[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


They're celebrating in the Big Apple this morning after the New York Yankees claim victory over the San Diego Padres in the World Series.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Virginia executed its 11th death row inmate last night, with NO request for clemency from convicted rapist and killer Ronald Lee Fitzgerald.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Fitzgerald]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#98-56]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Fitzgerald]


Ronald Lee Fitzgerald asked for no clemency from the governor, and died by lethal injection last night.
In 1993, he murdered two men and raped two women in a seven hour crime spree.
The families of the two murdered men witnessed the execution.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Virginia's newest]
[SUPER=03-Jarratt; :00]
[SUPER=@file; :06]
[SUPER=01-Robert Neville/Death Penalty Advocate; :25]
[super=01-Larry Traylor/Virginia Dept. of Corrections; :31]
[super=01-Brent Epperson/Media Witness; :43]
[super=01-Amy McLaughlin/Media Witness; :54]
[super=02-David Damico/Fitzgerald's Attorney; 1:22]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=News-7, Jarratt]


[E-School-Shooting]
[anchor=Kimberly]
[newscast=Morn]
[writer=chr]
[tape=net-F;from 98-31, 6/15, 1:33:00]
[graphic=Legal Scales]


A 15-year old charged with shooting a teacher and a teacher's aide at a Richmond school will avoid prison, after entering a guilty plea yesterday.
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[vo-nat]
[super=@file]


As part of the plea agreement, Quinshawn Booker will live in a home for troubled boys until he finishes its program.

He will also be on probation until he turns 21.
Booker could spend up to 25 years in prison IF he gets in any more trouble with the law.
The high school teacher wounded in the June shooting says he supports the agreement.
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[E-Pritchett]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-53 :46:47]
[GRAPHIC=Bud Pritchett]

A Roanoke man who's about to go to trial for the May 1997 Ironto rest stop slaying will probably try to get his case continued.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Livingston "Bud" Pritchett is charged with the robbery and shooting death of (ESS-Tuhl) Estel Singleton. Pritchett is being represented by court appointed attorneys. Family members say the lawyers have suggested that Pritchett plead guilty in exchange for a lesser sentence. They think it's part of a conspiracy to convict an innocent man.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=14:41:33]
[IN Q=THAT'S FROM THE]

((MARTIA PRITCHETT/PRITCHETT'S SISTER; THAT'S FROM THE DETECTIVE TO THE POLICEMEN THAT WAS ON THE SCENE AT THAT TIME, AS WELL AS THE JUDGE, THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY, AND THE DEFENSE. THEY ALL WORKED TOGETHER I BELIEVE.))
[SUPER=01-Martia Pritchett/Pritchett's Sister;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=I BELIEVE.]
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[VO-NAT]

Pritchett's attorneys would not confirm or deny whether they have recommended a plea agreement, saying only that they are doing what is in their client's best interest. The family is seeking help from the Roanoke chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the national N-double-A-C-P and the American Civil Liberties Union. SCLC officials say Pritchett will tell Judge Ray Grubbs he is dissatisfied with his attorneys in hopes of getting the case continued. The family plans to replace his legal team.
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[S-West-release]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-52 2:01:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Dennis West will be out of prison in two weeks... living in the Roanoke Valley once again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1989]


The 46-year old businessman from Salem will be paroled on election day... having "maxed out" a 20-year sentence under the old parole guidelines.
West maintained his innocence throughout two trials and nearly a decade in prison.
West claims he "discovered" his wife's mutilated body in their Union Street home in March of 1988.
Authorities say Dennis West stabbed Barbara in the back, straggled her and slit her throat.
(------------)
[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


He's scheduled for release from the Keene Mountain prison November 3rd, then plans to live in Vinton with his parents.
At the moment, West is going to be on supervised parole for the next six months, but the parole board may extend that.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the New York Yankees wrap up the greatest season in baseball history with a sweep of San Diego.
Mike Stevens has highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=series title.]



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


[One-Steve]


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



[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Steve Darr/Peacework]
[SUPER=01-Ulla Reeves/Peacework]



(I'll call for vid)



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[VONAT]
[SUPER=03-Nicaragua/1990;]
[RUNS=1:30]
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[Steve Live]

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:Peacework))

[Breast-Feeding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Breast Feeding]


Breast feeding advocates are taking issue with last night's episode of "Chicago Hope".
One of the subplots depicted a breast- fed baby who died of dehydration.
Lee Cowan reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The Ross child died]
[SUPER=04-"Chicago Hope"; :00]
[SUPER=04-20th Century Fox Television; :05]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Michelle Lasker/Neonatologist; :24]
[SUPER=01-Mary Kay Smith/Lactation Specialist; :42]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York]

((NATS: (12:16:12) "THE ROSS CHILD DIED OF HEART FAILURE, SECONDARY TO DEHYDRATION WHICH WOULD SEEM TO INDICATE STARVATION."
IT'S A SHOCKING STORY LINE THAT HAS SOME CONCERNED. THE LATEST SCRIPT FOR CBS'S CHICAGO HOPE CALLS FOR A BREAST-FED INFANT TO DIE OF DEHYRATION BECAUSE THE MOTHER DIDN'T PRODUCE ENOUGH BREAST MILK.
A MEDICAL POSSIBILITY? YES...IN REALITY, DOCTORS SAY, NOT VERY LIKELY.

SOT: DR. MICHELLE LASKER/NEONATOLOGIST/MT. SINAI HOSPITAL, NY

"IT'S EXTREMELY RARE FOR ANY BABY TO HAVE COMPLICATIONS FROM BREASTFEEDING. IN FACT, WE RECOMMEND THAT ALL MOTHERS BREASTFEED THEIR INFANTS WHENEVER POSSIBLE."
THE EPIDOSE BROUGHT CRITICISM FROM BREASTFEEDING ADVOCATES WHO FEARED IT MIGHT SPREAD MISINFORMATION, AND SCARE NEW MOTHERS UNNECESSARILY INTO USUING FORMULA INSTEAD.

(SOT, MARY KAY SMITH, LACTATION SPECIALIST, MT. SINAI HOSPITAL, CHICAGO)


ALTHOUGH DOCTORS WARN IT CAN HAPPEN, THE CONDITION, KNOWN AS LOW MILK SYNDROME, HAS SYMPTOMS THAT ARE EASY FOR ANY NEW MOTHER TO NOTICE.

SOT: LASKER (00:18:57) "THE MORE YOU BREASTFEED, THE MORE THE MILK IS

PRODUCED SO THAT'S KEY TO SUCCESSFUL BREASTFEEDING. IN ADDITION, WE TELL MOTHERS TO LOOK FOR THE AMOUNT OF WET PAMPERS A BABY HAS. A BABY SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST SIX WET PAMPERS PER DAY."
STANDUP: LEE COWAN/CBS NEWS "IN A STATEMENT, THE NETWORK SAYS "CHICAGO HOPE" HAS ALWAYS BEEN THOROUGH IN IT'S INVESTIGATION OF MEDICAL ISSUES AND WONDERED ALOUD WHY THOSE WHO AHVE RAISED CONCERNS ABOUT THIS PARTICULAR EPISODE HAVE NOT ASKED TO SEE A SCRIPT OR A TAPE OF THE FINISHED PRODUCT. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK." ))

[5-Flu-Vaccine]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=598-26 1:34:54]
[GRAPHIC=Flu Shots]

If you're putting of getting your flu shot -- it's already too late at some sites around the Roanoke Valley.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Due to delays in receiving the flu vaccine from one manufacturer, Carilion Health Systems is canceling its public flu shot clinics planned for the rest of October and November.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[ss=Hold]


Lewis-Gale Hospital officials also say they run out of the vaccines at some local health fairs.
The shots are still available at the Health Departments and check with your doctor's office to schedule your shot now through December.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a warning about the side effects of combining alcohol and over- the- counter pain medication.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( GOOD MORNING.
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION WANTS TO DRIVE HOME THE MESSAGE THAT ALCOHOL AND PAINKILLERS DON'T MIX.
VT=VO

((vo))
THE F-D-A IS WARNING ROUTINE ALCOHOL DRINKERS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF TAKING OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS.
THE COMBINATION COULD INCREASE ONE'S RISK OF LIVER DAMAGE OR STOMACH BLEEDING.
FEDERAL GUIDELINES WILL NOW REQUIRE PAIN-RELIEVERS TO CARRY WARNING LABELS... STARTING WITHIN THE NEXT SIX MONTHS.
AND IN ANOTHER IMPORTANT MOVE, THE F-D-A HAS EXPANDED THE USE OF ASPIRIN TO INCLUDE THE TREATMENT OF BLOOD CLOTS THAT CAUSE HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
A NEW PROCEDURE FOR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTS COULD GIVE NEEDY PATIENTS A FIGHTING CHANCE.
IN THE PAST, MOST PATIENT'S REJECTED BONE MARROW THAT WASN'T A PERFECT MATCH.
NOW RESEARCHERS HAVE DEVELOPED A NEW TECHNIQUE THAT COLLECTS AN ABUNDUNDANT NUMBER OF MARROW CELLS IN THE BLOODSTREAM.
ELEMENTS IN THE MARROW THAT MIGHT TRIGGER REJECTION ARE THEN FILTERED OUT.. BEFORE BEING THE TRANSPLANTED.
DOCTORS SAY 25-PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS WHO WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE DIED.. WERE SAVED BY THE PROCEDURE.
THE FINDINGS ARE IN TODAY'S JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
NOW I KNOW THIS MAY #NOT# SOUND APPETIZING, BUT A U-S STUDY SHOWS

THAT A TYPE OF MARGARINE CONTAINING WOOD PULP CAN LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL.
RESEACHERS AT THE MAYO CLINIC FOUND THAT PEOPLE WHO WERE GIVEN THE MARGARINE THREE TIMES A DAY... WOUND UP LOWERING THEIR SO-CALLED BAD CHOLESTEROL BY AS MUCH AS 14-PERCENT.
THE SPREAD, CALLED BENECOL, HAS BEEN AVAILABLE IN FINLAND FOR YEARS.
IT'S EXPECTED TO HIT U-S STORES BY JANUARY.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


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



(I'll call for boards)
[ESS#8700]
[ESS#8701]



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

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


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


Convicted rapist and killer Ronald Lee Fitzgerald died by lethal injection last night.
Fitzgerald became Virginia's 11th inmate executed this year.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Thousands of Texas residents are camping out in Red Cross shelters after last weekends flooding rains forced them from their homes.
The weekend storms claimed at least 22 people.
20 counties are federal disaster areas.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[ss=none]


And after much controversy over its proposed Roanoke county location, Home Depot officially opens for business this morning on Hershberger Road.
At a grand opening LAST Night, it was clear the store is trying to make a good impression.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, October 22-nd.
[anchor=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[E-Home-Depot]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-63 TC1:05:11]
[GRAPHIC=Home Depot]


Home Depot officially opens it's store on Hershberger road this morning, but shoppers got a preview at the grand opening last night.
Eric Earnhart tells us why the company needs to make a good impression.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This store is more]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :01]
[SUPER=01-Denise Knight/Employee; :08-QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Tony Brown/Operations Vice President; :23]
[SUPER=@File; :31]
[SUPER=01-Harry Nickens/Vinton Supervisor; :47]
[SUPER=@eric2; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=EE, News-7.]


((This store is more than wood and high tech hardware for former grocery store cashier Denise Knight, it's a future.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 0:04:43]
[IN Q=]

((DENISE KNIGHT/EMPLOYEE; IT'S BETTER OPPORTUNITIES, CAREER, I'M READY TO GO TO THE TOP.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=to the top]



She has good reason to aim high... Home Depot Operations Vice President Tony Brown is a Roanoke Native, and William Fleming High School alumnus who couldn't wait to come home.


[SOT 00:57:24]
[IN Q=we knew that]

((TONY BROWN/OPERATIONS VICE PRESIDENT; WE KNEW THAT ROANOKE WAS READY FOR THIS TYPE STORE, WE WANTED TO BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY, WE THOUGHT THAT ROANOKE WAS THE TYPE OF CITY WE WANTED TO GO TO.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=to go to]



But does Roanoke County want Home Depot to come back... to Cave Spring?
Some County residents are still seething over that re-zoning vote... Local government officials were conspicuous in their absence tonight... Supervisor Harry Nickens was one of the exceptions.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:50:40]
[IN Q=I'm here to]

((HARRY NICKENS/VINTON SUPERVISOR; I'M HERE TO JUST SEE HOW HOME DEPOT DEALS WITH OPENING NEW STORES; )) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=new stores]



Nickens was publically thanked for his support during the opening ceremonies.
With home Depot's high profile and deep pockets, we asked if it's opponents can expect a fair fight.

[SOT 00:51:26]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((HARRY NICKENS/VINTON SUPERVISOR; I DON'T THINK THERE'S A FIGHT, I THINK THERE'S A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION, AND I BELIEVE ULTIMALY WE WILL SEE, IF HOME DEPOT GOES INTO CAVE SPRINGS, A VERY POSITIVE RECEPTION FOR HOME DEPOT IN THAT AREA.))

[RUNS12]
[OUT Q=in that area]



Home Depot officials believe THIS store is the key to making that happen... They say Cave Spring site opponents are welcome to visit.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:57:28 ]
[IN Q=we feel that]

((TONY BROWN/OPERATION VICE PRESIDENT; WE FEEL THAT ONCE THE COMMUNITY SEES WHATS HAPPENING IN THIS STORE, THAT THEY'RE GOING TO WANT A HOME DEPOT OVER IN THAT AREA.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=in that area]


But public opinion is only part of it... the new site still has go win Vdot approval, and survive a lawsuit by a citizen's group.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))




[E-Retail]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-62 57:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Now that Target's open, Roanoke has three major discount retailers.
And at least one expert says that's one too many.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[retail tape]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Stores like Target are popular because you can buy just about anything under one roof.
But now that Roanoke has three big retailers -- Target, Walmart and Big-K, Richmond analyst Ken Gassman predicts one store won't make it.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13 57 30]

[GASSMAN TAPE]
[IN Q=what happens]

((KEN GASSMAN/RETAIL ANALYST: WHAT HAPPENS IS, IN A MARKET WHAT YOU OFTEN SEE IS, WHEN YOU HAVE THREE RETAILERS BATTLE IT OUT, THERE ARE TWO SURVIVORS AND ONE LOSER.))
[SUPER=01-Ken Gassman/Retail Analyst;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=one loser]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Gassman would NOT say which store he thinks is going to close.
He did say that no matter how popular big stores get, there will always be a place for small specialty stores.
(------------)



[S-Bacova-Guild]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-60 1:23:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Company officials and representatives with the United Paperworkers International Union are vying for Bacova Guild workers' loyalty and support.
Employees at the Bacova plant in Low Moor have nine days until they vote for or against a union.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]


About a week ago union officials accused company management of using "fear tactics" to discourage employees from organizing.
Yesterday, an official with Burlington Industries, Bacova Guild's parent company, responded. [pre pro]
Dick Windham said the company would rather communicate directly with employees than go through a third party.
Windham also said management has been holding meetings for employees to give the company's point of view.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Bacova Guild's Low Moor plant employees about 300 people.
If workers vote to organize, they would create the first union of the company's seven plants in Virginia.

[Fitzgerald]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#98-56]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Fitzgerald]


Ronald Lee Fitzgerald asked for no clemency from the governor, and died by lethal injection last night.
In 1993, he murdered two men and raped two women in a seven hour crime spree.
The families of the two murdered men witnessed the execution.
Ellen Qualls has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Virginia's newest]
[SUPER=03-Jarratt; :00]
[SUPER=@file; :06]
[SUPER=01-Robert Neville/Death Penalty Advocate; :25]
[super=01-Larry Traylor/Virginia Dept. of Corrections; :31]
[super=01-Brent Epperson/Media Witness; :43]
[super=01-Amy McLaughlin/Media Witness; :54]
[super=02-David Damico/Fitzgerald's Attorney; 1:22]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=News-7, Jarratt]



[TX-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


Hundreds of families in Texas are staying at area Red Cross Shelters after floodwaters tore through heir homes.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shertz, TX;]


Many seeking food, clothing, and rest at this shelter don't know when or if they'll be able to return home.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 4:21:34 ]
[IN Q=I worked hard]

((TILLIE FIELDER/FLOOD VICTIM: I WORKED HARD ALL MY LIFE TO TRY TO HAVE SOMETHING. NOW, I DON'T HAVE NOTHING.))
[sot 4:20:38]

((MERLE BEHNE/SHERTZ SHELTER MANAGER: WE HOPE TO GET ALTERNATIVE HOUSING FOR THEM, WITH FRIENDS, RELATIVES, OR APARTMENTS OR SOMETHING. AND RIGHT NOW IN SHERTZ, THERE'S PRACTICALLY NOTHING AVAILABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Tillie Fielder/Flood Victim;]

[SUPER-01-Merle Behne/Shertz Shelter Manager;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=nothing available.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The weekend storms have killed at least 22 people, and affected 60 Texas counties.
State officials put the preliminary damage estimate at 400- million dollars.
And President Clinton has declared 20 counties federal disaster areas.
(------------)



[Frat-Suspended]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=College Drinking]


The alcohol-related death of a college freshman has resulted in one of the nation's largest college fraternities getting thrown off the University of Michigan campus.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI;]


Last Friday, 18- year- old Courtney Cantor accidentally fell out of a dormatory window after drinking at the Phi Delta Theta frat house.
University officials confirm the fraternity broke the law, and also broke their own ban on alcohol.
The school's student body president says a self- imposed mandate against alcohol isn't effective enough, by itself.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 4:24:11 ]
[IN Q=You have to have]

((TRENT THOMPSON/STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT: YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE STUDENTS WANT TO BUY INTO IT, YOU HAVE TO HAVE THEM CHANGE THEIR IDEAS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF ALCOHOL TO DOING COMMUNITY SERVICE.))
[SUPER=01-Trent Thompson/Student Body President;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=community service]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Canter's sorority, Chi Omega has suspended all social functions, while its national chapter investigates any possible role in the student's death.
(------------)



[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Steve Darr/Peacework]
[SUPER=01-John Appelquist/Peacework]



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[VONAT]
[SUPER=03-Vietnam;]
[RUNS=1:30]
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[Steve Live]

[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:peacework))

[Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Budget]


The 105th session of Congress is over, and BOTH parties are claiming victory.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


By a vote of 65 to 29, the Senate passed the half- TRILLION- dollar spending bill yesterday.
President Clinton is expected to sign it into law.
It includes money for 100- thousand new teachers, relief for farmers, and new funding for the military.
(------------)
[TALENT=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Meanwhile, the bill ALSO approves 250- thousand dollars for construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway Interpretive Center, which will likely be located at Explore Park.

[WWI-Champagne]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Vintage champagne, dating back to the turn of the century...spending eighty YEARS at the bottom of the sea-- goes on sale today to the highest bidder in London.
Tom Fenton has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-London, England; :03]
[SUPER=01-Christopher Burr/Christie's Wine Expert; :36]
[SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/Reporting; :57]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=CBS News, London]




[3-Sports]


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


In sports, New York's Scott Brosius (BRO-SHUS) picks up the World Series M-V-P, as the Yanks sweep the Padres in San Diego.
Mike Stevens has more.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy folks]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=later today.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

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


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


Ronald Lee Fitzgerald became the eleventh Virginia inmate to be executed this year.
Fitzgerald was put to death last night at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt.
In 1993, he murdered two men and raped two women during a seven hour crime spree in Pittsylvania County.
Relatives of the two murdered men witnessed the execution.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The new Home Depot store on Hershberger Road held a grand opening last night, amid controversy over a proposed Home Depot at the corner of Brambleton Avenue and Route 419.
Home Depot officials believe the Hershberger Road store is the key to making the Roanoke County store happen.
They're hoping opponents of the proposed store will change their minds after seeing one in operation.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Employees at Low Moor's Bacova Guild plant are considering unionization, and accusing management of using fear tactics to keep it from happening.
Yesterday, Burlington Industries-- Bacova's parent company-- responded, saying they're listening to employee concerns and would rather deal directly with employees, rather than through a third party.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(Steve ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
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