[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Some people are reported dead after an American Airlines jet crash lands in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a Radford mother could face charges in connection with a car accident that killed her daughter and another child.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Cloudy and rather mild for the start of your Wednesday...but the outbreak of showers and thunderstorms over the Ohio Valley could approach our area later today.
We'll also see slightly cooler daytime highs, around 80.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[CRASH-LANDING]


[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


American Airlines confirms that some people were killed when a jetliner skidded off the end of a runway and caught fire at the airport in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Little Rock, AR;]

[5:03:50]
The plane was trying to land during a severe thunderstorm, just before midnight.
At least 32 people have been taken to local hospitals.
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[SOT]

[5:01:34]
[IN Q=you could feel...]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=plane split open.]
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[VO-NAT]


139 passengers and six crew members were aboard the plane when it crashed.
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[KOSOVO]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Leaders delay an important trip to belgrade.. so they can further discuss a Kosovo peace deal.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:0053]
Once the details are worked out, Finland's President and Russia's special envoy are expected to present the plan to Yugoslav president, Slobodan Milosevic.
So far Milosevic has refused two of the conditions of the deal,--removing serbian troops from kosovo and allowing any involvement by nato in a peace-keeping force there.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( SECRETARY MADELIENE ALBRIGHT/US SECY OF STATE - 13:35:04 - THAT'S NOT ENOUGH, JUST SAYING THE G-8 PRINCIPLES AND THAT'S NOT ENOUGH BECAUSE WE'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT THE NATO FIVE CONDITIONS. ))
[SUPER=01- Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State;]
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[OUT Q=NATO five conditions.]
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Near Morini, Albania;]


Meantime, NATO is lauching more air strikes against Yugoslavia.
A top serb official accuses nato of trying to "torpedo" any chances for peace.
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[E-Refugees]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-25 21:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Preparations are underway in Lynchburg for the arrival of some of the first refugees from Kosovo.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The family of seven is expected to arrive later this week.
A volunteer group has spent the past few weeks gathering donations of food, clothing and furniture to fill up this duplex which the family will rent on a monthly basis.
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[SOT 12:06:58]
[IN Q=I think the]

((CHRIS BARRETT/KOSOVAR RESETTLEMENT PROJECT: I THINK THE MOST TRAUMATIC THING MAY BE SEPARATION FROM FELLOW ALBANIANS AND KOSOVARS. BUT IN TERMS OF CREATURE COMFORTS AND A FEELING OF SECURITY AND A FEELING OF PEACE, THIS IS GOING TO BE GREAT FOR THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Barrett/Kosovar Resettlement Project; :00]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=great for them.]
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[VO-NAT]


All seven family members are adults, and Barrett says the next step is to find jobs for them.
At least two other refugee families are expected to resettle in Lynchburg over the next few weeks.
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[E-Radford-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-12 1:35:30]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A grand jury is expected to decide if charges will be filed against the Radford woman involved in a weekend accident that killed two young girls.
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[VO-NAT]


13-year old Leslie Ann Cole and 12-year old Eden Hall died late Saturday night when they were thrown from the pickup they were riding in.
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


45-year old Terry Cabell (Cuh-Bell) was behind the wheel of the pickup.
She reportedly lost control and swerved into the path of a Ford van.
Cabell, whois the mother of Leslie Cole, was injured.
Both girls attended Radford's John N- Dalton Intermediate school.
Yesterday, classmates and teachers reacted to news of the tragedy.
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[sot]
[in q=They sat ]

((KELLY MAURO/SCIENCE TEACHER:THEY SAT AT THE SAME TABLE AND THEY WERE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS, THEY WORKED TOGETHER AND WORKED IN GROUPS TOGETHER, THEY WERE REAL GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD STUDENTS. ))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Mauro/Science Teacher]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=GOOD STUDENTS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cabell told police both girls were riding in the cab of the truck.
But investigators are waiting on the medical examiners office to confirm that information.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


They are also trying to determine if Cabell had been drinking.
A bottle of alcohol was found in the truck.

[AEP-Meetings]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


If you live near the route for a proposed high-voltage power line ... and you want your opinion heard ... your day is coming.
(XXXXXXXXXX)
[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE #1005]


The State Corporation Commission has scheduled public hearings for counties affected by the Jacksons Ferry power line route.
The first hearing is in Bland County on July 13th.
Then, Pulaski County on the 15th.
[TAKE NEXT PINNACLE PAGE #1006]


The third is in Tazewell County on July 20th.
And the fourth is in Max Meadows on the 22nd.
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[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=hold]


There will be two hearings on each of those dates... at one in the afternoon and at 7 in the evening.
If you want to speak, you should show up early.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, it was a big night for Blacksburg's soccer teams.
Mike Stevens has boys and girls highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[Campin with Steve Board] [WDBJ Homepage Board]


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[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:Camping with Steve))

[S-Rail-Merger]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-26 10:34]
[GRAPHIC=Rail Merger]


Norfolk Southern doubled in size yesterday... as the Thoroughbred of Transportation rolled out of the merger gate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Altoona, PA;]


C-E-O David Goode welcomed rail workers in Pennsylvania to the "new Norfolk Southern."
Yesterday was the first day the railroad is running trains on old Conrail routes.
N-S and CSX have divided Conrail.
N-S gets nearly 60-percent of the tracks, and now dominates rail traffic east of Kansas City.
The merger puts two trains into an area that was monopolized by one.
If all goes as planned, the deal will increase competition and should lower shipping costs.
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[E-Arts-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-16 TC39:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Cultural attractions in western Virginia are joining forces to bring more visitors to the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


"Adventures on the Blue Ridge Trail," is a new campaign that will target the out- of state visitor and market eleven cultural attractions together.
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[SOT 01:16:59]
[IN Q=We know that people]

((WE KNOW THAT PEOPLE STAY LONGER AND SPEND MORE MONEY IN NORTH CAROLINA. AND I THINK WHAT THIS WILL DO IS LET PEOPLE FROM OUT OF STATE KNOW THAT THERE'S A LOT TO DO IN THIS REGION OF VIRGINIA RELATED TO THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Strickland/Arts Council President;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=Blue Ridge Parkway.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The campaign will include a brochure, advertising, a toll- free hot- line, and a website with a detailed calendar of events.

[E-Levy]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-15 TC1:27:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He led his team in the fight for four Super Bowls, but former Buffalo Bills head coach Marv Levy (LEE-vee) is also making a name for himself in the fight against prostate cancer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Forest]


Levy was first diagnosed with the disease four years ago, but after surgery and treatment he's now considered cancer- free.
He says more men should volunteer for prostate cancer screenings, since there are no symptoms in the early stages of the disease.
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[SOT 11:45:27]
[IN Q=There's disbelief]

((MARV LEVY/FORMER BUFFALO BILLS HEAD COACH: THERE'S DISBELIEF, YOU ACTUALLY SAY `NO, IT'S NOT TRUE', THERE'S DENIAL AND THEN FOR A MOMENT THERE'S DESPAIR, UNTIL YOU BEGIN TO LEARN ABOUT IT. AND ONCE YOU BEGIN TO LEAR ABOUT IT, YOU REALIZE SOMETHING CAN BE DONE IF YOU'VE CONTRACTED SUCH A DISEASE.))
[SUPER=01-Marv Levy/Former Buffalo Bills Head Coach]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=such a disease.]
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[VO-NAT]


Levy was in Lynchburg yesterday to kick off a charity golf tournament and preside over a cancer screening clinic at E-C Glass High School.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the dietary supplement used by Mark McGuire may not be actually work.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( RESEARCHERS SAY A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT POPULAR AMONG ATHLETES.. IS NOT ALL IT'S PUMPED UP TO BE.
VT=VO

((vo))
ANDROSTENEDIONE (an-droh-STEEN-die-ohn) IS MADE FROM A NATURALLY OCCURING HORMONE, AND IS USED BY ATHLETES AS A STRENGTH-BUILDER.
BUT A STUDY IN THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOUND NO INCREASE IN STRENGTH AMONG MEN WHO TOOK THE PRODUCT.
IN FACT, IT RAISED LEVELS OF THE FEMALE HORMONE, ESTROGEN, WHICH COULD MAKE THESE MEN DEVELOP -BREASTS-.. AND SOME TYPES OF CANCER.
THEY ALSO EXPERIENCED SHARP DECLINES IN SO-CALLED GOOD CHOLESTEROL-- PUTTING THEM AT A GREATER RISK FOR HEART DISEASE.
VT=VO

((vo))
HERE'S A FOLLOW-UP TO A REPORT OUT LAST WEEK.. THAT SHOWED AN UNUSUALLY HIGH RATE OF MENINGITIS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
A DIFFERENT STUDY DONE BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL HAS FOUND MENINGITIS CASES ARE PARTICULARLY HIGH AMONG COLLEGE FRESHMEN WHO LIVE IN DORMITORIES.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE HEAVY DRINKING AND SMOKING THAT GOES ON AT TYPICAL COLLEGE PARTIES.. MAY BE MAKING IT EASIER FOR THE DISEASE TO SPREAD.//
VT=VO

((vo))
IF YOU'RE A WOMAN, AND BREAKFAST CEREAL IS NOT ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE FOODS-- MAYBE IT SHOULD BE!
WHY?
WELL, A NEW STUDY FOUND WOMEN WHO ATE HIGH-FIBER CEREALS HAD A MUCH LOWER RISK OF DEVELOPING HEART DISEASE.. THAN THOSE WHO DIDN'T TOUCH THE STUFF.
PREVIOUS STUDIES SHOWED SIMILAR RESULTS IN MEN.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
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[State Park Address Board]

[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]


A terrifying trip for passengers aboard american airlines flight 14-20.
Authorities say the jet skidded off the runway as it landed during a storm in Little Rock, Arkansas last night.
The plane then caught fire.
Some fatalities are reported.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The polls are open in South Africa, where voters are choosing a successor to President Nelson Mandela.
His deputy, Thabo Mbeki (TAH'-boh um-BEH'-kee), is expected to win, and Mandela's African National Congress is expected to remain in power for another five years.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Norfolk Southern is now twice as big after taking over part of Conrail.
Yesterday was the first day N-S trains hit the rails on the old Conrail routes.
In a split with C-S-X, N-S gets nearly 70 percent of the tracks and dominates rail traffic east of Kansas City.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-crash-landing]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


American Airlines confirms there are fatalities in a jetliner crash late last night in Little Rock.
The plane skidded off the end of a runway and caught fire shortly before midnight.
Bobby Sisk reports.
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[SOT]

[5:45]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Little Rock, AR; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Sisk/Reporting; :59]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=Bobby Sisk for CBS News, Little Rock, Akansas]

(( A TERRIFYING TRIP FOR PASSENGERS ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 14-20.
AUTHORITIES SAY THE JET SKIDDED OFF THE RUNWAY AS IT LANDED DURING A STORM IN LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS LAST NIGHT.
THE PLANE THEN CAUGHT FIRE.
HORRIFIED PASSENGERS QUICKLY TRIED TO ESCAPE:
SOT:UNIDENTIFIED PASSENGER


139 PASSENGERS AND SIX CREW MEMBERS WERE ABOARD THE PLANE WHEN IT CRASHED.
STATE OFFICIALS SAY SOME PEOPLE WERE KILLED, BUT THEY'RE NOT CONFIRMING HOW MANY:
SOT:


THE MD-80 HAD JUST ARRIVED FROM DALLAS, WHERE IT HAD BEEN DELAYED FOR SEVERAL HOURS.))

[2-E-Radford-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-12 1:35:30]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


The Radford woman involved in a weekend accident that killed two young girls could face charges.
A grand jury will decide that.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


13-year old Leslie Ann Cole and 12-year old Eden Hall died late Saturday night when they were thrown from the pickup they were riding in.
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


45-year old Terry Cabell (Cuh-Bell) was behind the wheel of the pickup.
She reportedly lost control and swerved into the path of a Ford van.
Cabell, whois the mother of Leslie Cole, was injured.
Both girls attended Radford's John N- Dalton Intermediate school.
Yesterday, classmates and teachers reacted to news of the tragedy.
(/////SOT/////)
[sot]
[in q=They sat ]

((KELLY MAURO/SCIENCE TEACHER:THEY SAT AT THE SAME TABLE AND THEY WERE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS, THEY WORKED TOGETHER AND WORKED IN GROUPS TOGETHER, THEY WERE REAL GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD STUDENTS. ))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Mauro/Science Teacher]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=GOOD STUDENTS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cabell told police both girls were riding in the cab of the truck.
But investigators are waiting on the medical examiners office to confirm that information.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


They are also trying to determine if Cabell had been drinking.
A bottle of alcohol was found in the truck.

[E-Danville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-24 26:05]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville police have an unsolved Memorial Day murder on their hands.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Police say they're following leads in the shooting of 24-year-old Fabian Wimbush on this Danville street.
Neighbors have placed a marker near the spot where Wimbush was shot down Monday morning.
Witnesses say that shortly before the shooting, Wimbush was seen arguing with someone outside a Worsham Street convenience store.
So far, no suspects have been named in the shooting.
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[Car-haulers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-13 TC1:30:35]
[GRAPHIC=Car Hauling Strike?]


The teamsters union has again extended the deadline for a strike against the 17 companies that haul cars to dealerships.
If the two sides don't reach an agreement by midnight tonight, drivers will begin walking the picket line.
If they do go on strike, it could mean trouble for local car lots.
Eric Earnhart tells us how local dealerships plan to handle the situation.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For automobile]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :01]
[SUPER=01-Larry Shelor/Shelor Automotive; :19]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :31]
[SUPER=@Eric1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=EE, News-7]


(( For automobile dealers this is prime time... balmy temperatures, early evening sunlight and shiny chrome give people new car fever.
The rest of the year, Shelor Automotive has about a 60 to 90 day supply on hand... but right now, more cars are rolling off the lot.

[SOT 06:32:25]
[IN Q=this time of]

((LARRY SHELOR/SHELOR AUTOMOTIVE; THIS TIME OF YEAR WE'RE DOWN TO 30 DAYS, SOME OF OUR CAR LINES IN THE TOYOTA SECTION FOR INSTANCE ARE RUNNING LIKE TEN TO 15 DAYS SUPPLY (09) WE COUNT ON THE TRUCKS COMING IN ON A PRETTY REGULAR BASIS.
(12)))
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[OUT Q=regular basis]



Over at Dominion Dodge in Salem, owner Andy Kaplan told us he doesn't expect the strike to last long, and if it did, he could go get some vehicles himself.

The Shelor group will do the same if they have to... but that will only help for so long.

[SOT 06:33:05]
[IN Q=most of our]

((LARRY SHELOR/SHELOR AUTOMOTIVE; MOST OF OUR VEHICLES ARE RECIEVED THROUGH THE RAIL-YARDS, IF THEY CAN GET THE VEHICLES TO THE RAIL YARDS, WE CAN GET THE ONES THAT ARE IN THE TRANSIT SYSTEM NOW, AND POSSIBLY GO TO THE PORTS... OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IT COULD PRESENT SOME PROBLEMS FOR THE MANUFACTURERS AND US. ))
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That's because they can only get to the vehicles that are in the transit system, basically on the rail cars. With the strike in place, manufacturers will have no way to get new cars to the railyards.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))


[E-Johnson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-21 22:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Roanoke woman who neglected her new baby... to the point where the child died... was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Crystal Johnson's lawyer called her "a party girl" who's made some bad choices in life.
The 27-year old mother of two other children told her probation officer that she supported herself by "shoplifting and getting money from men."
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[SOT Tape #2 @ 44:55]
[IN Q=I would like]

((I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT I REALIZE I FAILED MY RESPONSIBILITY AS BEING A MOTHER, AND THAT WAS THE REASON I TURNED PRINCESS OVER TO MY FAMILY, BECAUSE OF MY DRUG ADDICTION, AND I KNEW I COULD NOT CARE FOR HER, SO I LEFT HER WITH MY FAMILY MEMBERS.))
[SUPER=01-Crystal Johnson/Manslaughter Defendant]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=my family members.]
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[VO-NAT]


Judge Jonathan Apgar (APP-garr) could have placed Johnson on probation, but gave her eight years to serve.
Johnson is already serving a three- year sentence for parole violation by petty larceny and forgery charges.
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[S-Martin]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-23 25:23]
[GRAPHIC=Martin]


A Vinton woman who helped plot to kill her husband walked free yesterday even though a judge sentenced her to ten years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./April;]


48-year-old Dorothea Martin sent her lover Thomas Gray 450-dollars in jail.
Prosecutors say that was to hire a hitman to kill her husband.
The hitman turned out to be the sheriff working undercover.
Martin is out on 100-thousand-dollars bond until an appeals court decides whether to hear her case.
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[Wilderness]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


A Maryland couple has filed a 6-point-9 million dollar lawsuit against Wilderness Adventure in Craig County.
Michael and Hillary Friedman say their 14-year old son, Mathew, was struck by lightening at the camp LAST June and is now blind in one eye as a result.
The complaint filed in federal court in Roanoke today by a Fairfax lawyer says Wilderness Adventure knew of the danger associated with thunderstorms.
But the suit says Wilderness Adventure "recklessly disregarded the weather warnings... when they sent Mathew and his fellow campers off to camp in the woods."

[2-AEP-Meetings]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


If you live near the route for a proposed high-voltage power line ... and you want your opinion heard ... your day is coming.
(XXXXXXXXXX)
[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE #1005]


The State Corporation Commission has scheduled public hearings for counties affected by the Jacksons Ferry power line route.
The first hearing is in Bland County on July 13th.
Then, Pulaski County on the 15th.
[TAKE NEXT PINNACLE PAGE #1006]


The third is in Tazewell County on July 20th.
And the fourth is in Max Meadows on the 22nd.
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[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=hold]


There will be two hearings on each of those dates... at one in the afternoon and at 7 in the evening.
If you want to speak, you should show up early.

[Three-Steve]


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[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[Wythe Co. Festival Board] [New River Trail Board]

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[BUMP-Chyron]
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((Archive:))

[south-africa]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=nomne]


An era in South Africa's turbulent history is coming to an end... as voters pick a new leader to replace anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Johannesburg, S. Africa;]

[4:04:37]
It's the second all-race election since apartheid was dismantled.
Mandela's deputy president is expected to win today's vote-- keeping the African national congress in power for another five years.
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[S-Truck-Inspections]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-19 22:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Truckers passing through Southwest Virginia are facing tougher-than-usual safety inspections- They'll last for the remainder of the week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Troutville/File Tape]

[from 99-11 1:20:57]
20 troopers will be checking out equipment and looking for driver violations on the Interstate 81 weight scales in Troutville.
It's part of "International Highway Safety Week," sponsored by the U-S Department of Transportation.
During last year's efforts, 561 trucks were inspected - 123 were deemed unsafe and placed out of service.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, high school and college baseball playoffs are in full swing.
Mike Stevens has all the action.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A grand jury is expected to decide if charges will be filed against the Radford woman involved in a weekend accident that killed two young girls.
45-year old Terry Cabell (Cuh-Bell) was behind the wheel of the pickup.
Police say she was traveling East on Rock Road in Radford when she apparently lost control and swerved into the path of a Ford van.
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Danville Police say they're following leads in the shooting of 24-year-old Fabian Wimbush on this Danville street.

Neighbors have placed a marker near the spot where Wimbush was shot down Monday morning.
Witnesses say that shortly before the shooting, Wimbush was seen arguing with someone outside a Worsham Street convenience store.
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Truckers passing through Southwest Virginia will face tougher-than-usual safety inspections through the end of the week.
20 troopers will be checking out equipment and looking for driver violations on the Interstate 81 weight scales in Troutville.
It's part of "International Highway Safety Week," sponsored by the U-S Department of Transportation.
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