As the world continues to pay tribute to one of the most renowned
humanitarians, the British Royal Family today announced plans to set up a
special memorial fund for charitable causes in honour of Princess
The decision was made after the Princess's charities were inundated with
Meanwhile, the outpouring of emotion for the Princess continues in Britain
and around the world.
Many waited hours in line to sign condolence books.
In Paris, the inquiry into what caused Sunday's fatal crash reveals more
stunning news about the limo driver.
And seven photographers wait to find out if they will face charges in
connection with accident.
Lee Cowan has the latest from London.
GRAPHIC=WIPE TO LIVE
*****take from newspath*****
SUPER=01-Jack Firestone/Accident Witness;
SUPER=01-Professor Michael Adler/Chmn. British Ntl. AIDS Trust;
OUT Q=CBS News London.
IT WILL LIKELY BE SOME TIME BEFORE THE BLANKET OF SADNESS OVER BRITAIN--
LIFTS... IT HAS BEEN 3-DAYS SINCE PRINCESS DIANA DIED IN A CAR CRASH IN
PARIS... AND IT SEEMS LIKE THE MOURNING IS JUST BEGINNING.
FOR YEARS, THE PRINCESS' FANS BROUGHT HER FLOWERS AT EACH OF HER PUBLIC
APPEARANCES... IN DEATH, NOTHING HAS CHANGED. SOME, ARE WAITING FOR HOURS--
JUST TO ETCH THEIR NAMES INTO HER LEGACY BY SIGNING CONDOLENCE BOOKS...
(SOT, LITTLE GIRL, NO NAME)
WHILE BRITISH AS WELL AS PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD-- ARE TRYING TO COME TO
GRIPS WITH HER SUDDEN DEATH, INVESTIGATORS IN PARIS ARE MOVING FORWARD WITH
THERE IS NOW SOME DOUBT ABOUT EXACTLY HOW FAST THE CAR WAS GOING... BECAUSE
SOME REPORTS THAT THE SPEEDOMETER WAS STUCK AT ZERO-- MAY BE WRONG.
... AND ONLY THE LONE SURVIVOR, THE BODYGUARD -- WHO IS IN CRITICAL
CONDITION-- WILL BE ABLE TO CONFIRM IF THE DRIVER -- TAUNTED THE PHOTOGRAPHERS
-- AS SOME REPORTS SAY.
FRENCH POLICE DO SAY -- THAT THE DRIVER WAS LEGALLY DRUNK-- WITH THREE TIMES
THE LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS SYSTEM. THEY ALSO SAY IT COULD BE WEEKS BEFORE
BODYGUARD TREVOR REES-JONES WILL BE WELL ENOUGH TO SPEAK TO THEM.... AND TELL
THEM ABOUT THE LAST UNDOUBTEDLY TERRIFYING MOMENTS OF THE PRINCESS' LIFE.
IN THE MEANTIME, FRENCH AUTHORITIES ARE RATCHETING UP THE PRESSURE ON THE 7
PHOTOGRAPHERS WHO WERE ALLEGEDLY CHASING THE PRINCESS'S CAR. A FRENCH JUDGE
HAS BEGUN THE PROCESS OF PUTTING THEM UNDER INVESTIGATION, A NECCESSARY NEXT
STEP BEFORE ANY CHARGES ARE FILED. IM.
SOT: JACK FIRESTONE, ACCIDENT WITNESS, TALKS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED AFTER THE
ACCIDENT, PHOTOGS WERE ALL OVER GETTING PICTURES.
BACK IN BRITAIN, THE ROYAL FAMILY IS TRYING TO COPE WITH THE WORLDWIDE
OUTPOURING OF LOVE FOR THE PRINCESS OF WALES.... THEY'VE SET UP A MEMORIAL
FUND THAT WILL CHANNEL DONATIONS TO HER FAVORITE CHARITIES...
SOT: PROFESSOR MICHAEL ADLER/CHMN., BRITISH NATIONAL AIDS TRUST.))
TAPE#net (edit of 97-50)
A Danville civil rights group is meeting with national groups.
Christians Policing Against Corruption claims there corruption in the
Danville police department.
Executive Director of C-PAC Reverend Motley says if this problem is not
resolved now, it will only escalate.
He says the he wants the Justice Department not the state police to
investigate the Danville City Police Department.
IN Q=For it is in
((REV. THOMAS MOTLEY:FOR IT IS IN OUR OPINION THAT THE STATE POLICE AND THE
DANVILLE POLICE OFFICERS ARE IN THE SAME FAMILY.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/C-PAC Exec. Director;
OUT Q=same family
Motley says he has had several complaints from both blacks and whites about
He also said he believes the department has a preconceived notion about
IN Q=When some
((WHEN SOME POLICE OFFICERS COME INTO THE AFRO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY THAT THEY
BRING THESE MIND SETS THAT WE ARE ALL CRIMINALS, THAT WE ARE ALL THIEVES, THAT
WE ARE ALL DRUG DEALERS, THAT WE ARE ALL MURDERERS AND WE ARE TREATED AS
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/Exec. Director C-PAC;
OUT Q=treated as such.
Chief Morris was unavailable for comment.
In the past, Morris has denied allegations of corruption in his department.
An Army Reserve unit from Salem has completed its tour of duty in support of
the U.S. mission in Bosnia.
The 21-74th U.S. Army Garrison left for Germany nine months ago, to staff a
staging area at a military base.
The unit leaves Europe today, and is supposed to arrive at Fort Benning
Georgia sometime tonight.
The troops are expected to be back in Salem this weekend.
In Bosnia, Serb civilians continue their violence toward U-S soldiers.
The serbs threw stones at U-S troops yesterday deployed near a television
The Americans were deployed last week at the relay station in a bid to
prevent clashes between rival Serb leaders fighting for control of the
No injuries were reported.
Two Russian cosmonauts are formally being blamed for the cargo ship crash in
June that damaged the Mir space station.
Russian officials say the former commander and flight engineer blundered and
could be fined for the mistake.
Meanwhile, Mir's current crew members, including American
Michael Foale, are preparing for a spacewalk this weekend to fix
damage from the collision.
A parade through the streets of Buena Vista kicked off Virginia's Campaign
Candidates took their message to the people as they took part in the Labor
Ellen Qualls has the story.
IN Q=nat sot
SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00
SUPER=01-Mark Miner/Gilmore Spokesman; 1:43
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Buena Vista.
((nat sot tape one 10:03:47
nat sot tape one 10:02:54
nat sot tape one 10:04:49
((GOOD. IT'S GOOD TO BE HERE.))
Labor Day is just what it says it is for Virginia politicos.
It's a day of labor.
You see them running to shake hands.
Or working the wheelchair in John Hager's case.
sot tape one 10:11:43
nat sot tape one
((LF PAYNE ))
nat sot tape one
((MARK EARLEY ))
nat sot tape one
((BILL DOLAN ))
In the race for governor... one message comes out loud and clear.
sot tape one 10:09:58
((NO CAR TAX! NO CAR TAX -- YOU GOT IT.))
Republican Jim Gilmore says education is his top priority.
But his signs say something else...
Beyer's got another message too -- and in some markets he's whipped out new
Beyer calls one ad "comparatory," and makes the same attack to this crowd.
nat sot tape one 11:30:29
((DON BEYER: AND WE WILL BUILD THE WILL TO RESIST THOSE WHO WOULD HARM OUR
SCHOOLS, BY DENYING FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION AND GUIDANCE COUNSELORS TO CHILDREN.
WHO WOULD TURN AWAY GOALS 2000 EDUCATION DOLLARS. AND WHO WOULD DIVERT OUR
PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING TO PRIVATE AND RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS.))
Gilmore blasts the ad as negative but slams Beyer in person.
SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:05
((JIM GILMORE: THIS PAST YEAR HE HAD A CHANCE TO... WELFARE REFORM. FLIP AND
SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:33
((JIM GILMORE: HE OPPOSED OUR PAROLE REFORMATION EVERY STEP OF THE WAY. AND
NOW STANDS FOR THE PROPOSITION THAT WE SHOULD BE ROLLING BACK PAROLE FOR
NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS. FLIP AND FLOP.))
SOT TAPE TWO 12:13:44
((DON BEYER: IT'S NOT MY JOB TO LIKE HIS TONE. I THOUGHT MUCH OF WHAT HE SAID
DIDN'T HAVE THE RING OF TRUTH. I WAS THE PRIMARY DEMOCRATIC ARCHITECT OF
WELFARE REFORM. I'VE STRONGLY FOUGHT FOR IT IN THE PAST AND I WILL IN THE
YEARS TO COME.))
SOT TAPE TWO 12:00:24
((MARK MINER: NO WE'RE CLEARLY DEFINING AN ISSUE OF THE CAMPAIGN WHICH IS THE
CANDIDATE'S CREDIBILITY AND HONESTY. DON BEYER'S HAD DIFFERENT POSITIONS ON A
NUMBER OF ISSUES THROUGHOUT THIS CAMPAIGN.))
SOT TAPE TWO STANDUP
((THE NEXT NINE WEEKS WILL BE AN AVALANCHE OF ADS AND A SEA OF SLOGANS. VOTERS
WILL NEED TO PAY ATTENTION. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, BUENA VISTA.))
The crush has already begun..
Don Beyer was in Danville today giving focus school students an exciting
He shook hands, signed autographs and toured the campus.
Langston Focus Center is a brand new offshoot of G-W high school,
where courses revolve around a certain theme, like technology, business, or
Beyer urged students to stay in school, noting Danville's dropout rate is
IN Q=The most important
((DON BEYER/ (D) CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS WE GIVE
EVERY STUDENT THE ADULT ATTENTION THEY DESERVE. AND IF THEY'RE NOT GETTING THE
ATTENTION THEY DESERVE IN THEIR HOME, FOR WHATEVER REASON, THIS IS A PLACE
WHERE WE CAN PROVIDE A LOT MORE OF THAT ATTENTION. KIDS NEED TO KNOW SOMEONE
CARES ABOUT THEM AND WANTS THEM TO GRADUATE, AND THAT WILL MAKE AN ENORMOUS
OUT Q=an enormous difference
Beyer promises to slice the state dropout rate in half, and has made
education the heart of his campaign. He also wants to tighten
inspections for daycare centers.
While Labor Day signifies the time when races for statewide office click
into full gear, some contests on the local level are revving up as well.
Take Roanoke County for example.
Board of Supervisors candidate Don Terp fired his latest salvo in his
attempt to unseat 12- year incumbent Bob Johnson, who's also the board's
IN Q=He'll increase
((DON TERP/I-BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CAND.: HE'LL INCREASE TAXES IF HE'S
REELECTED. HE'S DONE IT EVERY YEAR SINCE HE'S BEEN IN OFFICE AS A SUPERVISOR
IN ROANOKE COUNTY. EVERY SINGLE YEAR HE'S INCREASED TAXES.))
SUPER=01-Don Terp/(I) Board of Supervisors Cand.;
OUT Q=increased taxes.
Terp adds that Johnson signed a resolution in June to give school boards in
Virginia separate taxing power.
Johnson says Terp hasn't done his homework.
He says, in 19-87 for example, the board of supervisors, of which he was a
member, voted in a tax cut.
TAPE#net (edit of 97-57)
Troubled teens in Lynchburg now have a more improved place to make amends.
The newly- renovated Opportunity House takes in teenage boys who have
committed minor crimes.
It offers counseling, supervision and a chance to make restitution.
IN Q=Any time you
((PATRICK HALEY/DETENTION HOME DIRECTOR: ANY TIME YOU OFFER YOUR YOUTH A BETTER
ENVIRONMENT FOR LIVING, FOR CHANGE THAT YOU FEEL PROUD OF, THAT'S KIND OF ROLE
MODELING AND SENSE OF PRIDE AND HOPE AS WELL. SO WE'RE ALL SO DELIGHTED WITH
THE COMMITMENT AND INVESTMENTS THAT SO MANY FOLKS HAVE MADE.))
SUPER=01-Patrick Haley/Detention Home Director; :00
OUT Q=folks have made.
The new home can accommodate up to twelve young offenders.
Virginia Military Institute's first co-ed class has one less female.
School Spokesman Mike Strickler says three women and 28 men have dropped out
since school began two weeks ago.
Strickler would not identify the latest female to leave, but said it was not
the woman who complained a few days ago about being singled out.
V-M-I chose to go coed after a 1996 Supreme Court ruling that
the school could not be both state-supported and all-male.
The start of yesterday's first race at Colonial Downs was a victory in
Many final preparations went down to the wire.
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;
The 58-million dollar facility was ready for the horses -- bright and early.
Colonial Downs will boast six weeks of racing this fall, while Maryland's
tracks CLOSE DOWN to encourage it.
IN Q=I think
((I THINK VIRGINIA'S PAST READY FOR IT. YOU KNOW FOLKS LIKE ME IN THE HORSE
BUSINESS HAVE BEEN WORKING ON IT LITERALLY ALL THEIR LIVES. SO READY IS AN
UNDERSTATEMENT. I THINK PEOPLE ARE SO EXCITED YOU CAN HARDLY DESCRIBE IT. I
HAVE ONE GOAL FOR THE DAY. MY BIGGEST GOAL IS DON'T CRY ON TELEVISION.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Petty/Dir. of Horsemen Relations;
OUT Q=on television.
Live racing -- along with satellite wagering parlors -- are intended to
encourage Virginia's BILLION dollar a year horse industry.
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SUPER=301-83/63/Variable 5/30.21 F/100/1932/48/1934;
SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Isolated Storms/65-69/Partly Sunny/Breezy &
SUPER=331-Variably Cloudy/Chance of Storms/65-69/Partly Sunny/& Milder/80-84;
SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/62-66/Variable/Cloudiness/75-80;
SUPER=333-Partly Cloudy/Wind SW 10/60-65/Variably Cloudy/Chance of
SUPER=334-Increasing Clouds/Chance of Rain/55-59/Becoming Partly/Cloudy/65-70;
Fleetwood Homes reached an unusual milestone.
The one millionth manufactured home rolled off the company's assembly line at
its new plant in Rocky Mount.
IN Q=This facility
((TOM SATTERWHITE/FLEETWOOD HOMES GM: THIS FACILITY HERE, SINCE ITS OPENING,
HAS PRODUCED MORE THAN 65- THOUSAND HOMES OR FLEETWOOD HOMES IN ROCKY MOUNT,
BETWEEN THE OLD FACILITY AND THIS NEW FACILITY. AND THAT EQUATES OUT TO ABOUT
SIX-POINT-FIVE-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL MILLION HOMES THAT FLEETWOOD HOMES HAS
SUPER=01-Tom Satterwhite/Fleetwood Homes GM;
OUT Q=produced nationwide.
The company announced that both in the Roanoke Valley and on a national
level, it is partnering with the Make a Wish Foundation.
IN Q=The local
((TOM ZUCKERWAR/MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION: THE LOCAL MANUFACTURING CENTER HERE IN
ROCKY MOUNT IS ADOPTING TWO WISH CHILDREN. ONE IS A NINE YEAR OLD BOY FROM
ROANOKE. AND HE'S GONNA GO TO THE SUPER BOWL IN JANUARY. AND THEN WE HAVE A
LITTLE GIRL FROM BOTETOURT COUNTY THAT WE'RE HOPEFULLY GONNA SEND TO
DISNEYWORLD NEXT MONTH.))
SUPER=01-Tom Zuckerwar/Make A Wish Foundation;
OUT Q=next month.
Fleetwood Homes will raise about ten- thousand dollars for the local Make a
Altogether the company has guaranteed a 100 thousand dollar minimum gift to
America's premier tennis event will not have its premier men's player around
for the championship round.
In the fourth round, Pete Sampras was beaten by Petr Korda in a five set
marathon that was interrupted three times by showers.
SUPER=03-New York, NY/CBS; :00
Korda, who is a 29- year- old lefthander, and seeded 15th in the tournament
nearly beat Sampras at Wimbledon.
Yesterday he overcame a number of obstacles to win it 6-7, 7-5, 7-6, 3-6,
Sampras had won 11 of the previous 15 meetings between the two, including
their last five matches.
The top seed on the women's side, Martina Hingis had a much easier day
reaching the quarterfinals with a 6-love and 6-2 win over Florencia Labat.
Buffalo Bills defensive end Bruce Smith has been convicted of drunken
driving in Virginia Beach.
The former Virginia Tech star was fined 250 dollars and given a 30- day jail
The judge suspended the jail time, but lifted Smith's driver's license for a
Smith was arrested July 27th, after police found him slumped over in his car
in Virginia Beach, his hometown.
TAPE#net (edit of 04:16:36)
The Green Bay Packers came out in full force last night beating the Chicago
SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI;
The Bears had an early 8-to-3 lead before Brett Favre closed the first half
with touchdown passes to Jeff Thomason and Robert Brooks.
Favre completed 15 of 22 passes for 226 yards in the Packers 19th straight
win at home.
Ryan Longwell increased Green Bay's lead with field goals from the 46, 22
and 47 yard lines.
49ers perennial all-pro Jerry Rice has played in 189 consecutive regular
season games, but Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay was his last this season.
Rice hurt his left knee on this reverse.
And he suffered what is known as the "Terrible Triad" - the worst knee injury
Rice had surgery yesterday to repair the damage.
IN Q="The prognosis...
((STEVE MARIUCCI/49ERS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Steve Mariucci/49ers Head Coach; :00
OUT Q=...THE SEASON."
Prior to this injury, the 11 time all-pro had never missed a game because of
Comedian Jerry Lewis opened up his Labor Day telethon with a dedication to
the late Princess Diana.
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV;
The 32nd annual Muscular Dystrophy telethon brought in record pledges
When the phones stopped ringing last night, Jerry's kids had another 50
million dollars to fight M-S.
IN Q=never walk
OUT Q=good night
In addition to funding research the money will also be used to send children
with the genetic disease to summer camp.