[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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


He lost his daughter in the Columbine school massacre, but now he is spreading a message of hope.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the manhunt continues for a man accused of killing his cousin in Henry County.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Once again, we're seeing some areas of fog first thing this morning... with cooler high pressure in control.
Today's outlook features partly sunny skies....but an approaching front could trigger a few showers by tomorrow.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Columbine]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-38 TC34:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Darrell Scott lost his 17- year old daughter in the shooting rampage at Columbine High school.
But Scott isn't bitter-- instead he's committed his life to spreading the gospel in his daughter's memory.
Last night-- he took his message to Giles County.
Teresa Hamilton has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=April]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO/April 20; :00]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :13]
[SUPER=07-Darrell Scott; :39]
[SUPER=07-Katherine Surface; :48 ]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Giles County.]

(( April 20th 1999. It's a day etched in Darrell Scott's memory, like no other. It's the day his 17- year old daughter, Rachel, was killed at Columbine high school-- a daughter Scott describes as deeply religious-- pointing to the diary entries she would write to God.
(////sot///// 8;09:31)
[in q=I want ]

((DARRELL SCOTT: I WANT SO MUCH FROM YOU, USE ME, TO REACH THE UNREACHED.))
[runs= 05]
[OUT Q= the unreached.]


Which is exactly what Darrell Scott is committed to doing.
He's sharing Rachel's love of life and Christianity-- with groups across the country-- such as this crowd at Riverview Baptist Church in Giles County-- where Scott talked about his desire to put prayer back in schools.
(//sot//// 20:07:27)
[in q=When you]

((WHEN YOU TAKE OUT SOMETHING GOOD, IT'S GOING TO BE REPLACED BY SOMETHING AND THERE WAS A VOID CREATED IN 1962.))
[runs= 06]
[OUT Q= in 1962.]
[SOT]
(///sot///)
[in q= It's a blessing]

((IT'S A BLESSING...WENT THROUGH.))
Scott says his daughter used to talk about the fact her life would be short...But, nevertheless, dreamed of becoming an actress and missionary-- which in a way she's doing-- in that her picture and life story is being shared around the country, through her father. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Giles County.))

[colt]


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


The company that made ``the gun that won the West'' may soon be out of the everyday handgun business.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[3:13;15]
Colt's Manufacturing -- the maker of the six-shooter -- is discontinuing seven lines of consumer handguns.
Officials with the Connecticut-based company have sent a letter to distributors saying the move is a result of lawsuits filed against gun manufacturers.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MICHAEL ZIRMO/DOWNTOWN RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB, NY - 6:07 - THE FEAR OF RETRIBUTION AMONG LITIGATION IS ACTUALLY TAKING AWAY THE RIGHTS OF A LOT OF AMERICANS WHO HAVE DONE NOTHING WRONG.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Zirmo/Downtown Rifle and Pistol Club;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=who have done nothing wrong.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Newsweek magazine reports the company is also cutting as many as 300 jobs at its West Hartford, Connecticut, plant.
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[E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-33 1:52:30]
[GRAPHIC=Mora Soto]


Authorities have named their suspect in the murder of a Henry County man.
They say Jose Santos Mora Soto was murdered last week by his cousin.
And now, he's on the run.
Marya Jones reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Last week,]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Jose Juan Soto; :10]
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :35]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Henry Co.]


(( Last week, 23-year-old Abundio Mora Soto said his cousin Jose was more like a brother to him.
But now he's charged with sodomizing and strangling the man he called his best friend.
[SOT 54:15 - :18]
((SOTO: NO SE PORQUE PASABA ESTO.))

[RUNS:03]
It's a crime that puzzles Abundio and Jose's cousin, Jose Juan Soto.
He says that before Abundio ran off Saturday morning, he told the family that he had helped his cousin commit suicide.
[sot 54:22 - :23]

((TRATADO DE QUITARSE LA VIDA)) [RUNS:01]
The body of 34-year-old Jose Santos Mora Soto was found last week in a creek ... behind the house he shared with six family members and friends ... including the man charged with his murder.
[SOT 1:01:54 - 1:02:04]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: WE HAD NARROWED IT DOWN TO ONE OR TWO PEOPLE. THIS MAN WAS DEFINITELY A STRONG SUSPECT PRIOR TO HIM FLEEING.)) [RUNS:10]
Now, the search for Abundio Mora Soto has gone nationwide, involving Immigration and the F-B-I.
Authorities think he may be headed to Mexico.
Putting distance between himself and a crime that those who knew him well can't believe.
Marya Jones, News 7, Henry County. ))
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]


Authorities say Soto may be driving a blue 1988 Mercury with a dark vinyl top. It had the North Carolina license plate.... L - X - B - 5 - 9 - 2 - 2.
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[E-Fluvanna-Prison]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=Net-C]
[GRAPHIC=VA Prisons]


Complaints of widespread sexual abuse in a state women's prison have sparked an investigation by Virginia's top public safety official.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[98-23 TC 7:01]
[SUPER=03-Fluvanna Co./March 1998]


25 sexual misconduct complaints have been filed against staff at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for women in the first nine months of 1999.
That's almost three times the number of complaints for 1998.
The prison opened in March last year.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=HOLD]


Secretary of Public Safety Gary Aronhalt expects the investigation to take about 3 weeks.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Virginia Tech's head basketball coach visits Salem.
Mike Stevens has that and major league playoff highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:54]
[OUT Q=see you then]



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


[One-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Vernon Reynolds/D. P. O. R.;]



[SUPER=16-(804) 786-0000/State Agency Information Line;]



(Steve tosses to stocks)

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

[E-Bald-Eagles]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:24:52]
[GRAPHIC=Eagles in Danger?]


Bald eagles love Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service;]


Two-hundred-and-30 active nests and a migratory population in the thousands prove it.
That's after a low of 33 pairs in the late 70s.
So, Virginia scientists are leading the fight to keep the eagle on the Endangered and Threatened Species List.
The list would protect their habitat.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape one 12:10:52 ]
[IN Q=Bald eagles]

((BRYAN WATTS/WILLIAM & MARY BIOLOGIST: BALD EAGLES REQUIRE PRISTINE SHORELINE FOR BOTH NESTING AND FORAGING. THEY DON'T SEEM TO MIX WELL WITH HUMANS. WHENEVER WE SEE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHORELINE, WE TEND TO SEE THE EAGLES LEAVE THE AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Bryan Watts/William & Mary Biologist]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=the area.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Virginia scientists say the increasing threat of development means it's premature for the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service to take the eagle off the threatened list.
That could happen on July fourth, 2000.
(------------)



[Antifreeze-Spill]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


More than 700 gallons of antifreeze spilled into a Roanoke County creek yesterday.
But authorities said the chemical shouldn't pose a risk to people or the environment.
A contractor was removing a boiler at I-T-T Industries when a valve was opened.
I-T-T was told that the solution which spilled into Carvin Creek was about 50 percent water and was NOT dangerous.

[E-Sat-TV]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-34 1:12:36]
[GRAPHIC=Satellite TV]


Two of Western Virginia's congressmen are proposing legislation they hope will give satellite dish owners local
programming, --- and help TV stations reclaim some of their viewers.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The major satellite television providers ARE expanding the number of local stations they carry, but their plans include only a third of the nation's 211 television markets.
Rick Boucher and Bob Goodlatte are proposing more than a billion dollars in loan guarantees to encourage the construction of additional satellites for rural areas.
Local broadcasters are supportive.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We think this is just going to give us]

((JIM SHAVER/WDBJ7 VICE PRESIDENT: WE THINK THIS IS JUST GOING TO GIVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE COMPETITIVE LIKE WE HAVE BEEN OVER THE YEARS. THERE'S BEEN A SLIGHT EROSION OF OUR AUDIENCE BASED ON THE DIVERSITY OF SIGNALS. AND WE THINK THIS IS GOING TO HELP US COME BACK UP TO AN EVEN PLAYING FIELD. AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Shaver/WDBJ7 Vice-President]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=forward to that.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


If all goes according to plan, Boucher and Goodlatte say local stations in western Virginia could be available to satellite dish owners within two years.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, tree bark may be good for you.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((A NEW STUDY HOPES TO END THE GENDER GAP IN SURVIVAL RATES BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN WITH AIDS.
VT=VO (29)

((vo)) IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY FOR INSTANCE, WOMEN ARE 18 PERCENT LESS LIKELY TO SURVIVE THAN MEN...DESPITE THE AVAILABILITY OF NEWER MORE EFFECTIVE AIDS FIGHTING DRUGS. WHAT THE TRIAL HOPES TO DETERMINE IS IF MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD BE TAKING THE SAME PRESCRIBED DOSAGES OF THESE DRUGS. THE RESEARCH IS SPONSORED BY TWO MAJOR PHARMACEUTICAL FIRMS. IT WILL COMPARE A GROUP OF ONE HUNDRED MEN AND ONE HUNDRED WOMEN WHOSE CURRENT MEDICATION REGIME IS NOT WORKING.
VT=VO

((vo)) 27 DISTURBING NEWS TODAY OUT OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. RESEARCHERS THERE SAY RACIAL AND ETHNIC MINORITIES RECEIVE INFERIOR PRIMARY MEDICAL CARE COMPARED TO WHITES. DOCTORS FOUND THAT MINORITIES ARE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE AND WHEN THEY DO IT'S OFTEN MEDICAID. THE RESEARCH ALSO FOUND THAT MANY MINORITIES LISTED THEIR PRIMARY CARE FACILITY AS A HOSPITAL...NOT AN INDIVIDUAL DOCTOR OR PRACTICE.
VT=VO (21)

((vo)) AND NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS OF ALL THINGS TREE BARK... MAY PROVIDE PROTECTION AGAINST HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES IN SMOKERS. A SCIENTIST FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA STUDIED 38 HEALTHY SMOKERS AND FOUND THEY HAD LESS CLUMPING OF BLOOD CELLS AFTER TAKING A BARK EXTRACT WHICH MEANS THEY WERE AT LOWER RISK FOR STROKE AND HEART ATTACK. THE BARK CAME FROM PINE TREES IN SOUTHWESTERN FRANCE.
ONCAM=mika

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN MEDICINE. 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;]



[SUPER=04-Neighborhood Watch Conference;]
[SUPER=04-October 26, Salem Civic Center;]
[SUPER=04-9:30 AM to 4:00 PM;]



[SUPER=16-(804) 786-0000/State Agency Information Line;]



[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]


One of the parents of a victim of the Colorado high school shooting is spreading a message of hope.
Darrell Scott's 17 year old daughter Rachel was gunned down by two of her classmates, but instead of being bitter, Darrell Scott is sharing his testimony and faith in God.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Federal and local authorities are searching for a suspected killer on the run.
Henry County authorities say 23 year old Abundio Mora Soto killed his cousin Jose Mora Soto last week.
In an interview with News 7 he described Jose as more of a brother than cousin.
But police say Abundio sodomized and strangled him.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Jury selection resumes today in the murder trial of Aaron McKinney in Wyoming.
He's charged in the beating death of gay college student Matthew Shepard.
McKinney's attorney admits his client beat Shepard, but says drugs and alcohol clouded his judgment.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday October 12th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Columbine]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-38 TC34:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The father of a teenager killed at Columbine High School is sharing the memory of his daughter and her faith in God with others across the country.
Last night-- Darrell Scott brought his message of hope to Giles County.
Teresa Hamilton has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=April]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO/April 20; :00]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :13]
[SUPER=07-Darrell Scott; :39]
[SUPER=07-Katherine Surface; :48 ]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Giles County.]

(( April 20th 1999. It's a day etched in Darrell Scott's memory, like no other. It's the day his 17- year old daughter, Rachel, was killed at Columbine high school-- a daughter Scott describes as deeply religious-- pointing to the diary entries she would write to God.
(////sot///// 8;09:31)
[in q=I want ]

((DARRELL SCOTT: I WANT SO MUCH FROM YOU, USE ME, TO REACH THE UNREACHED.))
[runs= 05]
[OUT Q= the unreached.]


Which is exactly what Darrell Scott is committed to doing.
He's sharing Rachel's love of life and Christianity-- with groups across the country-- such as this crowd at Riverview Baptist Church in Giles County-- where Scott talked about his desire to put prayer back in schools.
(//sot//// 20:07:27)
[in q=When you]

((WHEN YOU TAKE OUT SOMETHING GOOD, IT'S GOING TO BE REPLACED BY SOMETHING AND THERE WAS A VOID CREATED IN 1962.))
[runs= 06]
[OUT Q= in 1962.]
[SOT]
(///sot///)
[in q= It's a blessing]

((IT'S A BLESSING...WENT THROUGH.))
Scott says his daughter used to talk about the fact her life would be short...But, nevertheless, dreamed of becoming an actress and missionary-- which in a way she's doing-- in that her picture and life story is being shared around the country, through her father. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Giles County.))

[2-colt]


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


It's known as the gun that won the west, but nearly one hundred and fifty years later-- the famed Colt's Manufacturing Company seems to be turning from its past to prepare for an uncertain future.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[3:13;15]
Colt's Manufacturing -- the maker of the six-shooter -- is discontinuing seven lines of consumer handguns.
Officials with the Connecticut-based company have sent a letter to distributors saying the move is a result of lawsuits filed against gun manufacturers.
Some see this as taking away part of American history.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JOSH SUGARMAN/VIOLENCE POLICY CENTER - 13:17:08 - TO REALLY HAVE THE IMAGE OF SAMUEL COLT WALKING AWAY FROM THE GUN INDUSTRY, I THINK IS SHOCKING TO MOST PEOPLE, I THINK AS A PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE SENDS A TREMOR THROUGH THE GUN INDUSTRY. ))
[SUPER=01-Josh Sugarman/Violence Policy Center;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=through the gun industry.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Newsweek magazine reports the company is also cutting as many as 300 jobs at its Connecticut plant.
But Colt's will keep making military and collectible guns, which are the bulk of its business.
(------------)



[2-E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=MElanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-33 1:52:30]
[GRAPHIC=Mora Soto]


The cousin of a Henry County murder victim is now the prime suspect.
And this morning, he's on the run.
Marya Jones reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Last week,]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Jose Juan Soto; :10]
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :35]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Henry Co.]


(( Last week, 23-year-old Abundio Mora Soto said his cousin Jose was more like a brother to him.
But now he's charged with sodomizing and strangling the man he called his best friend.
[SOT 54:15 - :18]
((SOTO: NO SE PORQUE PASABA ESTO.))

[RUNS:03]
It's a crime that puzzles Abundio and Jose's cousin, Jose Juan Soto.
He says that before Abundio ran off Saturday morning, he told the family that he had helped his cousin commit suicide.
[sot 54:22 - :23]

((TRATADO DE QUITARSE LA VIDA)) [RUNS:01]
The body of 34-year-old Jose Santos Mora Soto was found last week in a creek ... behind the house he shared with six family members and friends ... including the man charged with his murder.
[SOT 1:01:54 - 1:02:04]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: WE HAD NARROWED IT DOWN TO ONE OR TWO PEOPLE. THIS MAN WAS DEFINITELY A STRONG SUSPECT PRIOR TO HIM FLEEING.)) [RUNS:10]
Now, the search for Abundio Mora Soto has gone nationwide, involving Immigration and the F-B-I.
Authorities think he may be headed to Mexico.
Putting distance between himself and a crime that those who knew him well can't believe.
Marya Jones, News 7, Henry County. ))
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]


Authorities say Soto may be driving a blue 1988 Mercury with a dark vinyl top. It had the North Carolina license plate.... L - X - B - 5 - 9 - 2 - 2.
(----------------)



[Gay-Murder]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


It was one year ago today that Matthew Shepard died in a Wyoming hospital, five days after being badly beaten because he was gay.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Laramie, WY;]

[newspath 8pm 20:15:52]
Jury selection resumes today in the trial of one of his alleged attackers, Aaron Mckinney.
Attorneys are questioning potential jurors individually behind closed doors.
It's expected to take about two weeks to seat the panel.
A number of prospective jurors were excused yesterday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((ROBERT BLACK/ASSOCIATED PRESS "..SOME JUST SAID THEY COULDN'T BE FAIR THEY DIDN'T ELABORATE. AT LEAST FIVE SAID THEY COULD NOT VOTE FOR THE DEATH PENALTY.."))
[SUPER=01-Robert Black/Associated Press;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=not vote for the death penalty.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Yesterday, McKinney's attorney said his client did play a role in the beating of Shepard, but said alcohol and drugs clouded his judgement.
McKinney's co-defendant, Russell Henderson, is already serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to murder and kidnapping charges in April.
(------------------)



[E-Falwell-Pie]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-G]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA]


Confusion at a lecture hall in San Francisco yesterday- The Reverend Jerry Falwell and two other speakers were trying to convert gay people, when a man attacked one of the lecturers... with a pie.
Falwell spoke to the group by video conference.
A woman and man, who each claimed they used to be gay but are now straight, spoke to the crowd in person.
Two people were arrested after the incident.
(------------)



[E-Whitey-Taylor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-31 1:51:51]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]

A Nascar Winston Cup champion is hoping to cheer Whitey Taylor into the General Assembly.
(//////////SOT /////)
[SOT 13:41:09]
[IN Q=Y'ALL MAKE]

((Y'ALL MAKE SURE YOU VOTE FOR WHITEY. WE SURE WILL.))
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]
[RUNS=:02]
[OUT Q=WE SURE WILL]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Bobby Allison thinks Taylor can beat Delegate Allen Dudley. Whitey Taylor's well-known for publicity stunts at his Franklin County speedway.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:58:35]
[IN Q=I get out there]

((WHITEY TAYLOR/(I) CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE: I GET OUT THERE AND TALK TO PEOPLE. I WANT WHAT THEY WANT AND THAT'S WHAT I'M GOING TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-Whitey Taylor/(I) Candidate for Delegate;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=that's what I'm going to do]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Taylor declared bankruptcy two years ago and says his wife is paying for this campaign. He wants smaller classrooms, better roads and higher paying jobs -- but he has no political experience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:06:59]
[IN Q=the speedway]

((BOBBY ALLISON/FORMER NASCAR DRIVER: THE SPEEDWAY REALLY IS A PART OF THAT. YOU NEED A LOT OF PEOPLE TO PUT ON AN EVENT AT THE SPEEDWAY SO YOU HAD TO DEAL WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE ALL THE TIME. I THOUGHT IT WAS PRETTY NEAT WHEN HE CALLED ME AND TOLD ME THAT. I SAID WOW, AND YES I WILL COME HELP YOU.))
[SUPER=01-Bobby Allison/Former NASCAR Driver;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=come help you]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The election is November second.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=hold]


Whitey Taylor chose to campaign at Wal-Mart. Managers there say they did not give him permission, and they do not endorse him.

[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Dave Rorer/Salem Police;]



[SUPER=04-Neighborhood Watch Conference;]
[SUPER=04-October 26, Salem Civic Center;]
[SUPER=04-9:30 AM to 4:00 PM;]



[SUPER=16-(804) 786-0000/State Agency Information Line;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: crime prevention))

[E-Unity-Day]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-36 51:09]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Tech]


Diversity shouldn't be a challenge... That was the message from Virginia Tech students who held the first annual Unity March.
Kate Weidaw has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Jefferson/Student; :22]
[SUPER=@Kate2; :40]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=kw news 7]

(([NAT SOUND 18:27:56]
[RUNS= 5]


Students carried signs and chanted the word Unity as they walked through Virginia Tech's campus. The theme of the march was "One Voice" and everyone from African Americans, to Filipinos, to Caucasians joined in the celebration of diversity.

[SOT 18:38:11]
[INQ=]

((MICHELLE JEFFERSON/STUDENT: PEOPLE SEE US AND HEAR OUR VOICES SO THEY KNOW WE ARE NOT SOMETHING THAT IS WRITTEN ON PAPER WE ARE HUMANS WE'RE ALIVE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


As the peaceful unity march went through campus many students walking from class stopped to look and hear the message these students were saying.
[NAT SOUND]
[RUNS= 5]


Freshman Michelle Jefferson says taking part in the walk showed a different side of the university.

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((MICHELLE JEFFERSON/STUDENT: YOU RECOGNIZE THERE ARE SO MANY DIFFERENT GROUPS OUT THERE AND I FOUND SOMEONE AND I DIDN'T KNOW THEY WERE HERE BECAUSE THE CAMPUS IS SO LARGE AND YOU NEED SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO BRING OUT THE DIVERSITY.))
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And with over 50 people walking in this year's march, organizers hope as diversity grows on campus, so will the unity. Kate Weidaw, News 7 Blacksburg.))

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The world's six billionth person is Bosnian.
The United Nations estimated that the world's population would reach six billion today.
And it agreed to designate the fist child born today in Bosnia as that baby.
The 8 pound boy was delivered just after midnight.
United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan will visit the mother and child this afternoon.

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In sports, the Red Sox and Indians battle to stay alive in their division's playoff race.
Mike Stevens tells us who came out on top.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Darrell Scott lost his 17- year old daughter in the shooting rampage at Columbine High school.
Last night-- he brought his message to Southwest Virginia.
He's sharing his daughter's love of life and Christianity with groups across the country-- such as this crowd at Riverview Baptist Church in Giles County-- where Scott talked about his desire to put prayer back in schools.
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Authorities have named their suspect in the murder of a Henry County man last week.
They say Jose Santos Mora Soto was murdered by his cousin.
Now, the search for Abundio Mora Soto has gone nationwide, involving Immigration and the F-B-I.
Authorities think he may be headed to Mexico.
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Local T-V stations in western Virginia could be available to satellite dish owners within two years.
Rick Boucher and Bob Goodlatte are proposing more than a billion dollars in loan guarantees to encourage the construction of additional satellites for rural areas.
The major satellite television providers ARE expanding the number of local stations they carry, but their plans include only a third of the nation's 211 television markets.
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