Next on News 7-
A record day on Wall Street- of a different sort. We'll SORT it all out
Also, a Pittsylvania County woman is dead- Her husband is behind bars.
A sunny outlook but rather cold evenings for the rest of the week. After
that, the rains return. Details coming up.
Plus on Health Check-- some alarming new findings about Sudden Infant Death
Researchers are IN SOME CASES looking at the connection to child abuse.
What goes down CAN go up- one day after a record drop on Wall street- the
Dow chalks up a record gain.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The Dow climbed a record 337 points by late afternoon closing the day at
Maureen (Ma-HER) is following the market and has the latest from New York.
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SUPER=01-Ray Brady/CBS Economic Correspondent;
((The ringing of the closing bell at the new york stock exchange signalled the
end of an historic day of trading. after dropping 554 points monday..the
largest drop in history. ..the market closed up after setting a new record
for the number of shares traded.
traders roared their approval at the moment the one billion mark was reached.
many believed today's boffo permormance proved that monday was just a
leading the recovery on wall street were blue chips like ibm which announced
it would buy up to 3-billion dollars worth of its own stock. boeing and
general electric also led the surge that may have attracted investors that had
been on the sidelines.
RAY BRADY/CBS NEWS CHIEF ECONOMIC CORRESPONDENT: OBVIOUSLY THERE ARE SOME
PEOPLE NOW WHO SAY--HEY THESE PRICES LOOK PRETTY GOOD TO ME. I'M GOING TO STEP
IN AND DO A LITTLE BUYING.
the dow got off to a shaky start when the opening bell rang, plunging nearly
178 points in the first hour before beginning its climb into postive
President Clinton, speaking in chicago, expressed no worries about the stock
market roller coaster.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: ))
A Pittsylvania County man who allegedly killed his wife overnight is now in
jail without bond.
Pittsylvania County deputies say 29-year old Mark Dana Turner shot his wife
at around 1:30 this morning.
31-year old Kimberly Turner was found dead at the couple's Gallery Road
trailer in the Axton community.
Investigators are still searching for a motive.
Lab tests link Earl Bramblett with bullets from the crime scene.
And musings of a paranoid murder suspect before the Hodges family was
Those were the highlights in a Roanoke County Courtroom today-
DOUBLE BOXES Jean/Keith
Keith Humphry has been following the case-- Keith fill us in.
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double boxes Jean/Keith
Jens (Sir-ing) Soering may get another hearing afterall.
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The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to review evidence that was withheld
during the murder trial in Bedford County.
Soering was convicted in 19-90 for the murders of Derek and Nancy Haysom.
Soering's lawyer says the prosecution withheld information that two drifters
were arrested in Bedford County the same week as the slayings.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
One of the dancers at an infamous nightclub in Roanoke, appears in court
today on drug charges.
And after a brief break, a Rocky Mount politican returns.
When NEWS-7 at Five returns, we'll meet the newest, yet familiar town
On Health Check-- a report on Alopecia...a condition involving hair loss.
And try talking your boss into this one-- will you get more done on the
job, if Fido comes to work?
One company thinks so.
While we're talking pets-- a well known actress is trying to find homes for
Patrick has all the details when we come back.
The fate of a British Nanny is now in the hands of a jury.
Prosecutors say it was a case of child abuse-
((GERARD LEONE, JR./PROSECUTOR: THE DEFENSE TELLS DETECTIVE BILL BRUN THAT
DURING A BATH THAT DAY SHE WAS A LITTLE ROUGH. DURING A BATH SHE TOSSED HIM
DROPPED HIM AND MABYE BANGED HIS HEAD.))
((BARRY SCHECK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: YOU AND YOU ALONE HAVE THE PWOER TO FIND THE
FACTS IN THIS CASE. IT IS A PRECIOUS POWER, AN AWESOME POWER PLEASE EXERCISE IT
WITH WISDOM- 100 PERCENT EVIDENCE.))
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SUPER=01-Barry Scheck/Defense Attorney; 15
OUT Q=100 PERCENT EVIDENCE.
The defense says prosecutors did not prove Louise Woodward caused the death
of 8 month old Matthew Eappen.
One of the first dancers convicted of indecent exposure at Roanoke's Girls
Girls Girls nightclub is back in trouble...
This time for allegedly selling drugs.
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In 1994, Kathi Price was convicted of exposing her buttocks during a table
dance at the club. She was fined 250 dollars.
Last week, Price was arrested for allegedly selling methamphetamines.
Court documents reveal she arranged a drug transaction with an informant
three times this month, twice in Campbell County and once in Rocky Mount.
Price waived her preliminary hearing today in court.
Her bond was set at 20 thousand dollars.
A former Rocky Mount Councilman is returning to the seat he left just a year
Jim Laury (Law-ree) decided not to run in the last race because of health
But after councilman Robert Wray died in July, town council finally appointed
someone to fill the unexpired term-- and Laury accpeted.
IN Q=I elected
((JIM LAURY/TOWN COUNCIL:I ELECTED TO SERVE THE REMAINDER OF THIS TERM BECAUSE
MY HEALTH DID START FEELING BETTER FOR ME AND IF I FEEL LIKE IT I WILL PLAN TO
RUN AGAIN, BUT AS OF RIGHT NOW I'M JUST GOING TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM.))
SUPER=01-Jim Laury/Town Councilman
OUT Q=unexpired term
The Mayor of Rocky Mount also announced the town is hiring a new Town
Tracy Shiflett will begin work next month.
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She's been doing more in the Star City than just acting in a production at
Mill Mountain Theater...
(Patrick ad lib)
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Sally Struthers has been collecting good reviews in the Mill Mountain Play
"Only a Kingdom", but she's also been collecting something else: Pets.
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As the play draws to a close, Patrick Evans joins the actress in an attempt
to find the animals homes before she leaves town.
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What are the Hokies doing to regroup after losing to the Mountaineers AND
slipping in the polls? A status report is heading your way in tonight's
Plus, a California company that's gone to the dogs.
Autodesk allows its employees to keep their pets right in the office.
The company says it's translated into workers working harder-- even happily
putting in long hours.
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Pediatricians at two hospitals in England put surveillance cameras in the
rooms of children under four years old who were suspected of being abused by
The tapes have not been released to protect the 39 children-- one British
doctor described what he saw as horrifying.
IN Q=In 30 we saw
((DR. DAVID SOUTHALL/PEDIATRICIAN: IN 30 WE SAW PARENTS, OR STEP-PARENTS
SUFFOCATING THEIR CHILDREN. WE SAW ONE PARENT BREAKING THE ARM OF A SIX-WEEK
OLD BABY AND WE SAW TWO OTHER PARENTS POISONING THEIR CHILDREN. ))
OUT Q=their children.
Further research found 12 siblings of those abused children had died
suddenly or unexpectdedly-- and eleven of those cases were classified as Sudden
Infant Death Syndrome.
The editor of the journal "Pediatrics" says there's no medical reason for
SIDS to happen twice in one family.
IN Q=We're always
((DR. JEROLD LUCEY/EDITOR, PEDIATRICS: WE'RE ALWAYS SAYING THAT THERE SUCH A
THING AS SUDDEN INFANT DEATH. IT OCCURS MAYBE 1500-2000 TIMES IN THE UNITED
STATES EACH YEAR OUT OF FOUR- MILLION BIRTHS. THOSE PARENTS SHOULDN'T BE PUT
THROUGH HELL. BUT WHEN IT HAPPENS A SECOND TIME, UNFORTUNATELY YOU HAVE TO
START BEHAVING LIKE A POLICEMAN AND NOT A SOCIAL WORKER. ))
Doctor Lucy does support the idea of surveillance cameras in these cases--
as the children are too young to say what's happening.
Johnny Cash is headed home to Nashville to continue his fight against
The entertainer has been sick for awhile-- and has now cancelled all
His condition recently began to deteriorate to the point where he may now
The singer is 65.
Most people associate hair loss with men.
But it's estimated that HALF of all women will experience some degree of
hair loss by age 50.
Cari Bickley knows all about it.
IN Q=Why are you
((REPORTER QUESTION: WHY ARE YOU WEARING A WIG TODAY?
CARI BICKLEY/ALOPECIA PATIENT: IT HAS NOTHING TO DO-- IN FACT THIS IS WHAT I
LOOK LIKE WITHOUT IT. IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE FACT THAT I'M UNCOMFORTABLE
BEING BALD. AT ALL. IT'S EASIER FOR PEOPLE TO ADJUST TO ME
HAVING SEEN ME WITH HAIR THEN SEEING BALD, THEN SEEING ME BALD AND THEN WITH
HAIR BECAUSE THEN THEY CAN SAY WOW THAT REALLY LOOKS LIKE A WIG. ))
SUPER=01-Cari Bickley/Alopecia Patient; :
OUT Q=looks like a wig.
Bickley first noticed the signs of Alopecia when she was just 18.
It's a disorder that affects more SUPER=03-Spokane, WA; :
than two-million women, when the hair follicle simply stops producing.
But Cari has kept her self-esteem.
She's now getting ready for the Mrs. International Competition--
You can watch her story, tomorrow night on Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel,
here on WDBJ at 9 o'clock.
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People with pets know the rules.
YOU go to work...THEY stay home.
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But a California company is not only allowing workers to bring in their
pets-- it encourages it.
The theory at Autodesk, one of the leaders in the software industry, is
that pets belong at the office-- no bones about it.
All that togetherness, for this company, apparently translates into less
stressed-out employees-- who often work long hours.
IN Q=I think that
((KATHY TOM-ENGLE/AUTODESK, INC.
I THINK THAT HAVING THE DOGS HERE REALLY ADDS TO THE PRODUCTIVITY OF THE
EMPLOYEES. EVERYBODY S JUST HAPPIER. PEOPLE ARE HAPPY TO WORK HERE. ))
((PATTI HARRIS/AUTODESK, INC: BECAUSE THE GANG IS HERE, I WORK MORE. I DON T
HAVE THE PRESSURE TO GO HOME
AND MAKE SURE THE DOGS ARE OK. ))
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SUPER=01-Patti Harris/Autodesk, Inc.; :08
OUT Q=dogs are ok.
And these corporate canines also serve another purpose-- they're great ice
breakers...bringing co-workers together.
What do those in the know think about U-V-A's basketball program this year?
And in Blacksburg, what do the Hokies think about its next game with the
University of Alabama--here's Mike.
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Good afternoon everyone; welcome to your Tuesday ticker.
Virginia Tech tries tot recover from saturday's 3o-17 loss to West Virginia
to prepare for UAB. Steve Mason has today's media notes.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :16
SUPER=01-Ken Handy/Virginia Tech Flanker; :51
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
Former University of Virginia basketball standout Dan Bonner was in town last
night to speak to the members of the Roanoke Valley sports club.
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Bonner now lives and works in Staunton, but during basketball season he also
spends much of his time working as a college basketball TV analyst.
We asked him what he thought of UVa's chances this year after losing Cory
Alexander and being picked to finish 8th in the ACC.
IN Q="I think they have the...
((DAN BONNER/COLLEGE BASKETBALL ANALYST:))
SUPER=01-Dan Bonner/College Basketball Analyst; :00
OUT Q=...8TH OR NINTH."
Some news concerning an appropriate Halloween week football commitment for
UVa coming up at six.
Hope to see you then.
take a break
Fashion meets music- at the V-H-1 Fashion awards.
The marriage of Rock and Roll and frocks makes one of the best parties in
((YES, I DRESSED MYSELF. I ZIPPED MY OWN FLY, TIED MY OWN SHOE.))
((THIS IS THE PERFECT STRETCH MATERIAL. I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING.
MY SHOES ARE COMFORTABLE THAT'S ALL I NEED.))
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SUPER=01-Claudia Schiffer/Model; 06 quick!
OUT Q=that's all I need."
Of course there's plenty of music at the awards- the 50- something Rolling
Stones put on fancy duds for the occasion.
Among those appearing at tonight's awards- U2's Bono, Mariah Carey and En