[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


A high profile murder trial is set to begin this morning in Grayson County.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Monica Lewinsky may turn over key evidence today to Independent counsel Kenneth Starr..
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Moderate to heavy rain is falling this morning, and some folks are waking up to the rumble of thunder.
An area of low pressure will keep our weather rather wet today.
The mid- week forecast is straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]

[ANCHOR=Melanie][5-Caldwell]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=598-19 46:54]
[GRAPHIC=Caldwell]


A man in jail for a fatal shooting just hours before last week's fatal apartment fire in Roanoke says HE thinks the two incidents ARE connected.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]


Willie Caldwell is accused of murdering Kevin Lee Jones at a home on Gilmer Avenue early on the morning of May 18th.
[SUPER=04-May 18;]


He lived in the Church Avenue apartment building that caught fire a few hours after his arrest. Yesterday in a telephone interview from the Roanoke City jail, Caldwell agreed with speculation that the two incidents are related.
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((YEAH, IT IS CONNECTED. I'VE BEEN TRYING TO TELL 'EM THAT.))
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[VO-NAT]


Caldwell says investigators should review surveillance tapes from 24-hour gas stations in the area.
He says they might find some of his accusers on the videotape.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Anybody can go to the ]

((ANYBODY CAN GO TO THE 24- HOUR GAS STATIONS. YOU'LL PROBABLY SEE THEM ON FILM FILLING UP THE CANS. YES THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO SAY RIGHT NOW.))
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[OUT Q=all I'll say about that.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Roanoke Fire and Police Departments are still investigating the cause of the blaze.
Police have identified the fifth body found in the burned out building as Walter Bernard Green.

[E-L'Burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sly]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A Lynchburg shooting sent one man to the hospital yesterday.
41-year old David Robertson was in a car near a convenience store in the 36-hundred block of Montridge Place when he and a friend were confronted by four other men, one of whom pulled out a gun and fired into the car.
Robertson was shot in the side of the head.
A Lynchburg Memorial hospital spokesperson says Robertson was treated and realeased.
Police have not made any arrests.


[Ceparano-Jury]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net- ; pull from 98-12 3/19/98]
[GRAPHIC=Ceparano 2293]


Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the capital murder trial of Louis Ceparano.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Ceparano is one of two white men accused of killing a black man last summer in Grayson County.
Authorities say Garnett Johnson was doused with gasoline and burned alive, and then his corpse was beheaded.
The killing followed an all-night drinking party.
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[LEWINSKY]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Ken Starr]


Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr may soon get some key evidence in the Clinton sex scandal probe.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]

[4:00:00 ]
Sometime this week former White House intern Monica Lewinsky is expected to provide Starr with samples of her handwriting and voice as well as fingerprints.
Prosecutors want the samples to back-up evidence presented to the grand jury investigating whether President Clinton had an affair with Lewinsky and then urged her to lie about it.
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[oregon-funeral]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


An emotional return for students at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon.
classes resumed yesterday for the first time since last week's deadly shooting.
Students also said goodbye to the second shooting victim, Michael Nickaulson.
Lee Cowan reports from Springfield, Oregon.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Springfield, OR; :00]
[SUPER=01-Channon Voyce/Thurston High Sophomore; :09]
[SUPER=01-Challan Moon/Thurston Student; :33 -- quick!]
[SUPER=01-Brandon Mainard/Thurston High Senior; :41]
[SUPER=01-Stefany Morgan/Thurston Student; :46]
[SUPER=01-Betina Lynn/Thurston High Junior; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:23]
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[OUT Q=News, Springfield]

(( THURSTON HIGH IS SLOWLY BECOMING A PLACE OF LEARNING AGAIN - THE KIND OF LEARNING THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO GET HERE, NOT THE KIND FORCED UPON THEM BY THE PULL OF A TRIGGER.
CHANNON VOYCE//THURSTON HIGH SOPHOMORE "I've been around death before this, but nothing like this, nothing that's really gotten down to the core of me and almost made me want to break down and cry right there."

AS CLASSES GOT UNDERWAY, STUDENTS PAUSED IN A CIRCLE OUTSIDE THE FRONT DOORS, TO SING AND TO PRAY.
CHALLAN MOON//THURSTON STUDENT: "Thurston High will never be Thurston High again."
THE REALITY THAT THE STUDY BODY WILL FOREVER BE A FEW SHORT, WAS OBVIOUS AT EVERY TURN.
BRANDON MAINARD//THURSTON HIGH SENIOR "We can't run and hide from it, we have to face it, and deal with it, and we are."
STEFANY MORGAN//THURSTON STUDENT "Ya knowI'm never going to forget about it."
BEN WALKER WAS THE FIRST OF THEIR CLASSMATES TO BE LAID TO REST. MIKAEL NICHOLAUSON IS THE SECOND, BURIED IN A PRIVATE CEREMONY WITH FULL MILITARY HONORS. HAD HE LIVED, HE WOULD HAVE GONE INTO THE OREGON NATIONAL GUARD.
A FUNERAL FOR THE PARENTS OF THE SUSPECT, KIP KINKEL, WILL SOON FOLLOW. THAT TOO WILL BE PRIVATE. AS FOR THEIR SON, THERE IS A LOT OF ANGER, AND STILL SO MANY QUESTIONS.
BETINA LYNN//THURSTON HIGH JUNIOR "I've asked myself why, but there's no real answer. He's just messed up in the head."
LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS "Thurston High was only three weeks shy of ending for the Summer when the shooting happened. There are now two weeks left to go -- this school and this town are ready for the eyes of the world to go away, and let them begin to grieve by themselves. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Springfield."))

[1-Sports]


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


To sports now, Blacksburg takes on Martinsville in the quarterfinals of the double A soccer tournament.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[OUT Q=see ya then.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Walter Starkey/Spiritual 7;]
[super=13-Dar Alexander/Spiritual 7;]
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[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Frat-Prank]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-33 55:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Guilty pleas yesterday from three Washington and Lee University students charged with carrying a college prank too far.
Chad Austin Casto, Jonathan Paul Barker, and Ryan William Walker took two Sweetbriar College students into the woods.
This, after the two women allegedy shaved Casto's pubic area during a party.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst]


The felony abduction charges were dropped yesterday after all three pleaded guilty to misdeamor assault and battery. They recieved a 30 day suspended sentence and 80 hours of community service.
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[SOT 00:01:29]
[IN Q=basically]

((ED MEEKS/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; BASICALLY WHAT WE'RE DEALING WITH WAS COLLEGE PRANKS THAT WENT AWRY, CERTAINLY SOME MISGUIDED CONDUCT AND WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS APPROPRIATE WAS TO GET CONVICTIONS OF ALL THREE BOYS FOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY. THEY'VE GOT SUSPENDED GAIL SENTENCES AND THEY GET TO CLEAN UP A STRETCH OF AMHERST COUNTY HIGHWAY THIS SUMMER))
[SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Commonwealth's Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=this summer]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=morn]


The two women involved, Jessica Saveall and Karen Williams are charged with aggravated sexual battery in the case.


[E-City-Dump]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-26 1:45:22]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City]


Roanoke City workers may not have a chance after today to dig at the Public Works Service Center on Courtland Avenue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


That is if their search goes as expected.
The last search led workers to more than 40 barrels filled with a paint and tar-like substance.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= What we hope]

((BREN HUGGINS/ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST; WHAT WE HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO IS TO BRING TO A CLOSE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING SOLID WASTE OR DRUMS IN THE GROUND))
[SUPER=01-Bren Huggins/Environmental Specialist]
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[OUT Q= in the ground]
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[VO-NAT]


Yesterday crews turned up two drums filled with contents similar to what was found last time.
They hope to wrap up the search today and move to the next phase, which includes making sure the drums didn't contaminate the soil.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


A release from the city last night states neighbors and workers are not at risk, that there is no evidence of any long term environmental damage from the materials.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new product will soon be on the market to treat serious wounds.
Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
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((ONCAM=RICK


GOOD MORNING.
THE F-D-A APPROVES A NEW PRODUCT TO TREAT SERIOUS WOUNDS..THAT ARE MORE THAN SKIN DEEP.

VT=VO


APLIGRAF IS MADE UP OF HUMAN SKIN CELLS FROM A NEWBORN'S PENIS.. AND COLLAGEN CELLS FROM A COW.
DOCTORS SAY THIS STRANGE COMBINATION ACTUALLY HELPS CERTAIN KINDS OF SKIN ULCERS HEAL FASTER.. AND WITHOUT MAJOR SURGERY.
SCIENTISTS ARE NOW TESTING THE PRODUCT ON BURNS AND DIABETIC ULCERS.

VT=VO


LYME DISEASE.
IT CAN TURN ANY DAY IN THE WOODS INTO A COMPLETE NIGHTMARE.
THE DISEASE IS SPREAD BY DEER TICKS, AND CAN CAUSE CHRONIC PAIN IF LEFT UNTREATED.
WELL NOW THE DRUG MAKER, SMITHKLINE BEECHAM, HAS COME UP WITH THE FIRST LYME VACCINE.
BUT THE F-D-A IS NOT FULLY BACKING IT JUST YET.
EVEN THOUGH THE VACCINE DOES MEET FEDERAL GUIDELINES, OFFICIALS WANT MORE TESTS TO BE DONE BEFORE DECLARING IT SAFE.

VT=VO


AND A RECENT STUDY GIVES US "THE SKINNY" ON A NEW DRUG THAT COULD LOWER THE RISK OF FIRST-TIME HEART ATTACKS.
RESEARCHERS IN TEXAS SAY THE DRUG, LOVA-STATIN, REDUCED THE CHANCES OF HEART-RELATED PROBLEMS IN HEALTHY, MIDDLE-AGED PEOPLE BY 37-PERCENT.
THAT'S BECAUSE THE DRUG WAS ABLE TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF SO-CALLED BAD CHOLESTEROL.
THE FINDINGS WERE RELEASED IN THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel/kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Jury selection is expected to begin today in a high profile murder case in Grayson County.
Louis Ceparano is one of two white men accused of killing a black man last summer.
Authorities say Garnett Johnson was doused with gasoline and burned alive.
His corpse was then beheaded.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Whitewater Prosecutor Kenneth Starr may soon get something he's wanted for months: Monica Lewinsky's fingerprints,

handwriting and voice samples.
The former White House intern is expected to comply with the request, possibly as early as today.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a key witness in the Oklahoma City bombing faces sentencing today.
Lawyers for Michael Fortier (FOR'-tee-ur) have asked a judge to keep his prison term under four years because he has cooperated with prosecutors.
Fortier pleaded guilty to failing to warn anyone about the bomb plot.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday May 26TH.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


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


More Developments in the grand jury investigation of President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]

[4:01 ]
Lewinsky may turn over samples of her handwriting, fingerprints and voice to Whitewater prosecutors as early as today.
Several reports say the samples will be taken at the federal courthouse in Los Angeles.
Lewinsky is in California visiting her father.
Prosecutors want the samples to back up evidence they presented to a grand jury, including tapes and handwritten letters.
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[E-Caldwell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-45 17:30]
[GRAPHIC=Caldwell, Willie]


A Roanoke murder suspect says police should take a closer look at HIS accusers as they investigate last week's fatal fire on Church Avenue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


Willie Caldwell is charged with the murder of Kevin Lee Jones at a home on Gilmer Avenue early May 18th.
[SUPER=04-May 18;]


Caldwell lived in the Church Avenue apartments that burned a few hours after his arrest, and he says he's convinced the two incidents are related.
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((YEAH, IT IS CONNECTED. I'VE BEEN TRYING TO TELL EM THAT.))
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[VO-NAT]


In a telephone interview with News 7, Caldwell said investigators should review surveillance tapes from 24-hour gas stations in the area. He says they might find some of his accusers from the Gilmer Avenue shooting on the videotape.
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[SOT 12:12:07]
[IN Q=Anybody can go to]

((ANYBODY CAN GO TO THE 24-HOUR GAS STATIONS. YOU'LL PROBABLY SEE THEM ON FILM, FILLING UP THE CANS. YES THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO SAY RIGHT NOW.))
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[OUT Q=all I'll say about that.]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


So far, Police have not confirmed a link between the Gilmer Avenue shooting and the Church Avenue fire.
And the Fire Department is still investigating the cause of the blaze.
Last night the city released the name of the last of the five fire victims.
Walter Bernard Green was identified from fingerprints.

[2-E-L'Burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sly]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A man has been treated and released from the Lynchburg General Hospital after he was shot in the head yesterday.
41-year old David Robertson was in a car near a convenience store in the 36-hundred block of Montridge Place when he and a friend were confronted by four other men, one of whom pulled out a gun and fired into the car.
Robertson was shot in the side of the head.
Police have not made any arrests.


[E-Branham]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-31 1:08:11]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A court arraignment in Amherst County yesterday following a weekend shooting that killed one man and critically injured another.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst]


29-year old Kenneth Branham was arraigned on a murder charge yesterday.
He's also charged with two counts of malicious wounding.
Branham and three other men allegedly got into an argument after a game of horeshoes.
Police say he pulled a shotgun from his car and opened fire, killing 43-year old Richard Eubank, and critically wounding Bobby Beverly.
A third man was also hit by gunfire. Ricky McDaniel was treated and released from the hospital.
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[FORTIER]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=Oklahoma City Bombing]


Michael Fortier (FOR'-tee-ur) will be sentenced today for failing to warn anyone about the Oklahoma City bombing and then lying to the F-B-I.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


Yesterday, his lawyers pleaded for leniency, asking the judge to remember how Fortier helped authorities with the case.
Fortier faces up to 17 and a-half years behind bars.
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[E-Power-Line]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-39]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


People close to the power-line debate expect West Virginia to give the project a thumbs up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


A West Virginia State Agency HAS reached a decision on American Electric Power's proposed 765-thousand volt line.
But that decision hasn't been made public.
The line has run into little opposition in West Virginia.
Its proposed route leaves the state quickly, and not many people live nearby.
Even if West Virginia endorses the line, Virginia still needs to issue its own ruling.
That won't happen until the end of the year, at the earliest.
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[Birthdays]
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[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
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[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[super=13-Dar Alexander/Spiritual 7;]



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



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[2-Ceparano-Jury]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net- ; pull from 98-12 3/19/98]
[GRAPHIC=Ceparano 2293]


Jury selection is scheduled to begin today for one of two white men accused of burning and beheading a black man last summer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Louis Ceparano faces capital murder charges stemming from the homicide in Grayson County.
Authorities say Garnett Johnson was doused with gasoline and burned alive, and then his corpse was beheaded.
The killing followed an all-night drinking party.
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[E-Car-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Personal Property Tax]


Tax payers in the Commonwealth should get back 12-and-a half percent of car taxes paid this year.
That's courtesy of Governor Jim Gilmore and the legislature.
But the Department of Motor Vehicles is now trying to help those who LEASE cars.
The D-M-V is urging leasing companies to contact the state with the names of customers whose lease agreements require them to pay the tax.
If you lease a car, you may want to contact your leasing company.

[Hotel-Botetourt]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Several Buchanan citizens have set their sights on a historic landmark -- to turn it into elderly housing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan/File Tape;]


The Hotel Botetourt burned down last year.
Citizens say it should be restored -- they say Buchanan needs a home for the elderly.
And the hotel is right around the corner from downtown.
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[SOT 20:05:48]
[IN Q=It would expose]

((HARRY GLEASON/PROJECT MANAGER: IT WOULD EXPOSE EM TO MORE PEOPLE ... WITHIN TWO MINUTES.))
[SUPER=01-Harry Gleason/Project Manager;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=within two minutes]
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[VO-NAT]


A representative from the Allegheny Highlands Housing Alliance says she could probably find public money for the project -- but it might take years.
The building's current owner Terry Parsell, says he likes the idea of elderly housing and would be willing to sell.
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[E-B-29-Video]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-18 49:13]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A spectacle on a Richmond Interstate brought drivers to a halt yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The last B-29 "Superfortress" still flying IS IN in Richmond this week.
"Fifi" is a restored version of the planes that carried bombs to Japan in World War Two.
The Confederate Air Force also brought one of only two B-24 Liberators still flying.
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[SOT tape one 01:41:11]
[IN Q=You really]

((ROBERT COATS/FORMER B-24 CREWMAN: YOU REALLY WEREN'T EXPECTED TO RETURN SO-- I KEEP IN MIND THE NUMBER OF FELLOW FLYERS THAT DID NOT MAKE IT HOME.))
[sot tape one 01:55:22]

((J.B. HUDSON/FORMER B-29 CREWMAN: I THINK IT'S A MISSION OF THOSE OF MY GENERATION TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT HISTORY IS RETOLD CORRECTLY. AND THAT'S WHAT WE DO WITH THESE PLANES. WE FLY AROUND THE COUNTRY. AND IT'S SORT OF LIKE A MUSEUM FLYING TO THE PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Coats/Former B-24 Crewman;]
[SUPER=01-J. B. Hudson/Former B-29 Crewman; :13]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=the people.]
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Four thousand Superfortresses rolled off the assembly line during World War Two.
The "Enola Gay," which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, is the most famous B-29.
There is NO plan to bring the planes to Roanoke because NO agreement could be reached with airport officials to display them.
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[E-Indian-Dig]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-32 41:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Staunton River Battlefield State Park is producing a wealth of artifacts for student archaeologists.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte Co.;]


These students from the Longwood Archaeology Field School are uncovering pre-historic indian artifacts.
They've found pieces of clay pottery, animal bones, and arrowheads that date as far back as 800 A-D.
These items will help researchers determine who lived here and how long they lived here.
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[SOT2:23:23-:34]
[IN Q=What we're trying to do]

((BRIAN BATES: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS NOT JUST FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS SITE BUT THIS SITE WILL FIT INTO THE BIGGER PICTURE OF PREHISTORIC LIFE IN THE SORT OF SOUTHERN PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA AND NORTHERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Bates/Longwood Archaeology School;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=piedmont of North Carolina]
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[VO-NAT]


The archaeology students will be unearthing hidden treasures here through June 9th.
The public is welcome to visit while they are digging.
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[E-1-Throat-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-37 40:32]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


A Franklin County woman is getting a new lease on life after an operation last year accidentally sealed up her throat.
As Tonya Flory reports, Dorothy Carter may NOT have to live off of a tube the rest of her life.
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[SOT 22:10:01]
[IN Q=I can't swallow]
[SUPER=01-Dot Carter/Patient; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Andrew Roth/Reconstructive Surgeon; :09]
[SUPER=01-Ethel Carter/Patient's Mother; :21]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :27]
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[SOT 22:10:01]
[IN Q=I can't drink]

((DOT CARTER: I CAN'T DRINK ANYTHING, I CAN'T SWALLOW.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=can't swallow]

For the last ten months Dot Carter has received all her meals and through a tube.
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[SOT 00:41:41]
[IN Q=She now]

((DR. ANDREW ROTH/RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON:SHE NOW HAS A COMPLETELY CLOSED OFF ESOPHAGUS NOT A LITTLE PINHOLE, BUT NOTHING, SO SHE CAN'T EVEN MANAGE SALIVARY SECRETIONS AT ALL.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=at all]
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[SOT 21:43:11]
[IN Q=Right now]

((ETHEL CARTER/PATIENT'S MOTHER:RIGHT NOW SHE CAN'T SWALLOW ANYTHING BY MOUTH, NOT EVEN WATER.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=even water.]


Dot's problem stems from an esophagial web, which bascially is a full blockage of her esophagus occuring in people with Downs Syndrome.
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((DR. ANDREW ROTH/RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON:NOW SHE'S GOT NOTHING, SHE'S HERE, SHE WAS AT HERE, WE'RE GOING TO MAKE HER HERE.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=her here]


Dr. Roth will do so by taking part of her intestines and putting them in her throat.
In essence rebuilding her throat passageway.
And she already has the menu prepared for when she swallows that first bite.
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[IN Q=Ice cream]

((DOT CARTER:ICE CREAM. WHAT KIND, WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE KIND OF ICE CREAM. VANILLA.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=vanilla]
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[IN Q=She is the oldest]

((DR. ANDREW ROTH/RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON:SHE IS THE OLDEST LIVING DOWNS PATIENT THAT I KNOW OF AND THERE ISN'T A LOT OF TRACK RECORD WITH SURGERY IN PEOPLE WITH DOWNS SYNDROME TO SAY NOTHING OF THIS TYPE OF OPREATION. BUT I DON'T SEE ANY REASON TO DENY HER THE OPPORTUNITY, IT'S JUST NO WAY TO LIVE.)) [RUNS:23]
[OUT Q=no way to live.]


Tomorrow on health check we'll find out if the operation was a success. Tonya Flory, NEws 7, Healthcheck))

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In sports, fans of both the Baltimore Orioles and the Atlanta Braves rested easy last night as both teams had easy wins.
Mike Stevens has highlights.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
A man has been treated and released from Lynchburg Memorial hospital after being shot in the head yesterday.
Police say 41-year old David Robertson was in a car when four men approached the vehicle.
One of the men fired a gun into the car, wounding Robertson. No arrests have been made.
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The man who allegedly shot and killed another man after a game of horseshoes was arraigned yesteday in Amherst County on charges of murder and malicious wounding.
Police say 29-year old Kenneth Branham got into an argument with three other men, then shot and killed 43-year old Richard Eubank and critically wounded another man.
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The man accused of killing another man the night of the Church Avenue fire is telling investigators where to focus their attention.
During a telephone interview yesterday, Willie Caldwell agreed with speculation that the murder and the fire are related- saying police should question HIS accusers.
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