12:00-01

Missing-Children

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


An extensive search for two Roanoke girls ended early this morning when they turned up in Lynchburg.
The mother of one of the girls, Patricia Wright says she left the two in the car last night when she went into Cory Everson's Workout Center in Roanoke County.
When Wright returned, her car was gone and so were they.
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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 home in Lynchburg, where they were found early this morning.
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ANCHOR=MELANIE
SS=NONE


Roanoke county police are investigating, and charges are pending.

KOREA-CRASH


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


There continues to be conflicting figures this afternoon on the number of survivors from yesterday's Korean Air crash in Guam.
The latest reports indicate that there are between 28 and 30 survivors.
254 were aboard the Boeing 7-47 when it went down during a heavy rainstorm just three miles from the airport.
Barry Petersen reports from Agana.
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SOT

10:00:37
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Agana, Guam;
SUPER=01-Rear Adm. Martin Janczak/Rescue Operation Commander;
SUPER=01-Carl T. C. Gutierrez/Governor of Guam;
SUPER=01-Barry Petersen/Reporting;
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=


PEACE-TALKS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Meantime, while the Korean people mourn the dead, talks aimed at bringing a lasting peace to their divided peninsula are underway in New York City.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


For the first time China has joined North and South Korea and the United States in the negotiations that could lead to more formal peace talks.
The nations are trying to lay the groundwork for a proposed peace conference.
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documents-tobacco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


The tobacco industry has lost its battle to keep internal documents secret.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Eight documents, some dating back more than 30 years, were released today in connection with Florida's lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
The state of Florida says the documents show that the cigarette makers conspired to hide the dangers of smoking.
The state is trying to recover the costs of treating smoking-related illnesses.
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NAT-UPS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


Teamsters are back on the picket line for a third day in their strike against the United Parcel Service.
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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 continue to grow at some U-P-S facilities.
Yesterday, several striking workers were arrested at sites around the country and there were angry confrontations at others.
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5-UPS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=UPS STRIKE


In southwest Virginia warehouse managers are turning to other carriers to ship their goods.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


At the Orvis warehouse, they process more than SIX-thousand packages a day.
About one quarter of the out-bound packages used to be shipped by U-P-S.
The manager says so far, he's been able to shift the load over to other carriers such as Federal Express.
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SOT 15:12:21
IN Q=each day

((ANDREW TRAVERS/DISTRIBUTION CENTER MANAGER; EACH DAY WE SIT DOWN WITH MY OUTBOUND SENIOR SUPERVISOR AND MY SHIPPING SUPERVISOR AND WE WE DEVELOP A GAME PLAN FOR WHAT TO DO THAT DAY, BASED ON THE LATEST INFORMATION THAT WE'VE GOTTEN.))
SUPER=01-Andrew Travers/Distribution Center Manager;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=that we've gotten
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VO-NAT


At the warehouse for the Carilion hospital system, management says if the strike drags on, implant surgeries, like hip replacements could be delayed, if the artificial joints don't arrive in time.
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SOT 11:07:12
IN Q=the primary impact

((JOHN WEBSTER/CARILION: THE PRIMARY IMPACT IS BASICALLY A SLOWING OF THE GOODS COMING INTO OUR FACILITY... NOT NECESSARILY THEIR ELIMINATION, OR THEY'RE HARD TO OBTAIN, IT'S JUST THAT THE BULK OF VOLUME GOING INTO FED EX AND THE ALTERNATIVE VENDERS IS SLOWING THE PROCESS OF GOODS DOWN ))
SUPER=01-John Webster/Carilion Health System;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=process of goods down
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VO-NAT


Webster says Carilion has it's own internal package delivery system, which softens the potential impact of the strike.
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E-Boy-Scout-Death


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Boy Scout Jamboree in Northern Virginia was marred by tragedy when a scout died after he was crushed by a Humvee.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bowling Green;


State police say 16- year- old Robert Combes of Finleyville, Pennsylvania was driving on a gravel road when he lost control of the military vehicle.
A Boy Scouts spokesperson says Combes only had a learners permit and was too young to drive the Humvee.
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SOT 21:29:38
IN Q=

((IT APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN EXCESSIVE SPEED ON THE ROAD AND SOME MIGHT NOT HAVE HAD THEIR SEATBELTS ON AND THE DRIVER WAS AN AUTHORIZED UNLICENSED DRIVER.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Jill Morgenthaler/U.S.A. Spokesperson;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=UNLICENSED DRIVER."
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VO-NAT


Scout drivers are supposed to be 18- years- old and are required to complete a training course before driving the transport.
Two other teens were injured in the accident.
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Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=Beyer, don


Don Beyer says the state's elementary schools shouldn't have to choose between guidance counselors and reading specialists.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Democratic candidate for Governor is on a four- day tour of western Virginia.
This morning in Roanoke, Beyer said he is asking the State Board of Education to abandon a proposal that would give local governments the option to employ reading specialists in lieu of the counselors.
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SOT
IN Q=We don't want to create

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: WE DON'T WANT TO CREATE THIS FALSE CHOICE BETWEEN GIVING THEM GOOD STRONG READING SPECIALISTS AND GIVING THEM ELEMENTARY GUIDANCE COUNSELORS. WE'VE HAD THEM SIDE BY SIDE. IT WORKS VERY WELL. IT'S NOT THE TIME TO ABANDON THEM.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=not the time to abandon them.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOld


Beyer is also defending family life education.
He opposes a plan to give local governments the option of eliminating the curriculum.
He notes that parents already have the option of removing their children from family life classes if they choose.

Tobacco-Market


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-40)
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


The results of the cold weather were evident at the opening of Danville's tobacco market yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Many farmers say their crop is still in the fields.
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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.))
SUPER=01-Clarence Bryant/Tobacco Farmer;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=24 years
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VO-NAT


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".
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SOT 00:04:33
IN Q=I hope

((L.F. PAYNE/CANDIDATE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: I HOPE THAT PRICES ARE AS HIGH AS THEY'VE BEEN, AND I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU IN THE FUTURE. )) ((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.))
SUPER=@Payne; :02 QUICK
SUPER=@Gilmore1; :05
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=farmers of Virginia
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VO-NAT


Tobacco growers in Danville alone stand to make an estimated 100 million dollars from this year's crop.
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S-Cullen-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire


There are NO specific requests yet, from a state task force studying the impact of the proposed tobacco settlement on Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Attorney General Richard Cullen says state officials are trying to come up with a dollar figure impact to tell Congress.
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SOT 04:56:47
IN Q=Virginia is

((RICHARD CULLEN/R-VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: VIRGINIA IS LUCKY IN THAT WE HAVE CONGRESSMAN BLILEY FROM RICHMOND WHO IS CHAIRMAN OF ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL COMMITTEES THAT WILL DEAL WITH THIS. THE DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP IN THE SENATE HAS CHUCK ROBB TO SERVE ON A FIVE SENATOR GROUP TO LOOK AT THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT. AND THEN WE HAVE PEOPLE LIKE VIRGIL GOODE WHO FEEL VERY STRONGLY ABOUT IT. SO WE'RE GONNA GET A FAIR HEARING IN VIRGINIA, BUT WE HAVE TO PRESENT THEM WITH THE EVIDENCE AND THAT'S WHAT THE TASK FORCE IS DOING.))
SUPER=@Cullen;
RUNS=:33
OUT Q=force is doing.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Tobacco Under Fire


National reports say President Clinton is NOT likely to take a stand on the settlement until September.

Drug-Survey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=drug use


Teenagers may be saying NO to drugs more often than they used to.
A new government study says illegal drug use by teens dropped from 11 percent in 19-95 to nine percent in 19-96, that's the first decline since 19-92.
But the abuse rate is still much higher than in 19-92.
And experts caution against reading too much into the drop.

Music-Games


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some band members are tooting their own horns today in preparation for tonight's summer music games.
The event draws musicians nationwide.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Tonya/Microwave


Tonya Flory is live at Victory Stadium where performers are warming up for the big show.
Live=Tonya Full/Microwave
SUPER=@tonya1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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SUPER=01-Pete Emmons/Assistant Director;


TAKE VIDEO AFTER YOU"VE SUPERED INTERVIEWEE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Year; :28
SUPER=04-1993
RUNS=1:05
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Live=Tonya Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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Double Boxes=Melanie and Tonya/Microwave




E-Night-Out


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


Fighting crime was on the minds of many last night as they got to know their neighbors.
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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.
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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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N-W-Toss

SUPER=05-Roanoke;

WEATHER
SUPER=300-73/46/Variable 3mph/30.14s/99/1977/53/1948;
SUPER=301-73/49/East 3mph/30.14s/105/1918/53/1997;

Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Clear/& Cool/54-58/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/78-82;
SUPER=331-Clear/& Cool/56-60/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/80-84;
SUPER=332-Clear/& Cool/48-52/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/72-76;
SUPER=333-Clear/& Cool/50-54/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/74-78;
SUPER=334-Clear/& Cool/46-50/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/70-74;
SUPER=X5001;


5-Craddock-Terry


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=none


The other shoe is dropping and more than 100 people will be out of work as a Halifax County factory closes up shop.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


Cynthia Barksdale has been employed by Craddock Terry Shoe Corporation for 18 years.
Next month she and 135 of her coworkers will be unemployed.
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SOT 3:06:54
IN Q=It's a pretty decent

((CYNTHIA BARKSDALE/SEAMSTRESS: IT'S A PRETTY DECENT PLACE TO WORK AND TO GO OUT AND LOOK FOR ANOTHER JOB ... BUT IT'LL BE ALL RIGHT.))
SUPER=01-Cynthia Barksdale/Seamstress;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=all right
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VO-NAT


Most Craddock Terry employees earn minimum wage.
But plant manager Paul Dunaway blames Chinese shoe factories who pay workers much less.
Halifax County, which already has a 12 percent unemployment rate, will feel the effects.
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SOT 2:26:08
IN Q=These people

((JERRY LOVELACE/ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: THESE PEOPLE AREN'T GOING TO BE SPENDING MONEY HERE. THEY'RE NOT GOING TO BE BUYING HOUSES. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF HOUSES ON THE MARKET THAT ARE NOT SELLING.))
SUPER=01-Jerry Lovelace/Halifax Co. Assistant Administrator;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=not selling
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Craddock Terry will still keep its headquarters in Lynchburg.

NFL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=NFL


From the gridiron come reports of an injured Broncos quarterback.. John Elway.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Mexico City/ABC - Monday Night; :00


Monday night on this routine handoff in the Broncos' game with the Dolphins, Elway injured his right bicep.
And an M-R-I showed he has a ruptured bicep tendon in his throwing arm.
He won't need surgery and should be ready by the season opener on August 31st.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=HOLD


Elsewhere, reports in Baltimore say running back Bam Morris will be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league's substance abuse policy for the second time.
The league and the Ravens are expected to make announcements today.

Glenvar


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of S7-13)
GRAPHIC=News 7 Sports


One of the area's strongest high school football teams is looking for victory this coming season.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


Glenvar head Coach Brian Hooker begins his ninth season at the Highlander helm with optimism and a projection that Glenvar will improve on last year's four and six record.
One area Hooker and his staff are addressing is defense. Giving up an unusually high number of points last season was the problem.
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SOT
IN Q="we
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...this year"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


Glenvar finished tied for second in the three Rivers last year and the district should
SUPER=04-Division Two Final-December 1996;

again be strong this season with Division Two state champion runner up Giles again leading the way.
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Tiger


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=TIGER WOODS


He's back -- Golfing fans haven't seen the familiar face of Tiger Woods on the green recently.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Grand Blanc, MI; :00


Tiger hasn't played since the British Open but yesterday he was working over the Warwick Hills Country Club course during a practice round for this weekend's Buick Open.
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SOT
IN Q=I play...

((TIGER WOODS:))
SUPER=01-Tiger Woods/$1.7 Million In Earnings In 1997; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=...WATCH SOME TV."
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VO-NAT con't


Tiger leads the tour in scoring, driving, birdies, and earnings.
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Paroled-Kitty


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of 10NA)
GRAPHIC=none


There's a cat in Utah with a unique quality -- it's been paroled.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kearns, UT;


Felix the cat was raised by an inmate of the Utah State Prison.
And Paula Jones says she couldn't resist adopting the feline.
Her biggest challenges of living with a former inmate are trying to teach Felix to eat cat food rather than table scraps and to get along with her other cat.
I guess he won't get any points for good behavior. (----------------)