[PKGCity-Schools]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC 30:34]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Mornin']
[ENG#=1]


Students in Roanoke City must now behave or face the consequences, thanks to a revised student handbook.
It's one way the city is working to make schools safer.
But as Justin McLeod discovered, other safety iniatitives are in trouble.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lou Talbutt/Executive Director for Student Services; :11]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Stockburger/Roanoke City School Board Chairman; 1:15]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF CLASSROOM))
The next time a student in Roanoke City decides to act up in school, he or she may want to first check out the new student handbook.
[SOT 16:25:36]
[IN Q=What the handbook]

((LOU TALBUTT/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT SERVICES: WHAT THE HANDBOOK HAS DONE THIS YEAR IS TO BE MORE SPECIFIC AND TO GIVE MORE DETAILS.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=more details]


Details that for the first time include possible punishments for certain offenses. [GRAPHIC]
For example, the handbook lays out what a student can expect for bullying.
There's also new policies such as what to do with students who make false allegations against a teacher.
The key say administrators is to make sure the punishment is the same for everyone.
[SOT 16:25:05]
[IN Q=If we use this]

((LOU TALBUTT: IF WE USE THIS AS A TOOL TO EDUCATE STUDENTS I BELIEVE IT WILL HELP US BE CONSISTENT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=HELP US BE CONSISTENT]


Consistency that's helped by youth court.
It is an intervention program where students serve as jurors to hear cases of fellow students who have committed minor offenses.
It's already at Patrick Henry and will soon be at William Fleming.
[SOT 16:34:24]
[IN Q=We want consquences]

((LOU TALBUTT: WE WANT CONSEQUENCES AND DISCIPLINED TO BE A LEARNING PROCESS FOR STUDENTS BECAUSE HIGH SCHOOL PREPARES STUDENTS FOR LIFE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=students for life]


Another way to keep an eye on students is to install security cameras.
The two high schools will soon get them but plans to put them in 17 other schools are now on hold due to a lack of funds.
[SOT 2:29:48]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((KATHY STOCKBURGER/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: I DON'T THINK FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS EVER GOING TO BE SO ADEQUATE THAT WE CAN DO WHATEVER WE CHOOSE TO DO WHEN WE CHOOSE TO DO IT.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=CHOOSE TO DO IT]
[SOT ]
[IN Q= ]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: STOCKBURGER SAYS THE SCHOOLBOARD WILL REVISIT THE SECURITY CAMERAS ISSUE IN THE FUTURE. MEANTIME, THE SCHOOL BOARD VOTED TO ACCEPT THE REVISED STUDENT HANDBOOK AND IT WILL BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))


[11West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC1:14:48]
[GRAPHIC=West Nile Virus]
[ENG#=2]



A resident of the Roanoke Valley has apparently contracted West Nile Virus. It's the first human case of the illness in Virginia this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Health officials are releasing limited information about the case.
They say a patient between the ages of 40 and 50 was hospitalized with a probable case of West Nile Virus last month, and is still recovering.
Most people who are bitten by infected mosquitos do not become sick, but officials say the latest case underscores the need for prevention.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:54:04]
[IN Q=It is a concern]

((CINDY CHAOS/EPIDEMIOLOGIST: IT IS A CONCERN AND WE WANT PEOPLE TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT IT, AND TO TAKE THE NEED TO CONTROL MOSQUITOS IN AND AROUND THEIR AREA VERY SERIOUSLY.))
[SUPER=01-Cindy Chaos/District Epidemiologist]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=in and around their area very seriously.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Last year, there were 26 human cases of west nile virus, and one death reported in Virginia.

[11Waddell]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-20 TC1:58:56]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]
[ENG#=3]

Two Wythe County teens accused of first degree murder will be tried in adult court. A judge certified the charges to a grand jury yesterday against 15 year old Nakisha Waddell and her 16 year old friend Anastasia Belcher.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The two are accused of killing Waddell's mother, Vaughne Thomas, in her Max Meadows home.
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co.;]

Thomas was stabbed 43 times in the chest, back, face and neck. Her body was then partially burned and buried in the backyard. Waddell and Belcher were both sent back to the Juvenile Detention Center in Christiansburg without bond. The Grand Jury meets in October.
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[Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Peterson]
[ENG#=4]


After a revealing first day of testimony, Amber Frey will take the stand again today in the double murder trial of Scott Peterson.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redwood City, CA;]


Peterson's former mistress told the jury her story of seduction and betrayal.
Frey says that Peterson wooed her with champagne and flowers.
She says he also appeared to care for her daughter as his own-- buying her gifts and picking her up from day care.
But Peterson's family says the testimony doesn't prove his guilt.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I mean, we all know]

((SUSAN CADILLO/PETERSON'S SISTER: I MEAN WE ALL KNOW HE HAD AN AFFAIR... THAT'S NOT THE ISSUE HERE. THE ISSUE IS ABOUT LACY AND I DON'T THINK THE TWO ARE CONNECTED. ))
[SUPER=01-Susan Cadillo/Peterson's Sister;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=two are connected.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Prosecutors say Peterson murdered his pregnant wife, Laci to be with Frey.
The district attorney plans to use more than 200 taped phone calls between Peterson and Frey to help prove that.
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[Campaign-2004]


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


On the campaign trail and in critical swing states, both Presidential candidates are going to great links to fine tune their positions on the war in Iraq.
Susan Roberts has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Panama City, FL; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John McCain/(R) Arizona;:19]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Nominee; :52]
[SUPER=01-Susan Roberts/CBS News; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=Roberts, CBS news, Washington.]


((

WITH VIETNAM WAR HERO SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN IN TOW.. THE PRESIDENTS CAMPAIGN BUS ROLLED THROUGH THE G-O-P FRIENDLY FLORIDA PANHANDLE.
MR. BUSHS ONE-TIME RIVAL PLAYS WELL WITH INDEPENDENTS.. VOTERS HE HOPES TO SEW-UP EVEN ON REPUBLICAN TURF.. IN ORDER TO CARRY THE BATTLEGROUND STATE.

MCCAIN SOT: 18:53:01 hes has not wavered, he will not waiver, he will

not fail
SPEAKING TO THOUSANDS OF CHEERING SUPPORTERS IN PANAMA CITY.. THE PRESIDENT ASSAILED JOHN KERRYS STAND ON THE IRAQ WAR.

BUSH SOT: 19:11:21 Almost 220 days after switching positions to declare

himself the anti-war candidate, my opponent has found a new nuance. He now agrees it was the right decision to go into iraq.
ON THE CAMPAIGN TRIAL IN NEVADA.. THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE DEFENDED HIMSELF AGAINST THE PRESIDENTS CHARGE.

KERRY SOT: 22:04:50 I've been consistent all along and I thought that

the United States needed to stand up to Saddam Hussein and I voted to stand up to Saddam Hussein but I thought we ought to do it right.
THE MASSACHUSETTS SENATOR TOLD THE LAS VEGAS CROWD.. PRESIDENT BUSH SHOULD HAVE REACHED OUT TO OTHER COUNTRIES TO BUILD A STRONGER COALITION.
KERRYS MAKING A PLAY FOR THE STATE THAT WENT TO THE PRESIDENT FOUR YEARS AGO.. ACCUSING MR. BUSH OF BREAKING A PROMISE WITH A PLAN TO BURY NUCLEAR WASTE AT NEVADAS YUCCA MOUNTAIN.

KERRY SOT: 21:58:06 when I am president of the united states, Ill tell

you about yucca mountain, not on my watch, no
WHILE YUCCA MOUNTAIN SOUNDS LIKE A LOCAL ISSUE.. IT COULD HELP DETERMINE WHICH WAY NEVADA SWINGS.. WHICH WILL HELP DETERMINE WHOS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.
STAND-CLOSE: JOHN KERRY HAS ANOTHER STOP IN NEVADA TODAY BEFORE HEADING TO LOS ANGELES TO CAMPAIGN. SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN WILL ACCOMPANY THE PRESIDENT TO NEW MEXICO.. AND HIS HOME STATE- ARIZONA. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.
))

[11Floyd-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-23 TC1:06:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


The founders of the Floyd World Music Festival say they think three's a charm.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;]

The third annual FloydFest is expected to draw more than 6-thousand people to this property off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Organizers say they've spent the past few years working out the kinks.
(///// SOT at :12 )
[SOT 9:46:16 - 9:46:36]
[IN Q=Our logo this year has been the fairy...]

((ERIKA JOHNSON/FLOYDFEST FOUNDER: OUR LOGO THIS YEAR HAS BEEN THE FAIRY... CHARM... WE FEEL LIKE THAT'S WHAT IT'S ABOUT. ALL SIGNS POINT TO YES. EVERYTHING'S IN OUR FAVOR. WE FEEL LIKE THIS IS THE YEAR THAT EVERYONE'S COMING TO CHECK OUT WHAT THE EXCITEMENT'S ABOUT.))
[SUPER=01-Erika Johnson/FloydFest Founder;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=to check out what the excitement's about.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :10]

Dar Williams, the Del McCoury Band, Acoustic Syndicate and Mountain Heart are just a few of the acts set to perform. FloydFest starts this Friday and runs through Sunday.
(++++++++)

[WIPE TO WDBJ WEBPAGE FS] You'll find a link to the festival webpage on our website at wdbj7 dot com. Just click on websites in the news.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, The Federal Reserve hiked short term interest rates.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((IT JUST GOT MORE EXPENSIVE TO BORROW MONEY, AGAIN. THE FEDERAL RESERVE HIKED SHORT TERM INTEREST RATES BY A QUARTER POINT TUESDAY TO 1.5 PERCENT. IT'S THE SECOND RATE INCREASE THIS YEAR.. THE FED DID ACKNOWLEDGE A SLOWDOWN IN THE ECONOMY BUT CALLED IT TEMPORARY AND LINKED IT TO RECORD HIGH OIL PRICES.

SOT: BARRY HYMAN/ MARKET STRATEGIST ((:14))


THE FED MEETS NEXT ON SEPTEMBER 21ST.
CRUDE OIL TOUCHED 45 DOLLARS A BARREL TUESDAY BEFORE PULLING BACK A BIT. INVESTORS REMAIN WORRIED THAT SUPPLY WON'T MEET DEMAND.
TODAY'S RATE INCREASE MEANS YOU CAN EXPECT TO PAY HIGHER INTEREST ON YOUR AUTO LOAN, HOME, EQUITY LOAN, CREDIT CARDS AND ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE-- YOU'LL ALSO BE ABLE TO MAKE MORE INTEREST ON YOUR MONEY MARKET OR NEW C-D.
ON THE STOCKS TO WATCH LIST: CISCO SYSTEMS SAID FOURTH QUARTER NET INCOME JUMPED 40 PERCENT AS DEMAND FOR ITS NETWORKING EQUIPMENT GREW. AND WALT DISNEY SAID PROFIT CLIMBED 20 PERCENT THANKS TO A 32 PERCENT JUMP IN SALES AT ITS THEME PARKS.
FROM FOOTBALL TO FURNITURE, JOHN ELWAY'S STILL GOT THE DRIVE. THE FORMER DENVER BRONCO QUARTEBACK AND NEWLY INDUCTED HALL OF FAMER HAS TEAMED UP WITH BASSETT FURNITURE. THE JOHN ELWAY COLLECTION IS A NEW LINE OF HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND RECLINING FURNITURE... IT HITS STORES THIS MONTH.


FIND OUT MORE AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M AC.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

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


[TS-Bonnie]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Mornin']
[ENG#=1]


Residents and visitors in Florida are bracing for a possible one- two punch from tropical weather.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


This is the international space station's view of Tropical Storm Bonnie, which is heading toward Florida.
Forecasters say Bonnie weakened a bit late yesterday, but it could be paving the way for another tropical system.
Charlie.. the third tropical storm of the season.. is making waves in the Caribbean, and may follow Bonnie's path.
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[11L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC1:10:07]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


Walgreen's opens a new store somewhere in the U-S every 17 hours ... but it will have to wait a few weeks before it learns whether it can build one in Lynchburg.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The pharmacy chain has its eyes on this section of land near the intersection of Langhorne and Murrell (MURR-uhl) Roads.
The landowner says he'll tear down the existing apartments and relocate the residents to another part of his complex.
But city planners say converting a residential area into a commercial one flies in the face of Lynchburg's comprehensive plan.
The developers claim Langhorne Road is already nearly all commercial development.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:18:28]
[IN Q=That property was]

((TED CRADDOCK/DEVELOPER'S ATTORNEY: THAT PROPERTY WAS RESIDENTIAL WHEN THOSE APARTMENTS WERE BUILT THERE IN 1947, PROBABLY '48. BUT I SUBMIT TO YOU THAT THIS PROPERTY IS LANGHORNE ROAD, AND IT'S A MIXED USE ALREADY.))
[SUPER=01-Ted Craddock/Developer's Attorney;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=a mixed use already.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Council postponed a decision on the project to give themselves more time to study the plans.
The panel did approve rezoning for a new hotel and restaurant on Wards Road.
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[11Golf-Course]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC17:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Roanoke County planners have given the O-K for a new golf course.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month]


Last night, the planning commission voted to approve rezoning and a special use permit for the proposed course.
It would be built on 250 acres along Pitzer Road in the Mount Pleasant area.
The Board of Superivsors will next take up the plan on August 24th.
(------------)



(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM][6-L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC1:09:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


More luxury skyboxes could soon be added to Lynchburg's newly-revamped City Stadium.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/April 8]


Attendance at Lynchburg Hillcats games is up more than fifty percent this year, and the team expects to hit an all-time turnstile record.
It already has eight skyboxes that are rented for every home game, and team officials say the demand is there for another four.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:43:26]
[IN Q=Those that like]

((PAUL SUNWALL/HILLCATS GENERAL MANAGER: THOSE THAT LIKE SKYBOXES AND LIKE THEIR COMPANIES TO COME OUT HERE AND HAVE NICE PICNIC AREAS AND HOST LARGE EVENTS AND LARGE PICNICS HAS PROVEN ITSELF BEYOND WHAT WE THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE. SO THE NEED IS THERE AND THE DESIRE EVEN IN LITTLE OLD LYNCHBURG.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Sunwall/Hillcats General Manager]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=little old Lynchburg.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


City council yesterday voted to spend 38-thousand dollars on the architectural designs.
The whole project is estimated to cost about 675-thousand dollars.
A vote should come this fall.
(------------)
(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[6-Gray]


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


Charges against a Lynchburg man have been upgraded to murder, now that the victim from a fight last week has died.

(XXXXXX)

[TAKE GRAY APRISA FS]
18-year-old Quincy Rashad Gray has been charged with the death of 23-year-old Michael Steven Rose of Gladstone.
Police say the two men were invovled in an altercation on August First.. Rose died Saturday from head injuries he received in that fight.
Gray is being held without bond.
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[Biz-Brief]


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

Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' I'm Kimberly McBroom.
In business news, Stocks posted gains yesterday. And, The Federal Reserve raised interest rates and more increases are possible. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]


((U.S. STOCK MARKETS RALLIED SHARPLY TUESDAY, EXTENDING MORNING GAINS.


THE DOW INDUSTRIALS GAINED 130-POINTS.
AS THE NASDAQ ADDED 34.


THE FED RAISED INTEREST RATES BY A QUARTER OF A POINT FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS SUMMER.
IN ITS STATEMENT, THE FED LINKED RECENT "SOFTNESS" IN THE ECONOMY TO HIGHER ENERGY COSTS, AND SAID THE ECONOMY IS POISED TO RESUME STRONGER GROWTH.
THE FEDERAL OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE ALSO MAINTAINED ITS POSITION THAT FURTHER RATE HIKES WOULD COME "AT A MEASURED PACE."
THAT MEANS, WE SHOULD EXPECT MORE OF THESE QUARTER POINT INCREASES.


SHARES OF DELTA AIRLINES FELL AS MUCH AS 11-PERCENT, TO THEIR LOWEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 20-YEARS.
THE DROP CAME A DAY AFTER THE COMPANY WARNED IT WOULD DIP INTO CASH RESERVES TO COVER SOME OF ITS OPERATING COSTS, AND WOULD HAVE TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION IF IT WAS UNABLE TO CUT COSTS SOON.
DELTA SHARES CLOSED DOWN ABOUT SIX-AND-A-HALF-PERCENT AT THREE-DOLLARS-AND-72-CENTS.


THE GOVERNMENT REPORTS NON-FARM BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY ROSE AT A TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT ANNUAL RATE IN THE SECOND QUARTER.
THAT'S WELL ABOVE THE TWO PERCENT PACE ECONOMISTS EXPECTED... BUT IT'S THE WEAKEST SHOWING SINCE LATE 2002.
THE REPORT ALSO SHOWS THE COST OF LABOR PER UNIT OF PRODUCTION INCREASED AT A ONE-POINT-NINE PERCENT RATE, AS HOURLY COMPENSATION CLIMBED AT A SHARP PACE OF FOUR-POINT-NINE PERCENT.


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



[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[2-11Golf-Course]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC17:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Plans to build a new golf course in Roanoke County are moving forward.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month]


Last night, the planning commission voted to approve rezoning and a special use permit for the proposed course.
It would be built on 250 acres along Pitzer Road in the Mount Pleasant area.
The Board of Superivsors will next take up the plan on August 24th.
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[11Vinton-OTB]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC19:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Vinton's betting parlor is "on-track" to be up and running this fall...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

Construction on Colonial Down's off-track betting parlor is moving full-steam ahead. The 15-thousand square-foot facility is going up at Vineyard and Niagara roads. The building should be complete in October. Initially off track betting hit some public opposition, but it ended up moving forward after voters and the state approved it. The industry is expect to bring about 200-thousand dollars in revenue into Vinton. (------------)