06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


Virginia Military Institute is about to break ranks with 158 years of tradition.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And After a day of growing optimism for an end to the U-P-S strike, there's a cliffhanger.
ANCHOR=Kimberly


If the heat is getting to you-- there is relief on the way.
A passing cold front is first bringing scattered showers-- then finally, some cooler weather.
Forecast details, straight ahead.
ANCHOR=Steve
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ANCHOR=Melanie


WX-Hello


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
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WOMEN-VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=97-
GRAPHIC=VMI


After 158 years, Virginia Military Institute bids farewell to its male-only policy today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Thirty-one female students report to the campus this morning.
V-M-I has been preparing for the first female cadets for more than a year adding female shower and dressing facilities, more lights around campus and shades to barrack windows.
Meantime, the school is bracing for a media frenzy today.
More than 150 journalists are expected in Lexington today.
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ANCHOR=
ESS=1046


News 7 will be broadcasting live from V-M-I at five and six.

S-Drowning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-43
GRAPHIC=Drowning


A 12 year old boy drowned in the Roanoke River Saturday night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Michael Darren Lindsey drowned near the low water bridge at Wasena Park.
Three rafters saw Lindsey in the water having trouble and tried to reach him but lost sight of him.
Officials later found the boy's body under several feet of water.
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ups-strike


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


There are conflicting signals this morning on the Teamsters strike against U-P-S.
President Clinton says a settlement is very close, but the Teamsters say none of the major issues has been resolved.
Talks between the two sides are set to resume at noon today in Washington.
Bill Vitka has more.
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SOT

4:00
IN Q=The marathon sessions
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;
SUPER=01-James Kelly/UPS President and CEO;
SUPER=01-Ron Carey/Teamsters President;
SUPER=07-Bill Vitka;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=CBS NEWS.

((
THE MARATHON SESSION ENDED AROUND MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT WITH A TEAMSTER OFFICIAL SOUNDING PESSIMISTIC ON WHETHER ANY REAL PROGRESS HAD BEEN MADE.
EARLIER YESTERDAY, THERE WAS MORE OPTIMISM. LABOR SECRETARY ALEXIS HERMAN FLASHED PHOTOGRAPHERS A HOPEFUL SIGN FROM THE HOTEL WHERE SHE HAS BEEN PLAYING AN ACTIVE ROLE IN KEEPING BOTH SIDES AT THE TABLE.
AND WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON ARRIVED ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD FOR VACATION LAST NIGHT, HE TOLD REPORTERS.. NEGOTIATORS ARE GETTING CLOSE, AND IT'S HIS "GUT FEELING" THE TWO SIDES WOULD SETTLE.
YESTERDAY, THE PRINCIPALS WERE ON THE TALK SHOW CIRCUIT WHERE U-P-S CHIEF JAMES KELLY RENEWED A THREAT TO LAY OFF FIFTEEN THOUSAND STRIKERS AND HIRE REPLACEMENTS.
JAMES KELLY, PRESIDENT AND CEO, UPS/"FACE THE NATION": THE LAST THING I WANT TO DO IS REPLACE WORKERS. WE WANT UPS WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB. IF THEY HAD THE RIGHT TO VOTE, THEY'D BE BACK ON THE JOB TODAY.
TEAMSTER PRESIDENT RON CAREY CALLED THAT A THREAT.

SOT RON CAREY/TEAMSTERS PRESIDENT: WE'RE NOT GOING TO LET THE COMPANY DICTATE

AS TO HOW WE SHOULD RUN OUR BUSINESS. WE DON'T TELL THE COMPANY HOW TO RUN THEIR INTERNAL RULES AND REGULATIONS.
WITH THIS STRIKE NOW ENTERING ITS THIRD WEEK, THE PACKAGES CONTINUE TO PILE UP. DESPITE EFFORTS BY THE U-S POST OFFICE TO HANDLE THE EXTRA VOLUME, MANY BUSINESSES ARE LOSING MONEY. AND SO IS U-P-S.. SOME SAY ABOUT 300 MILLION A WEEK. THE STRIKERS.. GETTING BY WITH 55 DOLLARS A WEEK.. WILL BE BACK ON THE PICKET LINES TODAY.
BILL VITKA, CBS NEWS.))

S-Post-Office


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


The U-S Postal Service extended its delivery schedule to keep up with increased demand due to the U-P-S strike.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The strike has translated into big business for the U-S Postal Service.
So to keep the packages from piling up postal workers are now delivering on Sundays.
Two carriers out of each office work the extra day on a rotating basis.
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SOT 10:19:09
IN Q=I THINK IT

((CINDY ASHBY/MAIL CARRIER: I THINK IT CAME AS QUITE A SURPRISE. IT'S BEEN A REAL SHOCK FOR ME HOW MANY WE'VE HAD. IT'S A LOT MORE THAN THE CHRISTMAS RUSH EVEN. I THINK WE'RE DOING PRETTY GOOD SO FAR. HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH IT.))
SUPER=01-Cindy Ashby/Mail Carrier;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=KEEP UP WITH IT
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VO-NAT


Officials say they expect the volume of packages to stay high even after the strike ends.
Some mail order companies have already committed their future business to U-S Postal Service.
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S-SCLC


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Another civil rights group is requesting that the F-B-I investigate a murder in Grayson County.
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VO-NAT


The Southern Christian Leadership Conference wants the F-B-I to investigate the murder of Garnett Paul Johnson as a hate crime.
SUPER=04-1991


The Reverend Curtis Harris of Hopewell is the president of the S-C-L-C's Virginia chapter.
He says the decision was made after officials visited Elk Creek on Thursday and Friday.
Louis James Ceparano was charged with capital murder after Johnson's burned body was found near Ceparano's home.
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ANCHOR=
SS=Hold


Another suspect Emmett Cressel Junior also faces first degree murder and robbery charges in the case.

1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Davis Love got his first major win on the golf greens in 12 years.
For more now here's Roy Stanley.
Good Morning Roy.
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SOT
IN Q=Good Morning, let's
RUNS=1:54
OUT Q=later on Mornin'.



S-Heat


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=Heat


Temperatures are setting records around the Commonwealth as the heat continues.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The mercury topped 100 degrees yesterday in the Roanoke Valley.
But the humidity made it feel even hotter.
These people say the best way to beat the heat outside is in the pool or taking a trip to the lake.
But regardless of how you spend your day, doctors say this heat can be dangerous.
They suggest drinking plenty of water and doing out-door activities in the early morning hours.
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S-VMI-Prep


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=VMI


Today marks the end of a 158 years of tradition at Virginia Military Institute as 31 women are set to join the corp of cadets.
But the women won't be the only new faces on campus.
Denise Allen has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=They're already arriving
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=01-Col. Mike Strickler/VMI Spokesperson; :13
SUPER=01-Henry James/VMI Junior; 1:04
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:18
RUNS=1:57
OUT Q=News 7

(( They're already arriving...no not the first female V-M-I cadets....it's the media.
Col. Mike Strickler expects nearly 1-50 newspeople on post to greet the school's first female students.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:57:19
IN Q=WE'LL PROBABLY

((COL. MIKE STRICKLER/VMI SPOKESPERSON: WE'LL PROBABLY HAVE 60 OUTLETS HERE. TELEVISION WISE WE'LL HAVE 18 TO 20 SATELLITE TRUCKS WILL BE HERE SO IT WILL BE KIND OF A FRENZY.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=KIND OF A FRENZY


Strickler and his staff have been preparing for this frenzy since February.
But the school has been preparing for the first female cadets for more than a year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:59:28
IN Q=the biggest renovation

((STRICKLER: THE BIGGEST RENOVATION PROGRAM WAS IN OUR PHYSICAL EDUCATION BUILDING. THEY HAD TO KNOCK DOWN HALL WAYS AND MAKE OTHER SHOWERS AND DRESSING FACILITIES. THAT WAS ABOUT TWO MILLION DOLLARS WE GOT FROM THE STATE.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=FROM THE STATE


More lights were also added around the parade grounds, but the barracks didn't change much.
Besides women's restrooms, the only other change is shades on the windows--to be used only when the cadet is changing.
But upperclassmen admit the atmosphere is different.
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SOT 12:14:22
IN Q=I EXPECT THEM

((HENRY JAMES/VMI JUNIOR: I EXPECT THEM TO BE NERVOUS WITH THE GIRLS AROUND. IT'S KIND OF DIFFERENT WHEN YOU WALK OUT OF YOUR ROOM AND YOU'RE NOT USED TO SEEING A FEMALE STANDING THERE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=FEMALE STANDING THERE


But Henry James says the cadets are ready to welcome the first co-ed class.
He says school officials have a plan and the upperclassmen are ready to execute it.
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SOT 12:15:08
IN Q=DO LIKE WE

((HENRY JAMES: DO LIKE WE NORMALLY DO. WE'RE NOT CHANGING ANYTHING. EVERYTHING'S GOING JUST FINE. JUST CAUSE THERE'S FEMALES HERE THINGS ARE NOT GOING TO BE DIFFERENT. EVERYTHING IS JUST FINE.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=IS JUST FINE


Mike Strickler says there is pressure not to repeat the Citadel's mistakes.
But he says they've had time to prepare 31 good female candidates which should help the school's integration program succeed.
And he says he's looking forward to the quieter days ahead--when the media leaves V-M-I.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Oklahoma-bombing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Tim McVeigh


Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh is again talking to reporters at a New York newspaper.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


He told the Buffalo News this weekend that he believes his chances of avoiding the death penalty are slim to none.
He refused to tell the paper if he comitted the 19-95 bombing or if he knows who did.
SUPER=03-Enid, OK;

4:14:39
Meantime, his attorney also talked to reporters this weekend, saying despite McVeigh's comments that he wants a new lawyer, he'll stay on the case.
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SOT

4;14:46
IN Q=I DIDN'T SEEK TO REPRESENT.
SUPER=01-Stephen Jones/McVeigh's Attorney;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=DO WHAT COURT TELLS ME.
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VO-NAT


McVeigh is now incarcerated at the Supermax prison in Colorado after being formally sentenced to death by lethal injection.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=Common Sense
GRAPHIC=none


The latest takeover frenzy has centered on the Virginia banking industry.
But there still are a few players left.
Are they good stock picks?
It depends on your investment style.
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=A wave
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=@File; :11
SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Edward Jones Inc.; :19
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=Back to the Newsdesk.

((
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SOT 02:07:39
IN Q=A wave

((A wave of mergers has left just two independent major banks in the state of Virginia, and the question is, is it a good time to invest in those stocks? Ben Hartman with Edward Jones weighs in with his opinion.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=his opinion.


The banks we're talking about include Crestar, based in Richmond, and First Virginia Bank, of Falls Church.
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SOT 1:48:16
IN Q=Our philosophy

((BEN HARTMAN/EDWARD JONES INC.: OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO BUY GOOD QUALITY INVESTMENTS, WHICH INCLUDE STOCKS IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR. THE FINANCIAL SECTOR HAS LED THE BULL MARKET OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS AND CONTINUES TO DO SO THIS YEAR. WE AT EDWARD JONES LIKE THE FINANCIAL SECTOR. IN TERMS OF INVESTMENTS. AS FAR AS THESE TWO SPECIFIC COMPANIES, OUR RECOMMENDATION AT EDWARD JONES IS TO BUY QUALITY STOCKS AND HOLD THEM FOR THE LONG PERIOD. AS FAR AS THE SPECULATION PLAY, OUR PHILOSOPHY AT EDWARD JONES IS NOT SO MUCH TOWARDS THE SPECULATIVE SIDE OF INVESTING, BUT MORE TOWARD BUYING QUALITY INVESTMENTS AND HOLDING THEM FOR THE LONG TERM.))
RUNS=:37
OUT Q=long term.
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SOT
IN Q=I'm Len

(( I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=newsdesk.



E-Alumni


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


With women joining the ranks of cadets at V-M-I and the Citadel, a group of alumni have decided to start their own all male Christian military college.
The group plans to start what it calls the Southern Military Institute by the year 2004.
Start up costs would be about 100 million dollars.
Organizers are looking at a possible location in northern Alabama.


2-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Tim Raines had three hits and three runs-batted-in as the New York Yankees beat Texas 8-to-0.
For more sports highlights let's checks the scoreboards. WIPE TO SCORES
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2WX-Hello


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#
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2-WOMEN-VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#=97-
GRAPHIC=none


It's a Historic day at Virginia Military Institute.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


V-M-I's 158-year men-only policy will officially end when 31 young women show up for classes today.
V-M-I has been preparing for the first female cadets for more than a year-- adding female shower and dressing facilities, more lights around campus and shades to barracks windows.
Upperclassmen admit the atmosphere is different.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I expcet

((HENRY JAMES/VMI JUNIOR: I EXPECT THEM TO BE NERVOUS WITH THE GIRLS AROUND. IT'S KIND OF DIFFERENT WHEN YOU WALK OUT OF YOUR ROOM AND YOU'RE NOT USED TO SEEING A FEMALE STANDING THERE. ))
SUPER=01-Henry James/VMI Junior;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=seeing a female standing there.
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VO-NAT


Meantime, the school is bracing for a media frenzy today.
More than 150 journalists and some 20 satellite trucks are expected in Lexington today.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
ESS=1046


News 7 will be broadcasting live from V-M-I at five and six.

S-Drowning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-43
GRAPHIC=Drowning


A 12 year old boy drowned in the Roanoke River Saturday night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Michael Darren Lindsey drowned near the low water bridge at Wasena Park.
Three rafters saw Lindsey in the water having trouble and tried to reach him but lost sight of him.
Officials later found the boy's body under several feet of water.
(----------------)



ups-strike


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


There are conflicting signals this morning on the Teamsters strike against U-P-S.
President Clinton says a settlement is very close, but the Teamsters say none of the major issues has been resolved.
Talks between the two sides are set to resume at noon today in Washington.
Bill Vitka has more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4:00
IN Q=The marathon sessions
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;
SUPER=01-James Kelly/UPS President and CEO;
SUPER=01-Ron Carey/Teamsters President;
SUPER=07-Bill Vitka;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=CBS NEWS.

((
THE MARATHON SESSION ENDED AROUND MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT WITH A TEAMSTER OFFICIAL SOUNDING PESSIMISTIC ON WHETHER ANY REAL PROGRESS HAD BEEN MADE.
EARLIER YESTERDAY, THERE WAS MORE OPTIMISM. LABOR SECRETARY ALEXIS HERMAN FLASHED PHOTOGRAPHERS A HOPEFUL SIGN FROM THE HOTEL WHERE SHE HAS BEEN PLAYING AN ACTIVE ROLE IN KEEPING BOTH SIDES AT THE TABLE.
AND WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON ARRIVED ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD FOR VACATION LAST NIGHT, HE TOLD REPORTERS.. NEGOTIATORS ARE GETTING CLOSE, AND IT'S HIS "GUT FEELING" THE TWO SIDES WOULD SETTLE.
YESTERDAY, THE PRINCIPALS WERE ON THE TALK SHOW CIRCUIT WHERE U-P-S CHIEF JAMES KELLY RENEWED A THREAT TO LAY OFF FIFTEEN THOUSAND STRIKERS AND HIRE REPLACEMENTS.
JAMES KELLY, PRESIDENT AND CEO, UPS/"FACE THE NATION": THE LAST THING I WANT TO DO IS REPLACE WORKERS. WE WANT UPS WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB. IF THEY HAD THE RIGHT TO VOTE, THEY'D BE BACK ON THE JOB TODAY.
TEAMSTER PRESIDENT RON CAREY CALLED THAT A THREAT.

SOT RON CAREY/TEAMSTERS PRESIDENT: WE'RE NOT GOING TO LET THE COMPANY DICTATE

AS TO HOW WE SHOULD RUN OUR BUSINESS. WE DON'T TELL THE COMPANY HOW TO RUN THEIR INTERNAL RULES AND REGULATIONS.
WITH THIS STRIKE NOW ENTERING ITS THIRD WEEK, THE PACKAGES CONTINUE TO PILE UP. DESPITE EFFORTS BY THE U-S POST OFFICE TO HANDLE THE EXTRA VOLUME, MANY BUSINESSES ARE LOSING MONEY. AND SO IS U-P-S.. SOME SAY ABOUT 300 MILLION A WEEK. THE STRIKERS.. GETTING BY WITH 55 DOLLARS A WEEK.. WILL BE BACK ON THE PICKET LINES TODAY.
BILL VITKA, CBS NEWS.))

S-Post-Office


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


The U-S Postal Service extended its delivery schedule to keep up with increased demand due to the U-P-S strike.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The strike has translated into big business for the U-S Postal Service.
So to keep the packages from piling up postal workers are now delivering on Sundays.
Two carriers out of each office work the extra day on a rotating basis.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:19:09
IN Q=I THINK IT

((CINDY ASHBY/MAIL CARRIER: I THINK IT CAME AS QUITE A SURPRISE. IT'S BEEN A REAL SHOCK FOR ME HOW MANY WE'VE HAD. IT'S A LOT MORE THAN THE CHRISTMAS RUSH EVEN. I THINK WE'RE DOING PRETTY GOOD SO FAR. HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH IT.))
SUPER=01-Cindy Ashby/Mail Carrier;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=KEEP UP WITH IT
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Officials say they expect the volume of packages to stay high even after the strike ends.
Some mail order companies have already committed their future business to U-S Postal Service.
(----------------)




S-SCLC


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Another civil rights group is requesting that the F-B-I investigate a murder in Grayson County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Southern Christian Leadership Conference wants the F-B-I to investigate the murder of Garnett Paul Johnson as a hate crime.
SUPER=04-1991


The Reverend Curtis Harris of Hopewell is the president of the S-C-L-C's Virginia chapter.
He says the decision was made after officials visited Elk Creek on Thursday and Friday.
Louis James Ceparano was charged with capital murder after Johnson's burned body was found near Ceparano's home.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=
SS=Hold


Another suspect Emmett Cressel Junior also faces first degree murder and robbery charges in the case.

3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Mark Martin beats Dale Jarrett and Jeff Gordon to take the checker flag at the Devilbiss 400.
For more on sports here's Roy Stanley.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Good Morning, here's
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=a great day everybody.



Health-Check


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In medical news-scientists say giving water to infants in addition to breast milk or infant formula may be harmful to their health.
For more now here's Mika Brzezinski.


(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Some mothers give
SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00
SUPER=@File;; 1:10
RUNS=1:05
OUT Q=MB, CBS News.

((
MIKA=ON CAM


SOME MOTHERS GIVE THEIR INFANTS WATER FORMULA AS WELL AS BREAST MILK OR INFANT FORMULA -- EVEN THOUGH IT MAY BE DANGEROUS, ACCORDING TO FEDERAL SCIENTISTS.

VT=VO
(FILE)


BABIES MAY SUFFER ORAL WATER INTOXICATION IF THEY INGEST TOO MUCH WATER.
MANY BABIES AREN'T ABLE TO FILTER THE WATER OUT OF THEIR SYSTEM AND THE SODIUM IN THEIR BLOOD BECOMES TOO DILUTED AND THE BODY REFUSES TO FUNCTION.
EXCEPT IN HOT WEATHER, HUMAN MILK OR FORMULA GIVES NURSING INFANTS ALL THE WATER THEY NEED, ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS.

VT=VO
(FILE)


WHILE CONSUMERS CHECK THEIR FREEZERS FOR BAD BEEF -- SPECIAL FOOD INSPECTORS ARE VISITING THE HUDSON FOODS PLANT TO SEARCH FOR THE SOURCE OF THE E. COLI BACTERIA -- WHICH IS SUSPECTED IN CONTAMINATING 1-POINT-2 MILLION POUNDS OF RECALLED HAMBURGER.
FROZEN GROUND BEEF PROCESSED AT HUDSON'S NEBRASKA PLANT WAS SENT TO BURGER KING, BOSTON MARKET, WAL-MART AND SAM'S CLUB. 20 PEOPLE IN COLORADO FELL ILL AFTER CONSUMING THE SOME OF THE MEAT.

MIKA=ON CAM


THAT'S A LOOK AT THIS MORNING'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS.))
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(toss to bump)


S-VMI-Prep


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=VMI


Today marks the end of a 158 years of tradition at Virginia Military Institute as 31 women are set to join the corp of cadets.
But the women won't be the only new faces on campus.
Denise Allen has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They're already arriving
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=01-Col. Mike Strickler/VMI Spokesperson; :13
SUPER=01-Henry James/VMI Junior; 1:04
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:18
RUNS=1:57
OUT Q=News 7

(( They're already arriving...no not the first female V-M-I cadets....it's the media.
Col. Mike Strickler expects nearly 1-50 newspeople on post to greet the school's first female students.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:57:19
IN Q=WE'LL PROBABLY

((COL. MIKE STRICKLER/VMI SPOKESPERSON: WE'LL PROBABLY HAVE 60 OUTLETS HERE. TELEVISION WISE WE'LL HAVE 18 TO 20 SATELLITE TRUCKS WILL BE HERE SO IT WILL BE KIND OF A FRENZY.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=KIND OF A FRENZY


Strickler and his staff have been preparing for this frenzy since February.
But the school has been preparing for the first female cadets for more than a year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:59:28
IN Q=the biggest renovation

((STRICKLER: THE BIGGEST RENOVATION PROGRAM WAS IN OUR PHYSICAL EDUCATION BUILDING. THEY HAD TO KNOCK DOWN HALL WAYS AND MAKE OTHER SHOWERS AND DRESSING FACILITIES. THAT WAS ABOUT TWO MILLION DOLLARS WE GOT FROM THE STATE.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=FROM THE STATE


More lights were also added around the parade grounds, but the barracks didn't change much.
Besides women's restrooms, the only other change is shades on the windows--to be used only when the cadet is changing.
But upperclassmen admit the atmosphere is different.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:14:22
IN Q=I EXPECT THEM

((HENRY JAMES/VMI JUNIOR: I EXPECT THEM TO BE NERVOUS WITH THE GIRLS AROUND. IT'S KIND OF DIFFERENT WHEN YOU WALK OUT OF YOUR ROOM AND YOU'RE NOT USED TO SEEING A FEMALE STANDING THERE.))
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OUT Q=FEMALE STANDING THERE


But Henry James says the cadets are ready to welcome the first co-ed class.
He says school officials have a plan and the upperclassmen are ready to execute it.
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SOT 12:15:08
IN Q=DO LIKE WE

((HENRY JAMES: DO LIKE WE NORMALLY DO. WE'RE NOT CHANGING ANYTHING. EVERYTHING'S GOING JUST FINE. JUST CAUSE THERE'S FEMALES HERE THINGS ARE NOT GOING TO BE DIFFERENT. EVERYTHING IS JUST FINE.))
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OUT Q=IS JUST FINE


Mike Strickler says there is pressure not to repeat the Citadel's mistakes.
But he says they've had time to prepare 31 good female candidates which should help the school's integration program succeed.
And he says he's looking forward to the quieter days ahead--when the media leaves V-M-I.
Denise Allen News 7.))

E-Alumni


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


With women joining the ranks of cadets at V-M-I and the Citadel, a group of alumni have decided to start their own all male Christian military college.
The group plans to start what it calls the Southern Military Institute by the year 2004.
Start up costs would be about 100 million dollars.
Organizers are looking at a possible location in northern Alabama.


Shuttle-Columbia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Space Shuttle


Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery are orbiting earth for another day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Ctr.;


The shuttle was supposed to land this morning, but ground fog has delayed the landing.
The astronauts wrapped up a quiet, yet productive mission yesterday with high praise from scientists.
Discovery is set to touch down tomorrow at the Kennedy space center in Florida.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Paul O'Neill added three r-b-i's as New York won for the seventh time in nine games.
For more sports highlights let's checks the scoreboards. WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=X5011



SUPER=0093-/Salem/2/j/Durham/4///j/Prince William/6//Lynchburg/3///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Minnesota/5/j/Boston/10///j/Detroit/8//Kansas City/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Toronto/10//Cleveland/5////Texas/0/j/New York/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Seattle/5//Chicago/3////Anaheim/4/j/Baltimore/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-/Oakland/2/j/Milwaukee/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Pittsburgh/2/j/Florida/10////Atlanta/1/j/St. Louis/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Philadelphia/6/j/Houston/11////New York/4/j/Colorado/6///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Cincinnati/5//Los Angeles/0///j/Chicago/6//San Diego/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Montreal/6/j/San Francisco/8///;
RUNS=:45
OUT Q=....last score."

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