[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


More than 200 people are feared dead after a jumbo jet plummets into the waters surrounding Nova Scotia.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a 22-year-old West Virginia Murder results in the arrest of a Covington businessman.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


[3-Swiss-Air]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


A Swiss Air Jet crashed off the coast of Nova Scotia last night and rescue workers are spending the morning searching for survivors.
More than 200 people were on board the plane when it dropped off radar overnight.
Liz Gonzalez reports from New York's Kennedy Airport, where the plane took off.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Halifax, Nova Scotia; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Considene/Rescue Coordination Center; :12]
[SUPER=01-Derek Publicover/Witness; :28]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Rod Douthwright/Mounted Police; :47]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Sagar/Deputy Counsel General; :54]
[SUPER=01-Liz Gonzalez/Reporting; :54]
[RUNS=1:05]
[OUT Q=Gonzalez, CBS News, New York]

(( LOCATOR: HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
IT WAS ALREADY DARK WHEN THE PILOT OF SWISSAIR FLIGHT 111 REPORTED SMOKE IN THE CABIN AND REQUESTED AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT HALIFAX AIRPORT.

SOT: Lt. Commander Mike Considene, Rescue Coordination Center ...THE

AIRCRAFT DISAPPEARED OFF RADAR...

SOT: Derek Publicover/Witness
I WAS ALMOST ASLEEP--- HEARD A LOUD BANG.... WINDOWS SHOOK..."


RESCUE TEAMS WERE ON THE SCENE QUICKLY.... SEARCHING IN THE DARKNESS FOR ANY SIGN OF SURVIVORS...

SOT: Sgt. Rod Douthwright, Royal Canadian Mounted Police WE'VE LOCATED

THE AIRPLANE AT THIS POINT.... CLOSER TO THE CITY... DOWN TOWARD THE PEGGY'S COVE AREA.
CREWS HAVE REPORTEDLY ALREADY LOCATED SOME BODIES... AS WELL AS PARTS OF THE MCDONALD-DOUGLAS MD-11 JET WHICH HAD LEFT NEW YORK'S KENNEDY AIRPORT ENROUTE TO GENEVA SWITZERLAND BEFORE REPORTING THE TROUBLE.

SOT: Manuel Sagar, Deputy Counsel General of Switzerland MY HEART GOES

OUT TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE PEOPLE ON THE PLANE...
GONZALEZ STANDUP: HERE AT KENNEDY AIRPORT, FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS HAVE GATHERED TO HEAR THE LATEST ABOUT THEIR LOVED ONES. GRIEF COUNSELORS HAVE ALREADY ARRIVED... IN CASE THE GRIM TASK OF COMFORTING IS NECESSARY. LIZ GONZALEZ CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


[Earl]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-L]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Earl]


Hurricane Earl weakened a little after hitting the shoreline of the Florida panhandle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Destin, FL;]


But he's still packing 75- mile- an hour winds.
The eye of the storm made landfall around two this morning.
It was already causing major flooding problems for Panama City Beach and knocking down trees and power lines.
Earl is forecast to cut across southern Georgia and head toward South Carolina.
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[E-Covington-arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-48; 1:52:12]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

[THERE IS AN ANCHOR TAG!! THERE IS AN ANCHOR TAG!!]
Covington residents say they're shocked to learned that a community businessman is charged with plotting a murder 22 years ago.
In a West Virginia town, police say Carroll Eugene Humpries, and his ex-wife, Kitty (Ab-shire) Abshire Humphries hired two men to plant the bomb that ultimately killed her then-husband... Bill Ray Abshire.
She married Humphries four months Abshire was killed.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Humpries lived]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.; :04]
[SUPER=01-Arthur Elmore/Neighbor; :10]
[SUPER=@Eric1; :20]
[SUPER=01-Charles Brenner/Neighbor; :30]
[SUPER=01-Donna Goff/Waitress;]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

((Humphries lived on a farm outside the Covington City limits, neighbor Arthur Elmore says news of the arrest surprised him.
[SOT]
[IN Q=It has, yes sir]

((ARTHUR ELMORE/NEIGHBOR; IT HAS, YES SIR, YES SIR. WAS HE A GOOD NEIGHBOR? OH YEA, GOOD NEIGHBOR, OH YEA.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=good neighbor, yea]

Until he retired a couple of years ago, Humphries ran his insurance business from this house on West Main Street in Covington. Neighbors here were surprised to find out he's in jail.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nice man, quiet]

((CHARLES BRENNER/NEIGHBOR; NICE MAN, QUIET. I DID SOME REPAIR ON THAT HOUSE FOR HIM AND THAT WAS ABOUT IT. HE PAID, WENT OUR SEPERATE WAYS. WAVED, JUST LIKE YOU DO IN THE COUNTRY.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=in the country]

Humphries was a regular lunch customer at D & J Family Restaurant. Donna Goff says she remembers him as a patient man.


[SOT]
[IN Q=Very nice, kind]

((DONNA GOFF/WAITRESS; VERY NICE, KIND... I CAN'T BELIEVE HE WOULD DO ANYTHING LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=anything like that]


Humphries is being held in the Alleghany County jail without bond. An extradition hearing is scheduled for next week.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))
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[ANCHOR=]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Kitty Abshire Humphries waived extradition from Maryland, and is in jail in West Virginia without bond.



[Rupert-Community]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-49 TC 1:44:01]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


The arrest of Abshire's widow has stirred the memory of the small community where the bombing took place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greenbrier Co., WV;]

The car bombing happened early one February morning in 1976. Jimmy (Auhl-vis) Alvis says he was a child on his way to school when he heard a big boom.
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[SOT=19:54:21]
[IN Q=MY DAD HAD]

((JIMMY ALVIS/RUPERT OIL COMPANY; MY DAD HAD THE OIL COMPANY DOWN THERE, HE WAS IN THE BEDROOM. THE FIRST THING HE THOUGHT IT WAS SOMETHING DOWN THERE THAT HAD EXPLODED.))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Alvis/Rupert Oil Company;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=HAD EXPLODED.]
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[VO-NAT]

People say windows rattled and walls shook when the blast went off. And residents say after years of investigating, they've not heard anything on the case until this week.
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[SOT=18:21:25 - 18:52:55]
[IN Q=I THOUGHT THEY]

((ELIZABETH COUGHLIN/RETIRED RUPERT POST MASTER; I THOUGHT THEY MADE IT UP AND FORGOT ALL ABOUT IT.)) ((CHARLES MUNDY/MAYOR OF RUPERT; I OFTEN WONDERED WHEN THE CASE WAS MENTIONED WHAT HAD HAPPENED BACK THEN. WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HAD REALLY TRANSPIRED WITH STATE POLICE AND OTHER INVESTIGATING OFFICERS.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Coughlin/Retired Rupert Postmaster; :00]
[SUPER=01-Charles Mundy/Rupert Mayor; :05]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=INVESTIGATING OFFICERS.]
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[VO-NAT]

Most in the close-knit community of Rupert remember Billy Ray Abshire as a "nice, friendly" man and say they've never understood his murder.
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[5-DeWease]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-28 1:14:083]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Frank DeWease spent decades behind bars after killing his wife... then planting a bomb that wounded the prosecutor who sent him to prison.
After just a few months of freedom, DeWease is back in jail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/April 3;]


NEWS 7 spoke with DeWease after he was paroled.
He still denied setting the bomb that blew off the hands of then-Montgomery County prosecutor Patrick Graybeal.
DeWease even brought a model of the bomb to try to prove his innocence.
But after a few months in a D-C halfway house, DeWease earned a trip to the Arlington County jail while his parole status is reviewed.
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Corrections officials say DeWease got drunk and threatened other residents.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Mark McGwire's pair of homeruns leaves him just a pair behind Roger Maris.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=little bit.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Dodie Botkins/Virginia Mountain Crafts Guild;]
[super=13-Carlos Botkins/Artist;]



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[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Derail-Follo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=98-55; 54:17]
[GRAPHIC=Train Crash Investigation]


The cause of a train derailment that sparked a fire in Lynchburg last spring is being blamed on human error.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March 31]


Federal safety investigators say a Norfolk Southern railroad worker failed to properly set the brakes on a line of cars he was uncoupling.
65 freight cars broke free and rolled for three miles before slamming into three locomotives.
The resulting fire destroyed Lynchburg's salt storage facility and most of its snow removal equipment.
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[E-Beef-Irradiation]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=98-50; 1:49:15]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Irradiated food is in high demand after a string of recent E. Coli and salmonella outbreaks.
A local company that has been using the process on wood for years will now turn the low level gamma rays to meat and produce to kill bacteria.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=You may not]
[SUPER=03-Forest; :00]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Zeigler/Applied Radiant Energy; :22]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=News7, Forest.]

(( You may not recognize the name, but chances are you've walked on their product.
For 35 years, Applied Radiant Energy has been using irradiation to produce "Gammapar".. a wood flooring that's three times harder and more durable than regular wood.
[natsot 10:35:15]

[RUNS01]
Business is booming.. and A-R-E is building a NEW, bigger irradiator that will triple the company's output.
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[SOT 10:03:30]
[IN Q=Now that we'll]

((WAYNE ZEIGLER/APPLIED RADIANT ENERGY: NOW THAT WE'LL BE IN THIS FACILITY PRETTY MUCH FULL TIME IN OCTOBER, THOSE CONSTRAINTS HAVE BEEN LIFTED. WE'RE ABLE TO EXPAND THIS MARKET AND TO GO INTO THE OTHER INDUSTRIES.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=other industries.]


And that's where the money lies.
A-R-E has also invented a packaging line irradiator for processing things like meat, produce or tobacco.
Irradiated food has less bacteria and a longer shelf life.. and consumers are starting to overcome their fears.
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[SOT 10:15:43]
[IN Q=Once Mr. and]

((WAYNE ZEIGLER: ONCE MR. AND MRS. CONSUMER IS CONVINCED, AND STUDIES SHOW NOW THAT 70 PERCENT OF THEM ARE, THEN THIS TECHNOLOGY WILL TAKE OFF.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=will take off.]


A-R-E is building a demonstration model at its Forest plant where processors can see the irradiator in action.
Zeigler says the orders are already coming in.
At eight million dollars apiece, he expects his company's sales to quadruple in the next few years.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Forest.)) [Health-Check]

[from S-Morning-After]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-57 40:09]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


European women have used it for years.
But word that a form of emergency birth control will now be available to American women is stirring controversy.
Some people in the Roanoke Valley are among the critics of the birth control method.
Tonya Flory reports in today's Health Check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Nova/Planned Parenthood President; :14]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Barbara Moore/OBGYN; :53]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=Health Check.]

((Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge has been administering the morning after pill to patients for the last couple of years. Even though advocates say there is a growing need for it to be marketed in Southwest Virginia, it's not a replacement for birth control.
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[SOT ub 13 15 33]
[IN Q=It shouldn't]

((DAVID NOVA/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF BLUE RIDGE: IT SHOULDN'T BE USED AS A FORM OF BIRTH CONTROL, BUT IF THERE IS BIRTH CONTROL FAILURE, BY ALL MEANS SOMEONE SHOULD COME AND SEE PLANNED PARENTHOOD OR GO TO SOME OTHER PROVIDER AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=as possible]

U-S contraceptive manufacturers have refused to sell emergency birth control for years, citing fears of lawsuits. Now Gynetics has been given the government's okay to market emergency contraceptives.
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[SOT ub 13 14 40]
[IN Q=We've had]

((DAVID NOVA/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF BLUE RIDGE: WE'VE HAD PATIENTS SAY THE CONDOM HAS BROKEN WHERE THEY DON'T NORMALLY HAVE SEX AND IT JUST HAPPENED AND THEN ALSO CASES OF DATE RAPE AND RAPE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=and rape]

Time is an important factor in the effectiveness of this medication.
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[SOT ub 08 55 09]
[IN Q=It definitely]

((DR. BARBARA MOORE, OBGYN/PHYSICANS TO WOMEN: IT DEFINITELY STILL HAS AN EFFECT IF YOU START, WE DEFINITELY WANT YOU TO START IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER UNPROTECTED INTERCOURSE, BUT IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO START IT IF YOU DON'T CALL THE NEXT DAY.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=next day]

Gynetics says Preven will be in pharmacies and clinics by the end of September. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))

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[Two-Steve]


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


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



(I'll Call for boards)
[ESS#8701]



(AD LIB TO 3-WX)[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


A Swiss Air Jet crashed late last night in the waters off the coast of Nova Scotia.
Nearly 230 people were on board.
As rescue workers try to find survivors this morning, they fear there aren't any.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


A Covington businessman was arrested for plotted a murder more than two decades ago.
Carroll Eugene Humphries and his ex- wife allegedly hired two men to plant the bomb that killed Bill Ray Abshire in West Virginia.
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[VO-nat]
And it's a rough morning for the Florida panhandle, in the wake of Hurricane Earl's arrival.
Flooding, downed trees and power lines are among the problems the hurricane is causing.
Although weaker, top winds are still near 75 miles an hour.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday September 3rd.
[anchor=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-Swiss-Air]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#none-LIVE FROM NEWSPATH ]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


Nearly 230 people were on board a SwissAir Jet when it crashed into the waters off Nova Scotia late last night.
Flight 111 was en route from New York's Kennedy International Airport to Geneva, when it plunged into the Atlantic after the pilot tried to make an emergency landing.
So far, rescue crews have pulled four bodies from the ocean.
And while many fear there are NO survivors, they are still searching this morning.
Liz Gonzalez joins us now with an update.
[Live= Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Liz Gonzalez/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]
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(Rollcue: )
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Halifax, Nova Scotia;]
[SUPER=01-Mike Considene/Rescue Coordination Center;]
[SUPER=01-Derek Publicover/Witness;]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Rod Douthwright/Mounted Police;]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Sagar/Deputy Counsel General;]




[Live= Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-New York, NY;]
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[OUT Q=Gonzalez, CBS News, new york]



[2-Earl]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=NET-L]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Earl]


Flooding rains and high winds mark the early- morning arrival of Hurricane Earl.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Destin, FL;]


Earl made landfall on Florida's panhandle around two o'clock this morning.
Although NOT as strong as he was yesterday, Earl is still bringing top winds near 75 miles an hour.
The hurricane is blocking roads from Panama City Beach east to Tallahassee, Florida.
On its current forecast track, Earl will likely move across southern Georgia and head toward South Carolina.
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[Bomb-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=net-N]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Covington businessman is charged with masterminding a 22- year- old murder plot.
Carroll Eugene Humphries, and his ex-wife, Kitty (Ab-shire) Abshire Humphries allegedly hired two men to plant a bomb, which killed Bill Ray Abshire in Rupert, West Virginia in 1976.
Bill Ray and Kitty were married at the time.
She married Humphries four months later.
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[VO-NAT]


Humphries was living on a farm outside the Covington City limits.
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

His friends and neighbors, like Arthur Elmore, say they were shocked to hear the news of his arrest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It has, yes sir]

((ARTHUR ELMORE/NEIGHBOR; IT HAS, YES SIR, YES SIR. WAS HE A GOOD NEIGHBOR? OH YEA, GOOD NEIGHBOR, OH YEA.))
[SUPER=01-Arthur Elmore/Neighbor;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=good neighbor, yea]
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[VO-NAT]


Humphries is being held in the Alleghany County jail without bond.
An extradition hearing is scheduled for next week.
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[Car-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-49 tc 1:45:12]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Meanwhile, people from the victim's community recall the memory of what happened 22 years ago as if it were yesterday.
And as David Johnson reports, it's apparent the incident isn't something they'll soon forget.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It happened]
[SUPER=03-Greenbrier Co., WV; :00]
[SUPER=01-Charles Mundy/Rupert Mayor; :11]
[SUPER=@David1; :30]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Alvis/Rupert Oil Company; :45]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Coughlin/Retired Rupert Postmaster; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=West Virginia.]

(( It happened the morning of February 5th, 1976 in Rupert, West Virginia. Charles Mundy says he was at work when he heard a tremendous "BOOM".
[SOT=18:50:54]
[IN Q=WE RAN]

((CHARLES MUNDY/MAYOR OF RUPERT; WE RAN OUT ON THE PORCH AND I SAW A MUSHROOM CLOUD OF SMOKE COMING FROM RUPERT OIL AND I WENT UP THERE AND MISTER ABSHIRE WAS DEAD AT THE TIME.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=THE TIME]

People say the blast rattled walls and shook windows up to three blocks away. [STAND-UP/19:30:08] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; WHAT PEOPLE HEARD WAS THE BOMB THAT BLEW UP BILLY RAY ABSHIRE IN HIS CAR. IT HAPPENED RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIS HOUSE, WHICH USED TO BE IN THIS ViCINITY AND HAS SINCE BEEN REMOVED.)) [RUNS10] One man recalls the gruesome sight found by firefighters responding to the scene.
[SOT=19:54:38]
[IN Q=BASICALL WHAT]

((JIMMY ALVIS/RUPERT OIL COMPANY; BASICALLY WHAT WAS LEFT OF BILLY WHICH WASN'T MUCH FROM THE WAIST UP. I MEAN THE BOMB REALLY TORE HIM APART. THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT OF HIM.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=OF HIM.]

Several people in the community say the death of Billy Ray Alvis made no sense. They remember the former AEP employee as being a pleasant fellow.
[SOT=18:19:11]
[IN Q=HE'D JUST BEEN]

((ELIZABETH COUGHLIN/RETIRED RUPERT POSTMASTER; HE'D JUST BEEN IN THE POST OFFICE THE DAY BEFORE. SAID HE HAD SOME GOOD NEWS TO TELL ME, BUT I HAD SO MANY CUSTOMERS. SO HE SAID I'LL TELL YOU TOMORROW. IT HAPPENED THE NEXT DAY.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=NEXT DAY]

And the demeanor of Kitty Abshire Humphries shortly after her husband's death was characterized as "peculiar".
[SOT=18:23:01]
[IN Q=JOLLY! JUST LIKE]

((COUGHLIN; JOLLY! JUST LIKE SHE'D ALWAYS BEEN. JUST HAPPY, LIKE NOTHING HAD EVER HAPPENED. THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN TWO TO THREE WEEKS AFTER IT HAPPENED, WHEN I SEEN HER.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=SEEN HER.]

Residents say they have often thought about the case and wondered who was behind the bombing. Now, with the arrest of Abshire's widow and her ex-husband and with their trial, which is set to begin in January, it would appear that they will finally find out. David Johnson, News7, Greenbrier County, West Va.))

[E-DeWease]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=98-56; 30:56]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Frank Dewease was out of prison only months before heading back to jail.
Dewease killed his wife and set a bomb that mutilated the arms of the man who prosecuted him in Montgomery County.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/April 3;]


NEWS 7 caught up with DeWease in April.
He'd been paroled from prison
[SUPER=@file;]

for the 1973 bombing that took the hands of then- prosecutor Pat Graybeal.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=24 years]

((24 YEARS OF MY LIFE WENT DOWN THE DRAIN.))
[SUPER=01-Frank DeWease/April 3;]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=the drain.]
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[VO-NAT]


DeWease even BROUGHT a mock-up of the bomb to try to convince us he couldn't have set it.
(----------------)
[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=hold]


Now DeWease is back in jail, this time in Arlington County.
He's accused of violating his parole conditions at the halfway house.
He allegedly abused alcohol, threatened other residents, and stayed out after his curfew.

[Internet-Porn]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Internet]


Authorities in 12 countries have mounted a crackdown on an Internet child pornography ring.
Nearly four dozen arrests were made yesterday.
[ss=none]


Blacksburg and Chesapeake were among the sites raided.
Police say the Wonderland Club exchanged thousands of pornographic images of children.
The investigation began five months ago in Britain, where authorities found a database of more than 100-thousand pornographic pictures of children.
But the ring allegedly started in the U-S.


[Belfast]


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


Northern Ireland is getting a push for peace from President Clinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belfast, N. Ireland;]


British Prime Minister Tony Blair greeted the President when he arrived in Belfast early this morning.
Just hour BEFORE Mr. Clinton's arrival, Sinn Fein (shin- fayn) said former I-R-A chief Martin McGuinness will work with a commission on disarming paramilitary groups.
In a written statement, President Clinton praised the announcement as "an important step" in the peace process.
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[Birthdays]
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[out= back to you.]




[Three-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Betty Bell/Artist]
[Super=13-Trent Bell/Artist]



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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Good-Neighbor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=98-51; 1:30:00]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It was Good Neighbor Day across the country yesterday -- and a Radford florist wanted to make sure his customers had a token of appreciation for THEIR neighbors.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Yesterday morning, the owners of Radford City Florist began giving away 5- thousand roses in bunches of 12.
There was just one catch...
Customers were asked to keep one and give the rest away as a symbol of friendship.
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[46:33:00]
[SOT]
[IN Q=We know]

((CURTIS GRAHAM/RADFORD CITY FLORIST MGR.:WE KNOW THAT RADFORD HAS A GREAT COMMUNITY SPIRIT AND WE FELT, YOU KNOW, THAT WE WOULD HAVE A LINE OUT HERE WHEN WE OPENED THE DOOR, CAUSE, WE KNOW THAT PEOPLE WILL GO OUT AND SHARE THE ROSES WITH THEIR FRIENDS AND MAKE NEW FRIENDSHIPS HERE IN RADFORD. ))
[SUPER=01-Curtis Graham/Radford City Florist Manager; :00]
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[OUT Q=in Radford.]
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[VO-NAT]


The give-away was part of a national promotion involving F-T-D florists around the country.
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[Mongolian-Dancer]


[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-60]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[THERE IS AN ANCHOR TAG!! THERE IS AN ANCHOR TAG!!]
Ballet fans in Roanoke are getting a taste of Russian ballet from a professional dancer who's travelled all the way from Mongolia.
And he's catching a glimpse of the American way of life.
Tina Tenret has details.
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[IN Q=nat sot]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=02-Munkhbaatar Javkhlan/Translator; :29]
[SUPER=02-Michelle Goacher/Ballerina; :41]
[SUPER=02-Jenefer Davies/Executive Director; :54]
[SUPER=@Tina2; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=TTE, News7, Roanoke.]

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[SOT 19:59:30]
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[RUNS:08]
29-year-old (OO-ner-bat GOO-na-jav) Unurbat Gunaajav was a principal dancer with the Mongolia National Ballet.
He's toured Russia, Germany, China and Korea.
Now he's dancing for the Roanoke Ballet Theater and learning English.
Using a translator -- he says he likes Roanoke's natural beauty and friendly faces.
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[SOT 20:26:19]
[IN Q=All the people]

((ALL THE PEOPLE ... HAPPY FACE.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=happy face]
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[SOT]
((nat sot))

[RUNS:05]
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[SOT 20:44:23]
[IN Q=As a partner]

((MICHELLE GOACHER/BALLERINA: AS A PARTNER ... IS WONDERFUL.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=IS WONDERFUL]
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[SOT 20:33:30]
[IN Q=He comes]

((JENEFER DAVIES/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: HE COMES FROM A VERY STRICT ... MOVED THEIR BODIES.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=BODIES]


Oo-ner hopes next year, he'll be able to bring his ballerina wife and four-year-old daughter to Roanoke.
But as far as climbing higher to a big-city ballet, Oo-ner says he's happy dancing here.
Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Oo-ner and the Roanoke Ballet Theater will perform at the Hotel Roanoke on November 7th.

[3-Sports]


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


In sports, U-V-A prepares for a rainy day at Auburn.
Mike Stevens has more
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=Thursday everybody.]



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

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


A 22-year-old West Virginia murder is haunting a Covington businessman.
Neighbors of Carroll Eugene Humphries say they are shocked that he and his ex-wife, Kitty (Ab-shire) Abshire Humphries, are charged with plotting the car bomb that killed Kitty Humphries' then-husband in 1976.
Carroll Humphries is being held in the Alleghany County jail without bond.
Kitty Humphries is in a West Virginia jail without bond.
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[VO-NAT]


The man who planted a bomb that mutilated the arms of then-Montgomery County prosecutor Patrick Graybeal is back in jail.
Frank DeWease was let out of prison only months ago.
He is back behind bars because he allegedly violated parole conditions at a halfway house.
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[VO-NAT]


Federal investigators say human error is to blame for an April train derailment that sparked a costly fire in Lynchburg.
Authorities say a Norfolk Southern railroad worker failed to properly set the brakes on a line of cars he was uncoupling.
65 freight cars broke free slammed into three locomotives.
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[2 shot=KMC/SPA]
(Steve ad lib weather)
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[2-shot=Kimberly and Steve]
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
(toss)

(ad lib bye) [2-shot]