Iraq continues to deny U-N weapons inspectors access to dozens of sites.
And a the APEC Summit a plan to rescue a sinking Asian Economy.
Sunshine and warmer temperature each play starring roles in our holidya week
outlook. The forecast, and a look at the Broncos stampeeding Oakland last
night at Mile High.
News 7 at noon is next.
More turmoil today for Asian financial markets.
Tokyo stock prices suffered their second largest decline of the year, in
reaction to the failure of a major
SUPER=03-Seoul, South Korea;
Korean share prices also plunged, on continued worries about the country's
As Asian markets continue to tumble APEC leaders in Canada are expected to
approve a bailout plan today to bailout the troubled countries.
The agreement gives the International Monetary Fund primary
responsibility for managing the crisis.
In Iraq today the question is who's watching whom?
There are reports a U-N inspection tem flew overhead in a helicopter today
as other inspectors worked on the ground, watching for suspicious movements.
Meantime, "The New York Times" reports the Iraqis may have spied on the
inspectors, to find out which sites would be targeted.
The U-N teams still haven't tried to visit any of the sites that the Iraqis
say are off-limits, they include dozens of presidential palaces.
IN Q=WE DON'T KNOW...
SUPER=01-William Cohen/Defense Secretary;
OUT Q=REPUBLICAN GUARD ACTIVITIES.
The defense secretary's comments comments came as he unveiled a
Pentagon report that says more than two dozen countries have
developed -- or may be developing -- nuclear, chemical and
biological weapons, as well as the means to deliver them.
Mission accomplished today in space as two astronauts captured a runaway
satellite during a risky seven hour spacewalk.
Jim Chenevey has the story.
SUPER=01-William Harwood/Space Writer; :28
SUPER=01-Jim Chenevey/Reporting; 1:04
OUT Q=JIM CHENEVEY, CBS NEWS.
((DURING MORE THAN 7 HOURS ON A SPACEWALK, COLUMBIA ASTRONAUTS MANAGED TO
RE-CAPTURE SPARTAN - THE SOLAR SATELLITE.
THE 10-MILLION DOLLAR -SPARTAN- SOLAR OBSERVATORY WAS RETURNED TO NASA'S
CONTROLS MONDAY NIGHT...AND IT WAS DONE THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY: WITH
PATIENCE...AND A GRAB.
A LITTLE MORE THAN AN HOUR INTO THEIR SPACEWALK, THE ASTRONAUTS LEANED OUT OF
COLUMBIA'S CARGO BAY AND CAUGHT -SPARTAN- WITH THEIR GLOVED HANDS.
NASA ASTRONAUT WINSTON SCOTT AND JAPANESE ASTRONAUT TAKAO DOI SEIZED THE
SATELLITE...AND THEN HELPING OUT THE SHUTTLE'S ROBOT ARM BROUGHT SPARTAN BACK
TO COLUMBIA'S CARGO BAY.
WILLIAM HARWOOD, SPACE WRITER/CBS NEWS CONSULTANT
THE OPERATION DURING THE DAY'S SPACEWALK WAS NEEDED TO RE-CAPTURE THE
SATELLITE WHICH MALFUNCTIONED FRIDAY...AND BECAUSE -AT THE TIME- SPARTAN WAS
TUMBLING, IT WAS TOO DIFFICULT TO GRAB WITH THE ROBOT ARM.
A SERIES OF TESTS WILL BE MADE ON THE SATELLITE TO DISCOVER IF SPARTAN CAN BE
RE-RELEASED...TO CONTINUE ON -ITS- MISSION TO STUDY THE SUN.
JIM CHENEVEY, CBS NEWS.))
A boat collision in Fort Lauderdale has left at least six people dead.
SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL;
Authorities say late last night a
speedboat sliced through a cabin cruiser on the Intracoastal
Waterway in Fort Lauderdale.
Two others are hospitalized in critical condition.
The actual number of passengers on the cabin cruiser is not known so divers
continue to search the scene for more victims.
Police say speed may have been the cause of the accident.
The teenager killed in yesterday's single-car accident was a student at Dan
River High School in Danville.
16-year old Ruth Ellen Cardwell was a passenger in the car--she died at the
accident scene yesterday afternoon.
The young man who was driving, Anton Reece, is in the hospital.
He apparently veered off Route 726 --hitting a sign and a phone box before
the car overturned.
Police say there is no indication of drugs or alcohol.
When an elderly Lynchburg man was found stabbed to death last week,
authorities noted that his car had been stolen.
Now that vehicle has been spotted in the Hill City.
72- year- old Samuel J. York was killed in his apartment one week ago.
Since then, several witnesses have reported seeing 27- year- old Kenneth
Lloyd Lawson driving the victim's car.
IN Q=Naturally we're
((INVEST. DANNY VIAR/LYNCHBURG POLICE: NATURALLY WE'RE INTERESTED BECAUSE HE
HAS THE VICTIM'S VEHICLE, AND DEFINITELY WE WANT TO TALK TO ANYBODY THAT KNOWS
THE VICTIM OR HAS HAD RECENT CONTACT WITH HIM AROUND THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. THE
CAR AND THE INDIVIDUAL, MR. LAWSON, HAVE BEEN ENTERED INTO THE NATIONAL
COMPUTER, SHOWING THAT THE VEHICLE IS STOLEN AND THAT WE HAVE A WARRANT ON FILE
FOR HIM FOR AUTO THEFT.))
SUPER=01-Danny Viar/Lynchburg Police Investigator; :00
OUT Q=for auto theft.
Viar says anyone who sees the car or Lawson should call the Lynchburg
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Virginia's Attorney General is calling for an end to alcohol abuse on
college campuses in the Commonwealth.
There's hope for some former Phen-Fen
users -- an alternative diet drug is on its way to the pharmacy shelves.
First, let's check in with Patrick in the Weather Center.
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new weight-loss drug.
Meridia is the first prescription alternative since a ban on Phen/Fen.
The drug promotes moderate weight loss.
Meridia is meant only for serious obesity and NOT for people with high blood
pressure, heart disease or for those on anti- depressants such as Prozac.
It should hit the shelves in your pharmacy in about three months.
Virginia Attorney General Richard Cullen says there are no easy answers to
the problem of underage college drinking, but he thinks the issue deserves more
In light of four alcohol-related fatalities on Virginia campuses since May,
Cullen is naming a task force to deal with the problem.
IN Q=I don't think
((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: I DON'T THINK YOU CAN LEGISLATE THIS.
I THINK COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY. I HAVE TWO PEOPLE ON THE TASK FORCE. ONE IS
A NATIONALLY-REKNOWNED POLLSTER, LINDA DIVALL, AND I HOPE SHE'LL TEACH US HOW
TO FIND OUT FROM THE CAMPUS ITSELF WHAT THE REAL SITUATION IS. I HAVE AN
ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE, SOMEONE WHO STARTED A NATIONALLY PROMINENT ADVERTISING
AGENCY. HE'S ON THERE AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Richard Cullen/Virginia Attorney General
OUT Q=as well.
Governor Allen is supportive of the task force, but thinks better
enforcement of existing laws may be the key.
IN Q=Thinking back
((THINKING BACK, IT'S HARD TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT'S ANY WORSE THAN BEFORE.
MAYBE DRUGS ARE MORE PREVALENT NOW THEN THEY WERE IN THOSE DAYS. AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, THERE WAS PLENTY OF ALCOHOL AROUND WHEN I WAS THERE.))
OUT Q=was there.
Then- Governor Doug Wilder convened a 1991 commission on Substance Abuse and
Sexual Assault on College Campuses.
Its recommendations were so strict, many were never implemented.
Judges frequently make decisions based on legal precedents--but in the case
of a now-defunct Wythe County strip bar, Judge Danny Bird says there's little
he can refer to when deciding if former employees are guilty of obscenity
Bird notes the County has never defined what constitutes obscenity.
But Bird has agreed to dismiss all charges against Tracey Outlaw, a former
nude dancer at the Harmony Hall bar, pending good behavior on her part.
The judge also agreed to drop charges against Harmony Hall manager, Bobby
He's accused of allowing alcohol inside the strip bar without the proper
Two obscenity related charges were dismissed before court began.
IN Q=I certainly
((ROBBIE JENKINS/CAVINESS' ATTORNEY:I CERTAINLY DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY PROOF
BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT OR CHARGE THAT WAS LEFT AGAINST MY CLIENT, WHICH WAS
THE ALCOHOL CHARGE, THEY JUST DIDN'T HAVE ANY PROOF THERE WERE FOOD OR
BEVERAGES SOLD AND HE SHOULD'VE DISMISSED IT, BUT HE TOOK IT UNDER ADVISEMENT
AND WE'RE SATISFIED WITH THAT DECISION. ))
SUPER=01-Robbie Jenkins/Caviness' Attorney; :00
OUT Q=that decision.
The judge also agreed to dismiss the alcohol related charges against three
other Harmony Hall employees-- pending a year's good behavior.
Their common goal is to provide safe, quality day care but those speaking out
at a Roanoke public hearing have different ways of achieving that goal.
The state Child Day-Care Council is rewriting some daycare regulations.
The new rules place more restrictions on health and safety issues, but they
are less specific about daily educational activities.
And some daycare providers are unhappy about lower educational requirements
for program supervisors.
IN Q=my children
MARTI CARL/DAYCARE PROVIDER; MY CHILDREN, YOUR CHILDREN, AND ALL OF THE
CHILDREN IN THE COMMONWEALTH DESERVE THE BEST CHILD CARE THAT IS AVAILABLE. AND
IF THESE PROPOSALS ARE ALLOWED TO FO THROUGH AS IS, THEN OUR BEST WILL NO-WHERE
BE GOOD ENOUGH.))
SHARON JONES/CHILD DAY-CARE COUNCIL; I DON'T LOOK ATH THEM AS BEING RELAXED, I
LOOK AT THEM BEING BROADENED SO THAT THEY CAN ACTUALLY FUNCTION EFFECTIVELY FOR
ALL THE GROUPS THAT HAVE COME UNDER LICENSED CARE.
SUPER=01-Marti Carl/Daycare Provider;
SUPER=01-Sharon Jones/Child Day-Care Council;
OUT Q=licensed care.
The council will use the input from the public hearing to fine-tune the new
There will be another public-comment period before the council takes action
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The Star City's plan for a happy medium between history and the economy.
We'll explain when we return.
A look back at a Northwest Roanoke neighborhood through the eyes of one of
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GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal
The city of Roanoke says it has found a way to preserve history and go
forward with economic development at the same time.
This afternoon city officials are announcing their plan to build "Heritage
It's a plot of undeveloped land in the city's industrial park.
Starting next year, the Roanoke mounted police will move its headquarters to
this land next to the old Monterey Golf Course.
George Kegley lives next to the site. He says he's relieved horses, instead
of industry, are moving in.
IN Q=horses will be good neighbors
((GEORGE KEGLEY/HISTORY BUFF: HORSES WILL BE GOOD NEIGHBORS. A FRIEND OF OURS
ONCE HAD 6 HORSES HERE ON OUR PLACE. HORSES HAVE BEEN ROAMING OVER THESE HILLS
FOR AT LEAST TWO CENTURIES...AND IT'S A GOOD USE OF THE LAND, I THINK.))
SUPER=01-George Kegley/History Buff;
OUT Q=i think
Eventually, the city hopes to turn Heritage Point into an educational
facility with a museum and a day-care center.
People who have lived in northwest Roanoke for many years remember a time
when neighbors were an extended family.
William Taborn moved to Harrison Avenue when he was two years old.
Today, he lives in the home his father built in 1927.
He remembers a time when neighbors knew each other, and parents were able
to discipline their children.
IN Q=I know the last whipping
((I KNOW THE LAST WHIPPING I GOT WAS IN THIS PRESENT HOME WHEN I WAS THIRTEEN
YEARS OLD ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT. 15:08:09 I DIDN'T COME IN WHEN I WAS TOLD TO COME
IN AND MY MOTHER MET ME AT THE DOOR. AND SHE LET ME KNOW THAT SHE WAS STILL
THE BOSS. ))
SUPER=01-William Taborn/Northwest Roanoke Resident;
OUT Q=still the boss.
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Our series, Northwest Passages, continues tonight, with a visit to the
Roanoke Tribune, and a closer look at neighborhood challenges.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was up one and a half points.
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The Cavaliers and Hokies are gearing up for this weekend's collision on the
in the N-F-L, the Broncos charged over the Raiders.
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In Monday night football action,
the Denver Broncos crushed the Oakland Raiders 31-to-3.
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/NFL-ABC Sports;
John Elway's 35 yard pass to a diving Ed McCaffrey started the Denver action.
N-F-L rushing leader Terrell Davis scored three T-D's on the night, which
left the score at 21-to-3 before Elway found Rod Smith for the 15 yard
touchdown pass to end the game 31-to-3.
Tiki Barber continues to get his education as a rookie in the NFL.
Mike Stevens tells us as his first season draws to a close, the little Giant
has certainly proven himself to be a quick learner.
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Raljon, MD/Sunday; :00
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Giants Rookie Running Back; :20
SUPER=03-Tampa, FL; 1:30
OUT Q=...News 7 Sports."
The tension is building in anticipation for Saturday's match-up on the
gridiron between the Wahoos and Hokies.
U-V-a needs to beat Tech for a Bowl bid.
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/November 15;
The 6-and-4 Cavaliers have had a week to heal from a setback against N-C
State in Raleigh last week.
They also realize what's riding on this weekend's date with Virginia Tech.
IN Q=One of our goals
SUPER=01-Bryan Owen/UVa Receiver; 1:02
OUT Q=to a bowl game.
Team captain Anthony Poindexter increases U-V-A's chance for victory.
But the strong safety is suffering from ankle and knee injuries.
IN Q=You know the
SUPER=01-Anthony Poindexter/UVa Captain;
OUT Q=practicing tomorrow.
The kick-off is set for 5:30 on Saturday at Scott Stadium.
The Radford University men's basketball team picked up an easy win last night
against Elon, a team that will be an official Big South member in 1999.
RU beats the Fighting Christians
SUPER=03-Radford/Elon vs. Radford; :00
Head coach Ron Bradley and the Highlanders basically had their way on the
offensive end of the floor last night.
Corey Redd with the assist to fellow senior Kevin Robinson, as K-Rob knocks
in the jumper.
Reed would keep dishing out the passes as he feeds Ryan Charles, the 6-10
sophomore on this play for the layin. Charles had 16.
Then watch the nice ball movement - Reed to Chibi Johnson to Leslie Ballard
who had a career high 26 points.
Radford gets its first win of the year 86-to-59 over 0-and-3 Elon.
Last year it was Elmo and now it's Ernie's turn in the holiday spotlight.
VO-NAT cover of Ernie doll from m Hot Toys pkg on 97-75
It looks like the hot toy for Christmas '97 is "Sing and Snore Ernie."
Some predict Ernie will be even more popular than Tickle me Elmo so Tyco
Preschool is stocking up.
It's already on track to produce nearly two million -- almost double the
number of Elmos shipped out last Christmas.