06:00-01

HEADLINES

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VO-NAT


Salvage workers expect to find the rest of the remains and wreckage from Valujet Flight 5-92 very soon.
Yesterday a new crater and more human remains were discovered at the site.
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ANCHOR=Beth


And... a Japanese naval ship has shot down a U-S military jet off the coast of Hawaii by mistake. wx-head/live-head
(larry ad lib weather)
ANCHOR=Beth


News 7 Mornin' is next.

Military-Jet


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An American fighter jet is down this morning off the coast of Hawaii.
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VO-NAT


Japanese defense officials say the U-S jet was mistakenly fired upon by a Japanese naval vessel, sending the plane crashing into the Pacific Ocean.
They say the crew of the American plane has been rescued. There is no word on any injuries.
The shootdown occurred during a joint U-S-Japan military exercise.
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Valujet


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=plane crash investigation


There's NEW hope that divers will find more remains today as they go BACK into the crater searching for more wreckage from ValuJet Flight 5-92.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Yesterday, divers located a hole at the tip of the Everglades crater where they recovered human remains and objects like wallets and photo albums.
Fifty per cent of the plane is still missing, including the cockpit section, but salvage workers expect to find more KEY pieces in this newly found hole.
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Hikers-Death


ANCHOR=Beth
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Authorities say TWO women found dead in the Shenandoah National Park MAY have been killed.
24-year-old Julianne Williams and 26-year-old Lollie Winans were described as experienced hikers who were WELL acquainted with the outdoors. They met
last summer as interns for Woodswomen, a Minnesota-based adventure travel

organization for women.
Their bodies were found Saturday at the northern end of the park near the Appalachian Trail, which draws thousands of hikers.


Freemen


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
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It was A LOT darker than usual last night, as the sun set on the Freemen ranch in Montana.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jordan, MT;


The F-B-I pulled the plug on electricity to the ranch, and flew a helicopter around the property.
By nightfall, the normal lights were NOT seen.
But reporters said they could see a light in one window by looking through binoculars.
Neighbors say the Freemen have their own generators.
A local fuel distributor said he made a delivery to the ranch last fall that included 290 gallons of diesel that could be used to run generators.
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Limbaugh-Book


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=NONE


A nine- year- old Bedford County boy will continue to FIGHT for the RIGHT to read his Rush Limbaugh book in school.
But a federal judge yesterday said it will NOT happen until next year, IF at all.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SOT
IN Q=The flap started
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Tom Gardner/Father; :26
SUPER=01-John Fishwick/Gardner's Attorney; :49
SUPER=@ssm1; :59
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OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( The flap started two weeks ago when Jason Gardner's copy of this Rush Limbaugh book was taken from him during a "recreational reading" time in his Montvale classrom.
Jason's teacher Robert Bays says when he saw the word "condom" at the head of Chapter 12, he didn't feel that was appropriate material for a fourth- grader to be reading.
Jason's father Tom disagreed, and he filed suit to get the book back in Jason's hands and back in the classroom.
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SOT 7:00:25
IN Q=I'm very worried

((TOM GARDNER/FATHER: I'M VERY WORRIED ABOUT RIGHTS BEING TAKEN AWAY AN INCH AT A TIME, AND I FEEL LIKE IF THERE IS A VIOLATION, IT SHOULD BE BROUGHT UP AND STOPPED AT THAT POINT.))
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OUT Q=at that point.


But Judge James C. Turk agreed with educators who felt the Limbaugh book was above Jason's reading level.
Turk refused to allow Jason to bring the book to class during this final week of school, but left open what will happen next year.
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SOT 6:57:03
IN Q=Tom Gardner

((JOHN FISHWICK/GARDNER'S ATTORNEY: TOM GARDNER HAD GIVEN PERMISSION TO JASON TO READ THIS BOOK AND WE THINK THAT'S AN ISSUE WE'LL PURSUE AT TRIAL, THE JUDGE SAID THE NEXT THREE DAYS HE WON'T BE ALLOWED TO REVIEW THAT BOOK.))
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OUT Q=review that book.
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IN Q=Lawyers say

((Lawyers say what's at stake is a child's constitutional right to read what they want in class, and a parent's right to help them choose it. The case will move forward in the federal court system, as Gardner and his son, with the support of Limbaugh himself, continue their fight. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


Camby


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=camby, marcus


A published report says college basketball player- of- the- year Marcus Camby accepted money and gifts while at the University of Massachusetts.
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VO-NAT NA026
SUPER=03-Hartford, CT/File Tape


The "The Hartford Courant" says Camby told the paper, quote "the opportunity was there and I took it."
Camby's agent denies the report but "The Courant" is standing by the story.
Now for a look at what else is happening in sports, here's Mike Stevens.
Good morning Mike.
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Campbell-Radios


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-46
GRAPHIC=NONE


A controversial decision is made over WHO will provide NEW radio equipment for Campbell County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rustburg;


The Elecom company of Madison Heights WON the original contract with a 450- thousand dollar bid last month, beating out the Ericsson Corporation.
But the supervisors agreed to let Ericsson submit another bid.
Last night, an emergency communications committee AGAIN recommended Elecom be given the contract, but the board voted 6 to 1 in favor of Ericsson.
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SOT 19:53:15//19:51:39
IN Q=This is a

((TOM BARKSDALE/ERICSSON: THIS IS A HOMETOWN, THIS IS ECONOMY, THESE DOLLARS WILL STAY IN CAMPBELL COUNTY AND THE CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGION, AND IF ANYTHING CATASTROPHIC EVER HAPPENS, WE ARE TEN MILES AWAY AND WE CAN CALL OUT THE TROOPS TO DO WHATEVER'S NECESSARY TO RE- ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM HERE IN CAMPBELL COUNTY.)) ((MACK BURKHOLDER/ELECOM: I GUESS THEY FEEL LIKE THEY'RE DOING WHAT'S IN THEIR BEST INTERESTS BUT YOU WANT TO LOOK AT ALL THE THINGS THAT HAVE GONE DOWN, IT HAS BEEN HIGHLY UNETHICAL. I'M LEAVING HERE WITH MY INTEGRITY TONIGHT, THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE THAT WON'T.))
SUPER=01-Tom Barksdale/Ericsson; :00
SUPER=01-Mack Burkholder/Elecom; :23
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OUT Q=here that won't.
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VO-NAT


Elecom is a local dealer for the Motorola Company, Ericsson's biggest competitor in the communications market.
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Boty-Supers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=6am
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=NONE


There's LITTLE doubt Botetourt County will be an industrial haven in years to come.
It seems like every week a NEW business plans to locate in the county and with each one... there is the promise of MORE employment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


But some residents are afraid a LACK of educational funding will mean Botetourt County students will NOT be properly prepared.
The County Board of Supervisors did NOT approve 1- point- 4 million dollars of the recently proposed school budget.
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SOT 10:02:28(tape 1)
IN Q=The quality

((JOHN PATTERSON/FORMER SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION IN THIS COUNTY WILL SUFFER AS A RESULT OF THEIR FAILURE TO FUND THE SCHOOL BOARD'S REQUESTED BUDGET. WITHOUT EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN TO THAT LEVEL, THEY WON'T GET THOSE JOBS. SOMEONE ELSE WILL GET THEM. ))
SUPER=01-John Patterson/Former School Board Member;
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OUT Q=get them
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VO-NAT


According to the county's financial report there are 16 million dollars in "undesignated funds."
But Jerry Burgess says: "undesignated" is just an auditing term.
He says the money is divvied up into various reserve funds... and that there is a surplus of only about 700- thousand dollars.
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SOT 13:04:24
IN Q=I think a lot

((JERRY BURGESS/BOTETOURT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE, TOO, HAVE FORGOTTEN THE BOARD HAS APPROVED OVER 16- MILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IN THE LAST 3 YEARS. OVER 8 MILLION OF WHICH IS BEHIND US. AND THEY'VE ALSO APPROVED ANOTHER 5 MILLION FOR EXPANSION AND RENOVATION OF LORD BOTETOURT HIGH SCHOOL. ))
SUPER=01-Jerry Burgess/Botetourt Co. Administrator;
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ANCHOR=Beth
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School board members will go before the supervisors next month, in an attempt to get MORE money for the schools.

City-Council


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=Roanoke seal


Roanoke City Council allows a regional symbol to play a starring role in a NEW campaign against drunk driving.
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VO-NAT


Yesterday, council members agreed to a plan that will turn the Mill Mountain Star RED for 24 hours following a drug or alcohol- related traffic fatality.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Members say they have some reservations about the "Keep the Star White" campaign, but they approved a 90- day trial run that will begin September first.
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IN Q=I think it symbolizes

((BEV FITZPATRICK/NEW CENTURY COUNCIL: I THINK IT SYMBOLIZES SO MUCH IN THE HEARTS OF THESE PEOPLE, THAT IF THEY LIKE IT THEY'LL TELL US AND IF THEY DON'T LIKE IT, THEY'LL REALLY TELL US.))
SUPER=01-Bev Fitzpatrick/New Century Council;
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OUT Q=they'll really tell us.
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VO-NAT


Members of City Council also revisited the vote to raise their own salaries.
Fearing they mishandled the original decision, council reconsidered, but the result was the same.
They approved increases of one thousand dollars for council members and three- thousand dollars for the mayor.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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In sports --
Jose Hernandez homered in the bottom of the ninth as the Chicago Cubs nipped Philadelphia 4-to-3.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=92-San Francisco/==6/Cincinnati/==3//Chi Cubs/==4/Philadelphia/==3;
SUPER=92-Pittsburgh/==7/Colorado/==2//Atlanta/==5/NY Mets/==4;
SUPER=92-St. Louis/==3/San Diego/==0;



SUPER=91-Minnesota/==9/California/==3//Texas/==9/Milwaukee/==6;
SUPER=91-Oakland/==2/Kansas City/==1;



SUPER=93-Wilmington/=11/Salem/==2//Frederick/=11/Lynchburg/==6;




2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#news heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


A salvage worker is arrested in Florida for collecting pieces of Valujet Flight 5-92 as souvenirs.
Today, divers expect to find more remains in a newly discovered crater at the crash site.
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VO-NAT


The F-B-I pulls the plug on the electricity at the Freeman ranch in Jordan, Montana.
Neighbors claim the ranch has its own generator.
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ANCHOR=Beth


Two crewmen from a U-S Navy attack bomber are reported in good condition after being shot down by a Japanese destroyer.
Their plane was accidently gunned down during military maneuvers last night.
.... That's what's making news on this Tuesday, June 4th.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Jet-Shootout


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WRITER=cro
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Two crewmen from a U-S Navy A-Six-E attack bomber are reported in good condition after being shot down by a Japanese destroyer.
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VO-NAT


The Navy says the downing was done accidentally late last night during military exercises off Hawaii.
Officials say the crew of the jet ejected safely and was rescued within minutes.
They're now headed back to Hawaii.
A spokesman for the Japanese navy says mechanical trouble apparently led to a missile being fired when it wasn't meant to be.
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Crash-Investigation


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=plane crash investigation


Divers have NEW hope in finding more remains as they search a crater in the Everglades where Valujet Flight 5-92 crashed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Yesterday, divers located a hole at the tip of the Everglades crater where they recovered human remains and objects like wallets and photo albums.
Also yesterday, a salvage worker was arrested and faces up to ten years in prison.
Police found a cockpit circuit breaker crucial to the investigation in the apartment of 35- year- old Michael Gadsden.
They also found a piece of the fuselage from the crash site.
Gadsden was driving the parts from the crash site to the hangar where investigators are attempting to reconstruct the plane.
The F-B-I says he wanted to keep the pieces as souvenirs.
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Park-Deaths


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=murder


Police say the deaths of TWO women found in the Shenandoah National Park are being treated as homicides.
24-year-old Julianne Williams and 26-year-old Lollie Winans were described as experienced hikers who were WELL acquainted with the outdoors. They met
last summer as interns for Woodswomen, a Minnesota-based adventure travel

organization for women.
Their bodies were found Saturday at the northern end of the park near the Appalachian Trail, which draws thousands of hikers.


Standoff


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=freemen


The F-B-I has pulled the plug on electricity to the Freemen ranch in Jordan, Montana. Agents also flew a helicopter around the property.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jordan, MT;


By nightfall, the normal lights were not seen.
Reporters said they could see a light in one window when they looked through binoculars.
Neighbors say the Freemen have their own generators.
A local fuel distributor said he made a delivery to the ranch last fall that included 290 gallons of diesel that could be used to run generators.
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Dole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=dole, bob


Soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will be in the Richmond area today.
Dole will join Senator John Warner and Governor George Allen at a home construction site.
Dole is using the setting to argue that Clinton administration policies are causing Americans to pay millions MORE in "stealth taxes" because of HIGHER interest rates and stagnant wages.

Camby


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=camby, marcus


A published report says college basketball player- of- the- year Marcus Camby accepted money and gifts while at the University of Massachusetts.
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VO-NAT NA026
SUPER=03-Hartford, CT/File Tape


The "The Hartford Courant" says Camby told the paper, quote "the opportunity was there and I took it."
Camby's agent denies the report but "The Courant" is standing by the story.
Now for a look at what else is happening in sports, here's Mike Stevens.
Good morning Mike.
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Book


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=NONE


A nine- year- old Bedford County boy says he will NOT give up his fight for the RIGHT to read his Rush Limbaugh book in school.
But a federal judge says that fight will NOT happen until next year, IF at all.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=The flap started
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Tom Gardner/Father; :26
SUPER=01-John Fishwick/Gardner's Attorney; :49
SUPER=@ssm1; :59
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( The flap started two weeks ago when Jason Gardner's copy of this Rush Limbaugh book was taken from him during a "recreational reading" time in his Montvale classrom.
Jason's teacher Robert Bays says when he saw the word "condom" at the head of Chapter 12, he didn't feel that was appropriate material for a fourth- grader to be reading.
Jason's father Tom disagreed, and he filed suit to get the book back in Jason's hands and back in the classroom.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:00:25
IN Q=I'm very worried

((TOM GARDNER/FATHER: I'M VERY WORRIED ABOUT RIGHTS BEING TAKEN AWAY AN INCH AT A TIME, AND I FEEL LIKE IF THERE IS A VIOLATION, IT SHOULD BE BROUGHT UP AND STOPPED AT THAT POINT.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=at that point.


But Judge James C. Turk agreed with educators who felt the Limbaugh book was above Jason's reading level.
Turk refused to allow Jason to bring the book to class during this final week of school, but left open what will happen next year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:57:03
IN Q=Tom Gardner

((JOHN FISHWICK/GARDNER'S ATTORNEY: TOM GARDNER HAD GIVEN PERMISSION TO JASON TO READ THIS BOOK AND WE THINK THAT'S AN ISSUE WE'LL PURSUE AT TRIAL, THE JUDGE SAID THE NEXT THREE DAYS HE WON'T BE ALLOWED TO REVIEW THAT BOOK.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=review that book.
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IN Q=Lawyers say

((Lawyers say what's at stake is a child's constitutional right to read what they want in class, and a parent's right to help them choose it. The case will move forward in the federal court system, as Gardner and his son, with the support of Limbaugh himself, continue their fight. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


Obremski


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-49
GRAPHIC=Obremski


A man suspected of making obscene phone calls to young girls is now facing NINE more felony charges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 10;


A Roanoke grand jury indicted Michael Obremski yesterday on FOUR counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor, and FIVE counts of making abduction threats.
All the NEW charges involved calls to girls, from January of 19-94 to December of last year.
Obremski was arrested last month on a misdemeanor charge in Roanoke County.
Authorities believe he's also the same man who was seen stalking school children in the Raleigh Court neighborhood.
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Brzonkala


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of TAPE#96-17
GRAPHIC=brzonkala


The lawyer for a woman who contends she was raped by TWO Virginia Tech football players has asked that a THIRD player who allegedly witnessed the attack be DISMISSED from a lawsuit against the other players.
The motion was filed yesterday in federal court in Roanoke.
Attorney Eileen Wagner said she learned from a witness that Cornell Brown could NOT have been in the dorm room at the time of the alleged attack.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Christy Brzonkala alleges that she was raped in September 1994, then subjected to sex discrimination during campus disciplinary hearings.
As a result of the hearings, James Crawford was cleared and Tony Morrison was suspended and then allowed to return to school.
No criminal charges were ever filed.
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Fathers-Welfare


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=Welfare in VA


A Christiansburg woman, a Smyth County woman, and a Winchester woman believe one part of Virginia's 19-95 welfare reform is UN-constitutional.
That's the part that requires they identify the fathers of their children, so the state can help FORCE deadbeat dads to pay up.
These three women say they don't know -- so they're suing because their A-F-D-C checks will be taken away.
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SOT 15:12:56
IN Q=This is a good

((MARTIN BROWN/VA. SOCIAL SERVICES DEPT.: THIS IS A GOOD THING BECAUSE IT HELPS PEOPLE. FOR 30 YEARS OR 40 YEARS WELFARE HAS CAUGHT WOMEN IN A CYCLE OF DEPENDENCY. IT'S CAUGHT CHILDREN IN A CYCLE OF POVERTY. AND WHAT THIS DOES IS IT PUTS THEM ON NOTICE THAT NO LONGER WILL THEY RECEIVE ASSISTANCE FOR AN UNCONDITIONAL PERIOD FOR UNCONDITIONAL BENEFITS.))
SUPER=01-Martin Brown/Va. Social Services Dept.;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=benefits.
TALENT=Beth
SS=HOLD


The Virginia Poverty Law Center says the state is violating FEDERAL regulations.
The Center says those rules allow mothers who can NOT identify fathers to attest to a LACK of information, under penalty of perjury.

NS-Suit


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=lawsuit


A Roanoke jury has awarded one-point-three MILLION dollars to a former Norfolk Southern employee who injured his hand in a sledge hammer accident.
David O'Neal was injured in June 19-89 while rebuilding a boxcar.
The accident occurred when a supervisor was removing a coupler key from a coupler. That's the device that links cars. The supervisor was using a sledge hammer to strike a bar held against the key.
O'Neal reached for the key when he was told it was free from the coupler.
But the supervisor struck the key again just at that moment, causing the hammer to hit O'Neal's hand.

4-scores


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=mlb logo


In sports --
Texas, Minnesota and Oakland earned American League victories.


Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=91-Minnesota/==9/California/==3//Texas/==9/Milwaukee/==6;
SUPER=91-Oakland/==2/Kansas City/==1;



SUPER=92-Pittsburgh/==7/Colorado/==2//Atlanta/==5/NY Mets/==4;
SUPER=92-San Francisco/==6/Cincinnati/==3//Chi Cubs/==4/Philadelphia/==3;
SUPER=92-St. Louis/==3/San Diego/==0;


SUPER=93-Wilmington/=11/Salem/==2//Frederick/=11/Lynchburg/==6;