[Hurricane-Ivan]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[WRITER=kmc]
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Hurricane Ivan came ashore just a couple of hours ago, with 130- mile- an hour winds, and the promise of flooding and destruction for people along the gulf coast.
Several deaths are blamed on the Category Three storm.
Power outages are also a problem-- More than 200- thousand customers in Alabama have been without power for a while and officials say it'll likely get worse.
Brian Andrews joins us now from Mobile, Alabama with an update.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
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[SUPER=03-Mobile, AL;]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA;]
[SUPER=01-Doug Thornton/Superdome General Manager;]
[SUPER=01-Brian Andrews/CBS News;]
[SUPER=03-Panama City, FL;]
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[OUT Q=back to you.]

((
IVANS UNLEASHING ITS FURY ON THE U-S GULF COAST. THE MONSTER HURRICANE COMING ASHORE NEAR GULF SHORES, ALABAMA- POUNDING NEARBY MOBILE WITH SHEETS OF RAIN. IVANS WAVES.. 25 FEET HIGH IN SOME PLACES.. ARE WIPING OUT HOMES ALONG THE COASTLINE.
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS HAVE ALREADY KNOCKED OUT POWER TO TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. OFFICIALS EXPECT MANY MORE WILL LOOSE ELECTRICITY AND ARE URGING PATIENCE.

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SOT: we want people to stay in place, hunker down, heed the warnings

that you hear on the radios.

(LOCATOR: NEW ORLEANS, LA)


IN NEW ORLEANS.. MANY WHO COULD NOT GET OUT OF THE CITY ARE HUNKERED DOWN INSIDE THE LOUISIANA SUPERDOME.

(SOT, Doug Thornton, General Manager Superdome)

were not operating this building as a traditional shelter its what we call a refuge of last resort
FORECASTERS WORRIED A DIRECT HIT ON NEW ORLEANS WOULD HAVE SWAMPED THE CITY SITTING 8 FEET BELOW SEA LEVEL... THERE ARE STILL FEARS LEVEES AND PUMPING STATIONS WONT BE ABLE TO KEEP THE WATER AWAY.
ANDREWS ON CAMERA BRIDGE: A late shift turned the eye of ivan away from new Orleans.. and put it right here on top of mobile bay. While this city is taking a big hit.. the storms so big.. damage is expected to be very widespread.

(LOCATOR: PANAMA CITY,FL)


EVEN BEFORE LANDFALL.. IVAN SPAWNED TORNADOES NEAR PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA- KILLING TWO PEOPLE.

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SOT, "It was just, it came so fast, it was just like, I don't know, I

just never seen anything like this before. This is wild.
))

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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Iraq's Interior Ministry now says three men kidnapped from their house in Baghdad earlier today were two Americans and a Briton.
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Earlier, officials said the victims were all British nationals.
U- S officials say they're investigating the incident, while a British diplomat says he couldn't confirm the kidnapping.
Iraqi officials say the three men were working for a Middle East- based construction firm in Baghdad.
Two Italian women and two French journalists are also being held captive in Iraq.
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[11Radford-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A second person has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting last May in Radford.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/May;]

21- year old Roy Omar Hodge turned himself in yesterday morning. He's been indicted on ten charges including first degree murder. Police say Hodge and 18 year old Aamir Darren Lewis Brown broke into an apartment in Radford to steal drugs. In the process, Forrest Hart was shot in the back and 25 year old Brian Keith Gray was shot and killed. Police believe Brown pulled the trigger and Hodge was an accessory to murder. Both are being held without bond at the NRV jail.
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[Jackson]


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Attorneys for Michael Jackson will challenge the admissibility of evidence during a pre- trial hearing that begins today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The evidence was removed from Jackson's Neverland Ranch.
Defense attorneys will argue that prosecutors and law enforcement overstepped their bounds.
Tomorrow, the court is expected to hear testimony from the mother of a boy Jackson is charged with molesting.
Jackon may also be in court tomorrow.
He's pleaded not guilty.
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[Stadium-Committee]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=jda]
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The committee considering the future of Victory Stadium continues to gather more information.
And yesterday, members were surprized by some of the studies they haven't seen.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The city and its consultants have produced a half-dozen reports on the Roanoke landmark since May of 1996.
Committee members want to take a look at all of them.
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[SOT 02:07:37]
[IN Q=It's disappointing that they]

((JACK PARROTT/STADIUM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: IT'S DISAPPOINTING THAT THEY WEREN'T MADE AVAILABLE BEFOREHAND BUT ITS REALLY GOOD TO KNOW THAT THEY ARE THERE. EVERY TIME WE FIND OUT ABOUT SOMETHING NEW AND CAN GET HOLD OF IT, WHY IT'S A HUGE HELP TO US, THAT'S THE ONLY WAY WE'RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO PROCEED.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Parrott/Stadium Committee Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=only way we're going to be able to proceed.]
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[VO-NAT]


Committee members plans to meet every two weeks.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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In business news, Two economic reports will be released later this morning.
Jean Lee has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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((Investors will be looking for readings on jobless claims and the consumer price index at tomorrow's open.
The markets finished near session lows on Wednesday, with the Dow slipping 86 points and the Nasdaq giving back 18.
Economic reports due out this morning include the August reading on the Consumer price index. It measures the changes in costs for things like housing, electricity, food, and transportation Economists are looking for a gain of 2/10 of 1 percent. And weekly jobless claims figures will also be released, expectations for 341-thousand claims to have been filed.
One drag on Wednesday's trading was Coca-Cola. The popular soft-drink maker slipped more than 4-percent, following its profit warning. The company says it's seeing sluggish volume sales worldwide.
And Taser International could be active again, after shooting up more than 20-percent in active trading. Investors sent shares higher, after British authorities said some police in the U.K., could use Taser's stun guns.
Track all the latest market news at our website. Cbs.mw.com In ny I'm jl.))

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[1160-Minutes]


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CBS News is standing by the authenticity of the controversial documents it presented last week, documents claiming George Bush used connections to "sugar coat" his record in the Texas Air National Guard.
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[VO-NAT CBS11]

In a follow-up report last night, 60 minutes presented an interview with the woman who was secretary to Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Killian. She does not think the documents are authentic, but says what's in them reflects the truth.
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[SUPER=01-Marian Knox/Former Killian Secretary]
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((I know that I didn't type them however, the information in those is correct.))
[OUT Q=in those is correct]
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[VO-NAT]

CBS also presented letters from two document examiners which the program says attests to their authenticity. Many other news organizations have presented evidence that the documents are fakes, and many critics contend CBS overlooked warning signs and ignored news standards when it put them on the air.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Because of previously-arranged programming commitments, WDBJ did not show this week's 60 Minutes. There's no word yet on whether CBS will give this station permission to show the program at a later time, but anyone with computer connections can see the entire segment by going online to CBS News-dot-com, then clicking "Wednesday 60 Minutes".

[6-Oprah-Winner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A Roanoke family that sacrificed to provide for a son with autism was among those surprised and rewarded by Oprah Winfrey.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June]


The Thomases have given up a lot financially to get the best therapy for Noah. Most recently, the family moved to Wisconsin so he could continue with therapy, and they could get some financial assistance.
[SUPER=03-Harpo Studios/Monday]


The Thomases were among the Oprah audience members who received a brand new Pontiac G- Six Series on Monday.
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[COMM] [11Imoh]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Suspended Virginia Tech Running back Mike Imoh got the same deal as two other football players yesterday, for giving alcohol to teenage girls.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

Imoh pled no contest to one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Imoh maintained his innocence, but agreed to the same deal as quarterback Marcus Vick and wide receiver Brenden Hill.

He received probation a 100 dollar fine and 24 hours of community service.
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[PKGVictory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC 38:39]
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Before they can decide whether Roanoke should renovate Victory Stadium, members of a new committee must dig into its past.
They've discovered that will be more difficult than they first thought.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[IN Q=We found out]
[SUPER=01-Jack Parrott/Stadium Committee Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :09]
[SUPER=01-Charles Anderson/City Engineer; :16]
[SUPER=01-Gwen Mason/Stadium Committee Member; :38]
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(( [SOT 02:06:54]
[IN Q=We found out]

((JACK PARROTT/STADIUM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: WE FOUND OUT A WHOLE LOT TODAY THAT WE DIDN'T KNOW. WE HEARD ABOUT REPORTS WE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW EXISTED.))
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[OUT Q=we didn't even know existed.]


Chairman Jack Parrott said he was disappointed the committee hadn't seen all of the studies earlier... but glad they will be available as members get down to work. [NAT SOUND OF ENGINEER 01:44:29]
[IN Q=Option three]

((OPTION THREE THEY RETAINED THE WEST STANDS, DEMOLISHED THE EAST STANDS.))
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[OUT Q=demolished the east stands.]


Since 1996, the city and its consultants have conducted at least six studies of Victory Stadium and reviewed even more options... from full renovation of the existing facility, to construction of a new stadium on a different site, and several schemes in between.
Committee members say they want to hear it all.
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[IN Q=I think we have a lot more homework]

((I THINK WE HAVE A LOT MORE HOMEWORK. THAT'S WHAT I COME AWAY FROM THIS MEETING THAT THERE ARE ANY NUMBER OF STUDIES AND OPTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN LOOKED AT. AND I THINK SORTING THROUGH THOSE IS GOING TO BE A BIG EFFORT. AND WE'LL SORT OF SEE WHAT'S IN THERE. BACK TO THE BOOKS.))
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[OUT Q=back to the books.]


The committee wants to know more about the city's parks and recreation plan, and the needs of Eventzone.
And they hope to know within a few months, if Victory Stadium is structurally sound.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))





[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news, Stocks fell yesterday. And Martha Stewart is apparently ready to serve her time. John Lisk has more in today's business brief.
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[OUT Q=I'm John Lisk.]

((STOCKS LOST THEIR FIZZ AND FELL SHARPLY.


THE DOW INDUSTRIALS DROPPED 86-POINTS.
AS THE NASDAQ FELL 18.


MARTHA STEWART SAYS SHE'S READY TO SERVE HER PRISON SENTENCE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
SHE WAS SENTENCED IN JULY TO FIVE MONTHS IN PRISON AND FIVE MONTHS OF HOUSE ARREST.
STEWART SAID SHE DID NOT WANT TO WAIT FOR THE LENGTHY APPEALS PROCESS TO PLAY OUT... AND WANTED TO PUT WHAT SHE CALLED HER "NIGHTMARE" BEHIND HER.
SHARES OF MARTHA STEWART OMNIMEDIA CLOSED UP MORE THAN ONE-PERCENT.


SHARES OF COKE CLOSED DOWN NEARLY FOUR PERCENT AFTER IT WARNED ITS SECOND-HALF EARNINGS WILL MISS WALL STREET EXPECTATIONS.
COKE BLAMED UNFAVORABLE VOLUME TRENDS IN NORTH AMERICA, AND ADMITTED IT DIDN'T REACT QUICKLY ENOUGH TO A MARKET DOWNTURN.
ITS NEW C-E-O ALSO ACKNOWLEDGED THE COMPANY PRICED ITS PRODUCTS TOO HIGH RECENTLY, CUTTING INTO SALES VOLUMES.


U-S LIGHT CRUDE OIL FELL 81-CENTS, CLOSING AT 43-DOLLARS AND 58 CENTS A BARREL.
HURRICANE IVAN CUT DEMAND BY SHUTTING NEARLY 13 PERCENT OF U-S REFINING CAPACITY, BUT THE GOVERNMENT SAID HURRICANE'S IMPACT ON CRUDE OIL SUPPLIES CAN BE SHORT-LIVED -- AS WAS THE CASE IN LATE SEPTEMBER, 2002.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF... I'M JOHN LISK.))

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[6-WHite]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-32 40:55]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]
[ENG#=2]


Roanoke authorities plan to reinstate the assault and battery charge that was filed against landlord Bill White and then dropped earlier this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The case against White was dropped when the woman who swore out the warrant failed to appear in court.
Erica Hardwick Hoesch (HOE-sh) is the former neo-nazi who passed out fliers that claimed White is a racist.
She was convicted of trespassing on one of his properties.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


A different judge had agreed to continue the case, so her conviction was vacated.
And today, prosecutors confirmed the charge against White will be reinstated, and another hearing scheduled.

[6-Vassar-Concert]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-30 47:37]
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[ENG#=3]


Most music stars start out playing gigs in high school gymnasiums before making it big ... country music sensation Phil Vassar is turning things around.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Vassar will be kicking off his new album "Shaken, Not Stirred" with a concert at his alma mater, Brookville High School, on September 29th.
[SUPER=@File;]


Admission to the concert is 15 dollars which will include a copy of Vassar's new CD.
Profits will help the school's athletic boosters.
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[SOT 15:23:04]
[IN Q=I'm glad he's]

((JIM WHORLEY/BROOKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: I'M GLAD HE'S COMING BACK. IF WE WEREN'T MAKING ANYTHING OFF OF IT, WE'D BE HAPPY TO HOST HIM, BUT THE FACT THAT WE CAN MAKE A LITTLE BIT FOR A GOOD CAUSE AND HE WAS AN ATHLETE HERE, A VERY GOOD ATHLETE, IT KIND OF GOES HAND IN HAND.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Whorley/Brookville High School Principal]
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[OUT Q=goes hand in hand.]
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[VO-NAT]


15-hundred tickets will be available.
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