06:00-01

E-Grayson-Murder

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Despite his lawyer's arguments, a judge denied bond for one of two men charged with the burning and decapitation of a black man in Grayson County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Independence;


Thirty-six- year- old Emmett Cressell (CRESS-ULL), Junior will remain behind bars for his alleged role in the murder of Garnett Johnson.
Cressell's attorney argued that his client is not a threat to society.
But prosecutors pointed to Cressell's record.
The 36- year- old was free on bond for malicious wounding at the time of Johnson's murder.
Several of the victim's family members attended yesterday's hearing.
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29:45:18
SOT
IN Q=I feel

((PAT JOHNSON/VICTIM'S COUSIN:I FEEL IT WAS IMPORTANT THAT OUR FAMILY SHOW OUR SUPPORT, IT'S IMPORTANT TO US AND THE COMMUNITY THAT MR. CRESSELL NOT BE RELEASED AND I WAS GRATEFUL THAT HE DID NOT RECEIVE BOND. ))
SUPER=01-Pat Johnson/Victim's Cousin; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=receive bond.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


There's a report out that Cressell will help the prosecution with its case.
NEWS 7 spoke to a source close to the investigation says the two sides have been talking but nothing "is in stone".
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E-Prison-search


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=None


After finding no evidence of the warden's wife, they wrapped up the excavation at a state prison Camp in Pulaski County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Last Week;


A team of forensic experts, about 30 search dogs and police spent three days last week digging behind the Pulaski Correctional Unit.
They were searching for the remains of Carol Smith, the wife of WARDEN David L. Smith. Carol Smith disappeared more than three years ago.
The search apparently turned up nothing.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


State police confirmed that they wrapped up the operation at the prison camp late Friday, but won't say any more about it.

Alcohol-poisoning


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Louisiana State University fraternity is under suspension, after the accidental death of a pledge.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baton Rouge, LA;


The school's chancellor says the student died after an apparent drinking binge, celebrating pledge week.
A preliminary autopsy report concludes he had a blood alcohol level nearly six times the legal limit.
Three others became seriously ill.
The death comes one week after a guide named L-S-U one of the top ten "partying schools" in the country.
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E-Stanley


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Stanley, Dee


He may have been accused of shooting his son, but a Franklin County man will spend six months behind bars for a lesser crime.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Moonshiner William "Dee" Stanley has been sentenced to report to jail September 15th.
He pleaded guilty yesterday to owning a gun after being convicted of a felony in exchange for dropping the malicious wounding charges.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:34:16:22
IN Q=The maximum

((CLIFF HAPGOOD/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY:THE MAXIMUM HE COULD HAVE GOTTEN WAS FIVE YEARS AND HE PLED GUILTY TO THE CHARGE AND TOOK THREE YEARS, TWO AND A HALF OF THAT WAS SUSPENDED))
SUPER=01-Cliff Hapgood/Commonwealth's Attorney;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of that was suspended
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-April;


Scott Stanley was shot in the stomach in February of last year following an altercation with his father.
The case was dismissed in April because the victim could not remember if his father had shot him or not.
Scott Stanley says his memory was clouded by drugs and alcohol the night of the shooting.
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fda-cider


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=FDA


The federal government wants to warn consumers about the dangers of unpasteurized fruit and vegetable juice.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The food and drug administration is asking that warning labels be posted on fresh juice that has not been processed to kill dangerous bacteria.
The move affects only a small percentage of products, since more than 98 percent all juice is already pasteurized.
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5-Skunks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=none


What's black and white and a nuisance all over?
Some South Boston residents would say visiting skunks.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-South Boston;


Residents have captured the culprits on tape and they've even set traps.
But they say the skunks are NOT falling for the sardines or dog food.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 27:56
IN Q=You feel like

((YOU FEEL LIKE YOU'RE JUST BEING INVADED. THAT'S IT. I KNOW WE'VE SEEN 'EM THE LAST THREE YEARS. YOU'D SEE ONE OR TWO, BUT THIS YEAR THEY'RE BAD.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=they're bad
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The town only has three skunk traps, but Animal Control says three more are on the way.
But neighbors say they've been told that before.
In the meantime, animal control suggests residents remove brush piles, open trash and pet food from their backyards--as well as places where skunks can hide.
(----------------)


One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#m97-8
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


ROLL COLD OUT OF BREAK
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Welcome back
SUPER=12-Danville; :00
SUPER=13-Jeff Phillips/Flights Unlimited; :16
RUNS=2:36
OUT Q=Later on in the broadcast


TAPE TOSSES TO BREAK

E-Chemical-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation


A joint effort by federal, state and local officials has yet to figure out what caused last week's massive chemical fire in Smyth County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Smyth Co./Thursday;


The "Marley Mouldings" warehouse in Atkins caught fire last Wednesday sending a cloud of black smoke into the air for several miles.
The fire burned for about two days before it was put out using a special foam that smothered the blaze.
Yesterday sheriff's officials, state police and agents with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms continued to search for a cause.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=In a

((CHIP SHULER/SMYTH CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:IN A FIRE THIS MASSIVE WE NEED TO POOL OUR RESOURCES AND DO THE BEST JOB WE CAN, OF COURSE, STATE POLICE, FEDERAL AGENCIES, HAVE LONGER ARMS THAN WE HAVE HERE IN THE COUNTY, THEY'RE A TREMENDOUS HELP TO US. ))
SUPER=01-Chip Shuler/Smyth Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=to us.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Officials estimate damage to the building at more than a million dollars.
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Three-Domestic


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=Why Does She Stay


Victims of longtime domestic abuse often say they were too afraid to leave, or just hoped that the situation would resolve itself.
Many have experienced abuse in other relationships, and continue getting caught in the cycle.
But some counselors believe the key to ending the ABUSE-- is getting through to the ABUSER.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Family Services of the Roanoke Valley offers group therapy for men who have battered their wives or girlfriends.
Counselor Steve Miller believes the weekly sessions are an important first step.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 6 3:11:07
IN Q=I believe treatment

((STEVE MILLER/FAMILY SERVICES OF RKE. VALLEY: I BELIEVE TREATMENT IS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL. I DON'T BELIEVE TREATMENT IS THE ONLY TOOL. I THINK IT HAS TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Miller/Family Services;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=criminal justice system
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

TAKE GRAPHIC FULL SCREEN-essC
Tonight, as we wrap up our series, "Why Does She Stay?".
We'll introduce you to a man who's taking part in anger management counseling.
That's tonight on News 7 at six and eleven.
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S-Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-57
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


They're not making any brash predictions THIS year about taking control of the General Assembly, but Republicans still hope to make some gains in the House of Delegates.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


One seat the G-O-P wants to KEEP is in the 22nd District.
That's where party newcomer Kathy Byron hopes to replace Joyce Crouch who's retiring after eight years on the job.
Byron got some fund- raising help yesterday from Governor George Allen.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:38:45
IN Q=I think Kathy's

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I THINK KATHY'S GOT THE RIGHT IDEAS AND I WANT TO HELP HER. I WANT TO HELP HER TO MAKE SURE THAT SOMEBODY WHO SHARES OUR COMMON SENSE CONSERVATIVE IDEAS WILL BE SERVING IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. IT'S AN OPEN SEAT, I EXPECT BOTH PARTIES ARE LOOKING AT IT VERY SERIOUSLY.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=very seriously.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Allen says he'll be hitting the campaign trail this fall for Republican candidates who need his help.
Byron's opponent is Democrat Kaye Lipscomb.
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Gilmore


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-52)
GRAPHIC= Gilmore, Jim


Virginia's Governor's race traveled to Roanoke yesterday to focus on the "Deputy's Bill of Rights."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Republican Jim Gilmore told the Virginia Sheriff's Association he favors the idea, which would protect deputies from getting fired for political reasons.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT ********CONTROL TRACK TIME******* 00:03:49
IN Q=We're spending

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE'RE SPENDING TOO MUCH MONEY. THAT CRIMINALS OUGHT TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO THEIR OWN INCARCERATION. THAT WE OUGHT TO HAVE APPROPRIATE WORK PROGRAMS. THAT WE OUGHTA HAVE APPROPRIATE WAYS FOR CRIMINALS TO PAY FOR THAT INCARCERATION. WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO RECOVER MONEY FOR THE TAXPAYERS. ))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=the taxpayers.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Gilmore accuses Democrat Don Beyer of flip flopping on it.
Beyer's camp says he decided to back the proposal after watching the Allen administration lay off state employees in a political manner.

Two-Steve


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


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;



Welcome back to News 7 Mornin'
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=12-Danville; :00


Flights Unlimited has about 14 different people that coordinate each air show that they do at schools throughout the area.
Their performances usually go pretty smoothly, but Jeff did tell me that he know first hand that kids love to see a plane crash and burn.
But he says for the most part, except for catching the top of tree once after running out of gas, he's been pretty lucky.
The most popular regularly scheduled part of the show is a remote controled parachuteist that, if everything goes right, gets expertly piloted into the hands of it's controller.
(----------------)


It's an interesting hobby thats been popular for years and if your
SUPER=16-(800) I-FLY-AMA;

interested you can call 1-800-I- FLY- AMA.

Israel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=mideast peace


Israel has agreed to lift the siege of Bethlehem.
That word comes from a senior Palestinian official.
The biblical town has been closed off for 28 days, leading to daily protests.

LSU-DEATH


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


A frat party drinking binge has left one fraternity pledge dead and another hospitalized at Louisiana State University.
The fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, has been suspended and could face other sanctions, depending on the outcome of an investigation.
Dan Simon reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Baton Rouge, LA; :13
SUPER=01-William Jenkins/LSU Chancellor; :26
SUPER=01-Dan Simon/Reporting; 1:46
RUNS=1:55
OUT Q=For CBS News.


STUCK-BOY


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


An eleven- year- old boy has been freed after spending two and a-half hours trapped in the crevice of a giant boulder in California's Mojave Desert.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Palmdale, CA;

4:03:45
Members of an elite rescue team hauled the boy to the top of the rock yesterday.
He had been climbing on the 30-foot-high boulder when he apparently fell into a crack.
An official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department says the boy appeared tired and stunned but was not injured.
(----------------)



2-E-Prison-search


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=None


State police are no longer digging at a state prison Camp in Pulaski County.
They wrapped up their excavation without finding any signs of the warden's wife.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Last Week;


A team of forensic experts, about 30 search dogs and police spent three days last week digging behind the Pulaski Correctional Unit.
They were searching for the remains of Carol Smith, the wife of WARDEN David L. Smith. Carol Smith disappeared more than three years ago.
The search apparently turned up nothing.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


State police confirmed that they wrapped up the operation at the prison camp late Friday, but won't say any more about it.

E-Internet-Gambling


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=Internet


To keep gambling out of American homes, Congressman Bob Goodlatte wants to rid the Internet of gambling sites.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Next week, Goodlatte will introduce a bill banning Internet gambling.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


He says the bill will keep gambling out of states that have outlawed other forms of casino gambling.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:10:22
IN Q=gambling is not

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R)- SIXTH DISTRICT GAMBLING IS NOT SPEECH AND HAS NEVER BEEN HELD TO BE SPEECH BY THE SUPREME COURT SO SINCE IT'S BEEN HEAVILY REGULATED AND IN FACT PROHIBITED IN THE STATES, AND BY PREVIOUS FEDERAL LEGISLATION, IT IS CURRENTLY RIGHT NOW AGAINST THE LAW TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSTATE GAMBLING, THEREFORE THIS LEGISLATION, WE ARE CONFIDENT, WILL HOLD UP TO THE SAME TEST.))
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :07
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=same test
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Goodlatte says the F-B-I could use sting operations enforce the law.
People operating gambling websites outside the United States will be extradited for trial and face a maximum four year sentence.
People caught using gambling sites illegally would face a maximum six month sentence.
(----------------)



VA-SAT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MOrn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


There's some good news and some bad news in the latest S-A-T test results for Virginia students.
Virginians had slightly higher verbal scores on the 19-97 Scholastic Assessment Tests than the national average, but lagged the nation in math.
Virginia's test-takers scored 506 in verbal -- one point above the national average.
In math, students scored 497 -- one point above last year's score but 14 points below the national average of 511.
Educators say the lag can be explained by Virginia's higher participation rate in the S-A-Ts.
A total of 69 percent of Virginia seniors took the S-A-T, compared with 42 percent for the nation.

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#m97-9
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Welcome back
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Terry Hayes/Flights Unlimited; :14
SUPER=12-Danville; :48
RUNS=2:44
OUT Q=Keeps you out of trouble


Steve LIVE
Toss to Mel

S-Cord-Blood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=cst
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In this morning's health check,
New parents now have an additional decision to make...
what to do with the blood from the baby's umbilical cord.
Connie Stevens reports-- it actually has some life-saving uses.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's called
SUPER=04-Cord Blood Registry; :00
SUPER=01-Lauren Clark/Cord Blood Registry; :23
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :38
SUPER=@Connie2; 1:10
RUNS=1:26
OUT Q=CS, News 7.

(( It's called cord blood-- the blood left in the umbilical cord and placenta after birth.
It's rich in life-saving stem cells, which can be used to treat the same diseases as bone marrow transplantation-- most commonly leukemia, lymphoma, and bone cancer-- as well as aplastic anema, and sickle cell disease-- and a host of other illnesses.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:38:05
IN Q=I had no

((LAUREN CLARK/CORD BLOOD REGISTRY: I HAD NO IDEA WHEN I HAD MY FIRST TWO CHILDREN THAT IT WAS AN OPTION FOR ME, AND I WISH I HAD KNOWN BECAUSE I DEFINITELY WOULD HAVE DONE IT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=not do it.


Cord blood provides a guaranteed match for the child-- and MAY match other family members, as well.
Companies such as the Cord Blood Registry are providing new parents with a collection kit to take to the hospital.
Then parents must quickly send the cord blood off to a lab for testing and storage.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:50:16
IN Q=It's not like

((LAUREN CLARK: IT'S NOT LIKE YOU'RE GIVING BLOOD. YOU ARE GIVING BLOOD, BUT YOUR NOT GETTING STUCK WITH A NEEDLE, THE MOTHER DOESN'T FEEL ANYTHING, IT TAKES NOTHING AWAY FROM THE BABY, IT TAKES NOTHING AWAY FROM THE MOTHER. THOSE PLACENTAS AND THE UMBILICAL CORD ARE GOING TO BE THROWN IN THE TRASH ))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=in the trash.


It's the cost that's the biggest issue for most parents.
The company charges about two-thousand dollars for testing and storage-- with an additional 75-dollars a year.
Numbers some parents just might weigh against their worst nightmares.
Connie Stevens, News 7.))
(TOSS TO BUMP)


Grayson-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tha
TAPE#net (edit of 97-53)
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A suspect in the burning and decapitation of a black man in Grayson County is still behind bars after being denied bond yesterday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Independence;


Emmett Cressell Junior's attorney says his client walked eight miles to report the crime.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=He and a

((MARK CLAYTOR/CRESSELL'S ATTORNEY:HE AND A PLEASANT ACQUAINTANCE ACTUALLY RAN THROUGH A BRIAR PATCH, DOWN OVER A HILL, UP ACROSS A BANK TO A ROAD, FLAGGED DOWN A PASSING VEHICLE AND THEN WENT DOWN TO THE GRAYSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AND SAID, HEY THIS IS WHAT'S GOING ON. ))
RUNS=:14
SUPER=01-Mark Claytor/Cressell's Attorney;
OUT Q=going on.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


But that argument, and others, were NOT enough to free the 36- year old.
It turns out Cressell was free on bond, in connection with a separate incident, at the time of Garnett Johnson's murder.
Several of the victim's family members were in the courtroom, when Cressell and his mother testified.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I was

((PAT JOHNSON/VICTIM'S COUSIN:I WAS GRATEFUL THAT HE DID NOT RECEIVE BOND, I FELT SORRY FOR HIS FAMILY, FOR HIS MOTHER ESPECIALLY, BUT I THINK IT'S THE BEST THINK FOR THIS COMMUNITY THAT HE WAS NOT RELEASED.))
SUPER=01-Pat Johnson/Victim's Cousin; RUNS=:13
OUT Q=not released.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


There's a report out that Cressell will help the prosecution with its case.
NEWS 7 spoke to a source close to the investigation says the two sides have been talking but that nothing "is in stone".
(----------------)



5-Smyth-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=fire investigation


One week ago today a massive warehouse caught fire, forcing more than 500 people from their homes.
Officials still don't know what caused the blaze.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Smyth Co.;


Sheriff's deputies, state police and federal officials with the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are investigating.
SUPER=04-Thursday;


The Marley Molding's warehouse burned for nearly two days-- sending a thick cloud of black smoke into the air-- for several miles.
Authorities have spent the past few days sifting through debris and interviewing witnesses.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Right

((CHIP SHULER/SMYTH CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:RIGHT, WHAT THEY SAW, MAYBE WHERE, GIVE US A GENERAL LOCATION OF WHERE THEY SAW THE FLAMES FIRST COMING THROUGH AND PEOPLE, THEY'VE BEEN REALLY GREAT, THEY TALKED TO US, COOPERATED VERY WELL. ))
SUPER=01-Chip Shuler/Smyth Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=very well.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Authorities estimate damage to the building at more than one million dollars.
(----------------)



WA-STORM-DEATHS


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


Severe storms in Washington state have left four people dead.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Yakima, WA;


The four were killed instantly, when a giant fir tree crashed onto their pickup near Mount Rainier (ray-NEER') National Park.
Police say the tree was 160-feet tall and four-feet wide at the base.
The storms have battered much of Washington state, cutting power and toppling trees.
(----------------)



Farm-Discrimination


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=farming


Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman is promising black farmers that the U-S Department of Agriculture is working to undo years of unfair racial practices.
Black farmers have protested that the U-S-D-A has discriminated against them when making loans.
The U-S-D-A this year has dealt with hundreds of civil rights complaints from black farmers and even a march in April on the agency's Washington headquarters.
Three times more blacks than whites are losing their farms across the United States, and many black farmers lay the blame squarely at the feet of U-S-D-A loan discrimination.

30-wbra


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


This month marks 30 years of public television in Southwest and Central Virginia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1967;


The station started out in 1967 doing mostly educational programming.
Now, W-B-R-A does shows for grown ups too.
Barbara Landon has been at the station for its entire lifetime.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:45:46
IN Q=oh, we have

((BARBARA Landon/WBRA TELEVISION: OH, WE HAVE LOTS OF YOUNG EMPLOYEES THAT GREW UP WATCHING OUR PROGRAMMING. SESAME STREET, MR. ROGERS NEIGHBORHOOD.))
SUPER=01-Barbara Landon/WBRA Vice President;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=rogers neighborhood.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The station's biggest fundraising event is coming up in September.
The man who discovered the titanic will be speaking at the Hotel Roanoke on September tenth.
(----------------)


E-Skunks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=None


South Boston residents are longing for the smell of victory over a number of unwanted visitors...skunks.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-South Boston;


Sick over the smell, neighbors have searched for help.
Animal Control Officer Terry Farris has tried to lure them in with dog food.
Neighbors say skunks have even infested the American Legion building.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:56
IN Q=I reckon

((C.E.D. HAILEY/RESIDENT: I RECKON THE MOTHER SKUNK HAD HAD THE YOUNG ONES UNDER THE BUILDING. EVERY NOW AND THEN WHEN THEY HAD TO URINATE IT WOULD STINK THE WHOLE HALL AND CANTEEN UP AGAIN. SO WE HAVE TO OPEN ALL THE WINDOWS AND TURN ON THE FAN AND EVERYTHING ELSE.))
SUPER=01-C.E.D. Hailey/Resident
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=and everything else
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The town uses three skunk traps, and Animal Control says three more are on the way.
But residents say they've been hearing that for years.
In the meantime, removing brush piles, open trash, and pet food from backyards can help keep the skunks at bay.
(----------------)



4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=MLB


In Major League Baseball,
Frank Thomas reached the 30 home-run plateau for the sixth time in seven seasons and the Chicago White Sox topped Toronto.
For yesterday's scores from the diamond, let's look at the scoreboards.
(----------------)

WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-j/Salem/8//Durham/5///j/Lynchburg/6//Prince William/4//Hillcats

Clinch Pennant/;
SUPER=x5012;
SUPER=0105-/Danville/6/j/Martinsville/12///j/Pulaski/8//Bluefield/1///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Texas/10/j/Milwaukee/11//12 Innings/j/Anaheim/8//Cleveland/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/New York/18//Oakland/2///j/Kansas City/5//Baltimore/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Chicago/8//Toronto/5///j/Seattle/8//Boston/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Montreal/7//St. Louis/5////Houston/6/j/Atlanta/7//11 Innings/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Florida/11//Chicago/0////Cincinnati/5/j/Colorado/9///;
RUNS=:49

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