06:00-01

p-rail-merger

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=rail merger


The four month fight over Conrail appears to be ending for Norfolk Southern and C-S-X.
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VO-NAT


Neither railroad will confirm it, but according to several published reports, Conrail's most valuable northeastern routes will be split up.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It appears

((GEORGE BRAMMER/STOCKBROKER-A.G. EDWARDS: IT APPEARS THAT CONRAIL IS GOING TO BE BOUGHT BY CSX, BUT NORFOLK SOUTHERN IS GOING TO GET A GOOD CHUNK OF CONRAIL.))
SUPER=01-George Brammer/A.G. Edwards Stockbroker;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=of Conrail.
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VO-NAT

pre-pro
N-S will get Conrail's Pennsylvania Railroad route from the Midwest to Pittsburgh to New York, and also Conrail's Erie route from Buffalo to New York.
C-S-X gets Conrail's New York Central route from Chicago to Buffalo to New York, and a link from its Philadelphia hub to New York.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They'll provide

((LOUIS NEWTON/FORMER NS EMPLOYEE: THEY'LL PROVIDE COMPETITION FOR THE SHIPPERS AND THEY'LL BE EFFICIENT ROUTES FOR BOTH COMPANIES TO MOVE TRAFFIC OVER.))
SUPER=01-Louis Newton/Former NS Employee;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=traffic over.
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VO-NAT


This comes after the federal government told the railroads to come up with a solution or it would do it for them.
The deal has not been finalized...
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E-Train-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Police are looking for the person who shot and wounded a train conductor in Pittsylvania County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Sunday;


Authorities say a B-B gun was used to shoot 40- year- old Robin Lynn
(SAY-FRIT) Safrit once in the upper back.


It happened Sunday afternoon near Chatham.
The pellet did NOT penetrate the skin but did cause a bruise and bleeding.
State police say the shooting was NOT an accident because more than one shot was fired.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Any information

((M. B. ELLIOTT/VA. STATE POLICE:ANY INFORMATION THAT PEOPLE CAN PROVIDE AS FAR AS RUMORS THEY'VE HEARD FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR THINGS OF THAT NATURE WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL IF THEY COULD CALL IN. ))
SUPER=01-M. B. Elliott/Virginia State Police; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=call in.
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VO-NAT


State police interviewed two teens in the area but say both had an alibi.
The Norfolk-Southern train was on its way to Crewe, Virginia.
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BANK-SHOOTOUT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The bank robbery and shootout last Friday in Los Angeles is one of the most terrifying events southern Californians have witnessed in a while.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-North Hollywood, CA;


Both suspects died in the incident and 16 officers and civilians were injured.
Newly- released tapes of police radio communications show that as the gun battle raged on so did the fight to get the injured to safety.
Listen as one dispatcher tries to get help to an officer who has been shot.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=9L-89 i'm losing consciousness...

4:02:10
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=thank you for talking.
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VO-NAT


After officers realize the suspects are wearing body armor, an order is issued on how to stop them.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4;02:34
IN Q=Go for the head
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=don't have body armor on their legs.
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VO-NAT


With its officers often outgunned, the Mayor has asked the city to issue high-powered rifles to some of its officers.
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E-Stranded-Students


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=spring break


Two days after they started out, several Virginia Tech students finally made it to Mexico for spring break.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC


The students were part of a group left stranded at the Raleigh airport, when three of the charter airline's planes had mechanical trouble.
The flight that was supposed to leave Saturday morning, finally got off the ground last night.
SOT 00:02:54
IN Q=frustrating?

((JAKE GOMOKE/STRANDED STUDENT; FRUSTRATING? ABSOLUTELY, THIS IS MY LAST SPRING BREAK OF MY COLLEGE CAREER AND THEY'VE KIND OF DESTROYED IT FOR ME, I'LL ALWAYS REMEMBER IT THOUGH, I'LL GIVE 'EM THAT.))
SUPER=01-Jake Gomoke/Stranded Student;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=give 'em that.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


While the students are finally on their way to a good time, some of the parents haven't stopped worrying.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:28:43
IN Q=I don't know

((JANE LAWSON/STUDENT'S MOTHER; I DON'T KNOW IF I'M EXCITED ABOUT THEM GOING NOW OR NOT, NOW I'M KIND OF WORRIED ABOUT THEM GETTING HOME, SO IT'S BEEN A LONG WEEKEND.))
SUPER=01-Jane Lawson/Student's Mother;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=a long weekend
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VO-NAT


Sun and Surf travel agency, which sold the vacation packages, said the students will get a third of their money back.
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E-Virginia-Guns


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


It may be the political equivalent of a drive-by shooting.
A New York congressman and New Jersey senator say Virginia is the new number one provider of guns used in Big Apple crimes.
But Virginia officials say the numbers just don't add up.
Ellen Qualls reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-New York, NY/February 23; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Torricelli/(D) New Jersey; :07
SUPER=01-Bill Dunham/ATF Agent; :36
SUPER=@Ellen2; :51
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( Call it the fallout of a bloody Sunday at the Empire State Building.
SOT

((SEN. BOB TORRICELLI/D- NEW JERSEY: NO ONE IN FLORIDA, THE CAROLINAS OR VIRGINIA SHOULD WANT TO PROFIT BY THE SUFFERING OF PEOPLE IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.))
RUNS=:08


The gun used at the Empire State Building came from Florida.
But when a New Jersey senator and a New York congressman pulled up some numbers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms...Virginia showed up as the new number one provider of guns used in New York City crimes.
But Governor George Allen's office and the ATF say the politicians' spin lacks some facts-- like the "street age" of the guns.
sot 05:51:57

((BILL DUNHAM/ATF AGENT: A LARGE NUMBER OF GUNS THAT WERE TRAFFICKED EARLY ON IN THE '90s PRIOR TO ONE GUN A MONTH LEGISLATION IN VIRGINIA MAY STILL BE ON THE STREETS IN NEW YORK. AND AS THEY'RE RECOVERED AND TRACED, IT'S SHOWING VIRGINIA AS A SOURCE STATE.))
runs=:16


The AVERAGE age for a gun seized in a crime is six years old.
Virginia's one gun a month law is just four years old.
SOT 05:49:11

((BILL DUNHAM/ATF AGENT: WE HAD INVESTIGATED CASES WHERE FIVE AND SIX HUNDRED GUNS WERE TRAFFICKED BY ONE INDIVIDUAL. AND THAT'S NOT THE CASE ANYMORE. THERE IS STILL GUN TRAFFICKING GOING ON.)) butt*butt
sot 05:49:29

((BUT IT'S A HANDFUL OF GUNS THAT SOMEBODY WOULD BRING UP VERSUS A TRUNKLOAD.))
RUNS=:18


The A-T-F says gun runners may soon be loading up in West Virginia.
Sales are still unrestricted there.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Pot-Bust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net (edit of 96-108)
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Botetourt County parking lot had a serious weed problem yesterday morning.
Gardeners were not needed... but law enforcement officers were.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


About 220 pounds of marijuana were found at the Mountain View Plaza parking lot in Daleville.
Authorities staked out the area for a few hours after the discovery... but no arrests were made.
The pot was wrapped in plastic, dryer sheets and newspapers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:15:40
IN Q=The newspaper

((B. REED KELLY/BOTETOURT COUNTY SHERIFF: THE NEWSPAPER, AS YOU CAN SEE, IS FROM MCALLEN, TEXAS WHICH IS THE REAL SOUTHERN PART OF TEXAS. SO PROBABLY SOUTHERN TEXAS OR MEXICO. ONE OF THE TWO. ))
SUPER=01-Reed Kelly/Botetourt Co. Sheriff;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=one of the two
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VO-NAT


Officials say if the marijuana had been split up into smaller quantities, it's street value would have been estimated at 900- thousand dollars.
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Armed-Robbery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Christiansburg police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Peppers Ferry Road.
Police say one of the men brandished a semi-automatic handgun.
They both fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

E-Low-Jets


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-6
GRAPHIC=None


Highland County residents won their fight against the U.S. Air Force.
And yesterday, Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte said he believes they have won more than just a temporary victory.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Langley AFB;


Goodlatte says he was concerned the Air Force would merely extend the public comment period on its plan for a dramatic increase in low- level training flights.
But with last week's announcement, the Air Force agreed to re-evaluate its training needs,
SUPER=03-Highland Co.;and the impact on the areas where the training takes

place.
More importantly, Goodlatte says, the Air Force will look for ways to spread out the impact of the low-level flights.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First of all

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: FIRST OF ALL I DON'T THINK IT'S GOING TO COME BACK UP AGAIN THIS YEAR. EVENTUALLY THEY MAY COME FORWARD WITH ANOTHER PROPOSAL, BUT I BET IT WILL BE ONE THAT IS MORE SENSITIVE TO THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE IN RURAL AREAS LIKE HIGHLAND COUNTY AND WESTERN AUGUSTA COUNTY.))
SUPER=@Goodlatte;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=and Western Augusta County.
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S-Roanoke-Gas


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Gas


Residential gas rates in Roanoke are going down for the second time in a month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Roanoke Gas says its billing rate for homeowners will go down 11- percent.
That's on top of a six- percent cut LAST month.
The new rate will be effective for bills distributed after March first.
Roanoke Gas says the reduction is due to further declines in natural gas prices.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


The company is also studying ways to prevent price increases like the ones experienced this winter.

SHOOTOUT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The bank robbery and shootout last Friday in Los Angeles is one of the most terrifying events southern Californians have witnessed in a while.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-North Hollywood, CA;


Both suspects died in the incident and 16 officers and civilians were injured.
Newly- released tapes of police radio communications show that as the gun battle raged on so did the fight to get the injured to safety.
Listen as one dispatcher tries to get help to an officer who has been shot.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=9L-89 i'm losing consciousness...

4:02:10
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=thank you for talking.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


After officers realize the suspects are wearing body armor, an order is issued on how to stop them.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4;02:34
IN Q=Go for the head
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=don't have body armor on their legs.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


With its officers often outgunned, the Mayor has asked the city to issue high-powered rifles to some of its officers.
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ARKANSAS


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


President clinton returns to his home state of Arkansas today to see for himself the devastation left by a series of tornadoes.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arkadelphia, AR;


A least 25 people were killed by the twisters that hit the state Saturday.
Several hundred others were injured.
SUPER=03-Adams Co., OH;


Meantime, Cincinnati and downstream communities along the Ohio River are bracing for what could be the worst flooding in decades.
The river is swollen from record- breaking weekend rains and is supposed to crest in Cincinnati tomorrow twelve feet above the flood level.
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McVeigh


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


An attorney for Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh is accusing the Dallas Morning News of stealing hundreds of documents from his computer files.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;


Stephen Jones says a purported confession by McVeigh printed by the paper is not a legitimate document.
A source tells C-B-S News the defense made up the alleged confession to see if it would cause a potential witness to change his story.
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P-Train-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=shooting


State police are still searching for the person who shot a conductor riding aboard a Norfolk Southern train Sunday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Sunday;


Authorities say it appears a b-b gun was used to shoot 40- year- old Robin Lynn Safrit (say-fritt) once in the upper back.
Safrit was riding in the front of the train when he was struck near Chatham.
State police believe the shooting was not an accident-- but so far don't have a suspect.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We did

((M. B. ELLIOTT/VA. STATE POLICE:WE DID INTERVIEW TWO JUVENILES THAT WERE WALKING ON THE TRACKS NEAR THE SCENE AND, AT THIS POINT, THEY'VE BEEN CLEARED AS SUSPECTS IN THE CASE. ))
SUPER=01-M. B. Elliott/Virginia State Police; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the case.
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VO-NAT


Elliott says the bullet did NOT penetrate the skin but did cause a bruise and bleeding.
The train was on the way to Crewe.
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eagle-rock


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=NONE


There are no concrete plans yet--
But Eagle Rock residents do see a bridge to the future in THEIR future.
Andrew Freiden was at a community meeting last night, where residents found out where the money is coming from.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=@Trumbo; :00
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :10
SUPER=01-Fred Altizer/VDOT; :37
SUPER=04-February 18; :53
SUPER=01-Bill Loope/Board of Supervisors; 1:01
SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:08
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=news7, botetourt co.

((
IN Q=WHAT THAT

((WHAT THAT WAS, THEY HAVE MORE PROJECTS, TO BE FUNDED AND LESS MONEY THAN ANY DISTRICT IN THE STATE. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=IN THE STATE


Eagle Rock residents learned that money for their bridge will not come from the state's primary road system funds.
But State Senator Bo Trumbo, and Delegate Lacey Putney have worked out a deal with the Commonwealth transportation board to split the coast of the bridge with the county-- and add the bridge to the secondary road system.
Even if the spending is approved, residents will be left without use of their lifeline for at least 3 years-- State engineers say it's unsafe.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:46:41
IN Q=

((THE BEST WE CAN DO FROM THE TIME WE START IT TILL THE TIME WE TAKE IT DOWN, AND PUT A NEW ONE BACK IN THE SAME SPOT, IT'S GOING TO BE ABOUT 15-18 MONTHS. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=


The whole project will cost 2.5 million dollars-- and the county will be stuck with half of the bill.
The board of supervisors will vote on March 18th, and the outlook looks good for supporters of the bridge.
SOT18:53:47
IN Q=just guessing

((BILL LOOPE: BOTETOURT CO. SUPERVISORS: JUST GUESSING, I'D SAY THE BOARD WILL GO ALONG WITH THE REVENUE SHARING WITH THE STATE TO KEEP THE BRIDGE IN EAGLE ROCK. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=EAGLE ROCK


A few residents from the south end of the county were at the meeting , and folks there aren't so sure Botetourt County should get into the habit of building state roads.
But eagle rock residents say it's about time some money is spent in their corner of the world.))

5-Vasectomy


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=men's health


It's not uncommon for men who have had vasectomies to later decide they'd like to reverse it.
Now a new non-surgical technique can help them and other men who have had problems affecting their ability to father children.
Using a biopsy device--
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VO-NAT

demonstrated here on an orange-- a needle is inserted into the testicles, and removes sperm producing tissue.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:40:12
IN Q=The biopsy

((DR. HARRY FISCH/COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER: THE BIOPSY PROCEDURE TAKES LESS THAN A MINUTE FOR THE ENTIRE PROCEDURE AND IS DONE UNDER LOCAL ANESTHESIA IN A DOCTOR'S OFFICE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Harry Fisch/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center; :
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=doctor's office.
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VO-NAT


The sperm is then removed from the tissue and used to fertilize an egg in a lab, which is then re-implanted into the woman.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:40:27
IN Q=This procedure

((DR. HARRY FISCH: THIS PROCEDURE IS DONE IN PEOPLE WHO HAVE BLOCKAGES, THAT IS THE SPERM DOESN'T MAKE IT FROM THE TESTES OUT, AND IN MOST INSTANCES IT IS DONE ON PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD VASECTOMIES ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=vasectomies.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


This is not a vasectomy reversal, but a way to obtain sperm to initiate a pregnancy without surgery, while keeping the vasectomy intact.

5-Nicotine


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=Healthy Living
It's not too often doctors have anything good to say about nicotine---or

alcohol for that matter-- But they're finding they can be healthy in certain circumstances.
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VO-NAT


Doctors at the Mayo Clinic report that patients with ulcerative
(UL-SIR-A-TIVE) colitis-- which is inflammation of the colon--had a reduction

of symptoms when treated with nicotine patches.
This study confirmed the findings of two earlier studies which also found nicotine helps ulcerative colitis patients.
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E-Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-9
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


It appears Norfolk Southern and C-S-X may end their battle over Conrail- a railroad with a monopoly in the northeast.
There are reports a deal is in the offing.
Len Besthoff has more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Under the
SUPER=@File; :00
SUPER=01-Louis Newton/Retired NS Employee; :19
SUPER=@Len1; :27
SUPER=01-Ethel Noell/NS Shareholder; :39
SUPER=01-George Brammer/Stockbroker;1:07
RUNS=1:26
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

(( Under the apparent agreement, C-S-X takes over Conrail, but Norfolk Southern acquires two Conrail routes into New York, perhaps the country's most lucrative port.
C-S-X, by purchasing Conrail, also gets some key links to the Big Apple, and New England.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:43:33
IN Q=Norfolk

((LOUIS NEWTON/RETIRED NS EMPLOYEE: NORFOLK SOUTHERN GETS TWO GOOD ROUTES INTO THE NORTHEAST. AT THE SAME TIME, CSX GETS A GOOD ROUTE.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=a good route.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT standup tape 18:06:12
IN Q=NS shareholders

((NS shareholders say they like this deal for two reasons. Number one they're getting more track, and that will enhance the value of their stock. Number two, they're not paying full freight for all of Conrail.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=all of Conrail.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT today sot tape 11:45:29
IN Q=The large

((ETHEL NOELL/NS SHAREHOLDER: THE LARGE AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT THEY WERE GOING TO HAVE TO ORIGINALLY PUT OUT TO BUY THE WHOLE PART AND PARCEL IS CERTAINLY GOING TO BE OF BENEFIT TO BE ABLE TO KEEP THAT IN THE COFFERS OF THE RAILROAD AND USE IT FOR OTHER EXPANSION.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=other expansion.


Rail industry experts say N-S C-E-O David Goode is also emerging a big winner.
Conrail and C-S-X put up big roadblocks to anyone interfering with their original merger plans, which didn't include N-S, but the Vinton native put up a stronger fight than anticipated.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT TODAY TAPE 12:24:16
IN Q=I think

((GEORGE BRAMMER/STOCKBROKER-A.G. EDWARDS: I THINK WE ALL UNDERESTIMATED HOW AGGRESSIVE NORFOLK SOUTHERN AND DAVID GOODE WOULD BE. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=would be.


Southwest and central Virginia, with more than 3000 N-S employees, should also benefit, since in all likelihood, the deal will not prompt N-S to move its headquarters, which is just a few hours to the east.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

p-virginia-guns


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=va state seal


Statistics indicate Virginia is the NEW number one source-state for guns used in crimes in New York City...but how accurate are the figures?
A New York Congressman and New Jersey Senator fired the first round of debate,
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VO-NAT from 97-5
SUPER=03-New York, NY/February 23;

just one week after the shooting rampage at New York City's Empire State building. The gun used there came from Florida.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((SEN. BOB TORRICELLI/D- NEW JERSEY: NO ONE IN FLORIDA, THE CAROLINAS OR VIRGINIA SHOULD WANT TO PROFIT BY THE SUFFERING OF PEOPLE IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Torricelli/(D) New Jersey;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=new jersey.
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VO-NAT


The politicians pulled up some numbers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms...where Virginia emerged the NEW number one provider of guns used in New York City crimes.
But Governor George Allen's office and the A-T-F say those statistics are not complete-- and are lacking the "street age" of the guns.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
sot 05:51:57

((BILL DUNHAM/ATF AGENT: A LARGE NUMBER OF GUNS THAT WERE TRAFFICKED EARLY ON IN THE '90s PRIOR TO ONE GUN A MONTH LEGISLATION IN VIRGINIA MAY STILL BE ON THE STREETS IN NEW YORK. AND AS THEY'RE RECOVERED AND TRACED, IT'S SHOWING VIRGINIA AS A SOURCE STATE.))
SUPER=01-Bill Dunham/ATF Agent;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=source state.
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VO-NAT


The average age of a gun seized in a crime is six- years- old.
Virginia's one gun a month law is only four years old.
The A-T-F suggests gun-runners may visit West Virginia, where sales are still unrestricted.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=NBA


In the N-B-A,
Michael Jordan moved up the N-B-A's all-time scoring list with a 31-point effort in Chicago's triumph over Milwaukee.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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