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[JONES-SUIT]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#none -- rolled from Newspath]
[GRAPHIC=Paula Jones]


A major legal victory for President Clinton.
A judge yesterday threw out Paula Jones' lawsuit against the president.
Liz Mullen is in Washington with the latest.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[GRAPHIC=tornado]


A deadly Tornado touched down near Richmond last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hanover Co.;]


It killed a 13 week old baby and his mother.
Moments before the twister hit The woman's husband ran to his fathers house to warn him of the approaching storm.
He returned home minutes later to find only the foundation of his house, littered trees and debris.
The twister was part of a storm that crossed the central and nothern portions of the state, damaging homes, knocking down dozens of trees and leaving thousands without power.
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[E-VMI-Wade]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-30 TC 13:55]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


New beating charges have surfaced at V-M-I.
That after attorneys for three freshmen made public documents in which the freshmen and three seniors admit beatings took place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape;]


The documents are part of a student-run honor committee probe that will be heard next week.
These are the second public allegations this academic year of upperclassmen spanking freshmen with belts.
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[SOT 03:59:26]
[IN Q=I'm not]

((GEORGE WADE, JR./FORMER VMI FRESHMAN: I'M NOT REALLY SURPRISED THAT THERE WERE MORE PEOPLE BEING BEATEN. BUT I'M SURPRISED THAT IT'S OUT IN THE PUBLIC. I'M SURPRISED THAT THERE'S ANOTHER SITUATION THAT'S HITTING THE SPOTLIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-George Wade, Jr./Former VMI Freshman;]
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[OUT Q=the spotlight.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;]


George Wade, Junior withdrew from VMI in January, after alleging that upperclassmen mentors spanked him and other freshmen twice a week.
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[SOT 03:54:22]
[IN Q=I felt like]

((I FELT LIKE MAYBE WHAT HAPPENED TO ME AT VMI WAS SOMETHING ISOLATED. MAYBE SOMETHING THAT WASN'T THE NORM AT THE SCHOOL. BUT NOW, TO FIND OUT ABOUT THIS SITUATION THAT SOUNDS ALMOST EXACTLY LIKE THE SITUATION I WAS IN, IT KIND OF SCARES ME, CAUSE IT'S GOING ON TO MORE PEOPLE THAN I IMAGINED.))
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[OUT Q=than I imagined.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wade is still hoping a new independent prosecutor takes up hazing or assault charges in his case.
A V-M-I spokesman says there's NO proof beatings are widespread -- and they will NOT be tolerated.
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[E-Kids-Health]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-31 9:45]
[GRAPHIC=health insurance]


The fight continues over how to provide health insurance to more children of Virginia's working poor families.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


A bi-partisan coalition of lawmakers left Richmond last month with budget language that could force Governor Jim Gilmore to veto ALL state Medicaid funding if he tries to veto their child health plan.
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[SOT 02:35:35]
[IN Q=The General Assembly]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CERTAINLY TRIED TO TIE ALL MEDICAID FUNDS TO THIS EXPANSION OF MEDICAID. THAT'S WHAT THEY HAVE ATTEMPTED TO DO. BUT WE'VE GOT A LOT OF CHOICES AND A LOT OF OPTIONS. LET'S SEE IF WE CAN'T DELIVER A GOOD, SOLID, PRIVATE PLAN FOR THE KIDS OF VIRGINIA.))
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Gilmore's alternative would insure the same number of children-- but with much less generous coverage.
But the Governor opposes the legislature's Medicaid-based plan because he says it would be an expansion of welfare i

n Virginia.[PAPON]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
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A former French Cabinet minister has been convicted of crimes against humanity for arresting and deporting Jews during World War Two.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bordeaux, France;]

[4:04:40]
Eighty seven year old Maurice Papon was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The verdict came after a six-month trial -- the longest in France's history.
Throughout the trial Papon insisted he didn't know of the Nazi plan to wipe out the Jewish people.
Papon was charged with ordering the arrests and deportations of nearly 17-hundred Jews from Bordeaux. All but a handful died at Auschwitz.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, more bad legal news for the Washington Redskins. First it was quarterback Gus Frerotte in hot water, now his receiver Les Shepherd faces charges of assault.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[On Record]
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[SUPER=13-Jackie Wilkerson/Marriage and Family Therapist;]



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[DERAIL-LATEST]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#from tape 98-23]
[GRAPHIC=derailment]


In Lynchburg, the investigation continues into Tuesday's train derailment.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


Investigators with the National Transportation Safety board have arrived on the scene looking for answers.
Yesterday, cleanup crews finished removing the last of the flammable liquid acetone from the train's tanker car.
About half of the 20- thousand gallons in the tank spilled and caught fire when 65 freight cars rammed a Norfolk Southern train.
Investigators would not speculate whether the crew of the stationary train that was hit was giving any advance warning.
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[IN Q=]

((RUSSELL GOPER/NTSB INVESTIGATOR: WE DO KNOW THAT THE BRAKES ON THE CARS THAT ROLLED AWAY, HAD THEY BEEN APPLIED, WOULD HAVE FUNCTIONED PROPERLY. THEY DID WORK OKAY IN A TEST. ))
[SUPER=01-Russell Goper/NTSB Investigator;]
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[OUT Q=they did work okay in a test.]
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[VO-NAT]


The question is whether those brakes were set before the cars broke away.
It will take about six months for the N-T-S-B to complete its report.
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[5-Roanoke-Scam]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=598-14 13:12]
[GRAPHIC=Scam]


People often think of generosity when they think of the Roanoke Valley and its residents.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


But county police believe someone is taking ADVANTAGE of that generosity.
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[SOT 10:27:49]
[IN Q=We've been receiving]

((TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: WE'VE BEEN RECEIVING COMPLAINTS FROM SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS IN NORTH ROANOKE COUNTY THAT THERE IS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS COMING DOOR TO DOOR AT LATE WEE HOURS OF THE MORNING, INDICATING THAT THEY NEED MONEY FOR FOOD, OR NEED MONEY FOR MEDICINES AND WE BELIEVE THAT THOSE THINGS ARE PROBABLY NOT TRUE, THAT THE MONEY'S BEING USED FOR OTHER PURPOSES.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Kincaid/Roanoke Co. Police;]
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[OUT Q=for other purposes]
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[VO-NAT]


48-year old Dreama Whisman (WISS-man) was convicted of a SIMILAR scam two years ago.
Police have NOT yet charged anyone in THIS case.
But Whisman's former pastor says she used his church's name recently to get money.
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[SOT 11:30:50]
[IN Q=I wasn't aware]

((REV. TROY WEBB/GLAD TIDINGS ASSEMBLY OF GOD: I WASN'T AWARE THAT SHE WAS BACK INTO DOING WHAT SHE WAS DOING, MIS- REPRESENTING THE TRUTH AND TRYING TO OBTAIN MONEY FROM PEOPLE. I DIDN'T KNOW THAT UNTIL PROBABLY THREE OR FOUR MONTHS AGO.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Troy Webb/Glad Tidings Assembly of God;]
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[OUT Q=MONTHS AGO]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, News-7 interviewed Whisman OFF-camera.
Whisman says she's paid back money that she's borrowed, and is currently undergoing counseling.
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[Slave-Ancestor]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-]
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A West African with ties to the controversial film "Amistad" says much can be learned about that time in history.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Samuel Pieh (Pee-AH) is a descendant to the slave Sengbeh Pieh (Pee-AH), also known as Joseph Cinque (SIN-Kay).
[SUPER=04-Dreamworks; :01]


Cinque led an uprising on the slave ship.
The Amistad case made its way to the U-S Supreme Court and played an invaluable role in the early abolitionist movement, as depicted in the controversial box office hit.
Pieh (Pee-AH) told a Roanoke College crowd last night that the legacy of that historical time reminds us of what once was.
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[SOT=18:46:03]
[IN Q=WE LIVE IN]

((SAMUEL PIEH/MEMPHIS UNIVERSITY ASSOC. PROF.; WE LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE THERE IS SO MUCH DIVERSITY AND SO MUCH WE CAN ACCOMPLISH AS A GROUP, GOOD OR BAD. AND IT'S OUR CHOICE TO COME TOGETHER FOR THE GOOD BECAUSE I FEEL THERE'S MORE WE CAN ACCOMPLISH COMING TOGETHER TO GOOD THINGS THEN WE CAN BAD THINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Samuel Pieh/Memphis Univ. Assoc. Prof.]
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[OUT Q=can bad things.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pieh (Pee-AH) , who also had a bit party in the film, says Africa and America should better prepare for the turn of the century, which will be intolerable of mediocrity concerning global and educational issues.


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In sports, Cal Ripken comes through for the O's in their faceoff with Kansas City.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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[WRITER=spa]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll Call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 772-3485/Lewis-Gale Clinic]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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[2-JONES-SUIT]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#none -rolled from Newspath]
[GRAPHIC=paula jones]


An appeal is likely.
That's the word this morning from the lawyers for Paula Jones.
A federal judge in Arkansas yesterday threw out Jones' sexual harrassment lawsuit against the president saying it falls far short of being worth a trial.
President Clinton learned of the news while visiting Senegal.
Liz Mullen joins us from Washington with the latest.
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[2-TORNADO]


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


A tornado touched down near Richmond last night killing a newborn and his mother.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hanover Co.;]


Moments before the twister hit the woman's husband ran to his fathers house to warn him of the approaching storm.
In the few minutes he was gone, the twister made a direct hit on his house. Nothing was left but the brick foundation and front steps.
The dead have been identified as 39 year old Sheila Giles and 13 week old Jeremiah. [4:15:15]
The twister emerged from a line of severe thunderstorms that damaged homes and uprooted trees in the central and northern portions of the state.
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[2-E-VMI-Wade]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-30 TC 13:55]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


V-M-I faculty and staff say they are investigating new beating charges.
That after attorneys for three freshmen made public documents in which the freshmen and three seniors admit beatings took place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape;]


The documents are part of a student-run honor committee probe that will be heard next week.
These are the second public allegations this academic year of upperclassmen spanking freshmen with belts.
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[SOT 03:59:26]
[IN Q=I'm not]

((GEORGE WADE, JR./FORMER VMI FRESHMAN: I'M NOT REALLY SURPRISED THAT THERE WERE MORE PEOPLE BEING BEATEN. BUT I'M SURPRISED THAT IT'S OUT IN THE PUBLIC. I'M SURPRISED THAT THERE'S ANOTHER SITUATION THAT'S HITTING THE SPOTLIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-George Wade, Jr./Former VMI Freshman;]
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[OUT Q=the spotlight.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;]


George Wade, Junior withdrew from VMI in January, after alleging that upperclassmen mentors spanked him and other freshmen twice a week.
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[SOT 03:54:22]
[IN Q=I felt like]

((I FELT LIKE MAYBE WHAT HAPPENED TO ME AT VMI WAS SOMETHING ISOLATED. MAYBE SOMETHING THAT WASN'T THE NORM AT THE SCHOOL. BUT NOW, TO FIND OUT ABOUT THIS SITUATION THAT SOUNDS ALMOST EXACTLY LIKE THE SITUATION I WAS IN, IT KIND OF SCARES ME, CAUSE IT'S GOING ON TO MORE PEOPLE THAN I IMAGINED.))
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[OUT Q=than I imagined.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wade is still hoping a new independent prosecutor takes up hazing or assault charges in his case.
A V-M-I spokesman says there's NO proof beatings are widespread -- and they will NOT be tolerated.
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[E-Cabin-Lake]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-29 14:52]
[GRAPHIC=fire aftermath]


Tenants who were burned out of Danville's Cabin Lake Apartments in a giant Thanksgiving Day fire have filed a lawsuit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Lawyers for 98-tenants filed a ten-and a half million dollar lawsuit yesterday afternoon in Danville Circuit Court.


Named as the defendants are the companies which owned and operated the apartment building.
[SUPER=04-November 1997;]


Fire investigators recently ruled the cause of the fire UNDETERMINED.
But the lawsuit claims faulty electrical wiring and substandard fire walls are to blame.
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[SOT 5:53:38-:50]
[IN Q=That's not unusual]

((DEBRA CORCORAN/ATTORNEY: THAT'S NOT UNUSUAL IN A FIRE THEY CAN RULE THAT IT'S UNDETERMINED THAT DOESN'T MEAN THAT THERE WASN'T A LEGITIMATE CAUSE. IT JUST MEANS THAT THEY COULDN'T FIND IT. BUT THE EVIDENCE IS THERE AND WE'LL BE ABLE TO SUPPORT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Debra Corcoran/Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=able to support that.]
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[VO-NAT]


The defendants have 21-days to respond to the lawsuit once they receive the paperwork.
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[SHOOTING-SPREE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=shooting]


Police believe they have found the two men responsible for killing four people and injuring a fifth in a two state shooting spree.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Odon, IN;]

[4:09:16]
Three people were found dead from gunshot wounds yesterday in Indiana.
About six hours later police discovered a body in Illinois.
A fifth peson was shot in Illinois and taken to the hospital.
The two men were caught in Illinois.
One, Chaulk Wessel, was found dead, apparently from a self inflicted gunshot wound.
The other suspect was taken into custody.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Cal Ripken Junior pulls out his 8th career Grand Slam to carry the Baltimore O's past the Royals, 10-1.

Here's Mike Stevens with highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Lottery ]
Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5/Lotto
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[Three-Steve]


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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Lola Byrd/Clinical Psychologist;]



(I'll Call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 772-3485/Lewis-Gale Clinic]
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new study finds that women are more likely to die from heart attacks than men.
Rick Jackson takes a look at why in this morning's Health check.
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((ONCAM=RICK

(RICK)
WOMEN WHO SUFFER HEART ATTACKS ARE 50-PERCENT =MORE= LIKELY TO DIE.

A NEW STUDY, PRESENTED AT THE MEETING OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY SAYS IT'S BECAUSE WOMEN ARE TREATED LESS URGENTLY, ONCE THEY GET TO THE HOSPITAL. DOCTORS ALSO FOUND THAT WOMEN TYPICALLY TAKE AN HOUR LONGER TO GET TO THE HOSPITAL ... DELAYS SEEM TO OCCUR BECAUSE WOMEN ARE LESS LIKELY TO SUFFER THE CRUSHING CHEST PAIN WHICH IS A "HALLMARK" SIGN OF A HEART ATTACK. HEART ATTACKS ARE THE NUMBER ONE KILLERS OF BOTH GENDERS.

ONCAM=RICK

(RICK) THE U-S FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION HAS APPROVED A NEW ZERO-CALORIE SWEETNER... ACTUALLY MADE FROM SUGAR.
UNLIKE SUGAR, SUCRALOSE IS NOT DIGESTED BY THE BODY, MEANING.. NO CALORIES. IT'S SAFE FOR DIABETICS. THE MAKERS CLAIM THAT UNLIKE COMPETITORS, SUCRALOSE DOESN'T BREAK DOWN IN HIGH-HEAT COOKING.

VT=VO

(VO) AND HERE'S A JOLT FOR COFFEE DRINKERS. THEY'RE MAY BE MORE IN THAT CUP OF JO THAN JUST COFFEE. TESTS SHOW COFFEE MUGS STORED AT WORK CAN CONTAIN SOME NASTY BUGS, INCLUDING E-COLI BACTERIA. WHY? BECAUSE THE MUGS ARE RARELY CLEANED AFTER USE. EXPERTS SAY USING A PAPER TOWEL, RATHER THAN A DISH RAG AFTER USE, CAN HELP KEEP BACTERIA COUNTS DOWN.
AND THOSE ARE TODAY'S MEDICAL HEADLINES. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


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[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


There are accusations this morning that a Henry County high-school teacher had sex with one of his students.
Keith Doty (DOE-TEE) has been suspended from his job at Fieldale-Collinsville High School.
He faces five misdemeanor charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
School officials contacted the Henry County Sheriff's Office when they learned of Doty's alleged relationship with the 16-year old girl.
Doty was hired as a communications technology teacher in January, 1995.

[INSURANCE-KIDS]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=from tape number 98-31]


Virginia lawmakers continue their campaign to provide more health insurance for the children of indigent families.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


A bi partisan coalition of legislators left Richmond last month with budget language that could force Governor Gilmore to veto ALL state Medicaid funding if he tries to veto their child health plan.
Gilmore's own plan would insure the same number of children but would provide less coverage.
The Governor opposes the legislature's Medicaid based plan because he believes its an expansion of welfare.
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[S-Counterfeit]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Federal authorities say a Henry County man has been processing counterfeit money from home.
The U-S Secret Service confiscated a Gateway-2000 computer and printer that belonged to Chad Dylan Grant of Axton.

Federal court records indicate Grant succeeded in reproducing a one hundred dollar bill and a ten and actually passed them as genuine currency.
Grant has NOT been charged with a crime, so far.
Henry County sheriff's Lieutenant Kimmie Nester says he fully expects Grant to be indicted for counterfeiting.

[E-Pitts-Crime]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-24 TC 15:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Your tips to the authorities about crimes can pay off... literally.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chatham;]


The Pittsylvania County Crimestoppers program awarded the sheriff's office with a check for one thousand dollars.
That money will go to an unnamed informant who called in a tip that led to an arrest and the recovery of ten-thousand dollars in property.
The sheriff says the Crimestoppers hotline is a useful tool in helping his department catch the bad guys.
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(( ))
[SUPER=01-Harold Plaster/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=get rewarded for it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pittsylvania County Crimestoppers presented two other checks yesterday.
One for three-hundred dollars in a break-in case and one for 75-dollars in a fugitive case.
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[4-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=american league - 6093]


In sports, Chuck Finley pitched seven strong innings to lead the Anaheim Angles to a season-opening 4-to-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
For the rest of yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A tornado touched down near Richmond last night, killing a 13 week old baby and his mother.
The twister was part of a storm that crossed the central and nothern portions of the state, damaging homes, knocking down dozens of trees and leaving thousands without power.


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More allegations of beatings have surfaced at V-M-I.
That after attorneys for three freshmen made public documents in which the freshmen and three seniors admit beatings took place.
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The fight continues over how to provide health insurance to more children of Virginia's working poor families.
A bi-partisan coalition of lawmakers left Richmond last month with budget language that could force Governor Jim Gilmore to veto ALL state Medicaid funding if he tries to veto their child health plan.
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