[VOBMethadone]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC 2:55]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Mornin']
[ENG#=1]


Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic in Northwest Roanoke say time is running out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


C-R-C Health Corporation plans to open a facility on Hershberger Road within 90 days, pending state approval.
As a result, opponents held a strategy meeting last night.
Some of the options discussed include holding peaceful protests and boycotts, but at least one prominent opponent say it's time to sit down with the company.
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[SOT 18:29:50]
[IN Q=My concern is simply]

((DELEGATE ONZLEE WARE: MY CONCERN IS SIMPLY TO MAKE SURE IF IT IS GOING TO COME THAT IT IS DONE IN THE PROPER MANNER AND THE ONLY WAY I KNOW THAT CAN HAPPEN WOULD BE IF THEY HAD SOME INPUT PRIOR TO THE OPENING OF THE METHADONE CLINIC.))

[SUPER=@ware; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=to the methadone clinic]
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[VO-NAT]


Delegate Ware helped to pass legislation that restricts future methadone clinics.
However, the law does not effect the one proposed for Hershberger Road.
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[11Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-27 TC37:26]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]
[ENG#=2]


Traffic is back to normal on Orange Avenue in Roanoke. It was tied up for hours last night following an accident and fuel spill.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say a tractor trailer attempting a wide right-hand turn collided with a pick-up truck.
The collision tore the rig's fuel tank open.
Police shut down the East-bound lanes near Jersey Lilly's Restaurant for several hours as crews cleaned up the slippery spill.
No one was hurt in the accident.
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[11L'Burg-Burglaries]


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

Lynchburg police need your help solving a string of burglaries. Eight break-ins have been reported in the Campbell Avenue area during the past month. Targets have included businesses, churches and a school. Some of the items stolen were cash, computers, TVs, VCRs, and microwave ovens.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] If you have any information regarding these cases you're asked to call the Central Virginia Crimestoppers at 1-888-798-5900.
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[VOB-Convention]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=3]


Former President Bill Clinton brought down the house last night at the Democratic National Convention.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA;]


Clinton called on Americans to choose unity over division, and praised what he called the "courage and conviction" of candidate John Kerry.
He added that Kerry and running mate John Edwards have good ideas to make the economy work again and to rally the world to win the war on terror.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Let us choose]

((BILL CLINTON/FORMER PRESIDENT: LET US CHOOSE AS THE CAPTAIN OF OUR SHIP A BRAVE GOOD MAN WHO KNOWS HOW TO STEER A VESSEL THOUGH TROUBLED WATERS TO THE CALM SEAS AND CLEAR SKIES OF OUR MORE PERFECT UNION.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Clinton/Former President;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=more perfect union.]
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[VO-NAT]


Former President Jimmy Carter and former Vice President Al Gore also took the convention podium, criticizing the Bush administration on the Iraqi war.
Today, John Kerry will emphasize his Navy background with a campaign stop in Norfolk.
There, he'll call for extending the service of the 9-11 commission.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE] [11Warner-Convention]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC55:04]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]



[ENG#=4]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE ]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Mark Warner will address the convention Thursday.
He'll speak just a few hours before John Kerry accepts the party's nomination.
Political analysts say it is an honor for Warner that will help cement his reputation as a rising southern governor.

Many believe his appearance at the convention could determine his political future.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:26:00]
[IN Q=THAT POLITICAL FUTURE MIGHT WELL BE]

((ROBERT HOLSWORTH/POLITICAL ANALYST: THAT POLITICAL FUTURE MIGHT WELL BE IN THE U.S. SENATE ALTHOUGH HE'S MAKING SOME STATEMENTS TO COME BACK AND RUN FOR GOVERNOR IN 2009. MY SENSE IS THERE IS GOING TO BE A LOT OF PRESSURE ON HIM BY THE DEMOCRATS TO RUN FOR SENATE SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Holsworth/VCU Political Analyst]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=TO RUN FOR SENATE SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.]
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[VO-NAT]


Warner is prohibited by Virginia's constitution to succeed himself as governor.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE 7TOO FS]
You can see the governor's speech and all of the Democratic and Republican party conventions on our digital channel 7-2. Cox Digital Cable subscribers can watch on channel 107.
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[Republicans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=1]


While President Bush is spending the week at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, Vice President Dick Cheney is continuing to hit the campaign trail.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kennewick, WA;]


At a stop in Washington State, Cheney blasted Senate Democrats, including John Kerry and John Edwards for blocking the President's judicial nominations.
However, he praised the 9-11 Commission for its work, and encouraged citizens to vote.
Today Cheney will meet with Marines at Camp Pendleton, then attend more fundraisers out West.
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[Volcano]


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


The Big Island of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano is putting on a fiery show this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Volcanoes Nat'l Park, HI;]


Several streams of lava are pouring into the ocean.
Visitation at the eruption site is exceeding two thousand tourists every day.
Officials expect visitation to continue on an upswing until the end of summer.
Kilauea is the youngest and southeastern- most volcano on the Big Island.
The eruption of Kilauea Volcano began in 19-83.
It easily ranks among the world's most active volcanoes.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, The "My Doom Worm" attacked several Internet search engines yesterday.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((IF YOU HAD TROUBLE LOGGING ON TO GOOGLE, YAHOO OR ANOTHER POPULAR SEARCH ENGINETODAY YOU WEREN'T ALONE...A NEW COMPUTER VIRUS DUBBED "MYDOOM WORM" WAS ON THE ATTACK.. IT CAUSED SPORADIC OUTAGES ON GOOGLE, YAHOO, ALTAVISTA AND LYCOS.. ALL OF THE SEARCH ENGINES WERE BACK UP AND RUNNING BY MIDDAY.
THE COMPUTER WORM ATTACKED JUST AS GOOGLE SET A PRICE RANGE FOR ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PUBLIC STOCK OFFERING... GOOGLE EXPECTS TO SELL ABOUT 25 MILLION SHARES TO THE PUBLIC AT BETWEEN 108 AND 135 DOLLARS EACH...THE STOCK SALE IS EXPECTED TO RAISE 3.3 BILLION DOLLARS VALUING THE COMPANY AT 36 BILLION DOLLARS.
GOOGLE WILL TRADE UNDER THE STOCK SYMBOL G-O-O-G ON THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET. THE STOCK SALE IS SET FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 9TH. GOOGLE'S CO-FOUNDERS STAND TO BECOME BILLIONAIRES AFTER THE STOCK OFFERING. 31 YEAR OLD LARRY PAGE AND 30 YEAR SERGEY BRINN EACH HOLDS A STAKE WORTH OVER 5 BILLION DOLLARS BASED ON THE HIGH END OF THE SUGGESTED PRICE.
ON WALL STREET, Blue chips ended technology stocks fell to fresh lows for year. THE DOW FELL A THIRD OF POINT THE NASDAQ SLID 10 POINTS
ON THE EARNINGS HIT PARADE TODAY.. WE'LL HEAR FROM COMPANIES INCLUDING DUPONT AND VERIZON.
AND WATCH SHARES OF TASER TODAY... SHARES OF THE STUN GUN MAKER SLID 13 PERCENT YESTERDAY AHEAD OF A REPORT THAT AIRED LAST NIGHT ON THE CBS EVENING NEWS... THE REPORT TOLD THE STORY OF A FATAL ACCIDENT INVOLVING ONE OF TASER'S STUN GUNS.
stay on top of your stocks and all the biz news at cbs.mw.com in ny I'm Alexis Christoforous.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[11Henry-Body]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC11:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

The final suspect in an attempted break-in that led to the shooting death of a North Carolina man, is now in custody.

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[VO-NAT]

44-year old Timothy Willard Thornton has been charged with attempted breaking and entering. 43-year old Michael Robin Wilson was arrested on Thursday.
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Week]

Authorities say Thornton, Wilson and a third man, Jerry Wayne Weadon, tried to force their way into a Pittsylvania County home early Wednesday morning. Gammon exchanged fire with the suspects, apparently hitting Weadon in the back. His body was found in Henry County later that day. Thornton will remain in Eden, North Carolina until he waives extradition back to Virginia.
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[11Film-Theft]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-12 TC1:43:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

A young man working at a third-run theater in Buena Vista is charged with stealing "The Passion of the Christ."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]

Twenty-two year old Dustin Benson allegedly took the film at the end of a week-long run at the Valley Cinemas in May.

He listed the movie for sale on e-bay, according to evidence presented in court today. The owners of the theater didn't notice it was missing, because the picture was supposed to be picked up for its next engagement. Though theater owner Kay Smith was not hurt financially, she's still hurt.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:03:42]
[IN Q=I thought we]

((KAY SMITH/THEATER OWNER; I THOUGHT WE HAD A RELATIONSHIP THAT I DIDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING LIKE THAT FROM ANY OF MY EMPLOYEES. I'VE DONE A LOT FOR BENSON. HE DONE A LOT FOR ME.))
[SUPER=01-Kay Smith/Theater Owner]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=a lot for me.]
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[VO-NAT]

Tomorrow, a Grand Jury will consider larceny and breaking and entering charges against Benson.
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[11Church-Balloon]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC1:17:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Some Roanoke Valley kids went on a special excursion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


About a hundred children and adult volunteers took to the sky last night.
The hot air balloon rides were part of the Unity Church of the Roanoke Valley's Vacation Bible School.
The kids went up about 25 feet on the tethered balloon.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news, Google went down yesterday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((
-VO--
THE MARKETS WERE LITTLE-CHANGED ON WALL STREET MONDAY.
THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE FELL A FRACTION OF A POINT, TO CLOSE AT 9,962 SHARES.
THE NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX SLIPPED TEN POINTS, TO CLOSE AT 1,839.
-VO-
PEOPLE WHO USE GOOGLE PROBABLY WERE A-GOG TODAY, WHEN THE MOST POPULAR INTERNET SEARCH ENGINE WENT DOWN.
GOOGLE IS BLAMING A VARIANT OF THE "MY-DOOM" VIRUS FOR OVERLOADING ITS SEARCH ENGINE.
THE PROBLEM CAME AS GOOGLE ANNOUNCED DETAILS OF ITS INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING... WITH PRICES BETWEEN 108 AND 135 DOLLARS A SHARE.
-VO-
A-T-AND-T IS REPORTEDLY A TAKEOVER TARGET.
THE COMPANY ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK ITS PLANS TO GET OUT OF THE RESIDENTIAL LOCAL AND LONG-DISTANCE BUSINESS -- AND INSTEAD FOCUS ON CORPORATE CUSTOMERS.
NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE SAYS THE LEVERAGED BUYOUT FIRM KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS IS INTERESTED IN SCOOPING UP THE ONE-TIME TELECOM GIANT
ANALYSTS SAY THE THREE LARGEST REGIONAL BELL COMPANIES -- VERIZON, S-B-C AND BELLSOUTH -- COULD ALSO MAKE A RUN AT A-T-AND-T.
-VO-
THE AVERAGE PRICE OF A GALLON OF GAS HAS DROPPED NEARLY A PENNY TO 1.92 A GALLON.
THAT'S DOWN 15-CENTS FROM ITS RECORD HIGH OF 2.07 IN MAY.
THE LUNDBERG SUVEY SAYS THE DROP IS DUE TO COMPLETION OF ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR AT THE NATION'S REFINERIES.
WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M STAN CASE.))
[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[6-Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC22:25]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]
[ENG#=1]


Investigators now say the fire at a Roanoke apartment building was an accident.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]


The fire on Mountain Avenue last Thursday night caused some 50-thousand dollars in damage and forced seven residents out into the street.
Yesterday, investigators said the blaze was caused by unattended smoking materials in one of the upstairs apartments.
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[11Gray]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-17 TC1:27:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


Hollins University is getting acquainted with its President-Elect.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Nancy Oliver Gray yesterday visited the Roanoke County institution for the first time after being named it's next leader. For the past five years she's been president of Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She says she's passionate about women's education.
(///// SOT at :16 /////)
[SOT 20:44:23 - 20:44:40]
[IN Q=I saw a student coming and growing...]

((NANCY OLIVER GRAY/HOLLINS PRESIDENT-ELECT: I SAW A STUDENT COMING IN AND GROWING CONFIDENCE OR A WOMAN WHO CAME IN WITH CONFIDENCE PUSHING BEYOND HER COMFORT ZONE TAKING RISKS SHE MIGHT NOT HAVE ORDINARILY TAKEN.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Oliver Gray/Hollins President-Elect;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=not have ordinarily taken.]
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[VO-NAT :16]

Gray was recently hired to take the reins after the death of Nora Kizer Bell in January. She will be the school's eleventh president. She is married with three grown children and four stepchildren. Nancy Gray will officially take office in January of next year.
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[11Tech-Orientation]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-20 TC1:35:50]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]
[ENG#=3]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Meanwhile, It's the last week of orientation for the newest batch of Virginia Tech students, so expect some crowds in Blacksburg over the next few days. The school is trying to get the new students ready for classes and show them around town. There will be more than seven thousand new faces in Blacksburg next month. Classes starts August 23rd.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

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