[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Hundreds are dead after a powerful earthquake rocks western Turkey.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the day after students return to Columbine High president Clinton will speak out about school violence.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Patchy fog in areas this morning...otherwise mostly clear skies.
Winds shifting to the west- southwest will mean unseasonable warm temperatures today...with afternoon highs reaching the low to mid 90s.
And still watching for some possible showers later in the week.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Turkey-quake]


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


A devastating earthquake has shaken the most populated cities of western Turkey, killing at least 286 people and injuring 25-hundred others.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey;]

[4:44:50]
The Turkish media report many people are buried beneath the rubble of dozens of collapsed buildings in Istanbul.
Authorities have recovered 40 bodies from the debris and put the injury toll in Istanbul at 500.
The quake struck early this morning.
Witnesses describe the terror of being bolted awake in the darkness.
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[SOT]

[4:45]
[IN Q=]

((JESSICA LUTZ/WITNESS; "MY HOUSE WAS SHAKING AND TREMBLING IT WAS LIKE SOMEBODY WAS SHAKING MY BED, SO YEAH I WAS PRETTY SCARED."))
[SUPER=02-Jessica Lutz/Witness]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=was pretty scared]
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[VO-NAT]


The National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado, estimates the quake's magnitude at 7 point 8, nearly as powerful as the 7 point 9 San Francisco quake of 19-06 that killled 700.
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[anchor=melanie]
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Two top U-S officials visiting Turkey, Energy Secretary Bill Richardson and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Henry Shelton, escaped the quake unharmed.

[Trains-Traffic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal]


Tired of being stuck in rush-hour traffic jams caused by trains, a Roanoke man is asking city council for help.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke resident David Lawhorn delivers pizza and doesn't like being held up by Norfolk Southern trains.
But N-S says it doesn't schedule trains on a daily basis - instead they run when they are loaded and ready to go.

So Lawhorn went before Roanoke city council last night to ask for a change.
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[SOT 18:38]
[INQ=]

((DAVID LAWHORN: I'M ASKING THE CITY THAT THEY WOULD ASK N&W AND MAKE A LAW THAT OPPOSE THAT THEY CAN'T RUN BETWEEN 3 AND 6 I DON'T THINK IT'S TO HARD.))
[SUPER=07-David Lawhorn]
[RUNS= :08]
[OUTQ=It's too hard.]
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[VO-NAT]


After city council heard Lawhorn's complaints, Mayor David Bowers asked the city manager to check into what Norfolk Southern can do to address traffic concerns.
Lawhorn says he's not just doing this for himself - he's fighting for all Roanoke drivers.
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[Baby-Remains]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


A Roanoke couple and a Charlottesville woman are suing the University of Virginia Medical Center over a dead baby mixup.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/September 1998]


David and Mistie Huffman said they were almost sent home with the remains of Wendy Conley's baby rather than those of their own one-month-old daughter.
The mix-up occurred in March 1998.
A hospital official discovered the mistake before the Huffmans left the parking lot.
The couple and Conley have filed separate lawsuits, each seeking half a million dollars in damages.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, an NBA star is recovering after a successful kidney transplant.
Here's Mike Stevens with the details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=good morning]
[RUNS=2:24]
[OUT Q=former Hokie]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#]
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[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
(ad lib intro)
[DOUBLE BOXES]
[SUPER=01-Dick DeBartolo/"The Gizmo Wizard";]
[SUPER=11-Chicago, IL;]



(toss to stocks)

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

[E-Henry-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-34 26:11]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


Restrictions on water useage are spreading to other parts of the viewing area-- residents in the southern part of Henry County are the latest to face restrictions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


About three-thousand customers of the Marrowbone Creek water plant are being told to cut back their water use.
The creek is at seventy-five percent below its normal level.
That means no watering lawns and gardens or filling swimming pools- among other things.
Henry County officials say that they're already seeing good results from voluntary water restrictions last week.
But, it'll take rain... and lots of it... to get the water level back up to where it should be.
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[SOT 15:00 - :14]
[IN Q=We could use...]

((TIM HALL/HENRY CO. PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY: WE COULD USE... AND NOT JUST HENRY COUNTY, IT'S EVERYBODY... THREE OR FOUR DAYS OF GOOD, SOLID SATURATION. AND WHEN YOU GET DOWN ON YOUR KNEES AT NIGHT, IT'S A GOOD THING TO THROW IN AND ASK FOR, BECAUSE WE SURE COULD USE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Hall/Henry Co. Public Service Authority;]
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[OUT Q=because we sure could use it.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Henry County is making arrangements to buy more water from Martinsville to get through the drought.
Officials say if the situation gets any worse, they'll ask businesses to cut back on water use, too.

[E-Campbell-Drought]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-20 1:39:45]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


Another county is seeking disaster relief assistance for its farmers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Campbell County supervisors yesterday declared their county an agricultural disaster area, and have passed that along to the governor's office.
Officials estimate the county's farmers will lose more than six million dollars in crops and livestock this year as a result of the drought.
Most of that loss has been in the hay and pasture fields, which have dried up in the prolonged heat.
Farmers have been using LAST year's hay crop to feed their cattle.
A federal disaster declaration would make the area eligible for low- interest emergency loans.
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[E-Pitts-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-23 1:48:47]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


In Pittsylvania County... a man is in jail, charged with the stabbing death of a friend.
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[VO-NAT]


37-year old Troy Anthony Potter is being held without bond for the murder of Kelvin Blake Keen.
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


Deputies say it happened inside Potter's mobile home Sunday night after an argument.
Keen was stabbed once in the chest.
Deputies arrested Potter after they found him hiding in the woods near his home.
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[S-Fulcher]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-28 44:06]
[GRAPHIC=Mike Fulcher]


Was he breaking the law or trying to help prison guards enforce it?
It's the big question in the federal trial of inmate Michael Fulcher.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.]


By Fulcher's account, the Bland Prison was rife with corruption.
The prosecutor says one of the guards brought in marijuana in a red and white Igloo cooler.
Fulcher says Corrections Officer Billy King was his "gopher."
Once the pot was sold to inmates, the proceeds allegedly went to Fulcher's Mother, ETHEL... through a number of different post office boxes.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


The trial began yesterday is expected to last at least two weeks.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, people losing their sight due to glaucoma have new hope.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE DISOCVERED A NEW WAY TO TREAT GLAUCOMA, THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF VISION LOSS IN AMERICA.
A STUDY FROM THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOUND THAT REDUCING LEVELS OF NITRIC ACID.... WHICH IS FOUND THROUGHOUT THE BODY.... HELPED SLOW DOWN AND EVEN PREVENT BLINDNESS FROM GLAUCOMA IN RATS.
RESEARCHERS SAY A SMALL AMOUNT OF NICTRIC ACID HELPS BLOOD FLOW, BUT TOO MUCH CAN DAMAGE NERVES.
VT-VO
MORE EVIDENCE TODAY THAT SECOND HAND SMOKE IS NOT GOOD FOR YOU.
ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY FROM NEW ZEALAND, EXPOSURE TO PASSIVE SMOKING CAN INCREASE A NON SMOKERS RISK OF HAVING A STROKE BY UP TO EIGHTY-TWO PERCENT.
THE STUDY ALSO FOUND THAT SMOKERS ARE FOUR TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE A STROKE THAN NON-SMOKERS AND AND WOMAN ARE MORE VULNERABLE THAN MEN.
VT-VO
AND A GROUP OF BRITISH RESEARCHERS SAY THAT LIVING CLOSE TO AN OIL REFINERY DOES NOT INCREASE A PERSONS RISK OF DEVLOPING CANCER OF THE BLOOD OR LYMPH GLANDS.
THE SCIENTISTS COMPARED RECORDED CASES OF CANCER NEAR SEVEN REFINERIES BUT DID NOT FIND MORE SICK PEOPLE.
HOWEVER THE RESEARCHERS SAID THERE WAS A VERY SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE INCIDENCE OF HODGKIN'S DISEASE.
ONCAM-MIKA
AND THAT'S A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINKSI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Mike Coleman/Home Depot;]
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[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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((Archive: hardware)) [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]


Rescuers are digging frantically with their bare hands to free people trapped in the rubble of a massive earthquake that has killed at least 286 people in Turkey.
The 7 POINT 8 magnitude quake rocked the country's biggest cities, injuring at least 25-hundred people and overwhelming hospitals.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Attendance at Columbine High School was better than average when students returned yesterday for classes for the first time since April's shooting rampage.
School officials say 97 percent of the two-thousand students showed up.
Today President Clinton unveils three public service announcements urging parents to talk to kids about school violence.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And researchers say there could be even greater risks from second-hand smoke.
A study published in Britain shows non-smokers who breathe other people's cigarette smoke are 82 percent more likely to suffer a stroke than people who are not exposed to the smoke.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday August 17.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Baby-Remains]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


The U-V-A medical center faces more lawsuits-- this time from a Roanoke couple and a Charlottesville woman who's dead babies were switched.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/September 1998]


David and Mistie Huffman said they were almost sent home with the remains of Wendy Conley's baby rather than those of their own one-month-old daughter.
The mix-up occurred in March 1998.
A hospital official discovered the mistake before the Huffmans left the parking lot.
The couple and Conley have filed separate lawsuits, each seeking half a million dollars in damages.
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[Earthquake]


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


At least 286 people are dead and some 25-hundred injured after a powerful earthquake struck western Turkey early this morning.
The National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado, estimates the quake's magnitude at 7 point 8-- nearly as powerful as the seven point 9 quake that struck San Francisco in 19-06, killing 700.
Bill Vitka has the latest.
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[SOT]

[4:44:50]
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[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey;]
[SUPER=02-Jessica Lutz/Witness]
[SUPER=01-Bill Vitka/Reporting;]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((It's a scene playing itself out over and over again in Western Turkey today, searchers desperately digging through the destruction trying to reach those trapped in the rubble. The quake struck early Tuesday morning with it's epi-center in the industrial town of Izmit which is about 65 miles east of Istanbul, one of the country's most populated cities. Some estimates put the quake's magnitude at as high as 7.8 on the Richter scale. Witnesses describe the terror of being bolted awake in the darkness of night.
SOT: Voice of: Jessica Lutz/Witness

"My house was shaking and trembling it was like somebody was shaking my bed, so yeah I was pretty scared." The power is still out in many places, making it difficult to treat the wounded. In Izmet, an open-air triage was set up. Hospital workers there are doing the best they can under horrendous circumstances. To avoid further death and injuries, authorities are urging people to stay out of their homes in case of aftershocks The recovery effort has already begun as residents there try to clean up after the worst quake to strike their country since June 19-98. Bill Vitka, CBS News, New York ))

[Aircraft-Landing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some scary moments for the pilot of an ultralight aircraft-- he had to make an emergency landing last night after losing power.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN MAP]
It happened in Floyd County in the Willis Area.
42 year old Walter Ray Turman was flying the ultra light when he experienced engine problems.
He tried to avoid a house while landing and ran into power lines.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


No one was injured.
But power was cut to a few homes in the area.

[E-Downtown-Train]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-35 10:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One man says he's standing up for Roanoke drivers who get stuck in downtown rush-hour traffic because of trains running through the city.
As Kate (WHY-daw) Weidaw reports-- he's taken his mission to City Council.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Everybody's]
[SUPER=07-David Lawhorn;:00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:09]
[SUPER=@Kate2;:40]
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[OUT Q=N7 Roanoke]
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[INQ=]

((DAVID LAWHORN:EVERYBODY'S STRESSED OUT TRYING TO GO HOME FROM WORK AND THERE'S A TRAIN RUNNING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY))
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[RUNS= :05]

Roanoke resident David Lawhorn delivers pizza and is annoyed with Norfolk Southern running trains during rush hour traffic.
[SOT 18:28]
[INQ=]

((DAVID LAWHORN: IT'S VERY HARD AT MY JOB WHEN I'M TRYING TO RUN A DELIVERY AND A TRAIN IS BLOCKING ME THIS WAY AND THERE'S A TRAIN BLOCKING ME THAT WAY.))
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[RUNS= :10]

So he went before Roanoke city council to ask for a change.
[SOT 18:38]
[INQ=]

((DAVID LAWHORN: I'M ASKING THE CITY THAT THEY WOULD ASK N&W AND MAKE A LAW THAT OPPOSE THAT THEY CAN'T RUN BETWEEN 3 AND 6 I DON'T THINK IT'S TO HARD.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= :08]

After city council heard Lawhorn's complaints, Roanoke's Mayor asked the city manager to check into what Norfolk Southern can do to address traffic concerns. But Norfolk Southern says it doesn't schedule trains on a daily basis - instead they run when they are loaded and ready to go. Lawhorn says he plans to keep fighting until something is done.
[SOT 22:23]
[INQ=]

((DAVID LAWHORN: IF I DON'T GET ANY SATISFACTION I'LL GO AGAIN, AND IF I DON'T GET ANY SATISFACTION NEXT TIME I'LL GO AGAIN, THEY'LL GET TIRED OF LOOKING AT MY FACE AFTER A WHILE.))
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Lawhorn says he's not just doing this for himself - he's fighting for all Roanoke drivers. Kate Weidaw, News 7 Roanoke.))

[E-Gainsboro]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-29 38:40]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Plans for redevelopment in the Gainsboro neighborhood continue to generate controversy for Roanoke City Council.


Yesterday, council members got an earful as they delayed action on two projects, and approved funding for another.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


After more than a decade of disagreements and distrust, improvements to Henry Street are on the brink of becoming a reality.
But problems remain, and they flared up again as council prepared to vote on street improvements and a multi-million dollar parking garage.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And if they have the perception]

((BILL WHITE/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND IF THEY HAVE THE PERCEPTION THAT WE HAVE NOT BEEN FAIR, NO MATTER WHAT WE DO, AND NO MATTER HOW MUCH I BELIEVE WE'VE BEEN FAIR, THAT PERCEPTION IS GOING TO BE THERE. AND IT'S NOT GOING TO ONLY BE THERE THIS YEAR. IT'S GOING TO BE THERE NEXT YEAR. AND IT'S GOING TO BE THERE TEN YEARS FROM NOW. IT'S GOING TO BE THERE 20 YEARS FROM NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Bill White/Roanoke City Council]
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[OUT Q=going to be there 20 years from now.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Council delayed a vote on the two projects until September to give residents more time to review the city manager's proposal.
Council did appropriate 375 thousand dollars toward the cost of a new office building in Gainsboro.
That figure was half of what the Roanoke Neighborhood Development Corporation had requested, but leaders of the group say they remain confident the project will move forward.


[E-VMI]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-27 54:14]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


Another school year is underway at Virginia Military Institute even as General Josiah Bunting's spending practices are under state review.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


The State Police have completed a review the Superintendent's 100-thousand dollar discretionary account, which was used to buy gifts and a retirement party.
The account is NOT funded by tax dollars but IS subject to state guidelines.
This is what Bunting had to say about the probe.
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[SOT 01:23:14]
[IN Q=My concern at]

((MAJ. GENERAL JOSIAH BUNTING/VMI SUPERINTENDENT; MY CONCERN AT VMI ALWAYS HAS BEEN TO ADVANCE WHAT I CONSIDER TO BE THE BEST INTERESTS OF VMI AND SOLELY THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Gen. Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=and solely that.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Commonwealth's Attorney is now reviewing the case.
Bunting welcomed 432 new students into the ranks yesterday.
29 women were expected, about the same as the past two years.
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[S-Hair-Donation]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-24 1:42:56]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


One of the those female rats used her new VMI haircut to benefit a good cause.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


Lara Tyler of Richmond came to campus with long blond hair.
She arranged to have it donated to an organization that weaves wigs for cancer patients.
Tyler says she did it because she "wasn't going to be using it any more"
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Mike Coleman/Home Depot;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: hardware))

[columbine]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A day after classes resumed at Columbine High, President Clinton is unveiling new ads urging parents to talk to kids about school violence.
The three public service announcements are an outgrowth of the White House strategy session the President held in May, soon after a pair of Columbine students gunned down 12 classmates and a teacher.
The first day back is now history and the scene of the nation's worst school shooting is officially back in business as a place of education.
Drew Levinson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[4;08:23]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Sheehan/Student Body President; :10]
[SUPER=01-Frank DeAngelis/Principal; :24 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Lance Kirkland/Student; :38]
[SUPER=01-Paula Reed/Teacher; :42]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :45]
[SUPER=01-Beth Nimmo/Mother of Victim; :52]
[SUPER=01-Rich Petrone/Stepfather of Victim; :58]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWSLITTLETON, COLORADO.]

(((LOCATOR: LITTLETON, CO)
(NATZ OF KIDS YELLING AS THEY POUR INTO BUILDING)

SELDOM DO YOU SEE KIDS SO ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!!
(NATZ...."WE ARE COLUMBINE.")
SOT: MIKE SHEEHAN, STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT

"IT'S SO GREAT TO LOOK OUT AND SEE SO MANY OF YOU HERE TO TODAY..TO TAKE BACK OUR SCHOOL" AND THAT THEY DID.. TWO THOUSAND STRONG.. RECLAIMING A BUILDING THAT SOME FEARED WOULD NEVER RE-OPEN AFTER LAST SPRING'S HORRIBLE SHOOTING THAT LEFT 15 PEOPLE DEAD INCLUDING THE GUNMEN.
SOT: FRANK DE-ANGELIS, PRINCIPAL

"COLUMBINE-- WE ARE BACK!" WITH PARENTS FORMING A HUMAN SHIELD TO PROTECT THE STUDENTS... THERE WERE MANY EMOTIONAL REUNIONS AND SMILING FACES. LANCE KIRKLIN, ONE OF THE MOST SERIOUSLY INJURED, SAID HE WAS GLAD TO BE BACK AT SCHOOL.
SOT: LANCE KIRKLAND, STUDENT

"IT WAS GOOD. IT WAS GOOD TO SEE ALL OF MY FRIENDS AND MEET NEW PEOPLE."
SOT: PAULA REED, TEACHER

"WHAT I SAW AT THE END OF THE DAY WERE A LOT OF SMILING FACES AND A LOT OF RELIEVED PEOPLE." THE SHOOTING ITSELF OR THE VICTIMS WERE NEVER MENTIONED. AND FOR THAT REASON NOT EVERYONE WAS CELEBRATING...
SOT: BETH NIMMO/MOTHER OF VICTIM

"FOR ME, IT WAS LIKE SOMETHING WAS MISSING.. JUST A LITTLE BIT."
SOT: RICH PETRONE/STEPFATHER OF VICTIM

"TO ME IT WAS JUST RAH, RAH, FORGET ABOUT THE KIDS THAT DIED, WHO CARES, LETS FORGET WHAT HAPPENED AND MOVE FORWARD AND I THINK THAT'S WRONG." DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS LITTLETON COLORADO.))

[Community-Center]


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


Yesterday classes also resumed at the Los Angeles area Jewish community center that was raked by gunfire last week.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Northridge, CA;]

[4:11;18]
Attendance at the day camp and pre-school was close to normal.
The children were greeted by clowns, magicians and lots of hugs as staff members sought to put them at ease.
But there was extra security in place to reassure both the children and their parents.
And everyone seemed eager to put the past behind them.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((EILEEN BLAISH/MOTHER A LITTLE NERVOUS, BUT IT IS GREAT TO BE BACK. WE SAW ON THE NEWS ALL OF THE SMILES. SOME ARE STILL A LITTLE SCARED BUT IT IS TIME TO MOVE ON ))
[SUPER=01-Eileen Blaish/Mother;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=to move on.]
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[VO-NAT]


Self proclaimed white supremacist, Buford Furrow, Junior admitted to opening fire on the center unleashing nearly 70 rounds.
Out of the five injured, one 5 year old boy remains in the hospital.
Over the weekend ,family and friends said goodbye to murdered postal worker Joseph Ileto, reportedly gunned down by Furrow because of his race.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, it was "show me the money" for one Green Bay player.
Mike Stevens has the details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=time to]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=great tuesday]



[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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A Roanoke couple and a Charlottesville woman are suing the University of Virginia Medical Center over a dead baby mixup.
David and Mistie Huffman said they were almost sent home with the remains of Wendy Conley's baby rather than those of their own one-month-old daughter.
The couple and Conley have filed separate lawsuits, each seeking half a million dollars in damages.
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The drought is hitting more communities.
Residents in the southern part of Henry County are facing mandatory water restrictions for the first time in more than 20 years.
About three-thousand customers of the Marrowbone Creek water plant are being told to cut back their water use.
Campbell County supervisors declared their county an agricultural disaster area, and have passed that along to the governor's office.
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Another class of rats has entered V-M-I, while the superintendent is under investigation for mis-spending state funds.
General Josiah Bunting welcomed 432 new students into the ranks yesterday.
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