06:00-01

E-Crossroads

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=NONE


Crossroads Mall may be set to reopen this morning, but Emergency Medical Crews still have no indication as to what sent 17 people from the Roanoke shopping center to the hospital yesterday afternoon.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Employees from the lower portion of Crossroads were evacuated at around 3 P-M after about a dozen people complained of nausea, scratchy throats, headaches and watery eyes.
E-M-S workers say they are dumb founded as to what caused the symptoms.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:57:59
IN Q=We ran

((DEP.CHIEF WINSTON SIMMONS/ROANOKE FIRE EMS:WE RAN EIGHT DIFFERENT SERIES OF TESTS. we tested things like carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, FREON, WE EVEN TESTED FOR PEPPER SPRAY, THOUGHT YOU KNOW SOME KIDS MIGHT HAVE BEEN PLAYING AND SPRAYED SOME PEPPER SPRAY, WE'VE LOOKED FOR CLEANING FLUIDS, ANY TYPE OF THING THAT COULD CAUSE SPILLAGE...CAME UP NEGATIVE))
SUPER=01-Winston Simmons/Roanoke Fire EMS;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=negative
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The investigation ended and the mall area was sealed off at around 7 last night.
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ups-strike


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


Negotiators from the teamsters union and the United Parcel Service go back to the bargaining table today in Washington.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The decision follows a request yesterday from the labor secretary asking both sides to resume their talks.
But U-P-S maintains it won't budge on what it has called its final offer.
Nearly two hundred thousand teamsters are striking over pension, the use of part-time workers and subcontracting.
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5-Super-Lice


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Virginia woman has had so much trouble with lice, she's taking the pharmaceutical companies to court.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


But she's launched a class action lawsuit against a maker of head lice medication that she says is NO longer effective against a new strain some scientists are calling "super lice."
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:42:43
IN Q=We realized

((DEBBIE DUKE/HENRICO CO. PARENT: WE REALIZED THAT THEY WERE MAKING A LOT OF MONEY ON RESALE. AND IT WAS LIKE LICE WAS A DIRTY LITTLE SECRET. THEY KNEW THEIR PRODUCT WAS WORKING IN CERTAIN CASES OF RESISTANT STRAINS. AND PEOPLE WERE NOT COMING FORWARD BECAUSE THEY DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT LICE. LICE IS SOMEHOW ASSOCIATED WITH FILTH.))
SUPER=01-Debbie Duke/Henrico Co. Parent;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=with filth.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Duke's lawsuit has 97 plaintiffs so far in a challenge to Warner-Lambert, the makers of Nix head lice medication.
And she's got the attention of Virginia's attorney general -- who's asked the F-D-A to step in.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 04;49:33
IN Q=I've written

((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: I'VE WRITTEN TO THE ACTING COMMISSIONER. HE'S INDICATED HE'S GONNA TAKE A LOOK AT IT.))
SUPER=@cullen;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=at it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Duke says her own family has had six separate costly and frustrating lice outbreaks in the last year.
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VA-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco


Some Virginia tobacco warehouse operators and dealers are suspected of selling more of the leaf than allowed under federal tobacco price support rules.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The U-S Farm Service Agency launched an investigation after learning that some warehouses were holding more excess tobacco than they had reported.
The Agriculture Department limits the amount of tobacco each farm can grow in a year.
The idea is to balance the tobacco supply with expected demand to keep prices from dropping too low for growers to make a profit.
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E-American-Martinsville


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=expansion


A big vote of confidence for the American of Martinsville furniture company.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;


Its parent has approved a one- million- dollar expansion for its upholstery operations as its business continues to grow at double digit rates.
The expansion should be completed by the end of this year.
It will create 30 new jobs.
American of Martinsville is one of the world's leading suppliers of guest room furniture to the lodging industry, health care and assisted living facilities, retirement homes, plus government and university dormitories.
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E-Boy-Scouts


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=None


After ten days of roughin' it out in the woods, Roanoke area scouts have returned from the National Boy Scouts Jamboree.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


For troop 19-36 it's been an eventful week and a half.
Fifteen- year- old Allen Munton says getting used to the food was the most challenging.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:01:40
IN Q=Cooking the food

((ALLEN MUNTON/BOYSCOUT: COOKING THE FOOD.. PREPARING THE FOOD AND EATING THE FOOD. DEFINITELY EATING THE FOOD WAS THE HARDEST. IT WAS KIND OF DIFFERENT. WE WERE SO USED TO HAVING HAMBURGERS, HOTDOGS, AND ALL THAT FAST FOOD))
SUPER=01-Allen Munton/Boy Scout;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=and all that fast food
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Jamboree also had an international flavor--scouts from 26 countries were in attendance.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:03: 42
IN Q=I remember the guy

((MITCH IRVIN/BOYSCOUTS: I REMEMBER THE GUY FROM GERMANY WE MET.. HE HAD BEEN TAKING ENGLISH SINCE THE 4TH GRADE OR SOMETHING. NEAT TO TALK WITH HIM AND SEE WHAT HE IS LIKE ))
SUPER=01-Mitch Irvin/Boy Scout;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=what he is like
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Fort A.P Hill in Bowling Green, Virginia played host to the Jamboree.

One-Steve


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


Starlink

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=06-Galax;
SUPER=13-Oscar Hall/Galax Moose Lodge;


I'll call for vid
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=24-1995;
RUNS=1:15
(----------------)
SUPER=06-Galax;



(Toss to Stocks)



5-Missing-children


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=NONE


It all started out as a missing person's report.. but when the people were found..
Police charged Patricia Wright with two misdemeanors- -"allowing children to be in need of services."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday Night;


Wright had left TWO children in the car while she was at Cory Everson's Aerobics and Fitness Center.
She left the keys in the car, the motor running.
Apparently eleven- year- old Latisha Wright got tired of waiting, and drove off.
At five-foot-two and 120 pounds, police are NOT surprised she was able to drive.
But she got all the way to Lynchburg- -even stopped for gas on the way.
Her seven- year- old cousin was also in the car with her.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


They drove to a relative's home in the Lynchburg area- -putting an end to the missing persons crisis- -but it's the beginning of Patricia Wright's troubles.

E-Journey-Hope


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


The tenth annual Journey of Hope bicycle tour rolled into Lynchburg yesterday, nearing the end of a 35- hundred mile journey for charity.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Sixty Pi Kappa Phi fraternity brothers are spending their summer bicycling across the United States.
They've passed through 22 states in 60 days, all to raise money and awareness for persons with disabilities.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:35:24
IN Q=A lot of

((RICK BELL/CYCLIST: A LOT OF THE ROUTES THAT WE DO HAVE BEEN FROM YEARS PAST, SO PEOPLE ARE USED TO SEEING US EVERY YEAR COME THROUGH AND THEY WANT TO CONTINUE TO SEE US SO THEY DONATE ALONG THE WAY. AND A LOT OF PLACE DONATE IN- KIND LIKE HOTEL ROOMS OR MEALS OR DIFFERENT THINGS LIKE THAT.))
SUPER=01-Rick Bell/Cyclist; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=things like that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Journey of Hope has raised about 300- thousand dollars for PUSH America programs.
They'll wrap up their trip in Washington D.C. on Saturday.
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E-Summer-Music


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=NONE


Yesterday we had a preview of the Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia..
Tonya Flory was at their practise for the big night that packed the Salem football stadium.
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=Sixteen to
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Kevin Sandburg/Blue Devils Tuba Player; ;20
SUPER=01-Pete Emmons/Blue Devils Asst. Director; :35 Quick
SUPER=01-Mary Loritsch/Summer Music Games; :46
SUPER=@Tonya2; 1:40
RUNS=1:48
OUT Q=News 7

((16-21 year old men and women spend their summer vacation sleeping on gymnasium floors, traveling nearly 15-thousand miles over 21 states and rehearsing for up to 12 hours a day and they pay to do it...but these dedicated performers say it's all worth it.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:19:59
IN Q=Sometimes you

((KEVIN SANDBURG/BLUE DEVILS TUBA PLAYER:SOMETIMES YOU LOVE EM AND SOMETIMES YOU HATE EM BUT IN THE END YOU ALWAYS GOT TO PULL TOGETHER AND DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO WHICH IS PERFORM WITH THE 128 OTHER KIDS ON THE FIELD))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=on the field

Some of the instruments weigh 70-80 pounds so it also takes a lot of physical dexterity and dedication.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:17:31
IN Q=Their life

((Pete EMMONS:THEIR LIFE IS BASICALLY EATING, SLEEPING AND DRINKING DRUM CORPS))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=drum corps

But in the end, the results are spectacular, some say its like a small broadway production.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:34:13
IN Q=Each corps

((MARY LORITSCH:EACH CORPS IS UNIQUE IN THE MUSIC THEY PLAY AND HOW THEY WISH THEY'RE ACCOMPANIMENTS TO TAKE PLACE ON THE FIELD SO IT'S QUITE A LITTLE SHOW OR A PERFORMANCE. YOU'RE LIBEL TO HEAR JAZZ, GOSPEL, ROCK AND ROLL, WHATEVER.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=whatever.

The sights are just as amazing as the sounds because each move is in precise sync with every other member. Add another dimension to what it takes to be a participant and maybe the most important: trust
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:20:45
IN Q=you rehearse it

((KEVIN SANDBURG:YOU REHEARSE IT SO MUCH THAT WHEN YOU GET ON THE PERFORMANCE FIELD IT LIKE GOING ON AUTOMATIC PILOT. YOU JUST DO WHAT YOU GOT TO DO AND HOPEFULLY EVERYONE IS DOING WHAT THEY KNOW HOW TO DO SO YOU'RE ALL THERE))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=all there

The performers are selected from the cream of the crop...
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:36:22
IN Q=These are

((MARY LORITSCH:THESE ARE THE MUSICIANS OF THE FUTURE. THEY WILL BE YOUR SYMPHONIC PLAYERS, YOUR BAND DIRECTORS IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES AND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AS WELL AS YOUR CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=Contemporary players

Whether they take home a trophy or not, they all say they've made lasting friendships which may be the more rewarding of the two...TF, News 7.)) WIPE WIPE WIPE

E-Winner


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

WIPE******WIPE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The winner of last night's Drum and Bugle Corps competition was the Blue Devil Drum and Bugle Corps of Concord, California.
The Blue Devils are the defending D-C-I National Champions.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:25:03
IN Q=Music UP FULL

(( ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=Music Out.
(----------------)


Two-Steve


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


Starlink

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=06-Galax;
SUPER=13-Harold Smith/Woodlawn Resident;
SUPER=06-Galax;



(toss to Kimberly)


STRIKE-NEGOTIATIONS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ups strike


It's back to the bargaining table for striking Teamsters and the United Parcel Service.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Both sides will meet today in Washington following a request yesterday from the U-S labor secretary.
A Teamsters spokesman says the union isn't very optimistic, since the company says it won't change its offer.
Nearly two hundred thousand teamsters are striking over pension, the use of part-time workers and subcontracting.
(----------------)



KOREAN-CRASH


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


In Washington and Guam, U-S investigators are searching for clues in the crash of Korean Air flight 801.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Yesterday, the plane's black boxes arrived at the National Transportation Safety Board laboratory for analysis.
Sources say investigators are already zeroing in on the actions of the pilots.
SUPER=03-Agana, Guam;


Before the plane crashed Tuesday, it was dangerously low on its approach to Guam International Airport.
Burn experts have arrived in Guam.. to help treat some of the 29 people who survived the disaster.
(----------------)



E-Super-Lice


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=None


One Virginia woman has had little luck getting rid of her child's head lice,

so Debbie Duke is heading to court.
Ellen Qualls reports on how Virginians are battling the so-called "super lice."
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=This is one of
SUPER=03-Henrico Co.; :00 OVER BITE!
SUPER=@file; :05!
SUPER=@Ellen2; :10!
SUPER=01-Debbie Duke/Henrico Co. Parent; :26
SUPER=@Cullen; :35
RUNS=1:36
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Henrcio County.
(( sot 14:48:44

((THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST FRUSTRATING THINGS I'VE EVER DEALT WITH.))
runs=:03


Millions of people know what Debbie Duke's talking about.
The battle to eradicate head lice in their children.
A slew of expensive treatments are on the market.
But when two of Duke's well-groomed children had an almost ongoing battle with head lice for the past year -- she turned to scientific research into so-called "super lice" that can't be beat back by the drug companies, despite their claims.
sot 14:49:14

((DEBBIE DUKE: AND I KNEW THAT THIS WAS A PROBLEM. THAT THERE WAS A RESISTANT STRAIN.))
runs=:05


Enter Virginia's new attorney general -- who's asked for an FDA probe.
sot 04:49:48

((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: IF OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS DON'T WORK, THEN THE FDA MUST TAKE A LOOK AT IT, AND I'M CONFIDENT THEY WILL. SO I DON'T WANT TO SAY WHAT I'M GONNA DO IF THEY DON'T DO IT, BECAUSE I'LL BE SHOCKED IF THEY DON'T.))
runs=:12



sot 14:48:22

((DEBBIE DUKE/HENRICO CO. PARENT: THE DRUG COMPANIES ARE LYING, AND THEY'RE HIDING BEHIND THE FACT THAT PEOPLE ARE NOT USING THE PRODUCT CORRECTLY. AND THAT THEY ARE BEING REINVESTED. WHEN THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS, IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT YOU DO, THE PRODUCT DOESN'T WORK.))
runs=:14


So Duke's contacted others through the National Perdiculosis Association to initiate a class action lawsuit against Warner Lambert, the maker of Nix.
The drug companies won't concede the super lice theory.
Warner Lambert says it's investigating and it's sympathetic.
But its products may not be being used properly or children may be re-infested in the school or at home.
sot 14:46:14

((DEBBIE DUKE: THEY'RE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FACT THAT FOLKS AREN'T STEPPING FORWARD BECAUSE THEY'RE EMBARRASSED THAT THEY HAVE LICE.))
runs=:06


And she's NOT just being nitpicky when she says that.
She'll see them in court.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Henrico County.))

E-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=Beyer


Don Beyer says students will be the ones to suffer with some changes the State Board of Education is considering.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Democratic candidate for Governor brought his campaign to Roanoke for the start of a four- day swing through western Virginia.
He's urging the Board to reject proposals that would allow local school systems to eliminate family life education, and choose between reading specialists and elementary guidance counselors.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Virginia's parents

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: VIRGINIA'S PARENTS WANT THEIR KIDS TO HAVE THE OPTION OF FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION. ANY PARENT WHO DOESN'T WANT IT CAN ALWAYS PULL THEM OUT. LESS THAN TWO PERCENT DO. 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=:20
OUT Q=not the time to abandon them.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Beyer also says new accreditation guidelines should include more remedial instruction for students who fail Standards of Learning tests.

E-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Beyer's plan to give a tax credit to the average car owner won't help Virginians who earn so little they don't pay income taxes... or so much he won't let them qualify.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But now Jim Gilmore's saying Beyer's plan leaves a majority of the state's senior citizens out in the cold.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:43:19
IN Q=Under Don Beyer's

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: UNDER DON BEYER'S ALLEGED TAX PLAN, 442-THOUSAND-907 VIRGINIA SENIOR CITIZENS WOULD BE EXCLUDED FROM TAX RELIEF BECAUSE THEY EITHER MAKE TOO MUCH MONEY OR TOO LITTLE MONEY UNDER HIS PLAN. 61- PERCENT OF VIRGINIA'S SENIOR CITIZENS WOULD GET NOTHING.))
SUPER=@Gilmore1;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=get nothing.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


A Beyer spokeswoman says Don Beyer's NOT yet seen a number out of the Gilmore campaign with which he agrees.
She also says 100- percent of Virginia's seniors would get a break if Beyer eliminated the tax on non-prescription drugs... something Gilmore has opposed.

Three-Steve


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


Starlink


SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=06-Galax;
SUPER=13-Edd Michael/Spencer Branch Band;
SUPER=24-Spencer Branch Band;
SUPER=06-Galax;





E-PHEN-FEN


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Mornin' Health check


In this morning's health check,
The Medical Community has been showing support for a new weight loss treatment called Fen-Phen.
But a recent announcement says the drug treatment may be causing heart and lung problems.
So some people are turning to what they believe is the herbal equivalent of the treatment.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=the sign on the side
SUPER=01-Maggie Dauost/Lifestyles Weight Management; :13
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Good/Roanoke Co-op; :30
SUPER=01-E. B. Noland/Internist;:45
SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:05
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=news7, roanoke

((The sign on the side of Brambleton Avenue touts the wonders of Herbal Phen-Fen.
But what exactly is it?
SOT 16:01:16

((MAGGIE DAOUST/LIFESTYLES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: IT'S MADE UP UP ST. JOHNS WORT, AND EPHEDRINE. And why does it work? FOR ONE THING THE EPHEDRINE IS GOING TO GIVE YOU A LITTLE BIT OF ENERGY TO BURN OFF FAT, AND ALSO THE ST JOHNS WORT WILL GIVE YOU A SENSE OF WELL BEING.))
RUNS=:18
SOT 15:23:50

((ELIZABETH GOOD/ROANOKE CO-OP: THE EFFECT THAT HERBAL PHEN-FEN HAS ON THE BODY IS SIMILAR TO THE EFFECT THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO GET FROM THE PHARMACEUTICAL FEN-PHEN, BUT IT HAS LESS SIDE EFFECTS.))
RUNS=:15

Pre-pro:
The two treatments sound exactly the same-- but the spelling of the words gives a clue that something is amiss.
SOT 17:19:58

((DR. E.B. NOLAND/LEWIS GALE INTERNIST: THEY'RE NOT THE SAME THING, EXCEPT FOR MAYBE THE STIMULANT PORTIONS-- THOSE THINGS SHOULD BE MEDICALLY MONITORED. IF YOU ARE TAKING SOMETHING THAT AFFECTS THE APPETITE, YOU ARE AFFECTING SOMETHING IN THE BODY, AND THERE ARE OTHER VITAL SIGNS THAT MIGHT BE AFFECTED. ))
RUNS=:20


Elizabeth Good says she encourages her customers to seek medical advice before using HERBAL Phen Fen.
And Dr. Noland says it's OK to use-- but only under medical supervision.
And he says you're not getting a safer version of the Fen Phen drug combination-- you are getting a different thing altogether.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Roanoke.))
(TOSS TO BUMP)


2-E-Crossroads


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=NONE


Crossroads Mall in Roanoke is set to reopen this morning after closing early yesterday when 17 people were sent to the hospital.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Employees from the lower portion of Crossroads were evacuated at around 3 P-M after about a dozen people complained of nausea, scratchy throats, headaches and watery eyes.
E-M-S workers say they are dumb founded as to what caused the symptoms.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:57:59
IN Q=We ran

((DEP.CHIEF WINSTON SIMMONS/ROANOKE FIRE EMS:WE RAN EIGHT DIFFERENT SERIES OF TESTS. we tested things like carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, FREON, WE EVEN TESTED FOR PEPPER SPRAY, THOUGHT YOU KNOW SOME KIDS MIGHT HAVE BEEN PLAYING AND SPRAYED SOME PEPPER SPRAY, WE'VE LOOKED FOR CLEANING FLUIDS, ANY TYPE OF THING THAT COULD CAUSE SPILLAGE...CAME UP NEGATIVE))
SUPER=01-Winston Simmons/Roanoke Fire EMS;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=negative
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The investigation ended and the mall area was sealed off at around 7 last night.
(----------------)



E-Missing-girl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=None


The mother who allegedly left her daughter and the girl's seven- year- old cousin in the car with the motor running is facing charges.
After being left alone for over an hour in the car, eleven- year- old Latisha Wright drove the family station wagon from Roanoke County all the way to Lynchburg.
A search for the two girls ensued, with the belief they may have been abducted.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


When Patricia Wright came out of Cory Everson's Aerobic and Fitness Center on Route 4-19, the car was gone.
Fearing the girls might have been abducted, she went to police.
Apparently her five-foot-two, 120 pound daughter had grown tired of waiting and simply drove off... headed for a relative's home in Lynchburg.
At home yesterday, the 33- year- old employee of Hanover Direct would not come to the door- -sending someone else to shoo us away.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Go away

((GO AWAY. SHE HAS ENOUGH TROUBLE AS IT IS, AFTER WHAT HER DAUGHTER HAS DONE. NO THANK YOU. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=no, thank you.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Patricia Wright has been charged with two misdemeanors- -allowing children to be in need of services.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Eleven- year- old Latisha Wright has not been charged.
Police say she actually stopped to buy gas once she got to Lynchburg last night. She paid for it in cash- -money she got from her mother's purse that police say was left in the car with the two girls.

tobacco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco Under Fire


They are papers the tobacco industry never wanted the public to see, but some 30 years after they were written, they are becoming the latest chapter in the smoking debate.
(----------------)
VO-NAT

4:21;16
An appeals court in Florida yesterday ordered tobacco companies to turn over at least eight secret documents.
At least one document from 19-64 recommended the industry downplay any link between smoking and health problems.
The documents will now become part of Florida's lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
(----------------)



4-Scores


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


In sports,
Mike Lieberthal slammed one of Philadelphia's three homers in their victory over Houston.
For yesterday's scores from the major and minor league diamond, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/1/j/Kinston/4///j/Lynchburg/6//Winston-Salem/4//Five

Straight for Hillcats/;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Oakland/3//Chicago/2////Milwaukee/6/j/Anaheim/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-/New York/2/j/Texas/6///j/Boston/5//Minnesota/2///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-/Detroit/4/j/Kansas City/5///j/Baltimore/4//Seattle/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Philadelphia/6//Cincinnati/4///j/Florida/12//Pittsburgh/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/San Diego/6//Cincinnati/3////Los Angeles/3/j/Montreal/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Colorado/4//New York/0////St. Louis/3/j/Atlanta/4///;
RUNS=:49

(-------------) OUT Q=....last score."