06:00-01

Mass-suicide

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Welcome to News 7 Mornin I'm Melanie Moon.
California authorities now say the victims of yesterday's apparent mass suicide near San Diego may have been members of some type of religious cult.
Jennifer Sabih joins us with the latest. ********take from NEWSPATH********
SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Rancho Santa Fe;
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SOT
IN Q=
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=

(( POLICE IN SAN DIEGO NOW SAY WOMEN AS WELL AS MEN WERE AMONG THE VICTIMS OF WHAT APPEARS TO BE A MASS SUICIDE. 39-PEOPLE ARE DEAD. AND THE INVESTIGATION IS JUST BEGINNING. JENNIFER SABIH REPORTS.
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SO MANY BODIES TO COLLECT , REFRIDGERATED CORONER'S TRUCKS HAD TO PIGGY-BACK FROM LOS ANGELES... THE SAN DIEGO SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAYS AN ANONYMOUS CALL SENT THEM TO A POSH
HOME IN THE EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY OF RANCHO SANTE FE--- NORTH OF THE CITY.



SOT: Sheriff Cmdr. Alan Fulmer/San Diego County

"HE NOTICED THAT THE HOUSE APPEARED TO BE COMPLETELY SECURED. ALL THE BLINDS, WINDOWS, DOORS WERE ALL CLOSED."
ONE DOOR WAS LEFT UNLOCKED. INSIDE A DEPUTY FOUND THE FIRST OF MORE THAN 3-DOZEN BODIES.

SOT: 22:26:17:00 /FULMER
(PARAPHRASE) "WE CAN CONFIRM 39 DIED. EARLIER WE SAID ALL WERE MEN. WE NOW

KNOW THAT SOME OF THE VICTIMS WERE WOMEN."
ALL WERE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 24... DRESSED IN DARK PANTS AND TENNIS SHOES... AND ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, HAD PURPLE SHROUDS DRAPED OVER THEIR BODIES.

SOT: 22:26:47:00
(PARAPHRASE) "THEY HAD PURPLE SHROUDS ON -- COVERING THEIR FACES TO THEIR

CHESTS."
A REAL ESTATE AGENT TRYING TO SELL THE HILLTOP MANSION SAYS THE PEOPLE INSIDE REFERRED TO IT AS "THEIR TEMPLE." ONE PROSPECTIVE BUYER TELLS REPORTERS WHEN HE WENT TO THE HOUSE HE WAS TOLD TO TAKE OFF HIS SHOES AND PUT ON SURGICAL SLIPPERS -- TO KEEP THE HOUSE "STERILE"-- THAT THE OCCUPANTS CALLED THEMSELVES MONKS AND REFERRED TO EACH OTHER AS "BROTHER" AND "SISTER" AND TOLD HIM THAT THEY WOULDN'T BE "SHOWING" THE HOUSE ANYMORE THIS WEEK-- BECAUSE IT WAS THEIR HOLY WEEK.
STANDUP:..............
JENNIFER SABIH, FOR CBS NEWS RANCHO SANTE FE.))

E-Airborne-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Investigation


The National Transportation Safety Board still does NOT know what caused a deadly plane crash in Giles County last December.
But yesterday it revealed some insight.
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VO-NAT


Through computer animation, the N-T-S-B recreated the flight path of the ill- fated Airborne Express D-C-8.
It's clear the plane went through a number of twists and turns before nosediving into East River Mountain near Narrows.
SUPER=03-Giles Co./December;


According to a 300- page report, the crew was testing how the plane handled during a stall when it went down.
A few days after the crash, investigators all but ruled- out weather and maintenance as potential reasons for the accident.
Six people died in the crash.
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E-Forest-Robbery


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-7
GRAPHIC=NONE


Bedford County authorities are asking for help to catch the man who robbed a convenience store on Route 2-21 yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.


The suspect entered the Quik-E food store in Forest around 1:45 yesterday morning.
Acting like he had a weapon in his pocket, the white male ordered the cashier to hand over the money in the register.
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SOT 2:45:35
IN Q=All right this

((ALL RIGHT THIS IS A HOLDUP. GIVE ME ALL THE MONEY IN THE REGISTER RIGHT NOW. RIGHT NOW! RIGHT NOW OR I'LL SHOOT ALL OF YOU, RIGHT NOW! GIVE ME THE MONEY IN THE REGISTER RIGHT NOW!))
SUPER=04-Surveillance Camera Video; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the register, right now! (5th "right now")
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VO-NAT


Police hope someone will recognize the robber's clothes or voice and give them a call.
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SOT 2:49:27
IN Q=We're hoping that

((LT. JOHN MCCANE/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'RE HOPING THAT ANYONE WHO VIEWS THE VIDEO MAY BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE HIS VOICE OR CLOTHING, IF SO, GIVE US A CALL AT THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATIONS BUREAU, 586-7714.))
SUPER=01-John McCane/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=586-7714.
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VO-NAT


McCane says the suspect apparently had a getaway car sitting in a nearby industrial park.
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E-Clover-Project


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


All kinds of wildlife can find a home in Halifax County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


160-acres surrounding the Clover Power station in Halifax County is being transformed into wetlands.
The project is the state's largest waterfowl habitat project-- west of Tidewater.
Thousands of oaks and other hardwoods were planted.
Delegate Ted Bennett praised the work of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative and Virginia Power.
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SOT
IN Q=The local

((DEL. TED BENNETT/D-HALIFAX:THE LOCAL PEOPLE REALLY WERE CONCERNED THAT THERE WAS NO WAY THAT THIS BEAUTIFUL WILDLIFE AREA COULD CO-EXIST WITH A PHENOMENAL FACILITY THAT STANDS BEHIND US BUT THEY'VE PROVEN NOT ONLY THAT IT CAN BE ENHANCED, SO IT'S A GREAT STORY. BILL WOODFIN, JR./VA. DEPT. OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES: WE'LL SEE A COMBINATION OF WATERFOWL, DUCKS, GEESE AND SONGBIRDS. AND, IT WILL BE A PLACE FOR PEOPLE TO COME AND SEE AND WATCH AND ENJOY WILDLIFE. AND, THOSE FOLKS WHO ENJOY HUNTING IN OTHER AREAS SHOULD SEE BENEFIT FROM IT, ALSO. ))
SUPER=@Bennett; :08
SUPER=01-Bill Woodfin, Jr./Game & Inland Fisheries; :17
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=from it also.
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VO-NAT


The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as well as Virginia Ducks Unlimited also donated 25-thousand dollars each toward the project.
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P-Aris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=new jobs


A well-known company will create hundreds of new jobs in Pittsylvania County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;
Aris Isotoner is a leading manufacturer of gloves and slippers.


It's moving into the East Bowles Distribution center on Route-29.
The company plans to initially employ 100-people at the Pittsylvania County location.
During peak season an additional 400-people will be needed.
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SOT
IN Q=It shows

((ALLAN LIBBY/DANVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRES.:IT SHOWS CONFIDENCE IN THE MARKET, I THINK IT SAYS SOMETHING ABUT THE LABOR FORCE THAT'S HERE. IN JUST, IN SPEAKING WITH SOME COLLEAGUES OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, I JUST THINK THERE'S A SENSE OF ENTHUSIASM IN A SENSE THAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW AND I THINK THAT SUCCESS CAN BREED SUCCESS. ))
SUPER=01-Allan Libby/Danville Chamber of Comm.; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=breed success.
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VO-NAT
The new Aris Isotoner facility will consolidate the distribution centers in

Wisconsin and Greensboro, North Carolina.
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wipe wipe wipe

p-Kroger


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-15
GRAPHIC=Wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week;


It appears workers at the Kroger distribution center in Roanoke County WON'T lose their jobs because of union seniority.
The supermarket chain is expanding its warehouse here and closing one in West Virginia.
SUPER=@File;


Union rules dictate that many of the West Virginia workers get first shot at the 125 new jobs being created here.
But Kroger says its current count of the transfer requests indicates none of the Roanoke County workers will get bumped out of their jobs.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Kroger points out though, that it's still waiting to hear from several West Virginia workers.

E-Internet-Paper


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=Internet

****ANCHOR TAG*****
Some employers like to hire people with experience, so getting that first job can be tough.
Eric Earnhart tells us about one woman who used the Internet and a little ingenuity to solve the problem.
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SOT
IN Q=Suzanne Albanese' paper
SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00
SUPER=01-Suzanne Albanese/Martinsville Post; :14
SUPER=@eric2;
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=EE, News 7

((Suzanne Albanese' paper is somewhat unique, because it has NO paper. The Martinsville Post is published on the World Wide Web. A few years ago, her dream was impossible...
SOT
IN Q=you would need a

((SUZANNE ALBANESE/MARTINSVILLE POST; YOU WOULD NEED A PRINTING PRESS, A LOT OF PAPER, A LOT OF MAN HOURS BECAUSE IT WOULD BE VERY MANUALLY DRIVEN WITH THE PAPERWORK.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=with the paperwork


Today, she runs the paper on her lunch hour... she works full time at a local credit office.
Armed with a notebook and a digital camera, she covers news stories and makes sales calls.
In the evening, she puts the paper together on her computer.
SOT 3:15:12
IN Q=It's very rewarding

((SUZANNE ALBANESE/MARTINSVILLE POST; IT'S VERY REWARDING, BOTH FROM KNOWING THAT IT'S A SKILL THAT, I'M TAPPING INTO THINGS THAT I HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO BEFORE, AND THE FEEDBACK IS JUST WONDERFUL.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=is just wonderful


Feedback that sometimes comes from far away, like the the man who e-mailed her from Hawaii.
SOT 03:14:03
IN Q=and that was

((SUZANNE ALBANESE/MARTINSVILLE POST; AND THAT WAS REALLY EXCITING, HE WAS FROM THIS AREA ORIGINALLY AND HE NEVER THOUGHT ABOUT SUBSCRIBING TO THE LOCAL PAPER BUT THIS IS GREAT BECAUSE HE'S A REAL COMPUTER ENTHUSIAST AND HE CAN SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING IN HIS OLD HOME TOWN. ))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=old home town


Albanese is still trying to sell advertising in The Post... she'd like to be able to hire a reporter, maybe even make a profit...
But for now, she says, just knowing people are reading her work is reward enough to keep her going.
In Martinsville, Eric Earnhart, News 7.))
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

Pinnacle Fullscreen Board
You can read the Martinsville Post on the World Wide Web at W- W- W- dot-Martinsvillepost-dot-com.

E-Pet-pig


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abo
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=none


A family in Roanoke is defending their pet pig.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Pat Earles says her son Chuck worked hard last year for something he really wanted.
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SOT 3:29:39
IN Q=He had asked

((PAT EARLES: HE HAD ASKED FOR A POT-BELLIED PIG, AND WE TOLD HIM IF HE DID WELL IN SCHOOL WE WOULD SEE ABOUT IT- HE DID WELL IN SCHOOL, AND FOR HIM THAT'S A STRUGGLE- AND SO WE GOT HIM THE POT-BELLIED PIG.))
SUPER=07-Pat Earles;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=pot-bellied pig.
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VO-NAT


Now the family has found out that owning a pig violates a city ordinance- and City Council's told them their pet must go.
Earle says she's hired a lawyer and plans to fight.
Her son says the pig is no different than any other pet.
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SOT 3:32:57
IN Q=Yeah, he's about

((YEAH, HE'S ABOUT THE SAME AS A DOG- HE ACTS LIKE A DOG.))
SUPER=07-Chuck Whately
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=acts like a dog.
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VO-NAT


The family wants the City Council to amend the ordinance, allowing for residents to own one small pig as a pet.
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CA-suicide


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The search continues this morning for clues in an apparent mass suicide in Southern California.
The bodies of 39 people were found inside a million dollar mansion just outside of San Diego.
A real estate agent says the house was rented to some type of religious cult.
Jennifer Sabih joins us with the latest. ********take from NEWSPATH*******
SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Rancho Santa Fe;
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SOT
IN Q=
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=back to you.

(( POLICE IN SAN DIEGO NOW SAY WOMEN AS WELL AS MEN WERE AMONG THE VICTIMS OF WHAT APPEARS TO BE A MASS SUICIDE. 39-PEOPLE ARE DEAD. AND THE INVESTIGATION IS JUST BEGINNING. JENNIFER SABIH REPORTS.
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(NAT)


SO MANY BODIES TO COLLECT , REFRIDGERATED CORONER'S TRUCKS HAD TO PIGGY-BACK FROM LOS ANGELES... THE SAN DIEGO SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAYS AN ANONYMOUS CALL SENT THEM TO A POSH
HOME IN THE EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY OF RANCHO SANTE FE--- NORTH OF THE CITY.



SOT: Sheriff Cmdr. Alan Fulmer/San Diego County

"HE NOTICED THAT THE HOUSE APPEARED TO BE COMPLETELY SECURED. ALL THE BLINDS, WINDOWS, DOORS WERE ALL CLOSED."
ONE DOOR WAS LEFT UNLOCKED. INSIDE A DEPUTY FOUND THE FIRST OF MORE THAN 3-DOZEN BODIES.

SOT: 22:26:17:00 /FULMER
(PARAPHRASE) "WE CAN CONFIRM 39 DIED. EARLIER WE SAID ALL WERE MEN. WE NOW

KNOW THAT SOME OF THE VICTIMS WERE WOMEN."
ALL WERE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 24... DRESSED IN DARK PANTS AND TENNIS SHOES... AND ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, HAD PURPLE SHROUDS DRAPED OVER THEIR BODIES.

SOT: 22:26:47:00
(PARAPHRASE) "THEY HAD PURPLE SHROUDS ON -- COVERING THEIR FACES TO THEIR

CHESTS."
A REAL ESTATE AGENT TRYING TO SELL THE HILLTOP MANSION SAYS THE PEOPLE INSIDE REFERRED TO IT AS "THEIR TEMPLE." ONE PROSPECTIVE BUYER TELLS REPORTERS WHEN HE WENT TO THE HOUSE HE WAS TOLD TO TAKE OFF HIS SHOES AND PUT ON SURGICAL SLIPPERS -- TO KEEP THE HOUSE "STERILE"-- THAT THE OCCUPANTS CALLED THEMSELVES MONKS AND REFERRED TO EACH OTHER AS "BROTHER" AND "SISTER" AND TOLD HIM THAT THEY WOULDN'T BE "SHOWING" THE HOUSE ANYMORE THIS WEEK-- BECAUSE IT WAS THEIR HOLY WEEK.
STANDUP:..............
JENNIFER SABIH, FOR CBS NEWS RANCHO SANTE FE.))

McVeigh


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mcveigh


Lawyers for Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh are again asking for a delay in his trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


This time they say they want to appeal a judge's ruling allowing victim witnesses to attend the trial.
No word on when the appeals court will rule on the motion,
The trial is set to start Monday with jury selection.
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E-Aris


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A new corporate resident is moving to Pittsylvania County and bringing with it the possibility of hundreds of jobs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;
Aris Isotoner is moving into the East Bowles Distribution Center on Route 29

in Blairs.
The company makes gloves and slippers-- under the names Aris, Isotoner and

"Hanes Her Way".
Initially it's expected 100-people will be hired, but during peak season the company plans to employ an additional 400-workers.
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SOT
IN Q=I think

((ALLAN LIBBY/DANVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRES.: I THINK IT SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT THE LABOR FORCE THAT'S HERE. IN JUST, IN SPEAKING WITH SOME COLLEAGUES OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, I JUST THINK THERE'S A SENSE OF ENTHUSIASM IN A SENSE THAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW AND I THINK THAT SUCCESS CAN BREED SUCCESS. ))
SUPER=01-Allan Libby/Danville Chamber of Comm.; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=breed success.
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VO-NAT
The new Aris Isotoner facility will consolidate the distribution centers in

Wisconsin and Greensboro, North Carolina.
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P-Cancer-Risk


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=mornin health check


In medical news-- new research says bone marrow transplants intended to cure cancer can in some cases CAUSE cancer years later.
GRAPHIC=bone marrow


A study by the National Cancer Institute says the reason appears to be the high doses of radiation that are necessary with the procedure.
The study appears in today's New England Journal of Medicine.

E-bone-marrow


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=bone marrow


Even if that study proves true-- Bone Marrow Transplants give many patients a second chance at life. And thanks to some recent attention, more donors could be pouring into the system.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=NAT SOUND
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-Melissa Tickle/Bone Marrow Recipient; :13
SUPER=01-Jim Lydle/Bone Marrow Donor; :29
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February; 1:05
SUPER=@Andrew1; 1:17
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7.

((
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SOT
IN Q=

((NAT SOUND ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


70 percent of people who need bone marrow transplants die without ever finding a suitable donor.
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SOT7:31:27
IN Q=THERE IS

((THERE IS A NEED. WE CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MANY BONE MARROW DONORS REGISTERED. IN OUR BANK. JUST BECAUSE THERE'S ALWAYS THAT NEED. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=THAT NEED


A match for Melissa Tickle came all the way from England.
Jim Lydle says it only takes a blood sample to register, and the donating process is a breeze.
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SOT 7:34:48
IN Q=APART FROM

((JIM LYDLE/BONE MARROW DONOR: APART FROM BEING A BIT STIFF AS IF YOU'D DONE SPORT, OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT-- OH I SHOULDN'T HAVE DONE THAT- AFTER A DAY OR TWO, YOU ARE FINE. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=ARE FINE


Lydle and Tickle spent time at the Bone Marrow Transplant support group at Lewis Gale Hospital.
The group's main goal is to get more people to register as potential donors.
Potential donors can register by calling 1-800-MARROW-2
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SOT--??
IN Q=THANK YOU

((THANK YOU FOR CONTACTING THE NATIONAL MARROW REGISTRY-- WHILE IT IS OUR WISH TO SPEAK WITH YOU PERSONALLY WE ARE RECEIVING A WONDERFUL AMOUNT OF REQUESTS ON BECOMING A VOLUNTEER MARROW DONOR. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=MARROW DONOR


Most of that outpouring is being attributed to the racing community-- which is rallying around NASCAR team owner rick hendrick.
Hendrick was diagnosed with Leukemia in November and is in search of a donor.
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SOT7:29:34
IN Q=the bone

((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: THE BONE MARROW TRANSPORT SUPPORT GROUP SAYS IT WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE SURVIVORS AND ITS MEETINGS. AND THE ONLY WAY THAT CAN HAPPEN IS IF MORE DONORS SIGN UP FOR THE NATIONAL REGISTRY PROGRAM. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7.))
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OUT Q=AF NEWS 7

))
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GROUP-SUICIDE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


California authorities are looking for clues this morning following an apparent mass suicide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rancho Santa Fe, CA;


Some 39 bodies were found inside a multi- million dollar estate in an exclusive area north of San Diego.
Authorities say they dispatched deputies to the scene after receiving an anonymous phone call.
A real estate agent trying to sell the hilltop mansion says the people inside referred to it as "their temple."
The agent also says the house was filled with computers.
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P-Airborne-Crash


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-05
SS=airborne crash


Federal authorities released a computer generated re-creation of what was considered the worst air-craft disaster in Southwestern Virginia.
It's been three months since the Airborne Express cargo plane crashed. Along with that video tape, the National Transportation Safety Board also released a 300 page public docket on the disaster.
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VO-NAT


On December 22nd, the D-C-8 was TAKEN on a test run.
It took off from Greensboro, North Carolina and was headed to Ohio.
Problems started just minutes into the flight. After a half-hour in the
air, it slammedSUPER=03-Giles Co./December 1996;

head-on into East River Mountain near Narrows... killing all six people on board.
The docket contains a detailed summary of the flight as well as the conversation between the pilot and the flight tower.
But at this point, the N-T-S-B has NOT released the cause of the crash.
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E-Kroger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-15
GRAPHIC=Kroger


It looks like workers at a Kroger distribution center don't have to worry about getting bumped out of their jobs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Friday;


The Roanoke County warehouse is expanding.
But another one in West Virginia is closing.
Union rules say the affected West Virginia employees get the first shot at the new jobs.
SUPER=@File;


Plus, if there are still people without work, they can replace the CURRENT workers in Roanoke County.
It appears that scenario won't happen, though.
Kroger has already received most of its transfer requests, and there are not enough to cause layoffs.
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E-Bee-Houses


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-11
GRAPHIC=None


Because of a shortage, local farmers have been forced to RENT honey bees.
But students at one Carroll County school are trying to ease their pain.
Tracy Altizer has more.
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SOT
IN Q=From the looks of
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.; 00
SUPER=01-Gary Larrowe/Cooperative Extension Agent; :09 (Quick!)
SUPER=01-Willie Hill/Orchardist; :18
SUPER=@Tracy1; :35
SUPER=01-Brandon Edwards/Future Farmers of America; :1:06
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=Altizer, News 7.


((From the looks of the blooms, Willie Hill could have an abundant peach crop, as long as the honey bees pollinate.
The problem is, mites are rapidly killing them off.
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SOT 12:09:32

((GARY LARROWE/CARROLL CO. EXTENSION AGENT: YOU ACTUALLY SEE A REDUCTION IN CROP PRODUCTION BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF THE BEES. ))
RUNS=:04


Hill and other growers are having to rent honey bees, driving their production costs up.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:55:54

((WILLIE HILL/CARROLL CO. ORCHARDIST: RIGHT NOW IT'S ABOUT 25 DOLLARS A STAND TO RENT THEM. QUESTION: AND HOW MANY STANDS DO YOU HAVE TO RENT? HILL: ABOUT 20 FOR 50 ACRES. ))
RUNS=:09


But for the first time, Hill is seeing a new bee on his blooms, orchard masons which hatched in specially- made houses placed in his orchard last Fall. suOne benefit of the orchard masons is that they're much more efficient. It only takes 250 to 750 of them to pollinate one acre in an orchard. It takes up to 120 thousand honeybees to do the same job.
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SOT nat of drill 11:11:58
RUNS=:02


4-H'ers and students in Future Farmers of America at Carroll Intermediate are making the houses for the second year.
They'll distribute 350 FREE through cooperative extension offices. They've even gotten a SALE order, and hope the project will eventually pay for itself.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:30:57

((BRANDON EDWARDS/FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA: FEELS PRETTY GOOD TO KNOW THAT YOU HELPED MANY FARMERS PRODUCE MORE FRUIT THIS TIME, AND YOU'RE HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT AS WELL. ))
RUNS=:09


The masons are finding the houses... 100 placed along the Blue Ridge Parkway have been up to 75 percent full. Tracy Altizer, News-7.))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=nba


In the N-B-A,
Minnesota nearly squandered a 14-point third-quarter lead before fending off

Denver 102-to-100.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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6-WEATHER
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