[11Keagy-Village]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-44 15:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

Opponents of a planned upscale shopping center in Roanoke County lost the rezoning battle, but they're still fighting.
They were successful in getting the county to deny Kahn Development's request for nearly a million dollars in tax incentives.
Justin McLeod has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Elmer Hodge/Roanoke Co. Administrator;:16]
[SUPER=01-Marlene Perrott/Opposes Keagy Village;:31]
[SUPER=01-Joe McNamara/Roanoke Co. Supervisor;1:01]
[SUPER=02-Richard Flora/Roanoke Co. Supervisor;1:10]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]


(( ((NAT SOUND OF CARS GOING BY))
Route 419 is already a busy place and it could get worse if Keagy Village is built.
That's why road improvements are needed and the developer says it needs help pay for it.
The county argues giving companies tax incentives are quite common.
[SOT 4:44:45]
[IN Q=We use tax money]

((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE CO. ADMINISTRATOR: ))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=finance county projects]


But many opponents point out Kahn development originally agreed to pay for these improvements on their own.
Kahn now says the project may be in jeopardy without assistance from the county.
[SOT 5:17:04]
[IN Q=THe last time I]

((MARLENE PERROTT/OPPOSES KEAGY VILLAGE: THE LAST TIME I LOOKED,....HOSTAGE REQUIREMENTS.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=HOSTAGE REQUIREMENTS]


Some residents also wonder why their tax paying dollars should be used for a project many of them opposed.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=I resent as Roanoke]

((RESIDENT: I RESENT AS A ROANOKE COUNTY REISDENT,....BLIGHT ON MY NEIGHBORHOOD.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=ON MY NEIGHBORHOOD]


But county leaders say the tax incentives would bring much needed road improvements sooner than V-Dot could.
After hearing from both sides for nearly two hours, the Board of Supervisors finally had its say.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=I've always been]

((JOE McNARMA/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: I'VE ALWAYS BEEN....AGAINST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.)) ((RICHARD FLORA/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: I'VE CONSISTENTLY SUPPORTED....WOULD BE HYPOCRITICAL.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=WOULD BE HYPOCRITICAL]
[SOT ]
[IN Q=In the end]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: IN THE END, THE BOARD VOTED THREE TO TWO TO DENY THE REQUEST SO KAHN WOULD NOT BE GETTING ANY MONEY. IT IS UNCLEAR WHETHER THE COMPANY PLANS TO CONTINUE WITH THE PROJECT OR KILL IT. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.)) ))




[11Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC1:32:33]
[GRAPHIC=Hendrick Crash]
[ENG#=2]


Federal investigators are preparing to remove the wreckage of the Hendrick Motorsports plane from the side of Bull Mountain.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;]


Investigators returned to Patrick County for a second day to document the crash site.
They recovered an instrument panel that could provide some useful information.
And they are now expecting an aircraft recovery team that will begin removing pieces of the plane so they can be taken to a Delaware facility for further analysis.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 04:49:08]
[IN Q=We have to strike]

((BRIAN RAYNER/NTSB INVESTIGATOR: WE HAVE TO STRIKE A BALANCE BETWEEN FINDING EVERYTHING AS IS, AND GETTING AS MUCH EVIDENCE OUT AS YOU CAN BEFORE THE ENVIRONMENT TAKES OVER. WE HAVE WEATHER COMING THIS WAY, AND WE WANT TO GET SOME OF THESE ITEMS UP AND OUT AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Rayner/NTSB Investigator;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=and out as quickly as we can.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Because the terrain is so challenging, Rayner says the recovery team will probably use a helicopter to remove the plane from the mountainside.
(------------)



[Iraq]


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


In Iraq, hundreds of British troops are moving north toward Baghdad.
It's part of a move designed to free up U-S troops for duty in the insurgent strongholds west of the capital.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Japan's Prime Minister says he won't bow to terrorists who've taken a Japanese man hostage.
A group led by Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi has threatened to behead the member of Japan's forces if the Japanese government doesn't withdraw its troops from Iraq within 48 hours.
(------------)


[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, a cell phone merger and another airline bankruptcy. Marcella Palmer has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.

(/////SOT/////)
[IN Q=There's a new]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=I'm Marcella Palmer.]

((THERE'S A NEW TOP DOG IN THE CELL PHONE INDUSTRY...CINGULAR WIRELESS HAS COMPLETED A 41-BILLION DOLLAR BUY OF AT&T WIRELESS. THE MERGER BRINGS TOGETHER THE SECOND AND THIRD LARGEST WIRELESS CARRIERS IN THE U-S... WITH MORE THAN 46-MILLION SUBSCRIBERS, CINGULAR NOW TOPS VERIZON WIRELESS AS THE AS THE NUMBER 1 OPERATOR. THE NATIONS 10TH LARGEST AIRLINE... A-T-A FILES FOR CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY.. LATE TUESDAY THE LOW FARE CARRIER REPORTED IT'S 940-MILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT. BUT BETTER NEW FOR DELTA... ITS SHARES SHOT UP ON NEWS THE POSSIBILITY OF NEAR-TERM BANKRUPTCY IS DECLINING QUICKLY. Among things...DELTA'S SECURING ADDITIONAL FINANCING . TRIPLE DIGIT GAINS FOR THE BLUE CHIPS TUESDAY... THE DOW CLOSED THE DAY UP 138. THE NASDAQ CLOSED THE DAY UP... 14 CRUDE-OIL MATCHED AN ALL TIME RECORD CLOSE, AT $55.17 A BARREL... ALONG WITH MUSIC, THE LATEST VERSION OF APPLE'S I-POD CAN ALSO HOLD UP TO 25-THOUSAND PICTURES FOR SLIDE SHOWS. IT'S AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY ...BONO AND THE EDGE, OF U-2 WERE ON HAND FOR THE I-PODS RELEASE YESTERDAY BECAUSE APPLE IS INTRODUCING A 20-GIG SPECIAL EDITION U-2 I-POD WHICH WILL INCLUDE A U-2 ANTHOLOGY. 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=Bush/Kerry]
[ENG#=1]


Whether it's by bus or by plane, the pace of the presidential campaign is picking up.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albuquerque, NM;]
Today Senator John Kerry will travel to Iowa and Minnesota, after a night of stumping in the Southwest.


In Albuquerque, Kerry repeated his attack on the Bush administration over the 380 tons of missing explosives in Iraq.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=If the President]

((SEN. JOHN KERRY/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE:IF THE PRESIDENT CANT ACKNOWLEDGE MISTAKES, IF THE PRESIDENT IS NOT ABLE TO SEE THE THINGS THAT ARE GOING WRONG, HES NOT ABLE TO FIX THOSE THINGS, I DO SEE THEM AND I WILL FIX THEM. ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:10] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=and I will fix them.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dubuque, IA;]


While campaigning in Iowa, President Bush pointed to Kerry's Senate record, and argued his rival is NOT equipped to lead the war on terror or the war in Iraq.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=My opponent]

((MY OPPONENT HAS NO PLAN, NO VISION, JUST A LONG LIST OF COMPLAINTS. BUT A MONDAY-MORNING QUARTERBACK HAS NEVER LED ANY TEAM TO VICTORY.))
[RUNS=:15] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=team to victory.]
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]


Bush is also reaching across party lines-- making an appeal to Democrats not yet sold on Kerry.
The Democratic candidate, meanwhile, will focus his message today on economic issues.
(------------)



[11Mason-Dixon]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-39 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=Bush/Kerry]
[ENG#=2]


President Bush is maintaing his lead in Virginia, one week before election day.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The latest News Seven Mason-Dixon Poll puts the President's lead over Senator John Kerry at six points, the same margin as a month ago.
When voters were asked what one issue will most influence their vote next week, Homeland Security and Terrorism came out on top.
22 percent said Iraq. 20 percent said the economy and job creation.
(------------)



[11Abortion]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC1:24:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


The Commonwealth of Virginia is appealing a court ruling that overturns a state ban on some late-term abortions.


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

Both sides were heard yesterday in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. The state solicitor general says he believes the case should go to trial.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:15:30]
[IN Q=We had oral argument.]

((WILLIAM THRO/STATE SOLICITOR GENERAL: WE HAD ORAL ARGUMENT. WE WERE VERY PLEASED WITH THE COURTS QUESTIONS. THE COURTS SEEMED RECEPTIVE TO OUR ARGUMENTS, WE ARE CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC. OUR MAJOR ARGUMENT IS THAT THERE IS AN INSUFFICIENT RECORD TO DECLARE THIS STATUTE UNCONSTITUTIONAL.))
[SUPER=01-William Thro/Virginia Solicitor General;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=this statute unconstitutional]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]

Legislation banning what many call partial birth abortions went into effect in July of last year and was struck down eight months ago. That after a federal judge ruled the ban violated privacy rights and failed to make an exception for the health of the woman. A decision on yesterday's appeal is expected within the next four months.

(Toss to Bump)


[BUMP]
[COMM]


[VOBKeagy-Village]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-47 02:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


It is unclear this morning whether a South Carolina company will continue with plans to bring an upscale shopping center to Roanoke County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Kahn Development won zoning approval back in June to build Keagy Village at the corner of Route 419 and Keagy Road.


Last night, the company asked Roanoke County for nearly a million dollars in tax incentives to make improvements to the roadways.
But many residents showed up in large numbers to protest the request.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:01:06]
[IN Q=Most of the residents]

((ROGER SMITH/ROANOKE COUNTY RESIDENT: MOST OF THE RESIDENTS DIDN'T WANT THIS DEVELOPMENT AND TO SAY WE ARE GOING TO TURN AROUND AND GIVE TAX MONEY BACK THAT THIS GENERATES IS JUST KINDA ADDS INSULT TO INJURY.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Smith/Roanoke Co. Resident; :]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=insult to injury]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


In the end, the Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to deny the tax incentive package so Kahn will not getting any money from the county.
(------------)



[VOPlane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Hendrick Crash]
[ENG#=2]


Federal investigators are making plans to move the wreckage of the Hendrick Motorsports plane from Patrick County to Delaware.
(------------)
[VO-NAT from 04-36 TC1:32:33]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;]


Investigators returned to Patrick County for a second day to document the crash site.
They recovered an instrument panel that could provide some useful information.
And they are now expecting an aircraft recovery team that will begin removing pieces of the plane so they can be taken to a Delaware facility for further analysis. Officials say the challenging terrain means they'll probably use a helicopter to remove the plane from the mountainside.
(------------)



[11Celanese]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-43 TC09:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

One of Giles Counties largest employers will lay off hundreds of people .. almost a third of its workforce.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.]

Starting in 2005, Celanese Acetate will phase out its filament line. The company has been a pioneer in the acetate filament industry since the 1920's. It's a product often found in clothing and household goods. The move will put up to 325 people out of work.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 6:21:00 to :35]
[IN Q=It's sad]

((DEBBIE HILL-MCMAHAN: IT'S SAD... AND THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. I MEAN, I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY. THEY KIND OF LEFT US. THEY CALLED US IN A MEETING TODAY AT 10:00 AND SAID HEY.. YOU KNOW THIS IS HOW MANY PEOPLE IT MIGHT AFFECT.))
[SUPER=07-Debbie Hill-Mcmahan;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=people it might affect.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The company will wait until January to start phasing out jobs. Officials say they will try to help employees find other work. Celanese currently employees about a thousand people.
(------------)



[2Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=4]


The British military says about 800 of its troops have begun their deployment toward Baghdad.
The move is part of a coalition effort to bring order to Iraq before elections in January.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Japan's Prime Minister says he won't bow to terrorists who've taken a Japanese man hostage.
A group led by Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi has threatened to behead the member of Japan's forces if the Japanese government doesn't withdraw its forces from Iraq within 48 hours.
(------------)


[CA-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Winter arrived early in parts of California, now seeing record amounts of snow.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Truckee, CA;]


One weather station has recorded four feet of snow this month in the Sierra Nevadas.
The early snowfall closed schools-- which meant kids pulled out the sleds while grown- ups pulled out the snow plows and shovels.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=If yo don't mind..]

((HENRY MURRAY/TRUCKEE, CA RESIDENT: If YOU DON'T MIND IT DOESN'T MATTER THE TRUTH, YOU KNOW. IT'S A MIND GAME, YOU KNOW. PEOPLE SAY OH GEE THEY WORRY ABOUT THE SNOW. DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT, JUST GO OUT AND DO YOUR THING.))
[SUPER=01-Henry Murray/Truckee, CA Resident;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=do your thing.]
(----------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Soda Springs, CA;]


The heavy snow is sending skiers to the slopes, as ski resorts have their earliest openings in years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I love playing]

((SEAN APALOS/SKIER:I LOVE PLAYING IN THE SNOW. AND THIS IS UNHEARD OF THIS EARLY, I LOVE IT. ))
[SUPER=01-Sean Apalos/Skier;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=I love it.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The storm is expected to linger through tomorrow.
(------------)



[Trigger]


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[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ROLL OUT OF BUMP]

[ENG#=D1]














[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, move over Verizon. There's a new number one cell phone provider. Cingular has completed its purchase of A-T-and-T Wireless for $41 Billion dollars. Combined, the two companies have more than 47 million customers in 49 states. Now here's a look local stocks.
[STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[Winner]


[ANCHOR=None]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


[ROLL OUT STOCKS]

[ENG#=D1]



[SUPER=45-Deborah Myers/Narrows]


[BREAK]





[11Tobacco-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC1:47:08]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]
[ENG#=1]


Investigators are searching for the cause of the fire that destroyed a historic tobacco warehouse in South Boston.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Boston]


Firefighters spent more than five hours yesterday morning bringing the blaze at the Planter's Warehouse under control.
Crews from around the region were called in to fight the fire and keep surrounding businesses from being damaged.
The entire building and its contents ... including an estimated twenty tons of tobacco ... were destroyed.
(------------)



[11Disaster-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-49 10:23]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath]
[ENG#=2]


The list of communities eligible for disaster assistance is getting bigger.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Month]


Botetourt County was left out of the original disaster declaration issued after last month's flooding.
But yesterday, FEMA added it to the list.
That means homeowners, renters and business owners affected by last month's flood are now eligible for state and federal assistance.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


And a disaster recovery center will also open in Alleghany County at the County Government Center November 8th through the 13th.

[2VOBKeagy-Village]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-47 02:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Roanoke County Supervisors have denied a developer's request for tax incentives. It is unclear this morning whether a South Carolina company will now continue with its plans to bring an upscale shopping center to Electric Road.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Kahn Development won zoning approval back in June to build Keagy Village at the corner of Route 419 and Keagy Road.


Last night, the company asked Roanoke County for nearly a million dollars in tax incentives to make improvements to the roadways.
But many residents showed up in large numbers to protest the request.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:01:06]
[IN Q=Most of the residents]

((ROGER SMITH/ROANOKE COUNTY RESIDENT: MOST OF THE RESIDENTS DIDN'T WANT THIS DEVELOPMENT AND TO SAY WE ARE GOING TO TURN AROUND AND GIVE TAX MONEY BACK THAT THIS GENERATES IS JUST KINDA ADDS INSULT TO INJURY.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Smith/Roanoke Co. Resident; :]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=insult to injury]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


In the end, the Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to deny the tax incentive package so Kahn will not getting any money from the county.
(------------)



[2-VOPlane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC1:32:33]
[GRAPHIC=Hendrick Crash]
[ENG#=2]


Federal investigators are preparing to remove the wreckage of the Hendrick Motorsports plane from the side of Bull Mountain.
(------------)
[VO-NAT from 04-36 TC1:32:33]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;]


Investigators returned to Patrick County for a second day to document the crash site.
They recovered an instrument panel that could provide some useful information.
And they are now expecting an aircraft recovery team that will begin removing pieces of the plane so they can be taken to a Delaware facility for further analysis. Officials say the challenging terrain means they'll probably use a helicopter to remove the plane from the mountainside.
(------------)



[VOCelanese]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

One of Giles County's largest employers is preparing to lay off hundreds of workers next year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.]

Starting in 2005, Celanese Acetate will phase out its filament line. The company has been a pioneer in the acetate filament industry since the 1920's. It's a product often found in clothing and household goods. The move will put up to 325 people out of work of the roughly one thousand currently on the job. The company will wait until January to start phasing out jobs.
(------------)



[3Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=4]


In Iraq, hundreds of British troops are moving north toward Baghdad.
It's part of a move designed to free up U-S troops for duty in the insurgent strongholds west of the capital.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Japan's Prime Minister says he won't bow to terrorists who've taken a Japanese man hostage.
A group led by Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi has threatened to behead the member of Japan's forces if the Japanese government doesn't withdraw its troops from Iraq within 48 hours.
(------------)


[2-Campaign-2004]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Bush/Kerry]
[ENG#=1]


It's a numbers game for the two candidates in the final days of the presidential race.
Both hope to snag the remaining undecided voters in get-out-the-vote rallies.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albuquerque, NM;]
Today Senator John Kerry will travel to Iowa and Minnesota, after a night of stumping in the Southwest.


In Albuquerque, Kerry repeated his attack on the Bush administration over the 380 tons of missing explosives in Iraq.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=If the President]

((SEN. JOHN KERRY/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE:IF THE PRESIDENT CANT ACKNOWLEDGE MISTAKES, IF THE PRESIDENT IS NOT ABLE TO SEE THE THINGS THAT ARE GOING WRONG, HES NOT ABLE TO FIX THOSE THINGS, I DO SEE THEM AND I WILL FIX THEM. ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:10] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=and I will fix them.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dubuque, IA;]


While campaigning in Iowa, President Bush pointed to Kerry's Senate record, and argued his rival is NOT equipped to lead the war on terror or the war in Iraq.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=My opponent]

((MY OPPONENT HAS NO PLAN, NO VISION, JUST A LONG LIST OF COMPLAINTS. BUT A MONDAY-MORNING QUARTERBACK HAS NEVER LED ANY TEAM TO VICTORY.))
[RUNS=:09] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=team to victory.]
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]


Bush is also reaching across party lines-- making an appeal to Democrats not yet sold on Kerry.
The Democratic candidate, meanwhile, will focus his message today on economic issues.
(------------)



[2-11Mason-Dixon]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-39 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=Bush/Kerry]
[ENG#=2]


With less than a week to go now before election day, President Bush is maintaining his lead in Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The latest News Seven Mason-Dixon Poll puts the President's lead over Senator John Kerry at six points, the same margin as a month ago.
When voters were asked what one issue will most influence their vote next week, Homeland Security and Terrorism came out on top.
22 percent said Iraq. 20 percent said the economy and job creation.
(------------)



[2Marketwatch]


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


In business news, help for Delta airlines, and a new I-Pod feature you can see. Marcella Palmer has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There's a new]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
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[OUT Q=I'm Marcella Palmer.]

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[3-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's what's making news on this Wednesday morning.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The fate of a planned upscale shopping center in Roanoke County is still up in the air.
That after the county supervisors denied a request from Kahn Development for nearly a million dollars in tax incentives.
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[ENG#=2]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;]


What's left of the Hendrick Motorsports plane that crashed Sunday will be moved from Patrick County to Delaware for further analysis.
Investigators have recovered an instrument panel that could provide some clues to the accident.
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[ENG#=3]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]


Hundreds of workers are losing their jobs at one of Giles County's biggest employers.
Celanese Acetate plans to lay off up to 325 people, starting next year.
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[2Radford-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A Blacksburg man is the second person to be arrested for last weekend's shooting of three people in Radford.
Kerry Wayne McPherson, Junior of Blacksburg is charged with aggravated malicious wounding.
A New York man also faces charges.
The injuries to the three victims were not life-threatening.

[2-11Tobacco-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC1:47:08]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]
[ENG#=4]


Investigators are searching for the cause of the fire that destroyed a historic tobacco warehouse in South Boston.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Boston]


Firefighters spent more than five hours yesterday morning bringing the blaze at the Planter's Warehouse under control.
Crews from around the region were called in to fight the fire and keep surrounding businesses from being damaged.
The entire building and its contents ... including an estimated twenty tons of tobacco ... were destroyed.
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[2-11Disaster-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-49 10:23]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath]
[ENG#=1]


Federal officials are making two more counties eligible for flood relief.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Month]


Botetourt County was left out of the original disaster declaration issued after last month's flooding.
But today, FEMA added it to the list.
That means homeowners, renters and business owners affected by last month's flood are now eligible for state and federal assistance.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


And a disaster recovery center will also open in Alleghany County at the County Government Center November 8th through the 13th.