06:00-01

Hijackers

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


A Hijacking drama is over this morning in Russia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Moscow;


Overnight a man commandeered a Moscow bound jetliner, demanding ten million dollars and safe passage to Switzerland.
The hijacker claimed to have explosives strapped to him.
About an hour after landing in Moscow security commandow stormed the plane and captured him.
The plane was carrying about 140 people.
None was injured.
(----------------)


E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-82)
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


A second chance is what unionized workers at Danville's Goodyear plant are looking for.
As Tina Tenret reports, they're calling for another vote on a seven-day work week.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Last month
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Doug Knowles/Union Member; :08
SUPER=@Tina1; :21
SUPER=01-Ellis Fitzgerald/Union Member; :42
SUPER=01-Bobby Bowling/Union Member; :52
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7, Danville

(( Last month, Goodyear union members rejected a seven day work schedule by a tight vote.
Now they may overturn that vote.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:21:17
IN Q=The company's pitted

((DOUG KNOWLES/UNION MEMBER: THE COMPANY'S PITTED PEOPLE AGAINST ONE ANOTHER. WHETHER IT'S FAIR OR NOT THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT IS. I THINK SOME PEOPLE'S FEELINGS HAVE CHANGED.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=have changed

take su here
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=What changed minds

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: WHAT CHANGED MINDS? THE COMPANY HAS LAID OFF 60 WORKERS AND STARTED SHIPPING MACHINES TO MEXICO. OTHER PLANTS STARTED GETTING THE DOLLARS MEANT FOR DANVILLE.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=meant for Danville


If the union agrees to work a mandatory Sunday shift, Goodyear promises to expand the Danville plant and rehire the 60 people who lost their jobs.
Otherwise, the company says it will probably lay off more people.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:16:15
IN Q=I think we need another vote

((ELLIS FITZGERALD/UNION MEMBER: I THINK WE NEED ANOTHER VOTE TO SAVE OUR JOBS. BECAUSE IF WE DON'T GET ANOTHER VOTE, OUR JOBS ARE DOOMED.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=jobs are doomed


Not all have had a change of heart.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:46:35
IN Q=We don't want it

((BOBBY BOWLING/UNION MEMBER: WE DON'T WANT IT. WE VOTED ON IT. SHOULD NOT HAVE TO VOTE AGAIN. ONLY VOTE ONE TIME.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=vote one time


Of course even in a second vote union members would not necessarily approve a seven day work week.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))

E-Satcher


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=legal scales


An Arlington killer was put to death last night at the Greensville Correctional Center.
With the death of Michael Charles Satcher Virginia may set an execution record.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jarratt/File Tape;


Satcher is the state's eighth execution this year -- tying last year's modern state record.
A ninth, record-breaking execution is scheduled for tomorrow night.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:11:05
IN Q=It shows

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT SHOWS THAT VIRGINIA ACTUALLY IS SERIOUS ABOUT JUSTICE. JUSTICE FOR LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS AND ALSO HOLDING CRIMINALS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR VIOLENT VICIOUS ACTS IN TAKING AWAY THE LIFE OF ANOTHER FELLOW HUMAN BEING.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=fellow human being.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=legal scales


Michael Satcher was convicted of robbing, raping, and murdering Ann Borghesani (BORG-es-ani) in Rosslyn on the way to her 23rd birthday party in 19-91.

GLOBAL-WARMING


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


They're getting warm today in Japan.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kyoto, Japan/Monday;


European and American negotiators are reportedly near final agreement on a historic deal to control greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming.
But the negotiators are still said to be settling last minute differences between the U-S and Europe.
The U-S delegation to the ten- day- old talks helped clear the way to an accord by offering deeper gas reductions.
(----------------)



S-Chesterfield-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-86
GRAPHIC=Fire


Near Richmond, some apartment residents are experiencing a tragedy similar to one in Danville on Thanksgiving night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.


Four units at the Old Buckingham apartment complex just south of Richmond were destroyed by fire yesterday -- while residents watched in horror.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:43:34
IN Q=I been here

((I BEEN HERE 20 MINUTES AND THEY'RE NOT EVEN HERE. I'M SITTING HERE WATCHING THAT LAST APARTMENT OVER THERE IN THE CORNER GO UP IN SMOKE AND THEY'RE NOT EVEN HERE. IF THIS WAS NEW YORK, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, ANYWHERE ELSE, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS THERE IN FIVE MINUTES. WHAT IS THIS?))
sot 01:53:03

((MARK SACRA/CHESTERFIELD FIRE DEPT.: I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANY TIME THAT--IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THEY HAD A WORKING FIRE ON THEIR WAY IN, SO THEY LAID SUPPLY LINES FROM THE HYDRANT. BUT AS FAR AS GETTING HAND LINES INTO POSITION, I CAN'T TELL YOU EXACTLY WHEN THE FIRST LINE WAS STRETCHED.))
SUPER=01-Todd Johnson/Fire Victim; :00
SUPER=01-Sr. Capt. Mark Sacra/Chesterfield Fire Dept; :22
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=was stretched.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


NO one was injured yesterday.
But more than 50 units were destroyed in a May 19-95 fire at the same apartment complex.
Legal issues surrounding that fire are still being worked out in court.
(------0----------)


One-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Christiansburg;
SUPER=13-Art Price/Christiansburg Parks & Rec. Dir.;
SUPER=11-Christiansburg;



Stocks
Comm#2


S-Police-Chief


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Taking the advice of a consultant, Roanoke City Manager Bob Herbert has extended the search for a new police chief.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It is our hope

((ANGELITA PLEMMER/PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER: SO IT IS OUR HOPE THAT OUR CONSULTING FIRM CAN FIND US ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUALS REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, WHATEVER BACKGROUND THAT WILL HELP TO INCREASE OUR APPLICANT POOL AND EVEN DIVERSIFY WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE.))
SUPER=01-Angelita Plemmer/Public Information Officer;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=what we already have.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But Roanoke N- Double A- C- P President Martin Jeffrey says the selection process has been a model of citizen involvement that, by the city's own assessment, has produced a diverse and qualified pool of finalists.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=If we have five

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: IF WE HAVE FIVE, SIX, SEVEN REALLY STRONG CANDIDATES IN THE PIPE, WHY DO WE NEED TO OPEN UP THE PROCESS AGAIN.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=open up the process again.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Roanoke City Seal


The new deadline for chief of police applications is January 5th.

S-Fire-Promotion


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


From the police to the fire department, the search for leadership continues.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Yesterday, 21 lieutenants and first lieutenants received their badges from Chief Jim Grigsby during a ceremony in city council chambers.
The men who received promotions yesterday are the first group of department command officers required to become both emergency medical technicians and certified firefighters.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:04:03
IN Q=Of course we're going to give them

(( ))
SUPER=01-Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire EMS Chief;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=and accepted that.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The department has 278 employees. About 80 took part in testing for the latest promotions.

E-New-Century


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=business news


Business incubators help small businesses get their start.
Scott Goldberg has an update on the start-up companies located in Roanoke's incubator.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=after maturing
SUPER=01-Ernie Morrison/Digital Allusions; :11
SUPER=01-Vince Stover/Precious Cargo Shuttles, Inc.; :31
SUPER=@Scott1; :36
SUPER=01-Lisa Ison/New Century Venture Center; :46
RUNS=1:08
OUT Q=news-7.

Digital Allusions, office shots begin at 11:12:20 ((After maturing for six months in Roanoke's small business incubator, Digital Allusions is moving to a bigger office.
It was a one-man computer animation startup.
But business has been good.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:19:12
IN Q=there's four

((ERNIE MORRISON: THERE'S FOUR OF US. SO YOU CAN IMAGINE, THE SIZE OF THE OFFICE IS 12 BY 12, AND THAT'S NOT ENOUGH ROOM. THAT'S NOT ENOUGH ROOM FOR ME.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=for me

vans--shots start at 10:54:52
Those are the sort of growing pains Precious Cargo Shuttles had BEFORE moving to the New Century Venture Center.
Business tripled while Vince Stover ran the children's taxi service out of his own home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:04:22
IN Q=when we

((VINCE STOVER/PRECIOUS CARGO SHUTTLES: WHEN WE MOVED IN HERE IN OCTOBER, IT ADDED A LOT OF LEGITIMACY TO THE BUSINESS.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q= the business
(/////SOT/////)

standup
SOT 11:31:06
IN Q=statistics show

((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: STATISTICS SHOW MOST SMALL BUSINESSES DON'T LAST MORE THAN FIVE YEARS. BUT, NATIONALLY, THOSE THAT MATURE IN AN INCUBATOR HAVE A MUCH HIGHER RATE OF SURVIVAL.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=SURVIVAL
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:32:55
IN Q=IN AN

((LISA ISON/NEW CENTURY VENTURE CENTER: IN AN INCUBATOR SETTING, THE GRADUATES OF INCUBATORS, 87 PERCENT SURVIVE AFTER THEY GRADUATE.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=GRADUATE


After being open a year and a half, the incubator has 12-tenants and plenty of growing room.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:35:09
IN Q=we could

((LISA ISON: WE COULD HAVE 25 OR 30 COMPANIES IN HERE, SO JUST HAVE A LARGER FAMILY. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=FAMILY


The center hopes to add another two budding entrepreneurs before January.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.))

Two-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Christiansburg;



(I'll Call)



ESS#8799
ESS#8812
ESS#8813
ESS#4410




double boxes=SPA & KMC
(Toss to Kimberly)


RUSSIAN-PLANE


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


In Moscow this morning a bit of high altitude drama.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Moscow;

5:00:00
A Russian airliner carrying about 140 passengers was hijacked by a man claiming to have explosives strapped to his body.
He reportedly was demanding ten million dollars and safe passage to Switzerland.
About an hour after landing in Moscow security commandos stormed the plane and captured him.
None of the passengers or crew was harmed.
(----------------)



Yeltsin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Yeltsin, Boris


Russian President Boris Yeltsin reportedly is in the hospital.
The Interfax news agency quotes the Kremlin as saying Yeltsin has been hospitalized with a cold.
Yeltsin has a history of health problems and underwent heart bypass surgery 13 months ago.

2-E-Satcher


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Michael Charles Satcher was put to death last night after Governor Allen rejected his request for clemency and a new D-N-A test.
Texas is the state with the most executions, but Virginia has the number two spot and now the commonwealth may set a record of its own.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jarratt/File Tape;


Satcher is the state's eighth execution this year -- tying last year's modern state record.
A ninth, record-breaking execution is scheduled for tomorrow night.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:11:05
IN Q=It shows

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT SHOWS THAT VIRGINIA ACTUALLY IS SERIOUS ABOUT JUSTICE. JUSTICE FOR LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS AND ALSO HOLDING CRIMINALS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR VIOLENT VICIOUS ACTS IN TAKING AWAY THE LIFE OF ANOTHER FELLOW HUMAN BEING.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=fellow human being.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Michael Satcher was convicted of robbing, raping, and murdering Ann Borghesani (BORG-es-ani) in Rosslyn on the way to her 23rd birthday party in 19-91.

OK-BOMBING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok bombing trial


Testimony continues today at the second Oklahoma City bombing trial.
The mysterious John Doe number two was the focus of yesterday's testimony.
Rich Sallinger has the latest.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4:01
IN Q=
SUPER=04-FBI sketch;:00
SUPER=01-Rick Sallinger/Reporting; :37 (SU)
SUPER=01-John Walsh/CBS Legal Analyst; 1:02
RUNS=1:39
OUT Q=for CBS news, Denver.


E-Lazarus-Closing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=Business Closing


More the 70 years of business as a Roanoke retailer is about to come to an end for Lazarus.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The company is going out of business, shutting down its three remaining stores.
Owner Chip Lazarus said big discount chains in the area have made it tough for smaller retailers to compete.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:08:04
IN Q=there have

((CHIP LAZARUS/OWNER: THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF LOCAL STORES THAT HAVE CLOSED THEIR DOORS. I'M NOT GONNA GET INTO THAT, BUT I THINK YOU CAN LOOK AROUND AT THE NUMBER OF SMALL SPECIALTY STORES WHETHER THEY'RE IN THE APPAREL BUSINESSES OR BOOK BUSINESSES, AND YOU CAN COME TO YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS.))
SUPER=01-Chip Lazarus/Owner;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=own conclusions
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Beginning today all Lazarus merchandise is going on sale.
When the there's nothing left on the racks, the stores close for good.
As for Mr. Lazarus, he says he's looking forward to playing golf, taking a vacation and spending time with his grandchildren.
(----------------)



Three-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Christiansburg;
SUPER=13-Ruby Goddin/Senior Aerobics;
SUPER=13-Doris Oliver/Senior Aerobics;
SUPER=13-Betty Hanbury/Senior Aerobics;
SUPER=11-Christiansburg;



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


Diabetes-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
SS=diabetes


The World Health Organization estimates six percent of Americans have diabetes-- the problems remains that half of them do NOT know they have the disease.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;

17:25:27
The new Diabetes Center at Lewis-Gale hospital offers a comprehensive program 17:01:34that teaches patients how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 17:02:18The Center provides blood sugar screenings--and they are available to the public.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:26:14
IN Q=It's a very

((JUDY PLEMMONS/CLINICAL NURSE:IT'S A VERY SIMPLE TEST. IT INVOLVES JUST A FINGER PRICK AND THE TEST USUALLY TAKES ABOUT A MINUTE AND THEN E DETERMINE WHAT YOUR BLOOD SUGAR IS AND IF IT'S NOT WITHIN THE NORMAL RANGE, IF IT'S ELEVATED, THEN WE ASK YOU TO FOLLOW UP WITH YOUR DOCTOR, LET HIM KNOW THAT YOU HAVE A BLOOD SUGAR THAT'S NOT NORMAL))
SUPER=01-Judy Plemmons/Clinical Nurse; RUNS=:17
OUT Q=not normal
(----------------)
VO-NAT

video TC: 18:14:48
Classes at the Diabetes Center include meal planning and basic nutrition,18:15:13 reading food labels, dining out,18:19:34 carbohydrate counting and a variety of other topics.
(----------------)
(TOSS TO BUMP)

Bump Comm

2-E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-82)
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


A vote against a seven day work week resulted in cut backs at Danville's Goodyear plant.
As Tina Tenret reports, some workers say they want another chance and they're asking for a re-vote.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Last month
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Doug Knowles/Union Member; :08
SUPER=@Tina1; :21
SUPER=01-Ellis Fitzgerald/Union Member; :42
SUPER=01-Bobby Bowling/Union Member; :52
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7, Danville

(( Last month, Goodyear union members rejected a seven day work schedule by a tight vote.
Now they may overturn that vote.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:21:17
IN Q=The company's pitted

((DOUG KNOWLES/UNION MEMBER: THE COMPANY'S PITTED PEOPLE AGAINST ONE ANOTHER. WHETHER IT'S FAIR OR NOT THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT IS. I THINK SOME PEOPLE'S FEELINGS HAVE CHANGED.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=have changed

take su here
(/////SOT/////)
IN Q=What changed minds

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: WHAT CHANGED MINDS? THE COMPANY HAS LAID OFF 60 WORKERS AND STARTED SHIPPING MACHINES TO MEXICO. OTHER PLANTS STARTED GETTING THE DOLLARS MEANT FOR DANVILLE.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=meant for Danville


If the union agrees to work a mandatory Sunday shift, Goodyear promises to expand the Danville plant and rehire the 60 people who lost their jobs.
Otherwise, the company says it will probably lay off more people.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:16:15
IN Q=I think we need another vote

((ELLIS FITZGERALD/UNION MEMBER: I THINK WE NEED ANOTHER VOTE TO SAVE OUR JOBS. BECAUSE IF WE DON'T GET ANOTHER VOTE, OUR JOBS ARE DOOMED.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=jobs are doomed


Not all have had a change of heart.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:46:35
IN Q=We don't want it

((BOBBY BOWLING/UNION MEMBER: WE DON'T WANT IT. WE VOTED ON IT. SHOULD NOT HAVE TO VOTE AGAIN. ONLY VOTE ONE TIME.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=vote one time


Of course even in a second vote union members would not necessarily approve a seven day work week.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))

E-Police-Chief


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke still has no new police chief and the city is re-opening the application process.
That has the local chapter of the N-double- A-C-P asking why.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=If we have five, six or seven

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: IF WE HAVE FIVE SIX OR SEVEN REALLY STRONG CANDIDATES IN THE PIPE, WHY DO WE NEED TO OPEN UP THE PROCESS.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=we need to open up the process.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Martin Jeffrey says the selection process has already produced a diverse pool of qualified finalists.
But city officials say they're trying to insure the strongest group of candidates they can put together.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 06:38:16
IN Q=And it is upon

((ANGELITA PLEMMER/PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER: AND IT IS UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF OUR CONSULTANT THAT WE ARE EXTENDING THE DEADLINE IN HOPES OF INSURING THAT WE HAVE THE BEST POOL OF CANDIDATES TO CHOOSE FROM AND ALSO THAT THEY'RE THE MOST DIVERSE POOL TO CHOOSE FROM.))
SUPER=01-Angelita Plemmer/Public Information Officer;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to choose from. DOUBLE OUT
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Roanoke City Seal


The new deadline for applications in January fifth.

E-Gas-Skates


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=VMI


A pair of engineering students at Virginia Military Institute have developed a new set of wheels.
Eric Earnhart tells us they might be making foot travel much easier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The test pilot was
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=01-Steven Strachan/Senior; :31-quick
SUPER=01-Anthony Spevak/Senior; 1:00-quick
SUPER=01-Col. Richard Trandel/VMI Engineering Professor; 1:11-quick
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=EE, News 7


(( The test pilot is a bit nervous as he secures a gasoline powered engine to his foot, straps on his helmet in the shadow of Stonewall Jackson...
And prepares for takeoff...

natsot of engine and taking off
RUNS=:05



In September, Steven Strachan(strawn) and Anthony Spevak set out to design a pair of motorized in-line skates...
It could be a transportation breakthrough, an urban commuter's dream... and it was this, or work on air conditioners...

SOT 14:26:33
IN Q=It was something

((STEVEN STRACHAN/SENIOR; IT WAS SOMETHING WE COULD ACTUALLY GET SOME HANDS ON WORK... IT WAS SOMETHING, UNLIKE A HVAC PROBLEM, THAT WE COULD ACTUALLY HAVE SOME FUN WITH. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=have some fun with



Their professors are impressed, it took them about three months to get a working prototype on the street... something the guys hope catches the attention of potential employers after graduation...
And they can't find another one like it anywhere... they're talking about applying for a patent.
Is this the future of foot travel? They say hey... it could happen...

(/////SOT/////)
SOT14:28:11
IN Q=I think it's very

((ANTHONY SPEVAK/SENIOR; I THINK IT'S VERY USEFUL, SURE IT'S A LITTLE AWKWARD AT THE TIME, BUT WHEN SOMEONE PRODUCED A CAR FOR THE FIRST TIME, NO ONE KNEW HOW TO DRIVE IT. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=how to drive it



In fact, use a little imagination, who knows how far this could go?

SOT 14:24:52
IN Q=could you imagine

((COL. RICHARD TRANDEL/VMI ENGINEERING PROFESSOR; COULD YOU PICTURE A GROUP OR SQUAD OF RANGERS MOVING INTO A CITY WITH FULL BATTLE GEAR ON GASOLINE POWERED STREET SKATES? ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=street skates



Ok, maybe not quite that far... In Lexington, Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NBA


In sports,
Gary Payton had 21 points and eleven assists as the Seattle SuperSonics beat
the Minnesota Timberwolves.


For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=x5028;
SUPER=0096-/New Jersey/99/j/Washington/120///j/Charlotte/95//Toronto/82///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Miami/97//Atlanta/81////New York/82/j/Chicago/100///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Detroit/92//Denver/83///j/Seattle/108//Minnesota/99///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Houston/108//San Antonio/78///j/L.A. Clippers/99//Dallas/92///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Phoenix/107//Vancouver/85///j/Sacramento/113//Utah/101///;
SUPER=x5027;
SUPER=0097-/James River/57/j/Lord

Botetourt/79///j/Shawsville/45//Narrows/40///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0097-j/Franklin Co./79//Alleghany/59///j/Parry

McCluer/75//Rockbridge/68///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0097-j/Giles/53//Bland/48///j/Franklin Co./54//R.V.

Christian/53//Girls/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0097-j/Patrick Henry/46//North Cross/41//Girls//Amherst Co./25/j/Cave

Spring/76//Girls/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-/Emory & Henry/54/j/W & L/57////Xavier #7/72/j/Miami of Ohio/80///;
RUNS=1:10

(-------------) OUT Q=.........last score."