[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The investigation into the T-W-A flight 800 explosion has prompted the N-T-S-B to call for wiring and fuel probe inspections on some of 7-47's.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A no from Governor Gilmore on a Medicare bill.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


All quiet and mild this morning--
But that will be changing.
A mid-western storm will spread showers and thunderstorms our way by this evening.
Details on that, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]



[E-Childrens-Health]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-23 TC 26:05]
[GRAPHIC=Health Care]


Governor Jim Gilmore says "no" to a bill that would provide health insurance to 84-thousand children of
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Virginia's working poor.
Yesterday he stood up to bi-partisan pressure from the General Assembly to expand Medicare.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:43:48]
[IN Q=This legislation]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THIS LEGISLATION AFFRONTS MY PHILOSOPHY ON LIMITED GOVERNMENT AND THE INDEPENDENT SPIRIT OF ALL VIRGINIANS. IT WOULD CREATE THE LARGEST EXPANSION OF WELFARE BENEFITS IN VIRGINIA'S HISTORY. IT THRUSTS WELFARE BENEFITS AND GOVERNMENT DEPENDENCY INTO MIDDLE INCOME FAMILIES. IT SIGNALS THE DEFEAT FOR THE CAUSE OF AFFORDING STATES MORE FLEXIBILITY IN IMPLEMENTING FEDERAL MANDATES.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=federal mandates.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore announced he'll veto the Assembly's version and substitute his own.
Eighty-eight children's health groups in Virginia say the Gilmore plan would need a lot of work to be as good as Medicare.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:39:34]
[IN Q=Medicaid provides]

((LINDA NABLO/VA. COALITION FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH: MEDICAID PROVIDES FULL VISION BENEFITS, SO IT PROVIDES EYEGLASSES IF THEY'RE MEDICALLY NECESSARY, HEARING SCREENING AND ANY ASSISTIVE DEVICES THAT THEY MIGHT NEED, THEY PROVIDE A FULL RANGE OF MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Nablo/Va. Coalition for Children's Health;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=health benefits.]
[TALENT=Melanie]
[SS=NONE]


State lawmakers return to Richmond April 22nd to deal with the veto.
Some warn at least 56-million dollars in federal funding could be lost if an agreement is NOT reached.

[Western-State]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Western State Hospital has refused to tell a state human rights agency how often it places patients in solitary confinement or straps them down.
The director of the Staunton mental hospital said the information sought by the state Department of Rights of Virginians with Disabilities is protected.
The Justice Department has criticized the use of seclusion and restraints at two other state mental hospitals and is discussing similar concerns about Western State with Attorney General Mark Earley.
A Central State patient died in June 1996 after a lengthy period in restraints.

[E-Halmode]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#98-32 TC10:42]
[GRAPHIC=Business Closing]


What's next for Craig County workers who will soon be laid off from that county's largest employer... Halmode Apparel?
Scott Goldberg takes a look after the announcement that shocked a community.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT (ADD STANDUP TO STARLINK EDIT TAPE)]
[IN Q=It was the topic]
[SUPER=03-New Castle; :00]
[SUPER=01-Pat Fisher/Laid Off Worker; :12]
[SUPER=01-Steve Carter/Craig Co. Administrator; :27]
[SUPER=@Scott1; :58]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=SG,News-7, New Castle]

(( [STANDUP CLOSE ON "HALMODE" TAPE AT 18 06 58 (UB)]
There is another empty factor in Craig County that economic developers have tried to fill for quite some time.
And they've had no luck.
When this factory closes, their job gets twice as hard.
SG, News-7, New Castle.))

[TWA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A potential safety problem is prompting the National Transportation Safety Board to recommend the inpections of thousands of passenger planes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:09:30]
Following up on the crash of T-W-A flight 800, the board urged the F-A-A yesterday to check the wiring on 7-47's and most of the boeing fleet as soon as possible.
Investigators found damaged wiring in the fuel monitoring systems of flight 800 as well as several other retired jumbo jets.
But the N-T-S-B streses that it has not concluded what caused the crash of Flight 800, which killed 230 people in July 1996.
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[BUS-AX]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=accident]


Two teen-age girls remain hospitalized in serious condition this morning following a school bus accident yesterday in Texas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chappell Hill, TX;]

[4:18:24]
Authorities say at least 20 children were injured when a big rig truck rear-ended their bus about 60 miles northwest of Houston.
Authorities say the school bus had pulled over and was letting children off when a flat bed truck transporting cars, slammed into the bus.
No word yet if any charges will be filed.
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[Bono]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Widow of Sonny Bono is following in her late husband's footsteps.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Palm Springs, CA;]

[4:00:00]
Mary Bono has won the special election for his vacant seat in Congress.
Sonny Bono died in a skiing accident in January.
Running as a Republican, Mary Bono defeated five other candidates including her strongest challenger.. Democrat and veteran Actor, Ralph Waite.
Wait starred in the 1970's TV drama "The Waltons."
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a Virginia Tech standout on the hardwood is transferring to the University of Tennessee.
Steve Mason has details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=great day.]



[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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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Millie Proffitt/Star City Egg Club; :25]
[SUPER=12-Salem; :39]
[RUNS=2:57]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Shopping-Center]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-26 25:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An obstacle in the path of one Danville developer's plan to build a shopping center in Pulaski.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


The planning commission recently rejected the Daniel Group's request to rezone 35-acres across from Walmart.
Late yesterday, town council also rejected the developer's request after listening to residents who want the land to remain zoned "residential".
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's ]

((DON COPENHAVER/PROJECT OPPONENT:IT'S A PROVEN FACT THAT WITHIN A PERIOD OF 20- YEARS THERE WILL BE MORE MONEY MADE FOR THE TOWN IN TAXES RESIDENTIALLY THAN IT WOULD COMMERCIALLY, SO IT JUST MAKES GOOD SENSE.))
[SUPER=01-Don Copenhaver/Project Opponent; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=good sense.]
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[VO-NAT]


Town council was also presented with a petition bearing more than one thousand signatures before unanimously voting to reject the project.
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[Nelson-grave]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=legal scales]


Two people have pleaded guilty to defiling the Nelson County grave of a woman who died in 1935.
A judge yesterday said Sheri Matheny and Jason Grimm will be sentenced June 5th.
They each face up to ten years in prison and ten-thousand-dollar fines.
But Commonwealth's Attorney Phillip Payne said he expects a less severe punishment.
Authorities say Matheny and Grimm caused about 600 dollars in damage last April to the grave of Willie Ellen Bridgewater Kent.

[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=major league baseball]


In American League play, Tampa Bay falls to Detroit with a 3-1 final.
For the rest of yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=x5010;]
[super=0091-/Tampa Bay/1/j/Detroit/3///j/Baltimore/11//Kansas City/7///;]
[super=x5009;]
[super=0092-/Florida/8/j/Philadelphia/9///j/Atlanta/11//Pittsburgh/3///;]
[super=x5009;]
[super=0092-/Cincinatti/2/j/San Diego/3////Houston/4/j/San Francisco/5///;]
[super=x5009;]
[super=0092-j/St. Louis/12//Colorado/11////Arizona/1/j/Los Angeles/9///;]

[superx5009;] [super0092-/Montreal/4/j/Milwaukee/6///j/NY Mets/3//Chicago/2///;]
[super=x5028;]
[super=0096-/Cleveland/80/j/Indiana/ 80////Washington/85/j/Chicago/103//Bulls win Division/;]



[runs=:30]
[oc=last score]



[Two-Steve]


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


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



(I'll Call for Board)
[ESS#8700]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)


[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel/kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Governor Gilmore says no to bill that would expand Medicare.
The bill would have provided health insurance for more than 80-thousand of the state's working poor.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Investigators think sharp edges on the fuel probe of T-W-A Flight 800 may have been responsible for frayed wires they found in the aircraft's wreckage. They're not saying that's what caused the plane to explode, but the National Transportation Safety Board wants hundreds of jumbo jets checked.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Mary Bono is going to Washington.
The widow of Sonny Bono has been elected to the U-S House seat left vacant when the former entertainer was killed in a skiing accident.
She defeated veteran actor Ralph Waite.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this wednesday April 8th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Childrens-Health]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-23 TC 26:05]
[GRAPHIC=Health Care]


Governor Gilmore says he has an alternate plan, so yesterday he nixed a bill that would give health insurance to 84-thousand children
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

of Virginia's working poor.
Yesterday he stood up to bi-partisan pressure from the General Assembly to expand Medicare.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:43:48]
[IN Q=This legislation]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THIS LEGISLATION AFFRONTS MY PHILOSOPHY ON LIMITED GOVERNMENT AND THE INDEPENDENT SPIRIT OF ALL VIRGINIANS. IT WOULD CREATE THE LARGEST EXPANSION OF WELFARE BENEFITS IN VIRGINIA'S HISTORY. IT THRUSTS WELFARE BENEFITS AND GOVERNMENT DEPENDENCY INTO MIDDLE INCOME FAMILIES. IT SIGNALS THE DEFEAT FOR THE CAUSE OF AFFORDING STATES MORE FLEXIBILITY IN IMPLEMENTING FEDERAL MANDATES.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=federal mandates.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Gilmore announced he'll veto the Assembly's version and substitute his own.
Eighty-eight children's health groups in Virginia say the Gilmore plan would need a lot of work to be as good as Medicare.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:39:34]
[IN Q=Medicaid provides]

((LINDA NABLO/VA. COALITION FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH: MEDICAID PROVIDES FULL VISION BENEFITS, SO IT PROVIDES EYEGLASSES IF THEY'RE MEDICALLY NECESSARY, HEARING SCREENING AND ANY ASSISTIVE DEVICES THAT THEY MIGHT NEED, THEY PROVIDE A FULL RANGE OF MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Nablo/Va. Coalition for Children's Health;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=health benefits.]
[TALENT=]
[SS=NONE]


State lawmakers return to Richmond April 22nd to deal with the veto.
Some warn at least 56-million dollars in federal funding could be lost if an agreement is NOT reached.

[closing-reax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#from tape 98-32]
[GRAPHIC=business closing]


Craig County officials are planning strategy following this week's economic bombshell.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Castle;]


On Monday more than 100 workers at Halmode Apparel learned they would be out of job.
Halmode, the county's largest employer is shutting down.
The 117 workers at the factory make up 5 percent of the county's work force.
Economic developers are now in rapid response mode, trying to find a new business willing to locate in Craig County.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[11:33:-41]
[IN Q=WE'RE CONFIDENT THAT..]
[SUPER=01-Steve Carter/Craig Co. Administrator;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=DO the best we can.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


When the Halmode plant closes in June its estimated the local economy will lose around 2 MILLION dollars.
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[2-TWA]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The National Transportation Safety board has called for the inspection of hundreds of of 7-47 jumbo jets for potential safety problems.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


The order came after investigators found damaged wiring in the fuel monitoring systems of T-W-A flight 800 as well as several other retired jumbo jets.
Meantime, problems with jet engines built by Pratt and Whitney have forced the manufacturer to remove eight engines from service and recall thousands of spare parts.
The engines' fan blades may have tiny cracks.. which -could- cause engines to shut-down while in flight.
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[SOCIAL-SECURITY]


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


The baby boom generation is heading towards old age and retirement--with the social security system in big trouble.

And politicians, from the President on down, are beginning to come up with ways of saving it.
Maureen Maher reports the president began HIS pitch yesterday.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The President's road]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO; :00]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/January 27; :50]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Chicago.]

((The President's road trip to save Social Security began in earnest in Kansas City -

(SOT/President Clinton/30:24 - ish) "Today, we turn our attention to the

business at hand.
Using a series of charts and graphs, the President outlined the future of the nation's system set up to help seniors and the disabled. The problem - as the baby boomer generation grows older and enters retirement, the number of those left in the workforce will not be enough to sustain monthly checks for those in the system
The solution? That depends on who's talking

(SOT - JAN. 27,WASHINGTON, DC, from President's state of union)


Most Democrats have thrown their support behind the President's plan to use the first federal budget surplus in thirty years to save the ailing compensation system,
Congressional republicans, including House Speaker Newt Gingrich would like to give the surplus back to tax payers in the form of a personal retirement account - and let you decide how to save -
(MAHER STANDUP CLOSE)The President has asked every member of congress to hold

town meetings in their own district. The town meetings will culminate with a forum at the White House in December, with the President calling on Congress to draft a social security reform plan in January MM CBS News, Chicago.))


[E-Rocky-Mount]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-25 TC 25:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The town of Rocky Mount was recently invited to annex one Franklin County neighborhood -- as long as it would build sewer lines there.
The problem is...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Residents in the Franklin Heights neighborhood say they were never asked what THEY thought about becoming part of the town -- and some say they've learned to manage without the town's sewer lines.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:51:52]
[IN Q=Well we been]

((MILES HOLLAND/RESIDENT: WELL WE BEEN NEEDING THEM AND NEEDING THEM FOR 35 YEARS AND AS OLD AS I AM I RECKON I CAN GO A FEW MORE YEARS.))
[SUPER=01-Miles Holland/Resident;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=few more years]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


People here currently pay for private water and plant septic tanks in the backyard.
Becoming part of the town would mean paying taxes to Rocky Mount AND the county.
For some -- it would be worth it.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:28:40]
[IN Q=We're all for it]

((WE'RE ALL FOR IT. WE THINK THE TOWN SHOULD COME THROUGH HERE AND UPGRADE. PUT SOME SIDEWALKS IN. WATER WOULD BE NICE. AND SEWER LINES. WE'D BE WILLING TO PAY EXTRA BECAUSE WE'D LIKE TO MAKE FULL USE OF THE PROPERTY AND IT WOULD VALUE, JUST RAISE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Frances Parker/Resident;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=just raise it]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The town of Rocky Mount still needs to accept or reject the deal -- but residents here say they wish they had the same opportunity.
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[2-BONO]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The widow of Sonny Bono will fill his seat in Congress.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Palm Springs, CA;]

[4:00:00]
Mary Bono has defeated actor Ralph Waite and four others candidates in a special election to fill the house seat left vacant when Sonny Bono was killed in a skiing accident.
With 207 of 290 precincts reporting, Bono has 65 percent of the vote.
Waite, who starred in the Waltons, is her strongest challenger, with 27 percent.
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[3-Sports]


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


To sports now, Virginia Tech freshman guard Jenis Grindstaff apparently will no longer be a Hokie.
Steve Mason has the story.
Good Morning Steve.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy again]
[RUNS=1:58]
[OUT Q=great day.]



[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]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Today we are]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Millie Proffitt/Star City Egg Club; :23]
[SUPER=12-Salem; 1:15]
[RUNS=2:54]
[OUT Q=Story about an egg]


[Steve Live]
(I'll call for board)
[ESS#8700]



[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[Health-Check]


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


In this morning's Health check... new research adds weight to suspicions that doctors are prescibing too much medicine too soon for hyperactive children.
Mika Brzezinski has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=For years]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=:56]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=
(MIKA)

FOR YEARS, EXPERTS WONDERED IF DOCTORS WERE OVERPRESCRIBING MEDICATION TO TREAT HYPERACTIVE CHILDREN. NOW COMES A STUDY THAT SHEDS LIGHT ON THAT QUESTION.
VT=VO

A REVIEW OVER TWO DECADES OF STUDIES HAS FOUND NO EVIDENCE THAT DOCTORS ARE OVER-PRESCRIBING STIMULANTS SUCH AS RITALIN TO HYPERACTIVE AND INATTENTIVE CHILDREN. DESPITE THE REPORT, THE EXPERTS ARE STILL URGING PHYSICIANS TO PRESCRIBE BEAHVIOR THERAPY AND PARENTAL TRAINING, BEFORE PRESCRIBING MEDICATION.

VT=VO
(MIKA)

AND NEWS THAT MILLIONS OF CHILDREN MAY BE HEARD OF HEARING. THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SAYS SOME CHILDREN AGED SIX TO 19 HAVE SOME HEARING LOSS THAT IS USUALLY SLIGHT. BUT MAY IMPAIR THEIR SPEECH AND LEARNING ABILITY. THE CAUSES: CHRONIC EAR INFECTIONS, EAR WAX, AND EVEN LOUD MUSIC. RESEARCHERS ARE URGING PARENTS TO MAKE SURE THEIR CHILDREN HAVE REGULAR HEARING EXAMS. AND THAT'S 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]



[E-Victim-Hotline]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-14 TC 19:07]
[GRAPHIC=Crime Victims]


Victims of violent crime are being promised the most up-to-date information on criminals in the Commonwealth.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charles City Co.;]


A new toll-free hotline makes that job easier.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:48:10 TAPE TWO]
[IN Q=The parole]

((THE PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE IS APRIL 4, 2003.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=April 4, 2003.]
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[VO-NAT]


Scott Phillips was murdered in 19-89, weeks after graduating from high school.
His killer, who was 18 at the time, could be paroled in just five years.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10;17:32 TAPE ONE]
[IN Q=It's a sense]

((BYRL PHILLIPS-TAYLOR/MURDER VICTIM'S MOTHER: IT'S A SENSE OF SECURITY TO BE ABLE TO PICK UP THAT PHONE AND KNOW THAT HE'S THERE. BECAUSE YOU'LL HEAR "OH HE'S GETTING READY TO BE RELEASED." OR YOU'LL GET A PHONE CALL OR SOMETHING-- ONE OF THOSE THREATENING PHONE CALLS. AND IF YOU CAN PICK UP THAT PHONE AND CONFIRM THEY'RE HERE, THEY'RE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE UNTIL SUCH AND SUCH DATE. THAT IS-- I CAN'T BEGIN TO TELL YOU. IT'S A VERY FRIGHTENING FEELING. AND I THINK THAT THAT REALLY WILL GIVE YOU A SENSE OF SECURITY.))
[SUPER=01-Byrl Phillips-Taylor/Victim's Mother;]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=sense of security.]
[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=Crime Victims]


The hotline is staffed during the day, and automated on nights and weekends.

[PULASKI-SHOPPING-CENTER]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE# from 98-26 ]
[GRAPHIC=none]


No new shopping center for residents of Pulaski, at least for now.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Yesterday the town council rejected a rezoning request by Danville developer the Daniel Group.
The decision comes on the heels of a decision by the planning commission to reject the Daniel Group's request to rezone 35 acres across from Walmart.
Town Council was also given a peition with more than a thousand signatures of those who opposed the project.
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[Cultured-Entertainment]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-27]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Roanokers were treated to a once in a great while treat last night as the Bolshoi(Ball-Shoy) Ballet graced the Stage of the Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Russian dancers are considered the best in the world. The performers lived up to their billing, as they inspired and captivated the audience, giving some a second chance on missed opportunities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=18:44:59/19:11:11]
[IN Q=ARE YOU ASPIRING]

((VICTORIA HANABURY/11-YEAR OLD BALLET DANCER; Are you aspiring to dance professionally when you grow up? YES.)) ((BOOTIE CHEWNING/DANCE INSTRUCTOR; I THINK IT'S MOST EXCITING THAT WE'RE HAVING THE BALLET HERE IN ROANOKE. AND I'M HOPING IT HAS A GOOD ATTENDANCE BECAUSE THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST BALLETS EVER.)) ((GARRETT OLMSTED/ARTS ADVOCATE; I WAS IN LENINGRAD ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO. IN RUSSIA WE HAD MISSED GOING TO THE BOLSHOI AND I THOUGHT, WHOA, I CAN DO THIS RIGHT HERE IN ROANOKE. INCREDIBLE. MAKE UP FOR A MISSING GAP IN MY CULTURAL EXPERIENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Victoria Hanabury/Ballet Dancer;]
[SUPER=01-Bootie Chewning/Dance Instructor;]
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The Bolshoi usually headlines in major metropolitain cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles and travels on a daily basis. Civic Center officials say it is their hope to bring more cultural events to the region.
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In sports, go O's! The Baltimore Orioles take down Kansas City by a score of 11 to 7 on the diamond.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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[Local-Recap]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Governor Jim Gilmore says "no" to a bill that would provide health insurance to 84-thousand children of Virginia's working poor.
Yesterday the governor stood up to bi-partisan pressure from the General Assembly to expand Medicare... saying he has an alternate plan.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Economic developers in Craig County are scrambling to find a new business willing to locate there -- On Monday, Halmode Apparel, the county's largest employer, announced it would be shutting down.
More than 100 workers learned they would lose their jobs.
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And, a Danville developer will NOT build a new shopping center in Pulaski. Town council rejected a rezoning request by the Daniel Group.

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