[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Hurricane dennis is now tropical storm Dennis but it's still battering the North Carolina coast.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And nearly 70 people have been killed in an Argentine plane crash.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The nearly stationary Tropical Storm Dennis is bringing high winds to the Virginia coast...we'll still be a bit breezy around here.
But afternoon temperatures should warm up a bit, into the lower 80s.

[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[dennis]


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


It's now a tropical storm but former-hurricane Dennis is still causing big problems up and down the eastern seaboard.
Dennis had been heading out to sea, but there are fears it will backtrack to the coast.
Terisa Estacio has an update.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Nags Head, NC;]
[SUPER=01-Edward Rappaport/National Hurricane Center;]
[SUPER=03-Wellfleet, MA;]
[SUPER=03-Kill Devil Hills, NC;]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=]

((Locator: Nags Head, NC Dennis may now be just a tropical storm, but it's still a menace to the Carolina coast. Forced evacuations are in effect for North Carolina's Outer banks due to flooding.
MOS SOT: "It's been very nice down here, we've had a good time, for three days and for two days it's been raining cats

and dogs and the wind has been tremendous." It's these kind of conditions that forced officials up and down the East coast to post tropical storm warnings, They extend as far south as Surf City, North Carolina, all the way up to the Virginia coast. Even cities not included in these warnings will get a taste of Dennis.
SOT: Dr. Edward Rappaport/National Hurricane Center

"The entire area from the Carolina's northward to New Jersey will be experiencing a prolonged siege of strong winds, rough surf, and potential beach erosion." Locator: Well Fleet, Mass Even farther north, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Dennis is keeping lifeguards on their toes as huge waves crash ashore.

MOS SOT: "The riptides and undertow has been hazardous for the past few days a lot of that is because of the hurricane

we have had . ..we've just been keeping people wading only." Kill Devil Hills, NC Dennis may be fun for some but back down south, its no day at the beach. In Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, winds blew hard enough to rip this service station to shred. It's owners don't know when they'll re-open.))

[E-Cove-Well]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-30 1:13:31]
[GRAPHIC=Water Supply]


Dennis may not have solved Roanoke's water woes, but new water sources may help.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Yesterday morning they began drilling a well at the Carvins Cove filtration plant.
If water is found, it will allow the city to take less water from the Cove.
So far Rorrers Well Digging company has gone down 180 feet and hopes to find water at 600 feet, but that could take several days.
City officials hope the well will provide up to a half million gallons of water per day.
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[E-Hog-Farms]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-31 47:10]
[GRAPHIC=Hog Farm]


A vote for tighter restrictions on Halifax County hog operations has angered not only farmers, but also some environmentalists.
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[VO-NAT]


Citizen activists say they're pleased with some aspects of the new hog farm rules ... such as requirements that hog farms be three-thousand feet from homes and one-thousand feet from property lines.
But Southside Concerned Citizens' leader says the Supervisors failed to protect citizens when those setbacks didn't increase with the number of hogs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:13:51 - 1:14:01]
[IN Q=I'm very disappointed]

((JACK DUNAVANT/SOUTHSIDE CONCERNED CITIZENS PRES.: I'M VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE POLITICIANS THAT WE'VE ELECTED. THEY WEREN'T PUT IN THERE BY PIGS, THEY WERE PUT IN THERE BY PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Dunavant/Southside Concerned Citizens;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=were put in there by people.]
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[VO-NAT]


Halifax County's Farm Bureau president says the setbacks were a blow to some farmers who are losing profits and looking at hog farming as another way to make a living.
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(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:23:02 - :09]
[IN Q=All the farmers]

((JAY REESE/HALIFAX CO. FARM BUREAU PRES.: ALL THE FARMERS ARE LOOKING FOR SOME TYPE OF COMMODITY THAT MAY HELP THEM HOLD ON TO THEIR FARMS. ))
[SUPER=01-Jay Reese/Farm Bureau President;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=hold on to their farms.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The eight existing hog farms in the county were grandfathered in.

[ACLU-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=School Safety]


The American Civil Liberties Union is warning Virginia educators to not let concerns about school safety interfere with free speech.
The group told school superintendents in a letter that nervousness over school safety following the Littleton, Colorado school shootings in April should not interfere with free speech rights.
The A-C-L-U says it will provide legal assistance to students whose rights have been violated.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June;]


The organization cited a case last year in which a Surry County High School student was suspended for having blue hair.
The A-C-L-U successfully challenged the student's suspension in federal court.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Martinsville grabbed a league championship for the first time in more than 50 years.
Steve Mason has more on the victory.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=good mornin]
[RUNS=2:10]
[OUT Q=see ya then]



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


[One-Steve]


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



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[SOT]
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[RUNS=:05]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro)
(NO LIVE BUG-USE CAMPIN w/STEVE BUG)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=while thousands]
[RUNS=2:30]
[OUT Q=lets go...]



(tape tosses to stocks)

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

[Plane-crash]


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


Dozens of people have been killed in a jetliner crash in Argentina.
The Boeing 7-37 fell from the sky soon after taking off last night from an airport in Buenos Aires.
Nick Young has more on South America's first major plane crash in nearly two years.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Buenos Aires, Argentina; :00]
[SUPER=01-Nick Young/Reporting; :56]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=CBS NEws, NY]

((There are reports of at least 69 deaths aboard the jetliner that had as many as 103 aboard. Just moments after taking flight, witnesses say the plane grazed a busy highway before bursting into flames at a nearby golf course. Miraculously there is some promising news out of this tragedy. Hospital officials say as many as 34 people survived, many now covered with burns from the hot flames. The Boeing 7-37 was on it's way to Cordoba, a city nearly 5 hundred miles northwest of Buenos Aires. A bystander says the plane barely cleared the airport fence when it began to lose altitude. Unconfirmed reports say the craft may have hit as many as three cars before slamming into the golf course. Officials were on the scene almost immediately and at this hour continue to comb through the wreckage. Police have cordoned off the area near the airport, creating huge traffic jams along some of the city's most heavily traveled roadways.))

[E-L'burg-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-27 59:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If you're one of many people who sometimes drives a few hours to a bigger airport just to get a cheaper flight, Lynchburg officials would like to have a word with you.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Thanks to state and local grant money, United Express is the first to offer cut- rate round-trip fares from Lynchburg to any airport in Virginia, including the airline's hub at Washington- Dulles.
Officials say it no longer makes sense to start your trip outside of central Virginia.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:32:27]
[IN Q=The absolute]

((RICK DELISI/UNITED EXPRESS SPOKESMAN: THE ABSOLUTELY SMARTEST, BEST AND ECONOMICAL WAY TO GO ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. OR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD IS TO START RIGHT HERE AT LYNCHBURG REGIONAL AIRPORT.))
[SUPER=01-Rick DeLisi/United Express Spokesman]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=Lynchburg regional airport.]
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[VO-NAT]


Surveys show more than a third of local travelers drive to another airport to save money.
The 99- dollar round-trip fares on United Express will last through December.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, future doctors may not be prepared to help smoker's give up the habit.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((CONTRARY TO CONVENTIONAL WISDOM, A LOW-FAT DIET DOES NOT IMPROVE A WOMAN'S RISK OF SURVIVING BREAST CANCER.
VT=VO

((vo)) THIS ACCORDING TO DOCTORS AT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL IN BOSTON. HOWEVER RESEARCHERS DID FIND THAT A DIET RICH IN PROTEINS FROM POULTRY AND DAIRY PRODUCTS SIGNIFICANTLY LOWERED THE RISK OF DEATH FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS. SCIENTISTS ALSO SAY THAT EATING MORE VEGETABLES CAN INCREASE SURVIVAL RATES FOR WOMEN WHOSE CANCER HAS NOT SPREAD BEYOND THEIR BREASTS. THE 18 YEAR STUDY FOLLOWED MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY THOUSAND WOMAN.
VT=VO

((vo)) IN OTHER BREAST CANCER RELATED NEWS..... A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE SAYS THAT REMOVING OVARIES CAN DRAMATICALLY REDUCE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER IN WOMAN WHO ARE GENETICALLY PRONE TO THE DISEASE. WHEN THE OVARIES ARE REMOVED THE SUPPLY OF ESTROGEN IS REDUCED, A SUBSTANCE DOCTORS SAY MAY TRIGGER CANCER GROWTH. THE STUDY FOUND THAT THE TEN YEAR RISK DROPPED BY AS MUCH AS TWO THIRDS IN WOMEN WITH THE GENETIC MUTATION.
ONCAM=MIKA

((ON CAM)) AND FUTURE DOCTORS ARE ILL PREPARED TO HELP SMOKERS KICK THE HABIT. THAT'S THE CONCLUSION OF A SURVEY OF U-S MEDICAL STUDENTS PUBLISHED IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. THE STUDY FOUND THAT STUDENTS ARE NOT ADEQUATELY TRAINED TO TREAT NICOTINE DEPENDENCE. IN THE EARLY 1990'S, THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE RECOMMENDED THAT MEDICAL SCHOOLS MAKE SMOKING CESSATION TRAINING PROGRAMS A PART OF THEIR CURRICULM. HOWEVER THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS HAVE YET TO DO SO. 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#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



(I'll call for Campin w/Steve Address)



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

[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]


Residents and tourists along North Carolina's Outer Banks are being evacuated this morning, as officials anticipate strong winds and flooding from Tropical Storm Dennis.
A tropical storm warning and hurricane watch are in effect from Surf City to the Virginia border.
Forecasters believe Dennis will continue to move west then take a southwest turn later today.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


At least 69 people reportedly are dead, after the crash of an Argentine jetliner last night.
The Boeing 7-37 slammed to the ground and burst into flames as it took off from Buenos Aires on a domestic flight.
Hospital officials say many of the 34 survivors are in critical condition.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And police think yesterday's explosion at a Moscow shopping mall may have been the work of terrorists or organized crime.
The blast ripped through a video game arcade in a mall near the Kremlin.
At least 30 people were hurt, five of them seriously.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, September First.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-dennis]


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


Hurricane Dennis is now Tropical Storm Dennis.
But strong winds and rain are still causing problems for residents up and down the eastern seaboard.
Terisa Estacio has more on the storm that wont go away.
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[SOT]

[4:48:02]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Nags Head, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Edward Rappaport/National Hurricane Center; :35]
[SUPER=03-Wellfleet, MA; :45]
[SUPER=03-Kill Devil Hills, NC; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Atlantic Beach]

((Locator: Nags Head, NC Dennis may now be just a tropical storm, but it's still a menace to the Carolina coast. Forced evacuations are in effect for North Carolina's Outer banks due to flooding.
MOS SOT: "It's been very nice down here, we've had a good time, for three days and for two days it's been raining cats

and dogs and the wind has been tremendous." It's these kind of conditions that forced officials up and down the East coast to post tropical storm warnings, They extend as far south as Surf City, North Carolina, all the way up to the Virginia coast. Even cities not included in these warnings will get a taste of Dennis.
SOT: Dr. Edward Rappaport/National Hurricane Center

"The entire area from the Carolina's northward to New Jersey will be experiencing a prolonged siege of strong winds, rough surf, and potential beach erosion." Locator: Well Fleet, Mass Even farther north, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Dennis is keeping lifeguards on their toes as huge waves crash ashore.

MOS SOT: "The riptides and undertow has been hazardous for the past few days a lot of that is because of the hurricane

we have had . ..we've just been keeping people wading only." Kill Devil Hills, NC Dennis may be fun for some but back down south, its no day at the beach. In Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, winds blew hard enough to rip this service station to shred. It's owners don't know when they'll re-open.))

[E-Bedrosian]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-32 42:18]
[GRAPHIC=Al Bedrosian]


Roanoke's N-double-A-C-P Chapter says they're investigating Monday's court decision dismissing an assault charge against Al Bedrosian.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Monday]


Bedrosian was accused of spanking Melissa Campbell's son in a waiting room.
The judge said Bedrosian was technically guilty of assault, but said the matter should have been settled when he apologized.
[SUPER=04-Yesterday;]


Chapter President Martin Jeffrey was among several N-double-A-C-P members who attended the trial.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 03:11:01]
[IN Q=It was biased]

((MARTIN JEFFREY/NAACP PRESIDENT; IT WAS BIASED JUSTICE, AND BIASED BECAUSE MR. BEDROSIAN HAPPENED TO BE WHITE, WE BELIEVE, AND THE FACT THAT HE WAS A POLITICAL CANDIDATE PROBABLY DIDN'T HURT IN THAT PROCESS AS WELL. ))
[SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/NAACP President;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=process as well]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Jeffrey says he's trying to determine if the court violated Melissa Campbell and her son's civil rights.
Campbell declined to comment the outcome of the trial.

[E-Transportation]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-25 1:29:00]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Highway Spending]


Critics of Governor Gilmore's two and a half Billion dollar transportation plan say it plays favorites with certain parts of the state.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arlington]


Gilmore announced the plan yesterday in Northern Virginia.
That's the transportation district that would get the most money.
Still, the six-year plan includes 90 projects statewide.
The Lynchburg district would get more than 108-million dollars.
The Salem district would get more than 30-million.
House Democratic Leader Dick Cranwell said the governor's plan is one of many the General Assembly will consider.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 28:15]
[IN Q=it will be up to]

((DICK CRANWELL: IT WILL BE UP TO PEOPLE LIKE ME AND THE REST OF THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHSIDE DELEGATION TO MAKE SURE THAT CRITICAL MONEY FINDS ITS WAY TO OUR REGION.))
[SUPER=@Cranwell]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=OUR REGION]
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[VO-NAT]


Cranwell also said the General Assembly will decide what is the best way to fund a transportation plan.
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[2-E-L'burg-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-27 59:24]
[GRAPHIC=Air Travel]


Meanwhile, Lynchburg airport officials have a new plan to attract travelers.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Thanks to state and local grant money, United Express is the first to offer cut- rate round-trip fares from Lynchburg to any airport in Virginia, including the airline's hub at Washington- Dulles.
Officials say it no longer makes sense to start your trip outside of central Virginia.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:32:27]
[IN Q=The absolute]

((RICK DELISI/UNITED EXPRESS SPOKESMAN: THE ABSOLUTELY SMARTEST, BEST AND ECONOMICAL WAY TO GO ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. OR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD IS TO START RIGHT HERE AT LYNCHBURG REGIONAL AIRPORT.))
[SUPER=01-Rick DeLisi/United Express Spokesman]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=Lynchburg regional airport.]
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[VO-NAT]


Surveys show more than a third of local travelers drive to another airport to save money.
The 99- dollar round-trip fares on United Express will last through December.
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[Moscow-Explosion]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


The mayor of Moscow says yesterday's explosion was an act of terrorism.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow, Russia]


A powerful explosion rocked a crowded shopping center located just yards from the Kremlin, injuring at least 30 people.
The explosion happened just before sundown yesterday at one of Europe's busiest shopping centers.
No one was killed in the explosion, but three people were seriously injured.
Security experts said the blast could have been caused by a bomb.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-5]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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[SOT]
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[RUNS=:05]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro)
(NO LIVE BUG-USE CAMPIN w/STEVE BUG)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=(Music intro)]
[SUPER=04-New River Trail State Park; :00]
[SUPER=04-Claytor Lake State Park; :33]
[SUPER=04-Douthat State Park; :59]
[SUPER=04-Hungry Mother State Park; 1:25]
[SUPER=04-Smith Mtn. Lake State Park; 1:40]
[SUPER=04-Fairy Stone State Park; 2:06]
[SUPER=04-Grayson Highlands State Park; 2:27]
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[Steve Live]

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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: camping))

[Argentina]


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


At least Sixty-nine people have been killed in a plane crash in Argentina.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buenos Aires, Argentina; ]

[4:03:07]
The Boeing 7-37 made a quick descent just after takeoff from Buenos Aires.
It then skimmed a highway and slammed into a golf course.
News reports say the plane hit at least three cars on the highway.
Hospital officials say 34 have survived.
The jet was headed for Cordoba, a city located about 475 miles northwest of Buenos Aires.
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[2-E-Hog-Farms]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-31 47:10]
[GRAPHIC=Hog Farm]


Hog farmers are upset with the Halifax County board of supervisors-- but so are some environmentalists.
Monday night, the board voted for tighter restrictions on hog operations.
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[VO-NAT]


Citizen activists say they're pleased with some aspects of the new hog farm rules ... such as requirements that hog farms be three-thousand feet from homes and one-thousand feet from property lines.
But Southside Concerned Citizens' leader says the Supervisors failed to protect citizens when those setbacks didn't increase with the number of hogs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:13:51 - 1:14:01]
[IN Q=I'm very disappointed]

((JACK DUNAVANT/SOUTHSIDE CONCERNED CITIZENS PRES.: I'M VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE POLITICIANS THAT WE'VE ELECTED. THEY WEREN'T PUT IN THERE BY PIGS, THEY WERE PUT IN THERE BY PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Dunavant/Southside Concerned Citizens;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=were put in there by people.]
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[VO-NAT]


Halifax County's Farm Bureau president says the setbacks were a blow to some farmers who are losing profits and looking at hog farming as another way to make a living.
(------------)
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:23:02 - :09]
[IN Q=All the farmers]

((JAY REESE/HALIFAX CO. FARM BUREAU PRES.: ALL THE FARMERS ARE LOOKING FOR SOME TYPE OF COMMODITY THAT MAY HELP THEM HOLD ON TO THEIR FARMS. ))
[SUPER=01-Jay Reese/Farm Bureau President;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=hold on to their farms.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The eight existing hog farms in the county were grandfathered in.

[3-Sports]


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


In sports, some big grid-iron rivalries are set for Saturday.
Here's Steve Mason with the details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=hello again]
[RUNS=2:26]
[OUT Q=everybody]



[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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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Roanoke's N-double-A-C-P Chapter says they're investigating Monday's court decision dismissing an assault charge against Al Bedrosian.
The judge said Bedrosian was technically guilty of assault, but said the matter should have been settled when he apologized.
Chapter President Martin Jeffrey says he's trying to determine if the court violated Melissa Campbell and her son's civil rights.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


House of Delegates Democratic leader Dick Cranwell says he'll fight to see more money allocated to Southwest and Southside Virginia transportation projects.
Governor Gilmore's new transportation plan would put 138 million dollars into the Lynchburg and Salem districts.

But projects in Northern and Eastern Virginia would get the most money.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]