[11Bowling]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=05-07 TC00:08]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Casualties]
[ENG#=1]


The Martinsville Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


23 year old corporal Jonathan W. Bowling was one of four Marines killed yesterday in an ambush attack.
Before being called to active duty with the Marine reserves, Bowling was a police officer in Martinsville.
The city police department broke the news of his death late yesterday afternoon.
Bowling was a 2000 graduate of Patrick County High School and a 2002 graduate of Patrick Henry Community College.


Martinsville's police chief says everything about Bowling was "impressive."
(------------)



[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=2]


Insurgents aren't letting up in the final days before the Iraqi elections.
U-S Marine and six Iraqis have been killed today in clashes with militants across the country
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, the U-S military is investigating what caused a super stallion helicopter, like this one, to crash in Western Iraq.
Authorities say there was severe weather in the area, but no reports of enemy fire.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think it is]

((GEN. JOHN ABIZAID/U. S. CENTRAL COMMAND: I THINK IT IS A DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT WE OPERATE IN IRAQ. WE ALL UNDERSTAND THAT. AGAIN OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILIES. ))
[SUPER=01-Gen. John Abizaid/U. S. Central Command;]
[RUNS=:07] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=condolences to the families.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The crash of the Marine transport chopper killed more than 30 people.
The troops on board were on a routine mission in support of Sunday's elections.
U-S forces are trying to make sure all Iraqis can get to the polls.
(------------)



[CA-Train]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Train Accident]
[ENG#=3]


About 200 investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected today at the scene of the deadly train collision in California.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Glendale, CA;]


Two commuter trains slammed into each other yesterday, killing at least 11 people and injuring nearly 200 others.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I started smelling]

((I STARTED SMELLING SMOKE. THERE WAS BLOOD EVERYWHERE. IT WAS JUST AWFUL.))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=just awful.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Police blame a suicidal man, Juan Alverez, who had left his S-U-V on the track.
Alverez will face homicide- related charges.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Drove his]
[SUPER=01-Randy Adams/Glendale, CA Police Chief;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=off the tracks.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, emergency crews continue searching for more survivors who may still be trapped in the wreckage.
(------------)



[Jeep-Shootings]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]
[ENG#=4]


Authorities are reporting a workplace shooting in Ohio.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toledo, OH:]

They say a Jeep employee who'd been disciplined at work killed a supervisor and injured two others. Police say the man showed up at the body shop of the Toledo plant, armed with a double- barrel shotgun.
He announced that he had a weapon and began firing.
Three people were shot before the gunman finally turned his weapon on himself, and was found dead at the scene.
(------------)


[11Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-47 TC1:27:28]
[GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium]
[ENG#=1]


The committee considering the future of Victory Stadium is moving forward with its study. Members say they plan to visit other sites where athletic facilities could be located.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A North Carolina engineering firm is now examining the stadium to determine if the landmark is structurally sound.
Members of the stadium committee say they also plan to take a closer look at nine other city-owned sites.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:24:27]
[IN Q=Several of us feel]

((JACK PARROTT/STADIUM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: SEVERAL OF US FEEL THAT THESE OTHER SITES WERE NOT INVESTIGATED VERY THOROUGHLY AT ALL BEFORE THE ORANGE AVENUE DECISION WAS MADE. SO WE WANT TO BE ABLE TO TELL COUNCIL THAT OKAY WE LOOKED AT THESE OTHER SITES, AND THIS IS WHAT WE THOUGHT ABOUT THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Parrott/Stadium Committee Chairman]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=this is what we thought about them.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Members of the stadium committee also want to know more about the status of the Roanoke River Flood Reduction Project.
They hope to have representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers at their next meeting.
(------------)



[6-County-Jail]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-53 TC49:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

Roanoke County is moving forward with its preferred site for a new regional jail, and officials are continuing to study the possibility of expanding the existing facility. But it appears there is little support for a third alternative proposed last week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Catawba Supervisor Butch Church wanted supervisors to consider the site of the Salem Water Filtration Plant that will soon be taken out of service. The parcel was originally dismissed as too small, but with adjoining property, Church argued it could be large enough for the new jail. He brought up the proposal during a work session last night, but failed to win the support of fellow supervisors.
(------------)



[11Pajama-Game]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=05-02 TC04:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


A bit of reality came to Roanoke last night, reality tv that is.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


Reality Bar Crawl is a show that airs on the National Lampoon Network which caters to college students.
Last night, a camera crew was filming a pajama themed episode at Awful Arthur's in downtown Roanoke.
The premise of the show is to get people to do funny or outrageous things on camera.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:27:24]
[IN Q=We get people]

((JENNIFER COX/PRODUCTION MANAGER: WE GET PEOPLE TO COME OUT OBVIOUSLY THROUGH ADVERTISING AND PROMOTING AS WELL, BUT THEY START ACTING PRETTY FUN AND CRAZY AFTER A FEW BEERS.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Cox/Production Manager; :]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=AFTER A FEW BEERS]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The show is hosted by "David Bryne" from MTV's Real World and Katie Doyle from "Road Rules."
The hosts realize most of the people who showed up are wanting to be famous but they say reality television may not be their best bet.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:30:50; 15:43:35]
[IN Q=I think it]

((KATIE DOYLE/PROGRAM HOST: I THINK IT WILL EVENTUALLY DIE OUT. YOU CAN ONLY WATCH SOMEONE'S ELSE LIFE BEFORE YOU GET BORED. [LAUGHS].)) ((SPENCER GRAVES/PARTICIPANT: IT'S ALWAYS EXCITING TO BE ON TV AND OF COURSE CHANNEL SEVEN IT'S EVEN BETTER.))
[SUPER=01-Katie Doyle/Program Host; :00]
[SUPER=01-Spencer Graves/Participant; :06]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=even better]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


You may have trouble actually seeing this show.
The National Lampoon Network airs typically in college towns.
We understand you can see it at Virginia Tech, Radford University, as well as Washington and Lee.
It will eventually be released on DVD and the producers promise us you will actually see a lot of Roanoke in the program.

(------------)



[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, lower oil prices led to a second day of gains on Wall Street. Ed Crane has that stories and more in this morning's Market Update.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=ED GOOD MORNING....INVESTORS FINALLY STRUNG TWO SOLID DAYS TOGETHER ON WALL STREET..CHECKING WEDNESDAYS FINAL
NUMBERS: ESS=dow THE DOW ESS=nasdaq THE NASDAQ ESS=s and p AND THE BROADER MARKET JOINED THE PARTY..WITH THE S A
ND P ONCAM=ED EARNINGS ARE DRIVING THE RALLY..THOUGH LOWER OIL PRICES ARE HELPING...CRUDE OIL FUTURES TRADING DOWN86
CENTS VT=VO texas instruments AMONG THE COMPANIES WEIGING IN WITH UPBEAT QUARTERLY NUMBERS TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, WHICH
BEAT THE STREETT, WITH A SURGE IN 4TH QUARTER REVENUES. ESS=lly DRUG STOCKS HAVE BEEN OUT OF FAVOR RECENTLY, BUT ELI
LILLY'S BUCKING THE TREND....REPORTING BETTER THAN EXPECTED EARNINGS... ((END KCBS!!!!)) ESS=orcl THE NASDAQ IS BEING

HELPED BY A BULLISH REPORT FROM ORACLE WHICH MATCHED STREET EXPECTATIONS FOR THE MOST RECENT QUARTER AND PREDICTED A GR
OWTH SPURT OF 25-28 PERCENT FOR 2006 ESS=mo AMONG THE STOCKS DISAPPOINTING THE STREET ALTRIA...THE FORMER PHILLIP MOR
RIS. THE TOBACCO GIANT'S EARNINGS DISAPPOINTED DUE TO RESTRUCTRUING AT KRAFT FOODS.... VT=VO ALSO GETTING PUNISHED BY

INVESTORS SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO....WHICH REPORTED A MUCH WORSE THAN EXPECTED LOSS OF 21 CENTS PER SHARE..RUMORS ARE SW
IRLING THAT THE COMPANY MAY MERGE WITH RIVAL X-M... ONCAM=ED LATER TODAY, WE'LL GET THE LATEST NUMBERS FROM MICROSOFT

--UNITED AIRLINES PARENT UAL, JET BLUE, SEARS AND BRISTOL MEYERS SQUIBB...AND BEFORE THE OPEN THE GOVERNMENT WILL RELEASE REPORTS ON SALES OF DURABLE GOODS...LONG LASTING ITEMS LIKE...CARS...AIRPLANES AND APPLIANCES... STAND BY FOR SPAM---MERRILL LYNCH PREDICTS ON LINE ADVERTISING...WILL TOP 12 BILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR....OR ABOUT 5 PERCENT OF TOTAL AD
SPENDING IN THE U-S.. VT=VO stock trading AND CONFIRMATION FROM THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE--THATS IT'S LOOKING TO EX

TEND THE TRADING SESSION BY TWO HOURS....THE PROPOSAL TO OPEN THE EXCHANGE AT 7:30 AM EASTERN TIME COULD BOOST MARKET REVENUES..BY CAPTURING SOME OF THE TRADING IN U-S ISSUES NOW CONDUCTED OVER SEAS..AHEAD OF THE N-Y-S-E'S 9:30 OPENING.
Graphic.C1S=adcom CHECK BUSINESS NEWS 24-7 AT CBS/MARKETWATCH DOT COM I'M ED CRANE CBS NEWS YORK.. Music: None ))




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Bus-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Bus Accident]


Three children were injured in a school bus accident in Pittsylvania County.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL]
State police say the accident happened about 3:15 yesterday in the Callands section of the county.
Police say the driver swerved to avoid some dogs, ran off the road and struck an embankment.
Three children were taken to Danville Memorial.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


Police do not believe their injuries were critical.
The driver was charged with reckless driving.

[11M'Ville-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Police in Martinsville need help finding a robbery suspect. A man entered the Flowers Bakery on Lavinder Street yesterday around one-thirty. He pointed a gun at the clerk and took an undetermined amount of cash. The case is still under investigation.

[11Dangerous-Dog]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-51 TC 53:46]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


A Botetourt County man and his "best friend" have been reunited.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle]

Tim Craft was facing charges in connection to a May incident where 8-year-old Domino was deemed "dangerous" after biting a man during a thunderstorm. Yesterday, the charges were dropped and Craft was able to pick up his four-legged friend from the SPCA, but it has cost him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT@3:36:21.00]
[IN Q=Right now about..]

((TIM CRAFT/DOMINO'S HUMAN: RIGHT NOW ABOUT TWO-THOUSAND INTO IT FINANCIAL WISE- JUST TRYING TO GET MY DOG BACK. IT'S BEEN VERY STRESSFUL. LOTS OF LOST SLEEP - IT'S JUST UNBELIEVABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Craft/Domino's Human]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=.. just unbelievable.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

To keep Domino, Craft has had to put up signage, have him implanted with a microchip and anytime he takes Domino off the property the dog must wear a muzzle and a leash. Craft also has to carry 100-thousand dollars worth of insurance on his pooch, but that's proving to be a problem.
(------------)
[anchor=Kim]
[graphic=none]

He has to be back in court on April 11th to prove that he has it- if not, Domino may have to be put down. (Kim tosses to bump) [BUMP]

[COMM] [County-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


A smoke detector may have saved the lives of a Roanoke County family last night. Authorities say a clothes dryer started the fire at 4914 West Main Street in Roanoke County. The father of the house heard the smoke detector and got both of his sons out safely before firefighters arrived. The fire was contained to the laundry room, but the rest of the house sustained heavy smoke and water damage. The Red Cross will meet with the family later this morning to help them find a place to stay.


[11Patterson-Blast]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=05-01 TC16:34]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]
[ENG#=1]

According to court records, Tuesday night's bombing in Roanoke was the result of an on-going feud with the suspect's ex- girlfriend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Ricky Andrew Huffman and Todd Russell Harless were arrested yesterday morning. A-T-F Agents say the two men told essentially the same story when confronted at work.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday Night]

Huffman picked up Harless Tuesday night around 8:30 and drove to an alley behind 420 Fourteenth Street.
According to a federal affidavit, they put a pipe bomb in the trash can and ran. Harless allegedly bought the parts at Home Depot and the black powder at a gun show at the Civic Center.
The criminal complaint says Harless built the pipe bomb at his mother's house in Salem.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Agents found a semi-automatic pistol and an assault rifle in Harless' vehicle.

[6-Pritchett]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=netE]
[GRAPHIC=Bud Pritchett]
[ENG#=2]

A man accused of first degree murder in Montgomery County has a new attorney.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape;]

Giles County attorney, Brian Sheid will represent Livingston "Bud" Pritchett in his up coming first degree murder trial. Pritchett was orginally sentenced to life in prison for the 1997 murder of Estel Singleton Senior at the Ironto rest stop. He was later granted a new trial because the jury was never told he is mildly retarded. Last month Pritchett fired two attorney's who represented him for 8 years, a week before his second trial.
(------------)



[6-Weaver-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=504-08 TC53:15]
[GRAPHIC=Bush Inaug.]
[ENG#=3]


He's been able to get through security and shake hands with presidents at their inaugurations.
But last week, Richard Weaver met his match, a soldier from western Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Thursday]


Police believe Weaver tried to pull the same stunt last week that he did at President Bush's first inauguration...get close enough to the president to shake his hand.
Specialist Jonathan Clark, one of the Virginia Guard members helping with security, spotted Weaver at a checkpoint.
Capitol Police arrested him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=He's a great reflection]

((CAPT. TIMOTHY BROOKS: HE'S A GREAT REFLECTION ON CHARLIE COMPANY OUT OF HARRISONBURG. HE'S A GREAT REFLECTION ON THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD. IT REALLY SHOWS THE TYPE OF MEN WE HAVE WITH US HERE IN THE SECOND BATTALION.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Timothy Brooks/Virginia Army National Guard]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=second battalion.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Clark may get a medal...and a handshake from his commanding officer.

[6-NS-Profits]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-52 TC51:26]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]
[ENG#=2]


In business news, the Norfolk Southern Corporation is closing the books on a record year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

For the first time in the railroad's history, revenues topped seven billion dollars in 2004. Profits also hit record levels at 923 million dollars. Recently, Norfolk Southern Chairman and C-E-O David Goode told local business leaders he's optimistic about 2005.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 04:00]
[IN Q=We feel the trends]

((DAVID GOODE/NORFOLK SOUTHERN CHAIRMAN: WE FEEL THE TRENDS THAT ARE DEVELOPING IN THE TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS WHICH NORFOLK SOUTHERN IS IN A GOOD POSITION TO BENEFIT FROM ARE DEVELOPING AND ARE GOING TO CONTINUE FOR A WHILE AND WE'RE VERY EXCITED AND OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE OF OUR BUSINESS.))
[SUPER=01-David Goode/Norfolk Southern Chairman;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=excited and optimistic about the future of our business.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The railroad has also announced an increase in its quarterly dividend to 11 cents a share.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Business News]

Now here's a look at your local stocks. [Kim TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [TRIGGER NEXT]

[6-Pulaski-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=05-06 TC01:03]
[GRAPHIC=Robbery]
[ENG#=1]

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is investigating another motel robbery, the second incident in the same area this week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.]

Investigators say a man walked into the Super 8 Motel off Interstate 81 around 11:30 Tuesday night. He showed a weapon, demanded money and got away with a small amount of cash. The motel is near the Holiday Inn Express that was robbed early Monday, but investigators don't believe the same person robbed both motels.
(XXXXXXXXX)

[WIPE TO APRISA FS] The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call 540- 980-7810.
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[11Veterans]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=05-04 TC05:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


Virginia veterans are going without the care they deserve.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

That from Delegate Kirk Cox who wants the state to hire more claims officers to help veterans get the benefits they're entitled to. There are more than 750- thousand veterans in the Commonwealth- a number Cox says is quickly growing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 44:22:09]
[IN Q=With the ongoing war]

((DEL. KIRK COX/(R) COLONIAL HEIGHTS: WITH THE ONGOING WAR ON TERROR THAT HAS OUR SERVICE MEMBERS, REGULAR ACTIVE DUTY, MOBILIZED GUARD AND RESERVES RETURNING HOME TO VIRGINIA, MANY WITH WAR WOUNDS, THE NEED FOR CLAIMS AGENTS IN MORE URGENT AND INCREASING.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Kirk Cox/(R) Colonial Heights;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=urgent and increasing]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Cox says he'll also push for more beds at the Richmond Veterans Care Center now under construction.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]

The only *operating* care center is in Roanoke. Veteran representatives would eventually like to see the Commonwealth have four centers.

[11Bland]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=VA Capitol]


In the midst of the General Assembly session, a delegate from Petersburg suddenly resigned yesterday.
Democrat Fenton Bland stepped down after pleading guilty in Richmond federal court to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.
The 42-year-old Bland has been the focus of federal and state investigations into his business dealings.

[Holocaust-Remembered]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


Today is the 60th anniversary of the day Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the death camp in Poland where the Nazis murdered one and a half million people, mostly Jews. Kyra Phillips has more on how one history teacher is making sure her students know of the evil that occured as part of a lesson is basic humanity. We should mention this story does contain a few photographs that may be disturbing to some viewers.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Matt/High School Senior; :10]
[SUPER=01-Erin/High School Junior; :28]
[SUPER=01-Beth Mulling/History Teacher; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Hillary/High School Sophomore; 1:31]
[SUPER=01-Jonathan/High School Senior; 1:50]
[SUPER=01-Michelle/High School Senior; 2:09]
[RUNS=3:03]
[OUT Q=it matters so very much.]

((When it comes to the Holocaust, students At Pope High School just outside Atlanta....have lots to say.
I LOOK AROUND THE ROOM AND I THINK ABOUT HOW DEVASTATING IT WOULD BE IF TWO THIRDS OF US WERE GONE. ALL AT ONCE. I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW IT COULD HAPPEN.
One student saw how it happened...she visited Auschwitz:
IT WAS LIKE A BARNHOUSE, AND IT STILL SMELLED SO AWFUL THAT YOU COULD SMELL, JUST PEOPLE, STILL THERE, 60 YEARS LATER.
After 60 years the Holocaust is not forgotten -- not here. These high schoolers are passionate about the past because of this woman -- Beth Mulling - a history teacher with a personal connection. Her father fought in WW II. He brought back the photos....a nazi flag....and a message for his daughter--she was to take his evidence of an evil past and teach.
YOU CAN SEE ANGUISH AND AGONY, THEIR EYES ARE STILL OPEN, YOU CAN SEE PHYSICAL FEATURES ON THEIR FACES, AND YOU CAN SEE KAPOS, JEWISH GUARDS, DRAGGING THEIR VICTIMS TO THE OVENS, AND THOSE PHOTOGRAPHS, WHEN THE KIDS SEE THEM FOR THE FIRST TIME, ARE QUITE SHOCKING.
DO THE KIDS START CRYING?
YES. ABSOLUTELY. IT'S TERRIBLY EMOTIONAL, VERY VERY MOVING.
The lessons have given her students new perspective:
IF SOMEONE IS STRONG ENOUGH TO OVERCOME SOMETHING OF THAT MAGNITUDE...IF WE CAN TAKE THAT HOPE FOR LIFE AND THAT REASON TO LIVE AND WE CAN BRING THAT ALL TOGETHER, WE CAN DEFINITELY CHANGE THE WAY THE FUTURE IS HEADED.
And a new sense of responsibility:
I THINK THE MOST POWERFUL THING IS STUFF LIKE WE'RE DOING RIGHT NOW, GETTING TOGETHER IN GROUPS, TALKING ABOUT IT, WHY DID IT HAPPEN, HOW CAN THIS NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN, WHAT CAN WE DO TO MAKE SURE THAT THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN AGAIN.
WHY DO YOU THINK IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT TIME IN HISTORY NOW, DECADES LATER, 60 YEARS LATER?
WE CAN'T JUST LET A DAY LIKE THIS PASS WITHOUT APPRECIATING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF IT. IT CAN'T BE SOMETHING LIKE, YOU TURN ON THE NEWS AND YOU SEE IT ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN AND THEN YOU CHANGE THE CHANNEL. PEOPLE HAVE TO REALLY COME TO TERMS WITH WHAT HAPPENED SO THAT WE CAN MAKE SURE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN AGAIN.
YOU KNOW, YOU TAKE ON A TREMENDOUS RESPONSIBILITY IN TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST.
ABSOLUTELY, AND ONE THAT I RELISH. I GET EMOTIONAL ABOUT IT, I GET UPSET ABOUT IT, I CRY, I CRY IN FRONT OF MY KIDS -- IT'S EMBARRASSING. MY NOSE TURNS RED, MY MAKEUP RUNS, AND I DO IT GLEEFULLY TWICE A YEAR BECAUSE IT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING I'LL EVER TELL MY KIDS, AND I TELL EM FROM THE VERY GET-GO, I'LL NEVER TELL YOU ANYTHING THAT MATTERS ANY MORE THAN THIS, AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO REMEMBER ANY DATES, AND YOU'RE NOT HAVING A TEST ON IT. THIS IS ABOUT BASIC HUMANITY, AND THAT'S WHY IT MATTERS SO VERY MUCH.))


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]

That was Kyra Phillips reporting. News 7 Mornin' will be right back.
[Kim tosses to break]
[COMM]




[5-Tech-Supercomputer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=504-14 21:36]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]
[ENG#=3]

Virginia Tech hopes its new super computer will help make it a top-30 research institution.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

System X, as it's called, is the 7th fastest super computer in the world. The system is made of 11-hundred computers and 22-hundred processors. It can figure 12 trillion calculations a second. Researchers say the system could be the key to getting the University even more funding and prestige.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 2:57:00 ]
[IN Q=We set up a spire]

((JASON LOCKHART: WE SET UP A SPIRE FOR EVERYONE TO SEE.. :00 HEY WE'RE SERIOUS ABOUT RESEARCH. WE BUILT THIS LARGE MACHINE. WE WANT HIGHER CALIBER FACULTY MEMBERS AND LARGER PROBLEMS TO COME TO THE UNIVERSITY. :10 ))
[SUPER=01-Jason Lockhart/Terascale Computing Facility;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=to come to the university.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The system cost 5-point-7 million dollars to build and another 2 million to renovate the building that houses it. Researchers expect to build another computer in three years. That system will have to be 10 times faster then System X to keep up with technology.
(------------)



(Kim tosses to bump)

[COMM] [BUMP]