06:00-01

E-Tech-Brawl

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-6
GRAPHIC=Tech


A Virginia Tech football player will spend two days in the Montgomery County jail because of a campus brawl.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


That, after a student, Jonathan Nelson, was beaten in a mob attack allegedly involving several football players last August.
Nelson identified Tyron Edmond as one of the people who punched him.
Edmond told police he hit Nelson with his fist.
But on the witness stand he said he did not mean "hit" in the literal sense.
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SOT 20:44:27
IN Q=

((TYRON EDMOND/TECH FOOTBALL PLAYER: IF I'M WALKING AND I BUMP INTO SOMEONE, "OH EXCUSE ME, I DIDN'T MEAN TO HIT YOU." YOU KNOW, JUST LIKE THAT. I MEAN I PLAY FOOTBALL, I JUST SAY HIT ANY TIME I HAVE CONTACT WITH SOMEBODY. ))
SUPER=01-Tyron Edmond/Tech Football Player;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=contact with somebody.
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VO-NAT


Edmond says he really only nudged Nelson to keep Nelson from falling on him.
But judge Ray Grubbs found Edmond guilty.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Grubbs has dismissed charges against one former player and two current players. Four more still await trial.

E-Tractor-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=Accident


When Roanoke emergency personnel got a call that a truck had toppled onto another vehicle after losing its brakes, they assumed the worst.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The accident happened yesterday near the Walmart on route 220 in Roanoke.
In all, the delivery truck hit three cars while swerving through a red light.
The driver said he was going down a hill leading into the plaza, when he lost control of the vehicle.
Richard Spencer has been charged with driving with defective brakes.
Several people were hurt but their injuries are not life threatening.
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ACADEMY-AWARDS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=academy awards


"The English Patient" was the movie to bet on for Academy Awards.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


It won nine out of twelve nominations, including best picture and best director.
Its star, Juliette Binoche (bih-NOHSH'), beat out sentimental favorite Lauren Bacall for the supporting actress Oscar.
Geoffrey Rush's portrayal of real-life pianist David Helfgott won him an Oscar for best actor in "Shine."
Cuba Gooding Junior picked up best supporting actor honors for his role in "Jerry Maguire."
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SOT
IN Q=I LOVE YOU...
SUPER=01-Cuba Gooding, Jr./Best Supporting Actor;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=TOM CRUISE, I LOVE YOU MAN.
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VO-NAT


Frances McDormand won for best actress for "Fargo,"
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E-Harrison-Museum


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=Black History


The Harrison Museum of African American Culture is growing.
And a new building promises more room for the collection.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Yesterday, museum officials and supporters dedicated the new annex on Rutherford Avenue.
The building will provide more space, and proper conditions for the museum's artifacts and memorabilia.
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SOT
IN Q=Not only will it add

((ALETHA BOLDEN/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: NOT ONLY WILL IT BE ADDED STORAGE SPACE, BUT IT WILL ALSO BE ADDED WORK SPACE FOR OUR CURATOR. SHE'LL BE ABLE TO SPRAWL THINGS OUT AND WORK ON A LARGER SCALE. WE'VE HAD TO TURN SOME THINGS AWAY, BUT HOPEFULLY NOW THAT WE HAVE A LARGER BUILDING, A QUALITY CONTROLLED BUILDING, WE'LL BE ABLE TO ACCEPT A LOT OF MEMORABILIA THAT'S STILL OUT THERE.))
SUPER=01-Aletha Bolden/Museum Director;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=still out there.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The annex was built with public and private grants on a lot donated by Central Fidelity Bank.
The building still needs shelving and equipment, and officials are hoping to secure more grants and contributions to cover the cost.

E-Bedford-Museum


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-15
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Harrison Museum is not alone in its growth plans.
Officials at Bedford's City-County museum also have their eye on expansion.
Steve Smallshaw reports paying for the project will take fund-raising of historic proportions.
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SOT
IN Q=They've been drawn
SUPER=03-Bedford; :00
SUPER=01-Ellen Wandrei/Museum Director; :25
SUPER=@ssm2; :42
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=News7, Bedford.


(( They've been drawn by artifacts ranging from 12- thousand year old arrowheads to World War Two uniforms... and there's even more here that visitors CAN'T see.
natsot 2:41:45

((I HAVE SEVERAL BOTTLES FROM WAVERLY BOTTLING COMPANY, THEY WERE BOTTLED RIGHT HERE ON DEPOT STREET.))
RUNS=:06


Crammed into the third floor of this building are hundreds of pieces of county history that the museum doesn't have room to display.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:10:40
IN Q=Because we have

((ELLEN WANDREI/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: BECAUSE WE HAVE MANY ITEMS FROM BEDFORD THAT NOBODY GETS TO SEE FROM THE COUNTY. ALL THESE FARM TOOLS THAT WERE MADE IN THE COUNTY, AND NO ONE OTHER THAN THE PERSON WHO DONATED THEM, PROBABLY DOESN'T KNOW THEY'RE HERE.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=they're here.


Renovating the third floor is a costly proposition, but officials hope to raise enough money to match a state historic grant to make it possible.
But even if the room is opened up, that's no guarantee tour- goers will get to see it.
Wandrei estimates close to 60 percent of their visitors are over the age of 50.. making it up the stairs to the third floor is difficult if not impossible for some.
So the grant also would pay to install an elevator on the back of the building, making the entire museum handicapped accessible.
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SOT 3:09:12
IN Q=These people

((WANDREI: THESE PEOPLE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN OUR COLLECTION, AND THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO SEE THE ITEMS THAT WE HAVE ON DISPLAY.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=have on display.


Fund-raising should begin over the next few months.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.)

E-Gilmore-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=Abortion


The debate over parental notification for abortions may not be over.
This weekend-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Saturday;


it appeared the 18- year battle over parental notification for teenage abortions ended.
Governor George Allen made it the law of the land starting July first.
SUPER=04-Yesterday;


But now the Democrat running for governor says he might water it down if elected.
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SOT 21:21:04
IN Q=I've also

((I'VE ALSO THOUGHT AND HAD A CHANCE TO VOTE ONE TIME THAT AS WE BEGIN PARENTAL NOTIFICATION WE SHOULD BEGIN WITH 16- YEAR OLDS AND YOUNGER. NOW THE LAW WILL GO INTO EFFECT JULY FIRST WITH 17 YEAR OLDS AND YOUNGER. I'LL SUPPORT THAT LAW AND WE'LL SEE HOW IT WORKS. But you're willing to change that law? I'M ALSO WILLING TO SEE WHAT THE CONSEQUENCE OF THE LAW IS IN REAL LIFE. LET'S SEE IF THERE ARE HORROR STORIES. LET'S SEE WHAT IMPACT THAT IT ACTUALLY HAS ON TEENAGE PREGNANCY.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=teenage pregnancy.
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VO-NAT


Republican Jim Gilmore's hinting that, if elected, he'd like to see FURTHER restrictions on abortion.
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SOT 21:02:55
IN Q=I believe

((I BELIEVE THERE ARE TOO MANY ABORTIONS IN VIRGINIA NOW. MY VIEWS ON THIS IN OPPOSITION TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF ABORTIONS IS CLEAR. AND I THINK WE OUGHT TO LOOK AT THESE VARIOUS REGULATIONS AND SEE WHAT POSITIVE STEPS WE CAN MAKE IN A REASONABLE WAY.))
SUPER=01-Atty. Gen. Jim Gilmore/(R) Candidate for Governor;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=reasonable way.
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VO-NAT


No specifics yet from Gilmore on what those steps might be.
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E-Richards


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abo
TAPE#97-9
GRAPHIC=NONE


She was a teacher, a mother of four and then she became the Governor of the Lone Star State.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Now former Texas politician Ann Richards wants women to know they have more opportunities now than ever.
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SOT 3:23:35
IN Q=Women should get

((ANN RICHARDS/FORMER TEXAS GOVERNOR: WOMEN SHOULD GET OVER THE BUSINESS OF ALWAYS BEING THE GIVERS AND THE CARETAKERS- WOMEN HAVE GOT TO ACCEPT THE FACT THAT MAKING A LIVING, PUTTING MONEY IN THE BANK, BECOMING FINANCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY SECURE, SHOULD BE ONE OF THEIR NUMBER-ONE GOALS.))
SUPER=01-Ann Richards/Former Texas Governor
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=their number-one goals.
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VO-NAT


Richards visited Roanoke College yesterday.
She says women who want to make a career out of public service should donate their time to a political campaign, focus on their education, and travel.
Richards was the governor of Texas from 19-90 until 19-94.
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Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor Allen has vetoed eleven parts of the state budget.
Among the vetoes issued by Allen before last night's midnight deadline to act on bills passed by the legislature this year was budget language that he said would undermine welfare reform.
The language would have exempted full-time students who receive welfare from the requirement to get a job.
Allen also vetoed one- point- four- million dollars for a new house for Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible.
The General Assembly will take up Allen's vetoes at its April 2nd override session.

P-Roanoke-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=none


Fire officials are investigating a suspicious blaze that broke out in a northwest Roanoke home yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


No one was injured, but the home at the corner of Tenth Street and Forest Hill Avenue suffered serious damage.
Witnesses did NOT report anything unusual, but the fire apparently started outside the house... investigators say there was no obvious cause.
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wipe wipe wipe

P-Hardy-Folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=Wipe wipe wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./March 11;


It appears it was an electrical short that sparked the fire at the Hardy Community Center earlier this month.
Investigators have completed their review, and yesterday the remains of the building were demolished.
The fire department is now making plans for an addition to the fire house that will also provide room for training and community events.
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Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


State education officials will conduct a field trial next month of a new testing program.
Officials have released sample questions of the tests that students will have to pass starting in four years to graduate.
The tests are designed to show whether students are learning revised curriculum standards that were adopted in 19-95.
The tests will consist mostly of multiple-choice questions.
The field trial during the week of April 28th will involve students in grades three, five, eight and eleven.

2-Ice-Show


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=JJa
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Discover Stars on Ice Tour game to the Roanoke Civic Center last night.
Jean Jadhon was there.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00
SUPER=@Jean1;
SUPER=@File; 42
SUPER=01-Ekaterina Gordeeva/Olympic Gold Medalist; 55
SUPER=@file;
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7 Roanoke.":



((There's so much gold on the ice- it glittered. Olympic Gold that is.
1992 gold medalist Kristi Yamagucchi wowed the crowd- and led an all star cast. including Ekaterina Gordeeva-
Gold medalists Torvill and Dean also skated into the crowds hearts-
so did silver medalist Paul Wylie. these blades on ice kept the crowd alive with plenty of jumps- spins and lifts- JEAN JADHON: WHILE THE ICE IS FILLED WITH OLYMPIC MEDALISTS, THERE IS ONE SKATER NOTICEABLY ABSENT- 1984 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST SCOTT HAMILTON. Hamilton left the tour just last week- after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.
He's now in Cleveland undergoing treatment- Friend and fellow skater Gordeeva took a moment out of practice to talk with us. EKATERINA GORDEEVA/OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST: THIS IS THE WORSTEST THING WE HAD THIS TOUR IS THAT WE MISS HIM. SCOTT RIGHT NOW.
Hamilton is the skater who always has a smile on his face- even during this trying time. YOU KNOW SCOTT IS ALWAYS JOKING. HE WAS JOKING YESTERDAY ON THE PHONE HE IS IN A GOOD MOOD. HE'S GONNA TAKE REST WE ALL PRAY WITH HIM ALL OUR STRENGTH.
Meanwhile the show goes on with Hamilton on the skaters minds- his positive outlook and smiles seen on the skaters' faces. nat sound of skaters.))

OSCARS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Academy awards


The 69-th annual Academy Awards had a distinctively English flair, with "The English Patient" virtually cleaning up on Hollywood's biggest night.
Jennifer Sabih reports.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/A.M.P.A.S. 1997; :00
SUPER=01-Cuba Gooding, Jr./Best Supporting Actor; :12
SUPER=01-Juliette Binoche/Best Supporting Actress; :25
SUPER=01-Frances McDormand/Best Actress; 1:02
SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting; 1:21
RUNS=1:44
OUT Q=Los Angeles.

(( THE NIGHT STARTED OUT WITH THE ACADEMY SHOWING "CUBA GOODING JUNIOR" --NOT MONEY BUT THE GOLDEN OSCAR.... FOR HIS PART IN "JERRY MAGUIRE."

SOT: CUBA GOODING JUNIOR

"..."
IN THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS CATEGORY.... JULIETTE BINOCHE GOT THE NOD FOR "THE ENGLISH PATIENT."

SOT: JULIETTE BINOCHE
NAT SOT:


THE MUCH-ACCLAIMED INDEPENDENT FILM OF LOVE AND WAR WAS BY FAR THE STORY OF THE 69-TH ANNUAL AWARDS.... RECEIVING NINE OSCARS OVERALL.... INCLUDING DRAMATIC SCORE, COSTUME, BEST DIRECTOR AND THE BIGGEST OF THE NIGHT: BEST FILM.

SOT:


THE COVETED BEST ACTRESS OSCAR WENT TO FRANCES MCDORMAND-- THE PREGNANT MIDWESTERN COP IN THE MOVIE "FARGO"-- ANOTHER INDEPENDENT FILM.

SOT: FRANCES MCDORMAND/"FARGO"

"IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO MAIN ONE'S COMPOSURE AT A TIME LIKE THIS...."
HER MALE COUNTERPART.... THE BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR... GEOFFREY RUSH-- WHO PLAYED A MENTALLY DISTURBED CONCERT PIANIST-- IN "SHINE."

SOT: GEOFFREY RUSH/"SHINE"


JENNIFER SABIH/STANDUP CLOSE: AND IT'S A GOOD BET THE NEXT TIME CUBA GOODING, JR SAYS "SHOW ME THE MONEY," HE WON'T BE ACTING. THAT'S BECAUSE WHEN YOU WIN AN OSCAR YOU CAN PRETTY MUCH DOUBLE YOUR ASKING PRICE IN HOLLYWOOD. AND BY THE WAY, WHEN YOU WIN BEST PICTURE YOU CAN ADD 100 MILLION DOLLARS TO THE TAKE. YOU CAN SEE.. THE ACADEMY AWARDS, AREN'T JUST ABOUT GLITTER AND GLAMOUR..THEY'RE ALSO ABOUT GREED. JENNIFER SABIH FOR CBS NEWS, IN LOS ANGELES.

interest-rates


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Fed chairman Alan Greenspan has been hinting a short term interest rate hike is needed to keep inflation in check,
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

and later today the federal reserve is expected to make that a reality.
Investors are reacting positively to the likely quarter-point increase.
On Wall Street yesterday, the stock market closed UP 100 points.
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MISSING-GIRLS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


A cross country search is in full swin this morning for two young girls and their alleged kidnappers.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Teresa and Jessica Hainer were last seen getting into a station wagon in Gellsburg, Michigan Friday.
Police say the sisters and three men were spotted in Florida over the weekend.
Police have set up a special toll free htoline for anyone with information about the girls whereabouts.
That number is 888-324-4969.
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P-Tractor-Ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#NET-E FROM 597-08
GRAPHIC=NONE


There were some scary moments in Roanoke yesterday afternoon when a delivery truck lost its brakes, near Hunting Hills Plaza on route 2-20.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It happened when the truck was heading down a steep cross-street leading into the plaza.
It made it through the busy intersection, then sideswiped two cars and landed on top of another.
The truck driver swerved and tried to avoid hitting any cars, but his luck ran out after crossing route 220.
Several of the people in the cars suffered injuries-- none life threatening.
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P-Harrison-Museum


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=NONE


At Roanoke's Harrison Museum of African American Culture, a lack of storage space forced it to turn away some artifacts... But not anymore.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday afternoon opened a new museum annex on Rutherford Avenue.
Public and private grants paid for the construction. Central Fidelity Bank donated the lot.
The new building provides a climate- controlled space to store the museum's collection.
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SOT
IN Q=Any type of memorabilia

((ALETHA BOLDEN/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: ANY TYPE OF MEMORABILIA THAT'S DATED, AS WELL AS WOODEN ARTIFACTS NEED TO BE IN A QUALITY CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE WHERE THE HUMIDITY IS WATCHED AND SO FORTH. SO WE'LL DEFINITELY HAVE THAT AVAILABLE.))
SUPER=01-Aletha Bolden/Museum Director;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=have that available.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The new building still requires shelving and other equipment.
Museum officials hope to enlist volunteer labor, and additional contributions to complete the project.

Three-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)
SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=12-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Linda Bigger-Brown/Principal;
(Toss to Melanie)



P-Tech-Brawl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=va tech


After three dismissals, the state won a GUILTY verdict against one of the Virginia Tech football players charged in a campus brawl.
Tyron Edmond was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in the beating of another student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


After the incident, Edmond admitted he hit Jonathan Nelson.
Nelson also identified Edmond as one of the people in a mob who landed a punch.
But Edmond now says he was really only protecting HIMSELF after someone else struck Nelson.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:37:49
IN Q=

((TYRON EDMOND: AND AS HE WAS FALLING BACK, AS HE FELL BACK I NUDGED HIM LIKE THAT AND GOT HIM OFF OF ME. ))
SUPER=01-Tyron Edmond/Tech Football Player;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=him off of me.
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VO-NAT


Montgomery Circuit judge Ray Grubbs did not buy it, and ordered Edmond to serve two days of a 30- day jail sentence.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:55:22
IN Q=

((DUTTON OLINGER/EDMOND'S LAWYER: WITH THAT TYPE OF SENTENCE ONE DAY KILLS TWO. SO HE'LL HAVE 24 HOURS THAT HE'LL HAVE TO SERVE. ))
SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Edmond's Lawyer;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=have to serve.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The judge dismissed charges against three other players charged in the fight. Four more are awaiting trial.

P-Gilmore-Beyer


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


The Virginia Governor's race is heating up and so is the candidates' battle over tobacco.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer yesterday accused Attorney General Jim Gilmore of "blessing" illegal cigarette sales to children by fighting F-D-A regulations in court.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:19:18
IN Q=

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: TO FIGHT THE BEST NATIONAL ATTEMPTS TO KEEP TOBACCO FROM KIDS IS ESSENTIALLY TO BLESS THE SELLING OF TOBACCO TO KIDS. IT'S TO DRAW BACK INTO A SITUATION IN VIRGINIA WHERE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE IN VIRGINIA WE'VE NEVER EVEN HAD A CONVICTION FOR SELLING TOBACCO TO KIDS.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=to kids.
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VO-NAT


A spokesman for the Republican called Beyer's remarks "the most ridiculous thing" he'd ever heard.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=gilmore


Gilmore's made efforts to strengthen Virginia's laws against children buying cigarettes.
But he says he still has NO intention of withdrawing Virginia's "friend of the court" brief AGAINST the F-D-A regulations.
Gilmore says tobacco is too important to Virginia's economy.
SS=campaign 97


The candidates do agree the state should NOT sue any tobacco companies over the health- related costs of smoking.

P-Richards


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abo
TAPE#597-04
GRAPHIC=NONE


As one of the nation's few female governors, the former Governor of Texas-- Ann Richards says a lack of money and security prevents more women from running for office.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The politician spoke to reporters before her speech yesterday at Roanoke College called--"The Path Ahead for Women in Public Service."
Richards says the doors are open for women, if they'll take the plunge.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:23:35
IN Q=Women should get

((ANN RICHARDS/FORMER TEXAS GOVERNOR: WOMEN SHOULD GET OVER THE BUSINESS OF ALWAYS BEING THE GIVERS AND THE CARETAKERS- WOMEN HAVE GOT TO ACCEPT THE FACT THAT MAKING A LIVING, PUTTING MONEY IN THE BANK, BECOMING FINANCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY SECURE, SHOULD BE THEIR NUMBER-ONE GOAL.))
SUPER=01-Ann Richards/Former Texas Governor
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=number-one goal.
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VO-NAT


Richards was governor of the Lonestar State from 19-90 through 19-94.
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Ice-Show


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=JJa
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Big names in skating graced the ice at the Roanoke Civic Center last night.
It's the Discover Stars on Ice Tour.
And Jean Jadhon was there.
t(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00
SUPER=@Jean1; :32
SUPER=@File; :42
SUPER=01-Ekaterina Gordeeva/Olympic Gold Medalist; :55
SUPER=@file; 1:02
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7 Roanoke.":



((There's so much gold on the ice- it glittered. Olympic Gold that is.
1992 gold medalist Kristi Yamagucchi wowed the crowd- and led an all star cast. including Ekaterina Gordeeva-
Gold medalists Torvill and Dean also skated into the crowds hearts-
so did silver medalist Paul Wylie. these blades on ice kept the crowd alive with plenty of jumps- spins and lifts- JEAN JADHON: WHILE THE ICE IS FILLED WITH OLYMPIC MEDALISTS, THERE IS ONE SKATER NOTICEABLY ABSENT- 1984 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST SCOTT HAMILTON. Hamilton left the tour just last week- after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.
He's now in Cleveland undergoing treatment- Friend and fellow skater Gordeeva took a moment out of practice to talk with us. EKATERINA GORDEEVA/OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST: THIS IS THE WORSTEST THING WE HAD THIS TOUR IS THAT WE MISS HIM. SCOTT RIGHT NOW.
Hamilton is the skater who always has a smile on his face- even during this trying time. YOU KNOW SCOTT IS ALWAYS JOKING. HE WAS JOKING YESTERDAY ON THE PHONE HE IS IN A GOOD MOOD. HE'S GONNA TAKE REST WE ALL PRAY WITH HIM ALL OUR STRENGTH.
Meanwhile the show goes on with Hamilton on the skaters minds- his positive outlook and smiles seen on the skaters' faces. nat sound of skaters.))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=nhl


In the N-H-L,
Montreal held Boston to just one shot in the second period and further damaged the Bruins' playoff hopes 3-to-1.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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GO TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5031;
SUPER=0103-/Boston/1/j/Montreal/3////Pittsburgh/0/j/N.Y. Rangers/3///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-/Los Angeles/2//Vancouver/2//Overtime/j/Edmonton/5//San Jose/1///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/L.A. Lakers/109//New Jersey/84////;
SUPER=x5027;
SUPER=0098-/G. Washington/52/j/Notre Dame/62//NCAA East Women/j/Old

Dominion/53//Florida/51//NCAA Mideast Women/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-/Connecticut/81/j/Tennessee/91//NCAA Midwest

Women/j/Stanford/82//Georgia/47//NCAA West Women/;
RUNS=:35

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