12:00-01

Princess-Diana

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Princess Diana


In Paris this afternoon controversy continues to swirl around the photographers who pursued Diana to the crash site.
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VO-NAT

10:11:04
A French newspaper reports the first officer on the scene couldn't get to the victims because photographers were blocking him.
Meantime, a second round of toxicology tests shows the driver of Diana's car had a blood alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit in France.
SUPER=03-London;

11:00:25
In London, Preparations are well underway for Saturday's procession and funeral for Princess Diana.
And while England prepares for the final farewell, many questions are being asked about the involvement, or lack of, by Buckingham Palace.
Lee cowan is in London with the latest.
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DIANA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE TO LIVE


*****take from newspath*****
SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting;
SUPER=05-London;
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-London;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=CBS News London.
SUPER=05-London;

((AMID THE SADNESS, THERE IS NOW SOME ANGER HERE. AS THOUSANDS FLOCK TO PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS-- THERE ARE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SILENCE AND ABSENCE OF THE HEADS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY.

(SOT, NO NAME)


OUTSIDE AN EMPTY BUCKINGHAM PALACE-- A BARE FLAGPOLE-- NOTHING AT HALF-MAST TO EVEN SYMBOLIZE A GRIEVING ROYAL FAMILY. THEY ARE ALL AT BALMORAL CASTLE IN SCOTLAND KEEPING A STIFF UPPER LIP TO BE SURE-- IN THE TRUE ROYAL TRADITION OF THIS THOUSAND YEAR OLD MONARCHY. DIANA'S BODY WILL SIT SILENT AND ALONE IN THE CHAPEL ROYAL UNTIL SOMETIME ON FRIDAY-- WHEN PRINCE CHARLES AND HIS TWO SONS WILL VISIT PRIVATELY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE PRINCESS ARRIVED HOME.

(NATSOT, BUILDING BLEACHERS)


PREPARATIONS FOR THE FUNERAL CONTINUE-- INCLUDING SPECULATION THAT DIANA'S LONGTIME FRIEND ELTON JOHN MAY PERFORM AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY.... AN UNUSUAL COMINGLING OF POP CULTURE AND ROYAL POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE.
THE COURTEGE ROUTE FOR THE PRINCESS' COFFIN HAS BEEN EXTENDED A BIT TO HELP ACCOMODATE THE THRONGS OF PEOPLE NOW PREDICTED TO SWELL TO AS MANY AS TWO MILLION BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. BEHIND HIS MOTHER'S COFFIN, THE TEEN WHO WILL SOMEDAY BE KING-- A SHY BOY WHO SEEMS TO LOATHE PUBLICITY-- WILL THIS WEEKEND BE AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD'S ATTENTION.

(COWAN STANDUP CLOSE, DEALING WITH BUCKINGHAM PALACE'S STATEMENT TODAY OF

THANKS FOR THE OUTPOURING OF EMOTION, ETC.)))

CLOONEY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Princess Diana


Many celebrities are reacting to Diana's death by lashing out the Paparazzi, known in Hollywood as the the stalkarazzi.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


Yesterday T-V and film star George Clooney accused the paparazzi of breaking laws to sell their pictures and accused the tabloids that print them of being accessories to crime.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( CLOONEY:THE SAME MAGAZINES AND PROGRAMS THAT CREATE THESE EVENTS, CAUSING CONFRONTATIONS, AND THEN FILMING THEM, WELL, YOU MUST BE EXHILARATED. YOU BOUGHT AND PAID FOR ONE OF THE GREATEST NEWS STORIES OF THE YEAR. BUT FOR YOUR SUCCESS YOU SHOULD BE ACCOUNTABLE. ))
SUPER=01-George Clooney/Actor;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=be accountable.
ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


Clooney has long waged a battle with Paramount over the methods its photographers use for entertainment and tabloid shows like "Entertainment Tonight" and "Hard Copy".
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E-Tabloids


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT


Two supermarkets says they might pull tabloids from their shelves.
The Winn Dixie chain and Thriftway supermarkets will not sell any magazine showing pictures of the crash victims.
One Washington and Lee journalism professor says the public should be careful about confusing paparazzi photographers with journalists.
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SOT 13:53:33
IN Q=The public almost

((LOUIS HODGES/JOURNALISM ETHICS PROFESSOR; THE PUBLIC ALMOST NEVER MAKES THE DISTINCTION. IT IS JOURNALIST THAT ARE BLAMED FOR THE MISCONDUCT OF JOURNALIST MANAGERS, PEOPLE WHO OWN THE STATIONS AND PEOPLE WHO MANAGE FROM THE BUSINESS SIDE OF IT. SO YES PEOPLE IN JOURNALISM WILL BE CRITICIZED, I THINK WRONGLY.))
SUPER=01-Louis Hodges/Journalism Ethics Professor;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=I think wrongly
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Hodges says it would be impossible to legally restrict the paparazzi without hurting the mainstream press in the process.

SCLC


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=race relations


The Danville police department is under attack from a second civil rights group for shooting a black male last week.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Tina/Microwave


Tina Tenret joins us live from our Danville newsroom with the full story.
Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=@tina1;
SUPER=05-Danville;


The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is accusing the Danville police department of what it called racial genocide.
Reverend William Avon Keene says young white officers are afraid of black males based on racist stereotypes, so they shoot too quickly.
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SOT 2:11:47
IN Q=We must stop the killing

((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN: WE MUST STOP THE KILLING THROUGH GENOCIDAL POLICE JUSTICE, WHEN THE TRIGGER BECOMES THE TRIAL AND THE BULLET BECOMES THE JURY.))
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=becomes the jury
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/August 28; :11


Last week a white police officer named Dewey Hancock Junior shot a black shoplifting suspect in a struggle over the officer's gun.
State police say the alleged shoplifter had already sprayed Hancock with his own pepper mace.
SUPER=04-Today; :25


But Reverend Keen says stealing does not warrant the death penalty, and Officer Hancock did not need to kill the man.
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SOT 2:34:00
IN Q=Police officers

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: Police officers... someone for doing that ))
SUPER=@Morris;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=for doing that
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VO-NAT


Reverend Keen points to three times when a white officer shot a black male, but police say they were all in self-defense.
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Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Danville;


State police are currently investigating last week's shooting and they still do not know the dead man's name.
Reverend Keen says his sources say the man was David Pryor of New York City.

Double Boxes=Melanie and Tina/Microwave

((Question: what was the tone between the police chief and the S-C-L-C this morning?)

Cambodia-crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A one- year- old boy is the soul survivor of jetliner crash today in Cambodia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cambodia;


The Vietnam Airlines jet went down in a rice field about a half mile from the runway during a heavy downpour, clipping palm trees and exploding into flames.
Sixty-five of the 66 on board were killed.
The child who survived has a broken leg, but is hospitalized in stable condition.
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IRA-ADAMS


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


Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams is at the White House today seeking U-S money and support for the Irish Republican Army.
Adams began his five day trip to the United States yesterday when he arrived in New York.
He called the upcoming talks for North Ireland the best opportunity for peace in this century.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Last week the British government agreed to allow Sinn Fein, the I-R-A's political wing, to participate in peace talks.
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IN Q=

(( JERRY ADAMS: THERE ARE SOME IN VERY HIGH PLACES THAT SAY THAT A UNITED IRELAND ISN'T POSSIBLE. WE WANT TO MAKE IT VERY CLEAR THAT A UNITED IRELAND IS NOT ONLY POSSIBLE, BUT IS GOING TO BECOME REALITY. ))
SUPER=01-Gerry Adams/Sinn Fein;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of the situation.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Adams will attend fundraising events in New York, San Francisco and Chicago.

Bosnia-Troops


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


The Virginians stationed in Bosnia are on their way home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April


Members of the 246th Field Artillery, based in Danville, have finished their six-month tour of duty.
The Virginia National Guard unit is in Hungary right now.
They are scheduled to spend a few days in Germany before leaving next week for Fort Benning, Georgia.
The troops are due back in Danville sometime during the week of September 13th.
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CIGARETTE-PRICES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# From tape 597-30
GRAPHIC=cigarette smoking


More bad news for smokers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


It's now going to cost about seven cents more for a pack of cigarettes.
The wholesale increase is the second this year.
It comes as the tobacco industry tries to raise billions of dollars for smoking lawsuit settlements.
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B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Family members posted bond for two Martinsville brothers charged with murdering a man inside a Blacksburg restaurant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Leon and Kerry Scales are free on 100- thousand dollars bond each.
They're charged with shooting and killing 30- year old Richard Bullard of Pensacola, Florida.
Their brother, Terry, is still in jail but is expected to be released later today.
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IN Q=They

((DUTTON OLINGER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:THEY DID NOT HAVE QUITE ENOUGH COLLATERAL TO BOND THE OTHER ONE OUT FOR HIS 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS BUT THEY DO HAVE RELATIVES AND FRIENDS AND THEY PLAN TO BOND HIM OUT TODAY, ALL OF THIS IS DONE ON PROPERTY BONDS WHERE PEOPLE PUT UP THEIR PROPERTY BELIEVING THAT THEY WILL APPEAR IN COURT AS SCHEDULED.))
SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=as scheduled.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Early Sunday;


The shooting happened early Sunday morning inside Arnold's restaurant.
Police believe a dispute on the dance floor led to the shooting.
A second man was also shot and wounded.
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E-Vandalism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-57
GRAPHIC=None


Now visitors and residents to Roanoke can once again see the Mill Mountain Star shining at night, but getting information on the attraction may be more difficult.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The cast iron sign detailing the history of the Star is broken off at the base.
City workers at the park said it had been vandalized, but city officials say it might have been broken by contractors renovating the star.
Other parts of the park have suffered damage... a new sign by the walkway was broken.
And someone picked up a picnic table and threw it off the new overlook.
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E-dog-law


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County

****ANCHOR TAG******
Some Roanoke County residents may be breaking the law without even realizing it.
Two dogs may compliment your home, but according to the county, once you have three, you're running a kennel.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
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IN Q=NAT SOUND
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Cathy Bane/Dog Owner; :15
SUPER=01-Tim Bane/Dog Owner; :35
SUPER=01-Greg Reese/Dog Owner; :58
SUPER=01-Horace McPherson/County Resident; 1:08
SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:18
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=news 7 roanoke county.

(( Tim Bane has a court date Wednesday morning-- he's charged with violating a County law that says if you have more than two dogs on your property, you're running a kennel.
And to qualify for the kennel permit you need at least one acre of land.
SOT 9:16:17

((CATHY BANE: IT'S NOT POSTED AT THE VET, THE KENNELS, THEY OCCASIONALLY RUN IT ON THE GOVERNMENT ACCESS CHANNEL.))
RUNS=:10


The Banes didn't even know about the law, until a neighbor called the police in July...saying the dogs were being noisy.
An Animal control officer showed up the next day-- and gave Tim Bane a summons to appear in court.
SOT 9:12:23

((TIM BANE: WE'RE THINKING POSITIVELY WE'RE PRAYING EVERY NIGHT, WE HAVE BEEN EVERY NIGHT SINCE JULY 8, THAT SOMEHOW, SOME WAY, WE'LL FIND A WAY TO KEEP OUR DOGS.))
RUNS=:09


The Board of Supervisors has since voted 5-0 to raise the limit to Three dogs, which would allow the Banes to keep Chipper, Bubba, and Frisco.
Last night, the County Planning commission heard public input.
And another 3 dog owner agreed.
SOT 11:53:03

((GREG REESE: WE HAVE NO INTENTION OF GETTING RID OF ANY OF OUR 3 DAY IF WE HAVE TO MOVE OUT OT THE COUNTY, WE'LL DO THAT. ))
RUNS=:06


But one citizen says the BARK is worse than the bite.
SOT 11:54:49

((HORACE MCPHERSON: THEY WANT MORE DOGS-- THAT'S GOING TO COME MORE BARKING, MORE NUISANCE.))
RUNS=:08


The Commission eventually agreed with the Banes...
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((GIMMEE FIVE, CHIPPER ))
RUNS=:02


Andrew Frieden, News 7, Roanoke County.))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The Board of Supervisors is set to vote on the ordinance again at the end of the month.

S-CHS-Grant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cst
TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=College of Health Sciences


Roanoke's College of Health Sciences is getting more financial help from the federal government.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :


Congressman Rick Boucher presented the college with a check for more than 390-thousand dollars.
It's aimed at providing more training for physician assistants-- who can provide up to 80-percent of the health care services offered by medical doctors--
Services that are especially valuable to rural areas.
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SOT 11:04:28
IN Q=Many of the families

((RICK BOUCHER/9TH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN: MANY OF THE FAMILIES LIVING IN THESE COMMUNITIES MUST TRAVEL FOR UP TO TWO HOURS OVER NARROW, WINDING ROADS TO REACH A PHYSICIAN. NOT ONLY ARE THESE FAMILIES LESS LIKELY TO SEEK PREVENTIVE CARE, THEY ARE OFTEN UNABLE TO OBTAIN URGENTLY NEEDED MEDICAL TREATMENT. ))
SUPER=@Boucher; :
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=medical treatment.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=College of Health Sciences


The College of Health Sciences first class of Physician Assistants enters the program this fall, and graduates in two years.

Explore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=Explore Park


The Explore Park in Roanoke County already has hiking in addition to its historic areas.
But pretty soon it will add BIKING to its list of activities.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Explore's new executive director unveiled plans this morning to construct a mountain biking trail system within the park.
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SOT 10:45:40
IN Q=It's something

((ROGER ELLMORE/EXPLORE PARK EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE THINK WILL BE A REAL GOOD FAMILY ACTIVITY, AND MAKE IT SOMETHING THAT WILL BE A GOOD ACTIVITY TO BRING PEOPLE IN THE VALLEY UP INTO EXPLORE PARK ON A REGULAR BASIS.))
SUPER=01-Roger Ellmore/Explore Park Executive Director;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=regular basis.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The biking trails will NOT intersect with the historic areas at Explore.
The park says this is part of a larger plan focusing on its recreational offerings.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Explore may eventually add horseback riding trails as well.
This spring it initiated a public fishing program on its river front property.
WEATHER
SUPER=300-78/60/N 7/30.04R/98/1953/49/1967;
SUPER=301-75/69/NW 5/30.03R/96/1953/46/1967;

Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Clearing Skies/Breezy & Cool/50-55/Sunny &/Much Cooler/68-72;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/Wind N 15/50-55/Sunny Skies/Fall Temperatures/70-73;
SUPER=332-Gradual Clearing/Cooling Off/45-50/Sunny &/Cooler/65-69;
SUPER=333-Clearing Up/Wind N 10-15/45-49/Mostly Sunny/Staying Cool/65-69;
SUPER=334-Clear, Near/Record Lows/42-46/Mostly/Sunny/62-66;
SUPER=X5001;


Tennis


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net 27-9
GRAPHIC=U-S Open


Second seed Michael Chang has moved into the quarterfinals of the U-S Open with a five-set win over Cedric Pioline (pee-oh-LEEN').
But Andre Agassi's comeback attempt fell short as the former champion lost to Patrick Rafter in four sets.
On the women's side American Venus Williams moved into the semifinals ousting Sandrine Testud (tehs-TOO') in straight sets.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY/USA;


Monica Seles won't be playing in the semis.
The number two seed was defeated yesterday by Irina Spirlea (spur-LAY'-uh) 6-7, 7-6 and 6-3.
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Dale


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of R-37)
GRAPHIC=Dale Earnhardt


Rick Mast's charity benefit for the Rockbridge Free Clinic was a big hit last night.
Steve Mason says, while the purpose was raising money for medical services, the prognosis of featured guest Dale Earnhardt was on many fan's minds.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/ESPN; :06
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/6th in Winston Cup Points; :14
SUPER=01-Rick Mast/Charity Event Founder; 1:03
SUPER=01-Ward Burton/MBNA Pontiac Driver; 1:14 QUICK
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:27
RUNS=1:42
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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Clown


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


and finally today,
One clown is unicyciling cross country for charity.
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VO-NAT

06:12:27
SUPER=03-Portland, OR;


"Tator" is attempting to get into the guiness book of records by pedaling about four-thousand miles from Oregon to Florida.
During his two month trip, he'll stop at Shriner's Children's Hospitals to raise money for the organization.
He's shooting for the round figure of ten-thousand dollars.
No word on whether his cross-country path will bring him through our area. (----------------)