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A mother and her 2 children escape a suspicious early-morning fire in Roanoke.
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And investigators now look to the black box for clues in the crash of a Swissair jet.
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Your Labor Day forecast includes hot temperatures, and the possibility of some late day thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, relief from the heat will arrive tomorrow.
Details, straight ahead. [2-shot]
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Roanoke firefighters say the blaze that broke out at a Northwest Roanoke housing complex this morning IS suspicious in nature.
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A mother and her 2 children escaped the blaze when their fire alarm went off around 4 am.
The blaze caused 2 to 5-thousand dollars in damage to the unit of the Lansdowne Housing Complex on Delray Drive.
Authorities say the Red Cross will be contacting the family about their losses in the blaze.
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The University of Virginia Medical Center nearly gave another couple the wrong baby, and this time the child had died.
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Jasmaine Fritz suffered from severe birth defects. After finding out their daughter died of a heart attack, Mistie Fritz and David Huffman went to the hospital to bring the baby's remains back to Roanoke. They say an assistant administrator gave them a plastic coffin with another child's body inside.
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((MISTIE FRITZ/JASMAINE'S MOTHER; WE HAD BEEN STTING THERE FOR TWO HOURS SAYING OUR GOODBYES. AND THEN WHEN WE GOT JASMAINE, WE DID IT ALL OVER AGAIN. HAVING TO GO THROUGH THE BABY'S DEATH AND THEN HAVING HIM POP UP AND SAYING THAT 12 HOURS AFTER OUR BABY DIED, IT WAS JUST A SHOCK.))
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David Huffman says he's undecided about taking any legal action.
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((DAVID HUFFMAN/JASMAINE'S FATHER; I DON'T REALLY WANT SOMEONE TO LOSE THEIR JOB. BUT I DO THINK SOMEONE DOES NEED TO AT LEAST PAY FOR WHAT HAPPENED BECAUSE IT SHOULDN'T HAVE NEVER HAPPENED.))
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Hospital officials blamed the switch on an employee's failure to check the tags on the bodies.
Chief of Staff Thomas Massaro says the hospital is sorry about the mistake, but adds this case is fundamentally different from the case of Rebecca Chittum and Callie Johnson, who were switched at birth at the hospital three years ago.

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The other mother involved in the latest mix-up says she didn't know the body of her dead child was temporarily given to the wrong parents, until she read about it in a newspaper.

Massaro says officials probably wanted to spare her anymore pain.[E-Henry-Shooting]


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A Martinsville man took several bullets after a family visit turned violent in Henry County Saturday.
Authorities say Kenneth Tyrone Moore was visiting his parents in the King's Village subdivision when he got into an argument with neighbors.
Moore was shot three times.
He's in serious condition at a Martinsville hospital.
Police are still investigating.

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350 workers in Danville are not celebrating Labor Day today.
They're losing their jobs.
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Earlier this summer the owners of Durham Hosiery Company announced it would be shutting down.
The latest word is that it will close its doors today.
Some of the workers say it's sad the closing comes on a day meant to celebrate the accomplishments of American workers.
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Canadian investigators will be pouring over the black box flight recorder pulled from the underwater wreckage of Swissair Flight 1-11.
As they search for the cause of last week's crash, divers will be back off the Nova Scotia coast today, looking for parts of the fuselage believed to be holding bodies.
Meantime, yesterday was a day of reflection and emotional support for the families of the victims.
Jonathan Freed reports.
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(( The people of Halifax were making room in their prayers Sunday morning... room for the victims of Swissair flight 111. And it would seem that some of those prayers were answered...when word came that the plane's flight data recorder had been recovered from ocean floor.

SOT/Mike Poole, Canadian Transportation Board


(says recorder box looks to be in good condition, better than had been expected, hopeful the memory module will also be in good condition, and they wil be able to extract information from it)
SOUND-UP: PEOPLE LEAVING CHURCH.
On this Sunday, the people of Halifax were determined to reach out again to the families of the victims. The message from the pulpit was admittedly frustrating but also necessary: Try not to ask "why", but do have faith.
BITE (MONSIGNOR MARTIN CURRIE/SAINT MARY'S BASILICA): LIFE WILL GO ON...IT WILL BE CHANGED, BUT IT WILL GO ON...
It was also a day for more relatives to visit Peggy's Cove...looking for comfort in confronting the sea that came between them and their loved ones.
JEFFREY KATZ/C-E-O SWISSAIR: THE PEGGY'S COVE EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN PERHAPS THE BEST PART, IF I CAN USE THAT WORD, IN REALLY GETTING THEM CLOSE AND GETTING THEM IN TOUCH WITH WHAT HAPPENED.
STAND-UP (JONATHAN FREED/CBS NEWS): NOVA SCOTIA'S CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER IS SAYING THAT SOME BODIES WERE SO SHATTERED IN THE CRASH THAT TRADITIONAL MEANS OF IDENTIFYING THEM, SUCH AS DENTAL X-RAYS, MAY NOT WORK. HE'S HOPING THAT MORE BODIES WILL BE FOUND IN BETTER CONDITION. J-F...PEGGY'S COVE, NOVA SCOTIA.))

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Kenneth Starr's probe of President Clinton is just about over.
There's word today that independent counsel is just days away from
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delivering to congress the results of his four- year, forty- million-dollar investigation of Mr. Clinton.
The probe began in 19-94 with the Whitewater affair but has since expanded to include the White House travel office, missing F-B-I files and Monica Lewinsky.
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In sports, a rocky start for Gus Frerotte (Fuh-rott) and the Redskins.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[Organic-Farming]

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No longer considered a fad, organically grown food is a significant part of our nation's food economy.
Annual sales are in the billions.
[anchor=Kimberly]


But organic standards vary from state to state, and attempts to create a national standard are bogged down.
Jeffrey Koffman reports.
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(((natsnd rooster crowing)
THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS HEARD THE WAKE UP CALL FROM FARMERS, PROCESSORS AND CONSUMERS- DEMANDING STRICT NATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC FOOD.
THE USDA'S FIRST ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH NATIONAL STANDARDS WAS OVERWHELMINGLY REJECTED THIS SPRING. WHAT INFLAMED THE ORGANIC COMMUNITY WERE PROPOSALS THAT COULD HAVE ALLOWED THE USE OF SEWAGE SLUDGE, BIO-ENGINEERING AND IRRADIATION. PROPOSALS THAT HAVE BEEN SHELVED.
SUPER: ELIZABETH HENDERSON/ORGANIC FARMER
(160207)SOT:"We're going to push the USDA as hard as we can to

get what we want - a national rule with integrity, high standards..." STANDARDS THAT WOULD ENSURE THAT FROM THE TIME A SEED IS PLANTED OR AN ANIMAL IS BORN UNTIL THE FOOD IS PURCHASED...NO ENVIRONMENTALLY UNFRIENDLY PROCEDURES ARE USED.
THE USDA'S NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR SAYS NO AGRICULTURAL ISSUE HAS EVER CAUSED SUCH AN OUTCRY.
SUPER: KEITH JONES/DIR., NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM
(21738) SOT:...."When you get 280,000 comments, you go back and scratch

your head and say, maybe we missed something..."
WHAT THEY MISSED, ACCORDING TO MANY IN THE INDUSTRY, WERE THE RIGID RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIC STANDARDS BOARD. THE PANEL OF FARMERS, PROCESSORS SCIENTISTS AND CONSUMERS WAS APPOINTED BY CONGRESS IN 1990 TO DEFINE ORGANIC FOOD PRODUCTION FOR THE USDA.
SUPER: ROGER BLOBAUM/CONSUMER
(12810) SOT..."The NOSB's role was trivialized - that concerns all of


us who feel the NOSB is our voice in govt."
NATIONWIDE...ORGANIC FARMERS SAY THEY BUILT THEIR BUSINESS ON THEIR OWN AND NOW THAT THE GOVERNMENT IS GETTING INVOLVED, THEY WORRY IT WILL HURT THEM RATHER THAN HELP THEM:

SUPER: HALL GIBSON/ORGANIC FARMER (1531) SOT: .."they

haven't responded very positively....someone has gotten to them..."
KEITH JONES SAYS THAT'S NOT THE CASE:

SOT: "This administration is going to do everything it can to work with

the NOSB...."
THE USDA'S NEXT PROPOSAL IS EXPECTED BY THE END OF THE YEAR...FARMER HALL GIBSON HOPES THE DEPARTMENT REALLY IS LISTENING -AS HE SEES IT, THE FUTURE OF ORGANIC FARMING IS AT STAKE.
JEFFREY KOFMAN, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK))
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The INternet is adding to Virginia's reputation as the birthplace of presidents.
An intersection of cyberspace and cemetary space is teaching web surfers that the Old Dominion is also the RESTING place of presidents... and a host of other politicians.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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((With the dead, we bury history.
And walking amidst the crumbling stones of a cemetery, one misses a lot about who's actually underfoot.
But there's a place in cyberspace that aims to chip away at the vast void of knowledge of who's buried in our nation's plots.
The Political Graveyard.
The web site that tells where the dead politicians are buried.
Another seemingly worthless Internet set... but one that reveals just how rich in historical significance Virginia's soils are.
John Tyler is one of seven presidents born in Virginia.
There are also seven buried within the Commonwealth.
But as the website's database can tell you, it's not the same seven.
James Monroe was born here and also buried here in Richmond's Hollywood Cemetery.
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((WASHINGTON, JEFFERSON, AND MADISON ARE BURIED AT MOUNT VERNON, MONTICELLO, AND MONTPELIER RESPECTIVELY. VIRGINIA GAINED TAFT AND KENNEDY. BOTH BORN ELSEWHERE AND BURIED IN ARLINGTON. WE LOST ZACHARY TAYLOR, BORN IN ORANGE COUNTY, AND WOODROW WILSON, BORN IN STAUNTON-- BOTH BURIED ELSEWHERE.)) [runs19]
Hollywood cemetery also hosts the President of the Confederacy and a raft of former governors, congressmen, and statehouse types.
But the website's focused on more than just the famous.
It categorizes politicians who were killed in duels, disappeared or died mysteriously.... those who committed suicide, drowned, or fell to their death.
Even those killed by animals.
It's all here at potifos.com (slash) tpg "the political graveyard (slash).
And it's all here... in the twilight at your oldest cemeteries.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))

[Health-Check]


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On the medical front, the American scientist who sparked the ethics debate over cloning, expects an even bigger debate now.
He plans to clone himself, to prove a point.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
THE CHICAGO PHYSICIST WHO SPARKED A NATIONAL DEBATE OVER THE ETHICS OF HUMAN CLONING.. IS PUTTING HIS MONEY WHERE HIS MOUTH IS--
HE SAYS THE FIRST PERSON HE PLANS TO CLONE IS #HIMSELF#.
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((vo))
RICHARD SEED SAYS HIS WIFE HAS AGREED TO CARRY AN EMBYRO-- THAT WOULD CONTAIN THE NUCLEUS OF ONE OF HIS CELLS... AND A DONOR EGG.
CRITICS CHARGE THAT HUMAN CLONING IS IMMORAL, AND CARRIES WITH IT THE RISK OF ABNORMAL FETUSES.
BUT SEED HOPES HIS EFFORT TO CLONE HIMSELF WILL SHOW THAT HE HAS NO INTENTION OF TESTING AN UNPROVEN PROCEDURE ON WOMEN DESPERATELY TRYING TO GET PREGNANT.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND A NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT A NUMBER OF MEN COULD USE A LESSON ON THE HOWS AND WHYS OF DIABETES.
IN A SURVEY OF NEARLY ONE-THOUSAND MEN AGE 45 AND OVER, ABOUT 40-PERCENT OF THEM WERE UNABLE TO NAME ANY OF THE RISK FACTORS FOR DIABETES.
THESE FACTORS INCLUDE FAMILY HISTORY, OBESITY, ETHNICITY, AND BEING OVER THE AGE OF 45.
MOST OF THE MALE RESPONDENTS WERE ALSO UNAWARE THAT DIABETES IS ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSES OF IMPOTENCE.
HEALTH EXPERTS SAY THE STUDY STRESSES THE NEED FOR MORE EDUCATION ABOUT THE DISEASE.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


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You may experience double vision while watching this story.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

The annual International Twins Association Convention took place in California over the weekend.
Larry Himmel has the story.
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Did you go to the convention last weekend Melanie?
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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The flight data recorder from that Swissair jet is heading for a lab in Ottawa.
Meantime, back in the icy waters off the North Atlantic, divers today will try to pinpoint the location of the plane's fuselage.
Investigators believe it's holding many of the 229 bodies.
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Three people escaped injury this morning in Roanoke when their apartment caught fire.
But the fire gutted the unit in the Landsdowne housing development.
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A Roanoke man who was briefly given the wrong remains after his newborn died at the University of Virginia's hospital says he and the baby's mother haven't decided whether to sue.
The incident took place in March, four months before the 19-95 baby switch at U-V-A came to light.
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[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Labor Day -- September 7 1998.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




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A Roanoke mother and her 2 children escaped an early-morning blaze at their Northwest housing complex today.
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A fire alarm woke up the family.
Firefighters responded to the call of a blaze at the Lansdowne Housing Complex on Delray Drive around 4 am.
The Fire Marshall has been called in to inspect the damages.
Authorities say the cause of the blaze IS suspicious and they estimate the damages at 2 to 5-thousand dollars.
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Another baby switching case at the University of Virginia Medical Center is reported. This time it involves infants who had died. The parents want people to know what's going on at the hospital. David Johnson has more.
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((Jasmaine Fritz suffered from severe birth defects when she was born February 6th. According to her mother, Jasmaine was transferred to the UVa Medical Center for a kidney transplant.
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The infant died of a heart attack. When her parents went to the hospital to pick up their daughter's remains, they say an assistant administrator handed them a plastic coffin.
The couple then asked for the baby's blanket.
It took administrators two and half hours to find the blanket-- and that's when they realized they'd given the couple the wrong baby's body.
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((DAVID HUFFMAN/JASMAINE'S FATHER; HE JUST LOOKED AT ME AS PLAIN AS DAY AND SAYS JUST POINTS DOWN TO THE COFFIN AND SAYS THAT'S NOT YOUR BABY. I MEAN IMAGINE SOMEONE IS SITTING THERE WITH TEARS IN THEIR FACE AND HE'S GOING TO LOOK AT YOU WHILE YOU'RE CRYING OVER YOUR BABY AND SAY THAT'S NOT YOUR BABY.)) [RUNS14]
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Jasmaine's body had been found in the hospital's morgue. Hospital officials blamed the switch on an employee's failure to check the tags on the bodies.
Chief of Staff Thomas Massaro says the hospital is sorry about the mistake, but adds this case is fundamentally different from the case of Rebecca Chittum and Callie Johnson, who were switched at birth at the hospital three years ago.
Mistie and David don't buy it.
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((WE'RE DOING THIS FOR JASMAINE. WE WANT EVERYBODY TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON. THEY ACT LIKE THEY DON'T CARE HOW MANY FAMILIES THEY'VE HURT. THEY ACT LIKE THEY DON'T CARE THAT THEY'RE NOT DOING THEIR JOBS RIGHT. SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE SAID.)) [RUNS20]
[OUT Q=TO BE SAID.]

[STAND-UP/] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THE COUPLE PLANS ON HAVING THEIR SAY ON A NATIONAL TALK SHOW SOON. MISTIE AND DAVID SAY THAT BY DOING SO THEY HOPE TO PREVENT THE SAME THING FROM HAPPENING TO SOMEONE ELSE. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7.))
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The mother of the child whose body was mistakenly handed over to Fritz and Huffman says she didn't find out about the error until she read about it in a Charlottesville newspaper.

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No word yet on whose body was discovered in a roadside motorhome in Roanoke County Saturday.
Police say a passerby discovered the man's body in the vehicle, which was parked on the side of Route 220 northbound, near the Roanoke County-Franklin County border.
Authorities say they have not positively idenitified the body yet, and have not been able to determine the cause of death.
Investigators are treating the case as "suspicious" until the medical examiner has conducted an autopsy.

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A Labor Day of irony for 350 workers in Danville today.
That's because the holiday is their last day on the job.
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Earlier this summer the owners of Durham Hosiery Company announced it would be shutting down.
It will close its doors today.
Some of the workers say it's sad the closing comes on a day meant to celebrate the accomplishments of American workers.
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A laboratory in Ottawa today begins examining the flight data recorder from swissair flight 1-11.
The so-called black box was found by divers off Nova Scotia over the weekend along with what may be three large pieces of the fuselage believed to be holding bodies.
Tom Kennedy reports.
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New York police are spending this holiday searching through the home of a possible serial killer.
In a home in Poughkeepsie, some 60 miles north of New York City, they've already found the bodies of eight women and fear there could be more.
Most of the women whose bodies have been found had been reported missing over the last two years and had histories of drug use and prostitution.
The suspect is being held without bail.


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A Jerusalem judge has ruled that a Maryland teen can be sent home from Israel to face a murder charge.
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[4:16:08;]
Almost a year ago, Samuel Sheinbein fled to Israel and claimed citizenship, knowing the Jewish state does not extradite its people.
A Jerusalem judge ruled yesterday that while he accepted Sheinbein's claim of citizenship, the 18-year-old had failed to maintain close ties to Israel as the law requires.
Sheinbein is wanted in a rural Maryland town for a brutal dismemberment murder.
A second suspect hanged himself in jail.
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Welcome back to News 7 Mornin'.
Here are your birthdays Tuesday September 8th.
Happy Birthday to Dennis Webster of Hardy. He turns 50 today.
And Jarrel Snyder of Roanoke turns 14 years old.
Also in Roanoke, Christina Barger is celebrating birthday number 5.
Happy 1st birthday to Troy Beckner in Roanoke.
Beth Stovall of Bassett is 13 today.
And in Martinsville, Syreeta Niblett turns ten years old.
Remember if you are celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversary let us know.
Send the information, along with a picture to P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, Virginia. Zip Code 24022-Triple-0-7.
And remember to send along a self-addressed stamped envelope so we can get the picture right back to you.

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[anchor tag! anchor tag! anchor tag!!!]
You've probably heard of multiple sclerosis -- or M-S.
But you may NOT know that the chronic disease can cause symptoms ranging from weakness to paralysis.
[anchor=Kimberly]


A group of able-bodied participants recently took part in an experiment that taught them a thing or two about what M-S patients face every day.
Dr. Dave Hinda reports.
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((WE HAD A GROUP OF SIX- THREE OF US WITH WITH FAKE DISABILITIES- AND THREE WITH TRUE DISABILITIES FROM MS.
OUR INSTRUCTIONS WERE TO TRAVEL FROM THE BROWN PALACE HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN DENVER TO COORS FIELD- FOR A TOUR OF THE STADIUM . IT'S A TRIP THAT ON FOOT WOULD TAKE ABOUT 15-20 MINUTES- BUT -- IT TOOK US TEN MINUTES JUST TO GET ON AN ELEVATOR AND FIND THE ONE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE EXIT OF THE HOTEL. MY DISABILITY WAS A PARALYZED RIGHT LEG.. I ALSO WORE A 15 LB WEIGHT ON MY LEFT WRIST TO MAKE IT WEAKER.
OUT ON THE STREET- IT WAS AMAZING HOW MUCH I NOTICED ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO COULD WALK.. AND WALK FAST .. ... I ALSO NOTICED A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO WOULD STARE AT US AND THEN LOOK AWAY QUICKLY. 5/8H WE ALSO HAD TO PAY CLOSER ATTENTION TO THE WALK - DON'T WALK- A SIGN I NORMALLY IGNORE. BY THE TIME WE GOT ON THE BUS AND JUDI THE VERY PATIENT BUS DRIVER GOT MY CHAIR SECURED IN- WE WERE ALREADY 45 MINUTES INTO OUR TRIP.. 5/8H AND YOU COULD TELL SOME OF THE PEOPLE ON THE BUS WERE IRRITABLE BECAUSE WE HELD THE BUS UP.
ALL IN ALL - IT TOOK US AN HOUR AND FIFTEEN MINUTES TO GET TO THE STADIUM ... A STADIUM WHICH INCIDENTALLY IS VERY DISABILITY FRIENDLY.. A BIG HELP FOR PEOPLE WITH MS. " SO WHAT IS MS? THE BODY CONTAINS MILES AND MILES OF NERVES. SORT OF LIKE ELECTRICAL WIRES. FOR SOME SOME REASON THE BODY ATTACKS THE NERVES AND STRIPS AWAY SOME OF THE PROTECTIVE COATING SO IN ESSENSE THE NERVES SHORT CIRCUITS."5/8H DEPENDING ON WHAT NERVES ARE AFFECTED- THERE CAN BE A VARIETY OF SYMPTOMS- INCLUDING NUMBNESS AND TINGLING .. WEAKNESS- EVEN PARALYSIS - AND WHEN THE EYE NERVES ARE AFFECTED THERE CAN BE LOSS OF VISION.
BUT FOR US TODAY - THE JOURNEY HELPED US SEE MORE CLEARLY. " IM AMAZED AT HOW MUCH OF A CHALLENGE IT IS AND ENEGY IT TAKES TO GET AROUND."
" ITS AMAZING- YOU CAN WALK AROUND AND THINK YOU CAN WALK FOREVER WITH THESE CANES AND THINGS- BUT MAN IM WORN OUT."5/8
FOR ME- I WAS THANKFUL MY TIME IN THE CHAIR LASTED LESS THAN 2 HOURS- AND AT THE END I COULD SIMPLY GET UP AND WALK FOR ME- I WAS THANKFUL MY TIME IN THE CHAIR LASTED LESS THAN 2 HOURS- AND AT THE END I COULD SIMPLY GET UP AND WALK AWAY. I'M DR. DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS))
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For reasons yet unknown, M-S affects three times as many women as men.
It's symptoms vary in severity - and can come and go.
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For more information, you can call the National M-S Society at 1-800-FIGHT-M-S.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[Minority-Trade]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
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In Danville, some minority businesses are getting help from some corporate giants.
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That's the goal of the 14th annual trade fair and golf outing at Goodyear in Danville.
The event is sponsored by the Virginia Regional Minority Supplier Development Council.
That organization was established in 1977 to encourage big business to work with minority companies.
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((TIM HANGER/MINORITY SUPPLIER COUNCIL: WHAT WE HOPE TO DO IS BLEND BOTH THE PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE TRADE FAIR WITH THE SOCIAL ASPECT OF MEETING ONCE AGAIN ON THE GOLF COURSE AND DEVELOPING MORE OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE MINORITY BUSINESS OWNERS AND THE MAJOR CORPORATION REPRESENTATIVES.))
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The Minority Supplier Council has more than 120-corporate members including I-B-M, Philip Morris, and Goodyear.
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[E-D-Day-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-53]
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Today is Labor day, but in Bedford yesterday it seemed more like Memorial day.
It was a national reunion for veterans of the 29th "Blue and Gray" Infantry Division.
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[VO-NAT]
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Veterans and their families gathered at the future site of the National D-Day Memorial.
The group's commander said it was only fitting to meet at a place where a national shrine to fallen soldiers will soon stand.
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((JOSEPH MOSCATI/NATIONAL COMMANDER; LET US RESOLVE THAT WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO SEE THAT A DAY SUCH AS JUNE 6TH, 1944 NEVER, NEVER EVER HAPPENS AGAIN.))
[SUPER=01-Joseph Moscati/National Commander; ]
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[OUT Q=HAPPENS AGAIN.]
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[VO-NAT]


The four day event ended yesterday with a memorial service and a roll call of soldiers who died in the line of duty.

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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
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In sports, Jeff Gordon takes his fourth straight victory at the Southern 500.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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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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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Roanoke firefighters say an early-morning blaze at a Northwest Roanoke housing complex is suspicious.
A mother and her 2 children escaped the fire that broke out shortly before 4 am on Delray Drive.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The University of Virginia Medical Center says it was a simple case of human error.
A grieving Roanoke couple whose infant died was given the wrong body at the Charlottesville hospital in March.
The mistake was discovered BEFORE Mistie Fritz and David Huffman left the hospital.
The Medical Center's chief of staff says this case is fundamentally different from the case of Rebecca Chittum and Callie Johnson, who were switched at birth at the hospital three years ago.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Labor Day is the last day on the job for 350 workers in Danville today.
Earlier this summer the owners of Durham Hosiery Company announced it would be shutting down today.
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