[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Martinsville's DuPont Nylon Factory closes its doors after more than half a century in business.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And one soldier from the Tomb of the Unknowns will be "unknown" no more, after today.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]

[DuPont-Closing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-M ; from 98-43 5/27/98]
[GRAPHIC=DuPont]


Today will be the end of an era in Martinsville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


After 57 years in business in the Southside city, the DuPont nylon factory is closing its doors for good.
The plant once employed as many as five-thousand people, but has seen a series of layoffs over the past twelve years.
When the plant opened in November 1941, it was the world's second nylon plant after one in Delaware.
At the time, women were lining up to buy stockings made with nylon.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was given the first pair made from Martinsville yarn. Plans to close the facility were announced two years ago.
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[E-Caldwell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-40 1:18:51]
[GRAPHIC=Caldwell, Willie]


First degree murder charges still stand against Willie Caldwell after a Roanoke judge refused to reduce them yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Caldwell is charged with killing Kevin Jones at a Northwest Roanoke apartment last month.
Kerrin Tisdale testified Caldwell came to the apartment with a gun and started arguing with Jones.
Caldwell's lawyer tried unsucessfully to get the charged reduced to second degree murder, saying there was no evidence his client planned to shoot Jones.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:03:57]
[IN Q=First degree]

((DENNIS NAGEL/ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; FIRST DEGREE MURDER WOULD BE A WILLFUL, DELIBERATE, PRE-MEDITATED ACT, AND THE COMMONWEALTH'S THEORY OF THE CASE WOULD BE THAT MR. CALDWELL CAME OVER TO THE APARTMENT UNINVITED TO TAKE REVENGE FOR AN EARLIER CONFRONTATION.))
[SUPER=01-Dennis Nagel/Assistant Commonwealth's Atty.;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=earlier confrontation]
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[VO-NAT]


Tisdale testified after the gunshot, he heard Caldwell say "how does it feel to know you're going to die".
Caldwell didn't testify at the hearing and had no comment afterward.
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[E-Roanoke-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-34 1:57:12]
[GRAPHIC=Murder investigation]


A Roanoke teen-ager accused of murder turned himself in to police yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Authorities have not said whether the 17-year old will be charged as an adult.
The unidentified youth was charged after the weekend shooting death of 22-year old Keith E-Sandifer.
It happened in the 12-hundred block of Jamison, in Southeast Roanoke.
Witnesses told police Sandifer and his killer were arguing over a woman.
Police found Sandifer lying in a parking lot.
He died at the hospital.
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[TOMB-UNKNOWN]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-O]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The identity of the remains in the tomb of the unknown will not be "unknown" for much longer.
It is believed that the family of fallen pilot Michael Blassie will find out today -- that it was Michael buried in the famous tomb in the 19-80s.
Kristi Shearer reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mary Hart/Michael Blassie's Sister; :00]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :10]
[SUPER=01-Pat Blassie/May 14; :53]
[SUPER=01-Kristi Shearer/Reporting; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=Barracks National Cemetary.]


[beef-recall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-k]
[GRAPHIC=Product Recall]


There's a beef recall under way from Costco stores in 24 states including Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton, NJ;]


The company is reporting one illness from frozen ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E-coli bacteria.
Federal officials say a New York state woman may have gotten sick from not washing her hands after handling the uncooked meat.
The patties were produced in April at the company's central processing plant in California.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:05:47-53]
[IN Q=Much of that]

(( RICHARD GALANTI/COSTCO, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER:MUCH OF THAT PRODUCT..WANTED TO DO A RECALL. ))
[SUPER=01-Richard Galanti/Chief Financial Officer]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=wanted to do a recall]
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[VO-NAT]


The recalls are aimed at two products: Costco's frozen one-third pound Kirkland Signature Ground Sirloin and Loin of Beef Patties in six-pound packages, and frozen quarter-pound Kirkland Signature Ground Beef Patties, also in six-pound packages.
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[WEATHER-TRAIN-DERAIL]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-J]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


Eighteen cars of a Union Pacific freight train have derailed this morning near the Snake River in southeastern Washington state.
No injuries are reported but a railroad spokesman says at least one car is leaking a hazardous gas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Iowa City, IA;]

[4:25:32]
In Iowa, strong winds blew a freight train off the tracks yesterday while it was crossing the Iowa River.
Four cars derailed, some left dangling over the side of the bridge, another landed in the river.
[SUPER=03-Grand Co., IA;]

[4:24:06]
In other parts of Iowa a tornado touch down leaving behind a trail of rooftops and furniture strewn across lawns.
[SUPER=03-Champaign Co., IL;]

[4:26:57]
Elsewhere in the Midwest thuuderstorms injured two people and caused a lot of damage.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, the Frederick Keys are beginning to feel quite at home in Salem Memorial Stadium after defeating the Avalanche last night.
Denise Allen has highlights.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=just a half hour.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-John Hodge/Game Creator;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[State-Laws]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Va. State Seal]


More than 800 laws passed by the Virginia General Assembly will go into effect tomorrow -- July first.
Included in the list is a law making non-prescription drugs exempt from sales taxes.
[ss=Abortion]


Meanwhile state officials today head to federal appeals court in hopes of overturning an injunction that stopped enforcement of Virginia's new abortion law.
The law bans so-called partial-birth abortions and was intended to take effect tomorrow.
But a federal judge blocked it last week until a lawsuit over its constitutionality is heard in August.


[E-Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-32 1:37:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A little baseball never hurt anyone -- in fact, it's helping some children with serious illnesses feel better.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; ]

Some outpatients from Carilion Medical Center for Children were invited by the Salem Avalanche to watch the team's batting practice and stay for the game. Baseball fan or not it was a day for all-American good times.
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[SOT ub 15 36 59]
[IN Q=I've never]

((I'VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE, BUT I THINK I'M GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF FUN.))
[SUPER=01-Junie Jamison/18 Years Old; ]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=of fun]
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[VO NAT] and the players say they enjoy visiting the patients off the field as well.
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[SOT ub 16 23 39]
[IN Q=We have ]

((BLAKE BARTHOL/SALEM AVALANCHE CATCHER:WE HAVE A GOOD TIME, WE SIGN, SPEND A LITTLE TIME WITH THEM. WE GOT TO PLAY SOME CARD GAMES, JENGA AND NINTENDO, SO WE HAVE A GOOD TIME WHILE WE'RE THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Blake Barthol/Salem Avalanche Catcher; ]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=we're there.]
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[VO-NAT]

This is a new program for Carilion and the Salem Avalanche. Both sides say they hope to team up again and make it a tradition.
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In today's Health Check, the FDA approves a computerized back-up to the mammogram.
Melinda Wittstock has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Wittstock/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MELINDA

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
A HIGH-TECH BACKUP TO MAMMOGRAMS GETS THE APPROVAL OF THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
VT=VO

((vo))
THE FDA HOPES A COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM CALLED THE IMAGE-CHECKER WILL CATCH SUSPICIOUS GROWTHS IN A WOMAN'S BREAST.. THAT ARE SOMETIMES NOT SEEN ON A MAMMOGRAM.
BUT OFFICIALS WARN THE DEVICE MAY STIR UP NEEDLESS WORRY IN PATIENTS OVER BENIGN LUMPS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
MORE GOOD NEWS IS COMING OUT OF GENEVA, SWITZERLAND... WHERE THE 12TH WORLD AIDS CONFERENCE IS BEING HELD.
ON MONDAY, SCIENTISTS DISCUSSED NEW MEDICINES THAT MAY REDUCE THE VAST NUMBER OF PILLS AN AIDS PATIENT MUST TAKE.
RIGHT NOW, STANDARD TREATMENTS REQUIRE PATIENTS TO TAKE UP TO 20 PILLS A DAY-- AT PRECISE TIMES.
BUT DOCTORS SAY TWO NEW DRUGS CALLED SUSTIVA AND ZIAGEN WOULD REDUCE THAT AMOUNT TO FIVE OR SIX PILLS DAILY.
THOSE DRUGS STILL NEED FDA APPROVAL.//
VT=VO

((vo))
TESTING A PERSON'S SPINAL CORD FLUID MAY HELP DOCTORS BETTER DIAGNOSE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.
PEOPLE WITH MEMORY LOSS USUALLY HAVE LARGE DEPOSITS OF A CERTAIN PROTEIN THAT IS FOUND IN FLUID CONTAINED IN THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD.
GERMAN RESEARCHERS SAY THEY'VE DEVELOPED A TEST TO MEASURE HOW MUCH OF THAT PROTEIN IS IN THE SPINAL CORD--
BUT SCIENTISTS STILL NEED TO STUDY THE TEST'S ACCURACY.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MELINDA WITTSTOCK, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-John Hodge/Game Creator;]
(Run through 4 questions)



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


After nearly 60 years the Dupont plant in Martinsville closes today.
Plans to shut down the facility were announced two years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


It's been 26 years since Michael Blassie's Air Force jet was shot down over Vietnam.
Now, his family knows where his remains are.
The Pentagon is expected to announce today that remains of the Vietnam-era soldier at Arlington's Tomb of the Unknowns are Blassie's.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]

Linda Tripp makes her first grand jury appearance today. Her testimony is key, since she recorded more than 20 hours of conversations with Monica Lewinsky.
Those conversations reportedly include Lewinsky's discussion of her relationship with President Clinton.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday June 30th..
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Roanoke-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-34 1:57:12]
[GRAPHIC=Murder investigation]


A 17-year-old boy facing murder charges in Roanoke turned himself in to authorities yesterday afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Police have not said whether the unidentified teen will be charged as an adult.
He is a suspect in the weekend shooting death of 22-year old Keith E-Sandifer Saturday night.
It happened in the 12-hundred block of Jamison, in Southeast Roanoke.
Witnesses told police Sandifer and his killer were arguing over a woman.
Police found Sandifer lying in a parking lot.
He died at the hospital.
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[2-E-Caldwell]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-40 1:18:51]
[GRAPHIC=Caldwell, Willie]


Attorneys for a suspect in a month-old shooting case tried to have charges against their client reduced.
But a Roanoke judge upheld first degree murder charges against Willie Caldwell yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Caldwell is charged with killing Kevin Jones at a Northwest Roanoke apartment in May.
Kerrin Tisdale testified Caldwell came to the apartment with a gun and started arguing with Jones.
Caldwell's lawyer tried unsucessfully to get the charged reduced to second degree murder, saying there was no evidence his client planned to shoot Jones.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:03:57]
[IN Q=First degree]

((DENNIS NAGEL/ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; FIRST DEGREE MURDER WOULD BE A WILLFUL, DELIBERATE, PRE-MEDITATED ACT, AND THE COMMONWEALTH'S THEORY OF THE CASE WOULD BE THAT MR. CALDWELL CAME OVER TO THE APARTMENT UNINVITED TO TAKE REVENGE FOR AN EARLIER CONFRONTATION.))
[SUPER=01-Dennis Nagel/Assistant Commonwealth's Atty.;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=earlier confrontation]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Tisdale testified after the gunshot, he heard Caldwell say "how does it feel to know you're going to die".
Caldwell didn't testify at the hearing and had no comment afterward.
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[2-DuPont-Closing]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-M ; from 98-43 5/27/98]
[GRAPHIC=DuPont]


After 57 years in business, the DuPont nylon factory in Martinsville closes its doors today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The plant once employed as many as five-thousand people, but has seen a series of layoffs over the past twelve years.
When the plant opened in November 1941, it was the world's second nylon plant after one in Delaware.
At the time, women were lining up to buy stockings made with nylon.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was given the first pair made from Martinsville yarn. Plans to close the facility were announced two years ago.
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[E-Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-50 24:52]
[GRAPHIC=Business news]


While one Southside textile plant closes its doors, another announces its expansion.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;]


Dan River Incorporated in Danville says it will acquire The Bibb Company for more than 250-million dollars.
The Bibb Company is based in Atlanta, Georgia and specializes in home fashions and engineered products.
Dan River's Vice President of Finance says the acquisition will make Dan River the third largest bedding manfacturer in the country.
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[SOT 5:03:17-:27]
[IN Q=It increases our sales]

((SCOTT BATSON/DAN RIVER VICE PRESIDENT: IT INCREASES OUR SALES BY APPROXIMATELY 50-PERCENT-- TAKES US FROM 500-MILLION TO 750-MILLION IN SALE-- MAKES US MORE IMPORTANT TO OUR CUSTOMERS.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Batson/Dan River Vice President;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=to our customers.]
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[VO-NAT]


The aquisition is expected to be completed by this September.
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[CLINTON-CHINA]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-R]
[GRAPHIC=Monica Lewinsky]


The other woman on the Monica Lewinsky tapes is set to appear before a grand jury today.
Linda Tripp tells The Washington Post she's glad to get the chance to tell what she knows about an alleged presidential affair and cover-up.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shanghai, China;]

[4:02:08]
Meantime President Clinton is in Shanghai today.. the "financial" capital of China.
Mr. Clinton is pursuing his dialogue with the Chinese people.
Today he chaired a panel discussion with academics, businessmen, clerics and other intellectuals at the Shanghai Library.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

(( CLINTON;"I THINK THERE ARE BASICALLY THREE CATEGORIES OR ISSUES HERE AND I LEAVE THESE THOUGHTS WITH YOU, WHEN IT COMES TO JUST CREATING A BETTER OPPORTUNITY IN LIFE IN REFRAINING FROM OPPRESSING POEOPLE IN HORRIBLE WAYS, ))
[rUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=in horrible ways]
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[VO-NAT]


The President was accompanied by his wife Hillary and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as he continued his visit to China.
Following the discussion, he took part in a radio talk show.
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[2-TOMB-UNKNOW]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-T]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The unknown veteran from the Vietnam war is unknown no longer.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

[photos of blassie 4:13]
The Pentagon is expected to announce officially today that the remains are those of Air Force pilot Michael Blassie.
Blassie, an air force lieutenant, was shot down over vietnam in 1972.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


His family requested disinternment after a C-B-S news investigation uncovered evidence connecting Blassie to the tomb.
The family will be the first to be notified today.
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[SOT]

[4:12:55-04]
[IN Q=]

(( MARY HART/MICHAEL BLASSIE'S SISTER; WHEN WE DO RECEIVE...AT THAT TIME. ))
[SUPER=01-Mary Hart/Michael Blassie's Sister;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=AT THAT TIME.]
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[VO-NAT]


Military officials must now decide whether to inter the remains of another Vietnam era vet in the tomb.
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[2-beef-recall]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-S]
[GRAPHIC=Product Recall]


If hamburgers from Costco are part of your Fourth of July celebration, you'd better change the menu.
The food giant is recalling thousands of pounds of frozen ground beef patties from 24 states because they may be contaminated with E-Coli.
Robert Handa has the details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Richard Galanti/Chief Financial Officer; 1:41]
[SUPER=01-Robert Handa/Reporting; :49]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=Handa Reporting] [Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=(nat sot music)Tues.]
[RUNS=:36]
[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-John Hodge/Game Creator;]
(I'll Run through questions-using the boards and then show the video answer.)

[Take V-7]

(I'll get # at the end)
[SUPER=16-(888) 646-6237/Andy Griffith Trivia]



[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]


[E-VA-Aids]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-24 45:16]
[GRAPHIC=AIDS]


National HIV Testing Day came and went this past weekend.
And scores of Virginians turned out for confidential testing.
A trend emerged in the Commonwealth but it's difficult to guage whether that same trend holds true nationally or not.
That's because NO national statistics on HIV are kept separately from AIDS.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:45:03]
[IN Q=Last year]

((SUSAN POLLARD/VIRGINIA DEPT. OF HEALTH: LAST YEAR WE LEVELED OFF WITH HIV. AND WE DID REPORT A DECREASE OF TWO-POINT-NINE PERCENT FOR AIDS CASES. I THINK WE WILL SEE EVENTUALLY A DECLINE FOR HIV. HOWEVER, WE ARE SEEING CERTAIN GROUPS, SUDDENLY MINORITIES AND WOMEN, THEY ARE BEING AFFECTED.))
[SUPER=01-Susan Pollard/Virginia Department of Health;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=being affected.]
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[VO-NAT]


An increasing trend of heterosexual transmission of the disease is also emerging.
For new AIDS cases last year, 43- percent were transmitted from men having sex with other men.
But heterosexual transmission is now the number two way the disease spreads in Virginia, at 20- percent of all new cases.
The H-I-V numbers, before full-blown AIDS develops, show an even smaller gap between transmission methods.
31- percent of new HIV reports in Virginia were homosexually transmitted.
23- percent were heterosexually transmitted.
The number of I-V drug user cases is declining in both columns.
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[E-Teen-Drivers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=car]
[TAPE#=98-49 31:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia teenagers will soon face stiffer penalties if they speed on the Commonwealth's roadways.
And that's not all.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Starting Wednesday, offenders under age 18 will have to take a driver improvement class for ANY moving violation--even driving without a seat belt. Area teens say they don't like the new law, but say it's likely to have an impact.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It'll make me]

[12:04:59] ((IT'LL MAKE ME DRIVE MORE CAREFULLY AND OBEY THE SPEED LIMIT A LITTLE MORE. I'VE ONLY HAD ONE SPEEDING TICKET SO FAR.
I'M THANKFUL I DON'T HAVE ANY MORE AND HOPE I DON'T GET ANY MORE. [12:02:25] LIKE OTHER TEENAGERS, I DON'T LIKE IT, BUT THAT'S THE WAY IT IS AND I'LL HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT.))
[SUPER=07-Steven Mitchen;:00]
[SUPER=07-Jared Struchtemeyer;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=have to deal with it.]
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[VO NAT]
After a first offense, teens will only be able to carry three under-age passengers in their cars. A second offense brings a 90-day license suspension. And on a third--it's one year without a license.
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[E-Interstate-785]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-31 1:55:00]
[GRAPHIC=highway improvements]


What's in a name?
Some community leaders say new business.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-VA-NC State Line;]


That's why Route 29 from Danville to Greensboro is being renamed Interstate-785.
New signs were unveiled yesterday.
It is still the same road-- but community leaders on both sides of the state line say the new interstate designation will boost economic development.
Parts of the highway in North Carolina must be upgraded before the road officially becomes part of the Interstate Highway System.
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[E-Housing-Demands]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-46 42:19]
[GRAPHIC=Housing]


The Roanoke housing market is enjoying its first major home sales increase in years. House sales are up 15 percent in the star city.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Lots of people are looking to buy a new home because the economy is doing well. Also, interest rates are running as low as 7 percent--making monthly payments more affordable. Real estate agents say now is definitely the time to buy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 09.23.59]
[IN Q= The market is ]

((JANIE WHITLOW/ WALDROP REALTY; THE MARKET IS GREAT, THE RATES ARE GREAT. ITS A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO INVESTIGATE BUYING. THERE ARE A LOT OF SPECIAL FINANCING PROGRAMS RIGHT NOW SOME WITH NO DOWN PAYMENTS OTHERS WITH LOW DOWN PAYMENTS. SO IF PEOPLE ARE WANTING TO FIND A HOME NOW IS THE TIME BECAUSE WE CAN FIND A WAY.))
[SUPER=01-Janie Whitlow/Waldrop Realty]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=find a way.]
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[VO-NAT]

The market is expected to look good through the end of the year.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


To sports now, a former Friday football player of the week makes his college choice.
Denise Allen has more on quarterback Dominique Dews' decision.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=good day.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


The DuPont factory in Martinsville will shut it's doors today after more than a half century of business.
The factory opened in 1941 and once employed more than five thousand workers before a series of layoffs in the last decade.
DuPont announced plans to close the facility two years ago.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Attempts to reduce first degree murder charges against Willie Caldwell failed yesterday.
Caldwell is charged with killing Kevin Jones at a Northwest Roanoke apartment last month.
A witness testified he saw Caldwell come to the apartment and argue with Jones before the shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Roanoke teenager has turned himself in after a fatal shooting in Southeast this weekend.
The unidentified 17-year old is charged with killing 22-year-old Keith E-Sandifer.
Witnesses say the two were arguing over a woman.
Authorities haven't said if the youth will be charged as an adult.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]