[RUDOLPH]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Federal agents are crawling all over a wooded area of western North Carolina, hoping to find one of their most wanted fugitives.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Andrews, NC;]

[11:30-UPDATE WINDOW (FROM COWEN PKG)]
Accused abortion clinic bomber Eric Rudolph was spotted in the area by a local resident.
But Rudolph knows the area and has already eluded police for six months.
Authorities say he took a beat up pickup truck loaded with food and headed for the mountains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's rough country]

(( JAMES KALLSTROM/FORMER FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:IT'S ROUGH COUNTRY. I WENT THROUGH THERE ONCE AND I KNOW SOME PEOPLE WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH IT. YOU COULD BE THREE OR FOUR FEET AWAY FROM HIM AND YOU MAY NOT KNOW IT. IT'S GOING TO BE VERY VERY RUGGED. APPARENTLY, HE KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING AND HE'S ARMED AND DANGEROUS. ))
[SUPER=01-James Kallstrom/Former FBI Assistant Director;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=AND HE'S ARMED AND DANGEROUS.]
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[VO-NAT]


On January 29th Rudolph was spotted in ahother truck leaving the scene of a fatal bombing outside a women's clinic in Birmingham.
A trail of clues has also linked him to at least three other bombings, including the Olympic park bombing in Atlanta.
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[Clinton-probe]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-O]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


The battle over Secret Service testimony continues -- with the Clinton administration planning to challenge the latest subpoenas from prosecutor Kenneth Starr.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[10;00;33]
Starr wants President CLinton's top bodyguard, Larry Cockell, to testify in the Monica Lewinsky probe.
The White House meanwhile took the defense when asked if the subpoena would mean a change in the President's security detail.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Not aware]

(( MIKE MCCURRY/WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY:NOT AWARE OF ANY CIRCUMSTANCE OR ANY FACTUAL BASIS FOR EVEN ASKING THE QUESTION" ))
[SUPER=01-Mike McCurry/White House Press Secretary;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=FOR EVEN ASKING THE QUESTION.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=RENO]
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[VO-NAT]


Sources say there could be a court fight today over the probe.
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[E-L'burg-Body]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-43 1:14:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg police have identified the man found dead in a burning car Sunday morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Sunday]


According to dental records the victim is 21-year-old Peter Spyropoulas (spy-roh-po-liss), from Arlington, Massachusetts.
The car was rented in the victim's name.
Police say he was shot in the head and the car set on fire to cover up the crime.
Investigators are still trying to find out why Spyropoulas was in Lynchburg.
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[Franklin-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A 22-year-old Rocky Mount man was killed today in an early morning car accident.
Police say Jason Christopher Perdue was driving west on Route 693 in Boone's Mill around 4:15 this morning.
They say his car veered off the road, struck a utility pole and a tree, then plunged into a creek.
Police say Perdue died at the scene.
He was the only person in the car.


[E-Crook]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-57 4:25]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A September trial date has been set for a Montgomery County charged with murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/June 16; ]


Robert Crook, Senior is accused of shooting Michael Durham several times back in March.
His body was found in Blacksburg.
The murder weapon has NOT been found.
But a witness who testified during last month's preliminary hearing said Crook shot Durham with what appeared to be a small handgun while they were riding down the road.
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[E-Boy-Shot]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-49 48:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An accidental shooting has left a 13-year-old Marion boy in serious condition.
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[SUPER=03-Mebane, NC;]


Ronnie Eastwood was visiting his grandparents in North Carolina when he and several other teens were playing with a disassembled rifle.
The teen-agers put the weapon back together and loaded it.
The rifle fired and the bullet hit Eastwood in the neck.
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[new-neighborhood]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#NET-f; FROM 98-50]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


Some big changes could be in store for Lynchburg after city council approved two major projects last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


Council approved a 100 million dollar residential development.
Investors want to turn 400 acres of land into the Wyndhurst development--- building a city within the city.


It would contain homes, stores, restaurants, fitness clubs, a nursing home and churches.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The design]

((DOYLE ALLEN/HURT & PROFFITT ENGINEER: THE DESIGN OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD ALLOWS RESIDENTS TO WORK, SHOP AND CARRY ON MANY OF LIFE'S OTHER ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. WYNDHURST IS DESIGNED SO THAT MANY RESIDENTS- 220 TO 500 HOUSEHOLDS- WILL LIVE WITHIN AN EASY FIVE MINUTE WALK OF SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND EMPLOYMENT AREAS IN THE CORE OF THE COMMUNITY. ))
[SUPER=01-Doyle Allen/Hurt & Proffitt Engineer;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=core of the community.]
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[VO-NAT]


Council also approved a plan to turn this house on Grace Street into a neighborhood education center that also will house a health clinic and day care facility.
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[HEATWAVE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-M]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


It's going to be another hot day in Dallas.
Triple digit temperatures are in the forecast for a tenth day in a row, putting a strain on water, power, and hospitals.
The heat has killed eight people since Sunday and public health officials have declared it an emergency.
Byron Pitts reports.
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[SOT]

[9:08:59]
[IN Q=(Phone ringing)]
[SUPER=03-Dallas; :00]
[SUPER=01-Betty Culbreath/Health and Human Services; :57]
[SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Dallas]

(( RING; DALLAS HOTLINE..CAN I HELP YOU.
Overnight A special phone bank began fielding calls from people looking for help staying cool. "Your air conditioner is broke?" The first phase of an emergency plan announced last night to avoid more deaths.
MOST OF THESE DAYS ARE AVOIDABLE.THESE DEATHS COULD BE AVOIDED IF THEY AVOIDED THE EXTREME HEAT.
It has been 100 degrees or hotter 22 days this summer. Emergency centers will open today to help those with nowhere else to stay cool. One program to provide free fans to low income residents is already running out.
WE'VE GOT TWO LEFT..THIS ONE AND THIS ONE.
Water is also becoming precious. Rainfall throughout Texas has ranged from a quarter of normal to just four percent. In the unrelenting heat and heavy demand, pumps have given way and in many places water use is restricted.
We need their cooperation in order to reduce the total system demand. that will allow us to maintain adequate water pressure for fire protection. Byron Pitts, CBS News, Dallas.))

[trunk-deaths]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-I]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Four children have died of heat stroke in a bizarre accident in New Mexico.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gallup, NM;]

[10:03;15]
The children apparently climbed into an open trunk and closed it.
The father of two of the children drove around the city of Gallup looking for the children, unaware that they were trapped in the trunk of his car.
Three of the children died last night. A fourth died this morning.
The children were ages two through six.
Police are treating the case as an accident.
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[Jet-Service]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-44; tc 54:27]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Airport]


After a six-year absence, non-stop service to Chicago has arrived once again in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Today marked the first day Trans States Airlines, operating as United Express, will fly its jet between Roanoke Regional and O'Hare airport.
There will be three flights a day.
And those are flights that have been in huge demand from Roanoke travelers.
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[SOT 10 43 14]
[IN Q=]

((BILL MISHK/AIR TRANS AIRLINES: WE LIKE TO THINK THE AIRLINES THAT ARE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY ACTUALLY ARE PRETTY GOOD. WE'RE JUST SAYING THAT IF YOU WANT TO GET TO CHICAGO AND DO BUSINESS OR YOU WANT TO GET TO ANY OF UNITED'S DESTINATIONS WORLDWIDE, O'HARE IS THE LARGEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD AND WE'RE BRINGING SERVICE TO VALLEY RESIDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Mishk/Trans States Airlines;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=valley residents]
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[VO-NAT]


Trans States said the flights will be "competitively priced," with special advance-purchase fares starting at 218-dollars for a round trip.
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[Virginia-Firefighters]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-42; tc 1:11:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


44 firefighters from Virginia came home this morning, after ten days in smoky and smoldering Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;]


Firefighters from 12 jurisdictions around the Commonwealth spent the night on a bus-- riding back from fighting brush fires in Panama City, Florida.
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[SOT 20:17:14]
[IN Q=Thsoe fires]

((GARY ARONHOLT/VIRGINIA SECRETARY OF PUBLIC SAFETY: THOSE FIRES HAVE BEEN BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL AND ORDER HAS BEEN SOMEWHAT RESTORED. AS YOU LOOK UP ON THESE INDIVIDUALS AND WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE, THEY REALLY ARE TRUE HEROES OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=@Aronholt;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=of Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT]


A unit from Roanoke County was part of the Virginia crew.
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[SOT 20:23:33]
[IN Q=What we]

((CAPT. DARYELL SEXTON/ROANOKE CO. FIRE DEPARTMENT: WHAT WE MAINLY DID AFTER WE GOT ON OUR FIRE WAS A LOT OF MOP UP AND TAKING CARE OF A LOT OF SMOLDERING SPOTS WITHIN THE FIRE, AND TRYING TO WORK THE FIRE IN AS FAR AS WE COULD TO THE CENTER OF IT AND AWAY FROM THE FIRE LINES. KEEP IT FROM SPREADING WHEN THE WINDS CAME UP.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Daryell Sexton/Roanoke Co. Fire Department;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=came up.]
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[VO-NAT]


A team from the Virginia Department of Forestry and four state emergency management specialists are still in Florida.
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[E-Soda-Taxes]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=net-G]
[GRAPHIC=Taxes ]


Coca Cola officials should learn later this week whether they're expected to pay personal property tax for vending machines in Botetourt County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


The soda company says its vending machines should be exempt from personal property taxes because they are used for manufacturing.
If a judge agrees, Botetourt County may have to refund nine-thousand-dollars in back taxes plus forfeit future taxes.
Coke is also suing other localities to escape the tax.
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[SOT 15:49:23]
[IN Q=We probably]

((WE PROBABLY DON'T HAVE AS MANY VENDING MACHINES AS DO A LOT OF THE MORE POPULATED LOCALITIES AROUND, ROANOKE CITY OR ROANOKE COUNTY, FOR EXAMPLE. AND THERE PROBABLY ARE NOT AS MANY BUSINESSES THAT WILL BE WATCHING THIS IN BOTETOURT AS WOULD BE IN MOST LOCALITIES. SO IT'S SOMETHING THAT'S VERY IMPROTANT TO ALL LOCALITIES AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH.))
[SUPER=01-Jay Etzler/Commissioner of the Revenue;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=commonwealth]
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[VO-NAT]


The attorney says Coke should continue to pay taxes -- he says mixing syrup and water does not make them a manufacturing company.
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[Extortion]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


An extortion conviction in Franklin County after a man threatened to send videos of he and his ex-girlfriend having sex.
Stephen Wilber Bishop offered to sell his ex a tape of the two of them having sex, otherwise he suggested he would make copies and mail them out to acquaintances.
Bishop was convicted yesterday and could face up to ten years in prison.




[Reynolds-Hamlett]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-40 1:43:32]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Richard Hamlett and actress Debbie Reynolds were battling it out in a Roanoke court yesterday.
Hamlett is fighting an order to pay his ex-wife nearly 9-million dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


In Roanoke, Hamlett was shuttling between two federal judges, hoping to convince the courts HERE that they should wait to see what the Nevada Supreme Court does.
In Las Vegas he and Reynolds operated a hotel casino.
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[SOT]

[12:13:55]
[IN Q=She said]

(( HAMLETT:SHE SAID I NEVER OWND HALF THAT HOTE. WOULD YOU GO OUT AND GIVE SOMEBDOY 2.5 MILLION FOR SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T OWN?. ))
[SUPER=01-Richard Hamlett/Debbie Reynolds' Ex-Husband;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=didn't own?]
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[VO-NAT]


Hamlett claims the multi- million judgement against him was was entered in his absence without all the facts before the court.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


Reynolds' attorneys refused to discuss the case on camera, and Debbie Reynolds herself did NOT appear in Roanoke yesterday.

[E-Kava]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-54 21:42]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


An herbal remedy may be the answer for people looking to relieve stress.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; ]

The tropical herb is new to the Roanoke Valley, but has been used by Pacific Islanders for three thousand years. Kava Kava gives a euphoric effect of tranquility.
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[SOT ub 14 43 49]
[IN Q=Very relaxing]

((WANDA MORRIS/NATURE'S OUTLET MANAGER: VERY RELAXING WITHOUT MAKING YOUR MIND SLOW DOWN, YOU STILL FEEL VERY MENTALLY ALERT, BUT JUST TAKES THE EDGE OFF. ))
[SUPER=01-Wanda Morris/Nature's Outlet Manager; ]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=edge off]
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[VO-NAT]

Morris says Kava in any form should not be taken with alcohol, any other herbs, drugs or antidepressants.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]

So far, there has been little research done on Kava Kava in the United States, but studies in Europe have had promising results.