[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


A fiery weekend at a Salem apartment complex, where residents dealt with blaze number seven in just 2 weeks.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And members of a Buena Vista family may know by day's end whether the child they've been raising is their own.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[APARTMENT-FIRE ]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-A; from tape #98-54]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


For the seventh time in the last two weeks, Salem firefighters were activated to the Willow River Apartment Complex over the weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


The latest blaze happened early Sunday morning and just two days after police officials had taken a 10- year old boy into custody in connection with the previous fires.
Now residents are in fear of when the next blaze will hit.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm terrified]

((JOHN KENNEDY: I'M TERRIFIED. I DON'T SLEEP. YOU CAN'T. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO? YOU HAVE TO LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER EVERY FEW MINUTES, MAKE SURE NOBODY'S GOING TO CATCH YOUR HOUSE ON FIRE. ))
[SUPER=01-John Kennedy/Willow River Resident;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q= your house on fire.]
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[VO-NAT]


Many of the residents now want to move, but legally only those whose apartments were destroyed by the fires are free to break their leases.
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[E-Carmike-Cinemas]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-41; 2:01:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Just a few days after its opening, the new Carmike Cinema in Roanoke County had to send customers home last night.


The evacuation took place shortly after ten o'clock.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Roanoke County Fire officials say an apparent short in the alarm system tripped a fire alarm.
No injuries were reported.
Officials decided to close the theatre complex for the night and gave out refunds or movie passes.
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[E-Baby-Swap]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-58; 17:56]
[GRAPHIC=Baby Swap]


A Buena Vista family may know for sure by the end of the day whether the child they have been raising is their own flesh and blood.
Results from D-N-A testing conducted on 3-year-old Rebecca Grace Chittum could be in as early as today.
In the meantime, family members involved in the University of Virginia Medical Center baby-switch seem pleased with their first meeting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


According to published reports, relatives from the Chittum family met with Paula Johnson in Ivy--a town just outside of Charlottesville, on Friday.
That's despite earlier reports of a meeting scheduled for Sunday.
The Washington Post reports that family members talked about Rebecca Grace Chittum and Callie Marie Johnson as well as all the attention from the media.
Both sides say they have NO intention of trying to get custody of the other's child.
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[E-Halifax-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A fatal shooting Friday night leaves the Halifax County Sheriff's department looking for clues.
It happened Friday night, sometime between eight and 10-30 P-M along Mount Carmel Road, in the Alton Community.
Authorities say 30-year old Ronda Stone was apparently shot in her mobile home.

[africa-bombing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-E]
[GRAPHIC=Madeline Albright]


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will speak to employees at the State Department...
[ss=Bombing]

three days after two bomb blasts ripped through the U-S embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nairobi, Kenya; ]

[4:03:46]
Twelve Americans are among the more than 200 people killed.
Among them are the Nairobi consul general and his 20-year-old son.
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[SOT]

[4:06:55]
[IN Q=My father]

(( EDITH BARTLEY: MY FATHER, JULIAN BARTLEY SR., WAS THE CONSUL GENERAL OF THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN NAIROBI KENYA AND JUST HOURS AGO IT WAS CONFIRMED THAT HE WAS THE LAST AMERICAN EMBASSY EMPLOYEE UNACCOUNTED FOR. UNFORTUNATELY, JUST HOURS AGO HIS REMAINS WERE IDENTIFIED AT A MORGUE IN NAIROBI, KENYA. ))
[SUPER=01-Edith Bartley/Father and Brother Killed;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=a morgue in Nairobi, Kenya]
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[VO-NAT]


Albright is urging Americans to be patient during what could be a long investigation.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

(( MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE/MANDATORY COURTESY "MEET THE PRESS"/NBC NEWS "WE HAVE TO BE ABSOLUTELY SURE WE HAVE THE FACTS STRAIGHT. AND, WE THE, MEMORY OF THE UNITED STATES IS VERY LONG AND OUR REACH IS VERY FAR." ))
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/U.S. Secretary of State;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=is very far.]
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[VO-NAT]


In the wake of the bombings, Albright and other officials say the administration is likely to ask Congress to approve money to upgrade security at U-S missions and embassies around the world.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]
In sports, Roberto Alomar hits a solo homer to try and push the Baltimore Orioles past the Minnesota Twins.


Roy Stevens has the highlights.
Good Morning Roy.
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[OUT Q=later on mornin.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-7]
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[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Adam Cohen/Home Builder; :17]
[SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :26]
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[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Strike]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=net-C; from 98-43 and Newspath 4:22:41]
[GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic Logo]


As contract talks continue, thousands of Bell Atlantic workers are planning to be on the picket lines this morning.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Yesterday's walkout affects some 75-thousand workers from from Virginia to Maine.
The workers belong to the Communications Workers of America Union.
[SUPER=03-Boston;]

[4:22:41]
The main sticking point continues to be the company's plan to subcontract certain jobs to low paying non-union workers.
But Bell Atlantic insists it has given the workers an attractive contract offer.
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[SOT]

[4:22:41]
[IN Q=]

(( JACK HOEY/BELL ATLANTIC SPOKESMAN: "AS FOR THE CWA, THERE IS ABSOLTELY NO REASON FOR A CWA STRIKE.THE COMPANY HAS MADE A FAIR OFFER THAT SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASES WAGES AND PESNSIONS AND CONTINUES THE BEST JOB PROTECTION IN THE INDUSTRY." ))
[SUPER=01-Jack Hoey/Bell Atlantic Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=in the industry.]
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[VO-NAT]


Bell Atlantic says managers are working twelve-hour days to fill in for information operators and other striking employees.
But with most phone service automated, customers aren't likely to notice much in the way of disruptions.
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[Common-Sense]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=Common Sense]
[GRAPHIC=Common Sense]


Are you thinking about getting out of the stock market after last week's wild ride?
Scott Goldberg has some investment options for you in this week's Common Sense.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If 300 point]
[SUPER=@Scott1; 00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Dunkenberger/Wheat First Union; :19]
[RUNS=:47]
[OUT Q=i'm SG]

((If 300-point drops in the Dow Industrial Average make you a little nervous...
And you don't feel like you have the patience or the stomach to survive a bear market, you can still get a good return on your money without investing in stocks.
Stockbroker Tom Dunkenberger explains why bonds and money markets might be your best bet.
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[SOT 11 20 00 "market drop" tape]
[IN Q=ONE OF THE]

((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST UNION: ONE OF THE LESS RISKY PLACES RIGHT NOW WOULD BE THE BOND MARKET OR EVEN MONEY MARKETS. MONEY MARKETS ARE YIELDING FOUR AND THREE-QUARTERS TO FIVE PERCENT AND WITH INFLATION GOING ALONG AT ONE AND A HALF PERCENT, THAT'S A VERY GOOD REAL RETURN ON YOUR MONEY, WITH VIRTUALLY NO RISK OR VERY LITTLE RISK.)) [RUNS19]
[OUT Q=very LITTLE RISK]


Of course it's important to remember that, if you stay in the stock market, you need to think about the long term -- not the short-term ups and downs.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, discovery of a flesh-eating bacteria in Pennsylvania has officials trying to prevent public alarm.


Maggie Cooper has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[SUPER=01-Maggie Cooper/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MAGGIE COOPER

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
PHILADELPHIA OFFICIALS ARE RE-ASSURING RESIDENTS THAT THE SO-CALLED FLESH-EATING BACTERIA POSES NO PUBLIC HEALTH RISK--
EVEN THOUGH TWO CASES TURNED-UP THERE LAST WEEK.
VT=VO

((vo))
A 17-YEAR OLD BOY AND A 38-YEAR OLD MAN WERE DIAGNOSED WITH THE FLESH-EATING DISEASE.. AFTER BEING ADMITTED TO PHILADELPHIA HOSPITALS FOR STREP THROAT.
THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL SAYS THE BACTERIA, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS (FASHY-EYE-TIS), INFECTS 500 TO 15-HUNDRED AMERICANS EACH YEAR.
THE AGGRESSIVE DISEASE IS FATAL in ABOUT 30-PERCENT OF THE CASES, BUT DOCTORS SAY IT CAN BE STOPPED IF CAUGHT EARLY ENOUGH.//
VT=VO

((vo))
LIVING NEAR A TOXIC WASTE DUMP MAY NOT ONLY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH, IT COULD ALSO AFFECT THE WELL-BEING OF YOUR UNBORN BABY.
A EUROPEAN STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE MEDICAL JOURNAL, THE LANCET, FOUND THAT CHILDREN WERE 33-PERCENT MORE LIKELY TO SUFFER FROM BIRTH DEFECTS... IF THEIR MOTHER LIVED NEAR A HAZARDOUS-WASTE LANDFILL.
BUT SCIENTISTS SAY MORE RESEARCH IS NEEDED BEFORE MAKING A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN LANDFILLS AND BIRTH DEFECTS.//
ONCAM=

((oncam))
AND IT LOOKS LIKE EMPLOYERS ARE JUMPING THROUGH SOME MAJOR LOOPHOLES.. IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP DOWN TREATMENT COSTS FOR THE MENTALLY ILL.
THE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT WAS PASSED IN 1996.. TO STOP COMPANIES FROM SETTING LOWER DOLLAR AMOUNTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH COVERAGE.
BUT ADVOCATES FOR THE MENTALLY ILL SAY SOME EMPLOYERS HAVE BEEN SKIRTING THE LAW... BY LIMITING THE NUMBER OF HOURS PATIENTS CAN SPEND WITH THEIR THERAPIST.
A BILL HAS BEEN INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS TO CLOSE THIS LOOPHOLE, BUT CRITICS SAY THE CHANCES OF IT BEING PASSED ARE SLIM.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MAGGIE COOPER, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
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[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(i'll call for boards)
[ESS#8700]
(then)
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(Steve does 3-weather)



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


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


In east Africa, Rescue teams are working around the clock..using bulldozers, special cameras.. and sniffing dogs... searching the ruins of two U-S embassy's looking for signs of life.
Twelve Americans are among the 210 killed in Friday's blasts in Kenya and Tanzania.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Monday morning means reporting to picket lines for thousands of Bell Atlantic workers.
Some have already been marching since the strike began early yesterday.
Job security is one of the key issues in the walkout.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


Another fire broke out over the weekend at the Willow River Apartment Complex in Salem.
Its the seventh fire reported in just two weeks.
On Friday a 10 year old boy was taken into police custody in connection with the blazes.
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[2-shot]
[anchor=Melanie]


And that's what's making news on this Monday August 10th.
[anchor=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[E-Willow-River]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-54; 47:04]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Residents of a Salem apartment complex are finding it difficult to rest easy -- after the seventh fire in two weeks struck the complex over the weekend.
Authorities continue to investigate the Willow River fires while residents remain on edge.
Scott Goldberg has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It was barely]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :05]
[SUPER=01-John Kennedy/Willow River Resident; :14 QUICK!!!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Mills/Property Manager; :35 QUICK!!!!!]
[SUPER=@Scott1; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=sg,n7,salem]

(( It was barely Sunday morning when Willow River woke up to its recurring nightmare.
Another fire.
Another jolt to the residents' already broken sense of security.
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[SOT tape 1 at 9 31 15]
[IN Q=i'm terrified]

((JOHN KENNEDY: I'M TERRIFIED. I DON'T SLEEP. YOU CAN'T. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO? YOU HAVE TO LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER EVERY FEW MINUTES, MAKE SURE NOBODY'S GOING TO CATCH YOUR HOUSE ON FIRE.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=HOUSE ON FIRE]
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[SOT 11 10 57]
[IN Q=if y'all]

((IF Y'ALL HAVE ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS .... PLEASE.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=PLEASE]


After the smoke went away, the answers still were not clear.
How would they protect themselves from another attack?
And how could the people who lost their homes afford to move?
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[SOT 11 21 55]
[IN Q=so there are]

((SO THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO NEED TO MOVE AND DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY TO MOVE AND YOU WANT US TO WAIT TWO WEEKS.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=TWO WEEKS]
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[SOT 11 28 41]
[IN Q=I LIVE]

((DEBBIE MILLS/PROPERTY MANAGER: I LIVE HERE AND WE'RE ALL SCARED.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=ALL SCARED]


Debbie Mills manages the apartment complex and delivered the news many did not want to hear:
It will take at least two weeks for displaced residents to get their deposits back. [crying at 11 26 59]
And even though so many people want to move, only the ones whose apartments were destroyed are legally free to break their leases.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11 32 17]
[IN Q=we have to]

((DEBBIE MILLS: WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THIS CALMLY AND RATIONALLY. AND THAT'S HARD RIGHT NOW.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=HARD RIGHT NOW]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=salem's fire chief]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTING: SALEM'S FIRE CHIEF TOLD APARTMENT RESIDENTS NOT TO JUMP TO ANY CONCLUSIONS. IRONICALLY, FRIDAY POLICE CONCLUDED THEY A 10-YEAR-OLD IN CUSTODY WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRES AND EVERYTHING WAS GOING TO BE O-K. NOW RESIDENTS ARE MAKING A CONCLUSION OF THEIR OWN: EVERYTHING IS NOT OK. SCOTT GOLDBERG, NEWS-7,SALEM.)) [RUNS20]
[OUT Q=news 7, salem]))



[NJ-FIRE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Four people were killed last night in a fire that swept through a high rise apartment building in New Jersey.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-North Bergen, NJ; ]

[4:14:53]
One of the victims panicked and jumped to her death from a fourth-floor balcony.
It took about 80 firefighters several hours to douse the blaze at the 20-story building.
Twenty of the firefighters were injured.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a]

(( GOV. CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN/R-NEW JERSEY:THIS IS A FIRE-CONTAINED BUILDING WHICH MEANS IT WAS DESIGNED TO KEEP FLAMES WHICH IT DID IN THE APARTMENT IN WHICH THE FIRE STARTED. THAT MEANT THAT THE HEAT GOT VERY INTENSE. IT WAS HARD TO GET IN AND GET ON THAT FIRE. SO, SMOKE AND HEAT WERE THE REASONS FOR A LOT OF THE INJURIES. ))
[SUPER=01-Christine Todd Whitman/(R) New Jersey Governor;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=for a lot of the injuries.]
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[VO-NAT]


The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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[2-E-Carmike-Cinemas]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-41; 2:01:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Movie-goers were not in for a treat last night at Carmike Cinemas in Roanoke County.
Just days after the theatre opened, several customers had to be evacuated.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Roanoke County Fire officials say an apparent short in the alarm system tripped a fire alarm shortly after ten o'clock.
No injuries were reported.
Officials decided to close the theatre complex for the night and gave out refunds or movie passes.
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[2-E-Baby-Swap]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-58; 17:56]
[GRAPHIC=Baby Swap]


A first meeting between the families of two little girls born just 16-hours apart -- then reportedly sent home with the wrong mothers.
Neither of the 3-year-olds -- Rebecca Grace Chittum and Callie Marie Johnson-- were present at the meeting, nor were the attorneys for the families involved.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


According to published reports, relatives from the Chittum family met with Paula Johnson in Ivy--a town just outside of Charlottesville, on Friday.
That's despite earlier reports of a meeting scheduled for Sunday.
The Washington Post reports that family members talked about their toddlers as well as all the attention from the media.
Both sides say they have NO intention of trying to get custody of the other's child.
(------------)
[anchor=Melanie]
[ss=Baby Swap]


Meantime the family of Rebecca Chittum could learn for sure today whether she is the other child involved in the U-V-A Medical Center switch.
Results from D-N-A testing performed on her may be in today.

[E-Bell-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-43; 1:47]
[GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic Logo]


Bell Atlantic customers are reporting NO major difficulties in service so far since a contract offered to some 73-thousand workers sparked a union strike over the weekend.
[ss=Strike]


Negotiators worked around the clock yesterday to bring the strike to an end... but to no avail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Communications Workers of America union hit picket lines yesterday.
The workers want better job security.
And, they say the phone company is forcing them to work overtime. [website]
But Bell Atlantic insists it has given the workers an attractive contract offer.
The phone company says there is "no reason" anyone should go on strike.
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[SOT 13 17 39]
[IN Q=if bell atlantic]

((DAVID LAYMAN/COMMUNICATION WORKERS OF AMERICA: IF BELL ATLANTIC THINKS THERE'S NO REASON FOR THE STRIKE OBVIOUSLY THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THE REAL ISSUES HERE. THE ISSUES OF JOB SECURITY, FARMING OUT THE WORK OF PEOPLE WHO WORK HERE, FORCED OVERTIME AND VACATION SELECTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-David Layman/Comm. Workers of America;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=VACATION SELECTIONS]
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[VO-NAT]


The striking workers are customer service representatives.
So while they're walking the picket line, customers will have to wait longer for operator assistance and repair services.
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[2-Africa-bombings]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-D]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


As the search continues for survivors and victims in the rubble of the U-S Embassy in Kenya, there's a new report about how the bomb might have been planted.
The Washington Post reports security guards saved people's lives by sending the vehicle carrying the bomb behind the building, where it blew up.
The blast in Nairobi and another at the U-S embassy in Tanzania killed 210, including 12 Americans.
Robert Berger reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The rescue]
[SUPER=03-Nairobi, Kenya; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Tamillow/Fairfax Co. Fire & Rescue Dept.; :43]
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/U.S. Secretary of State; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Robert Berger/Reporting; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=cbs news, Nairobi]

((
VO: THE RESCUE EFFORTS CONTINUE AROUND THE CLOCK, BUT EVEN FOR THIS ELITE UNIT FROM THE ISRAELI ARMY, IT IS A DAUNTING TASK. CRANES ARE LIFTING THE HEAVY SLABS OF CONCRETE, BUT THE PAINSTAKING WORK OF REMOVING THE DEBRIS IS DONE BY HAND.

SOT: NO SUPER "We work as fast as we can to take out everybody, but it

will still take time."
VO: THERE ARE A LOT OF BODIES, BUT JUST A FEW SURVIVORS AND, A FEW MIRACLES TOO. THIS 14-YEAR OLD BOY WAS PULLED FROM THE RUINS SAFE AND SOUND. AMERICAN RESCUE WORKERS HAVE ALSO ARRIVED INCLUDING A GROUP OF FIREMEN FROM FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA. THEIR JOB IS TO HELP IN THE INVESTIGATION.

SOT: Mike Tamillow/FAIRFAX COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE DEPT. "We try to

disturb as little as possible, try to be very careful about what we do move, and then work very closely with the military police, FBI, whoever is on the scene handling that aspect."
VO: U-S OFFICIALS SAY IF THEY FIND OUT WHO WAS BEHIND THE BOMBING, THERE WILL BE AN APPROPRIATE RESPONSE.

SOT: Madeleine Albright/SECRETARY OF STATE/MANDATORY COURTESY "MEET THE

PRESS"/NBC NEWS "We have to be absolutely sure we have the facts straight. And, we the, memory of the United States is very long and our reach is very far."
VO: HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WERE SERIOUSLY WOUNDED IN THE EXPLOSION. 10 AMERICANS AND SEVERAL KENYANS WERE FLOWN FOR TREATMENT TO A U-S MILITARY HOSPITAL IN GERMANY. OTHERS, WERE NOT SO LUCKY. HERE IN NAIROBI, A SERVICE WAS HELD IN MEMORY OF THE AMERICANS WHO DIED. ROBERT BERGER, CBS NEWS, NAIROBI.))

[bungee-ax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORNING]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-G]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Several bungee-cord rides along the New Jersey shore have been shut down following an accident on Atlantic City's Steel Pier.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ;]

[4:16:52]
Four children were injured last night when one of two 180- foot towers on a bungee-cord ride called ``Steel Fear'' collapsed.
Detectives say the tower fell and hit the bumper car ride next to it.
Two people were on the bungee-cord ride and five or six people were on the bumper cars.
State inspectors say the bungee-cord ride and three others like it will be closed today as they investigate the accident.
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[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
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[out= back to you.]




[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-7]
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[ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Adam Cohen/Home Builder; :18]
[SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :27]
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[OUT Q=Where this terminates]



[Anchor=Steve]
(ad lib)



[2-Shot=SPA & MEL]
(chit chat)



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]


[E-Marijuana-Burn]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


West Virginia officials have prevented a million dollars worth of marijuana from hitting the streets.
Over the weekend they seized more than 500- plants in Monroe County and then burned them.
Officials were told about the crop by a hunter who became suspicious when a plot of land in a thickly, wooded area, near Peterstown, was recently cleared.
Authorities kept the area under surveillance for about two weeks before making the raid.

[E-Giles-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
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The Giles County Board of Supervisors has tried out its new home.
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The Board held its first meeting in the newly renovated General District courthouse.
The facility will also house the county health department as well as the registrar's office.
The project, which is still underway, will end up costing a little more than a million dollars.
Board Chairman Jay Williams says 70 percent of that amount will be paid back to the county by the state health department over a 20- year period.
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((JAY WILLIAMS/GILES CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:THE JUDGES OF THE COURT SYSTEM HAVE BEEN TRYING FOR ABOUT EIGHT YEARS TO GET THE COUNTY TO DO THIS PROJECT AND ITS WENT BACK AND FORTH FOR FOUR FOR FIVE YEARS BEFORE THE CURRENT BOARD FINALLY REALIZED THE BUCK HAD TO A HEAD AND IT WAS TIME TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT AND THE BOARD REMODELED IT TO MAKE A NEW FACILITY. ))
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The Board was also introduced to the county's new extension agent.
John Scott is expected to serve more than a hundred local farmers.
The county has been without an extension agent for about two years.
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In sports, Jeff Gordon takes his third straight road race victory.
Roy Stevens has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A Salem apartment complex caught fire over the weekend -- making it the SEVENTH blaze at Willow River in just two weeks.
The Sunday morning fire came just 2 days after police said they had a juvenile in custody for setting the previous fires there.
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By day's end a Buena Vista family may know for sure whether Rebecca Grace Chittum is their biological relative.
Results from D-N-A testing on the 3-year-old believed to have been switched at birth may be in today.
Chittum's family, and the mother of the other child, Callie Johnson, met for the first time Friday.
Both families said they would NOT be suing for custody of their biological children.
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Thousands of Bell Atlantic workers hit the pavement yesterday.
They say job security concerns are forcing them to strike.
Negotiators for both sides are working around the clock to end the picketing.
Meantime Bell Atlantic customers may expect some delays in customer service, but otherwise should have no trouble with the company's automated phone service.
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