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[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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President Clinton is set to impose economic sanctions the United State's largest trading partner and its largest investor.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And in Roanoke County, no more rummaging through others trash.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


We're beginning a four- day stretch of partly sunny skies.
And a BIG warm-up is in store for us by tomorrow.
All the forecast details coming up shortly.
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Social Service workers in Henry COunty find themselves answering tough questions following the stabbing death of a baby on Mother's Day.
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The little girl's mother-- Sharon Alley-- is charged with stabbing her daughter to death in her crib.
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Sheriff's deputies say the murder happened Sunday in the home of Sharon Alley's parents in Figsboro.
Alley was a client of Henry County Social Services-- an agency which rehabilitates troubled families.
The agency's director says the baby's death is a shock.
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[IN Q=23:32:42-:55]

((JOYCE MARTIN: IT HAS AFFECTED US EMOTIONALLY GREATLY AND SO WE HAVE GOT TO BE SUPPORTIVE AND TAKE CARE OF OURSELVES SO WE CAN CONTINUE TO BE CAREGIVERS TO THE REST OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE OTHER CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Joyce Martin/Director of Social Services;]
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[OUT Q=the other children.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sharon Alley lost custody of her daughter last year because of alleged abuse, but recently regained it.
Social Services says it makes recommendations about custody to the courts, but the ultimate decision about who cares for a child is made by a judge.
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A new Roanoke County ordinance makes it illegal to go through someone else's trash.
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The county has adopted an ordinance which makes it a criminal offense for anyone to scavenge through another person's garbage. After receiving a number of phone calls from residents complaining about people sorting through their trash, officials decided to follow the lead set by Roanoke City about 20-years ago.
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[IN Q=ROANOKE CITY HAD]

((PAUL MAHONEY/ROANOKE CO. ATTORNEY; ROANOKE CITY HAD AN ORDINANCE THAT ADDRESSES A SIMILAR KIND OF PROBLEM. SO WE HAVE LOOKED AT THEIR ORDINANCE. WE FELT THAT THAT MIGHT BE THE BETTER APPROACH TO FOLLOW SINCE THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE WERE USED TO DEALING WITH, AT LEAST IN ROANOKE VALLEY.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=ROANOKE VALLEY.]
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A person convicted of violating the code could receive a maximum 25-hundred dollar fine and up to 12-months in jail.
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[E-I-73]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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The choices have been narrowed down for possible sites of the proposed Interstate 73 project.
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Residents at a public hearing last night carefully studied maps that show how close the routes come to their homes and property.
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((MARY METZ; WE REALLY NEED IT DOWN THAT WAY, BUT I HOPE IT COMES THROUGH ON THE WEST SIDE OF 220, BECAUSE THEY CAN'T BOTHER 220.))
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Some at the meeting picked "none of the above", saying a new Interstate isn't needed.
V-DOT says now is the time for residents to share their concerns and problems.
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[IN Q=if it runs]

((FRED ALTIZER/VDOT DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR; IF THERE'S A HISTORIC DISTRICT OR A CEMETERY, OR A PROPOSED INDUSTRIAL PARK WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT ARE THE ISSUES, WHAT ARE THE CONDITIONS AROUND EACH OF THESE ALIGNMENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Fred Altizer/VDOT District Administrator;]
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Altizer says it'll take another year to evaluate the cost and impact of each route, and pick the best one.

[clinton-Berlin]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mel]
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[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton is in Germany, the first stop of a six-day european tour.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Berlin, Germany;]


Today, Mr. Clinton outlines his vision for U-S European relations while attending ceremonies marking the anniversary of the Berlin airlift.
The president is also expected today to announce economic sanctions against India for conducting nuclear tests.
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The sanctions will cut off virtually all U-S aid to India, which is estimated at nearly 142 million dollars this year.
The sanctions will also bar American banks from making loans to India's government and restrict exports of computers and other equipment that might have military uses.
The U-S is India's largest trading partner and its largest investor.
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((THE ACTION BY INDIA....OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. ))
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[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


Lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to know why the blasts caught the C-I-A by surprise.
An investigation has been ordered into what went wrong.
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Meanwhile news agencies in India are reporting that the country has conducted two more underground nuclear tests.

[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
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To sports now, Salem hands Rockbridge a 3-0 defeat in Blue Ridge District soccer play.
Mike Stevens has highlights from yesterday's game.
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[TAPE#98-26 1:23:24]
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American Electric Power says its proposed high voltage power line through the region is necessary to prevent a future power outage.
But opponents to the new power line say it's boils down to one thing for AEP... Money. [TAKE FULL SCREEN "POWER STRUGGLE" ]
Scott Goldberg takes a look at alternatives to the power-line in part two of our series, "Power Struggle."
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[SUPER=01-John McLeod/Virginia Tech Researcher; 16]
[SUPER=@Boucher; 34]
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(([shot of John talking to Scott as they're walking along pond]
Even the most vocal critics of American Electric Power don't question the need to have reliable electricity.
What they want to know is:
Why does the power company insist a 765-thousand volt line is the best way to guarantee electricity STAYS reliable?
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[IN Q=THERE ARE]

((JOHN MCLEOD/VIRGINIA TECH RESEARCHER: THERE ARE MANY ALTERNATIVES WHICH COULD BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF OUR AREA WHICH ARE MUCH LESS ENVIRONMENTALLY DAMAGING.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=ENVIRONMENTALLY DAMAGING]

[Boucher shots from tape 1]
Congressman Rick Boucher agrees. [Boucher pre pro]
He came up with a list of alternatives -- like giving people incentives to use less electricity, building a less powerful line, or building a new power generating plant.
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[SOT tape 1 at 10 58 13]
[IN Q=THE PLANT ITSELF]

((THE PLANT ITSELF WOULD EXPAND THE TAX BASE OF WHATEVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAPPENS TO HOST THE PLANT AND THERE WOULD BE ADDITIONAL JOBS FOR PEOPLE IN THE ENERGY PRODUCING SECTOR.)) [RUNS10]
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A-E-P says it considered all of the options.
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((BERNIE PASTERNACK/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: WE'RE STILL CONVINCED THAT THE 765 kV LINE IS THE BEST ALTERNATIVE AS COMPARED TO ANY INDIVIDUAL ALTERNATIVE OR ANY GROUP OF ALTERNATIVES.)) [RUNS08]
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But the power company's opponents are convinced the line is just a way for A-E-P to make money. [aep video at 00:24:20 or so]
It would be part of a huge transmission network, which Congressman Boucher said would help A-E-P sell power to utilities on the East Coast.
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[IN Q=this line]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) VIRGINIA: THIS LINE UNDOUBTEDLY AND UNDENIABLY WOULD SERVE AS A CONDUIT TO LINK ITS PLANTS IN THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY WITH THE HIGH-COST MARKETS IN THE EAST.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=IN THE EAST]

[public hearings]
That's something for the Virginia State Corporation Commission to decide.
After public hearings end this summer, the agency will answer the question at the heart of this power struggle:
Is it A-E-P, or Southwest Virginia, that needs a new power line?
For its part, A-E-P doesn't deny the line would help the company make money.
But its reason for building the line has always been: This is the best way to keep electricity reliable in Southwest Virginia.

Scott Goldberg, News-7.))[Health-Check]


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[WRITER=chr]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, some health insurance companies are finding themselves under fire for covering a new impotency drug for men, but not covering birth control for women.
Rick Jackson has the story in today's Health check.
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[SUPER=@file; ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]



((IT'S BEEN DUBBED THE LOVE DRUG... BUT VIAGRA IS CAUSING SPARKS OUTSIDE THE BEDROOM.

A DOCTORS' GROUP IS ACCUSING INSURANCE COMPANIES OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST WOMAN.. BECAUSE THE IMPOTENCY DRUG IS COVERED, WHILE BIRTH CONTROL IS NOT.
THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS SAYS CONGRESS SHOULD REQUIRE INSURERS TO PAY FOR CONTRACEPTION AS WELL.
BUT INSURANCE COMPANIES SAY BIRTH-CONTROL COVERAGE IS ALREADY AVAILABLE. THEY SAY MANY EMPLOYERS CHOOSE NOT TO OFFER IT BECAUSE OF THE COST.

AN ESTROGEN ALTERNATIVE USED TO TREAT OSTEO-POROSIS.. COULD BE BENEFICIAL IN ANOTHER WAY.
RESEARCHERS AT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL IN BOSTON GAVE THE DRUG, RALOXIFENE, TO 4-HUNDRED POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN.
THEY SAY THE DRUG WAS ABLE TO LOWER LEVELS OF SO-CALLED "BAD" CHOLESTEROL, WHILE LIFTING LEVELS OF GOOD CHOLESTEROL.
ESTROGEN THERAPY BASICALLY DOES THE SAME THING... BUT DOCTORS SAY RALOXIFENE DOES NOT CARRY WITH IT THE SAME CANCER RISKS.

AND WHILE WE'RE ON THE SUBJECT-- ARE HEART PATIENTS LISTENING TO DOCTOR'S ORDERS?
APPARENTLY NOT.. ACCORDING TO ONE STUDY.
BOSTON RESEARCHERS SAY A NUMBER OF PATIENTS WITH DANGEROUSLY HIGH CHOLESTEROL LEVELS... FAILED TO GET THE DRUGS THEY NEEDED-- EVEN WHEN THE MEDICATIONS WERE COVERED BY INSURANCE.
THE REPORT SUGGESTS PATIENTS NEED TO BE MONITORED BETTER TO AVOID HIGHER COSTS IN THE FUTURE.
AND THAT'S A LOOK A TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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


India will be punished for its nuclear testing.
President Clinton says he will impose economic sanctions and ``The New York Times'' reports the sanctions will go into effect today.
India stands to lose more than 140 million dollars in U-S aid.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The President reportedly made the decision as he flew to Germany.
Today he'll give a speech in Berlin outling his vision for U-S European relations.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And in Roanoke County, its now against the law to rummage through other people's trash.
County officials adopted an anti-trash scavenging ordinance after receiving complaints from neighbors complaining about people sorting through their trash.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday May 13th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [2WX-Hello]


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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#598-23 13:39]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


News that a baby was allegedly murdered by her mother in Martinsville over the weekend sent shock waves through the Henry County Social Services department.
That's because Sharon Alley was no stranger to the department.
In fact, she had been charged with abusing her 8-month-old daughter before.
Christy Hubley reports.
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[IN Q=Patsy Cole and Joyce Martin]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Joyce Martin/Director of Social Services; :20]
[super=20-Christy/Hubley; :34]
[SUPER=01-Patsy Cole/Service Supervisor; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=CH, News 7.]


(( Patsy Cole and Joyce Martin work for the Department of Social Services in Henry County.
Their agency works to keep troubled families together.
Sharon Alley-- who faces charges of murdering and abusing of her daughter-- was one of their clients.
These women say there was NO indication of problems this big.
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[SOT 23:30:02-:16]
[IN Q=There was not anything]

((JOYCE MARTIN: THERE WAS NOT ANYTHING MORE THAT WE COULD HAVE DONE. THERE WAS NO WAY WE COULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS GOING TO HAPPEN AND IF WE HAD HAD ANY INKLING, WE WOULD HAVE DONE EVERYTHING WE COULD HAVE TO PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=prevent this from occurring.]


Sheriff's Deputies say the murder happened Mother's Day-- in the home of Sharon Alley's parents.
The baby suffered a single stab wound to the heart while she laid in her crib.
The infant girl had recently been returned to the care of her mother-- after she was removed from the home by a court order.
Child protection workers act as a liaison between the courts and the family... but say the ultimate decision about a child's custody belongs to a judge.
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[SOT 23:22:16-22:31]
[IN Q=There may be a need for counselling ]

((PATSY COLE: THERE MAY BE A NEED FOR COUNSELLING OR PARENTING SERVICES AND WE ENSURE THOSE ARE OCCURRING AND GIVE THAT INFORMATION BACK TO THE COURT FOR THE COURT TO MAKE A DETERMINATION REGARDING THE CHILD REMAINING IN THE HOME OR NOT.)) [RUNS :15]
[OUT Q=in the home or not.]

Christy Hubley, NEws 7.))

[Bank-Robber]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-35 1:00:54]
[GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery]


No new leads this morning in the search for the man who robbed a Roanoke bank yesterday.
But police say red ink, or the suspect's own words, may put him behind bars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Police say a black man in his 20's, about five-feet-seven and 170 pounds, jumped onto the counter at NationsBank on Melrose Avenue -- and demanded a drawerful of money.
He then fled on foot with the cash.
Police say he did NOT have a gun.
But bank managers say the bag of money also contained a dye pack that will explode, staining the bills with ink.
Police expect the robber to tell people about the deed. They say that's one way they hope to catch him.


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[2-E-I-73]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-32 26:48]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]


The list of possible sites for the proposed Interstate 73 project has been shortened.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Residents at a public hearing last night carefully studied maps that show how close the routes come to their homes and property.
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[SOT 02:34:08]
[IN Q=we really need]

((MARY METZ; WE REALLY NEED IT DOWN THAT WAY, BUT I HOPE IT COMES THROUGH ON THE WEST SIDE OF 220, BECAUSE THEY CAN'T BOTHER 220.))
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[VO-NAT]


Some at the meeting picked "none of the above", saying a new Interstate isn't needed.
V-DOT says now is the time for residents to share their concerns and problems.
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[SOT 02:50:09]
[IN Q=if it runs]

((FRED ALTIZER/VDOT DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR; IF THERE'S A HISTORIC DISTRICT OR A CEMETERY, OR A PROPOSED INDUSTRIAL PARK WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT ARE THE ISSUES, WHAT ARE THE CONDITIONS AROUND EACH OF THESE ALIGNMENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Fred Altizer/VDOT District Administrator;]
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Altizer says it'll take another year to evaluate the cost and impact of each route, and pick the best one.

[Trash-Crime]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-38]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County]


Going through someone's garbage in Roanoke County could now mean criminal charges and penalties.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

County officials have received several calls from residents complaining about people sorting through their trash. As a result, an anti-trash scavenging ordinance was adopted.
Violation of the law could result in a maximum 12-month jail term and a fine of up to 25-hundred dollars.
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[SOT=19:30:28]
[IN Q=OBVIOUSLY THAT'S VERY]

((PAUL MAHONEY/ROANOKE CO. ATTORNEY; OBVIOUSLY THAT'S VERY HARSH AND I THINK IT WOULD DEPEND UPON THE SPECIFIC FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES. WHETHER THERE WERE AGGRAVATED CIRCUMSTANCES AND HOW THE JUDGE VIEWS THE CASE AND WHAT'S INVOLVED, WHAT WERE YOU DOING, THAT KIND OF THING.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
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[VO-NAT]

Mahoney says the county's ordinance was inspired by a similar Roanoke City document, which was put in place about two decades ago.
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[Gilmore-Tobacco]


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[WRITER=chr]
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[GRAPHIC=Tobacco under fire]


Proposed tobacco legislation in Congress has Governor Gilmore asking for a national summit.
Gilmore said yesterday that the bill proposed by Arizona Senator John Mc-Cain would put thousands of people out of work.
He has asked labor leaders around the country to help organize the June meeting.

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President Clinton is in Germany, this morning.
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[SUPER=03-Berlin, Germany;]


It's his first stop on a six-day European trip.
He'll make a major speech today in Berlin, outlining his vision for the future of the U-S and European partnership.


Mr. Clinton will also attend ceremonies for the 50th anniversary of the Berlin airlift and meet with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.


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Indian news agencies are reporting that India has conducted two more underground nuclear tests.
President Clinton today is expected to announce economic sanctions against the country for testing nuclear weapons earlier this week.
The sanctions will cut off virtually all U-S aid to India.
Lee Cowan reports.
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A federal judge says says he won't be lenient on Michael Fortier for his part in the Oklahoma City Bombing.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:17:39]
Yesterday, the judge said he would consider the 168 people killed in the april 19-95 bombing when sentencing Fortier May 27th.
Fortier faces up to 17 and a-half years in prison for not warning anyone about the bombing and lying to F-B-I agents.
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To sports, Pensacola beat Hampton Roads 1-to-nothing in the ECHL finals to take a 2 games to one lead in the best of seven series.
For the rest of yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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Its doors have only been open two months, and now critics of Virginia's first privately-run prison are speaking up.


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Yesterday, members of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees' told reporters private prisons are a bad idea.
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((LILLIAN ABRAMS/VA. AFSCME: ANY PROBLEMS WE'VE HAD IN THE PAST WITH OUR PRISONS, AND THEY'RE FEW AND FAR BETWEEN, WE'VE NOT HAD OUR PEOPLE ON THE CARPET FOR NOT BEHAVING OR HANDLING THE SITUATION PROPERLY. OUR MEN AND WOMEN ARE TRAINED VERY WELL.))
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The union members showed a tape of violent incidents at other private prisons in other states-- and predicted a similar fate for Virginia.
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((RON ANGELONE/VA. CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR: I THINK THE STATE NEEDS TO DO ITS OWN LITMUS TEST. AND WE ARE WITH THE TWO INSTITUTIONS THAT WE'LL HAVE UP AND RUNNING COMPARED TO THE NUMEROUS OTHER ONES THAT WE HAVE, STATE-RUN.))
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Union officials today cited a General Accounting Office report saying private prisons across the nation don't neccessarily save taxpayers money.
Virginia corrections officials cite more recent statistics from Louisiana that show double digit percentage savings


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It's more than just puppy love.
People who train dogs to help people with disabilities have a tough time saying goodbye after months of a working relationship.
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Mitzi Tinaglia (tin-AL-lee-yuh) has raised "Jackson" since he was barely two months old.
She's what the Saint Francis Service Dog Foundation calls a "puppy raiser."
She's given him more than food and shelter.
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Connie Kniseley (Nicely) takes over now... teaching Jackson the skills he needs to aid someone with a physical handicap.
It's like a parent at graduation. It's hard to let go... even after just eight months.
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((HE LIKES A CONNIE A LOT. HE'S BEEN THERE. HE KNOWS WHERE HE'S GOING. SO THAT MAKES ME FEEL A LOT BETTER. ))
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At the end of another year- -with Nicely- -Jackson will be ready to go to work.
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In sports, it takes extra innings, but the Lady Terriers of William Byrd capture the Blue Ridge district title against Salem on the softball field.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Social service workers in Henry County say they are shocked that one of their clients allegedly murdered her baby.
Sharon Alley's children were placed in the care of social service workers after alleged abuses last fall. A judge recently returned the children to Alley's custody.
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It's now a crime to dig through someone else's garbage in Roanoke County.
The county adopted an ordinance similar to one developed by Roanoke CITY about 20 years ago.
The issue arose after several residents complained about people sorting through their trash.
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The number of possible routes for proposed Interstate 73 has been narrowed down to a handful, but V-DOT officials say it will be another year before a final decision is made.
A public hearing last night gave residents along the proposed routes a chance to respond to the choices.
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