06:00-01

Missing-Children

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two Roanoke girls are home safe this morning after an extensive search last night.
The mother of one of the girls says she left the two in the car last night when she went into Cory Everson's Workout Center.
When she returned they were gone.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:22:42
IN Q=WITNESSES APPROX.

((LT. WAYNE HAYNES/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: WITNESSES APPROXIMATELY TEN MINUTES PRIOR TO THAT, SEE THE TWO CHILDREN IN THE CAR, THE MOTORS RUNNING, THE RADIO PLAYING LOUD, AND THE OLDEST OF THE TWO IS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE CAR.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Wayne Haynes/Roanoke Co. Police Dept.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=of the car
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VO-NAT


It turns out eleven- year- old Latisha Wright did take the wheel.
Police say she drove herself and seven- year- old Shakierra Mack to a relative's in Lynchburg, where they were found early this morning.
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PLANE-CRASH


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are on their way to Guam this morning to investigate yesterday's Korean Air crash.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Agana, Guam;


254 were aboard the Boeing 7-47 when it went down yesterday in a dense jungle during a rainstorm.
Officials in Guam say there are at least 35 survivors.
Most of the passengers on flight 8-0-1 were Korean tourists.
SUPER=03-Seoul, South Korea;


And at the Airport in Seoul this morning it was an emotional scene for relatives of the victims.
At least 13 of the passengers were Americans.
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S-UPS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


There's plenty of tough talk, but no sign of a settlement as the U-P-S strike enters its third day.
Meanwhile U-P-S says it's delivering ten percent of its usual volume.
Eric Earnhart tells us how warehouse managers are picking up the slack during the strike.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=About a quarter
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Andrew Travers/Distribution Center Manager; :08
SUPER=01-John Webster/Carilion; :53
SUPER=@Eric2; 1:10
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=E.E., News 7


((About a quarter of the more than six thousand packages that leave the Orvis warehouse each day USED to travel in UPS trucks.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:12:11
IN Q=we're juggling

((ANDREW TRAVERS/DISTRIBUTION CENTER MANAGER; WE'RE JUGGLING A LITTLE BIT, YEA, SOME DIFFERENT PEOPLE ARE GETTING AN EDUCATION IN TRAFFIC THIS WEEK))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=This week


And it's working, but for how long? in a few short weeks, all THIS holiday merchandise will need to be delivered... volume on the shipping floor will triple... and management will have to do something.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:12:48
IN Q=some possible changes

((ANDREW TRAVERS/DISTRIBUTION CENTER MANAGER; SOME POSSIBLE CHANGES IN THE SCRIPTING UPSTAIRS, WHEN WE TAKE ORDERS, TO EXPLAIN TO THEM THAT WE MIGHT BE USING SOME DIFFERENT SHIPPING METHODS THAN WE HAVE BEEN IN THE PAST. I'LL PROBABLY ALSO TALK TO THE POSTAL SERVICE AND FEDERAL EXPRESS FOR ADDITIONAL HELP.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=additional help


At the warehouse for Carilion, they're also considering the long-term impact of the strike, when slower deliveries could delay procedures such as joint replacement surgery.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:07:351
IN Q=It causes some

((JOHN WEBSTER/CARILION; WE HAVEN'T SEEN ANY PROBLEMS YET, BUT IF NEED BE WE WOULD NOTIFIY THE PARTICULAR SURGERIES OR THE PARTICULAR PROGRAMS THAT THEIR IMPLANTS WERE DELAYED OR THAT THE LENGTH OF DELIVERY TIME WOULD BE EXTENDED BEYOND WHAT WOULD BE NORMALLY EXPECTED.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=normally expected


As the package war continues, some customers are trying to avoid the lines and restrictions, by using businesses like the Packaging Store, which has it's own Fed-ex account, and approval for increased volume.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

E-Night-Out


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr/jja
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some neighbors are fighting crime by getting to know each other.
That's the theory behind National Night out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


People in Roanoke County and across the country celebrated National Night Out.
In the Mount Pleasant section of the County- residents and police got together for a cookout last night-
They're reinforcing the message you should watch out for your neighbors to keep your community safe.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 08:56:16
IN Q=

((WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR IS WE WANT CITIZENS TO LEND US THEIR EARS AND THEIR EYES.)) 09:01:49 ((JOYCE HEATH/MOUNT PLEASANT RESIDENT: OH, IT JUST BONDS YOU TOGETHER AND THAT WAY WE KNOW IF ANYBODY COMES INTO OUR NEIGHBORHOODS AND TRIES TO CAUSE TROUBLE WE ALL GAN TOGETHER AND SEE THAT THEY GET OUT OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.))
SUPER=01-Gerald Holt/Roanoke Co. Sheriff;
SUPER=01-Joyce Heath/Mount Pleasant Resident; 08
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=OUT OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD."
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VO-NAT


Between seven and ten last night residents were asked to turn on their outside lights, lock their doors, and go out and meet their neighbors.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-8
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;


Roll Cold out of Break
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Welcome back
SUPER=12-Vinton;:00
SUPER=13-Eddy Gray/Letter Carrier;:16
SUPER=12-Roanoke; 1:36
RUNS=2:50
OUT Q=Later in the show
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Out to Stocks

E-Tobacco-Market


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


The results of cold weather, falling prices and a national assault on tobacco took their toll on yesterday's opening of the tobacco market in Danville.
Tina Tenret reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=nat sound
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Clarence Bryant/Tobacco Farmer; :20
SUPER=01-J. T. Davis/Crop Insurance Agent; :29
SUPER=@Payne; :49
SUPER=01-Jim Gilmore/(R) Governor Candidate; 1:00
SUPER=@Tina1; 1:07
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=News7, Danville

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=nat sound

((auctioneer))
RUNS=:05


Tobacco companies are here to buy ... and as in any auction, the highest bidder takes it.
But with a crop that is 15 percent larger than last year, prices are falling.
And to complicate matters, poor growing weather has delayed the harvest this year. Many farmers say their crop is still in the fields.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:55:14
IN Q=There's much

((CLARENCE BRYANT/TOBACCO FARMER: THERE'S MUCH LESS TOBACCO ON THE FLOOR THAN THERE NORMALLY WOULD BE. I DON'T HAVE ANY TOBACCO ON THE FLOOR FOR OPENING DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 24 YEARS.))
RUNS=:08

OUT Q:24 years
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We were hit

((J.T. DAVIS: WE WERE HIT WITH EXTREMELY COLD WHICH HAS REALLY SET THIS CROP BACK. IT'S GOING TO BE A REAL LATE CROP SO NOW IT'S GOING TO BE A FOOT RACE TO GET IT IN THE BARN.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=barn


The farmers are also feeling the pressure of a proposed government crackdown on tobacco.
Candidates attending the market opening were quick to insist they are still "friends of tobacco".
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:04:33
IN Q=I hope

((L.F. PAYNE/CANDIDATE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: I HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT CROP THIS YEAR. I HOPE THAT PRICES ARE AS HIGH AS THEY'VE BEEN, AND I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU IN THE FUTURE. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:33
IN Q=As Attorney General

((JIM GILMORE (R)/CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: AS ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA I STOOD WITH THE TOBACCO FARMERS. AND AS YOUR GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, I WILL CONTINUE TO STAND WITH THE TOBACCO FARMERS OF VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=applause
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=Many farmers

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: MANY FARMERS BELIEVE THESE POLITICIANS ARE ON THEIR SIDE. IN THE MEANTIME, TOBACCO GROWERS IN DANVILLE ALONE STAND TO MAKE AN ESTIMATED 100 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THIS YEAR'S CROP. TINA TENRET, NEWS7, DANVILLE))
OUT Q=Danville))
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E-Grayson-Homicide


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Officials from Virginia's N-double-A-C-P will be in Grayson County Monday, looking for answers.
They're investigating the murder, decapitation, and burning of a black man.
But they say they're pleased the County Sheriff's Department has asked the F-B-I to determine if it was a hate crime.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


State chapter president Paul Gillis says he will look into re-organizing a disbanded N-double-A-C-P chapter in Grayson County.
Investigators found the burned and decapitated body of 40- year- old Garnett "G.P." Johnson almost two weeks ago.
Two white acquaintances have been charged with his murder.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Certainly a crime

((PAUL GILLIS/VA. NAACP PRESIDENT: CERTAINLY A CRIME OF THIS NATURE, HAPPENING THE WAY IT HAPPENED, GIVES US REASON TO BELIEVE THAT THERE ARE SOME TERRIBLE THINGS GOING ON IN THAT COMMUNITY , AND WE NEED TO FIND OUT WHAT AND WHY THIS TRAGEDY HAPPENED.))
SUPER=01-Paul Gillis/Virginia NAACP President;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=this tragedy happened.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Murder Investigation


Gillis says the F-B-I reported it will take about 30 days to determine if the murder had any elements of a hate crime... and the U-S Justice Department will monitor the situation.

E-Shoe-Plant


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=NONE


A local shoe factory will hit the road, taking with it, more than 100 jobs.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


Craddock Terry Shoe Corporation opened its doors in 19-46.
Most of its employees earn minimum wage, but factory workers in China can make shoes for much less.
That's forced this plant out of business.
Cynthia Barksdale has been a seamstress here for 18 years.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:06:41
IN Q=I basically

((CYNTHIA BARKSDALE/SEAMSTRESS: I BASICALLY LOVE WORKING HERE. SOME OF THE PEOPLE I WORK WITH ARE REALLY NICE. I'M BASICALLY GOING TO MISS THE PEOPLE MOST OF ALL.))
SUPER=01-Cynthia Barksdale/Seamstress;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=most of all
(----------------)
VO-NAT


If Barksdale and her coworkers leave the county, they'll take their spending money with them.
And that could hurt Halifax County.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:25:19
IN Q=These people

((JERRY LOVELACE/ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: THESE PEOPLE ARE NOT GOING TO SPEND THEIR MONEY IN THE GROCERY STORES, THE CAR DEALERSHIPS, THE JEWELRY STORES, OR ANY OTHER RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT YOU CAN THINK OF.))
SUPER=01-Jerry Lovelace/Assistant County Administrator;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=you can think of
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


In recent years, Belk, Daystrom, and Georgia-Pacific have also left Halifax County.
(Love-less) Lovelace says the county must work harder to recruit industry.

E-American-Fiber


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#NET N
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A Henry County manufacturer that's in the bedding business will soon go from full to king size.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


American Fiber Industries told area leaders that by late next year it will have 500 employees, up from 260.
The California based company makes dozens of types of pillows, and it will soon add a new product line in Henry County.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:45:46
IN Q=That expansion

((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY ECON. DEV. PARTNERSHIP: THAT EXPANSION WILL DOUBLE THE PILLOW MANUFACTURING OPERATION, AND ALSO INCLUDE A NEW MATTRESS PAD OPERATION.))
SUPER=01-Sherry Ramsey/Patrick Henry Economic Dev.;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=mattress pad operation.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


American Fiber Industries came to Henry County a-year-and-a half ago.
The jobs there range anywhere from six-to 10 dollars an hour.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-8
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;


Take when I talk about the postal service
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=12-Roanoke;
RUNS=:30
(----------------)




(toss to Kimberly)


KOREAN-AIR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MOrn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


Officials in Guam say at least 35 people have survived yesterday's crash of a Korean 7-47 jetliner.
The airline has now begun the grim task of notifying loved ones of the more than 200 who died, most of them Korean tourists.
Liz Mullen reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Agana, Guam; :00
SUPER=01-George Black, Jr./NTSB; 1:16
SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting; 1:25
RUNS=1:38
OUT Q=Liz Mullen, CBS News, New York.

((
MORNING LIGHT SHOWED THE CHARRED AND TANGLED WRECKAGE OF KOREA AIR FLIGHT 801.
IT WAS THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT WHEN THE GIANT BOEING 7-4-7 WAS CLEARED FOR LANDING AT GUAM'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
MOMENTS LATER, IT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR SCREENS AND CRASHED, THREE MILES SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.
THE JUMBO JET WENT DOWN DURING A RAINSTORM, CRASHING IN RUGGED JUNGLE TERRAIN WITH HEAVY BRUSH AND THICK MUD. U-S MILITARY FORCES STATIONED ON GUAM LED THE RESCUE EFFORT. THEY DISCOVERED THE JUMBO JET ABLAZE, SURVIVORS STREAMING FROM THE FRONT END, WITH THE REAR OF THE PLANE IN RUINS.
FLIGHT 801 ORIGINATED IN SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, WHERE RELATIVES OF THE VICTIMS WERE IN SHOCK AFETR HEARING NEWS OF THE CRASH.
THE JET WAS CARRYING MOSTLY KOREAN TOURISTS, SOME HONEYMOONERS. AT LEAST 13 AMERICANS WERE ONBOARD.
IN WASHINGTON, THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD IMMEDIATELY DISPATCHED INVESTIGATORS TO THE SCENE. THE SO-CALLED "GO-TEAM" WILL LOOK INTO A NUMBER OF CRASH CAUSES, INCLUDING A REPORT THAT AN AIRPORT LANDING SYSTEM WAS OUT OF SERVICE. Liz Mullen, CBS NEws.))


NAT-UPS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


No negotiations are scheduled today as teamsters enter their third day of a strike against the United Parcel Service.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The union says it makes sense to get back to the bargaining table but the company says it has made its final offer.
SUPER=03-Watertown, MA;


Tensions have been high at some U-P-S facilities.
Yesterday, several striking workers were arrested at sites around the country and there were angry confrontations at others.
(----------------)


E-UPS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


Meanwhile whether it's six packages, or six thousand, UPS customers of all sizes are trying to cope with the continuing strike.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


At the Orvis warehouse in Roanoke, managers were able to shift deliveries to the postal service and Federal Express, and so far, it's working.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:11:19
IN Q=

(( THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS HAVE BEEN GOING AS WELL AS COULD BE EXPECTED. I AM IN CONSTANT CONTACT WITH THE UPS FOLKS AND THEY'RE TRYING TO KEEP ME UPDATED. THE OTHER CARRIERS THAT WE'RE WORKING WITH HAVE BEEN MORE THAN FAIR IN HELPING US GET THROUGH THIS.))
SUPER=01-Andrew Travers/Distribution Center Manager;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=get through this
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Some smaller customers are trying to work around the lines and restrictions caused by the strike.
They're using businesses like The Packaging Store, which is being allowed to increase it's Fed-ex volume.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:32:16
IN Q=from what we've heard

((MIKE PUCKETT/THE PACKAGING STORE; FROM WHAT WE'VE HEARD FROM FED-EX IT'LL BE SIMILAR TO OUR CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE, THE VOLUME THAT WE DO AT CHRISTMAS, PROBABLY 24 TO 30 PACKAGES PER DAY ))
SUPER=01-Mike Puckett/The Packaging Store
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=per day
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Things could get tougher if the strike continues into the holiday shipping season which is less than two months away.

Budget


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton;


A day after signing the historic balanced-budget deal into law, President Clinton is ready to detail his priorities for the rest of the year with his first solo news conference since March.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Yesterday;


Yesterday, at the budget signing ceremony Mr. Clinton praised lawmakers for the spirit of bipartisanship in negotiations.
The new law is expected to balance the budget by the year 2002 and it will cut taxes by more than 150 billion dollars over five years.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave


SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=13-Mary Loritsch/Summer Music Games;


When we talk about the actual event
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=24-1993

RUNS :45

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SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



2-Missing-Children


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=NONE


The search for two young girls is over this morning after they were found unharmed in Lynchburg.
The mother of one of the girls says she left the two in the car last night when she went into Cory Everson's Workout Center. When she returned they were gone.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:22:42
IN Q=WITNESSES APPROX.

((LT. WAYNE HAYNES/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: WITNESSES APPROXIMATELY TEN MINUTES PRIOR TO THAT, SEE THE TWO CHILDREN IN THE CAR, THE MOTORS RUNNING, THE RADIO PLAYING LOUD, AND THE OLDEST OF THE TWO IS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE CAR.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Wayne Haynes/Roanoke Co. Police Dept.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=of the car
(----------------)
VO-NAT


It turns out eleven- year- old Latisha Wright did take the wheel.
Police say she drove herself and seven- year- old Shakierra Mack to a relative's in Lynchburg, where they were found early this morning.
(----------------)



2-E-Tobacco-Market


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


Danville's tobacco market opened yesterday, but cold weather, falling prices, and the nationwide assault on tobacco left some farmers with little to celebrate.
Tina Tenret reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=nat sound
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Clarence Bryant/Tobacco Farmer; :20
SUPER=01-J. T. Davis/Crop Insurance Agent; :29
SUPER=@Payne; :49
SUPER=01-Jim Gilmore/(R) Governor Candidate; 1:00
SUPER=@Tina1; 1:07
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=News7, Danville

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=nat sound

((auctioneer))
RUNS=:05


Tobacco companies are here to buy ... and as in any auction, the highest bidder takes it.
But with a crop that is 15 percent larger than last year, prices are falling.
And to complicate matters, poor growing weather has delayed the harvest this year. Many farmers say their crop is still in the fields.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:55:14
IN Q=There's much

((CLARENCE BRYANT/TOBACCO FARMER: THERE'S MUCH LESS TOBACCO ON THE FLOOR THAN THERE NORMALLY WOULD BE. I DON'T HAVE ANY TOBACCO ON THE FLOOR FOR OPENING DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 24 YEARS.))
RUNS=:08

OUT Q:24 years
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We were hit

((J.T. DAVIS: WE WERE HIT WITH EXTREMELY COLD WHICH HAS REALLY SET THIS CROP BACK. IT'S GOING TO BE A REAL LATE CROP SO NOW IT'S GOING TO BE A FOO TRACE TO GET IT IN THE BARN.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=barn


The farmers are also feeling the pressure of a proposed government crackdown on tobacco.
Candidates attending the market opening were quick to insist they are still "friends of tobacco".
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:04:33
IN Q=I hope

((L.F. PAYNE/CANDIDATE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: I HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT CROP THIS YEAR. I HOPE THAT PRICES ARE AS HIGH AS THEY'VE BEEN, AND I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU IN THE FUTURE. .))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:33
IN Q=As Attorney General

((JIM GILMORE (R)/CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: AS ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA I STOOD WITH THE TOBACCO FARMERS. AND AS YOUR GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, I WILL CONTINUE TO STAND WITH THE TOBACCO FARMERS OF VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=applause
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=Many farmers

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: MANY FARMERS BELIEVE THESE POLITICIANS ARE ON THEIR SIDE. IN THE MEANTIME, TOBACCO GROWERS IN DANVILLE ALONE STAND TO MAKE AN ESTIMATED 100 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THIS YEAR'S CROP. TINA TENRET, NEWS7, DANVILLE))
OUT Q=Danville))
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5-Cullen-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


Virginia's task force studying the tobacco settlement has already had several meetings -- but still hasn't come up with a specific request for Congress.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 04:57:24
IN Q=We will try

((RICHARD CULLEN/R-VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE WILL TRY TO COME UP WITH THE DOLLAR FIGURE AS TO THE DIRECT IMPACT AS WELL AS THE INDIRECT IMPACT. AROUND THE ROANOKE AREA, YOU KNOW, THERE ARE MANUFACTURERS OF PAPER THAT ARE VERY IMPACTED BY WHAT HAPPENS IN TOBACCO, AND SO WE'LL LOOK AT THAT AS WELL.))
SUPER=@Cullen;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=as well.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Cullen says Virginia is well situated in the House and the Senate to get a fair deal when the task force comes up with a request.
Richmond Republican Tom Bliley heads up the House Commerce Committee, and Democratic Senator Chuck Robb is one of a ten- senator task force studying the deal.

American-Fiber


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-39)
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A Henry County pillow manufacturer expects to double its workforce to nearly 500 people over the next year-and-a-half.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


American Fiber Industries will expand its pillow making operation and bring a mattress pad line to its Southside Virginia factory.
The plant manager adds it may eventually need even more space if its strong sales continue.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:26:43
IN Q=I feel

((TONY STARNES/AMERICAN FIBER INDUSTRIES: I FEEL OUR BUSINESS HAS REALLY TAKEN OFF. AND I THINK THE MAIN REASON FOR THAT IS THE QUALITY OF OUR PRODUCTS.))
SUPER=01-Tony Starnes/American Fiber Industries;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=our products.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


American Fiber Industries came to Henry County a-year-and-a-half ago.
The jobs there range anywhere from six-to-10-dollars-an-hour.
The California based company expects it should be the third largest pillow manufacturer in the United States by the end of this year.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=MLB


In sports,
Russ Davis led off the bottom of the ninth with his 16th homer to lift Seattle over Baltimore 4-to-3.
For all of yesterday's scores from the diamond, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem///Kinston///Postponed By

Rain/j/Lynchburg/4//Winston-Salem/0///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Cleveland/4/j/Detroit/6///j/Toronto/8//Minnesota/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/New York/4//Kansas City/1///j/Boston/17//Texas/1///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Chicago/3//Oakland/0////Baltimore/3/j/Seattle/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Houston/5/j/Florida/6////Atlanta/4/j/Pittsburgh/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/San Diego/3/j/Cincinnati/7///j/New York/5//St. Louis/4//10

Innings/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Colorado/4//Philadelphia/2///j/San Francisco/8//Chicago/2///;
RUNS=:49
OUT Q=....last score."
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6-WEATHER
SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE

SUPER=#555;RESET SUPER=316-A/80/54/M/72/47 ;