Next on News 7 at Five-
Rescue Workers are searching Carvins cover for another day looking for a
An update on the condition of Princess Diana's bodyguard who survived that
fatal car crash.
Showers off-and-on over the next two days. The local forecast and a
hurricane update just ahead.
On Health Check-- the latest findings indicate back to school means
back to drugs, for many students in the country.
Rescue workers spend a second day searching the waters of Carvins Cove for a
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Good Evening, I'm jean Jadhon.
Rescue workers brought in more boats and manpower today, but there's still
no sign of 53 year old Cecil Donald Short.
According to Short's family, he was a regular morning visitor to Carvin's
This morning, search crews found a pack of cigarettes floating near the dam
that may belong to Short, so that's where they began their search.
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IN Q=I think it gave
((SHANNON SMITH/VA GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES; I THINK IT GAVE US A LITTLE BIT
OF DIRECTION THIS MORNING AS FAR AS STARTING FROM THE DAM, AGAIN, IT'S ONE PACK
OF CIGARETTES, IT MAY JUST BE A COINCIDENCE THAT IT WAS THE SAME BRAND THAT HE
SUPER=01-Shannon Smith/Va. Game & Inland Fisheries;
OUT Q=that he smoked
This afternoon, Short's wife and other family members took a boat out to the
dam to view the scene...
They said it would help them set their minds at ease.
If the search is unsuccessful tonight, special water scent dogs will be
brought in from Richmond tomorrow.
A Franklin County judge REDUCED sex offense charges against a 4-H camp
Twenty-three year old Joseph Doyle was found guilty of two counts of assault
and one count of aggrevated sexual battery.
Three teenage girls accused Doyle of sexually assaulting them in July of 1996
at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H camp.
The girls were ages 13, 15 and 16 at the time of the alleged incidents.
DOYLE'S attorney Thomas Roe says because of a lack of evidence, the judge was
compelled to believe the girls.
IN Q=The judge felt
((THOMAS ROE/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:THE JUDGE FELT SORRY FOR THESE YOUNG
SUPER=01-Thomas Roe/Defense Attorney
OUT Q=pre-sentencing report
Judge B-A Davis' final sentencing decision will be made after a
The paparazzi never called.
That's according to police sources who say none of the photographers under
investigation in the crash that killed Princess Diana- called for help.
Investigators have been looking at cellular phone records to see if the
photographers ILLEGALLY failed to aid the victims.
Meanwhile the bodyguard who survived the crash is improving.
A hospital spokesman says Trevor Rees-Jones is conscious.
He underwent ten hours of surgery to repair severe facial injuries and
bruises to his lungs.
His parents say it will be some time before he's well enough to talk with
First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton will lead a U-S delegation to the funeral
of Mother Teresa.
It'll be held in Calcutta Saturday.
Meanwhile thousands continue flocking to St. Thomas's church in Calcutta to
pay their last respects.
((NUNS SINGING ))
In New York City, mourners packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for a memorial
Cardinal John O'Connor said Mother Teresa spent her life fighting for the
weakest of the weak- the poorest of the poor.
Mother Teresa passed away Friday in Calcutta.
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Hundreds may have drowned in a ferry sinking off Haiti's central coast.
Officials believe at least 700 were on board-
Haitian officials say four people are confirmed dead and hundreds are still
((VERONICA BRENDROSKI/U.S. COAST GUARD PETTY OFFICER: RIGHT NOW WITH THE
SEARCH EFFORTS. THE HAITIAN COAST GUARD HAS THREE VESSELS ON SCENE. THAT ARE
LOOKING FOR SURVIVORS AND THE U.S. COAST GUARD HAS AN H-A JET HAWK HELICOPTER
THAT HAS ALSO BEEN SEARCHING FOR SURVIVORS. ))
SUPER=01-Veronica Brendroski/U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer;
OUT Q=for survivors (double OUT!)
The Haitian Coast guard says as many as 300 of the 700 on board may have swam
to shore safety.
There are unconfirmed reports the ferry was overloaded with people.
Former Virginia Attorney General candidate Gil Davis may soon be another
kind of "former."
Davis and fellow attorney Joe Cammarata want to be Paula Jones's "former"
They've petitioned an Arkansas federal judge to take them off Jones's sexual
harassment lawsuit against President Clinton.
Davis -- who came in fourth out of four in Virginia's Republican primary in
June -- says it's over a difference of opinion.
He says he still has full confidence in her claims against the President.
A spokesman for Jones says she's shopping for new attorneys now.
She alleges Davis and Cammarata urged her to accept 700- thousand dollars
vague statement of regret from the President about damage to her reputation.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
If you're trying to save for your child's college education-- the new
enrollment period for Virginia's Prepaid Education Program begins today.
And it is being called the worst traffic tie-up in the San Francisco Bay
area... rapid transit union workers are on strike.
On Health Check-- this one goes out to teachers, battling behavior problems
in the classroom.
If it makes you feel any better-- you've got company, all around the globe.
Also coming up-- UVA talks about losing to Auburn...
How are the Cavs regrouping? Stick around for the Two Minute Ticker.
The woman charged with killing an elderly Roanoke County man last week was
in court today.
Barbara Anderson was arraigned on a first degree murder charge in the
beating death of James Henry Beane.
The 88-year-old man was found dead in his house near Cave Spring Corners
early Friday morning.
Anderson is from Martinsville-- police say she knew Beane.
But they're not sure what might have led to the murder.
Virginia's new Prepaid Education Program is counting its first year of
success... and four big changes.
IN Q=Families of
((DIANA CANTOR/VA. PREPAID EDUCATION PROGRAM: FAMILIES OF MORE THAN 16-
THOUSAND VIRGINIA CHILDREN BEGAN SAVING FOR COLLEGE WITH VPEP.))
SUPER=01-Diana Cantor/Va. Prepaid Education Program;
OUT Q=with VPEP.
That was in 1996.
But this year's 90- day enrollment period offers some changes.
Earnings from a contract are now exempt from state income taxes.
They were already federally tax exempt.
The contracts can now also be used for graduate school.
Any Virginian can now buy a prepaid tuition contract for a student who lives
elsewhere -- even if they use it out-of-state.
IN Q=Last year
((DIANA CANTOR/VA. PREPAID EDUCATION PROGRAM: LAST YEAR, GRANDPARENTS WHO
LIVED OUTSIDE VIRGINIA WERE ABLE TO PURCHASE CONTRACTS FOR THEIR GRANDCHILDREN
WHO WERE VIRGINIA RESIDENTS. NOW THE DOOR IS ALSO OPEN TO MANY VIRGINIA
GRANDPARENTS WHO WANTED TO BUY CONTRACTS FOR THEIR GRANDCHILDREN WHO LIVE
OUTSIDE THE COMMONWEALTH.))
OUT Q=outside the Commonwealth.
And anyone who holds a contract for three years or more now gets interest
refunded along with prepayments if they drop out of the program.
Also new this year, a student poster contest with a grand prize of prepaid
university tuition for four years.
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A group against a proposed modified ward system in Roanoke announced its
The organization calls itself the "One Roanoke Committee."
It has people participating from all different backgrounds.
The group's leader, local attorney Bill Poff, says electing people to
represent different parts of the city would mean less accountability for each
IN Q=We believe
((BILL POFF/ONE ROANOKE COMMITTEE: WE BELIEVE THAT OUR CURRENT SYSTEM OF
ELECTING COUNCIL MEMBERS, INCLUDING THE MAYOR AND VICE MAYOR AT LARGE, IS IN
THE BEST INTEREST OF OUR CITY AND THAT THERE'S ABSOLUTELY NO COMPELLING REASON
TO ALTER THAT.))
SUPER=01-Bill Poff/One Roanoke Committee;
OUT Q=alter that.
A referendum on bringing the ward system of government to the city of
Roanoke will take place this fall.
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It's an overwhelming scene in front of British palaces--
as people continue paying tribute to Princess Diana-- but what will become of
the tons of flowers? That story a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
STOCKS BUMP NEXT
Rush hour tonight could be even worse than the slow moving morning commute
in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Union workers at the Bay Area Rapid Transit--or BART walked off the job
About 275-thousand daily riders are scrambling to find a way to and from
BART'S 56 trains are sitting idle on the second day of the strike.
People who would normally take BART into the city are now resorting to other
forms of transportation--mainly cars...and the congestion is obvious on the
Talks broke off Sunday but both sides in the labor dispute are expected to
return to the bargaining table--
The main sticking point appears to be money.
BART workers are already among the highest-paid transit employees in the
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- Jim Druckenmiller talks about his N-F-L
On Health Check, a disturbing new report out--
about teens and their access to drugs.
IN Q=For many
((FOR MANY, SCHOOLS ARE CANDY STORES OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES-- ALCOHOL,
CIGARETTES, DRUGS LIKE HEROIN AND COCAINE, ACID AND MARIJUANA SOLD BY
CLASSMATES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. ))
OUT Q=on school grounds.`
Good afternoon, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look ahead to NEWS 7 at six.
A serious scheduling mixup has led to a rough beginning of the year for a
Roanoke County school.
But 13- hundred students at Cave Spring High School should now have the
right classes, after administrators and others spent their off hours trying to
fix the problem.
It was caused by a computerized scheduling program that crashed.
IN Q=We're just
((MARTHA COBBLE/PRINCIPAL: WE'RE JUST LOOKING FORWARD IN GETTING THE SITUATION
TURNED AROUND, AND WE'VE HAD A LOT OF GOOD ASSISTANCE IN MAKING THAT POSSIBLE
AND WE FEEL REAL GOOD ABOUT THOSE POSSIBILITIES.))
SUPER=01-Martha Cobble/Cave Spring High School Principal;
OUT Q=those possibilities.
Cobble says about 100 Cave Spring High students had scheduling problems
during the first two weeks of school.
Is it getting all sorted out?
double boxes Jean/Keith
More on the story-- along with more stuff coming up on News-7 at SIX.
GRAPHIC=safe drinking water
We told you last week residents' concerns in the town of Monterey-- about
the safety of their water supply.
Now-- the state's Office of Water Programs has received final confirmation
that there has been no contamination of the water supply in the area.
The concern began when a handful of school-children were out sick with
Officials now say the stomach illnesses had nothing to do with the water in
the Highland County town.
A medical supply company is celebrating one-thousand operations at Lewis
(De-PEW) DePuy makes L-C-S knee implants.
Lewis Gale began using the product SUPER=@File; :
in 1985-- at the time, an innovative device.
It actually works just like the knee-- with moving parts.
IN Q=These are people
((DR. CURTISS MULL: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON: THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO STAY
ACTIVE, AND ARE INTERESTED IN HAVING SOMETHING DONE TO MAINTAIN ATHLETIC
ACTIVITY. YOU CAN'T RUN ON A PROSTHETIC KNEE BUT YOU CAN PLAY GOLF, TENNIS,
SWIMMING JOGGING, LIGHT JOGGING, WALKING, THINGS LIKE THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Curtiss Mull/Orthopaedic Surgeon; :
OUT Q=things like that.
After more than a dozen years in use, the knee implants are still
functioning in about 94 percent of patients.
IN Q=I can feel
((KENT MURRAY/KNEE IMPLANT PATIENT: I CAN FEEL NOTHING IN THERE, JUST LIKE, NO
DIFFERENT THAN WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER. ))
((CHARLEAN FISHER/KNEE IMPLANT PATIENT: IT'S JUST A MIRACLE. I REALLY AM
WALKING WELL, AND WALKING WITHOUT PAIN AND I'M ABLE TO DO MANY OF THE THINGS I
COULD NOT DO THREE YEARS AGO. ))
SUPER=01-Kent Murray/Knee Implant Patient; :00
SUPER=01-Charlean Fisher/Knee Implant Patient; :06
OUT Q=three years ago.
Before a knee implant is performed-- patients undergo conservative
treatments-- with medication, cortizone injections and arthroscopic surgery.
A majority of high school students in this country say illegal drugs are
sold, used or kept on school grounds, according to a new survey released today.
IN Q=It reveals that death
((JOSEPH CALIFANO; NAT'L CENTER ON ADDICTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE: IT REVEALS
THAT DEATHS FROM SUBSTANCE
KIDS COMING TO SCHOOL HIGH OR DRUNK
SMOKING, DRINKING AND DRUG SALES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS,
STUDENTS EXPELLED OR SUSPENDED FOR POSSESSING, USING, OR SELLING DRUGS, PARTIES
WHERE MARIJUANA IS AVAILABLE...THESE ARE COMMONPLACE IN THE LIVES OF MIDDLE AND
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN AMERICA.))
SUPER=01-Joseph Califano/Nat'l. Cntr. Addiction & Subs. Abuse; : QUICK!
OUT Q=in America.
The survey was released by the National Center on Addiction and Substance
With the kids back in school, many parents and teachers have to face some
behavior problems-- and it's a global problem, as a new study finds certain
behavior problems are international.
Researchers looked at about 14-thousand kids, ages 6 to 17 in 12 diverse
They found more commonalities then differences-- including gender
Boys had difficulty concentrating and sitting still, they also experienced
behavior problems with swearing and fighting-- no matter what the culture.
For girls, the problems were more internalized.
They were more likely to be fearful and withdrawn, and more likely to have
physical complaints with no known medical cause.
And in the U-S, the researchers found the number of kids with behavior
problems is on the rise.
The Home Sewing Association is eager to get the results of this next study
The organization commissioned research which found that painting and sewing
improve a child's creativity.
Watching television and playing computer games do not.
Behavioral Psychologist Dr. Robert Reiner studied 100 eight to 12 years
IN Q=The study suggests
((DR. ROBERT REINER/BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGIST: THE STUDY SUGGESTS THAT
CREATIVITY CAN BE INCREASED. IT'S IMPORTANT BECAUSE CREATIVITY MAKES PROGRESS.
IT'S WHAT KEEPS PEOPLE AND SOCIETY GOING, AND ALLOWS US TO MOVE AHEAD. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Reiner/Behavioral Psychologist; :
OUT Q=and allows us to move ahead.
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The kids in this study all took the Torenz Test of Creative Thinking, the
most widely used method for testing creativity.
They were then divided into four groups-- each group engaged in a
different activity: painting, sewing, watching t-v and playing video games.
Then, they took the test again.
IN Q=When we designed
((ROBERT REINER: WHEN WE DESIGNED THE EXPERIMENT, WE EXPECTED PAINTING TO
INCREASE CHILDRENS CREATIVITY. WE WERE SURPRISED THAT SEWING DID ALSO. ))
OUT Q=did also.
And Reiner says increased creativity in children means more creative
adults-- who can contribute more to society.
Time now for sports-- Tech fans turned their attention to the pros over the
weekend to check out the 49-ers quarterback...
And the Virginia Cavaliers are hoping to rebound from last week's loss--
Good afternoon everybody, and welcome to the start of another work week.
After failing to take advantage of several opportunities against Auburn last
Thursday, the Virginia Cavaliers have a shot at redemption this Saturday at
home when they host the Richmond Spiders.
Steve Mason has Monday morning's progress report from Charlottesville.
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :17
SUPER=01-Anthony Poindexter/UVa Co-Captain; :44
SUPER=01-Aaron Brooks/305 Yards Passing in Opener; 1:00
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS.
Week number two in the NFL winds up tonight with the Raiders hosting the
Yesterday, Jim Druckenmiller made his pro debut and found out you don't have
to be perfect to win in the league.
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/FOX; :00
The former Hokie threw three interceptions against the Rams, but he was able
to hit J.J. Stokes on this
touchdown pass into double coverage.
Druck completed 10 of 28 passes for 102 and even connected with former UVa
star Terry Kirby on the two point conversion that helped seal the 15 to 12 win.
IN Q="No it...
((JIM DRUCKENMILLER/102 YARDS AND 1 TD IN DEBUT:))
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller/102 Yards & 1 TD in Debut; :00
OUT Q=...THAT MATTERS."
SS=TWO MINUTE TICKER
Coming up at six, we'll see how the Cowboys weren't as fortunate last night.
Take care everybody.
take a break
For more than a week after her death, Princess Diana is still being
Perhaps the most dramatic pictures are the bouquet of flowers.
The palaces of London are surrounded by a floral sea-- now two days after
So what's going to happen to all these bouquets?
The family of Princess Diana has requested the flowers piled up be given
to nursing homes and hospitals.
But there's still a problem of a mountain of flowers whose blooms have
It's expected the dead flowers will be used as compost in Kensington
Stuffed animals and toys that mourners left for Princess Diana will be
donated to hospitals.
The government is urging young people to volunteer for the clean-up effort,
which begins tomorrow.