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ANCHOR=Melanie

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U-N Chief Kofi Annan this afternoon is briefing the Security Council on the deal he brokered with Iraq.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;


The Secretary General was greeted by cheers and applause by staff members when he returned to the U-N this morning.
He has words of praise for President Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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(( KOFI ANNAN:I'D START BY THANKING PRES. CLINTON AND PRIME MINISTER BLAIR FOR BEING PERFECT U-N PEACE KEEPERS. PEACE KEEPERS BECAUSE THEY KNOW THAT THE BEST WAY TO USE FORCE IS TO SHOW IT IN ORDER NOT TO HAVE TO USE IT. ((APPLAUSE))" ))
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Later today Annan will also share the details of the accord with the President.
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Meantime, Secretary of State Madeliene Albright is briefing a Senate panel today on the agreement.
She reiterated what President Clinton has said -- that the U-S will be testing Iraq's commitment to allow weapons inspections.
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Goodlatte-Campaign


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Senate members are voicing sharply different views on the accord.
Some Democrats call it the best result possible.
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While some Republicans, Like Tennesse Senator Fred Thompson have their doubts.
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((SEN. FRED THOMPSON/R-TN; I'M FOR DOING WHATEVER'S NECESSARY. I WANT TO BE BEHIND THE PRESIDENT WHEN A TIME LIKE THIS COMES, BUT WE'VE BRRN NEGLEGENT. WE SHOULD NEVER HAVE GOTTEN OURSELVES IN THIS SITUATION WHERE WE HAVE NOTHING BUT BAD CHOICES.))
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The Governmental Affairs Committee Chair also says there's not much chance of any campaign financial reform legislation passing this year.
Thompson says the system in place now allows mega-contributions by corporations and others.
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((THAT'S NOT THE SYSTEM THAT WE'RE SUPPOSED TO HAVE, BUT BECAUSE OF THE WAY THAT THINGS HAVE BEEN INTERPRETATED AND MESSED OVER BY FEC AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INTERPRETATION AND SOME OF THE COURT'S DECISIONS. WE'VE GOT A HODGE PODGE NOW THAT REALLY IS NO SYSTEM AT ALL.))
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Thompson last night assisted Bob Goodlatte in kicking off the Roanoke congressman's re-election campaign.
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FL-STORMS


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WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Tornado


It's a second day of searching for victims in central Florida following the deadliest series of tornadoes ever to hit the state.
The death toll now stands at 37, at least eight are still missing.
Maureen Maher has an update.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Out west, what forecasters describe as the most potent El Nino storm of the season is drenching parts of California.
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10:10:35
The storm has been dumping one to two inches of rain an hour in some places.
In addition to the heavy rain, waves up to 17 feet high are pounding some beaches.
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10:02:22
In San Deigo, the rain has helped create a massive sinkhole.
Officials say it was caused by a broken water main combined with a rain swollen drainage ditch running beneath the roadway.
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VT-Dorm


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Lee Hall won't be changing its name anytime soon, according to Virginia Tech's President.
Claudius Lee was an engineering professor who died in 19-62.
In the 18-96 Tech yearbook when he was a student, Lee called himself the "Father of Terror" on a page devoted to the Klan.
Paul Torgersen said two historians, including a Klan expert, concluded the page probably didn't represent real Klan activity and may have been a prank.

E-Virginia-Tech


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TAPE#98-4
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Virginia residents won't be paying more to become a Hokie.
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Virginia Tech's board of visitors yesterday approved the tuition and fee policy for next year.
Tuition for in-state undergraduate students will remain at 35-hundred dollars.
But out of state undergraduate students will have to pay roughly 300-dollars more.
ALL full-time students, however, will notice an increase in the mandatory comprehensive fee.
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((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESMAN:OUR FEES ARE THE LOWEST IN THE STATE, THIS YEAR, WE ARE RAISING FEES, BY A LITTLE OVER 100- DOLLARS PER YEAR, BUT STILL, WHEN YOU FACTOR THAT IN WITH OUT TUITION, WE'RE RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PACK, WE'RE ABOUT EIGHT IN THE STATE, IN THE COMBINED PACKAGE OF MANDATORY FEES AND TUITION. ))
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The increase will be used to help pay for the new 21-point six million dollar Student Health and Fitness Center.
The board also approved the creation of M-S and P-H-D degrees in computer engineering.

Bottoms


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
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The T-V rights to one lesbian mother's story netted 75-thousand dollars, but none of the money was set aside for her son.
Sharon Bottoms admitted to the amount she was paid for the t-v rights in court yesterday, where she was seeking more lenient visitation rules for her six- year- old son Tyler.
Her mother, Kay Bottoms, was awarded custody in 19-93.
The story of the mother's effort to keep her son was made into an A-B-C movie, "For the Love of Tyler."

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ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-11
GRAPHIC=Gilmore


If you want a bigger car tax cut-- buy an expensive new car!
It's the argument Governor Jim Gilmore probably wishes he'd swallowed before it crossed his lips.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( Every year, there's a slow day or two at the General Assembly.
So, in that context, Democrats were able to focus in on Governor Jim Gilmore's call-in appearance last week on Martinsville's Cable 6.
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((CALLER: MY CAR IS AN '89. IT'S VALUED, MY PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON THAT CAR IS PROBABLY NO MORE THAN 30- DOLLARS A YEAR. OVER A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, WHAT AM I GOING TO SAVE? THREE DOLLARS? I WENT TO THE GROCERY STORE YESTERDAY AND GOT 54- DOLLARS WORTH OF GROCERIES. AND THE TAX ON THAT 54- DOLLARS WORTH OF GROCERIES WAS THREE-DOLLARS AND 42-CENTS. NOW WHICH DO YOU SAVE THE MOST IN FOR POOR PEOPLE? GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL FIRST OF ALL, THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO NEED TO GET NEW CARS.))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL FIRST OF ALL, THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO NEED TO GET NEW CARS. AND THE NEXT TIME THAT YOU REPLACE YOUR 89 CAR...))
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((FIRST OF ALL THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO NEED TO GET NEW CARS...))
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM: MY WIFE DRIVES AN '87. AND I HOPE SHE DOESN'T HEAR THAT.))
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((DEL. KEN PLUM/D-RESTON: GETTING A NEW CAR SHOWS AN INSENSITIVITY TO PEOPLE THAT'S MOST UNFORTUNATE. I'M SURE IF THE GOVERNOR COULD, HE'D TAKE THOSE WORDS BACK. IT WAS A SPUR OF THE MOMENT COMMENT AND I'M SURE HE DIDN'T MEAN IT THE WAY IT KINDA SOUNDED.))
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((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG: IT CERTAINLY SMACKS BACK TO MARIE ANTOINETTE. LET 'EM EAT CAKE.))
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The Governor's in Washington at the National Governor's Association meeting.
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But his office does have a new talking point for him: 425- thousand "working poor" Virginians get food stamps.
They may drive cars, but they won't get help from a food tax cut.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

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ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-2
GRAPHIC=Supreme Court


The nation's highest court won't interrupt the flow of the Lake Gaston pipeline.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Isle of Wight Co./File Tape;


Water from the border lake has been pumping into Virginia Beach's water supply for months.
But yesterday, without comment, the U-S Supreme Court rejected the latest appeal by pipeline opponents.
North Carolina and the Roanoke River Basin Association had appealed the pipeline's federal permit.
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Rocky-Mount


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-100
GRAPHIC=NONE


A deal's in the works to give Franklin County new sewer lines -- but they won't come cheap.
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The town of Rocky Mount will provide sewer service along Route 40 east in the county ONLY if Franklin County builds and pays for the lines.
Then Rocky Mount will own them and keep all the revenue -- PLUS annex the surrounding land.
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((POSEY DILLON/TOWN COUNCIL: IF THOSE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED OUT INTO THE COUNTY WE ASK THAT THE COUNTY HELP THE TOWN EXTEND ITS BOUNDARIES SO THAT THE REVENUE COULD BE GENERATED AND THOSE PROPERTIES OR PARCELS BECOME PART OF THE TOWN OF ROCKY MOUNT.))
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Sewer lines might attract developers to the county -- and that would be the payoff.
And, the town says, Rocky Mount Elementary School would have safer water.
Still, sewer lines for Route 40 East would cost the county a million dollars.
Franklin County leaders say they will respond to the town's offer this week.

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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jda
TAPE#=98-3
GRAPHIC=Bluegrass Spotlight


A part of the music industry has found a home in Roanoke.
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Rebel Records is the nation's oldest bluegrass label, and two of its releases are competing for a grammy award this year.
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((DAVE FREEMAN/REBEL RECORDS: JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY IN BLUEGRASS MUSIC, ARTISTS WISE AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER HAS BEEN ON ONE OF OUR LABELS OR WORKED WITH THE GROUPS THAT WE'VE RECORDED, SO THAT'S ONE OF THE BIGGEST PLEASURES OF THE THING IS GETTING TO KNOW THE PEOPLE.))
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TAKE BLUEGRASS GRAPHIC FULL-ESSc
Joe Dashiell continues his series tonight, with a profile of Rebel Records, and one of the bands that has anchored the label for almost 20 years.

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TAPE#98-1
GRAPHIC=Education


Hundreds of educators came to Roanoke yesterday to learn how they can take their students across the world without leaving the classroom.
Intern Reporter Matt Feret has the story.
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((Educators say continual advances in technology will make primary and secondary classrooms more interactive.
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((JOY COLBERT/COORDINATOR: THEY'RE SEEING THINGS LIKE VIRTUAL JAMESTOWN PROGRAM, WHICH WILL ALLOW PEOPLE TO GO ONLINE WITH A COMPUTER, AND ACTUALLY TOUR JAMESTOWN AS IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WHEN THE SETTLERS FIRST LANDED.)) RUNS:13
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In the very near future, your kids might not have to get on a yellow school bus to take a field trip-- they can just hop online and go virtually anywhere. And once they're on, they can take a trip to an art museum, archeological dig, or even peer into the depths of space.
Keynote speaker Robert Anderson of the Mars Pathfinder Mission says THAT kind of interaction is already taking place.
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((DR. ROBERT ANDERSON/JPL: WE HAVE EIGHT MORE MISSIONS GOING TO MARS IN THE NEXT EIGHT YEARS, AND THERE'S A BIG EMPHASIS NOW IS TO MAKE THE CHILDREN INVOLVED IN THE MISSIONS AS WE GO ALONG SO USING THIS IN THE CLASSROOM TEACHING AND SHOWING IT IT'S NOT JUST SOMETHING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF A SCREEN, BUT THAT ITS REAL ACTIVE, INTERACTIVE.)) RUNS:15
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The Virginia Tech conference showcases cutting- edge technology that closes the gap between researchers and classroom teachers.
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((JANET JOHNSON/COLLEGE DEAN: WE'RE ABLE TO BEAM THE SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES THAT ARE TAKING PLACE IN THE LABORATORY DIRECTLY INTO THE CLASSROOM RATHER THAN WAITING THE FEW YEARS IT NORMALLY TAKES FOR A DISCOVERY TO FIRST GET INTO SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS, THEN TO TEXTBOOKS THEN FINALLY ACTUALLY PRESENTED IN THE CLASSROOM.)) RUNS:16
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By making sure teachers are aware of such advances, Tech officials promise the flow of information to Virginia's schools will be out of this world. Matt

Feret, news 7.))Eating-Right


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NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#97-99
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Eating right when you go out to dine just got a little easier.
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A group of five restaurants is teaming up with Downtown Roanoke Incorporated and Carilion Health Systems.
This morning they announced a program that gives health-conscious eaters new options when they dine downtown.
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((MARY WALKER/CARILION DIETITIAN: FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON, IT MEANS YOU CAN COME TO A RESTAURANT, EAT A NUTRITIOUS MEAL THAT IS EITHER LOW IN FAT OR SENSIBLE ... IT WILL EASILY FIT INTO YOUR HEALTHFUL DIET. ))
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Each restaurant participating in the program offered samples of healthy cuisine this morning.
Awful Arthur's, 3-0-9 First Street, Hunter's Grille, Primavera and Subway have added the new items to their menus.
The chefs say they took out the fat ... without taking away the food's taste.
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GREENSPAN


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NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None


Interest will remain unchanged, at least for now.
That was the word today from Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan.
In his semi-annual report to Congress Greenspan hailed the remarkable performance of the U-S economy.
But he predicted trouble from Asia, which he says makes the future highly

uncertain.ODAC


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# net (edit of BB98-3)
GRAPHIC=ODAC TOURNAMENT


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference crowned its tournament champion last night.
But not a new one, Hampden Sydney College notched back to back titles.
And as Denise Allen reports this one went down to the wire.
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Shot player introductions
The band was playing for Hampden Sydney, as the Tigers prepared to take the court, Randolph Macon was looking to make this game sting.
And the Yellow Jackets would get on board first Sean McAloon to Brian Pirttima for the short baseline 'j.'
But Sydney retalliated quickly David Hobbs gets the ball underneath and sees Chris Fox all alone, Fox gets the three. And the Tigers lead.
They were looking to increase that margin when Chris Gerlufsen intercepts the pass and goes all the way for the bucket.
The game was tight so the Tigers try the back door Brent Rusnak with the perfect hallyoop to Jack Jirak for two and Hampden Sydney takes a 30-26 lead to the lockerroom at the half.
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The Yellow Jackets came out a different team. And when Josh Soper finds Matt Meehan underneath it's 40-39 Randolph Macon.
From this point on the lead would see-saw back and forth.
Clutch three point shooting by T.J. Grimes would keep Sydney in the game
And in the Tigers last possession Tournament MVP Jeremy Harris is in the right spot to put in the rebound and give Hampden Sydney the 52-51 win.
The Yellow Jackets had seven seconds to pull out the win, but the Tigers had fouls to give and Randolph Macon's last second shot failed.
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: NOW HAMPDEN SYDNEY GOES TO THE NCAA DIVISION THREE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT.
RANDOLPH MACON COULD STILL GET A BIRTH.
THE YELLOW JACKETS WILL FIND OUT SUNDAY WHEN THE PAIRINGS ARE ANNOUNCED.

IN SALEM, DENISE ALLEN NEWS 7 SPORTS.))Express


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#net (edit of EXTRA)
GRAPHIC=Express


From the Express front, the Northeast divisional leaders also have the player of the week in the league.
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Chris Lipsett had five goals and 2 assists last week.
You can catch him tonight at the Roundhouse as Roanoke hosts Johnstown in the Aerosmith makeup game.
Remember it's pack the car night. Put as many folks in your car as you can and the whole group gets in for just 18 dollars.
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Carnival


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jha
TAPE#=net
GRAPHIC=None


It is the final night for Rio de Janeiro's dusk-to-dawn Carnival parades.
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Rio's carnival gave an Amazon flavor to the final parades with dancers dressed as Indians and butterflies and floats depicting rain forest devastation.
A full house of 70-thousand spectators rose to its feet as the first of 32-hundred members of the Tradicao Samba school marched into the half-mile avenue to begin their procession on the second and final night of the carnival.

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NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lfi
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None


In London this morning, singer Elton John found himself among royalty again.
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SUPER=@File;


The pop superstar was able to dodge cameras at Buckingham Palace today as he was KNIGHTED by Queen Elizabeth the Second. It's reported that Elton John toned down his wardrobe for the event.
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John is no stranger to regal settings. He touched millions last September when he sang his tribute song "Candle in the Wind" at Princess Diana's funeral. (----------------) The song has become the best-selling single of all time.