[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his entire government.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Roanoke gets a new police chief today.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Clear and chilly as we head into the first full week of Spring--
The daytime hours should be fairly sunny, but then some UN- Springlike weather is possible overnight.
Details, straight ahead.

(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie][Open]





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[MONT.CO-MURDER]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=DAL]
[TAPE# 98-24]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Montgomery county police say the body of a Christiansburg man was found yesterday in the Mossy Springs area of the county.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Sources believe the man was shot then dumped on this rarely traveled road.
John Tilki (TILL-key) noticed the body as he was driving along Mossy Springs Road around 11:45.
He called 9-1-1, then returned to administer C-P-R, but the man was already dead.
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[SOT 10:48:40]
[IN Q=HE WAS LAYING FACE]

((JOHN TILKI: HE WAS LAYING FACE UP ON THE GROUND AND HIS SHIRT WAS EXPOSED, MOST OF HIS STOMACH WAS EXPOSED.))
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[VO-NAT]


Tilki says the man had blood on his chest and face.
Investigators say the man is 36 years old.
His name is not being released at this time.
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[Police-Chief]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-21]
[GRAPHIC=Joe Gaskins]


A new chapter in the history of the Roanoke police department begins today.
The city's new Chief of Police, Joe Gaskins, is set to be sworn in.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 13;]


Gaskins attended a graduation ceremony of the Roanoke police academy, and met with members of the department when his selection was announced in mid-February.
But, the real test begins today, as he works to win the confidence of police officers, city officials and residents.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I look forward]

((JOE GASKINS/NEW ROANOKE POLICE CHIEF: I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH EACH AND EVERY MEMBER OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMUNITY. I DEEM IT ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL THAT I LISTEN TO AND COMMUNICATE WITH EACH AND EVERY PERSON IN THE COMMUNITY AND WITHIN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. AND I ABSOLUTELY PLAN TO DO THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Gaskins/New Roanoke Police Chief;]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=and I absolutely plan to do that.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


Gaskins comes to Roanoke from Newport News where he rose through the ranks from uniformed officer to assistant chi

ef of police.[Yeltsin]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=boris yeltsin]


A political bombshell in Moscow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow;]


President Boris Yeltsin addressed the Russian people today after firing his entire government.
Yeltsin has long criticized the Cabinet for political infighting and for its failure to pay back wages and pensions to millions of Russians.
[SUPER=@File;]


The casualties include Prime Minister Victor Chernomyrdin
(chehr-nuh-MEER'-din).


He had served loyally for more than five years, even while dozens of other Cabinet officials have come and gone.
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[CABIN-FIRE]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=fire]


A high school camping trip has ended in tragedy.
Yesterday a fire swept through a cabin killing eleven people.
Claudia Marshall reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-LaMarr, Pennsylvania;]
[SUPER=01-Claudia Marshall/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:48]
[OUT Q= CLAUDIA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.]


(( A FIRE IN PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY MORNING GUTTED A CABIN AND KILLED AT LEAST ELEVEN PEOPLE TAKING PART IN A CAMPING TRIP.
SOME OF THE VICTIMS APPEAR TO BE CURRENT AND FORMER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM LINE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL IN HERNDON ... ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OF HARRISBURG.
THE FLAMES BROKE-OUT IN THE EARLY MORNING IN A REMOTE AREA OF THE STATE ... 20-MILES NORTHEAST OF STATE COLLEGE.
THE HIGH SCHOOL OPENED ITS DOORS HOURS AFTER THE FIRE ... GRIEF COUNSELORS WERE MADE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS.
A GAS FURNACE IS CURRENTLY BEING BLAMED FOR THE EXPLOSION THAT COMPLETELY DESTROYED THE CAMPING UNIT.
BUT THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE HAVE --NOT-- YET CONFIRMED THE CAUSE OF THE BLAZE.
A PRESS CONFERENCE IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING
CLAUDIA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[Clinton-Africa]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=willey]


The woman who accuses President Clinton of groping her is facing new questions this morning about her own credibility.
``Time'' magazine says Kathleen Willey pretended to be pregnant to get back at a boyfriend in 1995.
The magazine cites unnamed sources.
Kathleen Willey is defending the friendly letters she wrote to the President after the alleged incident took place.
Willey says she had to write the letters because she needed a job.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C.]


Meanwhile President Clinton left for Ghana last night to begin a 12-day African trip.
Much of the visit echoes the goodwill tour that first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took with daughter Chelsea a year ago.
Many of the President's activities are exactly the same.

(------------)[1-Sports]



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


In sports, Kentucky comes back to topple Duke in N-C-double-A tournament action.
Roy Stanley has highlights.
Good morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=later on mornin.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-5]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]


[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
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[SUPER=13-MSGT Martin Clements/Lynchburg National Guard; 1:26]
[SUPER=13-SFC Price Hallman/Lynchburg National Guard; 3:00]
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[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



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[Operation-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-26]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


Protesters in Lynchburg wrapped up more than a week of anti-abortion rallies yesterday, with one local preacher promising to pick up where they left off.
Tina Tenret has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=About 20 people]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=04-November, 1997; :21]
[SUPER=@Tina1; :36]
[SUPER=01-Jeff White/Operation Rescue; :47]
[SUPER=01-Richard Knodel/Pastor; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7, Lynchburg]


((About 30 people huddled in the cold to pray for Reverend Flip Benham's release from the Lynchburg city jail.
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[NAT SOT 10:10:12]
[IN Q=We pray in our appeals]

((WE PRAY IN OUR APPEALS PROCESS THAT THERE WOULD COME A DAY -- YES LORD -- WEHN THE PURVEYORS OF INEQUITY HERE IN LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA -- YES LORD -- WOULD BE EXPOSED -- YES LORD -- AND OVERTURNED. YES LORD.)) [RUNS :14]
[OUT Q=YES LORD]


The national leader of Operation Rescue was convicted about a month ago for trespassing at E.C. Glass High School.

But protesters say city leaders objected to Benham's anti-abortion message and THAT'S why they sentenced him to six months in jail. [take su]
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[SOT 10:08:27]
[IN Q=Three of these people]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: THREE OF THESE PEOPLE TRAVELLED ALL THE WAY FROM CALIFORNIA TO PROTEST FLIP BENHAM'S IMPRISONMENT.
THEY SAY IN THE PAST THREE WEEKS THEY HAVE SPENT 10-THOUSAND-DOLLARS. BUT THEY SAY, DESPITE SOME SETBACKS, IT'S BEEN WORTH IT.))
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[OUT Q=IT'S BEEN WORTH IT]
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[SOT 9:49:44]
[IN Q=By and large]

((JEFF WHITE/OPERATION RESCUE:BY AND LARGE THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG HAS NOT COME TO OUR AID, HAS NOT COME TO REVEREND FLIP BENHAM'S AID BUT WE ARE HAPPY BECAUSE WE STOOD.)) [RUNS 10]
[OUT Q=BECAUSE WE STOOD]


Benham's wife has also attended the rallies.
For other local ministers -- knowing Flip Benham is in jail seems to be a wake-up call.
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[SOT 10:12:23]
[IN Q=Here I was]

((RICHARD KNODEL/PASTOR: HERE I WAS A MODERN, QUOTE, PROPHET AND I HAD NEVER EVEN COME CLOSE TO GETTING ARRESTED. I ASKED MYSELF WHY AND THE ANSWER CAME BACK PRETTY QUICKLY THAT I HAD NOT BEEN VERY AGGRESSIVE. I HAD NOT BEEN PRESSING AGAINST THE GATES OF HELL.)) [RUNS 15]
[OUT Q=THE GATES OF HELL]


The Presbyterian says this week he will start preaching in the streets, hitting first the topic of immorality in Lynchburg schools.
Tina Tenret News7, Lynchburg.))





[Mfume]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Bell Atlantic is one of 18 communications companies that will be surveyed by the N-double-A-C-P.
The survey is part of a two year review of the entire telecommunications industry.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday]


N-double-A-C-P President Kweisi Mfume(kwa-EE-see oom-FOO-may), in Roanoke Wednesday for a speaking engagement, says the review will focus on minority employment and business opportunities.
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[SOT 3:04:40]
[IN Q=because of the]

((KWEISI MFUME/NAACP PRESIDENT; BECAUSE OF THE BURGEONING SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY, BECAUSE OF HOW IT IS FINDING ITS WAY INTO ALMOST EVERY ASPECT OF AMERICAN LIFE, BECAUSE OF THE TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT IS BEING CIRCULATED IN AND AROUND THE WHO AREA OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND BECAUSE, QUITE FRANKLY, AFRICAN AMERICANS AS CONSUMERS OUGHT TO HAVE SOME RIGHT I THINK TO EXPECT SOME RECIPROCAL ARRANGEMENT, CERTAINLY TO BELIEVE THAT THEY'RE GOING TO BE JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROMOTION.))
[SUPER=01-Kweisi Mfume/NAACP President;]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=for promotion]
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[VO-NAT]


The survey will eventually cover the telephone and wireless industries, broadcast, cable and satellite television, and Internet service.
An N-double-A-C-P report says the Information Superhighway is the "new frontier of civil rights concerns in the 21st century."
(------------)


[Common-Sense]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=commonsense]
[GRAPHIC=common sense]


One of the most popular was to save for retirement is with a 4-0-1(k).
But putting money in a 4-0-1(k) requires some discipline, as Scott Goldberg reports in this week's Common Sense.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Scott1;]
[SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Edward Jones Investments; :17]
[RUNS=:47]
[OUT Q=]


One reason 401(k)s are so attractive is:
They give you a lot of investment options, all of which are tax-free until you take the money out.
That makes it tempting to use your 401(k) as a short-term trading vehicle.
That's a temptation stockbroker Ben Hartman says you should avoid.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11:57:53]
[IN Q= because it's]

((BEN HARTMAN/EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS: BECAUSE IT'S TAX-DEFERRED INVESTORS ARE ABLE TO MOVE MONEY IN AND OUT OF INVESTMENTS AND NOT GENERATE TAXABLE EVENTS FOR THEMSELVES SO IF YOU'RE TRADING SHORT TERM WITHIN THE 401 K AND THE LONG TERM OBJECTIVE IS RETIREMENT, THE INVESTMENT GOAL IS CONFLICTING WITH THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT STYLE, WHICH IS SHORT-TERM TRADING. [RUNS20]
[OUT Q=SHORT-TERM TRADING]


Hartman warns that making too many trades with your sight set on short-term gains could leave you less money overall when you retire.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))



[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]

[4-scores]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Final Four]


In sports, Stanford is in the Final Four for the first time in 56 years after coming back to oust Rhode Island 79-to-77.
Now let's take a look at the rest of your scores.
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[Two-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=16-(804) 582-5129/Lynchburg National Guard]
[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)


[MONT.CO-MURDER]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=DAL]
[TAPE# 98-24]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Montgomery county police say the body of a Christiansburg man was found yesterday in the Mossy Springs area of the county.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Sources believe the man was shot then dumped on this rarely traveled road.
John Tilki (TILL-key) noticed the body as he was driving along Mossy Springs Road around 11:45.
He called 9-1-1, then returned to administer C-P-R, but the man was already dead.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:48:40]
[IN Q=HE WAS LAYING FACE]

((JOHN TILKI: HE WAS LAYING FACE UP ON THE GROUND AND HIS SHIRT WAS EXPOSED, MOST OF HIS STOMACH WAS EXPOSED.))
[SUPER=07-John Tilki;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=STOMACH WAS EXPOSED]
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[VO-NAT]


Tilki says the man had blood on his chest and face.
Investigators say the man is 36 years old.
His name is not being released at this time.
(----------------)


[2-Police-Chief]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-21]
[GRAPHIC=Joe Gaskins]


It's day one on the job for the city of Roanoke's new Chief of Police.
Today, Joe Gaskins, is set to be sworn in.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 13;]


Gaskins attended a graduation ceremony of the Roanoke police academy, and met with members of the department when his selection was announced in mid-February.
But, the real test begins today, as he works to win the confidence of police officers, city officials and residents.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I look forward]

((JOE GASKINS/NEW ROANOKE POLICE CHIEF: I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH EACH AND EVERY MEMBER OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMUNITY. I DEEM IT ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL THAT I LISTEN TO AND COMMUNICATE WITH EACH AND EVERY PERSON IN THE COMMUNITY AND WITHIN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. AND I ABSOLUTELY PLAN TO DO THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Gaskins/New Roanoke Police Chief;]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=and I absolutely plan to do that.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


Gaskins comes to Roanoke from Newport News where he rose through the ranks from uniformed officer to assistant chi

ef of police.[PENNSYLVANIA-FIRE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=fire]


A weekend fire has taken eleven lives in Pennsylvania.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-LaMarr, PA;]


Early yesterday morning a fire raced through a two story cabin in a remote area some 30 miles north of Harrisburg.


The victims have been identified as high school and college students on spring break.
There are reports the blaze was sparked by a gas furnace explosion.
Authorities have scheduled a press conference for 9 this morning.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=fire]


Meantime, the High school were some of the victims attended is being staffed with grief counselors to talk with fri


ends and family members.[boris]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=boris yeltsin]


A major political shakeup in Moscow.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin today fired his entire government.
Richard Threkeld reports.
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[SOT]

[5 NEWSPATH]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Moscow;]
[SUPER=01-Richard Threkeld/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]

[OUT Q=CBS NEWS MOSCOW][ENTOMBED-CHILD]



[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORNIN]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A chilling discovery in Southern California.
The body parts of of a young boy was found in blocks of cement.
Jennifer Sabih has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=crumbled pieces of cement]
[SUPER=03-La Habra, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting; ]
[RUNS=1:31]

[OUT Q= cbs news los angeles.][TORNADO-victims]



[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=tornado]


FEMA director James Lee Witt got a first hand look yeserday at the devistating tornado damage in North Carolina.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stoneville, NC;]

[4:08:56]
Witt promised federal help for the Tornado victims.
Rental assistance for residents whose homes are unlivable and grants for repair work not covered by insurance will be included in the assistance along with unemployment payments for people who have lost work. Low-interest loans to help rebuild homes and businesses will also be a part of the federal help.
Friday's tornado claimed two lives in Stoneville and reduced much of the business district to rubble.
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[2-Clinton-Africa]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=willey]



The woman who accuses President Clinton of groping her is facing new questions this morning about her own credibility.
``Time'' magazine says Kathleen Willey pretended to be pregnant to get back at a boyfriend in 1995.
The magazine cites unnamed sources.
Kathleen Willey is defending the friendly letters she wrote to the President after the alleged incident took place.
Willey says she had to write the letters because she needed a job.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C.]


Meanwhile President Clinton left for Ghana last night to begin a 12-day African trip.
Much of the visit echoes the goodwill tour that first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took with daughter Chelsea a year ago.
Many of the President's activities are exactly the same.



(------------)[3-Sports]



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


In sports, Dale Jarrett takes Darlington in yesterday's Transouth 400 race.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=good morning]
[RUNS=2:13]
[OUT Q=great day everybody.]



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


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-5]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]

[ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today we are]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Capt. Vic Parziale/Lynchburg National Guard; :16]
[SUPER=12-Lynchburg; :30]
[RUNS=2:25]
[OUT Q=with the basketball shoot out]


[Steve Live]
(I'll call for board)
[ESS#8700]
[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)


[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, more American women are saying good bye to high heels... and hello to more comfortable shoes.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; :08]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((MIKA WOMEN ARE WALKING AROUND IN MORE AND MORE COMFORTABLE SHOES, ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC FOOT AND ANKLE SOCIETY. VO A SURVEY OF FOOT AND ANKLE DOCTORS SHOWS THAT YOUNGER WOMEN ARE WORKING IN FLATS AND EVEN ATHLETIC SHOES. THEY REPORT THAT TWENTY-PERCENT OF -ALL- AMERICAN WOMEN WEAR SNEAKERS TO WORK.

ONCAM=MIKA

MIKA MOST PEOPLE WHO USE ILLEGAL DRUGS WAIT SEVEN YEARS BEFORE SEEKING HELP FOR THEIR ADDICTION. A NEW STUDY BY A BRITISH ASSOCIATION SHOWS THAT THE MANY ADDICTS START BY USING CANNABIS AT THE AGE OF 15. BY THE TIME THE USERS WENT FOR HELP ... THE MOST COMMONLY USED DRUGS WERE HEROIN AND OTHER OPIATES. THE RESEARCHERS BELIEVE THAT SUCH INFORMATION COULD HELP IN TARGETING HOW TO TACKLE DRUG ADDICTION.

ONCAM=MIKA

MIKA THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO AN UNDETECTBLE DISEASE THAT COULD SLOWLY KILL THEM, ACCORDING TO THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK "CANNIBALS, COWS AND THE C-J-D CATASTROPHE." C-J-D IS A DEBILITATING AILMENT AND THE HUMAN EQUIVALENT OF THE MAD COW DISEASE. JENNIFER COOKE, THE BOOK'S AUTHOR, SAYS THE DISEASE CAN INCUBATE FOR 4-DECADES WITHOUT A PERSON SHOWING SYMPTOMS. THERE ARE ALSO FEARS THAT C-J-D COULD BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS. THE BOOK AND A NEW INQUIRY BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT -NOW- ARE EXPLORING THE EXTENT OF THE DISEASE.
THAT'S A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
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After a week of protests in Lynchburg anti-abortion activists are headed home.
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Abourt 30 people gathered to pray yesterday for the release of jailed leader of Operation Rescue, Flip Benham.
Benham was convicted las month of trespassing at E-C Glass high school during an anti abortion rally invovling Liberty University studnets.
He was sentenced to 6 months behind bars.
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(( JEFF WHITE/OPERATION RESCUE:BY AND LARGE THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG HAS NOT COME TO OUR AID, HAS NOT COME TO REVEREND FLIP BENHAM'S AID BUT WE ARE HAPPY BECAUSE WE STOOD. ))
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Local minister Richard Knodel says calls Benham's arrest a wake up call.
He says this week he will begin preaching in the streets, hitting first the topic of immorality in Lynchburg schools.
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[Downtown-Living]


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More than 900 people paid to see a tour of Roanoke's downtown apartments --
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from lavish three story warehouses to a working man's bachelor pad.
The fundraiser for the Blue Ridge Arts Council had an ulterior motive -- to encourage people to move to downtown and refurbish their own historic living space.
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((SAM RAMSEY: I'VE LIVED IN DOWNTOWNS IN OTHER CITIES AND JUST BEING WHERE THERE ARE RESTAURANTS YOU CAN WALK TO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO DRIVE, YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT PARKING. IT'S JUST REALLY EXCITING.))
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WDBJ's own former radio station -- now transformed into two lofts -- was part of the tour.
One of the more unusual apartments was filled with the owner's original art -- including childhood themes of the Wizard of Oz, and religion.
Another one was unique for its wall of windows, flooding an indoor garden with light -- and framing a picture-perfect view of Saint Andrew's Church.
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In sports, it was a day of comebacks in N-C-double A action as Kentucky ousted Duke.
Now here's a look at the rest of your scores.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A 36-year old Christiansburg man is dead after he was apparently shot several times. The body was found by a passerby along Mossy Springs Road in Montgomery County.
Sources believe the man was shot then dumped on the rarely traveled road.
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Roanoke's new police chief, Joe Gaskins, is set to be sworn in today.
Gaskins comes to Roanoke from Newport News where he rose through the ranks from uniformed officer to assistant chief of police.
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And in Lynchburg, members of Operation Rescue who came to protest their director's jailing there, wrapped up a week of rallies yesterday.
But a local Presbyterian minister says his fight is just beginning -- Richard Knodel (NO-DELL) plans to start preaching in the streets, hitting first the topic of immorality in Lynchburg schools.

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