[11Rke-Airport]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-03 TC-1:33:04]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


The severe weather that affected the Roanoke Regional Airport last night could create a few problems for air travelers this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Airport officials say that several lightning strikes knocked out the runway lights shortly before 9 o'clock, and lasted for about an hour. The airport's website is reporting some delays this morning. Anyone with questions about a specific flight is being asked to call their airline, and not the airport offices.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=2]


The first court- martial has been scheduled in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal.
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[VO-NAT]


Specialist Jeremy Sivits faces a public trial in Baghdad on May 19th.
Photos taken this weekend are meant to show improved conditions inside the prison, but other controversial pictures have triggered calls for the Defense Secretary's resignation.
Donald Rumsfeld offered an apology, but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say the problem goes deeper.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think it's still]

((SEN. CHUCK HAGEL/R- NEBRASKA:I THINK IT'S STILL IN QUESTION WHETHER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RUMSFELD AND, QUITE FRANKLY, GENERAL MYERS CAN COMMAND THE RESPECT AND THE TRUST AND THE CONFIDENCE OF THE MILITARY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO LEAD THIS COUNTRY. )) ((SEN. JOSEPH BIDEN/D- DELAWARE: I MEAN, THIS IS ABOUT ACCOUNTABILITY, BUT IT'S WELL BEYOND RUMSFELD IS THE ONLY POINT I'M TRYING TO MAKE. THERE'S A NEED FOR SOME MORAL CLARITY HERE. ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Chuck Hagel/(R) Nebraska; ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joseph Biden/(D) Delaware; :11]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=moral clarity here.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, President Bush will heading to the Pentagon later today for a briefing.
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[6-Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=net E]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=3]


Senator John Warner is also weighing-in on the prisoner abuse scandal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Meet the Press;]

Warner joined retired General Wesley Clark and South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham on "Meet the Press" yesterday morning to talk about the treatment of detainees. Warner defended Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, and wants him to stay on the job.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This man, Secretary...]

((THIS MAN SECRETARY DON RUMSFELD IS A MAN OF CONSCIENCE. HE'S STRONG, HE'S EFFECTIVE AND I CAN CONTINUE TO WORK WITH HIM, I ASSURE YOU.))
[SUPER=@JohnWarner;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=I assure you.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Pentagon will give Congress unreleased photos showing Iraqi prisoners being abused by U.S. soldiers. Warner said lawmakers will be allowed to view the photos in private, but could NOT say when they would be made available to the public.
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[11Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-18 TC-12:06]
[GRAPHIC=F15 Crash]
[ENG#=4]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Air Force investigators continue their search for parts of a fighter jet that crashed in Franklin County last week. As Jennifer Wishon reports, they're making progress, but it could be more than a month before they figure out why the plane went down.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have security forces]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :05]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; :21]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Jeff Jones/U.S. Air Force Spokesman; :36]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Franklin County]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:33:06]
[IN Q=We have security]

((JEFF JONES: WE HAVE SECURITY FORCES THAT ARE KIND OF PROTECTING THE SCENE AROUND.))
[RUNS= 3]
[OUT Q=the scene around]

This quiet Franklin County farm is now the staging area of a military investigation. The property is taped off and under guard while nearly 60 men and women from the Air Force find and secure pieces of the F-15 Strike Eagle that went down on Thursday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:47:40]
[IN Q=The biggest find for]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: THE BIGGEST FIND FOR INVESTIGATORS OVER THE WEEKEND WAS THE JET'S CANOPY AND EJECTION SEATS FOUND ON PRIVATE PROPERTY ABOUT HALF A MILE AWAY. INVESTIGATORS ARE PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION TO WHERE THESE PIECES ARE BEING FOUND TO HELP THEM BETTER UNDERSTAND EXACTLY WHAT WENT WRONG.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=what went wrong]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:29:38]
[IN Q=They take those pieces]

((JEFF JONES: THEY TAKE THOSE PIECES ALONG WITH A LOT OF OTHER INFORMATION TO KIND OF GIVE THEM THE BIG PICTURE TO MAKE SURE THEY THOROUGHLY RESEARCH AND FIND OUT WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=what actually happened]

The two pilots flying the jet ejected to safety. They've returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina where they're being interviewed about the crash.

The pilots of a second jet who were flying with them are also playing a crucial role in the investigation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:30:50]
[IN Q=They actually have]

((JEFF JONES: THEY ACTUALLY HAVE SYSTEMS ON BOARD THAT ACTUALLY COLLECT INFORMATION THAT THEY CAN KIND OF POINT WHAT CERTAIN PIECES ARE OF INFORMATION IN TERMS OF WHERE THE PLANE WAS, WHAT THEY SAW AND SO THEY INTERVIEW THE PILOTS AND THEN TAKE SOME OF THE INFORMATION FROM THE SYSTEMS ON BOARD.))
[RUNS= 15]
[OUT Q=the overall investigation]

[INSERT FILE VIDEO HERE] The investigation has gone much smoother thanks to local first- responders who found and treated the ejected pilots and also secured the scene of the crash. [COVER BITE WITH FILE]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:31:20]
[IN Q=The local people were]

((JEFF JONES: THE LOCAL PEOPLE WERE INVALUABLE FROM THE LOCAL SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT TO THE STATE POLICE TO ALL THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FOLKS - THEY WERE PHENOMENAL. THEY SECURED THE SCENE TO US AND TURNED IT OVER TO US [END COVER HERE] SO WE DEFINITELY THANK THEM FOR COMING OUT AND DOING THAT FOR US.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=doing that for us]

After all the information is collected an Air Force Mishap Investigation Board will take over. They'll put the pieces back together and try to determine a cause in hopes of preventing any additional crashes in the future. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Franklin County.))

(++++++++)
[ANCHOR=Kim]

[TAKE SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB PHONE FS] If you find debris from the jet the Air Force asks that you NOT touch it. Instead you're asked to call Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. During business hours call 919-722-0027, or after hours call 919-722-0000
(++++++++)


[AM-Quarry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


A proposed quarry may get a rocky reception tonight, when the Botetourt County Planning Commission hears the issue.
(+++++++)

[Take Quarry Map FS Event516] Timber Ridge Properties wants to open a stone quarry and processing plant on 300 acres of land along Catawba Creek in Botetourt County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT from 04-19 TC11:20]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Week;]

Opponents promise to be present. They worry about water contamination and increased truck traffic on Route 220. Timber Ridge officials say several state and federal agencies oversee quarry operations, and the company will be a good neighbor. The hearing begins at 6:00 p.m.
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[Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]


Prices at the gas pump are soaring again--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The Lundberg Servey says the national average for a gallon of gas is now a dollar- 96, up 10 cents in the last two weeks.
It's the biggest leap since last August.
Tight gasoline supplies, rising demands, and warm weather environmental regulations have pushed prices higher.
Meanwhile, drivers in San Diego, California are paying the most-- forking out two- dollars- and 25 cents for a gallon of gas.
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[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

"Van Helsing'' is number one at the box office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Universal;]

The monster-hunting adventure starring Hugh Jackman opened simultaneously in 41 countries. The movie took in 54-point-two million dollars in the U-S, and another 53 million dollars internationally.

(+++++++)

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-''Van Helsing''/54.2/''Mean Girls''/14/''Man on Fire''/7.9/''New York Minute''/6.2/''13 Going on 30''/5.5;]


"Mean Girls" fell to second place. "Man on Fire" was third. The Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen feature ``New York Minute'' debuted in fourth place. And, 13 Going on 30 was fifth.
[Super=#555;reset]
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news, Stocks fell on Friday. Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((> INSTEAD OF APPLAUDING A STRONGER THAN EXPECTED JOBS REPORT FOR APRIL, > INVESTORS RETREATED... FEARFUL THAT THE REPORT WILL GIVE THE FEDERAL > RESERVE A BIG REASON TO RAISE INTEREST RATES. > > IN FACT, WALL STREET FIRMS HAVE ALREADY MOVED UP THEIR FORECASTS FOR WHEN > THE FED WILL HIKE RATES. JP MORGAN CAHSE, BEAR STEARNS AND THREE OTHER > FIRMS BELIEVE THE FED WILL HIKE RATES BY A QUARTER POINT AT ITS JUNE 30TH > MEETING. IT WOULD BE THE FIRST RATE HIKE IN FOUR YEARS. > > THE DOW SANK 123 POINTS FRIDAY AND TUMBLED NEARLY 1 PERCENT FOR THE WEEK. > > THE NASDAQ SLID NEARLY 20 POINTS AND ROSE ABOUT HALF A PERCENT FOR THE > WEEK. > > IT'S FINALE WEEK FOR EARNINGS REPORTS ON WALL STREET... THE HIGHLIGHTS > INCLUDE NUMBERS FROM WALMART, TARGET, DELL, CISCO AND DISNEY. > > IT'S ALSO A BIG WEEK FOR ECONOOMIC REPORTS: WITH A LOOK AT APRIL RETAIL > SALES, CONSUMER SENTIMENT AND READINGS ON INFLATION AT BOTH THE WHOLESALE > AND RETAIL LEVEL. > > OIL IS SURE TO STAY IN THE HEADLINES IN THE COMING WEEKS. CRUDE OIL > TOUCHED 40 DOLLARS A BARREL FRIDAY... A LEVEL NOT SEEN SINCE OCTOBER 1990. > TRADERS PUSHED PRICES HIGHER FOLLOWING RECENT ATTACKS ON PETROLEUM > INDUSTRY TARGETS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. > > FIND OUT MORE AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS.))
(tape tosses to stocks)

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[11Hylton]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-06 TC-1:56:40]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]

It's been one year since a Christiansburg police officer was killed in the line of duty.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/May 2003; QUICK!]

43-year-old Officer Scott Hylton was responding to a shoplifting call, when he was shot and killed outside a gas station. Yesterday afternoon, Hylton's family and former colleagues attended a memorial in his honor at the Topeco Church of the Brethren in Floyd.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]

Hylton's name was recently added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in D-C. Several members of the Christiansburg Police Department will be heading to the nation's capital this week in honor of National Police Officers Week.

[Bryant]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]
[ENG#=2]


Kobe Bryant heads back to a Colorado courtroom today for the start of a three- day hearing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Eagle, CO;]


During a formal arraignment set for later this week, the N-B-A star is expected to plead not guilty to a charge of raping a 19- year- old hotel worker last summer.
According to Colorado law, in most cases, the trial must begin with six months after a formal plea has been entered.

The judge is allowing a single T-V camera and a single newspaper photographer to be in the courtroom for the arraignment -- only the third time in the case he's done so.
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[11Event-Zone]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-11 TC-1:05:55]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

Event planners in the Star City now only have ONE stop to make when planning their festivities.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


A year ago, Festival in the Park and the city's Special Events Committee merged to become Event Zone.
The organization now handles eleven events including Festival in the Park, the St. Patty's Day parade, and the Blue Ridge Blues and Jazz Festival.
The goal of Event Zone is to bring many different events under one umbrella and make things easier for everyone involved.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:48:21]
[IN Q=People come to us]

((STU ISRAEL/EVENT ZONE DIRECTOR: PEOPLE COME TO US. THEY NO LONGER HAVE TO RUN AROUND TO EVERY DEPARTMENT IN THE CITY TO GET THEM TO SIGN OFF ON THEIR PERMITS. THEY BRING IT TO US AND WE FACILITATE THE WHOLE PROCESS AND IT HAS MADE IT A LOT EASIER ON THE CITY AS WELL AS A LOT EASIER ON THOSE DOING THE EVENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Stu Israel/Event Zone Director]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=doing the events]
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[VO-NAT]


Since its formation, Event Zone has created two new events including Midnight on the Market which takes place on New Years Eve.
Also this year, local colors has been expanded to two days and that takes place May 15 and 16th.
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[11Shelor-Concert]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-08 TC-1:50:02]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]


Thousands of folks braved the *threat of severe weather* to attend a free concert in the New River Valley.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]

Shelor once again held its free concert, this time at the Motor Mile Speedway in Pulaski County. Fans started lining up to get the choice seats *hours* before the event. The concert was headlined by such singers as Aaron Tippin, and Tracy Lawrence. The event was billed as a customer appreciation concert, but all were welcome.
(------------)
(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM][11Zoo-Mothers]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC-38:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


In honor of Mother's Day, Mill Mountain Zoo celebrated Moms of all breeds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Mothers were admitted free with a paying child. Pat Brown and her family used to live in the area, but now live in North Carolina. Her mother's day gift was a trip back home to her favorite zoo.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:37:24]
[IN Q=My husband and I]

((PAT BROWN: MY HUSBAND AND I BEFORE WE HAD HER WE'D COME UP HERE EVERY SUNDAY AND VISIT AND DRINK OUR COFFEE AND JUST SIT AND RELAX. WE HAVE ZOOS IN NORTH CAROLINA, BUT NOTHING QUITE AS COMFORTABLE AND RELAXING AS IT IS HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Brown/Mother;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=as it is here]
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[VO-NAT]

Her daughter Candice says she couldn't ask for a better mom.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:38:12]
[IN Q=She's a wonderful mom]

((CANDICE BROWN: SHE'S A WONDERFUL MOM AND SHE'S VERY KIND AND SWEET.))
[SUPER=01-Candice Brown/Pat Brown's Daughter; (QUICK!!!!)]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=kind and sweet]
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[VO-NAT]

Brown says it's amazing to see how much animals like Ruby the Tiger have grown over the past few years. A number of zoo animals will also become moms this spring. Zoo Keepers say the Red Pandas were seen breeding, but they're not yet sure if the female is pregnant. Meanwhile the snow- leopard cubs turn one this month.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In business news, The job market is finally flexing its muscle. Stan Case has that story plus a look at Friday's trading in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[SUPER=01-Jared Bernstein/Economic Policy Institute; :]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((INVESTORS WERE IN THE MOOD TO SELL ON THE FINAL TRADING DAY OF THE WEEK.
THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS SLID 123-POINTS ON FRIDAY, AND CLOSED AT TEN-THOUSAND-117.
THE NASDAQ COMPOSITE DROPPED 19-POINTS AND FINISHED AT 19-17.


A ROBUST JOBS REPORT OUT ON FRIDAY SAYS EMPLOYMENT SURGED FOR A SECOND-STRAIGHT MONTH IN APRIL.. ADDING SOME 288-THOUSAND JOBS TO PAYROLLS.
THE LABOR DEPARTMENT SAYS THE BACK-TO-BACK MONTHLY GAINS IN MARCH AND APRIL WERE THE STRONGEST IN FOUR YEARS.
THIS BUMPER REPORT COULD NUDGE FEDERAL RESERVE POLICY-MAKERS TO HIKE INTEREST RATES AS EARLY AS NEXT MONTH.



==SOT==





==VO==


KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS SAYS ITS FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS WILL FALL 10-PERCENT SHORT OF PROJECTIONS.
IT'S KRISPY KREME'S FIRST PROFIT WARNING SINCE BECOMING A PUBLIC COMPANY.
THE NORTH CAROLINA-BASED DOUGHNUT-MAKER BLAMES THE DECLINE ON CONSUMERS' HEIGHTENED DESIRE FOR LOW-CARB FOODS.
KRISPY KREME SAYS ITS OFF-PREMISES SALES ARE TAKING THE BIGGEST HIT -- ESPECIALLY SALES OF PACKAGED DOUGHNUTS TO GROCERY STORES.


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

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