[PAKISTAN]

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President Clinton says he has no choice but to pursue sanctions against Pakistan.
Earlier today Pakistan detonated five nuclear devices in response to India's tests two weeks ago.
Liz Mullen has the latest.
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[SUPER=03-Islamabad, Pakistan;]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]
[SUPER=01-Rawaz Sharif/Pakistan Prime Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting;]
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((IN A REMARKABLE TELEVISED SPEECH.. PAKISTANI PRIME MINISTER RAWAZ SHARIF TOLD HIS COUNTRY IT HAD COME TO A HISTORIC FORK IN THE ROAD: ONE DIRECTION WOULD MAINTAIN THE STATUS QUO.. THE OTHER DIRECTION.. FLEXING ITS NUCLEAR MUSCLE.. WOULD ENSURE REVOLUTION. IT IS THAT MORE DIFFICULT PATH THE PRIME MINISTER HAS TAKEN.
PAKISTAN CARRIED OUT FIVE NUCLEAR TESTS.. NOT FAR FROM THE BORDER OF INDIA.. AND NOW.. THE NUCLEAR ARMS RACE IS ON.
THE PRESIDENT SPENT ABOUT 25 MINUTES ON THE PHONE WITH SHARIF LAST NIGHT..IMPLORING HIM NOT TO PRESS AHEAD WITH NUCLEAR EXPERIMENTS.
THE U-S HAS ALREADY IMPOSED ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON PAKISTAN'S ARCH-ENEMY, INDIA, AFTER IT CONDUCTED NUCLEAR TESTS TWO WEEKS AGO. NOT SURPRISINGLY.. INDIA'S SHOW OF FORCE INVITED RESPONSE FROM ITS NERVOUS NEIGHBOR.
IN FACT, JUST DAYS AGO.. THE PAKISTANI PRIME MINISTER HINTED THAT PLEAS FROM THE U-S TO STAY OUT OF THE NUCLEAR ARENA.. WOULD NOT DETERMINE PAKISTAN'S COURSE OF ACTION.
PRIME MINISTER RAWAZ SHARIF: The international community needs to recognize Pakistan's security concerns and then whatever we decide, will be determined by our national interests.
PRIME MINISTER SHARIF IS GEARING UP FOR WHAT HE CALLS HIS "CHANCE TO GO INTO SELF-DEPENDENCE" AND ANNOUNCED HE WILL MOVE OUT OF HIS PALATIAL RESIDENCE TO LIVE A "SIMPLER" LIFE DURING THIS "REVOLUTIONARY" TIME. LIZ MULLEN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[LEWINSKY]


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President Clinton has turned down Kenneth Starr's request to voluntarily testify in the Monica Lewinsky investigation.
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[VO-NAT]
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[7:08:51]
C-B-S News is reporting that President Clinton has declined as many as four or five such requests since February.
Meantime, a federal judge has ordered two of his aides to tell a grand jury about their discussions with Mr. Clinton, saying it could lead to relevant and important evidence.
[SUPER=03-Brentwood, CA/Yesterday;]


In Los Angeles today, Lewinsky entered the federal courthouse to turn over those much awaited handwriting, voice and fingerprint samples.
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[Ceparano]


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Seven more potential jurors have been added to the pool that could eventually decide the fate of capital murder suspect Louis Ceparano.
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The 43-year-old is charged with burning and beheading a black man in Grayson County last July.
Yesterday prosecutors and defense attorneys were asked to pick a panel of 26 qualified jurors which would eventually be narrowed down to 12 jurors and 2 alternates.
But this morning the judge ruled to lower the panel of potential jurors to 24.
Right now, a total of 11 jurors have been approved for the panel.
Opening statements are expected to begin Monday.
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[E-Breedlove]


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Charges that a Montgomery County teacher's aide had sex with three students resulted in a no contest plea yesterday.

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


[Fatality]


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State police say a Ridgeway woman fell asleep at the wheel last night before she was killed in a car wreck.
According to police, 37-year-old Donna Brim drove over an embankment off of Route 58 in Patrick County before her Toyota Corolla struck 2 trees.
The accident occurred around 11:15 pm, just west of Route 697.
Police say Brim died shortly before one am at R-J Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Stuart.

[E-Fire]


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No injuries but a Bedford County home suffered extensive damage
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when fire broke out there last night.
No word yet from investigators on what may have sparked the blaze that started around 8:15.
Fire officials say a smoke detector alerted a resident who lived at the home on Route 670 before anyone was hurt.
Flames consumed most of the basement.
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[Social-Security]


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Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte says he's confident Social Security will be around twenty five years from now.
But he says the country must take steps now to shore up the system.
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Goodlatte spoke this morning at a Roanoke forum sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons.
He says Congress must stop raiding the social security trust fund, and must resist the temptation to spend expected budget surplusses on new programs.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- NINTH DISTRICT: WE'VE MADE A LOT OF PROGRESS. WE WILL HAVE THE FIRST BALANACED BUDGET THIS YEAR AND I THINK THAT IS A MAJOR DEVELOPMENT. IT HASN'T BEEN BALANCED FOR 30 YEARS, BUT THAT IS ONLY THE FIRST STEP. THEN YOU HAVE TO DEDICATE SURPLUSES TO MAKING SURE THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRUST FUND IS SECURE, SO THAT WHEN IT IS NEEDED IN ABOUT 15 YEARS IT'LL BE THERE.))
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Goodlatte says social security is sound for at least the next 15 years... and he says if Congress acts without d

elay, the system will survive the retirement of baby boomers.[Flasher]


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Roanoke County police need your help tracking down a flasher.
Police say the man has exposed himself to women and children at least six times over the past 2 months.
Witnesses describe the man as a white male of average height who wears glasses and a hat.
He drives a white delivery-type truck with a sliding driver's door.
If you have any information, you're asked to call Roanoke County police.

[Huff-Lane]


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Charges of promises broken in Roanoke as the Valley View Boulevard Extension is constructed.
Parents say the city is guilty of not keeping its word to the community surrounding the Huff Lane School.
Joe Dashiell reports.
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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
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[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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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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((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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[OUT Q=ready for the kids in September.]


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))

[County-Schools]


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Movement last night for construction plans concerning Roanoke County Schools.
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.

[E-Power-Line]


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West Virginia has given the go-ahead to American Electric Power's proposed new high-voltage power line.
But as Scott Goldberg reports, the company still has a battle ahead in 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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((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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((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]
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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.))[Buck]


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A juvenile court judge in the New River Valley has decided to retire.
Judge John Buck says he will leave the bench as of June first.
Buck was appointed two years ago and heard cases primarily in Bland, Pulaski and Wythe counties.
Buck turned 70 last month.
He's leaving to deal with some health problems and to do some traveling with his son.


[Longwood-Academy]


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Have you ever wondered if the job of police officer might be for you?
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Seniors from Longwood College in Farmville will find out, when they attend the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.
It's part of a new cooperative program which allows Longwood students to take courses over a 17 week period at the Academy, and then enter the job market as trained police officers.
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[IN Q= What this is]

((PATRICIA CORMIER/PRESIDENT OF LONGWOOD COLLEGE: WHAT THIS IS - IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE POLICE ACADEMY AND LONGWOOD COLLEGE. IT'S A PARTNERSHIP WE HOPE WILL SERVE AS A MODEL FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA IN A SENCE THAT IT PROVIDES BOTH PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL TRAINING FOR STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Patricia Cormier/Longwood College President]
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The program is the first of its kind in Virginia.

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Expansion of Lynchburg's Virginia Baptist Hospital is now underway.
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[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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((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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[VO-NAT]


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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[Hartman]


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Again, Los Angeles radio station is reporting that actor and comedian Phil Hartman is dead.
There are few details at this time, but K-N-X is reporting that two bodies were found in a home in Encino today.
Police entered the homes with their guns drawn, and emerged carrying a young girl.
Again, preliminary reports from Los Angeles say Phil Hartman has died. He starred in Saturday Night Live, and NewsRadio.



[Hartman]


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Again, Los Angeles radio station is reporting that actor and comedian Phil Hartman is dead.
There are few details at this time, but K-N-X is reporting that two bodies were found in a home in Encino today.
Police entered the homes with their guns drawn, and emerged carrying a young girl.
Again, preliminary reports from Los Angeles say Phil Hartman has died. He starred in Saturday Night Live, and NewsRadio.