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script iconOPEN1: GORE script iconOPEN4: PRV.VICT.
script iconINTRO HANK script iconINTRO JEFFREY
script iconDNC:GORE TONITE script iconHELZERS/GR.JURY
script iconS.RAFAEL GAS LK script iconPREVIOUS VICTIM
script iconHAYWARD FAULT script iconINTRO SHERRY
script iconSNAKE HOUSES script iconKIDNAP CONNECT
script iconLEAD MANNY script iconVIGILANTE KIDNAP
script iconBEER MURDER script iconPOOL ARTIFACTS
script iconTAG script iconTOSS TO BILL
script iconMT.FUJI/CANCER script iconINTRO EOYW
script iconTZ: TOSS BRIAN script iconW: BRAZIL HIJACK
script iconINTRO BILL script iconW: LATVIA BOMB
script iconLEAD WORLD script iconW: COLOMBIA BUST
script iconSUB RESCUE script iconTAG: GOAT/COLT
script iconTAG script iconSTOCKS
script iconNORPLANT ALERT script iconCLINTON/GR.JURY
script iconSYNTH. ST. J'S W. script iconWHAT'S ON
script iconMcCAIN CANCER script iconLOTTO WINNER
script iconX-GAMES OPEN script iconMAC MOMENT


script iconOPEN1: GORE
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TONIGHT AL GORE WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE TO ACCEPT HIS PARTY'S NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT.
NEW RESEARCH FROM BERKELEY TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT QUAKE RISKS ALONG THE HAYWARD FAULT.
AND THE FAMILIES OF SAILORS STRANDED IN A SUNKEN SUBMARINE ARRIVE IN A NEARBY PORT, FRUSTRATED WITH THE EFFORTS TO SAVE THEIR LOVED ONES.
script iconINTRO HANK
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GOOD EVENING, I'M KATE KELLY.
AND I'M DAVE MCELHATTON.
OUR TOP STORY: THE DAY AL GORE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR.
TONIGHT HE GIVES HIS ACCEPTANCE SPEECH AS THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.
BUT THERE IS ALSO NEWS TONIGHT INVOLVING THE LEWINSKY SCANDAL.
HANK PLANTE IS AT THE CONVENTION WITH MORE.
HANK:
script iconDNC:GORE TONITE
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MAC, KATE, THE BIG NEWS SO FAR TODAY HAS NOT BEEN AT THE CONVENTION
IT'S THE NEWS THAT A NEW GRAND JURY HAS BEEN EMPANELED TO HEAR EVIDENCE AGAINST PRESIDENT CLINTON IN THE LEWINSKY SCANDAL.
IT'S THE LAST THING AL GORE NEEDS TONIGHT. AS HE TRIES TO ESCAPE BILL CLINTON'S SHADOW.
HERE IN THE CALIFORNIA DELEGATION. THEY HAVE THIS ADVICE FOR AL GORE:
"HE'S GOING TO HAVE TO DISTANCE HIMSELF SO FAR FROM CLINTON. THAT HE'S GOING TO HAVE TO ACT LIKE HE NEVER MET THE GUY. SOMEBODY WHOSE GOING TO HAVE TO SAY 'CLINTON', HE'S GOING TO HAVE TO GO 'WHO?'"
THAT MIGHT BE EASIER SAID THAN DONE.
APART FROM THE LEWINSKY SCANDAL. PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS MASTER PUBLIC SPEAKER.
"AND DON'T STOP THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW. I LOVE YOU."
FOR AL GORE. WHO'S BEEN DOGGED WITH A PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF BEING DULL AND ALOOF. CLINTON IS A TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW.
GORE *HAS* THE POLITICAL POLISH:
A CONGRESSMAN AT 28. A SENATOR AT 36. AND A FIRST TRY AT THE PRESIDENCY AT 39.
BUT FOR A MAN SO LONG IN THE PUBLIC EYE. GORE OFTEN APPEARS STIFF AND CONTROLLED.
EVEN WHEN HE TRIES TO LET LOOSE. LIKE WHEN HE STARTED WEARING KHAKIS ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL LAST YEAR. HE GETS FLACK FOR IT.
"WE SHOT POOL AND WATCHED STAR TREK WHEN MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE BEEN STUDYING FOR EXAMS."
GORE'S ELDEST DAUGHTER. KAREENA GORE SCHIFF. SAYS WHILE IT MIGHT BE A HARD SELL IN THIS DAY. HER FATHER IS SUBSTANCE OVER STYLE.
"HE HAS HIS OWN PERSONAL STYLE WHICH MAYBE ISN'T EXACTLY IN STEP WITH THE MODERN POLITICAL CULTURE OF SOUND BYTES AND CELEBRITY AND LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION. HE'S MUCH MORE ABOUT GOVERNING AND SITTING DOWN AND ROLLING UP HIS SLEEVES AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE."
THE POLITICAL REALITY IS. TO GET ELECTED AL GORE NEEDS SOME STYLE TO GO WITH THAT SUBSTANCE.
THANK YOU
script iconS.RAFAEL GAS LK
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A MAJOR GAS LEAK IS CAUSING SOME BIG HEADACHES TONIGHT IN THE NORTH BAY.
THIRTY PEOPLE IN SAN RAFAEL HAVE BEEN EVACUATED FROM AN APARTMENT BUILDING ON MERRYDALE ROAD AND 25 CHILDREN WERE REMOVED FROM A NEARBY SCHOOL WHERE A GAS LINE IS BROKEN.
AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR DUG INTO AN UNDERGROUND PG&E NATURAL GAS LINE THIS MORNING WHILE EXCAVATING.
THE ACCIDENT FORCED THE CLOSURE OF NORTH SAN PEDRO ROAD EXITS. CLOGGING UP HIGHWAY 101.
THE GAS HAS NOW BEEN SHUT OFF.
script iconHAYWARD FAULT
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NEW TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING SCIENTISTS UNDERSTAND ONE OF THE BAY AREA'S OLDEST AND DEADLIEST DANGERS.
USING SATELLITES TO MAKE PRECISE MEASUREMENTS. THE NORTHERN SEGMENT OF THE HAYWARD FAULT WAS FOUND TO BE SLOWLY CREEPING DEEP UNDERGROUND.
THE U-C BERKELEY RESEARCHER WHO CONDUCTED THE STUDY SAYS IT MAY MEAN THE SEGMENT RUPTURES LESS FREQUENTLY THAN ONCE BELIEVED.
THE U.S.G.S. USED THE MEASUREMENTS LAST YEAR TO REFINE ITS QUAKE PROBABILITY FORECAST.
"IN ALL PRACTICAL TERMS, IT DOESN'T MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE. CLEARLY PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE ALONG THE HAYWARD FAULT ON THE NORTHERN SEGMENT HAVE NO REASON AT ALL TO STOP STRAPPING THEIR WATER HEATERS OR STOP REINFORCING THEIR HOMES BECAUSE THE SHAKING A SOUTHERN HAYWARD FAULT EARTHQUAKE OR A ROGERS CREEK FAULT EARTHQUAKE OR SAN ANDREAS FAULT EARTHQUAKE IS GOING TO BE JUST AS HIGH, OR CLOSE TO AS BEING AS HIGH AS THAT FROM A LOCAL EARTHQUAKE."
THE U.S.G.S. DETERMINED THERE IS A 16 PERCENT CHANCE OF A MAJOR QUAKE ALONG THE NORTHERN HAYWARD FAULT SEGMENT SOMETIME IN THE NEXT 30 YEARS.
OVERALL, HOWEVER, THE ENTIRE HAYWARD-ROGERS CREEK FAULT SYSTEM HAS A 32 PERCENT CHANCE OF A MAJOR QUAKE, THE HIGHEST OF ANY FAULT SYSTEM IN THE BAY AREA.
script iconSNAKE HOUSES
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CONSTRUCTION ON A PRICEY SUBDIVISION IN THE EAST BAY IS ON HOLD. BECAUSE IT MAY THREATEN A SPECIES OF SNAKE NATIVE TO THE AREA.
BIOLOGISTS ARE DRAWING UP A MAP THAT WILL OUTLINE THE PROTECTED HABITAT OF THE "ALAMEDA WHIP SNAKE."
ENGINEERS RECENTLY SUSPENDED A PERMIT TO MODIFY WETLANDS AT THE SITE IN MARTINEZ. UNTIL THEY DECIDE WHAT IMPACT CONSTRUCTION WILL HAVE ON THE SNAKE.
script iconLEAD MANNY
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A 25-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED TO HELP SOLVE THE MURDER OF A CONSTRUCTION WORKER.
IT HAPPENED OUTSIDE A SAN FRANCISCO LIQUOR STORE.
POLICE SAY TWO SUSPECTS ATTACKED THE 33-YEAR-OLD MAN, TRYING TO STEAL HIS BEER.
MANUEL RAMOS REPORTS. THE VICTIM'S FAMILY IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP.
script iconBEER MURDER
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SO POLICE BELIEVE FEAR IS KEEPING AWAY WITNESSES TO THE ATTACK OF 33 YEAR OLD ROBERT CLARK.
EVEN HIS FELLOW CONSTRUCTION WORKERS WORRY ABOUT THEIR SAFETY.
ON JULY 21ST CLARK WALKED INTO BOB'S LIQUOR STORE AND DELI AFTER GETTING HIS PAYCHECK FROM A CONSTRUCTION SITE ACROSS THE STREET.
THE APPRENTICE CARPENTER WAS IN A COMA FOR THREE WEEKS BEFORE DYING AT GENERAL HOSPITAL.
CLARK WAS A FORMER SKI INSTRUCTOR AND RIVER RAFT GUIDE.
HIS FATHER AND SISTER FROM BOSTON ARE PLEADING FOR SOMEONE TO HELP FIND THE KILLERS.
A 25 THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS NOW BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION.
POLICE HAVE EVEN TAKEN THE UNUSUAL STEP OF PUTTING OUT POSTERS IN SPANISH BECAUSE THE AREA IS PREDOMINATELY LATINO.
BUT THE CHIEF OF HOMICIDE SAYS THE LANGUAGE BARRIER MAY NOT BE THE MAIN PROBLEM.
POLICE DON'T KNOW IF CLARK WAS KILLED BY A GANG.
IT MAY HAVE BEEN A GROUP OF MEN, WELL KNOWN AND APPARENTLY FEARED IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.
I'M MANUEL RAMOS IN SAN FRANCISCO.
script iconTAG
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IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE DEATH OF ROBERT CLARK, CALL THE S.F.P.D.'S HOMICIDE UNIT AT 415-553-1145.
script iconMT.FUJI/CANCER
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MORE THAN 400 PEOPLE WORKING TO BEAT BREAST CANCER. HAVE A NEW MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB. LITERALLY.
PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES LEFT S-F-O TODAY, HEADED TO JAPAN TO CLIMB MOUNT FUJI.
THE CLIMBERS ARE BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS, ACTIVISTS, SCIENTISTS, AND DOCTORS.
THEY WILL MEET UP WITH JAPANESE CLIMBERS TO SCALE THE 12-THOUSAND FOOT MOUNTAIN.
THE GROUP HOPES THEIR ADVENTURE WILL RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE RISE IN BREAST CANCER.
THE TRIP IS ORGANIZED BY THE BREAST CANCER FUND PARTNERS.
script iconTZ: TOSS BRIAN
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BRIAN SUSSMAN IS UP NEXT.
WX TEASE
THEN. NEW REVELATIONS FROM THE RUSSIAN RESCUERS WHO HAVE TRIED AND FAILED TO REACH THE SUBMARINE STRANDED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA.
script iconINTRO BILL
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FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE ACCIDENT. THE RUSSIAN NAVY ADMITS ITS SUNKEN NUCLEAR SUBMARINE HAS AN ENORMOUS HOLE IN ITS BOW.
BILL SCHECHNER REPORTS FROM THE SATELLITE CENTER, IT CALLS INTO QUESTION HOW MANY OF THE CREW SURVIVED BEYOND LAST SATURDAY.
script iconLEAD WORLD
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LET'S LOOK AT AN ANIMATION DEVELOPED FROM THIS INFORMATION.
WHICH COMES FROM A RUSSIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER.
HE SAID TODAY MOST OF THE CREW WAS IN THE AREA OF THE EXPLOSION. WHICH EXTENDED TO THE REAR OF THE BRIDGE.
THE IMPLICATION IS MANY ABOARD DIED AT THAT MOMENT.
script iconSUB RESCUE
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THIS NEWS AT THE SAME TIME THAT THE BRITISH MINI SUB THAT WILL ATTEMPT TO LINK UP WITH THE SUNKEN SUB KURSK LEFT NORWAY. IT IS NOT EXPECTED TO ARRIVE AT THE WRECK SITE UNTIL SATURDAY.
THE MINI SUB WILL TRY TO HOOK THIS WATER-TIGHT JACKET OVER THE KURSK'S ESCAPE HATCH AND LINK TO THE KURSK.
IT IS A DIFFICULT CHORE BECAUSE THE SUB LIES IN MUD, TILTED 60 DEGREES TO ITS SIDE. HOWEVER, THE ENGLISH OFFICER IN CHARGE SAYS HE IS OPTIMISTIC:
"WE PRACTICE AT ANGLES UP TO 60 DEGREES SO WE KNOW THAT WE CAN DO THAT. A LOT DEPENDS UPON THE COMBINATION OF THE ANGLE AND THE CURRENTS."
THE CURRENTS AND THE BOTTOM AT THE WRECK SITE. FROM WHICH RUSSIAN TELEVISION WAS BROADCSTING LIVE. COULD BE A PROBLEM.
"IT'S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE. SO THE BOTTOM IS VERY SOFT WITH PLENTY OF SAND.. YOU CAN'T SEE ANYTHING."
BUT, SAYS SAN FRANCISCO DIVE COMPANY PRESIDENT TOM BELCHER, IT IS A PROBLEM THAT CAN BE SOLVED.
"THEY'LL USE VIDEO CAMERAS, THEY'LL HAVE PORT=HOLES THEY CAN LOOK THROUGH, AND THEY'LL HAVE IMAGING SONAR."
WHETHER ANYONE REMAINS ALIVE IN THE SUBMARINE. OR IN FACT EVER WAS ALIVE AFTER THE INITIAL ACCIDENT. NOT KNOWN. THE RUSSIANS HAVE OFFERED CONTRADICTORY INFORMATION.
IN MURMANSK, THE NEAREST RUSSIAN CITY, FAMILIES OF THE 116 MEMBERS OF THE CREW BEGAN TO ARRIVE TO BE NEARBY WHEN THE RESCUE SHIP REACHES THE SUB.
MEANWHILE, THE RUSSIAN MILITARY, FACING SERIOUS CRITICISM FOR THE ACCIDENT AND THE DELAY IN SEEKING HELP, WAS SHOWING STRAIN.
"WE HAVE COME IN TIME. THE RESCUE OPERATION IS BEING CONDUCTED AS IT IS SUPPOSED TO BE CONDUCTED, AND YOU BETTER ASK SOME OTHER QUESTIONS."
script iconTAG
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SO AS OF TODAY. AT LEAST FIVE DAYS FROM THE ACCIDENT. AND TWO DAYS FROM THE ARRIVAL OF A RESCUE MISSION. TIME IS RUNNING ON. AND THE PROSPECTS OF THE CREW OF THE KURSK ARE RUNNING OUT.
KATE AND MAC.
script iconNORPLANT ALERT
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THERE'S A NEW WARNING OUT TONIGHT FROM THE COMPANY THAT MAKES THE NORPLANT BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANTS.
RECENT BATCHES OF THE IMPLANTS MAY BE INEFFECTIVE.
ACCORDING TO A PUBLISHED REPORT, ROUTINE TESTING FOUND THAT THE IMPLANTS DID NOT WORK AS EXPECTED.
THE DRUG MAKER HAS SENT LETTERS TO DOCTORS, ADVISING THEM NOT TO USE PACKAGES SHIPPED AFTER OCTOBER 7TH, UNTIL FURTHER TESTING.
WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD THE IMPLANTS SINCE LAST FALL ARE BEING ADVISED TO USE ADDITIONAL BIRTH CONTROL.
script iconSYNTH. ST. J'S W.
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SCIENTISTS IN LONDON ARE WORKING ON A SYNTHETIC VERSION OF SAINT JOHN'S WORT.
IT'S A POPULAR HERBAL REMEDY THAT IS COMMONLY USED TO FIGHT DEPRESSION.
BUT. SAINT JOHN'S WORT HAS ALSO BEEN KNOWN TO INTERFERE WITH SOME PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES LIKE BIRTH CONTROL AND ANTIBIOTICS.
DOCTORS HOPE A SYNTHETIC VERSION WILL RETAIN THE ANTI-DEPRESSANT QUALITIES, WHILE CONTROLLING THE ENZYMES THAT COMPETE WITH OTHER DRUGS.
script iconMcCAIN CANCER
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ARIZONA SENATOR JOHN MC-CAIN SAYS HE IS IN GOOD SPIRITS DESPITE HIS RECENT CANCER DIAGNOSIS.
MC-CAIN COMPLETED A NUMBER OF TESTS TODAY WITH DOCTORS IN ARIZONA.
MC-CAIN'S ADVISORS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY DOCTORS FOUND TWO AREAS OF MELANOMA, ONE ON THE SENATOR'S TEMPLE AND ONE ON HIS LEFT ARM.
HE IS SCHEDULED TO RETURN TO THE CLINIC TOMORROW TO DISCUSS TEST RESULTS AND TREATMENT OPTIONS.
script iconX-GAMES OPEN
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STREET LUGE?
SKYSURFING?
MUST BE TIME FOR THE 2000 X-GAMES.
PAUSE FOR NATS OF HALF-PIPER CRASHING
TODAY IS THE OFFICIAL KICK OFF OF THE SUMMER X-GAMES.
LOYAL FANS CRUISED ALONG THE EMABARCADERO TO SEE THE FREESTYLE SKATEBOARDERS AND BICYCLE STUNT JUMPERS CATCH A BIT OF AIR.
LAST YEAR, OVER 270-THOUSAND PEOPLE WENT OUT TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF THE X-GAMES.
EVENTS LIKE "AGRESSIVE IN-LINE SKATING" AND "VERTICAL BIKE STUNT" WILL RUN THROUGH MONDAY.
AND JUST LIKE LAST YEAR. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
script iconOPEN4: PRV.VICT.
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A SOUTH BAY WOMAN DESCRIBES HER OWN ORDEAL WITH A MAN NOW CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING A VALLEJO GIRL.
DEMOCRATIC DELEGATES ARE READY: TONIGHT THEY HEAR FROM THE MAN THEY WANT TO BE PRESIDENT.
AND THE CHABOT OBSERVATORY UNVEILS THE SPACE CENTER FOR THE 21ST CENTURY.
script iconINTRO JEFFREY
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WE START THIS HALF HOUR WITH THE CLAIMS THAT THE PRIME SUSPECT IN FIVE BAY AREA MURDERS HAS SEVERE MENTAL PROBLEMS.
A GRAND JURY TODAY BEGAN PROBING THE MURDERS OF IVAN AND ANNETTE STINEMAN, SELINA BISHOP, HER MOTHER AND HER FRIEND.
JEFFREY SCHAUB IS IN MARTINEZ, WHERE THE SUSPECT'S LAWYER IS ALSO SPEAKING OUT. JEFFREY.
script iconHELZERS/GR.JURY
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THE PUBLIC DEFENDER REPRESENTING GLENN HELZER SAYS THE SUSPECTED MASTERMIND IN THE DEATHS OF 5 PEOPLE IS SUFFERING FROM SEVERE MENTAL PROBLEMS.
TAKE TAPE #1 AT 22:01 SUZANNE CHAPOT
HE DOESN’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED. HE IS SEVERELY MENTALLY DISTURBED.
HE’S JUST VERY DISTRAUGHT, SAD I MEAN HE’S HORRIFIED ABOUT WHAT HE HEARS WHAT PEOPLE TELL HIM WHAT HAS HAPPENED.”
HELZER.WHO APPEARED IN COURT TODAY ALONGSIDE HIS BROTHER JUSTIN AND DAWN GODMAN HAS HAD, ACCORDING TO HIS LAWYER, A HISTORY OF MENTAL DISORDERS…
TAKE TAPE #1 AT 22:18 CHAPOT
HE WAS ON A NUMBER OF PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS.”
TAKE TAPE #1 AT 22:25
HE WAS DEEMED TO BE MENTALLY DISTURBED. HE HAD SOME KIND OF A BREAKDOWN.”
PRIOR TO HIS ARREST HELZER WAS LIVING AT THIS HOME IN CONCORD. HIS LAWYER SAYS WHILE THERE HE WAS RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY PAYMENTS FOR A MENTAL DISORDER. SEPARATELY, IN A SURPRISE MOVE TODAY, HELZER'S MOTHER AND FATHER TESTIFIED BEFORE A GRAND JURY LOOKING INTO POSSIBLE MURDER CHARGES AGAINST THEIR SONS. PROSECUTORS WOULD NOT SAY WHY THE JURY—MEETING IN A MARTINEZ VETERANS HALL-WAS EMPANELED. BUT SAID THERE IS MOUNTING EVIDENCE IN THE CASE…
TAKE TAPE #1 AT 19:51 HAL JEWETT DA
I EXPECT THE COMPLAINTS IN THIS CASE TO BE LONG AND I WANT ALL OF THE COUNTS THAT ARE ALLEGED ,TO BE SUPPORTED BY EVIDENCE.”
THE HELZERS AND GODMAN ARE SUSPECTED IN THE GRIZZLY MURDERS OF ANNETTE AND IVAN STEINMAN, SELENA BISHOP AND BISHOPS MOTHER AND COMPANION. A DAUNTING CASE. BECAUSE OF THAT IT MAY BE ANOTHER WEEK BEFORE FORMAL MURDER CHARGES ARE FILED.
script iconPREVIOUS VICTIM
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TURNING TO ANOTHER HIGH PROFILE BAY AREA CASE. A SOUTH BAY WOMAN COMES FORWARD TO SAY SHE WAS ASSAULTED BY THE SUSPECT IN THE VALLEJO KIDNAPPING OF MIDSI SANCHEZ.
THE WOMAN KNOWN AS "DIANE" SAYS CURTIS ANDERSON FOLLOWED HER HOME FROM A BAR IN SAN JOSE ONE NIGHT IN JANUARY OF LAST YEAR.
SHE SAYS ANDERSON THREW HER DOWN AND PHYSICALLY ASSAULTED HER
I TOLD EVERYBODY WHAT HE DID WHAT HE WAS ABOUT.AND NOBODY LISTENED.THEY ALL THOUGHT I WAS LYING.OH I'M SO SORRY I DIDN'T BELIEVE YOU.
THE ATTACK OCCURRED WHILE ANDERSON WAS OUT ON PAROLE. HE WAS SENT BACK TO PRISON BECAUSE OF THE ATTACK.
script iconINTRO SHERRY
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INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING AT ANDERSON IN SEVERAL MISSING CHILD CASES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. INCLUDING THAT OF XIANA FAIRCHILD.
SHERRY HU IS IN VALLEJO WITH A NEW TWIST IN THAT INVESTIGATION.
SHERRY.
script iconKIDNAP CONNECT
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STEPHANIE KAHALEKULU DOESN'T KNOW HOW WILLIAM PERKINS ARREST IS CONNECTED TO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF HER NIECE, XIANA FAIRCHILD.
VALLEJO POLICE SAY 21 YEAR OLD PERKINS IS ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION AND HAVING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.BUT INVESTIGATORS WON'T SAY IF THE ALLEGED VICTIM IS XIANA, OR WHEN THE CRIME OCCURRED.
PERKINS DOES KNOW XIANA'S FAMILY.AND DETECTIVES SAY HE IS ONE OF THE LAST PEOPLE TO SEE XIANA BEFORE SHE VANISHED LAST DECEMBER. BECAUSE HE STAYED AT HER HOME.
THE NEWS OF PERKINS ARREST HIT DIANE RAYMUNDO HARD.XIANA'S GRANDMOTHER SAYS PERKINS WAS A FRIEND OF HER FORMER BOYFRIEND. RAYMUNDO SAW PERKINS AT A VALLEJO LIQUOR STORE 2 WEEKS AGO, AND ALSO AT A GRAND JURY HEARING INVESTIGATING XIANA'S DISAPPEARANCE.
PERKINS IS JUST ONE PERSON WHO HAS RESURFACED AS A POSSIBLE LINK TO XIANA'S CASE.
POLICE SAY THOUGH NO EVIDENCE HAS BEEN FOUND YET, INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL CHECKING OUT CURTIS DEAN ANDERSON.HE WAS ARRESTED OVER THE WEEKEND FOR ALLEGEDLY KIDNAPPING AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTING AN 8 YEAR OLD VALLEJO GIRL.SHE MANAGED TO ESCAPE.
FOR XIANA'S GREAT AUNT, THESE NEW LEADS ARE DISTURBING.
script iconVIGILANTE KIDNAP
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SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DETECTIVES HAVE ARRESTED TWO MEN IN SALINAS CONNECTED TO AN APPARENT RAPE AND KIDNAPPING CASE.
THE FATHER OF A 4-YEAR-OLD SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM AND HIS FRIEND ALLEGEDLY ABDUCTED A SAN FRANCISCO MAN LAST NIGHT AND DROVE HIM TO SALINAS.
OFFICERS SAY THEY WERE HOPING THE MAN COULD LEAD THEM TO THE DAUGHTER'S ASSAILANT.
SALINAS POLICE ARRESTED THE TWO MEN FOR KIDNAPPING.
THE VICTIM IS SAFE. BUT THE ACCUSED MOLESTER. 25-YEAR-OLD PORFIRIO JUARES OF NAPA. IS STILL AT LARGE.
script iconPOOL ARTIFACTS
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WHAT BEGAN AS A PLUMBING PROBLEM. HAS UNCOVERED A WINDOW ON THE PAST.
WORKERS CLEARING A SWIMMING POOL DRAIN AT SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY HAVE FOUND NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS FROM THE EARLY 1800S.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND STUDENTS ARE UNEARTHING ANIMAL BONES, POTTERY SHARDS, CHARCOAL, AND BEADS.
EXPERTS SAY THE ITEMS WERE PROBABLY FROM NATIVE AMERICANS LIVING AT A NEARBY CATHOLIC MISSION.
THIS ARTIFACT AND THE OTHERS WE HAVE FOUND HERE HAVE GIVEN US A GLIMPSE INTO WHAT WAS HAPPENING DAY TO DAY TO THE NATIVE AMERICANS LIVING HERE AT THE MISSION.
THE SITE. A SEVEN-BY-FOUR FOOT PIT. IS CLOSE TO THE "SANTA CLARA MISSION DE ASSISI" NEAR THE ENTRANCE OF THE CAMPUS.
A UNIVERSITY SPOKESPERSON SAYS THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME THEY'VE MADE AN ANCIENT DISCOVERY.
OTHER CONSTRUCTION SITES IN RECENT YEARS ON THE CAMPUS HAVE YIELDED ARTIFACTS.
script iconTOSS TO BILL
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IN BRAZIL TODAY AN UNUSUAL PLANE HIJACKING.
BILL SCHECHNER REPORTS FROM THE SATELLITE CENTER. THE HIJACKERS WERE AFTER THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN CASH.
script iconINTRO EOYW
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THERE WERE 72 PEOPLE ABOARD. BUT THE FIVE HI-JACKERS WEREN'T INTERESTED IN THEM.
HERE THEY ARE AT THE END OF THE FLIGHT.
WHAT WE DON'T HAVE PICTURES OF IS THE LANDING AT AN ISOLATED AIRSTRIP IN THE JUNGLE. AND THE HIJACKERS FLEEING.
ALONG WITH THE MONEY. IT'S NOT CLEAR IF IT WAS STOLEN FROM A REGIONAL BANK. OR BEING TRANSPORTED ON THE PLANE. WHAT IS CLEAR. IT'S GONE.
script iconW: BRAZIL HIJACK
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CBS 12:14:27 PLANE, PASSENGERS, & CREW AFTER HIJACKING ENDS
script iconW: LATVIA BOMB
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A DISMAYING STORY, WITH PICTURES TO MATCH, FROM LATVIA WHERE TWO BOMBS EXPLODED IN A SHOPPING CENTER IN THE CITY'S OLD TOWN.
TWENTY-ONE HURT, THREE SERIOUSLY.
THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS BOMBINGS SINCE LATVIA GAINED INDEPENDENCE FROM THE FORMER SOVIET UNION TEN YEARS AGO.
BUT THEY HAVE BEEN GANGSTER INTIMIDATION, NOT POLITICS, POLICE SAY.
NO CLAIMS OF RESPONSIBILITY IN TODAY'S INCIDENT.
script iconW: COLOMBIA BUST
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SPEAKING OF GANGS. THIS IS ONE. BUSTED TODAY IN CALI, COLOMBIA.
BUT IT'S NOT COCAINE THIS TIME. BUT COUNTERFEIT BILLS AND THE MEANS OF MAKING THEM.
POLICE SAID THEY HAD BUSTED THE WORLD'S MOST PROLIFIC COUNTERFEIT RING. RESPONSIBLE FOR $40 MILLION IN FAKE U-S CURRENCY THAT CIRCULATED IN BOTH EUROPE AND THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE.
script iconTAG: GOAT/COLT
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NOTHING BOGUS HERE. JUST A TAD OF SPECIES CONFUSION.
IT IS A GOAT. ON THE RIGHT. AND A COLT, ON THE LEFT.
BOTH ARE NOW EATING. AND THAT IS THE STORY.
THE COLT'S MOM DIED IN CHILDBIRTH. THE GOAT IS NOW HIS WET-NURSE.
AND OUT THERE IN NORTH DAKOTA. WELL. IT'S THE BIGGEST DEAL SINCE THE SATELLITE CENTER DOESN'T KNOW WHEN.
AND A MUCH NICER IMAGE OF THE PEACE GARDEN STATE THAN THAT UNPLEASANTNESS WITH THE WOOD CHIPPER.
KATE AND MAC.
script iconSTOCKS
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IN FINANCIAL NEWS. STOCKS ROSE TODAY. AS INVESTORS WENT AFTER INDUSTRIES THEY THINK ARE LIKELY TO ESCAPE A PROFIT SLOWDOWN.
THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL WAS UP 47-POINTS. WHILE THE NASDAQ SHOT UP NEARLY 80.
THE STANDARD AND POORS ALSO ROSE ABOUT 16-POINTS.
THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE INCHED UP ALMOST FIVE. AND THE AMERICAN EXCHANGE GAINED ABOUT SIX-AND-HALF-POINTS.
script iconCLINTON/GR.JURY
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AS WE MENTIONED EARLIER.THE MONICA LEWINSKY SCANDAL RESURFACES. JUST IN TIME FOR THE BIGGEST SPEECH OF AL GORE'S POLITICAL CAREER.
THE INDEPENDENT COUNSEL HAS CALLED ANOTHER GRAND JURY TO HEAR EVIDENCE AGAINST PRESIDENT CLINTON.
AT ISSUE: WHETHER CLINTON'S TESTIMONY IN THE MONICA LEWINSKY CASE AMOUNTED TO CRIMINAL CONDUCT.
A SPOKESPERSON SAYS IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE FOR THE INDEPENDENT PROSECUTOR TO MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE DAY GORE PLANS TO ACCEPT THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION.
script iconWHAT'S ON
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TONIGHT CBS NEWS WILL PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, INCLUDING AL GORE'S SPEECH.
COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6. FOLLOWED BY "BIG BROTHER" AT EIGHT AND "BECKER" AT 8:30.
THEN STAY TUNED FOR "EVENING MAGAZINE" AT NINE, "HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" AT 9:30, AND "THE OUTER LIMITS" AT TEN.
FOR A COMPLETE WRAP-UP OF THE DAY'S NEWS, TUNE INTO EYEWITNESS NEWS AT ELEVEN.
script iconLOTTO WINNER
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AND. A MYSTERY LOTTO WINNER IS 88-MILLION DOLLARS RICHER TONIGHT.
THE SAN FRANCISCO STORE WHERE THE TICKET WAS SOLD IS WAITING FOR THE PLAYER TO CLAIM THEIR PRIZE.
THE WINNER CORRECTLY GUESSED ALL SIX NUMBERS. INCLUDING THE ELUSIVE "MEGA NUMBER"
LOTTERY OFFICIALS SAY THE WINNERS USUALLY GUARD THE WINNING TICKET WITH THEIR LIVES.
THEY SAFEGUARD IT. THEY DO TAKE GOOD CARE OF IT LIKE IT'S A DIAMOND.
THE STORE RECEIVES 440-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR SELLING THE TICKET.
THE WINNER HAS 180 DAYS TO CLAIM HIS PRIZE.
script iconMAC MOMENT
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AS A KID, MY IDEA OF ADVENTURE WAS A HIKE IN THE OAKLAND HILLS.
BACK THEN THERE WERE NO HOMES, JUST TREES, BUSHES AND ROCKS.
I'D HEAD FOR GREEN LAKE AT MILLS COLLEGE, THEN UP THE HILL TO BIG ROCK AND PAST THE RUSTING REMAINS OF THE OLD OAKLAND ZOO.
BUT THE REAL PRIZE ON THOSE HIKES WAS A SIDE TRIP TO CHABOT OBERSERVATORY.
MY FIRST CLOSE-UP VIEW OF THE HEAVENS WAS AT CHABOT.
ONE DAY, A KINDLY ASTRONOMER LET ME PEER INTO THE TELESCOPE.
I HAD NO IDEA ABOUT WHAT I WAS SEEING, BUT I KNEW IT WAS A LONG WAY AWAY AND FASCINATING.
NOW, CHABOT HAS GROWN WITH THE TIMES.
NOW IT'S CHABOT SPACE AND SCIENCE CENTER, ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST ADVANCED PLANETARIUMS.
IT'S FILLED WITH HIGH-TECH WIZARDRY, BUT YOU'LL ALSO FIND THE ORIGINAL TELESCOPES OF MY YOUTH, REFURBISHED FOR THE NEW CENTURY.
YOU, TOO, CAN LOOK THROUGH THE TELESCOPES AS I ONCE DID. CHABOT IS ONE OF THE FEW PLANETARIUMS ANYWHERE THAT ISN'T RESTRICTED TO ASTRONOMERS AND SCIENTISTS. IT'S OPEN TO EVERYONE.
THE GRAND OPENING IS SATURDAY.
WHEN YOU EXPERIENCE THE NEW CHABOT SPACE AND SCIENCE CENTER, REMEMBER ITS GOAL IS SHOWING KIDS THEIR PLACE IN THE COSMOS, JUST AS THAT THOUGHTFUL ASTRONOMER SHOWED ME ALL THOSE YEARS AGO.
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