ride Round the Valley" took off in Salem yesterday afternoon. Motorcycles, antique cars and just plain old vehicles rode 20- miles through the valley to help raise supplies and money for the Community Christmas Store. The event was just one of many that volunteers hold throughout the year in order to raise the 60- thousand dollars it takes to stock the store.
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[SOT 8:43:31]
[IN Q=We serve around 700]

((ANGIE APGAR/COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS STORE: WE SERVE AROUND 700 FAMILIES SO WE HAVE VOLUNTEERS WORKING YEAR ROUND GETTING DONATIONS IN, HOLDING VARIOUS FUND RAISERS. WE ALSO WORK WITH SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, BUSINESSES IN OUR AREA TO COME UP WITH THE MONEY WE NEED.))
[SUPER=01-Angie Apgar/Community Christmas Store;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=money we need]
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[VO-NAT]

Apgar says the sluggish economy has kept businesses from donating as much as usual, but donations are accepted at any time. Community Christmas Store benefits families in Salem, Roanoke County and Vinton who need a little help around the holidays. Families that qualify get to shop for toys, clothing and household items at no cost for two days in December.
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[11Arts-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC-54:05]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The city of Roanoke is hoping to attract more people to the downtown area, by first getting them to live there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge and Downtown Roanoke, Incorporated hosted a "This Is Living" tour yesterday, to showcase apartments that were renovated out of old office buildings. Organizers say they hope this is just the beginning to make downtown Roanoke a hip, cool place for people to live and work.
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[SOT 6:11]
[IN Q=and economically]

((BOB FETZER/ARTS COUNCIL OF THE BLUE RIDGE: AND ECONOMICALLY IT'LL BE A STEAM ENGINE FOR ROANOKE TO BUILD ON IN THE FUTURE AND JUST RECYCLING A NUMBER OF THESE BUILDINGS THAT HISTORICALLY BEEN USED FOR OFFICE SPACE AND TO BE ABLE TO BRING THEM BACK IN A NEW LIFE WITH COOL APARTMENTS AND GREAT SPACES TO LIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Fetzer; :07]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=spaces to live]
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[VO-NAT]

More than 300-apartments were showcased yesterday. Organizers say they hope to add even more.
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(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[Biz-Brief]


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


In business news, Stocks closed lower on Friday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case]




((STOCKS TUMBLED FRIDAY AS INVESTORS CASHED OUT AFTER A FEW WEAK EARNINGS REPORTS FROM THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR.


THE DOW WAS DOWN 69 POINTS AND...
...THE NASDAQ LOST 37.


NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION EDGED UPWARD IN SEPTEMBER BY THREE-POINT-FOUR PERCENT.
THAT PUT CONSTRUCTION AT A SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ANNUAL RATE OF ONE-POINT-88 MILLION NEW UNITS.
THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT SAYS ITS THE SECOND BIGGEST INCREASE OF THE CALENDAR YEAR.
NEW HOME STARTS DECLINED IN AUGUST.


SHARES OF SUN MICROSYSTEMS LOST MORE THAN A PERCENT A DAY AFTER THE COMPANY REPORTED FISCAL FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS.
THE COMPANY POSTED A LOSS OF NINE-CENTS A SHARE.
THAT'S A FURTHER DECLINE FROM THE LOSS OF FOUR-CENTS A SHARE ONE YEAR AGO.
SUN SAYS WEAK DEMAND FOR COMPUTER SERVERS CONTRIBUTED TO THE COMPANY'S 10TH CONSECUTIVE QUARTERLY LOSS.


SHARES OF E-BAY LOST MORE THAN FOUR-PERCENT AFTER REPORTING THIRD QUARTER NET INCOME OF 16-CENTS PER SHARE... UP FROM 11-CENTS A YEAR EARLIER.
E-BAY SAYS SALES FOR THE QUARTER JUMPED 84 PERCENT YEAR-TO-YEAR.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M STAN CASE.))




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


[Russia-Space]


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


A smooth docking for the latest visitors to the International Space Station.
(+++++++++++++)


The Russian Soyuz spacecraft carried an American, a Russian and a Spaniard to the orbiting outpost. The crew met each other for the first time this morning. They plan to spend the next six months aboard the space station. This is the second time a Russian capsule has taken an American to the space station since NASA grounded the space shuttle program after the Columbia disaster in February.
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[Healthy-Living]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Healthy Living]

Many children who are diagnosed with Attention Defecit Hyperactivity Disorder could be suffering from other problems.

(+++++++)

[FS Healthy Living] Joy Sutton explains in this week's Healthy Living.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For years]
[SUPER=@Joy1; :00]
[RUNS=3:01]
[OUT Q=in this week's Healthy Living]



[Tape tosses to Break] [COMM]