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A young mother is murdered in Roanoke.
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And Ignoring pleas by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and the World Court, Virginia executes a Paraguayan killer.
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Your Tax Day forecast isn't bad at all--
Expect a mixture of clouds and sunshine this morning, with temperatures rising well above normal this afternoon.
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Roanoke police today are investigating a shooting that has left a young mother in critical condition.
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[VO-NAT]
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She was shot last night in the head in her apartment on Stratford Park Drive.
Police are holding her live-in boyfriend after he apparently turned himself in.
Neighbors of the couple called police yesterday afternoon after hearing gunshots.
The 28 year old victim is listed in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The woman had two young daughters who may have been at the apartment at the time of the shooting.
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[IN Q=]

(( SABRINIA KNISLEY/NEIGHBOR: OUR PRAYERS ARE GOING OUT TO HER. AND HER KIDS. AND I REALLY FEEL SORRY FOR THEM CAUSE THEY WERE IN THE HOUSE AND HAD TO SEE THIS, BUT THEY SAID HE TURNED HIMSELF IN AND THAT'S BEING A GOOD MAN. ))
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[OUT Q= that's being a good man.]
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[VO-NAT]


Published reports have identified the victim as Michelle Saunders, and the suspect as 35-year-old David Lee Mason.


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The appeals and pleas weren't enough for Angel Francisco Breard.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jarratt]

[4:00:38]
The Paraguayan national was executed last night at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt for the 19-92 stabbing death of an Arlington woman.
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[4:00:38]
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(( Larry Traylor/VA Dept of Corrections Spokesperson: The death was pronounced by the attending physician at 10:39pm. There were no complications. Mr. Breard did make a last statement. And that statement was "may glory be to God." ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Traylor/Virginia Dept. of Corrections;]
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[OUT Q=GLORY BE TO GOD.]
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[VO-NAT]


Governor Gilmore elected to proceed even after pleas for a stay from Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and the U-N's World Court.
Gilmore said his primary duty as governor is protecting the safety of Virginians.
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Twenty years ago, he raped a 15-year-old girl and cut off her forearms.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL;]

[4:04:10]
Now, Lawrence Singleton has been sentenced to death for another crime.
A Florida judge has given the 70-year-old the death sentence for killing a prostitute in his living room.
His lawyers say jurors recommended the death penalty because Singleton was paroled after serving just eight years in California for raping and mutilating Mary Vincent.
Vincent testified during the penalty phase of Singleton's trial.
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President Clinton heads to Alabama today to get a first-hand look at last week's tornado damage.
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[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;]


Last night Mr. Clinton was in Houston where he hosted a nationally televised meeting on race relations.
He urged Americans to look to the world of sports as an example of how individuals of different races can join in a common effort.
He was joined of Olympic and professional atheletes. 18
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(( CLINTON: I HAVE BEEN IN AN EXECUTIVE POSITION FOR SOME TIME AS PRESIDENT AND GOVERNOR... I HAVE HIRED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE... AND MORE MINORITIES THAN ANY OF MY PREDECESSORS.))
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[OUT Q=any of my predecessors.]
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[VO-NAT]


Hispanic activists criticized the panel for including only one Hispanic.
Tonight Mr. Clinton leaves for Chile.
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There's one more hand to be dealt late next week-- before the 1998 General Assembly's done for the year.
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But Governor Jim Gilmore bought a little insurance yesterday.
He signed the two year budget and put his ideas into motion on how the car tax cut and school construction plans should work.
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[SOT 14;14:24]
[IN Q=Now what]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: NOW WHAT THAT DOES IS THAT SECURES RIGHT NOW 447 MILLION DOLLARS OF CAR TAX RELIEF FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. AND IT SECURES 110 MILLION DOLLARS OF SPENDING AUTHORITY FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA RIGHT NOW WITH THE SIGNING OF THIS BUDGET.))
[SOT 14:42:02]

((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA: HE HAS SOLICITED COMMENTS FROM BOTH DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS. HE'S CONTINUING TO DO SO. THE GOVERNOR LEAVES THE DOOR OPEN. AND I THINK THAT IS, AGAIN, A GOAL-ORIENTED GOVERNOR WHO'S TRYING TO WORK TOWARD THOSE GOALS AND HE REALIZES IT TAKES BOTH SIDES TO DO THAT.))
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Edd Houck/(D) Spotsylvania; :20]
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[OUT Q=to do that.]
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Gilmore is recommending giving at least 200-thousand dollars to every city and county in the state to fix and build schools.
His plan may create a first-ever permanent state funding plan for local school buildings.

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In sports, a win at home for the Lynchburg Hillcats in their season opener.
Steve Mason has highlights.
Good Morning Steve.
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[L'burg-Council]


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Liberty University can move ahead with plans for expansion and Lynchburg will get a new highway ramp after a deal was hashed out at last night's city council meeting.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( Before the first shovelful of earth can be turned for new dormitories or a visitors center, Liberty University MUST make good on a ten- year- old deal to build a highway access ramp from Route 460 to ease traffic congestion on Candlers Mountain Road.
Liberty was supposed to build the ramp in 1989 when the city okayed construction of a new football stadium.. but the school's well- documented money problems kept pushing the project back.
Now with its financial house in order, Liberty is ready to expand again.. but the city wants its highway ramp first.

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((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: I THINK THAT'S THE VERY LEAST THAT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CAN DO, SINCE THIS HAS KIND OF DRUG ON AND ON AND ON, THERE'S BEEN PROMISES MADE AND BROKEN AND SO FORTH, AND WE ARE DESIREABLE TO SEE THIS THROUGH TO COMPLETION.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=to completion.]


Liberty says it's always been willing to comply with the city's conditions, but the school denies any promises were broken.
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((JERRY FALWELL JR./LIBERTY UNIVERSITY: WE'RE JUST HAPPY THAT WE WERE ABLE TO WADE THROUGH ALL THE FINANCIAL PROBLEMS AND GET IN THE POSITION THAT WE WERE ABLE TO BUILD THE RAMPS. THERE'S NO BITTERNESS AT ALL, BUT IT DOES BOTHER US WHEN THEY CHARACTERIZE IT AS A PROMISE RATHER THAN AS A CONDITION THAT WAS IMPOSED BY THE CITY.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=by the city.]


Council approved the deal by a unanimous vote.
Construction could get underway this spring.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))[E-Gretna-Principal]


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A guilty verdict in the case of a former assistant principal at Gretna Elementary School.
This is the first of a number of sexual charges facing Theodore Richard Jones, Junior, who was found guilty of exposing himself to a teenage girl.
The incidents happened between 19-91 and 1994 in a book room at the school.
The Pittsylvania County jury recommended 15-hundred dollar fine with no jail time.

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In sports, the Chicago White Sox becomes the latest team to fall to the Baltimore Orioles, 4-3.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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Roanoke police today are investigating a shooting that has left a young mother in critical condition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


She was shot last night in the head in her apartment on Stratford Park Drive.
Police are holding her live-in boyfriend after he apparently turned himself in.
Neighbors of the couple called police yesterday afternoon after hearing gunshots.
The 28 year old victim is listed in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The woman had two young daughters who may have been at the apartment at the time of the shooting.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( SABRINIA KNISLEY/NEIGHBOR: OUR PRAYERS ARE GOING OUT TO HER. AND HER KIDS. AND I REALLY FEEL SORRY FOR THEM CAUSE THEY WERE IN THE HOUSE AND HAD TO SEE THIS, BUT THEY SAID HE TURNED HIMSELF IN AND THAT'S BEING A GOOD MAN. ))
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[VO-NAT]


Published reports have identified the victim as Michelle Saunders, and the suspect as 35-year-old David Lee Mason.


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Paraguayans are expressing outrage over the execution of one of their countrymen by the state of Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


Angel Francisco Breard was executed last night in Jarratt for the 19-92 stabbing death of an Arlington woman.
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Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and the U-N World Court had urged state authorities to put off the execution because Virginia had failed to notify Paraguay of Breard's arrest as required under the Vienna Convention.
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(( Ron Angelone/Dir, VA Dept of Corrections: He looked straight up in the air and the ceiling the whole time. There were no complications. He went right to the table and laid down on it and the process began. ))
[SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Dir., Virginia Dept. of Corrections;]
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Governor Gilmore says he elected to proceed with Breard's execution to protect Virginians.
There has been no official reaction yet from the Paraguayan government.
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The 1998 General Assembly is drawing to a close.
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But Governor Gilmore bought a little insurance yesterday.
He signed the two year budget and put his ideas into motion on how the car tax cut and school construction plans should work.
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[SOT 14;14:24]
[IN Q=Now what]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: NOW WHAT THAT DOES IS THAT SECURES RIGHT NOW 447 MILLION DOLLARS OF CAR TAX RELIEF FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. AND IT SECURES 110 MILLION DOLLARS OF SPENDING AUTHORITY FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA RIGHT NOW WITH THE SIGNING OF THIS BUDGET.))
[SOT 14:42:02]

((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA: HE HAS SOLICITED COMMENTS FROM BOTH DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS. HE'S CONTINUING TO DO SO. THE GOVERNOR LEAVES THE DOOR OPEN. AND I THINK THAT IS, AGAIN, A GOAL-ORIENTED GOVERNOR WHO'S TRYING TO WORK TOWARD THOSE GOALS AND HE REALIZES IT TAKES BOTH SIDES TO DO THAT.))
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Edd Houck/(D) Spotsylvania; :20]
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[OUT Q=to do that.]
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Gilmore is recommending giving at least 200-thousand dollars to every city and county in the state to fix and build schools.
His plan may create a first-ever permanent state funding plan for local school buildings.

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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
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President Clinton will be in Alabama today to meet with victims of last week's devastating tornadoes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;]

[4:07]
The President's visit comes a day after he took part in another town hall meeting on race relations.
He urged Americans to look to the world of sports as an example of how individuals of different races can join in a common effort.
He was joined by Olympic and professional atheletes.
But Hispanic activists criticized the panel for including only one Hispanic.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( CLINTON:I AM HOPING WE'LL HAVE MORE HISPANIC YOUNG PEOPLE IN ATHLETIC PROGRAMS AND GET THEM TO CONVINCE THEIR BROTHERS AND SISTERS TO STAY IN HIGH SCHOOL AND GO ON TO COLLEGE, BECAUSE AMERICA IS NOT GOING TO FUNCTIONVERY WELL IF YOU HAVE A HISPANIC DROP OUT RATE THAT IS 20% HIGHER THAN THE REST OF THE SOCIETY. ))
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[OUT Q=any of my predecessors.]
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Tonight President Clinton leaves for Chile.
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[UVA-Pulitzer]


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[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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A prestigious award has been bestowed upon a University of Virginia English professor.
Charles Wright says he never thought he would win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, but yesterday he did.
He was cited for his collection ``Black Zodiac.''
He's the third U-V-A professor to win.
In 1987, English professor Rita Dove received a Pulitzer for poetry, and Peter Taylor won the award for fiction.

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[WRITER=chr]
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To sports now, a facelift for the Martinsville Speedway, which will seat up to 80,000 fans for this Sunday's Goody's 500 race.
Steve Mason has details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[Health-Check]


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In medical news, results on whether providing condoms to teens increases sexual activity.
Rick Jackson has the latest in this morning's Health check.
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A NEW STUDY SHEDS SOME LIGHT ON TEEN SEX AND CONDOM USE.
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THE REPORT INDICATES SEXUAL ACTIVITY OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DID NOT INCREASE, WHEN THEY WERE GIVEN FREE CONDOMS. BUT THE RAND CORPORATION STUDY DOES SHOW THE USE OF CONDOMS DID INCREASE DRAMATICALLY. THE SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED ON AN UNNAMED LOS ANGELES HIGH SCHOOL. THE STUDY IS IN LINE WITH A RECENT NEW YORK STUDY OF CONDOM USE.

ONCAM=

WEDNESDAY'S JOURNAL OF THE A-M-A REPORTS THAT ADVERSE REACTIONS TO DRUGS ARE A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG U-S HOSPTIAL PATIENTS. THE 1994 STUDY FOUND AN ESTIMATED 106 THOUSAND PEOPLE DIED BECAUSE OF BAD REACTIONS TO DRUGS.

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AND ANOTHER STUDY SHOWS AMERICANS ARE LOSING FAITH IN THEIR DOCTORS. THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS IS WARNING DOCTORS TO CURB THEIR APPETITE FOR MONEY. THE GROUP SAYS THE PUBLIC'S LOSS OF FAITH IN MEDICAL ETHICS COULD LEAD CONGRESS TO CRACK DOWN ON PHYSICIAN FRAUD. A RECENT REPORT FROM THE FEDERATION OF STATE MEDICAL BOARDS REPORTED A SLIGHT RISE IN ACTIONS AGAINST PHYSICIANS FOR MISCODNUCT SUCH AS INSURANCE FRAUD, ALCOHOL ABUSE AND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT. AND THOSE ARE TODAY'S MEDICAL HEADLINES. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

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[TAPE#98-36 TC 3:33]
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Additional charges have been filed against a Montgomery County man charged with murder.
42-year old Robert Crook, Senior is now charged with two counts of assault.
Authorities say Crook struck a sheriff's deputy and rescue squad volunteer who were attempting to take him to the hospital yesterday afternoon.
Sheriff's officials say Crook left a suicide note and then took an overdose of prescription medication.
He is expected to make a full recovery.
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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./March 22;]


Crook was charged with first degree murder last month for allegedly shooting and killing Michael Durham.
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[Coach-Indictment]


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[WRITER=chr]
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A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a former wrestling coach in Shawsville on charges that he had sex with three minor girls.
Michael Dwayne Blevins already was facing a 30-count indictment with similar charges handed down in February in Smyth County.
Yesterday's indictment alleges that Blevins, 34, lavished liquor on the girls before having sex with them.

[E-County-Schools]


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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-21 TC 42:27]
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Roanoke County has narrowed its search for the land it'll need to build a new high school, but the latest plan also promises a new round of controversy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


School officials considered more than ten sites, but the Woods End property on Farmington Drive is the apparent favorite.
County officials and the landowner are still at odds over the price, but the county has given notice that it may exercise the right of eminent domain.
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[SOT 11:27:02]
[IN Q=I have not been involved]

((BILL IRVIN/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: I HAVE NOT BEEN INVOLVED IN THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS, BUT I DO HOPE THAT BOTH PARTIES CAN FIND A SUITABLE AGREEMENT AND WE CAN PROCEED UNDER FAVORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES AND BUILD THE SCHOOL ON THAT SITE.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Irvin/School Board Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=build the school at that site.]
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Meanwhile, residents who live near the property are looking for more specifics on the plan, and raising concerns about the suitability of the site.
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[SOT 10:23:40]
[IN Q=I thought I'd]

((JOHN BOON/ROANOKE COUNTY RESIDENT: I THOUGHT I'D MAKE A TRIP UP TO THE COUNTY ADMIN BUILDING AND SEE KIND OF WHERE THEY'RE PLANNING THIS AND HOW THEY THINK THEY MIGHT GET IT IN, BUT IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE A VERY GOOD SITE FOR THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL.))
[SUPER=01-John Boon/Roanoke Co. Resident;]
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[OUT Q=for a new high school.]
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The school board has scheduled a public hearing next week, as it considers whether to move forward with the con-demn

ation process.[E-Power-Line]


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[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-25 TC 34:32]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


The State Corporation Commission has reached the halfway point for a series of hearings on a controversial power line proposal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.;]


Yesterday in Bland County, the agency heard more testimony from people who said a power line would ruin the scenery near their homes.
At the end of the month, the judge who is in charge of these hearings will take a tour of the communities that sit along the line's proposed route.
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[IN Q=he's going to]

((KEN SCHRAD/STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION: HE'S GOING TO SPEND TIME OUT HERE ACTUALLY LOOKING AT AREAS HE'S HEARD OF IN THESE HEARINGS. IT'S ONE THING VISUALIZE THEM, IT'S ANOTHER TO WALK THROUGH THE AREA AND SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT.))
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The commission has to decide two things:
Is there a need for the line?
And if so, what route is best for the environment and people who live nearby?
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[IN Q=it's the hearing]

((TODD BURNS/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: IT'S THE HEARING EXAMINER'S RESPONSIBILITY... TO TAKE THIS EVIDENCE ... AND DIRECT AEP TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS IF NECESSARY, ACCORDINGLY.))
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The next public hearing is April 21st in Giles County.

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Waiting in the doctor's office can seems like an eternity to a child, but thanks to a generous deed -- the wait may be easier.
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Radford nursing students received certificates of appreciation today for donating and delivering toys for the waiting room of the New River Health Department.
Students say when the surroundings are brighter, the children are less apprehensive about seeing the doctor.
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((KAREN KILPATRICK/RADFORD NURSING STUDENT:THEY'RE NOT SITTING WITH THEIR MOMS AND DADS BEING SCARED. THEY'RE PLAYING IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT WITH TOYS THEY'RE USED TO PLAYING WITH.))
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All the toys and furniture were donated by the students and the Blacksburg Thrift Shoppe.
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[4-Scores]


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In sports, Cleveland downs Seattle on the diamond 8-3.
For the rest of 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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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A 28-year old mother of two is in critical condition after being shot yesterday in her Roanoke apartment.
Police say her boyfriend pulled the trigger.
Published reports have identified the victim as 28-year-old Michelle Saunders, and the suspect as 35-year-old David Lee Mason. He's been charged with malicious wounding.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Despite appeals and pleas that drew the attention of the U-N World Court, the execution of Angel Francisco Breard was carried out.
The Paraguayan national was executed last night at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt for the 19-92 stabbing death of an Arlington woman.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


As the 1998 General Assembly comes to a close, Governor Gilmore yesterday signed the two year budget and put his ideas into motion on how the car tax cut and school construction plans should work.
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(Kimberly mic hot)
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(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
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(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
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