[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


President Clinton is embarking on the home stretch of his presidency with tonight's final State of the Union speech.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And more doctors have resigned from the Lewis Gale Clinic.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Dress warmly today as windy and cold weather maintains its grip on the region...
Strong northwesterly winds will keep wind chills below zero, or at least in the single digits.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[clinton-speech]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=State of the Union]


President Clinton delivers his final State of the Union speech tonight.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[3:27:08]
He's expected to propose initiatives on education and health care, plus a modest tax cut to help the nation's working poor.
[SUPER=04-Newshour with Jim Lehrer; ]

[3:02:15]
In an interview taped yesterday the president said he's proud of his years in office, but expects to have a busy final year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((PRESIDENT CLINTON: WHEN I TOOK OFFICE, THE COUNTRY HAD SO MANY PROBLEMS AND IT'S LIKE WE'RE TURNED IT AROUND NOW, WE'RE GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. AND NOW WE'VE GOT A CHANCE TO REALLY DREAM BIG DREAMS FOR OUR CHILDREN. ))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=FOR OUR CHILDREN.]
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[VO-NAT]


Mr. Clinton says he'll continue to push for Mideast Peace, better health care coverage for more people, and increased access to higher education.
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[Goode]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


Virgil Goode may officially be an independent now, but it looks like he'll side with Republicans in the upcoming Congressional session.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Monday]


The Richmond Time Dispatch reports Goode will announce today that he's joining the House GOP Caucus.
On Monday, he announced that he's leaving the Democratic Party to run for re-election as an independent.
But the Fifth District congressman didn't say then whether he would keep working within the House Democratic Caucus or switch to the GOP Caucus.
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[E-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-45 1:53:47]
[GRAPHIC=L-G Departing Docs]


More doctors are leaving the Lewis-Gale Clinic ... and there are whispers that more could be on the way out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The clinic confirms its entire anesthesiology department has resigned.
This means 28 doctors have quit the clinic this month.
The anesthesiology department includes:
Lynn Carter .... Joe Clark ... Christopher Cordero ... James Elton .... Jeffery Forbes ... (Ga-nard) Gennard Lanzara ... Alvis Perry .... Daniel Podeschi (pa-deh-ski)... Daniel Summerlin ... and Roger Wesley.
No word on how these resignations could affect negotiations with other departing doctors who are trying to get out of their contracts.
All of the doctors resigning say the clinic is mismanaged.
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[E-Job-Fair]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Close to four thousand people lost their jobs in Franklin and Henry Counties in the past two years.
Most were textiles workers.
A lot of them are having a hard time finding new jobs, despite organized job fairs.
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[SOT 11:15:42]
[IN Q=Well I know]

((WELL I KNOW I'M TOO OLD FOR THE AIR FORCE.))
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]
[RUNS=:02]
[OUT Q=for the air force]
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[VO-NAT]

Ellen Wright lost her job at Tultex after almost 31 years. She says even at this job fair, many local companies are not hiring.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:05:29]
[IN Q=I'll settle for anything]

((ELLEN WRIGHT/FORMER TULTEX EMPLOYEE: I'LL SETTLE FOR ANYTHING ... LEARN TO DO ANYTHING. BUTT BUTT BUTT GEORGE MENEFEE/FORMER TULTEX EMPLOYEE: I'M 55 YEARS OLD ... WHOLE LOT TO DO WITH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Ellen Wright/Former Tultex Employee; QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-George Menefee/Former Tultex Employee; :06]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=do with it]
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[VO-NAT]

George Menafee brings up one question: why hire someone in their fifties over a person half their age?
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[SOT 11:59:07]
[IN Q=They've got]

((THEY'VE GOT PROVEN TRACK RECORDS WITH SOME OF THESE COMPANIES THAT WILL SHOW IT.))
[SUPER=01-Francie Cumby/Workforce Dev. Consortium;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=show it]
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[VO-NAT]

The Franklin County Workforce Development Consortium says it's trying to pull in new industry for more jobs. And this April, Total Action Against Poverty is holding a job fair.
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[S-Tanglewood]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-54 52:06]
[GRAPHIC=Tanglewood New Owners]


Going once, going twice ... Tanglewood Mall was sold today to the highest -- and ONLY -- bidder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 6]


The mall's now owned by a company out of Boston, called Heritage Realty.
A vice president says Heritage paid just under 40-million dollars for the 45-acre property.
He wouldn't get into specifics ... but said to look for "big changes" in the next six to 12 months.
The first priority is getting a new major "anchor" tenant -- probably a department store.
Tanglewood went up for auction after it went into foreclosure earlier this month.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Mike Stevens brings us highlights from Washington and Lee's hard wood battle with Hampden Sydney.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=see you then]



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



[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=An in kind gift]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Stephen Long/Salvation Army; :32]
[RUNS=2:23]
[OUT Q=helping our community]


[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

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

[L'Burg-Spill]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tanker Spill]


Lynchburg emergency crews are on the scene of a fuel spill this morning.
A tanker truck is leaking diesel fuel at Griffin Pipe on Adams Street.
The spill is not affecting any businesses or roads at this time and no injuries are reported.

[cuban-boy]


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


It's back to Capitol Hill for the grandmothers of Elian Gonzalez.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]

[3:05:04]
The two women want Congress to drop legislation that would give Elian U-S citizenship.
They had an emotional reunion yesterday with Elian in Miami.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:07:02]
[IN Q=]

((HE SAID THAT EVERYTHING WAS OK, HE HASN'T TALKED MUCH, ALL I KNOW IS THAT EVERYTHING WAS FINE AND THEY BEHAVED VERY GOOD WITH HIM AND ALL THEY TALKED ABOUT WAS ALBUM OF PHOTOS THAT THEY HAD BROUGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Marisleysis Gonzalea/Elian's Cousin;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=they had brought.]
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[VO-NAT]


Elian has been living with relatives in Miami who are fighting in court to keep the boy in the U-S.

Elian was found Thanksgiving day, clinging to an inner tube in the waters off Miami, after his mother drowned trying to flee Cuba.
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[E-Town-Meeting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-52 58:31]
[GRAPHIC=Goodlatte]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte says if legislation comes before him to make Elian Gonzalez a citizen he will vote against it.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Goodlatte made the statement at a town meeting last night in Roanoke County.
Other issues brought up by folks attending the meeting were social security, the national debt, and using a picture i-d to vote.
Goodlatte says he enjoys meetings with voters.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They give]

((BOB GOODLATTE: THEY GIVE ME A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO SEE WHAT MY CONSTITUENTS ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO IN THIS NEW SESSION OF CONGRESS WHAT ISSUES THEY WANT ME TO FOCUS ON.))
[SUPER=@Goodlatte]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=to focus on.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


This town meeting was just one of several Goodlatte has planned.

[E-Recreation-Study]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-50 1:32:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A citizen's committee unveiled its plan for Roanoke parks and recreation has a lot of people thinking about the fate of Victory Stadium.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The committee came back with more than a dozen recommendations, including the construction of two new recreation centers.
But the prospect of replacing Victory Stadium with a smaller facility seating three to six thousand is prompting plenty of comment and criticism.
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[SOT 03:58:03]
[IN Q=We believe this has really been a community driven process]

((JOHN COATES/ROANOKE PARKS AND RECREATION: WE BELIEVE THIS HAS REALLY BEEN A COMMUNITY DRIVEN PROCESS AND THAT WAS OUR JOB TO DELIVER THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-John Coates/Roanoke Parks and Recreation]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=deliver the voice of the community.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The recommendations for a new master plan are headed to the planning commission and city council... but the biggest challenge will be funding, finding close to 40 million dollars to pay for all of the improvements.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a few plants could clean up the air in your home.
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=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((FLU SHOTS FOR BABIES? A STUDY IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SAYS KIDS AGES 2 AND UNDER ARE A HIGH RISK FOR PROBLEMS IF THEY WOULD CATCH THE FLU.
VT=VO

RIGHT NOW WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS- FLU SHOTS ARE REALLY ONLY RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE WHO HAVE CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS ASTHMA OR DIABETES. BUT THIS STUDY FINDS INFANTS AND TODDLERS WHO CATCH THE FLU HAVE A VERY HIGH RATE OF HOSPITALIZATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS FROM THE FLU JUST LIKE PEOPLE OVER 65 AND ADULTS WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS. TWO PROBLEMS THOUGH, WE DON'T KNOW IF THE VACCINE IS SAFE FOR KIDS UNDER 6 MONTHS OF AGE, AND WE DO KNOW THE FLU VACCINE DOESN'T WORK AS WELL IN YOUNGSTERS AS IN ADULTS. ON CAM ALSO TODAY- IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A WAY TO CLEAN UP THE AIR INSIDE YOUR HOUSEHOLD- BUY A FEW PLANTS. RESEARCH SHOWS A COUPLE OF SMALL PLANTS IN EACH ROOM CAN ABSORB TOXINS CIRCULATING IN THE AIR YOU BREATH SOME OF THE DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT, ESPECIALLY FORMALDEHYDE. SO WOULD THE SAME THING WORK AT WORK WHERE THE NUMBER OF POLLUTANTS IS MANY TIMES HIGHER IN AN OFFICE COMPARED TO A HOME. RESEARCHERS AT MURDOCH UNIV IN AUSTRALIA SAY- UNFORTUNATELY- NO. THEY SAY IT WOULD TAKE A SMALL FOREST OF TREES TO CLEAN UP THE AIR IN AN OFFICE- ESPECIALLY IF THAT OFFICE HAS COPYING MACHINES- COPIERS GIVE OFF LARGE AMOUNTS OF OZONE. THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DRDH 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;]
[SUPER=04-Wednesday, February 2;]
[SUPER=04-4 PM Registration - 5 PM Auction;]
[SUPER=16-(540) 343-5335]



[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]


It's his last hurrah.
President Clinton delivers his final State of the Union speech tonight -- to a skeptical G-O-P Congress and a nation that's already started deciding who will replace him.
But President Clinton will challenge lawmakers by proposing initiatives on everything from health care to education.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Philadelphia police say a man was shot to death yesterday during an argument over snow shoveling.
One man was apparently tossing snow toward the pickup truck of a neighbor as he shoveled the driveway the two families shared.
When the neighbor began to object, police say the shoveler shot the man three times.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Meantime, this week's snowstorm has set a record for snowfall in North Carolina.
Twenty-point-three inches piled up Tuesday at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
The record snowfall for a month in the Raleigh-Durham area was 20 inches set in January 1893.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday January 27.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-clinton-speech]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=State of the Union]


President Clinton takes the floor tonight... for his final state of the union address.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[3:27:08]
He's expected to propose initiatives on everything from education to health care.
[SUPER=04-Newshour with Jim Lehrer; :05]

[3:02:15]
In an interview taped yesterday the President relfected on his pas years in office and looked to the future.
He says he's looking forward to living a normal life again.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((PRESIDENT CLINTON: DRIVING A CAR, SHOPPING FOR FOOD, PAYING THE BILLS. WHEN THE PIPES FREEZE, YOU KNOW ALL THAT STUFF, YOU'VE GOT TO GO BACK TO LIVING YOUR LIFE LIKE AN ORDINARY PERSON. I THINK THAT'S GOOD.))
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=I think that's good.]
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[VO-NAT]


The P-B-S interview also included more from President Clinton for the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Mr. Clinton says he paid a high price for what he called his ``one mistake.''
But he calls the independent counsel probe that shadowed most of his presidency ``bogus.''
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[2-Goode]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


He may be an independent, but it looks like he'll side with Republicans.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Monday]


The Richmond Time Dispatch reports Virgil Goode will announce today that he's joining the House GOP Caucus.
On Monday, he announced that he's leaving the Democratic Party to run for re-election as an independent.
But the Fifth District congressman didn't say then whether he would keep working within the House Democratic Caucus or switch to the GOP Caucus.
(------------)



[E-Rural-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-57 32:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new study shows teens who live in rural areas are more likely to use drugs than city teens.
The National Centers on Addiction and Substance Abuse did the study.
But do the results ring true for this region? Kate Weidaw talked to local counselors to find out.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=the latest study.]
[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=01-Katie Zawacki/Substance Abuse Prevention; :30]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:03]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=kw news 7.]

(([99-40 1:03:30] The latest study on drug use is finding drugs are not just a problem in urban areas. [take pre-pro] In fact the study finds rural teens are 104-percent more likely to use amphetamines, 50% more likely to use cocaine, and 34% more likely to smoke marijuana then adolescents living in cities. [vo from field tape] But according to Katie Zawacki, a substance abuse prevention specialist, that's not the case in Roanoke or surrounding areas.

[SOT 2:38:38]
[INQ=]

((KATIE ZAWACKI: BASICALLY ACROSS THE BOARD THEY ARE BASICALLY THE SAME PERCENTAGE OF DRUG USE AND THE USE IS GENERALLY ALCOHOL.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


Zawacki says 1 in 4 adolescents are likely to use alcohol because of a family member abusing the substance -- and it's a problem in rural and urban areas.

[SOT 2:40:19]
[INQ=]

((KATIE ZAWACKI: THE USE OF ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM HAS NOT DECLINED IN THE LAST TEN YEARS.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]



And whether it's alcohol or drugs - for people living in rural areas - finding help can sometimes be difficult.

[SOT 2:39:24]
[INQ=]

((KATIE ZAWACKI: ALSO SOME OF THE RURAL AREAS ARE NOT IN CONTACT WITH THE LARGER COMMUNITY AND THEY MAY BE NOT ABLE TO TALK ABOUT THE PROBLEM AND GET HELP AND JUST ISOLATION ITSELF.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 12]

Zawacki assures parents they should not be alarmed by the new study - but they should be aware of what their children are doing.
Even though the study may not hold up in our area - it's a reminder that drugs aren't just a problem in urban areas.

Kate Weidaw, News 7.))

[E-Jefferson-Hemings]


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


After more than a year of intensive research, historians say it is "highly probable" that Thomas Jefferson fathered six children with one of his slaves, Sally Hemings.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


The Jefferson- Hemings relationship had been debated for years, but recent D-N-A tests scientifically linked the two families.
Those results coupled with other documentation has led scholars to the conclusion that Jefferson WAS involved with Hemings.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:18:09]

((DAN JORDAN: WE'VE NEVER HAD THIS MUCH INFORMATION AT HAND. IT CLEARS THE DECKS OF SOME ISSUES THAT WE'VE BEEN GRAPPLING WITH AND IT OPENS SOME DOORS FOR US TO SEE JEFFERSON IN A NEW LIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Dan Jordan/Jefferson Memorial Foundation; :00]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=a new light.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Jordan (JER-den) says despite the revelation, Jefferson's historical legacy remains intact.
He adds the findings should help further our understanding of Jefferson's life.
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[2-E-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-45 1:53:47]
[GRAPHIC=L-G Departing Docs]


The exodus from the Lewis Gale Clinic continues.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The clinic confirms its entire anesthesiology department has resigned.
This means 28 doctors have quit the clinic this month.
The anesthesiology department includes:
Lynn Carter .... Joe Clark ... Christopher Cordero ... James Elton .... Jeffery Forbes ... (Ga-nard) Gennard Lanzara ... Alvis Perry .... Daniel Podeschi (pa-deh-ski)... Daniel Summerlin ... and Roger Wesley.
No word on how these resignations could affect negotiations with other departing doctors who are trying to get out of their contracts.
All of the doctors resigning say the clinic is mismanaged.
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[E-Casteel]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-48 1:22:39]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The Roanoke County firefighter accused of trying to kill his wife appeared in the same courtroom as his alleged victim yesterday.
(-----------------)
[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd]


Phillip Casteel was still dressed in jail clothes, having been arrested on the job at the Mount Pleasant Fire Station Monday.
His wife, Kimberly, was in court to ask that the protective order issued earlier be extended.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:32:40]
[IN Q=The victim]

((THE VICTIM IS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT HIM AND HIS PRIOR CONDUCT. THE CONDUCT INVOLVED TAMPERING WITH THE BRAKE SYSTEM ON AN AUTOMOBILE.))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=on an automobile.]
(----------------)

[V/O-NAT]
Kimberly Casteel was able to stop the vehicle.
The incident produced an attempted murder charge and three counts of child neglect, because the brake tampering allegedly endangered the three children.
The judge set bond at 25-thousand dollars and ordered Casteel not to have any contact with Kimberly OR the children.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We started]
[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :30]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Stephen Long/Salvation Army; 1:08]
[RUNS=2:50]
[OUT Q=every dime goes back into that]


[Steve Live]

[SUPER=04-Wednesday, February 2;]
[SUPER=04-4 PM Registration - 5 PM Auction;]
[SUPER=16-(540) 343-5335]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: salvation army))

[L'Burg-Spill]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tanker Spill]


Lynchburg emergency crews are on the scene of a fuel spill this morning.
A tanker truck is leaking diesel fuel at Griffin Pipe on Adams Street.
The spill is not affecting any businesses or roads at this time and no injuries are reported.

[snow-shooting]


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


A Philadelphia neighborhood is in mourning ..after a coach was killed in what police say was an argument over snow shovelling.
Colette Cassidy has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:09:06]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :11]
[SUPER=01-Victory Brown/Neighbor; :40]
[SUPER=01-Fr. John Babowitch/St. Barnabas Church; 1:13]
[SUPER=01-Colette Cassidy/Reporting; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=for CBS News.]



[nc-snow]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]


North Carolina residents are still digging out from this week's massive winter storm.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC;]

[3:18:55]
More than 2 feet of snow fell in some parts.
The power is still out in many communities and many roads are impassable.
This recent rash of bad weather could not have come at a worse time.
Just four months ago the state was slammed by Hurricane Floyd.
That storm dumped more than 20 inches of rain and is blamed for at least 50 deaths.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, U-V-A picks up its fourteenth win on the court and Roanoke College gets past Emory and Henry.
Mike Stevens has the highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Well folks]
[RUNS=2:17]
[OUT Q=take care]



[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]


Virgil Goode may officially be an independent now, but it looks like he'll side with Republicans in the upcoming Congressional session.
The Richmond Time Dispatch reports Goode will announce today that he's joining the House GOP Caucus.
On Monday, he announced that he's leaving the Democratic Party to run for re-election as an independent.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte says if legislation comes before him to make Elian Gonzalez a citizen he will vote against it.
Goodlatte made the statement at a town meeting last night in Roanoke County.
Other issues brought up by folks attending the meeting were social security, the national debt, and using a picture i-d to vote.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


More doctors are leaving the Lewis-Gale Clinic.
The clinic confirms its entire anesthesiology department has resigned.
This means 28 doctors have quit the clinic this month.
All of the doctors resigning say the clinic is mismanaged.
(-------------)
[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]