[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


A Former Virginia Tech student takes her case before the nation's highest court today.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Florida judge orders six-year-old Elian Gonzalez to remain in the United States for the next two months.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Mostly clear and windy this morning..so you might want to secure those trash cans or anchor down any lawn furniture.
Gusty winds mainly out of the west will serve to warm temperatures up nicely this afternoon, with highs heading toward 60.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Brzonkala]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=US Supreme Court]


Former Tech student Christy Brzonkala takes her case before the U-S Supreme Court today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Friday;]


Brzonkala wants to sue two men who, she says, raped her in a dormitory.
The case could overturn the six-year-old Violence Against Women Act under which Brzonkala's lawsuit was filed.


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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


A lower court threw out the case, saying the federal act is a ``sweeping intrusion'' into matters which are traditionally handled by states.
And it said violence against women has an only ``indirect'' relationship with interstate commerce and is therefore out of federal jurisdiction.
News-Seven's Ellen Qualls is in Washington and will have much more on this story later today.


[Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-41 TC2:00:48]
[GRAPHIC=Lewis Gale Clinic]


This morning there are still unanswered questions about the doctor resignations at Lewis Gale Clinics.
What we do know is that 14 doctors have resigned from the 15 satellite clinic offices.
It's hard to say which of those offices is affected since the doctors have been instructed not to talk to the media, and even their patients.
Kate Weidaw has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In addition]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=@Kate1; :42]
[RUNS=:53]
[OUT Q=KW, News-7.]

((In addition to the satellite offices, the main clinic in Salem is affected by the resignations as well. We're told a number of specialists and surgeons working here have quit. The resignations are said to be a result of doctors being unhappy with PhyCor -- the Nashville group that operates the Lewis Gale Clinic. In fact PhyCor has been sued several times by doctors who say the company steals their profits. However there are some doctors who have chosen to stay at their jobs. [take pre-pro] Both doctors at Bonsack and Clearbrook family Practice are staying. One doctor at Back Creek is not resigning and both doctors at the Allergy Clinic in Salem will remain on the job. [STANDUP] ((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING; TODAY A CLINIC SPOKESWOMAN SAYS SHE SHOULD SHED SOME LIGHT ON THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE RESIGNATIONS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY WHERE PATIENTS MIGHT HAVE TO GO TO SEE THEIR DOCTORS. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
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[S-Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-56 23:34]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Death Penalty]


Virginia executed Douglas Christopher Thomas last night, for a crime he committed when he was seventeen.
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[VO-NAT 99-56 23:34]


Thomas was convicted in 1990 for murdering his girlfriend's parents.
[SUPER=03-Middlesex Co./November 1990]


The U-S Supreme Court denied a request for a stay yesterday, and Governor Gilmore denied a similar request less than an hour before the execution.
Thomas did not have a final statement.
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[cuban-boy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzlaez]


A local judge in Miami has issued the latest ruling affecting 6-year old Elian Gonzalez.
Terisa Estacio reports the judge claimed jurisdiction in the case and ordered Elian to stay put for now.
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[SOT]

[3:07:03]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL; :00]
[SUPER=01-Judge Rosa Rodriguez/Miami-Dade Circuit Court; :28]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Miami.]

((NAT Elian Goes to School Holding up his hands in a sign of victory, Elian Gonzalez returned to his Miami home that after a judge the boy could stay for now. Ever since his mother died at sea trying to escape Cuba and the boy was rescued, where Elian should live has become a heated custody battle. Late Monday, a state judge ruled that Elian could remain in temporary custody of his Miami relatives until permanent custody is decided in a special hearing.
(Sot, Judge Rosa Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Circuit Court)
(Sot, Family Spokesman, we feel confident that this has taken the course of justice instead of politics with the court

decision this afternoon) Elian presently lives with his great uncle in Miami, and the judge said he should stay there until a full hearing in March. However, the Immigration & Naturalization Service ruled last week that the boy should return to his father in Cuba by this Friday. It's unclear what impact the judge's decision will have on the Friday deadline.
(Sot?)
(NEW STANDUP CLOSE)))



[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a Virginia Tech standout is heading to the N-F-L.
Steve Mason has the details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:10]
[OUT Q=great Tuesday]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=07-Dr. Roger McIntire;]



(Steve tosses to stocks)

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

[E-Buried-Barrels]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-52 41:34]
[GRAPHIC=Buried Barrels]


The city of Roanoke will plead guilty to a criminal charge in federal court, and pay 600- thousand dollars for environmental violations.
Joe Dashiell has more on the plea agreement between the city and federal authorities.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The city's violations came to light]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1998; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Hackworth/Roanoke City Attorney; :22 ]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :32]
[SUPER=01-Robert Crouch/U. S. Attorney; :47]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((The city's violations came to light two years ago, with the discovery of barrels buried at the Public Works Service Center.
Eventually more than a thousand were unearthed. Most were empty but 58 contained hazardous waste, asphalt patch material or oil- based road paint.
Federal investigators say they also found a history of inattention to environmental regulations.
[SOT 15:52:24]
[IN Q=We know we did wrong]

((BILL HACKWORTH/ROANOKE CITY ATTORNEY: WE KNOW WE DID WRONG AND WE WANT TO GET IT BEHIND US AND GET ON WITH THINGS AND PUT A SYSTEM IN PLACE TO MAKE SURE WE DON'T EVER HAVE THIS HAPPEN AGAIN IN THE CITY.))
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[OUT Q=happen again in the city.]


City council has approved a plea agreement that a federal judge will consider on Wednesday.
No individuals will face criminal charges, but the city will pay a fine of 125- thousand dollars and spend 475- thousand on community service projects with an environmental focus.
[SOT 02:51:42]
[IN Q=The community]

((ROBERT CROUCH/U.S. ATTORNEY: THE COMMUNITY THAT WAS THE VICTIM, SO TO SPEAK, OF A PARTICULAR VIOLATION WILL ALSO BE THE BENEFICIARY OF THE PLEA AGREEMENT AND THE OUTCOME OF THE CASE.))
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[OUT Q=outcome of the case.]


The city has already spent 900- thousand dollars on the clean-up and related expenses. With the fines and community service, the tab will likely exceed one and a half million dollars.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[Va-Guard]


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


Governor Gilmore has ordered a comprehensive review of the Virginia Army National Guard's promotion policies.
The move comes in response to a Washington Post article yesterday that reported a low rate of promotion for black members.
The report says that minorities make up almost a third of the guard's membership... but only ten percent of Guard officers are minorities.
A black person has NEVER made general at the Virginia National Guard, and 31 of 33 colonels are white.

[zumwalt-funeral]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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President Clinton spoke yesterday afternoon at the funeral of retired Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Junior.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Annapolis, MD;]

[3:14:58]
Mr. Clinton remembered Zumwalt as a man who not only modernized the Navy, but also served as its conscience.
Zumwalt, the former Chief of Naval Operations, died last week of cancer at the age of 79.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((PRESIDENT CLINTON: WHEN OUR HISTORIANS LOOK BACK ON THE CENTURY WE HAVE JUST LEFT, THEY MAY WELL RECORD THAT ARLEIGH BURKE WAS THE SPIRIT OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY; THEY WILL CERTAINLY RECALL THAT BUD ZUMWALT ITS CONSCIENCE.))
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[OUT Q=Zumwalt its conscience.]
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[VO-NAT]


Zumwalt was the Navy's top officer from 1970 to 1974, during which time he ordered the spraying of Agent Orange in Vietnam.
He is also credited with increasing the effectiveness of the Navy by updating its dwindling fleet with sophisticated weapons, and easing restrictions for enlisted men.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


Zumwalt called Virginia home.
In 1976, he ran for one of Virginia's U-S Senate seats as a Democrat.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, much of the country, including Viriginia, is in desperate need of blood.
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=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( COMBINE THE HOLIDAYS AND THE FLU - AND YOU'VE GOT THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR A BLOOD SHORTAGE. ((VO))
AND IT'S A SHORTAGE THAT'S AFFECTING EVERY STATE IN THE COUNTRY.
ESPECIALLY HARD HIT - CALIFORNIA, MISSOURI, AND GEORGIA- STATES WHERE SURGERIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF A LACK OF BLOOD.
BUT THE WORD IS OTHER STATES WILL BE IN THE SAME BOAT UNLESS PEOPLE START TOLLING UP THEIR SLEEVES.
LESS THAN 5% OF THE PEOPLE IN THE U-S ARE REGULAR DONORS - BUT WITH ALL THE FLU GOING AROUND IT MEANS THE OTHER 95% NEED TO HELP. ((VO))
ALSO TODAY - IF YOU'RE PLANNING ON HAVING A BABY - ONE THING TO TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT AHEAD OF TIME IS AN EPISIOTOMY. A PROCEDURE WHERE A CUT IS MADE TO ENLARGE THE OPENING WHERE THE BABY COMES OUT.
A STUDY IN THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL SAYS EPISITOMIES MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD ... WITH SOME WOMEN LOSING BOWEL CONTROL AFTER HAVING THE PROCEDURE DONE. ((VO))
AND FINALLY... WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON NOISE YOU'RE HEARING THESE DAYS?
WITH ALL THE FLU AND FLU LIKE GERMS OUT THERE ODDS ARE ITS A COUGH. SO WHAT'S THE BEST CHOICE WHEN IT COMES TO COUGH MEDICATION? ((OC))
AN EXPECTORANT IS WHAT YOU USE TO LOOSEN A COUGH ... ALTHOUGH THE BEST EXPECTORANT ISN'T MEDICATION - IT'S WATER - AND LOTS OF IT.
TO QUIET A COUGH, THINK DM OR DETROMETHORPHAN. BUT DON'T FORGET A COUGH IS A PROTECTIVE REFLEX. YOU DON'T ALWAYS WANT TO SHUT IT DOWN. IT HELPS TO KEEP THE LUNGS CLEAR.
USE A SUPPRESSANT ONLY IF A COUGH IS KEEPING YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT OR MAKING YOU UNCOMFORTABLE DURING THE DAY.
THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY'S TOP HEALTH STORIES. I'M DR. DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

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



[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]


Former Virginia Tech student Christy Brzonkala takes her case before the nation's highest court today.
She is asking the Supreme Court to uphold the 19-94 Violence Against Women Act.
The act lets rape victims sue their attackers.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A 19 year old woman accused of killing her one-month-old son in a microwave oven has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in New Kent County..
Elizabeth Renee (Oat-ee) Otte is charged in the September death of Joseph Lewis Martinez.
He was found dead in a microwave oven at a house where Otte lived with the baby's father.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Florida judge has ordered six-year-old Elian Gonzalez to remain in the U-S until March 6th.
The ruling defies a federal government order that he be sent back to Cuba by Friday.
The Miami-Dade Circuit Judge issued a temporary protective order so she can hear arguments filed by Elian's Miami relatives who are seeking temporary custody of him.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday January 11.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=US Supreme Court]


After years of fighting, former Virginia Tech student Christy Brzonkala will get her day before the U-S Supreme Court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Friday;]


Brzonkala wants to sue two men who, she says, raped her in a dormitory.
The case could overturn the six-year-old Violence Against Women Act under which Brzonkala's lawsuit was filed.


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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


A lower court threw out the case, saying the federal act is a ``sweeping intrusion'' into matters which are traditionally handled by states.
And it said violence against women has an only ``indirect'' relationship with interstate commerce and is therefore out of federal jurisdiction.
News-Seven's Ellen Qualls is in Washington and will have much more on this story later today.


[2-S-Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-56 23:34]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Death Penalty]


He killed his girlfriend's parents when he was 17.
Last night, Virginia executed Douglas Christopher Thomas for the crime.
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[VO-NAT 99-56 23:34]


Thomas was convicted in 1990.
[SUPER=03-Middlesex Co./November 1990]


The U-S Supreme Court denied a request for a stay yesterday, and Governor Gilmore denied a similar request less than an hour before the execution.
Thomas did not have a final statement.
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[S-Microwave-Baby]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-51 35:54]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


An update on another case that's captured statewide attention- Elizabeth Renee (Oat-ee) Otte was indicted yesterday for first degree murder for the microwave death of her baby.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Kent Co./December 1;]


A New Kent County grand jury heard secret testimony -- before indicting Otte.
Otte's infant son was found burned to death in a microwave oven in September.
A murder trial is set for April.
Otte reportedly told relatives an epileptic seizure caused her to put the baby in the oven.
A mental evaluation is due back in March.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-41 TC2:00:48]
[GRAPHIC=Lewis Gale Clinic]


Some of the unanswered questions about the doctor resignations at Lewis Gale Clinics should be answered later today.
What we do know is that 14 doctors have resigned from the 15 satellite clinic offices.
Kate Weidaw has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In addition]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=@Kate1; :42]
[RUNS=:53]
[OUT Q=KW, News-7.]

((In addition to the satellite offices, the main clinic in Salem is affected by the resignations as well. We're told a number of specialists and surgeons working here have quit. The resignations are said to be a result of doctors being unhappy with PhyCor -- the Nashville group that operates the Lewis Gale Clinic. In fact PhyCor has been sued several times by doctors who say the company steals their profits. However there are some doctors who have chosen to stay at their jobs. [take pre-pro] Both doctors at Bonsack and Clearbrook family Practice are staying. One doctor at Back Creek is not resigning and both doctors at the Allergy Clinic in Salem will remain on the job. [STANDUP] ((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING; TODAY A CLINIC SPOKESWOMAN SAYS SHE SHOULD SHED SOME LIGHT ON THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE RESIGNATIONS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY WHERE PATIENTS MIGHT HAVE TO GO TO SEE THEIR DOCTORS. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
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[E-Wilder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-46 1:16:05]
[GRAPHIC=Wilder]


The man who broke racial barriers and won Virginia's top political office says he's glad he ran for President.
He says it taught him a great deal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


In fact, ten years after Lawrence Douglas Wilder was sworn in as the nation's only elected black governor, he says he has few regrets.
But breaking that barrier is NOT what he views as his greatest accomplishment.
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[SOT 11:07:03 ]
[IN Q=Handing over]

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: HANDING OVER TO MY SUCCESSOR A STATE THAT I HAVE NEVER HAD TO BE APOLOGETIC FOR.))
[sot 11:17:12]

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: WHY ANY DEMOCRAT... TRUMPET THAT AND RUN ON THAT IS SOMETHING I WILL NEVER, EVER UNDERSTAND.))
[sot 20:08]

((I CAN SAY TO YOU TODAY... SON OF VIRGINIA!))
[SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/(D) Former Governor; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=son of Virginia!]
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[VO-NAT]


A ten year anniversary gala this week in Richmond will raise money for a Wilder Scholars program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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[Address-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[TAPE=None]
[GRAPHIC=State of the Commonwealth]


Virginia's current governor, Jim Gilmore, delivers his "State of the Commonwealth" address Wednesday evening, and WDBJ-7 will air it live.
(+++++++)


Ellen Qualls will have live reports from the capitol, and political expert Tom Morris will be here to give us some political perspective. Our coverage begins at 7-P-M Wednesday.
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[Asia-Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Stock Market]


Merger news in the U-S helped boost stocks in Asia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tokyo, Japan]


The (Nee-kay) Nikkei stock average in Japan jumped more than 650 points today, on the news that Time Warner and A-O-L would merge.
Today's gains overseas follow the DOW's record high close yesterday.
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[2-CUBAN-BOY]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


There is angry reaction in Cuba that Elian Gonzalez has been ordered to stay in the United States.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]

[3:07:03]
Yesterday a judge ordered the 6-year old Cuban boy to remain in the United States ... while relatives in Miami seek temporary custody of him.
That hearing is set for March 6th.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( FAMILY SPOKESMAN, WE FEEL CONFIDENT THAT THIS HAS TAKEN THE COURSE OF JUSTICE INSTEAD OF POLITICS WITH THE COURT DECISION. ))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=with the court decision.]
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[VO-NAT]


The ruling comes despite an I-N-S decision to send Elian back to his father in Cuba by Friday.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=07-Dr. Roger McIntire;]



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



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:))

[Auto-show]


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


Multi purpose vehicles dominate this year's Detroit auto show.
But Drew Levinson reports the car of the year is actually a new entry from Ford.
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[SOT]

[3:18:41]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Peffer/Ford; :19]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :42]
[SUPER=01- David Cole/Automotive Expert; :49]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hogan/General Motors; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Detroit.]

((AS THE NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW SHIFTED INTO GEAR MONDAY--FORD'S BRAND NEW FOCUS WAS NAMED CAR OF THE YEAR.
YOU COULD CALL THIS VEHICLE ONE FOR THE DOGS, BECAUSE IT FEATURES A PET SAFETY HARNESS, LINT BRUSH TO GET RID OF UNRULY DOG HAIR, AND A COLLAPSIBLE WATER BOWL.
(SOT Bill Peffer/Ford)


We have a big demand for people with pets and we are trying to personalize the car and make it so there is a bond between the vehicle and its owner and provide usefulness beyond everyday driving.
AS FOR THE TRUCK OF YEAR THE AUTO JOURNALISTS NAMED NISSANS EXTERA.
WITH AUTOMAKERS CALLING 1999 A BONANZA YEAR THEIR HOPES ARE EVEN BIGGER FOR THE YEAR 2000.
THIS YEARS SHOW IS BEING DOMINATED BY THE SAME KINDS OF VEHICLES THAT TOOK OVER THE SALES CHARTS LAST YEAR PICKUPS, MINIVANS AND SUVS.
(STANDUP DREW LEVINSON/CBS NEWS 123617)


Since 1991 more than 40 new SUV models have been introduced and 10 more are scheduled to come out in the next two to three years.
(SOT DAVID COLE/AUTOMOTIVE EXPERT)


Were just not going to leave any segment of this industry untouched, we are going to fill in all those that already exist that is just the way the game is played.
FORD INTRODUCED ITS NEW CONCEPT CARS CALLED 24-7. IT MEANS IN THIS, THE COMPUTER AGE THE DRIVER CAN GET INFORMATION FROM THE CARS COMPUTER 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK. AND BUICK'S LACROSS HAS A COMPUTER LIKE MOUSE ON THE CONSOLE.
(SOT MARK HOGAN/GM)


And that mouse will allow you to bring up information about the vehicle from a drivers standpoint, it will allow you to tune in the kind of entertainment that you want in the vehicle.
FOR CARS IN THE YEAR 2000, THE FUTURE IS NOW, JUST THINK WHERE WE WERE LESS THAN A CENTURY AGO.
DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, DETROIT))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-45 1:38:51]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Cosmopolitan magazine may be a little harder to find at Kroger stores.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The magazine is being placed behind "blinder" racks with only the Cosmopolitan heading showing.
It all stems from customer complaints about the racy headlines on the magazines' covers.
In all, 22-hundred Kroger stores across the country will display "Cosmo" in the same way that most newsstands display adult magazines.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-44 1:59:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A sports camp that serves hundreds of children in Roanoke County may lose its license.
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[SOT]
((nat sot kids))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUTQ=NAT Kids]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke County is taking the Rising Star Sports and Adventure Camp to court -- saying it has exploded into a commercial day care center.
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[SOT 11:28:37]
[IN Q=These massive]

((THESE MASSIVE LEAGUE OPERATIONS. ... COMMERCIAL OPERATION.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=commercial operation]
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[VO-NAT]

The camp's owner, Chris Pollack, would not talk on camera but says he does NOT hold league tournaments here. He says the camp is NOT a commercial day care center and that the county has no right to take his state license. A trial date has not been set.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Michael Vick speaks to kids from his hometown and highlights from last night's high school hoops action.

Steve Mason has more.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hello again]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=great Tuesday]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)


[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Former Tech student Christy Brzonkala takes her case before the U-S Supreme Court today.
Brzonkala wants to sue two men who, she says, raped her in a dormitory.
The case could overturn the six-year-old Violence Against Women Act under which the Brzonkala's lawsuit was filed.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


We should know more today about why doctors are leaving the Lewis Gale clinic system and which ones are going.
The company will hold a news conference this afternoon.
14 doctors have resigned from the 15 satellite clinic offices.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The city of Roanoke will plead guilty to a criminal charge in federal court, and pay 600- thousand dollars for environmental violations.
The violations came to light two years ago, with the discovery of barrels buried at the Public Works Service Center.
Eventually more than a thousand were unearthed. Most were empty but 58 contained hazardous waste, asphalt patch material or oil- based road paint.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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