[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]

The death toll from yesterday's earthquake in Turkey is approaching 22-hundred.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the number of executions this year in Virginia moves into the double digits, following the death of a Chesapeake killer last night.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Execution]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VA Death Penalty]


Virginia carried out its tenth execution of the year last night..
A man convicted of murdering a Chesapeake woman in 1993 died by lethal injection.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN]
Marlon Dewayne Williams was pronounced dead shortly after nine at the Greenville Correctional Center in Jarratt.
Earlier yesterday, Williams withdrew his request for clemency from Governor Gilmore.
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[Humphries]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=LEgal Scales]


Less than a month after his murder conviction, Carroll Eugene Humphries is seeking a new trial.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Covington/September 28, 1998;]


A Putnam County, West Virginia jury convicted Humphries last month of hiring two hitmen to plant a homemade bomb on the hood of Billy Ray Abshire's car in 1976.
Abshire's wife, Kitty, married Humphries four months after the murder.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Now Humphries is asking for a new trial because he says the first one was full of errors.
He's scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Lewisburg.
His lawyer says he will seek home confinement if a new trial is denied.
Humphries could face a life sentence.

[Bedford-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


The dry conditions have led one more city to issue mandatory water restrictions...this time it's Bedford.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


City Council made the announcement last night.
The city was using the Big Otter River as a water supply before it dried up.
Now with their water resources drained, city residents face mandatory water restrictions.
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[SOT 17:57]
[INQ=With the resevoir]

((CRAIG MEADOWS/BEDFORD CITY MANAGER: WITH THE RESERVOIR WE HAVE 70 TO 80 DAYS LEFT WITH THE MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS. HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE ABLE TO LENGTHEN THE TIME OF THE WATER IN THE RESERVOIR.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Meadows/Bedford City Manager;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=water in the resevoir]
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[VO-NAT]


The city has already shut down its fountain in front of the municipal building.
Police and other public officials will be watching homes and businesses to make sure the restrictions are being followed.
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[Virgil-Drought]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


Congressman Virgil Goode thinks drought conditions are so bad it's time to call out the troops.
Goode wrote to President Clinton, asking that he dispatch the U-S military to distribute water in drought-stricken areas.
There's been NO response yet from the White House.
Goode's spokesman says he got the idea from Bedford County Supervisor Bob Crouch.

[earthquake]


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


Disaster relief teams from around the world are arriving in Turkey, offering help in the aftermath one of the world's worst earthquakes.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey;]

[newspath 4:45- FROM PKG]
The death toll from Yesterday's quake has risen to nearly 22-hundred.
Tens of thousands more are injured or missing.
The U-S and a host of other nations, including Greece-- Turkey's fierce rival -- have offered rescue teams and equipment.
The help includes a crew from Fairfax with dogs trained to sniff out humans trapped in the rubble.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MIKE REGAN/TEAM MEMBER; "WE'LL USE DIFFERENT DEVICES, WE'LL START OFF WITH OUR CANINES AND THEN WE'LL GO INTO USING ELECTRONIC DEVICES SUCH AS LISTENING DEVICES AND SPECIAL CAMERAS THAT WE CAN PROBE DEEP INTO THE BUILDINGS WITH."))
[SUPER=01-Mike Regan/Team Member;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=deep into the buildings with.]
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[VO-NAT]


Thousands are believed to still be trapped under collapsed buildings.
And as each hour passes, hope of their survival fades.
Meanwhile, with hospitals destroyed doctors are doing what they can, with the little they have to work with, to care for the wounded.
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[1-Sports]


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


Floyd County High School is in the Friday Football Extra Pre-Season spotlight.
Here's Mike Stevens with the scouting report.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=good morning]
[RUNS=2:03]
[OUT Q=day everybody]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-4]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NewsCapade is]
[SUPER=03-Fairlea, WV; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sharon Shahid/NewsCapade; :50]
[RUNS=2:34]
[OUT Q=are computers]


[Steve Live]
(Steve tosses to stocks)

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

[Emergency-Landing]


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


There are no serious injuries to report after an executive jet made a fiery emergency landing at a Las Vegas airport last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV;]

[4:11:53]
The pilot apparently couldn't lower the landing gear which forced him to bring the plane down on it's belly.
Flames could be seen shooting out from underneath as the plane landed.
As soon as the jet stopped, the passengers on board rushed out.
Fire fighters were quick to put out the flames.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
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[E-Tobacco-Board]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-32 29:32]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Settlement]


There are two chunks of money tobacco companies will be paying out in the next few decades.
State officials are trying to figure out how to deal with the small one.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Jim Gilmore yesterday convened the new board that will hand out the so-called "Side Agreement" money to tobacco growers and quota holders.
Governor Gilmore appointed all but two on the all white, all male Certification Board that will divvy up the money.

Democrats warned that the bylaws the group adopted would allow secret meetings.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We would]
[sot 14:27:55]

((CRAIG BIEBER/VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY: WE WOULD JUST HOPE THAT MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE KEPT AWARE EVERY STEP OF THE PROCESS HOW THIS MONEY IS GOING TO BE SPENT.))
[sot 12:04:28 ]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL THIS IS A PRIVATE TRUST. IT IS NOT... IN THE OPEN AND IN THE CLEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Bieber/Virginia Democratic Party; :00]
[super=@Gilmore; :10]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=in the clear.]
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=Hold]


While the Side Agreement means 339-million dollars for Virginia growers over the next dozen years... the Master Settlement Agreement will mean four BILLION for Virginia over 25 years.
Almost half of that will head back to the tobacco-dependent communities of Southside and southwest Virginia.
[TAKE TAKE TAKE TAKE TAKE]

[E-Farm-Tobacco]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-23 1:51:01]
[GRAPHIC=]


[TAKE TAKE TAKE TAKE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


But many Southside tobacco farmers are worried they'll NEVER see their share of the tobacco settlement.
Grower Wayne Motley and his father, Archie Lee, say they could use the money to replace the 20 acres they've lost because of quota cuts.
But they're not counting on it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It'll just be tied up in the government]

((WAYNE MOTLEY: IT'LL JUST BE TIED UP IN THE GOVERNMENT, POLITICIANS. IT'S MY BELIEF. I HOPE I'M WRONG.)) ((ARCHIE LEE MOTLEY: I THINK SOME OF THE TOWNS AND SO FORTH WILL GET MORE THAN THE GROWERS ARE LIKELY TO GET, BECAUSE EVERYBODY ELSE WANTS A PIECE OF THE PIE.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Motley/Tobacco Farmer; :00]
[SUPER=01-Archie Lee Motley/Tobacco Farmer; :07]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=everybody else wants a piece of the pie.]
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[VO-NAT]


Their concerns are warranted.
Southside farmer C-D Bryant sits on the Governor's settlement task force. He says the settlement money depends on whether tobacco companies are able to pay it out.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:12:42 - :50]

((C.D. BRYANT/CONCERNED FRIENDS OF TOBACCO: HOPEFULLY, WITH ALL THE LITIGATION THAT'S GOING ON IN THIS COUNTRY, THE INDUSTRY WILL SURVIVE. AND THEY HAVE TO SURVIVE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A PAYMENT.))
[SUPER=01-C. D. Bryant/Concerned Friends of Tobacco;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUTQ=receive a payment.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Bryant says he expects farmers to get their first payment from the grower's settlement in December. After that, he says, further payments are iffy.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, there may be a connection between breast cancer and a virus.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((RESEARCHERS IN CALIFORNIA SAY THE DRUG RALOXIFENE..... WHICH IS USED TO PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS.. CAN ALSO REDUCE THE RISK OF SPINAL FRACTURES BY UP TO 50 PERCENT IN WOMEN WHO ALREADY HAVE THE BONE-THINNING DISEASE.
VT=VO

((vo)) MANY POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN TAKE RALOXIFENE INSTEAD OF ESTROGEN TO PROTECT AGAINST BROKEN BONES. THIS LATEST NEWS IN THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION COMES JUST ONE MONTH AFTER A STUDY FOUND THE DRUG CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN BY UP TO 70 PERCENT.
VT=VO

((vo)) THE EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS MAY PLAY A ROLE IN MANY BREAST CANCER CASES. THIS ACCORDING TO A TEAM OF RESEARCHERS IN EUROPE. THEY FOUND TRACES OF THE VIRUS IN ABOUT HALF THE WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER THEY EXAMINED. IF A CONNECTION IS MADE, SOME RESEARCHERS SUGGEST THE NEED TO SPEED UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF A VACCINE THAT TREATS EPSTEIN BARR.
VT=VO

((vo)) AND THE U-S FOOD AND RUG ADMINISTRATION HAS ORDERED BLOOD BANKS TO STOP COLLECTING DONATIONS FROM PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN OR FREQUENTLY VISITED BRITAIN DURING THE RECENT MAD COW DISEASE OUTBREAK. THE FEAR IS THAT THESE PEOPLE COULD PASS ALONG THE HUMAN FORM OF THE DISEASE....A FATAL DEGENERATIVE BRAIN DISORDER. THE F-D-A CALLS THE MOVE PRECAUTIONARY AND SAYS THAT NO CASES OF MAD COW DISEASE OR IT'S HUMAN EQUIVALENT HAVE SHOWED UP IN THE UNITED STATES.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-4]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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



(I'll intro)



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[SOT]
[IN Q=They can dress]
[SUPER=03-Fairlea, WV; :00]
[SUPER=01-Karen Porter/Shoney's; :22]
[RUNS=:52]
[OUT Q=so that they'll know]


[Steve Live]

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

((Archive: fair))[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]


International rescue teams are arriving in Turkey to help look for those missing in the wake of yesterday's killer earthquake.
The official death toll is approaching 22-hundred, but tens of thousands more are injured or missing.
The quake registered seven point four on the Richter scale making it the most powerful earthquake recorded in the 20th century.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A moderate earthquake and several smaller aftershocks have jarred some nerves in Northern California.
But no injuries and only minor damage have been reported.
The five-point-oh quake rocked the town of Bolinas (boh-LEE'-nuhs) last night.
It was also felt in San Francisco, about 30 miles away.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Bedford residents are the latest to face mandatory water restrictions.
City Council made the announcement last night.
The city's water source, Big Otter River, has dried up.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday August 18.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[Turkey-quake]


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


Help is on the way to Western Turkey this morning, site of one of the world's worst earthquakes.
More than 21 hundred are confirmed dead and tens of thousands more are injured or missing.
Jim Chenevey has the latest on the relief effort.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:45]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Regan/Team Member; :18]
[SUPER=02-Elaine Cobb/CBS News; :44]
[SUPER=01-Jim Chenevey/Reporting; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=for CBS News.]

((Locator: Istanbul, Turkey It's a race against the clock as local rescuers frantically dig through the debris searching for victims trapped in the rubble of Monday's massive quake. But they wont have to go it alone for much longer. Special teams from all over, including this one in Fairfax, Virginia will soon be on the ground.
SOT: Mike Regan/Team Member

"We'll use different devices, we'll start off with our canines and then we'll go into using electronic devices such as listening devices and special cameras that we can probe deep into the buildings with." The task before them is enormous. Thousands are believed to still be trapped under collapsed buildings and as each hour passes, the likely hood of people surviving under the mountains of debris dwindles. The reality of the disaster is sinking in for survivors.
SOT: Voice of: Elaine Cobb/CBS News

"So many people have been left homeless, many others have lost family members and they are angry because they feel the government should have known better. Turkey is in a quake zone. The quake's epi-center was near the town of Izmet about 65 miles east of Istanbul. It registered seven point four on the Richter scale making it the most powerful earthquake recorded in the 20th century. Meanwhile, doctors are doing what they can with the little they have to work with. With hospitals destroyed, the wounded are being cared for wherever possible. In New York, JC CBS News.))

[CA-QUAKE]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


Another earthquake, this one near San Francisco shook homes and buildings last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bolinas, CA;]


There are no reports of serious injuries or damage.
The moderate quake registered five point zero on the Richter scale and it was centered near the San Andreas fault line.
Residents in the town of Bolinas (boh-LEE'-nuhs) describe a rumble that lasted for no more than 20 seconds.
Several after shocks were later recorded.
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[2-Humphries]


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


Lawyers for Carroll Eugene Humphries are expected to call for a new trial at his sentencing on Friday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Covington/September 28, 1998;]


A Putnam County, West Virginia jury convicted Humphries last month of hiring two hitmen to plant a homemade bomb on the hood of Billy Ray Abshire's car in 1976.
Abshire's wife, Kitty, married Humphries four months after the murder.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


Now Humphries is asking for a new trial because he says the first one was full of errors.
His lawyer says he will seek home confinement if a new trial is denied.
Humphries could face a life sentence.

[2-Bedford-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


Folks in the city of Bedford now face mandatory water restrictions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


City Council made the announcement last night.
The city was using the Big Otter River as a water supply before it dried up.
Now with their water resources drained, city residents face mandatory water restrictions.
(\\\\\\\SOT////////)
[SOT 17:57]
[INQ=With the resevoir]

((CRAIG MEADOWS/BEDFORD CITY MANAGER: WITH THE RESERVOIR WE HAVE 70 TO 80 DAYS LEFT WITH THE MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS. HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE ABLE TO LENGTHEN THE TIME OF THE WATER IN THE RESERVOIR.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Meadows/Bedford City Manager;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=water in the resevoir]
(----------)
[VO-NAT]


The city has already shut down its fountain in front of the municipal building.
Police and other public officials will be watching homes and businesses to make sure the restrictions are being followed.
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[E-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-26 1:15:57]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]


Roanoke residents can expect water conservation measures to continue, even after last week's water agreement with Roanoke County takes effect.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


On Valleypointe Parkway, crews put the finishing touches on the latest connection between the two water systems.
Roanoke is now supplementing its supply with water from Roanoke County, Salem and eventually, the town of Vinton.
Roanoke County is also easing the burden on Carvins Cove by supplying county residents who used to be city water customers.
But even if city residents reduce their water consumption by 30 percent... a gap remains.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:41]
[IN Q=The city and county]

((DIANE AKERS/ASST. CITY MANAGER: THE CITY AND THE COUNTY WILL CONTINUE TO WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP THE CONNECTIONS AND TO GET THE CAPACITY TO GET MORE WATER IN, BUT FOR NOW PEOPLE STILL NEED TO CONSERVE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Diane Akers/Assistant City Manager]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=as much as possible.]
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[VO-NAT]


Add up the additional sources of water, factor in conservation... and the city will still need to draw water from Carvins Cove...
(+++++++++++)

[Take Pinnacle Page 1000] which is now 28 feet below full pond.
That's just two feet away from tougher water restrictions.
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[Drought-Declaration]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=MOrn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Drought 99]


Five more Virginia counties have been declared agricultural disaster areas because of the drought.
(+++++++++)

[TAKE MAP PINNACLE FULL SCREEN]
Rockingham, Alleghany, Page, Shenandoah, and Buckingham Counties are eligible for emergency low-interest loans after yesterday's announcement by Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman.
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[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=Hold]


Meantime Congressman Virgil Goode is asking President Clinton to dispatch the U-S military to distribute water to drought-stricken areas.

NO response yet from the White House.[E-Cattle-Sales]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-27]
[GRAPHIC=Drought of 99]


Pulaski County may be the next county to ask for emergency assistance.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]


This week, Extension Agent Richard White presented the Board of Supervisors with information detailing how the drought has affected the county's farmers.
Tim Sutphin is among those coping with the heat and lack of rain.
Over the past two weeks, the three primary streams on his 17- hundred acre cattle farm have dried up leaving him to rely on just one reservoir.
But Sutphin is keeping a positive attitude.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]
(TIM SUTPHIN/PULASKI CO. FARMER: I THINK THIS DRY SPELL IS JUST THE CYCLE OF THINGS. WE'VE HAD A COUPLE OF DRY YEARS I

N A ROW BUT I'VE BEEN FARMING REALLY ALL MY LIFE, IT'S WHAT I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO, I DON'T REALLY ANY PLANS TO CHANGE AT THIS POINT BECAUSE I HAVE FOUR SMALL CHILDREN AND THEY ENJOY THE FARM, WE ALL ENJOY IT .)
[SUPER=01-Tim Sutphin/Pulaski Co. Farmer; :00]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=enjoy it.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Board of Supervisors is expected to declare the county an agricultural disaster area Monday.
This would make the area eligible for low- interest emergency loans.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-4]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



(I'll intro)



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[SUPER=03-Fairlea, WV; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bil Lepp/Professional Liar; :35]
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[OUT Q=Mom and dad, they like it]


[Steve Live]

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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: fair))

[E-Bush-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-30 1:01:17]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


Presidential candidate George W. Bush makes his first Roanoke campaign visit tonight and tomorrow-- and he's hoping to collect a lot of money before he leaves.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June 22]


Fund-raisers in Virginia have already brought in more than three quarters of a million dollars to the Bush campaign.
His itinerary in Roanoke includes a one thousand-dollar-a-plate lunch tomorrow.
Bush will also visit the West End Center for Youth .. and the Roanoke Farmer's Market.
(------------)



[E-Lake-Buoys]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-21 1:42:16]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mtn. Lake]


Franklin County supervisors could not decide last night whether to let a Smith Mountain Lake group REMOVE no-wake buoys that force boaters to slow down.
The lake's policy advisory board says about 20 buoys unfairly guard residential coves and wants to lift those speed limits.
Tina Tenret has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Bruce Reichelderfer]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Reichelderfer/Lake Resident; :25]
[SUPER=01-Bob Halstead/Lake Resident; 1:08]
[SUPER=@Tina1; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
((nat sot boat))
[RUNS= :03]


Bruce Reichelderfer has a no-wake buoy in his cove.
It forces boaters to idle speed.
He says it's for safety.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:27:39]
[IN Q=YOU SEE]

((BRUCE REICHELDERFER/LAKE RESIDENT: YOU SEE THE WAY THE BOW RISES? I CAN'T SEE WHERE I'M GOING AND I'M NOT GOING VERY FAST. I'M ONLY GOING ABOUT EIGHT MILES AN HOUR.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=EIGHT MILES AN HOUR]


And he says the buoy helps more than cove residents.
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[SOT 14:26:24]
[IN Q=We'll see]

((REICHELDERFER: WE'LL SEE TWO OR THREE DOZEN PEOPLE ON THE WEEKEND WHO COME IN HERE TO PICNIC AND ARE PROTECTED BY THE BUOYS.))
[RUNS= :05]
[OUT Q=protected by the buoys]


But if the new law passes, this cove would LOSE its buoy.
The lake's policy advisory board reserves buoys for PUBLIC areas like the state park and marinas.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:19:57]
[IN Q=To have them]

((BOB HALSTEAD/LAKE RESIDENT: TO HAVE THEM DESIGNATED FOR PRIVATE COVES, I DON'T AGREE WITH AT ALL.))
[RUNS= :06]
[OUT Q=WITH AT ALL]


Bob Halstead's cove does NOT have a no-wake buoy.
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[SOT 13:19:22]
[IN Q=It kind of penalizes]

((HALSTEAD: IT KIND OF PENALIZES THOSE OF US WITHOUT NO WAKE BUOYS IN THAT THEY HAVE TO COME OVER HERE TO RUN THEIR JET SKIS AND THEY HAVE TO COME OVER HERE TO SKI.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=TO SKI]


He says -- keep the buoys and open up the floodgates -- everyone wants one.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:21:18]
[IN Q=I call it]

((HALSTEAD: I CALL IT THE WHITE PICKET FENCE EFFECT. YOU HAVE ALL THESE NO WAKE BUOYS. PRETTY SOON YOU HAVE THIS WHITE PICKET FENCE ALL THE WAY DOWN THE LAKE TO THE DAM.))
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: FOR THIS TO GO THROUGH -- ALL THREE COUNTIES AROUND THE LAKE WOULD HAVE TO AGREE. THE BEDFORD COUNTY SUPERVISORS TAKE UP THIS ISSUE MONDAY NIGHT AT 7:30 TINA TENRET NEWS7.))
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In sports, yet another sucessful WNBA season is winding down, but the Washington Mystics ended their season with a loss.
Mike Stevens has the details.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Carroll Eugene Humphries says his murder trial in Putnam County, West Virginia was full of errors and is asking for a new trial..
He was convicted last month of hiring two hitmen to plant a homemade bomb on the hood of Billy Ray Abshire's car in 1976.
He's scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Lewisburg.
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Bedford residents now face mandatory water restrictions.
The city has already shut down the fountain in front of the municipal building.
Police and other public officials will be watching homes and businesses to make sure the restrictions are being followed.
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Presidential candidate George W. Bush is scheduled to arrive in Roanoke tonight on a fund-raising trip.
He'll attend a thousand-dollar-a-plate lunch tomorrow and visit the West End Center for Youth and the Farmer's Market
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