[220-Ax]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Accident 4000]


Both northbound lanes of Route 220 just south of Main Street in Rocky Mount are closed this morning while crews try to remove a tractor trailer that wrecked in the median. Oficers are detouring traffic, and there are no problems at this time. No word on injuries or charges.

[Iraq]


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


At least one person has been killed in mortar attacks today in downtown Baghdad.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


Authorities say two rounds hit the so-called Green Zone that houses U- S and Iraqi government offices.
In return, U-S and iraqi troops have launched their own offenses to try to insure that voting can take place next month, even in the most dangerous spots.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We've scored lots]

((FALAH AL-NAQIB/IRAQI INTERIOR MINISTER: WE'VE SCORED LOTS OF SUCCESS AGAINST THOSE TERRORIST POCKETS, NAJAF, SAMARA, FALLUJA AND OTHER AREAS. ))
[SUPER=01-Falah Al-Naqib/Iraqi Interior Minister;]
[RUNS=:07] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=and other areas.]
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[VO-NAT]


However, recent assaults against insurgents in Sunni areas are contributing to a threatened boycott of the elections by Sunni clerics.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We would hope ]

((MAJ. GEN. PETER CHIARELLI/U.S. ARMY: WE WOULD HOPE THAT ALL RELIGIONS WOULD HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS. ))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Gen. Peter Chiarelli/U. S. Army;]
[RUNS=:06] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=political process.]
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, thousands of U-S troops will stay in Iraq for a longer tour of duty.
It's part of the Pentagons plan to boost the U-S force to 150-thousand ahead of the elections.
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[Ukraine-Elections]


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


Ukraine's Supreme Court is meeting this morning to discuss whether to allow a re- vote of the disputed election.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kiev, Ukraine;]


Opposition leader Victor Yushchenko told thousands of supporters he expects the high court ruling to set the stage for new elections.
He petitioned the Supreme Court to invalidate the election results based on claims of widespread fraud.
During talks yesterday, both sides agreed some type of new balloting system is needed.
(------------)


[11County-Jail]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-47 TC22:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


While critics say Roanoke County is moving too quickly on plans for a regional jail, county leaders say they're just getting started on a process that will give the public opportunities for input.
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[VO-NAT]


Two locations along West River Road are at the top of the list of prospective sites. Supervisors plan to vote on securing options on the property next week.
[SUPER=03-Salem/Tuesday Night;]


The proposal has generated strong opposition from residents, who say they have not had enough time to consider it, but county leaders say the process is in the early stages.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Yes there will be many, many]

((PAUL MAHONEY/ROANOKE COUNTY ATTORNEY: YES THERE WILL BE MANY MANY OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FUTURE FOR CITIZENS TO SPEAK AND FOR CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BROADER PROCESS. AND SECURING AN OPTION IS MERELY THE FIRST STEP IN A VERY LENGTHY PROCESS.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=in a very lengthy process.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Despite suspicions to the contrary, officials insist site selection for the regional jail is not a "done deal".
They say they will also consider a half-dozen sites that residents suggested at Tuesday's community meeting.
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[PKGHenry-School]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-53 TC :16]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]


It's been several months since Henry County closed five schools and consolidated several others.
While some said it would cause problems, others said it would create new opportunities.
Justin McLeod has more on a program that's grown from the seeds of change.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kenzie Smith/Magna Vista High School Sophomore; :12 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Katelyn Cox/Magna Vista High School Senior; :29]
[SUPER=01-Deborah Barker/Horticulture Teacher; :46 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF TEACHER TALKING AT 50:32 "DO THEY HAVE A PRICE I THINK THOSE ARE ALREADY PRICED"))
This may look like your typical floral shop. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF WRAPPING AT 46:22))
But it's actually a classroom at Magna Vista High School and this time of year it's a busy place.
[SOT 59:39]
[IN Q=It's crazy]

((KENZIE SMITH/MAGNA VISTA SOPHOMORE: IT'S CRAZY. YOU HAVE PEOPLE WHO ARE SO EXCITED THEY WANT TO BUY EVERYTHING.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=BUY EVERYTHING]


It's been this way for 25 years.
Every Christmas, Henry County's horticulture program grows and then sells poinsettia's. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF CASH REGISTER))
Nearly two thousand plants are sold every year.
[SOT 55:46]
[IN Q=This year's crop]

((KATELYN COX/MAGNA VISTA SENIOR: THIS YEAR'S CROP IS PRETTY GOOD. IT'S BETTER THAN AVERAGE I WOULD SAY BECAUSE WE'VE HAD BETTER GROWING CONDITIONS THAN WE HAD AT LAUREL PARK.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=had at laurel]


This year the program moved to Magna Vista when the two schools consolidated.
To help keep the program alive, the school system purchased a brand new 275-thousand dollar greenhouse.
[SOT 1:01:26]
[IN Q=This facility is]

((DEBORAH BARKER/HORTICULTURE TEACHER: THIS FACILITY IS PROBABLY SECOND TO NONE IN THE COUNTRY FOR HIGH SCHOOL FACILITY.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=high school facility]


Here's why.
The greenhouse has an automated irrigation system, as well as computerized temperature and light controls.
But what's most impressive is the plants themselves.
[SOT 1:02:53]
[IN Q=What's exciting for]

((DEBORAH BARKER/HORTICULURE TEACHER: WHAT'S EXCITING FOR ME AS A TEACHER IS WE'VE BEEN BE ABLE TO GO FROM FIVE SELECTIONS OF POINSETTIA'S TO 44, WE WENT FROM THREE COLORS TO THIRTEEN, WE WENT FROM ONE POT SIZE TO FOUR POT SIZES.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=four pot sizes]


And that's not the only thing that's grown.
The number of students in the program has doubled and those who once feared consolidation now embrace it.
[SOT 59:14]
[IN Q=The kids have]

((KENZIE SMITH/MAGNA VISTA SOPHOMORE: THE KIDS HAVE BEEN REALLY WELCOMING AND NOW WE FEEL JUST LIKE WE DID AT LAUREL PARK, IT'S LIKE HOME.))
[Runs=05]
[OUT Q=IT'S LIKE HOME]
[SOT ]
[IN Q= ]

((JUSTIN McLEOD: THE PLANTS ARE NOW ON SALE AT MAGNA VISTA AND RUN FROM SEVEN TO FIFTEEN DOLLARS. PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO RUN THE PROGRAM AND WHICH WILL LEAD TO A NICE CHRISTMAS BONUS. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))



[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, More than 200 Delta airline pilots retired yesterday.
Marcella Palmer has that story in today's Marketwatch, plus a look at the senator who's interested in becoming the next governor of New Jersey.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm MP.]

((FORMER NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR JAMES MCGREEVY STEPPED DOWN AFTER ANNOUNCING HE HAD AN EXTRA MARITAL AFFAIR WITH ANOTHER MAN... TODAY SENATOR JOHN CORZINE IS EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE HIS BID FOR THE SEAT. CORZINE HAS BEEN A KEY VOICE ON ECONOMIC POLICY FOR SENATE DEMOCRATS ON ECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES.
A COUPLE HUNDRED MORE DELTA AIRLINES PILOTS WON'T BE RETURNING TO WORK TODAY... THEY RETIRED TUESDAY TO BEAT A 32 PERCENT PAY CUT... THE 229 PILOTS HAVE LOCKED IN THEIR BENEFITS BASED ON THEIR SALARIES BEFORE THE CUTS. THEIR DEPARTURES COME AS PILOT'S BEGIN FEELING THE EFFECTS OF A 1-BILLION DOLLAR CONCESSION PACKAGE THEY APPROVED TO KEEP THE AIRLINE OUT OF BANKRUPTCY.
THE MARKET TRADED THE DAY HIGHER ON MOSTLY POSITIVE NEWS FROM U-S ECONOMIC REPORTS.BUT THE DOLLAR STILL TOUCHED NEAR HISTORIC LOWS AGAINST MAJOR CURRENCIES.
THE BLUE CHIPS POSTED TRIPLE DIGIT GAINS CLOSING THE DAY UP 162.....
AN 11 MONTH HIGH FOR THE NASDAQ, WHICH CLOSED UP 41.
AN INCREASE IN U-S CRUDE OIL INVENTORIES SENT PRICES LOWER, CRUDE CLOSED WEDNESDAY BELOW THE 46-DOLLAR MARK.
MARKET ANALYSTS EXPECTED A CELL PHONE SALES SLOWDOWN AHEAD OF CHRISTMAS, BUT CUSTOMERS AROUND THE GLOBE PROVED OTHERWISE.
A MARKET RESEARCH GROUP SAYS 167 MILLION CELL PHONES WERE SOLD WORLDWIDE IN THE THIRD QUARTER. THAT'S A 26 PERCENT RISE.
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]


[Peterson]


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


The jury in Redwood City, California will hear more testimony today in the penalty phase of Scott Peterson's murder trial.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The jury must decide whether Peterson will serve life in prison or face the death penalty for killing his wife, Laci and their unborn son.
Yesterday, Peterson's father took the stand in an effort to humanize him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Right now, this jury]

((DEAN JOHNSON/LEGAL ANALYST:RIGHT NOW THIS JURY SEES SCOTT PETERSON AS WHAT THEY SAW IN THE GUILT PHASE: A PERSON WHO LIED TO AMBER FREY, LIED TO THE POLICE, LIED TO HIS RELATIVES. HID THE FACT THAT LACI WAS DEAD FOR 116 DAYS. THEY NEED TO SEE ANOTHER SIDE OF SCOTT IF THERE IS TO BE ANY PRAYER OF THIS DEFENSE TEAM SAVING HIS LIFE. ))
[SUPER=01-Dean Johnson/Legal Analyst;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=team saving his life.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


During his testimony, Peterson's father described his son as a "sweet child" and a "strong leader."
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[11Daniels]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC 1:15:29]
[GRAPHIC=Sue Daniels]
[ENG#=2]

A Virginia Tech student is remembered by her peers and professors.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]

A memorial service for Sue Daniels as held today at the War Memorial Chapel . While friends honored Daniels Tuesday's night, an organizer says yesterday's event was a chance for the Tech community to pay tribute to her life and accomplishments. Police say Daniels died in mid-November in what they believe was a murder-suicide. Authorities say Niklan Matt Jones murdered Daniels, torched her house and then stabbed himself.
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[6-Bedford-Landfill]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=04-42 TC49:20]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

The city of Bedford has submitted its final plan to deal with the groundwater contamination around the city's former landfill. The proposals include building a public water line to serve six homes along Bell Town Road, a project that's expected to take a full year. It needs state and county approval first.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/March 19]

The contamination was discovered late last Winter in some private wells near the landfill. The city plan also includes measures designed to reduce- -and eventually eliminate- -existing contamination. Bedford officials say groundwater should be clean in 5 to 15 years.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM] [11Chemistry]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-43 TC42:14]
[GRAPHIC=VT/MIAMI]
[ENG#=1]

Virginia Tech's in a big game this weekend, so if you're grasping for a reason for the team to win... well, here's one.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Coach Beamer has often said this team has the right chemistry. A Tech chemistry professor set out to prove it yesterday. Joseph Merola (meh-roll-la) says chemistry is an exact science. He says elements have to be in the right place at the right time with the right amount of guidance.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 2:46:00 to :58]
[IN Q=the chemistry]

((JOSEPH MEROLA: THE CHEMISTRY IS RIGHT. WE'VE GOT THE RIGHT PLAYERS, WE'VE GOT IN THE RIGHT SPOT. WE'VE GOT THEM ALL PLAYING TOGETHER AS A TEAM. NOT A BUNCH OF LOSE ATOMS RUNNING AROUND. THAT'S WHY THE CHEMISTRY IS RIGHT FOR VA TECH FOOTBALL.))
[SUPER=01-Joseph Merola/Virginia Tech Chemistry Professor;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=VA Tech football.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Merola showed us several experiments to prove that chemistry really does make a difference. For instance this balloon needs just the right catalyst to create a spark... just like the Hokies need the same for a spark on the field.
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[Biz-Brief]


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


In business news, a sharp drop in U-S crude oil prices and some positive economic news sent stocks soaring yesterday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((U-S STOCKS BEGAN DECEMBER ON AN UPSWING.
THE DOW INDUSTRIALS ROSE MORE THAN ONE-AND-A-HALF PERCENT TO 10,590, WHILE THE NASDAQ JUMPED ALMOST TWO PERCENT TO 21-38.
SHARES OF WENDY'S INTERNATIONAL STOCK ROSE TWO-DOLLARS AND 61 CENTS TO 38-28 AS THE THIRD-LARGEST U.S. BURGER CHAIN DECIDED TO CLOSE SEVERAL OF ITS BAJA FRESH RESTAURANTS.
WENDY'S ENTRY INTO THE "FRESH-MEX" MARKET HAS BEEN STRUGGLING. SO, INVESTORS RESPONDED POSITIVELY TO PLANS TO CLOSE 15 TO 18 LOCATIONS AND WRITE DOWN THE VALUE OF OTHERS.
WENDY'S HAS BEEN LOSING MARKET SHARE TO FAST-FOOD LEADER MCDONALD'S THROUGHOUT THIS YEAR. MCDONALD'S ALSO COMPETES IN THE FRESH-MEX CATEGORY, WITH CHIPOTLE RESTAURANTS.
THAT INCREASED COMPETITION IS HURTING WENDY'S BONDS. MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE DOWNGRADED WENDY'S DEBT RATING FROM "STABLE" TO "NEGATIVE."
AND THOUGH THE MARKET IS UP THIS YEAR, A BILLIONAIRE WHO MADE HIS FORTUNE IN THE INTERNET BOOM IS NOW FAVORING GAMBLING OVER STOCKS AND BONDS.
DALLAS MAVERICKS' OWNER MARK CUBAN HAS ANNOUNCED ON HIS WEBLOG "BLOG MAVERICK.COM" THAT HE'S STARTING A NEW HEDGE FUND. CUBAN PLANS TO HIRE TOP-NOTCH GAMBLERS TO BET INVESTORS' MONEY ON SLOT MACHINES, BLACKJACK, POKER AND SPORTING EVENTS. CUBAN SAYS GAMING CAN EARN CONTRIBUTORS BETTER RETURNS ON THEIR INVESTMENTS AND SAYS IT'S BETTER REGULATED THAN THE STOCK MARKET.
WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M STAN CASE.))
[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[2-11Connaughton]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-50 TC23:55]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2005]
[ENG#=2]

A Prince William County supervisor has his sights set on state government.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Yesterday, Sean Connaughton (kuh-NAW-tun) announced his run for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. He says he wants to change the way the state addresses the budget, reform government spending and promote job growth in Southwest Virginia and Southside.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 21:48:03]
[IN Q=If there's ever a time...]

((SEAN CONNAUGHTON/(R) CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR; IF THERE'S EVER A TIME WHEN WE NEED SOMEONE WHO'S GOING TO BE IN STATE GOVERNMENT THAT'S GOING TO END UP NOT BEING AFRAID TO LEAD, WHO'S GOING TO END UP MAKING SIGNIFICANT REFORMS TO HOW THE STATE OPERATES, IT'S NOW, AND I BELIEVE I CAN PROVIDE THAT KIND OF EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP.))
[SUPER=01-Sean Connaughton/(R) Candidate for Lt. Governor;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=kind of executive leadership.]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Connaughton will face State Senator Bill Bolling, Delegate Joe May, and attorney Gilbert Davis in a primary for the nomination in June.

[11Kaine-Farmer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-45 TC22:35]
[GRAPHIC=Tim Kaine]
[ENG#=3]

Current Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine says his grandparents help him understand the needs of Rural Virginia.
They made a living farming sheep and grain. Kaine spoke to members of the state Farm Bureau by video teleconference yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Goochland Co.;]

He told members he'd like to see the estate tax repealed and about his efforts to create a Secretary of Agriculture in Virginia. The likely Democratic nominee for governor, Kaine says he appreciates the power of the rural vote, and if elected, will work to improve every corner of the state.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:26:02]
[IN Q=Clearly rural voters]

((TIM KAINE/VIRGINIA LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: CLEARLY RURAL VOTERS ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE RURAL VIRGINIA IS IMPORTANT. I MEAN WE CAN'T JUST HAVE A STATE WHERE A COUPLE PARTS OF THE STATE ARE DOING WELL AND WE DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE REST. IT'S A COMMONWEALTH. COMMONWEALTH MEANS WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER AND ALL PARTS OF THE STATE NEED TO DO WELL.))
[SUPER=@Kaine;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=need to do well]
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[VO-NAT :06 +]
[SUPER=03-Hot Springs/Monday;]

Members heard from likely Republican nominee Attorney General Jerry Kilgore earlier in the week.
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[11Hotel-Trees]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC1:48:20]
[GRAPHIC=Christmas Trees]
[ENG#=4]

Need some decorating ideas for the holidays? Why not head to the Hotel Roanoke for a little inspiration.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Dozens of the region's top designers trimmed 24 Christmas trees in everything from ornate ribbons to elaborate jewelry. Each hopes to take home top honors in the hotel's 5th Annual Fashions for Evergreens competition. The trees are available for viewing 24 hours a day at the Hotel Roanoke. And you can vote for YOUR favorite in the Hotel gift shop.
(------------)


[Kim tosses to bump] [BUMP] [COMM]

[11McCormick]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-41 TC1:05:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Lynchburg's long-time school superintendent is stepping down and taking a similar job in North Carolina.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


James McCormick will leave in January to take over the school system in Lee County, near Raleigh.
He says he's proud of his record in the Hill City over the last 14 years ... and that his new job will bring with it new challenges.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:06:22]
[IN Q=This community has]

((JAMES MCCORMICK/LYNCHBURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: THIS COMMUNITY HAS ACCOMPLISHED A LOT EDUCATIONALLY. MY OPPORTUNITIES IN LEE COUNTY WILL BE TO CONSTRUCT SCHOOLS, TO RE-CRAFT THE HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM, HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM OF STUDIES.))
[SUPER=01-James McCormick/Lynchburg School Superintendent]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=program of studies.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


McCormick's last day will be January 2nd.
Current deputy superintendent Paul McKendrick will likely take over on an interim basis while the school board searches for a replacement.
(------------)



[11Tech-Study]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-51 TC10:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

The results of a Virginia Tech study show that milk does do the body good after weight training.

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


Professor Janet Walberg Rankin found that those who consumed milk instead of a sports drink after working out had twice the amount of lean muscle mass.
She says the difference is that milk contains protein while sports drinks are filled with carbs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT12:44:06]
[IN Q=It is suggestive this may be valuable]

((JANET WALBERG RANKIN/VIRGINIA TECH PROFESSOR; IT IS SUGGESTIVE THIS MAY BE VALUABLE FOR RESISTANCE TRAINERS TO CONSUME SOMETHING WITH PROTEIN AFTER THEIR WORKOUT))
[SUPER=01-Janet Walberg Rankin/Virginia Tech Professor]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=after their workout]
(------------)
[VO-NAT:7]


But sports drinks also have benefits. Rankin says they are best for getting energy and preventing dehydration.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The study was funded by the National Dairy Council and appears in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.