[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=5NewsHeads]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]



(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Today on News 7 at 5, police know more about a man who went on a shooting spree inside a Columbus nightclub.
(------------)

Also Governor Warner announces his plan to get the state's road system back on track.

[Medical-Head]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#med heads]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=2]


A local doctor warns young people about the dangers of steroids.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

A skier finds out that just hanging around can be stressful.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Shannon]

And a Virginia Christmas tree makes it all the way to big lights of the nation's capitol. News 7 at 5 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#video open]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=3]



(----------------)
[VO-NAT :10]

Police are looking for a motive in last night's shootings at an Ohio nightclub. One of the four people killed was the guitarist for the band "Damageplan".
(----------------)



[5-Club-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=5 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 5]
[ENG#=4]

Good evening. I'm Shannon Young. The gunman has been identified as a 25-year-old named Nathan Gale. Drew Levinson has more..
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The heavy metal group...]
[SUPER=03-Columbus, OH;]
[SUPER=01-Chris Couch/Witness;]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Brent Mull/Columbus Police Dept.;]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/CBS News;]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=STD]


((LOCATOR: COLUMBUS, OHIO
THE HEAVY METAL BAND--DAMAGEPLAN-- HAD JUST BEGUN.. WHEN THE GUNMAN JUMPED ON STAGE AND OPENED FIRE.

SOT: (WITNESS, NO NAME AVAILABLE)

"HE WAS JUST SHOOTING, JUST SHOOTING, KIND OF STANDING BEHIND SOME SPEAKERS, A BIG STACK OF SPEAKERS...AND HE WAS JUST LIKE BANG, JUST SHOOTING..."
THERE WAS A FLOOD OF CALLS TO 9-1-1

(NAT SOT CALLER)


WITNESSES AT THE COLUMBUS, OHIO NIGHTCLUB SAY THE SHOOTER CLEARLY HAD A GRUDGE AGAINST GUITARIST "DIMEBAG" DARRELL ABBOTT."

SOT: CHRIS COUCH/WITNESS

"WHEN YOU SEE SOMEONE POINT A GUN AT ONE PERSON ONLY AND UNLOAD 5 ROUNDS IN HIM, SOMETHING PERSONAL IS GOING ON."
AFTER SHOOTING ABBOTT, THE GUNMAN TOOK AIM AT THE CROWD...KILLING THREE MORE. HE THEN TOOK A HOSTAGE. THE RAMPAGE ENDED WHEN A LONE POLICE OFFICER ARRIVED AT THE COLUMBUS NIGHTCLUB.

SOT: SGT. BRENT MULL/COLUMBUS POLICE DEPT.

"IT APPEARED THAT HE WAS ABOUT TO KILL HIS HOSTAGE WHEN THE OFFICER BASICALLY PUT AN END TO IT"

(NATSOUND)
(FILE)

ABBOTT WAS A WELL KNOWN HEAVY METAL GUITARIST AND WITH HIS BROTHER WAS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE GRAMMY NOMINATED BAND KNOWN AS PANTERA--SEEN HERE. THEIR NEW GROUP PLAYED THE SAME TYPE OF MUSIC.

(WILD LINE : FOR POSSIBLE SOT FROM MOTLEY CRUE:)

....OTHER HEAVY METAL ROCKERS SAY THEY JUST CAN'T BELIEVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS COULD HAPPEN.

POSS SOT: MOTLEY CRUE



(LOCATOR: DALLAS)


IN THE GROUP'S HOMETOWN OF DALLAS--FANS LEFT FLOWERS AND MESSAGES IN FRONT OF ABBOTT'S HOUSE.
AND WHILE THEY MOURN--- POLICE ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE WHY THE MAN

OPENED FIRE. BUT WITH ABBOTT AND THE GUNMAN DEAD, THEY MAY NEVER KNOW THE SHOOTER'S MOTIVE.
DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS))

[5-Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Peterson]



[ENG#=2]



Closing arguments are well underway in the penalty phase of Scott Peterson's trial.
The prosecution has delivered some of the strongest words yet..saying Peterson deserves the worst punishment. Manuel Gallegus is at the courthouse in Redwood City , California.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Redwood City, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Hammer/Legal Analyst; :50]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=CBS News Redwood City.]


((IN MODESTOHE WANTED TO PLAY IN EUROPE HE SAID LACI WAS AN ANCHOR AROUND HIS NECK SO HE PUT AN ANCHOR AROUND HERS

-SOT-JIM HAMMER, LEGAL ANALYST, COURTROOM OBSERVER

I have to say that that was one of the most compelling, powerful arguments I've seen I thought the DA did an incredibly powerful job of dismissing the entire defense case in one or two sentences by saying, "39 witnesses, not a single one of them knew the real Scott Peterson, but you, the jury, do.
-STAND-UP-Manuel Gallegus, Redwood City JURORS SEEMED VERY FOCUSED ON THE PROSECUTIONAS THEY WERE URGED TO GIVE PETERSON DEATHTHE WORST PUNISHMENT.
THEN THE DEFENSE STEPPED IN.
DEFENSE ATTORNEY PAT HARRIS BEGGED JURORS TO SPARE PETERSONS LIFE. HE URGED THEM TO FIND THE GOOD IN PETERSON....THE SAME WAY AS ALL THE FRIENDS AND RELATIVES WHO PLEADED FOR PETERSON'S LIFE HAVE. ....SAYING "DID HE MANAGE TO FOOL ALL THESE PEOPLE."
JURORS WILL BEGIN DELIBERATING THIS AFTERNOON. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS REDWOOD CITY.))

[5-Warner-Roads]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=504-07 56:59]
[GRAPHIC=Warner]



[ENG#=3]



New initiatives and public- private partnerships dominate Governor Mark Warner's transportation plan.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; ]

The governor announced the details of his 824- million- dollar plan in Richmond today. He wants to use one- time funding sources to restore the more than 370- million dollars drained from the Transportation Trust Fund in recent years. More than 250- million will go towards paying off completed projects - including some along Route 460 and Interstate 81. Warner also proposes a number of public- private partnerships - including 23- million to upgrade Virginia's rail system. That's up from the 3- million the state usually budgets for improvements to short line railroads.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:56:21]
[IN Q=As with all of our]

((MARK WARNER: AS WITH ALL OF OUR PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS THESE GRANTS ARE NOT GIVEAWAYS. THE PRIVATE SECTOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAKE AT LEAST 30- PERCENT MATCH OF CASH OR IN KIND.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=of cash or in kind]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Rail funding will come from the state's current three- percent tax on car rentals. The General Assembly will consider Warner's plan in January.
(------------)



[5-Mead-Warehouse]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=504-08 39:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=4]



Some residents in Alleghany County say a proposed warehouse is too much for their community to handle.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.; ]

MeadWestvaco is looking at building a center in the Nicelytown area that would consolidate warehousing and distribution of its products. But residents in that community say the project is too large for a rural area, and that there are plenty of existing industrial sites that could better accommodate the facility.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 9:48:31]
[IN Q=There are areas... ]

((KAREN PUTNAM BARR/LANDOWNER; THERE ARE AREAS THAT WE COULD KEEP THIS HERE, IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY, IN COVINGTON, IN CLIFTON FORGE. AND SO WE COULD HAVE THE TAX BASE, WE COULD HAVE THE JOBS BUT IT JUST DOESN'T HAVE TO BE IN THE RURAL AREAS.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Putnam Barr/Nearby Landowner; ]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the rural areas.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

In a statement, MeadWestvaco says it has identified several locations for a distribution center. The company will meet with Nicelytown residents to talk about the project Monday.
(------------)



[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=Aprisa]


Still to come on the newscast, Bedford County residents will have more options for higher education.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]


And we'll tell you what President Bush says he *won't* do to keep Social Security solvent.
(--------------)
[COMM #1]



[5-Bush-Social-Security]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=5 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Bush]


[MINI-OPEN]

[ENG#=1]



President Bush doesn't want to pay for social security reform with payroll tax hikes.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C.;]

That was his answer today when asked how he'll pay the estimated two (T) trillion dollar cost of setting up private retirement investment accounts. The president spoke during an Oval Office meeting with Social Security's trustees.
(///// SOT at :16 /////)
[SOT :46 - 1:03]
[IN Q=It's very important...]

((IT'S VERY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE RETIRED TO RECOGNIZE THAT NOTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE WHEN IT COMES TO SOCIAL SECURITY. AND IT'S VERY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE WHO ARE NEAR RETIREMENT TO UNDERSTAND NOTHING WILL CHANGE. BUT FOR THE SAKE OF OUR YOUNGER WORKERS, FOR THE SAKE OF YOUNGER AMERICANS, WE MUST BE WILLING TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM. ))
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=willing to address this problem.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :14]

Bush aides have suggested the cost of the accounts could simply be borrowed -- even though that would add to already massive government debt. But Bush says he's consulting with lawmakers before deciding on any specifics.
(------------)



[5-Steroids]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=504-09 30:39]
[GRAPHIC=Healthcheck]



[ENG=2]


With all the attention on Barry Bonds' alleged steroid use -- many wonder about the impact on high school athletes who want to achieve success on the playing field.
A recent survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 6-and a half percent of high school athletes had used an anabolic steroid during their sporting career.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2 shot]


Joy Sutton joins us with details.
[ANCHOR=Joy 2 shot]


Shannon,
I spoke with a former athletic trainer at Patrick Henry High School who believes the numbers may be even higher.
[ANCHOR=JOY FULL]
[SUPER=@JOY1;]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He says what many young people may not realize is that while steroids do have quick benefits --they can have long term side effects.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=As a former]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;00]
[SUPER=01-Tim Bane/Certified Athletic Trainer;10]
[SUPER=@File;23Quick]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Delmas Bolin/VT Assoc. Team Physician;29]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=tomorrow night's ball game]


As a former athletic trainer at Patrick Henry High School -- Tim Bane knows how impressionable young athletes can be.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:33]
[IN Q=If they see an athlete like Barry Bonds]

((IF THEY SEE AN ATHLETE LIKE BARRY BONDS CHASING THE ALL TIME HOME RUN RECORD AND HE'S INDENFITIED IN THEIR MINDS IF WE TAKE THESE DRUGS MAYBE WE CAN ACCOMPLISH THE SAME KIND OF THINGS HE'S DOING))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=he's doing]


Steroids promise quick benefits and can be attractive to a young athlete.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:19]
[IN Q=Those have the ability]

((THOSE HAVE THE ABILITY TO BOOST PERFORMANCE BY ENHANCING THE BODY'S NORMAL PROCESS TO FORM STRONGER MUSCLES, ENHANCE MUSCLE GROWTH, USUALLY THEY DO THEM BY THEMSELVES BUT OFTEN IN CONJUCTION WITH A STIMULUS SUCH AS LIFTING A HEAVY WEIGHT ))
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=lifting a heavy weight]


But there is a down side.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT14:15]
[IN Q=It can absolutely affect their health]

((IT CAN ABSOLUTELY AFFECT THEIR HEALTH LONG TERM... SOME OF THINGS DEMONSTRATE EFFECTS ON CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM PEOPLE END UP HAVING HEART ATTACKS AT A YOUNGER AGE))
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=younger age]


The risk of heart disease, liver cancer, depression, hostility, anger, and acne are just a few of potential health risks.
Most high school don't have the money for drug testing. So coaches and parents must often be the first line of defense.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT3:39]
[IN Q=Major concern you have]

((MAJOR CONCERN YOU HAVE A 15, 16, 17 YEAR OLD KID, THEY'RE GOING TO SEE SHORT TERM GAINS, THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING HAPPEN TO THEIR LIVER OR OTHER ORGANS DOWN THE ROAD WHEN THEY BECOME 50,60. THEY CAN'T SEE THAT FAR AHEAD. THEY SEE TOMORROW NIGHT'S BALL GAME))
[RUNS=19]



[ANCHOR=Shannon/Joy]




[ANCHOR=Jean/Joy 2 shot]



[5-Bedford-Business]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=504-01 1:43:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=3]



Starting in January, Bedford County will finally have an institution of higher learning to call its own.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Central Virginia Community College officially dedicated its third satellite campus in the Bedford Center for Business today.
C-V-C-C will start offering courses in early January. The school figures two to three hundred people will take advantage of the new location.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:25:08]
[IN Q=Bringing the school]

((DARRELL STAAT/CVCC PRESIDENT: BRINGING THE SCHOOL RIGHT OUT TO WHERE PEOPLE LIVE WE'RE QUITE SURE WILL WORK WELL. FOR THEM. PLUS, IT WILL BE A LOT CLOSER TO THE BUSINESSES AND THAT HELPS A LOT, WE'RE RIGHT IN THEIR BACKYARD.))
[SUPER=01-Darrell Staat/CVCC President]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=in their backyard.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Inside the same building is East Coast Fabricators and Rhino Powder Coating Services, which also held grand openings today.
They're all located in the shell building that used to house the county's courthouse.
(------------)



[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=Aprisa]


Coming up next on the newscast, Robin will have our detailed look at the forecast,
(--------------)

[VO] Plus Brent Watts will shed some light on ways you can keep yourself out of the dark this winter.
(--------------)
[COMM#2]



[5-Winter4]


[ANCHOR=Robin 2shot]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=5Features #2]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=1]


toss two shot

[ANCHOR=ROBIN FULL]

[GRAPHIC-NONE]
Snow and Ice often bring power outages, leaving you without lights and heat. Brent Watts has a list of items to keep around the house so you won't be left in the dark.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS...]
[SUPER=@brent2; :00]
[RUNS= :48]
[OUT Q=...basic emergency items.]
[----------------------]



[Tease#3]



[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=Aprisa]


Coming up a little later in the newscast, a skier finds himself caught up in a problem.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT]

Plus in Sports, the awards continue to pour in for Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer.
(--------------)
[COMM#3]



[S5-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-184 13817tc]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]



[ENG#=1]



[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon/Mike;]


Good evening everybody and welcome to the Thursday ticker. We are again full of Christmas Spirit tonight handing out gifts. And again, Frank Beamer is getting a big present.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Last Saturday; :00]

This afternoon Beamer was named the ACC's coach of the year after leading the Hokies to an Atlantic Coast Conference championship and the league's automatic BCS bid in Tech's first year as a member. The Hokies were picked sixth in the preseason ACC media poll, but reeled off victories in their last eight games to post a 10-2 overall record and a 7-1 conference mark. Beamer received 69 votes in the balloting, outdistancing North Carolina coach John Bunting, who finished second with 29 votes. Miami coach Larry Coker and Virginia coach Al Groh each received one vote.
(--------------)
[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]

Beamer was named the BIG EAST Conference's Coach of the Year in 1995, 1996 and 1999. And he was the consensus national coach of the year in 1999, as well.

[S5-Dudley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-183 13156TC]
[GRAPHIC=BAM]
[ENG#=2]


The 2004 Dudley Awards were handed out last night in Richmond. This honor, which is named for Bluefield native and Lynchburg resident, Bullet Bill Dudley began in 1990 and up until this year it was held at the Downtown Club in Richmond.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Night; :00]

But this year the Richmond Times Dispatch took over the sponsorship of the award and moved it to the Sheraton West. Still the outcome was basically the same. Virginia Tech won the honor for the third straight year and for the fifth time in the last six years with Bryan Randall beating out William & Mary's Lang Campbell and UVa's Alvin Pearman.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=YEAH...]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/2004 Dudley Award Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...outstanding also.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT con't]

The Dudley also expanded this year to create a brand new award for division two and division three players. The inaugural winner is Hampden-Sydney's C.W. Clemmons - a Covington native who played high school ball at Alleghany.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-C.W. Clemmons/Small College Dudley Award Winner; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=...UPPER DIVISIONS GET."]
(------------)



[S5-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-179 1:26:24]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=]




The Holiday Hoopla Media day tipped off today at ther Salem Civic Center. Steve Mason has a quick look at the tournament field from the Salem Civic Center.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :16]
[SUPER=01-Grant Smythers/Salem Head Basketball Coach; :42]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gaither/Roanoke Catholic Head Basketball Coach; :51]
[SUPER=01-Chris Morris/Hidden Valley Head Basketball Coach; :57]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
(-------------------------)

((STEVE MASON:))
((Tournament director Randy Meck unveiled the tournament match ups for the five local coaches who came out for the media luncheon. The five intown teams welcome three solid visitors in Osbourne, Colonial Forge and Gar-field. Salem was a state tournament final four competitor last year and the Spartans and talented super sophomore forward Kenny Belton lead a talented pack of teamsthat will compete in the three day tournament at the Salem Civic Center December 28th, 29th and 30th.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
(--------------------)
[anchor=mike]


That's it for the ticker, Shannon will be right back. [5Marketwatch

]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Marketwatch]
[ENG#=1]

On Wall Street today, investors pushed the stock markets higher despite rising oil prices. Marcella Palmer has more.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/CBS Marketwatch;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 5.]



[Stock Roll]

[5-Skier-Dangles]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=5 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


A young skier has a story to tell about how NOT to ride a chair lift.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Park City, UT;]

Anthony Trabert was enjoying a day on the slopes in Park City Utah last weekend when his backpack got caught on the safety bar when he tried to ski off the lift. The lift kept going, leaving Trabert dangling some thirty feet above the slopes. The straps of the bag were constricting his airway, leaving him no choice but to jump.
(///// SOT at :20 /////)
[SOT :49 - :57]
[IN Q=Each situation is different...]
[SUPER=01-Krista Rowles Parry/Park City Ski Patrol;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=have that child drop.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :06]

The fresh snow cushioned his fall. Trabert was back on the slopes later that day.
(------------)



[Capitol-Tree]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


A tree from our region has made it to the big time.
(------------)

[VO]
[SUPER=05-Washington, DC;]


This year's Capitol Holiday tree came from our region. The 79 year old Red Spruce is from Highland County.
This is a live picture from Washington. Speaker of the House Denny Hasert is expected to throw the switch on the lights any minute now.
The tree was cut from the George Washington National Forest.
Decorations include five thousand ornaments made by Virginia school children.
The tree had a long trip to the Capitol building, visiting 33 different sites before finally arriving in Washington.
(------------)