[Iraq]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=1]


U- S forces have launched a new offensive against insurgents in Fallujah.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fallujah, Iraq;]


Troops are using precision ground and air strikes to target the militant stronghold.
Residents report the most intense shelling in weeks.
Hospital officials say at least eight people have been killed so far.
The military strike comes after a breakdown in talks for the handover of militant leader Abu Musab al- Zarqawi.
An Iraqi government official says the military operations will continue until Fallujah``has been cleansed'' of ``terrorists.''
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[PKGMayfield]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC 55:09]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]


A year ago this week, a Roanoke teacher took his own life after being faslely accused of hitting a student.
As a result, Ron Mayfield's family demanded changes in policy and procedures.
Justin McLeod has an update one year later.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:39:53]
[IN Q=This is an ongoing]
[SUPER=01-Anita Price/Roanoke Education Association; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last October; :06]
[SUPER=01-Lissy Merenda/Roanoke City Schools; :21]
[SUPER=01-David Trinkle/School Board Member; 1:16]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((ANITA PRICE/ROANOKE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: THIS IS AN ONGOING PROCESS. HAVE WE FINISHED THE WORK BY NO MEANS NO.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=BY NO MEANS NO]


That work began last October after Ron Mayfield jumped to his death from a Blue Ridge Parkway bridge.
Mayfield was placed on administrative leave after he was falsely accused of hitting a student.
What he did not know is that an investigation cleared him of any wrongdoing.
[SOT 17:26:24]
[IN Q=I think what it did]

((LISSY MERENDA/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS: I THINK WHAT IT DID POINT TO WAS TO LOOK AT PRESENT POLICY AND PROCEDURE AND THE WAY WE COMMUNICATE THAT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=communicate that]


As a result of Mayfield's death, the school system implemented several changes.
Students who now make false allegations can possibly face criminal charges.
There's also better communication between an accused teacher and administrators.
[SOT 17:27:06]
[IN Q=The human resources]

((LISSY MERENDA/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS: THE HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT OR THE SCHOOL IS STAYING IN CLOSE CONTACT AT MINIMUM ONCE A WEEK IF NOT MORE.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=IF NOT MORE]


But does this satisfy Mayfield's family? [GRAPHIC]
It released a statement saying it encourages and expects the school system to continue working on improvements and changes, something his colleagues believe is a must.
[SOT 17:40:51]
[IN Q=This is not]

((ANITA PRICE/ROANOKE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: THIS IS NOT THE KIND OF THING THAT WE CAN JUST SAY IS AN ISOLATED EVENT AND IT WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=happen again]

[GRAPHIC]
The family also believes many questions remain unanswered.
Although sympathetic to the family, one school board member wonders what more can be done.
[SOT 17:48:44]
[IN Q=I don't think anybody]

((DAVID TRINKLE/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: I DON'T THINK ANYBODY IS EVER GOING TO BE PLEASED NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO WITH AN OUTCOME LIKE THIS AND I AM NOT SURE WHAT ANSWERS CAN BE GIVEN TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE COMPLETELY.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=resolved the issue completely]
[SOT ]
[IN Q= ]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: WHAT EXACTLY THE FAMILY STILL WANTS IS UNCLEAR. IT IS NOT ADDRESSED IN THE STATEMENT BUT THE SCHOOL SYSTEM SAYS IT IS WILLING TO SIT DOWN WITH THE FAMILY TO DISCUSS THEIR CONCERNS. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))





[11Discipline-Report]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC 18:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


Roanoke City Schools also released final discipline numbers from last school year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The school system submitted the report to the state last month, and yesterday shared the results for the first time with the school safety advisory committee.
More than 12-thousand disciplinary incidents were reported last year, but administrators point out the majority were minor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:51:12]
[IN Q=One of the things]

((LOU TALBUTT/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS: ONE OF THE THINGS WE WANT TO DO THIS YEAR IS TO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR INCIDENTS AND LOOK AT ALL THE DIFFERENT PROGRAMS WE HAVE IN PLACE TO SEE IF INDEED OUR NUMBERS ARE GOING DOWN FROM THIS YEAR FROM LAST YEAR))
[SUPER=01-Lou Talbutt/Roanoke City Schools]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=FROM THIS YEAR FROM LAST YEAR]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The school safety advisory committee is also working to make sure the recommendations from the city's safety task force are eventually implemented.
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[AMSheriff-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-38 TC 52:25]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=4]

The men vying to be Radford's next sheriff squared off last night at a Candidate's Forum.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

More than 130 people turned out to see the candidates answer numerous public safety questions. Democrat Terry Alley is the incumbent. He's held the office for the last 8 months after the former sheriff retired. Republican Mark Armentrout is the challenger. One of his main goals is to see the office become accredited.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:14:23:00;19:55:00 ]
[IN Q=Accredidation is the]
[SUPER=01-Mark Armentrout/Sheriff Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Terry Alley/Sheriff Candidate;]

((MARK ARMENTROUT: ACCREDITATION IS THE BEST MEASURE OF WHETHER AN AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH PROFESSIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS. CURRENTLY THE RADFORD SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS NOT ACCREDITED. THERE'S 49 ACCREDITED AGENCIES ACROSS THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND I FEEL THAT THE RADFORD SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS TO BE ACCREDITED. TERRY ALLEY: OUR OFFICE IS LIMITED IN STAFFING AND FUNDING FROM THE STATE. THIS OFFICE ONLY HAS 5 SWORN PERSONAL AND WE HAVE FOUR COURTS HERE IN THE CITY TO TAKE CARE OF , AND TRANSPORTS AND CIVIL PROCESS. SO OUR ABILITY TO DO DIFFERENT KINDS OF PROGRAMS IS LIMITED.))
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=is limited.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

This is a special election, because the prior sheriff retired this year. That means the winner on November 2nd will take office immediately.
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[11Debate-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

WDBJ has offered free air time to all Congressional candidates on the ballot this fall in the 5th, 6th, and 9th districts. We will present them in a special half-hour program this Saturday at 7-30 p.m. We will also host the only televised debate for the 9th congressional district next Friday October 22nd at 7 p.m.
(+++++++)
[Take WDBJ Web FS #E522]

We will include viewer questions submitted online. To enter your question, go to our home page at wdbj7-dot-com.
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[NLCS]


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


In sports, the Saint Louis Cardinals have a two games to none lead over the Houston Astros in the National League Championship Series.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/FOX]


Albert Pujols (POO'-hohls) hit the go- ahead solo homer in the eighth.
Scott Rolen followed with his second homer of the game, as St. Louis rallied to beat Houston 6-to-4.
They were the first back-to-back home runs in Cardinals' post-season history.
The series now shifts to Houston for games three and four, and if necessary, game five.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=ALCS]

The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees resume the A-L-C-S tonight at Fenway Park. The Yankees lead the best-of-seven series two games to none.
[No Boards]

(weather toss)[Marketwatch]



[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]

In business news, several insurance companies are under investigation for possible corporate fraud.
Marcella Palmer has that story and and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=in NY, I'm Marcella Palmer.]

((A BLACK EYE FOR THE INSURANCE SECTOR... AS NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ELLIOT SPITZER CONTINUES HIS INVESTIGATION IN TO THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND POSSIBLE CORPORATE FRAUD. YESTERDAY SHARES OF THE NATIONS LARGEST INSURERS AND BROKER, MARSH & McLENNAN DROPPED ON THE NEWS OF THEIR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT. SPITZER CHARGED COMPANIES LIKE BLUE CHIP A-I-G, ACE LIMITED, CHUBB CORPORATION, AND HARTFORD FINANCIAL WITH BID-RIGGING AND PAY OFFS THAT HE SAYS VIOLATE FRAUD AND COMPETITION LAWS.
ALSO WEIGHING ON THE MARKET... OIL PRICES AND WEAK EARNINGS. THE DOW CLOSED THE DAY WITH TRIPLE DIGIT LOSSES DOWN 107.
THE NASDAQ ALSO CLOSED DOWN 17.
YESTERDAYS U-S INVENTORY NUMBERS STIRRED UP CONCERN ABOUT HEATING FUEL SUPPLIES THIS WINTER, THAT'S WHY CRUDE AND HEATING OIL SOARED TO RECORD HIGHS. CRUDE CLOSED ABOVE $54 DOLLARS A BARREL... AND HEATING OIL HIT A RECORD CLOSE AT $1.54 A GALLON.
AND STARBUCKS LOVERS USING THAT RE-LOADABLE STORED VALUE CARD COULD PUSH OVERALL SALES TO THE 1-BILLION DOLLAR MARK BY MONTHS END.OVER LESS THAN THREE YEARS THE COMPANY HAS ACTIVATED MORE THAN 35 MILLION CARDS CUSTOMERS CAN USE AS CASH TO MAKE THEIR PURCHASES.
FOR MORE ON THE MARKET LOG ON TO OUR SITE... AT CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM. IN NEW YORK I'M MARCELLA PALMER.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

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


[Campaign-2004]


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


With only a handful of states still up for grabs come November, the presidential candidates have found common ground in where they need to pick up votes.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA;]


President Bush and John Kerry are running the last leg of the race in the same battleground states.
More than 15- thousand people turned out at Iowa's state fairgrounds for the Democratic ticket.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=He chose a tax]

((SEN. JOHN KERRY/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: HE CHOSE A TAX CUT FOR THE WEALTHIEST PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY.. MY CHOICE.. JOHN EDWARDS CHOICE WE ARE GOING TO BUILD AMERICA, WERE GOING TO BUILD THOSE SCHOOLS, WERE GOING TO FUND NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND. ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=no child left behind.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Central Point, OR;]


President Bush heads to Iowa today.
Yesterday he hosted huge crowds in Nevada and Oregon-- portraying Kerry as a tax and spend liberal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=To pay for all his promises]

((TO PAY FOR ALL HIS PROMISES, HIS SPENDING PROMISES, HE'S GOING TO HAVE TO RAISE YOUR TAXES. ))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=raise your taxes.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


There are only 18 days to go before the election.
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[11Sign-Stealing]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC1:02:15]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]
[ENG#=2]


There's an epidemic of sign stealing and vandalism in central Virginia... and members of both political parties say they want it stopped.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Both campaigns say hundreds of Kerry and Bush yard signs have either been stolen or destroyed over the past few weeks.
Party leaders say the acts may be an indication of the strong feelings the presidential campaign has generated.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:39:30//11:32:09]
[IN Q=I think the]

((WENDELL WALKER/LYNCHBURG GOP CHAIRMAN: I THINK THE PARTISAN INTENSITY OF 'WE HATE REPUBLICANS, WE HATE BUSH' I THINK THAT IS ONLY FEEDING WHAT WE'RE SEEING OUT HERE. VERY UNFORTUNATE, BUT I THINK THAT PROBABLY IS A CAUSE FOR SOME OF THIS.)) ((GRETCHEN BESSIERE/DEMOCRATIC VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: IT'S SILLY. THERE'S NO REASON TO DO IT, WE JUST GO AND PUT THE SIGNS RIGHT BACK UP AND SO DO THE REPUBLICANS AND IT JUST MAKES EVERYBODY UNHAPPY. PEOPLE COME IN HERE, THEY'RE JUST FURIOUS WHEN THEIR SIGNS ARE GONE.))
[SUPER=01-Wendell Walker/Lynchburg GOP Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gretchen Bessiere/Democratic Volunteer Coordinator; :12]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=their signs are gone.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Both parties say they're willing to prosecute anyone caught stealing or vandalizing a sign.
(------------)



[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[11Poll-Workers]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC33:07]
[GRAPHIC=Wipe]



[ENG#=3]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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

Meantime, it's becoming a challege to recruit people to work in the polls. Many who do are now approaching their 80's. That's why state officials would like to see more young people get into the routine of not just voting, but working at their precincts.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:46:43]
[IN Q=Many of the localities]

((JEAN JENSEN: MANY OF THE LOCALITIES HAVE TURNED TO THEIR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HAVE ASKED THEM TO GIVE GOVERNMENT WORKERS THE DAY OFF WITH PAY TO WORK AT THE POLLS.))
[SUPER=01-Jean Jensen/Board of Elections Secretary;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=work at the polls]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Jensen says election day can be grueling. Poll workers arrive at 5 A-M and don't leave until all the votes are counted. Jensen says the day will eventually get shorter as more and more localities start using electronic voting machines which tally votes faster.
(------------)



[11Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC 1:36:31]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]

The Commonwealth's top officials are hoping skills used to sculpt and build will create a new source of income in Southwest Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Yesterday, Governor Mark Warner announced 100-thousand dollars from the Appalachian Regional Commission will go to develop and market the region's arts and crafts. Warner says tourism could be boosted in the area -if more focus is placed on things "uniquely Appalachian."
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT@15:07:32.10]
[IN Q=These are jobs that...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: THESE ARE JOBS THAT CAN'T BE OUTSOURCED. THESE ARE JOBS THAT DRAW UPON THE CULTURE OF OUR REGION- JOBS THAT PEOPLE CAN CREATE AT THEIR HOME AND NOT JUST COMMUTE TO ANOTHER LOCATION.))
[SUPER=01-Gov. Mark Warner]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=... to another location.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHICS=HOLD]

Governor Warner expects to announce a larger arts iniative for Southwest Virginia before the next legislative session.


(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[11Rockbridge-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-30 1:26:31]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


An improvement project in Rockbridge County has some parents upset that their kids school is being left out.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

The county had plans to renovate three elementary schools this fall. Because of rising costs, Effinger Elementary got left out. Renovations have started on two other schools. Now parents and the school board are asking the Board of Supervisors for four million additional dollars to pay for ALL of the renovations.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 10:36:12]
[IN Q=The children...]

((PATRICIA SCHIRMER/EFFINGER PTA PRESIDENT; THE CHILDREN AT EFFINGER DESERVE THE SAME EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND ENVIRONMENT AS THEIR PEERS AS THE OTHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. THAT'S THE KEY POINT THAT THEY SHOULD UNDERSTAND, THAT WE WANT THEM TO UNDERSTAND.))
[SUPER=01-Patricia Schirmer/Effinger PTA President;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=want them to understand.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

School officials warn if the supervisors can't come up with the money this year, the cost could rise significantly.
(------------)



[AMCommonwealth-Radford;]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-38 TC 50:28]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=4]

The men stumping for votes to be Radford's next chief prosecutor, met up last night at a Candidate's Forum.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

More than 130 people showed up to see Democrat Chris Rehak and Republican Patrick Moore answer questions about crime and public safety. Rehak is the incumbent, having held the office for the last 6 months. He's running on experience. Moore is the challenger and his main platform involves change.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:16:37:00 ;17:34:00 ]
[IN Q=Crime is absolutley]
[SUPER=01-Patrick Moore/(R) Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Chris Rehak/(D)Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate;]

((PATRICK MOORE:CRIME IS ABSOLUTELY THE TOP PRIORITY OF THE PROSECUTORE. I HAVE 11 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN CRIMNAL DEFENSE WORKED. I'VE PRACTICED IN 9 COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF RADFORD. I'VE PICKED UP MANY GREAT IDEAS THAT I THINK CAN BE A REAL PLUS FOR THE CITY OF RADFORD FOR OTHER COUNTIES. CHRIS REHAK: THE MAJOR ISSUE IS EXPERIENCE. MY BACKGROUND AS A POLICE OFFICER FOR 4 1/2 YEARS AND THEN 5 YEARS NOW AS PROSECUTORE. I'VE DEDICATED ALMOST AN ENTIRE DECADE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICE. THE QUESTION REALLY IS EXPERIENCE. DO YOU WANT A PROSECUTOR PROSECUTING YOUR CASES OR SOMEONE WHO'S NEVER PROSECUTED BEFORE))
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=prosecuted before.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

This is a special election to replace former Commonwealth's Attorney Randall Duncan, who became a judge. The winner on November 2nd takes office immediately.
(------------)



[US-Airways]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=US-Airways]
[ENG#=none]


In business news, A ruling may come today on U-S Airways' request to cut union workers' pay 23 percent. The airline is seeking the pay cuts on a temporary basis from nearly all of its union workers to help preserve its low cash reserves. The company had hoped for a ruling yesterday, but the hearing did not conclude. Closing arguments will be completed today.
Now let's take a look at your local stocks.
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[11Green-Candidate]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC1:25:51]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=2]

One candidate for President advocates doubling the minimum wage. His name is not Bush or Kerry, but Cobb.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

DAVID Cobb says American workers deserve a "LIVING wage," something on the order of 10 or 11 dollars an hour. Cobb is the Green Party candidate. He campaigned in the Hollins area yesterday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:15]
[IN Q=Most of the problems]

((DAVID COBB/GREEN PARTY CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT; MOST OF THE PROBLEMS IN THIS NATION ARE EMINENTLY SOLVABLE, IF ONLY WE THE PEOPLE CONTROLLED OUR OWN GOVERNMENT.))
[SUPER=01-David Cobb/Green Party Candidate for President]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=our own government]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Texas lawyer is not on Virginia's ballot. Cobb acknowledged his visit was an "awareness campaign", rather than a serious run for the White House.
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[11RC-Inauguration]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC1:55:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


Students at Roanoke College hope their new President will help bring about change.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 11.5]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Many say they're excited the college inaugurated its first female leader yesterday.
Some say they hope Dr. Sabine (Sa-bean-uh) O'Hara will help what they call a separation of students on campus.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:28:27]
[IN Q=]

((ANH VU/FRESHMAN: IF YOU EVER EAT AT THE CAFETERIA LIKE ONE MINIORITY IS SEETING AT ONE TABLE AND THE OTHER PEOPLE SIT AT ONE TABLE. WE SHOULD ALL EAT AT THE SAME TABLE.)) ((GENIFER LUCERO/FRESHMAN: SHE HAS SOME GREAT IDEAS. I THINK SHE CAN MAKE THE BETTER ENVIRNOMNET FOR THE STUDENTS AND THE COMMUNITY TO COME TOGETHER AS A WHOLE.))
[SUPER=01-Anh Vu/Freshman; 00]
[Super=01-Genifer Lucero/Freshman; 08]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=together as a whole.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 06]


O'Hara says communication is the key to help the University come together.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:35:18]
[IN Q=]

((SABINE O'HARA/ROANOKE COLLEGE PRESIDENT; I'VE BEEN THINKING ABOUT THAT A LOT. WHAT KIND OF EVENTS COULD BE WHAT KIND OF COCCUREANCES THAT DRAWN US TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Sabine O'Hara/Roanoke College President;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=as a community.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 04 plus pad]


O'Hara is the college's tenth president.
(--------------)



[College-Preps]


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


A new study shows most high school graduates aren't making the grade when it comes to preparing for college.
The report by A-C-T, a college prep exam company says only 22- percent of more than a million graduates who took its test were ready for college math, science, and English. (Kim toss to Steve for weekend preview) One university official says students shouldn't just "cruise"through their senior year.