06:00-01

RJR

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


The nation's two biggest cigarette-makers are talking "deal."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Phillip Morris And R-J-R Nabisco are meeting with government attorneys about settling anti-smoking lawsuits.
As part of a possible deal, the companies could pay as much as three-hundred billion dollars for the treatment of smoking-related illnesses.
Tobacco foes say it's a turning-point.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( SEN. FRANK LAUTENBERG/D-NJ "IT COULD BE THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF AMERICA'S DEADLIEST ADDICTION, AMERICA'S LARGEST CAUSE OF PREVENTABLE PREMATURE DEATH AND SEDUCTION OF OUR CHILDREN." ))
SUPER=01-Sen. Frank Lautenberg/(D) New Jersey;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=OF OUR CHILDREN.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Winston Salem, NC;

FROM NET B
There was little reaction of the talks at the R-J-R Nabisco stockholders meeting yesterday in Winston Salem.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


But word of the talks sent stock prices for both companies higher yesterday, helping the dow close up nearly 93 points.
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LINCOLN-TERRACE


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=none


Tense moments at the Lincoln Terrace Housing Complex in Roanoke late last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Officers say a Vice Unit was executing a search warrant for a residence on the 1800 block of Gandy Drive.
They suspected a tenant was dealing crack cocaine.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:16
IN Q=when they

((K. A JOHNSON/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: WHEN THEY WENT TO ARREST THAT INDIVIDUAL, HE RETRIEVED A GUN, AND ATTEMPTED TO USE IT ON THE OFFICERS. A STRUGGLE ENSUED, AND THEY WERE ABLE TO GET HIM UNDER CONTROL WITHOUT SERIOUS INJURY TO ANYONE. ))
SUPER=01-K.A. Johnson/Roanoke City Police;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=TO ANYONE.
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VO-NAT


Police say a crowd gathered, and some people tried to assist the person being arrested, to get him away from the officers.
That's when backup was called in to secure the area while vice officers searched the home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:51
IN Q=WE GOT

((WE GOT A LOT OF BOTTLES THROWN AT US, A LOT OF SHOTS WERE FIRED, FROM THE CROWD, A LOT OF TAUNTING AND THINGS. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=AND THINGS.
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VO-NAT


Officers say the search DID reveal narcotics in the residence, and the suspect was taken into custody.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:33:26
IN Q=WE ALSO RECOVERED

((WE ALSO RECOVERED THE WEAPON FROM THE INDIVIDUAL WE ARRESTED, WE ALSO RECOVERED WEAPONS THAT HAD BEEN DROPPED FROM INDIVIDUALS THAT HAD BEEN FIRING THEM IN THE CROWD. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the crowd
(----------------)
VO-NAT


No one was seriously injured in the incident.
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E-Cunningham


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-11
GRAPHIC=Cunningham


She says she went for the gun when her husband got home at 5-A-M, because he had a history of violence.
Rhonda Banks Cunningham told police the revolver discharged while they were fighting for control of the gun.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


A witness waiting for the bus told police he heard the couple fighting.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:02:40
IN=She was hollering

((MIKE MEADOR/ROANOKE POLICE DETECTIVE: SHE WAS HOLLERING AT HIM, SAYING THAT HE'D BEEN OUT SCREWING AROUND ALL NIGHT, SAID THAT HE HAD HEARD HER MAKING THREATS THAT SHE WAS GOING TO KILL HIM. THEY WENT INSIDE AND HEARD SHOTS FIRED.))
SUPER=01-Mike Meador/Roanoke Police Detective
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=shots fired.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Police recovered the gun and charged Rhonda Cunningham with first degree murder in the death of her husband, Garrett.
She pleaded guilty yesterday to SECOND- degree murder, without admitting her guilt, because she figured a jury would have found her guilty anyway.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


The plea agreement calls for her to serve a sentence of 11-and-a half years in prison.

p-marrow-drive


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-19
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was not a race that drew fans to the Martinsville speedway yesterday.
People came to have their bone marrow typed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Bone marrow donation is the only hope for a cure for thousands of people stricken with fatal blood diseases.
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February;


Ever since NASCAR owner Rick Hendrick was diagnosed with Leukemia, the racing community has rallied around the cause.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:56:12
IN Q=it's definitely...

((STEVE LOVELACE/MARROW CENTER OF VA.: IT'S DEFINITELY RAISED DRAMATIC AWARENESS FOR US. IT'S DEFINITELY MADE IT A LOT EASIER, WITH THE FUNDS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MARROW FOUNDATION, AND HENDRICK, TO RAISE THE FUNDS FOR THESE EVENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Lovelace/Virginia Marrow Center;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=these events.
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VO-NAT


Steve Lovelace says many people are needlessly afraid of marrow typing drives.
But all you have to do is donate a small amount of blood.
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=it's real

((BRIAN LOMAX: IT'S REAL SIMPLE, A LITTLE PAPERWORK, JAB IN YOUR ARM, THAT'S ABOUT IT...)) ((DOLORES EAST/DONOR: IT TOOK MAYBE 5, 7 MINUTES. REALLY PAINLESS, DIDN'T BREAK A SWEAT, SHED A TEAR, OR ANYTHING. IT WAS REALLY PAINLESS. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Lomax/Marrow Drive Participant; :00
SUPER=01-Dolores East/Marrow Drive Participant; :05
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=painless
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VO-NAT


It usually costs 47 dollars to join the national registry.
But yesterday's drive was free-- with more than 100 people getting their blood typed.
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E-Thomasville


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Business Closing


The future of hundreds of workers in Brookneal is not looking so bright after the Thomasville Furniture plant announced it would close down in June.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brookneal


The factory has been in Brookneal since 19-77 and currently employs about 320 people.
They'll be offered job search counseling and extended medical benefits once they leave.
Plant officials blame the closure on a slow market.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 22:19:47
IN Q=No bearing

((TIM RAMSDELL/PLANT MANAGER: NO BEARING AT ALL ON OUR PERFORMANCE AT THIS PLANT. THE LEVEL OF QUALITY WAS FINE IT WAS VERY WELL RECEIVED WITH OUR DEALERS. WE JUST DON'T HAVE THE SALES TO SUPPORT THIS FACILITY PLUS ALL THE OTHER ONES AT THOMASVILLE ALSO.))
SUPER=01-Tim Ramsdell/Plant Manager; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=at Thomasville also.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Meanwhile area businesses are bracing for the loss of hundreds of regular customers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 22:38:44
IN Q=I mean financially

((DEBRA MCCLINTOCK/DELI WORKER: I MEAN FINANCIALLY, EMOTIONALLY, BECAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE'S LIVES ARE GOING TO BE CHANGED THAT ARE USED TO HAVING REGULAR INCOMES AND SOME OF THEM THAT'S THEIR ONLY SOURCE OF INCOME.))
SUPER=01-Debra McClintock/Deli Worker; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=source of income.
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VO-NAT


Campbell County officials say they'll start searching immediately for another company to move into the plant, once Thomasville closes down.
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p-shad-planking


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=CAMPAIGN 97


It was fish and politicians in Southeast Virginia yesterday.
The 49th annual Shad Planking gave participants a chance to sample the fish and press the flesh...
Ellen Qualls reports from Wakefield.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=THE FEEL GOOD
SUPER=03-Wakefield; :00
SUPER=01-Jerry Kilgore/(R) Candidate for Atty. Gen.; :18
SUPER=@Payne; :24
SUPER=01-Ken Stolle/(R) Candidate for Atty. Gen.; :44
SUPER=@Andrews; :56
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:03
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=Ellen Qualls, NEWS-7 Wakefield.



E-Harkins


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Wakefield was not the only site for political stumping yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Closer to home, Mary Harkins accepted the Democratic nomination for the 9th District seat in the House of Delegates.
She'll go up against Republican incumbent Allen Dudley.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:38:08
IN Q=I am very

((MARY HARKINS/D- NINTH DISTRICT LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATE: I AM VERY GRATEFUL TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU FOR THIS NOMINATION. WITH YOUR HELP AND YOUR SUPPORT, TOGETHER WE WILL WIN THE NINTH DISTRICT SEAT ON NOVEMBER FOURTH. ))
SUPER=01-Mary Harkins/(D) 9th District Candidate;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=November 4th
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Harkins is a Rocky Mount attorney... and she's chairwoman of the Franklin County Democratic Party.
If elected, she promises to donate her state salary to programs that promote volunteerism and education.
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TOBACCO


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


America's two biggest Tobacco companies are negotiating a proposed settlement that will change cigarette advertising forever and buy out billions of dollars of lawsuits.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


For the first time executives from Phillip Morris And R-J-R Nabisco are at the bargaining table.
The key players in these secret talks are the Attorney's General of six states and a White House Representative.
Reportedly under discussion: a 300 billion dollar deal that would absolve the cigarette industry of liability for cigarette related lawsuits.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
(( ATTY. GEN. HUBERT "SKIP HUMPHREY III/MINNESOTA:THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY IS ON

THE ROPES AND AFTER 40 YEARS THEY FINALLY WANT TO COME TO THE TABLE...CRIMES THEY'VE COMMITTED." ))
SUPER=01-Hubert "Skip" Humphrey/Minnesota Attorney General;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=crimes they've committed.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The deal also includes F-D-A regulations of the cigarette industry and a ban on billboard advertising, which means no more Joe Camel or the Marlboro Man.
Word of the talks sent stock prices for both companies higher yesterday, helping the dow close up nearly 93 points.
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flooding


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=flooding


Residents of Fargo, North Dakota are bracing for what could be the worst flood yet.
(----------------)
VO-NAT

4:28:08-top stories
The national weather service says the Red River is expected to crest at thirty-nine feet, breaking a record set one hundred years ago.
State officials say as much as 30 percent of Fargo could be covered by floodwaters later this morning.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
ss=none


About 300 families have been advised to seek safety and hundreds more have been told to get ready to leave.

Netanyahu


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE# NET C
GRAPHIC=netanyahu


Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is at the center of a corruption scandal.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;


Police are recommending that he be charged with fraud and breach of trust in connection with an alleged attempt last year to engineer a plea bargain for a key member of his coalition government.
Government attorneys must still determine if an indictment is warranted.
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E-Cohen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=Cohen


Virginia Military Institute hosted U-S Secretary of Defense William Cohen yesterday.
Cohen addressed the top R-O-T-C cadets from
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;

across the country, saying there is not place in the military for hazing or harassment.
He invoked the memory of V-M-I grad, General George C. Marshall, and urged the next generation of army officers to act with dignity and respect.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=And he understood the keys

((WILLIAM COHEN/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: AND HE UNDERSTOOD THAT THE KEY TO MILITARY SUCCESS, WHETHER AT THE PLATOON LEVEL OR THE NATIONAL LEVEL INVOLVED TRUST AND TEAMWORK AND WHETHER BASED ON SEX OR RACE OR JUST GENERAL RESPECT, HARASSMENT AND HAZING DESTROY TRUST AND BREAK DOWN MORALE AND BREAK DOWN COHESION OF THE TEAM.))
SUPER=01-William Cohen/Secretary of Defense;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=cohesion of the team.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Cohen also made the case for military preparedness.
If defense cuts continue, Cohen said Americans must be willing to accept more risk.
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p-Train-Fatal


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-18
GRAPHIC=train accident


Altavista authorities say two teens killed by a train Tuesday night may have been dodging ANOTHER train when they were hit.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Altavista/Tuesday Night;


The accident happened just before six on these tracks about a half mile from downtown.
17- year- old Richard Lancaster of Campbell County and 18- year- old Kevin Childress of Pittsylvania County died instantly after being struck by a southbound Norfolk Southern train.
Police say the teens had just crossed the tracks in front of a NORTHbound train and may not have heard the other train coming.
Apparently, many people use the tracks as a shortcut to downtown.
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Airport-Commission


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-14)
GRAPHIC=roanoke regaional airport


The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission has helped the airport soar to new heights.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It has a new passenger terminal, a new cargo ramp under construction, and an annual contribution to the local economy topping a quarter- BILLION- dollars.
Yesterday marked the commission's 10th anniversary and a number of its original members were on hand to celebrate.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:03:05
IN Q=This is

((BOB JOHNSON/AIRPORT COMMISSION CHAIRMAN: THIS IS PROBABLY THE MOST VISIBLE OF OUR REGIONAL COOPERATIVE EFFORTS, AND CONTINUES TO BE IN MY OPINION.))
SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/Airport Commission Chairman;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in my opinion.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Up until 19-87, the city of Roanoke ran the airport itself.
The forming of the commission allowed municipalities such as Roanoke County to take part in the decision making.
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Health-Check


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In this morning's health check,
Heart defibrillators could help heart arrhythmia patients.
Dr. Emily Senay has that and more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Dr. Emily Senay/Reporting; :00
SUPER=@file;
RUNS=1:28
OUT Q=for CBS News.

(( PATIENTS WHO ARE AT RISK FOR SUDDEN DEATH FROM HEART ARRHYTHMIAS SHOULD ASK THEIR DOCTORS ABOUT IMPLANTABLE HEART DEFIBRILLATORS, ADVISES THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. --VO--
VT=VOEFFECT

-courtesy: file A STUDY FOUND THAT PATIENTS WERE 38 PERCENT LESS LIKELY TO DIE IF THEY WERE TREATED WITH THE IMPLANTABLE DEFRIBRILLATOR THAN IF THEY WERE TREATED WITH DRUGS. THE RESULTS WERE SO CONCLUSIVE OFFICIALS AT THE N-I-H STOPPED THE STUDY A YEAR EARLY AND IS ASKING HEART PATIENTS TO SPEAK TO THEIR DOCTORS.
--VO--
VT=VOEFFECT

THE DISCOVERY THAT CERTAIN GENES CAN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BREAST CANCER LED TO THE ABILITY TO TEST FOR THOSE GENES. BUT HOW THESE GENES KNOWN AS BRCA1 AND BRCA2 ACTUALLY CAUSE THE DISEASE HAS BEEN A MYSTERY. A NEW STUDY PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH MEETING POINTS TO A POSSIBLE ANSWER. THE BRCA GENES MAY CAUSE THE ACCUMULATION OF MANY GENETIC ERRORS WHICH CAUSE BREAST CELLS TO GROW OUT OF CONTROL. BREAST CANCER THAT OCCURS IN WOMEN WHO DON'T HAVE A GENETIC PREDISPOSITION HAS FEWER GENETIC CHANGES.
--VO--
VT=VOEFFECT

HOW POWERFUL IS THE PLACEBO EFFECT? ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY, THE ABILITY OF A PLACEBO TO MAKE US FEEL BETTER CAN LAST FOR YEARS. A STUDY OF THE PROSTATE DRUG --FINASTERIDE AND A PLACEBO OF FLOUR PILLS FOUND THAT MEN WHO TOOK THE FLOUR PILL REPORTED FEELING BETTER AND WANTED TO CONTINUE TAKING THE PILL WHEN THE TWO YEAR STUDY WAS OVER EVEN THOUGH ON AVERAGE THEIR PROSTATES GREW 8 PERCENT.
THOSE ARE SOME OF THE STORIES MAKING MEDICAL NEWS TODAY I'M DR. EMILY SENAY))
(toss to bump)


2-LINCOLN-TERRACE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=none


Roanoke police had some tense moments at the Lincoln Terrace Housing Complex late last night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Officers say a Vice Unit was executing a search warrant for a residence on the 1800 block of Gandy Drive.
They suspected a tenant was dealing crack cocaine.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:16
IN Q=when they

((K. A JOHNSON/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: WHEN THEY WENT TO ARREST THAT INDIVIDUAL, HE RETRIEVED A GUN, AND ATTEMPTED TO USE IT ON THE OFFICERS. A STRUGGLE ENSUED, AND THEY WERE ABLE TO GET HIM UNDER CONTROL WITHOUT SERIOUS INJURY TO ANYONE. ))
SUPER=01-K.A. Johnson/Roanoke City Police;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=TO ANYONE.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Police say a crowd gathered, and some people tried to assist the person being arrested, to get him away from the officers.
That's when backup was called in to secure the area while vice officers searched the home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:51
IN Q=WE GOT

((WE GOT A LOT OF BOTTLES THROWN AT US, A LOT OF SHOTS WERE FIRED, FROM THE CROWD, A LOT OF TAUNTING AND THINGS. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=AND THINGS.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Officers say the search DID reveal narcotics in the residence, and the suspect was taken into custody.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:33:26
IN Q=WE ALSO RECOVERED

((WE ALSO RECOVERED THE WEAPON FROM THE INDIVIDUAL WE ARRESTED, WE ALSO RECOVERED WEAPONS THAT HAD BEEN DROPPED FROM INDIVIDUALS THAT HAD BEEN FIRING THEM IN THE CROWD. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the crowd
(----------------)
VO-NAT


No one was seriously injured in the incident.
(----------------)



5-Thomasville


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=biz closing


Hundreds of people will soon be looking for new jobs now that Thomasville Furniture--a victim of a decline in the furniture market- is closing its Brookneal plant.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brookneal


The Brookneal factory has been in operation since 19-77, and currently employs about 320 people.
All that will change by the end of June, when the plant will shut its doors for good.
Plant manager Tim Ramsdell made the announcement Tuesday.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 22:18:32
IN Q=There's a lot

((TIM RAMSDELL/PLANT MANAGER: THERE'S A LOT OF EMOTIONS IN THE PLANT. EVERYBODY SEEMS TO BE VERY UPBEAT, I'VE RECEIVED A LOT OF SUPPORT PERSONALLY MYSELF.))
SUPER=01-Tim Ramsdell/Plant Manager; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=personally myself.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Thomasville is one of Brookneal's largest employers, and its departure will have a ripple effect on the local economy.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 22:53:35
IN Q=All of the

((MIKE DAVIDSON/CAMPBELL CO. SUPERVISOR: ALL OF THE PEOPLE THAT WORKED AT THOMASVILLE SUPPORTED THE LOCAL ECONOMY, BOUGHT THINGS FROM THE STORES HERE AND IF THEY HAVE TO GO SOMEWHERE ELSE TO SEEK EMPLOYMENT, THEY PROBABLY WILL BECOME CREATURES OF HABIT AND BUY THINGS IN OTHER AREAS.))
SUPER=01-Mike Davidson/Campbell Co. Supervisor; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=in other areas.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Thomasville says it will provide job search counseling and extended medical benefits for its displaced workers.
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E-Marrow-drive


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=NONE


The medical personnel at the Martinsville Speedway yesterday were not called out for a wreck.
They were there for a bone marrow typing drive, held in honor of NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick.
Hendrick has life threatening leukemia that only a transplant can treat.
And as Andrew Freiden tells us, some people are hoping they can save Hendrick's life.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Dolores East/Marrow Drive Participant; :00 QUICK
SUPER=@file; :09
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February; :16
SUPER=01-Steve Lovelace/Virginia Marrow Center; :27
SUPER=01-Brian Lomax/Marrow Drive Participant; :52
SUPER=03-Martinsville; 1:10
SUPER=@Andrew1; 1:25
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=

((
SOT 1:31:01
IN Q=

((DOLORES EAST/DONOR: I SURE WOULD LIKE TO HELP HIM. IF NOT HIM, THEN SOMEONE ELSE.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


More than 100 thousand patients are diagnosed with fatal blood illnesses every year-- diseases that can only be cured with a bone marrow transplant.
Rick Hendrick is just one of the thousands of Americans waiting for a donor with bone marrow that matches his tissue type.
Hendrick's celebrity status has sparked widespread interest in the need for more marrow donors.
SOT 1:57:42
IN Q=

((STEVE LOVELACE/MARROW CENTER OF VIRGINIA: RICK HENDRICK HAS RAISED A LOT OF AWARENESS DUE TO HIS SEARCH EFFORTS. BUT THERE ARE 600 PATIENTS THAT ARE SEARCHING EVERY DAY, JUST LIKE RICK HENDRICK, AND WITH DISEASES LIKE THIS, IT BRINGS US ALL TO THE SAME LEVEL. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=


It doesn't take much to become a potential marrow donor.
SOT 1:31:12
IN Q=

((IT TOOK MAYBE 5, 7 MINUTES-- REALLY PAINLESS. DIDN'T BREAK A SWEAT, SHED A TEAR OR ANYTHING. IT WAS REALLY PAINLESS. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:51:25
IN Q=

((IT'S REAL SIMPLE, A LITTLE PAPERWORK, JAB YOUR ARM, THAT'S ABOUT IT. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=


Drive organizers say there aren't enough people on the national donor registry.
That's because it costs 47 dollars to become a donor at most typing drives.
But the National Marrow Foundation, and Hendrick's racing team raised the money for this drive--
And before the free drive wrapped up, 1 hundred more people became potential donors.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((STEVE LOVELACE: IF YOU ARE WALKING AROUND UNTYPED, THERE'S NO WAY TO TELL IF YOU ARE A MATCH FOR SOMEBODY THAT'S SEARCHING RIGHT NOW OR MAYBE IN THE FUTURE, 5 YEARS FROM NOW. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=



SOT 2:33:59
IN Q=this weekend

((ANDREW FREIDEN: THIS WEEKEND THE GRANDSTANDS AT THIS MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY WILL BE FILLED WITH THOUSANDS OF RACING FANS. SOME OF THEM SHOWED UP EARLY, MAKING A DONATION THAT THEY HOPE WILL SAVE A LIFE. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7 M'VILLE. ))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=))


4-Scores


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


In baseball,
The Twins turned five double-plays and doubled up Anaheim 4-to-2.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=x5011
SUPER=0093-/Salem/2/j/Wilmington/8////Lynchburg/8/j/Frederick/10///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Cleveland/6/j/Boston/11////N.Y. Yankees/4/j/Milwaukee/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Seattle/7//Detroit/3////Baltimore/3/j/Chicago/9///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0091-j/Texas/2//Kansas City/0///j/Minnesota/4//Anaheim/2///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0092-/Cincinnati/1/j/Atlanta/7///j/Los Angeles/5//N.Y. Mets/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Colorado/4//Chicago/0///j/San Diego/7//Pittsburgh/5///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Houston/10//Montreal/2///j/San Francisco/6//Philadelphia/5//10

Innings/;
SUPER=x5031
SUPER=0103-j/St. Louis/2//Detroit/0////Edmonton/3/j/Dallas/5///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0103-/Chicago/0/j/Colorado/6////Phoenix/2/j/Anaheim/4///;
RUNS=1:03

(-------------) oc- ...LAST SCORE."