[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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


The waters are receeding dramatically, after a deadly day of flooding in Las Vegas.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And an American pioneer in space is dead.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


High pressure bringing another mostly clear morning, with some areas of fog to watch out for.
Otherwise, expect the mercury to rise again into the mid 90s for daytime highs.
Meanwhile, the weekend outlook holds the possibility of some scattered showers.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Vegas-flooding]


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


A Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman says it's one of the worst things he's ever seen.
(/////SOT////)
[IN=]

[5:02;47]
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT=]
(-----------------)


In just a few hours yesterday the city was hit with three inches of rain, almost as much as it gets in an entire year. [5:04:26]
The resulting floods smashed mobile homes and swallowed hundreds of cars. [5:02:] Many businesses were knee deep in water, like this bar and pool hall.
And this what some residents found when they returned home.
(//////SOT/////)

[5;02:29-45]
[IN Q=OKAY THIS IS MY APARTMENT...]



[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=STUFF IS PARACTICALLY UNDER WATER.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[5:02:53]
At least two people were killed.
The waters have now receded and most intersections have reopened, but for a time they looked more like lakes.

(------------)



[E-City-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-28 13:56]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


Water conservation officers have been patrolling the streets of Roanoke, and issueing warnings to violators of the city's new mandatory water restrictions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The city has banned all non- essential use of water, and yesterday the patrols hit the streets in search of residents who were unaware or simply ignoring the conservation plan.
While most houses appeared to be in compliance, at least one South Roanoke residence had three sprinklers soaking the shrubbery.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:40]
[IN Q=If i see a violator]

((IF I SEE A VIOLATOR, I TRY TO EDUCATE THEM. I HAVE SOME HANDOUTS TO GIVE THEM ON WHAT THE MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS ARE. SOME TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE WATER AND TRY TO GET ACROSS TO THEM THE IMPORTANCE THAT WE ALL HAVE TO SAVE BECAUSE IT IS A BAD SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Beheler/Water Conservation Officer]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=it is a bad situation.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The water conservation officers are planning random patrols, around the clock, in all of the city's neighborhoods.
(------------)




[Clifton-Water-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-16 1:51:00]
[GRAPHIC=Water Shortage]


Clifton Forge residents are now facing mandatory water restrictions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge]


The city has restricted outdoor water usage to the hours of 7 and 9 in the evening.
And this includes watering grass,washing cars and filling pools.
Dick Magnifico says the city had noticed an increase in water use among its residents and wanted to be proactive before there was a problem.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:06:51]
[IN Q=We looked at]

((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MGR.: WE LOOKED AT THE WATER CONSUMPTION IN JUNE WHICH WAS UP A 150 THOUSAND GALLONS PER DAY AND THEN WHEN WE GOT INTO JULY THAT USAGE WENT UP TO 25O THOUSNAD GALLONS PER DAY. WE FELT IT WAS PRIMARILY THE RESULT OF HIGH TEMPERATURE, HIGH HUMIDITY AND PROBABLY A LOT OF OUTDOOR WATERING))
[SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Mgr.]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=outdoor watering]
(----------)
[VO-NAT]


Magnifico says the water needs to be conserved in case of a fire emergency to provide water and water pressure for fire hydrants.
(-----------)
[ANCHOR=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The city also provides water to Alleghany County, but Magnifico says the county will not face water restrictions at this point.

[conrad]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One of the first astronauts to walk on the moon has been killed in a motorcycle accident in Southern California.


(----------)

[vo-nat]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:18:27]
The Ventura County coroner's office says Pete Conrad died from internal injuries several hours after being thrown from the bike while riding with friends. As commander of Apollo 12 in 1969, Conrad became the third man to walk on the moon.
Pete Conrad was 69.
(-----------------------)


[Shooting-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=melnaie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Illinois man who allegedly sold guns to white supremecist Benjamin Smith is out of jail this morning.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Peoria, IL;]

[4:13:43]
Sixty four year Donald Fiessinger was freed yesterday on 10 thousand dollar bail.
He has been formally charged with selling firearms to Smith without a federal firearmas permit.
Last weekend Smith went on a two state deadly shooting spree.
[SUPER=03-Rogers Park, IL;]

[4:09:27]
Last night residents in a Chicago suburb held a vigil for peace and unity, determined not to let the shootings shatter their community.
It was in this community that six orthodox Jews were the target's of Smith's hateful rampage.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:08:28-43]
[IN Q=NO MATTER HOW MANY....]
[SUPER=01-Ephraim Wolfe/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=GO HIDE IN MY HOME.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Smith killed two people and wounded nine others before taking his own life on Sunday.
(------------)



[Shortage-Teachers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-32 2:22]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Teachers are in demand and some educators say Virginia needs to do more to get quality instructors.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge]


Several Virginia schools need more teachers especially in the areas of math, science, and special education.
Dr. Robert Small, Jr. the dean of Education at Radford University says instead of the state increasing teacher salaries to get more people, it's lowered its standard by allowing unlicensed teachers to train on the job.
He says that is a bad idea.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:21:46]
[IN Q=You wouldn't]

((ROBERT SMALL, JR.:YOU WOULDN'T WANT A DOCTOR OPERATING ON YOU WHO HADN'T STUDIED SURGERY AND DONE AN INTERNSHIP IN A HOSPITAL AND THE REST OF THAT. BUT YOU JUST PICK-UP SOMEBODY AND PUT THEM IN A CLASSROOM AND IT'S SUPPOSED TO WORK. IT DOESN'T WORK))
[SUPER=01-Robert Small, Jr./Radford University]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=doen't work]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Small says that the state must increase school funding because with the growing number of students, soon there will not only be a teacher shortage, but a school shortage as well.

[Sleepy-Drivers]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


We often hear about drivers falling asleep at the wheel, with tragic results.
Now there's a new sleepy driver device that could prevent highway catnaps.
Dave Lopez has more on the new invention.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT2:47:08 Steve Tape]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Odetics I. T. S. Video; :04]
[SUPER=01-Francis Memole/Inventor; :47]
[SUPER=01-Dave Lopez/Reporting; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=For CBS News.]




[2-shot toss to bump][5-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=599-8]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Another recall- this one of a defective infant car seat- Apparently babies can fall out.
(------------)

[VO]
The Cosco Arriva and Turnabout Carriers double as baby carriers as well as car seats.
The company says the handle locks can accidentally release and cause the infants to fall.
(+++++++++++++)

[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE 1010]
There have been 151 such cases that led to at least 29 injuries.
People who have the carrier can get a free repair kit by calling 1-800 221-6736
(+++++++++++)



[E-Missing-Man]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Authorities are looking for an elderly Elliston man who's been missing over two weeks.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE PICTURE FULL SCREEN]
78-year-old Samuel Mallory was last seen driving a gold-brown Mazda pickup truck.
Authorities say Mallory suffers from Alzheimer's disease. [TAKE DESCRIPTION FULL SCREEN]
He is five-foot-seven and weighs about 170 pounds. He has balding hair, wears glasses, and has hearing aids in both ears.
[PHONE # FULL SCREEN]


If you have any information regarding Mallory's whereabouts, you can call the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 382-2951.
(+++++++++)





[E-NS-Bonuses]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-24 53:24]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


Unions say an offer from Norfolk Southern sounds too good to be true.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The railroad is offering all union workers summer bonuses -- IF they're willing to stay on call 24-hours a day.
The deal lasts through September and could pay bonuses worth up to three thousand dollars.
The general chairman of one local union said he's suspicious.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:41:33]
[IN Q=I DO THINK]

((TOM McCOY/GENERAL CHAIRMAN, BROTHERHOOD OF MAINTENANCE WAY EMPLOYEES: I DO THINK THERE ARE SOME UNDERLYING MOTIVES. I THINK IT'S GOING TO HELP STOCK PRICES. THAT'S PROBABLY THE ONE MAJOR REASON IT'S BEING DONE.))
[SUPER=01-Tom McCoy/Gen. Chairman, BMWE Union]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=it's being done]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Norfolk Southern announced the incentive plan knowing it will need cooperation from unions this summer.
Employees will work overtime to clear up congestion caused by the takeover of Conrail.
The bonuses would go directly into workers' 401-K in the form of Norfolk Southern stock.
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[E-Carroll-Farmers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-26 31:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


You have heard about the effects of the drought, but Cabbage growers in parts of Carroll and Patrick counties are actually dealing with the effects of too much rain.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carroll Co.]


For most of the growing season farmers have been battling the heat and a lack of rain.
But over the past two weeks the area along the crest of the Blue Ridge has received five to seven inches of rain.
This has caused problems for commercial farmers, like James Light, who has 45- acres of cabbage.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The plants ]

((JAMES LIGHT/CARROLL CO. FARMER: THE PLANTS ADAPT THEMSELVES TO MORE FEEDER ROOTS AND CABBAGE WILL KEEP GROWING TO A CERTAIN AMOUNT SO THEY ALREADY HAD ROOTS THAT WAS HELPING THEM GROW IN DRY WEATHER AND THEN WHEN IT SET IN AND RAINED, THEY WAS ABLE TO SOAK IN MORE WATER AND THEY TAKE IT ALL UP AND GET BIG, THEY GET TOO BIG.))
[SUPER=01-James Light/Carroll Co. Farmer; :00]
[RUNS=23]
[OUT Q=get too big.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The larger cabbage is almost impossible to sell to the major supermarket chains.
(------------)





[Gorillas]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Bronx Zoo is going ape.
Morry Alter shows us the ambitious exhibit featuring African gorillas.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:48:50 DAVE TAPE]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=01-Morry Alter/Reporting; :25 QUICK!!!]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]



[2-shot toss][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]


Thursday's downdpour in Las Vegas was a suprise to all, and left the city all washed up.
A total of three inches of rainfall was reported yesterday.. that is as much as the city has had all year.
It has also left streets flooded, cars submerged and homes have been washed away.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]

One of America's space pioneers has died.
Veteran Astronaut, Peter Conrad was killed in a motorcycle accident in California.
Conrad took part in the Apollo 12 Mission... becoming one of the first men to ever walk on the moon.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


While the man accused of selling guns to whits supremist Benjamin Smith is out of jail this morning....
Residents in a Chicago suburb held a vigil for peace in the community last night where six orthodox Jews were the target of Smith's rampage.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Vegas-flooding]


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


The governor of Nevada says flooding has left ``a wide strip of devastation'' in Las Vegas
(/////SOT////)
[IN=]

[5:02;47]
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT=]
(-----------------)


In just a few hours yesterday the city was hit with three inches of rain, almost as much as it gets in an entire year. [5:04:26]
The resulting floods smashed mobile homes and swallowed hundreds of cars. [5:02:] Many businesses were knee deep in water, like this bar and pool hall.
And this what some residents found when they returned home.
(//////SOT/////)

[5;02:29-45]
[IN Q=OKAY THIS IS MY APARTMENT...]



[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=STUFF IS PARACTICALLY UNDER WATER.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[5:02:53]
At least two people were killed.
The waters have now receded and most intersections have reopened, but for a time they looked more like lakes.

(------------)



[2-E-City-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-28 13:56]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


While some parts of the country are getting too much rain, Roanoke can't get enough. Water Conservation officers have been patrolling the streets of Roanoke, and issueing warnings to violators of the city's new mandatory water restrictions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The city has banned all non- essential use of water, and yesterday the patrols hit the streets in search of residents who were unaware or simply ignoring the conservation plan.
While most houses appeared to be in compliance, at least one South Roanoke residence had three sprinklers soaking the shrubbery.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:40]
[IN Q=If i see a violator]

((IF I SEE A VIOLATOR, I TRY TO EDUCATE THEM. I HAVE SOME HANDOUTS TO GIVE THEM ON WHAT THE MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS ARE. SOME TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE WATER AND TRY TO GET ACROSS TO THEM THE IMPORTANCE THAT WE ALL HAVE TO SAVE BECAUSE IT IS A BAD SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Beheler/Water Conservation Officer]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=it is a bad situation.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The water conservation officers are planning random patrols, around the clock, in all of the city's neighborhoods.
(------------)




[2-Clifton-Water-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-16 1:51:00]
[GRAPHIC=Water Shortage]


Another city is now facing mandatory water restrictions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge]


Clifton Forge has restricted outdoor water usage to the hours of 7 and 9 in the evening.
And this includes watering grass,washing cars and filling pools.
Dick Magnifico says the city had noticed an increase in water use among its residents and wanted to be proactive before there was a problem.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:06:51]
[IN Q=We looked at]

((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MGR.: WE LOOKED AT THE WATER CONSUMPTION IN JUNE WHICH WAS UP A 150 THOUSAND GALLONS PER DAY AND THEN WHEN WE GOT INTO JULY THAT USAGE WENT UP TO 25O THOUSNAD GALLONS PER DAY. WE FELT IT WAS PRIMARILY THE RESULT OF HIGH TEMPERATURE, HIGH HUMIDITY AND PROBABLY A LOT OF OUTDOOR WATERING))
[SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Mgr.]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=outdoor watering]
(----------)
[VO-NAT]


Magnifico says the water needs to be conserved in case of a fire emergency to provide water and water pressure for fire hydrants.
(-----------)
[ANCHOR=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The city also provides water to Alleghany County, but Magnifico says the county will not face water restrictions at this point.

[Teacher-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#99-32 2:22]
[GRAPHIC=Education]

Several schools in Virginia need more teachers especially in the areas of math, science and special education.
Many educators are concerned about the impact the shortage will have on our students.
Joy Sutton has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a class]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Allison Fitzgerald/Radford Student; :16]
[SUPER=01-Robert Small, Jr./Dean of Education; :54]
[SUPER=@joy1]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=News 7]

(( This is a class in the College of Education at Radford University.
But only a couple of the students in this class are planning on being teachers.
Mary Allison Fitzgerald is one of them but she says many students are turned off from the profession because of the low pay.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:39:59]
[IN Q=There isn't]

((MARY ALLISON FITZGERALD/RADFORD STUDENT: THERE IS NOT ENOUGH MONEY. WHO WOULD WANT TO GO IN TEACH BUSINESS IN A HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL WHEN YOU CAN GO INTO MARKETING AND BUSINESS AND BE PAID 40-THOUSAND STARTING OFF.))
[RUNS= 8]
[OUT Q=starting off]


The average salary for a teacher in Virginia with a bachelors degree starts around 25-thousand dollars and reaches 40-thousand only after more than 25 years of service.
And the increase in the number of school aged children and the lowering of retirement age for teachers from 55 to 50 are also factors in the shortage.
Dr. Robert Small, Jr., the dean of education at Radford says one of the ways the state is filling that gap - is by allowing unlicensed teachers to train on the job.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:18:31]
[IN Q=A person with]

((DR. ROBERT SMALL, JR./RADFORD UNIVERSITY: A PERSON WITH NO REAL PREPARATION ON HOW TO TEACH ENGLISH WOULD BE GIVEN ENGLISH CLASSES TO TEACH AT HIGH SCHOOL AND THEN TAKE SOME COURSE WORK AT NIGHT AND ON THE WEEKENDS.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=along the way]


And Small says this a bad idea because these teachers are unprepared and this impacts the quality of education that students receive.
And many of these teachers leave after one or two years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:18:47]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((ROBERT SMALL, JR/RADFORD UNIVERSITY: I DON'T THINK VERY MANY PARENTS WANT THEIR CHILDREN TAUGHT BY SOMEONE WHO HASN'T ANY IDEA ABOUT HOW CHILDREN LEARN. HOW TO MAKE LEARNING MEANINGFUL, HOW TO STRUCTURE THINGS SO THAT IT WORKS))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=it works]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Small says]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: SMALL SAYS THERE IS NOT ONLY A TEACHER SHORTAGE BUT A SCHOOL SHORTAGE AS WELL. HE SAYS HUNDREDS OF NEW SCHOOL WILL OPEN TO HOUSE THE INCREASING NUMBER OF STUDENTS. JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=news 7]))






[Anartica-Flight]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


HELP IS ON ITS WAY TO A WOMAN WITH CANCER IN ANTARCTICA...
AND-- IT COMES IN THE FORM OF AN AIR FORCE STAFF OF 22-- AND A CARGO PLANE OF SUPPLIES.
MANUEL GALLEGUS HAS THE DETAILS OF A VERY SERIOUS MISSION.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT4:19:25]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Tacoma, WA]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. John Pray/Mission Commander]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]
[Super=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS news Los Angelos]

(((NAT) LOCATOR: TACOMA, WA
IT IS A MISSION FRAUGHT WITH OBSTACLES.... WEATHER , LONG DISTANCES, EXTREME ALTITUDE. A CREW FROM MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE IN WASHINGTON-- IS ON ITS THEIR WAY TO SAVE A WOMAN WITH BREAST CANCER.

SOT: LT. COL. JOHN PRAY/MISSION COMMANDER 14:18:45ISH

IT'S ABOUT A 14-HOUR FLIGHT...
COURTESY: FILE
THE WOMAN-- WHO WANTS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS-- WORKS AT AMUNDSEN-SCOTT SOUTH POLE STATION IN ANTARCTICA. SHE RECENTLY DISCOVERED A LUMP IN HER BREAST. SHE NEEDS MEDICINE... BUT BECAUSE IT'S WINTER AT THE POLE -- TO GET IN OR OUT IS IMPOSSIBLE.

SOT: PRAY

14:19:55 THE RUNWAY BECOMES UNUSEABLE...THE SOUTH POLE STATION.
THE MCCHORD TEAM OF 22-PEOPLE WILL DROP OFF MEDICINE AS WELL AS OTHER SUPPLIES FROM 10-THOUSAND FEET IN THE DARK.... SPOTTING THEIR TARGET BY MARKERS SET OUT BY THE SOUTH POLE STAFF. THE STAFF HAS A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY OF ONLY 5-MINUTES TO PICK UP THE SUPPLIES -- AND HEAD INSIDE.

(NAT)


...BEFORE MAKING IT TO THE SOUTH POLE ON SATURDAY.... THE CREW WILL STOP IN HAWAII, AND NEW ZEALAND... AND THEN BRACE THEMSELVES FOR WHAT MAY BE THEIR COLDEST, DARKEST MISSION.
MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))


[Car-Theater]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Tired of trying to keep the kids busy while driving to your favorite summer vacation spot?
Well a new wave of car electronics is making it easy and fun to keep them occupied.
Stephen Clark has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[1:41:25 Dave Tape]
[IN Q=sure this looks]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]
[SUPER=01-Stephen Clark/Reporting; :09]
[SUPER=01-Vince Finocchiaro/Bystander; :28]
[SUPER=01-Jim Barry/Consumer Electronics; :41]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=cbs news New York]




[2-shot toss to bump][2-5-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=599-8]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


A defective infant car seat is being recalled because apparently babies can fall out.
(------------)

[VO]
The Cosco Arriva and Turnabout Carriers double as baby carriers as well as car seats.
The company says the handle locks can accidentally release and cause the infants to fall.
(+++++++++++++)

[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE 1010]
There have been 151 such cases that led to at least 29 injuries.
People who have the carrier can get a free repair kit by calling 1-800 221-6736
(+++++++++++)



[E-West]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-15 1:36:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Norvell West the Third won't go to trial for setting off a pipe bomb at his own home last year.
That's because he's set to enter a guilty plea Tuesday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/September 4, 1998]


A bomb went off beneath West's truck behind his home in South Roanoke in September.
When A-T-F agents questioned West, they determined it was the latest in a number of incidents staged to look like violent attacks against him. HE blamed a former lover.
West was indicted on four counts- -including: possession of a pipe bomb and making false statements to investigators.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[graphic=none]


He'll most likely admit to just one felony.



[Switched-Babies]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Switched at birth babies]


Paula Johnson, the mother of one of the little girls switched at birth, hopes to settle the custody battle out of court. This comes one day after she screamed at members of the families raising her biological daughter after a judge transferred her custody bid to courts in Buena Vista.
Paula Johnson said she was upset after Wednesday's court hearing but she knows fighting isn't in the best interests of the two girls. They were switched four years ago at University of Virginia Hospital.
Johnson's lawyer says he's contacted attorneys for families raising Johnson's biological daughter to discuss a truce.


[E-Death-Penalty]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-20 56:06]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Death Penalty]


Virginians can already save a life by donating organs.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Now there's a new card to carry in your wallet-- which could save the life of your KILLER.
Death penalty opponents are handing them out.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:07:33]
[IN Q=It's not a]

((KATHLEEN KENNEY/CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF RICHMOND: IT'S NOT A FAITH STATEMENT PER SE. IT'S MORE OF A BELIEF THAT WE DON'T BELIEVE THAT ANYONE SHOULD BE KILLED IN OUR NAME.))
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The Declaration of Life Card declares that the card-carrier's killer should NOT be executed for the crime, "not matter how heinous" it was.
There is NO state law binding prosecutors, judges, or juries on the matter.



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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[TAKE PICTURE FULL SCREEN] Authorities are looking for 78 year old Samuel Mallory of Elliston. He's been missing for over 2 weeks.
He was last seen driving a gold-brown Mazda pickup truck.
Authorities say Mallory suffers from Alzheimer's disease. [TAKE DESCRIPTION FULL SCREEN]
He's five-foot-seven and weighs about 170 pounds. He has balding hair, wears glasses, and has hearing aids in both ears.
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If you have any information you can call the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 382-2951.
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Water conservation officers will continue patrolling the streets of Roanoke.
The city has banned all non- essential use of water, and yesterday the patrols hit the streets in search of residents who were unaware or simply ignoring the conservation plan.
The water conservation officers are planning random patrols, around the clock, in all of the city's neighborhoods.
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The city of Clifton Forge has restricted outdoor water usage to the hours of 7 and 9 in the evening.
This includes watering grass,washing cars and filling pools.
Dick Magnifico says the city had noticed an increase in water use among its residents and wanted to be proactive before there was a problem.

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