[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Monica Lewinsky is expected to give Kenneth Starr some important evidence today in Los Angeles.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And more questions today for potential jurors in the Grayson County burning and beheading trial.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The rainy weather is gone, and we'll soon break out of the early- morning cloudiness and fog.
Plenty of sunshine on this Thursday and temperatures will also be on ths rise.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

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[ANCHOR=Melanie][E-Grayson-Murder]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-41 25:50]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

[***NOTE ANCHOR TAG***]
Jury selection resumes today in the capital murder case of Louis Ceparano.
Potential jurors faced several questions yesterday, including whether they were troubled by the fact the victim was black while Ceparano and his co-defendant are white.
Teresa Hamilton has more from Grayson County.
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(( Attorneys for Louis Ceparano continue to maintain their client will not receive a fair trial in Grayson County because of extensive pretrial publicity.
Ceparano is one of two white men charged with burning and beheading Garnett "G-P" Johnson after a night of heavy drinking, last July.
In fact, alcohol was one of the issues explored in the courtroom...
with defense attorneys asking some potential jurors if they would be open to the theory that a person could consume enough alcohol that they would not be able to premeditate a murder.
Defense attorneys also asked potential jurors if they would be able to handle seeing pictures of Johnson's badly burned and decapitated body.
And, while some of the victim's family members say race was not a factor in the killing-- it was alluded to in court.
Defense attorneys actually cautioned potential jurors the word nigger and other profanity would probably come out in testimony. [TAKE SU]
One other questioned posed to the potential jurors was whether they'd be more likely to convict Ceparano-- to send a message to outsiders that Grayson County is NOT a prejudiced community.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Independence.))
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


About 20- potential jurors were excused yesterday...
FOUR were selected for the panel of 26 which will eventually be narrowed down to twelve jurors and two alternates.

[Bedford-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[TAPE#=nET-n; pull from 98-44 5/15/98, TC 8:39]
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An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting in Bedford County earlier this month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Thaxton/May 15;]


The Bedford County's sheriff Department has charged 57 year old Gerald Profitt with malicious wounding.
Authorities say on May 15 he and his neighbor, 66 year old Maurice Brammer, were argueing outside of Profitt's home in Thaxton.
Profitt then allegedly shot Brammer at least three times.
At this time there is no word on Brammer's condition.
Profitt, meantime, has been released on bond.
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[E-Breedlove]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-40 38:12]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A no contest plea yesterday from a former Montgomery County teacher's Aide accused of having sex with three female students.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/October 30;]


John Breedlove, shown here with his wife and parents, taught at Auburn Middle and high school until his arrest, last fall.
Prosecutors say Breedlove would get the girls out of class and have sex with them in the teachers' lounge bathroom.


Officials say he also propositioned a fourth student.
All of the girls were 13-years of age or younger.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Breedlove is a former basketball standout at Ferrum college.
When sentenced, he faces up to 60-years in prison.


[County-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County]


Roanoke County Schools are moving forward with their construction plans.
The School Board approved bids for major improvements at Burlington and Clearbrook Elementary Schools, and asked the Supervisors to award the contracts.
The board authorized school superintendent Deanna Gordon to sign a purchase contract for the Woods End property. That will allow final testing of the site where the county hopes to build a new high school.
And the board also approved a two- year contract extension for the superintendent.

[CLINTON-INTERN]


[ANCHOR=Kimbelry]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-K]
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Monica Lewinsky will be fingerprinted and give voice and handwriting samples to the F-B-I in Los Angeles today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brentwood, CA;]

[4:04:07]
In washington yesterday, a judge ordered two key presidential aides to testify about their conversations with president and Mrs. Clinton concerning the former White House intern.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


Meanwhile, her lawyer has written a letter to a legal journal accusing the Whitewater prosecutor of showing a ``callous disregard for cherished constitutional rights.'' [4:01;42 ]
Also, C-B-S News has learned that President Clinton has declined requests from prosecutors to voluntarily testify in the Lewinsky investigation.
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[FORTIER-Sentenced]


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


Attorneys for Michael Fortier will appeal his 12 year prison sentence.
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[VO-NAT]

[COURTROOM SKETCH] [4:06:12]
Yesterday, before sentencing, fortier tearfully apologized for not warning anyone about the Oklahoma City bombing plot.
He also says he was motivated by greed to help steal weapons that were used to finance the bombing.
[SUPER=@File;]


Fortier could have received up to 17 and a half years but the judge reduced the sentence because Fortier cooperated with authorities in the prosecutions of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Salem Avalanche avenges Tuesday's loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats on the diamond.
Mike Stevens has highlights from last night's game.
Good Morning Mike.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#598-23 TC 23:49]
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A "paperless" lottery game will not come to Virginia.
The state's Lottery Board rejected that proposal yesterday after critics charged it would be too similar to slot machines.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


Governor Jim Gilmore sent the board a letter Tuesday, urging its appointed members to reject the computer screen scratch game.
Board Chairman Stuart Siegel said in a statement: "The Board feels that it has selected the product we think will be the most popular with the citizens of the Commonwealth..."
That means regular scratch ticket games will be used to help pay for a proposed Virginia baseball stadium, instead of the faster, more controversial computer game.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-49 1:09:03]
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Botetourt County wants to recruit high-wage jobs, so it's building something no one else in Virginia has.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


A 28-acre high-tech training center will open in the Greenfield industrial park late next year.
The goal is to not only attract new businesses -- but also help established local companies.
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[SOT 12:01:06]
[IN Q=Industries are]

((INDUSTRIES ARE ALWAYS ADOPTING NEW TECHNOLOGY. MANY TIMES THEY DON'T HAVE THE SPACE IN THEIR OWN BUILDING OR THEY DON'T WANT TO BRING NEW EQUIPMENT IN UNTIL IT'S READY TO BE USED. THIS WILL PROVIDE THAT SPACE.))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Burgess/Botetourt Co. Administrator;]
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[VO-NAT]


The county and the state are sharing the six-million-dollar price tag.
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[E-Prison-Dogs]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-37 43:54]
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They're not necessarily a new breed, but some of Virginia's most devoted workers are looking for drugs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Goochland Co.;]


But then again, that's their job.
And with a new training facility, these dogs are getting pretty good at it.
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[SOT 02:57:30]
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((JACK BELLAMY/CORRECTIONS CANINE INSTRUCTOR: WE'VE GOTTEN INTO THE LINE OF TRYING TO GET AS MUCH DRUGS OUT OF OUR PRISONS AS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Bellamy/Canine Instructor;]
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[VO-NAT]


The question is -- why are Virginia Corrections Department canine units training on baggage belts for airports?
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((WE WORK FOR ANY LOCAL, STATE POLICE, LOCAL POLICE. WE'VE WORKED WITH, ASSISTED DEA, CUSTOMS. WE'VE ACTUALLY WORKED WITH THE IRS ON OCCASION.))
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[OUT Q=on occasion.]
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[VO-NAT]


And now, they're training to do it in a converted chicken coop, on the James River Correctional farm in Goochland County.
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-53 18:11]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Health Check]


A Roanoke plastic surgeon's work is allowing a woman to taste food for the first time in a year.
Before the surgery Dorothy Carter had to be feed through tubes because of a closed up esophagus.
The surgeon was able to reconstruct the esophagus by using part of Carter's intestines.
And as Tonya Flory reports in today's Health Check, Carter is now able to swallow.
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[SUPER=01-Dr. Andrew Roth/Plastic Surgeon; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :15]
[SUPER=01-Ethel Carter/Patient's Mom;:48 ]
[SUPER=01-Janet Thompson/Speech Pathologist; 1:04]
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((DR. ANDREW ROTH/PLASTIC SURGEON:WE CONQUERED IT, AND NOW SHE'S ON A BEGINNING FEEDING PROGRAM. IT REALLY COULDN'T BE BETTER. IF I WAS GOING TO PUT IT IN BASEBALL TERMS I'D SAY IT'S BETWEEN A TRIPLE AND A HOME RUN.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=homerun]


Half way through the recovery process Dot is eating potato soup, it might look a little thick, but it's mixed exactly to the right consistency to help her with her therapy.
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[IN Q=Now say]

((DR. ANDREW ROTH/PLASTIC SURGEON:NOW SAY AAAHHH, GOOD YAY, HER PALETTE MOVES WELL.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=moves well]


Dot's vocal cords are still weak and she can't talk, but she's getting encouragement from her family, her doctors and nurses.
On the day we visited Dot, Doctor Roth gave her the good news she'd be going home from the hospital.
Her parents now have to take over her care.
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((ETHEL CARTER/PATIENT'S MOM:I'M DOING FAIR I THINK, A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS ABOUT ALL THIS CHANGE I'VE GOT TO DO A LOT OF THINGS I HADN'T BEEN DOING WHEN I GO HOME.)) [RUNS:11]
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Like turning the living room into a hospital room.
But she says the view is much better out here.
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((JANET THOMPSON/SPEECH PATHOLOGIST:SHE'S DOING GREAT, SHE IS VERY MOTIVATED. SHE HAD BEEN WITHOUT ANYTHING TO EAT OR DRINK FOR APPROXIMATELY A YEAR SO IT'S BEEN A LITTLE BIT OF A CHALLENGE IN TERMS OF DECREASING HER ANXIETY AND ALLOWING HER TO FEEL LIKE SHE CAN SWALLOW AGAIN.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=swallow again.]


Dot's voice is coming back and her doctors say they expect her to make a full recovery. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))










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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[On Record]
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[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Michael Gay/Events Chairman; :20]
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[Steve Live]

[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
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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]


More questions today for potential jurors in a high profile Grayson County capital murder trial.
Louis Ceparano is one of two men charged with killing Garnett G-P Johnson by burning him alive.
His corpse was than beheaded.
Ceparano's attorney argue pretrial publicity prevents him from getting a fair trial in the county.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A former Montgomery County teacher's aid enters a no contest plea to charges he had sex with some of his students.

Prosecutors say Breedlove had sex with at least three studentss at Auburn Middle and high school and, propositioned a fourth.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Monica Lewinsky is expected to give Kenneth Starr some important evidence today in Los Angeles.
She's to supply samples of her handwriting, voice and fingerprints. Lewinsky is complying with a subpoena that was issued back in January, but is only now being enforced.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday May 28TH.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [2-E-Grayson-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-41 25:50]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

[***NOTE ANCHOR TAG***]
The screening for potential jurors continues in Grayson County this morning in the capital murder case of Louis Ceparano.
Potential jurors faced several questions yesterday, including whether they could view pictures of victim Garnett G-P Johnson's body.
Teresa Hamilton has more from Grayson County.
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[IN Q=Attorneys for]
[SUPER=03-Independence/File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Independence.]

(( Attorneys for Louis Ceparano continue to maintain their client will not receive a fair trial in Grayson County because of extensive pretrial publicity.
Ceparano is one of two white men charged with burning and beheading Garnett "G-P" Johnson after a night of heavy drinking, last July.
In fact, alcohol was one of the issues explored in the courtroom...
with defense attorneys asking some potential jurors if they would be open to the theory that a person could consume enough alcohol that they would not be able to premeditate a murder.
Defense attorneys also asked potential jurors if they would be able to handle seeing pictures of Johnson's badly burned and decapitated body.
And, while some of the victim's family members say race was not a factor in the killing-- it was alluded to in court.
Defense attorneys actually cautioned potential jurors the word nigger and other profanity would probably come out in testimony. [TAKE SU]
One other questioned posed to the potential jurors was whether they'd be more likely to convict Ceparano-- to send a message to outsiders that Grayson County is NOT a prejudiced community.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Independence.))
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


About 20- potential jurors were excused yesterday...
FOUR were selected for the panel of 26 which will eventually be narrowed down to twelve jurors and two alternates.

[2-E-Breedlove]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-40 38:12]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A former teacher's aide in Montgomery County entered a no contest plea yesterday to charges that he had sex with three students.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/October 30;]


John Breedlove, shown here with his wife and parents, taught at Auburn Middle and high school until his arrest, last fall.
Prosecutors say Breedlove would get the girls out of class and have sex with them in the teachers' lounge bathroom.


Officials say he also propositioned a fourth student.
All of the girls were 13-years of age or younger.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Breedlove is a former basketball standout at Ferrum college.
When sentenced, he faces up to 60-years in prison.


[E-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=lba]
[TAPE#=98-49 4:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Bedford County home went up in flames last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Last Night;]


The blaze broke out at the home on Route 670- at about 8:15.
Fire officials say a smoke detector alerted a resident- No one was hurt.
Flames consumed most of the basement but investigators don't know the cause.
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[2-clinton-intern]


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


Monica Lewinsky is expected to give handwriting, voice and fingerprint samples to investigators in Los Angeles this morning.
Meanwhile, her lawyer has written a letter to a legal journal accusing the Whitewater prosecutor of showing a ``callous disregard for cherished constitutional rights.''
Mark Knoller has the latest.
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[SUPER=13-Benjamin Bowling/First Park Superintendent 1950-60; :22]
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[SUPER=04-Claytor Lake State Park; 1:04]
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[Huff-Lane]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#98-44 17:12]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City]


The Valley View Boulevard Extension is now under construction, but the controversy involving the road and Huff Lane School lingers.
Joe Dashiell spoke with parents who say the city has broken its promise to the community.
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[IN Q=Students at Huff Lane]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Parenti/Huff Lane Parent; :18]
[SUPER=01-Dayl Graves/Huff Lane Principal; :49]
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((Students at Huff Lane Microvillage have been living with the construction for several weeks... A new bus lane out front... new additions now under construction. And recently, the work on Valley View Boulevard Extension has moved closer to their classrooms.
Parents and some teachers say the work HAS created problems
[SOT PARENTI 16:40:58]
[IN Q=The word that we were given]

((BILL PARENTI: THE WORD THAT WE WERE GIVEN THE WHOLE TIME DURING NEGOTIATIONS WAS THAT THE ROAD CONSTRUCTION WAS NOT GOING TO BE DONE UNTIL AFTER SCHOOL WAS OVER. THESE PEOPLE HAVE LIED.))
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[OUT Q=these people have lied.]


Last year's written agreement did give officials an out... It allowed the city manager and school superintendent to adjust the construction schedule, if necessary... but Parenti says officials have violated the spirit of their discussions with the neighborhood.
Huff Lane principal Dayl Graves says disruptions have been kept to a minimum, and she says the current inconvenience is necessary to complete the work before the next school year.
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[IN Q=We're trying to get]

((WE'RE TRYING TO GET AS MUCH DONE NOW BETWEEN THE RAINDROPS TO TRY TO GET THE BUILDING FINISHED, SO IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE FINISHED AT THE BEGINNING OF AUGUST, SO WE'LL BE ABLE TO MOVE IN AND HAVE IT TOTALLY READY FOR THE KIDS IN SEPTEMBER.))
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Parenti says his criticism isn't sour grapes. He hopes the road construction near the school will cease until summer vacation begins. Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-39 32:36]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


American Electric Power crossed one hurdle yesterday as West Virginia announced its approval of the company's new high voltage power line.
As Scott Goldberg reports, the company now turns its attention to Virginia, where the project faces much stronger opposition.
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[SUPER=01-Howard Anderson/State Corporation Commission;]
[SUPER=01-Hal Cansler/Power Line Opponent;33]
[SUPER=01-Todd Burns/American Electric Power; 49]
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(( As they floated down the New River, representatives of American Electric Power, the power company's critics and the judge who decides if Virginia needs a new power line focused on one of the most controverial questions the state needs to answer:
Is protecting this area's electricity worth building a high-voltage line through places like this?
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((HOWARD ANDERSON/STATE COROPORATION COMMISSION: I HAVE TO BALANCE THE NEED OF THE LINE AGAINST THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT.)) [RUNS03]
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Howard Anderson is the judge who, at public hearings earlier this year, listened to hundreds of concerns about the line's environmental impact --
Concerns from people Hal Cansler.
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[IN Q=I DON'T]

((HAL CANSLER/POWER LINE OPPONENT: I DON'T WANT TO SEE IT IN OUR BACK YARD, BUT ALSO NO ONE ELSE'S BACK YARD. I'M STILL NOT CONVINCED THE LINE IS EVEN NECESSARY.)) [RUNS07]
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As the crew floated downstream, they didn't know it, but the state of West Virginia's Public Service Commission had already approved the same power line that would cross the New River in Virginia.
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["BURNS INT" TAPE]
[IN Q=WHAT THAT MEANS]

((TODD BURNS/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: WHAT THAT MEANS IS THAT THE WEST VIRGINIA PSC HAS IDENTIFIED THE NEED FOR THE POWER LINE, THAT THE WYOMING CLOVERDALE LINE IS THE BEST WAY TO ADDRESS THAT NEED, AND THAT THE PREFERRED CORRIDOR IS A GOOD PLACE FOR IT )) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=FOR IT]


The state of Virginia must also endorse the line.
But it's going to be a while before the state decides if it's worth sacrificing some scenery to reinforce the area's power supply.

Scott Goldberg, News-7, Montgomery County.))[E-Virginia-Baptist]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=DCU]
[TAPE#98-46 5:06]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]


A new expansion project is officially underway at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The hospital broke ground yesterday afternoon for a new expansion project born only a few months ago.
Senior Vice President Tom (Jivi-DIN) Jividen explains how the ideas will now become a reality.
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[SOT 07-19-28]
[IN Q= Well what we're ]

((TOM JIVIDEN/SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: WELL WHAT WE'RE STARTING IS A 70,000 SQUARE FOOT, FIFTEEN AND A HALF MILLION DOLLAR ADDITION AND RENOVATION TO THIS COMPLEX. WE'RE GOING TO ADD A THREE STORY ADDITION TO THE BUILDING THAT SITS RIGHT BEHIND ME. THAT ADDITION WILL HOUSE FORTY AMBULATORY SURGERY SUPPORT BEDS AND TWELVE LABOR DELIVERY RECOVERY ROOMS. ))
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A new main lobby and same-day surgery rooms are also included in the construction plans.
Officials say the additions will give patients better service.
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[3-Sports]


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


To sports now, Eastern Connecticut dominates Montclair State in last night's wrap-up of the NCAA division 3 tournament in Salem.
Mike Stevens takes a look.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Jury selection will continue today in the capital murder trial of Louis Ceparano- one of two white men accused of burning and beheading a black man.
About 20 potential jurors were excused yesterday, and four were chosen to sit on the panel which will eventually be narrowed down.
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Bedford County officials have arrested a man in connection with a shooting two weeks ago.
57-year old Gerald Profitt faces charges of malicious wounding after allegedly shooting 66-year old Maurice Brammer at least three times.
Profitt has been released on bond.
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A former Montgomery County teacher accused of having sex with three female students pleaded no contest in court yesterday.
John Breedlove was arrested last fall after allegedly having sex with the young girls in the teachers' lounge bathroom.
He faces up to sixty years in prison.
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