06:00-01

Bramblett

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Opening statements are set to begin today in the case against Earl Bramblett.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Bramblett is accused of killing a Vinton family of four and then setting their house ablaze in 19-94.
A jury was seated Friday.
The trial is expected to last at least two or three more weeks.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


We'll have the latest on News 7 at Noon.

E-Pulaski-Death


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-76
GRAPHIC=none


Funeral services for 16- year- old Danny Lee Cook are set for four this afternoon at Dublin United Methodist Church.
The investigation continues into his death.
Chief medical examiner Doctor David Oxley ruled out a heart attack or spinal trauma.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


Cook collapsed after a routine play in Friday night's game against William Fleming.
He was pronounced dead at a near-by hospital.
A review of the game tapes by police and Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney did NOT find anything unusual.
(----------------)



CIVIL-WAR


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


In Ohio, a Civil War re-enactment ended in tragedy for a 14- year- old boy.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-North College, OH;


The teenager was seriously injured yesterday when he cannon he was loading exploded.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4:07;03
IN Q=I SAW THINGS FLYING...
SUPER=01-Ray Quay/Witness;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=OVER OUR HEADS.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


It's not known yet how much experience the teen had with cannons.
The city of North College Hill has been putting on demonstrations for five years.
(----------------)



nat-finance


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Campaign financing


Newsweek Magazine says it has confirmed President Clinton made at least a
half dozen fund-raising phone calls from the White House. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


But the magazine says phone records show the calls were made from the White House RESIDENCE, not the oval office.
The Justice Department does not consider the white house residence to be a FEDERAL office.
The President has said he doesn't remember making such calls.
(----------------)



TV-Campaign


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


With the election 15 days away, Democrat Don Beyer has cut back on T-V ads in the campaign for governor.
Whether the move is a new strategy of a shortage of funds is not known.
But last week's financial reports showed Beyer with less than half a million dollars at the end of September.
Republican Jim Gilmore had over twice as much -- more than a million dollars.
Polls indicate the race is deadlocked.

E-581-Interchange


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-66
GRAPHIC=NONE


By year's end, work on a new interchange on Interstate 5-81 may get underway.
Motorists won't be the only ones to benefit from the construction.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The new interchange will be built near Valley View Mall to improve the flow of traffic around the shopping area.
It should be completed by the holiday shopping season of 19-98.
Roanoke City Council will approve a construction bid this week, and City Manager Bob Herbert is recommending the low bid that INCLUDES construction of the bike path and walkway.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The path will add about 500- thousand dollars to the cost of the interchange.
But it will also advance plans for a new greenway along Lick Run, that will connect downtown Roanoke with Valley View Mall.

E-Social-Services


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#=97-74
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


Husbands and boyfriends make millions of women victims of domestic violence.
About three to four million women are battered each year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville/Friday;


That's just one of the statistics shared at a seminar last week in Wytheville.
The meeting was attended by local authorities as well as domestic violence advocates and members of the community.
SUPER=03-Hillsville/April;


The panel also included a former victim of domestic violence-- whose girlfriend was murdered by her husband, earlier this year, in Hillsville.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's not

((AMY CRESSELL/FORMER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM:IT'S NOT RIGHT, PEOPLE ACCEPT IT A LOT OF TIMES IN SOCIETY AS BEING NORMAL, BUT IT'S NOT NORMAL JUST BECAUSE HE DOESN'T BLACK YOUR EYE OR HE DOESN'T DO ANYTHING TERRIBLY, TERRIBLY VIOLENT THAT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S NOT ABUSIVE, IF HE JUST CALLS YOU TERRIBLE NAMES WHEN HE COMES HOME FROM WORK THAT'S STILL ABUSE. ))
SUPER=01-Amy Cressell/Former Dom. Violence Victim; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=still abuse.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The seminar, which was free of charge, was organized by the Wythe and Smyth County Domestic Violence Task Forces.
(----------------)



One-Steve


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


Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Howard Schlosser/Sunnybrook Inn;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



(toss to stocks)

Stocks
Comm#2


E-Health-Fair


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-75
GRAPHIC=none


Some say a home inspector may be as important to keeping your family healthy as a doctor.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Home inspections check for more than structural weaknesses in the house.
Inspectors often look for health hazards such as poisonous gases and materials.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:41:41
IN Q=IT'S SORT OF

((ROBERT BOWER/HOME INSPECTOR: IT'S SORT OF LIKE WHAT WE CALL A SICK HOME SYNDROME. OUR HOUSES ARE SO CLOSE, SO WELL INSULATED, SO TIGHT. THIS IS FOR EFFICIENCY IN HEATING AND COOLING THAT AIR IS TRAPPED IN THE HOUSE. IF RADON WHICH IS A NATURALLY DECAYING OCCURRENCE FROM THE SUBSOIL COMES INTO THE HOUSE IT COULD BE EQUIVALENT TO SMOKING TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES A DAY.))
SUPER=01-Robert Bower/Home Inspector;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=CIGARETTES A DAY
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Bower says home inspectors look for problems while home assessors just place a value on the house.
He says every home should be inspected before it's purchased.
Bower was among the many vendors at the second annual Salem Family Health Awareness Day.
Free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, even chiropractic screenings were available.
(----------------)



Gilmore-Campaign


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


It's celebrity week on the campaign trail with Republican Jim Gilmore.
Last year's G-O-P candidate for president, Bob Dole, came to the state yesterday to help Gilmore raise money in the race for governor.
Gilmore got 30-thousand dollars at a Newport News reception and luncheon with Dole.
Today, Gilmore will travel around the state with Governor Allen.
And on Wednesday, he'll travel to six stops with movie star Charlton Heston.

E-Beyer-Paper


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Meantime, Don Beyer is getting a boost from the press.
The Newsport News Daily Press is endorsing the Democrat.
It's the first big paper to express a preference this year.
The paper says it is supporting Beyer because of his stands on abortion, taxes and education, among other issues.
The paper also criticized Jim Gilmore's plan to eliminate most personal property taxes on cars.
Gilmore says he's disappointed but feels the people support him.

E-Bryant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lynchburg delegate Preston Bryant picked up support from the Virginia Education Association.
This, after his opponent has battered him on the issue of education.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Bryant says the endorsement refutes Democrat Jimmy Feinman's claims that Bryant has been an enemy of public education.
Bryant calls those accusations "vicious and inflammatory".
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:28:03
IN Q=I truly believe

((DEL. PRESTON BRYANT/R- LYNCHBURG: I TRULY BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE SOME PRETTY SHARP VOTERS HERE IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA, AND THE MORE OUTRAGEOUS AND OUTLANDISH STATEMENTS THAT ARE MADE LIKE THE ONES THAT ARE IN THESE MAILINGS, WHERE I WANT TO SHUT DOWN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, THAT'S SO OUTRAGEOUS AND OUTLANDISH THAT NOBODY'S GOING TO BELIEVE THAT.))
SUPER=01-Del. Preston Bryant/(R) Lynchburg; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=to believe that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The V-E-A gave Bryant a 90 percent approval rating for his work in the 19-97 General Assembly.
Bryant is one of just 21 Republicans to receive a V-E-A endorsement this year.
(----------------)



Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


The Taxpayer Relief Act of 19-97 has some big benefits for folks pursuing the American Dream of homeownership.
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Buying
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Duerk/CPA-Brown, Edwards & Co.; :11
RUNS=:43
OUT Q=the newsdesk.
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE STANDUPS 10:51:34
IN Q=Buying that

(( Buying that first home isn't easy. But Uncle Sam is trying to make it a little easier. Gary Duerk of Brown Edwards and Company in Roanoke explains.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE I TOT 14:38:37
IN Q=They've liberalized

((GARY DUERK/CPA-BROWN, EDWARDS & CO.: THEY'VE LIBERALIZED THE DISTRIBUTION POOLS FOR THE NORMAL IRA FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS. THEY CAN WITHDRAW UP TO 10,000 DOLLARS FROM THEIR IRA TO PURCHASE A FIRST TIME HOME AND THE 10- PERCENT EARLY WITHDRAWAL PENALTY WILL BE WAIVED. THEY WILL STILL OWE THE INCOME TAX ON THE DISTRIBUTION IF IT'S FROM A DEDUCTIBLE IRA BUT AT LEAST THEY CAN AVOID THE PENALTY AND USE THAT MONEY TO BUY A FIRST TIME HOME.))
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE STANDUPS 11:01:14
IN Q=I'm Len

((I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=the newsdesk.))


Two-Steve


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


Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;




Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
(toss to Kimberly)



Earl-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Testimony could begin today in the murder case against Earl Bramblett.
Opening statements are set to get underway and testimony would come right after that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Bramblett is accused of killing Teresa and Blaine Hodges and their two daughters in 19-94.
A jury was seated Friday.
Sixteen people were sworn in to hear the testimony; that makes 12 jurors and four alternates.
(----------------)




CAMPAIGN-FINANCE


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign financing


"Embarrassing and debilitating for the nation"... words from former President Jimmy Carter describing the ongoing campaign fundraising controversy.
Mr. Carter blames both parties for creating the impression that large contributions are necessary to get things done in Washington.
Sharyl Attkisson has more on the issue that's dominating political life in our nation's capitol.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Andrews AFB, MD; :00
SUPER=04-White House Videotape; :11
SUPER=01-Sen. Mitch McConnell/(R) Rules Committee; :19
SUPER=01-Sharyl Attkisson/Reporting; :39
SUPER=03-Centreville; :47
RUNS=1:46
OUT Q=cbs News Washington.



RE-ENACTMENT


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


A 14- year- old boy is hospitalized this morning in Ohio following an accident yesterday during a Civil War re-enactment.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-North College, OH;

4:07:03
Witnesses say the boy was loading a cannon like this one when it exploded.
He is listed in serious condition this morning.
It's not known yet how much experience the teen had with cannons.
The city of North College Hill has been putting on demonstrations for five years.
(----------------)



2-E-581-Interchange


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-66
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Christmas shopping may be easier in 19-98.
That's when the new interchange on Interstate 5-81 is set to be complete.
Work is set to get underway by the end of this year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The new interchange will be built near Valley View Mall to improve the flow of traffic around the shopping area.
Roanoke City Council will approve a construction bid this week, and City Manager Bob Herbert is recommending the low bid that INCLUDES construction of the bike path and walkway.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The path will add about 500- thousand dollars to the cost of the interchange.
But it will also advance plans for a new greenway along Lick Run, that will connect downtown Roanoke with Valley View Mall.

Three-Steve


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


Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Janet Schlosser/Sunnybrook Inn;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;




Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Mel)


2-E-Pulaski-Death


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-76
GRAPHIC=none


Family and friends will lay 16- year- old Danny Lee Cook to rest today at Dublin United Methodist Church.
Heart attack or spinal trauma have been ruled out as causes of death by Chief medical examiner, Doctor David Oxley.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


Cook collapsed after a routine play in Friday night's game against William Fleming.
He was pronounced dead at a near-by hospital.
A review of the game tapes by police and Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney did NOT find anything unusual.
Funeral services are scheduled for this afternoon at four.
(----------------)



Open-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Lawyers are set to present their opening arguments today and testimony could begin in the murder trial of Earl Bramblett.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Bramblett is charged with killing an entire Vinton family.
Sixteen jury members were seated Friday, 12 jurors and four alternates.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


We'll have the latest on News 7 at Noon.


Israel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace


The governor of Maryland is welcoming a decision that's easing a tense legal situation between the U-S and Israel.
After U-S pressure, Israel's Attorney General agreed yesterday to let a 17- year- old American fugitive be extradited for a murder trial.
Robert Berger reports from Jerusalem.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=04-September;:14
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister;:40
SUPER=01-Robert Berger/Reporting; 1:10 (no SU)
RUNS=1:20
OUT Q=CBS News, Jerusalem;


Health-Fair


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-75)
GRAPHIC=none


The health of your family could depend upon the health of your home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Structural weaknesses are not the only things home inspectors look for in a house.
Inspectors often look for health hazards such as poisonous gases and materials.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:39:47
IN Q=IN THE OLDER

((ROBERT BOWER/HOME INSPECTOR: IN THE OLDER HOMES WE USED VARIOUS MATERIALS IN THOSE YEARS WE THOUGHT WERE SAFE. LEAD AND ASBESTOS THESE NOW WE FOUND ARE HEALTH PROBLEMS.))
SUPER=01-Robert Bower/Home Inspector;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=ARE HEALTH PROBLEMS
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Bower says home inspectors look for problems while home assessors just place a value on the house.
He says every home should be inspected before it's purchased.
(----------------)



Univ-Pres


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


A national survey says University of Richmond President Richard Morrill heads the pay list of Virginia private college presidents.
The survey said Morrill got nearly 256-thousand dollars for 1995-96 in salary and benefits.
The survey was done by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
After Morrill, Hampton University President William Harvey was second in Virginia, with nearly 205-thousand dollars.
Third was Washington and Lee President John Elrod at 177-thousand dollars.

4-Scores


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


In sports,
The Carolina Panthers shut out the New Orleans Saints at the Super Dome.
For yesterday's scores from the gridiron, let's check the scoreboards.
(-------------)

WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5022;
SUPER=0100-/Arizona/10/j/Philadelphia/13//Overtime/j/Carolina/13//New

Orleans/0///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Dallas/26//Jacksonville/22////New England/19/j/N.Y. Jets/24///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/San Francisco/35//Atlanta/28///j/Seattle/17//St. Louis/9///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Washington/14/j/Tennessee/28////Denver/25/j/Oakland/28///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Miami/24//Baltimore/13///j/N.Y. Giants/26//Detroit/20//Overtime/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Pittsburgh/26//Cincinnati/10///;
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=....last score."

(----------------)