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Several states are cleaning up this morning from a night of damaging tornadoes.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Severe weather damages property in Martinsville.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


It was a rough night, indeed.
Several reports of large hail and damaging winds.
We'll have wrap-up of last night's storms, plus a look at how today's forecast shapes up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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A Martinsville woman and her family were forced to leave their home after a storm apparently tore the roof from the house.
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Eva Taylor's house was one of the more heavily damaged structures.
Her home was left with significant damage.
Neighbors nailed a tarp over the house, but there was still evidence of water leaking through after the harsh rains and wind left their calling card.
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((EVA TAYLOR/STORM VICTIM; TERRIBLE NOISE AND EXTREMELY HIGH WINDS. WHEN WE LOOKED OUT, NORMALLY YOU CAN SEE THE HOUSES CLEARLY, BUT WHEN WE LOOKED OUT ACROSS THE STREET YOU COULDN'T SEE ANYTHING.))
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In Henry County, officials say a tornado warning amounted to only a funnel cloud that never touched the ground.
What little damage there was included a few uprooted trees and dislocated shingles.
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((STEVE EANES/HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR; WE HAD SOME MINOR STREET FLOODING FROM THE HEAVY RAINS. WE HAD HAIL REPORTED FROM THE SIZE OF PEAS TO ABOUT THE SIZE OF A NICKEL OR QUARTER.))
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There were no confirmed tornadoes and no one was injured in yesterday's storm.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-F]
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As many as 100 homes have been leveled by tornadoes that ripped through western Maryland last night.
So far only minor injuries have been reported.
At least two people were killed by twisters that touched down in rural north- eastern Pennsylvania.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=01-Mt. Washington, PA;]


Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, what may have been a tornado damaged several houses in Mount Washington, which overlooks Pittsburgh.
[SUPER=03-Wyoming County, NY;]

[4;04:46]
Tornadoes also caused widespread damage in upstate New York.
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[WIPE/WIPE/WIPE][wv-storm]


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[4:06:44]
Closer to home, in West Virginia, there were several reports of tornadoes but no confirmed touchdowns.
Thunderstorms brought high winds and 2 -inch size hail.
At least one person was killed by a falling tree.
Thousands were left without power.
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[Lewinsky]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=mel]
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Another Supreme Court request from Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr.
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[SUPER=03-Andrews AFB, MD; ]


He wants the high court to decide quickly if secret service agents must testify in the Monica Lewinsky matter.
The white house accuses starr of trying to "leap-frog" the process.
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles;]


Sources tell C-B-S News that prosecutors are now willing to offer Lewinsky complete immunity from prosecution in return for her full cooperation.
Talks with her new lawyers are expected soon.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


She's hired two veteran criminal lawyers and parted ways with attorney William Ginsburg.
He sayss the decision to split was mutual.
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[E-Coffey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-32 50:28]
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A Bedford County man was in court yesterday for sending letters that threatened bodily harm to President Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Secret Service traced the letters to Edmond Coffey at his trailer in Moneta.
Coffey admitted in court yesterday that he had them sent to the Clintons. He was merely trying to set up his ex-girlfriend's current companion as the letter writer... in a complex extortion and harassment plot.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Coffey will have a federal psychiatric evaluation before sentencing.[E-Brookville-Threats]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#98-34 1:16:20]
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Violence in school is not a laughing matter.
That's the message school officials sent to two Campbell County students recently.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


The Brookville High School seniors were suspended for the rest of the year after they joked about having weapons on school grounds.
Educators say recent shootings on school campuses around the country have prompted them to take a "zero tolerance" approach to these kinds of situations.
The two teens were not identified.. but they WILL be allowed to walk with their class at graduation on Friday.
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[1-Sports]


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To sports now, it took 10 innings, but the Baltimore Orioles beat Seattle last night by one run.
Mike Stevens takes a look.
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[E-Parkway-Search]


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Blue Ridge Parkway officials blocked off part of the Roanoke River yesterday to search for a missing Georgia man.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Search and rescue teams recovered the body of 25-year old Sean May after searching for several hours.
Parkway officials initiated THEIR search after finding a vehicle with May's keys in it over the weekend.
He was reported missing several months ago.
Authorities believe May committed suicide.
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[E-Frat-Prank]


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[WRITER=eea]
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A former Sweetbriar College student who did NOT accept a plea bargain following assault charges had those charges reduced in court yesterday.
Jessica Saveall is accused of shaving, or attempting to shave the pubic hair of some Washington and Lee students.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


Saveall was sentenced to 60 days in jail on a misdemeanor assault charge.
Chad Casto, the man on the right, testified Saveall and Lisa Williams came into his room, took off his pants and started fondling him.
When they started shaving his pubic area, he says he told them to stop, but they did NOT.
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((GORDON SAUNDERS/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; I THINK SOME PEOPLE WOULD SAY THAT'S A PRETTY HEAVY SENTENCE FOR THIS YOUNG LADY, BUT I THINK WHAT THE JUDGE IS SAYING IS IF THESE HAD BEEN MEN WHO STARTED IT, THEY PROBABLY WOULD HAVE RECIEVED AN EQUIVALENT SENTENCE, SO I THINK HE'S MAKING THE STATEMENT THAT MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD BE TREATED THE SAME UNDER THE LAW.))
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Saveall's attorney says she will appeal the case to circuit court.
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[E-Kroger]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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The Franklin County administrator came up for review last night -- and some are disappointed with his performance.


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Carl Simpson is one of those people- He owns land on route 40, with the option of buying 19 more.
He has preliminary plans with Kroger to build a multi-million dollar shopping center.
But businesses will not sign until there are sewer lines here, and the town and county cannot reach a deal to build them.
Simpson says delays are expensive and the county administrator should be more aggressive.
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((CARL SIMPSON/LANDOWNER: WE DO NOT FEEL THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR IS INTERESTED IN THIS PROJECT. HE HAS MADE NO CONTACT WITH US TO HELP US. I THINK HIS POSITION SHOULD BE WHAT CAN HE DO TO HELP THIS COUNTY. MACON SAMMONS/FRANKLIN CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE'VE MET TWO OR THREE TIMES TO REVIEW SITE PLANS ... EXTENDED EFFORT.))
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Sammons says the county has plenty of businesses already and does not need to rush into a sewer deal.
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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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To medical news now, research shows more bad news for smokers... they may have an increased chance of suffering hearing loss.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
AS SMOKERS CONTINUE LIGHTING UP, THEY ALSO MAY BE TONING DOWN THE SOUNDS AROUND THEM.
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((VO))
A STUDY FOUND THAT MIDDLE-AGED AND OLDER PEOPLE WHO SMOKED CIGARETTES... WERE MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP A MILD FORM OF HEARING LOSS THAN NON-SMOKERS.
THOSE WHO EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF HEARING...OFTEN HAD TROUBLE LISTENING WHEN THERE WAS A LOT OF BACKGROUND NOISE.
RESEARCHERS BELIEVE NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES MAY BE SLOWING BLOOD FLOW TO THE EARS....
BUT THEY SAY MORE STUDY IS NEEDED BEFORE MAKING A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN SMOKING AND HEARING LOSS.//
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((VO))
PARENTS KNOW ALL-TO-WELL CHILDREN CAN ALSO HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THEIR EARS-- NAMELY EAR INFECTIONS.
STANDARD TREATMENT HAS BEEN TO PUT KIDS ON ANTI-BIOTICS FOR TEN DAYS...
BUT A REPORT IN THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SAYS THAT REGIMEN COULD BE CUT IN HALF... AND BE JUST AS EFFECTIVE.
DOCTORS SAY CHILDREN WHO WERE GIVEN ANTI-BIOTICS FOR ONLY FIVE DAYS DID JUST AS WELL AS THOSE WHO RECEIVED THE NORMAL DOSAGE.//
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((OC))
AND AS THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY PONDERS THE HIGH DEATH RATE AMONG AMERICA'S POOR... EXPERTS SAY WE NEED TO LOOK AT MORE THAN JUST THE OBVIOUS.
A NEW REPORT SAYS SMOKING, DRINKING AND OBESITY ONLY ACCOUNT FOR ABOUT 13-PERCENT OF ALL FATALITIES AMONG LOW-INCOME PEOPLE.
THAT'S WHY RESEARCHERS ARE NOW LOOKING AT OTHER POSSIBLE FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE HIGHER NUMBER OF DEATHS.
FACTORS SUCH AS INADEQUATE MEDICAL CARE, SUBSTANDARD LIVING CONDITIONS, AND THE STRESSES OF BEING POOR.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
Another night of destructive storms in the eastern U-S.
In western Maryland, at least three tornadoes roared through the town of Frostburg, leveling dozens of homes.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Twisters also touched down in Pennsylvania, upstate New York and possibly West Virginia.
At least two people were killed and one critically injured.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Severe weather also damaged property in Martinsville.
Strong winds ripped the roof of one home.
A funnel cloud was spotted in Henry County but it never touched down.
High winds did uproot a few trees.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


One day after hiring a new legal team a deal may have been reached in the Monica Lewsinsky probe.
C-B-S News is reporting that prosecutors are willing to offer Lewinsky immunity in return for her full cooperation.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday June 3rd.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[E-Henry-WX]


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A Martinsville family is homeless but uninjured this morning after strong winds ripped the roof off of their home last night.
Tornado warnings were in effect at the time for Henry County, but it was Martinsville's community that felt the brunt of the storm.
David Johnson has more.
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Taylor's home was apparently one of the more heavily damaged.
Her neighbors secured a tarp over her roof, but there are still signs of where water leaked through.
She and her family stayed in a nearby motel while investigators assess the damages to her dwelling.
In other parts of Martinsville, there were reports of other types of minor damage.
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There were reports of downed trees that momentarily knocked out power for several people.
At last report, most if not all of the power has been restored.
In Henry County, the storm amounted to not much more than some high winds.
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((STEVE EANES/HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR; DAMAGE THAT WE...DAMAGED A LITTLE BIT.)) [RUNS:08]
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((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; OTHER REPORTS INDICATED HAIL RANGING IN SIZE FROM PEAS TO QUARTERS FELL FROM THE SKY. BUT THERE WERE NO CONFIRMED REPORTS OF TORNADOES, SOMETHING MOST IN THE AREA WERE GRATEFUL FOR. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7, MARTINSVILLE.))

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Seventy to 100 homes were leveled overnight by tornadoes that touched down in Western Maryland.
So far only minor injuries have been reported.
But at least two people were killed by twisters that ripped through in rural north- eastern Pennsylvania.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=01-Mt. Washington, PA;]

[4:01:33]
Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, what may have been a tornado damaged several houses in Mount Washington.
[SUPER=03-Mason Co., WV;]

[4:06:44]
Closer to home, in West Virginia, there were several reports of tornadoes but no confirmed touchdowns.
Thunderstorms brought high winds and 2 -inch size hail.
At least one person was critically injured by a falling tree.
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[2-E-Coffey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-32 50:28]
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A Bedford County man says he IS responsible for sending threatening letters to President Clinton and his daughter.


That admission from Edmond Coffey concerning letters which threatened bodily harm to the President and Chelsea Clinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Secret Service traced the letters to Edmond Coffey at his trailer in Moneta.
Coffey admitted in court yesterday that he had them sent to the Clintons. He was merely trying to set up his ex-girlfriend's current companion as the letter writer... in a complex extortion and harassment plot.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Coffey will have a federal psychiatric evaluation before sentencing.[2-LEWINSKY]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Monica Lewinsky]


Sources tell C-B-S news that prosecutors are now willing to offer Monica Lewinsky complete immunity from prosecution in return for her full cooperation.
Talks with Lewinsky's new lawyers are expected soon.
She's hired two veteran criminal lawyers and parted ways with attorney William Ginsburg.
Lee Cowan reports.
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(( GET USED TO THESE VETERAN WASHINGTON FACES. THEY ARE REPLACING THE FLAMBOYANT AND OUTSPOKEN FACE OF WILLIAM GINSBURG.
PLATO CACHERIS//LEWINSKY ATTORNEY : "We are the defense team for Monica Lewinsky."
A SHINY "NEW" TEAM FOR A CASE THAT IS JUST OVER FOUR MONTHS OLD.
PLATO: "We hope we have a lot to bring to the table."
EXPERIENCE FOR STARTERS. JACOB STEIN IS A FORMER INDEPENDENT PROSECUTOR, AND HAS REPRESENTED SUCH POLITICAL HOT POTATOES AS SENATOR BOB PACKWOOD.
PLATO CACHERIS MOST NOTABLY REPRESENTED FAWN HALL DURING THE IRAN CONTRA SCANDAL, AND STOOD BY ALRICH AMES DURING HIS MUCH PUBLICIZED TRIAL FOR SPYING FOR RUSSIA.
THE ONLY PERSON REMAINING ON LEWINSKY'S TEAM IS NATHANIEL SPEIGHTS, GINSBURG'S CO-COUNSEL SINCE THE VERY BEGINNING.
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AS FOR GINSBURG, HE WILL RETURN TO HIS CIVIL PRACTICE IN LOS ANGELESBACK TO HIS SPECIALTY OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SUITS. THE REASON FOR THE LAST MINUTE CHANGE IS STILL UNCLEAR, BUT A SPOKESMAN FOR LEWINSKY SAYS THE PARTING WAS MUTUAL.
LEE COWAN: "Ginsburg's tactics had been questioned since the beginning. His apparent thirst for publicity and willingness to make the Sunday talk show circuit raised eyebrows all around. Now the job of representing one of the country's most well known figures is up to someone else. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Washington."))

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[**NOTE ANCHOR TAG***]
The pilot of a twin-engine plane that went down in Floyd County Monday remains in stable condition today.
His instructor is still in critical condition.
Meanwhile F-A-A inspectors say the small plane DID have fuel in its tanks at the time of the crash.
Teresa Hamilton has more.
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While F-A-A officials worked to determine the cause of the crash...crews began clearing away the debris left dangling when the plane clipped several trees on its way down.
The plane, with two occupants on board, was enroute from North Carolina to Lewisburg when it crashed.
The pilot, Robert Anderson, is in the hospital with two broken legs.
He did NOT want to appear on camera but says he and his passenger knew they were in trouble when the right engine began losing power, which coupled with wind sheer, threw the plane, off course.
Anderson says he'd hoped to reach Roanoke but soon realized they wouldn't make it and began aiming for an open field.
But it was too late-- and the plane crashed between two houses.
Ford Wirt, who's the county's emergency services coordinator, praised the EMS volunteers' efforts.
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((FORD WIRT/FLOYD CO. EMERGENCY SERVICES:THEY DID A VERY GOOD JOB, WE HAD SEVERAL ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT PEOPLE ON SCENE, THE PATIENTS STABILIZED AND WE'RE EXTREMELY PROUD OF THE WAY THEY HANDLED THE ENTIRE SITUATION.)) [RUNS:11]
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[Teresa SU]
F-A-A officials say two things worked to victims' favor.
They say this particular plane is extremely sturdy and the fact it clipped several trees on its way down, slowed the plane on impact.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Floyd. ))
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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F-A-A inspectors say it will take at least six months to determine the cause of the crash.

[ca-elections]


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California's primary election results are in.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles;]


Lieutenant Governor Gray Davis won the Democratic nomination and will face State Attorney General Dan Lungren for the state's highest seat.
Californians also approved a measure that will effectively end bilingual education.
At the same time they rejected a proposal that would have forced labor unions to get permission from members to spend money on politics.
[SUPER=03-Oakland;]


In another closely watched race, former California Governor Jerry Brown won the Oalkland Mayor's race.
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[2-E-Brookville-Threats]


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Jokes concerning weapons and violence in school will not be taken lightly.
That's what school officials want two Campbell County students to learn.
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[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


The Brookville High School seniors were suspended for the rest of the year after they joked about having weapons on school grounds.
Educators say recent shootings on school campuses around the country have prompted them to take a "zero tolerance" approach to these kinds of situations.
The two teens were not identified.. but they WILL be allowed to walk with their class at graduation on Friday.
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He has the Democratic nomination under his belt.
Now, Roanoke Mayor David Bowers must prove that he can win the race for the Sixth District Congressional seat.
Joe Dashiell reports on last night's rally in Roanoke.
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((Bowers was the only candidate who came forward to challenge Republican Bob Goodlatte, so sixth district democrats dispensed with their convention and declared him their candidate. [NAT SOUND OF RALLY]
But if Bowers is to mount a credible campaign, he must convince Democrats he's serious about the race, and persuade them to work hard on his behalf.
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Democratic leaders point to their recent sweep in the Roanoke city council elections.
And say it's not such a stretch to think Bowers can extend his local success to the entire district.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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Danville residents will pay more taxes in the coming fiscal year-- thanks to the city's new budget.
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Council members voted eight-to-one last night to pass the city's 152-million dollar budget.
The spending plan includes several tax hikes.
The real estate tax will go up eight and a half-cents per one-hundred dollars of assessed value.
The city's meal tax will jump from three-percent to four and a half-percent.
One budget item still being debated is a waste water rate increase.
The money raised by that increase would be used to expand the year-round school program.
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Council members seem divided over a waste water rate increase.
A public hearing on the proposal is set for June 16.
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In sports, the Washington Caps were hoping to take down Buffalo on the ice last night so they could head to finals.


Mike Stevens has highlights.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Hail and high winds attacked Martinsville and Henry County yesterday as severe weather moved through the area.
One family was forced from their home after winds ripped the roof from their home.
Although a tornado warning was issued, no twisters were reported.
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A Bedford County man who threatened bodily harm to President and Chelsea Clinton was in court yesterday.
Edmond Coffey admitted to sending threatening letters to the Clinton- trying to frame his ex-girlfriends current companion.
Coffee will undergo a psychological exam before being sentenced.
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Two Campbell County students sit in the wake of a recent rash of school shootings.
Two seniors at Brookville High School will not return to school this year because they joked about having weapons on school grounds.
Administrators say the students WILL be allowed to graduate on Friday.
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