[Wildfires]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]


The national park official who ordered the "controlled burn" near Los Alamos, New Mexico is now on paid leave.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM;]


The fire that was intentionally set to clear away brush has now claimed 20- thousand acres.
More than 20- thousand people were evacuated.
Firefighters continue battling the blaze, as they sympathize with residents.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:01:22]
[IN Q=It's saddening]

((IT'S SADDENING. I REALLY FEEL FOR THE RESIDENTS HERE IN LOS ALAMOS AND WE'RE DOING OUR BEST TO DO WHAT WE CAN DO TO CONTROL IT. WE'RE DOING OUR BEST.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=doing our best.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


There is some good news, though.
Winds are diminishing, after reaching speeds of near 55- miles- per hour at times.
(------------)



[11Henry-industry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-06 TC1:24:34]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Nearly nine hundred jobs are coming to Henry County and Martinsville.
The National Catalog Corporation will start the hiring process today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


The company says it needs more space and workers.
The company is expanding its distribution center in Henry County and call center in Martinsville.
Development officials say it couldn't have come at a better time.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:45:28]
[IN Q=We have a lot]

((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY DEV. COUNCIL: WE HAVE A LOT OF DISPLACED WORKERS THAT ARE GOING TO RUN OUT OF BENEFITS. THESE JOBS WILL BE CREATED IMMEDIATELY..GREAT NEWS.))
[SOT 4:50:40]

((BOB RHUDY/NATIONAL CATALOG CORP. G.M.: IT'S A WONDERFUL FEELING TO BENEFIT A COMMUNITY ...DURING THESE TIME THEY HAVE GONE THROUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Ramsey/Patrick Henry Dev. Council; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Rhudy/National Catalog Corp. G. M.; :11]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=they have gone through.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The 875 jobs will be filled in the next six months.
(------------)



[6-Eaton]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-05 TC1:18:38]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A grand jury will consider the case of a Henry County man who allegedly shot at two deputies.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./March 20]


Raymond Eaton is charged with two counts of attempted capital murder.
Five witnesses from the Sheriff's Department testified in Eaton's preliminary hearing yesterday.
Sheriff Frank Cassell took the stand and described the surrender after a nine- hour standoff.
The deputies Eaton allegedly fired upon also gave testimony.
The grand jury will decide in July whether the case will go to trial.
(------------)



[Cox-Internet]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Cox Communications is bringing high speed Internet access to the Roanoke area.
The company will launch its service, Cox at Home,starting July 1st.
And as Joy Sutton reports this could be the start of changes for the Internet industry.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;12]
[SUPER=01-Roger Baiers/Cox Communications;22]
[SUPER=01-Larry Coldiron/ECPI Instructor;42]
[SUPER=01-George Shen/Computer Salesman;54]
[SUPER=01-Bill Ward/Computer Consultant;1:14]
[SUPER=@Joy1;1:27]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=js news7.]
(((///// SOT /////)
[ NAT SOT 4:55:04]
[IN Q=]
((NAT SOT: OF MOVIE PREVIEW ON INTERNET))

[RUNS05]
[OUT Q=]


Downloading audio and video images like this one -- can take a matter of seconds with the Cox-at-home.
Cox Communications says it's new high-speed Internet service is up to a hundred times faster that a typical telephone modem.
And everything is transmitted through the cable line.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:46:57]
[IN Q=Since this is a high]

((ROGER BAIERS/COX COMMUNICATIONS:SINCE THIS IS A HIGH SPEED LINK THERE WILL BE A MODEM TO PURCHASE OR LEASE FROM US. THERE IS A MONTHLY SERVICE FEE )) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=service charge]


The modem costs around 280 dollars -- and the monthly fee is about 30 dollars for current cable customers.
Dozens came out to the company's demonstration.
And some say the technology is well worth the cost.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:02:38]
[IN Q=It's going to give us]

((LARRY COLDIRON/ECPI INSTRUCTOR: IT'S GOING TO GIVE US MUCH FASTER ACCESS TO THE RESOURCES THAT WE NEED IN ORDER FOR THE STUDENTS TO LEARN HOW TO USE THE INTERNET TO GO TO PLACES, DOWNLOAD UPGRADES AND SOFTWARE, TO FIND HARDWARE UPGRADES AND THINGS LIKE THAT)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=like that]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:05:47]
[IN Q=Faster one cable]

((GEORGE SHEN/COMPUTER SALESMAN: FASTER ONE CABLE YOU CAN GET EVERYTHING FROM ONE CABLE THAT'S GREAT)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=great]


With this Internet service users stay connected 24 hours a day-- and with a partnership with Excite at home -- users have access to local and national content.
Bill Ward -- a computer consultant says once the high speed lines come in -- telephone modem services will have to change to compete.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:06:18]
[IN Q=The cable co.]

((BILL WARD/COMPUTER CONSULTANT: THE CABLE COMPANY OBVIOUSLY IS GETTING THERE FIRST. BUT YOU HAVE YOUR STANDARD ISP PEOPLE AND ALSO TELEPHONE COMPANY WHO ARE ALL GOING TO BE COMPETING FOR THAT HIGH SPEED MARKET AND WE'RE ONLY GOING TO SEE LOWER PRICES)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=lower prices]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((But if you think this technology is moving faster than you can click -- watch out wireless Internet access could soon be the wave of the future. Joy Sutton, News 7))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]))







[IA-Tornado]


[ANCHOR=Andrew in Chromakey]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


At least 10 people were injured when tornadoes tore through Northeastern Iowa yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Black Hawk Co., IA;]

The storm system produced up to a dozen twisters, some reportedly a half-mile wide. Black Hawk county saw some of the worst damage.
This barn collapsed while its owner was out to dinner. The National Weather Service says it won't know exactly how strong the tornadoes were until assessment teams visit the area today.
(------------)


[11Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-11 TC35:44]
[GRAPHIC=Rubatex Strike]


Hundreds of workers at Rubatex have been walking the picket lines for eight months now.
There's been no movement in negotiations between the two sides since, but there WILL be movement in the streets next week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/File Tape]


The Local 240 union has been granted a parade permit for Saturday, May 20th in downtown Bedford.
Officials say the parade and rally are designed to show the community the union is still standing strong in its ongoing dispute with Rubatex.
Labor leaders from across the country are being invited to speak.
(------------)



[11Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-12 TC42:29]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


U. S. Senator Chuck Robb and challenger George Allen are running neck and neck.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wakefield/April 19]


The likely Republican nominee has raised a lot more money for this fall's campaign than the Democratic incumbent.

But Robb is holding his own, in a survey released by Virginia Commonwealth University.
41 percent of the people questioned back Allen; 40 percent prefer Robb.
18 percent are undecided at this point.
(------------)



[Lake-Plans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-15]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]

A new YMCA is set to open at Smith Mountain Lake and a community center may be on its heels.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

The Smith Mountain Lake Y-M-C-A will open June first under the Lewis Gale clinic at Westlake Corner. If enough people join, the Y may build a larger facility. Lake volunteers also want a retirement home and community center, so they're trying to lease this land in Burnt Chimney. The community college system owns it now.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:49:01]
[IN Q=Ultimately I envision]

((ULTIMATELY I ENVISION ... BY THE ARTS COUNCIL.))
[SUPER=01-Don Fink/SML Association;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=ARTS COUNCIL]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Also at the lake, Virginia Western Community College plans to offer courses from computer technology to art appreciation starting this fall.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new report says soy milk is a very poor source of calcium.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information: ON CAM IF YOU ARE GOING THE SOY ROUTE WHEN IT COMES TO MILK- YOU'RE GOING TO NEED SOME EXTRA CALCIUM.

VT=VO

ACCORDING TO A REPORT IN THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION- SOY MILK IS A VERY POOR SOURCE OF CALCIUM... NOW YOU MAY READ ON THE LABEL THERE'S LOTS OF CALCIUM IN THE MILK- BUT RESEARCHERS SAY ITS NOT AS WELL ABSORBED AS THE CALCIUM FOUND IN REGULAR OLD COWS MILK.

VT=VO

WELL WANT ONE MORE REASON NOT TO SMOKE- HOW ABOUT IT WILL MAKE YOU STUPID. SOUNDS BLUNT BUT RESEARCHERS IN THE JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY SAY SMOKING KILLS OFF BRAIN CELLS- AND AS YOU GET OLDER- THOSE CANCER STICKS WILL CAUSE A MORE RAPID DECLINE IN BRAIN FUNCTION.

VT=VO

FINALLY GOT A KID WHO WANTS TO BE A KARATE KID? FOR ME- THAT GIVES VISIONS OF BRUISE, BLOOD AND LOTS OF INJURIES. WELL, IF YOU THINK THE SAME WAY- RELAX. A STUDY IN THE CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE SHOWS KARATE AND OTHER MARTIAL ARTS TEND TO BE SAFER THAN MOST OTHER YOUTH SPORTS FOR EXAMPLE- HOCKEY HAS THE HIGHEST RATE OF SERIOUS INJURIES- 33% FOLLOWED BY SOCCER ANDBASEBALL-8%THEN COMES KARATE.7% HOWEVER- YOU NEED TO MAKE SURE THE CLASSES YOUR CHILD ATTENDS ARE PROPERLY TAUGHT - SUCH AS NO BLOWS TO THE HEAD ALLOWED.
ON CAM THATS A LOOK AT THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))
(ad lib to weather)

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Kmc/AFR]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Finally, some good employment news for Martinsville and Henry County.
The National Catalog Corporation will start hiring today for close to 900 positions.
The company says it needs more space and workers.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Cox Communications is joining the Internet industry and plans to launch its own Internet service starting July 1st.
Instead of using a telephone line, this service will transmit information through a cable line.
Cox says this will mean faster Internet access.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And the winds are starting to die down in Los Alamos, New Mexico where a thousand firefighters are trying to douse a wildfire that's claimed 20- thousand acres so far.
The official who approved what was to be a "controlled burn" is now on paid leave.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, May 12th .
[ANCHOR=Andrew]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-11Henry-industry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-06 TC1:24:34]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Good employment news for Martinsville and Henry County.
The National Catalog Corporation will start the hiring process today. Nearly 900 jobs need to be filled.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


The company says it needs more space and workers.
The company is expanding its distribution center in Henry County and call center in Martinsville.
Development officials say it couldn't have come at a better time.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:45:28]
[IN Q=We have a lot]

((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY DEV. COUNCIL: WE HAVE A LOT OF DISPLACED WORKERS THAT ARE GOING TO RUN OUT OF BENEFITS. THESE JOBS WILL BE CREATED IMMEDIATELY..GREAT NEWS.))
[SOT 4:50:40]

((BOB RHUDY/NATIONAL CATALOG CORP. G.M.: IT'S A WONDERFUL FEELING TO BENEFIT A COMMUNITY ...DURING THESE TIME THEY HAVE GONE THROUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Ramsey/Patrick Henry Dev. Council; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Rhudy/National Catalog Corp. G. M.; :11]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=they have gone through.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The 875 jobs will be filled in the next six months.
(------------)



[11NAACP]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC04:46]
[GRAPHIC=Martin Jeffrey]


Roanoke's president of the N-double-A-C-P announced his resignation.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Martin Jeffrey's 14-year old son has been missing since Monday night.
Police are treating Broderick's disappearance as a "runaway." His father fears something may have happened to him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:14:40]
[IN Q=My decision to]

((MY DECISION TO LEAVE- -WHILE UNDERSCORED BY THIS RECENT EVENT- -IS MY NEED TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH MY CHILDREN. AND NOW IS THE TIME FOR ME TO MOVE ON TO SOMETHING ELSE.))
[SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=something else.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


This son of a Baptist Minister is going into training for the ministry. Seven of his 13 brothers are also ministers.
(------------)



[Million-Mom]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


On Mother's Day, thousands of women and their families will march for new gun laws.
In this election year, they're hoping the grassroots movement will trigger lawmakers to take action.
But as Lisa Hughes reports, gun control opponents are also making their voices heard.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jaquie Algee/Victim's Mother; :24]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Gierisch/Gun Control Opponent; :41]
[SUPER=04-TV Commercial; :48]
[SUPER=01-Wayne LaPierre/N.R.A.; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Christine Todd/Victim's Sister; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/Reporting; 1:38]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=Hughes, CBS News, Washington.]

((Super: Washington, DC Its a memorial bearing the names of more than four-thousand victims of gun violence shot in the past year. In the already-heated debate on firearms, its the people not the politicians squaring off this week in the nations capitol.
NATS: IS THAT MISS OR MISSES?
Organizers of the Million Mom March want strict new gun laws. It is political, personal and, in some cases, painful.
Super: Jaquie Algee/Victims mother
SOT: MY SON AND ONLY CHILD WAS MURDERED ON NOVEMBER 6 OF 95 AND IVE

MADE IT MY LIFE'S WORK TO SEE TO IT THAT AS MAY KIDS AS WE CAN SAVE, WE SHALL.
Jaquie Algee wants change on Capitol Hill. But another group is also rallying Sunday defending gun ownership.
Super:Melinda Gierisch/Gun control opponent
SOT: I DONT BELIEVE ANYTHING SHOULD BE DONE TO INFRINGE ON THAT RIGHT.

SELF DEFENSE IS A CIVIL RIGHT.
Super:TV COMMERCIAL
SOT: WERE PUTTING UP THE FIRST ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO PUT GUN SAFETY

EDUCATION IN EVERY CLASSROOM IN AMERICA
The National Rifle Association is challenging marching moms to match its contribution for a nationwide school program.
SUPER: Wayne LaPierre/NRA
SOT; IF WE EDUCATE YOUNG CHILDREN THAT GUNS ARE NOT TOYS, YOU'LL SAVE

THEIR LIFE.

SOT: WE JUST HAVE TOO MANY GUNS IN THIS COUNTRY.


Christine Todd worries gun safety classes would only make firearms more intriguing to kids. Her sister, Gloria was a teacher murdered by her husband in 1995
Super: Christine Todd/Victims sister
SOT: HE TOOK OUT ONE HANDGUN AND SHOT HER, UM, TIL HE EMPTIED THE GUN.

THEN HE WENT BACK A FEW MINUTES LATER WHILE SHE WAS LYING DEAD ON THE FLOOR, TOOK OUT ANOTHER HANDGUN AND SHOT HER THROUGH THE HEAD SO BAD THAT WHEN THEY FOUND THE BULLET THEY HAD TO DIG IT OUT OF THE FLOORBOARD.
Christine has cared for her niece since the shooting. They will both march on Sunday. Lisa Hughes, CBS News, Washington. ))


[Cox-Communications]


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


Cox Communications is joining the Internet industry -- the company plans to launch its own Internet service starting July 1st.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


It will be called Cox-at-home. Instead of using a telephone line this service will transmit information through a cable line.
Cox Communications says this allows for faster Internet access.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT4:43:13]
[IN Q=What we're bringing]

((WHAT WE'RE BRINGING TO THE ROANOKE MARKET IS SPEED. THIS MODEM IS 100 TIMES FASTER THAN TRADITIONAL INTERNET MODEM SYSTEMS))
[SUPER=01-Roger Baiers/Cox Communications]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=systems]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The new service will require a new modem that cost about 280 dollars.
And for current cable subscriber the monthly service fee is around 30 dollars.
(------------)







[11Racing-Exhibit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:23:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new racing exhibit opens tomorrow in Danville.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Second graders from Lynchburg's Sheffield Elementary School got a sneak peak into the Danville Science Center's race car display-- the "Science of Speed."
They got to climb into race cars, learn about the dynamics of racing and the people and history behind the sport.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:23:00]
[IN Q=It was put]

((GINNY LAUBINGER/DANVILLE SCIENCE CENTER DIR.: IT WAS PUT TOGETHER BY THE MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER AND IT HAS BEEN TRAVELING THROUGH OUT THE UNITED STATE. BUT WE WANTED TO BRING IT HERE PARTICULARLY BECAUSE IT HAS A GRAND TIE INTO OUR AREA. THIS IS THE VIRGINIA RACING REGION. DANVILLE LIES IN BETWEEN THESE WONDERFUL RACETRACKS.))
[SOT 15:20:38]

((LIZA DAVIS/2ND GRADER: I LIKE WATCHING HOW FAST THE CARS GO AND THE DIFFERENT KIND OF CARS.))
[SUPER=01-Ginney Laubinger/Danville Science Center Dir.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Liza Davis/2nd Grader; :16]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=different kind of cars.]
(-----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.
(----------------)



[2-Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Forest fire]


There's some encouraging news for firefighters as they continue their battle against the huge wildfire in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM;]


The winds are diminishing.
Wind speeds in the area died down from a peak of 55- miles- per- hour to around 20- miles- per hour now.
So far, 20- thousand acres have gone up in smoke, and the same number of people have been forced from their homes.

National Park workers set the fire intentionally to clear brush at a monument.
Meanwhile, the park superintendent who ordered the "controlled burn" has been placed on paid leave.
(------------)


[Cuban-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


It could be weeks before a federal appeals court panel decides whether Elian Gonzalez can have political asylum in the U-S, or returns home to Cuba.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;]


Elian's Miami relatives are hoping the court's decision will keep Elian in the U-S.
An asylum hearing would give the boy a chance to speak for himself-- something his father and the government say he's too young to do.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:06:43]
[IN Q=We very much]

((EDWIN KNEEDLER/DEP. SOLICITOR GENERAL: WE VERY MUCH HOPE THAT THIS SPECIAL BOND BETWEEN JUAN MIGUEL GONZALEZ AND HIS SON, ELIAN WILL BE UPHELD.))
[SUPER=01-Edwin Kneedler/Dep. Solicitor General;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=will be upheld.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Demonstrators standing outside the courthouse yesterday expressed their emotions.
But the Miami family left court without any comment.
Elian remains in seclusion with his father, stepmother, and half- brother on Maryland's eastern shore.
(------------)



[11Dehart]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-59 TC2:03:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Radford teacher will not be going back to work after pleading no contest to stealing prescription drugs from the school.
The Radford school board voted to suspend James Anthony DeHart (DEE-hart) without pay until next year and will reconsider hiring him in 2001.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


The 43-year-old DeHart (DEE-hart) taught gym at Dalton Intermediate School.
He was caught on videotape taking prescription drugs used to treat learning disorders- the drugs were taken from a cabinet inside the school.
His attorney said DeHart took the drugs to keep his energy up for long work days.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:55:17 - :28]
[IN Q=Tony can turn]

((JIMMY TURK/DEHART'S ATTORNEY: TONY CAN TURN THIS INTO A VERY POSITIVE THING. CERTAINLY THE STUDENTS WILL SEE AND KNOW WHAT TONY'S DONE AND KNOW WHAT CAN HAPPEN TO SOMEBODY LIKE HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Turk/DeHart's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=somebody like him.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


DeHart will have to undergo one year supervised probation and drug screening and counseling.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=NONE]


He's also banned from school property, except for events involving his own children.

[11Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=don]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell]


Reverend Jerry Falwell may be in the hot seat again for mixing politics with his ministry.
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State has filed a complaint with the I-R-S against Falwell.
Falwell sent out fund-raising letters in which he complains he has been "vilified" by Al Gore.
Churches can engage in general political activity, but may have their tax-exempt status revoked if their efforts are partisan.
In 1993, Falwell paid a 50-thousand dollar fine for improper political activity.
[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Afr]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


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


Nearly nine hundred jobs are opening up in Southside.
The National Catalog Corporation will start the hiring process today.
The company is expanding its distribution center in Henry County and call center in Martinsville.
The 875 jobs will be filled in the next six months.

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


The president of the Roanoke branch of the N-double-A-C-P announced his resignation yesterday.
This son of a Baptist Minister is going into training for the ministry. Jeffrey also announced his 14-year old son has been missing since Monday night.
Police are treating Broderick's disappearance as a "runaway."

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

Next weekend striking Rubatex workers will march down the streets of downtown Bedford.
The Local 240 union has been granted a parade permit.
Officials say the parade and rally are designed to show the community the union is still standing strong in its ongoing dispute with Rubatex.

(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Andrew]
(Andrew mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Andrew ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Mike Stevens with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Folks if]
[RUNS=26]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 6]
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[Kimberly/Andrew and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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