Up next on News 7-
An FBI report is out harshly criticizing the White House-
Virginia Tech students are investing two million dollars.
We'll tell you how they're stocks are faring.
Plus police are in hot pursuit in Boston- but they're not chasing a crook-
And Robin says a sunny weekend!
News 7 is next.
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A harsh F-B-I report is out on the White House-
It says the White House got hundreds of background reports from the FBI
WITHOUT good reason.
The report says the White House ordered 408 files in what it REFERRED to as
violations of privacy.
The FBI is now instituting new tougher rules for obtaining background
Requests must be made with the consent of the individual.
The FBI report drew this response from Bob Dole.
((BOB DOLE/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: NOT 300 FILES, BUT 408 FILES, TOOK EM DOWN
TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND KEPT THEM FOR TWO YEARS. I HOPE THEY DON'T HAVE MINE
DOWN THERE. WHO KNOWS WHAT THIS WHITE HOUSE WILL DO? HOW FAR WILL THEY GO?))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
OUT Q=far will they go."
The President maintains it was all a bureacratic snafu- made by an employee
on loan to the White House.
But in fact that temporary White House stafffer is 50 year old Anthony
(Marcesa) Marceca- who has decades of involvement in democratic politics-
He was requested by name for an assignment at the White House to process FBI
Bob Dole's standing in the polls has taken a big jump.
The latest Time magazine- C-N-N poll shows Dole trailing the president by
only six percentage points.
That's the President's smallest lead in three months.
They've gone from Free-MEN to jailed defendants.
Authorities moved 14 former residents of Justus Township from their cells
to court today.
As Byron Harlan reports not all of the Freemen were cooperative.
SUPER=01-Sherry Matteucci/U.S. Attorney; 20
SUPER=03-Near Brusset, MT; 32
OUT Q=CBS News, Jordan, Montana."
((The process is going to be especially long because the freemen are not going
quietly through the justice system.
Rodney Skurdal, one of the more militant of the freemen, got up from his
seat, pointed at the judge and objected to the whole procedure, saying he
didn t recognize the authority of the government.
U.S. Marshals surrounded and restrained him.
SHERRY MATTEUCCI/U.S. ATTORNEY: THEY HAVE THEIR IDEAS BUT THERE WILL BE
THEIR TIME IN COURT.
The freemen face a variety of charges, most of which center on bogus checks
prosecutors say they wrote to pay big debts.
And while prosecutors are building their case, F.B.I. Agents continue looking
for evidence at the compound...stopping to click-off a few snap-shots for
personal photo albums.
But the freemen think they have piles of evidence that will help their
case... evidence stacked in a Ryder truck that they turned-over to Montana
Rrepresentative Karl Ohs, who helped negotiate an end to the 81-day stand-off.
Byron Harlan, CBS News, Jordan, Montana.))
The town of Lebanon will soon be on an economic roll.
Reynolds Metals Company is building an automotive wheel manufacturing plant
in Russell County.
The plant is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the town in far Southwest
The Fortune 500 company will build in the Cumberland Plateau Industrial Park
It'll employ up to 125 people at first- with the potential of employing more
than one thousand.
Govenor George Allen hopes it'll attract more business.
IN Q=When they
((GEORGE ALLEN/VA GOVERNOR: WHEN THEY SELECTED RUSSELL COUNTY, THAT'S A GOOD
HOUSEKEEPING SEAL THAT MEANS SOMETHING TO OTHER BUSINESSES THAT WE WANT TO
ATTRACT HERE AS WELL. ))
OUT Q=here as well.
The new facility will make aluminun wheels for customers in the U-S, Canada,
Reynolds plans to open the plant later this year.
Tonight, balloonists from five states gathered in Wythe County to kick off
the Chautauqua (sha tau' kwa) Festival In The Park.
Unfortunately, rain kept the ballons on the ground at the Hot Air Balloon
Glow at Dusk.
Each year balloonists gather at Factory Merchants Mall to show off their
balloons when the sun goes down.
IN Q=Ballooning is real
((PAUL MCCORKLE/BALLOONIST: BALLOONING IS REAL WEATHER SENSITIVE. BALLOONS
DON'T LIKE HIGH WINDS. THEY DON'T LIKE WET EITHER BECAUSE IF YOU THEM AWAY YOU
HAVE A MILDEW BALLOON.
OUT Q=a mildew balloon.
Two of the 24 balloonists were forced to inflate their balloons after they
This helps to dry out the balloons before packing them away.
IN Q=Over the years
((DAVID HARRISON/WYTHE ARTS COUNCIL: OVER THE YEARS WE'VE HAD A LOT OF PROBLEM
WITH WEATHER. THE BALLOONISTS HAVE A NARROW WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY BOTH WEATHER
AND TIME AND IF THE WEATHER IS NOT PERFECT AT THE RIGHT TIME IF MAKES IT TOUGH
ON THEM. ))
SUPER=01-David Harrison/Wythe Arts Council;
OUT Q=tough on them.
The Festival starts tomorrow and continues through June 23rd.
The balloonist are hoping the weather will be better for their rallies
tomorrow and Sunday at Wytheville Community College.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on the newscast, Virginia Tech students are putting their
education to work earning money for the school,
And we'll see what happens as police scramble when a wild moose goes on the
wx ad lib
MUSIC UP FULL
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A fire in the Newport section of Giles County destroyed the home of a woman
and her two young children.
Sandra Bugg called 9-1-1 around eight-thirty this morning when she smelled
smoke inside her rented log house.
She and her children escaped unharmed.
Flames had already engulfed the house when firefighters arrived.
Crews from three departments had to pump water from a nearby creek to battle
The house is a total loss.
Authorities believe an electrical panel may started the fire.
A Henry County Judge will decide next week on the punishment of a Bassett
High School student.
16-year old Brian Wood was expelled earlier this year for violating the
school's weapons policy.
Today his parents met school officials and their attorneys in court.
The Woods say the school board's punishment is too harsh.
So they are asking the judge to reverse the board's actions.
School officials expelled the honor student after he brought a pocketknife
on a field trip.
IN Q=I DON'T WANT
((BRIAN WOOD: I DON'T WANT TO GO BACK UNDER PROBATION BECAUSE I FEEL I DIDN'T
DO ANYTHING THAT DESERVES GOING BACK UNDER PROBATION. THE FACT THAT I HAVE TO
BE GOOD. I'VE ALWAYS BEEN GOOD MY WHOLE LIFE. ))
((J. DAVID MARTIN/ HENRY CO. DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT: IT'S EASY TO SAY I
DIDN'T KNOW I HAD IT. AT THE SAME TIME WHEN A WEAPON IS BROUGHT TO SCHOOL AN
OPPORTUNITY EXISTS FOR SOMETHING TO BE DONE WITH THAT WEAPON. I NEED TO
DECREASE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO BRING WEAPONS TO SCHOOL.))
SUPER=01-J. David Martin/Henry Co. Division Super.;
OUT Q=WEAPONS TO SCHOOL
The attorney for the school system says an expulsion of up to one year is
mandated by the school system's policy.
Imagine overseeing a stock portfolio of more than two million dollars at age
Sounds like a dream?
Well, it's not.
About two dozen students at Virginia Tech are in charge of what actually
amounts to a small percentage of the school's endowment fund.
The not-for credit program is called the Student managed Endowment for
Educational Development, or SEED.
It began in 1993.
The students have the money invested in a variety of stocks, mostly larger,
The portfolio is very similar to what a mutual fund might hold.
IN Q=In the
((RAJESH SWAMINATHAN/INVESTMENT CHAIRMAN-SEED: IN THE COMING MONTHS WE'RE
GOING TO CONTINUE TO LOOK AT TECHNOLOGY AND WE'RE LOOKING AT SOME MORE
DIVERSIFICATION GLOBALLY. SINCE WE HAVE SOME REALLY HOT STOCKS THERE,
ESPECAILLY TELECOM LOOKS REALLY GOOD, BOTH HERE IN THE U-S AND WORLDWIDE,
ESPECAILLY DUE TO THE GROWTH OF THE INTERNET.))
SUPER=01-Rajesh Swaminathan/Investment Chairman-SEED;
OUT Q=the Internet.
Tech monitors the students, but the the students are the ones that
ultimately make the decisions.
Since the program began, SEED has increased its two million dollar base by
Lynchburg is in a festive mood.
The city's annual Festival by the James gets underway this weekend.
And as Steve Smallshaw reports the weekend is the result of a lot of hard
SUPER=01-Stevie Dovel/Chamber of Commerce; :19
SUPER=01-Richard Doty/Academy of Music; :49
SUPER=01-Barbara Cornett/Riverviews; 1:13
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.
(( natsot dozer or set-up crew
Believe it or not, by this time Saturday, Lynchburg's riverfront will
teeming with even more activity as the city's annual Festival by the James gets
underway once again.
Music, crafts, batteaux rides and fireworks are just a few of the things in
store for this year's visitor, and the city has been working over- time to get
IN Q=We're working fast
((STEVIE DOVEL/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WE'RE WORKING FAST AND FURIOUS BECAUSE
TOMORROW MORNING ALL THE VENDORS ARE GOING TO BE COMING IN AND UNLOADING AND
THE ARTS AND CRAFTERS AND THE EXHIBITORS AND WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIG DAY
OUT Q=big day tomorrow.
IN Q=The batteau
((While the batteau festival is as much about celebrating Lynchburg's historic
past, festival-goers also will get a glimpse of downtown's future, where two of
the city's more historic buildings are undergoing renovations.))
OUT Q=undergoing renovations.
The average visitor might not be aware of some of the sweeping changes
taking place at the Academy of Music Theater.
IN Q=We love to
((RICHARD DOTY/ACADEMY OF MUSIC: WE LOVE TO HAVE IT OPEN ANY TIME LIKE THIS AND
WE'VE DONE A LOT OF THINGS THAT YOU CAN'T SEE FROM OUTSIDE SO WE'D LIKE TO HAVE
PEOPLE COME ON IN AND SEE WHAT'S GOING ON AND WHAT'S IN THE PLANS FOR THE
OUT Q=for the future.
natsot champagne pop & cheer
The future is now for the Riverviews group which is celebrating its
acquisition of the old Craddock Terry building on Jefferson Street.
After a facelift, the building will house studios and gallery space for
IN Q=We hope to
((BARBARA CORNETT/RIVERVIEWS: WE HOPE TO HAVE STUDIOS OPEN BY FALL IF POSSIBLE.
THEY'LL BE VERY ROUGHED OUT STUDIOS BUT WE WANT TO GET INTO THE BUILDING AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE.))
OUT Q=as possible.
The festival gets underway at 10 a-m Saturday, and wraps up with a fireworks
show that night.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
MUSIC ON TAPE
Coming up a little later in the newscast
singer Pat Boone decides to try a new style of music. He's going from "Rock of
Ages" to Hard Rock.
MUSIC UP FULL
Building better trails across Virginia was on the minds of about a dozen
They walked along an educational trail in Explore Park taking notes on ways
to improve hiking trails in other regions of the state.
SOT 11.12.19 - 11.12.30
IN Q=Our primary focus
OUR PRIMARY FOCUS IS ON FOREST ECOLOGY AND FOREST USE PAST AND PRESENT. THE
IMPORTANCE OF MANAGING AND MAINTAINING THE FOREST RESOURCES WE HAVE IN VIRGINIA
OUT Q=in Virginia today
About two thousand visitors have hiked the trail, since it first opened
about three years ago.
Guides identify trees and give tips on forestry regeneration and
Additions to the trail are expected soon, including a small cabin designed
to show living conditions among foresters in the early 1900's.
Ever try to outrun a moose?
Even a convoy of Boston police cars couldn't do it.
Take a look at this- This seven foot tall female moose managed to outrun a
slew of Boston police today-
She's been roaming the streets near Boson for hours- eluding police.
The moose meandered through busy streets and near a shopping mall and even
made her way through several backyards.
Police are hoping to corral the moose without using tranquilizers- to
bring her back to the woods.
Authorities are worried if the moose is scared she may hurt people- but
so far THE MOOSE IS STILL ON THE LOOSE.
Day one of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials was the main attraction
at Olympic Stadium in Hotlanta today.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :00
Check out the heptathlon qualifying heat as Jackie Joyner Kersee wins the
100 meter hurdles in a blow out. her time was 13.03.
Many eyes were on the 35 year old Carl Lewis. the 8 time Olympic gold
medalist used a late surge to finish 2nd in the 100 meters mens heat. Now the
Chyron in motion
IN Q=first score
OUT Q=last score
The Salem Avalanche snapped a 6 game losing streak tonight, beating
Winston-Salem 9-5 at Salem Memorial.
SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs Avalanche; :00
Salem had a little help from the warthogs who were trying to kill each
other. Andre King loses the handle and the flying wood smacks Nick Morrow in
the leg as he tries to steal 3rd.
Salem got on the board in the bottom of the 2nd. Will Scalzitti says
goodbye to this pitch. The solo shot over the left field wall made the count
John Guidice doubles down the first baseline scoring 2 runs and the
Cal Ripken officially became the WORLD's top iron man tonight.
SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO/Orioles vs. Royals; :00
Baltimore beat kansas City 6-1. Ripken was honored for playing in his 2
thousandth, 216th straight game, which surpasses Japan's Sah-s-oh
Kinh-oo-gah-sah's record. A presentation SUPER=35-Baltimore/==6/Kansas
was made to both before a standing ovation.
Brady Anderson then went onto surpass his personal best. Brady knocked in
his 22nd homerun, a career high. O's by 5.
Jeff Gordon captured the three peat today in winning the pole for Sunday's
UAW GM Teamwork 500.
SUPER=03-Pocono, PA; :00
Dale Jarrett crashed in turn 3 in qualifying. Jarrett went to an area
hospital. He broke a rib on his left side, he also suffered a slight fracture
in his right leg. hJarrett left the hospital on crutches but will try and
qualify again tomorrow.
IN Q=He got
((ROBERT YATES/QUALITY CARE FORD OWNER:))
SUPER=01-Robert Yates/Quality Care Ford Owner; :00
OUT Q=...basically okay"
Derrike Cope had the pole until Gordon knocked him off. The wonder boy
notches the top spot with a speed of 169.725 miles per hour which is a new
track record at Pocono.
((JEFF GORDON/TEAMWORK 500 POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Teamwork 500 Pole Winner; :00
OUT Q=...it paid off"
WIPE TO BOARDS!!!!!!!!
SUPER=400-=1/Jeff Gordon/169.725/=2/Derrike Cope/=3/Hut Stricklin/=4/Ricky
SUPER=401-=6/Mark Martin/=7/Bobby Labonte/=8/Joe Nemechek/=9/Ricky
SUPER=401-11/Terry Labonte/12/Ward Burton/13/Rick Mast/14/Michael
SUPER=401-16/Jeff Burton/17/Ernie Irvan/18/Jimmy Spencer/19/Rusty
SUPER=401-21/Lake Speed/22/Brett Bodine/23/Sterling Marlin/24/Todd
OUT Q=........Loy Allen."
The WDBJ TV7 250 is the featured event at the New River Valley Speedway
July 27th. Your Hometown Station and Kroger will be co-sponsoring the race,
which mean more prize money. The purse will be over 28 thousand dollars, with
the winner banking 15 grand. The halfway winner takes home 1 thousand and the
pole sitter 500.
Dallas Cowboy receiver Michael Irvin has been reindicted on drug charges
by a Dallas County grand jury.
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX; :00
Irvin and two others were indicted on one count each of the felony charge
of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor charge or marijuana possession.
The indictments were handed up 2 days after they were thrown out because of
Still to come tonight, we will check in on the second round of the U.S.
Open as Stewart is still a Payne in everyone's side,
and Roy Stanley will introduce us to a blind cyclists who is headed to the
games in Atlanta to compete.
It wasn't pretty but Payne Stewart got the job done and still leads the
U.S. Open by one shot after 36 holes.
SUPER=03-Bloomfield, MI/ESPN; :00
Stewart finished with a 1 over par 71 today and is 2 under par for the
event, good enough for the lead.. here he finds the cup for the birdie to go 5
Beware of sharks at Oakland Hills today. Greg Norman fired the top round
on the day, a 4 under 66. Here he eagles 16. Norman, Ernie Els and Woody Austin
are tied for second..
Payne was a pain to a fan who got nailed in the head by Stewart's approach
shot. The gentleman was okay.
On the LPGA side. Lynchburg native Donna Andrews shot a 7 under 65 to take
a 2 shot lead after the opening round of the Edina Realty Classic.
For handicapped cyclist Steve Aukward; dreams really do come true.
But reaching the level to compete in the paralympic games in Atlanta in
August did have a price tag of patience and hard work.
Roy Stanley has his inspiring story.
IN Q="Aukward a blind
SUPER=01-Steve Aukward/Olympic Cyclist; :24
SUPER=01-Jim Ritchie/Asst. City Manager; 1:01
OUT Q=.....news 7 sports."
((Aukward a blind cyclist will represent the country as a member of the USA's
Paralympic Cycling Team.
A third place finish in road competition and a fourth place finish in three
veledrome races at Colorado Springs earned Aukward a spot on the team but it
was two years of hard work that put Aukward in position to make the elite
((STEVE AUKWARD/PARALYMPIC CYCLIST: ))
((Greg Combs, a member of the U.S. Army World Class Athletes program will pilot
Aukward's tandem in the games.
But back home he trains with assistant city Manager Jim Ritchie. The two
ride at least twice a week averaging about 30 miles a day. Then on the
weekends they sometimes ride up to 80 miles a day.))
((JIM RITCHIE/ASST. CITY MANAGER: ))
((STEVE AUKWARD: ))
((The games in Atlanta will be held two weeks after the Olympics.
Roy Stanley News 7 sports.))
When most people think of Pat Boone-they think of white shoes and easy
But even his most loyal fans could be in for a shock.
Pat's now going from mellow to metal.
Steve Hartman has more.
OUT Q=Steve Hartman for CBS News