06:00-01

SIMPSON

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


A civil jury has found O-J Simpson liable for the death of Ron Goldman and for battering Nicole Simpson.
Jennifer Sabih joins us with the latest. *******take NEWSPATH*********
SUPER=05-Santa Monica, CA;
SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting;
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA/Last Night;
SUPER=01-Fred Goldman/Ron Goldman's Father;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=
SUPER=05-Santa Monica, CA;



P-Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The fate of an eight- year- old boy charged with killing his stepfather lay in the hands of a judge last night.
The boy will be released this morning.
He has been held at the W- W Moore Juvenile Detention Home in Danville since his arrest last month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


The boy is accused of killing 55- year- old Bernard Rosser.
Authorities say the former Franklin County probation officer died from blows to the head.
SUPER=03-Chatham;


Former Pittsylvania County Commonwealth's Attorney Glenn Berger replaced a court appointed attorney for the child.
A hearing next month has been scheduled to decide whether the media will be allowed inside the courtroom.
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SOT
IN Q=A minor

((GLENN BERGER/CHILD'S ATTORNEY:A MINOR HAS A RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND ALSO THE MEDIA HAS A RIGHT TO ACCESS AND IT'S A BALANCE OF THOSE TWO RIGHTS THAT THE COURT HAS TO MAKE A DECISION. ))
SUPER=01-Glenn Berger/Child's Attorney; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=a decision.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Berger declined to say where the child will live once he's released.

p-barnette


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Bertha Williams says her daughter wanted to get away from her jealous ex-boyfriend for months.
She says it was that same man, Aguila (Uh-kwill-yah) Barnette, who gunned down her daughter in front of her Northeast Roanoke home.
Yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina, a federal grand jury handed down an 11 count indictment against Barnette.
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VO-NAT


The indictments cite Barnette with several felonies, including fire-bombing Robin Williams apartment last April.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1996;


Williams eventually recovered-- sustaining severe burns.
Two months later-- Bertha Williams says Barnette made another trip from Charlotte to Roanoke and shot and killed her daughter.
SUPER=04-Last Night;


Williams says the indictments don't ease the pain, but she finally feels the wheels of justice are in motion.
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SOT 6:27:11
IN Q=it makes me feel

((IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE SOMEONE IS TRYING TO HELP US-- ROBIN DIDN'T GET ANY HELP IN LIFE, BUT NOW SHE WILL GET SOMETHING...I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. ))
SUPER=01-Bertha Williams/Murder Victim's Mother;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=looking forward to it
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Bertha Williams expects to testify against Barnette at the federal trial in Charlotte.

STATE-UNION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton says the state of the union is strong.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Last Night;


In the annual address last night, Mr. Clinton issued a national call to action to improve education, reform campaign financing, and balance the budget without a constitutional amendment.
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SOT
IN Q=

((BALANCING THE BUDGET REQUIRES ONLY YOUR VOTE AND MY SIGNATURE. IT DOES NOT REQUIRE US TO REWRITE OUR CONSTITUTION." ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=our constitution.
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VO-NAT


J-C Watts gave the Republican response to President Clinton's address.
The Oklahoma Representative sounded traditional Republican themes of localizing government, family values and balancing the federal budget.
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SOT
IN Q=

((WE MUST GET OUR GOVERNMENT'S FINANCIAL AFFAIRS IN ORDER. THE BIGGEST STEP IN THAT DIRECTION IS AN AMENDMENT TO THE US CONSTITUTION THAT DEMANDS THAT THE FEDERAL BUDGET BALANCE ITS BOOKS. ))
SUPER=01-Rep. J.C. Watts/(R) Oklahoma;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=BALANCE ITS BOOKS.
ANCHOR=Melanie
ss=Clinton


President Clinton flies to Georgia today to try to sell the education proposals he pushed in last night's speech.

verdict


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


The verdicts are in at the O-J Simpson civil trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica/Last Night;


The jury found Simpson responsible for the death of Ron Goldman and for battering Nicole Simpson.
The panel reached an unanimous decision last night-- ordering Simpson to pay eight and a half million dollar in compensatory damages to Goldman's family.
The jury begins hearing arguments tomorrow on how much money Simpson should have to pay in punitive damages.
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E-Welfare


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Welfare in Virginia


Virginia's tough new welfare-to-work law survived a quick fix yesterday -- or a watering down -- depending on your viewpoint.
An evenly divided House of Delegates stopped a bill that would make it easier for welfare recipients to go to school.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=Ted Bennett's
SUPER=@Bennett; :05
SUPER=@Ellen2; :27
SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) McLean; :35
SUPER=03-Richmond/January 8; :41
SUPER=@Allen; :48
SUPER=@Bryant; :53
SUPER=01-Del. Frank Hargrove/(R) Glen Allen; :59
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( Ted Bennett's Southside district has the highest unemployment in the state.
sot fred tape 11:24:40

((DEL. TED BENNETT/D-HALIFAX: WHAT OPPORTUNITY IS THERE FOR THOSE SO INDEBTED AND POOR, OR WITH SUCH LITTLE EDUCATION, COMING OUT INTO A SOCIETY AND JOB MARKET WHERE THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS 12-PERCENT? HOW IS THAT THOSE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE ABLE TO MOVE UP THE ECONOMIC LADDER OTHER THAN BY GOING TO SCHOOL?))
runs=:23


The bill would have allowed students in good standing to keep collecting welfare -- without having to take a job -- while they complete their degrees.
sot fred tape 11:31:48

((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R-MCLEAN: WE'RE NOT DEALING WITH A BUNCH OF DEADBEATS HERE. WE'RE DEALING WITH PEOPLE WHO WANT TO IMPROVE THEMSELVES, AND WE SHOULD HELP THEM.))
runs=:06


But Governor George Allen had anticipated this defection from his legacy legislation in his State of the Commonwealth speech.
sot jethro tape 19:39:24

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I SHOULDN'T EVEN NEED TO THREATEN TO VETO ANY BACKSLIDING IN THIS SESSION.))
RUNS=:05



sot fred tape 11:35:10

((DEL. PRESTON BRYANT/R-LYNCHBURG: LET'S NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT. THIS IS THE FIRST STEP TOWARD ROLLING BACK WELFARE REFORM.))
runs=:07



sot fred tape 11:29:11

((DEL. FRANK HARGROVE: THE WORK REQUIREMENT THAT WE HAVE IN THIS WELFARE REFORM IS HEALTHY.))
runs=:05


So twice the House voted on it.
And twice, it came down to a 50- 50 tie.
That means welfare reform in Virginia remains largely how the Governor proposed it.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

E-Assisted-Suicide


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=Session 97


Dr. Jack Kevorkian has NOT assisted a suicide in Virginia.
But Virginia's Senate wants to send a message to him and other doctors who might help their patients commit suicide: leave Virginians to do their own dying.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The bill was one of the many controversies Virginia lawmakers raced through on Crossover Day.
It would make assisted suicide a criminal act.
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SOT 11:50:49 fred tape
IN Q=He says

((SEN. MARK EARLEY: HE SAYS THE PRACTICE OF ASSISTED SUICIDE IS SO COMMON IN THE NETHERLANDS THAT THE LINE HAS BECOME BLURRED, AND DESPITE GUIDELINES, HUNDREDS OF PATIENTS ARE KILLED EVERY YEAR WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT.))
SOT 12:03:42

((SEN. JOE GARTLAN: TAKE A POSITION ON THE FUNDAMENTAL NOTION THAT IN THIS COMMONWEALTH WE SIMPLY ARE NOT READY TO ACCEPT THE NOTION THAT ONE PERSON CAN ASSIST ANOTHER IN KILLING THAT OTHER.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Mark Earley/(R) Chesapeake; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Gartlan/(D) Fairfax; :15
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=that other.
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VO-NAT


But opponents of the bill say it's a choice Virginia lawmakers should stay out of.
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SOT 11:59:25
IN Q=There is

((SEN. HENRY MARSH/D-RICHMOND: THERE IS NO PROBLEM IN VIRGINIA. AND THERE IS NO DR. KEVORKIAN GOING AROUND.))
SOT 11:57:02 fred tape

((SEN. DICK SASLAW: IN MICHIGAN, THEY HAVE ADOPTED LAW AFTER LAW AFTER LAW TO GET AT DR. KEVORKIAN. AND HE HAS BEEN TRIED THREE TIMES AND THREE TIMES THAT JURY HAS REFUSED TO CONVICT THAT MAN.))
SOT FRED TAPE 12:05:29

((SEN. JANET HOWELL: BUT IT IS SOMETHING SO INTENSELY PERSONAL WITHIN A MARRIAGE, WITHIN A FAMILY, THAT I AM TERRIBLY CONCERNED WITH WHAT WE'RE DOING.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Henry Marsh/(D) Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Fairfax; : :05
SUPER=01-Sen. Janet Howell/(D) Reston; :17
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=we're doing.
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VO-NAT


The criminalization of assisted suicide has failed before on the House side -- where it heads next.
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L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 96-104)
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


All ten people looking to replace Junius Haskins on Lynchburg city council are, like Haskins himself, African- Americans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


That, according to council member Carl Hutcherson, who met with his colleagues behind closed doors yesterday to review the applications.
SUPER=04-File Tape; :07


Haskins died last month, and council has until February 16th to replace him.
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SOT 3:32:17//3:28:45
IN Q=We as a council

((ROBERT GARBER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: WE AS A COUNCIL WERE VERY IMPRESSED WITH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT CAME FORWARD OUT OF WARD TWO, HAD SOME GREAT AGE RANGE THERE, A LOT OF YOUNG PEOPLE CAME FORWARD. AND SO WE HAVEN'T MADE A DECISION, WE'LL BE LOOKING AT ALL THE DIFFERENT APPLICANTS, AND WE'LL BE TALKING WITH THEM IN THE DAYS AHEAD.))
SUPER=01-Robert Garber/Lynchburg Council Member;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=the days ahead.
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VO-NAT


Council likely will make the appointment early next week.
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civil-simpson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


The jury in O.J. Simpson's wrongful death trial goes back to work tomorrow to decide whether to slap Simpson with punitive damages.
Last night the panel found Simpson liable for the death of Ron Goldman and for battering Nicole Brown Simpson.
Byron Harlan reports.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Fred Goldman/Ron Goldman's Father; 1:04
SUPER=01-John Kelly/Brown Family Attorney; 1:25
SUPER=01-Byron Harlan/Reporting; 1:30 (no SU)
RUNS=1:50
OUT Q= CBS News Los angeles.

((
THE JURY REACHED ITS VERDICT AT 3:45PM PACIFIC TIME, BUT IT TOOK SEVERAL HOURS TO ROUND UP ALL THE PARTIES TO HEAR IT. FIRST THE GOLDMAN FAMILY, LOOKING TENSE AFTER MONTHS OF TRIAL HEARINGS. THEN A COUPLE OF HOURS LATER, O.J. SIMPSON HIMSELF ARRIVED AT THE COURTHOUSE,. HE WAS SURROUNDED BY A SWARM OF REPORTERS AND CURIOUS ONLOOKERS. HELICOPTERS BUZZING OVERHEAD.
EVEN BEFORE THE VERDICTS WERE READ IN COURT, THE GOLDMANS WERE OPTIMISTIC, HUGGING AND SMILING AS THEY WAITED TO HEAR THE NEWS.
Fred Goldman/Ron Goldman's Father John Kelly/Brown Family Attorney "It was done with honesty, dignity and complete truth and our family is grateful for a verdict of responsibility which is all we ever wanted. And we have it. Thank God." "We're just happy we're halfway through the ordeal and looking forward to the second phase."
UNLIKE THE CRIMINAL TRIAL, THERE WAS NO DRAMATIC, LIVE COVERAGE OF THE VERDICTS BEING READ IN COURT. INSTEAD, THE INFORMATION WAS RELAYED TO A PRESS TRAILER, WHERE A JOURNALIST HELD UP SIGNS THROUGH A WINDOW ANNOUNCING THE VERDICTS... YES, FOR LIABLE, ON ALL 8 QUESTIONS, AND COMPENSATORY DAMAGES TO THE GOLDMAN FAMILY IN THE AMOUNT OF 8.5-MILLION DOLLARS.

(NATS, SIMPSON LEAVING, BOOS)


WITH A GAG ORDER STILL IN PLACE, SIMPSON AND HIS LAWYERS LEFT THE COURTHOUSE, SAYING NOTHING. IN CONTRAST, THE GOLDMAN FAMILY LOOKED ELATED, HOLDING THEIR HANDS HIGH IN A VICTORY SALUTE.
THE VERDICT WAS REACHED ON THE SIXTH DAY OF DELIBERATIONS, AND JUST HOURS AFTER THE JURY HEARD READINGS ON CRUCIAL EVIDENCE IN THE CASE. THAT INCLUDED SIMPSON'S TESTIMONY OF WHAT HE WAS DOING ON THE NIGHT OF THE MURDERS. BYRON HARLAN, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))

Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton says the state of the union is strong.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Last Night;


In the annual address last night, Mr. Clinton issued a national call to action to reform campaign financing, balance the budget and improve education.
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SOT
IN Q=

((EVERY 8 YEAR OLD MUST BE ABLE TO READ; EVERY 12 YEAR OLD MUST BE ABLE TO LOG ON TO THE INTERNET; EVERY 18 YEAR OLD MUST BE ABLE TO GO TO COLLEGE, AND EVERY ADULT AMERICAN MUST BE ABLE TO KEEP ON LEARNING." ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=our constitution.
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VO-NAT


Congressman J-C Watts gave the Republican response to the President's speech, giving an impassioned plea for legislation to repair the nation's racial divide.
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SOT
IN Q=THOSE OF US...
SUPER=01-Rep. J.C. Watts/(R) Oklahoma;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=MAKE OUR PLANS CLEAR.
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VO-NAT


President Clinton flies to Georgia today to try to sell the education proposals he pushed in last night's speech.
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P-XGR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=welfare in va


Some called it a quick fix of welfare reform while others said it was watering down the program.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But a 50-50 tie in the House of Delegates yesterday will keep workfare intact, for now.
The bill would have allowed students in good standing to keep collecting welfare-- without having to take a job -- while they complete their degrees.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=WHAT OPPORTUNITY

((DEL. TED BENNETT/D-HALIFAX: WHAT OPPORTUNITY IS THERE FOR THOSE SO INDEBTED AND POOR, OR WITH SUCH LITTLE EDUCATION, COMING OUT INTO A SOCIETY AND JOB MARKET WHERE THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS 12-PERCENT? HOW IS THAT THOSE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE ABLE TO MOVE UP THE ECONOMIC LADDER OTHER THAN BY GOING TO SCHOOL ))
SUPER=01-Del. Ted Bennet/(D) Halifax;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=GOING TO SCHOOL
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VO-NAT


Opponents of the bill said welfare recipients should be able to work AND go to school.
Twice, the House voted on the measure, and twice they came up evenly divided.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


That means welfare reform in Virginia remains largely how the Governor proposed it.

Project-Link


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=pre natal care


Pre-natal care is crucial in helping women have healthy babies.
That is even more true, with pregnant women addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Connie Stevens tell us about efforts in Roanoke to save both mother and child-- and even the system that pays for their care.
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SOT
IN Q=In Virginia and
SUPER=@File; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :12
SUPER=01-Devonette Turner/Perinatal Substance Abuse Clinician; :25
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=CS, News 7.

(( In Virginia, and around the country, it's estimated that one in every eleven children has been exposed to illicit substances in utero.
The Roanoke Valley Health Care Foundation-- along with Project Link and Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital may be able to change the outcome of these dangerous situations-- by linking women, prenatal care and substance abuse treatment.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:15:29
IN Q=One of the

((DEVONETTE TURNER/PERINATAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE CLINICIAN: ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE DO IF A WOMAN COMES IN AND SHE HAS A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEM, WE WILL GIVE THEM A SPECIAL ULTRA SOUND WHICH WOULD DETECT EXPOSURE TO SUBSTANCES AND WE WOULD LIKE TO GIVE THEM GENETIC COUNSELING. WE ARE WILLING TO HELP THEM, MAYBE THEY NEED TO BE IN HIGH RISK CLINIC AND SEE THEM MORE OFTEN, MAYBE THEY NEED A NUTRITIONAL CONSULT, BECAUSE THAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH DRUGS, IT CAUSES YOU NOT TO WANT TO EAT AND EATING AND PROPER NOURISHMENT IS ONE OF THE KEY FACTORS IN COMBATTING INTER-UTERINE GROWTH RETARDATION.))
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=uterine growth retardation.


And to combat the other obstacles to prenatal care and substance abuse treatment-- transportation is even provided, along with day care for a woman's other children.
This office hopes to stress that it's in everyone's best interest-- for women to get help...and the earlier the better-- to improve the chances for a healthy baby.
Connie Stevens, News 7.))

5-Hair-Dye


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=hair dye


A warning about home use hair coloring.
A new study finds certain dyes-- including the popular Grecian formula-- can pose a danger because they contain lead.
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VO-NAT


The dyes can leave lead traces on hands, hair, bathroom counters and hair dryers-- and that can pose a threat to children.
Of five dyes tested, four had lead levels higher than household paint.
The F-D-A will review the data but maintains lead-containing dyes are safe if used properly.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Most over-the-counter hair dyes are lead free.
(toss to bump)


goldman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


After nearly a week behind closed doors, the jury is in with the verdict at the O-J Simpson trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA/Last Night;


The jury last night found Simpson liable for the death of Ron Goldman and for battering Nicole Simpson.
The panel awarded the Goldman family eight and a half million dollars in compensatory damages.
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SOT
IN Q=

((FRED GOLDMAN: AFTER TWO-AND-A-HALF YEARS, WE HAVE JUSTICE... OUR FAMILY IS GRATEFUL FOR A VERDICT OF RESPONSIBILITY, WHICH IS ALL WE EVER WANTED. AND WE HAVE IT, THANK GOD.'' ))
SUPER=01-Fred Goldman/Ron Goldman's Father;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=thank God.
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VO-NAT


The jury begins hearing arguments tomorrow on how much money Simpson should have to pay in punitive damages.
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E-Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


An eight- year- old Pittsylvania County murder suspect WILL be released from detention this morning.
The boy has been held in a Danville juvenile detention home since he was charged last month with killing his 55- year- old stepfather.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Bernard Rosser was found dead inside his Gretna home in mid-December.
Authorities say the former Franklin County probation officer died from blows to the head.
SUPER=03-Chatham;


Former Pittsylvania County Commonwealth's Attorney Glenn Berger is now representing the child.
He says one of the next hearings will be to decide if the media will be allowed to attend the trial.
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SOT
IN Q=A minor

((GLENN BERGER/CHILD'S ATTORNEY:A MINOR HAS A RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND ALSO THE MEDIA HAS A RIGHT TO ACCESS AND IT'S A BALANCE OF THOSE TWO RIGHTS THAT THE COURT HAS TO MAKE A DECISION. ))
SUPER=01-Glenn Berger/Child's Attorney; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=a decision.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Berger declined to say where the child will be taken once he's released from detention to protect the child's privacy.

Barnette


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 96-106)
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Charlotte man in jail for the murder of a Roanoke woman is now facing 11 new federal charges relating to the crime.
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VO-NAT


Robin Williams tried to break up with Alquilia (A-QUILL-ia) Barnette in March of last year.
SUPER=04-Last Night;


According to Williams' mother, Barnette turned violent one month later.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:33:31
IN Q=he never came

((BERTHA WILLIAMS/VICTIM'S MOTHER: HE NEVER CAME BACK UNTIL THEN, AND HE THREW THE FIRE BOMB IN HER APARTMENT.))
SUPER=01-Bertha Williams/Victim's Mother
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=in her apartment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1996;


Robin Williams was badly burned in the incident, and Bertha Williams says her daughter reached out to the police for help-- but got none.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:42:10
IN Q=SHE THOUGHT

((BERTHA WILLIAMS/MURDER VICTIM'S MOTHER: SHE THOUGHT, MAMA, NOBODY CARES-- SHE SAID THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO KILL ME BEFORE ANYBODY DOES ANYTHING-- AND THAT HAPPENED. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=THAT HAPPENED
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VO-NAT


In addition to murder charges, Barnette is accused of arson and carjacking in connection with events allegedly leading to the murder.
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P-Cookin Cheap


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE# 597-04
GRAPHIC=None


Laban Johnson and Larry Bly say they were not sure they'd make it through even their first season on t-v.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Blue Ridge Public Television;


Seventeen seasons later, their public television program Cookin Cheap has not only survived, it's found a national audience.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=IT CONTINUOUSLY AMAZES

(( ))
SUPER=08-Larry Bly/Cookin' Cheap Co-Host; :00 (quick)
SUPER=00-Laban Johnson/Cookin' Cheap Co-Host; :05
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=LIKE THAT EVER SINCE
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VO-NAT


On January first, they joined the line-up of the "Nostalgia Cable Channel," which claims a nationwide audience of 35- million viewers.
W-B-R-A- Television will share in any profits, a modest return that will improve-- if the show catches on and is renewed by the cable channel.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Meanwhile, Johnson and Bly may go global.
Their syndicator is now trying to sell the show in Europe.

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=news 7 sports generic/college hoops


In college hoops,
Virginia Tech's Ace Custis won last night's game with a last-second shot.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-/G. Washington/43/j/Virginia Tech/45///j/Iowa/75//Indiana/67///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/W. Kentucky/55/j/Clemson/69////West Virginia/70/j/Villanova/81///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Kansas #1/94/j/Missouri/96////Kentucky #3/79/j/S. Carolina
#19/84//Overtime/;
SUPER=X5029;
SUPER=0104-/Roanoke/2/j/Charlotte/4///j/Richmond/3//South Carolina/1///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0104-j/Mobile/12//Huntington/5///;
SUPER=x5031;
SUPER=0103-j/Ottawa/4//Boston/3////Vancouver/4/j/Pittsburgh/6///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-/Buffalo/1//Philadelphia/1//Overtime//St.

Louis/1//Detroit/1//Overtime/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-j/Tampa Bay/2//Phoenix/0///;
RUNS=:56
OUT Q=....last score."

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