06:00-01

1-Schools

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=School Info


Fear of icy roads is affecting a few schools.
The Pittsylvania County teacher work day scheduled for today has been cancelled and it will now be a regular school day.
Let's take a look at the other changes...
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E-XGR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Session 97


It's an even split in Virginia's House of Delegates and now, all but one of the House's 21 committees reflect the split.
Ellen Qualls has more on the deal hammered out last night.
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SOT
IN Q=They probably
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Jackson; :07
SUPER=@Ellen2; :21
SUPER=@Griffith; :29
SUPER=@Baker; :39
SUPER=@Gilmore; :58
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( They probably could have gotten away with it for two more years.
But the Democratic leadership saw the writing on the wall.
sot 09:40:16

((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: I THINK IT'S THE BEGINNING OF A REBIRTH OF OUR PARTY. I THINK WE NEEDED TO RE-EVALUATE WHO WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE AND THIS ISSUE OF FAIRNESS IS SOMETHING A LOT OF US FELT STRONGLY ABOUT. SO YES, I THINK IT'S A NEW BEGINNING FOR US AND I HOPE WE'RE GONNA BUILD ON IT.))
runs=:15


Tom Moss is still the Speaker-- Dick Cranwell now "floor leader" NOT majority leader.
But the big change is to the powerful committee system.
sot 09:32:25

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WE'LL HAVE PROPORTIONAL SEATING ON THE COMMITTEES. WE'LL HAVE CO-CHAIRMANS.))
runs=:05


Pulaski's Tommy Baker's spent ten years in the minority, but knew the day would come.
sot 09:30:24

((DEL. THOMAS BAKER: SURE I DID. ULTIMATELY IT HAS BEEN ON IT'S WAY FOR A LONG TIME AND IT'S FINALLY HERE. AND I THINK THE DEAL THAT HAS BEEN STRUCK APPARENTLY BETWEEN THE TWO CAUCUSES WILL BE GOOD FOR THIS TERM AND THEN AFTER THAT THINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE EITHER WAY.))
runs=:15


It's just more icing on the cake for the folks who celebrated just across town.
sot 08:55:48

((GOV.-ELECT JIM GILMORE: THE SIMPLE TRUTH IS THAT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA AS WAS DEMONSTRATED THIS WEEK ARE OVERWHELMINGLY VOTING REPUBLICAN BECAUSE THEY'RE INTERESTED IN ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX. I'M HAPPY ABOUT THE CHANGES. IT'S OPENING UP THE GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA AND GIVING THE PEOPLE GOOD REPRESENTATION.))
runs=:14


There were plenty of reasons for cigar lighters at the party for the party with the power -- finally.
sot 08:48:37

((YOU TOOK THE CAR TAX FROM ME!))
runs=:06


Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Iraq


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


A United Nations weapons inspection team headed by an American is headed home after being unable to carry out its work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;


Scott Ritter and the 15 members of his crew left Baghdad today.
U-N officials insist the departure isn't a surrender to Iraqi pressure.
They say the team has been planning to leave anyway.
Meanwhile, chief U-N weapons inspector Richard Butler is on his way to Baghdad to demand full access to all sites.
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5-Ericsson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-53
GRAPHIC=ericsson


Growth is the keyword for one of Lynchburg's biggest employers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Telecommunications giant Ericsson Incorporated announced it's expanding its cell phone manufacturing facility in the Hill City.
The move is a 30 million dollar investment and will create 150 new jobs.
Governor George Allen helped announce the deal yesterday afternoon.
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SOT 7:10:57
IN Q=And I always

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND I ALWAYS SAID.. ERICSSON IS MAKING.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:16
OUT=Ericsson is making.
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VO-NAT


Allen presented the Hill City with a check for 800-thousand dollars to prep the land for Ericsson's new facility.
The company will lease the building from the city once it's completed in May.
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RAMSEY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


There's been another set-back in the Jon Benet Ramsey investigation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO;


Police say the parents of the murdered six- year- old refuse to conduct a second interview with investigators unless they can review evidence in the case.
Police say that would hamper their probe.
Authorities say they wanted the second interview with John and Patsy Ramsey to clarify previous statements and to ask questions raised by new information.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M98-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
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SOT
IN Q=welcome back
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Donna Layne/Caladium Glass; :28
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :50
SUPER=13-Julie McDowell/Designer; 2:03 RUNS=2:47
OUT Q=News 7 morning returns


Toss to break Stocks Comm

2-Schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=School Info


The results of yesterday's storm are affecting a few schools.
The Pittsylvania County teacher work day scheduled for today has been cancelled and it will now be a regular school day.
Let's take a look at the other changes...
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E-Bassett-Walker


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-89
GRAPHIC=Layoffs


The news was not so good for Bassett-Walker in Chatham.
The plant is closing, putting almost 350-people out of work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham;


It's one of three Bassett facilities closing.
And it's the latest in a series of layoffs plaguing textile plants.
Companies say there is a shrinking demand for knit products.
And plant managers say they're having a hard time paying American workers when there's cheap labor available in other countries.
Bassett's plant in Chatham will stay open until March 14th.
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1-Financial-Aid


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 97-87)
GRAPHIC=Education

***ANCHOR TAG****
The winter months can be a trying time for high school seniors as they apply for college AND financial aid.
But how much assistance students get to pay for school depends on how much research and hard work they put into it.
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SOT
IN Q=Robby Sinclair
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Robby Sinclair/Cave Spring Senior; :14
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :37
SUPER=01-Dale Johnson/Patrick Henry Guidance Dept.; :48
SUPER=01-Deedee Harris/Cave Spring Senior; 1:07
SUPER=01-Fran Casey/Cave Spring Guidance Dept.; 1:32
SUPER=@Allen; 1:55
RUNS=2:02
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7

((
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SOT tape 2 8:56:38 nat sound of music

((PLAYING MUSIC ))
RUNS=:07


Robby Sinclair wants to be a jazz musician someday.
But his dream of attending the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music doesn't come cheap.
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SOT 8:51:50

((ROBBY SINCLAIR/CAVE SPRING SENIOR: I'D LIKE TO GET SCHOLARSHIPS, JUST BECAUSE I'D FEEL BETTER ABOUT MY TALENTS IF I COULD GET SCHOLARSHIPS OFF OF IT. BUT I THINK I'M GOING TO HAVE TO GET SOME LOANS, OF COURSE, AND SOME FINANCIAL AID.))
RUNS=:09


That strikes a familiar chord with MANY rising college freshmen.
Making the grade is important, and students like Robby with special talents make themselves more marketable for financial assistance.
High school counselors say NOW is the time seniors should begin applying for aid.
That requires filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
The form may look intimidating-- but it can lead to big money.
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SOT tape 1 10:21:49

((DALE JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY GUIDANCE DEPT.: PEOPLE NEED TO HAVE ACCESS TO THEIR W-2, THEIR WAGE STATEMENT, AND THINGS LIKE THAT. THEY DON'T HAVE TO HAVE FILED THEIR INCOME TAX, BUT THEY NEED TO HAVE THE FIGURES THAT THEY'RE GOING TO USE WITH THAT. ))
RUNS=:10


High school career labs are the best immediate sources of scholarship information.
Deedee Harris spends a lot of time there.
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SOT tape 2 8:40:00

((DEEDEE HARRIS/CAVE SPRING SENIOR: IT'S DEFINITELY WORTH IT, BECAUSE I'VE HEARD SO MANY STORIES ABOUT APPLYING FOR-- TAKING OUT LOANS AND ALL THAT STUFF, THAT IT'S HARD TO PAY THEM BACK AND MOST OF YOUR MONEY, ONCE YOU START MAKING MONEY IN YOUR CAREER HAS TO GO TO PAYING STUDENT LOANS AND I KIND OF WANT TO AVOID THAT. ))
RUNS=:15


The Internet is a key reference for both scholarships AND loans.
Counselors say there is plenty of FREE information on-line, and students should take advantage of it BEFORE shelling out money to scholarship- hunting services.
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SOT tape 2 8:16:06

((FRAN CASEY/CAVE SPRING GUIDANCE DEPT.: IT'S NOT NECESSARY. THERE'S SO MUCH INFORMATION READILY AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE THAT-- I THINK PEOPLE SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER BEFORE THEY PAY PEOPLE MONEY. ))
RUNS=:09


If you're planning far ahead-- current ninth graders are the first class eligible for the Virginia Prepaid Education Program.
It secures today's college tuition cost for tomorrow's college students.
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SOT allen tape 0:01:58

((GOVENOR GEORGE ALLEN: IT'S A GOOD WAY OF INVESTING. IT GIVES THEM SECURITY, AND I THINK IT ALSO RAISES THE EXPECTATIONS IN THE MINDS OF THE PARENTS AND OF THE YOUNGSTER. ))
RUNS=:08))
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


Tonight, we'll hear from some college students themselves about how they're financing their education.
And we'll also have details about the most common school loand and grants.

S-Farmer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#97-90
GRAPHIC=None


The highest honor the U-S can bestow upon a civilian was given to a Virginia college professor yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC


Civil rights pioneer James Farmer has been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Farmer organized the civil rights movement's Freedom Rides in the 19-60s. He also founded the Congress of Racial Equality.
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania Co./Last Week


The 78- year- old Farmer is now a professor at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#MR-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;



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SOT
IN Q=Jackie Brown
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :00
SUPER=18-"Jackie Brown"
SUPER=18-Grier Tarantino; :10
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade "B+"; :34
RUNS=:44
OUT Q=consistently entertaining

(( "Jackie Brown" has many of Quentin Tarantino's cinematic touches, but it has a somewhat softer heart than Pulp Fiction.
Pam Grier is Jackie Brown, a stewardess who also works as a mule for a nasty gun runner played by Samuel L. Jackson. The Feds want him and put Jackie in a tight situation, so she plots a scam of her own. Grier gets good support from a start studded cast. Robert De Niro is a din witted ex-con; Bridget Fonda a pot head nymphet and Robert Forster is great as a bail bondsman who falls for Jackie.
"Jackie Brown" gets a B+, the plot has many twists; there are cons and double crosses galore. Although it runs a bit long "Jackie Brown" is consistently entertaining.))
Steve Live

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Double Boxes=KMC &SPA


3-Schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=School Info


Fear of icy roads is affecting a few schools.
The Pittsylvania County teacher work day scheduled for today has been cancelled and it will now be a regular school day.
Let's take a look at the other changes...
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take SWATCH
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UN-INSPECTIONS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


The American accused of spying in Iraq and his team of U-N weapons inspectors are headed home after being denied access to suspected weapons sites.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;

4:00:00
Scott Ritter and the 15 members of his crew left Baghdad today.
Meanwhile, chief U-N weapons inspector Richard Butler is on his way to Baghdad to demand full access to all sites.
Yesterday Butler said Ritter's team had been pursuing suspicions the Iraqis tested chemical and biological weapons on prisoners several years ago.
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tobacco


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


A possible out-of-court settlement in the Texas' lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The associated press reports the state has reached a 14-billion dollar deal with cigarette makers to recoup state money spent on treating smoking- related illnesses.
Details of the settlement are expected to be announced later today.
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E-Ericsson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-86
GRAPHIC=Ericsson


In his last week as Governor, George Allen paid a visit to Lynchburg.
He was on hand to help the Ericsson Corporation announce yet another expansion.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SOT
IN Q=As usual
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :20
SUPER=01-Rolf Stahre/Ericsson V.P. Manufacturing; 40
SUPER=01-Charles Church/Lynchburg City Manager; :55
SUPER=@ssm2; 1:10
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( As usual, the Governor didn't come empty- handed.
Allen presented Lynchburg with a check for 800- thousand dollars to help build a massive new warehouse facility for Ericsson's mobile phone division.
By his own count, Allen has created more than 300- thousand new jobs over the last four years.. on this day he added another 150.
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SOT 7:12:19
IN Q=Ericsson's decision

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: ERICSSON'S DECISION MEANS MORE JOBS FROM THESE INDUSTRIES AND IT DOES HELP US FINISH OFF WITH A STRONG KICK.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=a strong kick.


The warehouse will be built in the Lynchpin Industrial Park, right next door to the company that makes the plastic casings for Ericsson's phones.
With the cell phone market booming, Ericsson said it had to expand to keep up.
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SOT 7:24:54
IN Q=In the next

((ROLF STAHRE/ERICSSON V.P. MANUFACTURING: IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, THE MOBILE PHONE MARKET IS EXPECTED TO TRIPLE IN SIZE. THE LYNCHBURG MANUFACTURING FACILITY IS CRITICAL TO OUR ABILITY TO CAPITALIZE ON THE GROWTH AS WE INCREASE OUR SHARE OF THE MARKET.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=share of the market.
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SOT 7:44:29
IN Q=It's a good

((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: IT'S A GOOD LOCATION AND IT HAS OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE EXPANSION SHOULD THE NEED ARISE AS WELL, SO WE'RE VERY PLEASED AND EXCITED FOR WHAT IT'S GOING TO DO FOR THE LYNCHBURG AREA.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=the Lynchburg area.


The city's investment tops a million dollars, but Church says that's the price of keeping a good neighbor happy.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

E-Wolf-Hybrid


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


There are new standards for Lexington residents who own dogs that are part wolf.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/November 21, 1997;


Owners now have to get a permit for the hybrids, install a fence that's at least eight feet high and make sure it's escape proof.
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SOT 11.32.09 - 11.32.23
IN Q=The ordinance is

((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: THE ORDINANCE IS REALLY A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE--ONE THAT WE WANTED TO COME UP WITH BEFORE WE HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH WOLF-HYBRID TYPES OF ANIMALS. SO, WE'VE TRIED TO COME UP WITH REGULATIONS AND SOME REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS OF THE OWNERS AS FAR AS THE CARE AND KEEPING OF THESE.))
SUPER=01-Jon Ellestad/Lexington City Manager;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=keeping of these.
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VO-NAT


The new regulations came about after the city learned of Lobo--a wolf-hybrid owned by Melanie and Jerry Beard.
But, officials admit there are some loopholes in the ordinance since it relies on the honesty of pet owners in classifying their animals.
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SOT 11.32.54 - 11.33.13
IN Q=Well, that's the

((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: WELL, THAT'S THE REAL WEAKNESS IS THAT IT'S REAL DIFFICULT TO DEFINE A WOLF-HYBRID. THEY'RE ADVERTISED AND SOLD AS THAT BUT THERE'S NO BLOOD TEST TO TELL WHAT IS 50 PERCENT WOLF, WHAT'S A QUARTER PERCENT WOLF WHATEVER. THAT'S THE REAL DIFFICULTY IN THIS WHOLE THING.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=this whole thing.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


On April 19th of last year, the General Assembly voted to let smaller, local governments come up with laws to control wolf-hybrids.
Lexington city officials were some of the first to undergo the task.

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M98-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;

Roll Cold out of B-days
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SOT
IN Q=If you've ever
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Donna Layne/Caladium Glass; :21
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :28
RUNS=2:33
OUT Q=is very satisfying


Steve Live
(toss to Melanie)
Double Boxes=SPA & MEL



4-Schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=School Info


The results of yesterday's storm are affecting a few schools.
The Pittsylvania County teacher work day scheduled for today has been cancelled and it will now be a regular school day.
Let's take a look at the other changes...
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take SWATCH
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XGR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net (edit of 97-93)
GRAPHIC=Session 98


The first few days of the General Assembly's 19-98 Session will go down in history.
The House of Delegates last night approved a bipartisan deal to share power.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The deal was hammered out late last night -- a day after Democrat Tom Moss was re-elected House speaker over angry G-O-P objections.
The power-sharing deal calls for Republicans to get an equal share of seats and co-chairmanships on all but one of the House's 21 committees.
Democrats will still have a majority on the Rules Committee.
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SOT -fed raw last night
IN Q=You know

((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: YOU KNOW, WHENEVER YOU GIVE UP SOMETHING, ESPECIALLY COMMITTEE CHAIRS, WHEN THEY GIVE UP BEING COMMITTEE CHAIRS OR SHARING THAT POWER, I THINK THERE'S-- HUMAN NATURE TELLS YOU THAT'S HARD. BUT OVERALL, OUR CAUCUS HAS BEEN VERY COOPERATIVE AND VERY COURAGEOUS IN HAVING PEOPLE STEP UP AND SAY "NO, WE'RE WILLING TO DO THIS AND IT'S THE BEST THING TO DO." SO I THINK THEY DESERVE A LOT OF CREDIT FOR THAT.))
SUPER=@Jackson;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=credit for that.
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VO-NAT


As of today, the House will effectively be split evenly between the parties.
Yesterday, the lone independent, Lacey Putney, joined the G-O-P caucus.
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E-Monty-Tucker


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Tucker


Roanoke's former federal prosecutor has taken a visible position in Richmond.
Monty Tucker has been named Virginia's Deputy Attorney General in charge of the criminal division, under Attorney General- elect Mark Earley.
Tucker left Roanoke two years ago to serve as Governor George Allen's parole board chairman.
Since then, he's also filled in as acting director of the state Department of Criminal Justice Services.
He was appointed two weeks ago to the Cabinet-level post of Secretary of Public Safety.

5-Basset-Walker


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#597-51
SS=business closing


320 people will be out of work in March.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham;


That's because Basset-Walker is closing its Chatham plant.
Basset's closing three facilities company wide-- cutting nearly 700-jobs.
It's the latest in a series of layoffs hitting the industry.
Garment makers are finding there's not a big demand for knit products.
And plant managers say they have a hard time competing with the cost of foreign labor.
SUPER=03-Dublin/December 23, 1997;


Last month, after more than 40-years in business, Dublin Garment Factory closed its doors-- putting 150 people out of work.
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S-Sakelleris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#598-04
GRAPHIC=Legal Sales


A jury rejected the charges of a Danville man that three city police officers beat him four years ago when he was arrested.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Sam Sakellaris sued officers L-M Adkins and L-R Kennedy, saying they beat him while he was handcuffed.
The lawsuit also said Lieutenant J- C Lewis stood by and encouraged it.
But the jury sided with the defendants at the end a three-day trial in Danville federal court.
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Christian-Coalition


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


The Christian Coalition says a direct-mail order company is partly to blame for a drop in donations.
The Chesapeake-based group founded by religious broadcaster Pat Robertson has sued Hart Conover, saying the company fraudulently obtained the coalition's donor list and used it to raise money for rival organizations.
The coalition took in about 17 million dollars last year --down 36 percent from 19-96.
Hart Conover denies the allegations.

4-Scores


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


In sports,
Philadelphia held Michael Jordan to 20 points and earned its first victory over Chicago in over four years.
For yesterday's hoops scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/Roanoke/79//Bridgewater/76////Virginia Tech/65/j/Dayton/80///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Georgia Tech/85//Virginia/63////West Virginia/72/j/Notre

Dame/74///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Vancouver/93/j/Boston/97///j/LA Clippers/119//New Jersey/116///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-/Chicago/96/j/Philadelphia/106////Charlotte/94/j/Detroit/95//Overtime/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Seattle/103//Miami/85///;
SUPER=x5031
SUPER=0103-/Chicago/2/j/Washington/3////Vancouver/2/j/Buffalo/6///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-/Colorado/2//San Jose/2//Tie in Overtime/;
RUNS=:49
OUT Q=....last score."
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Promo-Time-off


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-88
GRAPHIC=NONE


Although we're just recovering from some wintry weather-- there are still some pleasant days during these colder months.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Roaring Run is a hiking trail in the Jefferson National Forest that also has pieces of Civil War history.
This 19th century iron furnace is said to have kept people warm from 18- 38 until 18-65.
And as you take a few steps back in time-- you can also get some winter exercise.
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SOT 12:50:39

((DONNA WILSON/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: IT'S IDEAL FOR A WINTER OUTING. WE DON'T WANT TO HIBERNATE IN THE HOUSE OVER THE WINTER AND WE WANT TO WORK OFF SOME OF THOSE EXTRA POUNDS THAT WE PUT ON FOR THE HOLIDAYS.))
RUNS=:07
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Graphic full screen-wknd promo
We'll take a stroll along Roaring Run in this week's edition of "Time Off".
You can catch that on News 7 Saturday Morning at 8.
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Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve
(toss)
ANCHOR=Steve
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