06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie


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VO-NAT


Holiday traffic claims the life of a North Carolina woman in Wythe County.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And a teenager is accused of raping a classmate at George Washington High School in Danville.
ANCHOR=Steve
(ad lib weather)
ANCHOR=Steve
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ANCHOR=Melanie


E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-92
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A fatal accident around 9-45 last night shut down part of Interstate-77 near the 24th mile marker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happened close to the Poplar Camp exit.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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E-DeWeese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Deweese


Chris DeWeese told a judge yesterday it didn't matter what sentence he received because the death of his friends was like serving a life sentence.
That came just before the judge gave DeWeese 5 and a half years behind bars for involuntary manslaughter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


DeWeese was the driver of the truck that ran off the road on Mill Mountain last Summer and struck a tree, killing two of his closest friends.
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SOT 11:10:05
IN Q=I don't feel

((CHRISTOPHER TODD DEWEESE: I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR AN ACCIDENT. I KNOW THAT IT'S A TRAGEDY OF WHAT HAPPENED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT I'VE GOT TO DEAL WITH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=07-Christopher Todd DeWeese
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of my life.
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VO-NAT


DeWeese could not remember the full names of the people in the truck with him, his best friend, Evan Brooker and the woman he says he planned to settle down with, Shannon Van-linde.
The Judge said he wouldn't hold that against him.
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SOT 11:18:40
IN Q=I do take

((JUDGE CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: I DO TAKE VERY MUCH INTO ACCOUNT THE FACT THAT TWO PEOPLE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE RUNNING FROM THE POLICE. AND THE DIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS CALL FOR PENALTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=call for penalties.
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VO-NAT


Judge Weckstein sentenced DeWeese to serve five and a half years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.
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E-Whitehead


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#59-45
GRAPHIC=Whitehead


Police arrested a former Pittsylvania County prosecutor yesterday-- accusing him of hitting a teenager in the head with a pistol.
61-year old Joseph Whitehead is charged with assault and battery. Investigators say he accused the 17-year old of stealing from him, threatened to kill him, then hit him in the back of the head.
Investigators also found guns and ammunition at Whitehead's home.
Whitehead is a convicted felon and not allowed to own firearms.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Whitehead was a commonwealth's attorney when he was found guilty of protecting a prostitution ring in 1977.
He served six months in prison.
A year later, Whitehead tried to commit bribery and spent an additional ten months in prison.
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E-GW-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police accused a teenager in Danville of raping a girl at George Washington High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


Both were students at the high school.
The 14-year old girl told police she was waiting outside after school when a 15-year old male grabbed her backpack and ran.
She chased him to a corner of the building -- she says that's when he raped her.
Police say they will press charges against the teen -- they are not releasing his name because he's underage.
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S-Indian-Tax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=State Seal


It started 351 years ago-- and yesterday the tradition was kept alive in Richmond.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;


The treaty of 1646 calls for the Mattaponi (matta-po-NYE) and Pamunkey
(pa-MON-key) indians to present an offering to the governor the day before

thanksgiving.
The deer will be donated to Hunter's for the Hungry.
The beaver pelts are actually last year's offering, they'll be loaned to the Library of Virgina.
Allen also accepted three arrow-heads from the chief of the Mattaponi, symbolizing friendship, love and peace.
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SOT 00:27:54
IN Q=we are grateful

((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN; WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE RICH HERITAGE THAT WE HAVE HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, THE CULTURE AND THE EDUCATION THAT THE INDIAN TRIBES CONTRIBUTE TO OUR COMMONWEALTH. ))
SUPER=@Allen
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to our commonwealth
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VO-NAT


Pamunkey Chief William Miles also had a special gift for First Lady Susan Allen.
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SOT 00:38:33
IN Q=They're expectiong

((CHIEF WILLIAM MILES/PAMUNKEY TRIBE; THEY'RE EXPECTING AN ADDITION TO THE ALLEN FAMILY, SO WE WANT THAT NEW ADDITION TO HAVE A LITTLE EXTRA PROTECTION. AND THAT IS WHY WE HAVE THIS SMALL DREAM CATCHER FOR MRS. ALLEN AND THE NEW BABY ALLEN WHEN HE OR SHE ARRIVES.))
SUPER=01-Chief William Miles/Pamunkey Tribe;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=he or she arrives
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VO-NAT


The chiefs said this was also a farewell ceremony.
This is the last time Allen will preside over the presentation.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=None


In sports, the Virginia Tech hokies edge out William and Mary after coming from behind for a two point victory--66 to 64.
Roy Stanley has more. Good Morning Roy.
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SOT
IN Q=Good Morning, here's
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=the NFL's Giants.



ANCHOR=Melanie
(Melanie ad lib toss to Steve/Wx)



E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-92
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A fatal accident around 9-45 last night shut down part of Interstate-77 near the 24th mile marker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happened close to the Poplar Camp exit.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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TEEN-DROWNING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Drowning


A 17-year-old is missing after he and four other teens were carried away in
a raging California river yesterday. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rosemead, CA;


Two teens were rescued, but two fourteen year old girls died.
The teens were reportedly hanging out in a storm wash when a surge of water swept them away.
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SOT
2 sot4:00:56-4:01:01
IN Q=they were screaming

(( THEY WERE SCREAMING FOR THIER LIVES. SCARED, PANIC, YOU KNOW. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=panic you know.
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VO-NAT


Firefighters say the teenagers were apparently curious and went under a bridge which crosses a riverbed that drains into the Los Angeles river.
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septuplets


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=none


In Iowa, it's truly a happy Thanksgiving for the McCaughey (mih-KOY') family this year.
After the historic and successful birth of the septuplets last week, the news for the babies just keeps getting better.
Mollie Cooney reports.
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SOT

4:13:48
IN Q=Good news is
SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA; :03
SUPER=@File; :52
SUPER=01-Mollie Cooney/Reporting; 1:03
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q= CBS News, Des Moines.

(( GOOD NEWS IS NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT, AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THE NEWS IS FROM INSIDE IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER. THREE MORE OF THE WORLD'S ONLY SURVIVING SEPTUPLETS HAVE JUST BEEN TAKEN OFF THE VENTILATORS AND ARE BREATHING ON THEIR OWN, UPGRADING THEM FROM SERIOUS TO FAIR CONDITION. THEY INCLUDE KELSEY ANN, THE SMALLEST OF THE SEVEN, JOEL STEVEN, THE MOST CRITICAL AT BIRTH, AND BRANDON JAMES, THE SECOND BIGGEST AT BIRTH, WHO IS SHARING HIS BED THESE DAYS WITH A TEDDY BEAR.
THEY NOW JOIN FIRST BORN KENNETH ROBERT AND NATALIE SUE TO BE WEANED FROM THE MACHINES. THAT LEAVES ALEXIS MAY, WHO PREFERS SLEEPING ON HER STOMACH, AND NATHAN ROY, A CURIOUS GEORGE FAN, STILL IN SERIOUS BUT STABLE CONDITION.

PARENTS BOBBI AND KENNY MC-CAUGHEY MAKE THE 20-MINUTE TRIP FROM CARLISLE TO DES MOINES EVERY DAY TO HOLD AND TOUCH THEIR NEWEST ADDITIONS. YOU CAN BET, THAT'S WHERE PART OF THANKSGIVING DAY WILL BE SPENT AS WELL.
THREE OF THE BABIES, NATALIE, KELSEY AND JOEL, HAVE ALSO JOINED KENNETH IN SWITCHING FROM I-V FEEDINGS TO TUBE FEEDINGS, ANOTHER SIGN THAT ALL IS PROGRESSING RIGHT ON SCHEDULE. MOLLIE COONEY, FOR CBS NEWS, DES MOINES.))

MACY'S-THANKSGIVING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


Woody Wood Pecker and Snoopy are just a few of the famous faces getting ready to strut their stuff through the streets of New York City.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:11:31
The annual Macy's Day Parade kicks off this morning in the Big Apple.
Young and old alike turned out near Central Park last night to watch the giant balloons being inflated.
About 4,000 Macy's volunteers take part in the parade which features 17 giant balloons, 21 floats, 14 marching bands, and 44 clown units.
As usual, Santa Claus makes his appearance at the end of the parade.
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E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-92
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A fatal accident around 9-45 last night shut down part of Interstate-77 near the 24th mile marker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happened close to the Poplar Camp exit.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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S-GW-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police accused a Danville teenager of raping a 14-year old girl at George Washington High School.
The incident allegedly happened Tuesday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


The victim says she was waiting outside the high school, when a 15-year-old boy snatched her backpack and ran.
Police say the girl chased him around the corner.
She says that's when he raped her.
Both teens are students at G-W.
Police say they plan to press charges against the boy.
They won't release his name because of his age.
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E-DeWeese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Deweese


Chris DeWeese told a judge yesterday it didn't matter what sentence he received because the death of his friends was like serving a life sentence.
That came just before the judge gave DeWeese 5 and a half years behind bars for involuntary manslaughter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


DeWeese was the driver of the truck that ran off the road on Mill Mountain last Summer and struck a tree, killing two of his closest friends.
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SOT 11:10:05
IN Q=I don't feel

((CHRISTOPHER TODD DEWEESE: I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR AN ACCIDENT. I KNOW THAT IT'S A TRAGEDY OF WHAT HAPPENED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT I'VE GOT TO DEAL WITH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=07-Christopher Todd DeWeese
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of my life.
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VO-NAT


DeWeese could not remember the full names of the people in the truck with him, his best friend, Evan Brooker and the woman he says he planned to settle down with, Shannon Van-linde.
The Judge said he wouldn't hold that against him.
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SOT 11:18:40
IN Q=I do take

((JUDGE CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: I DO TAKE VERY MUCH INTO ACCOUNT THE FACT THAT TWO PEOPLE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE RUNNING FROM THE POLICE. AND THE DIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS CALL FOR PENALTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=call for penalties.
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VO-NAT


Judge Weckstein sentenced DeWeese to serve five and a half years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.
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S-Whitehead


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=Whitehead


Police arrested a former Pittsylvania County prosecutor yesterday-- accusing him of hitting a teenager in the head with a pistol.
61-year-old Joseph Whitehead of Chatham was arrested for assault and battery.
Investigators say Whitehead believed a 17-year-old boy had stolen from him, and he allegedly beat the boy in the back of the head with a pistol.
Sheriff's deputies searched Whitehead's home and found several guns and ammunition.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


As a convicted felon, it's illegal for Whitehead to own firearms --
Twenty years ago, when he was a commonwealth's attorney, he spent six months in prison for bribery.
A year later he served six months for protecting a prostitution ring.
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S-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=John Warner


Senate John Warner will be in Bosnia for Thanksgiving.
The second-ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee will also be in Europe for meetings on the expansion of NATO.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


Virginia National Guard troops have been part of the multi-national peacekeeping force in the Balkans.
Congress has to decide whether U.S. troops will remain in Bosnia after next June.
And Warner says he wants a first-hand look at the situation before the Senate debates the issue.
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S-KELLEHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=TJA
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


A physician from Roanoke is gaining national recognition for his service to the community.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Wyeth-Ayers Labortories has given Dr. Kevin C. Kelleher it's Physician award for his work at the Bradley Free Clinic in Roanoke.
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SOT=01:25:55
IN Q=Free clinic

((DR. KEVIN C. KELLEHER/BRADLEY FREE CLINIC DIRECTOR:FREE CLINIC IS A REALLY A RELATIVELY NEW IDEA WE BEEN HERE 23-YEARS AND WERE ONE OF THE OLDEST IN THE COUNTRY.)) ((DR. KEVIN C. KELLEHER / BRADLEY FREE CLINIC DIRECTOR:I THINK NATION PREPOSTIVE FOR FREE CLINIC IS CHANGING IN THE NEAR FUTURE I THINK THAT YOU ARE GOING TO SEE MORE AND MORE MOVEMENT TOWARDS PROVIDING NATIONAL HELP AND IN THE FREE CLINIC SETTING. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Kevin C. Kelleher/Bradley Free Clinic Director; :06
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=clinic setting.
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VO-NAT


Kelleher is also a 9- time winner of the Free Clinic Extra Mile Award for exceptional volunteer service.
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E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-92
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A fatal accident around 9-45 last night shut down part of Interstate-77 near the 24th mile marker.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happened close to the Poplar Camp exit.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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la-DROWNING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Drowning


Near Los Angeles, authorities have spent the night searching for a 17 year old who is missing after he and four other teens were carried away in a raging
river yesterday. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rosemead, CA;


Two teens were rescued, but two fourteen year old girls died.
The teens were reportedly hanging out in a storm wash when a surge of water swept them away.
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SOT
2 sot4:00:56-4:01:01
IN Q=they were screaming

(( THEY WERE SCREAMING FOR THIER LIVES. SCARED, PANIC, YOU KNOW. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=panic you know.
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VO-NAT


Firefighters say the teenagers were apparently curious and went under a bridge which crosses a riverbed that drains into the Los Angeles river.
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Iowa-seven


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=none


Iowa's McCaughey (mih-Koy) family has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season.
The world's only living septuplets are more than a week old and five of them are now breathing without the help of ventilators.
Mollie Cooney reports.
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SOT

4:13:48
IN Q=Good news is
SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA; :03
SUPER=@File; :52
SUPER=01-Mollie Cooney/Reporting; 1:03
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q= CBS News, Des Moines.

(( GOOD NEWS IS NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT, AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THE NEWS IS FROM INSIDE IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER. THREE MORE OF THE WORLD'S ONLY SURVIVING SEPTUPLETS HAVE JUST BEEN TAKEN OFF THE VENTILATORS AND ARE BREATHING ON THEIR OWN, UPGRADING THEM FROM SERIOUS TO FAIR CONDITION. THEY INCLUDE KELSEY ANN, THE SMALLEST OF THE SEVEN, JOEL STEVEN, THE MOST CRITICAL AT BIRTH, AND BRANDON JAMES, THE SECOND BIGGEST AT BIRTH, WHO IS SHARING HIS BED THESE DAYS WITH A TEDDY BEAR.
THEY NOW JOIN FIRST BORN KENNETH ROBERT AND NATALIE SUE TO BE WEANED FROM THE MACHINES. THAT LEAVES ALEXIS MAY, WHO PREFERS SLEEPING ON HER STOMACH, AND NATHAN ROY, A CURIOUS GEORGE FAN, STILL IN SERIOUS BUT STABLE CONDITION.

PARENTS BOBBI AND KENNY MC-CAUGHEY MAKE THE 20-MINUTE TRIP FROM CARLISLE TO DES MOINES EVERY DAY TO HOLD AND TOUCH THEIR NEWEST ADDITIONS. YOU CAN BET, THAT'S WHERE PART OF THANKSGIVING DAY WILL BE SPENT AS WELL.
THREE OF THE BABIES, NATALIE, KELSEY AND JOEL, HAVE ALSO JOINED KENNETH IN SWITCHING FROM I-V FEEDINGS TO TUBE FEEDINGS, ANOTHER SIGN THAT ALL IS PROGRESSING RIGHT ON SCHEDULE. MOLLIE COONEY, FOR CBS NEWS, DES MOINES.))

Parade-Macy's


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


The balloons are filled and Santa is getting ready to take his place for a Thanksgiving day tradition.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:11:31
The annual Macy's Day Parade kicks off this morning in the Big Apple.
Young and old alike turned out near Central Park last night to watch the giant balloons being inflated.
About 4,000 Macy's volunteers take part in the parade which features 17 giant balloons, 21 floats, 14 marching bands, and 44 clown units.
As usual, Santa Claus makes his appearance at the end of the parade. (----------------)