[AM-Pulley]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]
[ENG#=2]

A former Associate Pastor is scheduled to go on trial today for killing his wife more than five years ago.
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[VO-NAT]

Patty Jo Pulley's disappearance from Pittsylvania County went unsolved for more than three of those years, but that started to change when her body was found under a North Carolina highway bridge in December of 2002.
[SUPER=03-Caswell Co., NC/February 2003]

Two months later, Rick Pulley was charged with Patty Jo's murder.
He had moved to Tennessee by that time, but he was brought back to North Carolina to face charges.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Trials can be delayed at the last minute, but this one was still scheduled to begin today when we last checked late Friday afternoon.

[Pulaski-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


One person is dead after a head on collision last night in Pulaski County. It happened around 9 o'clock on Route 672. Police say 43 year old Ricky Eugene Quesenberry crossed the center line in his Ford Escort and hit a Chevy S-10 head on. Alcohol was NOT involved.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.

[Iraq]


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


New fighting is reported in Najaf, as Shiite militants maintain their hold on a shrine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Najaf, Iraq;]


U-S troops are still battling militants loyal to Muqtada al- Sadr.
But the radical cleric helped win freedom for an American hostage.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I would like to thank]

((MICAH GAREN/AMERICAN JOURNALIST:I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE SADR OFFICE FOR ITS WORK IN HELPING SECURE MY RELEASE, AND I'M VERY HAPPY TO BE FREE AND I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FOR THEIR SUPPORT. ))
[SUPER=01-Micah Garen/American Journalist;]
[RUNS=:09] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=for their support.]
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[VO-NAT]


After insurgents abducted the journalist, al- Sadr's aide convinced the kidnappers to let him go.
Garen's captors demanded U-S forces leave Najaf, but troops are still trying to get al- Sadr's followers to leave a revered shrine.
The Iraqi government says it still intends to resolve the crisis without raiding the shrine, one of the holiest sites for Shiite Muslims.
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[911-Commission]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=911 Commission Report]
[ENG#=4]


The 911- commission says immigration and customs officials didn't see or act on warning signs in the terrorist hijackers' passports and visa applications.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


A new staff report shows that most of the hijackers had passports less than three weeks old.
Two men lied on their visa applications, and all 19 hjackers left some items blank on their applications.
However, none received extra scrutiny.
The report comes amid a new terror threat in Honduras, where officials say al-Qaida is planning to attack the U-S and other embassies.
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[VOB-Labor-Laws]


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


New overtime rules go into effect today, but there's still disagreement over what exactly they'll mean.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Americus, GA;]


The changes are aimed mainly at white- collar workers.
Critics say the changes will eliminate overtime for millions of middle-class Americans.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The changes they're]

((RICHARD TRUMKA/AFL-CIO: THE CHANGES THEY'RE ABOUT TO MAKE WILL HURT PEOPLE...SIX MILLION PEOPLE ROUGHLY WILL LOSE OVERTIME...NURSES ARE AMONG THEM. ))
[SUPER=01-Richard Trumka/AFL-CIO;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=nurses are among them.]
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[VO-NAT]


But labor officials say one- point- three million workers will now gain overtime rights, and that the rules don't necessarily mean nurses will lose the extra money.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We've got a big]

((VICTORIA LIPNIC/DEPT. OF LABOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY: WE'VE GOT A BIG NURSING SHORTAGE IN THIS COUNTRY...SO I WOULD THINK THAT EVEN IF IT WERE THE CASE THAT SOME NURSES MOVED INTO A SALARIED POSITION...THEY'RE EMPLOYERS ARE LIKELY TO PAY THEM OVERTIME.))
[SUPER=01-Victoria Lipnic/Department of Labor Assistant Secretary;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=pay them overtime.]
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[VO-NAT]


It's not surprising that there's confusion over the new laws--
The new Fair Labor and Standards Act is 500 pages long.
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[11Back-to-School]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=04-17 TC-2:05:09]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=3]


The upcoming school year was in the thoughts and prayers of nearly one hundred students and their parents last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The event was conceived by Boyd Bullock, a pastor at the Haven of Hope Community Church. Bullock wanted to host a prayer event for some of his congregation -- who were teachers. The pastor then got the idea to expand it to the entire community.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We are all working together]

((BOYD BULLOCK:WE ARE ALL WORKING TOGETHER TO SHAPE THE DESTINY OF OUR CHILDREN AND IF WE CAN WORK TOGETHER AND PRAY, THAT GODS PROTECTION COME OVER THE PEOPLE, OUR CHILDREN WILL PERFORM GREATER IN THIS VALLEY THAN EVER BEFORE.))
[SUPER=01-Boyd Bullock/Pastor]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=this calley than ever before.]
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[VO-NAT]

The event is meant to give the children of the valley a reason to get excited to go back to school and to protect them while they are there.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There's so much turmoil]

((CAMILLIE BULLOCK/PASTOR:THERE'S SO MUCH TURMOIL, I THINK PRAY EQUIPS THE CHILDREN AND IT EVOKES THE BLESSING OF GOD OVER THEM FOR THEM TO PROSPER THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Camillie Bullock/Pastor]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=throughout the school year..]
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[VO-NAT]

City Manager Darlene Burcham served as the keynote speaker. Roanoke City schools open today and Roanoke County will start on Wednesday.
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[Hi]


[ANCHOR=Leo]
[NEWSCAST=MORNIN]
[WRITER=KMC]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=NONE]


[Desk 2-shot]

(Kim and Leo Hello)




Leo ----WEATHER PRO---Day planner


[Desk 2-Shot]


[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In business news, Oil prices pulled back on Friday.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((THE STOCK MARKET IS COMING OFF ONE OF ITS BEST WEEKS IN QUITE SOME TIME... AND THAT'S DESPITE A 2.7 PERCENT RISE IN THE PRICE OF CRUDE OIL LAST WEEK..
ON FRIDAY... THE DOW ROSE 69 POINTS.. FOR THE WEEK IT RALLIED ABOUT 3 PERCENT.. ITS BEST PERFORMANCE SINCE MAY OF LAST YEAR THE NASDAQ CLIMBED 18 POINTS TO BRING ITS WEEKLY GAIN TO MORE THAN 4.5 PERCENT.
OIL IS STILL FRONT AND CENTER ON WALL STREET.. IT NEARED A RECORD 50 DOLLARS A BARREL LAST WEEK BEFORE PULLING BACK AND CLOSING JUST BELOW 48 DOLLARS A BARREL.
UAL IS A STOCK TO WATCH... THE PARENT OF UNITED AIRLINES RAISED THE FUEL SURCHARGE IT CHARGES CUSTOMERS BY 5 DOLLARS TO 15 DOLLARS EACH WAY... THE BANKRUPT UNITED AIRLINES SAYS THE SURCHARGE HIKE WAS NEEDED TO OFFSET THE RISING COST OF FUEL.
THE VIDEO RENTAL CHAIN BLOCKBUSTER ANNOUNCED A ONE TIME SHAREHOLDER DIVIDEND OF 5 DOLLARS ...
OTHER STOCKS TO WATCH INCLUDE PFIZER, GLAXOSMITHKLINE AND WYETH.. THE FDA SAYS THE ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUGMAKERS WILL HAVE TO DISCLOSE TRIAL RESULTS SUGGESTING A HIGHER RISK OF SUICIDE AMONG CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS TAKING THE PILLS.
ON THE CALENDAR... LOOK FOR REPORTS THIS WEEK ON NEW AND EXISTING HOME SALES, CONSUMER SENTIMENT, DURABLE GOODS AND GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT FOR THE SECOND QUARTER...
FIND OUT MORE OR TRACK YOUR STOCKS AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS.))


(tape tosses to stocks)

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


[11Rke-Stabbing]


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

One man is in custody after a stabbing in Roanoke.
Police say the stabbing happened after an arguement broke out at an apartment in the six-hundred block of Day Avenue around 10 o'clock yesterday morning. 26 year old Todd Perkins is charged with malicious wounding. He is being held at the Roanoke City Jail. There is no word on the condition of the victim.

[11NRV-Classes]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC-3:56]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]

They've settled in and today thousands of college students in the New River Valley will begin classes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

More than 20- thousand students moved into Radford University and Virginia Tech this weekend. And new dorm rooms need decorating -- which means big business for vendors like "Beyond the Wall." Students flocked to the company's tent set up in front of the Book Exchange.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:23:05]
[IN Q=We've been here]

((CHERYL DELANEY: WE'VE BEEN HERE SINCE FRIDAY AND WE'VE BEEN SELLING LOTS BUT IT'S BEEN RAINING SO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BUYING POSTERS IN THE RAIN AND UNDER TARPS AND JUST HOLDING THEM UNDER THEIR SHIRTS.))
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Delaney/Beyond the Wall;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=them under their shirts]
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[VO-NAT]

Down the road in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech students returned to a campus that changed this summer. This year students will attend football games as crews work to expand Lane Stadium. The university recently opened a new 21- thousand- square- foot Career Services building. Construction of the school's BioInformatics facility is also complete. Classes at both universities start today.
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[6-B'burg-Improvements]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC-8:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

Work is winding down on Blacksburg's downtown improvements.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The town is adding new brick sidewalks, trash cans, lighting, and benchs to main street. One side of the road is finished and the town is trying to have the other side done in time for the first HOME football game. The initial goal was to complete the project by the time Tech students returned, but they began arriving on Wednesday.
The first HOME football game of the year is Saturday, September Eleventh.
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[6-Radford-Improvements]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC-7:57]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]

A major downtown construction project in RADFORD wrapped up just in time for student arrivals there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Radford finished up work last week on phase one of the Tyler Avenue improvement project. The city is adding bike lanes, new crosswalks and fixing the medians. Radford University began moving in Friday, but weren't able to park on those medians to unload. New grass was planted -- so they've been roped off. City officials say phase two of the project will begin NEXT summer, as soon as the students leave again.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM][Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=3]


In business news, Stocks closed higher on Friday. 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.]


((STOCKS ENDED BOTH THE SESSION AND THE WEEK HIGHER FRIDAY.


THE DOW INDUSTRIALS ADDED 69-POINTS.
AND THE NASDAQ GAINED 18.


THE PRICE OF OIL ROSE ABOVE THE 49-DOLLAR MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY ON THE NEW YORK MERCANTILE EXCHANGE.
U-S LIGHT CRUDE FOR SEPTEMBER DELIVERY PEAKED AT 49-DOLLARS--40 CENTS A BARREL.
THE PRICE WAS DRIVEN BY ESCALATING VIOLENCE IN NAJAF, IRAQ, AND CONTINUING FUEL DEMAND GROWTH IN INDIA AND CHINA.


GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES -- THE NATION'S NUMBER TWO SHOPPING MALL OPERATOR -- ANNOUNCED A DEAL TO BUY COMPETITOR ROUSE COMPANY FOR SEVEN-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLARS IN CASH.
GENERAL GROWTH WILL PAY 67-DOLLARS-50 CENTS A SHARE FOR ROUSE, AND ASSUME FIVE-POINT-FOUR BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT AS PART OF THE DEAL.
SHARES OF ROUSE SURGED MORE THAN 31-PERCENT, CLOSING AT 66-DOLLARS-AND-65-CENTS.


THE DETROIT FREE PRESS REPORTS THAT KMART HOLDING CORPORATION'S SALE OF AT LEAST 13 STORES TO HOME DEPOT COULD ELILMINATE AS MANY AS 12-HUNDRED JOBS.
THE NEWSPAPER, QUOTING A KMART SPOKESMAN, SAID THE KMART EMPLOYEES BEING LAID OFF WILL RECEIVE NO SEVERANCE PAY BUT WILL RECEIVE BENEFITS OWED TO THEM, SUCH AS UNUSED VACATION TIME.


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

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


[11Boty-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-27 TC-1:04:54]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=]

Several vandalism sprees have hit neighborhoods recently in the Roanoke Valley. This weekend a neighborhood in Botetourt County became the latest. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hal and Mary Crotts]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Crotts/Vandalism Victim; : 16 ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:08 ]
[RUNS=1:55]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Botetourt County]

(( Hal and Mary Crotts have lived on Rollingwood Court for sixteen years. They enjoy the peacefulness that comes with living near the Blue Ridge Parkway, but early Saturday morning they were stunned when Botetourt County Sheriff's Deputies knocked on their door.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:40:22]
[IN Q=When I opened the]

((MARY: WHEN I OPENED THE DOOR A POLICEMAN AND A GENTLEMAN FROM INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES WAS HERE AND TOLD US WHAT HAD HAPPENED. WE HAD NO IDEA WHAT HAD HAPPENED.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=what had happened]

Vandals had spray painted their mailbox and the brick facade of their home and the Crotts weren't alone. Nearly a dozen neighborhood homes, mailboxes and vehicles were trashed by spray paint, including vans and a storage building at Rainbow Forest Baptist Church. Vandals repeatedly left the marks J-UNIT and J-3. Residents say they're not sure what those messages mean, but the racial slurs left at one home were clear.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:41:21]
[IN Q=It is unsettling, there's]

((MARY: IT IS UNSETTLING, THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT THAT. IT FEELS LIKE YOUR PRIVACY HAS BEEN VIOLATED WITH SOMETHING OF THAT NATURE GOING ON RIGHT ON YOUR FRONT PORCH.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=your front porch]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:53:28]
[IN Q=Some residents reported]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: SOME RESIDENTS REPORTED HEARING NOISES AT THE SAME TIME POLICE BELIEVE THE VANDALISMS OCCURRED, BUT NEVER CALLED AUTHORITIES. IN THE FUTURE POLICE SAY THAT'S THE FIRST THING THEY SHOULD DO.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=thing they should do]

The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the vandalism spree. Residents have been told to keep an eye out for any suspicious vehicles in the neighborhood.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:42:26]
[IN Q=It causes you a lot]

((MARY CROTTS: IT CAUSES YOU A LOT OF PROBLEMS. YOU THINK WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO RECTIFY IT AND CLEAN IT UP AND I JUST HOPE THAT THEY FIND OUT WHO IT IS.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=find out who it is]

The Crotts and other residents had their mailboxes smashed about six months ago, but say they've never seen anything of this nature in their neighborhoods. Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle says his office is working diligently to catch the person or persons responsible. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Botetourt County.))

[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]

The latest installment of the "Exorcist" series is number one at the box office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Warner Brothers;]

``Exorcist: The Beginning'' took in 18-point-two million dollars, knocking out last week's winner, ``Alien versus Predator."
(+++++++)

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-''Exorcist...''/18.2/''Without a Paddle''/13.7/''Princess Diaries 2''/13.2/''Alien vs. Predator''/12.5/''Open

Water''/11.75;] The comedy ``Without a Paddle'' opened in second place. In third place is ``Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.'' ''Alien versus Predator'' is fourth and ''Open Water'' is fifth.
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