[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


More bodies are pulled from the debris of the collapsed bonfire structure at Texas A-and-M University.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And many firefighters will head home today after successfully battling the Fort Lewis Mountain fire.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


You'll want to warm up the car for a few minutes before you leave this morning....very chilly out there, with mostly clear skies.
But a cold front will likely bring some showers by late tomorrow...
A preview of your weekend weather...straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[E-Fire-Latest]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-50 34:14]
[GRAPHIC=Ft. Lewis Mtn. Fire]


Firefighters say they're making "great progress" on Fort Lewis mountain.
In fact, after reinforcing the fire line today, they may shut down the command post on the mountain and send most of the remaing firefighters home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;]


Last night firefighters who've been battling the Roanoke County forest fire got to sit down for dinner.
Among the menu items: 150 steaks, 150 chicken breasts, donated by Kroger, Food Lion, and Giorgos restaurant (GEORGE-Ohs) in Vinton.
The blaze that charred around a thousand acres was 100 percent contained by yesterday evening.
But it could be weeks before the embers still smoldering on the mountain are snuffed for good.
The Department of Forestry will continue to monitor the situation until that happens.
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[Neighborhood]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Residents of a Roanoke neighborhood say they are fed up with a developer violating city ordinances.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Some folks who live on Autumn Lane say it's been an ongoing struggle getting city officials to crack down on a developer.
Aubrey Butler say the developer is putting up homes over a dumping site -- which was labeled not suitable for building.
Many people who live on Autumn Lane boycotted last night's meeting with the developer and city officials.
Those who did show up say they are fed-up with the city's empty promises.
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[SOT 2:34:10]
[IN Q=We want them]

((WE WANT THEM TO BE TRUTHFUL WITH US AND MAKE THE CONTRACTOR GO BY THE CITY CODES, AND QUIT GIVING HIM ANYTHING HE WANTS))
[SUPER=01-Douglas Woody/Autumn Lane Resident]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=he wants]
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[VO-NAT]


City officials say they developer did have past violations -- but those violations have been fixed and the developer has been approved to build 11 homes on the site.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:23:46]
[IN Q=Subsoil conditions]

((SUBSOIL CONDITIONS OF THE SITE WERE REQUESTED AND PROVIDED AND IT WAS DETERMINED BY DOING CERTAIN THINGS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS THAT OF THE BUILDING CODE THAT THE LOTS COULD BE DEVELOPED.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Taselli/City Development Review Coord.]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=could be developed]
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[VO-NAT]


City officials say the site is inspected on a regular basis and all violations are handled promptly.
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[E-Henry-Wreck]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-37 1:50:50]
[GRAPHIC=Accident Investigation]


A Martinsville man who left his friend trapped in a burning car wreck early yesterday morning now faces criminal charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


State police say that the driver, 25-year old Blake Warren Athey, walked away from the accident with minor injuries after he hit a utility pole.
It took rescuers more than 45 minutes to get 21-year old John W. Tunnell out of the car.
He was severely burned and is still in critical condition.
Authorities tracked Athey down this morning at a friend's house.
He's charged with leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving.
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[bonfire-college]


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


The bodies of eleven students killed in a log collapse at Texas A-and-M University have been recovered.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX;]

[3:00:49]
The accident also injured 28 students, some critically.
The students were building the school's traditional bonfire which takes place each year before A-and-M's football game against their arch-rival Texas.
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[SOT]
[2 sots!!!---from 4:30 Levinson pkg]
[IN Q=IT SHIFTED A LITTLE BIT AND IT WAS.....]
[SUPER=01-Ray Bowen/Texas A&M President;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=90th Bonfire.]
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[VO-NAT]

[3:02:18]
Former President George Bush was among thousands of mourners at a memorial service last night.
Bush's presidential library is located on the Texas A-and-M campus.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, area high school basketball teams continue regional play and U-V-A football prepares for Maryland.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=later on mornin]



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



[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-6]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro pack)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This exhibit]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bayne Brush/History Major; :40]
[RUNS=2:26]
[OUT Q=from 12 hundred to 15 hundred]
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[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: mid-evil exhibit lynchburg))

[Prison-Cameras]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-41 45:07]
[GRAPHIC=VA Prisons]


In the spring of 1995, when Willie Lloyd Turner was executed... and a loaded gun was found inside a typewriter in the cell right outside the execution chamber.
Shortly thereafter, embattled Corrections Director Ron Angelone said NO more cameras in the prisons.
That five year broadcast news blackout from Virginia's prisons has ended-- that is for all but the most dangerous prisons.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Powhatan Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Virginia Corrections Director; :20 ]
[SUPER=01-Laura Rinier/Inmate Advocate; :54 ]
[SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=News-7 Richmond]



(([nat sot gate]

[runs:04]
41 low and medium security institutions are finally re-opened to cameras and recording devices... for tours and interviews and limited inspection.
The prisons director says it's NOT just to generate good publicity at a time when juvenile prisons are under fire.


[sot 23:54:55]

((ANGELONE: WELL I BEEN GETTING BEAT UP FOR SIX YEARS. ... ADVANTAGE OF AN OPPORTUNITY.)) [runs:23]
Inmate advocates say the new policy is good news-- for inmate families and taxpayers.
But why are the state's seven most hard-core prisons still off-limits?
[sot 16:06:21]

((LAURA RINIER/INMATE ADVOCATE: THE PLACES WHERE ARE THE MOST ALLEGATIONS OF INHUMANE, CRUEL TREATMENT...NOTHING TO HIDE, WHY NOT LET YOU IN?)) [runs:15] [STANDUP]))


[S-Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kimbrely]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-38 1:12:16]
[GRAPHIC=Postal Service]


Postal inspectors have shut down a contract post office in Bedford County after some clerks were accused of running a scam.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Huddleston;]

Postal inspectors closed the post office located in a Huddleston convenience store. Residents say clerks post-dated money orders, possibly to use the money in the meantime. Investigators say convenience store employees may have also mixed money from the store and the post office. They have not yet decided whether to file criminal charges. All mail is being forwarded to the main Huddleston post office.
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[E-Biomedical]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=99-49 16:06]
[GRAPHIC=Carilion Biomedical]


The Roanoke Valley is the future home for a medical science and technology center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


The heads of Carilion Health System, Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia are teaming up to create the Biomedical Institute. Teams of scientists from the universities will research robotics, lasers and patches that can diagnose disease. Right now, the 75 million dollar project will create about 20 jobs, but the partners believe that number will grow in the coming years.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the holidays may not be as bad for your waistline as you think.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((With Thanksgiving just around the corner, some good news about Turkeys. A new study suggests this year's Turkey's are safer to eat but its still important to play it safe.
VT=VO

The Center for Science in the Public Interest randomly tested fifty birds, fresh and frozen and found no salmonella, and only a few birds with the germ campylobacter. Last year, 90% of turkeys tested were contaminated with this bug. The study also found frozen turkeys tended to have fewer germs than fresh, but says no matter which one you choose, proper cooking is important. Use a meat thermometer even if it comes with a pop up thermometer. And the best place to test the turkey, the thigh, it should be 165 degrees as well. And, don't forget to wash your hands frequently. The only tummy trouble you should have is from overeating..not food poisoning. VT-VO Also today, how much weight do you think you will gain over the holidays? 5 , 10, 20 or none? Well the figure used for years has been five pounds, but someone finally decided to check this out. The North American Society for the study of obesity followed 2 hundred people who were allowed to eat whatever they wanted last holiday season and found the average weight gain was just one pound. ON CAM And that's a look at today's top health stories. I'm Dr. Dave Hnida for CBS News.))

(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 #)
[SUPER=16-(804) 544-8343/Daura Gallery;]



[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.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Rescue workers have retrieved all the bodies from under the rubble of a collapsed bonfire structure at Texas A-and-M University.
The 40-foot pyramid of logs fell yesterday, killing eleven students.
The final two bodies were recovered early this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Their work is almost complete on Fort Lewis Mountain.
The massive brush fire was fully contained yesterday and after reinforcing the fire line, Fire officials may shut down the command post on the mountain and send most of the remaining firefighters home.
The flames blackened around a thousand acres.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Yesterday morning he reportedly left his friend trapped in a burning car yesterday after running it into a utility pole.
Now 25 year old Blake Warren Athey faces criminal charges.
Twenty-one year old John W. Tunnell was trapped in the car for more than 45 minutes and is hospitalized in critical condition.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday November 19.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Fire-Latest]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-50 34:14]
[GRAPHIC=Ft. Lewis Mtn. Fire]


They're winding down the firefighting operation on Fort Lewis Mountain.
After reinforcing the fire line today, they may shut down the command post on the mountain and send most of the remaing firefighters home.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;]


Last night firefighters who've been battling the Roanoke County forest fire got to sit down for dinner.
Among the menu items: 150 steaks, 150 chicken breasts, donated by Kroger, Food Lion, and Giorgos restaurant (GEORGE-Ohs) in Vinton.
The blaze that charred around a thousand acres was 100 percent contained by yesterday evening.
But it could be weeks before the embers still smoldering on the mountain are snuffed for good.
The Department of Forestry will continue to monitor the situation until that happens.
Scott Goldberg has more on the mop-up effort and the investigation into what may have started the fire.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[E-Brush-Fire]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-40 1:41:50]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=natsound]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]
[SUPER=01-Mario Romero/New Mexico Firefighter; :10 - quick!!!!]
[SUPER=01-John Albert/New Mexico Firefighter; :25]
[SUPER=01-Chris Thomsen/Va. Department of Forestry; :51]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=N7, Roanoke Co.]
(///// SOT /////)
(([SOT from "New Mexico Fire Crew" tape]
[IN Q=natsound]

((NATSOUND: RAKING LEAVES, BURYING EMBERS.))
[RUNS= 02]
[OUT Q=]


Cooling the few hot spots still smoking on Fort Lewis Mountain ... local crews got the federal help they've needed all week.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT same tape at 21:39:58]
[IN Q=just walking]

((MARIO ROMERO: JUST WALKING ...COVERING COALS WITH THE DIRT.))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q=WITH THE DIRT]


The two 20-man teams from New Mexico get 10-dollars and 12-cents an hour for a mop-up effort that's expected to last a couple of days.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT "thomsen thurs" tape at 39:52]
[IN Q=what's in it]

((Scott Goldberg: What's in it for you? JOHN ALBERT: GOOD MONEY. GOOD JOB. AND ADVENTURE -- AN ADVENTURE!))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=ADVENTURE, AN ADVENTURE (double out)]


What they get paid adds to the hundreds of thousands of dollars already spent fighting the fire.
A cost that'll be paid by whoever started it -- if it turns out to be arson -- someone who also could get five years behind bars for lighting the blaze that kept crews working around the clock since Monday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT "thomsen thurs fire" tape 26:56]
[IN Q=if somebody]

((THOMSEN: IF SOMEBODY MALICIOUSLY SET THE FIRE ... THAT'S JUST MEANNESS ... THOSE PEOPLE BELONG IN JAIL.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=IN JAIL]


But the Forestry Department says the fire won't leave lasting scars.
Fresh vegetation will grow out of the ashes.
And hunters will be allowed back in the woods ... as soon as the last hot spot stops smoking. Scott Goldberg, News-7, Roanoke County.
(----------)))





[OSHA-Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Rubatex]


OSHA inspectors are checking out Rubatex, reportedly after a series of recent accidents at the Bedford plant.
The United Steelworkers of America Local 240 says it asked inspectors to investigate.
The Union says Rubatex employees have suffered injuries three times in the past month: Two had fingers cut off, and another person's hand was caught in a mill.

[Grand-Jury]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Vinton Police Investigation]


They're taking more testimony in the grand jury investigation of retired Vinton Police Lieutenant Bill Brown.
The special prosecutor in the case said it could be next year before grand jurors complete their investigation into allegations of wrong-doing on Brown's part.
He also said town officials reviewed the case with State Police before convincing Lieutenant Brown and Chief Ricky Foutz to quit.

[dragging-death]


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


A jury in Jasper, Texas has sentenced 24-year-old Shawn Berry to spend the rest of his life in prison for dragging a black man to his death.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jasper, TX;]

[8 P-M Newspath]
Berry was the third white man accused in the brutal attack.
Just two hours before deciding on the life sentence yesterday, the jury had found Berry guilty of capital murder.

They could have sentenced him to death like his two co-defendants..
Instead, Berry will be eligible for parole in 40 years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MARY VARRETT/VICTIMS SISTER "..IN ALL FAIRNESS I WOULD SAY THAT THERE WERE THREE INVOLVED IN A VICIOUS SAVAGE MERCILESS MURDER OF MY BROTHER JAMES BYRD JR AND THEY SHOULD ALL GET EQUAL PUNISHMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Mary Varrett/Victim's Sister;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=get equal punishment.]
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[VO-NAT]


Throughout the trial Berry and his attorneys insisted he was just an innocent bystander who had no idea his former friends had murder on their minds.
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[2-bonfire-college]


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


The last two bodies have been pulled from the debris of the collapsed bonfire structure at Texas A-and-M University.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX;]

[3:00:49]
Rescue crews retrieved the bodies overnight.
They were among the eleven students killed and 28 injured, some critically, when the 40-foot tower of logs collapsed early yesterday morning.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=IT SHIFTED A LITTLE BIT AND IT WAS.....]
[SUPER=01-Ray Bowen/Texas A&M President;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=90th Bonfire.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[3:02:18]
Thousands turned out for a memorial service last night, including former President George Bush, whose presidential library is on campus.
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[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro pack)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In the mid]
[SUPER=01-Bayne Brush/History Major; :07]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :23]
[RUNS=2:49]
[OUT Q=everyone could afford]
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[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(804) 544-8343/Daura Gallery;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: mid-evil books exhibit))

[Autumn-Lane]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-48 TC19:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Residents of a local neighborhood say they've been fighting for more than two years to get Roanoke city officials to enforce city building and zoning regulations.
Joy Sutton has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Some residents]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00]
[SUPER=01-Douglas Woody/Autumn Lane Resident; 10]
[SUPER=04-Home Video; 16]
[SUPER=01-Aubrey Butler/Autumn Lane Resident; 31]
[SUPER=01-Tom Tasselli/City Development Review Coord.; 53]
[SUPER=01-Phillip Bane/Developer; 1:09]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]

(( Some residents who live along Autumn Lane say a developer has been violating city ordinances -- and the city has been letting him get away with it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:34:10]
[IN Q=We want them]

((WE WANT THEM TO BE TRUTHFUL WITH US AND MAKE THE CONTRACTOR GO BY THE CITY CODES-- AND QUIT GIVING HIM ANYTHING HE WANTS)) [RUNS9]
[OUT Q=he wants]


Aubrey Butler says the problems started when the developer began dumping illegal material on the site in 1997.
And Butler says now the developer has started putting pre-built homes on this site -- which had once been labeled as not suitable for building.
And that's why several residents on this street decided to boycott a meeting with city officials at a local church -- even though dozens of other Ridgewood Park resident did attend.
City officials admit the developer has had his share of problems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:25:52]
[IN Q=During the disposal operation]

((DURING THE DISPOSAL OPERATION THERE WERE OCCASIONS WERE EROSION SEDIMENT CONTROL ORDINANCES WERE NOT BEING ADHERED TO)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=adhered to]


The developer admits past mistakes but says he's currently in compliance with city ordinances.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:19:40]
[IN Q=We have the]

((we have the appropriate engineers, soil engineers, structural engineers and it has been approved by the city)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=by the city]


City officials say the developer has been approved to put 11 homes like this one on the Autumn Lane site.
But officials say he's being monitored on a regular basis.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:24:55]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((WE HAVE BUILDING INSPECTORS, SITE INSPECTORS OUT THERE MAKING SURE THE APPLICABLE ORDINANCES ARE CONFORMED WITH. )) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=are made]


Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke))

[S-Pluma]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-39 1:00:35]
[GRAPHIC=Pluma Liquidation]


A longtime Southside employer inched closer to its demise by selling off two of its plants.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/September; ]


A bankruptcy court judge approved the sale of Pluma's Martinsville and Altavista plants for a total of about two-million dollars.
The Martinsville plant was bought by a Pennsylvania company that plans to sell off all of Pluma's remaining sewing equipment.
The Altavista plant was purchased by a local printing company.
Pluma is going out of business and selling all its assets.
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[E-Bluegrass-Music]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-36 TC2:01:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Hotel Roanoke is playing host to an unusual seminar this weekend.
Musicians are coming from as far away as Germany for the Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The first arrivals were checking in this afternoon, looking forward to an event that will bring together at least 75 pickers with some of the best in Bluegrass.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Lonesome River Band]

((LONESOME RIVER BAND AND BLUE HIGHWAY IN PARTICULAR ARE VERY POPULAR GROUPS. TO BE ABLE TO GET ONE OR TWO NUMBERS OF A VERY POPULAR GROUP, WHEN THEIR BAND IS NOT PERFORMING AND DO THAT OVER THE COURSE OF AN ENTIRE WEEKEND, I FEEL LUCKY I GUESS TO BE ABLE TO PULL IT OFF.))
[SUPER=01-John Lawless/AcuTab Publications]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=be able to pull it off.]
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[VO-NAT]


The weekend will include two public concerts and jam sessions both Friday and Saturday night at 7:00.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, the racing world says farewell to Clay Earles.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:32]
[OUT Q=great day 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:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Fort Lewis Mountain may smolder for a few days more, but firefighter appear to have won the battle.
The blaze that charred around a thousand acres was 100 percent contained by yesterday evening.
Skeleton crews continued working through the night.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A bankruptcy court judge approved the sale of Pluma's Martinsville and Altavista plants for a total of about two-million dollars.
The Martinsville plant was bought by a Pennsylvania company that plans to sell off all of Pluma's remaining sewing equipment.
The Altavista plant was purchased by a local printing company.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Postal inspectors have shut down a contract post office in Bedford County because some clerks were accused of running a scam.
Inspectors closed the post office located in a Huddleston convenience store.
Residents say clerks post-dated money orders, possibly to use the money in the meantime.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
(///////////////)
(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]