Up next on News 7 at 11...
Was there a witness who saw an encounter between the President and an
Iraq worries the scandal might generate a military attack.
And John Elway finally wins the big one...
News 7 at 11 is next.
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More leaks and denials in Washington tonight.
White house officials are cautiously denying reports that someone witnessed
a sexual encounter between the President and a former intern.
Drew Levinson wraps up the day's events.
IN Q=For the first time
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00
SUPER=01-James Carville/Former Clinton Advisor; 1:16
SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; 1:27
OUT Q=The White House
(NATSOUND CHURCH BELLS RINGING)
FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THURSDAY'S DENIAL OF AN ALLEGED SEXUAL AFFAIR WITH A
FORMER WHITEHOUSE INTERN-PRESIDENT CLINTON APPEARED IN PUBLIC SUNDAY
MORNING-ATTENDING CHURCH WITH FIRST LADY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON.
THE PRESIDENT DID NOT TALK TO REPORTERS.
WHILE THE CLINTON'S WERE PRAYING, THE MAN INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED
SCANDAL-INDEPENDENT COUNSEL KENNETH STARR-WAS BACK AT WORK.
STARR AND LEWINSKY'S ATTORNEY-WILLIAM GINSBURG ARE TRYING TO MAKE A
DEAL-HER STORY IN EXCHANGE FOR FULL IMMUNITY.
IN A DEPOSITION FOR THE PAULA JONES SEXUAL HARRASSMENT CASE,
LEWINSKY DENIED A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PRESIDENT, AND SHE SAID HE
NEVER TOLD HER TO LIE UNDER OATH.
THAT CONTRADICTS WHAT SHE ALLEGEDLY SAID ON SECRETLY RECORDED
MAKING THE NETWORK TALKSHOW ROUNDS-GINSBURG SAID IT'S STARR'S MOVE.
(SOT WILLIAM GINSBURG/MONICA LEWINSKY'S ATTORNEY FROM FACE THE NATION)
"She will tell all that she knows and the chips will fall where
But first she has to be granted immunity by the special prosecutor?
(SOT WILLIAM GINSBURG/MONICA LEWINSKY'S ATTORNEY FROM MEET THE PRESS)
"We are dying to tell the story, but we cannot."
AT THE SAME TIME THE PRESIDENT'S SUPPORTERS FANNED OUT TO DEFEND
HIM AND CONDEMN STARR AND HIS TACTICS.
(SOT RAHM EMANUEL/SENIOR WHITEHOUSE ADVISER)
"He started investigating a 24 year old real estate deal and now
he's investigating a 24 year old young lady, and the only common thread I can
find-and I'm not a lawyer-is that they're both 24 years old."
(SOT JAMES CARVILLE/FORMER CLINTON ADVISOR
"We're wiring up people in hotels and feeding them whiskey trying
to get them to talk and everything else. This is a scuzzy investigation. And
I guarantee you one thing, that when the facts come out, people are going to
be repulsed by this."
"With each day bringing new revelations about the supposed
relationship and polls showing an increasing awareness of the scandal, the
question is can the president maintain his silence until after his state of
the union address."
Drew Levinson, CBS News, The Whitehouse.))
Meanwhile people in Iraq are watching the Washington Scandal closely.
And they're worried... U.S. officials have raised the possibility of a
military strike to force Saddam Hussein to allow weapons inspectors to do their
But Iraqis fear another motive.
IN Q=I think
((BAGHDAD UNIVERSITY STUDENT; I THINK PRESIDENT CLINTON IS TRYING TO MAKE OR
CREATE AN INTERNATIONAL CASE OR INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM JUST TO OVERCOME HIS
PERSONAL CASE IN THE WHITE HOUSE, JUST TO SOLVE HIS SCANDAL AND OVER COME HIS
SEN. TRENT LOTT/MAJORITY LEADER; I HAVE FELT FOR SOME TIME THAT WE NEEDED TO BE
MORE AGRESSIVE IN DEALING WITH IRAQ, I FELT LIKE THE ISSUE SHOULD HAVE ALREADY
BEEN DEALT WITH, PERHAPS MILITARILY, I'M WORRIED NOW HOW IT WILL BE
SUPER=01-Sen Trent Lott/Majority Leader
OUT Q=will be interpreted
White House officials have reportedly concluded that Iraq will NEVER comply
with U.N. resolutions, and a missile attack is necessary to destroy biological
and chemical weapons.
Tomorrow will start week three of the Abed crime family trial.
And, with damaging witnesses coming forward one by one, it seems the
prosecution is showing no signs of letting up.
Keith Humphry takes a look at what's ahead.
IN Q=Restaurateur Robert Khatib
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Year; :00
SUPER=10-Robert Khatib/Potential Witness/March, 1997; :18
OUT Q=at the federal courthouse in Roanoke.
((Restaurateur Robert Khatib will get to tell his story about how his
cousin Abed Jamil AbdelJalil spent years trying to sabotage his business...
even had flyers distributed claiming Khatib was a terrorist.
IN Q=Did you ever
((Did you ever have any dealings with him?
NO I HAVE NEVER HAD A DEAL WITH HIM. BUT I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HE HAD A DEAL WITH
ME. YOU HAVE TO ASK HIM THAT... IF HE HAVE ANY BEEF WITH ME. I NEVER HAVE ANY
BEEF WITH HIM.))
OUT Q=beef with him.
The government's principal witness testified last week that AbdelJalil
wanted him to put rat poison in the food buffet at Khatib's Brown Derby
Mario Ottallah says AbdelJalil gave him a enough poison to "kill a camel."
"We're going to close the place," Ottallah quoted AbdelJalil as saying.
The defense intends to put on evidence that Khatib has a penchant for
setting fires himself, though he told the Grand Jury investigating the Abeds
that he'd never been convicted of arson.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7 at the federal courthouse in Roanoke.))
Up next on News 7 -- a look back at the beginning of jet service in Roanoke.
It was a move that made travel easier and faster in and out of the star
More on that story when the news continues.
Requests for funding are lining up as federal revenues are coming in higher
But, Chuck Robb says he hopes Congress will resist spending the surplus.
Robb was in Roanoke last week to meet with members of the Regional Chamber
He said the increase in revenues will bring the federal budget into
balance during the next 10 years.
But with a national debt still exceeding five TRILLION dollars, Robb said
reducing that debt should be the number one priority.
IN Q=I would urge you not
((SEN. CHUCK ROBB/D- VIRGINIA: I WOULD URGE YOU NOT TO GET TOO CARRIED AWAY
WITH THE PROSPECT FOR A LOT OF ADDITIONAL SPENDING OR FOR THAT MATTER TAX CUTS
AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL. I AM GOING TO BE RESISTANT TO THOSE. I WILL BE RESISTANT
TO MOST OF THE SPENDING PROPOSALS THAT WILL BE ON THE TABLE. I WILL BE VERY
SUPPORTIVE OF HANGING ON, FIRST OF ALL TO SEE IF WE'RE GOING TO HAVE THE KIND
OF MONEY THAT WE'RE PROJECTING AND SECONDLY USE IT TO PAY DOWN THE DEBT IF WE
CAN EVER GET TO THAT PARTICULAR POINT.))
OUT Q=to that particular point.
Robb admits that will be "an intensely unpopular approach," but he says a
federal spending spree will only add to the nation's economic troubles.
Complaints are up about drivers speeding through school zones.
And, there's concern for the safety of young children.
David Johnson has more.
IN Q=OVER THE LAST
SUPER=01-Lissy Runyon/Roanoke City Schools; :17
SUPER=01-Lt. R.A. Bower/Roanoke City Police; :57
SUPER=01-Officer Charlie Hurd/Roanoke City Police; 1:18
OUT Q=DJ, NEWS 7
((Over the last two years, there have been more than a dozen accidents and
incidents involving Roanoke city school buses.
The school administration has taken measures to reduce the risk of students
being injured on their way to and from school-- starting with preparing bus
((LISSY RUNYON/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS; THERE ARE THE EXPECTATIONS TO THE STUDENTS
AND THEN ASKING PARENTS TO TEAM WITH US AS WELL IN TERMS OF ENFORCING AND
UNDERSTANDING APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR GETTING ON THE BUS AND WHILE THEY'RE ON THE
But what about speeding motorists going through school safety zones.
There are 48 such designated areas with warning lights-- 18 of which are
monitored by cross guards.
So what about violators in the other areas.
((RUNYON; THEY'RE REPORTING MECHANISM TO THE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION CAN
REPORT THAT TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ASK FOR THEIR EXTRA ASSISTANCE IN THE
USE OF "RADAR GUNS" IN MONITORING THE TRAFFIC FLOW AND ENFORCING.))
((LT. R.A. BOWER/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; WE'LL GO OUT AND WILL SEND A RADAR CAR
SPECIFICALLY OUT THERE AT A SPECIFIC TIME BASED ON THE COMPLAINTS WE'RE GETTING
AND SEE IF IT'S REAL OR PERCEIVED AND ENFORCE WHAT'S THERE.))
Law enforcement officials say they treat speeding motorists the same--
((OFFICER CHARLIE HURD/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; THE LEVEL OF TOLERANCE DOESN'T
CHANGE FROM A SCHOOL ZONE TO A NON-SCHOOL ZONE. THE SPEED LIMIT IS WHAT
(( THE MAXIMUM FINE FOR SPEEDING THROUGH A SCHOOL ZONE HAS INCREASED TO 250-
HOPEFULLY THAT WILL BE A DETERRANT AGAINST MOTORISTS WHO MAYBE WILLING TO
RISK A CHILD'S LIFE IN ORDER TO GET WHERE EVER THEY ARE GOING JUST A LITTLE
DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))
Virginia Tech recently held an open house to highlight a new teaching tool.
Last fall--the school renovated the former "Roses" store at the University
mall into what's now known as the "Math Emporium".
It's an innovative way to teach math to undergraduates.
Students enrolled in the course don't follow the lead of an instructor.
Instead-- they learn, to complete practice problems and take tests at a
self-paced rate by computer.
IN Q=The problem
((CHRISTOPHER BEATTIE/ASSOC. PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS:A PROBLEM....NEEDS ANY
PEGGY MESZAROS/VT VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST:IT'S PREMATURE....SUCCESSFUL
SUPER=01-Christopher Beattie/Assoc. Professor of Mathematics; :00
SUPER=01-Peggy Meszaros/VT Vice President and Provost; :21
OUT Q=successful direction.
The students use locally developed software and course materials.
1968 marked the beginning of jet service in Roanoke.
It was a move that opened up many economic opportunities.
David Seidel has this week's edition of the Virginia Newsreel.
SUPER=10-Don Murray/Reporting/1968; :08
SUPER=10-Benton Dillard/Roanoke Mayor/1968; 1:06
SUPER=20-David Seidel; 1:20
OUT Q=SEIDEL, NEWS-7.
ALREADY LAID DOWN
IN Q=This is Piedmont
((DON MURRAY/1968; THIS IS PIEDMONT AIRLINES NEW BOEING 727 JET. THIS
AFTERNOON WE'RE GOING TO TAKE YOU ABOARD THIS JET PLANE. UP NORTH OVER NEW
YORK AND BACK AGAIN TO SHOW YOU TO SHOW YOU WHAT JET TRAVEL IN THIS NEW JET AGE
IS LIKE. WE'LL BE BOARDING IN JUST A FEW MOMENTS.))
OUT Q=A FEW MOMENTS
Piedmont flight number four took off from Roanoke in the Spring of 1968.
Piedmont had been flying propeller aircraft to and from Roanoke for years.
Now jets offered quieter, faster and smoother rides.
IN Q=NOW WE ARE AIRBORNE
((DON MURRAY; NOW WE ARE AIRBORNE SOME 30,000 FEET IN THE AIR, TRAVELLING AT
OVER 500 MILES AN HOUR. THIS IS THE 727 JET AND HOW IT OPERATES. A GROUP OF
ROANOKE AND WINSTON-SALEM BUSINESSMEN, THE PRESS, FINDING OUT WHAT THE JET AGE
OUT Q=AGE IS LIKE
Those businessmen and politicians were excited about the economic
opportunities opened by the jet aircraft.
IN Q=IT'S OPENED UP
((BENTON DILLARD/ROANOKE MAYOR-1968; IT'S OPENED UP ROANOKE TO ALL THE
CITIZENS OF THE COUNTRY IS REALLY WHAT IT AMOUNTS TO. QUICK PASSENGER SERVICE.
SO WE ARE PROUD INDEED OF PIEDMONT AIRLINES AND WE'VE ENTERED THE JET AGE.))
OUT Q=THE JET AGE
Piedmont was later bought out by U-S Air.
But jets continue to takeoff and land at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7
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The Virginia Newsreel is one of many special segments on News 7 weekend
Join Denise Allen and Andrew Freiden for News 7 Saturday Morning and News 7
Sunday Morning--both days at 8 a-m.
They'll bring you up to date on all the local news, weather and sports.
Straight ahead--a group comes out in force to preserve southern history.
The Sons of the Confederate Veterans says there's a lot that's missing from
current history books.
We'll have more on that story when the newscast continues.
Construction drags along some roads in Roanoke County..
and bridge repairs in other areas are expected to cause some delays.
Here's Stacey Martin with this week's edition of Road Report.
IN Q=Construction along the
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :08
OUT Q=I'm Stacey Martin.
((Construction along the bridge over Route 220 near the Franklin County line
is set to wind up later this month but last minute repairs continue.
Some lanes may be closed from time to time.
In Roanoke County V-DOT crews are still making repairs to the Wood Haven
bridge over Interstate 5-81 and lanes will occassionally be closed there as
Looking elsewhere around the region..
repairs continue to two bridges along Route 52 in the Rocky Gap area in
And, in Dickenson County crews are repairing three miles of road along Route
That's it for this week's edition of Road Report, I'm Stacey Martin.))
Danville was the site of the fifth annual "Southern Heritage Preservation"
Participants were celebrating heroes and other stories of the South believed
to be omitted in today's history books.
IN Q=THEY TRYING
((WESLEY FEARS; THEY'RE TRYING TO DO AWAY WITH ALL THE HERITAGE STUFF LIKE THE
FLAG AND THE MONUMENT AND STUFF LIKE THAT. WE JUST WANT TO BE RECOGNIZED AND
NOT BE FORGOTTEN. BASICALLY IT'S ABOUT SOUTHERN PRIDE AND SOUTHERN HERITAGE. MY
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDFATHER PERSONALLY INVOLVED AND I'M JUST HERE TO PRESERVE MY
HERITAGE AND THINGS LIKE THAT. I MEAN I GOT A LITTLE BOY AND THERE ARE SO MANY
THINGS MISSING AND IT'S NOT BAD.))
OUT Q=IT'S NOT BAD.
Today's parade was followed by a rally. The event was held in recognition of
the birthdays of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
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Super Bowl highlights from a super game in San Diego tonight plus, a super
effort from the Jazz beats superman.
And what would a Sunday od supers be without Tiger Woods. I'll tell you
about his latest feat.
But first - in tonight's Extra Point, slam dunks have become so common place
in college basketball that it takes something like a slam cam to make then look
But things got real interesting in today's Rhode Island-Cincinnati game.
Watch the Rams miss the dunk, the ball flies out and here come the Bearcats
with another miss.
Now your scores.
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Tate - 27pts/;
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go to break
For once the Super Bowl finally lived up to its name.
John Elway and the Denver Broncos outdueled Brett Favre and the Packers to
pull off the most unlikely of wins last night, taking Super Bowl 32 by a
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA/NBC; :00
SUPER=30-Denver/31/Green Bay/24; 1:27
OUT Q=...GREEN BAY 31-TO-24."
((The first player to be introduced in San Diego immediatly brought some
recognition back to southwest Virginia.
And not long after that introduction Freeman took a bow as he hauled in this
Brett Favre TD pass on the Packers' first drive from 22 yards out to make it
Most figured the rout was on for the Pack and NFC.
But behind the running of Terrell Davis the Broncos came back. His one yard
dash made it 7-all after a quarter.
The Broncos kept the pressure on as John Elway runs in on the bootleg for the
TD on the first play of the second quarter. And a Jason Elam field goal made
it 17-to-7 Denver.
But Favre capped a 95 yard drive with this TD pass to Mark Chmura to cut the
Denver lead to 17-to-14 at halftime.
Davis got another one yard TD in third while Green Bay got a field goal to
make it 24-to-17 Denver heading to the fourth.
But the Pack came back again, and again it was Freeman catching his second TD
of the night. It's 24-all with 13:32 to play.
Denver got some help from a former Panther on its clinching drive as fullback
Howard Griffith picks up 23 yards to the Green Bay nine.
Then, Davis the game MVP Davis becomes the first man in super bowl history to
rush for three tds in one game as he gets the game winner.
He finishes with 157 yards as Denver wins the Bowl 31-to-24.))
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IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=01-Terrell Davis/Super Bowl MVP; :00
SUPER=01-John Elway/First Super Bowl Win; :12
SUPER=01-Mike Holmgren/Packers Head Coach; :24
OUT Q=...AGAINST ME."
Only one game in the NBA yesterday on Super Sunday, and it involved the super
men from last year's NBA finals the Jazz and Bulls.
In the end, the Jazz beat the Bulls and became the first western conference
team to top Chicago on its home floor since Michael Jordan came out of
retirement in 1995.
That 38 game streak came to a screeching halt yesterday at the United Center
as Karl Malone threw in a game high 35 points.
Jordan scored 32 with some of his old magic. Look at the crossover dribble
and the slam over seven footer Greg Ostertag.
But the Jazz beat the Bulls 101-to-94 to finish the first half of season with
The PGA Tour returns to Your Hometown station this coming weekend with the
always entertaining Pebble Beach Pro Am featuring Tiger Woods.
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Yesterday Tiger pulled off his greatest pro comeback at the Johnnie Walker
Classic in Thailand.
He came from eight shots down yesterday to beat Ernie Els. This birdie got
him into a playoff.
And then on the second playoff hole this birdie gave him the win.
It's extra special because it comes in his Mom's homeland.
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In Hawaii, Raymond Floyd won his fifth straight Senior skins Game by beating
Hale Irwin, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.
Floyd won 11 of the 18 Skins that were up for grabs, and in so doing pocketed
$300 thousand dollars.
Still to come tonight Denise Allen will join us with a profile of one of the
recognizable sports voices in the valley - radio sportscaster Jim Carroll,
who has been talking the talk for 34 years.
GRAPHIC=high school basketball
For the past 34 years Jim Carroll has done everything in his power to give
area high school stars a home on the Roanoke Valley airwaves.
Tonight, Denise Allen gives him a few well deserved moments in the
IN Q=IT'S WILLIAM HANKINS
SUPER=01-Jim Carroll/Radio Sports Announcer; :22
SUPER=01-Mike Bell/Jim's Football Broadcast Partner; :32
OUT Q=News 7 Sports
IN Q=IT'S WILLIAM
((IT'S WILLIAM HANKINS. 22-7 WILLIAM FLEMING. HANKINS MOVING THE BALL.))
OUT Q=THE BALL
For three decades Jim Carroll has been calling high school football and
basketball games in the Roanoke Valley.
He's had the opportunity to take his act to bigger markets but he says this
was the best place to raise his family.
IN Q=MY SPORTS CASTING
((CARROLL: MY SPORTSCASTING HAS BEEN A PROFESSIONAL AVOCATION RATHER THAN A
CAREER. I WAS A GENERAL SALES MANAGER FOR THREE STATIONS THAT PROVIDED MY
INCOME AND THE SPORTS HELPS ME PAY MY GOLF BETS.))
OUT Q=MY GOLF BETS
IN Q=for the first
((MIKE BELL/JIM'S FOOTBALL BROADCASTING PARTNER: FOR THE FIRST 29 YEARS HE DID
THIS HE NEVER GOT A PENNY. HE DID IT BECAUSE HE LIKED IT. FOR THE LAST TWO
YEARS WE'VE BEEN ON TWO DIFFERENT STATIONS AND JIM HAS DONE IT BECAUSE HE LOVES
IT AND VIEWS IT AS A PUBLIC SERVICE.))
OUT Q=PUBLIC SERVICE.
This public service comes to you from the cramp quarters of high school gyms
IN Q=I FEEL THE
((CARROLL: I FEEL THE SAME ABOUT DOING THEM TODAY AS I ALWAYS DID. I LOOK
FORWARD TO DOING THE BALL GAMES. I WILL CONTINUE TO DO THEM AS LONG AS I CAN
GET AROUND AND DO THEM WITHOUT HAVING TO BE CARRIED AROUND.))
OUT Q=CARRIED AROUND.
((WILLIAM FLEMING OWNS THE BOARDS.))
And Jim Carroll owns the airwaves.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports.))
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It was more than a sports event tonight...
Superbowl 32 brought out football fans AND fans of a great party. Bars
across the area opened their doors to people who refused to be sidelined for
football's biggest matchup of the year.
Some fans wore their team spirit like a badge of honor.
IN Q=Who's going to
((ROBERT CARTER/GREEN BAY. WHO'S GOING TO WIN TONIGHT? GREEN BAY OF, COURSE.))
OUT Q=of course.
Other people out tonight were just being good sports.
IN Q=I'm here
((ELISSA HART/WELL I'M HERE BECAUSE MY BOYFRIEND'S HERE AND HE LOVES TO WATCH
THE SUPERBOWL SO I'M HERE BECAUSE I HAVE TO BE, BASICALLY.))
OUT Q=basically (laughs)
Offering specials on drinks and CHEESE STICKS, bartenders and bar managers
say they were prepared for the crowds.
IN Q=The Superbowl has turned
((CASEY ANDERSON/THE SUPERBOWL HAS TURNED INTO MORE OF A SOCIAL FUNCTION THAN
ANYTHING ELSE, SO YOU'VE GOT A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE WHO DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHO WAS
PLAYING BEFORE TODAY BUT THEY COME OUT AND THEY HAVE A GOOD TIME WITH THEIR
FRIENDS AND THEY PICK A TEAM ONCE THEY GET HERE AND THEY HAVE A GREAT TIME.))
SUPER=75-Casey Anderson/Restaurant General Manager
OUT Q=have a great time.
A local radio station gave away a 62-inch television at halftime, making Tom
and Gina Gaffney of Forest big winners.
IN Q=Tom Gaffney...
((TOM GAFFNEY? YES, YES, YES.))
OUT Q=Yes, yes, yes.
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