06:00-01

Clinton

ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


More details are emerging about the alleged affair between President Clinton and a former White House intern.
Jonathan Freed joins us with latest. ***take from NEWSPATH***
SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;
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SOT----rolled from NEWSPATH
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00
SUPER=04-PBS-Jim Lehrer Newshour;:11
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Saturday; :36
SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Independent Counsel; 1:08
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;

(( At the White House, Wednesday evening, the President and First Lady were busy with the official schedule, but it's a good bet that their minds were on the latest allegations to hit Bill Clinton.
Clinton was defending himself in a television interview earlier that day.

(SUPER: COURTESY P-B-S/JIM LEHRER NEWSHOUR)


This is the woman Bill Clinton is alleged to have had an affair with...former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky...who was 21 years-old at the time.
SOUND-UP: JONES AND MEDIA.

(SUPER: SATURDAY, WASHINGTON, DC)


It's tied to the Paula Jones case because Lewinsky is one of several women believed to be involved in Jones' attorneys' investigation of Clinton's sexual history.
cbs news has learned that the fbi set up surveillance of lewinsky at a washington area hotel last week. her former colleague and friend linda tripp was wearing a wire. lewinsky is often heard in tears pleading with tripp to help her cover up the alleged affair, and allegedly saying the president wants her to deny any relationship.
independent counsel kenneth starr will be investigating allegations of perjury, false statements and obstruction of justice involving the president.

SOT: KENNETH STARR/INDEPENDENT COUNSEL

5929 WE'RE UNDER OBLIGATION TO DO AS PROMPTLY AS WE CAN THE BEST AND MOST PROFESSIONAL JOB...BUT BEYOND THAT.. I JUST CAN'T COMMENT.
cbs news has also learned that lewinsky now intends to take the fifth when she gives a deposition in the jones case scheduled for Friday.))

Cuba-Pope


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Pope JP II


In his opening remarks, Pope John Paul, the Second asked Cuba to "open itself up to the world" and said, "may the world open itself up to Cuba."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Havana, Cuba;


That appeared to be the Pope's way of addressing the current U-S embargo against Cuba.
Meantime, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was more direct, calling the embargo "genocide."
Castro also compared his communist revolution's ideals with those of the Roman Catholic Church.
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E-Rail-Study


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#97-90
GRAPHIC=Rail Service


Roanoke is rich with railroad history and rail passenger service played a big part in that history until about 20- years ago.
But as David Johnson reports, existing Norfolk-Southern train tracks may carry more than freight lines by the year two-thousand two.
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SOT
IN Q=Virginia's Rail
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Alan Tobias/Va. Rail & Public Trans.; :13
SUPER=@Bowers; :49
SUPER=@David1; 1:00
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=DJ News 7

(( Virginia's Rail and Public Transportation department is just a handful of adjustments away from completing its feasibility study for the "Bristol Rail Project".
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-06:49:27

((ALAN TOBIAS/VA. DEPT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION; WE ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN LOOKING AT THE IMPACT ON NORFOLK-SOUTHERN AND THEIR FREIGHT BUSINESS. SO WE DID SOME DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THAT. WE USED SOME COMPUTER MODELS OF TRAIN OPERATIONS AND WE'VE MADE SOME ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS ABOUT IMPROVEMENT TO THE RAIL NETWORK SO THAT TRAINS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PASS.))
RUNS=:19


That would run about 9.3 million dollars and operating costs would add to that, but analysts say the project would pay for itself in 12-years.
Since the General Assembly requested the study, the best shot for the project's success is for residents to lobby their legislators.
Local governments will also have to do their part.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-08:01:42

((MAYOR DAVID BOWERS; WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO HAVE A NEW STATION IN ROANOKE. I DON'T MIND PUTTING UP AN AMSHACK INITIALLY IF WE HAVE TO. JUST PUTTING A TRAILER THERE, I'LL DO ANYTHING TO GET PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE BACK THROUGH ROANOKE.))
RUNS=:11

STAND-UP/08:08:32 DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; SO WHILE THE STATE'S DEPARTMENT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK, A FEASIBILITY STUDY IS NOT THE END OF THE LINE. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL DETERMINE IF RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE WILL RETURN AND, IF SO, HOW IT WILL BE FINANCED. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.
RUNS=:14


5-Buchanan


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-52
GRAPHIC=supreme court


The U-S Supreme Court said no to an Amherst County man's appeal from death row.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file; :00


In 19-88, Douglas Buchanan was convicted and sentenced to die for the murder of four family members.
Buchanan had claimed the jury wasn't specifically told to consider testimony
about his troubled childhood and psychological problems. SUPER=03-Washington,

DC/November 1997;
His appeal was heard by the nation's highest court last November.
But in a six to three decision yesterday, the justices ruled the jury acted properly.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:02:09
IN Q=I'm really glad

((ED MEEKS/BUCHANAN PROSECUTOR: I'M REALLY GLAD THAT THE HARD WORK OF THE COURT, COUNSEL FOR BOTH SIDES AND THE JURY HAS BEEN UPHELD, AND MAYBE NOW, AFTER TEN YEARS, WE CAN PUT THIS CASE TO AN END.))
SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Buchanan Prosecutor; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=to an end.
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VO-NAT


A new execution date for Buchanan should be scheduled within 30- days.
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One-Steve


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


On Desk
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
(roll cold out of break)
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SOT
IN Q=welcome back
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :29
SUPER=13-John Blankinship/Roanoke Resident; :42
SUPER=13-Woody Goad/Vinton Resident; 1:01
SUPER=13-Harold Ferguson/Roanoke Resident; 1:44
SUPER=13-Don Morris/Roanoke Resident; 1:54
RUNS=2:49
OUT Q=News 7 morning returns


Tape Tosses to break Stocks Comm

E-Raw-Sewage


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#98-7
GRAPHIC=None


Extra water was the least of the problems faced by some Clifton Forge residents.
Heavy rain a week ago caused the flooding.
Stacey Martin has more.
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SOT
IN Q=The water of
SUPER=01-Mark Elmore/Forest Hills Resident; :04
SUPER=01-Laurence Nelson/Forest Hills Resident; :43
SUPER=@Stacey1; :48
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge; :57
SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Manager; 1:12
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=SM, News 7.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11.42.12 - 11.42.21
IN Q=The deep sink was

((MARK ELMORE/FOREST HILLS RESIDENT: THE DEEP SINK WAS FULL. IT WAS OVERFLOWING THROUGH THE DEEP SINK. AND, OF COURSE THE DRAIN FOR THE WASHING MACHINE, SO THAT WAS IT'S SECOND ENTRY POINT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the water.


The basement that used to be a bedroom is now bare.
The carpeting has been stripped, the ceiling tiles removed, and shelves cleared--it's part of the clean-up effort after a backup along city sewer lines sent RAW SEWAGE flowing through the Elmore home.
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SOT 11.46.17 - 11.46.23
IN Q=This step is

((MARK ELMORE/FOREST HILLS RESIDENT: THIS STEP IS ABOUT EIGHT INCHES HIGH. AND, THE WATER WAS LEVEL WITH THIS STEP AT ITS HIGHEST POINT.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=its highest point.


This black line marks where the sewage leveled off.
The damage done is costing Elmore and other residents thousands of dollars in repairs.
But, those are costs some people in the area can't pay.
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SOT 13.22.23 - 13.22.29
IN Q=I live alone

((LAURENCE NELSON/FOREST HILLS RESIDENT: I LIVE ALONE AND I ONLY HAVE ONE INCOME, MY PENSION AND I NEED SOME HELP.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=need some help.
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SOT 13.32.55 - 13.33.04
IN Q=City officials say

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: CITY OFFICIALS SAY ALL THE DAMAGE CAN BE TRACED BACK TO THIS ROCK THAT SOMEHOW FLOWED INTO THE SEWER LINES, TOSSING AND TURNING UNTIL IT GOT STUCK.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=it got stuck.


Employees with the Public Works Department removed the rock about a week ago and have checked to make sure nothing else was caught in the line.
But, the city says it won't pay for any damage done to homes--relying on the response of the city's insurance carrier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT- 12.22.26 - 12.22.38
IN Q=The first thing

((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MGR.: THEY FELT A ROCK WAS NOT AN ISSUE OF NEGLIGENCE. THERE'S NOT WAY OF IDENTIFYING HOW IT ENTERED THE SYSTEM OR WHEN IT ENTERED THE SYSTEM. SO THEY INFORMED US THAT THERE WOULD NOT BE INSURANCE COVERAGE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=be insurance coverage.


The most recent flood was Mark Elmore's third in three years and by far the worst.
He now has plans to move.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))

E-Police-Chief


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-90
GRAPHIC=Rke City Seal


Mid-February is the target date the city of Roanoke has picked to name a new police chief.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Eight finalists are meeting this week at the Hotel Roanoke with two panels of citizens, police officers and city administrators.
Public Safety Director Chip Snead says all of the candidates have at least 20 years of experience in law enforcement.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:19:41
IN Q=Two internal candidates

((CHIP SNEAD/PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR: TWO INTERNAL CANDIDATES. SIX EXTERNAL CANDIDATES. TWO OF THE EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ARE FROM OTHER OTHER POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN VIRGINIA AND THE OTHER FOUR CANDIDATES ARE FROM OUT OF STATE.))
SUPER=01-Chip Snead/Public Safety Director;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=from out of state.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


The two panels conducting interviews will make recommendations to city manager Bob Herbert.
He's expected to make his decision by mid February.

S-Falwell


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-98
GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell


Jerry Falwell is now busying himself with some international affairs
---apparently to the dismay of the White House.


Reverend Falwell says he's spreading the word to evangelical ministers across the nation to mobilize public support for Israel.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


That's after a meeting this week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Falwell, seen here at Saturday's inaugural, backs Israel's refusal to yield any more territory to the Palestinians.
Falwell's involvement reportedly angered President Clinton as he's trying to jump-start the stalled Mideast peace process.
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E-Soda-Wars


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=NONE


There are a number of factors that go in to choosing a college, but soft drink preference is one you may not have considered.
Virginia Tech is all Pepsi.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Back in 19-90-- the college signed an exclusive contract with the soft drink giant.
In exchange for signing on the dotted line-- the school will receive more than five and a half million dollars over a ten year period.
School officials say the money will be used for scholarships and other improvements around campus.
SUPER=03-Radford;


Radford University has a similar arrangement with Coca Cola.
Fortunately for William Bowers-- Coke was already on the top of his list.
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SOT
IN Q=Pepsi

((WILLIAM BOWERS/RU STUDENT: PEPSI TO ME HAS A REAL SWEET TASTE THAT I PREFER COKE--BECAUSE IT SEEMS TO SETTLE BETTER IN MY STOMACH. I ENJOY IT BETTER. ))
SUPER=01-William Bowers/RU Student; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=it better.
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VO-NAT


Coca cola provides scholarships and other career opportunities for students.
However, Radford is not paid a lump sum as part of its contract-- rather a percentage of each vending sale.
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Two-Steve


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


On Desk
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
(WX-Summary)
(toss to Kimberly with 2-Hds)


Intern-Clinton


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton continues denying allegations that he had an affair with a former White House intern.
But records show Monica Lewinsky visited the Oval Office several times AFTER her job there ended.
Lewinsky is also allegedly on tape discussing the affair AND saying that the President wanted her to LIE about it.
Jonathan Freed joins us now with the latest. ***take from NEWSPATH***
SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;
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SOT----rolled from NEWSPATH
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00
SUPER=04-PBS-Jim Lehrer Newshour; :11
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Saturday; :36
SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Independent Counsel;1:08
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;

(( At the White House, Wednesday evening, the President and First Lady were busy with the official schedule, but it's a good bet that their minds were on the latest allegations to hit Bill Clinton.
Clinton was defending himself in a television interview earlier that day.

(SUPER: COURTESY P-B-S/JIM LEHRER NEWSHOUR)


This is the woman Bill Clinton is alleged to have had an affair with...former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky...who was 21 years-old at the time.
SOUND-UP: JONES AND MEDIA.

(SUPER: SATURDAY, WASHINGTON, DC)


It's tied to the Paula Jones case because Lewinsky is one of several women believed to be involved in Jones' attorneys' investigation of Clinton's sexual history.
cbs news has learned that the fbi set up surveillance of lewinsky at a washington area hotel last week. her former colleague and friend linda tripp was wearing a wire. lewinsky is often heard in tears pleading with tripp to help her cover up the alleged affair, and allegedly saying the president wants her to deny any relationship.
independent counsel kenneth starr will be investigating allegations of perjury, false statements and obstruction of justice involving the president.

SOT: KENNETH STARR/INDEPENDENT COUNSEL

5929 WE;RE UNDER OBLIGATION TO DO AS PROMPTLY AS WE CAN THE BEST AND MOST PROFESSIONAL JOB...BUT BEYOND THAT.. I JUST CAN'T COMMENT.
cbs news has also learned that lewinsky now intends to take the fifth when she gives a deposition in the jones case scheduled for Friday.))

Pope


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Pope JP II


Pope John Paul, the Second and Cuban leader Fidel Castro are both taking issue with the U-S embargo on that country--
But in different ways.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Havana, Cuba;


While welcoming the Pope to Cuba yesterday afternoon, Castro denounced the embargo as "genocide."
Meanwhile, the Pontiff called on Cuba to "open itself up to the world" and said "may the world open itself up to Cuba."
The Pope is launching a five- day, four- city tour of the country, ending with a mass on Sunday.
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E-Buchanan


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-97
GRAPHIC=Supreme Court


A month could be all Douglas Buchanan has left.
Ten years after he was sentenced to die for murdering four family members in Amherst County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file; :00


The U-S Supreme Court yesterday denied Buchanan's appeal for a new sentencing hearing.
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/November 1997;


His lawyers had argued the jury wasn't specifically told to consider Buchanan's troubled childhood when they gave him the death penalty.
Prosecutor Ed Meeks disagrees.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:01:40
IN Q=At least in

((ED MEEKS/BUCHANAN PROSECUTOR: AT LEAST IN OUR ARGUMENT, WE CONCEDED HE HAD A TUMULTUOUS CHILDHOOD. I DON'T THINK ANYBODY DISAGREED ON THAT. BUT THE QUESTION WAS WHETHER THE CRIME WAS SUFFICIENTLY VILE THAT IT CALLED FOR THE MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT. WE ARGUED IT DID, THE JURY AGREED.))
SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Buchanan Prosecutor; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=the jury agreed.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


A new execution date for Buchanan could be scheduled within thirty days.
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Three-Steve


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


On Desk
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;

Roll Cold out of B-days
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=this mornin' we have
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-John Blankinship/Roanoke Resident; :16
SUPER=13-Woody Goad/Vinton Resident; :48
SUPER=13-Don Morris/Roanoke Resident; 1:08
SUPER=13-Harold Ferguson/Roanoke Resident; 1:35
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; 1:50
RUNS=2:21
OUT Q=from the Mornin' Round Table


Steve Live

5-Kilmer


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-56
GRAPHIC=mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
SS=doctors pay


Some doctors are reacting with dismay after the government publicly chastised them for not paying their debts.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Tueday, the Department of Health and Human Services set up a page on it's World Wide Web site, listing the names of doctors who have defaulted on their student loans.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Roanoke Chiropractor David Kilmer is on the list with a 51-thousand dollar debt.
He declined to talk on camera, but did say the Health and Human Services Department has made unreasonable demands, and he was trying to resolve the matter with another agency.
SUPER=03-Mt. Lebanon, PA;


Other doctors across the country also say they're working to repay the loans and didn't understand why they were singled out.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:53:09
IN Q=I have worked

((DR. DAVID JERRETT/DENTIST; I HAVE WORKED SOMETHING OUT WITH THEM AND I HAVE MADE MY PAYMENTS FAITHFULLY, ON TIME... SO YOU'RE SURPRISED BY THIS? VERY SURPRISED.))
SUPER=01-Dr. David Jerrett/Dentist;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=very surprised
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


The doctors' troubles don't end here.
Their names have been reported to the Justice Department for possible prosecution.

5-AIDS-Deaths


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dse
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=AIDS


The number of Virginians dying from AIDS was cut in half last year.
During the first six months of 19-97, the number of AIDS deaths was nearly 50 percent lower than the same period in 19-96.
The Virginia Department of Health credits new drug treatments for the decrease because they prolong the onset of full-blown AIDS
Last week, the Health Department reported a three percent drop in reported AIDS cases in 19-97.
(TOSS TO BUMP)

BUMP COMM

Raw-Sewage


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#net (edit of 98-7)
GRAPHIC=None


This month's rain compounded problems already facing some Clifton Forge residents.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


Flooding has taken its toll on some homes, but this time it was more than just water...RAW SEWAGE was flowing through the Elmore home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11.46.17 - 11.46.23
IN Q=This step is

((MARK ELMORE/FOREST HILLS RESIDENT: THIS STEP IS ABOUT EIGHT INCHES HIGH. AND, THE WATER WAS LEVEL WITH THIS STEP AT ITS HIGHEST POINT.))
SUPER=01-Mark Elmore/Forest Hills Resident;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=its highest point.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The damage done is costing Elmore and other residents thousands of dollars in repairs.
City officials say the damage can be traced back to a rock stuck in the sewer lines.
The city is relying on its insurance carrier to reimburse homeowners.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT- 12.22.26 - 12.22.38
IN Q=The first thing

((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MGR.: THEY FELT A ROCK WAS NOT AN ISSUE OF NEGLIGENCE. THERE'S NOT WAY OF IDENTIFYING HOW IT ENTERED THE SYSTEM OR WHEN IT ENTERED THE SYSTEM. SO THEY INFORMED US THAT THERE WOULD NOT BE INSURANCE COVERAGE.))
SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Manager;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=be insurance coverage.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The most recent flood was Mark Elmore's third in three years.
He now has plans to move.
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Passenger-Service


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=djo
TAPE#597-56
GRAPHIC=Rail Service


About 49 Roanoke residents offered their input for the proposed "Bristol Rail Passenger Project" at last night's hearing.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The State's Rail and Public Transportation department proposes using existing Norfolk-Southern tracks to return passenger rail service.
Improvement costs are projected at more than nine-million dollars.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-06:51:29
IN Q=THERE WOULD

((ALAN TOBIAS/VA. DEPT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION; THERE WOULD ALSO BE A SUBSIDY OF THE OPERATIONS THAT WOULD EB NEEDED DURING THE FIRST SEVERAL YEARS OF OPERATIONS STARTING AT ABOUT TEN-MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST YEAR BUT DECLINING OVER TIME AS RIDERSHIP BUILDS. SO WE EXPECT IT TO BREAK EVEN AND PAY FOR ITSELF WITHIN ABOUT 12 YEARS.))
SUPER=01-Alan Tobias/Va. Rail & Public Trans.; :13
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=12 YEARS.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Roanoke is badly in need of a new train depot. Mayor David Bowers says even an "Am-shack" for the short term would help bring the service back to the city.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-08:01:55
IN Q=FOR THE LONG TERM

((MAYOR DAVID BOWERS; FOR THE LONG TERM, THE REGION, ALL JURISDICTIONS THAT WANT TO SEE PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE COME BACK TO ROANOKE, THEY NEED TO JOIN WITH THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN BUILDING A PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE STATION.))
SUPER=@Bowers;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=SERVICE STATION.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


A feasibility study will be submitted to the General Assembly for approval of the project.
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E-Tech-Center


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Education


Computers are expanding Franklin County students beyond their rural roots.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The Virginia Department of Education gave Franklin County a perfect score for its technology program, which includes child-friendly laptops for elementary school students.
Eighth graders spend a semester at a special school for technology -- where they can see and speak with students across the world using a computer.
This school does not even have a library-- all resources are found online.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:18:44
IN Q=A lot on

((TORI GRONEWALD/STUDENT: A LOT ON THE INTERNET. YOU GET TO GO ON AND THEY GIVE YOU CERTAIN SITES TO LOOK UNDER AND YOU CAN GO TO HEALTH SITES LIKE IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.))
SUPER=01-Tori Gronewald/Student;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=and human services
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Plus there are special perks for artists.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:50:33
IN Q=They will be

((DR. TAMMY MCGRAW/TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR: THEY WILL BE USING HIGH END POWER MACINTOSH MACHINES, WITH SCANNERS AND DIGITAL CAMERAS AND COLOR PRINTING CAPABILITIES AND THE LATEST AND BEST IN GRAPHIC PRODUCTION SOFTWARE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Tammy McGraw/Technology Coordinator;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=software
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Based on their perfect technology score, Franklin County schools have earned 90-thousand dollars in federal Goals 2000 funds.
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E-Bobsledder


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=chu
TAPE#97-100
GRAPHIC=Olympics


A little more than two weeks and counting until the Olympic Winter games begin in Nagano, Japan...
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Randy Russel of Danville wanted to be one of those competitors.
He's a former football player who recently tried out for the U-S-A bobsled team.
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT;


Russel scored well at the Olympic trials in Salt Lake City... but he didn't make the team.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:48:18-:25
IN Q=I wanted to

((RANDY RUSSEL/BOBSLEDDER: I WANTED TO MAKE IT. I WANTED TO MAKE IT SO WHEN I SEE NAGANO ON TV I'M LIKE WAIT A MINUTE YOU KNOW THIS BOOK IS NOT FINISHED. I SHOULD BE THERE.))
SUPER=01-Randy Russel/Bobsledder
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=should be there.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Russel says he'll probably give bobsleding one more shot.
Remember.. you can watch the Olympic Winter Games right here on WDBJ7 and CBS.
Opening ceremonies are set for February 6th.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
Isaiah Rider scored 29 points in Portland's win over Washington.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Washington/87/j/Portland/100///j/Toronto/99//Sacramento/98///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Indiana/89/j/New York/97////Houston/112/j/New

Jersey/117//Overtime/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/110//Charlotte/79////Philadelphia/87/j/Miami/92///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Boston/95/j/Minnesota/104///j/L.A. Lakers/119//Phoenix/109///;
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/Roanoke/81//Guilford/51///j/W & L/65//Emory & Henry/62///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Alabama/61/j/Kentucky#7/63////Iowa#10/57/j/Michigan St./78///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/UNC#2/74//N.C. State/60///j/Mississippi#13/80//LSU/58///;
RUNS=:49

(-------------) OUT Q=........last score.