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7missing-girls


ANCHOR=Melaine
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Police continue to search for clues in the murders of two young sisters from Spotsylvania County.
The girls were found dead Tueseday night in Hanover County, some 40 miles from their home.
Byron Pitts has more.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03- Spotsylvania Co.;
SUPER=01-Pat Sullins/Sheriff's Department;
SUPER=01-Marshall Winn/Found Bodies;
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting;
RUNS=1:40
OUT Q=BYRON PITTS, CBS NEWS SPOTSYLVANI, VA.

(( IN SCHOOL AND AT THE BUS STOP, PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN THIS SMALL VIRGINIA TOWN HAVE A NEW NEIGHBOR: FEAR.

(SOT, LITTLE GIRL, DON'T WANT TO GET KILLED)



(SOT, CAPT. PAT SULLINS, SHERIFF'S DEPT., "WE'RE NERVOUS, SCARED...")


SCARED BECAUSE TWO SISTERS WERE MURDERED, THEIR BODIES DISCOERED IN A RIVER BENEATH AN OVERPASS 40 MILES FROM HOME. 15 YEAR OLD KRISTIN AND 12-YEAR OLD KATIE LISK HAD BEN MISSING 5 DAYS. POLICE BELIEVE THEY WERE ABDUCTD FROM HOME LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THEY STEPPED OFF THEIR SCHOOL BUS LAST THURSDAY. A STATE HIGHWAY ROADCREW FOUND THEM TUESDAY.

(SOT, MARSHALL WINN, FOUND BODIES, "WHEN YOU SEE IT IT JUST... I JUST HOPE

THEY CATCH WHOEVER, YOU KNOW, DONE THIS TERRIBLE THING.")
INVESTIGATORS WADED THROUGH WATER WAIST DEEP IN SEARCH OF CLUES, A MOTIVE MURKY AS THE RIVER'S BOTTOM.

(SOT, SULLINS AGAIN)


AS FOR THE GIRLS' PARENTS, THEY REMAIN IN SECLUSION, GRIEVING THE DEATH OF THEIR ONLY CHILDREN. GRIF THAT HAS GRIPPED AN ENTIRE TOWN.
BYRON PITTS, CBS NEWS SPOTSYLVANIA, VA.))

7E-Bottoms


ANCHOR=
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Sharon Bottoms


Lesbian Sharon bottoms was back in court yesterday fighting for visitation rights.
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VO-NAT

SUPER-03-Richmond;
Bottoms gave up the custody battle for five year old Tyler last year after a round of unsuccessful appeals.
That means her mother, KAY Bottoms still has custody.
But Sharon's visitation rights prevent her partner, April Wade, from being near her son.
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SOT 17:12:33
IN Q=Well for

((RICHARD RYDER/KAY BOTTOMS' ATTORNEY: WELL FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN TYLER WAS THREE YEARS OLD, THEY WERE TEACHING HIM TO CALL APRIL WADE DADDY. AND I DON'T THINK THAT'S PROPER FOR A CHILD.))
SOT 17:19:30

((DONALD BUTLER/SHARON BOTTOMS' ATTORNEY: TYLER USED TO USE THE WORD DADA TO DESCRIBE ANY OBJECT BEFORE HE LEARNED TO SPEAK. AND THIS IS ONE OF THE MANY THINGS THAT THEY'VE PICKED UP ON TO THROW OUT THERE TO TRY AND INFLAME THE SITUATION.))
sot 17:19:23

((APRIL WADE: WE'RE TRYING TO GET SOMETHING ACCOMPLISHED HERE THAT REALLY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT HE HAD TO SAY TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Richard Ryder/Kay Bottoms' Attorney;
SUPER=01-Donald Butler/Sharon Bottoms' Attorney; :18
SUPER=01-April Wade/Sharon Bottoms' Partner; :24
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=a child.
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VO-NAT


The court must decide if sexual orientation should play a part in parental visitation rights.
That ruling may be several weeks away.
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7P-Home-Depot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=Business News


A major store chain may be setting up shop in our area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta/File Tape;


Home Depot confirms it is "seriously looking" in the Roanoke area.
A source familiar with the situation says Home Depot has an option on property near the Hershberger Road exit on interstate 5-81.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Home Depot says it has a 14- percent share of the home improvement center market.
An average store has 200 employees, mostly full- time.
Home Depot adds it has a reputation of being one of the country's higher- paying retailers.

7weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cut-in
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Time now to check the Thursday outlook--
Increasing clouds, with a good chance of showers by the afternoon.
Highs around 70.
Showers likely tonight, with lows dropping into the mid 50s.
A lingering possibility of rain and thunderstorms into tomorrow, with highs in the low 70s.
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10-15/52-56;
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7BIRTHDAYS! 5/9/97
Friday:

SUPER=130-/Amanada Wells/Martinsville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-34th/Albert & Delliea Webb/Hot Springs;



SUPER=130-10/Ashley Sweeney/Floyd;



SUPER=130-15/Westley Hall/Buena Vista;



SUPER=130-2/Justin Hartless/Fairfield;



SUPER=130-/Ashleigh Starkey/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-6/Alecia Mason-Childress/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-17/Zak Moore/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-33/Jimmy Wooldridge/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-1/Rustin Horne/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-22/Rontrell Brim/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-63/Lib Walker/Moneta;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-9/Frances Stilwell/Belsprings;



SUPER=130-91/Mable Harrison/Natural Bridge Station;



SUPER=130-80/Ruby Meade/Pulaski;



SUPER=130-16/April Grubb/Wytheville;



SUPER=130-50/Jean Walters/Salem;



SUPER=130-14/Adam Roop/Patrick Springs;



SUPER=130-7/Bethany Crawford/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-3/Abigail Owens/Princeton WV;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-6/Elizabeth Brightwell/Alexandria;



SUPER=130-/Irene Elliott/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Tecara Atkins/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Curtis Clark/Lexington;



SUPER=130-/Nina Southens/Buena Vista;



SUPER=130-39/Doug Beeson/Middlebrook;




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55murdered-sisters


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


F-B-I experts have put together a profile of the person who killed two young Virginia sisters from Spotsylvania County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania Co.;


The bodies of 15- year- old Kristin Lisk and her 12- year- old sister Kati were found Tuesday in Hanover County, 40 miles from their home.
Police believe they were abducted less than hour after they stepped off their school bus last Thursday.
Officials say whoever killed the sisters was probably fascinated with adolescent girls and may have stalked others.
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55P-Marilyn-Manson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597=13
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Marilyn Manson band takes its highly controversial act to the Richmond Coliseum this weekend.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Richmond city council lost its fight to keep the rock band away.
So Virginia fans and opponents are gearing up for a show that advocates everything from Satanism to sexual violence.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:29:52
IN Q=

((JENNIFER ALLEN/EX-MANSON FAN: PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO BELIEVE IN..MARILYN MANSON ISN'T WHAT YOU WANT TO BE.))
SOT 09:58:32

((JOSHUA SIERK/MANSON FAN: IF HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT AND SAY HE'S THE ANTI-CHRIST I DON'T THINK HE'S REALLY SERIOUS BUT, I MEAN, THAT'S WHAT HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SAY.))
NAT SOT 20:30:47

((SAVE MARILYN MANSON LORD GOD, SAVE MARILYN MANSON... BLESS THIS PLACE LORD GOD.))
SUPER=01-Jennifer Allen/Ex-Manson Fan; :00
SUPER=01-Joshua Seirk/Manson Fan; :14
SUPER=01-Shirley Jackson/Evangelist; :23
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=this place Lord God.
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VO-NAT


Evangelist Shirley Jackson has spent ten days at the city-owned Coliseum praying for Marilyn Manson.
Tickets are still on sale.
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55P-Home-Depot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=Business News


The nation's largest home improvement chain may be setting up shop in our area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta/File Tape;


Home Depot confirms it's "seriously looking" in the Roanoke area.
A source familiar with the situation says Home Depot has an option on property near the Hershberger Road exit on interstate 5-81.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Home Depot says it has a 14- percent share of the home improvement center market.
An average store has 200 employees, mostly full- time.
Home Depot adds it has a reputation of being one of the country's higher- paying retailers.

55weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cut-in
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning to today's forecast--
Clouds will be building throughout the day, with the chance of showers this afternoon.
Look for highs near 70.
Tonight, rain is likely.
Lows in the mid 50s.
Tomorrow, a lingering chance of more rain, with highs climbing into the low 70s.
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8missing-girls


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


It's a parents worst nightmare come true for a family in Spotsylvania County as the bodies of two young sisters are found five days after they were abducted form their home.
Byron Pitts has an update.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania Co.;
SUPER=01-Pat Sullins/Sheriff's Department;
SUPER=01-Marshall Winn/Found Bodies;
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting;
RUNS=1:40
OUT Q=BYRON PITTS, CBS NEWS SPOTSYLVANI, VA.

(( IN SCHOOL AND AT THE BUS STOP, PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN THIS SMALL VIRGINIA TOWN HAVE A NEW NEIGHBOR: FEAR.

(SOT, LITTLE GIRL, DON'T WANT TO GET KILLED)



(SOT, CAPT. PAT SULLINS, SHERIFF'S DEPT., "WE'RE NERVOUS, SCARED...")


SCARED BECAUSE TWO SISTERS WERE MURDERED, THEIR BODIES DISCOERED IN A RIVER BENEATH AN OVERPASS 40 MILES FROM HOME. 15 YEAR OLD KRISTIN AND 12-YEAR OLD KATIE LISK HAD BEN MISSING 5 DAYS. POLICE BELIEVE THEY WERE ABDUCTD FROM HOME LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THEY STEPPED OFF THEIR SCHOOL BUS LAST THURSDAY. A STATE HIGHWAY ROADCREW FOUND THEM TUESDAY.

(SOT, MARSHALL WINN, FOUND BODIES, "WHEN YOU SEE IT IT JUST... I JUST HOPE

THEY CATCH WHOEVER, YOU KNOW, DONE THIS TERRIBLE THING.")
INVESTIGATORS WADED THROUGH WATER WAIST DEEP IN SEARCH OF CLUES, A MOTIVE MURKY AS THE RIVER'S BOTTOM.

(SOT, SULLINS AGAIN)


AS FOR THE GIRLS' PARENTS, THEY REMAIN IN SECLUSION, GRIEVING THE DEATH OF THEIR ONLY CHILDREN. GRIF THAT HAS GRIPPED AN ENTIRE TOWN.
BYRON PITTS, CBS NEWS SPOTSYLVANIA, VA.))

8P-Marilyn-Manson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597=13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Shock rock band Marilyn Manson will perform as scheduled in Richmond Saturday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Richmond city council lost its fight to keep the shock rock band away.
So Virginia fans and opponents are gearing up for a show that advocates everything from Satanism to sexual violence.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:29:52
IN Q=

((JENNIFER ALLEN/EX-MANSON FAN: PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO BELIEVE IN..MARILYN MANSON ISN'T WHAT YOU WANT TO BE.))
SOT 09:58:32

((JOSHUA SIERK/MANSON FAN: IF HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT AND SAY HE'S THE ANTI-CHRIST I DON'T THINK HE'S REALLY SERIOUS BUT, I MEAN, THAT'S WHAT HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SAY.))
NAT SOT 20:30:47

((SAVE MARILYN MANSON LORD GOD, SAVE MARILYN MANSON... BLESS THIS PLACE LORD GOD.))
SUPER=01-Jennifer Allen/Ex-Manson Fan; :00
SUPER=01-Joshua Seirk/Manson Fan; :14
SUPER=01-Shirley Jackson/Evangelist; :23
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=this place Lord God.
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VO-NAT


Evangelist Shirley Jackson has spent ten days at the city-owned Coliseum praying for Marilyn Manson.
Tickets are still on sale.
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8P-Mail-Truck


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=accident


The driver of a tractor trailer is in critical condition this morning after his rig plunged over a steep hillside in Giles County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


It happened around yesterday morning in the Bluffs section of route 460 between Narrows and Rich Creek.
Police say the driver was headed west when he apparently lost control.
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SOT 49:41
IN Q=

((TROOPER STEVE HALL/VA STATE POLICE: FOR SOME REASON THAT WE STILL DON'T KNOW YET, WENT OVER TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD, OVER THE CURBING GUARDRAIL AND DOWN OVER THE EMBANKMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Hall/Virginia State Police;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=over the embankment.
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VO-NAT


The driver, James Lee Browning of Wisconsin, was trapped in the cab for more than two hours as rescuers worked to free him.
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8weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cut-in
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Let's take a look at the forecast--
Clouds will thicken today, and we'll have a chance of showers this afternoon.
Highs around 70.
Showers likely tonight, with lows in the mid 50s.
Still a chance of rain and thunderstorms for Friday.
Highs tomorrow in the low 70s.
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SUPER=#555; reset 10-15/52-56;