[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The search ends for three Navy Fliers from the U-S-S Enterprise.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Virginia Tech cracks down on underage student drinkers.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A big storm system in the midwest promises not only showers for us, but high winds and possibly thunderstorms, too.
Warm, unstable air will be our main weather feature today, with highs reaching the mid 60s.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[NAVY-CRASH]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Military Plane Crash]


The Navy has suspended the search for three fliers missing presumed dead following an accident on the U-S-S ``Enterprise.''
Another aviator was killed and two survived.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk/Friday; ]


The Enterprise left Norfolk Friday and was on its way to the Persian Gulf.
On Sunday a Navy Jet practicing night lanidngs struck another warplane on the flight deck.
Six crew members ejected from the planes, with four apparently landing in the water.
Only one body has been recovered so far.
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[Convict-Vote]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-66 TC35:11]
[GRAPHIC=Voting]


Last year, 144 people went to the polls in Virginia using names of people who were dead. And hundreds of convicted felons are registered Voters in Southwest Virginia.
It's all part of a report by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committe that surprised local election officials.
Eric Earnhart reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=J-Larc says last]
[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :08]
[SUPER=01-Louella Crutchfield/Roanoke Registrar; :22]
[SUPER=01-Diane St. John/Roanoke Co. Registrar; :46]
[SUPER=@Eric1; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]


((J-Larc says last year 17 hundred convicted felons actually voted in Virginia...
Roanoke Registrar Louella Crutchfield-Thaxton says she still doesn't believe it... but she has no way to check.
Her computers cannot access a voter or applicant's criminal record, and even if they could, she says she's not supposed to.

[SOT 00:42:04]
[IN Q=the state board]

((LOUELLA CRUTCHFIELD-THAXTON/ROANOKE REGISTRAR; THE STATE BOARD HAS INFORMED US THAT WE HAVE TO TAKE THESE PEOPLE'S WORD, IT'S ALMOST LIKE AN INVASION OF PRIVACY IF WE WERE TO ON OUR OWN INVESTIGATE WHAT THEY TELL US. )) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=what they tell us]



J-Larc says it found convicted felons on the voting rolls in EVERY jurisdiction... 342 in Roanoke, 97 in Roanoke County, 78 in Montgomery County, and 37 in Botetourt.

[SOT 00:48:56]
[IN Q=I'm totally]

((DIANE ST. JOHN/ROANOKE CO. REGISTRAR; I'M TOTALLY SURPRISED BY THE NUMBER THAT THEY PUT OUT, BUT I'M NOT SURPRISED THAT IT CAN HAPPEN. )) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=it can happen]



St. John WANTS to investigate... she asked the state for access to criminal records but still doesn't have it.
State election officials say the Motor-Votor law that allows people to register by simply filling out a form at the DMV is responsible.
St. John believes many offenders ACCIDENTALLY claim their voting rights have been restored.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 00:51:25]
[IN Q=people will say]

((DIANE ST. JOHN/ROANOKE CO. REGISTRAR; PEOPLE WILL SAY YES THEY'VE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND THEN THEY'LL HAVE A DATE IN THE RIGHTS-RESTORED BLOCK.. A LOT OF TIMES WE DOUBLE CHECK WHEN WE SEE THAT AND THAT IS THE DATE THEY'VE ACTUALLY BEEN CONVICTED.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=actually been convicted]


[standup]
St. John is hopefull the J-Larc report will motivate the state to finally give her the computer access she needs to get the felons out.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))



[E-First-Colony]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-62 1:11:34]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg City Seal]


A big piece of downtown Lynchburg is up for sale.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


G-E Financial Assurance announced yesterday it will NOT demolish this block of buildings it owns on Commerce Street.

Local preservationists had protested the demolition plans, claiming the buildings were historically significant.
Now G-E says anyone who wants to buy them has 45 days to make an offer.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21:30:32]
[IN Q=This is what]

((PETE WARREN/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: THIS IS WHAT THE PUBLIC SAID THAT WE WANTED AND NOW WE HAVE IT AND SO WE'RE HOPING THAT THIS IS GOING TO OPEN SOME DOORS. AND WE TRUST THAT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL BE INVOLVED IN HELPING PEOPLE TO TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THOSE BUILDINGS CAN MEAN TO THE FUTURE OF DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG.))
[SUPER=01-Pete Warren/Lynchburg Mayor; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=of downtown Lynchburg.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


G-E also announced yesterday it is buying the old Craddock Terry building along the Route 29 Expressway.
The company will spend eight million dollars over the next two years converting the building into a customer service center.
The move will "not" create any new jobs immediately.
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[S-Tech-Liquor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-64 56:39]
[GRAPHIC=VA Tech]


If you're an underage Virginia Tech student caught breaking the law with drugs or alchohol, the school will inform your parents.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]


The campus' board of visitors yesterday approved that policy as well as 16- others aimed at cracking down on student drinking.
Virginia Tech will also be adding new alcohol- free activities for students.
The University is also planning to take tougher action against students who commit alcohol violations off-campus.
Virginia's Attorney General is requiring all state colleges and universities to toughen their policies as a way of discouraging binge drinking.
(----------------)




[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue their dominance of Monday Night Football.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=a little bit.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-9]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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



(I'll toss to video)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Back in the 70's]
[SUPER=01-Priscilla Palmer/Emerson Creek Pottery; :00]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :10]
[RUNS=2:48]
[OUT Q=take us to that future]


[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:Emerson Creek))

[New-Stamp ]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=US Postal Service]


Two months from today you'll notice a rather unpleasant change at the post office.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;]


That's the day the price of a stamp goes up a penny.
The new stamps went on sale yesterday.
And why buy more expensive stamps now?
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((GLENN CROUCH-SAN DIEGO POSTMASTER; JANUARY 10TH ITS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING, TO GET THAT STAMP THAT DAY. ))
[SUPER=01-Glenn Crouch/San Diego Postmaster;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=get that stamp that day.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Customers will also be lining up for the make up stamps.
Come January, these one penny rooster stamps can be added to your leftover 32 cent stamps.
(----------------)


[S-Center-Disabled]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-61 1:57:43]
[GRAPHIC=Handicapped Access]


The law says public arenas like the Roanoke Civic Center must accomodate handicapped customers, but one handicapped wrestling fan claims he was kicked out because of his seating request.
David Johnson has more on his story and what the Civic Center is doing to accomodate people with special needs.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Last week's]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Nov. 5; :01]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :11]
[SUPER=01-Dale Miller/Disabled Customer; :20]
[SUPER=@David1; :50]
[SUPER=01-Jim Evans/Roanoke Civic Center; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Djo, N7.]

(( Last week's wrestling event at the Roanoke Civic Center was a big hit for most fans, but not for Dale Miller.
Miller could have watched from one of the wheelchair spaces on the mezzinine level, but he chose the ground level.

Miller says he couldn't see well from his spot, so he got permission to move closer to ringside, and that's when the trouble started.
[SOT=16:15:55]
[IN Q=AFTER TEN OR FIFTEEN]

((DALE MILLER/WRESTLING FAN; AFTER TEN OR FIFTEEN MINUTES, I HEARD A LADY SITTING TO MY RIGHT COMPLAINING THAT BECAUSE I WAS THERE IN MY CHAIR, SHE COULDN'T SEE THE MATCHES. SHE COULD STAND UP, I COULDN'T.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=I COULDN'T.]

Miller says within moments he and his wife were escorted out by Roanoke police. The couple left, but they weren't happy about it.
[SOT=16:17:10]
[IN Q=I FELT LIKE]

((I FELT LIKE I WAS BEING TOLD GO TO THE BACK OF THE BUS. TO ME, I FELT LIKE I WAS BEING DISCRIMINATED AGAINST.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=DISCRIMINATED AGAINST.]

[STAND-UP/] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; MILLER SAYS HE WANTS SOMETHING DONE. CIVIC CENTER MANAGERS SAY THEY ALREADY HAVE THE BALL ROLLING- STARTING WITH A THREE YEAR PLAN GEARED TOWARD PROVIDING MORE SEATING SPACE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED.)) [RUNS]
[SOT=16:23:31]
[IN Q=WE'VE DESIGNED SOME]

((JIM EVANS/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER; WE'VE DESIGNED SOME IMPROVEMENTS ALONG THE WALK-AROUND IN THE COLUSIEM AREA. WE'RE TAKING TWO SECTIONS EACH YEAR FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS. WE JUST COMPLETED THE FIRST PHASE OF THIS. THIS WILL ADD ABOUT 75-TOTAL HANDICAP SEATS OVER WHAT WE'VE HAD IN THE PAST.)) [RUNS20]
[OUT Q=IN THE PAST.]

The center has a long list of other handicap accessible renovations planned, including lowering concession stand and box office countertops and putting in new water fountains and telephones.
Miller says he's pleased about the changes, but he would like to see the ground floor become equally accessible.

David Johnson, News7.))[Health-Promo]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Conceiving a Miracle]


Tonight on News 7, we begin our special report "Conceiving a Miracle".
Health Check reporter Tonya Flory takes a look at infertility -- and the latest treatments for men and women. [TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE 4674]
First at 5 we'll meet a couple battling fertility problems.
Then at 11, doctors at the infertility clinic in Roanoke talk about breakthroughs in science that made the impossible possible for many couples today.

Conceiving a Miracle begins at 5, and continues tonight on News 7 at 11.[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, hepatitis infections could create a big need for liver transplants over the next ten years.
Sissy Biggers has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Sissy Biggers/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( GOOD MORNING.
U-S OFFICIALS EXPECT TO SEE AN ALARMING DEMAND FOR LIVER TRANSPLANTS IN THE NOT-SO-DISTANT FUTURE-- ONE THAT COULD CAUSE A MAJOR HEALTH CRISIS.
VT=VO

((vo))
ACCORDING TO A UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA STUDY, A GROWING NUMBER OF HEPATITIS C INFECTIONS COULD INCREASE THE NEED FOR LIVER TRANSPLANTS BY MORE THAN 500-PERCENT.. WITHIN THE NEXT TEN YEARS.
ABOUT 4-MILLION AMERICANS ARE ALREADY INFECTED WITH THE HEPATITIS C VIRUS - WHICH CAN CAUSE LIVER FAILURE.
MANY OF THESE PATIENTS WERE INFECTED THROUGH INTRAVENOUS DRUG USE OR BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS.//

VT=VO

((vo))
ASTHMA INHALANTS CONTAINING STEROIDS MUST NOW CARRY LABELS WARNING THAT THE DRUGS MAY STUNT A CHILD'S GROWTH.
STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT INHALED STEROIDS CAN SLOW A CHILD'S GROWTH BY AS MUCH AS ONE-THIRD OF AN INCH PER YEAR--
BUT DOCTORS AREN'T SURE OF THE DRUGS LONG-TERM EFFECTS.
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SAYS CHILDREN SHOULD NOT STOP TAKING THESE MEDICATIONS.. UNLESS THEIR PEDIATRICIAN ADVICES THEM OTHERWISE.//
VT=VO

((vo?))
AND YOUNGSTERS ARE CARRYING A HEAVY LOAD THESE DAYS -- LITERALLY!
A REPORT BY THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION FOUND THAT GRADE SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE LUGGING AROUND AS MUCH AS 20-POUNDS ON THEIR BACKS.
THIS ADDED STRAIN COULD LEAD TO LOWER BACK PAIN.
DOCTORS SAY THE MAIN PROBLEM IS NOT NECESSARILY THE WEIGHT OF THE BACKPACKS... BUT HOW THEY'RE BEING CARRIED.
PHYSICIANS RECOMMEND THAT CHILDREN WEAR BOTH STRAPS OVER THEIR SHOULDERS SO THE WEIGHT OF THE BAGS IS DISTRIBUTED EVENLY.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M SISSY BIGGERS, 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;]



[SUPER=04-1,200 Pounds/Clay per Day;]
[SUPER=04-800-1,000 Pieces/Pressed per Day;]
[SUPER=04-300-500 Pieces/Cast per Day;]
[SUPER=04-150-300 Pieces/Painted per Day;]



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

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Medical workers are waging a fight against disease in Central America in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.
There is little clean drinking water available so many are forced to drink contaminated water.
That makes cholera and dysentery among the biggest threats.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The Nation's highest court will hear the appeal of Virginia killer Ben Lilly.
Lilly was sentenced to die for the death of Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
The Supreme Court will examine whether a statement made by Lilly's brother implicating him can be used as evidence even though Mark Lilly refused to testify.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


And Retiring House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the Republicans need party unity in the next Congress to push its ``big ideas.''
Speaking to party loyalists last night Gingrich also endorsed heir apparent Bob Livingston.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday November Tenth.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[E-Ben-Lilly]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#598-26 1:41:47]
[GRAPHIC=Ben Lilly]


The U-S Supreme Court will hear the appeal of the man convicted of the capital murder of a Virginia Tech Student.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/February 12, 1997; ]


Benjamin Lilly is on death row for abducting and killing Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly's brother, Mark, gave a statement to police in which he said he had quote "nothing to do with the shooting" and blamed it on his brother.
Mark Lilly never testified during his brother's trial, citing his constitutional right to avoid self- incrimination.

The U-S Supreme court has agreed to examine whether such statements should be allowed as evidence-- when the person refuses to testify.
Max Jenkins was one of Ben Lilly's trial attorneys.
He says he was both pleased and surprised by the news.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Because that ]

((MAX JENKINS/BEN LILLY'S TRIAL ATTORNEY: BECAUSE THAT IS THE FIRST CASE I HAVE EVER HAD THAT A PERSON HAS GOTTEN THE ULTIMATE PENALTY, THE DEATH PENALTY. so i guess that weighs on your mind? MAX JENKINS:YES, IT DOES, IT WEIGHS ON YOUR MIND AND IT COMES UP AND THINK ABOUT IT AT DIFFERENT TIMES, U KNOW, THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Max Jenkins/Ben Lilly's Trial Attorney; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=the year.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=]
[SS=None]


Ben Lilly's other trial attorney, Christopher Tuck says he's cautiously optimistic.

[E-Extradition]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-63 1:33:47]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


24 years ago he committed a crime in Martinsville.
Today, he's living clean in Michigan-- but Virginia prosecutors want him back.
Tina Tenret tells us more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Alfred Martin sold]
[SUPER=03-Livonia, MI; :00]
[SUPER=01-Guy Dobbs/Attorney; :23]
[SUPER=01-Joan Zigler/Martinsville Commonwealth's Atty.; :59]
[super=@Tina1; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Martinsville]

(( Alfred Martin sold marijuana in Martinsville 24 years ago.
He was sentenced to a year on the Martinsville city farm, but fled after one day.
He now has three children and runs his own company in Michigan.
But when police gave him a traffic ticket last week -- they found out he was wanted.
His lawyer says Martin will NOT go back to Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:48:22]
[IN Q=There certainly were]

((GUY DOBBS/ATTORNEY: THERE CERTAINLY WERE ... IN OUR OPINION.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=OPINION]


Meanwhile Virginia law enforcement officials say Martin should stand trial in Virginia -- for escape, and for not paying off his furniture when he left.
They tried to bring him back in 1976 -- but Michigan's governor at the time protected Martin.
The commonwealth's attorney says things have changed since then.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:03;00]
[IN Q=The detainer agreement]

((THE DETAINER AGREEMENT IS A MUCH STRONGER PACT. THE STATES REALLY PARTICIPATE IN IT. JUST LIKE IF SOMEONE'S SEEKING ASYLUM HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA I CAN'T THINK OF ANY TIME I'VE EVER GRANTED IT.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=i've ever granted it]


If Martin does return, he will be locked in the city jail, where security is tight.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:29:20]
[IN Q=If Martin is convicted]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: IF MARTIN IS CONVICTED IN VIRGINIA, HE COULD FACE 10 YEARS FOR ESCAPE, 20 FOR NOT PAYING OFF HIS FURNITURE. ON TOP OF THAT HE STILL HAS HIS ONE-YEAR SENTENCE HE NEVER SERVED. TINA TENRET NEWS7 MARTINSVILLE.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=Martinsville]))



[SPEAKER-Republicans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Republicans]


Newt Gingrich is calling Bob Livingston the next speaker of the House.
Gingrich appeared to hand the baton to Livingston last night in a speech to the the Political Action Committee he once headed.
He also called on the G-O-P to win back the White House in 2-thousand.
Jonathan Freed reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:00:51]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Newt Gingrich/(R) Speaker of the House; :26]
[SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting; 1:33]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WASHINGON.]

(( He may be taking much of the blame for the
G-O-P's election losses...but to this crowd, Newt Gingrich will always
be a hero.

SOT: CROWD CHEERING GINGRICH.



It was a Republican political action committee dinner. And it was
Gingrich's first public speech since announcing he was stepping down
as Speaker of the House...and resigning his seat in Congress. It was
a chance to say thank you.

SOT 21:07:05 (REP. NEWT GINGRICH/SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE/R-GA.): I HAD

TO
MAKE A CHOICE...BETWEEN MY OWN INTERESTS...AND THE FUTURE OF MY PARTY.
(PARAPHRASED)

Gingrich announced he was quitting after Louisiana Representative, Bob
Livingston, the chair of the appropriations committee, declared last
Friday that he would challenge Gingrich for the Speaker's job in the
new Congress.

VIZ: (20:40:07) GINGRICH AND LIVINGSTON TOGETHER AT DINNER.

This was also the first time the two men have appeared together in
public since the leadership race began.

Livingston is now running unopposed...since his only official rival,
California Congressman, Chris Cox backed out of the contest Monday
morning...claiming he didn't want to divide the party.

Gingrich also took advantage of the moment to once again flaunt the
G-O-P's contract with America...which brought him to power in 1994.

SOT 21:16:34 (GINGRICH): FROM ANY POINT OF VIEW...WITHOUT

SPIN...AGAIN
AND AGAIN...WE KEPT OUR WORD. (PARAPHRASED)

STAND-UP (JONATHAN FREED/CBS NEWS): GINGRICH IS PROMISING TO STAY
ACTIVE...INSISTING THAT LEAVING PUBLIC OFFICE DOES NOT MEAN GIVING UP
PUBLIC SERVICE.
J-F...WASHINGTON.))

[ANTHRAX-SCARE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The F-B-I says a copycat may be reacting to recent anthrax threats at several abortion clinics.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN;]


Letters claiming to contain the deadly bacteria were received yesterday by a Chicago anti-abortion group and Catholic parishes in Indianapolis and the Buffalo area.
About 500 people had to evacuate the parish school in Indianapolis,
[SUPER=03-Cheektowaga, NY;]

[4:14:04] and several people had to be decontaminated at the New York parish.
The F-B-I does not believe the letters contained anthrax.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:14:04]
[IN Q=]

(( BUCK REVELL, FORMER F.B.I. AGENT IN TERRORISM THERE ARE MANY MORE HOAXES AND FALSE REPORTS THAN ACTUAL ACTS OF TERRORISM, BUT WHAT MAKES IT SO SIGNIFICANT IS THE POTENTIAL THAT ANY ANTHRAX ATTACK COULD HAVE AS FAR AS MANY CASUALTIES."))
[SUPER=01-Buck Revell/Former F.B.I. Agent:]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=AS MANY CASUALTIES.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The earlier abortion clinic threats also turned out to be hoaxes.
(----------------)


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-9]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Perry/Master Mold Maker; :19]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; 2:00]
[RUNS=2:27]
[OUT Q=course of a run]


[Steve Live]

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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:Emerson Creek Pottery))

[mitch]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Mitch Aftermath]


The fight against disease is on in Central America in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.
Medical workers are scrambling to get antibiotics to thousands who may have been drinking contaminated water.
The four presidents in the region are appealing for more international help.
They say it took Hurricane Mitch 72 hours to destroy what took them 50 years to build.
Liz Gonzalez reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:07:04]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Tegucigalpa, Honduras;]
[SUPER=01-Maria Dee Varela/Homeless Woman;]
[SUPER=01-Liz Gonzalez/Reporting;]
[SUPER=01-Daniel Matamoros/Psychologist;]
[SUPER=01-Mary Flores/Honduran First Lady;]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.]

(( 30 FAMILIES USED TO LIVE ON THIS HILLSIDE. NOW THERE IS NOTHING LEFT OF THEIR HOMES BUT RUBBLE. 100'S OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS IN HONDURAS. ALL OF THEIR POSSESSIONS SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES. MANY ARE LIVING IN SCHOOLS, GYMS OR TENTS, ANYWHERE THEY CAN FIND SHELTER.

(SOT)


THIS WOMAN HAS EIGHT CHILDREN, SHE DOESNT KNOW HOW LONG SHE CAN STAY HERE, BUT SHE HAS NO WHERE ELSE TO GO. SEVEN FAMILIES LIVE IN THIS TENT FOR EXAMPLE. THERE AREN'T EVEN ENOUGH MATRESSES FOR THE CHILDREN.

(STANDUP)


THIS GROUP OF PSYCHOLOGISTS IS HELPING THE HOMELESS ORGANIZE TO SOLVE SOME OF THEIR PROBLEMS.

(SOT)


THE SPREAD OF DISEASE IS ANOTHER CONCERN. THERE IS NO RUNNING WATER IN MANY AREAS. HEALTH OFFICIALS WENT HOUSE TO HOUSE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD, WORKING TO KEEP THE WATER SUPPLY SAFE. AT THIS EMERGENCY HOSPITAL SET UP BY THE FRENCH, HONDURAN DOCOTRS TENDED TO THE SICK. OFFICIALS HERE ARE CONCERNED THE COUNTRY MAY BE FORGOTTEN BY THE WORLD... BEFORE THEY CAN REBUILD ITS ROADS AND BRIDGES.
MOST VIRTUALLY WIPED OUT BY HURRICANE MITCH.

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MANY NOW SAY IT WILL TAKE YEARS FOR HONDURAS AND THE REST OF CENTRAL AMERICA TO RECOVER.
LG FOR CBS NEWS TEGULCIGALPA, HONDURAS.))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-65 47:45]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Mitch Aftermath]


Hundreds of Americans are pitching in to help victims of Hurricane Mitch.
Some of that help is coming from Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co;]


First Union is taking up a collection at its service center on Plantation Road.
It started when one First Union employee saw how much damage the hurricane had brought to Central America.
[SUPER=03-Tegucigalpa, Honduras;]


He knew the hundreds of thousands of victims needed lots of help, so he started collecting supplies.
His name happens to be "Mitch."
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((MITCH DEAN: DRY FOODS, BEANS, RICE, DRIED MILK ... THERE'S ALSO SHELTER NEEDS, PROTECTIVE GEAR LIKE RUBBER GLOVES, ADULT CLOTHES, KIDS CLOTHES, MEDICAL NEEDS, PAIN RELIEVERS, THAT KIND OF THING.))
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[VO-NAT]


You can drop off items at the service center's security desk on Plantation Road.
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[E-Bedford-Ax]


[ANCHOR=MElanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=98-68 41:24]
[GRAPHIC=Car Accident]


A traffic accident in Bedford County yesterday evening cast a spray of yellow onto everything in its path.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Yellow paint that is.
Police say the driver of the truck carrying road paint is charged with failing to maintain control after he rear-ended a Jeep Cherokee.
The truck slammed into the turning Cherokee, then struck a telephone pole and overturned.
The jeep's driver was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries.
The truck driver was NOT injured.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, big losses mean big changes for the V-M-I football program.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[IN Q=Good morning]
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[OUT Q=care everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Hundreds of convicted felons are on the voting rolls in Southwet Virginia.
Voter regstrars say it's almost impossible for them to double check because their computers cannot access a voter's conviction record.
They also say the new motor voter registration process has caused problems too.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Ben Lilly's appeal of his capital murder conviction will go to the U-S Supreme Court.
Lilly was convicted of the abduction and killing of Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly's attornies contend statements made before the trial by Lilly's brother cannot be entered as evidence because Mark Lilly never testified.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A messy accident in Bedford County yesterday evening.
Police say the driver of a truck failed to keep control after he rear-ended a Jeep Cherokee.
The truck then hit a pole and overturned, spilling its load of yellow road paint.
The driver of the Jeep was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries.
The driver of the truck was not injured.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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