06:00-01

ANCHOR=Melanie

(----------------)
VO-NAT


A fire forces the evacuation of prisoners from the Danville jail.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie


And President Clinton's top aides head to Ohio to prepare the American public for the possibility that military action against Iraq may be the only option.
ANCHOR=Kimberly


Cloudy, with a bit of a break from the rain this morning--
We could still see a few more showers later on.
Meantime, the temperatures stay mild-- more on those in the forecast.
ANCHOR=Steve
(ad lib live tease)

2-shot
ANCHOR=MelanieOpen







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SUPER=15-Melanie/Moon;
SUPER=15-Kimberly/McBroom;
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;



IRAQ


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


To drum up support for a possible military strike against Iraq, President Clinton's top aides head to America's heartland today.
Defense chief William Cohen, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and National Security Adviser Sandy Berger will take questions from people in Columbus, Ohio.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:02;54
Meantime, U-N Secretary General Kofi Annan heads to Baghdad tomorrow in an effort to resolve the conflict peacefully.
Annan will try to convince Saddam Hussein to grant U-N weapons inspectors access to so-called sensitive sites.
(----------------)


E-Jail-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=98-2
GRAPHIC=Fire


Inmates at Danville's jail are back in their cells this morning after being evacuated last night, due to a fire.
(------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


The fire started shortly after six in the jail's laundry.
Cleaning rags apparently caught fire in a dryer.
The flames spread through the building's duct work.
Fire fighters were able to extinguish the blaze quickly, but heavy smoke forced deputies to evacuate almost 80 prisoners.
Several female inmates were moved to the courthouse.
About 70 males were taken to the outside recreational area located on the jail's roof.

(------------)E-Operation-Rescue



ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-96
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


An anti-abortion rally at E-C Glass High School last fall isn't over yet for its three organizers.
Yesterday they were convicted of trespassing and given jail time.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10; :00


Operation Rescue director Flip Benham brought more than one hundred Liberty University students to the campus November 10th.
School officials say the group refused to leave and some demonstrators accosted students INSIDE the high school.
E-C Glass sophomore Lauren Alexander was one of those students who was approached.
She agreed with the verdict.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:30:18
IN Q=I wasn't

((LAUREN ALEXANDER/E.C. GLASS STUDENT: I WASN'T NECESSARILY THINKING IT WAS GOING TO BE AS HARSH AS IT WAS, BUT I THOUGHT IT WAS FAIR AS FAR AS WHEN THEY ASKED THEM TO LEAVE AND THEY DIDN'T. I GUESS THAT'S THE LAWFUL WAY TO HANDLE IT.))
SUPER=01-Lauren Alexander/E.C. Glass Student;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=to handle it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


But defense attorneys say they'll appeal.
They can't believe this case was prosecuted at the circuit court level.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:33:14
IN Q=I've never seen

((BRUCE GREEN/OPERATION RESCUE ATTORNEY: I'VE NEVER SEEN SUCH A HEAVY- HANDED TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR TRESPASS OFFENSE. IT'S MOST UNUSUAL.)) ((FLIP BENHAM/OPERATION RESCUE DIRECTOR: I CAN GUARANTEE THAT THEY DON'T DO THAT FOR DRUG ABUSERS, THIEVES, ANYTHING ELSE. BUT APPARENTLY WHAT MR. REYES DID WAS BRING THE GOSPEL IN AND RAPIDLY THAT IS BECOMING THE MOST DANGEROUS THING IN THIS COUNTRY TO DO AND THAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH OUR COUNTRY.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Green/Operation Rescue Attorney; :03
SUPER=01-Rev. Flip Benham/Operation Rescue Director; :15
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=with our country.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


All three defendants remain free on bond.
They have 60 days to file an appeal.
(----------------)


E-Abortion-Bills


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


As part of last night's flurry at the General Assembly, the House of Delegates approved a ban on so-called partial birth abortions.
A similar measure already passed the Senate and is favored by the Governor.
Last night, the Delegates also passed a bill that would require women who want abortions to wait 24 hours and receive information from the state.
The bill's supporters cited women who say they regretted having abortions.

Opponents call the bill an insult to women's intelligence.Abed


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#net (edit of 97-11)
GRAPHIC=Abbott


The evidence is in and closing arguments could begin this afternoon in the trial of Roanoke's so-called "crime family."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Abbott's sister took the stand yesterday as one of the defense's final witnesses.
Nancy Abed Khatib's ex-husband testified for the prosecution, claiming his cousin hired somebody to poison the food buffet at Khatib's Brown Derby restaurant.
She says he was just trying to get back at the family for interfering with his marriage.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT12:37:10
IN Q=what happened

((WHAT HAPPENED WAS THAT MY HUSBAND AND I, SINCE WE GOT MARRIED, WE NEVER GET ALONG.))
SUPER=01-Nancy Abed Khatib/Robert's Ex-Wife
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=get along
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


The jury could get the case by tomorrow.One-Steve


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


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;
SUPER=13-Norma Shapiro/S.M.L. Amateur Ballroom Dancers;



(toss to stocks)

STOCKS COMM stocks
SUPER=x5101;
SUPER=430-x/28.40/8398.50/y/6.97/1703.45;




SUPER=431-u/49a/hf/63g/h&/89'/if/26@/hb/56g;
SUPER=432-hf/55*/h#/18/ha/40b/hc/50e/ic/49g;
SUPER=433-he/78!/h!/40f/h@/64f/h%/35#/h!/12#;
SUPER=434-h*/42&/h1f/27g/hc/28&/h#/79#/h%/44g;



SUPER=#555;RESET


E-XGR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-12
GRAPHIC=Session 98


Midnight deadline or not...the House of Delegates has had to holdover Crossover Day.
Faulty computer equipment kept lawmakers from finishing all the bills on the calendar.
So Speaker Tom Moss declared a recess until ten this morning.
Some of the bills that did make it to the floor yesterday included tax cut proposals.
A deadlocked House tax committee gave up its fight last night.
Ellen Qualls reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=But Senate
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Trumbo; :13
SUPER=@Gilmore; :31
SUPER=01-Del. Jay DeBoer/(D) Petersburg; :43
SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.; :54
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:03
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

(( But Senate Finance was a little more generous.
Both a car tax cut AND a food tax cut bill got out of committee.
Bo Trumbo considered the Governor's position against the food tax cut-- and voted for BOTH.
sot 22:59:27

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: HE'S GOT HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES TO UPHOLD AND KEEP GOING ON, AND CONTINUING TO PRESS ON. AND I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT. BY THE SAME TOKEN, WE AS LEGISLATORS HAVE TO LOOK AT WHERE WE STAND AND WHAT FOLKS WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE WITH.))
runs=:19



SOT 12:46:10

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE CAN BE REASONABLE WITH THIS. AND WE ARE WITH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE WHO ARE WILLING TO WORK WITH US. BUT IT CANNOT BECOME A SUBTERFUGE FOR STOPPING A GENUINE AND HONEST TAX RELIEF FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA THROUGH THE ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX.))
RUNS=:12



sot 31:04?

((DEL. JAY DEBOER/D-PETERSBURG: TO ME IT FEELS LIKE, GIVE ME WHAT I WANT OR I'LL PULL THE TRIGGER. THAT'S WHAT IT FEELS LIKE.))
runs=:05


Of greater interest to many: a new state song.
The Senate finally said yes to a committee to review songs.
sot 15:13:26 LONNIE

((SEN. EMMETT HANGER/R-AUGUSTA CO.: BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT TO A CERTAIN EXTENT IS FUN. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA ARE A FUN PEOPLE.))
runs=:08



sot standup
runs=:20))



Electric-Deregulation


ANCHOR=MelanieMelanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-4
GRAPHIC=session 98


The House of Delegates has set the wheels in motion for the deregulation of Virginia's electric utility industry within five years.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The bill was viewed by some as a compromise between Virginia Power and the advocates of a go- slow approach-- who feel A-E-P customers might actually face higher rates in a free market setting.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:06:28
IN Q=Think

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: THINK...GENERAL ASSEMBLY.))
sot 20:09:02

((DEL. KEN PLUM/D-RESTON: IF VIRGINIA IS TO REMAIN COMPETITIVE...TWO YEARSALREADY.))
SUPER=01-Del. Chip Woodrum/(D) Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Del. Ken Plum/(D) Reston; :32
RUNS=:39
OUT Q=years already.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The bill now heads to the Senate.
It also allows the State Corporation Commission to oversee the deregulation

process.Educational-Legacy


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#98-6
GRAPHIC=NONE


Graduates of Southwest Virginia's first public school for blacks, who announced plans to restore the school nearly three years ago, now want to open its doors to the entire community.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The Christiansburg Institute was founded in 18-66 and closed its doors as an accredited four year high school 100- years later.
Now its Alumni Association wants to clean out the school and turn it into a community learning center.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-18:47:10
IN Q=IT'S GOING

((JACQUELINE EAVES/ALUMNI ASSOC. PRESIDENT; IT'S GOING TO TAKE THE EFFORTS OF MANY TO BRING ABOUT THIS TWO MILLION DOLLARS WE NEED TO RAISE. BUT WITH PROPOSALS AND GRANTS AND THE INTERVENTION OF OUR ALUMNAE, WE FEEL LIKE WE WOULD BE ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH THIS PROJECT IN A MOST TIMELY MANNER.))
SUPER=01-Jacqueline Eaves/Alumni Assoc. President;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=TIMELY MANNER.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The center would be open for kids in K-12 and college students, along with the rest of the community.
Other plans include a museum, office, and meeting space--all while preserving the historic and significant contributions of African-Americans.
(----------------)


2-Scores


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


In sports,
Salem topped Rockbridge County in the Blue Ridge.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0097-j/Salem/77//Rockbridge Co./45//B. Ridge

Quarters/j/Blacksburg/50//William Byrd/45//B. Ridge Quarters/;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0097-j/Alleghany/64//L. Botetourt/62//B. Ridge

Quarters/j/Christiansburg/61//Northside/45//B. Ridge Quarters/;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0097-j/Radford/61//Giles/46//3 Rivers

Quarters/j/Shawsville/50//Auburn/39//3 Rivers Quarters/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Ferrum/84//Greensboro/66//Toney 16 Points/j/W&L/87//Mary

Baldwin/32//Women/;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/105//Indiana/97///j/San Antonio/95//Detroit/94//Duncan 28

Points/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Miami/110//Minnesota/84///j/Philadelphia/98//Cleveland/97///;
SUPER=#555;reset
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=..........last score."

(-------------)Two-Steve



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


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;
(I'll call for #)
SUPER=16-(540) 721-3303/S.M.L. Amateur Ballroom Dancers



Double Boxes=KMC & SPA
(toss to Kimberly)


us-IRAQ


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


The nation's top-three foreign policy advisers are taking their Iraqi policy to America's heartland.
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Defense Secretary William Cohen, and National Security Adviser Sandy Berger will hold a public forum today on the campus of Ohio State University.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:02;54
Meantime, U-N Secretary General Kofi Annan heads to Baghdad tomorrow in a last ditch effort to resolve the conflict peacefully.
Annan will try to convince Saddam Hussein to grant U-N weapons inspectors access to so-called sensitive sites.
(----------------)


S-Operation-Rescue


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 97-96
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The three organizers of last fall's anti- abortion rally at E.C. Glass High School are free on bond after being convicted of trespassing and sentenced to jail time.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10; :00


The rally attracted more than a hundred Liberty University students to the high school campus November 10th.
Authorities say the group refused to leave after they were told to, and some demonstrators accosted students INSIDE the high school.
Operation Rescue director Flip Benham and L- U student John Reyes (RAY- iss) were each ordered to serve a six months suspended jail term.
SUPER=04-Yesterday; :22


Their lawyers say they can't believe the city prosecuted a simple misdemeanor at the circuit court level.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:33:50
IN Q=I think they

((BRUCE GREEN/OPERATION RESCUE ATTORNEY: I THINK THEY WERE TRYING TO SEND A MESSAGE.. ..OUTSIDE OUR SCHOOLS.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Green/Operation Rescue Attorney; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=outside our schools.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Judge Richard Miller decided Liberty student Jeff Brown played a lesser role in the rally.. he gave Brown an active jail term of 15 days.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:25:42
IN Q=He was supposed

((JOHN PYLE/ATTORNEY FOR JEFF BROWN: HE WAS SUPPOSED.. ..YOUTHFUL INDISCRETION.))
SUPER=01-John Pyle/Attorney For Jeff Brown; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=youthful indiscretion.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The three defendants have 60 days to file an appeal.
(----------------)


olympics


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#-net
GRAPHIC=nagano 98


A big day at the Olympics as America's figuring skating dream team takes to the ice in Nagano.
Meanwhile, the U-S men's hockey team has been knocked out of medal competition.
Jim Nantz has today's highlights.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Nagano, Japan/CBS Sports;:00
SUPER=01-Nikki Stone/Gold Medalist; :11
SUPER=01-Eric Bergoust/Gold Medalist;:23
SUPER=01-Tricia Dunn/US Hockey Team; 1:13
SUPER=01-Jim Nantz/Reporting;no SU
RUNS=1:38
OUT Q= Jim Nantz, cbs sports.


(( It was a double dose of gold for U.S. aerial skiers. Nikki Stone won the women's event, nailing both of her back somersaults to top the 12-woman field.

(Sot, Nikki Stone, Gold Medalist, Freestyle Aerial Skiing)


For the men, the gold went to American Eric Bergoust, setting a new world record.
For the first time since short track speed skating became an Olympic sport, the United States did not medal in the women's 3,000 meter relay. In her final Olympic appearance, Cathy Turner and the U.S. team finished fourth and didn't make the finals. South Korea won the gold medal. In the men's 1,000 meter race, South Korean Kim Dong-sung won the gold.

The Japanese ski jumping team thrilled their countrymen with a gold medal in the team event on the large hill. Masahiko Hirada got past a terrible first jump to tie the Olympic record on his second jump and lead his team to the gold.

And the U.S. women's hockey team partied into the night after their gold medal win over Canada.
TRICIA DUNN, Woman's Gold Medal Hockey Team, "Wanna see something? Check this out. (shows medal) And these are all my sisters yeaaaaaa!!!)

Tonight on CBS prime time, women's figure skating, the short program. America's Michelle Kwan, Tara Lipinski and Nicole Bobek, are all medal contenders. They've all been practicing for the performances of their lives. In Nagano, Jim Nantz, CBS Sports.))

3-Sports


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


In sports,
Some Cavaliers are in trouble with the law.
Mike Stevens has more.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Morning folks
RUNS=1:42
OUT Q=later today.



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

Lottery
Pick 3/Pick 4
SUPER=69-8/8/7/2/2/4/9;



SUPER=#555; RESET


Three-Steve


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


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;
SUPER=13-Ken Wooden/S.M.L. Amateur Ballroom Dancers;
SUPER=13-Norma Shapiro/S.M.L. Amateur Ballroom Dancers;



double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(toss to Melanie)



E-Generation-RX-1


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#98-15
GRAPHIC=Mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
SS=Generation Rx


The first in a series of stories looking at America's teenagers and their medical care.
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

Take Generation RX full
News 7's Tonya Flory takes a look at a population whose health is declining.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Christy Fagg started
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Christy Fagg/18 Year Old; :11 SUPER=01-Josh Skiles/16 Year Old; :27
SUPER=01-Dr. Luthur Beazley/Pediatrician; :45
SUPER=01-Dina Hackley-Hunt/Health Educator; 1:02
SUPER=01-Timothy Barbour/16 Year Old; 1:22
SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Claytor/Psychiatrist; 1:28
RUNS=2:02
OUT Q=News 7.

(( Christy Fagg started experiencing a drop in grades and an incredible amount a stress in her 18-year old life.
At first she refused to see a doctor, but at the urging of her parents she finally gave in.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 04:18:29
IN Q=There's a lot

((CHRISTY FAGG/18-YEARS OLD:THERE'S A LOT OF PRESSURE ABOUT COLLEGES AND GETTING YOUR APPLICATIONS IN AND PRESSURE ABOUT DRUGS AND SEX AND ALCOHOL AND ALL THAT STUFF THERE'S A LOT OF PEER PRESSURE.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=peer pressure

but not everyone gives in...
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:48:51
IN Q=All my

((JOSH SKILES/16-YEAR OLD:ALL MY FRIENDS SMOKE I'M THE ONLY PERSON THAT DOESN'T SMOKE OUT OF ALL MY FRIENDS AND THATS KIND OF WEIRD.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=kind of weird

At a time when adolescents are striving for independence they tend to rebel against parents and society, but how can a parent tell if it's just a phase or their teen needs professional help?
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:16:50
IN Q=Their bodies


((DR. LUTHUR BEAZLEY/PEDIATRICIAN:THEIR BODIES, THEIR SCHOOLING, EVERYTHING CHANGES IMMEDIATELY AT ONCE AND IT KIND OF LEAVES THEM ADRIFT AND UNFORTUNATELY IT'S PROBABLY THE MOST COMMON TIME TO BEGIN TO NOT ACCESS HEALTH CARE.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=access health care

But they do begin to experiment with drugs, alcohol and unprotected sex.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:17:53
IN Q=Everyone is real

((DINA HACKLEY-HUNT/HEALTH EDUCATOR:EVERYONE IS REAL CONCERNED ABOUT OUR TEEN PREGNANCY RATE, BABIES ARE NOT THE PROBLEM, I TELL THEM I LOVE BABIES, BABIES ARE GREAT, BUT IT'S THE UNPROTECTED SEX THAT IS THE ISSUE THAT SCARES ME LIKE IT'S NEVER SCARED ME BEFORE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=scared me before.

And teenagers feel like they have no one to turn to when it comes to talking about those tough issues.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:43:43
IN Q=There are

((TIMOTHY BARBOUR/16-YEAR OLD:THERE ARE LITTLE KID DOCTORS AND OLDER PEOPLE DOCTORS.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=people doctors
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 04:02:37
IN Q=I think

((DR. RICHARD CLAYTOR/PSYCHIATRIST:I THINK SOME OF THAT MIGHT HAVE TO DO WITH THE ADOLESCENT IMPRESSION THAT THEY ARE IN SOME WAYS INVULNERABLE THEY'RE GOING TO LIVE FOREVER THEY DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT SOME OF THESE THINGS, I THINK SOME OF IT MAY BE LACK OF EDUCATION THOUGH...TRY AND DEAL WITH IT AND COPE WITH IT ON THEIR OWN THEY MAY NOT FEEL THAT THEY HAVE ANYONE TO GO TO OR THEY MAY BE EMBARRASSED ABOUT WHAT IT IS THEY WANT TO TALK ABOUT.))
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=to talk about.


Doctors say getting adolescents to talk about embarrassing problems is the hardest part of treating them.
Tonya Flory, News 7.))
ANCHOR=Melanie
(TOSS TO BUMP)

COMM

BUMP2-E-Jail-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=98-2
GRAPHIC=Fire


Smoke forced a partial evacuation of Danville's jail last night, even after the fire was extinguished.
(------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


The fire started shortly after six in the jail's laundry.
Cleaning rags apparently caught fire in a dryer.
The flames spread through the building's duct work.
Fire fighters were able to put out the blaze quickly, but heavy smoke forced deputies to evacuate almost 80 prisoners.
Several female inmates were moved to the courthouse.
About 70 males were taken to the outside recreational area located on the jail's roof.
The inmates were eventually allowed back into their cells once the smoke cleared.

(------------)2-E-XGR



ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-12
GRAPHIC=Session 98

**ANCHOR TAG***
As the deadline loomed closer some tax cut plans won preliminary approval, but others died in committee.
Ellen Qualls reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=But Senate
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Trumbo; :13
SUPER=@Gilmore; :31
SUPER=01-Del. Jay DeBoer/(D) Petersburg; :43
SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.; :54
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:03
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

(( But Senate Finance was a little more generous.
Both a car tax cut AND a food tax cut bill got out of committee.
Bo Trumbo considered the Governor's position against the food tax cut-- and voted for BOTH.
sot 22:59:27

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: HE'S GOT HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES TO UPHOLD AND KEEP GOING ON, AND CONTINUING TO PRESS ON. AND I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT. BY THE SAME TOKEN, WE AS LEGISLATORS HAVE TO LOOK AT WHERE WE STAND AND WHAT FOLKS WILL BE ABLE TO LIVE WITH.))
runs=:19



SOT 12:46:10

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE CAN BE REASONABLE WITH THIS. AND WE ARE WITH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE WHO ARE WILLING TO WORK WITH US. BUT IT CANNOT BECOME A SUBTERFUGE FOR STOPPING A GENUINE AND HONEST TAX RELIEF FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA THROUGH THE ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX.))
RUNS=:12



sot 31:04?

((DEL. JAY DEBOER/D-PETERSBURG: TO ME IT FEELS LIKE, GIVE ME WHAT I WANT OR I'LL PULL THE TRIGGER. THAT'S WHAT IT FEELS LIKE.))
runs=:05


Of greater interest to many: a new state song.
The Senate finally said yes to a committee to review songs.
sot 15:13:26 LONNIE

((SEN. EMMETT HANGER/R-AUGUSTA CO.: BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT TO A CERTAIN EXTENT IS FUN. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA ARE A FUN PEOPLE.))
runs=:08



sot standup
runs=:20))



ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


It may be Carryover day, but legislators still have some Crossover day work to do, despite the midnight deadline.
Faulty computer equipment stopped the House from finishing all the bills on its calendar last night.

So Speaker Tom Moss declared a recess until this morning.4-Scores


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


In sports,
Radford grabbed a victory from Giles in the Three Rivers match up.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0097-j/Salem/77//Rockbridge Co./45//B. Ridge

Quarters/j/Blacksburg/50//William Byrd/45//B. Ridge Quarters/;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0097-j/Alleghany/64//L. Botetourt/62//B. Ridge

Quarters/j/Christiansburg/61//Northside/45//B. Ridge Quarters/;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0097-j/Radford/61//Giles/46//3 Rivers

Quarters/j/Shawsville/50//Auburn/39//3 Rivers Quarters/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Ferrum/84//Greensboro/66//Toney 16 Points/j/W&L/87//Mary

Baldwin/32//Women/;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/105//Indiana/97///j/San Antonio/95//Detroit/94//Duncan 28

Points/;
SUPER=x5009;
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(-------------)OUT Q=..........last score."