06:00-01

E-Soldiers-Homecoming

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-67
GRAPHIC=bosnia peacekeepers


After seven months away from home, Danville welcomed home its 46 soldiers, who'd been stationed in Bosnia.
The detachment flew into Greensboro Saturday night.
Tina Tenret was there and has this report.
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SOT
IN Q= The peacekeepers
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Sgt. Recardo Faulkner/Returning Soldier; :06
SUPER=01-Chenaldra Moore/Soldier's Girlfriend; :12
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April; :16
SUPER=01-First Lt. Matt Ritchie/Returning Soldier; :29
SUPER=01-Ann Marie Thackston/Soldier's Wife; :48
SUPER=01-Jon Thackston/Returning Soldier; 1:02
SUPER=@Tina2; 1:08
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7


((The peacekeepers were greeted at the airport with loud cheers, homemade banners, and emotional embraces.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:16:14
IN Q=I'm overjoyed

((SGT. RECARDO FAULKNER/RETURNING SOLDIER: I'M OVERJOYED. I'M GLAD TO BE BACK HERE, CLOSE TO HOME. I'M JUST HAPPY TO BE BACK. TINA TENRET/NEWS 7: HOW DO YOU FEEL? CHENALDRA MOORE: I'M HAPPY, I'VE GOT HIM IN MY ARMS.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in my arms


In Bosnia, the Danville national guard unit earned awards for uncovering land mines, patrolling the streets and delivering supplies.
First Lieutenant Matt Ritchie had a little gift waiting for him when he returned.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:20:43
IN Q=I'm interested

((FIRST LIEUTENANT MATT RITCHIE/RETURNING SOLDIER: I'M INTERESTED IN GETTING MORE ACQUAINTED WITH MY BOY ANDREW. I CAME HOME ON LEAVE AND HE WAS BORN. MY WIFE WAS EXPECTING WHEN I LEFT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=when I left


Many of these men plan to enjoy time off with their families before returning to their civilian jobs.
Even that might take some getting used to.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:29:00
IN Q=It's going to be

((ANN MARIE THACKSTON/SOLDIER'S WIFE: IT'S GOING TO BE SOME READJUSTING HAVING SOMEONE BACK LIVING WITH YOU AND BEING THERE 24 HOURS A DAY, SO THAT'S GOING TO BE A NICE ADJUSTMENT. TINA TENRET/NEWS7: OKAY AND WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO NOW THAT YOU'RE HOME? SGT. JON THACKSTON/RETURNING SOLDIER: HUNTING SEASON, THAT WON'T BE LONG, AND JUST BEING FREE.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=just being free


Several soldiers say this is the happiest they've been in seven months.
Tina Tenret, News7.))

stealth-Crash


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


Air Force investigators are looking into why a Stealth fighter jet crashed in a Baltimore suburb during an air show yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Middle River, MD;


They've recovered the flight data recorder.
The 45-million dollar "Nighthawk" crashed into two houses, setting them on fire.
Amateur video shows a piece of the plane breaking off before the crash.
Six people on the ground were injured.
The pilot was slightly hurt as he ejected.
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Diana-Tribute


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Princess Diana


Prince Charles reportedly is angry over opinion polls that say he should step aside as heir to the throne in favor of 15- year- old Prince William.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY/Yesterday;


In New York, an estimated 14-thousand turned out in Central Park for a memorial service for Diana.
Meantime in Paris, investigators are focusing on the driver's life, specifically Henri Paul's breakup with a girlfriend and his movement in the hours before the crash.
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Economic-Development


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-52)
GRAPHIC=Business News


Roanoke's leaders are looking to Chattanooga, Tennessee to improve the region's economy.
A group of about 30 people from the Roanoke region will be in Chattanooga until Tuesday, talking with business and city officials.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:34:00
IN Q=THEY HAVE A

((NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THEY HAVE A SIMILAR ECONOMIC BASE TO ROANOKE. THEY'RE A RAIL ROAD COMMUNITY THAT SITS NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS SO THEIR ECONOMIC BASE, THEIR GEOGRAPHY IS SIMILAR TO OURS SO WE'RE REALLY GOING TO SEE WHAT IT IS THEY'VE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=IT IS THEY'VE DONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Chattanooga has revitalized its downtown area, brought in new industries and increased tourism.
Regional leaders say these are all areas in which the Roanoke Valley needs to improve.
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E-Higher-Ed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-53
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


A vacant railroad office in Roanoke may become a higher-education center.
Some members of the State Council of Higher Education say Roanoke does NOT need the facility, but the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates disagrees.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:11:11
IN Q=ON THE CONTRARY

((THOMAS MOSS/SPEAKER OF VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES: ON THE CONTRARY THIS IS THE AREA TO DO IT. IT'S GOING TO BE VERY GOOD NOT ONLY FOR THE AREA BUT FOR THE EMPLOYMENT IN THE AREA AND MANY OTHER THINGS THAT GO WITH THAT SORT OF THING. AND SO I THINK IT WAS VERY SHORT SIGHTED OF THE PERSON THAT MADE THAT COMMENT.))
SUPER=01-Thomas Moss/Speaker of Va. House of Del.;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=MADE THAT COMMENT
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Thomas Moss says he will support funding for the project.
He feels the center should focus on advanced technology training.
The Roanoke facility would be used by eleven state colleges and largely funded by taxpayers.

One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE

Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=13-J. Michael Becker, D.C./Physician Acupuncturist;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;


Toss to stocks Stocks Comm

VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MOrn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute is expected to submit a quarterly progress report today in federal court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


It's the first report since the inaugural coed cadet class enrolled at the Lexington school last month.
A few of the first 30 women have left -- including one who was suspended two semesters for striking an upperclassman.
V-M-I has its own watchdog group, the Officer of the Guard Association, that keeps close tabs on the Rat Line and how women are treated.
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S-Boucher


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tha
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A federal grant is bringing two dozen jobs to Pulaski County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Congressman Rick Boucher and local dignitaries were on hand for the announcement.
Aeromotive Systems, Incorporated is leasing a shell building from the town of Dublin-- which was renovated using federal funds.
The company, which makes parts for trucks at the Volvo G-M plant in Dublin, is planning to hire 20- workers.
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12:07:33
SOT
IN Q=That is

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-:THAT IS A REFLECTION OF THE TREMENDOUS GROWTH THAT HAS TAKEN PLACE AT THE VOLVO G-M PLANT ITSELF, BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY IT IS A REFLECTION OF THE DEDICATION AND COMMITTMENT OF THE LEADERSHIP OF THIS TOWN TO PROGRESS, BEING ABLE TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE, MAKING SURE THAT A PLAN IS IN PLACE THAT WILL BRING PROSPERITY, EFFICIENT MUNICIPAL SERVICES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH TO THE TOWN'S RESIDENTS.))
SUPER=@Boucher; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=town's residents.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


A company spokesman says the jobs will pay about seven dollars an hour.


Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


The new federal legislation may allow you to get out of paying some income taxes.
But if you're not careful, there could be another tax levied upon you.
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=The good
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Duerk/CPA-Brown, Edwards & Co.; :16
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=the newsdesk.
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE II 15:33:11
IN Q=The good

((The good news about the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 is there may be some big savings in it for you. But the bad news, according to Gary Duerk with Brown Edwards and Company here in Roanoke is that more people than ever may qualify for something known as the alternative minimum tax.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=alternative minimum tax.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE I TOT 14:51:47
IN Q=Alternative

((GARY DUERK/CPA-BROWN, EDWARDS & CO.: ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX MAY COME INTO PLAY WHEN A PERSON HAS LARGE CAPITAL GAINS OR LARGE ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS. AND THAT COULD BE THE CASE UNDER A LOT OF THESE PROVISIONS UNDER THE NEW ACT. SO MY ADVICE TO TAXPAYERS IS TO GET WITH THEIR TAX ADVISOR AND PLAN OUT HOW TO BEST UTILIZE TAX STRATEGIES THAT YOU CAN USE. ))
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=you can use.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT COMMON SENSE II 15:33:44
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=the newsdesk.))


E-Toy-Show


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-54
GRAPHIC=none


The Salem Civic Center offered visitors more than fun and games this weekend.
The Train, Toy and Doll Show offered collectors a piece of history.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The re-release of the Star Wars Trilogy was a big hit with movie go-ers.
The new toys are hot as well.
Limited availability makes them collector items and pricey.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:37:36
IN Q=SOME OF THEM

((NYOKIA JONES/THE RECORD MAN: SOME OF THEM ARE A LITTLE HARDER TO GET. I THINK THEY ARE REGIONALIZED. SHE'S THE HOTTEST RIGHT NOW, LEIA. SHE WAS IN THE FIRST SERIES. WE'RE HOPING THEY WILL LEAVE HER ALONE AND LET HER BE COLLECTABLE. SHE WAS LIMITED.))
SUPER=01-Nyokia Jones/The Record Man; QUICK!!
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=SHE WAS LIMITED
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VO-NAT


And these are NOT toys.
They're a piece of aviation history.
Memorabilia from now defunct airlines is definitely limited and worth big bucks.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:50:25
IN Q=THE AIRLINES ARE

((E. DUANE HOWARD/AVIATION SPECIALIST & COLLECTIBLES: THE AIRLINES ARE GOING THE WAY OF THE OLD RAILROAD. WE'VE LOST THE PIEDMONT, EASTERN, PAN-AM AND BRANIFF. SO JUST AS PEOPLE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COLLECT RAILROAD MEMORABILIA PEOPLE NOW HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COLLECT AND PRESERVE ALL THE MEMORABILIA ASSOCIATED WITH ALL THE OLD AIRLINES.))
SUPER=01-E. Duane Howard/Aviation Specialist;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=ALL THE OLD AIRLINES
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VO-NAT


The Train and Toy Show will be back at the Salem Civic Center March 14th and 15th.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE

Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



Double Boxes=SPA & KMC

Toss to Kimberly

md-crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Off the Coast of South Africa this morning, rescue officials say wreckage has been found from a missing German military plane.
But they say there's no sign of survivors, or of
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

a missing U-S Air Force cargo plane.
Authorities suspect the two planes collided over the Atlantic sometime Saturday night.
Nine crew members were aboard the U-S plane.
The German plane was carrying 24.
A French airplane flying over the Atlantic says it picked up a mayday signal from a German man.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

Military-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Wipe/wipe/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Middle River, MD;


Military officials have recovered the flight data recorder from an F-1-17 Stealth fighter which crashed yesterday during an air show outside Baltimore.
The 45-million dollar "Nighthawk" crashed into two houses, setting them on fire.
Six people on the ground were injured.
The pilot was slightly hurt as he ejected.
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MIR


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


More troubles for Russia's "Mir" space station.
The main computer aboard the orbiter is down again.
Russia's Mission Control says the two Russians and one American on board are in no immediate danger.
Non-essential systems have been shut down, including oxygen generators.
This the fourth computer break down in three months.

E-Economic-Development


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-52
GRAPHIC=Business News


Chattanooga, Tennessee was the destination for business, civic and government leaders hoping to improve the Roanoke region's economy.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:34:00
IN Q=THEY HAVE A

((NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THEY HAVE A SIMILAR ECONOMIC BASE TO ROANOKE. THEY'RE A RAIL ROAD COMMUNITY THAT SITS NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS SO THEIR ECONOMIC BASE, THEIR GEOGRAPHY IS SIMILAR TO OURS SO WE'RE REALLY GOING TO SEE WHAT IT IS THEY'VE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=IT IS THEY'VE DONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Chattanooga has revitalized its downtown area, brought in new industries and increased tourism.
Regional leaders say these are all areas in which the Roanoke Valley needs to improve.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:34:23
IN Q=WE WILL BE

((WE WILL BE LOOKING AT THE AQUARIUM DOWN THERE WHICH AS BECOME A BIG TOURIST DRAW, THE GREENWAY SYSTEM. WE'LL BE TAKING THE INCLINE UP THE MOUNTAIN. WE'LL BE MEETING WITH BUSINESS AND CITY OFFICIALS.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=BUSINESS AND CITY OFFICIALS
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


The delegation will return Tuesday.
The First Annual Leadership Trip was organized by several economic development, tourism and chamber of commerce groups.

Emmy-Awards


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The 49TH annual primetime Emmy Awards were handed out last night in Pasadena, California.
Jonathan Freed takes a look at the winners.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA/ATAS-CBS; :00
SUPER=01-Michael Richards/Best Supporting Actor, Comedy; :18
SUPER=01-Ellen Degeneres/Best Writing, Comedy; 1:08
SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting; 1:36
RUNS=1:50
OUT Q=JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS, Pasadena, CA.

(( THE NIGHT OPENED UP ON A DIFFERENT NOTE THIS YEAR... WITH AN ANCHORMAN (? NEWSMAN? CORRESPONDENT) INSTEAD OF A COMEDIAN-- AS HOST... CBS' OWN BRYANT GUMBEL.

(NAT SOT?)


THE SHOW QUICKLY TURNED TO THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE US LAUGH THE MOST THOUGH.... WITH THE WINNER OF THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES.... MICHAEL RICHARDS, "KRAMER" IN SEINFELD.

SOT : THANK YOU JERRY... BLAH BLAH


KRISTEN JOHNSON WAS A BIT OF A SURPRISE IN THE SUPPORTING ACTRESS CATEGORY... FOR HER PART IN "THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN"....

SOT: I KNEW I SHOULD HAVE PREPARED SOMETHING...


FOR A DRAMA SERIES... THE NODS FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR AND ACTRESS WENT TO HECTOR ELIZONDO FROM "CHICAGO HOPE"....AND KIM DELANEY FROM N-Y-P-D BLUE.

NAT OR SOT: DELANEY


BUT BY FAR, ONE OF THE SHINING MOMENTS OF THE EVENING WAS ... THE AWARD FOR BEST WRITING IN A COMEDY SERIES... WHICH WAS AWARDED TO THE SHOW "ELLEN"... AND BROUGHT LEAD ACTRESS ELLEN DEGENERES TO TEARS BACKSTAGE.

SOT: ELLEN DEGENERES/ACTRESS, "ELLEN"


GILLIAN ANDERSON WAS THE CHOICE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES THIS YEAR... FOR HER ROLE IN THE HIT "X-FILES."
THE BEST ACTOR-- N-Y-P-D BLUE'S DENNIS FRANZ...
THE MEN IN BLUE AND ATTORNEYS IN "LAW AND ORDER" TOOK THE BEST DRAMA SERIES AS WELL...
AND THE BEST COMEDY.... FRASIER.
STANDUP: IN THE INDIVIDUAL COMEDY CATEGORIES, HELEN HUNT WAS ONCE AGAIN PRAISED FOR HER WORK ON "MAD ABOUT YOU" AND ....JOHN LITHGOW FOR "3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN"... AN ALL AROUND WIN FOR N-B-C.
JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE

Microwave

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=13-J. Michael Becker, D.C./Physician Acupuncturist;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;


Double Boxes MEL & SPA Toss to Mel

Soldiers-Homecoming


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-67)
GRAPHIC=Bosnia Peacekeepers


Danville's soldiers spent last night in their own beds after seven months away from home, serving in Bosnia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00


Loud cheers, homemade banners, and emotional embraces greeted the soldiers as they arrived at the airport in Greensboro Saturday night.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:16:14
IN Q=I'm overjoyed

((SGT. RECARDO FAULKNER/RETURNING SOLDIER: I'M OVERJOYED. I'M GLAD TO BE BACK HERE, CLOSE TO HOME. I'M JUST HAPPY TO BE BACK.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Recardo Faulkner/Returning Soldier;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=to be back
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


In Bosnia, the Danville national guard unit earned awards for uncovering land mines, patrolling the streets and delivering supplies.
Many of these men plan to enjoy time off with their families before returning to their civilian jobs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:29:00
IN Q=It's going to be

((ANN MARIE THACKSTON/SOLDIER'S WIFE: IT'S GOING TO BE SOME READJUSTING HAVING SOMEONE BACK LIVING WITH YOU AND BEING THERE 24 HOURS A DAY, SO THAT'S GOING TO BE A NICE ADJUSTMENT.))
SUPER=01-Ann Marie Thackston/Soldier's Wife;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=nice adjustment
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VO-NAT


Several soldiers say this is the happiest they've been in months.
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Bosnia-Elections


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=bosnia


The Danville soldiers returned to their loves ones on the same day as local elections in Bosnia designed to restore the country's multi-ethnic flavor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia;

4:19:50
Most of the country's two- thousand plus polling stations closed last night.
A few remain open in northeastern Bosnia where there have been reports of attempted vote- rigging.
Muslim refugees are hoping to elect municipal officials from their own ethnic groups.
The Election results aren't expected for about a week.
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E-Danville-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-65
GRAPHIC=Fire


An early morning fire yesterday left some damage behind at Ryan's Steakhouse in Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


A short in a fluorescent light sparked the fire in the attic, according to firefighters.
They battled the blaze for almost two hours.
The middle of the roof caved in, but other parts of the restaurant suffered only smoke damage and no one was injured.
The restaurant manager says he hopes to re-open as soon as possible.
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2-VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MOrn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=VMI


The first quarterly progress report since the introduction of coeducation is expected from Virginia Military Institute today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


A few of the first 30 women have left -- including one who was suspended two semesters for striking an upperclassman.
V-M-I has its own watchdog group, the Officer of the Guard Association, that keeps close tabs on the Rat Line and how women are treated.
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Abortion-Rights


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


A national abortion rights group will hold a news conference today in Arlington to endorse Democratic candidate for governor Don Beyer.
The differences between Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore are fuzzy in some areas -- but not abortion.
Beyer supports abortion rights. Gilmore favors abortion restrictions.
Neither candidate has said much else about it.

E-NEW-BUILDING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-51
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's billed as a bridge to the future and the new 25-million dollar facility at Virginia Tech could boost business in Southwest Virginia.
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VO-NAT


This digital video rendering shows what the 150-thousand square foot facility will look like.
The center will include Internet classes, a study of human-computer interaction and virtual reality classrooms.
Officials say an advanced technology center such as this draws hi-tech companies.
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SOT 15:47:47
IN Q=THIS CENTER WILL

((RAY PELLETIER/NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY CENTER: THIS CENTER WILL PREPARE OUR PEOPLE FOR GOOD PAYING JOBS, PREPARE OUR COMPANIES TO COMPETE GLOBALLY IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.)) ((CHUCK ROBB/D- SENATOR: THERE'S A COMPONENT THAT THE NAVY AND OUR DOLGREN CENTER ARE INTERESTED IN SOME OF THE THINGS THAT ARE GOING TO BE DONE. SO THERE'S A ROLE FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE STATE.))
SUPER=01-Ray Pelletier/Northern Va. Technology Ctr.;
SUPER=@ROBB; :09
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=AND THE STATE
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VO-NAT


The center could also create new businesses prompted by spin off ideas from the research taking place at the facility.
Tech celebrated the "virtual ground-breaking" for the center yesterday.
It should be complete in the fall of 19-99.
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4-Scores


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


In the N-F-L,
Tampa Bay is off to a 3-and-0 start after beating Minnesota.


For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5022;
SUPER=0100-/Arizona/13/j/Washington/19//Overtime/j/Baltimore/24//N.Y.

Giants/23//Tiki 1 TD Run/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Buffalo/16/j/Kansas City/22///j/Detroit/32//Chicago/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Miami/18/j/Green Bay/23///j/Oakland/36//Atlanta/31///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Tampa Bay/28//Minnesota/14///j/Carolina/26//San Diego/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Seattle/31//Indianapolis/3////N.Y. Jets/24/j/New England/27///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Boston/2//Milwaukee/1///j/Cleveland/8//Chicago/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Minnesota/11//Texas/1///j/New York/8//Baltimore/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Montreal/0/j/New York/1////Pittsburgh/2/j/Chicago/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Atlanta/0/j/Colorado/4///j/Los Angeles/4//Houston/3//10 Innings/;
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=....last score."

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