[Headlines]

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


All the moisture in the plains and the midwest will gradually move eastward...no severe weather likely, just an increase in clouds and some showers developing by the afternoon.
All the mid- week forecast details, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Twisters]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Tornado]


Good Morning, I'm Melanie Moon.
Homeowners are picking through what's left of their houses after deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas.
A string of thunderstorms unleashed 76 twisters in five states Monday killing more than 40 people.
Drew Levinson joins us now from the are hardest hit--- Moore, Oklahoma.
[Live=Levinson Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Moore, OK;]
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[****ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH****]
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[SOT]
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[4:45]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Frank Keating/(R) Oklahoma;]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting;]
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[Live=Levinson Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-Moore, OK;]
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(( SUPER: near Oklahoma City, OK ((TRACK 1))
IT'S TOO LATE TO SAVE THE RAVAGED HOMES... THE MANGLED CARS.. THE FLATTENED NEIGHBORHOODS.
BUT THE VICTIMS OF MONDAY'S DEADLY TORNADOES ARE NOW TRYING TO SAVE THE "LITTLE THINGS"... LITTLE THINGS WHICH CAN OFTEN MEAN SO MUCH MORE:
((SOT: "You can always rebuild, you can always get furniture, but you can't always get first pictures, wedding photos..

.cries)) ((TRACK 2))
RESIDENTS IN OKLAHOMA AND KANSAS HAVE LAUNCHED THEIR OWN SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION--
TO FIND TREASURED BELONGINGS BURIED BENEATH THE RUBBLE.
WHETHER IT BE A BOOKCASE.. OR A WREATH STILL HANGING ON A DOOR.. FOLKS HERE ARE DOING WHAT THEY CAN TO SALVAGE WHATEVER REMAINS--
INCLUDING LOST PETS.. WANDERING AIMLESSLY IN THIS NOW FOREIGN LAD.
((SOT: "I'm looking for Chuck and Glenda Davis.. if you're watching channel 9, I got him))

((TRACK 3))
ONE OF THE TWISTERS SUSTAINED WINDS OF MORE THAN 260 MILES-PER-HOUR.. AND LEFT COMMUNITIES LOOKING LIKE WAR ZONES.
SOT: "You could feel yourself being pulled cause my legs were right behind this couch here..and I could just feel it. A

nd then this door fell and protected the kids. It was very scary." ((TRACK 4))
OFFICIALS ARE NOW TRYING TO MAKE SURE THESE PEOPLE-- WHO'VE ALREADY LOST SO MUCH-- AT LEAST GET TO KEEP THEIR DIGNITY: SUPER: Gov. Frank Keating/(R-OK) : "It is important for good neighbor to be good neighbors. If a neighbor is homeless, bring them in. If your neighbor needs help, medical care, food, clothing or shelter.. help them get it. Certainly when we're rebuilding we're counting on our business community to be good citizens-- no gouging."))

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[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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Two U-S Apache helicopter crew-members are dead after a crash in Albania.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:37:19]
Military officials say the chopper was on a training mission and there are no indications it came under hostile fire.
They're the first NATO casualties of the six-week-old air campaign against Yugoslavia.
[SUPER=03-Brussels, Belgium;]

[4:13:22]
Meanwhile, President Clinton arrived at NATO headquarters in Brussels today where he was briefed on the bombing campaign.
He now heads to Germany to meet with American troops.
A White House aide says Clinton is considering whether to release two Serb P-O-W's.
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[5-Hidden-Valley]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=598-37 1:47:54]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat Arrest]


Two more students have been arrested in Roanoke County - they're charged with making a bomb threat.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 27]


The ninth-graders were handcuffed and taken into custody at the school yesterday afternoon.
They're accused of causing the bomb scare that forced the evacuation of the school last week.
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[Pitts-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat]


In Pittsylvania County, a 14 year-old girl at Central Middle School may face charges for a bomb threat.
The Sheriff's office has filed a juvenile court petition.
Now it's up to the court to review the petition...before charges will be issued.
The student apparently left note cards in the school saying "bomb threat."

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Avalanche steals the home advantage in a seven game series at Salem Memorial Field
Denise Allen has the details.
Good Morning Denise.
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[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Margaret Davis/Author - Historian; :21]
[SUPER=03-Grafton, WV; :31]
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[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: mothers day))

[E-PH-Playwright]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MOrn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-8 1:46:33]
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[****ANCHOR TAG****]
Drama students at Patrick Henry High School are doing something they're never done before... performing a musical written and composed by their classmates.
Eric Earnhart has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Lake Texoma]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Bryant/Author; :37]
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[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

(( Lake Texoma is a story of young men and women who lost their way, abandoned their dreams, and ended up living in a Roadhouse in Texas.
When a drifter challenges them to reclaim their lives, they're thrown into an emotional whirlwind of fear, and hope.

[SOT 00:21:18]
[IN Q=if at this]

(( IF AT THIS VERY MOMENT I FELT ANY BETTER, I'D BE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP! )) [RUNS :08]
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Senior John Bryant wrote the play over Christmas break and gave it to his drama coach. It began as an idea, and grew into a story he wants his classmates to hear.

[SOT 01:06:26]
[IN Q=they're going to be]

((JOHN BRYANT/AUTHOR; THEY'RE GOING TO BE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND THEYR'E GOING TO HAVE TO GET OUT IN THE WORLD AND SEE WHAT THEY WANT TO DO WITH LIFE. )) [RUNS :06]
[OUT Q=do in life]



[natsot music-00:24:19]

[RUNS :20]

As each character searches for the way out of the Lake Texoma, Bryant hopes the play strikes a chord with other young people who are struggling with their own fears, looking for the strength to follow their dreams.

[SOT 01:06:40]
[IN Q=I think that's something]

(( JOHN BRYANT/AUTHOR; I THINK THAT'S SOMETHING INSIDE A TEENAGER, THEY JUST NEED TO GO OUT AND FIND OUT WHAT THEY WANT TO DO IN LIFE AND THEN GO DO IT.)) [RUNS 06]
[OUT Q=go do it]



Which is exactly what Bryant is doing right now...
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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"Lake Texoma" will be performed this Friday and Saturday night at 8, and Sunday afternoon at 2:00.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:45:16]
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A new agreement between state and federal officials will clear the way for the connection of three major trails in southwest Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Yesterday, representatives of The U-S Forest Service and the State Department of Conservation and Recreation signed a memorandum of understanding.
They'll work together to connect the New River Trail State Park, the Virginia Highlands Trail, and the Virginia Creeper Trail.
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[SOT 00:02:04]
[IN Q=So it just ties together]

((SO IT JUST TIES TOGETHER A LOT OF OUR COMMUNITIES HERE IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WITH AN ENORMOUS RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITY THAT WILL BE GREAT FOR RECREATION AND GREAT FOR TOURISM AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[SUPER=01-John Paul Woodley/State Natural Resources Secretary;]
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[OUT Q=economic development.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Officials say they'll move as quickly as they can to connect the trails, and within a year it should be possible to travel from Pulaski to Abingdon by horse, mountain bike, or by foot.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-13 45:25]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


For the first time ever, the incumbent sheriff and prosecutor in Amherst County are running as a team for re- election.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst]


Commonwealth's Attorney Ed Meeks and sheriff Jimmy Ayers announced their plans at a joint news conference yesterday.
Both say their departments have worked well together over the past four years.
Meeks has never faced opposition in his 20 years on the job.. Ayers beat out nine other candidates to become sheriff in 1995.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, there's new information about prostate cancer.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( ABOUT A THIRD OF ALL MEN WHO UNDERGO SURGERY FOR PROSTATE CANCER.. WILL LIKELY SEE THAT CANCER RETURN.
BUT JUST WHEN IT WOULD COME BACK OFTEN REMAINED A MYSTERY-- UNTIL NOW.
VT=VO

((vo))
RESEARCHERS AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY HAVE FIGURED OUT A WAY TO CALCULATE WHICH MEN WILL RELAPSE THE FASTEST.
THEY DO THIS BY MEASURING THE AMOUNT OF PROSTATE ANTIGENS IN THE BLOOD-- AS WELL AS RECORDING WHEN THESE LEVELS FIRST APPEARED.
DOCTORS SAY THIS TEST CAN HELP DETERMINE WHICH PATIENTS SHOULD RECEIVE MORE AGGRESSIVE TREAMENTS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
EVEN WITH ALL THE MEDICAL ADVANCES MADE IN PREDICTING A PERSON'S RISK FOR COLON CANCER, MOST PEOPLE SAY THEY'D RATHER NOT KNOW.
A SURVEY OF MORE THAN 200 MEN AND WOMEN WHOSE FAMILIES CARRY THE COLON CANCER GENE.. FOUND THAT 60-PERCENT OF THEM WOULD RATHER NOT TAKE A TEST TO FIND OUT IF THEY ALSO HAVE THE GENE.
THE STUDY SHOWED THOSE WHO DID TAKE THE TEST.. WERE USUALLY MORE EDUCATED.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND BEFORE YOU WALK DOWN THAT ISLE, ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE MENTALLY READY FOR WHAT LIES AHEAD?
OHIO RESEARCHERS FOUND PEOPLE WHO GOT MARRIED WHEN THEY WERE OLDER, WERE MORE LIKELY TO STAY THAT WAY.
EXPERTS SAY ONE REASON IS THAT OLDER COUPLES ARE USUALLY BETTER PROBLEM- SOLVERS.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINMSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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



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[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


The search will resume today for any more victims trapped in the rubble left by tornadoes that whipped through Oklahoma and Kansas.
At least 43 people are dead.
A total of 76 twisters hit in five states Monday.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The White House says the training for Apache helicopters will continue despite a deadly accident today in Albania.
Two crew members died when the low flying choppper went down in a training mission.
Just last week, another Apache went down during a training mission.
Those crewmen escaped with just cuts and bruises.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a fire in the Shenandoah National park has doubled in size in as many days, scorching more than three thousand acres.
Firefighters hope to have it contained tomorrow night and say it's still a good distance from any structures or private property.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday May Fifth.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[OK-DAMAGE]


[ANCHOR=MEL]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Tornado]


Residents in the southern plains try to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives in the aftermath of killer tornadoes.
New storms hit Texas and Arkansas yesterday killing one person.
On Monday at least 43 were killed by twisters that touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Hundreds more were injured and left homeless.
Drew Levinson has the latest from Oklahoma.
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[SOT]

[4:45]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Near Oklahoma City, OK; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Frank Keating/(R) Oklahoma; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; 1:42]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=moore, oklahoma.]

((SUPER: near Oklahoma City, OK ((TRACK 1))
IT'S TOO LATE TO SAVE THE RAVAGED HOMES... THE MANGLED CARS.. THE FLATTENED NEIGHBORHOODS.
BUT THE VICTIMS OF MONDAY'S DEADLY TORNADOES ARE NOW TRYING TO SAVE THE "LITTLE THINGS"... LITTLE THINGS WHICH CAN OFTEN MEAN SO MUCH MORE:
((SOT: "You can always rebuild, you can always get furniture, but you can't always get first pictures, wedding photos..

.cries)) ((TRACK 2))
RESIDENTS IN OKLAHOMA AND KANSAS HAVE LAUNCHED THEIR OWN SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION--
TO FIND TREASURED BELONGINGS BURIED BENEATH THE RUBBLE.
WHETHER IT BE A BOOKCASE.. OR A WREATH STILL HANGING ON A DOOR.. FOLKS HERE ARE DOING WHAT THEY CAN TO SALVAGE WHATEVER REMAINS-- INCLUDING LOST PETS.. WANDERING AIMLESSLY IN THIS NOW FOREIGN LAND.
((SOT: "I'm looking for Chuck and Glenda Davis.. if you're watching channel 9, I got him))

((TRACK 3))
ONE OF THE TWISTERS SUSTAINED WINDS OF MORE THAN 260 MILES-PER-HOUR.. AND LEFT COMMUNITIES LOOKING LIKE WAR ZONES.
SOT: "You could feel yourself being pulled cause my legs were right behind this couch here..and I could just feel it.

And then this door fell and protected the kids. It was very scary." ((TRACK 4))
OFFICIALS ARE NOW TRYING TO MAKE SURE THESE PEOPLE-- WHO'VE ALREADY LOST SO MUCH-- AT LEAST GET TO KEEP THEIR DIGNITY: SUPER: Gov. Frank Keating/(R-OK) : "It is important for good neighbor to be good neighbors. If a neighbor is homeless, bring them in. If your neighbor needs help, medical care, food, clothing or shelter.. help them get it. Certainly when we're rebuilding we're counting on our business community to be good citizens-- no gouging."))

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[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=MORNIN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An apache helicopter has crashed in Albania, killing its two crew members.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:37:19]
The chopper went down whle on a training missing.
The Pentagon says it DOESN'T appear to be hostile fire, but officials are investigating.
This is the second apache crash, since the low flying machines were sent to help with the NATO mission, but the first that resulted in fatalities.
[SUPER=03-Brussels, Belgium;]

[4:13:22]
Meanwhile, President Clinton arrived at NATO headquarters in Brussels today where he was briefed on the bombing campaign.
He now heads to Germany to meet with American troops.
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[E-Confed-Plate]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-5 1:49:12]
[GRAPHIC=SCV License Plate]


The Sons of Confederate Veterans say they'll take Virginia to court.
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[VO-NAT]


The group says it will file a federal lawsuit in July to get its logo on a state license plate.
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[SOT 19:58]
[IN Q=It's just]

((RED BARBOUR/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: IT'S JUST THAT PEOPLE NEED TO BE EDUCATED ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THAT FLAG AND WHAT IT STOOD FOR--NOT WHAT THEY THINK IT STANDS FOR.))
[SOT 19:32]

((THAT ISSUE IN GEORGIA'S NOT THROUGH, AND THEY GOT THEIR LICENSE TAGS WITH THE S-C-V LOGO. MARYLAND'S GOT THEIRS, NORTH CAROLINA'S GOT THEIRS. ALABAMA HAS JUST GOT THEIRS.))
[SUPER=01-Red Barbour/Sons of Confederate Veterans; :00 ]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=got theirs.]
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[VO-NAT]


The General Assembly approved a special plate this year-- but rejected the logo as the controversial part.
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[SOT 11:42:19]
[IN Q=We've been]

((SEN. HENRY MARSH/D-RICHMOND: WE'VE BEEN ON A STEADY MARCH TOWARD PROGRESS, TOWARD ELIMINATING SOME OF THE VESTIGES OF SLAVERY. AND IT'S SLOW AND STEADY. AND IT WOULD SET US BACK. I THINK EVENTUALLY WE'RE GONNA GET THERE. BUT IT CERTAINLY WOULD SET US BACK IF THIS ISSUE IS RESOLVED IN FAVOR OF THE CONFEDERATE POINT OF VIEW.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Henry Marsh/(D) Richmond; :00 ]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=point of view.]
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[VO-NAT]


The S-C-V points out that groups like the National Rifle Association and labor unions have Virginia's approval for plates with logos on them.
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[E-Grayson-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-9 1:25:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The murder of a black man in Grayson County at the hands of two white men will NOT be labeled a hate crime.
The U-S Justice Department announced its decision yesterday.
As Teresa Hamilton reports, two people close to the case support the decision.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Garnett]
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co./File Tape; :09]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Johnson/Victim's Cousin; :31]
[SUPER=01-J. D. Bolt/Grayson Co. Prosecutor; :54]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:10 approx]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Independence.]

(( Garnett "GP" Johnson was burned alive and later decapitated at a drinking party in Elk Creek, almost two years ago.
Both Louis Ceparano and Emmett Cressell, Junior were later convicted of murder.
But the justice department says it will not pursue additional charges against the pair.
Federal officials say proving the victim's civil rights were violated would be difficult since Johnson was on private property at the time he was killed.
Johnson's cousin, Jeff, says he supports the decision.
[sot]

(( JEFF JOHNSON/VICTIM'S COUSIN: I DON'T KNOW WHAT FEDERAL PROSECUTORS WOULD HAVE DONE OTHER THAN TO OPEN UP OLD WOUNDS. ))
Another reason the justice department decided NOT to pursue the case as a hate crime is that both killers are already serving life sentences, thanks to the work of Grayson County prosecutor J-D Bolt, who hopes the victim's family and community can continue to heal.
[SOT]
[sot= So many]

((J. D. BOLT/GRAYSON CO. PROSECUTOR: SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY THIS AND I THINK IT'S A GREAT COMPLIMENT OT THE PEOPLE AND TO THE AREA THAT, THE WAY THE FAMILY AND CITIZENS HANDLED IT, I COULDN'T BE MORE PLEASED.)) [SU]
Despite the federal decision, we still have not heard the last of this case, since Cressell has appealed his conviction. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Independence.))

[E-Diversion-Center]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-10 1:28:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's called a Diversion Center.
The new facility in Chatham will offer non-violent offenders an alternative to jail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chatham]


Chatham Correctional Unit 15..will be the home for the center which used to be a medium security facility.
It will house 100 male probationers from Western Virginia.
The probationers will be trained and will get jobs in the community.
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[SOT 01:26:01]
[IN Q=They will make a salary]

((SHERMAN LEA/REGIONAL ADMN.: THEY WILL MAKE A SALARY..MINIMUM WAGE OR HIGHER..THAT MONEY WILL BE USED TO PAY COURT COSTS..THAT MONEY WILL BE USED TO REPAY VICTIMS OF CRIME..THAT MONEY WILL BE USED TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT))
[SUPER=01-Sherman Lea/Regional Administrator]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=pay child support]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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The center will save tax payers thousands of dollars in jail costs..
It's scheduled to open on May 17th.

[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-2]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: mother's day))

[Gumbel]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mornin']
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


You'll see a familiar face soon when you wake up in the morning.
Bryant Gumbel returns to morning T-V, this time on CBS, and this time from a newly designed studio.
Cathy Moss reports from New York.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[4:15;35]
[SUPER=01-Steve Friedman/Senior Executive Producer; (quick!!!) :00]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; HOT CHANGE!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Bryant Gumbel/CBS This Morning Host; :254]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Heyward/CBS News President; :37]
[SUPER=01- Les Moonves/CBS President; :56]
[SUPER=01-Donald Trump/Developer; 1:20 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Cathy Moss/Reporting; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS NY]

(((LOCATOR: NEW YORK CITY)
(QUICK SOT, STEVE FRIEDMAN, SENIOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, "LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE!")

WITH THAT BEGINS A NEW CHALLENGE FOR CBS IN THE MORNING TELEVISION WAR. CBS OFFICIALS DETAILED PLANS FOR REVAMPING ITS 2 HOUR MORNING SHOW. IT'LL HAVE A NEW LOOK, A NEW LOCATION AND SEVERAL FAMILIAR MORNING TV VETERANS BEHIND IT. CBS OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THAT BRYANT GUMBEL WILL HOST THE NETWORK'S MORNING SHOW -- STILL CALLED " CBS THIS MORNING."
SOT- BRYANT GUMBLE, CBS THIS MORNING HOST
SOT- ANDREW HEYWARD, CBS NEWS PRESIDENT

THE REVAMPED SHOW MARKS A RETURN TO A-M TELEVISION FOR THE FORMER "TODAY SHOW STAR." GUMBEL LEFT NBC TWO YEARS AGO TO JOIN CBS AND MOST RECENTLY ANCHORED "PUBLIC EYE WITH BRYANT GUMBLE." NO WORD ON A GUMBLE CO-HOST -- THAT'S STILL MUM. WORD IS ELIZABETH VARGUS OF ABC AND DEBRA NORVILLE, A FORMER TODAY SHOW FACE, ARE BEING CONSIDERED.
SOT: LES MOONVES, CBS TELEVISION PRESIDENT

AS FOR THE NEW LOCATION -- CBS OFFICIALS SAY THE PUBLIC WILL BE PART OF THE SHOW. THE NETWORK IS BUILDING A NEW DIGITAL, STATE-OF-THE-ART STREET LEVEL STUDIO WHERE VIEWERS CAN WATCH THE LIVE BROADCAST THROUGH BIG WINDOWS. IT'LL BE AT 5TH AVENUE NEAR CENTRAL PARK -- THE G-M BUILDING -- OWNED BY DONALD TRUMP.
SOT, DONALD TRUMP, DEVELOPER

YOU'LL BE ABLE TO SEE CBS THIS MORNING WITH BRYANT GUMBEL COME THIS NOVEMBER. CM FOR CBS NEWS NY.))

[Park-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]


More than three thousand acres of the Shenandoah National Park have been scorched by a brush fire.
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[VO-NAT 21:26:40]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


The fire has doubled in size during the past couple of days and has closed much of the park.
But firefighters are beginning to gain the upper hand-- they expect to have the blaze contained by tomorrow evening.
The fire is still a good distance from any structures or private property.
It was accidentally sparked Saturday by embers from a planned burn that park officials thought was extinguished.


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A Roanoke cafeteria says it won't stop serving for at least another seven months.
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S-and-S Cafeteria is about to launch a new advertising campaign... thanking customers for 20 good years... and promising to stay put...for now.
S-and-S has reached a verbal agreement with its leasing agent to stay at Towers Mall through Christmas.
Two weeks ago, the leasing agent said the cafeteria would be gone by June when its lease expired.
S-and-S says it serves more than nine-thousand people every week and doesn't want to leave Roanoke.
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In sports, The puck stops here as the Express go on the road for game three of the ECHL playoffs.
Denise Allen has that story and more.
Good Morning Denise.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The Sons of Confederate Veterans says it will sue the state over a license plate design.
The General Assembly approved a special plate this year-- but rejected the group's confederate flag logo as the controversial part.
The S-C-V points out that groups like the National Rifle Association and labor unions have Virginia's approval for plates with logos on them.
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Louis Ceparano and Emmitt Cressell Junior will NOT face federal hate crime charges.
The two are serving life sentences for burning and beheading a black man at a drinking party in Grayson County.
Federal officials say proving the victim's civil rights were violated would be difficult since Johnson was on private property at the time he was killed.
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Firefighters hope to have a brush fire in the Shenandoah national park contained by tomorrow night.
The blaze has already charred some three-thousand acres.
The fire is still a good distance from any structures or private property.
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