Headlines

ANCHOR=Melanie

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VO-NAT


Australia and Canada say they'll support a U-S lead operation against Iraq.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And President Clinton travels to Nelson County to meet with Democrats at the Wintergreen resort.
ANCHOR=Kimberly


Another UN-eventful morning commute, with chilly temperatures and some cloud cover here and there.
But our reprieve from the rain won't last much longer.
The complete outlook...straight ahead.
ANCHOR=Steve
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IRAQ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Iraq conflict


The U-S is steadily adding allies to a possible military strike against Iraq.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Canberra, Australia;


Canada and Australia have both agreed to support the use of force if it becomes necessary to resolve the weapons inspection crisis.
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Meanwhile, U-S officials are bolstering personnel in the region by sending an additional three thousand troops to Kuwait.
SUPER=03-Baghdad;


Iraq is also preparing for a possible U-S attack.
There are reports that troops of Saddam Hussein's elite Republican guard have been scattered throughout the country.
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S-Clinton-Wintergreen


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-98
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton will be in our area today.
The Wintergreen Resort spent several days preparing for his visit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nelson Co.


Security at the Nelson County resort has been beefed up in anticipation of Clinton's arrival at about 11:30 this morning.
He'll deliver a short speech to the House Democratic Caucus, which is holding a three- day retreat.
Wintergreen officials say despite the extra security and a few road closings, it's still business as usual.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:39:19
IN Q=It really shouldn't

((MARK GLICKMAN/WINTERGREEN RESORT: IT REALLY SHOULDN'T HAVE MUCH OF AN IMPACT. IT'S A TUESDAY, WHERE WE DON'T EXPECT HUGE CROWDS AND SO REALLY THE ROAD CLOSINGS WON'T HAVE THAT MUCH OF AN EFFECT. AND ANYBODY WHO'S PLANNING ON COMING UP HERE SKIING SHOULD CONTINUE THEIR PLANS, IT REALLY SHOULDN'T HAVE MUCH OF AN IMPACT ON THEM.))
SUPER=01-Mark Glickman/Wintergreen Resort; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=impact on them.
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VO-NAT


Glickman says the road to the resort will be closed during the President's arrival and departure today.
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E-Still-Bust


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=98-8
GRAPHIC=NONE


A secret panel in an average looking garage led to a unique discovery last night.
A-B-C agents discovered one of the largest moonshine stills some of them had ever seen.
Tina Tenret has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Burnt Chimney;:00
SUPER=01-Gerald Joyce/ABC Special Agent;:10
SUPER=@Tina1;1:13
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=Franklin Co.

((ABC agents busted this secret den of moonshine -- and found a surprisingly high-tech alcohol factory.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:42:54
IN Q=This is a lot more

((GERALD JOYCE/ABC SPECIAL AGENT: THIS IS A LOT MORE SOPHISTICATED. WELL CONCEALED, EXTREMELY WELL THOUGHT OUT, WELL PLANNED OUT -- A LOT OF DETAILS AS FAR AS THE ABILITY TO CONCEAL IT AND HIDE IT AND COMPACT IT -- IT'S A LOT DIFFERENT. IT'S NOT A NORMAL BLACK POT OPERATION WE FIND OUT IN THE WOODS.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=in the woods


Bootleggers here used steam to make alcohol from mash -- a mixture of sugar, yeast and meal.
This still also features everything from specially wired electricity to industrial size fans.
And it's all underground.
Agents say these twelve stills probably cooked up about 1500 gallons a week clearing a profit of roughly 20 thousand dollars PER WEEK.
Now agents pump the leftover mash into a septic tank.
Authorities say they must have missed the workers by minutes.
The still owners found bags of sugar piled up against the tanks, ready to go.
They'll try to track down the runaway bootleggers through fingerprints left here -- no arrests have been made yet.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:24:17
IN Q=ABC agents say

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: ABC AGENTS SAY THEY MIGHT NEVER KNOW WHO WAS RUNNING THIS STILL BECAUSE THIS NEIGHBORHOOD HAS A CODE OF SECRECY. THEY SAY PEOPLE HERE LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER AND IT'LL BE TOUGH GETTING THEM TO TALK. TINA TENRET, NEWS7, FRANKLIN COUNTY.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=Franklin County


)) S-County-Discrimination


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-97
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County


Discrimination is what one employee in the Roanoke County Assessor's office is claiming.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Cynthia Best says when she filed an E-E-O-C complaint about a schedule change, her supervisors began harassing her.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:20:06
IN Q=by calling

((CYNTHIA BEST/ASSOCIATE APPRAISER; BY CALLING ME IN ON ISSUES SUCH AS TARDINESS, WHEN I HAVE TO DEAL WITH THINGS HAPPENING WITH MY CHILD BEING SICK AND THAT SORT OF THING, WHICH THEY DON'T DO TO OTHER PEOPLE, CALLING ME IN MEETINGS WITHOUT NOTICE, WITHOUT MENTIONING ANY PRIOR PROBLEMS, THAT SORT OF THING HAS JUST BEEN ON-GOING 1:47:55 ELMER HODGE/COUNTY MANAGER; THE PEOPLE IN THE DEPARTMENT DID NOT FEEL THAT SHE HAD RESPONDED CORRECTLY TO THE TARDIES AND THE ACTION THAT SHE HAD TAKEN WHEN THEY BROUGHT IT TO HER ATTENTION WAS JUST NOT ACCEPTABLE.))
SUPER=01-Cynthia Best/Associate Appraiser
SUPER=@Hodge; :20
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=just not acceptable
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VO-NAT


N-double-A-C-P officials say other county workers are experiencing similar problems, and the county's affirmative action plan lacks committment.
Hodge disagrees, saying the plan has made great progress in the past few years.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=None


In sports,
Roanoke and Lynchburg went head to head on the hoops court.
Steve Mason has game highlights.
Good Morning Steve.
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SOT
IN Q=Good Morning
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=you then.



ANCHOR=Melanie
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M98-2
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;

Roll Cold out of Break
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=welcome back
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Dr. Dan Grabeel/Dentist; :19
SUPER=12-Lynchburg; :33
SUPER=16-(800) 552-3886/A.D.A.; 2:37
RUNS=3:04
OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns



(tape tosses to stocks)

STOCKS

COMME-Car-Tax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-6
GRAPHIC=Gilmore


Governor Jim Gilmore's "no car tax" pledge is getting down to the nitty-gritty in the legislature.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Vinton Democrat Dick Cranwell's tax committee took it up last night.
Cranwell seemed surprised to learn that the state would be locked in to whatever the actual cost of the cut would be.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT TAPE ONE 06:59:47
IN Q=So if it's

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: SO IF IT'S 525 MILLION DOLLARS, SOMEBODY'S GONNA WRITE A CHECK TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN VIRGINIA FOR 525 MILLION DOLLARS. YES OR NO. RON TILLETT/FINANCE SECRETARY: YES. CRANWELL: THANK YOU.))
SOT tape one07:01:26

((DEL. GEORGE GRAYSON: SUPPOSE THAT THE ATTENTION THAT THIS INITIATIVE HAS DRAWN REALLY LEADS VIRGINIANS TO PURCHASE MORE VEHICLES -- TIMES ARE GOOD -- AND THAT THE FLEET OF VEHICLES RISES, BY TWO, THREE, FIVE, TEN PERCENT. AND THE TAX OBLIGATION RISES-- NOT JUST TO 525 MILLION, BUT TO 550 OR 600 MILLION.))
SUPER=@Cranwell; :00
SUPER=01-Del. George Grayson/(D) Williamsburg; :12
RUNS=:39
OUT Q=600 million.
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VO-NAT


One possible compromise with rural Democrats emerged last night.
Governor Gilmore's staff is promising to look again at the dollar figure phase-out Gilmore campaigned on -- along with the percentage plan he's now offering.

(------0----------)Akers



ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-100
GRAPHIC=NONE


After learning that a convicted sex offender lives next to a local elementary school, Covington parents are requesting extra precautions to ensure the safety of their children.
David Johnson has more.
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SOT
IN Q=we want
SUPER=01-David Kidd/Parent; :01
SUPER=@file; :12
SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.; :17
SUPER=01-Gene Wood/Alleghany Co. School Board; 1:00
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=DJ, N7
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SOT-18:59:29
IN Q=WE WANT

((DAVID KIDD/PARENT; WE WANT PEOPLE IN VIRGINIA TO KNOW THAT OUR CITY OF COVINGTON AND THE COUNTY, WE CARE ABOUT OUR KIDS. SO WE'RE WORKING WITH THE SCHOOLS TO MAKE OUR SCHOOLS SAFER.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=SCHOOLS SAFER.


Several years ago, Randall Akers was convicted of the statutory rape of a 13-year old girl.
Akers now lives next to the Edgemont Primary School playground.
Local law and school officials knew he was there, but the law prevented them from telling the community.
Now the parents want to change that.
David Kidd has organized the Edgemont Parent-Teacher-Association, a group numbering nearly 250- parents.
They have a number of request, starting at the local level.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-18:56:20
IN Q=ONE IS WE

((KIDD; ONE IS WE WANTED OUR PLAYGROUND FENCED IN, WHICH TO ME IS ALWAYS A COMMONSENSE THING, BUT WE DON'T HAVE IT. SO WE ASKED THEM AND GOT A PRETTY GOOD RESPONSE THAT WE'D LIKE OUR PLAYGROUND FENCED IN. TWO IS WE WANTED SOME KIND OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE PHYS. ED. TEACHER ON THE FIELD WITH 20 OR 30 KIDS AND THE OFFICE.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=THE OFFICE.


The school system already has the third item in the works.
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SOT-19:19:32
IN Q=WE ALREADY

((GENE WOOD/ALLEGHANY CO. SCHOOL BOARD CHAIR; WE ALREADY HAVE CONDUCTED A SAFETY SURVEY AND HAVE BEEN KIND OF AD HOC THROUGH THE YEARS. BUT THERE'S A STATE-MANDATED SAFETY SURVEY THAT OUR TEACHERS WILL BE GOING TO TO RECEIVE TRAINING AND WILL BE PRESENTING AN OFFICIAL SURVEY ON JULY OF THIS YEAR.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=THIS YEAR.

DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))

Water-Main


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two water lines broke last night in Martinsville, leaving families with muddy or no water.
The Public Works Department says the fairly large break occurred at the corner of Fayette and Alcie Streets on the west side of the city.
A repair crew called for backup and estimated the job would last through the night.
Police don't know what caused the break -- which happened shortly before ten

last night. 2-Scores


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


In sports,
Radford topped Winthrop, but Lynchburg couldn't do the same to Roanoke.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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Two-Steve


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


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;
ESS#8705



Double Boxes=KMC & SPA

(toss to Kimberly)us-IRAQ



ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Iraq conflict


Top military commanders are worried about the readiness of new weapons that could be used in an attack on Iraq.
They say several weapons crucial to the success of U-S air strikes are either still in the planning stages or being shipped to troops in small numbers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Canberra, Australia;

4:00:38
Meantime, Canada and Australia have both agreed to support the use of force if it becomes necessary to resolve the weapons inspection crisis.
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


U-S officials are now bolstering personnel in the region by sending an additional three thousand troops to Kuwait.
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E-Clinton-Wintergreen


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-98
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton's schedule brings him to our region today.
He'll be at the Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nelson Co.


The President will deliver a short speech to the House Democratic Caucus which is holding a three- day retreat there.
Secret Service agents and Capitol police have spent the past few days getting the resort ready.
Wintergreen officials say skiers and guests are still welcome.. but they shouldn't expect to be rubbing elbows with the President.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:37:58
IN Q=Beyond that

((MARK GLICKMAN/WINTERGREEN RESORT: BEYOND THAT THIS AREA'S GOING TO BE PRETTY SECURED, NEEDLESS TO SAY. AND IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE HIM. HE'S JUST HERE TO MAKE A QUICK SPEECH AND HE'LL BE IN AND OUT OF WINTERGREEN PRETTY QUICKLY.))
SUPER=01-Mark Glickman/Wintergreen Resort; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=pretty quickly.
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VO-NAT


Roads to the mountaintop resort will be closed during the President's arrival and departure today.
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S-Kast


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-95
GRAPHIC=NONE


New developments in a controversial Giles County rape case.
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VO-NAT


Last year-- Corey Kast was cleared of allegedly raping Renee Trump after Commonwealth's attorney Garland Spangler missed the speedy trial deadline.
SUPER=03-Giles Co./File Tape;


In October-- Kast was indicted in connection with the same incident but on different charges including breaking and entering, robbery and abduction.
Yesterday a judge dismissed ALL but ONE of the new charges.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=


Kast's attorney successfully argued that the October indictment should be dismissed because it was sought after his client was quote "forever discharged from prosecution" when the rape charge was thrown out.
The judge will decide early next week whether he'll dismiss the remaining

robbery charge.OLYMPICS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Nagano 98


For months Olympic organizers worried about having enough snow.
Now there's too much.
The blizzard conditions are forcing the postponement of events, leaving athletes pensive and nervous.
Jim Nantz is in Japan with an Olympic update.
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SOT

na018- 4 newspath
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Hakuba, Japan; :00
SUPER=04-CBS Sports; :10
SUPER=01-Picabo Street/U.S. Skier; :38
SUPER=01-Jim Nantz/Reporting;1:00 (no SU)
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q= In Nagano, Jim Nantz, CBS Sports.

(( Alpine skiing finally got underway with the men's combined event. But 12 of the 38 racers didn't even finish the first run of the slalom because of the snowy, slippery conditions. And by the end of the second run, none of the Americans had survived. Mario Reiter of Austria is the leader so far. The downhill portion is scheduled for Thursday.
The weather also forced postponement of the women's super G, where American Picabo Street hopes to make her Olympic comeback after a major knee injury just 14 months ago.


(natsot, snowboarding)


It was a tough day for the American women in snowboarding. All 4 U.S. contenders fell during the first run of the giant slalom, dashing hopes of an American medal in the event. The gold medal went to Karine Ruby of France.
Tonight on CBS prime time, the pairs free skate. The Russians, Oksana Kazakova and Artur Dmitriev, are in first place after the short program, and Americans Kyoko Ina and Jason Dungjen are in 4th. They'll all be skating for medals. Also, the finals of the men's 500-meter speed skating event. American Casey FitzRandolph is in third after the first race. Japan's Hiroyasu Shimizu holds the lead. In Nagano, Jim Nantz, CBS Sports.))

3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=None


In sports,
Brotherhood is still doing well in Daytona.
Steve Mason has more.
Good Morning Steve.
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SOT
IN Q=Howdy again
RUNS=2:21
OUT Q=Tuesday everybody.



ANCHOR=Melanie
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)

Lottery
Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5
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Three-Steve


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


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;

ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Today on News 7
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Kerin Wallace/Wasena School Nurse; :21
SUPER=12-Roanoke; :41
SUPER=13-Graham Grasty/1st Grader; :54
SUPER=13-Marcus Yancey/1st Grader; 1:05
SUPER=13-Trish Adams/1st Grader; 1:43
RUNS=3:06
OUT Q=vegetables are good for your teeth


Steve Live

double Boxes=SPA & MEL

(toss to Melanie)Health-Check



ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In medical news,
Researchers may have found a way to protect people from E-Coli.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00
SUPER=@file;:16
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=CBS News, New York.

(( FEDERAL HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE DEVELOPED A NEW EXPERIMENTAL VACCINE AGAINST A VICIOUS FORM OF E-COLI.

VT=VO

IN EARLY TESTS, THE GOVERNMENT SAYS THE GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED VACCINE APPEARED TO PROTECT HUMAN VOLUNTEERS AGAINST THE BACTERIA FOR SIX MONTHS. THIS PARTICULAR E-COLI BACTERIA IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SERIOUS FOOD POISONINGS AND THE RECALL OF MILLIONS OF POUNDS OF TAINTED BEEF LAST YEAR. RESULTS FROM OF THE CLINICAL STUDIES APPEAR IN THE FEBRUARY ISSUE OF THE "JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES."

VT=VO

IF YOU TAKE B-VITAMINS, THEN YOU MAY BE DOING SOME GOOD TO PREVENT A HEART ATTACK. A NEW STUDY OF PEOPLE WITH BLOCKAGES IN THEIR BLOOD VESSELS BOLSTERS EVIDENCE THAT B-VITAMINS HELPS PREVENT HEART DISEASE AND STROKE. THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION REPORTS THAT PEOPLE WITH LOW LEVELS OF THE VITAMINS HAD HIGHER LEVELS OF HEART DISEASE. DOCTORS AREN'T SURE -JUST- HOW THIS HAPPENS.

VT=VO

SMOKING IS LINKED TO DEPRESSION ... ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY. THE FINDINGS: PEOPLE WHO SMOKE EVERYDAY ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO BE DEPRESSED AS PEOPLE WHO DON'T. DOCTORS AREN'T SURE WHETHER SMOKING LEADS TO DEPRESSION OR DEPRESSION LEADS TO SMOKING...BUT THEY SAY THE RISK FACTORS ARE THE SAME FOR BOTH. THE STUDY BY THE FORD HEALTH SYSTEM IN DETROIT TRACKED ONE-THOUSAND ADULTS OVER FIVE YEARS. AND THOSE ARE TODAY'S MEDICAL HEADLINES. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None
(ad lib toss to bump)

BUMP-Chyron
COMM #6


Still-Bust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=net u
GRAPHIC=NONE


A-B-C agents busted a moonshine still in Franklin County last night -- and walked in on something they never expected.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Burnt Chimney;


Agents call this a major operation, complete with -- complete with twelve stills converting mash to alcohol.
They can cook up 15-hundred-gallons of alcohol -- roughly 20 thousand dollars worth PER WEEK.
On top of that, the entire operation is underground -- concealed beneath a garage, complete with special wiring and oversized fans.
But now these jugs may never be filled -- A-B-C agents are emptying out the leftover mash into a septic truck.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:44:24
IN Q=The more they're

((THE MORE THEY'RE CONCEALED THE HARDER THEY TRY TO KEEP YOU FROM FINDING THEM -- WHEN YOU DO FIND EM YOU FEEL A LITTLE BETTER ABOUT IT BUT WE WOULD HAVE LIKED TO GET A COUPLE OR THREE WORKING IN HERE AND VEHICLES LOADED DOWN WITH LIQUOR AND HAVE AN OPEN AND CLOSED DEAL ON IT.))
SUPER=01-Gerald Joyce/ABC Special Agent; :02
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=DEAL ON IT
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VO-NAT


Authorities say they missed the bootleggers by only minutes -- in fact, workers left sugar stacked against the stills, ready for the next round.
They may have also left fingerprints on this factory -- A-B-C agents hope those will lead to an arrest.
(------------)


2-E-Car-Tax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-6
GRAPHIC=Gilmore


A local lawmaker is getting into the mix over Governor Jim Gilmore's "no car tax" pledge.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Vinton Democrat Dick Cranwell's tax committee took it up last night.
Cranwell seemed surprised to learn that the state would be locked in to whatever the actual cost of the cut would be.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT TAPE ONE 06:59:47
IN Q=So if it's

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: SO IF IT'S 525 MILLION DOLLARS, SOMEBODY'S GONNA WRITE A CHECK TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN VIRGINIA FOR 525 MILLION DOLLARS. YES OR NO. RON TILLETT/FINANCE SECRETARY: YES. CRANWELL: THANK YOU.))
SOT tape one07:01:26

((DEL. GEORGE GRAYSON: SUPPOSE THAT THE ATTENTION THAT THIS INITIATIVE HAS DRAWN REALLY LEADS VIRGINIANS TO PURCHASE MORE VEHICLES -- TIMES ARE GOOD -- AND THAT THE FLEET OF VEHICLES RISES, BY TWO, THREE, FIVE, TEN PERCENT. AND THE TAX OBLIGATION RISES-- NOT JUST TO 525 MILLION, BUT TO 550 OR 600 MILLION.))
SUPER=@Cranwell; :00
SUPER=01-Del. George Grayson/(D) Williamsburg; :12
RUNS=:39
OUT Q=600 million.
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VO-NAT


One possible compromise with rural Democrats emerged last night.
Governor Gilmore's staff is promising to look again at the dollar figure phase-out Gilmore campaigned on -- along with the percentage plan he's now offering.

(------0----------)E-Community-Market



ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=chu
TAPE#98-3
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some improvements could be on the way to Danville's Community Market.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The Kiwanis Club says it will give 150-thousand dollars to the project.. but only if the city pitches in the same amount.
The money would go to add heating and air-conditioning to the community room section of the old freight warehouse as well as a new floor and a full kitchen.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:52:05-:16
IN Q=300,000 It may very well

((JOHN WALES/KIWANIS PRESIDENT: 300-THOUSAND. IT MAY VERY WELL RUN 350-THOUSAND OR SO. ANY MONIES OVER AND ABOVE THE 350-THOUSAND CONTRIBUTED BY THE KIWANIS CLUB WOULD COME FROM THE CITY OF DANVILLE OR OTHER SOURCES.))
SUPER=01-John Wales/Kiwanis President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=or other sources.
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VO-NAT


The Kiwanis Club says Danville needs a facility that can handle large social events.
Besides the community room, the building is also home to an 18-thousand- square- foot farmers' market.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
Randolph Macon handed the W-and-L Generals a defeat.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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OUT Q=..........last score."
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