[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The East Coast prepares for the wrath of Hurricane Bonnie.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And trial begins for a Roanoke man charged in last year's murder at an Ironto rest stop.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Mostly Clear skies and patchy fog make up the Monday morning weather picture--
Our local forecast, plus the latest on powerful Hurricane Bonnie, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Freshmen-Address]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=net-C]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]

Today is the first day of classes at Virginia Tech. But several freshmen there sat in on a lecture yesterday regarding underage and binge drinking.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Attorney General Mark Earley was the guest speaker at orientation. He says its his plan to change the appearance of campuses across the state.
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[SOT=15:08:24 - TAPE#2]
[IN Q=SO AS PART]

((MARK EARLEY/STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL; SO AS PART OF THAT, I'M GOING TO BE SPEAKING AT A NUMBER OF THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES AROUND VIRGINIA THIS WEEK AND NEXT. BASICALLY ASKING THEM FOR THEIR HELP, TELLING THEM WE HAVE A PROBLEM THAT A MINORITY OF OUR STUDENTS ENGAGE IN. BUT IT'S VERY DISRUPTIVE FOR A LOT OF STUDENTS AND WE NEED THEIR HELP IN REBUILDING THE COLLEGE CULTURE.))
[SUPER=@Earley;]
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[WIPE, WIPE, WIPE]

[Fraternity-Drinking]


[ANCHOR=mELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=NET-B]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE, WIPE, WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Recommendations by the Task Force also indicate a need to focus on enforcement of alcohol laws and to educate students on the dangers of drinking. But it would appear that the partying has already begun, at least at some fraternity houses. And while some are aware of the need to deter underage and binge drinking, it would seem as though they have their own agenda.
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[SOT=12:32:06]
[IN Q=THE ONLY THING]

(("JIM"/ZETA PSI PLEDGE; THE ONLY THING WE REALLY NEED TO WATCH OUT FOR IS ABC AND THAT KIND OF THING BECAUSE IF WE GET CAUGHT BY THEM, WE COULD LOSE OUR HOUSE. SO WE HAVE TO BE REAL CAREL\FUL ABOUT THAT ALCOHOL UNDERAGE KIND OF THING. So do you all permit underage drinking? NO, WE DON'T PERMIT IT, BUT IT'LL HAPPEN. WE CAN'T CONTROL EVERYBODY.))
[SUPER=01-"Jim"/Zeta Psi Pledge;]
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[OUT Q=CONTROL EVERYBODY.]
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[VO-NAT]

One man says he doesn't condone drinking, but says he believes that drinking is part of the college experience.
[SOT=11:15:42]
[IN Q=I DON'T THINK]

((BILL MADDEN/PARENT; I DON'T THINK THAT YOU CAN REALLY CONTROL IT ONCE THEY LEAVE THE HOME. YOU CAN'T CONTROL IT 24-HOURS A DAY. I BELIEVE IT STARTS AT THE HOME. IF THEY SEE THEIR PARENTS AREN'T DRINKING THEN MAYBE THEY'RE NOT GOING TO GO OUT AND DRINK.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Madden/Parent;]
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[OUT Q=AND DRINK]
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[vo-nat] The task force indicates that if its recommendations are to be successful, a foundational plan needs to be in place at each of the state's colleges and universities by the first of the year.
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[Rest-STop-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-D;from 597-22 5/9/97 & 97-26 5/10/97]
[GRAPHIC=Bud Pritchett]


Trial begins today for Livingston "Bud" Pritchett.
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[vo-nat]
[super=04-File Tape]


Pritchett is accused of murdering a Roanoke man at an Interstate 81 rest stop in Montgomery County last year.
57-year-old Estel Singleton was shot in the head.
His body was found with his pockets turned out.
Pritchett was arrested after he allegedly tried to get cash with the victim's A-T-M card.
Investigators also say they found the gun used to kill Singleton in Pritchett's Roanoke apartment.
Trial is expected to last all week.
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[BONNIE-PREPS]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-G]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane]


The Atlantic Coast is bracing itself for Hurricane Bonnie.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL;]

[4:02:42]
Residents from Florida to Virginia are keeping a close watch on the storm.
Forecaters say the slow-moving Hurricane could make landfall in the Carolinas early tomorrow.
Emergency management officials in both states have already started to prepare.
[SUPER=03-Nassau, Bahamas;]

[4:08:23]
The storm is packing top winds of 115 miles- an- hour.
A hurricane warning remains in effect for parts of the Bahamas.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The kerosene]

(( BRIDGETTE BROWN/BAHAMAS RESIDENT: THE KEROSENE LAMPS ARE THERE. WE HAVE ENOUGH WATER SUPPLY AND CAN GOODS. IF THE STORM SHOULD COME THIS WAY WE ARE READY TO GO HOME AND BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES. ))
[SUPER=01-Bridgette Brown/Bahamas Resident;]
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[OUT Q=DOWN THE HATCHES.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ;]

[4:06;48]
Hurricane ``Bonnie'' is creating dangerous waves off the Atlantic coast.
In Atlantic City yesterday the beach patrol says it had to rescue about 100 swimmers because of the swells.
Two people drowned in the waters off South Carolina and Delaware after getting caught in rip tides.
[SUPER=04-August 24, 1992;]

[4:35:50]
Meanwhile in South Florida today, residents are marking the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Andrew.
Damage was estimated at around 15 billion dollars, making it was one of the costliest storms in U-S history.
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[YELTSIN]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=Boris Yeltsin]


An old regime is back in power in Moscow.
Five months after being fired as prime minister,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow;]

[4:25:32] Viktor Chernomyrdin (chehr-nuh-MEER'-din) is back in office this morning.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin, the one who fired Chernomyrdin in the first place, put him back on the job yesterday and dumped his entire cabinet.
Russia is in the midst of an unprecedented economic Crisis.
Yeltsin is scheduled to address the nation later today.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=clinton]

President Clinton still plans to visit to Moscow next month.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a big day for the big league homerun hitters.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[IN Q=Good Morning]
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[OUT Q=later on mornin.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-8]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Eileen Brangan/Lego MindStorms;]



(I'll Call for Vid)



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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=04-Lego MindStorms; :00]
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[Steve Live]

(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] [stocks]
[SUPER=x5101;]
[SUPER=430-y/77.76/8533.65/y/34.84/1797.61;]
[SUPER=431-h1@/45%/i$/55d/i$/43e/i1f/25d/i1#/59@;]

[ AE /ATT /Bell/Columbia/Crestar;]
[SUPER=432-i$/46c/u/10/h1!/42@/h%/51c/i1$/49;]

[Dana/Dimon/Dominion Resources/First Union/First VA]
[SUPER=433-i&/89c/ic/49!/i1!/70#/ia/29e/u/9@;]

[General Electric/Kroger/Nationsbank/Norfolk Southern/Optical Cable]
[SUPER=434-hc/43g/i#/15b/i1#/32@/ig/82d/he/65;]

[phillip morris/roanoke electric steel/trigon/wachovia/walmart]

[SUPER=#555;RESET]


[SML-Folo]


[ANCHOR=MelANIE]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-41 TC 2:02:49]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


Raw sewage in Smith Mountain Lake is making business stink.
And one marina owner is tired of taking the heat for the problem.
Tina Tenret has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Marc DeTournillon]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marc DeTournillon/Shoreline Marina; :19]
[SUPER=@Tina1; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]

(( Marc DeTournillon owns Shoreline Marina.
Health department officials say he's one of the good guys in the fight against lake contamination.
After all, the water around Shoreline Marina tests clean.
But they did find raw sewage in nearby Becky's Creek.
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[SOT 12:-5:34]
[IN Q=When you say]

((MARC DETOURNILLON/SHORELINE MARINA: WHEN YOU SAY BECKY'S CREEK, YOU'RE SAYING SHORELINE. MY SALES WERE GONE YESTERDAY. I MAY AS WELL HAVE CLOSED MY MARINA YESTERDAY BECAUSE I HAD NO BUSINESS YESTERDAY.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=YESTERDAY]


High levels of fecal coliform were in front of one house in particular -- the Bradleys.
But because raw sewage is sometimes dumped off boats, illegally, residents blame Shoreline Marina.
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[SOT 12:06:00]
[SOT 12:06:20]
[IN Q=I don't want]

((I DON'T WANT THE COMMUNITY TO FEEL IT'S ALL COMING FROM THE MARINA. I HAVE KICKED AND EVICTED PEOPLE OUT OF THIS MARINA WHO DO NOT HAVE SEALED SYSTEMS ON THEIR BOATS. MY PUMPOUTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC. ..... BUTT BUTT BUTT ... YOU CAN COME TO THIS MARINA PUMP OUT YOUR BOAT LEAVE AND I WILL SAY THANK YOU.)) [RUNS:21]
[OUT Q=THANK YOU]


The health department says the sewage could come from failing septic systems along the lake, or dirty diapers, or boats.
DeTournillon says education is the answer.
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[SOT 12:06:48]
[IN Q=The weekend boater]

((THE WEEKEND BOATER WHO DOES NOT KNOW THESE LAWS. THE WEEKEND BOATER WHO COMES UP HERE FOR THE WEEKEND WITH CHILDREN, INFANTS, WITH DIAPERS, THAT'S WHERE I SEE A PROBLEM.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=A PROBLEM]
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[SOT 18:42:14 STANDUP TAPE]
[IN Q=the water near]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: THE WATER NEAR HARDY'S BRIDGE AND CRAZY HORSE CAMPGROUND ALSO HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF FECAL COLIFORM. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL RUN MORE TESTS TODAY. TEST RESULTS SHOULD BE READY BY THURSDAY. TINA TENRET NEWS7.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=news7]))













[Common-Sense]


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


Are you a cautious investor who wants reliable returns on your money?
Scott Goldberg explains why you might like investing in bonds in this week's Common Sense.
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[IN Q=in the last]
[SUPER=@Scott1; 00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Dunkenberger/Wheat First Union; :12]
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[OUT Q=i'm SG]

((In the last Common Sense we talked about bonds and money markets -- two investment options that are not as risky as stocks.
This week, Tom Dunkenberger gets technical, talking about why bonds are good investments.
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[SOT 11 20 20 "market drop" tape]
[IN Q=THE BOND MARKET]

((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST UNION: THE BOND MARKET, IF YOU'RE LOOKING AT INVESTING IN BONDS, GOVERNMENT AND CORPORATE BONDS, THERE'S ALSO SOME POTENTIAL AS RATES WILL PROBABLY CONTINUE TO GO DOWN OVER THE NEXT ONE TO TWO YEARS TO MAKE SOME MONEY IN BONDS. THE ACTUAL INTEREST RATE IN BONDS ISN'T THAT STRONG. BUT WE THINK IT WILL ACTUALLY BECOME LOWER OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS.)) [RUNS18]
[OUT Q=next two years]


But Dunkenberger said you should watch the stock market for buying opportunitites.
And when the price is right, you can move money from bonds into stocks and get higher returns.
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 today's health check -- more evidence that pregnant women who smoke are risking the health of their unborn child.

Rick Jackson reports.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=RICK

((on cam))
GOOD MORNING.
RESEARCHERS SAY THEY NOW HAVE PROOF THAT PREGNANT SMOKERS CAN PASS CANCER-CAUSING AGENTS TO THEIR UNBORN BABIES.
VT=VO

((vo))
SCIENTISTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXAMINED 31 NEWBORNS WHOSE

MOTHERS SMOKED DURING PREGNANCY.
22 OF THEM HAD EVIDENCE OF NICOTINE IN THEIR SYSTEMS.
RESEARCHERS SAY THAT'S AN INDICATOR THAT OTHER HARMFUL CHEMICALS ARE ALSO BEING PASSED IN THE WOMB.
ABOUT 61-PERCENT OF FEMALE SMOKERS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP DURING PREGNANCY--
EVEN THOUGH STUDIES SHOW THAT SMOKING INCREASES THE RISK OF LOW-BIRTHWEIGHT.. AND SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME.//
VT=VO

((vo))
MORE AND MORE TEEN-AGERS ARE TURNING TO MARIJUANA AS THEIR DRUG OF CHOICE... BECAUSE APPARENTLY THEY THINK IT'S SAFE!
ACCORDING TO A FEDERAL SURVEY... THE NUMBER OF TEENS SMOKING POT ROSE FROM 7-POINT-1 PERCENT IN 1996... TO NEARLY 9-AND-A-HALF PERCENT LAST YEAR.
MANY OF THOSE POLLED SAID THEY USED THE ILLEGAL DRUG BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T THINK IT WAS DANGEROUS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND BREAKFAST CEREALS COULD BE ADDING MORE THAN JUST SNAP, CRACKLE, AND POP TO YOUR MORNING--
SCIENTISTS SAY THEY COULD ALSO LOWER YOUR RISK FOR COLON CANCER #IF#

THEY'RE MADE THE RIGHT WAY.
A STUDY BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUTURE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA... FOUND THAT WHEAT BRAN'S CANCER-FIGHTING POTENTIAL WAS
#BOOSTED# WHEN PROCESSED BY A METHOD CALLED EXTRUSION.


THIS INVOLVES APPLYING HUGE AMOUNTS OF FORCE TO THE GRAINS-- AS OPPOSED TO THE FLAKING METHOD USED TO MAKE MOST CEREALS.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE CRUSHED WHEAT REDUCED THE NUMBER OF PRE-CANCEROUS COLON CELLS IN RATS BY 40-PERCENT.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Eileen Brangan/Lego MindStorms;]



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

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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

People from Florida to North Carolina are keeping a close eye on Hurricane ``Bonnie.''
Forecasters say Bonnie is slowly making her way north and could reach the U-S tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]

Police in Los Angeles say they've prevented death-by-cyanide for at least 100 people. Authorities arrested a woman yesterday as she allegedly tried to send out envelopes containing sodium cyanide disguised as nutritional supplements.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


And the state attorney General was on hand at Virginia Tech as students returned for the fall semester.
Mark Earley was there to encourage the class of 2002 to dispel the image of collge students as binge drinkers.


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[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday August 24th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-Rest-STop-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-D;from 597-22 5/9/97 & 97-26 5/10/97]
[GRAPHIC=Bud Pritchett]


Livingston "Bud" Pritchett faces trial today in connection with the murder of a Roanoke man at an Ironto rest stop last year.
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[vo-nat]
[super=04-File Tape]


Pritchett is accused of murdering 57-year-old Estel Singleton at the Interstate 81 rest stop in April of 1997.
Singleton had been shot in the head, and was found with his pockets turned out.
Pritchett was arrested after he allegedly tried to get cash with the victim's A-T-M card.
Investigators also say they found the gun used to kill Singleton in Pritchett's Roanoke apartment.
Trial is expected to last all week.
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[E-Earley]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-63; 21:09]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]

Virginia Tech welcomed back its students this weekend, including several freshmen whose first lecture was one on binge drinking.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Attorney General Mark Earley was on hand to greet the freshmen class.
Earley encouraged the class of 2002 to help change the image of the state's college and university campuses.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Every year we have]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY: EVERY YEAR WE HAVE A BRAND NEW STUDENT BODY OF FRESHMEN ALL ACROSS VIRGINIA. EVERY FOUR YEARS, WE HAVE A TOTALLY NEW STUDENT BODY. AND, I THINK FOR FOUR TO FIVE YEARS, IF WE MAKE A VERY CONCERTED EFFORT, COMING FROM THE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS, THE BOARD OF VISITORS, THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITITES AND OUR STUDENT LEADERS, TO CHANGE AND REBUILD THE CULTURE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES TO EMPHASIZE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY THAT WE ARE GOING TO SEE A CHANGE. AND, WE'RE BEGINNING THAT THIS FALL.))
[SUPER=@Earley;]
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[OUT Q=that ths fall.]
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[E-College-Drinking]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-56; 25:17]
[GRAPHIC=College Drinking]

Earley's comments came just a few weeks after his task force on college drinking returned its recommendations concerning the issue.
The suggested strategies would divide up the responsibilities of preventing binge and underage drinking to different parts of a given community. David Johnson reports that, while few people were aware of the Task Force's recommendations, most agreed that the problem needs to be met head on.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Last November]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape; :03]
[SUPER=01-Hunter Merritt/Virginia Tech Student; :16]
[SUPER=01-Ginger Matyko/Parent; :40]
[SUPER=01-Michael Matyko/Virginia Tech Student; :54]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Ford/Sigma Alpha Epsilon; 1:26]
[SUPER=@David1; 1:37]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=DJO, N7,BLACKSBURG.]


((Last November Mindy Somers fell to her death from her dorm window after a night of heavy drinking.
To help prevent similar circumstances, students living in dorms are being issued an interactive C-D called, Alcohol 101.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It seems to]

((HUNTER MERRITT/TECH STUDENT: IT SEEMS TO BE EFFECTIVE IN THE TEST THAT THEY'VE DONE. SO, WE'RE REALLY GOING TO PUSH THAT AND LET THE STUDENTS EXPLORE THAT. AS FAR AS RA'S IN THE DORMS, THERE'S ZERO TOLERANCE IN THE DORMS AND WE'RE GOING TO MAKE THAT EXPLICITLY CLEAR, ESPECIALLY EARLY ON.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=especially early on.]


The task force recomendations request that parents take a more proactive role in their children's lives before college--something some parents agree with.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have talked]

((GINGER MATYKO/PARENT OF STUDENT:WE HAVE TALKED TO OUR CHILDREN ABOUT IT SO THEY REA AWARE AND THAT THEY DON'T DO THAT. WHEN IT HAPPENS WE CUT ARTICLES OUT OF THE PAPER AND LAY THEM OUT ON THE KITCHEN TABLE FOR THEM TO SEE. SO, THEY KNOW THAT IT DOESN'T JUST HAPPEN TO OTHER PEOPLE, IT HAPPENS TO THEM TOO.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=to them too.]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The parents can]

((MICHAEL MATYKO:THE PARENTS CAN ONLY DO SO MUCH LIKE LEAVING THE ARTICLES ON THE TABLE. BUT, IT'S ULTIMATELY UP TO THE STUDENTS TO DECIDE WHAT THEY WANT TO DO.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=want to do.]


According to the guidelines, local and campus police and the ABC Board will work more closely together and some area sports bars have put in place tougher guidelines.
They require two forms of identification, and some permit only people 21-years and older after 10 pm.
And, at least one fraternity says it already has a three way check system in place and plans to do more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This year after]

((RYAN FORD/SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON:THIS YEAR AFTER THE GOVERNOR'S TASK FORCE WE'RE GOING TO BE LOOKING AT LOT CLOSER AT WHAT'S GOING ON. BUT, FOR THE MOST PART, WE ALREADY HAD A VERY STRICT SYSTEM IN THERE AND WE'RE VERY PROUD OF THAT.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=proud of that.]
[STAND-UP - TAPE#3 - 18:21:16]

((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THE TASK FORCE SUGGESTS THAT IN ORDER FOR EACH OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO WORK, A FOUNDATIONAL PLAN MUST BE IN PLACE BY JANUARY 1, 1999 IN EACH OF THE STATE'S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7, BLACKSBURG.)) [RUNS13]))

[hENRY-FATAL]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Spencer man died this morning after a car wreck in Henry County.
State police say 44-year-old Larry Wayne Lowe was a passenger in a Camaro that was traveling along Route 58 when the car's driver lost control on a curve.
Police say the Camaro ran off the road, struck and embankment, and flipped over.
Lowe was reportedly thrown from the car.
The accident occurred around 11 last night.
Lowe died this morning at Martinsville Memorial Hospital.

[2-BONNIE-PREPS]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-E]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane]


Forecasters are urging people in the Carolinas to be on alert, because that's where Hurricane ``Bonnie'' is most likely to hit.
Any landfall would come late tomorrow.
Meantime, as the storm churns in the Atlantic hundreds of miles from the U.S. coastline.... her effects are already being felt.
High surf and treacherous rip tides are being blamed for drownings off the coasts of South Carolina and Delaware.
In Atlantic City, rescuers saved 100 swimmers.
Colette Cassidy reports.
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[SOT]

[4:05:02]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Dougherty/Lifeguard; ::23]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Corbin/Swimmer; :36]
[SUPER=01-Nick Hampshire/Swimmer; :43]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Rich Condit/U.S. Coast Guard; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:34]

[OUT Q=For CBS News.][CYANIDE]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-I]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Los Angeles police say they stopped a mass murder with the arrest of a 50 year old woman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]

[4:00:00]
Authorities say Kathryn Schoonover was about to mail packets of deadly sodium cyanide to more than 100 people.
The deadly powder was disguised as nutritional supplements. Authorities say a bystander became suspicious when she noticed the woman pouring powder into small plastic packets and putting them in envelopes at a Los Angeless post office.
There's no word on a motive.
Schoonover is being held on suspicion of attempted murder.
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[CLINTON-Latest]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-J]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton is hoping his second week of vacation on Martha's Vineyard is less eventful than his first.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Last Week;]


Last week included the president's dramatic Monica Lewinsky testimony and the missile strikes on alleged terrorist bases in Afghanistan and Sudan.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Had he not]

(( SEN. ORIN HATCH//R-UT"HAD HE NOT DONE WHAT HE DID, HAD EVERYONE NOT WORKED TOGETHER AS BRILLIANTLY AS THEY DID, WE WOULD NOT HAVE STALLED A THIRD BOMBING INCIDENT THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DEVASTATING TO ALL US." ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Orin Hatch/(R) Utah;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=to all of us.]
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[VO-NAT]

[4:10;56]
The President's national security team is advising him by phone of the damage done from Thursday's attack, trying to narrow in on the specifics of who was where when the bombs went off.
Meanwhile, Sudan is pulling its entire diplomatic staff out of Washington -- vowing they won't return until the U-S apologizes for the missile strikes.
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[Birthdays]
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[Three-Steve]


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[Small Studio]
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[SUPER=13-Eileen Brangan/Lego MindStorms;]




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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
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[Lake-Water]


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Fecal coliform is not only polluting the water at Smith Mountain Lake -- it's also taking a toll on business.
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[VO-NAT]
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When bacteria from raw sewage was found in front of Crazy Horse Campground, managers closed the beach.
Campers cried foul.
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[SOT 11:25:25]
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((WE CAN'T GO SWIMMING. BABY CRIES. BUT THE WATER'S DIRTY. BABY CRIES.))
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[VO-NAT]


They started cancelling reservations for Labor Day -- a significant drain on profits.
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((WAYNE DUNFORD/CRAZY HORSE CAMPGROUND: I FEEL LIKE I'VE BEEN TARGETTED OUT. WE LOST A LOT OF BUSINESS BECAUSE OF THAT. THEY SAY OH, CRAZY HORSE IS POLLUTING THE WATER, AND IT'S NOT SO.))
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[OUT Q=it's not so]
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[VO-NAT]


The health department has also found raw sewage near Hardy's Ford Bridge and in Becky's Creek -- where Shoreline Marina is taking a financial hit.
Officials will test the water again today.
Results should be available by Thursday.
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[VA-Amendments]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal]


When Virginia voters go to the polls in Novemeber they won't just be deciding Congressional races.
Voters will also consider five measures to amend the state constitution.
One is whether records of misconduct cases against judges should be available to certain legislators.
If it passes, the change eventually could open such records to the public.
Another measure would give voting rights in state elections to workers sent on temporary overseas assignments.[3-Sp

orts]


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


In sports, Vijay Singh (VEE-JAY SING) makes it two weeks in a row on the P-G-A tour.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[Local-Recap]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Trial begins today following last year's murder of a Roanoke man at an Interstate 81 rest stop.
Livingston "Bud" Pritchett is charged in the murder and robbery of 57-year-old Estel Singleton.
He was found shot in the head at an Ironto rest stop.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The fall semester begins today at Virginia Tech.
Officials were hoping to make students think about more than just books at weekend orientation.
State attorney general Mark Earley was one of several speakers to address the dangers of binge drinking.
A task force has taken on the issue following a rash of drinking-related deaths on Virginia's campuses last year.



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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The health department will conduct more tests on the safety of water at Smith Mountain Lake today.
Meantime business owners are still suffering following recent findings of sewage in lake water.
Owners of Shoreline Marina and Crazy Horse Campground say business is definitely taking a hit this summer.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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