[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]

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[VO-NAT]


Investigators are still looking for the source of a sewage leak in the Roanoke River.
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[ANCHOR=kimberly]


And deadly tornadoes cause a path of destruction from South Dakota to New York.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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Start your morning with us, News 7 Mornin is coming up next.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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Officials are still investigating a sewage leak into the Roanoke River.
But a local fisherman says he's known about the leak since April.
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[VO-NAT]
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Michael Tabor was canoeing down the Roanoke River when he noticed raw sewage gushing from a pipe into the water.
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[VO-NAT]


Tabor says he reported the incident to city officials.
Investigators say additional sewage spills have been discovered since then.
The health department says people should avoid swimming in the area-- and fisherman should stay on the bank.
Meantime, Roanoke, Roanoke County, and Salem officials are working on a 30- million- dollar sewer replacement facility.
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[Henry-Co-Search]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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The hunt for a missing person in Henry County has led search teams to a pond on private property.
Authorities say a man was reported missing after his friends expected to meet him on the other side of a 10-acre pond yesterday.
Last night's search turned up nothing, and was temporarily called off after dark.
No word yet on the identity of the man.



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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-31; 1:13:27]
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The legal battles for Louis Ceparano may not be over, even though he avoided a death sentence Friday by entering a plea-bargain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Ceparano is one of two white men accused of killing Garnett Johnson-- who is black.
Some civil rights organizations are apparently angry about Ceparano's deal.
They've vowed to urge U-S- Attorney General Janet Reno to launch an investigation to determine if the killing was a hate crime.
They're hoping the investigation will prompt a federal trial focusing on the role race played in the murder.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=Cressell]


The other defendent in the case-- Emmitt Cressell Junior is in jail and if convicted could get the death penalty.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-42; 14:09]
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Roanoke police say charges are pending following a car wreck that sent two people to the hospital yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


According to police, speed may have been a factor in the accident at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Grandy Road.
Authorities say a Jeep sped into the intersection and slammed into two stopped vehicles.
The driver of the Jeep was ejected.
Rescuers took him and the driver of the car to a nearby hospital.
Police say their injuries do not appear to be serious.
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[Spencer-Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
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Severe weather is said to be the cause of at least eight deaths across the country.
Violent storms ripped across Wisconsin, Michigan-- and on Saturday night,
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[VO-NAT]
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a killer tornado struck Spencer, South Dakota.
Those living in the town were searching for belongings last night, as crews began clearing some of the rubble.
Homes were leveled--
The post office, fire station, bank, and four churches also were destroyed.
Most of those injured in the tornado lived in this senior citizens apartment complex.
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[NY-Weather]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY;]


The Great Lakes region isn't the only place that experienced rough weather this weekend.
In upstate New York, an apparent tornado injured a dozen people and damaged more than a dozen homes.
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[IN Q=Other than that]

((SCOTT RINALD/RESIDENT: OTHER THAN THAT HOUSE OVER THERE, FOR INSTANCE NO ROOF. THE HOUSE NEXT TO IT USED TO BE A FULL HOUSE, NOW IT'S JUST AN EMPTY LOT FROM THE HILL UP, IT'S THAT BAD. IT'S THAT BAD.))
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[VO-NAT]
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And in Binghamton, New York, this home video shows high winds tearing trees from their roots, tossing cars, and throwing power lines across roads.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Prineville, OR;]


Meanwhile, on the WEST coast, it's flooding that's causing problems.
More than seven-and-a-half inches of rain fell in this central Oregon town over the past week.
Floodwaters are slowly receding after more than 400 homes were evacuated.
Yesterday, residents were allowed to wade through knee-deep water to look at their property.
They won't be allowed to move back in until their homes are inspected for structural damage and other potential problems with gas, water, and electric lines.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=chr]
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In sports, the Chicago Bulls are headed for finals after defeating the Indiana Pacers last night with a final of 88-83.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[E-Boys&Girls-club]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-37; 49:21]
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The Boys and Girls Club is planning to provide a new hangout for Roanoke teens.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The group's board of directors will buy the building in July and begin renovations.
The building has about 12 thousand square feet, plenty of space for recreation and other activities.
Organizers say while there are many afterschool opportunities for young children, middle and high school students are left out... this club will be designed to fill that void.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The boys and girls]

((JOHN DYER/BOARD CHAIRMAN; THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICAN FOCUSES ON URBAN AREAS SO WE'RE LOOKING AT ROANOKE PROPER ITSELF AS FAR AS A CLUB TO PROVIDE AFTERNOON AND WEEKEND ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND WHILE WE'RE GIVING THEM A LITTLE FUN AND RECREATION, WE WANT TO ALSO IMPART SOME VALUES IN THE KIDS.))
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[VO-NAT]


The club should be ready by the end of the year. The group's long term goal is to develop another club site in Northwest Roanoke, and possibly in other areas of the valley.
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[E-Mrs-Virginia]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-40; 42:48]
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Virginia has a new Mrs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Mrs. Virginia International pageant was held at the Roanoke Civic Center this weekend.
Yesterday Krista Price, Mrs. Russell County, was the crowned winner.
She plans to use her new title to help children.
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[SOT 04:27:04]
[IN Q=my goal is]

((KRISTA PRICE/MRS. VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL; MY GOAL IS TO TRAVEL ACROSS THE STATE TO EDUCATION EVERYONE ABOUT THE BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS PROGRAM, WHICH IS A YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM. AND I PLAN TO TRAVEL TO SCHOOLS, BUSINESSES, OTHER BIG BROTHER-BIG SISTER AGENCIES TO PROMOTE THE PLATFORM TO HELP THE CHILDREN OF THE STATE.))
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Price will represent Virginia in the national pageant.
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[Common-Sense]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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It's hard to predict when a company's stock is going to skyrocket.
In this week's Common Sense, Scott Goldberg has some advice to make investing less of a guessing game.
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["C-S STANDUPS" at ] (( Everyone wants to get a hold of the next Pfizer or Microsoft -- the next upstart stock that is going to rock the market.
But Tom Dunkenberger of Wheat First Union says some of the best investments are in companies that have been around for a while.
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["COMMON SENSE" tape at 10 43 43]
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((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST UNION: THERE'S A HANDFUL OF COMPANIES THAT HAVE BEEN OUT THERE A LONG TIME AND HAVE CONSISTENTLY GROWN THEIR EARNINGS AND RAISED THEIR DIVIDENDS. THOSE ARE THE KINDS OF COMPANIES YOU WANT TO RESEARCH AND HAVE IN YOU PORTFOLIO AS PART OF YOUR CORE PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS.)) [RUN 13]
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["C-S STANDUPS" ]
Dunkenberger says you should look for companies that have solid track records and excellent management.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))


[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]
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[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
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In medical news, a warning from researchers on the AIDS virus, despite some powerful new drug cocktails.
Randall Pinkston details in today's Health check.
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((ON CAMERA))
GOOD MORNING.
THE AIDS VIRUS STILL HAS THE UPPER-HAND.
VT=VO

((vo))
THAT IS THE WARNING FROM RESEARCHERS AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY.
THEY SAY PEOPLE SHOULD NOT FOOL THEMSELVES INTO THINKING THAT MEDICINE NOW HAS A HANDLE ON H-I-V.
THE STUDY POINTS OUT THE VIRUS COULD BECOME RESISTANT AT ANY TIME... TO DRUGS CURRENTLY USED TO TREAT THE EPIDEMIC.//
VT=VO

((vo))
SCIENTISTS IN THE CARIBBEAN ARE ABOUT TO EMBARK ON A CONTROVERSIAL, NEW STUDY OF AN AIDS VACCINE.
BY THE TURN OF THE CENTURY... RESEARCHERS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO WILL BEGIN INJECTING HUMANS WITH A VACCINE DEVELOPED IN PARIS.
NONE OF THE VOLUNTEERS HAS THE AIDS VIRUS.
SIMILAR TESTS IN UGANDA CAUSED AN UPROAR LAST YEAR... BECAUSE POLITICIANS WERE CONCERNED THE VACCINE WOULD CREATE A MORE POWERFUL STRAIN OF THE VIRUS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND SCORE ANOTHER WIN FOR VIAGRA.
AS MORE MEN AROUND THE WORLD SEEK HELP FROM THE IMPOTENCY PILL... SCIENTISTS THEORIZE THAT MANY ENDANGERED SPECIES MAY ACTUALLY BE SPARED.
YOU SEE..IN MAN'S CONTINUING QUEST FOR VIRILITY:
RHINOS HAVE BEEN KILLED FOR THEIR HORNS... GALL BLADDERS HAVE BEEN RIPPED FROM BLACK BEARS... AND EGGS HAVE BEEN STOLEN FROM THE NESTS OF SEA TURTLES.
ALL ARE CONSIDERED APHRODISIACS.
RESEARCHERS HOPE ASPIRING "DON JUAN'S" WILL NOW LAY OFF THE ANIMALS, AND POP A VIAGRA PILL INSTEAD.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RANDALL PINKSTON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[2-HEADLINES]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A fisherman first noticed a sewage leak in the Roanoke River at Easter--
Now more leaks have been found, and health department officials are advising caution while fishing in the river-- and are advising AGAINST swimming in it.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Louis Ceparano avoided the death penalty, but his legal battles are NOT over.
Ceparano is one of two white men accused of killing a black man in Grayson County.
Some civil rights groups are angry about Ceparano's plea bargain, and want federal authorities to look into whether Garnett Johnson's murder was a hate crime.
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[VO-NAT]


And a South Dakota town continues the clean-up after a deadly weekend tornado leveled nearly 90 percent of their town.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday, June first.

News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [E-Roanoke-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-26; 1:47:27]
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A Roanoke fisherman says he told officials months ago about a sewage leak into the Roaonke River.
Now an investigation into what caused that leak continues.
Tina Tenret reports.
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((Michael Tabor was on a father-son canoe trip down the Roanoke River -- when he spotted raw sewage gushing from a pipe into the water.
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((MICHAEL TABOR: YOU COULDN'T MISS IT. IT WAS SO BIG. IT WAS A BIG GRAY SPILL, AT LEAST A THOUSAND GALLONS A MINUTE DUMPING IN THERE. YOU COULDN'T MISS IT. YOU COULD SEE IT FOR 100 FEET AND YOU COULD SMELL IT FOR A QUARTER MILE.)) [RUNS :14]
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He reported the leak to city officials, who put a red marker at the site.
That was at Easter time.
A month later, on Memorial Day, more sewage was overflowing from the same hole.
This time Tabor called the health department.
Investigators say they have since found additional sewage spills.
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Roanoke, Roanoke County and Salem are building a 30-million-dollar sewer replacement facility.
Officials say the current system has too many customers, and that's what caused the overflow.
Now -- Tabor drives an hour and a half out of Roanoke, to fish in the James River instead.
But others hike down to the exact site of the sewage spill, unafraid.
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((I'M TRYING TO GET A COUPLE. GOTTA EAT. GET MY DINNER. IT DON'T BOTHER THE FISH NONE SO IT SHOULDN'T BOTHER ME EITHER IF IT DON'T BOTHER THE FISH.)) [RUNS :09]
[OUT Q=bother the fish]


The health department says fishermen should stay on the bank and avoid touching this water -- although cooking the fish should kill bacteria.
The danger lies in someone swallowing the water directly -- when swimming or wading, for example.


Ingesting the water could cause e.coli infections, diarrhea or fevers.
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[SOT 12:51:58]
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: ROANOKE COUNTY AND SALEM USE THIS RIVER FOR DRINKING WATER. BUT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THAT IS SAFE, SINCE DRINKING WATER IS FILTERED AND SANITIZED.)) [RUNS :09]
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The health department says this river ranks well below swimming standards -- and even if the sewage pipe is fixed -- rain will still carry waste into this water.
Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke.))











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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=chr]
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The search for a missing man in Henry County was temporarily suspended last night.
Authorities say a man was reported missing after he told friends he would meet them on the other side of a 10-acre pond, and didn't.
POlice searched the pond on private property yesterday evening and turned up nothing.





[2-E-Ceparano]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-31; 1:13:27]
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Louis Ceparano may have avoided a death sentence with a plea bargain Friday, but his legal battles are probably not finished.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Ceparano is one of two white men accused of killing Garnett Johnson-- who is black.
Some civil rights organizations are apparently angry about Ceparano's deal.
They've vowed to urge U-S- Attorney General Janet Reno to launch an investigation to determine if the killing was a hate crime.
They're hoping the investigation will prompt a federal trial focusing on the role race played in the murder.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=Cressell]


The other defendent in the case-- Emmitt Cressell Junior is in jail and if convicted could get the death penalty.

[2-NY-Weather]


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[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
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Tornadoes wreaked havoc in many parts of the country over the weekend.
Officials say at least eight people were killed, thousands more were left without power.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY;]


An apparent twister hit upstate New York.
About a dozen people were injured, and a dozen homes were heavily damaged.
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[SOT 4:10:10]
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((SCOTT RINALD/RESIDENT: OTHER THAN THAT HOUSE OVER THERE, FOR INSTANCE, NO ROOF, THE HOUSE NEXT TO IT USED TO BE A FULL HOUSE, NOW IT'S JUST AN EMPTY LOT. FROM THE HILL UP, IT'S THAT BAD. IT'S THAT BAD.))
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Binghamton, NY;]


This home video depicts the devastation in Binghamton, New York.
Tornado- like winds downed trees, tossed cars, and toppled power lines.
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[2-Spencer-Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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Residents in Spencer, South Dakota are still trying to pick up the pieces after Saturday night's killer tornado.
Maureen Maher has the latest.
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(( RESIDENTS OF THIS TORNADO-RAVAGED TOWN WERE DESPERATELY SEARCHING FOR ANY ASSEMBLANCE OF THEIR LIFE.. AS CREWS BEGAN CLEARING SOME OF THE RUBBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
SATURDAY NIGHT'S KILLER TORNADO WIPED OUT 90-PERCENT OF THEIR TOWN. MOST OF THE HOMES HAVE BEEN LEVELED.. THE POST OFFICE, FIRE STATION, BANK.. AND ALL FOUR CHURCHES DESTROYED.
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SOT: SUPER: Jo Mokros/Spencer Resident :33
SOT: SUPER: Todd Snyders/Spencer Resident :37


MOST OF THE INJURED LIVED IN THIS SENIOR CITIZENS APARTMENT COMPLEX. VONATS:
WITNESSES DESCRIBED THE TWISTER.. AS A GREY WALL.. HUNDREDS OF YARDS WIDE.
IT CAME WITH LITTLE WARNING.. THE POWER HAD BEEN KNOCEKD OUT BEFORE WARNING SIRENS COULD SOUND.
BUT SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR BILL JANKLOW SAYS WITH SUCH A VIOLENT STORM, THERE WAS LITTLE ANYONE COULD HAVE DONE.
SOT: SUPER: Gov. Bill Janklow/R-South Dakota 1:14
(STANDUP)

SUPER: Maureen Maher/CBS News
MAUREEN MAHER, CBS NEWS, SPENCER, SOUTH DAKOTA.
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[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


The death toll continues to rise after a powerful earthquake rocked a mountainous region in northern Afghanistan.
It's the area's second one this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Northern Afghanistan;]


Officials say at least 25- hundred people died in Saturday's quake.
Tens of thousands of residents are now homeless.
The earthquake flattened villages and sent houses crashing down hillsides.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Two U-S lawmakers representing western Virginia say they do NOT want a pay raise for Congress.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]


Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode were in Roanoke last week for a forum on the future of Social Security.
During interviews, both Goodlatte and Goode said they would not support the move to increase Congressional pay on January 1st.
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((REP. VIRGIL GOODE/D- 5TH DISTRICT: ABSOLUTELY OPPOSED. DID NOT SUPPORT THE PAST ONE, AND I WILL NOT SUPPORT THIS ONE. IT IS ABSURD AND SHOULD NOT BE DONE.)) ((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: THERE WAS JUST A PAY INCREASE PUT INTO EFFECT, AND I DON'T THINK THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR ANOTHER PAY INCREASE. DO YOU THINK THERE'S MUCH SUPPORT AMONG YOUR COLLEAGUES FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS? I HAVEN'T TALKED TO THEM. I'M SURE THERE'S ALWAYS INTEREST IN GETTING A PAY RAISE, BUT QUITE FRANKLY I DON'T THINK THIS IS THE TIME TO DO IT.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The cost of living increase would amount to about three thousand dollars, and would give lawmakers an annual salary of just over 140- thousand dollars.

[Car-Tax]


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[WRITER=chr]
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G-O-P activists among others turned out by the hundreds over the weekend for a signing party outside the state capitol.
Governor Gilmore staged the party for his bill that will phase out Virginia's car tax.
Virginians will have to wait five years for the tax on the first 20-thousand dollars of assessed value of cars and trucks to be fully phased out.
But the first step of the cut takes effect next month, removing the first 12-and-a-half percent of the tax and completely eliminating it for cars valued at a thousand dollars or less.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Virginia Lottery officials have added about three and half million dollars to the jackpot.
This comes after there was no overall winner from Saturday night's drawing.
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The winning numbers were 7-12-27-29, 31, 40.
The winning ticket would have raked in 21 point- 5 million dollars.
Now, the jackpot is up to around 25 million dollars.
The next Virginia Lottery drawing is Wednesday night.
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[E-Odyssey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-43]
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Celebrations are in store for some area students who brought home a top 10 ranking after competing in an international competition.
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[VO-NAT]
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Crystal Spring Elementary School students competed at the international Odyssey of the Mind Competition in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The annual event has kids solving mainly scientific problems while developing theatrical skits.
A total of 52 teams competed.
Crystal Spring students finished sixth.
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[E-Art-Show]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-39;]
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There was competition and color aplenty as 200 local artists displayed their work on the sidewalks of Roanoke's yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Bursts of color greeted pedestrians strolling through the city market--
A showcase of art from watercolors to masks.
Local landmarks covered canvases, including a creative map of Smith Mountain Lake.
One woman wrapped fruit in paper and plaster to create this sculpture.
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[SOT 14:29:36]
[IN Q=It's three dimensional]

((SHEILA WILEY/ARTIST: IT'S THREE DIMENSIONAL. IT STANDS OUT A LITTLE BIT. THAT'S WHY I BROUGHT THESE OUT BECAUSE WITH ALL THE TWO DIMENSIONAL PAINTINGS I THOUGHT THESE WOULD STAND OUT A LITTLE BIT MORE.))
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[OUT Q=a little bit more]
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[VO-NAT]


Wiley is selling this work for almost two thousand dollars -- it took her a year plus 500 dollars in materials to create.
And, even buyers from Saturday came back for more.
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((WE LIKED THE COLOR ... MORE COLOR.))
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[OUT Q=more color]
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[VO-NAT]


The top artists received from 200 to 15-hundred dollars for their winning works.
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[3-Sports]


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To sports now, Dale Jarrett takes Dover while Jeff Gordon plays it safe.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[Local-Recap]
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[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]


Investigators continue to examine at least one sewage leak into the Roanoke River.
The leak is caused by having too many customers in the current sewer system- a new sewer replacement facility is being built.
Meantime, health department officials are urging people to stay out of the water.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A plea bargain in the Louis Ceparano trial is prompting some civil rights groups to look for other courses of action.
The deal was made Friday- sparing Ceparano from the death penalty.
Civil rights organizations are vowing to have the case tried as a federal hate crime.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Officials say speed may be a factor in an accident that sent two people to the hospital yesterday.
Police say a jeep sped into the intersection at Orange Avenue and Grandy Road in Roanoke and slammed into stopped vehicles.
The two drivers were taken to the hospital with injuries that did NOT appear serious. Charges are pending.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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