[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


U-S intelligence has picked up signs Pakistan may be preparing more nuclear tests.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a man wanted for questioning in connection with an Illinois church bombing has been killed in an explosion in his garage.

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Patchy clouds and patchy fog at this early hour-- But the Friday forecast includes lots of sunshine.
It will be muggy, though, with very warm and humid conditions.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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There's been another explosion in Danville, Illinois, the third one in 6 months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville, IL;]


But federal officials tell C-B-S news they -believe- yesterday's blast was a suicide, killing a man the F-B-I reportedly wanted to question in last sunday's church bombing.
That explosion tore a hole inside a church and injured more than 30 people.
A Chicago newspaper indentifies the bombing victim as a military veteran with mental problems.
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[PAKISTAN]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-S]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Pakistan is said to be putting nuclear warheads on its missiles.
Meantime, Pakistan apparently is getting ready to carry out more nuclear tests, after yesterday's five tests to match the ones India conducted two weeks ago.
Liz Mullen has reaction.
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[SUPER=01-Rawaz Sharif/Pakistan Prime Minister; :14]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :38]
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary Of State; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON]

(( JUST TWO WEEKS AFTER INDIA FLEXED ITS NUCLEAR MUSCLE, PAKISTAN CARRIED OUT FIVE NUCLEAR TESTS IN A SOUTHWESTERN PROVINCE.. AND IGNITED A NUCLEAR ARMS RACE THAT SHOWS NO SIGNS OF ABATING.

SOT: PAKISTAN PRIME MINISTER RAWAZ SHARIF 14:50

"As a self-respecting nation we had no choice left to us. Our hand was forced by the present Indian reckless actions." BUTT TO: ATAL BEHARI VAJPAYEE, INDIAN PRIME MINISTER
(151609) "Pakistan's clandestine preparation forced us to take the path of

nuclear deterrent"
SOT: PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON

"I cannot believe we're entering the 21st century repeating the mistakes of the 20th century."
THE PRESIDENT SPENT ABOUT 25 MINUTES ON THE PHONE WITH PRIME MINISTER RAWAZ SHARIF HOURS BEFORE THE TESTS WERE CONDUCTED.. IMPLORING HIM TO TAKE THE HIGH ROAD OF PEACE.

SOT: PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON

"Pakistan lost a truly priceless opportunity to strengthen its own security, to improve its political standing in the eyes of the world, and although Pakistan was not the first to test, two wrongs do not make a right"
THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED HE HAS IMPOSED SANCTIONS AGAINST PAKISTAN.. A COUNTRY HIGHLY DEPENDANT ON FOREIGN DOLLARS.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, SECRETARY OF STATE "We must ensure that countries that take these actions pay the price."
STAND-UP According to a U.S. official there are now indications that Pakistan could be preparing for more nuclear testing. And that could take place in the next couple of days. Liz Mullen, CBS News.))

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=98-41 4:47]
[GRAPHIC=Louis Ceparano]


This morning prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to select the final potential juror in the case of Louis Ceparano.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence;]


The 43-year old is charged with capital murder in the death of a former black Marine who was burned alive and beheaded in Grayson County.
The judge has instructed both sides to select a panel of 24 potential jurors which will eventually be narrowed down to 12 jurors and two alternates.
So far, 23 potential jurors have been selected.
Of that number, none are black.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


Yesterday Ceparano's attorneys repeatedly objected to selecting a jury saying their client's rights were violated because he was denied a change of venue.
Opening statements are expected to begin Monday.

[E-County-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=98-53 8:00]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Dublin man was killed last night when he was hit by a car.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


62-year-old James F. Revilla was hit while mowing a lawn in Roanoke County.
He was apparently on a riding mower when he ventured into Feather Road on a blind curve.
Police say the driver of the car tried to avoid Revilla, but lost control of his vehicle.
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[E-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-44 TC 18:38]
[GRAPHIC=Train Accident]


Norfolk Southern says it has found the cause of a train derailment in Lynchburg earlier this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March 31;]

The March 31st derailment sparked a massive blaze after a 65-car train broke loose from a rail yard.
According to the railroad, an employee did not "apply a sufficient number of hand brakes."
Hand brakes are like emergency brakes on cars -- they prevent a parked train from moving.
Norfolk Southern will not say if it is taking any discplinary action.
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[hartman]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hollywood is mourning the death of comedic actor Phil Hartman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Encino, CA;]

[4:20:17]
He was fatally shot yesterday.
Police believe his wife shot him in bed and later killed herself in an apparent murder-suicide.
Hartman's two children were home at the time of the shooting, but were not injured.
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[4:18;40]
[IN Q=]

(( LT. ANTHONY ALBA/LAPD SHE APPARENTLY SHOT HERSELF AS THE OFFICERS WERE IN THE HOUSE REMOVING THE SECOND CHILD. ))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Anthony Alba/Los Angeles Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=REMOVING THE SECOND CHILD.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police are still looking for a motive.
[SUPER=04-NewsRadio-NBC;]

[4:18;40] In 1995, Phil hartman had returned to Southern California, his childhood home, to act in the T-V show "Newsradio."
He was also a prominent voice on the Simpson's.
[SUPER=04-Saturday Night Live-NBC;]


Hartman also spent 8 years on "Saturday Night Live," impersonating everyone from actresses to presidents.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the upsets continue at the French open. First it was number one seed Pete Sampras, and yesterday the Open's '96 champ fell.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[E-Bedford-School]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=DCU]
[TAPE#98-45 18:28]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Bedford County residents now know who their new schools superintendent will be.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


James Belvins, who spent the past seven years as Superintendent for Nottaway County, was officially selected for the job.
Belvins will replace John Kent who was recently retired.
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((JAMES BELVINS/ NEW SUPERINTENDANT OF BEDFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: I HAVE AN OPEN DOOR POLICY. I LIKE TO LISTEN TO WHAT THE PUBLIC WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR SCHOOL SYSTEM TO BE.. AND I BELIEVE IN BRINGING EVERYONE TO THE TABLE, AND WORKING WITH THE CONCERNS OF WHAT PEOPLE SEE AS A CONCERN FOR BEDFORD COUNTY AND BEDFORD COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEMS. ))
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[VO-NAT]


Belvins also said he would like to look into the option of having a "virtual classroom" at the high school level.
This would allow students to take courses through the Internet.
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[Gun-Christiansburg]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A 16-year-old honor student who allegedly brought a handgun to Christiansburg High School has pleaded no contest to the charge.
Authorities say the sophomore pulled a loaded pistol from her backpack in February because she was upset with an ex-boyfriend.
Friends reportedly grabbed the gun and unloaded it.
A juvenile court judge yesterday said a judgement will not be made in the case until the girl is sentenced.


[E-Dalton]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-47 5:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Pittsylvania County man has had his murder conviction overturned by the Virginia Court of Appeals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-July 1996;]


Back in 1996, a jury found Paul Dalton Junior guilty of killing 72-year old Clark Adkins and burying his body.
But last week, the Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that the lower court did NOT properly instruct the jury.
The problem: the jury was not told that they could have found Dalton guilty of being "an accessory after the fact" if they could not convict him of murder.
Dalton's sister and her boyfriend were also convicted in connection with the murder.
No word if Dalton can OR WILL be retried.
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=tfl]
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[GRAPHIC=Morning Health Check]


In today's health check... a look at care for careGIVERS--
The Mental Health Association of the Roanoke Valley is teaching a lesson on that topic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


At a conference yesterday at the Jefferson Center, experts explained health providers must take care of themselves mentally and physically or they can't help anyone else.
Health officials say it's a growing problem for young adults.
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((JOAN WOOD/VA GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTER:BEANPOLE FAMILIES))
[SUPER=01-Joan Wood/Va. Geriatric Education Center; ]
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[OUT Q=caregiving family.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' HEalth Check]


The program concluded with free depression screenings for people who were interested.

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[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


U-S intelligence has picked up signs Pakistan may be preparing more nuclear tests.
Spy satellites surveying a second test site have spotted activities similar to those that preceded yesterday's tests.
Neighboring India conducted its own tests last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A man wanted for questioning in an Illinois church bombing has been killed in an explosion in his garage.
The man reportedly was a suspect in Sunday's bombing in Danville.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Los Angeles police still don't have a motive for the apparent murder-suicide involving comedian Phil Hartman.
Police think Hartman's wife had shot him and then killed herself as police removed the Hartmans' two children from the house.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday May 29TH.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#none -- Take Live from Newspath]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


There are new developments in Danville, Illinois, where a church was bombed last weekend.
Police believe there may be a connection between that incident and a fatal explosion last night.
A man was killed in the blast, and police say they wanted to question him about the church bombing.
Drew Levinson joins from Danville, Illinois with the latest.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
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Pakistan may be preparing to conduct additional nuclear tests.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Islamabad, Pakistan;]

A U-S Official says there are indications Pakistan could launch more tests within a few days.
Meantime, a Pakistani official DENIES more tests will be held.
Yesterday, Pakistan launched a series of 5 nuclear tests.
The White House then fired back, imposing economic sanctions similar to those slapped on India after it recently conducted nuclear tests.
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[SOT]

[4:09:16]
[IN Q=]

(( PRESIDENT CLINTON:PAKISTAN LOST A TRULY PRICELESS OPPORTUNITY TO STRENGTHEN ITS OWN SECURITY, TO IMPROVE ITS POLITICAL STANDING IN THE EYES OF THE WORLD, AND ALTHOUGH PAKISTAN WAS NOT THE FIRST TO TEST, TWO WRONGS DO NOT MAKE A RIGHT" ))
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[OUT Q=do not make a right.]
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[VO-NAT]

[4:03:28]
Pakistan has declared a state of emergency, suspending the fundamental rights of citizens in an apparent move to cope with problems which economic sanctions would bring.
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


Meantime the U-N Security Council meets again today to consider condemnation.
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[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-McLean;]


The conflict between Kenneth Starr and the White House continues to intensify and the U-S Supreme Court has entered the picture.
The high court is considering a request by Starr.
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


He wants a quick ruling on the question of executive privilege in the Monica Lewinsky investigation.
The former white house intern showed up with her father at the F-B-I offices in Los Angeles yesterday, giving them fingerprint and handwriting samples needed for Starr's investigation.
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[2-E-County-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=98-53 8:00]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A Dublin man was apparently mowing a lawn in Roanoke County last night when he was hit and killed by a car.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


62-year-old James F. Revilla was apparently on a riding lawn mower when he ventured into Feather Road on a blind curve.
Police say the driver of the car tried to avoid the Revilla, but lost control of his vehicle.
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[2-E-Grayson-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=98-41 4:47]
[GRAPHIC=Louis Ceparano]


One potential juror left to go before a panel is selected in the capital murder trial of Louis Ceparano.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence;]


The 43-year old is charged with capital murder in the death of a former black Marine who was burned alive and beheaded in Grayson County.
The judge has instructed both sides to select a panel of 24 potential jurors which will eventually be narrowed down to 12 jurors and two alternates.
So far, 23 potential jurors have been selected.
Of that number, none are black.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Yesterday Ceparano's attorneys repeatedly objected to selecting a jury saying their client's rights were violated because he was denied a change of venue.
Opening statements are expected to begin Monday.

[S-Hospital-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-26 TC 1:46:46]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A conviction in the trial of a man charged in a December shooting at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Derrick Lee Coles was found guilty of malicious wounding.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-December 1997;]


Coles shot Darrell Bradner of Chatham in the emergency room waiting area.
Bradner was wounded in the abdomen and chest.
The shooting was apparently in retaliation for a shooting earlier that same night in a Hardee's parking lot.
Coles's teenage brother was the victim in that first shooting.
Coles will be sentenced in July.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Los Angeles police still don't have a motive for the apparent murder-suicide involving comic actor Phil Hartman and his wife.
Authorities believe Hartman's wife fatally shot him at their Encino mansion, then killed herself as police were removing the couple's two children from the home.
Sandra Hughes reports.
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[5:01:43]
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[SUPER=03-Encino, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Kalish/Los Angeles Police Department; :07]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Anthony Alba/Los Angeles Police Department; :26]
[SUPER=04-NewsRadio-NBC; :34]
[SUPER=04-Saturday Night Live-NBC; :55]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Hughes/Reporting; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.]

((
AS THE CORONER REMOVED THE BODIES OF PHIL HARTMAN AND HIS WIFE, QUESTIONS OF WHAT WENT WRONG STILL REMAIN UNANSWERED.
DAVID KALISH/LAPD THEY FOUND TWO PEOPLE DOWN-- MR. HARTMAN AND HIS WIFE.
POLICE ARRIVED IN THE UPSCALE NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THURSDAY MORNING... RESPONDING TO A NEIGHBOR'S CALL ABOUT GUNSHOTS. AS THEY ENTERED THE HOME TO RESCUE THE HARTMAN'S TWO CHILDREN THEY HEARD ANOTHER SHOT. THEY SAY-- IT WAS BRYNN HARTMAN--KILLING HERSELF.
LT. ANTHONY ALBA/LAPD SHE APPARENTLY SHOT HERSELF AS THE OFFICERS WERE IN THE HOUSE REMOVING THE SECOND CHILD.
THE TWO CHILDREN WERE SHAKEN-- BUT UNHARMED AND HAVE BEEN QUESTIONED BY POLICE.

(NAT: NEWSRADIO/COURTESY: NBC)


IN 1995, PHIL HARTMAN HAD RETURNED TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-- HIS CHILDHOOD HOME.... TO ACT IN THE TV SHOW "NEWSRADIO", SAYING AT THE TIME THAT THE MOVE HAD RETURNED HIM, HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN TO A NORMAL FAMILY LIFE.
IT WAS DURING HIS 8-YEARS ON "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" HOWEVER THAT HARTMAN CAUGHT THE NATION'S EYE.... IMPERSONATING EVERYONE FROM ACTRESSES TO PRESIDENTS...


A CLOSE FRIEND SAID HE KNEW OF NO PROBLEMS BETWEEN THE HARTMANS... DESCRIBING THEM AS A "HAPPY, WELL-BALANCED COUPLE." PERHAPS THEIR CHILDREN ARE THE ONLY ONES WHO WILL EVER KNOW WHAT WENT SO TERRIBLY WRONG.))
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[2-E-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-44 TC 18:38]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


Norfolk Southern officials say they now know why a train derailed and caught fire in Lynchburg nearly two months ago.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March 31;]

The March 31st derailment sparked a massive blaze after a 65-car train broke loose from a rail yard.
According to the railroad, an employee did not "apply a sufficient number of hand brakes."
Hand brakes are like emergency brakes on cars -- they prevent a parked train from moving.
Norfolk Southern will not say if it is taking any discplinary action.
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[E-Trigon]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-33 57:01]
[GRAPHIC=Trigon]


Virginia's largest health insurer has now joined a national lawsuit against tobacco companies.
And unions representing Philip Morris workers in the Richmond area are calling Trigon "the enemy".
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;]


Tobacco interests across the state, like Danville-based Dimon Incorporated, are considering pulling their business from Trigon over the lawsuit.
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[IN Q=It was a ]

((TODD HAYMORE/DIMON INC.: IT WAS A VERY SURPRISING MOVE AND IT'S ONE THAT THEY DID NOTIFY US THAT IT WAS COMING AND IT'S ONE THAT WE ARE GOING TO FULLY EXAMINE AND WE WOULD NOT BE EXAMINING OUR OPTIONS HAD TRIGON DECIDED NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LAWSUIT.))
[SOT 02:17:53]

((BROOKE TAYLOR/TRIGON: WE CERTAINLY WOULD LIKE TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS. WE FEEL LIKE WE'VE PROVIDED THEM WITH QUALITY SERVICE FOR A LONG TIME AND WE'D LIKE TO CONTINUE TO DO THAT. BUT ON THE OTHER HAND, WE ALSO HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO OUR ENTIRE CUSTOMER BASE AND OUR SHAREHOLDERS. AND WE JUST FEEL LIKE THIS IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO.))
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[SUPER=01-Brooke Taylor/Trigon; :18]
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The Virginia Farm Bureau has 23-thousand Trigon subscribers.
It says it's "disappointed" with Trigon, but has NO plans to boycott the company on behalf of the farmers.

[Rockbridge-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-46 TC: 7:30]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Students at two elementary schools in Rockbridge County aren't too happy about plans to extend their school year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


The extension will go into effect during the 1999-2000 school year.
Students at Mountain View and Fairfield Elementary School will be affected.
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[SOT 14.45.48 - 14.46.01]
[IN Q=We're not looking]

((GLEN STARK/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: WE'RE NOT LOOKING AT DOING MORE OF THE SAME BUT RATHER CAN WE OFFER THE SAME 180 DAYS THAT WE OFFER FOR ALL STUDENTS--BUT CAN WE DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO ALLOW THESE STUDENTS TO HAVE BETTER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES.))
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[OUT Q=better learning opportunities.]
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[VO-NAT]


Students will attend classes for about 45 days then have a five to 10 day break for those who need time to catch up on their studies.
The extended school year will cost the county from 215 to 245 thousand dollars.
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[3-Sports]


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


To sports now, the Washington Caps dominate on the ice in their best of 7 Eastern Conference final against the Buffalo Sabers.
Mike Stevens has highlights.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Only one more potential juror will be chosen in the capital murder trial of Louis Ceparano- one of the men accused of burning and then beheading the body of Garnett G-P Johnson.
Twenty-three potential jurors have been selected for a panel that will be narrowed down to twelve jurors and two alternates.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A Dublin man died last night when the lawnmower he was riding was struck by a car.
Police say 62-year old James F. Revilla was cutting a lawn in Roanoke County when his mower wandered too far into Feather Road on a blind curve.
A moving car apparently tried to avoid Revilla, but struck the lawnmower, killing the victim.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


An explanation for the March 31st train derailment that caused a massive blaze in downtown Lynchburg.
Norfolk Southern says an employee did not "apply a sufficient number of hand brakes" in the accident that sent a 65-car train off the tracks.
The railroad did NOT say if they were pursuing disciplinary action.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Who says you have to be near the OCEAN to take a dinner cruise?
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Nearly 20- thousand people a year sail the Virginia Dare Paddle Boat on the waters of Smith Mountain Lake.
Up to 112 people can have lunch or dinner aboard.
Aside from its reputation as a floating restaurant-- the Virginia Dare also has some new amenities.
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((ALICE SWAIN/VA DARE CRUISES & MARINA: THIS IS GOING ON A FULL, FIRST YEAR OF BEING A FULL-SERVICE MARINA. WE'VE GOT GAS AND BOAT SLIPS AND A GIFT SHOP AND WE'VE JUST NOW OPENED UP OUR DOCKSIDE BAR, WHICH IS CALLED "PORTSIDE" OF THE VIRGINIA DARE. SO, WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING A GOOD SEASON.))
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Come along for a ride aboard the Virginia Dare, without even leaving your chair.
Join us for that in this week's "Time Off" segment tomorrow on News 7 Saturday morning with Denise Allen and Andrew Frieden.
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