[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]


On News 7 at 5, former Virginia Tech student Christy Brzonkala takes her allegations of rape all the way to the U-S Supreme Court. We'll have a live report.
(----------)
[VO-NAT]

And today's high wind spells trouble for one building under construction.
(------------)

[Weather-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Wind gusts well in excess of 40mph around southwest Virginia today. Wind advisories remain in effect for some regions. Details ahead.

[Medical-Head]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#med heads]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


In Medical News, we'll tell you
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

why a simple little device could someday save the lives of thousands of patients with liver failure.
(----------------)



[open]
[SUPER=#4063; Headline Banner]
[SUPER=@Jean1;]
[SUPER=@Tonya1;]
[SUPER=@Patrick1;]
[SUPER=@robin1;]
[SUPER=@Denise1;]


[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT brzonkala tape 15:52:36 ]
[IN Q=The laws]

((CHRISTY BRZONKALA/ALLEGED RAPE VICTIM: THE LAWS WE HAVE OFTEN FAIL US AND WOMEN LIKE ME KNOW IT.))
[sot 11;44:37???TAPE ONE ]

((MARILYN MORRISON/TONY MORRISON'S MOTHER: THERE WAS NO RAPE. THERE WAS NO RAPE. SO WHY ARE WE HERE?))
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=we here?]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


We may never know if Christy Brzonkala was raped by two Virginia Tech football players.
But after today, we'll know how her allegations impact civil rights law in America.
(----------)
[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good afternoon, I'm Jean Jadhon.

[5-Brzonkala]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#599-15 1:29:25]
[GRAPHIC=Brzonkala]


The U-S Supreme heard arguments today in the case of Brzonkala versus Morrison.
The 1995 case that horrified Virginia Tech is now the nation's test for the federal Violence Against Women Act.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Ellen State Microwave]


Ellen Qualls is back from Washington with more from our Richmond newsroom.
[Live=Ellen Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


The ultimate he said-she said college rape case is now a civil rights landmark for the nation.
It was NOT so much former Virginia Tech football players on trial today.
It was a 1994 act of Congress.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Christy]
[SUPER=03-Washington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Biden/(D) Delaware; :07]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June 4, 1997; :25]
[SUPER=01-Michael Rosman/Morrison's Attorney; :36]
[RUNS=:56]
[OUT Q=chose not to do.]


(( Christy Brzonkala did NOT talk to reporters today, letting the man who wrote the Violence Against Women Act speak for her.
[sot tape one 11:30:36]

((SEN. JOE BIDEN: MEN DO NOT TAKE...ALTER THEIR LIFE PATTERNS.))
[runs=:18]


Former Virginia Tech player Tony Morrison was NOT in Washington.
He let his mother and his attorney do the talking.
They agree with Biden that it's NOT about rape... it's about the much drier commerce clause of the Constitution.
[sot 11;48:47 ]

((MICHAEL ROSMAN/MORRISON'S ATTORNEY: THERE'S VIRTUALLY NO...IT CHOSE TO TO DO.))
[runs=:20 ]))



[Live= Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


So the court will answer this question: do the Commerce Clause and the Equal Protection clauses allow Congress to pass laws allowing women to sue their alleged attackers-- when state remedies fail.
Remember, a Virginia grand jury chose NOT to indict either Morrison or James Crawford.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Ellen State Microwave]


Q&A JEAN: Is Virginia Tech still a party to any part of this suit?

[5-Expelled-Students]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Meanwhile a federal ruling today on the students kicked out of school for fighting during a football game.
A federal court upheld the suspensions-
As Drew Levinson reports the judge did not buy the idea that their rights were violated.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Decatur, IL;]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jesse Jackson/Rainbow-Push Coalition;]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Detroit.]

(( SCHOOL OFFICIALS IN DECATUR ARE HOPING THE RULING WILL FINALLY CUT DOWN ON THE NUMBER OF TIMES THIS HOME VIDEO IS SEEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

SOT: KENNETH ARNDT/DECATUR SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

OUR COMMUNITY IS STILL IN TURMOIL, OUR KIDS ARE STILL AFRAID. ALL KIDS DESERVE TO HAVE AN EDUCATION WITHOUT THIS UNBELIEVEABLE ATTENTION THAT HAS BEEN PLACED UPON IT." U-S DISTRICT JUDGE MICHAEL MC CUSKEY RULED THE DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT DID NOT ACT ILLEGALLY, IMPROPERLY OR DENY STUDENTS THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS. IT ALL BEGAN LAST SEPTEMBER WHEN SIX STUDENTS WERE EXPELLED FOR TWO YEARS FOR FIGHTING AT A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAME. ..BUT AFTER PROTESTS LED BY THE REV. JESSE JACKSON THE PUNISHMENT WAS REDUCED TO ONE YEAR. STILL NOT SATISFIED... JACKSON AND THE STUDENTS TOOK THEIR CASE TO FEDERAL COURT. REV. JESSE JACKSON/RAINBOW COALITION "THE COURT OFFERED NO RELIEF FOR THESE YOUTH AND SHOWED NO MERCY FOR GETTING THEM BACK IN SCHOOL." JACKSON SAYS THE STUDENTS WILL APPEAL THE DECISION...A RULING HE CLAIMS SHOWS A RADICAL DISREGARD FOR THE EDUCATIONAL FUTURE OF THE KIDS. IN DECATUR... WHILE SCHOOL OFFICIALS STOPPED SHORT OF CALLING THIS A WIN...THEY WERE OBVIOUSLY PLEASED THE RULING WENT THEIR WAY. THEY CLAIM IT'S NOT A RACIAL ISSUE. THEY SIMPLY WANT AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE IT'S SAFE FOR PEOPLE TO ATTEND ATHLETIC EVENTS WITHOUT FEAR OF VIOLENCE. DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, DETROIT.))

[5-Brush-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=500-10 :17]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]


It's windy out there and that's making it tough for firefighters to control a brush fire in Montgomery County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


The fire started sometime before noon about 100 yards off McCoy Road.
At one point, the high winds caused the flames to jump the road.
Firefighters say it may have been sparked by a passing train.
About 50 firefighters and workers from Norfolk Southern are there trying to extinguish the fire.
Forestry officials estimate that ten to twelve acres have burned.
They say the several homes in the area are not threatened.
(------------)


[5-Wind-Damage]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=500-1 :55]
[GRAPHIC=]


High wind also caused trouble in Roanoke County- an office building under construction collapsed-
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


The walls buckled causing the building to collapse this afternoon-
The McVitty Executive Center is on 419- The owner says the gusts were so strong...construction workers even had a hard time standing. They were able to get out in time though-
No one was injured.
(-------------)

[(toss to R)]
(toss to Robin)

[Robin-Tease] [01/11/2000]
[SS=NONE]ROBIN IN WX-CENTER

[WXPRO/FULL] WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST FIVE DAY FORECAST

[SS=NONE]ROBIN TOSS BACK[Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Tease 1]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Still to come on the newscast, managers at Lewis Gale Clinic break their silence about the resignations of 18 doctors,
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

and just what will happen to Elian Gonzalez is still up in the air after a judge says his uncle can have custody of the Cuban refugee.
(------------)
[COMM-#1]








[5-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=599-14 1:23:04]
[GRAPHIC=Lewis gale Departing doctors]


For the first time since a group of doctors deserted the Lewis-Gale Clinic ... the clinic management is speaking publicly ... but still not saying much.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The clinic's executive director says he's surprised 18-doctors have left.
But as long as Lewis-Gale is holding discussions with PhyCor ... the parent company ... clinic management won't talk about what made the doctors leave.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:19:04 //// 2:26:30]
[**bump sots**]
[IN Q=we cannot comment//it is not the intention]

((JON NESS/LEWIS-GALE CLINIC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: WE CANNOT COMMENT ON THE REASONS FOR THESE RESIGNATIONS, AS THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT LEGAL IMPLICATIONS.//////// IT IS NOT THE INTENTION TO SAY THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MEETING TODAY IS TO SAY THIS IS AN ISSUE, AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Jon Ness/Lewis-Gale Clinic Executive Dir.]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=ACKNOWLEDGE THAT]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[DOC PRE PRO]
Here's the list of the 18-doctors who have resigned so far.
Four practice at the main clinic in Salem.
The rest are at Lewis-Gale satellite clinics:
One is leaving Back Creek, two from Fincastle, one each in Floyd and Fort Lewis, five at the Lee-Hi clinic and four at West Salem.
Meanwhile ... doctors tell us they're under a gag order.
They can't talk to each other or to their patients for fear of getting sued.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC =Hold]

We'll have more on that at six, and why some doctors say they might have to leave the area.

[5-Cuba-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Cuba Boy]


The agency that ordered Elian Gonzalez back to Cuba this Friday- is now backing off its deadline-
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]


The Immigration and Naturalization service turnaround- comes after yesterdays state court ruling-
A judge gave Elian's great uncle custody and set up a court hearing for March.
The judge said she wants the boy's father Juan Gonzalez to have his day in away from Fidel Castro's rule.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:51:52]
[IN Q=]

((JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ/MIAMI DADE CIRCUIT COURT: IT IS THE INTENT OF THIS COURT TO BE CERTAIN THAT THE RESPONDENT BE PROPERLY SERVED AND NOTIFIIED OF THESE PROCEEDINGS AND BE AFFORDED A MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITY TO APPEAR AND PRESET EVIDENCE BEFORE THE COURT.))
[SUPER=01-Judge Rosa Rodriguez/Miami-Dade Circuit Court;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=before the court.]
(------------)


The court's order defies the INS order- leading Attorney General Janet Reno to review the court's action.
Meanwhile protests continue in Cuba- thousands rallied for the boy's return.

(-----------------) [5-illegal-Aliens]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Officials found more illegal aliens this morning in Seattle. Smugglers were trying to ship the Chinese immigrants into the country.
Once here they could spend the rest of lives as virtual slaves. Manuel Gallegus has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;:00]
[SUPER=01-Irene Mortensen/Immigration Official; :18]
[SUPER=01-Robert Coleman/Immigration Official; :37]
[SUPER=01-David Bachman/University of Washington; :58]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS Los Angeles]

(((LOCATOR: SEATTLE, WA)
IT IS THE FOURTH CASE OF HUMAN SMUGGLING IN SEATTLE THIS MONTH.
EARLY THIS MORNING, NINETEEN MEN WERE DISCOVERED INSIDE A NARROW CONTAINER ABORD THE SHIP YOKAHAMA, WHICH HAD JUST COME-IN FROM HONG KONG. THEIR LIVING CONDITIONS WERE TERRIBLE ACCORDING TO THE INS.

-SOT- IRENE MORTENSEN, IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL 9;46;13


garbage, very unsanitary conditions, dirty.
THE MEN WERE IN FAIRLY GOOD CONDITION. THEY WERE LUCKY.
THE NIGHT BEFORE, ON A DIFFERENT SHIP, 18 MEN AND WOMEN WERE DISCOVERED IN A CONTAINER. THREE WERE ALREADY DEAD.THE SURVIVORS, WHO COULD BARELY WALK, ARE NOW IN I.N.S. CUSTODY.

-SOT-ROBERT COLEMAN, IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL

this is a human tragedy, this is crime at its worst. 9;46;03
THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM BOTH SHIPS ARE ALL APPARENTLY FROM THE FOOJIAN PROVINCE IN CHINA. SMUGGLERS KNOWN AS SNAKEHEADS ARRANGE PASSAGE IN EXCHANGE FOR FORTY OR FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS. THEY WORK OFF THE HUGE DEBT IN THE U.S. IN AFORM OF INDENTURED SERVITUDE.

-SOT-DAVID BACHMAN, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON CHINA EXPERT

:13 I think many of these immigrants know they are not coming with the type of skills needed for high paying jobs in the u.s. but down the road they see this leading to a much more beneficial outcome for their descendants.
THE IMMIGRANTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED TO SEE IF THEY CAN CLAIM ASYLUM AND STAY IN THE U.S. OTHERWISE THEY WILL BE SENT BACK.
MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Coming up next, Patrick Evans will head to the Harrison Museum of African American Culture where he will draw off the experiences of others.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Patrick1;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 5]



[STOCKS]
[Comm Break#2]



[5-Harrison-MUSEUM]


[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[NEWSCAST=FIVE]
[WRITER=pev]
[TAPE#=500-7 14:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]


We all have visions for the year 2000, but two local artists have put their visions on display for all to see.

And Patrick Evans takes us inside the Harrison Museum of African American Culture for a look at how these artists see the world around them.
(//////SOT/////)
[SUPER=@Patrick1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Betty Clay/Artist;]
[SUPER=01-Wil Clay/Artist-Illustrator;]
[RUNS=2:15]
[OUT Q=news 7 at 5]


[Stats] [01/11/2000] [CK/ESS]FIVE BACKGROUND [CK/WXPRO] [CK/VIEWERNET] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES]REGIONAL FORECASTS [ESS/FULL]EXTENDED FORECAST [ESS/FULL]WX SPONSOR [AUDIO CART] [WALK OVER FOR 2 SHOT] [Forecasts]
[SUPER=#577]
[SUPER=X5000]
[SUPER=330-Windy And/Clear/32-34/Sunny And/Mild/55-58]
[SUPER=331-Breezy And/Clear/30-35/Sunny And/Mild/55-60]
[SUPER=332-Wind Advisory/Clear & Cold/25-28/Partly Sunny/Wind SE-15/53-56]
[SUPER=333-Wind Advisory/Mostly Clear/27-30/Partly/Sunny/53-55]
[SUPER=334-Wind Advisory/This Evening/22-24/Becoming/Partly Sunny/50-52]
[SUPER=X5001][tease#3]


[health music under]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#tease 3]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Coming up today in Sports, we'll get a look at brand new Dodge that will hit the NASCAR tracks next year.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

But first in Health Check, we'll see a device that could someday make liver transplants a thing of the past.
(-----------------)

[health bump]
[Comm Break#3]


[5-Liver]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE=599-13 1:51:32]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


A new device under testing in Chicago is saving the lives of patients with liver failure.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago;]


It's an artificial liver and like the real thing, it filters out the toxins produced by the body.
The cartridge is filled with healthy liver cells.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:43:21 CBS]
[IN Q=The patient's]

(())
[SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Millis/University of Chicago;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=metabolized by the cells]
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]


Amy Petrovic (PET-TROW-VICK) was minutes away from death when doctors used it on her.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:43:05]
[IN Q=When she arrived]
[SUPER=01-Brian Petrovic/Patient's Brother;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=worried about her.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The artificial liver kept her alive for four days until she could get a transplant.
Doctors expect she will go on to lead a normal life.
But that wouldn't have been possible without the device.
(-----------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Some think it may make many liver transplants unnecessary. The cartridge could buy patients enough time until their own livers can heal themselves.



[S5-Men]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP- 52 tc 1:11:48]
[ss=ticker]


Good afternoon and welcome to the two minute ticker. We're starting off on the hardwood.
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke College]


And a 10 game win streak for the Maroons. The Roanoke College Men's team is on the rise in the national polls.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Saturday;]


The Maroons are 17th in the D-3 Hoops Online National rankings and 21st in the Columbus Multimedia poll.
Roanoke is just two victories away from equaling last year's total wins.
The goal is still to end up on top of the ODAC.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=to win]

(())
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke College Head Coach;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=what matters]
(------------)
[anchor=steve]
[ss=roanoke college]


Moir's squad travels to Eastern Mennonite for a conference game tonight.

[S5-Dodge]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=sp-49 tc]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]


The 2000 NASCAR season hasn't even started, but at least one car manufacturer is already getting ready for 2001.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI;]


Daimler Chrysler unveiled its new Intrepid in Detroit today.
Built in North Carolina under the direction of Ray Evernham, the car will be tested for the next year before it makes its debut at the 2001 Daytona 500.
Evernham has not named a driver for his team, but several other teams are also considering a switch to Dodge.
Rumors claim all of Richard Petty's teams will run Intrepids following this season.
(------------)


[S5-Nascar]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-54 tc ]
[GRAPHIC=nascar]

[anchor tag anchor tag]
Nearly 200 media members have gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the annual preseason Nascar Media Tour.
That's where our own Mike Stevens and photographer Lynn Eller will be spending the week.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=denise]
[SUPER=@Mike1; :10]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=tonight at six]
(-------------------)
[anchor=Denise]
[ss=Ticker]


Also tonight at six a preview of tonight's Radford-Concord game at the Demond Center.

Jean will be back with more News 7 At Five after this.[5-Snoopy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=599-18 1:24:34]
[GRAPHIC=]


Last week, millions of fans around the world said a sad goodbye to Linus, Lucy and Charlie Brown.
The so-long was particularly tough for one California woman. She has spent the last several years turning her home into a shrine for Peanuts.
Larry Himmel has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Marcos, CA; :00]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]



[Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]