[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Nine crew members, teachers and students remain missing after Friday's collision between a U-S submarine and a Japanese fishing vessel.
Rescuers will continue searching at least through today.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And state police are looking for information about a truck involved in an apparent hit-and-run accident over the weekend in Franklin County.
[ANCHOR=Jacey]


A mix of precipitation including light snow and sleet is expected early today. Our winter weather update is straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Start your Monday with us-- on News 7 Mornin.

[Sub-Collision]


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


The search will continue at least through this afternoon for several crew members, students and teachers in a Japanese fishing vessel lost at sea.
A U-S submarine struck the ship off Hawaii on Friday.
As Manuel Gallegus, reports many are asking why it took so long for the known survivors to be rescued.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI; :00]
[SUPER=01-Steven Newell/U. S. Coast Guard; :10]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/Secretary of State; :41]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=Gallegus, CBS News, Honolulu.]

((
LOCATOR: HONOLULU
FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS OF THE SUBMARINE COLLISION WERE BRIEFED BY THE COAST GUARD ABOUT THE EFFORTS MADE TO SAVE THEIR LOVED ONES. THEY WERE TOLD THE EXTENSIVE SEARCH WILL CONTINUE.

(SOT: CAPT. STEVEN NEWELL/U.S. COAST GUARD)


THE U.S.S. GREENEVILLE WAS PRACTICING AN EMERGENCY SURFACING MANEUVER WHEN IT SLAMMED INTO THE FISHING VESSEL, EHIME MARU. THE SHIP WAS CRUSHED AND SANK WITHIN TEN MINUTES. TWENTY-SIX MEMBERS OF ITS CREW WERE RESCUED.

(NAT CAPTAIN)


THE CAPTAIN OF THE JAPANESE SHIP SAYS HE DOESN'T UNDERSTAND WHY IT TOOK NEARLY AN HOUR FOR HIS CREW TO BE PLUCKED FROM THE OCEAN, AND WHY THE SUBMARINE DID NOT HELP. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL SAYS IT IS TOO SOON TO KNOW.

(SOT: COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE)

I'm sure that once the sub got to the surface, it had to stabilize itself before opening its hatches and the crew members coming out. I think let's wait before we pass judgement on what the crew might have done.
THE MASSIVE SUB, WHICH IS BACK IN ITS HOME PORT OF PEARL HARBOR, HAS LITTLE DAMAGE. ITS COMMANDER HAS BEEN RELIEVED OF DUTY. THE FISHING VESSEL RESTS 1800-FEET BELOW THE SURFACE. ALL THE FAMILIES CAN DO NOW IS WAIT.

(STANDUP)


MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, HONOLULU
))

[11Franklin-Fatal]


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


A man was found dead in the middle of a Franklin County road. State Police say it appears 50-year-old Reggie James Hodges was hit by a vehicle. Some people discovered Hodges lying in the middle of Route 40 in Franklin County Saturday night. Police want to hear from anyone who may know something about a truck seen to the side of the road near where Hodges was found.
(+++++++++)

[TAKE TRUCK DESCRIP FS] It's described as a dark-colored pickup with a passenger side headlight out.
A man was driving the vehicle.
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[STATE POLICE PHONE #]

If you have any information you can call State Police at 1-800- 542 - 5959...
(++++++++)
[FRANKLIN CO. PHONE #]

or call the Franklin County Sheriff's Department at 540- 483 - 3000.
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[11Peters-Creek]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-02 33:00]
[GRAPHIC=TAKE TAKE TAKE]



[WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Saturday Night;]

Charges are pending against one of the drivers involved in a traffic accident Saturday night in Roanoke County. Investigators say they plan to charge 22- year old Matthew Wills with failure to maintain control of his Corvette. They say Wills tried to pass another car on the shoulder, lost control and crossed the median on Peter's Creek Road. His Corvette was hit broadside by a van near Burlington Elementary. The driver of the van was not hurt.
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[11Honor-Code]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-07 19:00]
[GRAPHIC=none]



There could be some revisions to Virginia Tech's 75 year old honor code. Since 1993, the number of honor code violations reported has increased 600- percent. Kate Weidaw tells us the world wide web may be front and center - for bringing about the dramatic rise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Virginia Tech]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;:00]
[SUPER=01-Wendy Spriggs/Junior;:17]
[SUPER=01-Benji Layman/Freshman;]
[SUPER=01-Niraj Mehta/Freshman;:53 QUICK!!!!!]
[SUPER=@Kate2;1:09]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=N7 Blacksburg.]

((Virginia Tech is serious when it comes to education. That's why it makes students sign an honor pledge when they're admitted to the university.

[SOT 16:35:19]
[INQ=]

((BENJI LAYMAN/FRESHMAN: THE HONOR CODE DOES MAKE YOU THINK IT SCARES YOU.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 3]


But according to the school the honor code is not making everyone think twice before plagiarizing.

[SOT 16:31:20]
[INQ=]

((WENDY SPRIGGS/JUNIOR: IT DOES CAUSE PROBLEMS BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE SIGNING IT KNOWING IN THEIR HEAD THEY SHOULDN'T DO IT BUT THAT CAN MAKE YOU WANT TO DO SOMETHING MORE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 10]


In the last seven years the student run Honor System Review Board has been handling SIX times more cases. The board feels the internet is the reason.

[SOT 16:31:55]
[INQ=]

((WENDY SPRIGGS/ JUNIOR: THERE IS SO MUCH FREE INFORMATION OUT THERE IT'S LIKE WHOSE INFORMATION IS IT REALLY.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 4]



[SOT 16:34:02]
[INQ=]

((BENJI LAYMAN/FRESHMAN: THERE'S SUCH A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TIME TO DO YOUR STUFF THAT YOU CAN GO ON THE INTERNET LOOK UP YOUR BOOK FIND A REPORT PRINT IT OUT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


But some students say the internet is also one of the best research tools available.

[SOT 16:38:09]
[INQ=]

((NIRAJ MEHTA/FRESHMAN: IT HELPS YOU FIND MORE STUFF LIKE MORE INFORMATION SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO CHEAT IT GOES BOTH WAYS.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]


Now the university is thinking about making some changes to the 75 year old honor pledge. One suggestion is making students sign the pledge every time they take an exam or submit a major paper. But most students say regardless of the honor pledge - if someone wants to cheat he or she is going to do it. Kate Weidaw News 7 Blacksburg.))







[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Renay San Miguel has a look at the week ahead in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Renay San Miguel/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=Marketwatch-dot-com, New York]

((Information:
ONCAM=renay

WITH APOLOGIES TO THE 1970'S FUNK BAND "WAR," CISCO SYSTEMS WAS A FRIEND OF MINE. AT LEAST TECHNOLOGY INVESTORS THOUGHT SO BEFORE LAST WEEK, WHEN THE WORLD'S TOP COMPUTER NETWORKING COMPANY MISSED WALL STREET'S EARNINGS ESTIMATES.
ESS=graphic cisco

THAT'S THE FIRST TIME THAT'S HAPPENED IN THREE AND A HALF YEARS, AND IT CONTAMINATED THE DOW AND NASDAQ ALL WEEK LONG.
ONCAM=

SO YOU HAD CISCO'S BAD NEWS...YOU ADD FRESH LAYOFFS FROM MOTOROLA, E-TOYS, BARNES AND NOBLE AND C-NET..YOU STIR ALL THAT UP AND YOU'VE GOT DEEPENING WORRIES ABOUT THE STATE OF AMERICA'S ECONOMY..ALL THIS AS PRESIDENT BUSH STARTED SHOPPING A TRILLION DOLLAR TAX CUT AROUND CONGRESS.
ESS=dow


FRIDAY ENDED WITH THE DOW DOWN 99 POINTS, MOST OF THE DAMAGE HAPPENING IN THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR..
ESS=nasdaq

THE NASDAQ, WHICH IS LADEN WITH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES LARGE AND SMALL, DROPPED 91 POINTS FRIDAY...
ONCAM=renay

CISCO'S NEWS TOOK DOWN OTHER NETWORKING COMPANIES, BUT CHIPS, INTERNETS AND COMPUTER HARDWARE ALSO SUFFERED.
ESS=dell


HERE'S WHY COMPUTERS TOOK A DIVE...DELL COMPUTER, ANOTHER COMPANY THAT'S MADE A LOT OF PEOPLE RICH IN THE 90S, WAS DENYING A WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORT THAT IT'S ABOUT TO LAYOFF 4-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES..THOSE WOULD BE THE FIRST DELL LAYOFFS EVER..
ESS=oracle

ORACLE ADDED TO THE UNEASE ON WALL STREET..THE DATABASE SOFTWARE MAKER WAS THE RECIPIENT OF CAUTIOUS COMMENTS BY BROKERAGE FIRM DEUTSCHE BANK ALEX BROWN.
ONCAM=renay

LEST WE MAKE YOU THINK THERE WAS NO GOOD TECH NEWS FRIDAY...
ESS=net

NETWORK APPLIANCE, A LEADING SUPPLY OF INFORMATION STORAGE HARDWARE, BEAT WALL STREET'S ESTIMATES FOR ITS THIRD QUARTER BY A PENNY..
ONCAM=renay


BUT COMING UP IN THE WEEK AHEAD, THE POTENTIAL FOR MORE TECHNOLOGY FALLOUT...EARNINGS ARE DUE FOR LEADING TECH COMPANIES LIKE DELL, HEWLETT PACKARD AND APPLIED MATERIALS..ALONG WITH VIACOM, J.C. PENNEY AND MET LIFE, TO NAME JUST A FEW.
ESS=graphic

IT'S A BIG WEEK FOR ECONOMIC INDICATORS AS WELL..WE WILL GET THE LATEST FIGURES ON RETAIL SALES FOR JANUARY, HOUSING STARTS AND THE PRODUCER PRICE INDEX.
ESS=graphic

FOR MORE ON THE MARKETS CLICK ON CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.
ONCAM=


I'M RENAY SAN MIGUEL, CBS MARKETWATCH DOT COM, NEW YORK.))


[Anchor=Kim]
[ss=none]

Now here's an early look at the stock market.
(kim tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Hastert]


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


Making national news this morning--
House speaker Dennis Hastert is in the hospital.
An aide say Hastert has undergone emergency surgery to remove kidney stones.
Officials say Hastert checked himself into a suburban Chicago hospital last night after suffering abdominal pains.

Doctors say Hastert is in excellent overall health and is expected to make a full recovery.

[11Goode-Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco]

Hundreds of tobacco farmers gathered in South Boston this weekend - as two lawmakers promise the golden leaf still has friends in the nation's capital.
[ss=Allen]

At the two-thousand one Tobacco Conference and Trade Show - freshman Senator George Allen assured growers he will continue to support the tobacco industry in Washington.
[ss=Goode]

Congressman Virgil Goode also attended Saturday's conference... He too says tobacco farmers can count on him for support.







[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, ask your doctor questions before you undergo a surgical procedure.
Doctor Dave Hnida explains 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=1:25]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information:
VT=VO

THERE ARE TWO MAIN AREAS WHERE MISTAKES HAPPEN IN A HOSPITAL- THE FIRST IS THE ONE THAT GETS THE MOST PUBLICITY- ITS WHEN YOU GO UNDER THE KNIFE.
THE WRONG ARM, THE WRONG LEG- THE WRONG SURGERY.SO BEFORE UNDERGOING ANY SURGERY- OR FOR THAT MATTER ANY MEDICAL TEST ASK WHATS BEING DONE WHY IS IT BEING DONE WHAT HAPPENS IF I DONT HAVE IT DONE WHOS ACTUALLY DOING IT- THE MAIN DOCTOR- A RESIDENT- AN INTERN- A TECH AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST- MAKE SURE BEFORE A SURGERY ON AN ARM OR LEG- THAT THE CORRECT ARM OR LEG IS MARKED CLEARLY- SOME HOSPITALS WILL EVEN HAVE YOU MARK IT YOURSELF.
AREA NUMBER 2. MEDICATION ERRORS- THIS IS THE BIG ONE.. ALLERGIC REACTIONS- THE WRONG MEDICINE- TOO STRONG A DOSE- ALL CONTRIBUTE TO MEDICATIONS BEING A SCARY THING.
SO, BE SURE TO IDENTIFY AND COMPARE A MEDICATION YOURE BEING GIVEN- IF YOU DONT RECOGNIZE IT - ASK WHAT IT IS AND WHY YOURE TAKING IT.
MAKE SURE THE NURSE GIVING YOU THE MEDICATION CHECKS YOUR WRIST BAND TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE YOU- AND THE MEDICINE IS FOR YOU.
AND BY ALL MEANS ASK ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


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


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


A possible ruling today could help determine the future of trading music online...
An appellate court in California is deciding whether to uphold an injunction ordering Napster to shut down, pending a trial.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


After serving 18 years in prison, including more than nine years on death row, Earl Washington, Junior is scheduled to be released today.
Washington was condemned for a murder he did NOT commit.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And officials will continue searching at least through today for nine people still missing after Friday's collision between a U-S submarine and a Japanese fishing vessel.
The accident happened Friday near Hawaii.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday, February 12th .
[ANCHOR=Jacey]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[Napster]


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


A ruling today could be "music to the ears" of major record label executives--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


A long- awaited court ruling could determine the fate of on-line music- swapping service Napster.
The appellate court must decide whether to uphold a July injunction ordering Napster to shut down, pending a trial.
The court could also define how copyright law should apply to new technologies.
That would force millions of computer users to begin paying for the songs Napster allows them to download for free.


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[2-Sub-Collision]


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


With nine people still missing after Friday's collision between a U-S submarine and a Japanese fishing vessel, officials say they'll keep searching at least through this afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI;]


The submarine surfaced into the fishing boat Friday near Hawaii.
It sank the boat, leaving nine people missing.
Another 26 were rescued.
But the fishing boat captain is questioning why it took nearly an hour for crew members to be removed from the vessel.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommended YEARS ago that Navy ships use active sonar before surfacing in areas with high boating traffic.
But, it says, the Navy rejected that idea.
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[Washington]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A man who has served time on death row is set to be released from prison today.
(--------)
[VO-NAT]

Earl Washington, Junior is scheduled to be released from Greensville Correctional Center this morning after serving 18 years in prison ... including nine-and-a-half years on death row for a murder he did not commit.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIM]
[SS=none]

Washington confessed to the 1982 rape and murder of a Culpeper woman even though no fingerprints or biological evidence tied him to the crime. D-N-A tests cleared him of the crimes. Washington will be taken to a group home in Virginia Beach today because he still has six months of parole to serve on an unrelated assault conviction.

[2-11Franklin-Fatal]


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


Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found in the middle of a road in Franklin County. State Police say it appears 50-year-old Reggie James Hodges was hit by a vehicle. Some people discovered Hodges lying in the middle of Route 40 in Franklin County Saturday night. Police want to hear from anyone who may know something about a truck seen to the side of the road near where Hodges was found.
(+++++++++)

[TAKE TRUCK DESCRIP FS] It's described as a dark-colored pickup with a passenger side headlight out.
A man was driving the vehicle.
(++++++++)
[STATE POLICE PHONE #]

If you have any information you can call State Police at 1-800- 542 - 5959...
(++++++++)
[FRANKLIN CO. PHONE #]

or call the Franklin County Sheriff's Department at 540- 483 - 3000.
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[11Research-Donation]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-47 tc 1:33:55]
[GRAPHIC=Carilion]

The Miss Virginia-U-S-A Pageant made a donation to the Carilion Cancer Center in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

Yesterday afternoon Miss Virginia-U-S-A Krystal Jenkins and Miss Virginia Teen USA Kathleen (Light-Hizer) Lighthiser presented Carilion with a check for one-thousand dollars. Pageant organizers helped raise the money during last year's Miss Virginia U-S-A pageant in Bristol.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:49:02]
[IN Q=during the Miss.]

((KIM JOHNSON/ PAGEANT EXECUTIVE DIR.: DURING THE MISS. VIRGINIA PAGEANT WE RAISED MONEY THROUGH A LITTLE FUN EVENT WE DO WITH THE PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS AND THAT'S WHERE THE FRIENDS AND THE FAMILY OF THE DELEGATES GIVE A DOLLAR PER VOTE.))
[SUPER=01-Kim Johnson/Executive Director]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=dollar per vote.]
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[VO-NAT]

Yesterday's event was also a send off for Krystal Jenkins. She leaves Wednesday for the Miss USA pageant in Indiana.
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[McVeigh]


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


Survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing say Timothy McVeigh is "delusional and suicidal'.'
That after the convicted bomber wrote a letter, requesting that his May 16th execution be publicly broadcast.
Sharyl Attkisson has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Oklahoma City/April 1995; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alan Dershowitz/Harvard Professor; :45]
[SUPER=01-Floyd Abrams/First Amendment Lawyer; :58]
[SUPER=01-Sharyl Attkisson/Reporting; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=Attkisson, CBS News, Washington.]

((
(VO/bombing & McVeigh)

Almost six years after 168 people were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing, convicted murderer Timothy McVeigh wrote an unsettling letter which appeared in an Oklahoma newspaper.

(GRAPHIC)

He suggests "a true 'public' execution...a public broadcast." is the "reasonable solution" to the fact that there's room for only eight witnesses at his lethal injection scheduled for this May.

(VO)

Hundreds of survivors and victims' relatives have expressed interest in witnessing McVeigh's death. The government is already considering closed-circuit viewing for some of them, but the prospect of a wider public broadcast is considered remote.

(VO/Dershowitz)

Even so, legal scholars argue the notion of a public telecast--however distasteful--IS supported in the law...not because McVeigh might want it...

(SOT-ALAN DERSHOWITZ, HARVARD PROFESSOR)

MCVEIGH HAS NO RIGHTS THE ONLY RIGHTS ARE THOSE THAT BELONG TO THE PEOPLE.

(VO/Floyd)

And according to First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams, if "the people" want a public execution, there's a case to be made.

(SOT-FLOYD ABRAMS, FIRST AMENDMENT LAWYER)
(04:30) I DO THINK THAT THERE IS A SERIOUS LEGAL ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF

IT, I DO THINK THERE IS A SERIOUS FIRST AMENDMENT IN FAVOR OF TELEVISING EXECUTIONS. BUT IF I OWNED A TELEVISION STATION; I WOULDN'T SHOW IT.

(VO/McVeigh)

Critics say a public execution would play right into the hands of McVeigh...believed to have bombed the building because of anger over federal actions at Waco and Ruby Ridge.

(SOT-DERSHOWITZ)
(51:24) THE WORST THING IS TO LET THE PERSON WHO'S BEING EXECUTED DECIDE

FOR HIMSELF WHETHER HE WANTS TO BECOME A MARTYR. WE SHOULDN'T COOPERATE IN THE MARTYRDOM OF A GUILTY MURDERER.
As unlikely as a televised execution may be, some argue McVeigh has partly satisfied his goal simply by generating debate over the terms of his death. Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News, Washington.

))[2-11Goode-Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco]


Two lawmakers promise tobacco still has friends in the nation's capital.
That's what hundreds of tobacco farmers heard in South Boston this weekend.
[ss=Allen]

At the two-thousand one Tobacco Conference and Trade Show - freshman Senator George Allen assured growers he will continue to support the tobacco industry in Washington.
[ss=Goode]

Congressman Virgil Goode also attended Saturday's conference... He too says tobacco farmers can count on him for support.







[11Supermax-Inmates]


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


Connecticut will likely send MORE prisoners to the maximum security facility near Big Stone Gap.
(------------)
[VO-NAT from 00-50 1:10:19]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

Connecticut's prison chief says his state is out of room to keep its prisoners... so Connecticut will probably keep sending inmates to Wallens Ridge State Prison.
Connecticut's Commission on Human Rights criticized the prison in a report released last week. Two of that state's inmates have died at Wallens Ridge under questionable circumstances. 150 Connecticut inmates are currently being held at Wallens Ridge.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/JBI]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]



Several schools sytems have altered their schedules this morning due to the winter weather. [TAKE FS WEB ADDRESS]
We'll continue to update them throughout the morning. You can also find the list on website at WDBJ-7.com [TAKE FS Road Conditions]
If you need detailed road information. You can call V-DOT at 1-800-367-ROAD.

[ANCHOR=Kim]


A man was found dead in the middle of Route 40 in Franklin County Saturday night. State Police say it appears 50-year-old Reggie James Hodges was hit by a vehicle. Police want to hear from anyone who may know something about a truck seen to the side of the road near where Hodges was found. It's described as a dark-colored pickup with a passenger side headlight out.

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


The Miss Virginia-U-S-A Pageant made a donation to the Carilion Cancer Center in Roanoke. Miss Virginia-U-S-A Krystal Jenkins and Miss Virginia Teen USA Kathleen (Light-Hizer) Lighthiser presented Carilion with a check for one-thousand dollars yesterday afternoon.

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


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He was once]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Desk=Kimberly/Jacey and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Desk=Kimberly/Jacey and Steve]