Patrons of "Girls, Girls, Girls" will be seeing less of the night clubs
Yesterday a Roanoke jury determined that nude dancing is obscene rather than
Eric Earnhart has the story.
IN Q=The jury found the
SUPER=01-Dennis Nagel/Prosecutor; :15
SUPER=01-Keith Guthrie/Club Owner; :35
OUT Q=EE, News 7
(( After taking a second look at undercover police video tapes, the jury
found the club guilty on all 16 counts, including one count of presenting an
The club faces a total 40 thousand dollar fine on all counts.
IN Q=we'll have to
WE'LL HAVE TO DECIDE WHETHER IT'S APPROPRIATE TO RETURN TO THE CLUB AND SEE
WHETHER OR NOT THEY'RE NOW COMPLYING WITH THE CITY ORDINANCE OR WHETHER WE WAIT
AGAIN UNTIL THE COMMUNITY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT IT.))
OUT Q=about it
The prosecutor adds, if the same conduct continues, the dancers and
managers could be charged individually.
IN Q=We plan to
((KEITH GUTHRIE/CLUB OWNER; WE PLAN TO APPEAL IT, AND I HOPE FOR A BETTER
VERDICT NEXT TIME AROUND. AS FAR AS NOW, I GUESS WE'RE JUST BACK YOU KNOW
BUSINESS AS USUAL, JUST TRY TO KEEP THE SHOW GOING.
You would risk further penalties by staying open and doing business as usual?
WE PLAN TO STAY OPEN. WHETHER OR NOT WE MODIFY THE SHOW THAT DEPENDS ON SOME
ADVISEMENT FROM OUR ATTORNEY.))
OUT Q=from our attorney
They DID modify the show... A sign outside says due to a legal situation,
the club is temporarily not performing nude shows...
According to one patron, the dancers performed topless, wearing g-strings.
A manager says the club didn't want to risk any of the dancers being
MANAGEMENT DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA, BUT DID TELL US THIS IS A PRETTY
TYPICAL CROWD FOR A WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE NEW RESTRICTIONS ON THE DANCERS DON'T
APPEAR TO BE AFFECTING ATTENDANCE. AND THEY SAY MANY OF THE PATRONS INSIDE
TOLD THEM THEY INTEND TO KEEP SUPPORTING THE CLUB.
The appeals court decision may determine if the dancers here ever take it
all off again.
Eric Earnhart, News 7, Roanoke.))
In France, twelve people are dead and nearly two dozen injured after a
passenger bus plunged off a bridge this morning.
Officials say the bus veered off a highway intersection and crashed onto the
road 50 feet below.
Most of the passengers were Moroccan.
In London, a shocking story of a 13 year old girl who was driven to suicide
after being tormented for years by a gang of teenagers who thought she
was too fat.
Tom Fenton reports.
SUPER=03-Derbyshire, England; :00
SUPER=01-Juliet Yeomans/Victim's Mother; :27
SUPER=01-Lindsay Winternbottom/Neighbor; :36
SUPER=01-Michael Shaw/Principal; :53
SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/Reporting; 1:18
OUT Q=Tom Fenton, CBS News, London.
((Gobs of butter and eggs were stuck to the wall .. thrown at the house by
of youths last week. finally kelly Yoemans, pictured here on the left with her
family, couldn't take the humiliation anymore. police are now investigating
the circumstances that drove her to take a fatal overdose of painkillers on
her mother can't understand why her bubbly, good-natured, daughter was singled
out for so much abuse when she had done nothing wrong.
SUPER: JULIET YEOMANS, MOTHER OF BULLYING VICTIM:
WE DONE NOTHING WRONG. WE KEEP TO OURSELVES. WE DONE NOTHING WRONG.
The neighbors are horrified.
SUPER: LINDSAY WINTERNBOTTOM, NEIGHBOR
I THINK IT'S DISGUSTING. IT'S TERRIBLE. I CAN'T CAN'T BELIEVE THAT A YOUNG
CHILD CAN BE DRIVEN TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT. IT'S AWFUL.
The head teacher at her school says he was also surprised.
SUPER: MICHAEL SHAW, PRINCIPAL, MERRILL COLLEGE
WE HAD NO REASON WHATSOEVER TO BELIEVE LAST WEEK, LAST TIME WE SAW KELLY, THAT
ANYTHING OF THIS NATURE, THIS SERIOUS A NATURE, WAS AFOOT.
but the facts the police are now uncovering show years of bullying and
sickening abuse. Kelly was tormented in the streets. at school her clothes
were dumped in the garbage, salt was poured over her food. she was called
smelly and fat.
FENTON ON CAM CLOSE
four boys and one girl, all juveniles, have been arrested and released on
bail. police says that dozens of children have been involved in the abuse over
the years and they expect to make more arrests...too late to help Kelly, of
course. Tom Fenton, CBS News, London.))
In New Jersey a teenager who's accused of sexually assaulting and murdering
an eleven year old boy may have also been a victim.
Prosecutors say the 15 year old boy lured Edward Werner into his home
Saturday night, then attacked and killed him.
SUPER=03-Jackson Twp., NJ;
A published report today states that the teen is believed to be the victim of
a man who was charged with sexual assault a month ago.
Police say the two met in an America Online chat room.
Here's a question for you.
Are the foods you eat safe?
President Clinton thinks some may NOT be---
So today he proposed legislation to ban imports of fruits and vegetables from
countries that don't meet U-S safety standards.
The government already has that authority for meat and poultry.
IN Q=BEING A PARENT IS PERHAPS
OUT Q=JOBS MUCH EASIER
Mr. Clinton is also is calling for new sanitation guidelines for what
U-S farmers grow.
Vice President Al Gore may be moving closer to having to deal with a special
Attorney General Janet Reno must decide by TOMORROW whether to launch a
formal three month inquiry into Gore's fund- raising phone calls.
Sources say a Justice Department task force IS expected to call for the
((JANET RENO/U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL:I DON'T KNOW WHEN I WILL MAKE THE DECISION
BUT I WILL MAKE IT AFTER I HAVE BEEN FULLY INFORMED AND CONSIDERED ALL THE
FACTS IN THE LAW.
REPORTER: HAVE YOU BEEN FULLY INFORMED BY THE TASK FORCE SO FAR.
RENO: I'M ASKING QUESTIONS AS I GO. ))
SUPER=01-Janet Reno/U.S. Attorney General;
OUT Q=questions as i go.
The probe could lead to Reno formally requesting that federal judges name an
A Charlottesville group that champions conservative causes is taking on the
Paula Jones case.
The Rutherford Institute says it will help Jones with her sexual harassment
lawsuit against President Clinton.
Rutherford officials say they want to show that no one, including the
President, is above the law.
The Rutherford Institute was involved recently in the controversy over a
Montvale boy's right to read a Rush Limbaugh book at school.
The candidates for governor continue to spar over competing tax breaks.
Today, Don Beyer said Jim Gilmore's plan to eliminate the personal property
tax on cars will bankrupt the state's colleges and universities.
The Democratic candidate for governor spoke to the Virginia Faculty Senate,
meeting today at the Hotel Roanoke.
Beyer has proposed his own personal property tax break, but says his plan is
IN Q=His plan is going
((DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: HIS PLAN IS GOING TO COST OVER TWO
BILLION DOLLARS MORE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS AND THAT'S GOING TO BANKRUPT
PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. AND IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
ESPECIALLY WE'VE GOT TO HAVE THE NEW HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER. WE NEED A
COMMITMENT TO OUR SCHOOLS. THAT'S THE ONLY WAY OUR ECONOMY IS GOING TO GROW.))
OUT Q=economy's going to grow.
Gilmore says growth in the state economy will easily replace the lost
The Republican candidate was also invited to the Faculty Senate meeting, but
a surrogate will speak on his behalf this afternoon.
A possible stir over campaign contributions to Chesapeake state Senator Mark
Over the past year, Pat Robertson has contributed 35- thousand dollars to
Earley's Republican campaign for Attorney General, making him Earley's largest
Democrat Bill Dolan is using this as a campaign issue.
Dolan says Earley's bill would have exempted a retirement home Robertson's
Christian Broadcasting Network wanted to build from 875- thousand dollars a
year in taxes to the city of Chesapeake.
((BILL DOLAN/D-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: WITHOUT EVER GOING TO THE CITY
COUNCIL IN CHESAPEAKE, HE TRIED TO SLIP THIS THROUGH BY INTRODUCING A BILL IN
JANUARY OF 1994.))
OUT Q=of 1994.
Mark Earley says Robertson's retirement home would have been a non-profit
Entry fees would have ranged up to 495- thousand dollars a person.
TAPE#net (edit of 97-66)
Growing pains for Danville's juvenile detention center could cost the city
taxpayers about three and a half million dollars.
Seven inmates currently sleep on mattresses on the floor.
Small rooms are just one of many weak spots of the W.W. Moore Juvenile
Neighboring counties currently pay to house their juveniles here...
Rather than create a partnership to share the cost it looks like, for now,
Danville will remain the sole owner, with complete control.
IN Q=If you can do it yourself
((JOHN HAMLIN/CITY COUNCIL: IF YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF, THAT'S YOUR FIRST
OPTION, ALWAYS. IF YOU HAVE TO BRING IN PARTNERS TO DO IT, THAT'S ANOTHER
SUPER=01-John Hamlin/City Council; RUNS=:08
OUT Q=that's another option
The mayor says he's going to fasttrack this issue.
He hopes city council can make a decision next Tuesday.
TAPE#net (edit of 97-58)
Reform is changing the face of welfare in Virginia.
Able-bodied adults are required to work under the Virginia Initiative for
Employment Welfare, or VIEW.
If they don't, their welfare benefits will end after two years.
SOT tape 2 10:12:56
In Q=people aren't
((LORRIE SHARMAN: PEOPLE AREN'T ON WELFARE BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE-- MOST
PEOPLE ARE ON IT BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO BE. ))
OUt Q=to be.
Sharman was a single mother, working as a bartender to support herself and
But she ended up on welfare.
Now she's a full- time student and plans to become a teacher.
Although some people have the necessary skills for jobs, some do not.
The VIEW program will offer training through TAP for those participants who
need help improving their job skills.
Lynchburg's postmaster could be on his way out.
The local postal workers union claims William Houston has a violent temper
and has acted irrationally in his treatment of employees.
They point to the recent suspension of both local union presidents.
IN Q=It can't be
((JIM BURKE/APWU REGIONAL COORDINATOR: IT CAN'T BE A COINCIDENCE THAT IN A 35-
DAY PERIOD, BOTH LABOR LEADERS ARE PUT OUT ON THE STREET WITH NO CHARGES
AGAINST THEM, NO FOUNDATION, JUST SOME KIND OF INVESTIGATION BY THE COMPANY
POLICE FORCE, THE COMPANY GOONS, AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO TAKE IT.))
SUPER=01-Jim Burke/A.P.W.U. Regional Coordinator; :00
OUT Q=to take it.
More than two hundred postal workers from eight states are expected to
attend a protest at the post office next Friday.
Clifton Forge-Covington is one of six Virginia localities selected to share
a two million dollar federal grant.
The money is intended to help reduce rates of infant mortality, teen
pregnancy and low birth-weight babies.
The communities have been identified as having high rates of teen pregnancy,
often a factor in the health of the child.
Health officials say low birth-weight babies are 40 times more
likely to die in the first month of life, and are at a greater risk
for health problems.
TAPE#net (edit of 597-43)
After ten years of offering free medical care to low- income residents..
Lynchburg's Free Clinic got a cure of its own...congratulations.
The clinic held an open house to show off its Main Street facilities.
The president of the American Medical Association was on hand to recognize
the staff for its hard work.
IN Q=this clinic
((DR. PERCY WOOTTON/AMA PRESIDENT:THIS CLINIC IS MODEL ALL OVER THE NATION FOR
ITS SUCCESS BOTH IN NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND PATIENT CARE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Percy Wootton/American Medical Assoc. President; :00
OUT Q=and patient care.
The clinic handled more than 75 hundred patient visits last year.
The Virginia lottery will be handing over three million dollars to a Patrick
Chuck and Peggy Iroler (I-ROLLER) say they play the lotto every week.
They have three grown children and plan to retire soon.
The couple bought the winning ticket at a local grocery store.
The Lottery is also giving that store a five-thousand-dollar bonus.
They're selling secrets at the C-I-A -- secret recipes, that is.
C-I-A spies and their spouses have spilled the beans in a new cookbook.
It's called "Spies, Black Ties and Mango Pies."
But you'll never see the face behind the recipes.
They're even cooking incognito.
IN Q="Even in something
((EVEN IN SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS WRITING A COOKBOOK,
THE PEOPLE WHO DESERVE CREDIT CAN T BE ON CAMERA. ))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Glakas-Tenent/Wife of CIA Director
OUT Q=be on camera."
The cookbook has been carefully sanitized -- the big spies at Langley want
to be sure only culinary secrets seap out.
There's even a recipe for elephant pudding and stuffed camel.
IN Q=Stuff tomatoes
((NAT SOUND BREAK))
OUT Q=and fifty people.
If you're wondering if any of these recipes can be used to poison something
the answer is..
IN Q="Absolutely not
((ABSOLUTELY NOT. AND
IF POISONING OCCURS, IT MUST BE ACCIDENTAL. ))
OUT Q=must be accidental."
And the C-I-A does have a motto to share with readers... eat, drink and be
SUPER=330-Clear/& Chilly/38-42/Sunny/& Warmer/75-78;
SUPER=331-Clear/& Chilly/40-44/Sunny/& Warmer/77-80;
SUPER=332-Clear/& Chilly/40-43/Sunny/& Pleasant/74-77;
SUPER=333-Clear/& Cold/35-39/Sunny/& Warmer/70-73;
SUPER=334-Clear/& Cool/40-43/Sunny/& Pleasant/70-73;
A new jet will carry passengers between Roanoke and Atlanta.
Atlantic Southeast Airline introduced its new 50 passenger plane.
IN Q=The added
(( SAM WATTS/ASA VICE PRESIDENT; THE ADDED SPEED AND RANGE OF THIS AIRCRAFT
OPENS CONSIDERABLE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ASA AND EXPANDED CONNECTION
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PASSENGERS TRAVELING FROM ROANOKE;))
SUPER=01-Sam Watts/ASA Vice President;
OUT Q=all over the world
A-S-A will offer one jet flight to Atlanta this month, and add a second one
The Seattle Mariners couldn't stay afloat against the Baltimore Orioles
in their playoff opener last night.
The O's took a one to nothing lead early in the game.
In the bottom of the fourth Edgar Martinez send this pitch over the left
field wall for a solo homer to tie the game at one to one.
But the Orioles rallied with a HUGE fifth inning. Then at the top of the
sixth B.J. Surhoff hits a shot down the right field line scoring two runs and
Baltimore takes it 9- to- 3.
The Atlanta Braves are one win away from bumping the Houston Astros from the
first round of the National League Playoff series.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :
Bobby Cox watched as the Braves took the early lead.
In the bottom of the third Jeff Blauser gets all of this pitch sending it
over the left field wall for a 3 run homer and a three to nothing Braves lead.
The Astros came back to tie it in the top of the fourth. Mike Hampton hits
a shot down the right field line into the corner scoring a run to make it 3 to
The Braves broke it open in the SUPER=35-Atlanta/13/Houston/3/;fourth when
Hampton walked in a run then Greg Colbrunn hits this two run single to right
centerfield and Atlanta wins it 13 to 3.
The Florida Marlins reeled in a win against the San Francisco Giants last
night on the National league diamond.
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NBC Sports;
The game was tight all the way. It was tied three times through the ninth
then Barry Bonds hits a grounder to short. Florida goes for the double play
but Greg Counsell's throw to first is wide allowing a runner to score and tie
it at 6 to 6.
But in the bottom of the ninth Alou SUPER=35-Florida/7/San
Francisco/6/;sends this shot up the middle into the outfield and Gary
Sheffield scores from second and Florida takes the 2 games to none lead with
the 7 to 6 win.
Geoff Bodine added another checkered flag to his collection at the
Charlotte Motor Speedway.
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/FOX Sports South;
Bodine, In the Q-V-C ford, blistered the track at the speedway with a speed
of 184 point 256 to capture the pole position for this Sunday's U-A-W G-M
IN Q=First audio
((GEOFF BODINE/UAW GM QUALITY 500 POLE WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Geoff Bodine/UAW GM Quality 500 Pole Winner; :00
OUT Q=.........in charlotte."
If you've ever mistaken a car for a tree you may be able to identify with a
squirrel in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
A secret stash of nuts was found under the hood of this car.
A squirrel evidently thought this car's engine cavity would make the perfect