06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


Republicans are raising new questions about campaign financing after the release of videotapes of President Clinton greeting supporters at White House coffees.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And in Charlotte, an armored car worker may have made off with 15 million dollars.
ANCHOR=Steve
(Steve ad lib weather headline and feature tease)
ANCHOR=Melanie


ARMORED-CAR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


In Charlotte this morning, the F-B-I is investigating the disappearance of an
armored car company employee, a white van--- AND up 15 MILLION dollars.


David Scott Ghantt went to work Saturday evening but never came home.
Edward Lawrence has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00
SUPER=01-William Perry/FBI Agent; :21 (second time)
SUPER=01-Edward Lawrence/Reporting; :52
RUNS=1:02
OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS.


NC-SHOOTING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


In other news from Charlotte, five people were found shot to death this morning at the home of migrant workers.
Authorities are now looking for two suspects.
An all-points bulletin has issued for two men who authorities say could be armed with assault rifles.

E-Debate


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-55
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97

**Note Anchor Tag**
The two men who want to be the Commonwealth's next governor square off in a televised debate tonight.
The forum in Richmond will be moderated by former governor Doug Wilder.
Denise Allen has a preview of the Beyer-Gilmore face-off.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Democrat Don Beyer
SUPER=03-West Virginia/July; :00
SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Political Analyst; :25
SUPER=@Denise1; 1:13
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=News 7


((Democrat Don Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore are in a dead heat.
The hot issue of the race has been Gilmore's proposal to reduce property taxes.
His supporters say Beyer jumped on the band wagon, after criticizing Gilmore's plan, by creating his proposal.
Republicans say this shows Beyer's wishy washy ways.
But political analyst Ray Garland says that's not necessarily so.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:16:41
IN Q=HE AT LEAST

((RAY GARLAND/POLITICAL ANALYST: HE AT LEAST WENT PART OF THE WAY TO NEUTRALIZE GILMORE'S ADVANTAGE AND PROBABLY IT WOULD BE TOO RISKY TO MAKE A BOLD THING TO SAY WE NEED TO KEEP VIRGINIA MOVING TO ATTEND TO EDUCATION TO HIGHWAYS, ETC. THAT WOULD BE A VERY RISKY STRATEGY.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=VERY RISKY STRATEGY


But Garland expects Gilmore to move ahead in the polls.
He says Virginians feel good about the ways things are going in the state, so they're likely to choose the candidate most similar to George Allen.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:18:26
IN Q=WHAT GILMORE HAS TO

((GARLAND: WHAT GILMORE HAS TO DO IS TO SAY GEORGE ALLEN HAS COMPILED A GOOD RECORD. HE'S CUT CRIME, HE'S INCREASED JOBS, HE'S BEGUN THE REFORM OF EDUCATION. HE'S REDUCED THE RATE OF GROWTH OF THE GOVERNMENT AND WE NEED TO CONTINUE THAT AND I AM THE LOGICAL PERSON TO DO THAT AND I THINK WE'LL SEE IN THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS OF THE CAMPAIGN THE PRESENCE OF GOVERNOR ALLEN.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=OF GOVERNOR ALLEN

((DENISE ALLEN/REPORTER: GARLAND SAYS BEYER AND GILMORE ARE CHARISMATICALLY CHALLENGED.
HE SAYS BOTH CANDIDATES NEED TO GENERATE EXCITEMENT IN THEIR OWN CAMPS SO WORKERS WILL BE WILLING TO POUND THE PAVEMENT FOR VOTES.
GARLAND SAYS WITH MUCH OF THE BLACK VOTE UNDECIDED, ULTIMATELY THE RACE MAY COME DOWN TO WHO COMES OUT TO VOTE.
DENISE ALLEN NEWS 7.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


WDBJ-7 will air tonight's debate live.
Coverage begins on your Hometown Station at eight p-m.

CAMPAIGN-FINANCE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton


Republicans say they have some questions about newly released White House videotapes of President Clinton's coffee meetings with potential campaign contributors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Tapes from 44 of the coffees were released yesteday.
G-O-P lawmakers say they're proof that the President raised campaign donations at the White House in violation of the law.
Mr. Clinton can be seen thanking his visitors without directly asking for money.
But Republicans want to make sure all of the tapes have been handed over.
They also want to know why the tapes weren't turned over earlier.
The White House they didn't know the tapes existed.
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Shuttle


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shuttle Atlantis Landing


The shuttle Atlantis is due to land this evening at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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VO-NAT


Last night's scheduled landing was called off at the last minute because of thick clouds.
Atlantis is now set to touch down just before 6 p-m but mission control says there's another chance for unfavorable weather.
The shuttle is bringing back astronaut Michael Foale following his four and a half month stay aboard the Russian space station Mir.
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One-Steve


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



Talent=Steve Full/Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke
SUPER=13-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager;
SUPER=13-Duane Harmer/Roanoke Express;



Live=Steve Full/Microwave
(Steve ad lib)

Stocks
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Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Election day is now less than one month away, and tonight the candidates for governor meet face to face in Richmond for a televised debate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


Polls indicate it's a close race. Analysts expect Democrat Don Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore will exchange barbs, but the overall tone of the debate will probably remain civil.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:20:19
IN Q=I WOULD LOOK

((RAY GARLAND/POLITICAL ANALYST: I WOULD LOOK FOR BOTH TO BE NICE BECAUSE IF THEY COME ACROSS AS UN-NICE IN THE MODERN AGE THAT'S VERY DANGEROUS THING TO BE. PUT A LITTLE RED MEAT ON THE TABLE TO STIMULATE THE PARTISANS. BUT FOR BOTH TO MAKE THE CASE--GILMORE TO SAY WE GOT A GOOD THING GOING LET'S KEEP IT GOING, FOR BEYER TO SAY WE CAN DO BETTER.))
SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Political Analyst;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=CAN SO BETTER
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VO-NAT


Garland says the number one issue thus far in the debate has been Gilmore's plan to reduce the personal property tax. Beyer has come up with his own proposal for cutting the tax.
Meanwhile both candidates are seeking the endorsement of former Governor Doug Wilder, who will moderate tonight's forum.
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Talent=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


W-D-B-J will broadcast tonight's debate from Richmond. Our coverage begins at eight p-m.

S-Video-Artist


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#=97-69
GRAPHIC=None


Art isn't always as obvious as a painting on a wall or a sculpture in a park.
As Andrew Freiden found out sometimes artistic works are hidden between the pages of everyday books and magazines.
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SOT
IN Q=Jane Stogner taught
SUPER=03-Ferrum; :02
SUPER=01-Jane Stogner/Art Professor; :12
SUPER=01-John O'Connor/Artist; :41
SUPER=@Andrew2; :56
RUNS=1:42
OUT Q=news 7, ferrum.


(( Jane Stogner taught art to John O'Connor at Ferrum College 25 years ago.
But the kind of art he produces for a living NOW doesn't look anything like what you learn in school.
SOT 5:39:55

((JANE STOGNER/FERRUM ART PROFESSOR: WE THOUGHT I'D BE GOOD FOR CAREER PREPARATION IF OUR STUDENTS COULD SEE AN ALUMNI COME BACK AND SHOW HIS SUCCESSES AND ALSO SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING IN NEW TECHNOLOGY IN ILLUSTRATIONS ))
RUNS=:14


O'Connor's main tool is an airbrush-- he's able to tightly control fine sprays of paint.
SOT 5:17:38

((JOHN O'CONNOR/ARTIST: AFTER THE MAIN COLORS ARE PUT IN, I'LL GO BACK WITH ANYTHING TO BRUSHES TO OILS TO PEN AND INK TO PUT IN THE DETAILS OF THE LIGHTS AND THE RIVER. ))
RUNS=:13


He is a commercial artist-- you won't see these paintings in galleries. But you will find them in textbooks, brochures, and advertisements.
Sometimes you can't even tell the difference between his art and a photograph.
SOT 5:16:14

USE AUDIO OVER VIDEO OF THE BOOTS--the video's shaky. ((I'VE SEEN COMPANIES ACTUALLY MOCK UP IN ORDER TO SCARE THE COMPETITION.-- THE BOX AND THEY HAVE THE THING LOOKING LIKE IT'S IN THE BOX. THE WHOLE NINE YARDS. AND IT'S ALL JUST AN AIRBRUSHED OIL ILLUSTRATION.))
RUNS=:15


In order to market himself to prospective clients, he paints things that show he can paint people too.
SOT 5:20:03

((MY KIDS MAKE READY MODELS-- NOT ALWAYS WILLING, AS THEY WERE HAVING A BIG FIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS. BUT YOU NEED TO SHOW VERSATILITY. )
RUNS=:10


John has come a long way in 25 years.
Now he produces art on his personal computer.
Something that wasn't even around when he was a college student.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Ferrum.))

Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#ComSen
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Starting in the 1998 tax year, there will be some new tax credits for education.
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=The
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Duerk/CPA-Brown, Edwards & Co.; :11
RUNS=1:04
OUT Q=the newsdesk.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE STANDUPS 10:47:12
IN Q=The

(( The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 has provisions to make it easier to pay for an education.
Gary Duerk of Brown Edwards and Company in Roanoke explains.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE I TOT 14:28:06
IN Q=The act

((GARY DUERK/CPA-BROWN, EDWARDS & CO.: THE ACT CAME OUT WITH TWO NEW CREDITS FOR EDUCATION. THE FIRST ONE'S CALLED THE HOPE SCHOLARSHIP CREDIT. AND IT'S GOOD FOR THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF POST SECONDARY EDUCATION. SO A STUDENT CAN USE IT FOR THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF COLLEGE. ACTUALLY I NEED TO CORRECT MYSELF, BECAUSE ACTUALLY THE PARENT CAN GET THE CREDIT THE CHILD CAN'T. THE SECOND ONE IS CALLED A LIFETIME LEARNING CREDIT AND THAT CAN APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING YEARS AND ACTUALLY YOU CAN USE IT FOR POST GRADUATE AND IT CAN BE USED AN UNLIMITED NUMBER OF TIMES. IT, BOTH OF THEM HAVE PHASE OUTS GENERALLY BETWEEN 80- THOUSAND, AND 100- THOUSAND DOLLARS. IF THE INCOME IS ABOVE THAT THEN THE CREDITS AREN'T AVAILABLE.))
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=aren't available.
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SOT COMMON SENSE STANDUPS 11:00:41
IN Q=There are some restrictions

((There are some restrictions with these credits, so Duerk says it might be a good idea to check with an accountant first. I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=the newsdesk.



Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE



Talent=Steve Full/Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
(Steve ad lib segment, then does Weather)


2-HEADLINES
SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner
ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


The two candidates hoping to succeed George Allen in the Governor's mansion face off tonight in their first debate.
Analysts predict it could change the tide in a race that is so far too close to call.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


Republicans say newly released videotapes of President Clinton and his supporters at White House coffee meetings bolster their argument for an independent counsel.
Republicans are also demanding to know why the White House didn't turn over the tapes in July when material related to campaign fundraising was first requested.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


An F-B-I manhunt is underway for an armored car company worker from Charlotte who may have made off with as much as 15 million dollars.
The feds say David Scott Ghantt and the money disappeared Saturday night.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And that's what's making news on this Monday, October 6th.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

2-E-Debate


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-55
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97

**Note Anchor Tag**
It's the first of only two scheduled debates in the race for governor.
And Analysts say tonight's forum in Richmond could prove be to be a deciding factor for many voters.
Denise Allen has a preview.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Democrat Don Beyer
SUPER=03-West Virginia/July; :00
SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Political Analyst; :25
SUPER=@Denise1; 1:13
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=News 7


((Democrat Don Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore are in a dead heat.
The hot issue of the race has been Gilmore's proposal to reduce property taxes.
His supporters say Beyer jumped on the band wagon, after criticizing Gilmore's plan, by creating his proposal.
Republicans say this shows Beyer's wishy washy ways.
But political analyst Ray Garland says that's not necessarily so.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:16:41
IN Q=HE AT LEAST

((RAY GARLAND/POLITICAL ANALYST: HE AT LEAST WENT PART OF THE WAY TO NEUTRALIZE GILMORE'S ADVANTAGE AND PROBABLY IT WOULD BE TOO RISKY TO MAKE A BOLD THING TO SAY WE NEED TO KEEP VIRGINIA MOVING TO ATTEND TO EDUCATION TO HIGHWAYS, ETC. THAT WOULD BE A VERY RISKY STRATEGY.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=VERY RISKY STRATEGY


But Garland expects Gilmore to move ahead in the polls.
He says Virginians feel good about the ways things are going in the state, so they're likely to choose the candidate most similar to George Allen.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:18:26
IN Q=WHAT GILMORE HAS TO

((GARLAND: WHAT GILMORE HAS TO DO IS TO SAY GEORGE ALLEN HAS COMPILED A GOOD RECORD. HE'S CUT CRIME, HE'S INCREASED JOBS, HE'S BEGUN THE REFORM OF EDUCATION. HE'S REDUCED THE RATE OF GROWTH OF THE GOVERNMENT AND WE NEED TO CONTINUE THAT AND I AM THE LOGICAL PERSON TO DO THAT AND I THINK WE'LL SEE IN THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS OF THE CAMPAIGN THE PRESENCE OF GOVERNOR ALLEN.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=OF GOVERNOR ALLEN

((DENISE ALLEN/REPORTER: GARLAND SAYS BEYER AND GILMORE ARE CHARISMATICALLY CHALLENGED.
HE SAYS BOTH CANDIDATES NEED TO GENERATE EXCITEMENT IN THEIR OWN CAMPS SO WORKERS WILL BE WILLING TO POUND THE PAVEMENT FOR VOTES.
GARLAND SAYS WITH MUCH OF THE BLACK VOTE UNDECIDED, ULTIMATELY THE RACE MAY COME DOWN TO WHO COMES OUT TO VOTE.
DENISE ALLEN NEWS 7.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


WDBJ-7 will air tonight's debate live.
Coverage begins on your Hometown Station at eight p-m.

2-Shuttle


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shuttle Atlantis Landing


NASA will try again tonight to bring home Atlantis after cloudy weather delayed yesterday's scheduled landing.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Atlantis is now set to touch down just before 6 p-m but mission control says there's another chance for unfavorable weather.
The shuttle is bringing back astronaut Michael Foale following his four and a half month stay aboard the Russian space station Mir. Astronaut David Wolf replaces Foale. He'll call Mir home until January.
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MISSING- MONEY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


FBI agents this morning are on the lookout for for an armored car employee and as much as 15 million dollars.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC;


David Scott Ghantt went to work to his job at the Loomis, Fargo and Company facility in Charlotte Saturday but never came home.
Company officials reported the missing money and an armored vehicle yesterday morning.
Police have listed the crime as "larceny by employee" but F-B-I agents haven't ruled out the possibility that Ghantt could be a crime victim.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((WILLIAM PERRY: GHANTT IS A WHITE MALE, 5'11" TO 6' TALL, STRAWBERRY BLOND HAIR, BLUE EYES AND IS APPROX 27 OR 28 YEARS OLD....WE'RE LOOKING AT THIS AS A POSSIBLE THEFT. ))
SUPER=01-William Perry/FBI Special Agent;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=this as a possible theft here.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The theft would be the second this year involving Loomis, Fargo and Company.
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2-NC-SHOOTING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Charlotte authorities are also on the lookout this morning for two men suspected in a multiple shooting.
Authorities say five people were found dead this morning at the home of migrant workers.
Authorities say the two suspects could be armed with assault rifles.

2-CAMPAIGN-FINANCE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton


Republicans are asking a lot of questions about newly released videotapes of President Clinton greeting supporters at White House coffees.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Tapes from 44 of the coffees were released yesteday.
G-O-P lawmakers say they're proof the President raised campaign donations at the White House in violation of the law.
Mr. Clinton can be seen thanking his visitors without directly asking for money.
But Republicans want to make sure all of the tapes have been handed over and they claim the need for independent counsel is all the more urgent.
They also want to know why the White House waited so long to release the tapes.
(----------------)



Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE


Live-Steve Full/Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Duane Harmer/Roanoke Express;
SUPER=13-Tim Christian/Roanoke Express;
SUPER=13-Jeff Loder/Roanoke Express;
(Steve ad libs and tosses back to Melanie for HealthCheck)





Health-Check


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In medical news, ginseng has long been valued for its medicinal uses, but now there is concern about the quality of ginseng grown in the U-S.
Mika Brezinski has that story and more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00
SUPER=@File; :25
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=CBS News, New York.

(( WISCONSIN AGRICULTURE OFFICIALS SAY DOMESTIC GINSENG MAY NOT BE AS PURE AS CONSUMERS EXPECT. ABOUT TWO MILLION POUNDS -OR ABOUT 90-PERCENT- OF THE U-S GINSENG IS GROWN IN WISCONSIN WHERE OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN UNCOVERING WIDESPREAD USE OF ILLEGAL PESTICIDES ON THOSE CROPS. SOLD IN HEALTH FOOD STORES, GINSENG IS USED IN TEAS, TONICS, AND CAPSULES. THE EXOTIC ROOT IS VALUED FOR ITS MEDICINAL USES. VO)
VT=VO


HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY INCREASES A WOMAN'S CHANCES OF BREAST CANCER, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH BY THE IMPERIAL CANCER RESEARCH FUND IN OXFORD, ENGLAND. THE FOUR YEAR STUDY SHOWED THE RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER IS 2-POINT-3 PERCENT HIGHER AMONG WOMEN WHO RECEIVE ESTROGEN. BUT THE OVERALL RISK OF BREAST CANCER IS 35-PERCENT HIGHER IF WOMEN TAKE H-R-T -- ON AVERAGE FOR 11 YEARS. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT H-R-T AFFECTED THE BREAST CANCER RATES OF DEATH.
(VO)
VT=VO

CRANBERRY JUICE MAY PREVENT HEART DISEASE, ACCORDING TO UNIVERISTY OF WISCONSIN RESEARCHERS. PRELIMINARY TESTS SHOW THAT CRANBERRY JUICE MAY HAVE AN ANTI-OXIDANT EFFECT ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. RAW CRANBERRY COMMERCIAL EXTRACT WAS USED IN THE STUDY WHICH IS DIFFERENT THAN WHAT CONSUMERS DRINK. THE RESEARCHERS ADMIT THAT MORE STUDY IS NEEDED TO SEE IF THE CRANBERRY JUICE DRINKS PEOPLE CONSUME ACTUALLY HAVE THE SAME EFFECT AS THE COMMERCIAL EXTRACT. THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
Talent=Melanie
SS=None
(Melanie ad lib toss to bump)

BUMP-Chyron
COMM #6



2-ARMORED-CAR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


In Charlotte this morning, the F-B-I is investigating the disappearance of an
armored car company employee, a white van--- AND up 15 MILLION dollars.


David Scott Ghantt went to work Saturday evening but never came home.
Edward Lawrence has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00
SUPER=01-William Perry/FBI Agent; :21 (second time)
SUPER=01-Edward Lawrence/Reporting; :52
RUNS=1:02
OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS.


2-Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Election day is now less than one month away, and tonight the candidates for governor meet face to face in Richmond for a televised debate.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


Polls indicate it's a close race. Analysts expect Democrat Don Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore will exchange barbs, but the overall tone of the debate will probably remain civil.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:20:19
IN Q=I WOULD LOOK

((RAY GARLAND/POLITICAL ANALYST: I WOULD LOOK FOR BOTH TO BE NICE BECAUSE IF THEY COME ACROSS AS UN-NICE IN THE MODERN AGE THAT'S VERY DANGEROUS THING TO BE. PUT A LITTLE RED MEAT ON THE TABLE TO STIMULATE THE PARTISANS. BUT FOR BOTH TO MAKE THE CASE--GILMORE TO SAY WE GOT A GOOD THING GOING LET'S KEEP IT GOING, FOR BEYER TO SAY WE CAN DO BETTER.))
SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Political Analyst;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=CAN SO BETTER
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Garland says the number one issue thus far in the debate has been Gilmore's plan to reduce the personal property tax. Beyer has come up with his own proposal for cutting the tax.
Meanwhile both candidates are seeking the endorsement of former Governor Doug Wilder, who will moderate tonight's forum.
(----------------)
Talent=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


W-D-B-J will broadcast tonight's debate from Richmond. Our coverage begins at eight p-m.

E-Higher-Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-71
GRAPHIC=Education


Virginia's next governor will hold office during a crucial time for higher education in the Commonwealth--at least that's what those who teach at the state's universities and colleges believe.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday;


In Roanoke last week, the Faculty Senate of Virginia considered some of the important issues facing higher education in the next century.
Members heard from Don Beyer, and a representative of Jim Gilmore's campaign for Governor.
And they argued that this is a critical time for higher education in Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:09:21
IN Q=It's an important time

((THOMAS SHERMAN/FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT: IT'S AN IMPORTANT TIME BECAUSE THERE ARE INCREASING NEEDS. WE SEE INCREASING NEEDS AND WE SEE THE EXPRESSION OF THESE INCREASING NEEDS. SO IT'S AN IMPORTANT DECISION FOR WHERE WE'RE GOING TO GO, PARTICULARLY AS WE LOOK TO THE FUTURE AND THE 21ST CENTURY AND THINK ABOUT WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY.))
SUPER=01-Thomas Sherman/Faculty Senate President;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=the 21st century.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Education


The Faculty Senate of Virginia represents educators at all of the state's public and private institutions of higher education.

E-Fire-Prevention


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-60
GRAPHIC=Fire Safety


It wasn't an emergency that had the fire trucks from Botetourt County's Read Mountain station rolling out yesterday.
Instead firefighters hope opening up their doors to the public will help protect homes in the community.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The annual open house helped kick off fire prevention week.
Children received special treatment getting to sit in the driver's seat of the vehicle of their choice.
The open house helps educate the public about the needs of the volunteer department--for instance this turnout gear carries a big price tag.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:49:03
IN Q=LET THE COMMUNITY

((CHIEF ADAM FLEMING/READ MT FIRE & RESCUE: LET THE COMMUNITY KNOW THAT WE'RE OUT HER FOR THEM. WE'RE GOING TO BE COMING, THIS IS WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO SEE WHEN WE PULL UP, WHAT KIND OF EQUIPMENT WE'RE GOING TO USE AS WELL AS PROMOTE SAFETY FOR THE COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Chief Adam Fleming/Read Mtn. Fire & Rescue;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=FOR THE COMMUNITY
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Fire fighters will spend the week visiting area daycare centers to educate preschoolers on fire safety.
The Read Mountain Fire and Rescue Department is a joint effort between Botetourt and Roanoke Counties.
It serves Southwest Botetourt County and East Roanoke County.
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Local-Recap
SUPER=#4059;Local Recap
ANCHOR=Melanie


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(----------------)
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Political analysts say they expect tonight's face to face meeting between Don Beyer and Jim Gilmore to remain civil.
The two candidates meet in a televised debate tonight in Richmond.
Polls are showing a close race between Don Beyer and Jim Gilmore.
The number one issue appears to be the candidates' plan to reduce the personal property tax in the Commonwealth.
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and, educators say Virginia's colleges and universities are reaching a crucial time.
College faculty representatives the needs of the state's higher education system must be a priority in the coming years.
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